SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library invites applications for an Evening Access Services Manager. This individual will be a member of the Access Service Team and will oversee course reserves program. This individual will also be responsible for developing customer service-oriented trainings with a focus on serving a diverse campus population for both student workers and library staff, as well as provide building supervision in the evenings. We are looking for a team member dedicated to user services who can thrive in an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to collaborative work, strong outreach skills, and fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.
Milne Library is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working on accessibility and/or inclusion initiatives.
Meet the search committee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__nceFHIrCM
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses how their qualifications meet the position requirements and a CV/Resume on Geneseo's website. Contact information for three references should be supplied at application. References will be invited to submit a letter of reference at the time of initial interviews.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by January 12, 2019.
The State University of New York at Fredonia seeks qualified applicants for a Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections. The Library's University Archives contain publications, papers, and memorabilia related to the history of the University. Special Collections include collections on the renowned Austrian Jewish author Stefan Zweig Collection, 20th-century American classical music, particularly as exemplified in the papers of preeminent classical saxophonist Sigurd M. Raschèr and Fredonia's own Walter S. Hartley, and various collections related to local history.
The successful candidate will manage the day to day operations of Archives and Special Collections and process or supervise the processing of collections as necessary. In addition, the successful candidate will develop and implement programs for the creation of digital archives and automated access. An ALA-accredited Master of Library Science or closely related field plus at least two years of experience in a library/archival setting are required. Preference will be given to candidates with a certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists and to candidates with both verbal and written proficiency in German.
For complete vacancy announcement, position description, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit https://fredonia.interviewexchange.com .
Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.
An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Fredonia provides for, and promotes, equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination.
The Fayetteville Free Library Board of Trustees is looking for an exceptional candidate to lead an exceptional library. Named a Library Journal Star Library for nine years, the FFL is well known as the home of the FabLab, the first library makerspace in the United States. Come and be part of an extraordinary team, providing innovative services to a community that places a high value on education and collaboration.
A member of the Onondaga County Public Library System, the FFL is located in the historic village of Fayetteville, in the suburbs of Syracuse, NY. The library serves a population of 10,314, has an operating budget of just under two million dollars, and a talented and engaged staff of 33 (15 full-time).
Syracuse is located in the geographic center of New York State and offers changing seasons and easy access to beautiful lakes, forests and mountains, making it a perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Other assets include a reasonable cost of living and home ownership, excellent schools and cultural amenities. New York City, Toronto, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia are only hours away.
Visit the library’s website www.fflib.org
Anticipated Start Date: March 1st, 2019
Responsibilities: The Library Director is responsible for all library operations and reports to the Board of Trustees. Examples of responsibilities:
Essential skills and qualities:
Qualifications Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Studies or other graduate library degree accredited by the American Library Association. Possess or be eligible at time of appointment for a New York State Public Librarian Certificate. Five or more years of satisfactory professional library experience with three or more years in an administrative or leadership role. Prior experience as a director preferred. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Salary: starting salary range is $75,000 - $90,000, depending on experience and qualifications, with competitive benefits.
To Apply: email a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the closing date of January 11th, 2019.
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November 26, 2018
Technical Services Librarian
Ammerman Campus in Selden
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:
Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track appointment beginning the fall 2018 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs.
This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College. The individual selected to fill this position will qualify for academic rank at the level of Instructor/Assistant Professor.
Reporting to the Director for the Center of Innovative Pedagogy, the Central Technical Services Librarian will work as part of a team to provide access to library resources to users in a multi-campus environment. Specifically, the successful candidate will:
· Work with the campus libraries and library-wide committees to license and provide access to library electronic resources.
· Catalog and edit bibliographic records for the library’s print and non-print collections.
· Develop and coordinate training on library information systems.
· Market library resources to the college community.
· Maintain effective communication and working relationships with faculty, administration, staff and library users on all three campuses.
· Participate on relevant committees, attend departmental meetings, and engage in assessment activities as appropriate.
· Act as liaison with SUNY library groups and the Suffolk County Library System, and other appropriate state and regional groups.
· Perform other duties and related tasks as assigned.
· Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Systems.
· At least three years’ experience working in a technical services department.
· Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Knowledge of library data analytics for decision making.
· Experience working in an academic library
· Knowledge of library industry standards: MARC, LC Subject Heading, LC Classification, Open URL, COUNTER, SUSHI, etc.
· Experience working with integrated library systems (ExLibris: Aleph and Alma)
· Experience working with discovery services (EDS/Primo)
· Print and social media marketing experience
The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College
Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, 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 either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators 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 persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:
Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College’s education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:
Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employment practices may also be directed to:
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.
The Alfred University Libraries seek an innovative leader to join a highly engaged team in the midst of a self-initiated reorganization. We are looking for someone with strong skills in advocacy, communication, and collaboration to lead us in achieving a shared vision.
Alfred University houses the New York State College of Ceramics, a Statutory College of the State of New York, creating a unique public-private partnership. One result of this distinctive arrangement is that Alfred’s students, faculty, and staff are served by two libraries: The Samuel R. Scholes Library, which supports the School of Engineering and the School of Arts and Design, and Herrick Memorial Library, which supports the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, and AUNY (External Programs).
The Dean of Libraries is the chief administrative and budgetary officer of the University Libraries (Scholes and Herrick) and plays a key role in working with faculty, other deans, the Provost, and the President to advance the mission of the Libraries in conjunction with the mission of Alfred University.
Alfred University is a comprehensive university of 2,000 students, located in Western New York. Additional information is available at https://alfred.edu.
An ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree is required, as well as a minimum of seven years of professional experience in an academic library, with a record of increasing administrative and supervisory responsibility.
For more information, visit: https://libguides.alfred.edu/deansearch
Send letter of interest, résumé or CV, and contact information for three professional references (address, phone number, and email) as one PDF document to email@example.com with Dean of Libraries in the subject line. Review of candidates will begin on January 28, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
Private Institution of Higher Education with strong nursing and allied health undergraduate/graduate programs seeks a permanent, part-time library clerk to support online programs. This position supports the interlibrary loan and document delivery departments at the Montante Family Library at D’Youville, in Buffalo, NY. It is preferred that the person in this position can work Monday – Friday for approximately four hours each day. High school diploma required. Associate degree and experience working in an academic library preferred.
Please send letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references to:
Head of the Search Committee
Deadline is December 21, 2018.
D’Youville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Niagara Falls Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Executive Assistant. This supervisory position works with Executive Director of the Library and the Library Board of Trustees to perform duties related to personnel: payroll, budgeting, accounting, correspondence and reports. Will assist the Director in grant writing, strategic plan goal setting and policy writing. Will stand in the Director's place when director is absent. Is responsible for supervision of non librarian staff.
The person who is right for this job has excellent communication skills – as a writer, and verbally; is a good listener; is detail oriented, punctual and can manage time effectively; displays original thinking and creativity; is an effective project manager;has a strong grasp of accounting procedures and general bookkeeping and can think strategically. NFPL is looking to add a member to our team that can help us strengthen our library 's commitment to service excellence for our NF citizens. Preference given to applicants who live within Niagara Falls (city) , New York.
Minimum qualifications are:
Hiring salary for this full time ( 35 hrs/week) position is negotiable with excellent benefits including New York State retirement; medical/ dental / vision insurance; and paid vacation and sick leave.
To apply please submit a meaningful letter of interest addressing each minimum qualification and a resume to spotwin@nioga (dot) org Additionally, applications will be accepted by USPS to:
Mrs. Sarah Potwin
Executive Library Director
Niagara Falls Public Library
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Review of applicants will begin November 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library
The part-time Reference Librarian is a member of the ALB Library staff. Under the direction of the Public Services Supervisor the Reference Librarian is responsible for active participation in the development and provision of a full range of reference, research, instructional resources and user services offered by the library.
Position: This is a part-time position. The work schedule includes evening/night and weekend hours until 2:00 a.m. some nights. Approximately 20 hours per week.
The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.
Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.
To apply, go to https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please include your cover letter and resume with your application.
Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.
Southern Tier Library System is accepting applications for the position of Resource Consultant. The library system seeks an energetic candidate with a vision for 21st century library practices, and a passion for providing meaningful services to 48 member libraries within a team-based cooperative library system environment.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This is a level 4 full time professional position serving in a leadership role within the Division of Professional Development & Outreach. The Resource Consultant provides support to member libraries and assisted-living facilities relative to all aspects and approaches of library operations, specifically outreach collections, experiential learning program resources and delivery of library materials. Areas of expertise might include: collection development, experience-based learning for all ages, makerspaces, library material delivery, community engagement, relationship building, trending services, leadership & marketing.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Continuing Education: Consistently participates in professional development trainings to stay current on trends and best practices relative to General Statement of Duties. Always learns to serve as a library system expert in all things related to public library practices, and specifically outreach collection development, experience-based learning for all ages, community engagement and the delivery of library materials.
Collection Management: Manages the development and circulation of outreach collections as well as library system program resources geared towards all ages. Collaborates in the creation and distribution of marketing materials in support of outreach services and other resources offered by the Division of Professional Development and Outreach, including the promotion of outreach collections and program resources to member libraries and local sites through visits, social media, and newsletters.
Programming: Works to educate, encourage and support library directors and staff to lead at high levels of efficiency, which results in local library services that enhance community engagement through outreach collections, experiential learning program resources, programming that utilizes resources and the effective delivery of library materials. Focuses on utilizing tools, resources and knowledge that align with best practices to help libraries and their staff exceed standards through training opportunities. Employs trending and innovative ways within the field. Benchmarks national and state practices.
Library Material Delivery: Overall supervision of library system delivery services, which includes management of part time delivery drivers, delivery routes/schedules, circulating outreach collections & program resources, assisting with out-of-system ILL functions and fielding requests for NY State Talking Book and Braille Library.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Exhibits innovative, enthusiastic and adaptive qualities.
Willing to work flexible schedule to meet member libraries’ needs.
Enthusiasm for experiential learning geared towards all ages (i.e. STEAM, STEM, STREAM or makerspaces)
Demonstrates leadership skills and passion for the profession.
?Works cohesively in a team and project-based environment.
Communicates successfully in front of audiences, board members and library staff.
Expresses a high-level of empathy for libraries and people with diverse skill-sets.
Ability to collaborate with other library system Divisions and align goals with Plan of Service.
Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library school; or Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of job-specific public library experience.
Strong commitment to providing public library support within fast-paced work environment.
Valid driver’s license.
Competency in SirsiDynix Workflows preferred.
Professionalism and commitment to the field of library science and information.
Active participation & leadership in regional and state initiatives, associations and committees
Salary & Benefits
Salary range is $43,000 – $47,000 for this 37.5 hour per week position, and commensurate with experience. 2% salary increase following successful completion of 6-month probationary period. New York State Retirement & Empire Health Plan. Paid vacation, sick, personal and holidays based on organizational contract.
How to Apply
Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Attn: Brian Hildreth, Executive Director).
Documents should be sent as pdf. Attachments. Subject line should read: “Resource Consultant Search – Southern Tier Library System. Please provide your full name, physical mailing address, and primary phone number in the body of the email.
For more information about this position, Southern Tier Library System and our quality of living… visit us online at http://www.stls.org/job-opportunities/.
Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, November 23, 2018, but applications are accepted until the position is filled. Interviewing begins early December 2018. Preferred start date is February 2019.
STLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Library Clerical 2 Part Time (50%)
Mid-State Correctional Facility
9005 Old River Road
Marcy, NY 13403
Graduate from High School or be in possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma and one year of full time library experience; OR 30 college semester credit hours, of which at least nine college semester credit hours must be in any combination of the following: Library/Information Science, Computer Applications, or Information Studies.
Library Clerks perform or supervise specialized library clerical activities in support of a library program, such as organizing and maintaining the library collection, helping customers locate information, maintaining and creating online databases, and directing the acquisition, shelving and rebinding of books. Incumbents are responsible for one or more organizational units within the library, such as public reader services, which may include circulation, interlibrary loan, special collections and periodicals, acquisitions, or technical services.
Contact Name: Kelli Reinhardt
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The Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play at The Strong is seeking a Project Cataloger. This one-year, grant-funded contract position will report to the Cataloger and will assist with copy cataloging and creating original catalog records. The Project Cataloger’s primary responsibility will be cataloging trade catalogs and related ephemera from various donations. The target start date for this position is December 3, 2018.
Candidates must consent to and pass a drug screen and criminal background check as conditions of employment
Director, Library and Archives and Associate Editor, American Journal of Play
One Manhattan Square
Rochester, NY 14607 U.S.A.
The Strong is home to:
International Center for the History of Electronic Games | National Toy Hall of Fame | World Video Game Hall of Fame
Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play | Woodbury School | American Journal of Play
Lead a rural public library system that’s on the cutting edge of innovative new services to its member libraries!
The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, CCLS, headquartered in Jamestown, NY, seeks an Executive Director that leads as well as listens; appreciates the struggles and accomplishments of rural public libraries; is willing to get in the trenches to help members seek the resources needed to provide current technology, services, and programs; and mentors all CCLS stakeholders.
CCLSwill be the first public library system in New York State to move to KOHA an open source ILS. Take this opportunity to continue creating and fostering services that enable our member libraries to expand outreach to rural communities.
Come enjoy Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties as we are home to four season recreational activities, world-class art and educational institutions, with the National Comedy Center, the Chautauqua Institution, and so much more!
General Information - The Executive Director administers CCLS which is a cooperative library system chartered by the NYS Regents to serve the 36 public libraries in the two county area. CCLS has an annual budget totaling $1.5 million and employs 10 full and 5 part time staff.
Responsibilities - Manage all System service operations and provide leadership and direction, recommend policy to the board, implement adopted policies, prepare strategic plans and annual goal statements. Recruit, select and supervise System staff. Provide leadership that creates an effective and productive working environment.Administer the financial resources to deliver high quality, efficient and cost-effective System services that address member library priorities; consult regularly with System trustees and member library directors.Prepare and effectively administer the budget; prepare budget applications to State and County governments, and grant applications as appropriate.Ensure that System procedures, policies and official records conform to applicable laws and regulations.Supervise the maintenance and improvement of System facilities.Seek imaginative and innovative means for delivering services tailored to meet the library and information needs of a diverse group of member libraries.Serve as a consultant to member library staff and trustees on administrative, legal and service issues.Maintain good working relations and open communication with all 36 individual member library directors, including two Co-Central libraries. Demonstrate understanding of technology and its growing and changing applications to libraries.Keep abreast of current practice in the profession through reading, networking with colleagues, attending workshops and conferences and being active in professional organizations.Provide advocacy for libraries at the local, county and state levels and establish working relationships with elected officials at all levels, as well as with the New York State Library.
Qualifications - A master’s degree (MLS, MLIS, MSLS) from an ALA accredited library school.Possess or be eligible for New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate.Eight or more years of professional library experience (post MLS), two years of which must have been in an administrative capacity in a library. Public library experience is preferred.Commitment to professional development as demonstrated by participation in continuing education opportunities.Possess a valid driver’s license or be eligible for a NYS driver’s license, as position requires travel within two county area and to seminars and workshops as needed.Live in or be willing to relocate to Chautauqua or Cattaraugus County.
Compensation - Salary is negotiable beginning at $80,000 with an attractive benefits package.
How to Apply - Apply online at https://www.indeedjobs.com/chautauqua-cattaraugus-library-system. Upload resume & list 3 references in cover letter via Indeed's cover letter section (under Apply Now).
Further Information - For further information contact: Megan Disbro at email@example.com or
716-664-6675, ext 251.Review of applications begins September 25, 2018.
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The Garman Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State seeks a Librarian/Archivist (Part-Time)
The Librarian/Archivist supports the Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department's collection of over 5,000 books and periodicals on cultural heritage conservation, art materials and manufacture, scientific analysis, imaging and related subjects, as well as maintaining the department archive. Working closely with the Faculty Library Liaison to set priorities and establish library and archive policies, and the Program Manager to purchase new acquisitions, the Librarian/Archivist reports to the Department Chair. This part-time position (15 hours/week) is paid hourly and does not provide benefits.
The Garman Art Conservation Department library is a non-circulating collection freely available to graduate students, faculty, and staff of the department and by appointment to the Buffalo State community. The collection is fully searchable online through the E.H. Butler Library catalog.
Duties and Responsibilities
Archive (as time allows)
MLIS from ALA-accredited program
Familiarity with both library and archive processing standards
Ability to work with graduate students
Commitment to the educational goals of the Garman Art Conservation Department and SUNY Buffalo State
Experience working in an academic library
Background in art, art history, or related cultural field
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter detailing your experience and interest in the position to Anne Hoehn, Adminstrative Assistant, Garman Art Conservation Department, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review will begin September 15, 2018 and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
The Garman Art Conservation Department is committed to creating an inclusive environment and affirms the statements of diversity and inclusion of Buffalo State College, The State University of New York (SUNY), and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). https://equity.buffalostate.edu/mission; https://www.conservation-us.org/specialty-topics/equity-and-inclusion#.WvzIVNMvyL4Please follow these links for more information about our graduate program, http://artconservation.buffalostate.edu/ and SUNY Buffalo State, http://suny.buffalostate.edu/about.