Queens College

Job Title

Lecturer - GSLIS


Graduate School of Library & Information Studies (GSLIS)


Opening Date: 03/30/2023
Closing Date:  06/30/2023

Job Description

The Graduate School of Library & Information Studies (GSLIS) at Queens College, CUNY, has a position for a Lecturer/Director of Student Affairs. The GSLIS is the only publicly supported American Library Association accredited school of library and information studies in the metropolitan New York City area. The GSLIS has a large and highly diverse student body.

Job Duties

Primary responsibilities will include teaching classes in information studies, overseeing student recruitment and admissions to the GSLIS degree and certificate programs, advising students on their program of study, and overseeing degree completion. The appointee will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The successful candidate will have experience of information work in the New York City area, with a good working knowledge of the library systems, professional associations and the needs of the profession. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the diversification of the field, social justice and equity.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, which may include evenings and weekends, the successful candidates are expected to assist the needs of the Department in the areas of administration, student advisement, etc. The College expects faculty participation in its diverse activities and a commitment to render service to the College and the profession as well. A commitment to establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship with students, colleagues, and staff representing diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Experience using technology as an instructional aide where appropriate to enhance learning is also required.

The Lecturer will serve as the departmental advisor for students and will share responsibility for committee and departmental assignments that may have administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

Master's in Library Science

Preferred Qualifications

Two to five years of professional experience

  • Teaching experience at the university level.
  • Experience supporting a graduate program in a university environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using student records systems for articulation, transcript evaluation and degree certification.
  • Experience in using online applications such as online student information, courses registration, course maintenance, data query, and teaching evaluation systems.
  • Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.

Supplemental Information


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

How to Apply

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