Senior Assistant Librarian
Buffalo State College - Buffalo, NY

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Line Number: 20703, 20704
Department: Butler Library, E.H.
Salary Range: $54,000 - $58,000
Anticipated Date of Hire: 08-26-2013
Closing Date: 07-19-2013
Contact Name: Melaine Kenyon, Search Committee Chair
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 716-878-3131

E. H. Butler Library, SUNY Buffalo State, seeks two (2) full-time Academic Outreach/Engagement Librarians to imbed library awareness and usability across the curriculum, regardless of modality. These positions will serve as a liaison to academic departments and will plan and direct library outreach, resources, and services that improve student learning outcomes.

Required Qualifications:
  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in library and information studies.
  • Demonstrated experience with applications that support or enhance online learning environments including learning management systems and screen recording and video editing tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to ever-changing technology-rich online library service environment.
  • Demonstrated experience creating customized online library content.
  • Demonstrated experience with digital content utilization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media strategy to further awareness and use of library resources.
  • Professional experience in the provision of in-person and online reference services in an academic library.
  • Experience teaching library instruction sessions in an academic institution.
  • Ability to clearly articulate a vision for a library's role in improving student learning outcomes in a rapidly changing academic environment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to meet all requirements for achieving continuing appointment as a library faculty member in an academic institution.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Blackboard Learn course management system.
  • Experience with LibGuides.
  • Experience with Summon Discovery Service.
  • Online teaching experience.
  • Experience creating and editing library content in all formats.
  • Experience creating and editing library marketing content.
Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae (academic)
Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Note: If you are contacted for an on-campus interview, you will be required to provide official transcripts before the interview is scheduled.

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