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CUNY Assistant Professor - Business Librarian in New York, New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Business Librarian

Job ID: 22303

Location: Baruch College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Newman Library of Baruch College seeks an Assistant Professor to serve as Business Librarian as part of a team of information specialists who support the students and faculty of the Zicklin School of Business.

The successful candidate will:

  • Engage in active outreach to the faculty of the Zicklin School of Business, including attending open faculty meetings, teaching information literacy and research sessions in courses, assessing collection needs, keeping the school informed about library resources and services, and anticipating information needs of faculty and students due to curriculum revisions.

  • Collaborate with other members of the Library faculty and staff to deliver an effective and cohesive service experience to the business school.

  • Provide general reference service at the reference desk and via digital service points. The reference work schedule may require nights and weekends.

  • Teach credit courses in the library‚Äôs instruction program, including courses leading to a Minor in Information Studies.

  • Meet the requirements for scholarship and publication necessary for reappointment as a tenure-track faculty member.

  • Maintain a record of service to Baruch College, City University of New York, and professional organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution.

  • A second graduate degree is required, preferably in a business discipline.

  • Fluency in discussing topics across a range of business subject areas, including accountancy, economics, finance, management, marketing, and real estate.

  • Strong knowledge of information resources in business

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience

  • Knowledge of emerging library technology and trends

  • Experience assessing student learning and library instruction

  • Experience using Bloomberg

  • Proficiency with methods of quantitative data analysis and visualization

COMPENSATION

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.

HOW TO APPLY

STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now"

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation.

STEP TWO - Go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/ and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE

April 29, 2021 (Search Extended)

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

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