Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian (Tenure Track)

Full-Time
Westchester County NY
Posted 2 weeks ago

The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.

Date:    July 1, 2024

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian (Tenure Track)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology seeks a Librarian to provide reference services face-to-face and online; deliver course-related instruction, on and off campus, and online, and collaborate with academic departments in assigned liaison areas.  The candidate will provide expertise in the procurement of print and electronic library resources and oversee technical services activities related to the selection and acquisition of purchased and licensed content. The candidate will monitor usage statistics and conduct needs assessments to direct acquisitions. The candidate is also expected to manage and update licenses and terms of service platforms, oversee book donations, be knowledgeable of copyright laws, mitigate access disruptions, update, and maintain electronic resources links, communicate, and train Librarians on new electronic resources and best practices. Flexibility in performing various tasks to meet the evolving needs of the library is required. Knowledge and commitment to the goals and mission of the community college and evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students required, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. Acquisitions and electronic resources experience is required. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse community college student populations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience with current software and hardware used in academic libraries such as BrightSpace(D2L), ALMA/Primo, Teams and Springshare. 

POSITION EFFECTIVE: Fall 2024

WORK SCHEDULE: This position is for a daytime, weekday schedule. The incumbent must be willing to work occasional evenings, and weekends as assigned.

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $66,144.  Additional compensation with seniority steps maximize at a salary of $77,639.  Benefits include comprehensive health coverage, a choice of defined benefit or defined contribution pension plan, generous leave benefits, and access to tax sheltered annuities and a deferred compensation plan.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Please login to:  https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.  The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=178387

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.  

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

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