The Department of the Library at the College of Staten Island, City University
of New York, seeks applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This position is anticipated to begin in September 2015. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the procurement, licensing and management of electronic resources purchased directly by the CSI Library, and those resources indirectly acquired through collective licensing via consortia. S/He is expected to provide leadership in the administration of new and existing licensing for electronic resources; maintaining a database for tracking electronic resource licenses and licensing expressions; negotiate and monitor subscriptions in relation to existing license expirations and renewals; and troubleshoot e-access problems reported by patrons and other library staff.
This position will also participate in-person and virtual reference services; participate in the Library Instruction program; participate in the development of electronic instructional materials (online tutorials, subject web-guides, etc.); and assist in the assessment activities. The successful candidate will also pursue an active and productive academic agenda through scholarly publications and grant writing, and will participate in professional conferences. The candidate is also expected to participate and serve on department, college, and university-wide committees.
For more information and to apply, visit please go to www.cuny.edu; select “Employment,” “Search Job Listings,” “More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs,” then enter the Job ID#11796 in the “Job Opening ID” field. In order to be considered for this position,
applicants must submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, as well as the contact information for three professional references. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single PDF document. Complete applications must be received by January 31, 2015.