Genesee Community College has an opening for a part time Reference Librarian. MLS is required. Experience in an academic library preferred. Proficient reference skills, information literacy instruction experience, and experience with use of current library and educational technologies desired. Up to 19.5 hours per week. Schedule may include evening and weekend hours and occasional travel to campus centers. Transportation is required.
Please include a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for four references.
GCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Posting Ends: 03/21/2014
The Northern New York Library Network seeks a creative librarian to maintain and extend the Network’s core information services. The successful candidate will oversee regional resources such as e-books and the region’s union catalog, assist in the design and implementation of professional development classes, provide technical and digitization assistance to libraries, archives and other cultural organizations, oversee the Network’s public relations and publications programs, and provide outreach and training services to the membership.
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.
Provide reference service to the Maritime College Community; perform other duties/special projects as assigned.
Provide reference service to students, faculty, staff and the general public
Provide circulation assistance as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
ALA-accredited MLS degree
One year reference experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Experience in an academic library setting
Knowledge of emerging library technologies
Classification/Salary Range: The Part-time Reference Librarian position is a United University Professions position. The anticipated salary is $20 per hour. Review of application will commence immediately and conclude when position is filled.
Special Notes: This is a part-time college year (August - May) appointment UUP position. FLSA non-exempt position, that is, eligible for overtime monies. This position is for 20 hours per week during regular daytime operating hours.
Internal and external posting to occur simultaneously
Budget Title: Assistant Librarian
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Persons interested in the above position should apply online at http://maritime.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=46813.
Contact information for three professional references.
Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.
The Sidney Memorial Public Library is seeking applicants for the position of Librarian I. More details are available at http://libraries.4cls.org/sidney/index.php/job-opportunities/.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH
Application Deadline Extended and Residency Requirement Updated – 3/1/2104
Albany Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking, experienced professional who possesses a proven track record in building partnerships, managing budgets, and leading change to be its new Executive Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This is an executive leadership position as top library administrator of an urban library system consisting of one Main Library and six community branches in surrounding city neighborhoods. The library serves the 98,000 residents of the city of Albany, NY as well as 350,000 more customers as the central library in the Upper Hudson Library System, a consortium of 29 member libraries in Albany and Rensselaer counties. The position is appointed by the Albany Public Library Board of Trustees, a nine-member elected body that is responsible for library funding, policies, services and programs, and facilities. The Executive Director is responsible for fulfilling the comprehensive strategic plan, managing a $9.4 million annual budget, working with the Library’s Foundation Board on development and fundraising initiatives, spearheading work on the yearly public vote on the library tax levy, implementing and evaluating library programs and services, ensuring high-quality customer service interactions, implementing technology and other industry innovations, recruiting and retaining a diverse and skilled workforce that currently consists of 89 full-time equivalent positions, maintaining a safe and pleasant environment in seven different facilities, and representing the library in the community to build partnerships and positive public perceptions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a college or university registered by the New York State Education Department to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree or higher and eight years of full-time paid professional library experience in a library of recognized standing, three years of which must have been in an administrative capacity* over a complex operation. (*Administrative capacity is defined as spending the entire workweek planning, organizing, budgeting/allocating funds, staffing, and communicating.)
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Eligibility and application for a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at the time of appointment. Experience working in a multiple branch library system in an urban environment. Executive Director must be a resident of the city of Albany or must relocate to the city of Albany within six months of the date of his or her appointment to the position.
IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal Executive Director candidate will be a/an:
Forward thinker who can steer the implementation and evaluation of a new, comprehensive strategic plan; identify emerging technology, facilities, service, and other trends and bring them to the library; and make the necessary decisions to ensure the library continues to be a vital and well-used community resource
Excellent advocate who can effectively share the library story with the public, potential funders, community partners, businesses, government organizations, and non-profit entities to ensure continuing support, good will, and funding for the library and its mission
Skilled collaborator who can seek out and cultivate partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and others who can work together to further the library’s programs, services, outreach, and financial stability; foster a culture of collaboration among staff; and build consensus to accomplish goals
Effective change manager who can lead the library through this time of great transition in an industry struggling to realign itself with customers’ changing needs, constantly evolving technologies and material-delivery mechanisms, and public perceptions about the value and necessity of public libraries
Trusted team leader who can rally and empower staff to evaluate programs and services and make changes to better serve customers; provide guidance, training, and coaching to employees so they reach their full potential in service to the library; and lead the charge to fulfill the library’s mission to educate, entertain, and empower the community
COMPENSATION: The minimum hiring salary is $100,000 annually. Competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, NYS Retirement, short-term disability, and the opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation program.
APPLICATION: Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references as MS Word or PDF attachments via email to HR Manager Marjorie Reinhart at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before closing date March 1, 2014
Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is committed to increasing diversity within its organization.
The Board of Trustees of the Richmond Memorial Library (Batavia, NY) is seeking a highly motivated, experienced and innovative Library Director to lead a progressive library that provides services for 20,000 registered users, with a yearly attendance of 180,000 and usage statistics exceeding 300,000. The Library has a current budget of 1.4 million and a total staff of 25.
The Director’s position includes the administration of all library services, operations and activities in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Trustees and with state and municipal laws and regulations. Director is also responsible for supervision and evaluation of staff, budget development and fiscal management, technology development and implementation, and community relations. Candidate must have experience in all phases of long range planning based on community involvement. Strong communication and presentation skills also required.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited school and 6 years professional library experience, 2 or more in an administrative or supervisory position. Position requires a New York State public librarian’s certificate at the time of appointment.
Position has a starting salary of $75,000 with competitive fringe benefits.
Submit: cover letter, resume and three professional references by March 22, 2014 via email with the subject heading, Library Director Search, to email@example.com
Student Services Librarian
The University at Buffalo Libraries seek applicants for the position of Student Services Librarian in the Charles B. Sears Law Library. This is a faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure in an academic research-oriented environment. The Charles B. Sears Law Library has a collection of close to 600,000 volumes and volume equivalents and serves the research needs of the University at Buffalo Law School, the University community, surrounding colleges, the local bar and bench, and the general public. The Law School, with approximately 700 JD and LLM students and 50 full-time faculty members, has a strong tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship.
The Student Services Librarian develops and coordinates programs and services to enrich the law student experience, promotes library services through student events and social media, oversees the Law Library's Passport Acceptance Facility, and serves as the library liaison to the Buffalo Law Review, the Moot Court Board and other student organizations at the law school. In addition, the Student Services Librarian assesses students' research needs and satisfaction with library services annually through surveys and focus groups.
The incumbent provides reference assistance, collaborates with the Head of Collection Management and the Head of the Koren A/V Center to manage the library's study aids collections, and coordinates the upkeep of existing and the development of new LibGuides. The Student Services Librarian may participate in providing legal research instruction in the Legal Analysis Writing and Research Program and other law school courses.
The incumbent will assist law students with curriculum related projects that involve multimedia productions including video and audio production work. Duties will include teaching the fundamentals of digital video and audio production and editing; presentation of productions; and integration of productions within other media such as the embedding of a video in PowerPoint presentations. If necessary, on-the-job training will be provided for media services responsibilities.
The Student Services Librarian must be available to work evening and weekend reference shifts on a rotating basis. This position reports to the Director of the Law Library.
- A J.D. from an accredited ABA Law School and a Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution;
- Minimum of 1 year of full-time professional employment in an academic law library;
- Sound knowledge of legal systems, legal bibliography, and strong legal research skills;
- Demonstrated experience using mobile devices, social networking, and other forms of technology to deliver information services;
- Advanced computer skills and the ability to learn new technologies quickly;
- Strong and effective interpersonal, oral and written communication, analytical, and organizational skills;
- Demonstrated capacity to work effectively and collegially with faculty, students, and staff;
- Strong service orientation with the ability to provide exceptional service to a diverse clientele;
- Creative capacity to foster and manage change;
- Demonstrated ability to meet the University at Buffalo's promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, research, service, and outreach.
Salary Range: $58,000 minimum, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Apply to: All applicants must apply using the UBJobs website https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/Search for posting number 1400072.
- Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience in their cover letter with specific reference to the minimum qualifications of the position.
- Include contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses) at the end of your cover letter.
- Provide a brief paragraph describing your interest in legal scholarly research and law library professional service. Attach this to your application as "Other Document 1."
- Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff from the University Libraries and the Law School.
Review of applicants is currently underway. We anticipate that the position will be filled on or before June 1, 2014.
Posting Ends: 05/31/2014