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Circulation Supervisor - Onondaga Free Library

Onondaga Free Library
4840 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215

We are looking to hire an energetic person to lead the circulation department of an active and vibrant public library.  Prospective candidates should enjoy working with people and delivering high quality customer service with tact, courtesy and professionalism to all users of the library. We are seeking a candidate committed to helping our library grow and assist with updating the library’s next long range plan.
Onondaga Free Library, incorporated in 1961, serves the residents of the Town of Onondaga and as a member library of the Onondaga County Public Library System, the residents of Onondaga County. This modern, free association library is an award-winning branch located in a southwestern suburb of Syracuse. The library was renovated and expanded in 2010 and has an average yearly circulation of over 220,000 items. With an annual operating budget of approximately $1.2 million, the library has an active and dedicated Friends group.


General Statement of Duties
The Circulation Supervisor supports customer service, the use of library resources, and responsiveness through interactions between library staff and the public. The role of this position is to support circulation clerks and ensure they are able to assist patrons in accessing and using library spaces and resources effectively and equitably within established library procedures and policies. 

As the Circulation Supervisor is a position of responsibility and leadership within the library, they are expected to support the development and training of circulation clerks while exhibiting professionalism in all aspects of the library’s mission.

Examples of Duties

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications

Work Schedule

Compensation and Benefits

To Apply 
Email a cover letter, resume, and job application from the library website to the attention of:
Susan Morgan, Library Director
Onondaga Free Library
4840 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
smorgan@oflibrary.org
Application Deadline is February 1, 2022
 

Posted 1/18


Executive Chief Librarian (Assistant Administrator) - The Graduate Center, CUNY

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Ave,
New York, NY 10016

The Graduate Center, CUNY is a focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 48 doctoral and master’s programs, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center’s commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC).

The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni—who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City’s intellectual and cultural life.

The Mina Rees Library is committed to supporting the curriculum, research, teaching, and learning activities of The Graduate School and University Center. The Executive Chief Librarian provides the strategic vision and leadership necessary to support, expand, and advance the Library's goals and objectives. The Executive Chief Librarian reports to the Provost.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Qualifications:

A preferred candidate should have:


How to Apply:

Go to http://cuny.jobs/ and search for Job ID 23359.


Please click on "Apply Now" below which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Please upload a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, organization, phone number, and email). Please upload all documents in Word or PDF format.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Posted 1/14


Library Director - Summit (NJ) Free Public Library

Summit Free Public Library
75 Maple St,
Summit, NJ 07901

The Summit Free Public Library (SFPL) Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic, action-oriented library professional to lead its vibrant public library following the retirement of its well-respected director. The new director will have the challenge to lead the library into the future including reorganizing our children’s and teen spaces and aligning the library with Summit’s wider redevelopment plans.


The Director will lead staff and collaborate with the Board of Trustees, Friends of the Summit Free Public Library and the Summit Free Public Library Foundation, City Council, School District and the Superintendent of Schools, community organizations, and other stakeholders to bring high-energy leadership to help fulfill the library’s mission to “inform, enrich and inspire the community”. The director should be knowledgeable about library trends, technology and its use in libraries and be able to manage a facility and staff of 13 FT and 18 PT employees with an annual budget of $2.5 million.


The SFPL’s recently completed long range plan provides a roadmap for the library’s future with a continued commitment to community engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and continuous improvement. The library’s vision is to be the community’s “focal point for knowledge, entertainment, social gathering, and the exchange of ideas,”


The Summit Free Public Library is at the heart of our 22,000-person community and enjoys city-wide support. The library offers a wide variety of popular programs and services including a diverse collection, outstanding early literacy and adult programs, and technology training provided by a dedicated and talented staff team.

The City of Summit, New Jersey is often high on lists of best places to live in NJ and in the US. Summit has consistently ranked high in NJ Monthly's biennial listing of NJ’s Top 100 Towns. In 2019, Summit was ranked the second-best place to live in NJ.

Within 20 miles from New York City, with easy bus or train connections, Summit offers top rated schools, the Visual Arts Center, the Summit Playhouse, the Summit Community Center, the Reed-Reeves Arboretum, Watchung Reservation and numerous local parks along with a bustling downtown of many local and national retailers and restaurants.


We offer a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with leadership experience and a proven record of results. The library provides comprehensive health coverage, paid vacation time, a retirement plan, and pre-tax spending accounts.

Qualifications
An ALA accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science is required as well as eligibility for a NJ State Public Librarian Certification. Experience in public or academic library leadership, administration and management with a minimum of five years’ experience working in a library setting. The director is required to become a NJ resident within one year of employment.

For consideration, please email a pdf cover letter, resume and three references to: librarydirectorsearch@gmail.com

Questions and inquiries may be addressed to Alan Burger at aburger@librarydevelopment.com or Leslie Burger at lburger@librarydevelopment.com


Confidential review of applications and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posted 1/14


Research and Instruction Librarian for Business - University of Scranton 

University of Scranton
800 Linden St,
Scranton, PA 18510

Non-Discrimination Statement
 
The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.
 
Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.
 
Anyone who has questions about the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University’s Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:
 
Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
elizabeth.garcia2@scranton.edu
(570) 941-6645
https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/
 
University Mission
 
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.
 
Diversity & Inclusion
 
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/ for our full non-discrimination statement. All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.
 
 
Job Purpose:
 
The University of Scranton invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track Research & Instruction Librarian for Business. The regularly scheduled hours for this position will be primarily Monday-Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm, with occasional hourly adjustments as needed. The successful candidate will be appointed to the rank of Assistant Professor and will be compensated according to the collective bargaining agreement, see https://www.scranton.edu/academics/provost/FAC/contract/fac-con_2015-2022.pdf. A generous benefits package is offered, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, retirement plan, paid vacations, holidays, research leave, and tuition remission. All full-time faculty members also have the opportunity to join our faculty union which serves as the local chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).
 
The Research & Instruction Librarian for Business contributes to the Library's campus-wide focus on transformative teaching and learning in the Ignatian tradition. In addition to regular faculty responsibilities, the Research & Instruction Librarian for Business engages in information literacy instruction, research support, and collection development for the academic departments in the University's Kania School of Management and other cognate disciplines, including Communications, Health Administration, and Human Resources.
 
Essential Duties:

 
Additional Skills Required:

 
Minimum Education Requirements:

 
Minimum Job Experience Requirements:

 
Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
 
Salary: Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with compensation package set according to the collective bargaining agreement, see https://www.scranton.edu/academics/provost/FAC/contract/fac-con_2015-2022.pdf. 

About the Library and University The Weinberg Memorial Library provides superior resources, services, and programs that meet the dynamic and diverse scholarly, cultural, and social needs of the University and our community. We value teaching, research, and lifelong learning, and we are committed to intellectual freedom, preservation, accessibility, and sustainability. Our work environment is forward-looking and participatory, with an emphasis on transparency and faculty/staff development.

Applicants must apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com and include a cover letter summarizing qualifications and strengths, a curriculum vitae (or résumé), and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately with a potential start date of August 1, 2022. See a direct link to the job posting here:  Prof. Ian O’Hara, Research & Instruction Librarian for Health Sciences, serves as the Search Committee Chair.
 
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2769403

Posted 1/14


User Experience & Information Desk Evening Supervisors (2) - University at Buffalo Libraries

University at Buffalo Libraries
433 Capen Hall, Flint Loop
Buffalo, NY 14228

The University at Buffalo Libraries seeks a flexible, customer-focused User Experience and Information Desk Evening Supervisor, Lockwood Library to join a team of dedicated professionals who work to provide library users with the resources and services they need for research, learning, and teaching. The User Experience and Information Desk Evening Supervisor will support user research and design as well as the services provided from the Information Desk in the Lockwood Library on the University’s North Campus. 

Excellent customer service skills including the ability to engage, interact and communicate with patience, clarity, tact, and courtesy are essential. There will be many opportunities to consult with, collaborate with, and train fellow Delivery Services team members on how to incorporate user experience strategies across the organization and related projects. This position will play a critical role in ensuring the library meets the diverse needs of the University community.

As the User Experience and Information Desk Evening Supervisor, Lockwood Library, your key responsibilities will include:

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires evenings, with the flexibility to work days as needed. Lockwood Library will have a varied schedule based on academic calendars and operational needs and may be required to work holidays, recess days and substitute days and weekends. 

Preferred Qualifications:

We invite individuals to apply whose perspectives and experiences will enrich and strengthen our organization. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies strive to honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.

Outstanding Benefits Package:

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UB Jobs site. At the time of hire, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for a period of at least two years. In your cover letter, please highlight the most relevant qualifications you would bring to this position based on the posting, and tell us how your background, perspective, and experience will help us fulfill our mission and meet our goals. All candidates who are contacted by the search committee should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.

The deadline for applications is February 8, 2022. We anticipate filling this position by March 15, 2022. References will be contacted with advance notice.

The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

Land acknowledgement: The University at Buffalo operates on the territory of the Seneca Nation, a member of the Haudenosaunee/Six Nations Confederacy. This territory is covered by The Dish with One Spoon Treaty of Peace and Friendship, a pledge to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. It is also covered by the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua, between the United States Government and the Six Nations Confederacy, which further affirmed Haudenosaunee land rights and sovereignty in the State of New York. Today, this region is still the home to the Haudenosaunee people, and we are grateful for the opportunity to live, work, and share ideas in this territory.

The University Libraries, SUNY’s largest academic research library, offer an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services, and people to support academic achievement. The Libraries play a vital role in the academic success of our students, the teaching and research of our faculty, and the intellectual pursuits of our alumni and community members. Our broad selection of digital and print resources, innovative services, and expert staff support scholarly and creative achievements in new and exciting ways.

The Buffalo Niagara Region is a major metropolitan area with diverse communities and outstanding assets. Buffalo offers the amenities of a major urban area without the headaches. Friendly folks, quick commutes, charming neighborhoods and a low cost of living are among the benefits of life in the region. Three international bridges connect the Buffalo Niagara region to Canada. Travel to the cosmopolitan city of Toronto is only 90 minutes by car. By air, we are less than an hour to New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

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 in order to build a culturally diverse and pluralistic University community.

Posted 1/14


Branch Head Librarian - The Great Neck Library (Parkville)

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023

The Great Neck Library is seeking a Branch Librarian to head the thriving Parkville 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 include but are not limited to:
Note: The duties listed below illustrate but do not limit the tasks performed by this classification.

Additional Duties:

Skills Required:

Minimum Qualifications:

Schedule: 

Starting Salary Range:

 
Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 1/26/2022:

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No Phone Calls Please
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Posted 1/11


Part-Time Children's Librarian (3 Positions) - The Great Neck Library

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023

(3 Positions Available-Station, Parkville and Main Library)

We are looking for energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian(s) who believe in providing excellent customer service to children and parents.  The successful candidate(s) must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable about children’s literature, digital services and video gaming.  Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.

Skills Required:

Minimum Qualifications:

Schedule: includes nights and Saturday. Sundays are on a voluntary basis.

Starting Salary Range:

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 1/26/2022:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No Phone Calls Please
 

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 1/11


Library Director - West Nyack Free Library 

West Nyack Free Library
65 Strawtown Rd.
West Nyack, NY 10994


The West Nyack Free Library, a member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS), is seeking a dynamic, creative, and inspiring full-time library director who will be responsible for the administration and management of the library. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library, including supervising the staff consisting of 28 employees and managing the library budget of approximately $1.3 million. 

The Board will select a candidate with excellent leadership and communication skills, a visionary perspective, innovative approaches to organizing and problem-solving, knowledge of library trends and technology, and the ability to foster a cohesive library team.

Minimum Qualifications

Salary range begins at $83,720, commensurate with qualifications and experience

Benefits: The West Nyack Free Library provides a competitive benefits package, consisting of medical and disability insurance, worker’s compensation, and 401(k) Plan. 

Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to: administrator@westnyacklibrary.org


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Posted 1/11


Adult/Young Adult Services Librarian - Katonah Village Library

Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Rd.
Katonah, NY 10536

Katonah Village Library is located in the charming and historic hamlet of Katonah, about an hour north of Manhattan on Metro North’s Harlem Line, with easy travel distance from Stamford/Danbury CT. We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, and service-oriented librarian who will share the library’s mission of providing meaningful experiences, fostering stronger human connections, and who appreciates the importance of the library’s role in the lives of
young adults.

Qualifications and Requirements:

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Specialized Duties and Responsibilities:

Katonah Library offers an excellent health/dental benefits package and membership in The New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS).

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, detailed resume, and salary expectations to Mary Kane, Director: mkane@katonahlibrary.org

Applicants should be prepared to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references upon request.

Posted 1/11


Librarian I - Adult Service Librarian - Troy Public Library

Troy Public Library
100 Second St.
Troy, NY, 12180

The person in this full-time position provides public service to the community by staffing the reference desk, participating in collection development activities, and by teaching and/or coordinating basic computer instruction classes for adults. This position may also involve some clerical work.

The successful candidate must enjoy working with the public in a diverse urban library setting.

Typical work activities may include:

Work Schedule:  Some evenings and weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have or be close to completing the requirements for an M.L.S. degree.

Salary: Starting at $23.29 per hour.

This is a civil service position and appointments are provisional pending a civil service exam.

If interested respond with your resume to:
Paul Hicok, Director
Troy Public Library
100 Second St.
Troy, NY 12180
hicokp@thetroylibrary.org

Posted 1/7


Executive Director - The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
2478 Main St.
Bridgehampton, NY, 11932

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton seeks an Executive Director who is an innovative leader and creative problem solver. The successful candidate will lead collaboratively on current and future endeavors, seize the opportunity to develop and implement a strategic vision, and maintain a strong commitment to providing resources and services that profoundly impact and benefit the community we serve. 

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton serves the informational, educational, and entertainment needs of the Bridgehampton and Sagaponack communities and its neighboring districts through its diverse collection of traditional and not-so-traditional library materials and its robust offering of programs. The Hampton Library is an integral part of the community and collaborates often with its local schools, businesses and other cultural institutions. The Executive Director is responsible for the stewardship of the Library and its resources with the assistance of talented and dedicated staff, a committed Board of Trustees, and a supportive and thriving community.

Requirements include: 

This full-time, salaried position requires collaboration with local organizations and public-facing involvement in community events, including some weekend and evening hours. Salary range of $115,000-$130,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance through NYSHIP, TIAA 403(b) retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave.

Please send a resume, the names and contact information for three professional references, and a full letter of application in .pdf format to directorsearch@hamptonlibrary.org by January 21, 2022.

The Hampton Library has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees. Every new hire must be fully vaccinated with exemptions only for valid medical or religious reasons, in which case, the employee must submit negative test results weekly.

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.
 

Posted 1/7


Emerging Technologies Librarian - The Great Neck Library

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023

The Great Neck Library is seeking a dynamic Emerging Technologies Librarian to inspire vision and deliver innovative technology programming for patrons at a very active, culturally diverse library in a  highly educated community.  The Emerging Technologies Librarian will identify, explore, evaluate, instruct, and implement the use of new and established technology in the library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Minimum Qualifications:

Schedule: 

Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $53,260 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position.

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 1/26/2022:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No Phone Calls Please
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Posted 1/7


Branch Head Librarian - The Great Neck Library (Parkville Branch)

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023


The Great Neck Library is seeking a Branch Librarian to head the thriving Parkville 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 include but are not limited to:
Note: The duties listed below illustrate but do not limit the tasks performed by this classification.

Additional Duties:

Skills Required:

Minimum Qualifications:

Schedule: 

Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $64,500+, with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position.
 
Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 1/26/2022:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No Phone Calls Please
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 1/7


Library Director - Muskegon Area District Library (MI)

Muskegon Area District Library 
4845 Airline Rd. Suite 5
Muskegon, MI 49444

Your adventure starts here! Make a difference on the West Michigan Lakeshore as the new Library Director for the Muskegon Area District Library, headquartered in Muskegon County. The Library’s Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and experienced Director to implement an exciting vision for the library and its many constituencies.  MADL serves 105,852 residents in 19 municipalities and townships with its mission to connect a diverse community to resources and services that educate, inform, enrich, and entertain.

Governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees appointed by the local townships, the 11 library locations provide excellent services and programs with 57 staff (42 FTEs) and a $4.5 million annual budget. MADL shares a catalog, resources, and delivery system with other members of the Lakeland Library Cooperative. Key initiatives include developing and fostering a great work environment, managing taxpayer funds to meet the needs of the community, preparing for an upcoming millage renewal, negotiating a renewal for a current union contract, and keeping the library relevant as the public’s needs change.


The Muskegon area is located on the shore of Lake Michigan and is a popular destination with beautiful beaches, parks, and lakes. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the hiking and bike trails and other types of outdoor recreation for all seasons. Downtown Muskegon continues its exciting growth and renewal—including a thriving Farmer’s Market, the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts, the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra as well as the well-regarded Muskegon Museum of Art.  Muskegon County is also home to the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, which has provided programs in the fine arts for students since 1966. Grand Rapids (MI) is only 30 minutes away while both Chicago and Detroit are only a few hours’ drives.  The cost of living is moderate with many lifestyle options—from urban condos to suburban single-family homes to rural farms.


Responsibilities: 


Qualifications: 

 

Essential attributes and skills include:


Compensation: 

For more information contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments via email to Karen Miller (karenmiller@bradburymiller.com) on or before the closing date of February 20, 2022.

View the announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/madl/. 
 

Posted 1/7


Outreach Assistant - Ulysses Philomathic Library

Ulysses Philomathic Library
74 E Main St
Trumansburg, NY 14886

The Outreach Assistant, under the supervision of the Library Director (LD), will be responsible for engaging with Ulysses Philomathic Library’s community by bringing a library presence to community events, collaborating with community partners, and spreading awareness of library services and programming. This position will also support the day-to-day operations of the Library. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for literacy and libraries, experience working with people of diverse ages and backgrounds, and project management skills. We are a small team that values collaboration, transparent communication, flexibility, diversity, and collective care. We are committed to creating a library environment where all are welcome.

The regular work schedule will be Tuesday 9:30 am-4pm; Thursday 9:30am-4pm; and Friday 9:30am-5pm. The Outreach Assistant will attend special community events on behalf of the library – including some evening and weekend hours. When this happens the time worked will be flexed out of the regular schedule. The Outreach Assistant, with the support of the LD, will be responsible for managing these ongoing projects:

The Outreach Assistant will also support the day-to-day operations of Ulysses Philomathic Library:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Send a cover letter and resume to: Laura Mielenhausen, director@trumansburglibrary.org

No phone calls please

Ulysses Philomathic Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 1/3


Library Director - Easttown Library (PA)

Easttown Library
720 First Ave
Berwyn, PA 19312


Easttown Library, a member of the Chester County Library System (CCLS), is seeking a full-time library director who will be responsible for the administration and management of the library. This person will work collaboratively with the Library Board and staff to serve the 10,634 residents of Easttown Township. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library, including representing the library within the township and the CCLS, supervising the staff consisting of 6 full-time and 30 part-time employees, and managing the library budget of approximately $1.1 million. The library is open 65 hours per week, with an annual circulation of approximately 345,000. The Board will select a candidate with excellent leadership and communication skills, a visionary perspective, innovative
approaches to organizing and problem-solving, knowledge of library trends and technology, and the ability to foster a cohesive library team.

Our Library
Easttown Library is located approximately 20 miles northwest of the center of the City of Philadelphia along the Main Line and is in a community rich in culture and increasing diversity. The library is a vital hub for the township, and strongly maintains its educational role in the community for all ages with notable collections and programs, and welcoming spaces. The facility, featuring green amenities, is 15,850 square feet and was constructed in 2002-2003.

Minimum Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Library Foundation Responsibilities

Duties to the Board of Trustees

Other responsibilities

Additional Qualifications Desired

Job Information

Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to: board@easttownlibrary.org
Deadline: Jan. 31st, 2022
Anticipated start date: March 15th, 2022

Posted 1/3


Library Manager/Library Director I - Tupper Lake Public Library

Tupper Lake Public Library
41 Lake St
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

The Tupper Lake Public Library, AKA the Goff Nelson Memorial Library, is seeking a creative, dynamic, and inspiring new Library Manager or Library Director I. A school district public library in the beautiful Adirondack mountains, with an annual operating budget of around $255,000, the Goff Nelson Memorial Library serves a community of nearly 6,000 residents and is home to a collection of more than 40,000 items housed in a terrific midcentury building. The library plays a central role in community life and is looking for the right candidate who can uphold and grow this commitment to the community. To that end, the successful candidate will be able to work with the Board to draft a new strategic plan for the library.. 

Salary and Benefits: 

Roles and Responsibilities for Library Manager candidates (illustrative only) 

Essential Traits for Library Manager candidates 

Minimum Qualifications for Library Managers 

    
Roles and Responsibilities for Library Director I candidates (illustrative only) 

Essential Traits for Library Director I candidates 

Minimum Qualifications for Library Director I 

A Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices and a minimum of two (2) years of professional library experience 
To view complete job descriptions please visit tupperlakepubliclibrary.org

Interested Candidate must submit the following: 


Please submit all required documentation above to: Board member, Rick Wilburn, at rick.wilburn@gmail.com

The Tupper Lake Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. 

Posted 12/22


Youth Services Librarian I - Troy Public Library

Troy Public Library
100 2nd Street
Troy, NY  12180

We are looking for an enthusiastic librarian to join our Young People's Services team!  All candidates must possess a Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and be eligible for a public librarian's certificate at the time of hire.  Includes some evening and weekend hours.  

 

The person in this position is responsible for the direct provision of library services to children (birth through age 18) and adults working on behalf of children.  Duties include selecting and evaluating materials for children and adults working with children; planning, and presenting developmentally appropriate library programming; advising and assisting children in their use and evaluation of library materials and information sources; and conducting outreach to children in community venues to promote the library and library resources.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Positive experience working with children.
  • Passionate desire to work with children in a public library setting.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of fundamental public library principles, methods, materials, and practices.
  • Knowledge of child development that supports the provision of developmentally appropriate resources and services.
  • Knowledge of literature for children in traditional and emerging formats.
  • Knowledge of basic library reference tools and services.
  • Knowledge of professional library publications and the literature of librarianship.
  • Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology, hand-held devices and electronic resources as found in libraries.
  • Ability to maintain awareness of ongoing technological advances and how they apply to children.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to colleagues, adults in the community and children.
  • Ability to create an environment that welcomes both children and adults who work on behalf of children.

Full time with benefits. Starting salary is $42,387

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Carol Roberts, Head of Young People’s Services: croberts@thetroylibrary.org.

This is a civil service position and appointments are provisional pending a civil service exam.

Posted 12/22


Library Director I - Oswego School District Public Library

Oswego Public Library
120 E 2nd St
Oswego, NY 13126

The Oswego School District Public Library seeks a creative, dynamic and inspiring new Library Director I.
Founded by Gerrit Smith in 1853, the Oswego Public Library was built in the grand style of Norman castles and opened to the public on June 14, 1857. The library underwent a $6 million renovation from 2004-2008 and has continued serving all area residents from the “Castle on the Hill.” The Oswego Public Library is a national historic landmark and has the distinction of being America’s oldest public library still in its original building.

The Oswego Public Library is a member of the 65-library North Country Library System which maximizes sharing, creativity, and innovation. With an annual operating budget of approximately $1.3 million, the library is supported by an active local Friends of the Library group and plays a central role in the community, serving the 33,000 residents of the Oswego school district community. We are seeking a candidate committed to helping grow our community engagement.

The Oswego Public Library is located in the heart of the City of Oswego, a city of approximately 18,000, located on the shores of Lake Ontario in north-central New York. Known as “The Port City of Central New York,” Oswego is the county seat of Oswego County and home to the State University of New York at Oswego and Oswego Speedway, a nationally known automobile racing facility. The community offers year-round outdoor activities from boating, kayaking, fishing and sailing to skiing, snowmobiling and hiking, as well as vibrant arts, music and local theater. It is located in close proximity to the Thousand Islands, Adirondacks and Finger Lakes winery regions.

Salary starts at $65,000 for the full time, 40 hour per week Director I. Benefits include BlueCross BlueShield Platinum health insurance, New York State Retirement, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Instructions to Applicants:
Interested individuals meeting the qualifications should submit the following documents: a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references; and the Application for Examination or Employment, City of Oswego Department of Personnel form.

The link for the application form is:
https://www.oswegony.org/work/application-rev0119

Please submit all required documents to Interim Director, Edward Elsner
oswlib@ncls.org

Call 315-341-5867 for questions about the position.
Call 315-342-8159 for questions about the Application for Examination or Employment.
The Oswego School District Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Posted 12/21