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Florence and Herbert Irving Librarian for Collections - Thomas J. Watson Library at the Met

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave,
New York, NY 10028

The Metropolitan Museum of Art collects, studies, conserves, and presents significant works of art across all times and cultures in order to connect people to creativity, knowledge, and ideas. Thomas J. Watson Library is The Met's research library. With its collection of more than one-million volumes, extensive digital collections, and online resources, Watson Library is one of the world's most comprehensive art libraries.
The library's holdings reflect the global and encyclopedic nature of The Met, with books ranging in date from the late fifteenth century to current scholarship, in all fields covered by The Met. The library's mission is to support the research activities of the Museum staff and to offer access and outstanding services to an international community of students and scholars.


The Florence and Herbert Irving Librarian for Collections has overall responsibility for collection development, the collection budget, acquisitions, special collections, serials management, and digitization projects. This position works closely with the Chief Librarian to shape the vision and focus of the library’s collection and to determine strategies to achieve them. The Librarian for Collections provides direction as the library redefines its collection by reducing acquisitions to a sustainable volume and responds to new disciplinary areas of study and new and evolving methods of scholarship.

Salary is competitive ($75,000 minimum) and commensurate with background and experience. 

A full position description is available at this link.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the requirements above, a resume, and the names of three references to the following e-mail address: lib.search@metmuseum.org. References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant. 
 

Posted 7/28


Circulation Supervisor - Manlius Library

Connecticut Library Consortium 
One Arkie Albanese Ave.,
Manlius, NY  13104

The mission of the Manlius Library is to serve as a community center providing free and equal access to cultural, intellectual, and informational resources for community members of all ages. Staff of the Manlius Library work together to ensure that all aspects of the services and operations of the library are in support of the library’s mission. 


The Circulation Supervisor is responsible for management of library operations in the absence of the Director and the Operations Manager. On evenings and weekends, when the Library Director and Operations Manager are not regularly scheduled, a Circulation Supervisor will be assigned. As the Circulation Supervisor is in a position of responsibility and leadership within the library they are expected to support the development and training of circulation clerks while exhibiting flexibility and professionalism in support of the library’s mission. 

Duties and Responsibilities Circulation Desk: 

Building: 

Other: 

SKILLS 

REQUIRED 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to kneel and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 

Posted 7/28


Executive Director - Connecticut Library Consortium

Connecticut Library Consortium 
234 Court St,
Middletown, CT 06457

The Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC) seeks a creative, dynamic, and articulate new Executive Director. CLC, located in Middletown, CT, is a statewide membership collaborative serving more than 800 special, public, academic, and school libraries in Connecticut. CLC leverages “the power of we” to save money and accomplish projects too large or costly for a single library. In short, CLC helps its members save, learn, and collaborate. The ideal candidate will build on CLC’s partnerships, provide dynamic leadership, and empower Connecticut libraries to strengthen their patron services and offerings. CLC is governed by a volunteer board of trustees composed of 15 CLC members.


Responsibilities: 
The Executive Director is charged with overseeing the day-to-day operations of CLC in addition to setting and managing both the short- and long-term strategic direction in accordance with the strategic plan and in collaboration with the board. This includes program planning and management, funding development and stewardship, and partnership development and collaboration to amplify the impact of CLC as the state’s sole cooperating library service unit. 

In addition, the Executive Director monitors legislation that may impact CLC and libraries and act as an advocate; provides leadership and direction for a staff of six; takes an active role in product and program development; prepares and oversees the annual budget; coordinates membership and vendor communications, and markets CLC to its constituent libraries and partners. 

 

Qualifications:  We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below: 

Education: We seek a candidate with either or all of the following: 

Salary: $95,000-$102,000 with excellent benefits.  

Applications received by 8/30/2021 will receive preference.

Submit a cover letter and resume with contact information for three references to CLC Board Chair Jason Pannone at hr@ctlibrarians.org.

CLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. 

Information about CLC can be found at ctlibrarians.org.
 

Posted 7/28


Resource Sharing Technology Librarian (Part-Time)  - Long Island Library Resources Council

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 Sunrise Hwy North Service Rd,
Bellport, NY 11713

The Long Island Library Resources Councils seeks a service-oriented part-time resource sharing and technology librarian to support the scan center and manage medical inter-library loan and document delivery.  This is an 18 hour/week position paid $35/hour.  The schedule is negotiable but would need to be between the hours of 9 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday in Bellport, NY.  The position reports to the executive director.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


Qualifying Experience and Training

 

Send cover letter and resume to Tim Spindler at tspindler@lilrc.org.  We will begin reviewing applications on August 1 and continue the search until the position is filled.

About
The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is one of New York’s nine Library Resources Systems.  LILRC is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt not-for-profit organization.   It is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.  The Council was incorporated in 1966 and received its absolute charter in June 1971 as the Reference and Research Library Resources Council (3Rs) for Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The council is a regional multi-type library organization serving academic, special, public, school libraries as well as library systems in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Our purpose is to enhance access to information, encourage resource sharing, promote innovation in libraries, and advocate for library interests.

Posted 7/21


Library Director - Hornell Public Library

Hornell Public Library
64 Genesee St,
Hornell, NY 14843

The Board of Trustees of the Hornell Public Library in Hornell, NY seek creative and enthusiastic candidates for the position of Library Director. 

Responsibilities

A fuller job description is available here.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Compensation

Please send resume and letter of interest and qualifications to: Board of Trustees Secretary Sharon Wirth at sharonwirth52@gmail.com or mail to the address below. This position will remain open until filled.

Hornell Public Library
c/o Sharon Wirth
64 Genesee St
Hornell, NY   14843
 

Posted 7/21


Librarian III (Small Business) - New York Public Library

The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center - New York Public Library
455 5th Ave 5th Floor,
New York, NY 10016

The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides patrons access to electronic resources including Bloomberg Terminals, comprehensive print materials, and in-person programs, classes, 1-on-1 sessions, and offerings in the fields of personal finance and investing, small business resources, business and financial research, and career services.

The Yoseloff Business Center seeks a collaborative, engaged librarian to work with a diverse body of library users including business users, investors, or students in support of business research and entrepreneurial projects; investors on finances and investing; or career expansion.

Key Responsibilities

Skills Knowledge & Expertise

Preferred Qualifications

Core Values

Physical Duties

Apply Here

Posted 7/21


Serials Manager - Utica College

Utica College
1600 Burrstone Rd,
Utica, NY 13502

Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking a Serials Manager position for the Library to be responsible for ordering and processing library serials and continuing resource publications in print and electronic formats.

Responsibilities include cataloging newly acquired serial titles and de-accessioning discarded serial titles in the library’s Integrated Library System (ILS). Consistently updates established bibliographic and local holding records in the ILS. Oversees library serial accounts, including annual renewals and subscription maintenance for 320 titles. Physically processes arriving journals, newspapers, serial additions, monographic series, and standing orders. Assists in implementing and maintaining access to electronic serials. Works with department supervisor and administrative assistant to process serial invoices for payment. Works with third-party vendors and publishers to resolve serial claims. Manages serial bindery operations. Researches and provides serial subscription information to library staff to help inform acquisition decisions. Participates in periodic reviews of serial subscriptions to eliminate redundancies and manage serial expenses.


In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at UC. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background,  perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.  At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experiences and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.

Primary responsibilities include: 

Qualifications: 

Utica College:

Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. 

A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.  


Application Information:

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a diversity statement. All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate discloses their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf

All application materials must be submitted online at the following link: https://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/3285

Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.  

Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.


Posted 7/12


Student Support and Engagement Librarian – University at Buffalo Libraries 

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

The University at Buffalo Libraries seeks an innovative, dynamic, and service-oriented undergraduate education librarian to join a team of colleagues who design, deliver, and assess instruction services and programming that support academic success, research excellence, and retention of first- and second-year undergraduates. The Student Support and Engagement Librarian reports to the Head of Education Services and is an integral member of the team charged to ensure the Libraries provide the best facilities, collections, and services that promote student success and contribute to the University at Buffalo’s ambition to become one of the Top 25 public research universities in the country.

As the Student Support and Engagement Librarian, you will:

The Student Support and Engagement Librarian will serve as a liaison to centers, initiatives, and support units on campus, as well as work collaboratively with University Libraries’ faculty colleagues and staff, to ensure the instruction program upholds equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility values and a commitment to anti-racist pedagogy. This is a two-year, renewable, tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian in an academic research-oriented environment with expectations for research, publication, and service.

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 should honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience or familiarity with:

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 benefits packages.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UBJobs website. 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. Please provide a brief paragraph describing your teaching philosophy and attach it to your online application as “Teaching Statement.”

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. Candidates invited for a campus interview will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff from the University Libraries. We are currently reviewing applications and anticipate filling this position by fall 2021. 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 acknowledgment: 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's 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, offers 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 7/9


Library Assistant - Quogue Library

Quogue Library
4 Midland Street,
Quogue, NY 11959

Quogue Library seeks a 17 hour a week (3 shifts a week) library assistant who is ready to perform circulation, customer service, readers’ advisory, and program assistance work in our freshly renovated Association Library.

This position will work primarily at our main service desk but may be asked to assist in other service areas, so comfort with tech assistance or Children’s Service is preferred. Library experience and a strong working knowledge of the Sierra catalog system are required. Flexibility, strong teamwork, and a desire to help our community are a must.

This is a part-time position with no health benefits offered. The hourly pay for this position is between $19-21 an hour based on your experience.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Quogue Library Director, Jenny Bloom @ jbloom@quoguelibrary.org

Posted 7/9


Children's Library Assistant - Quogue Library

Quogue Library
4 Midland Street,
Quogue, NY 11959

Quogue Library seeks a dynamic and energetic Children’s Library Assistant ready to perform circulation, reader’s advisory, and program assistance for our freshly renovated Association Library.

Join our small staff to deliver excellent library service and support our youngest learners, and extraordinary Children’s Librarians.

Library experience and a working knowledge of Sierra preferred. Must be ready to dive into Children’s circulation service and shelving, support our Summer Learning Club, and bring a love for fresh program ideas.

This is a part-time (21 hours a week) position with no health benefits. The majority of these hours are assigned to our Children’s service desk, with some program planning time off-desk. The hourly pay for this position is between $20-23 an hour, based on experience.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Quogue Library Director, Jenny Bloom @ jbloom@quoguelibrary.org

Posted 7/9


Library Director – Schoharie Free Library Association

Schoharie Free Library
103 Knower Ave,
Schoharie, NY 12157


The Schoharie Free Library seeks a community-minded, organized, and enthusiastic individual for the position of Library Director. The Schoharie Free Library is an association library located in the rural Village of Schoharie, New York.  Located in one of the village’s historic buildings, the library is on the state and national register of historic places.   The Schoharie Free Library celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2016.  

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to effectively engage the public, and a passion for the importance of libraries in our communities.  Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director organizes, coordinates, helps create and oversees library programs, selects and curates the Library’s collection of books and other materials,  develops policies, creates public relations materials, maintains and enhances online and social media presence, meets and engages with community leaders and patrons,  supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the physical plant, engages in fundraising and grant writing and administration, develops and manages the budget and finances, and stays informed of developments in library management.  It is anticipated that the Library Director will supervise one to two part-time employees.

Qualifications

The position is based on a 35-hour workweek, with nights and weekends as needed.  The salary range is in the $40,000s, with compensation based on education and experience.  Benefits include paid time off, contributions to medical insurance, and retirement IRA (after one year of service).

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to:

Pat Clancy, President
SFL Board of Trustees
Email:  president@midtel.net
For a complete job description please go to:  https://schoharie.mvls.info/

Posted 7/9


Part-Time Library Assistant – The Field Library

The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave,
Peekskill, NY 10566

Under the general direction of the Head of Children’s Services, the Library Assistant performs basic reference duties, helps plan children’s programs and events, edits videos and prepares them for posting on social media platforms, assists withholds and interlibrary loans, and may help perform basic collection maintenance duties such as weeding and evaluating materials for circulation. 

Essential Job Functions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 


Minimum Qualifications

This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Approximately 20-25 hours per week. Starting salary: $22/hr.  The Field Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to Rosa Villa Human Resources Administrator rvilla@wlsmail.org 914-737-0521 
 

Posted 7/9


PALS Operations Librarian – Suffolk County Cooperative Library System

Suffolk County Cooperative Library System
627 Sunrise Hwy,
Bellport, NY 11713

The Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) seeks a customer-service-oriented team player to join the PALS Department as a PALS Operations Librarian.   The candidate must have completed a fifth-year graduate degree (MLS) from an ALA-accredited library school with public library experience preferred. 

SCLS is a 56- member library system in Suffolk County, NY.  We are a supportive employer with opportunities to learn and grow in this position.  Starting salary for this position is $51,572.

The candidate participates in the PALS management team, assists in the daily operations of the PALS System, conducts complex projects related to the activities of the PALS Consortium, analyzes and institutes new system features and modules, trains staff in PALS libraries, and conducts PALS user group meetings. Must be available to work some nights or weekends as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Suffolk Cooperative Library System Human Resources Office at sclshr@suffolknet.org by Friday, July 9, 2021.

Posted 7/2


Librarian I (Part-Time) (3 Openings) - City of Rochester / Monroe County Library System

City of Rochester / Monroe County Library System
115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

Key Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Special Requirements:

Salary:  $24.05 - $28.03 per hour

To Apply: Applications can be submitted online at https://www.cityofrochester.gov/jobopportunities. The deadline is July 12, 2021.
 

Posted 7/2


Library Director - The Ulysses Philomathic Library

The Ulysses Philomathic Library
74 E Main St
Trumansburg, NY 14886

The Ulysses Philomathic Library (UPL), located in Trumansburg, New York, is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who is forward-thinking and values transformative library experiences, is committed to shared decision-making, and will inspire and empower a creative, dedicated, and enthusiastic staff. UPL seeks a visionary who plays an active role in the community and advocates for library services and programming for this small but diverse community.

OVERVIEW

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

COMPENSATION

APPLICATION

The Ulysses Philomathic Library is an equal opportunity lender, provider, and employer.

Posted 7/2


On-Call Librarian - Wyandanch Public Library

Wyandanch Public Library
14 South 20th Street
Wyandanch, NY 11798

Overview 
The Wyandanch Public Library seeks a dynamic On-Call Librarian to become part of the Wyandanch Team. Under the supervision of the Librarian II, the On-Call Librarian works as part of the WPL team and performs basic library work with a strong concentration on service to adult, young adult, and children areas (ages birth- 12). 

This position requires professional knowledge of multiple areas of adult, young adult, and children's services, high self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively, and a passion for working in diverse communities. Class of 2021 LIS graduates is encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

SALARY 



To Apply: 
Please submit a meaningful cover letter along with your resume, and the names of three current references to: 
Shadd Jamison, Library Director, Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street, Wyandanch, NY 11798 or Email: shadd.jamison@wyandanchlibrary.org.


The application deadline is: Sunday, July 18th, 2021 
 

Posted 7/2


Account Clerk Typist - Oswego School District Public Library

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


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The employee in this position performs routine account keeping, typing, clerical duties, which may require the use of a personal or microcomputer. An employee in this class usually works under general supervision on standard routine assignments in accordance with detailed procedures. Supervisors are available for consultation on unusual problems and give detailed instructions on new assignments. Alertness and a willingness to learn and prepare for assignments of progressively increasing difficulty are essential. The employee in this position does not supervise. Does related duties as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Summary of full performance level characteristics

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Posted 6/25


Librarian I - Oswego School District Public Library

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

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves responsibility for basic level librarian duties. Employees in this class are expected to perform specific applications of professional duties under the general supervision of the Library Director. Supervision may be exercised over clerical, paraprofessional, and volunteers.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Eligibility and application for a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at time of application.
 

Posted 6/25


Library Clerk (Part-Time) - The Pawling Library

The Pawling Library
11 Broad St. 
Pawling, NY, 12564

The Pawling Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team by working at the circulation desk. This position will work alternating Tuesdays 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, year-round, and every Sunday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM September through June.

This job requires attention to detail, the ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills.

The library clerk performs the following functions:

Position: Part-Time: 12 hours per biweekly pay period

Pay: $12.75 - $15.75/hr, depending on experience

Benefits: Part-time employees accrue paid time off in proportion to their hours worked.

Deadline to apply: Thursday, July 22nd

Interested individuals should apply online at https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/jobs/

Posted 6/25


Executive Director - Reading Public Library (PA)

Reading Public Library
100 South Fifth Street
Reading, PA, 19602

The Reading Public Library (RPL), located in downtown Reading, Berks County, PA, is seeking an individual experienced in library sciences and business management to lead the organization as its Executive Director. 

The Library serves the needs of eighty-eight thousand residents across Reading’s diverse communities and, as Reading District Center Library also serves as the hub of library services for the entirety of Berks County. The Executive Director is charged with overarching responsibility for leading the 258-year-old Reading Public Library - the main library and three neighborhood branches - toward its vision of being a model 21st Century Library, amidst profound social and technological change and shifting patron needs and expectations. 

With the support of a full-time staff of 31 and part-time staff of 15, the Executive Director will take the lead in executing the initiatives of the Library’s strategic plan, following its strategies centered on growth, creative problem solving, innovation, thoughtful deployment of technologies, and balancing the needs of the Library’s many stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity for a charismatic, patron-centered leader who is passionate about the important role libraries play in our communities and who is skilled in both strategy and operations.
The RPL Board of Directors intends to fill this position early in the 1st Quarter, 2022.

Responsibilities include:

Qualifications:

Salary range is $75,000 - $80,000 and a competitive benefit package. The Reading Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please direct cover letters and resumes to resumes@reading.lib.pa.us. Applicant materials must be received by Thursday, July 15, 2021.
 

Posted 6/23


Reference Librarian (Part-Time) - Maria College Library

Maria College Library
700 New Scotland Avenue 
Albany, NY 12208

Maria College Library seeks an experienced, knowledgeable, student-oriented professional to serve as Evening/Weekend Reference Librarian. Following practices and procedures acquired through advanced study, applicants must be able to administer library materials; assist library patrons with conducting research across a variety of media; design and deliver library instruction and information literacy classes; lend books and other materials; classify and organize new materials; ensure coverage of the main desk.  

Job Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:


Job Specifications


Skills:

Technology Skills:

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

Coverage Needed:


Application Information:
Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and a list of 3 references to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Reference Librarian” as the subject. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution that does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities, and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Rosa Lyn Vazquez, Human Resources Manager at (518) 861-2580.

Posted 6/23


Children's Librarian - East Hampton Library

East Hampton Library
159 Main Street, 
East Hampton, NY 11937

The East Hampton Library, located on Long Island’s East End, is seeking a full-time Children’s Librarian. The successful candidate must possess good communication skills and be able to work well with staff and the public to help build on a solid base of high quality service. The East Hampton Library is an association library that serves a community of 15,800 year-round residents, plus a large summer population.

Duties:

Qualifications:

Requirements:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter, via email, by July 9th, 2021 to:

Alexandra Giambruno
Head of Children’s Services
East Hampton Library
Email: alex@easthamptonlibrary.org 
(631)324-0222 ext. 2
 

Posted 6/23


Children's Librarian - Queens Public Library

Queens Public Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, 
Jamaica, NY 11432

Queens Public Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library services.  Our mission is to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities. Queens Public Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of serving the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Public Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 66 locations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The schedule for this position will include Saturdays and evenings.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


To Apply:  Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and reference “Children’s Librarian – EXTERNAL” in the subject line of the email. Resumes will only be accepted by email.  The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted 6/21


General Librarian - Queens Public Library

Queens Public Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, 
Jamaica, NY 11432

Queens Public Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library services.  Our mission is to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities. Queens Public Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of serving the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Public Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 66 locations.

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Community Library Manager (ACLM), the General Librarian works as part of a Community Library team to welcome and engage all customers in the Library’s services, collections, and programs. As well as;

The schedule for this position will include Saturdays and evenings.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and reference “General Librarian - EXTERNAL” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 6/21


Circulation Library Assistant/Clerk – Troy Public Library

Troy Public Library
100 Second Street, 
Troy, N.Y. 12180

One full-time and one part-time, some evenings and weekends. This position includes general clerical and patron assistance tasks. The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the Head of Circulation. Must enjoy working with people and be computer literate. Please apply by July 2nd. 

Responsibilities include:

Minimum Qualifications:

Work Schedule:

Contact:
Virginia Wescott, Head of Circulation Troy Public Library
100 Second Street
Troy, N.Y. 12180 wescottv@thetroylibrary.org
This is a civil service position and the appointment is provisional. The successful candidates must take an exam when it becomes available.

Posted 6/21


Library Director - Suffern Free Library

Suffern Free Library
210 Lafayette Ave, 
Suffern, NY 10901

The Board of Trustees of the Suffern Free Library is seeking to hire as Library Director a proven leader with a passion for community engagement and advocacy who has the finesse to communicate with a large staff, community groups, and local businesses. The successful candidate will have the vision to expand library services to meet the post-pandemic needs of more than 28,000 residents, will have experience maintaining the physical plant and related capital projects will actively spearhead a strategic plan project, and will have the ability to partner with a dynamic board of nine members. 

The library is in the Village of Suffern in Rockland County, New York, thirty miles northwest of New York City. It is located across the street from Good Samaritan Hospital and within a mile away from a busy downtown packed with ethnic restaurants and shops. The Suffern Free Library is an Association Library employing a skilled staff of 45; 9 full-time and 36 part-time. The annual budget is approximately $3.2 million.  

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program with five years of professional experience with demonstrated management expertise is required. Essential competencies include, but are not limited to, strong communication skills, the ability to build dynamic relationships and promote collaborative partnerships, and the talent to develop new and innovative library services to meet a diverse community. 

Preference will be given to candidates who hold a master’s degree in Public Administration or Business. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.   

Compensation:  Salary starts at $120,000, commensurate with credentials, with an excellent benefits package. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than July 16, 2021, to mmurphy.trustee.suf@rcls.org In the subject line, please include “Library Director Position.” 

Posted 6/21


Director of School Library System - Questar III BOCES

Questar III BOCES
10 Empire State Blvd.,
Castleton, New York 12033

Questar III BOCES announces a vacancy for a probationary Director of School Library System (SLS) located at our Central Office in Castleton, NY.  This is an administrative track position responsible for oversight and leadership in the BOCES-wide SLS, including all functions and services in alignment with the NYSED regulations and procedures consistent with the Questar III BOCES Strategic Plan and Initiatives. The Director will provide coordination and support to component school districts and Questar III programs in classrooms in the areas of Library Services.  The Director will represent the SLS in local/regional and statewide committees and agencies including library systems, library resource councils, and the NYSED, as well as local, state, and national professional organizations.  Applicants must hold a school library media specialist certificate with a minimum of three years of experience and be eligible to possess either a School Building Leader (SBL), School District Leader (SDL), or School Administrator and Supervisor (SAS) educational leadership certificate within three years from appointment date.   The successful candidate must be thoroughly familiar with all functions of school library/school media centers; possess excellent communication skills, written and verbal; be well versed in the operation and applications of library automation, and possess excellent leadership qualities. 

Questar III prefers an online application. To apply, please go to www.olasjobs.org/capital to submit your online application. In addition to your online application, please scan and upload supporting documentation including resume, letter of interest, and letters of reference.

Interested applicants may also email their resume and letter of interest to employment@questar.org. Be sure to include the Director, School Library System in the subject line of your email. 

For more information on Questar III and our programs, please visit www.questar.org.

Posted 6/21


 

 

Digital Archives Technician - University at Buffalo Libraries

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

The University at Buffalo Libraries are seeking applicants for a Digital Archives Technician (Instructional Support Technician) to serve on a growing team of archivists responsible for creating and processing digitized and born-digital materials for all Special Collections’ units within the Libraries -The Poetry Collection, Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection, Rare and Special books, and the University Archives. The Digital Archives Technician is primarily responsible for assisting the Digital Archivist in accessioning, preserving, processing, and providing access to unique digital resources in the University Libraries Special Collections.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

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 should honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Outstanding Benefits Package:

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web 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. We are currently reviewing applications and anticipate filling this position by August 2021. 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 acknowledgment: 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's 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, offers 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 living 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 6/15


Library Director - Catskill Public Library

Catskill Public Library
1 Franklin St,
Catskill, NY 12414-1496

Palenville Branch
3303 NY-23A,
Palenville, NY 12463

The Catskill Public Library, with its branch in Palenville, is seeking applicants for the position of Library Director. Our Catskill building is housed in a 1901 Carnegie Building in the village of Catskill, home to the Thomas Cole National Historic Site.  Our Palenville Branch is located in Palenville, NY, known for being the first art colony in the USA.  We are a School District Public Library, currently with an annual operating budget of $887,000.

The successful candidate will hold a Masters of Library Science or a Masters of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.  This position is Civil Service Library Director I or II (dependent upon experience) with a minimum of ten years of experience as a librarian, five of these in administration/management. Your experience should include a broad background in management, administration and human resources, operations, fundraising, and finance, as well as a thorough knowledge of library services, collection development, and operations.   

The ideal candidate will welcome the challenge of guiding the library through a strategic planning process, embracing principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. We are seeking a director committed to expanding the role of the library in our community and effecting positive change through collaborative programming with Catskill’s many cultural and civic organizations.

In addition to the above, the candidate should have a demonstrated interest in professional development through workshops, conferences, and participation in continuing education.

Essential Responsibilities:    

Programs & Outreach:

Board of Trustees:


Essential Traits:


Starting salary will be commensurate with experience.  Individual health, vision, and dental insurance, participation in the NYSLR retirement program, and generous vacation, personal and sick leave allowance are included.

As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applications will be considered.

TO APPLY:  Send a letter of interest and resume to Gil Bagnell, President, Board of Trustees, Catskill Public Library, via email trusteebagnell@catskillpubliclibrary.org.

Posted 6/15


Market Research Analyst - Dawnbreaker

Dawnbreaker
3161 Union Street,
N. Chili, NY 14514

Dawnbreaker is seeking inquisitive, highly motivated and experienced market analysts with strengths in competitor and market analysis to work on-site in the Rochester, NY area. Preference is for individuals with a Master of Library Science or degree or Master of Library and Information Science degree. Candidates must have experience with searching databases and preparing actionable reports based on the information gathered. The market researcher works with business strategists in preparing reports to be delivered to small, advanced technology firms.


Company: Dawnbreaker Inc. is a professional services firm providing commercialization assistance to advanced technology firms that are funded primarily by Government research and development programs and their investors. Dawnbreaker delivers high-impact strategic planning, market research, and marketing communications assistance to advance national technology innovation initiatives of Federal agencies and small, advanced technology firms. Two distinguishing features characterize our work: (1) an emphasis on measurable results, and (2) a programmatic, yet flexible approach to growing our clients' business. Find us online at www.dawnbreaker.com.


Job Summary: In order to continue to meet the demands of our clients, Dawnbreaker anticipates growth in the Market Research Department. The market research/ analyst position assists advanced technology firms that participate in government-funded research and development programs by providing choice information that will help them chart a path to commercialization. Agency clients include the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Department of Homeland Security, and other federal agencies.

Required Qualifications:

This is an Exempt level full time position that will be approximately 40 hours per week. Dawnbreaker offers a generous benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, Aflac, and Life insurances in addition to 401K contributions and wellness benefits. 
 

Please provide a cover letter and resume to Amy Thompson, HR Assistant at athompson@dawnbreaker.com
 

Posted 6/2


Library Clerk - Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Public Library
13 Broad Street,
Hamilton, NY 13346

General Statement of Duties:
To support the mission and vision of the Hamilton Public Library. This position champions customer service, the use of library resources, and responsiveness through interactions between and among library staff and the public. The role of the Library Clerk is to assist patrons in accessing and appropriately using library spaces and resources effectively and equitably within the parameters of established library procedures and policies. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director, the person in this position will be able to support patron use of library services and resources through the performance of specialized non-librarian duties.

Examples of Duties:

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:

Minimum Qualifications as Specified by Civil Service:

Please send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hpljobs@midyork.org. Pay rate is $13.20/hr.

Posted 6/2