[Web4lib] Queens College, CUNY, GSLIS--Search for Chair

Claudia Perry c2perry at nyc.rr.com
Sat Jul 3 10:41:01 EDT 2010

Queens College, City University of New York, Graduate School of  
Library and Information Studies invites applications and nominations  
for a tenure track position as Chair/Director. The Graduate School of  
Library and Information Studies (GSLIS) is the only publicly supported  
American Library Association accredited school of library and  
information science in the metropolitan New York City area.  
Administratively the GSLIS is placed within the College’s Social  
Science Division and the Chair/Director reports directly to the Dean  
of that division.
The GSLIS currently has 13 full-time faculty and offers a broad  
curriculum. In addition to its M.L.S. degree it has a 30 credit  
Certificate of Post-Masters Studies in Librarianship, a 15 credit  
Certificate in Archives and Preservation, a 12 credit Certificate in  
Children’s and Young Adult Services in Public Libraries, and a program  
for the preparation of state certified School Library Media  
Specialists. The GSLIS has a growing (550+) and highly diverse student  
body, only 10% of whom are full-time.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in library/information science or a  
related field with preference given to those applicants with at least  
one earned degree in library/information science.

The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship and  
teaching to merit appointment as an associate professor/professor at  
the City University of New York, experience in library/information  
science education, excellent communication skills, a vision of the  
future of this rapidly changing field and an understanding of the  
institutional changes needed to enhance the School’s standing  
regionally, nationally, and globally
Salaries at CUNY are governed by union contract and commensurate with  
rank, qualifications, salary history and experience.

Send a print cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement on the  
future directions in library/information science education and contact  
information for at least three references to: Dr. Thomas T.  
Surprenant, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens  
College, CUNY, Flushing, New York 11367-1597. Or by email – thomas.surprenant at qc.cuny.edu

This position is open until filled.

Claudia A. Perry, MLS, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
Acting Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Spring 2010
Queens College, CUNY
Flushing, NY  11367
c2perry at nyc.rr.com

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