Reference & Instructional Design Librarian (academic) -Bronx, NY

Bronx Community College – FT Faculty Librarian Position

Instructor OR Assistant Professor – Reference & Instructional Design Librarian

Job ID# 28591

Assistant Professor: Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.

Instructor: Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices.

Reporting to the Chief Librarian, the Reference & Instructional Design Librarian joins a team of librarians providing students and faculty with one-on-one and group instruction. Position involves direct contact with library users providing traditional and virtual reference and research assistance, outreach to faculty engaged in developing Information Literacy knowledge and skills of students, collaboration with librarians to engage college community in effective use of library services and resources, assessment of needs and promotion of awareness of new information products and services. Evening and weekend hours may be required.

The Reference & Instructional Design Librarian will also lead Library Dept. faculty and staff in collaborating with faculty across disciplines by developing and support training activities for best practices of utilizing and integrating informational resources and technologies into hybrid learning efforts at BCC.

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


Required Qualifications:

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 Professor, a second graduate degree is required. 

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

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

·       Knowledge of trends and issues in contemporary reference services and user education

·       Familiarity with the evolving concepts of Information Literacy

·       Knowledge of current Instructional Design and Educational Technology theories and applications

·       Knowledge of educational and information resources in higher education and current pedagogical theories

·       Experience with current web, instructional, and productivity technologies

·       Experience working on department/library/college committees

·       Teaching/instructional experience in an academic environment
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

·       The successful candidate will show evidence of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility.


Salaries are commensurate with education and experience.

Instructor: $67,708 – $69,945

Assistant Professor: $72,667 – $75,465

CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, 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. 


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July 06, 2024


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


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.

Prof. Michael J. Miller (He/Him/His)

Chief Librarian & Chairperson of Library Dept.

Bronx Community College

City University of New York

North Hall-Library Room 249

2155 University Avenue,

Bronx, NY.  10453

Tel: 718-289-5439