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Web Resources and Research Support Librarian at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (Utica NY)

Job Description:

  • This is a one year temporary appointment.
  • Help maintain library web pages and create web content and assist with overall web strategy for library.
  • Provide reference and research support services to students and faculty in a variety of disciplines.
  • Staff reference desk.
  • Teach Information Literacy sessions.
  • Plan, design, and create learning objects for online students, and integrate these objects into Blackboard or other online platforms.
  • Assist with collection development activities.
  • Assist with maintenance and configuration of Discovery Service (currently Ebsco Discovery Service) and electronic resource management.
  • Work in coordination with other librarians on major projects or initiatives, which may include:
    • Open Educational Resources Initiatives
    • Assessment of Library Activities and Initiatives
    • Building collections in Institutional Repository
  • Serve on campus-wide committees or working groups.
  • Represent SUNY Poly on regional and statewide committees.
  • Other duties as assigned


MLS or equivalent from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized organization.  Some experience in an academic library preferred.  Experience, coursework, or interest in electronic resources management.  Web design skills or interest in developing expertise in this area.  Ability to teach information literacy sessions and workshops.  New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.  This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.


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