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CUNY Access Services Librarian – Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Access Services Librarian – Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor

Job ID: 23046

Location: Bronx Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Bronx Community College Library seeks an Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor to serve as Access Services Librarian during the Spring 2022 semester. The Librarian supports the college library by providing oversight of Access Services staff and activities, advancing support for student access and success in utilizing BCC library information resources and services. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.

Reporting to the Chief Librarian, the Access Services Librarian joins a team of librarians and staff providing students and faculty with support for access to and use of library information resources and services. Position involves direct oversight of a team of highly motivated and dedicated staff professionals and student employees that is responsible for delivering quality services related to circulation, reserves, inter-/intra-library loan, resources sharing, technology support, and directional assistance. S/he will guide area procedures and policies, personnel oversight including hiring/training/evaluation/professional development, and reporting of metrics. The Access Services Librarian will also participate with fellow Library faculty and staff in providing traditional and virtual reference and research assistance and in the shared collection development activities. Evening and weekend hours required.

Librarians within the City University of New York take active faculty roles, serving on committees and engaging in scholarly research and publication and perform other duties as assigned. Continuous updating of knowledge and skills is required. All appointments are subject to financial availability.


All titles require a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

For appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

• A second graduate degree

• Experience in an academic, research, or large public library

• Knowledge of technologies, trends, and issues in contemporary library access services

• Familiarity with the integrated library systems, MS Office, and scanning technologies

• Knowledge of basic cataloging skills

• Knowledge of web-based access service add-ons/platforms (e.g. SpringShare, OCLC’s ILLiad)

• Experience with managing teams and fair delegation

• Experience working on department/library/college committees

• Experience with providing reference services

• Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process

• Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills

• Experience developing collaborative working relationships

• Commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services

• Evidence of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Instructor: $47,089 - $70,762

Assistant Professor: $51,242 - $88,602

Associate Professor: $66,455 - $105,676


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Resumes will be reviewed until position is filled.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.