Substitute Technical Services/Electronic Resources Librarian – City Tech


The successful candidate will report to the library’s director of technical services and oversee cataloging, serials, and electronic resources operations.  She or he will be responsible for some original cataloging, oversee vendor-ready cataloging, and manage a small number of print journals and continuations, with supervision of support staff and other duties as assigned.

This librarian will maintain timely, accurate data about these resources in systems such as link resolver (SFX), integrated library system (Aleph 500), OCLC Connexion, ejournal portal (Serials Solutions), and the library website (Drupal).


Required: Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution. Two years of technical services and/or electronic resources experience, preferably in an academic or research library, and excellent communication skills.  Appointment is at the lecturer or assistant professor level.  For appointment as an assistant professor a second master’s is required.

Preferred: Experience with the following = SFX or another link resolver; Aleph 500 or another integrated library system; vendors and content providers, including subscription agents, publishers, and library consortia; MarcEdit; Serials Solutions; and Drupal.  Also proficiency with spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel.

The successful candidate will begin work as early as this November.  New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York is adjacent to Brooklyn Heights, near downtown Brooklyn, not far from the Brooklyn Bridge.  Applicants are advised to send a cover letter and CV by e-mail to Prof. Tess Tobin, Administrative Services Librarian,