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Technical Services Librarian, Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY

Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track   appointment beginning the fall 2018 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. 

This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College. The individual selected to fill this position will qualify for academic rank at the level of Instructor/Assistant Professor. 


Job Description:

Reporting to the Director for the Center of Innovative Pedagogy, the Central Technical Services Librarian will work as part of a team to provide access to library resources to users in a multi-campus environment. Specifically, the successful candidate will:

  • Work with the campus libraries and library-wide resources to license and provide access to library electronic resources. 
  • Catalog and edit bibliographic records for the library's print and non-print collections. 
  • Develop and coordinate training on library information systems. 
  • Market library resources to the college community.
  • Participate on relevant committees, attend departmental meetings, and engage in assessment activities as appropriate. 
  • Act as liaison with SUNY libraries and the Suffolk County Library System, and other appropriate state and regional groups. 
  • Perform other duties and related tasks as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Systems.
  • At least three years' experience working in a technical services environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of library data analytics for decision making. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an academic library
  • Knowledge of library industry standards: MARC, LC Subject Headings, LC Classification, Open URL, COUNTER, SUSHI, etc.
  • Experience working with integrated library systems (ExLibris, Aleph and Alma)
  • Experience working with discovery services (EDS/Promo)
  • Print and social media marketing experience


The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College. 

Non-Discrimination Notice:

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4950


Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4051

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College's education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) - Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
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Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employement practices may also be directed to:

NYS Division of Human Rights
Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
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Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

A copy of the postsecondary career and technical education courses offered by the College is available and may be obtained on our website at: or by calling the Office of Admissions at 631-451-4000 to request a mailing.

Interested applicants should apply online by going to:


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