Research Instruction Librarian @ SUNY Geneseo

We are seeking a Research Instruction librarian who is dedicated to student success and teaching

excellence in a liberal arts environment. This librarian will serve as liaison to the School of Education

and the Department of Psychology, which entails providing reference support and collaborating with

faculty to deliver information literacy instruction in these programs. This librarian will also use their

strong outreach skills to help Milne Library build connections to the greater Geneseo community.

The successful applicant will enter a full-time tenure-track position at the Sr. Assistant Librarian rank;

the initial appointment for this position is two years with the potential for renewal. We strongly

encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with

experience with accessibility and/or inclusion initiatives.


• Develop and provide specialized information literacy instruction as a liaison to the School of

Education and the Department of Psychology, and the library’s general instruction program

for undergraduates

• Provide support to students, faculty, and staff through research help services, including inperson

consultations and online communications

• Engage in sustained outreach to students and faculty in assigned liaison areas to ensure

their awareness of library resources and services

• Create and maintain subject- and course-related online research guides and/or instructional


• Explore and coordinate inclusive community partnerships to provide outreach and programs

that meet the needs of the greater Geneseo community

• Participate on library teams or committees in support of the library’s mission

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an

ALA-approved foreign equivalent by time of appointment

• Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching


• Demonstrated understanding of pedagogy and best practices of information literacy


• Demonstrated understanding of principles of reference assistance

• Expressed interest

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience or relevant degree in the fields of psychology or education

• Experience teaching student populations

• Experience as a community volunteer, program organizer, or similar position that included

running programs with community members

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