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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.

Qualifications:
* 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 QLcareers@queenslibrary.org 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

Requirements:
* 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
631-267-0087
 

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. 

Salary:
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 ocejobs@nysed.gov (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.

Qualifications:
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.

Hours:
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


Part-time Public Service Librarian (20 hours per week)

Mattituck-Laurel Library

The Mattituck-Laurel Library seeks an energetic, forward thinking, service-oriented professional to join our Adult Services Department. The successful candidate should enjoy interacting with the public, have strong research skills and knowledge of computers and emerging technology.

Hours: 20 hours per week, including at least two evenings and two Saturdays per month.
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Major Duties:
* Staff the adult public service desk.
* Assists patrons with basic research needs, providing information, reference, technology assistance and interlibrary loan support.

Qualifications:
* MLS or a minimum of 12 credits from an ALA accredited school.
* Excellent customer service skills and proactive approach to meeting patron needs.
* Familiarity with library technology including computers, scanners, e-readers, mobile technology and willingness to acquire new technology skills.
* Skills in interviewing patrons regarding reference service and sources to better understand patron needs.
* Ability to work effectively and independently, demonstrating organizational skills, initiative, use of good judgement and solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including interpersonal skills in developing and maintaining good working relationships.
* Ability to learn quickly, responding positively to changes while exhibiting follow through and flexibility.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send or email a cover letter, resume and two references by Fri, May 6, 2016.

Jeffrey M. Walden, Director
Mattituck-Laurel Library
P.O. Box 1437
Mattituck, NY 11952631-298-4134 ext. 105


Posted 4/21


Document Management

Macquarie Capital

About Macquarie:
Macquarie Capital provides advisory and capital raising services to corporate and government clients involved in public mergers and acquisitions, private treaty acquisitions and divestments, debt and equity fund raising and corporate restructuring. It also undertakes principal investing activities globally in support of its client activities.
Advisory activities are divided into industry groups, reflecting key areas of expertise. With staff in 37 offices across 22 locations, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

About the Position:
Document Management supports Macquarie Capital in best practice information management for all business records regardless of medium, and is responsible for its electronic and physical filing systems and processes. The team provides support and training, manages user access and security and provides assistance in capturing key transaction documentation.

The Role:
* Join a team of two document management staff who are part of a global team responsible for:
* Coordinating the collection and analysis of critical transaction records
* Administration of Macquarie Capital's Electronic Document Management system and online data rooms, including managing security and access to information
* Provision of first level support to Macquarie Capital staff including, but not limited to:
* Troubleshooting reported issues
* Searching the electronic collection and market data sources
* Actioning and responding to email requests for service
* Assisting staff in remote offices in resolving reported issues, often via remote access to the user's machine
* Creation, classification and maintenance of hard copy files and their registration in the records management system
* Providing guidance and direction to Macquarie Capital staff with varying levels of expertise and familiarity with business processes and procedures.

Requirement:
* Tertiary qualifications in Library, Records and Information Management, or an information-related discipline and/or eligibility to professional associations
* Have an understanding of Electronic Document Management Systems or Records Management systems
* Knowledge of records management principles including issues relating to the management of business records in paper and electronic formats
* Strong Microsoft Office experience, including intermediate Excel skills
* Fantastic attention to detail and methodical in your approach
* Pro-active behaviour, with an ability to understand the nature of the business and priorities within the team
* Ability to work autonomously using established procedures, seeking guidance where needed
* Effective time management and efficiently to meet deadlines
* Great stakeholder management skills and be credible in front of senior management

To apply click here.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Macquarie takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Posted 4/21


Library Assistant IV- Patron Services

University of Rochester
River Campus Libraries

About the Position:
This position is patron-focused and will provide broad support for the Patron Services department. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the River Campus Libraries Service Philosophy and Strategic Objectives and have outstanding customer service skills, which will be brought to bear in staffing Q&i locations both physical and virtual as well as in processing and fulfilling Course Reserve requests; Interlibrary Loan borrowing, lending, and document delivery requests. Q&i support includes transactional circulation duties as well as basic reference and IT support. User engagement will include providing referrals to RCL Outreach Librarians.
Candidate must be able to work well individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Must communicate effectively across media in order to ensure positive results with a variety of staff members and patrons. Schedule includes some evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities:
25% - Q&i support
* Staff Q&i desks, answer phone calls, etc.
* Model outstanding customer service in providing front line assistance with physical resources, Course Reserves, Interlibrary Loan materials, digital content, etc.
* Communicate RCL policies and practices to patrons, process fine payments, etc.
* Effectively use and provide support for computer workstations, printers, copiers and scanners
25% - Other patron service
* Monitor virtual service points including live chat and relevant email boxes
* Provide on-the-spot assistance for patrons as needed
* Assist users with Blackboard navigation and class information
20% - Course Reserves support
* Process and make available Course Reserve materials using Blackboard learning management system
* Consult with faculty and teaching assistants to understand Course Reserve needs
20% - Interlibrary Loan support
* Search, identify, and provide location information for Interlibrary Loan requests requiring manual processing
* Provide successful updated information for requests once searched and located
10% - Miscellaneous duties
* Keep abreast of changing internal and external professional/educational environments as they relate to Patron Services, Q&i operations and Interlibrary Loan
* Participate in River Campus Libraries meetings and serve on committees as needed
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree preferred and 3–4 years relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
* Ability to follow established procedures and perform work requiring considerable attention to detail
* User-focused and committed to service excellence for all users
* Outstanding customer service skills; relevant experience a plus
* Strong analytical skills, with ability to plan and organize work so that all tasks are performed efficiently
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to learn and effectively use library-related software programs and online services
* Demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues
* Self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity
* Demonstrated commitment to workplace harmony
* Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
* Willingness to learn about emerging trends in learning resources, academic support services, library technologies, and assessment
* Commitment to diversity

To Apply:
Apply online by clicking here and using reference ID 194717. Also, send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Kelley Kitrinos – HR Manager
Rush Rhees Library
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627


Posted 4/20


Information Technology Director

Great Neck Library

About the Position:
This is a contract, confidential position that reports to the Executive Director of the Great Neck Library.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.  The starting salary is $90,000 - $100,00 DOE with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities:
* Report to the Executive Director and assists in the day-to-day technology operations of the Library
* Participate in any renovation project, including attending construction and Building Advisory Committee meetings as needed
* Assist in planning and procedures for instituting any new technology in the Main Library and Branches
* Manages Technical Services, Computer Services and Website Services
* Makes recommendations for technology improvements to the Executive Director
* Manage the library catalog (Innovative Interface), LILink, Website, Financial software and other programs the library uses to insure they are functioning and up to date with version changes that meet the needs of the organization.
* Work closely and collaboratively with technical service staff, integrated library system vendor, application vendors and other partners to further the discovery, delivery, maintenance and preservation of Library and other data.
* Coordinate the installation, testing, customization, and ongoing configuration of Library systems software and related upgrades.
* Maintain the various online processes for integration of Library Services Platform data and external systems such as LILink, OCLC, WorldCat, etc.
* Will insure compliance with authorization policies and license agreements.

Skills Required:
* Bachelor’s degree in computer information science or closely related field or the equivalent practical experience.
* Five years of professional experience in all aspects of information technology.
* MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution required.
* Must have 3-5 years of management or supervisory experience.
* This individual will bring strong analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills in support of a complex array of library applications.
* Has strong commitment to system integrity, support and continuity of operations, actively coordinating and communicating with vendors and others in pursuit of problem resolution.

Skills Preferred:
* Demonstrated experience administering an Integrated Library System within a large scale library setting
* Demonstrated knowledge of discovery tools and metadata practices supporting discovery, specifically in a library context
* Knowledge of bibliographic record structure such as MARC, XML markup, etc.
* Technical knowledge of library services and supporting data (including Acquisitions, Circulation, Cataloging and Electronic Resource management)
* Experience integrating third-party applications into library systems
* Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment
* Experience with personnel issues preferred.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter via email by April 29, 2016 to:

Holly Coscetta
Administrative Assistant to the Director
Great Neck Library
516-466-8055, ext. 201


Posted 4/18


Archives Internship

Schuylerville Public Library

About Schuylerville:
The Schuylerville Public Library is located in the village of Schuylerville and serves a population of 9,981 across seven towns and two villages. Our community has an especially rich past being a battlefield in two wars, location of many revolutions, including fights for freedoms, transportation, and industry along with an abundance of rich natural resources and a bounty of agriculture.
In 2013, the Schuylerville Public Library was named a 3-star library by the Library Journal magazine. Each year, the Schuylerville Public Library hosts hundreds of programs and serves thousands of people. All of its programs and exhibitions are free and open to the public. Connect here for TLC! (Technology, Literacy, and Community).

Internship Goal:
The Archives Intern will work closely with the Library Director to assess the local history collection (approximately 60 cubic feet), make recommendations for rehousing, conservation, weeding, purchasing. They will also create finding aids for collections and work on some digitization of historical documents. A flatbed scanner and archival conservation tools/equipment will be made available to the intern.

Qualifications:
Candidates must be enrolled in Information Studies course of graduate study and have the ability to work independently. Working knowledge of archival practices strongly preferred. An interest in the history of Schuylerville and its environs is a plus.

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter and two letters of academic reference to Caitlin Johnson, Library Director by July 1.

Caitlin Johnson
Schuylerville Public Library
52 Ferry Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871

This position offers a $500 stipend and will begin in September 2016

Posted 4/18


Part Time Youth Services Librarian

Schuylerville Public Library

About Schuylerville:
The Schuylerville Public Library is located in the village of Schuylerville and serves a population of 9,981 across seven towns and two villages. Schuylerville has an especially rich past being a battlefield in two wars, location of many revolutions, including fights for freedom, transportation, and industry along with an abundance of rich natural resources and a bounty of agriculture. In 2013, the Schuylerville Public Library was named a 3-star library by the Library Journal magazine. Each year, the Library hosts hundreds of programs and serves thousands of people. All of its programs and exhibitions are free and open to the public. Connect here for TLC! (Technology, Literacy, and Community).

About the Position:
This part-time position requires strong customer service skills, understanding and ability to work with people of all ages, with an emphasis on pre-school, school-age and teenage youth, the ability to juggle multiple demands, knowledge of children’s and teen literature, and a knowledge of and comfort with current technology and trends. The librarian will prepare for and conduct story times and other programs; assist in maintaining the children’s and young adult collections; promote use of library materials and services; perform outreach to schools and community agencies; and perform other duties as assigned. This position is supervised by the Library Director. The librarian will work closely with the Program Coordinator to develop youth programs and schedule events. This is a civil service position, therefore appointments will be provisional pending a civil service exam.

Hours: The schedule will consist of mostly daytime and some evening and weekend shifts, totaling 25 hours per week
Compensations: This position pays $16 per hour

Required Skills and Abilities:
Passion for and knowledge of children’s and young adult literature; familiarity with current library technologies; the ability to perform both independently and as a team member; experience in planning and conducting children’s programming; excellent communication skills; enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility and creativity. Preferred: knowledge of Polaris automation software, Wordpress, and Microsoft Publisher.

Minimum Qualifications:
ALA accredited Master's degree in Library and Information Studies and eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate upon appointment.

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Caitlin Johnson, Library Director by April 30.

Caitlin Johnson
Schuylerville Public Library
52 Ferry Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871


Posted 4/18


Metadata Catalog Librarian

Syracuse University

About Syracuse University:
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, is a private research university, with 14,566 full-time undergraduate and 4,765 full-time graduate students representing the 50 states and 123 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.

About the Position:
Syracuse University's Bird Library is seeking to hire a Metadata Catalog Librarian. The Metadata Catalog Librarian is responsible for the Libraries' metadata services, and also serves as principal cataloger. This individual is responsible for the overall consistency in quality, accuracy, and appropriate assignment of metadata throughout the Libraries. In addition, as the principal cataloger this individual is responsible for initiating and leading discussions on the interpretation of cataloging rules, national standards, local policies, procedures, and other associated issues. The principal cataloger will lead the implementation of two extremely important major changes: the new cataloging rules, Resource Description and Access (RDA), and the new bibliographic framework (BIBFRAME).
Under the direction of the Head of Acquisitions and Cataloging, the Metadata Catalog Librarian brings specific expertise and experience to Libraries services and projects. Working closely with staff in Data Management Services; the Digital Initiatives Librarian; the Scholarly Communications Librarian, and other Libraries staff, the Metadata Catalog Librarian is responsible for insuring and supporting best practices in metadata assignment, appropriate to each service or project, recognizing that “one size fits all” is neither feasible nor desirable.

Specific Duties:
* Designs, implements and monitors non-MARC cataloging projects;
* Develops local interpretation and application of metadata standards;
* Develops local policies/procedures for metadata work;
* Develops and manages non-traditional bibliographic control processes for materials requiring metadata creation;
* Provides training and educational opportunities for staff in non-MARC cataloging;
* Monitors, interprets and assists with changes in non-MARC metadata standards;
* Works with the Libraries' digital collection management software (now an XTF framework, previously ContentDM) and the Libraries' institutional repository software (now Digital Commons software from BePress).

Required Qualifications:
* Master's degree in Library or Information Science (ALA accredited), or equivalent combination of education and experience
* 3 years of online cataloging experience in an academic library
* 2 years of experience with non-MARC formats
* 2 years of experience with authority control processes
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Familiarity with RDA, AACR 2, LCSH, the MARC format, LC Classification and other relevant standards
* Knowledge of bibliographic utility such as OCLC
* Evidence of ability to meet promotion requirements, including professional contributions, such as presentations or publications
* Knowledge of library and standard office software programs

Candidates with all required qualifications and the strongest combination of the following skills and attributes will receive highest consideration:
* 2 years of supervisory experience
* NACO-qualified contributor
* Familiarity of with all formats of library materials
* Working knowledge of languages and/or scripts other than English

Syracuse University offers an excellent benefit package that includes tuition, retirement, comprehensive health care plan, paid vacation, and the opportunity for continued professional development.

For a position description and online application instructions, click here, (#032568). Cover letter, resume and list of professional references must be attached. Full consideration will be given to applicants who submit their applications by May 9, 2016.
Syracuse University is an AA/EOE.

Apply Here

Posted 4/14


Library/Information Service Specialist

The New York City Housing Authority

Job Overview:
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) – the United States’ largest housing authority – is currently undertaking the largest single grant-funded FEMA Public Assistance recovery program - the consequence of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The Program Management Office (PMO) for Disaster Recovery seeks a Document Manager. Documentation management is a key component to efficiently and effectively fulfilling the PMO’s functional, strategic and compliance objectives while facilitating information sharing across the organization.
The right candidate will be responsible for the end-to-end process of collecting, maintaining and archiving records. This position will be expected to understand the tools and technical landscape necessary to implement an effective document governance program as well as identify business drivers and requirements across functional groups (i.e., procurement, design, grants management, community outreach, etc.) in order to understand end user needs. The Document Controls Specialist will have interactions with all teams within the PMO and exposure to complex and critical federal and state disaster recovery efforts at NYCHA

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
* Serve as custodian of records for the PMO; designating points of contact across PMO functional groups to assist with developing, coordinating and implementing the overall document governance strategy
* Serve as lead in developing and implementing document management framework, including but not limited to file folder structures, taxonomy, naming conventions, archiving and retention schedule, etc.
* Perform quality control activities; reviewing documents for completeness, legibility, organization, compliance with PMO and regulatory standards, etc.; identify gaps in standards/procedures resulting in missing or incomplete files and implementing corrective actions.
* Provide support through adherence to regulatory guidance applicable to records management, document control, or other business processes.
* Perform pre-processing administrative review of documents to ascertain compliance with governing procedures and guidelines.
* Convert documents to specified file formats, and electronically merge or modify documents as required.
* Ensure security and preservation of controlled data, documents and records.
* Provide notification to potentially impacted organizations when specific documents are updated or when required document reviews are due.
* Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet agreed upon deadlines.
* Perform other duties commensurate with functional level and responsibilities.
* Provide assistance to users in support of retrieval of information.
* Undertake ad hoc requests and projects related to documentation.

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree is required
* 2-5 years of experience is required
* Document Management experience
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. Experience in SharePoint, Intuit QuickBase, and/or e-Builder is highly desirable.
* Leadership/Management experience, must be self-motivated and driven.
* Experience solving routine problems by following defined procedures; seeks guidance on issues outside assigned area.
* Completes work assignments independently or with moderate supervision or guidance from others.
* Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment where priorities change frequently to meet the business needs.
* Contributes as a team player who is deadline driven and works well with others.
* Ability to operate office machines and utilize standard office software.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
* FEMA Public Assistance, US Dept. of HUD CDBG/CDBG-DR, and/or Public Funding experience is preferred
* Experience with project management, documentation and related controls for procurement, finance, grants,, and construction is highly desirable.

To Apply:
Please submit resumes only directly to David Cosloy, the retained recruiter for a specialty management consulting firm. Resumes will then be reviewed with the client. NY/NY Metro area candidates only.

Posted 4/13


Information Literacy Librarian

University at Albany Libraries

About the Position:
The University at Albany Libraries seek a highly productive, innovative Information Literacy Librarian with a keen awareness of emerging instructional technologies, with an emphasis on digital badging. The successful candidate will play an essential role in the ongoing development and support of information literacy initiatives in a variety of in-person and online formats, and will serve as the Libraries' liaison with the Writing and Critical Inquiry program. This librarian will oversee and further develop the department's digital badging system, potentially with the assistance of grant funding; seek collaborative badging opportunities with other campus units; create other reusable online learning objects and templates; and provide information literacy instruction.

This position includes assigned hours at the reference desk, including some evening and weekend hours. Tenure-track Library faculty at the University at Albany, SUNY, are expected to engage in research, publication, and service to the Libraries, the University, and the profession, as required for promotion and continuing appointment. This position reports to the Head of the Information Literacy Department.

Academic rank: Senior Assistant Librarian

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please click here.

Posted 4/13


Library Media Specialist

Pawling Central School District

Start Date: September 2016
Basis of Employment: Probationary Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive Salary

Qualifications:
Must possess a valid NYS Library Media Specialist certification. The successful candidate will have a vision for the development and maintenance of a rich collection of library media resources including young adult literature, informational resources, and research databases. In addition, the successful candidate will oversee the development of an innovative and collaborative learning space supportive of collaboration with teachers and among students on various inquiry projects. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher, prepared to provide instruction in digital technology and media arts skills.
Must have NYS Certification

To Apply: Visit http://dcboces.org/resource/recruit by Wednesday, April 20

Posted 4/12


Librarian I- Part Time

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Central Library-TechKnow Lab

Minimum Qualifications:
* Master's Degree in Library Science
* Must possess Public Librarian's Certification from the NYS Dept. of Education

Specific Requirements:
* Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid New York State Driver License;
* Good knowledge of modern principles and practices of library service;
* Excellent computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Web 2.0 applications;
* Familiarity with MakerSpace technology;
* Public speaking ability;
* Familiarity with emerging technologies and devices, particularly e-Book devices;
* Ability to work a varied schedule:  days, evenings & weekends;
* Excellent time and attendance record.

Sample Work Activities:
* Updates and creates training class curriculum and hand-outs;
* Creates distance and online training in alternate formats (eg. screencasts, videos, Camtasia) for the staff and public;
* Conducts training classes for the staff and public at the Central Library and all other libraries throughout the B&ECPL System;
* May compile and report monthly activity and statistics.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by Thursday, April 21, 2016 to:
Jeannine M. Doyle, Assistant Deputy Director
Human Resources
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY  14203-1887

Posted 4/12


Library Director

Potsdam Public Library

About the Position:
The Board of Trustees of the Potsdam Public Library seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Library Director.  The Director manages a staff of 9 FTE, an annual budget of $560,000 and a service area of 15,000. Located in northern New York, Potsdam is near the Adirondack Park and about a 2-hour drive from Montreal and Ottawa.  Potsdam, home to Clarkson University and SUNY Potsdam, has very affordable housing. 

Qualifications:
A Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a school accredited by the ALA or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices, and three years of professional library experience.  Candidates must be eligible for a New York State Librarians’ professional license.

Salary: $52,000-$62,000.

To Apply: Visit www.slcpersonnel.org and click Examination Schedule
Inquiries: contact Paul Schaffer
Application Deadline: June 1, 2016.  AA/EEO  

Posted 4/5


Lockwood Library Evening Supervisor

The University at Buffalo Libraries

About the Position:
The University at Buffalo Libraries seek a highly motivated, detail-oriented professional with excellent customer service skills to join a team of library professionals from the Delivery Services and Multimedia Collections and Services teams who are committed to providing outstanding services and library resources to the university community. The Delivery Services and Multimedia Collections and Services teams are two of three teams within the Discovery and Delivery unit of the University Libraries that manage the full lifecycle of the library’s research materials.
The Lockwood Library Evening Supervisor, a member of the Delivery Services Team, will manage the evening operation of Lockwood Library and provide front-line customer service to library users. The evening supervisor will also support Delivery+, the libraries’ document delivery service, during evening hours to ensure that all delivery service activities are completed efficiently and in accordance with established policies. The incumbent will manage the course reserves operation located in Lockwood Library, ensuring that course reserve materials are made available to the University at Buffalo community within established service standards.
As the primary staff person working during the evening in Lockwood Library, the evening supervisor will work to maintain an inviting environment that is safe and secure for all library occupants who work and study in Lockwood Library on weekday evenings. The incumbent will be responsible for closing the library, Monday through Friday, and work to resolve security and safety issues during evening hours when necessary. In consultation with Discovery and Delivery faculty and staff, the evening supervisor will work to continually make operations more effective and responsive to the needs of library users by incorporating new technologies, standardizing services and policies, and removing redundancies to create efficiencies and economies of scale.

Work Hours:
Fall and Spring semesters: Monday - Thursday 3:45 PM – 12:15 AM; Friday 12:45 PM – 9:15 PM
Summer sessions and intersession: Monday - Thursday 12:45 PM – 9:15 PM; Friday 8:45 AM – 5:15 PM
Salary: Minimum of $40,000 based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
An Associate’s degree or successful completion of two years of college is required. Three to five years of access or technical services experience within an academic library can be substituted for the educational requirement.
The incumbent must have demonstrated experience working with HTML and JavaScript, knowledge of database design and experience maintaining a database. Experience using Microsoft Office in a professional work setting is required. The incumbent must be able to provide solutions to problems that arise using existing guidelines, policies and procedures. Must be able to work independently without day-to-day supervision and function effectively within a team setting. A strong commitment to customer service, excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are necessary for an incumbent to be successful in this position.

Preferred Experience:
One to three years of experience working in a library environment is preferred. Previous experience with integrated library management systems, such as ExLibris Aleph, is preferred. At least two years of experience supervising and coordinating the work and activities of student assistants is highly preferred. Experience using Microsoft Office software to facilitate the collection, analysis and reporting of data is highly desirable.

To Apply:
Visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu and search for posting number 1600208. All applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site. Please provide contact information, including email addresses, for three professional references as part of your application.  Applications will be accepted through 05/15/2016.

Posted 4/4


Silverman Library Evening Supervisor

The University at Buffalo Libraries

About the Position:
The University at Buffalo Libraries seek a highly motivated, detail oriented professional with excellent customer service skills to join a team of library professionals from the Multimedia Collections and Services and Delivery Services teams who are committed to providing outstanding services and library resources to the university community. The Multimedia Collections and Services and the Delivery Services teams are two of three teams within the Discovery and Delivery unit of the University Libraries that manage the full lifecycle of the library’s research materials.
The Silverman Library Evening Supervisor, a member of the Multimedia Collection and Services team, will manage the evening operation of Silverman Library and provide front-line customer service to library users assisting them with the selection, use and borrowing of multimedia materials and the use of multimedia equipment. The incumbent will also provide support for the effective operation of One Button Studios, technology enhanced classrooms, study rooms, and assist patrons with digitization of streaming films, faculty clip services, the circulating equipment collection, video editing software use and equipment setup for special events.
As the primary staff person working during the evening in Silverman Library, the evening supervisor will work to maintain an inviting environment that is safe and secure for all library occupants who work and study in Silverman Library on weekday evenings. The incumbent will work to resolve security and safety issues during evening hours when necessary. The evening supervisor will be expected to become proficient in the use of One Button Studio and video editing software and provide support for classroom technology and technology-enhanced study rooms. In consultation with Discovery and Delivery faculty and staff, the incumbent will work to continually make operations more effective and responsive to the needs of library users by incorporating new technologies, standardizing services and policies, and removing redundancies to create efficiencies and economies of scale.

Work Hours: Monday through Friday 3:45 PM – 12:15 AM.
Salary: Minimum of $40,000 based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
An Associate’s degree or successful completion of two years of college is required. Three to five years of experience with multimedia collections, hardware and software can be substituted for the educational requirement.
One to three years of video recording and editing experience is required. One to three years of experience providing outstanding customer service is required. The incumbent must have experience using hardware and software in a multimedia setting. Experience using Microsoft Office in a professional work setting is required. The incumbent must be able to provide solutions to problems that arise using existing guidelines, policies and procedure. Must be able to work independently without day-to-day supervision and function effectively within a team setting. A strong commitment to customer service, excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are necessary for an incumbent to be successful in this position.

Preferred Experience:
One to three years of experience working in a library environment is preferred. Previous experience with integrated library management systems, such as ExLibris Aleph, is preferred. At least two years of experience supervising and coordinating the work and activities of student assistants is highly preferred. Experience using Microsoft Office software to facilitate the collection, analysis and reporting of data is highly desirable.

To Apply:
Visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu and search for posting number 1600210. All applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site. Please provide contact information, including email addresses, for three professional references as part of your application. Applications will be accepted through 05/15/2016.

Posted 4/4


Projects Coordinator

Empire State Library Network

Empire State Library Network (formerly the NY3Rs), an organization comprised of nine systems that serve all types of libraries in New York State, is seeking a part-time Projects Coordinator. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016.
The ESLN Projects Coordinator conducts tasks to support the various projects sponsored by the Network including Empire Library Delivery, general communications, web site maintenance, continuing education, and vendor coordination.  This is a part-time position that requires approximately 20 hours per week.

Qualifications:
Poise and professional demeanor, excellent customer service skills, strong communication and/or writing skills, intermediate computer skills. Experience with web site design, particularly WordPress, preferred.  Experience working in or with libraries in New York State is preferred.

Education: Undergraduate degree required; MLS preferred.

Compensation: $35/hour. This position does not offer benefits.

Hours: The schedule is flexible; the successful candidate may work from home and may spend some of their time at one of the council offices. Click here for office locations.

To Apply: Email resume and names of three professional references by May 1, 2016 (approx.)

Posted 4/4


Software Support Technician

Ramapo Catskill Library System

About the Position:
The Software Support Technician reports to the Electronic Resources Consultant. The incumbent is responsible for providing integrated library system (ILS) training to staff  at member libraries, providing Help Desk support for ILS related issues and on an as needed basis to assist with other electronic resources services such as maintenance of email, the RCLS website, the RCLS calendar, LibraryAware, LibGuides, OverDrive, etc.

Acceptable Experience & Training:
One to three years experience working in an ILS user-support position.  Web programming skills and/or CMS-based website maintenance experience (for LibGuides, Drupal, Wordpress, etc); knowledge and experience with SirsiDynix Symphony ILS preferred.

Salary: A non-union position reporting to the Electronic Resources Consultant. The starting salary is $48,299.08.
Hours of work: 8:00am to 4:00pm Starting date: May 30, 2016

To Apply:
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Robert Hubsher via email by Friday, April 29.
619 Route 17M, Middletown NY 10940
Fax: 845-243-3739

Interviews will be held between May 9th and May 13th

Posted 4/4


Librarian-Media Specialist

Nichols School

About the Position:
* Ensure that the library’s academic and technical resources advance the school’s educational program.
* Collaborate with classroom teachers in the curriculum design and technology integration process.
* Develop policies and programming that will establish standards for and definitions of information literacy and bolster support for library services that contribute to an information-literate student body.
* Collaborate with academic departments/discipline-specific coordinators on specific needs and growth opportunities.
* Foster an environment of creativity and innovation, and a love of reading and learning.
* Research and evaluate new and emerging information technologies.
* Prepare and manage the library budget.
* Develop, acquire, and maintain a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the students, the instructional strategies of the school’s faculty, and the school's mission.
* In coordination with the technology department, evaluate and purchase technical equipment.
* Maintain an attractive, dynamic, current, and well-stocked library conducive to reading, studying, and research.
* Select, process, and make readily available a variety of resources, including print, digital, and multimedia.
* Maintain a circulation system that ensures the prompt return of materials and their ready availability to other borrowers.
* Provide bibliographic and reference services for teachers and students.
* Provide instruction for students in the use of library resources.
* Promote the ethical use of information and foster digital citizenship.
* Empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, and knowledgeable researchers.
* Instill a love of reading and learning in students and ensure their equitable access to information.
* Continuously develops and maintains a working knowledge of software, hardware and adaptive technologies
* Maintain regular contact with stakeholders through school publications and online media.
* Act as an advocate of the library, share expertise at faculty meetings, serve on department chairs committee and other academic committees, and take an active role in accreditation processes.
* Network with local librarians, maintain active memberships in professional associations, and promote the school in the wider community.
* Convey a positive, attitude of leadership, flexibility and cooperation among students and staff.
* Facilitate personal growth through professional development opportunities.
* Serve as an advisor in the Upper School.
* Perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.

Skills & Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in Library Science, Information Studies, or a similar field strongly preferred
* Additional degree in Education a plus
* 5+ years of experience in library program management
* Demonstrated experience in a supervisory role a plus
* Demonstrated success collaborating with faculty in all disciplines to enable/enhance student learning
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Exceptional organizational skills
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Detail-oriented
* Committed to diversity
* Passionate about working with and inspiring students and faculty

To Apply:
Send cover letter, resume and references to:
Mary Rockwell
Nichols School
Assistant Head of School
1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14216

Posted 3/31


Full Time Business Manager

Port Jefferson Free Library

About the Position:
The Business Manager performs a range of bookkeeping, accounting and human resource functions
* Effective Immediately
* Not a Civil Service Position

Duties include but are not limited to:
* Post financial data to forms or journals which serve as permanent records of transactions; Updates automated financial records;
* Accounts Payable;
* Maintains a variety of other financial records;
* Prepares financial and statistical reports of some complexity by drawing data from financial records;
* Payroll Processing;
* May create or update reports in Excel and Peachtree. 

Qualifications:
Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices is essential. Candidate should be detail oriented, proficient with standard office methods and practice and have experience with payroll processing and accounts payable. Computer proficiency, ability to maintain confidentially of records and discretion regarding administrative and personnel are a must. Candidates should possess 10 years of experience but related college coursework may be substituted. 

Salary & Benefits:
Salary $60,000-$68,000 based on experience. The Port Jefferson Free Library participates in the New York State Retirement System and the NYSHIP Health Insurance Plan.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume and three references to Thomas Donlon, Interim Library Director
100 Thompson St.
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Phone: (631) 473-0022

Posted 3/29


Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS)

About the Position:
The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks an Executive Assistant & Office Manager to serve its 77-member library consortium. Due to regularly being the first point of contact for many library staff and patrons, the new Executive Assistant & Office Manager is expected to represent BCCLS with the highest level of professionalism and courtesy.
This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Executive Director. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries when necessary.

Responsibilities:
* Assists the Executive Director in the discharge of his/her duties
* Maintains written and electronic correspondence, historical records, and administrative calendars
* Schedules system-wide membership meetings
* Creates and distributes Executive Board and System Council meeting packets and minutes
* Manages inventory and replacement of all internal office supplies plus materials routinely supplied to member libraries
* Maintains personnel records for BCCLS employees, including paid time off and insurance
* Manages submission of employer and employee 403b contributions
* Responds to general inquiries submitted to the office
* Gathers information for and provides assistance to all committees and task forces as needed
* Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Required Qualifications:
* Minimum three years of related office management experience
* Demonstrable ability to multitask
* Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills
* Commitment to excellent customer service
* Excellent personal computer, secretarial and mathematical skills

Preferred Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree
* Library and/or non-profit office experience

Salary is commensurate with experience, starting at $50,000 per year. Generous health and 403b benefits are provided as well. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements.

To Apply:
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 3/29


Digital Initiatives Librarian

Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS)

About the Position:
The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a forward-thinking Digital Initiatives Librarian to serve its 77 unique member libraries. Established in 2012, eBCCLS is the digital library of BCCLS and currently includes thousands of both downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, comics, music, film, television and more.
This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Executive Director. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries.

Responsibilities:
* Oversees the eBCCLS digital library, including its promotion, collection development, statistical analysis and budgeting
* Serves as primary liaison to digital content vendors
* Provides regular, ongoing training for office and library staff
* Keeps informed of new developments in digital content and access
* Serves as liaison to the eBCCLS Task Force and other committees and task forces as assigned by the Executive Director
* Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications:
* M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library science program
* Minimum three years of experience working as a professional librarian
* Demonstrable knowledge of digital content and technology
* Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills
* Commitment to excellent customer service
* Comfort with public speaking
* Ability to travel statewide and nationwide for professional conferences and events

Salary is commensurate with experience but will meet the NJLA minimum of $58,400 per year. Generous health and 403b benefits are provided as well. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements.

To Apply:
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 3/29


Senior Cataloging Librarian

Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS)

About the Position:
The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a Senior Cataloging Librarian to serve its 77 unique member libraries holding a total of 5.8 million volumes. Cataloging is a core service offered by BCCLS, and the Senior Cataloging Librarian  will help influence the continuing evolution of BCCLS cataloging practices to serve its libraries in a more efficient manner.
This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Executive Director. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries when necessary.

Responsibilities:
* Plans, evaluates and implements system metadata and cataloging policies, standards, procedures and workflows for new materials and formats
* Creates original and copy-cataloged MARC records for materials submitted for catalog entry in compliance with AACR2,
* RDA, MARC, LCSH standards and local cataloging policies
* Supervises cataloging workflows of part-time cataloging staff
* Performs authority control
* Maintains and cleans up data fields as needed
* Responds to cataloging- and linking-related inquiries from library staff
* Provides training and support for cataloging software and tools for library staff
* Keeps informed of cataloging developments and trends
* Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Required Qualifications:
* M.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library science program
* Minimum three years of experience with library cataloging
* Strong knowledge of cataloging standards
* Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills
* Commitment to excellent customer service
* Comfort with public speaking
* Ability to travel statewide and nationwide to professional conferences and events

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience cataloging foreign-language materials, particularly languages with non-Roman writing systems
* Experience using the SkyRiver cataloging utility

Salary is commensurate with experience but will meet the NJLA minimum of $58,400 per year. Generous health and 403b benefits are provided as well. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements

To Apply:
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 3/29


Interactive Media Center Training Specialist

The University at Albany Libraries

About the Position:
The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a dynamic and technology-savvy professional to provide instruction and customer service to the University at Albany academic community in the Interactive Media Center (IMC). The Interactive Media Center (IMC) of the University Libraries is a technology-rich environment that provides spaces, technology, workshops, consultation, and technical support to enable students, faculty, and staff to integrate media and technology into their teaching, learning, and research.
The IMC seeks a qualified individual who quickly adapts in a technology-driven environment with extensive experience in the creative design of webpages and digital formats including audio and video. The successful candidate will provide online content, group instruction and individual consultation. The successful candidate must demonstrate highly developed communication skills and the ability to stay abreast of emerging technologies.
The Interactive Media Center Training Specialist reports to the Head of the Interactive Media Center. The work schedule includes some weekday evening hours when classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters.

Responsibilities:
* Develop and teach workshops for University students, faculty and staff on topics related to website design, graphics, audio and video editing, and desktop publishing on the Windows and Macintosh platforms
* Design and implement instruction that meets campus priorities. Manage the Library's iLearn Workshop service including website maintenance, registration, marketing and assessment
* Collaborate with librarians, academic faculty and campus colleagues to provide digital media instruction, services, and material that meet academic programs and curricular needs
* Write instructional materials for publication in print and online
* Participate in the development and maintenance of the IMC website
* Assist users working in the IMC lab and on personal devices and laptops
* Conduct equipment transactions and equipment maintenance; advise users on selecting and using recording equipment
* Supervise and train student assistants
* Collaborate effectively with diverse campus constituencies and participate in activities that support the University's commitment to inclusive excellence and engagement

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please click here.

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

Posted 3/25


Children's Services Staff

Red Hook Public Library

About Red Hook Public Library:
Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 1935, the library made its home in a mid-nineteenth century octagonal building based on the designs of Orson Squire Fowler. For the past three years, it has been designated a five-star library by Library Journal, and in 2015 was a finalist for the Best Small Library in America Award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2015 it was awarded the Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award.

About the Position:
Red Hook Public Library seeks someone to join our Youth Services team. The ideal candidate will have programming experience, creativity, initiative, exemplary patron service skills, be technologically-savvy team player with solid organization skills and have a passion for literacy.
The person who fills this position will be a dynamic, creative, enthusiastic programmer able to lead engaging story times and other programs for young children, a weekly homeschool program, and coach a Battle of the Books team. You will also be responsible for assisting with our annual Summer Reading Program, and be expected to work with library media specialists at Red Hook Central School District.
This part-time position requires considerable knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field, particularly as it relates to children's library services.

Minimum Education, Experiance & Training:
Bachelor’s degree required. Must possess prior professional experience working with youth in a group setting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed. Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office products, and the Internet required. Experience with and knowledge of electronic gaming preferred.

Salary: $11-12 per hour

To Apply:
This is a Civil Service position. The candidate will be hired as a Library Clerk, non-competitive. Interested candidates should email a meaningful letter and resume by April 7, 2016.

Posted 3/25


Resource Sharing & Outreach Librarian

South Central Regional Library

This is a part-time, permanent position that could see additional hours in the future depending upon budgetary increases.

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 its 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.  
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.

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 Educations and Experience:
* MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution.
* Excellent project management skills, including planning, 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 WorldShare, ILLiad, or other interlibrary loan platforms.
* Knowledge of library trends and developments in all types of libraries.

Preffered Education and Experience:
* Experience in collaborative library networks/consortia.
* Experience working in two or more types of libraries, including hospital libraries.
* Knowledge of LibGuides, social media, and website development.

Salary 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, by April 30, 2016, to be given preference.

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.

Posted 3/25


Library Assistants- Temporary

Albany Public Library- Central Branch
Albany Public Library- East Branch
Albany Public Library- West Branch

Description:
Provides support in planning and implementation of library programming and related activities.  Library assistants are  involved  with the promotion of library programs and services though displays, planning , conducting and evaluating programs under the supervision of higher- level staff, and providing instructions to the public in the use of library resources and other tasks of a similar nature as necessary.  On the job training is provided under the supervision of higher- level staff.

Duties:
Under the supervision of the Librarian III at each service location this employee will provide support for library programming and other related activities.

Required Skills and Abilities:
This position requires strong interpersonal skills, particularly tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and coworkers, basic computer skills, a working knowledge of general library operations, the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, flexibility in work schedule, a good sense of humor, and a positive work attitude.  Ability to work as part of a team is a must.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Schedule: A combination of day, evening and weekend hours averaging 10-13 hours per week from late June- August 2016.
Salary: $17.48/ hour

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to
Marjorie K. Reinhart, Human Resources & Finance Manager
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Posted 3/25


Branch Head Librarian

Great Neck Library- New Hyde Park Branch

The Great Neck Library is seeking a Branch Librarian to head the thriving New Hyde Park branch of the Great Neck Library.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must in this intensely active facility. This is a union position that reports to the Assistant Director.

Responsibilities:
Note: The duties listed below illustrate but do not limit the tasks performed by this classification.
* Oversee all aspects of branch operations
* Develop, deliver and continually evaluate and improve branch services
* Supervise, train, motivate, schedule and evaluate all branch employees; guide staff toward the highest standards of customer service
* Take lead role in providing reference and readers’ advisory services to customers
* Maintain effective working partnerships with schools, community groups, etc.
* Supervise money collection, including its safe-keeping and appropriate delivery to the Business Office
* Work with other staff to plan and conduct branch activities and programs
* Oversee building and property management functions, communicating any needs or problems to the appropriate person(s)
* Participate in developing the branch collection development including adding and deleting of all formats of materials
* Implement and interpret library policies and procedures to staff and customers with the assistance of the Assistant Director and Executive Director
* Prepare periodic status reports and statistical reports, etc., as assigned
* Hold regular staff meetings and handle situations

Additional Duties:
* Attend meeting[s] as scheduled by Administration
* Support and effectively implement Administration and Board policy, procedures, and core values
* Attend Staff Development Day, workshops, seminars, and conferences as appropriate
* Maintain an awareness of developments and changes in the profession through meetings and professional reading
* Perform additional duties and assignments, as requested

Skills Required:
* Thorough knowledge of library service techniques, administrative practices, and materials selection
* Ability to grasp users’ needs quickly and accurately
* Ability to inspire and supervise library staff
* Ability to analyze situations, and make suggestions for the improvement of service
* Ability to utilize and recommend materials in a variety of formats (print, electronic, media)
* Experience working with computers and Microsoft Office programs
* Well versed in ILS systems such as Millennium and any other computers programs used in a library setting.

Minimum Qualifications:
* MLS from ALA accredited college or university
* Minimum of five (5) years professional librarian experience
* Supervisory experience as a branch librarian or department head highly desirable

Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience.  The starting salary is $64,500-$69,500 + with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Holly Coscetta, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director, by April 1, 2016

Posted 3/23