|Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory. |
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Required Qualifications: MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited program. Minimum of two years of full time experience as a librarian in an academic or research library. Experience with instructional design concepts. Teaching experience. Effective planning, organizational, and project management skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Second advanced degree in relevant field. Experience in team leadership. Experience with assessment of instruction and student learning outcomes. Experience teaching in a variety of settings, including physical and virtual environments. Library public service experience. Knowledge of information literacy competency standards and practical applications. Ability to use emerging technologies effectively to deliver information literacy instruction.
Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries’ collection exceed 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries. The University’s Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Head of Academic Engagement will act as the lead librarian in the Library Instruction Program to design, implement, and evaluate library instruction programs and services. The Head of Academic Engagement will report to and work closely with the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by: 11/21/2014. Anticipated start date: As soon as possible. Occasional night and weekend work is required.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Stony Brook University Libraries
Health Sciences Library
Health Sciences Tower, Level 3, Room 142
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8034
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