Geospatial Data Services Librarian (Assistant Professor)

Employer
Baruch College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Newman Library of Baruch College seeks an Assistant Professor to serve as Geospatial Data Services Librarian as part of a team of information specialists who support an active data services program. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the development of library programming and infrastructure for use of geospatial data and GIS in research and teaching.

  • Manage the GIS training lab.

  • Provide individual and group consultations.

  • Select data sets for purchase and oversee their management.

  • Contribute to the development of faculty-led digital projects involving geospatial, demographic, and census data.

  • Provide general reference service at the reference desk and via digital service points. The reference work schedule may require nights and weekends.

  • Teach credit courses in the library’s instruction program, including courses leading to a Minor in Information Studies.

  • Meet the requirements for scholarship and publication necessary for reappointment as a tenure-track faculty member.

  • Maintain a record of service to Baruch College, City University of New York, and professional organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution.

  • A second graduate degree is required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with ESRI suite, ArcGIS applications, spatial analysis and data visualization.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience.

  • Knowledge of emerging library technology and trends.

  • Experience assessing student learning and library instruction.

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