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.
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.
Additional Salary Information: CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Internal Number: 22307
About Baruch College
Baruch, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan. Baruch has an extremely diverse student body of more than 18,000, many of them first-generation college students. We seek faculty and staff who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education. www.baruch.cuny.edu.