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Humanities Librarian – Adjunct Faculty

The University Library is pleased to invite applications for the appointment of an adjunct Humanities Librarian in the Department of Research and Technical Services.  The Humanities Librarian will act as the liaison librarian/subject specialist primarily to the Department of English in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  The librarian in this position will incorporate practices of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility into their delivery of in-person and virtual reference services, library instruction, individualized research support, and collection development activities.

The Humanities Librarian’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Serves as liaison primarily to the Department of English with responsibility for outreach, instruction, research consultation, and collection development.

Creates and maintains library guides, handouts, tutorials, and other learning objects related to subject specialist/liaison activities.

Provides both virtual and in-person reference services.

Prepares and submits monthly engagement statistics.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Available Monday-Friday, day and evening hours as assigned.


An ALA accredited M.L.S./M.L.I.S. degree.

Experience providing reference services.

Experience providing instruction, developing educational programming, and development of instructional materials.

Availability: 22 hours weekly; Monday evenings 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday hours, early mornings and late evenings as required.

Commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility within teaching, learning, and engagement services and experiences.

Preferred Qualifications Summary

Second master’s degree in a related discipline required for appointment at Assistant Professor rank.

Working knowledge of Worldcat Discovery/OCLC LMS and related systems.

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2024.

Salary/Salary Range $54.15 (Instructor); $65.06 (Assistant) per hour

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