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SUNY Buffalo – Academic Outreach/Engagement Librarian

Academic Outreach/Engagement Librarian  (2 openings)
Line Number:  20703,  20704

Buffalo State, the largest comprehensive university/college in the State University of New York system, offers small college learning environments coupled with large university opportunities. With degree programs in education, the arts, science, and professional studies, each year nearly 12,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, NCAA Division III athletics, and prime location in Buffalo’s cultural corridor.
Job Description:     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.

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