Research and Learning Technologies Librarian

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Curriculum / Program
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Research

SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:

The Research and Learning Technologies Librarian will coordinate planning, implementation, and outreach for faculty and student-facing services in the use of new physical and digital technologies in support of student research, scholarship, and in-class learning. The librarian is responsible for consultations, instructional services, and relevant reference support to members of the SUNY Maritime College both in-person and virtually. The librarian will support both scholarship initiatives and engage technologies emerging as critical to research and teaching to meet the evolving needs of faculty, students, and staff. The librarian will also participate in service programs across the Library including research information management, new forms of scholarly communication, and other committees.


  • Engage faculty and students to explore new technologies around which the Library may build research and learning support services

  • Manage the evolving slate of library technology service operations

  • Manage and maintain computer and other technology workstations in the Library as needed

  • Participate in strategic curricular design and integrations, facilitating learning outcomes for students working with creative technologies in the classroom

  • Participate in the collaborative libraries-wide efforts to extend technology learning support to students and faculty across the curriculum through resource development and communication

  • Ensures efficient daily operations, quality outcomes, and user satisfaction

  • Participate in library instruction, including creation of research guides, in collaboration with fellow librarians;

  • Trains staff and student workers as necessary

  • Works with colleagues across SUNY and the profession on collections management initiatives

  • Provides general and specialized reference service in person, via email, and through reference IM

  • Serves as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections

  • Teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions

  • Cultivates and sustains collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, research, and student success

  • Participates in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements

  • Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure



Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA­ approved foreign equivalent

  • High degree of current awareness in computers and related technologies in emerging use at institutions of higher education

  • Aptitude for teaching and developing instructional content and documentation

  • Knowledge of modern computing platforms

  • Ability to gather, analyze, and report data

  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills

  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs

  • Strong customer service ethic

  • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving ability

  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship

  • Evidence of successful collaboration

  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an academic or research library

  • Demonstrated technical-support skills

  • Familiarity with current issues in library technologies

  • Experience training or teaching

  • Experience working with a learning management system, such as Blackboard


Additional Information:

Classification/Salary Range: The Research and Learning Technologies Librarian is a UUP position.  The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $55,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position.  Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Travel and interviews expenses will not be reimbursed.

Budget Title: Research and Learning Technologies Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00402

SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

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Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online.  Please submit:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover letter with salary requirements

  • Contact information for three professional references

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