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Faculty Positions

The College of Staten Island (CSI), a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), seeks an energetic, highly motivated individual for the position of Adjunct Librarian (part-time) and Open Educational Resources (OER) Assistant.


Duties of the successful candidate will include:

  • Updating and maintaining the Library OER Guide, the main resource for the campus community on Open Educational Resources
  • Creating digital and physical (where applicable) outreach and marketing materials to promote the OER initiative as well as campus OER events and opportunities
  • Helping with the organization of OER related events and workshops
  • Exploring OER, Open Access, and Digital Humanities opportunities that may be marketed to faculty
  • Assisting with Library Reference Services
  • Creating new LibGuides and updating existing LibGuides
  • May include assisting with Instructional Services


Required Qualifications:

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program. A second graduate degree is desired. Familiarity with OER, Open Access (OA), and experience providing reference services in the virtual and in-person environment. Must possess a high level of comfort with information technologies, Microsoft Windows OS and Office software, and using LibGuides and other instructional tools in the development of online tutorials, guides, or videos. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. A flexible schedule is highly desired.

The College of Staten Island is centrally located on a 204-acre park-like campus, the largest in New York City, and the only public college on Staten Island. CSI is a senior college of The City University of New York offering Doctoral programs, Advanced Certificate programs, Master’s programs, as well as Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees.

The Library's collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the College’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk. For more information about the College of Staten Island Library, please visit: https://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/home

How to apply: please email a cover letter, CV/résumé, and contact information for three references as one document to: Library@csi.cuny.edu

Closing Date: Open until filled with review of CVs/résumés to begin immediately.

Full Time Non-Faculty Positions

Part-Time Non-Faculty Positions

Library Internships

The CSI Library invites internship applications from library school students interested in pursuing a career in academic libraries. This is an unpaid internship, with the option of receiving academic credit. The internship appointment is a one-semester term.

Qualified applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library/ information science graduate program.
  • Have a minimum of 12 credits.
  • Commit to a one-semester contract appointment in the library

These internships are intended to provide experience to students interested in exploring a career in academic libraries. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with professional librarians. They will gain valuable practical experiences, as well as strong information management skills at the end of the internship.

The successful candidate will assume a variety of assignments appropriate for an internship appointment. Interns will assist staff with special projects in Cataloging, Access Services, Collection Development, Library Instruction Services, or in Archives & Special Collections.

Hours: 10- 15 per week.

To apply, fill out the Internship Interest Form and include evidence of enrollment in a graduate library program and a letter of reference. Completed applications must be received no later than November 30 to be considered for Spring appointment and May 15 for Fall appointment.