About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county’s largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.
The Adjunct Librarian will provide in person and virtual reference services including in-depth one-on-one research consultations. They will participate in teaching information literacy classes or other workshops on the main campus and at the college’s extension sites, including virtually and asynchronously. They will create and maintain research tools such as library guides, instructional videos and/or presentations. They will assist in collection development or other special projects as needed. This position is primarily weekdays, up to 25 hrs/wk during the Fall and Spring semesters, with occasional weekends. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree-granting program. Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies, practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology. Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. The incumbent must have the ability to collaborate and communicate with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community users. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated skill with current library and educational technologies, and experience with software and hardware used in academic libraries such as BrightSpace(D2L), ALMA/Primo and Springshare. An interest in emerging technologies and developing trends in libraries. Academic library instructional experience along with the ability to collaborate with classroom faculty to integrate appropriate information literacy competencies, concepts and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments and course content strongly preferred.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
SALARY & BENEFITS: $45.32 per hour. No benefits.
Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible 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.
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, workforce development, economic development 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.