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Instructor Part-Time (Adjunct for Library)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

An unofficial transcript from MLS degree must be attached to this application for full consideration. At the time of hire, official transcripts are required.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170002RO
Job Title Instructor Part-Time (Adjunct for Library)
Department Library
Potential Courses

Position Summary Information for Web Posting

Job Description Summary

Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York, is accepting applications for an instructor part-time to join the faculty of Coulter Library. Adjuncts in the Library teach library classes as well as provide library reference and other professional library services during a regular schedule of day and evening hours, but may be required to occasionally adjust these hours. Applicants must have a commitment to working positively with a diverse student population and should be patient, adaptable and flexible. Reports to the Reference Librarian.

Major Responsibilities

-Provide library reference services (traditional and virtual) during regularly scheduled hours;

-Teach library classes;

-Collaborate with the Reference Librarian to provide a wide array of library services using both print and electronic resources;

-Supervise evening staff;

-Responsible for library closing;

-Work both independently and as part of a team;

-Adhere to library policies and procedures;

-Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

-ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree;

-Reference experience;

-Familiarity with integrated library systems, database searching and current technological LIS applications;

-Teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior supervisory experience and
Academic library reference experience are preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-Superior interpersonal and organizational skills;

-Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Special Instructions to Applicants

An unofficial transcript from MLS degree must be attached to this application for full consideration. At the time of hire, official transcripts are required.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest degree received?
    • Doctoral
    • Masters
    • Bachelors
    • Associate
    • Trade School
    • High School
    • Less than High School
  2. * Where did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Onondaga Community College Website
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed (Print ad)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed (Web ad)
    • Syracuse Post Standard
    • EOE & E Journal
    • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
    • National Minority Update
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Public Job Posting (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Agency Referral (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Other (please specify location in Question #2)
  3. If not listed above, please describe here any additional sources where you learned of this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g. H1-B)?
    • No
    • Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents