Archival Consultant for Minority Documentation Project
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018
Outreach Services Librarian Position
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Reference Librarian (part-time)
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Genesee Community College has an opening for a part-time (19.5 hours/week) Reference Librarian. Master’s in Library/Information Science required. Experience in an academic library is preferred. Proficient reference skills, information literacy instruction experience, and experience with the use of current library and educational technologies desired. Schedule may include evening and weekend hours and occasional travel to campus centers.  Reliable transportation is required. 

For more details and to apply, visit https://genesee.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=99057

Applications accepted through the end of the day on July 11, 2018. 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. 

F/T Adult Services Librarian, Hoag Library
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018

The Hoag Library in Albion, NY is accepting applications for a full-time Adult Services Librarian.

About the position:

This position requires strong customer service skills and the ability to work with all ages within a diverse population. The successful candidate will responsible to the director and must be proficient in:

  • Helping patrons utilize the collection by finding materials, answering reference questions, and providing reader’s advisory.
  • Suggesting materials to the director for purchasing based on patron needs.
  • Suggesting, planning and/or leading programs of interest to adult patrons.
  • Assisting patrons on the use of the local history collection.
  • Attending appropriate workshops and sharing information with the Library Director and staff.

The librarian must have competency in:

  • The use of the SirsiDynix circulation system.
  • The use of eBook readers and instructing patrons in their use.
  • The use of databases which are available on site as well as those that can be accessed off site with the use of a current library card.
  • Using social media.

This is a 40 hour per week position with some required evening and weekend work.

The applicant must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited institution and possess a New York State Public Librarian Certification.

Benefits include health insurance contribution, paid personal time off, and a contribution to a simple IRA.

This position pays $36,000 to $39,000, based on experience.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume with cover letter by July 13, 2018, to:

Betty Sue Miller, Director

Hoag Library

134 South Main Street

Albion, NY 14411

Head of Acquisitions, Stony Brook University
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018

Required Qualifications

Master's in library from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. Strong collaboration and communication skills. Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources. Supervisory and training experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional advanced degree. Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages. Knowledge of and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph system. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Under the direction of the Direction of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Acquisitions provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Acquisitions will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Acquisitions, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
  • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
  • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments, with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
  • Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
  • Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
  • Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
  • Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
  • Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
  • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
  • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery operations and services.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems.

Special Notes

This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by July 6, 2018.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

 

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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure

Those interested in this position should fill out an online Applicant Information Survey , submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental email, address or fax below.

Apply

Pamela DiPasquale

University Libraries Personnel

Melville Library, Room S1430B

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

Email: library_hosaerm_F97541703@stonybrook.edu 

Official Job Title:

Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian

REF#:

F-9754-18-06-F

Campus:

Stony Brook West Campus

Department:

University Libraries

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Start Date:

06/05/2018

Posting End Date:

07/06/2018

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 07/06/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

Posting Date:   06/05/2018

Library Director, Patterson Library
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018

 Library Director, Patterson Library, Patterson NY 12563 [Putnam County] www.pattersonlibrary.org  

The Patterson Library Board of Trustees seeks a responsible leader who is forward-thinking, proactive, and service minded. Working with an excellent ten-member Board, the successful candidate will look to maintain and enhance established community offerings.

This active 53 hour/week public library has 7 full-time and 20 part-time dedicated and enthusiastic staff members, approximately 15,000 patrons, an annual circulation of 60,000, and extensive programming that draws over 9,000 participants. Patterson is a 501(c)(3) Association Library with 15+ years of voter-approved funding, an operating budget of $930,000, excellent community partnerships and is part of the Mid-Hudson Library System. Owner/operator of a well-maintained building and park facilities, the library averages over 66,500 visits each year.

Qualifications:

  •          Master’s in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited university
  •          Must have or be eligible for the NYS Public Librarian Professional Certificate
  •          Minimum of 5 years relevant administrative or management experience
  •          Must be able to pass the pre-employment screening requirements
  •          Excellent communication and presentation skills; willing and able to make presentations to the public, government           entities and the Board
  •          A skilled manager of people, budgets, programs, collections, technology, and facilities

Salary: for this 35 hour/week position is commensurate with experience, with benefits available.

Anticipated Start Date: October 1, 2018

To Apply: qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter electronically to phaar@pattersonlibrary.org. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

The Patterson Library is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

NCCC Archives Project Assistant (Volunteer)
Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Purpose of job: To process a collection of video recordings for NCCC’s Archives with the end result being publication to New York Heritage. The collection is comprised of 92 recordings of a College television show. The person in this position would be responsible for adding additional resource description for each recording. 

 Duties:  

  • Preview recordings to add content description
  • Transcribe end credits
  • Enter metadata into Excel Spreadsheet following prescribed guidelines
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor about concerns or issues

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with video formats and playback
  • Previous experience working with archival or library collections is desired

Training would be provided at NCCC. Most of the work can be done remotely after training is completed.

For more information or to apply, email Jean Linn at jlinn@niagaracc.suny.edu. Applications should include a cover letter indicating your interest in the project and related experience, as well as a current resume. Review of candidates begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Full-time Adult Services Librarian - Hoag Library, Albion, NY
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018

The Hoag Library in Albion, NY is accepting applications for a full-time Adult Services Librarian.

 About the position:

This position requires strong customer service skills and the ability to work with all ages within a diverse population. The successful candidate will responsible to the director and must be proficient in:

  • Helping patrons utilize the collection by finding materials, answering reference questions, and providing reader’s advisory.
  • Suggesting materials to the director for purchasing based on patron needs.
  • Suggesting, planning and/or leading programs of interest to adult patrons.
  • Assisting patrons on the use of the local history collection.
  • Attending appropriate workshops and sharing information with the Library Director and staff.

The librarian must have competency in:

  • The use of the SirsiDynix circulation system.
  • The use of eBook readers and instructing patrons in their use.
  • The use of databases which are available on site as well as those that can be accessed off site with the use of a current library card.
  • Using social media.

This is a 40 hour per week position with some required evening and weekend work.

The applicant must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited institution and possess a New York State Public Librarian Certification.

Benefits include health insurance contribution, paid personal time off, and a contribution to a simple IRA.

This position pays $36,000 to $39,000, based on experience.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume with cover letter by July 13, 2018, to:

Betty Sue Miller, Director

Hoag Library

134 South Main Street

Albion, NY 14411

 

 

Job Opening: Full-Time Adult Services Librarian - Schuylerville Public Library, Schuylerville, NY
Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Job Description:  This full-time position requires strong customer service skills, understanding and ability to work with people of all ages, with an emphasis on computer literacy and technology instruction.  This position is supervised by the Library Director.   Responsibilities will include group instruction, individual training, makerspace design, and development of coding programs for a range of ages.  Other job duties include: reference, circulation, outreach, readers advisory, research instruction, and collection development.  Some supervision over support staff and volunteers may be assigned. 

Requirements: An accredited Master’s degree in Library Science is required as well as New York State Public Librarian Certification.  Experience in technology instruction and makerspace concepts as well as fluency in Office programs is preferred.  A true commitment to excellent patron and public service in a contemporary library setting is a must. Familiarity with Polaris automation software is a plus.

The employee will be required to work 40 hours per week, with a schedule consisting of day, evening and weekend shifts.  Benefits include New York State Retirement, health insurance, and paid time off.  This is a Civil Service position, therefore appointments will be made based on Saratoga County requirements.  Salary range is $35,000-$39,000, based on experience. 

To Apply

Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Caitlin Johnson, Library Director:   cjohnson@sals.edu

Or        Caitlin Johnson

            Schuylerville Public Library

            52 Ferry Street

            Schuylerville, NY 12871

Applications due by June 30, 2018.