Friday, April 10, 2009

Electronic Resources and Distance Learning Librarian – Full time

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Electronic Resources and Distance Learning Librarian – Full time
(2 positions)

Experience Requirements:
The candidate must demonstrate personal initiative in applying relevant technologies to teaching, learning and instructional design. Must also be able to meet changing user needs; to learn, to critically evaluate and to troubleshoot new technologies. Must have teaching skills necessary to create and deliver a wide range of information literacy initiatives; must collaborate and communicate with Library administration and faculty and have research and instructional skills needed to support faculty research and teaching initiatives. Candidate must have expertise in an online medium and have the vision to translate traditional library services into online media, including digital information and management of knowledge.

Education Requirements:
Must have MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and at least 2 years of public service experience, preferably in an academic library. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills; an ability to interact and work with a diverse group of patrons and co-workers; and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Candidate should be familiar with commonly used computing, web and digital multi-media technologies. They should be acquainted with library related products such as OCLC, ILLiad, SFX, MARC and metadata standards for the representation of library information in electronic format. They should know Web design principles, have experience with site development and have project management and assessment skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a second subject Master’s degree or 30 additional graduate credits and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.


Filing Deadline:
June 19, 2009

How to Apply:
Mail two (2) copies of resume and letter of application to:

Personnel Office
Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

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