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Librarian I- Part Time

Huntington Public Library

About the Position:
The Huntington Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic individual to work with us in the Adult and Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening for 16 hours per week. Hours include nights, weekends and holiday rotations and staffing both our main and branch buildings. Candidates must have an MLS from an ALA accredited institution and a valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate.
Positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative are required. Job responsibilities will include basic knowledge of, and instruction of patrons, in all adult library resources including digital and downloadable materials.  Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required. Spanish proficiency is a plus.

Starting Salary: $28.87 (after July 1, 2016)

To Apply:
Please send resumes and letters of application to Thérèse Purcell Nielsen. Submission deadline is June 8, 2016. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Posted 5/27

Librarian I

Bethlehem Public Library

Bethlehem Public Library (Delmar, NY) is seeking a motivated Librarian to join the Public Services Team.  This is a part-time position.  The ideal candidate will be a friendly, approachable, customer service oriented individual with a positive attitude.  Bethlehem Public Library serves an active community, offering a wide range of services, programming and outreach.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to engage users in an effort to offer varied assistance, promote library services and provide exceptional customer service.  The candidate must be comfortable working with and providing public service to all age groups.  In this position, a good portion of time may be spent providing a variety of services to our older adult population.   
Applicants may be eligible for permanent appointment if they have a current or previous permanent civil service appointment to a Librarian 1 or higher in New York State, or if their names appear on the current Albany County Civil Service Librarian 1 list of eligibles.

Hours: Monday 4-9pm, Wednesday 12noon-5pm, Friday 12noon-5pm
Salary: $24.72 per hour

Distinguishing Features of the Class:
These duties involve responsibility for professional Librarian duties. Incumbents are expected to learn the specific applications of professional librarianship by the performance of duties under the supervision of professional librarians in higher-level positions. Instructions may be issued at the beginning of each new assignment. Employees in this class are assigned work progressively more difficult as their experience in the field broadens.  Supervision may be exercised over clerical personnel in particular tasks.  Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:
* Provides readers’ advisory and reference services to library users;
* Performs original cataloging and classification of library materials;
* Instructs public on the effective use of library resources, including online resources;
* Assists in collection development, including selection and weeding of library materials;
* Secures special books and other library materials as requested by patrons;
* Performs on-line searches of computer databases;
* Compiles bibliographies;
* Conducts tours, book talks, multi-media programs, story times and other public programs;
* Serves as a liaison for activities with community groups or other libraries;
* Prepares statistical and/or narrative reports, memorandum and correspondence;
* Supervises the work of clerical, paraprofessional or volunteer personnel;
* Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses, and reading professional materials.

Performance Knowledge, Skills and Personal Characteristics:
* Good knowledge of modern principles and practices of library science;
* Good knowledge of on-line database systems;
* Good knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources;
* Good knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies and sources;
* Ability to comprehend user's needs quickly and accurately both orally and in writing;
* Ability to perform close detail work;
* Ability to lift objects such as books, supplies and files; skill in the performance of technical library tasks;
* Accuracy; tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and the public;
* Physical condition commensurate with the position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a graduate library degree from a library school located within New York State, which is registered by the State Education Department or from a library school program, which is accredited by the American Library Association.

Special Requirement:
At time of appointment and throughout employment: Possession of a current New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate from the New York State Education Department.  Public librarian professional certificates issued as of January 1, 2010, and thereafter shall only remain valid when 60 hours of professional development are completed every five year period. Such periods will be defined as every five years from the initial certificate date [NYCRR Title 8 - Education, Section 90.7 (c)].

To Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume by 5/27/2016 to

Tracey McShane
Personnel Administrator
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054

Posted 5/18

Associate University Librarian for Research, Education, & Outreach

University at Buffalo Libraries

We are seeking an outstanding individual to hold the faculty leadership position of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Research, Education, & Outreach. The AUL for Research, Education, & Outreach will report directly to the Vice Provost for University Libraries, and will work in concert with the Vice Provost as well as the other AULs in advancing the University Libraries and in support of the University’s research, teaching, and service tripartite mission.
The AUL for Research, Education, & Outreach is expected to provide leadership, strategic direction, and support for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences; Health Sciences; and Special Collections.  The portfolio of responsibility will include direction for liaison activities including research consultation, instruction, and outreach activities in support of eleven schools at the University at Buffalo.  The AUL for Research, Education, & Outreach will provide vision and direction for the research, teaching, and outreach missions of the University Libraries.  He/she will also represent the University at Buffalo Libraries in university-wide planning for research, education, and outreach initiatives, as well as in local, regional, and national settings.
We are committed to selecting the person who best fits the needs of the University at Buffalo Libraries, and who will be able to advance our vision of becoming a premier academic research library. This is a tenure-track faculty position. Based upon the University and Libraries’ standards in librarianship, research, service and outreach, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Associate Librarian or Librarian.

About The University at Buffalo Libraries:
The University at Buffalo Libraries contribute strategically to the University at Buffalo’s vision of becoming a model 21st-century public research university by providing outstanding resources, experts, services, and spaces that enrich the research, teaching, learning, and outreach activities of UB’s diverse faculty, students and staff as well as those of our external partners. The University Libraries advance intellectual discovery, information literacy, and lifelong learning, all in support of the University at Buffalo’s strategic goals in research, teaching, and service.
As the largest academic research library in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, the University at Buffalo Libraries have an extensive online and print collection, including many locally digitized collections covering a wide range of subject areas. There were more than 3.2 million uses of the Libraries’ print and digital collections last year.  The 4.1 million volumes of the University Libraries include 882,000 e-books, and the journal holdings include over 115,000 scholarly journal subscriptions.  Our holdings also include 6.2 million microforms, more than 43,000 music recordings, and a substantial multimedia collection.  The University Libraries are comprised of 8 physical facilities, including the Charles B. Sears Law Library and the Music Library.  We serve over 3.5 million users per year in our buildings.
A University at Buffalo student survey completed in 2014 found overall student satisfaction with the Libraries to be the highest of that of all academic services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution (or equivalent); five years of relevant experience at an academic, special, or research library, or related institution; three years of managerial experience; a national reputation for distinguished scholarship and professional accomplishment; a strong record of service in an appropriate professional or disciplinary association; excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; and a desire to work in a team environment.
We seek a strategic, empathetic visionary who has experience working in a collaborative environment, who is committed to fostering the success of the staff he/she supervises, and who values and encourages diversity. The incumbent/successful candidate will have the ability to deal with ambiguity, be risk-tolerant, and possess the ability to manage change within the workplace.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience assessing users’ needs and implementing programs to meet those needs; working knowledge of the methods and practices surrounding the economics of the scholarly publishing industry; experience using technology to support service innovation and/or productivity enhancements; experience implementing online tools which support all facets of knowledge management; knowledge of financial analysis and reporting.

Professional Rank, Salary and Benefits:
This is a tenure-track faculty position. Based upon the University and Libraries’ standards in librarianship, research, service and outreach, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Associate Librarian or Librarian; rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include paid holidays, liberal vacation and sick leave, health care and prescription coverage, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and New York State or TIAA/CREF retirement options.

To Apply:
To submit an application, please visit and search for posting number 1600332. Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses). The Libraries’ Human Resources Officer may contact you and ask for a statement of research and service interests. Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries. Nominations and/or questions may be addressed to Cherie Williams, University Libraries’ Human Resources Officer,

The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

Posted 5/18

Automated Systems Technician

Ramapo Catskill Library System

About the Position:
Reporting to the ANSER Manager and Newtork Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for installing and maintaining PC's and terminals at member library sites, providing field service to libraries PC's, network switches, WiFi, printers and approved softwar, and other duties as assigned by the ANSER Manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience with Windows operating systems and PC application software (Microsoft Office,
etc.), knowledge of PC, network switches, WiFi, printers and other hardware configurations.
Familiarity with TCP/IP and other networking protocols. Must have valid New York State driver’s

Acceptable Education & Experience:
High School education with some college and technical training or equivalent combination of
education and experience.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
* Troubleshoot basic questions and problems with the circulation and PAC software modules used by ANSER.
* Troubleshoot reported hardware and telecommunications problems.
* Image PCs in preparation for delivery, installation and configuration at member library sites.
* Physical set-up and configuration of PCs, and other equipment at member library sites.
* Install and configure software on new and installed equipment at member library sites.
* Install needed cables and wiring to establish communication (run patch cables, convert ends to RJ-45, etc.)
* Assist in performing site inspections for new installations.
* In charge of shipping defective equipment to vendor for repair and receiving repaired equipment.
* Assist in set-up of LAN’s in libraries.
* Assist in the setup, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the ANSER Wide network.
* Assist libraries with their local backup procedures (Symphony Offline Circulation).
* Help in coordinating ANSER equipment inventory.
* Maintain ANSER’s spares pool in working condition and available for immediate delivery to libraries with down equipment.
* Assists in the maintenance of the RCLS LAN PC’s.
* Requires occasional lifting and carrying of heavy printers and servers.

Hours: M-F 9:00 am-5:00pm
Salary: $42,324.91
Start Date: July 11, 2016 or sooner if possible

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to:

John Schneider
619 Route 17M
Middletown, NY 10940
Fax: (845) 243-3739

Apply before June 10, 2016. Interviews will be conducted June 20-24

Posted 5/18

Library Director

David A. Howe Public Library

About the David A. Howe Public Library:
The David A. Howe Public Library is the largest public library in Allegany County, and serves the beautiful Wellsville community area. It resides in the picturesque Appalachian Plateau, and is a scenic one hour drive from the Finger Lakes, Allegheny National Forest, Canada, Rochester, Buffalo and Corning/Elmira.
Fast Facts
* 122,900 print and digital materials
* 11,222 registered borrowers
* 54,235 annual visitors
* 12,000 annual program attendees
* 78,000 annual circulation
* 237 online public access terminals, and numerous circulating devices
Facility highlights
* 300-seat auditorium
* 5,200 square foot reading terrace
* Largest green space on historic Main Street
* 3,000 square foot art exhibition room
* Several meeting rooms
* Sizable youth services section
* Makerspace area
* Technology driven atmosphere
Library strengths
* Strategic and active board of trustees (9 members)
* Vibrant and energetic friends of the library group (12 member board)
* Knowledgeable and cohesive library staff (7 full-time and 11 part-time)
* Supportive and engaged community (in-kind and financial)

About the Position:
The Board of Trustees of the David A. Howe Public Library is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. The library is seeking an energetic candidate with a vision for 21st century library services and a passion for providing outreach to local communities through a positive team-based education and cultural institution.
The Library Director will be responsible for the daily operations of a busy 41,000 square foot facility with 100,000 plus materials and an annual operating budget of $675,000. The library is chartered as a municipal library, and receives sustainable funding through Wellsville School District residents. The library is a member of the Southern Tier Library System, which serves 48 member libraries throughout New York’s Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.
Applicants should have the knowledge, skills and abilities to manage all aspects of the library, including collection development, personnel oversight, budget planning, grant writing, policy creation and facilities management.

Salary: $45,000 - $65,000 for this 35-40 hour per week position and is commensurate with experience. NYS Retirement and other benefits are included.

The Successful Candidate Will:
* Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Library Services, Communications, Political Science, or Business; however, a Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university is preferred.
* Have a minimum of (3) three years Library experience and two (2) years supervisory experience.
* Have extensive technology experience and/or knowledge of library-driven technology services.
* Have a strong vision of how library services should be delivered in a 21st century environment.
* Possess the ability to motivate, establish and maintain effective working relationships in the library & community.

To Apply: 
Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume and at least three (3) professional references to Documents should be sent as Word or PDF attachments. Subject line should read: “Library Director Search – David A. Howe Public Library”. Please provide your full name, physical mailing address, and primary phone number in the body of the email.
For more information about the library… visit us online at

Posted 5/16

Library Director

Riverhead Free Library

About Riverhead Free Library:
The Riverhead Free Library located in eastern Long Island seeks a dynamic full time experience library director to lead a team of--librarians and staff.
Founded in 1896, the Riverhead Library began in one room as a subscription library and has evolved to a free collection of 177,000 items in a 30,000 sq. foot, three level building in a diverse and bustling community of more than 33,000 people.

About the Position:
This is a contractual full time 40 hour position that runs for 2 year with option to renew. The salary is $88,000 in addition to health, dental, vision insurance and a 401K retirement plan. Riverhead Library is an equal opportunity employer.

* NYSED Librarian certifications, MLS Degree
* 3-5 years' experience in library operations and personnel management
* Library financial and budgetary knowledge
* Grant writing skills
* Outreach experience and ideas
* Skills to organize projects from start to finish
* Ability to work with an active board that want to see results and their vision fulfilled

To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume and 3 letters of recommendation by June 30, 2016 to

Kathleen Berezny
Riverhead Free Library, President
PO Box 2760
Aquebogue, NY 11931

Posted 5/13

Library Multi-Media Technician – Part-Time

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library

About the Position:
The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello, New York is seeking applicants for a part-time Library Multi-Media Technician position.  The position requires knowledge of use, repair, & operation of computers, servers and peripherals as well as network management and applications software.  The ability to communicate well in person, on the phone, and in writing is required.  The candidate should have experience as an instructor in the uses of technology.  He/she will teach computer classes and one-on-one informational or technology sessions.  Experience in curriculum development is desirable but not required.  The ability to speak Spanish is desirable but not required. 

This position is subject to Civil Service Examination
(A) Certification as a NOVELL CNE (Certified Network Engineer) or comparable training and certification; or
(B) thirty hours of post high school academic/technical credits in coursework related to computer technology, and one year of experience in the operation and/or maintenance of computers and/or multi media resources; or
(C) five years of experience as described in (B) above;

To Apply:
Email a cover letter, resume and three professional references in PDF format to   Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library employees are appointed through the Sullivan County Personnel Department.  For additional information or a list of exams pertaining to library positions, please call the Personnel Department at (845)807-0485.

Posted 5/9

Director of Community Library Services

Queens Library

About Queens Library:
Queens Library serves over 2.3 million residents of Queens which speak over 190 different languages. This presents unique experiences and opportunities to engage and learn about a broad variety of cultures that is only found in Queens, a true global melting pot.  Queens offers unique experiences -- indulge in New York’s biggest Chinatown in Flushing, shop for saris in Jackson Heights, or inhale the exotic aromas of coffee and hookahs in Astoria.
Queens Library's mission is to meet the needs of the community by offering lifelong learning opportunities, ensuring there is a positive impact in the community.    Queens Library fulfills its goals by embracing innovation and change.   With a history of offering pioneering programs that meet the diverse needs of the most diverse county in the US, Queens Library is a leader in the library sector and a place where innovation and leaders are welcomed.

Queens Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Innovation and leadership are the hall marks of Queens Library. Our mission is to meet the needs of the community by offering lifelong learning opportunities and ensuring there is a positive impact in the community.
Queens Library fulfills its goals by embracing innovation and change. With a history of offering pioneering programs that meet the diverse needs of the most diverse county in the US, Queens Library is a place where innovation and leaders are welcomed.   Queens Library is a private non-profit corporation located in Queens, New York and includes 65 service locations with 1,700 employees.
Queens Library is the proud recipient of the following awards: 2009 Library Journal, Library of the Year, 2014 ALA/Information Today, Library of the Future, 2013 ULC Top Innovators, 2013 American-Architect’s Building of the Year (Queens Library at Glen Oaks)

Duties & Responsibilities:
As a member of the library services management team, the Director of Community Library Services develops and implements organizational library service goals to deliver quality public library services.  
* Directly carries organizational program/service goals and initiatives for implementation to approximately 20 community libraries.  
* Sets specific service and program goals unique to each library within the framework of the organizational goals.  
* Lead, coach, supervise, and manage performance for approximately 20 library managers.  
* Ensures community library managers meet agreed performance targets.
* Plan, organize, direct, evaluate, and continuously improve the individual effectiveness of services and programs for assigned libraries.
* Oversees the use and allocation of personnel and other resources
* Directs the professional development, evaluation and use of staff and other resources to ensure that customers receive high-quality, responsive customer service.
* Ensure effective communication and collaboration between community library staff and other library departments.   
* At least 50% of time will be spent in the field.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

* A MLS from an ALA accredited library school required. Eligibility for New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate required.  
* A minimum of five years of library management experience required.
* At least two years of experience with responsibility for multiple public libraries highly preferred. Experience in a large library system, consortium or state library preferred.
* Demonstrated experience in collection development.  
* Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, exceptional interpersonal skills and creative problem solving ability.  
* The ability to lead by example, inspire staff and promote enthusiastic teamwork.
* Must have a valid driver’s license.

What we offer: Excellent salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous vacation/sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, defined benefit pension, 403B, deferred compensation, and more. Relocation incentives available. Opportunities to further your education and professional credentials are plentiful.

To Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to and reference “Director of CLS - EXTERNAL” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.

The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 5/4

Full Time Family Services Librarian

Amagansett Free Library

About the Position:
The Amagansett Free Library is seeking an energetic and motivated youth librarian with a focus on family services. Amagansett Library is a 5-star Family Place Library on the East End of Long Island in the un-Hamptons. The successful candidate should enjoy working with youth of all ages and possess strong library advocacy skills.

Duties and Qualifications:
* Possess knowledge of current trends in library youth services
* Plan and conduct appropriate and engaging programs for children birth to grade 6 with their parents and caregivers
* Provide reference and reader’s advisory for all age groups, utilizing both print and electronic resources
* Visit schools and community organizations; participate in outreach events to promote the library
* Instruct and assist children and parents with technology
* Develop displays, bibliographies, and other materials
* Collaborate with colleagues on programming and team projects, work well independently
* Perform additional duties and responsibilities as needed

* M.L.S. from an ALA accredited library school; trainees are welcome to apply
* Experience working with the public and diverse communities
* Excellent customer relations and communication skills
* Knowledge of children’s and teens literature and programming

Salary & Schedule: Flexible schedule of 35 hours a week includes nights and weekends. Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should email or fax a resume, cover letter, and references by Friday, May 20 to:

Cynthia Young, Director
Amagansett Free Library

Posted 4/29

Associate Librarian

New York State Library
Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL)

Duties include but are not limited to:
* Provide direction and leadership to the staff of the TBBL and responsible for planning, budgeting and overseeing TBBL operations;
* Provide direction for inventory management of books and playback equipment including advocating for budget, space and volunteer recognition;
* Identify and oversee the implementation of new technologies and cooperative staff efforts to improve and extend service to remote patrons;
* Work with libraries and other groups around New York State to explain and publicize the services that are available to customers through the NYSL and seek support for the NYSL and TBBL;
* Participate in Research Library, Office of Cultural Education, and inter-agency committees as needed; and
* Directly supervise 4 Senior Librarians and oversee the supervision of 24 support staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
For provisional appointment, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or non-competitive 55b/c service as a Senior Librarian or Senior Librarian (Reference) 
OR candidates must have either:
1) a Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school AND three or more years of experience in Talking and Braille Library Services in a medium to large library environment;
2) a Master’s degree in Information Studies from an American Library Association accredited school AND three or more years of experience in Talking and Braille Library Services in a medium to large library environment; 
OR a combined Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited school AND three or more years of experience in Talking and Braille Library Services in a medium to large library environment. 
A Master’s degree in information technology is not qualifying.

Conditions of Employment:
This will be a provisional appointment.  Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit.  Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. 

Leads to a maximum salary of $94,834 based on annual performance advances.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 6, 2016 to (email applications are preferred) You must include the Box number (OCE-939/22971) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box OCE-939/22971
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

Posted 4/27

Librarian I

New City Library

About the Position:
This is professional work within the Adult Services Department of the New City Library in New City, New York.  The library serves a suburban population over 45,000 with a $5 million budget.
The position comprises traditional reference service, computer and portable device instruction in classroom and individual settings, creation and maintenance of social media accounts, and participation in the development and maintenance of the library website. Collection management responsibilities will be in a variety of traditional and non-traditional formats.

An accredited Masters degree in Library Science is required as well as New York State Public Librarian Certification.  Skills must include high-level competency in MS Office programs, social media, content management systems, and digital content.  Familiarity with Sirs-Dynix Symphony is a plus.  Experience with computer instruction is expected.  An ability to speak and write effectively and clearly is assumed.  A true commitment to excellent patron and public service in a contemporary library setting is a must.

The employee will be required to work 35 hours per week with one evening per week and one Saturday per month.

Salary & Benefits:
Benefits include New York State Retirement, health insurance, 403b plan plus vacation, personal and sick leave.  The position is union-affiliated with NYSUT.  Salary starts at $57,099.

To Apply:
Please email your letter of application, resume, and provide three professional references to Marianne Silver, Director, by May 20, 2016.

Posted 4/26

Resource Sharing & Outreach Librarian

South Central Regional Library Council

About SCRLC:
One of nine NYS multitype Reference and Research Library Resources Councils, from its headquarters in Ithaca SCRLC serves 70+ members across 10,000 square miles in the 14-county region of Allegany, Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, and Yates. Members include academic, hospital, corporate and non-profit libraries, public library systems, and school library systems and their members. As a result, SCRLC serves over 500 libraries.  It is a fantastic group of libraries, library systems, and cultural organizations with which to work and collaborate!
Ithaca, located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, is renowned for its beautiful gorges, waterfalls, rolling hills, and sparkling Cayuga Lake. This diverse, multicultural community is home to artists, authors, performers, and some of the world's leading scientists and researchers. Environmentally conscious, Ithaca offers recreation and year-round sporting activities from kayaking and windsurfing to hiking the numerous area trails and college sporting events.  The SCRLC office is located in Ithaca's vibrant downtown, near one of the last pedestrian malls left in the United States, and not too far from Ithaca Falls.

About the Position:
South Central Regional Library Council invites applications for the position of Resource Sharing & Outreach Librarian.  This is a 25 hours per week part-time, permanent position in a great location and an energizing, collegial environment. The work schedule is flexible, the benefits generous.  The position’s hours could be increased in the future. Feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues and distribution/discussion lists.

Primary Responsibilities
Resource Sharing
* Provides leadership for Council members in the area of resource sharing.
* Serves as liaison to SCRLC’s Bibliographic and Referral Center (BARC), an interlibrary loan referral service that is currently outsourced to Tompkins Cortland Community College.
* Investigates and recommends SCRLC or SCRLC libraries’ participation in regional, statewide, or national resource sharing collaborative efforts, e.g., the IDS project, Rethinking Resource Sharing, WorldShare, etc.
* Oversees and informs members of delivery mechanisms supported by SCRLC, e.g., UPS CampusShip, ELD Statewide Delivery.
* Analyzes ILL trends and their impact on SCRLC members.
* Works with Fiscal Services Manager to collect interlibrary loan statistics from members.
* Maintains relationships and communication with Council members.
* Creates and maintains a LibGuide and webpage of interlibrary information relevant to the membership’s needs.
* Works in partnership with the Fiscal Services Manager on Coordinated Collection Development Aid for Academic Libraries (CCDA).
* Revises plan in collaboration with SCRLC academic librarians.
* Maintains communication among academic members regarding CCDA changes.
* Promotes the Medical Information Services Program (MISP) for ILL; ensures members are aware that they can use.
Hospital Library Services Program
* Manages the Hospital Library Services Program.
* Provides outreach, advice, guidance, and consulting to SCRLC’s hospital librarians and liaisons, included training on electronic resources when necessary.
* Maintains relationships and communication with hospital members through visits, publications, needs assessments, etc.
* With the executive director, develops an annual HLSP plan, budget, and report.
* As feasible, develops projects and investigates alternative service models, seeking new sources of funding to support them.
* Creates and maintains a LibGuide and webpage relevant to the hospital members’ needs.

Required Education & Experience:
* MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution.
* Excellent project management skills, including planning and budgeting.
* Ability to initiate and maintain programs and services to meet identified needs.
* Ability to work independently and in a well-organized manner.
* Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
* Knowledge of library trends and developments in all types of libraries.

Preferred Education & Experience:
* Experience in collaborative library networks/consortia.
* Experience working in two or more types of libraries, including hospital libraries.
* Knowledge of WorldShare, ILLiad, or other interlibrary loan platforms.
* Knowledge of LibGuides, social media, and website development.

Salaries and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. SCRLC offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, 21 vacation days, 3 personal days, 12 sick days, and 14 holidays. Benefits for part-time positions are pro-rated and based on a 37.5 hour work week.

To Apply:
Email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Mary-Carol Lindbloom, Executive Director, South Central Regional Library Council.
Applications received by April 30, 2016 will be given preference, though they will be accepted until the position is filled.

South Central Regional Library Council is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions at SCRLC are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SCRLC does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. SCRLC offers a warm, collegial, and inclusive environment.

Posted 4/25