FT Substitute Library Faculty -Queens, NY

York College Library of The City University of New York seeks a full-time Substitute library faculty member for Fall 2018 at the rank of either Assistant Professor or Instructor.  This is a temporary, full-time position beginning on October 1, 2018 through January 2019, with the possibility of renewal for Spring 2019.

The Substitute reference librarian’s responsibilities will include:

  • Participating in reference desk services
  • Participating in the Library’s Information Literacy instruction program
  • Serving as the subject liaison for assigned academic department(s), including Collection Development responsibilities
  • Assisting in preparing and maintaining subject guides (LibGuides)
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from ALA accredited program or equivalent degree for appointment as a Substitute Instructor; appointment as a Substitute Assistant Professor requires an additional Master’s degree or doctorate


  • Four days a week working either 10am-6pm or 11am-7pm, and on Saturday 9am-5pm

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Academic library experience

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of 3 professional references (either electronically or by hard copy) to:

Prof. Njoki Kinyatti, Chief Librarian

York College/CUNY

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd

Jamaica, NY 11451

Email: nkinyatti@york.cuny.edu