Learning Commons Digital Resources Manager - Hultquist Library, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2022 Permalink

Learning Commons Digital Resources Manager

Full-time. Responsible for managing and evaluating assigned digital and online services for the libraries and learning commons operations. Recommends, licenses, renews, and manages online resources. In collaboration with learning commons leadership, plans and facilitates the effective use of technologies.

Essential Functions:

  • Trains learning commons assistants in the circulation and technical services area and establishes related guidelines and procedures.
  • Administers, maintains, and upgrades the library’s online management system (ExLibris’ Alma & Primo) college-wide as part of SUNY Connect (modules include public online catalog, circulation, cataloging, serials, acquisitions, and reports functions).
  • Manages and implements assigned SUNY and non-SUNY library and learning commons digital content initiatives, including the SUNY-wide catalog and interlibrary loan services.
  • Collaborates with ITS in the maintaining and updating of learning commons computers, software, and other services, as assigned.
  • Provides support and training for learning commons digital resources and assists users with connecting to those resources, as assigned, and assists with the coordination of online services for remote users.
  • Insures accessibility of learning commons digital resources in collaboration with internal and external partners.
  • Works with learning commons members to design and present college-wide training sessions for staff and faculty.
  • Collaborates with the learning commons leadership and MARCOM to maintain web pages and social media content.
  • Represents library and learning commons interests at college-wide technology and computer committees.
  • Responsible for implementing and supporting online database subscriptions and services and working with associated software/hardware providers and consortia.
  • Assists learning commons leadership with reports, statistics, library budgeting, along with learning commons initiatives.
  • Travels to campuses and extension centers as appropriate.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required: M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited institution with demonstrable knowledge and mastery of automated library systems, academic librarianship, OCLC systems, and web design experience. Three years college library (or equivalent) experience in library automated management systems. Must possess: excellent written, oral, and interpersonal/human relations, commitment to providing excellent customer service, problem solving, budget management, supervisory and organizational skills. Must be able to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple projects in a team setting. Attention to detail and accuracy.

Additional Information:

Salary: $42,212 - $56,018. Excellent benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and NYS retirement.

Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.

Please note that Jamestown Community College does not sponsor H-1B Visas.

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, complete the required online application and submit a cover letter, resume, proof of graduation, and a list of three professional references to: www.sunyjcc.edu/jobs


Librarian for Collection Development & Library Services Platform Administration - Genesee Community College - Batavia, NY
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2022 Permalink

Genesee Community College has an opening for a Librarian for Collection Development & Library Services Platform Administration. This position shares responsibility for administering Alma library services platform, selects materials for reference, circulating, reserve, film, and audio collections and provides reference duties on a weekly basis during Fall/Spring semesters and as needed. Additionally, this position provides leadership in the development and assessment of services provided and participates actively in the academic life of the institution. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and experience in configuring and administering the library services platform (ALMA preferred) are required. Experience or knowledge with collection development principles and mechanisms, bibliographic instruction and reference service is required.

 The deadline for applications is December 4, 2022. For additional details and to apply on-line, visit www.genesee.edu/employment/. Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for four references. GCC is an Affirmative Action/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.

Remote Collections & Lending Specialist, RIT Libraries - Rochester, NY
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022 Permalink

The Remote Collections and Lending Specialist is responsible for the Lending and Document Delivery portions of Interlibrary Loan, and overseeing collections held by RIT Libraries outside of Wallace Library. This includes our offsite storage facility on the RIT campus located in Building 99 as well as any additional storage locations used for library materials.

The Remote Collections and Lending Specialist will develop, implement, and document the workflows necessary to move selected books into offsite storage facilities and deliver items to patrons at RIT and other libraries upon request. The Remote Collections and Lending Specialist will oversee the accession of items into a high density storage facility, including the implementation of software for retrieval, inventorying of those items, and training and supervising of student employees. The person in this position will work closely with library staff to decide which materials should be withdrawn from the collection or moved to another location. This position has the primary responsibility for lending library materials to other libraries using ILLiad, INN-Reach, Caiasoft, and other platforms.

The person in this position will work closely with colleagues in RIT Libraries IDS, Circulation, Research & Instruction Services, and special collections departments to facilitate delivery of requested books to and from the library within promised service standards. The Remote Collections and Lending Specialist will monitor environmental conditions in our storage facilities and implement strategies to maintain environmental standards for the preservation of library collections. In collaboration with library leadership, the Remote Collections and Lending Specialist will be responsible for identifying additional storage locations as the need arises, and implementing the workflows needed to move materials into storage and make them available to patrons upon request.
Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

College Librarian, Erie Community College - City Campus - Buffalo, NY
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022 Permalink

Department: Library Resource Center

Salary/Hourly: $43,297.00 Annual

Union/Position Status: FFECC Teaching FT

Posting Closing Date: December 8, 2022

Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.



Performs professional library duties in the community college library; does related work as required.

Under the direct supervision of a higher-level librarian, performs librarian duties of a general nature necessary for the on-going operation and improvement of college library services; or is assigned to concentrate duties in a specific function.  Supervision may be exercised over a small clerical staff and student assistants. Does related work as required.


  • Assists in development, organization, description and assessment of print and electronic collections;
  • Provides reference service;       
  • Participates in the operations of the library management system;
  • Provides library research/instruction;
  • Participates in faculty governance;
  • Prepares budgets, annual reports and other documents as needed;
  • Creates informational and promotional materials related to library services;
  • Provides research support to faculty and staff;
  • Improves patron access and inventory procedures;
  • Supervises, plans programs and assists in assigned areas of the college library;
  • Creates research subject guides.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of print and electronic information resources; broad knowledge of library methods and procedures; ability to carry out assignments independently; ability to comprehend users' needs quickly and accurately; ability to teach individuals and groups; ability to get along well with others; tact; courtesy; good judgment; initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections; willingness to meet people easily and participate in the cultural and intellectual activities of the College; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Graduation from a regionally accredited four (4) year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Library Science, from an ALA-accredited institution.  Two (2) years of professional library experience and Academic experience is preferred.


Graduation from a regionally accredited four (4) year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.


Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.


Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise.  At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law.  This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors).  Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below.  Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Cynthia Buckley, VP of HR, Equity & Inclusion

Human Resource Department

South Campus

4041 Southwestern Blvd.

Orchard Park, NY 14127

(716) 851-1844


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:

New York Office

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,  

New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;

Tel (646) 428-3800; Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.


(P/T) Library Trainee, Niagara Falls Public Library - Niagara Falls, NY
Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022 Permalink

Niagara Falls Public Library is seeking a qualified candidate, currently enrolled in library school, to work 17 hours per week.  Job duties include reference,  cataloging, and main desk circulation.  Duties to be scheduled at both our Main and Lasalle branches. NYS Civil service job.

Salary: $19.65 (FY2023) and eligibility to participate in NYS Retirement System

Please  apply via  email  at  spotwin@nioga.org   

or  USPS, to:

Mrs. Sarah Potwin

Executive Library Director

Niagara Falls Public Library

1425 Main Street

Niagara Falls, NY  14305


Applications are to be considered beginning December 5th, 2022


(P/T) Library Clerk, Niagara Falls Public Library - Niagara Falls, NY
Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022 Permalink

Library Clerk (part-time) Niagara Falls Public Library
The part-time Library Clerk will be responsible for sorting, shelving, and locating library materials; maintaining organization and the general appearance of the Library; providing simple directional information to patrons. Primary responsibilities would include checking items in and out at the circulation desk, reshelving returned library materials, working with the public: assisting patrons, both in-person at the Library and over the phone, collecting payments, shelf reading, wiping shelves, renewing library items, pulling requested items and preparing items for delivery to our 22-member library system. 

Qualifications, Desired Knowledge, Skills:
Strong customer service.
Ability to work well with others and independently.
Comfort with using technology.
Ability to represent the Library in a professional manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be able to stand for long periods, lift, crouch, stoop and push a trolley (no more than 20 pounds)
General interest in libraries and reading.
Must have a reliable mode of transportation to and from the worksite.

Requirements: Applicants are required to provide a high school diploma or GED upon hiring. Some college is preferred. Previous library experience is a plus.

Location:   shifts can vary between 1425 Main Street and 8728 Buffalo Ave, depending on the coverage needed.
Hours: 17 hours per week, spread over 4 days
Wage: $14.38/hour (FY2023). No benefits. NYS retirement option available

Application: found on  niagarafallspubliclib.org or  https://www.niagarafallspubliclib.org/uploads/2/4/5/2/24523351/employment_application_fillable.pdf

Please  apply via  email  at  spotwin@nioga.org

or  USPS, to:

Mrs. Sarah Potwin
Executive Library Director

Niagara Falls Public Library

1425 Main Street 

Niagara Falls, NY  14305

Applications are to be considered beginning December 5th, 2022



Special Collections Senior Library Assistant: Stacks Management, River Campus Libraries - Rochester, NY
Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2022 Permalink

The River Campus Libraries (RCL) Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation seeks a dynamic, stacks management-focused Special Collections Assistant. Reporting to the Lead Collections Manager, the Special Collections Assistant will be part of an engaged team and will provide leadership in stacks management for rare and unique materials. The successful candidate will have the authority to work independently and will have a high degree of accountability. They will be responsible for shelf-reading projects, location management both onsite and at our offsite storage facility, managing archival supplies, using ArchivesSpace to manage records, assisting in shelving materials requiring special handling, assistance with the NYS Preservation Grant, and assisting in rare book and archival housing projects. 


Please apply online at: https://ps.its.rochester.edu/psp/HRPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Acti>

Library Director 1, Seymour Library - Brockport, NY
Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Permalink

Library Director 1, Seymour Library, Brockport, NY

THe Board of Trustees at Seymour Library seek an enthusiastic, innovative, and community-minded Director with a strong commitment to outreach, and a passion for fostering independent learning and the joy of reading. Located in Monroe County near the scenic and historic Erie Canal, the Seymour Library serves 20,000 residents and has an annual operating budget of $600,000. From its quaint Victorian Main Street with bustling shops and restaurants, to the campus of SUNY College at Brockport, the village of Brockport is a dynamic and exciting place to live, work, andv play.The towns of Sweeden and Clarkson provide a balance of rural charm and suburban convenience.

Working Environment

The village of Brockport and the towns of Clarkson and Sweeden provide financial support for operations.The hardworking staff is friendly and helpful. The enthusiastic efforts of active volunteers, Friends of the Library, and the Seymour Library Foundation contribute to the library vibrancy. A supportive Board of Trustees works cooperatively to deliver programs and services that reflect the needs and values of the community.The beautiful 18,000+square foot facility oppened in 1996 boasts a spacious and seperate Childrens Room with an early literacy enrichment play space.Expansion and renovation of the "Teen Scene" features a large teen art display space, and comfortable seating for collaborativeand individual study.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Library Scvience from a college or university program accredited by the ALA or recognised by the NY State Education Department
  • NYS Public Librarian Certificate or eligible to obtain one
  • Two or more years of satisfactory professional library in an administrative capacity
  • Eligible candidates include those qualifying for the Library Director 1 Civil Service Exam or those currently serving in a permanent Library Director 1 Civil Service title seeking to transfer

Position is full time at 40 hours per week

Probational Period is for 9 months, with a review after 3 months and 6 months,. At successful completion of the probationary          period the appointment becomes permanent.

      Salary and Benefits

Minimum Salary of $65,000. Benefits include two weeks of accruable vacation days per year; single Medical/ Dental insurance;    

12 accruable PTO, seven paid holidays; three personal days, and NY State Returement. 

Interested individuals meeting the minimum requirements should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references by November 23, 2022 to: 

Bernie Lobracco, President

Seymour Library Board of Trustees

161 East Avenue

Brockport, NY 14420


Questions?  Call Bernie Lobracco at 1-585-637-1050-

Circulation Supervisor, St. John Fisher University - Rochester, NY
Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 Permalink

Lavery Library at St. John Fisher University is looking for an enthusiastic, service-oriented individual to join our Access Services department as a nighttime circulation supervisor. This is a great opportunity to gain library experience; MLS Students early on in their programs may apply.

This circulation supervisor will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day operations of the department by staffing the Library Checkout Desk primarily during the nighttime, closing the library (schedule varies, but generally until midnight, and 2am during finals), and training and monitoring student workers. The circulation supervisor will also assist with maintaining the physical collection, interlibrary loan, and other projects throughout the library.

Lavery Library staff are committed to a welcoming and inclusive learning and working environment. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups and those with experience with diverse populations to apply.

This is a full-time library support staff position, working 35 hours per week (e.g. 4pm-midnight and one 12-8pm shift weekly during the school year; earlier hours during summer). In addition to a supportive and student-centered atmosphere, this position offers a variety of robust benefits.

For full posting and to apply, visit: https://jobs.sjfc.edu/postings/2779 or visit https://jobs.sjfc.edu and search under “Staff”.


(P/T) Library Director I, Newfane Public Library - Newfane, NY
Posted: Friday, October 21, 2022 Permalink


Newfane Public Library seeks a part time Library Director. An incumbent in this position will work with the current Library Manager and strong tenured staff of the library. This position will be responsible for all reporting and must have experience and knowledge to help secure specific guidelines transitioning the library from a provisional to a permanent NY State Public Library Charter. The position works under the general supervision of the Library Board of Trustees. Part time flexible hours are available and could include other related work as required.

1. Prepares state, local, and other statistical or narrative reports as needed or required.
2. Develop a course of action with benchmarks to transition from a Provisional Public Library Charter to a Permanent Public Library Charter.
3. Works with staff and Programs Committee to implement library programs for patrons of all ages.
4. Assists with the library budget and may do grant administration.
5. Assists with long range plans for library service development, evaluating the effectiveness of the library’s services and programs in relation to the changing needs of the community.
6. Works with the Library Manager and staff to recommend new services, policies, and personnel actions to the Board of Trustees for approval.
7. Consults with Library System staff in developing, providing, and promoting library services.
8. Performs on-line database paperwork requirements.
9. Represents the library before governmental agencies and community groups in seeking financial resources for the library.
10. Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses and reading professional materials.
A Master’s degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices and two (2) years of satisfactory professional library experience

1. Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian’s professional certificate at the time of application;
2. Possession of certificate at time of appointment.

Please submit resume to kellyellenart@aol.com