Position Openings, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY

Librarian for Electronic and Serials Resources

The Fashion Institute of Technology seeks an enthusiastic and innovative librarian to lead the Periodicals Department and Interior Design Resource Center (IDRC) of the Gladys Marcus Library. The departments support teaching, learning, and research by offering services, collections, instruction, and outreach. The Librarian, under the Assistant Library Director, is responsible for the departments’ management, services, collections and staffing (two full-time, seven part-time staff); working with Reference Librarians to offer bibliographic instruction; refine online resources collection; and work with faculty to develop the IDRC and Periodicals Department’s electronic and print collections.  The Librarian will be expected to maintain and promote interdepartmental communication and participate in library governance as well as participate in campus-wide initiatives and committees.  This is a general description and is not to be construed as all inclusive.

This position is a tenure-track, non-classroom faculty position. Appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and professional achievement.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; minimum of two years of academic library experience; strong public service orientation; demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate as part of a team; supervisory experience; demonstrated knowledge of print and electronic information resources and information technologies; outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; and interest in developing skills in public service, technical services, and systems management.

Detailed position descriptions can be found at www.fitnyc.edu/jobs.  Salary commensurate with experience and professional achievement.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Completed applications will include a letter of interest, vitae and three letters of recommendation.  Electronic submissions preferred and should be sent to Resumes20@fitnyc.edu .

Hard copies may be sent to:
Human Resources
FIT
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001.

FIT has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Librarian for Instructional Services (Part Time)

FIT is looking for a creative, enthusiastic, results-oriented teaching librarian to instruct, create learning modules, collaborate with teaching faculty, and coordinate Library instructional services.  This non-classroom faculty position reports to the Director of the Library.

Qualifications: An MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Minimum of two years’ experience in library instruction with front line reference desk experience in an academic library.  Knowledge of information literacy concepts, trends, standards, pedagogies and instructional technology. Experience in conducting formal assessment of programs, instruction, and educational outcomes.

Detailed position descriptions can be found at www.fitnyc.edu/jobs.  Salary commensurate with experience and professional achievement.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Completed applications will include a letter of interest, vitae and three letters of recommendation.  Electronic submissions preferred and should be sent to Resumes20@fitnyc.edu .
Hard copies may be sent to:
Human Resources
FIT
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001.

FIT has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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