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Instructional Services Librarian - Mortola Library at Pace University

Edward & Doris Mortola Library - Pace University
861 Bedford Rd
Pleasantville, NY 10570

Applications are now being accepted for Instructional Services Librarian, part of the Instructional Services Team at the Mortola Library, Pace University in Pleasantville, NY. This position offers an opportunity for the right person to apply their skills and knowledge in a way that allows them to grow in the position, and for the position to evolve based on their experience, skills and knowledge. This position requires the employee be on-campus the majority of their time, with occasional remote work opportunities. Finalists will be asked to provide three References.  

Position Summary 

For full Position Description and to apply: 

AA/EEO Statement: Pace University is committed to achieving full equal opportunity in all aspects of University life. Pursuant to this commitment, the University does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived sex, gender or gender identity; race; color; national origin; religion; creed; age; disability; citizenship; marital or domestic partnership status; sexual orientation or affectional status; genetic predisposition or carrier status; military or veteran status; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking; or any other characteristic protected by law federal, state or local law, rule or regulation. 

Posted 5/31

Director - Franklin Lakes Public Library (NJ)

Franklin Lakes Public Library (NJ)
470 De Korte Dr,
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

Franklin Lakes Public Library is a well-established library that is highly valued and integral to our community. We are committed to connecting with our patrons, fostering innovation, and creating welcoming spaces. Our library is seeking a Director who can actively and positively engage with the community and our staff, as well as lead the implementation of our exciting plans for the future.

About Our Library
The Franklin Lakes Public Library enjoys strong support from a community that values its local library. We have an annual budget of approximately $1.6 million, and a dedicated staff that includes 7 full-time and 27 part-time employees. We enjoy the support of the Friends of the Franklin Lakes Library, Inc. This non-profit organization is dedicated to supporting services of the Franklin Lakes Public Library, by providing significant funding for library programming.

Our library provides intellectual and social value to our community. Residents enjoy our wide range of services, from providing books and online resources; to circulating WiFi hotspots and items in our Library of Things, which include games, tools, and electronics. We are planning an interior renovation to further improve our patron and staff experiences. This redesign is supported by library and town leadership, and details that are under consideration are listed in our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan. The incoming Director will have the opportunity to provide leadership for the renovation, and ensure that our redesigned space best meets the needs of our community. 

The Franklin Lakes Public Library is a leading member of BCCLS (the Bergen County Cooperative Library System), which includes 77 libraries in northern New Jersey, and circulates over twelve million items annually. As a member library, our staff has access to professional development and the support of a large community of library professionals. 

Located in northwestern Bergen County, our library operates in a beautiful suburban setting, serving over 11,000 residents. Bordering on Passaic County, Franklin Lakes benefits from its proximity to New York City. The area is also well known for its natural beauty including the Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, and Parsons Pond Park. 

About This Opportunity
The Franklin Lakes Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a forward-thinking Director to continue our progress toward the goals and objectives in our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan. Our ideal candidate is a community-focused and confident leader, who will engage and empower our staff, and provide the library with strong organizational and fiscal management skills.

Required Experience

Equal Opportunity Employer. Employees must comply with the "New Jersey First Act," which requires residency in New Jersey.

Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full-time position with a minimum starting salary of $100,000 (salary negotiable based upon experience). Benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave, health benefits, and enrollment in the PERS pension system.

For Further Information:
For more information about Franklin Lakes Public Library please visit our website:

The Franklin Lakes Library Board of Trustees has retained Library Crossroads, LLC to help with this important search. Please direct all inquiries to Library Crossroads:

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline to apply is June 23rd, 2023.

Posted 5/30

Associate Director of Library Services - Trinity-Pawling School

Trinity-Pawling School
700 Route 22. 
Pawling, NY 12564

We call ourselves The Pride:  

Founded in 1907, Trinity-Pawling School is an all-boys college preparatory school located in Pawling, New York (60 miles north of NYC). We’re proud of each other and the goals we are working toward, independently and collectively. Our students are from all across the nation and the world. We are a community that values and inspires leaders, friends, athletes, and global citizens. 

Gardiner Library and Learning Commons supports the mission of the School by providing a resource center where students can work alone or together; learn research, digital citizenship, and critical thinking skills; and read from a collection of publications that reflects the needs and diversity of our community. The Makerspace, which is the hub of design thinking on campus, is used by classes to facilitate project-based learning and student clubs to create and ideate.

For the 2023-2024 academic year, Trinity-Pawling School has an exciting opportunity for an individual who aspires to be a Library Director.  We are seeking a part-time Associate Director of Library Services (20 hours per week). 

How You Will Help the School:
You will foster a space that is vibrant, welcoming, and conducive to deep thought, authentic inquiry, and collaboration. In addition, you will support the school with the administration of Advanced Placement Classes/Tests.  

What You Will Be Doing:

You will be good at your job if you love reading, have a Master of Library Science (MLS) or related field and, you can support the evolving role of a school library in the 21st century. It would be great if you have prior experience working in an independent school setting:

Also, you:

As well as the demonstrated ability to: 

Plus you will need to be an:

Please visit the Career Center on our website to submit a resume & cover letter. 

Posted 5/30

Librarian I (Adult Services) - Troy Public Library

Troy Public Library
100 Second St.
Troy, NY 12180

The person in this full-time (35 hours per week) position provides public service to the community by staffing the reference desk, participating in collection development activities, and 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 $26.90 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

Posted 5/17

Head of Youth and Family Services - Quogue Library

Quogue Library
90 Quogue St
Quogue, NY 11959

The Quogue Library seeks a service oriented, dynamic, and creative librarian to join the Children’s and Young Adult Department. The ideal candidate will be an experienced library leader, with strong customer service skills, and a high level of professionalism.





Please send cover letter and resume to the attn. of Susan McKenna, Library Director at

Quogue Library is an Association Library and is not subject to Civil Service Requirements.

Posted 5/17

Library Systems Analyst - University at Buffalo Libraries

University at Buffalo Libraries
434B Capen Hall
Buffalo, New York 14260

The University Libraries seek a Library Systems Analyst to provide expertise related to library systems, technologies, software, and hardware that increase and enhance access to the Libraries’ academic resources. The Library Systems Analyst ensures that services meet coding and quality standards and oversees the quality, accessibility, security, and stability of the Libraries’ web presence. As the Libraries expand their digital infrastructure, the Systems Analyst will collaborate with teams of experts in the Libraries, the University Information Technology Unit (UBIT), and other administrative and decanal nodes. The incumbent will also work closely with Libraries Information Technology staff, specifically the Senior Systems Analyst, and Library Applications Specialist as needed. The incumbent will collaborate, in conjunction with the Senior Systems Analyst, with all functional teams that require direct system support including Delivery, Discovery, Electronic Resources, Archives, and the Web Manager. Additionally, the incumbent will be involved in assisting with the developing implementation of an open data repository infrastructure and the UBIR as well as other library digital initiatives. 

Position Title                    Library Systems Analyst
Classification Title           Lead Programmer-Analyst
Posting Number               P230191
Posting Link           

The deadline for applications is June 9, 2023. 

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.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted 5/17

Director of Programming - 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 service.  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 65 locations.

Within the larger scope of formal and non-formal learning of the Queens Public Library’s (QPL’s) Programs & Services Department (PSD) and reporting to the Vice President of Programs & Services, the Director of Programming leads the Programming division and supports the Assistant Directors, Coordinators and other members of the program team in the ideation, planning, and implementation of non-formal programmatic initiatives for customers of all ages, helping to realize the strategic goals of the Vice President and advance QPL’s mission. 

The Director of Programming will serve as one of two key programmatic liaisons within PSD interfacing with all internal departments, with an emphasis on Community Library Services, as well as with external partners. As part of a team of professionals dedicated to enhance and expand the Library’s programs and services, the Director of Programming will work closely with the Director of Community Learning as well as the Director of Strategic Planning and Operations for PSD to advance inter-departmental and external programmatic collaborations.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Programs and Services, the Director of Programming will be responsible for providing leadership and direction in planning, expanding, and implementing existing and new innovative programmatic initiatives; facilitate a more cohesive, streamlined approach to programming for Community Library Services and PSD; and offer support in identifying, pursuing and cultivating strategic partnerships with educational and cultural organizations complimentary to PSD’s strategic and programmatic goals.

The Director of Programming must possess a sensitivity and commitment towards ensuring an equitable distribution of programs and services throughout the branches of the QPL system.   



TO APPLY:  Please email your resume and cover letter to:  and reference “Director of Programming - EXTERNAL” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.  

Starting annual salary range is $87,000 – $123,000.

The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 5/17

Library Director - Rogers Free Library (RI)

Rogers Free Library 
525 Hope St
Bristol, RI 02809

The Rogers Free Library in Bristol, Rhode Island is seeking experienced, innovative candidates for the position of Library Director.

Built-in 1877, the library is a community hub located in the center of Bristol. This deep-water seaport is home to more than 22,000 residents and Roger Williams University. Founded in 1865, the town boasts 7 museums, 13 parks, and is connected to Providence by the 13.8-mile East Bay Bike Path. Bristol hosts a famous Fourth of July parade and festivities, the oldest continuous celebration of its kind in the United States. The library’s downtown location, right on the parade route, is rated very walkable. 

The Rogers Free Library is a member of the Ocean State Libraries consortium and participates in a statewide catalog of library materials and digital content to better serve our patrons and community.  Ocean State Libraries is presently migrating to the Koha ILS and Aspen Discovery.  Through our catalog, patrons have access to over six million books, movies and more.

Top candidates’ experience should reflect our core values:  support a diverse community, promote lifelong learning, provide access to ideas, information, and essential resources, and be a strong advocate for intellectual freedom.

This is a full-time, 37.5-hour-per-week position.  Annual salary ($75,000-$85,000) is commensurate with background and experience, and an attractive non-union benefits package is also provided. This position is available immediately.  The Director’s full job description, salary, and instructions on how to apply can be accessed here:   

The closing date is May 31, 2023.  We look forward to seeing your resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

Posted 5/8

Jay I. Kislak Chair and Curator - University of Miami Libraries (FL)

University of Miami Libraries
1320 S Dixie Hwy
Coral Gables, FL 33146

The University of Miami Libraries is seeking an individual to provide curatorial vision, direction and sustained innovative programming for the Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation of the Kislak Center at Miami. The Jay I. Kislak Chair and Curator (Kislak Chair and Curator) will be responsible for ensuring preservation, intellectual access, exhibition and public programming, as well as ongoing collection development for all thematic components of the Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation at the University of Miami. Nominations, inquiries, and applications are invited.

The University of Miami is one of the nation’s leading research universities in a community of extraordinary diversity and international vitality. The University is a privately supported, non-sectarian institution located in Coral Gables, Florida, on a 260-acre subtropical campus with operations at two additional locations throughout the greater Miami region: Medical campus (downtown Miami) and the Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science campus (Virginia Key). The University comprises eleven degree granting schools and colleges, including Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education and Human Development, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Music, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science.

The Kislak Center at the University of Miami is the home of Special Collections and University Archives, each distinctive collections within the University of Miami Libraries. Special Collections acquires, preserves and provides access to rare and unique scholarly resources. Special Collections houses an outstanding array of scholarly resources including rare books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, architectural drawings, prints, broadsides, posters, audio-visual materials, newspapers, journals and other research materials. Prized collections include the Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation, the Rare Books Collection, the Helen C. Purdy Florida Collection, the Jackie Gleason Collection, the Artist Book Collection (including the Marvin and Ruth Sackner Collection of Artists’ Books) and the Counterculture Collection. University Archives is the official University of Miami repository of records documenting the institution’s history. University Archives identifies, collects, and preserves materials that have enduring historical value, makes them accessible, and promotes their use to the University community, alumni and members of the community beyond the University.

The Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation was assembled by Jay I. Kislak, prominent collector, philanthropist, and Miami resident for more than 60 years. The overarching theme is exploration and cultural encounters with a particular emphasis on Florida, early American history, and the cultures of the Caribbean, Latin America and Polar exploration. The Collection includes some of the most important primary source materials related to the history of the early Americas. The Collection gift is enhanced by a partnership agreement with the Miami Dade College and Kislak Foundation promoting exhibitions, research, education and public outreach, all designed to serve students and faculty, residents of the local community, and a global scholarly network.

Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the Kislak Chair and Curator will foster, inspire and support collaborative collection building as well as scholarly and public engagement with Kislak collections and programming at affiliated programs of the University of Pennsylvania, Library of Congress and Miami Dade College. The inaugural Kislak Chair will be assisted by one staff member, and will manage a budget for collection development, programming and special projects.  The Kislak Chair and Curator will support in-depth research projects in the disciplines of archaeology, history, cartography, epigraphy, linguistics, ethno-history, ethnography, bibliography, and sociology, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects that combine disciplines in novel and productive ways. The Kislak Chair and Curator will also help to advance the strategic goals of the University of Miami Libraries and must demonstrate a track record and commitment to supporting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

This is a senior-level library faculty position. The successful candidate will qualify for appointment at the rank of Librarian Professor, the highest rank within the library faculty series. Senior library faculty are hired on five-year, renewable contracts. A graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution, archival science degree or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library and archives experience is required.

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadership profile:

WittKieffer is assisting The University of Miami in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by July 10, 2023. Application materials, nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Jessica Herrington and Sarah Seavey at

The University of Miami also requires you apply through their website as well. The link to do so can be found HERE:

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here ( for additional information.

Posted 5/8

Public Services Librarian - Alfred University

Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802

The Alfred University Libraries seek a forward-thinking and collaborative Public Services Librarian to join a highly engaged team. We are looking for someone with a strong focus on customer service and a commitment to incorporating diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility practices, particularly anti-racism and anti-oppression, into their librarianship. This position provides opportunities to mentor undergraduate students through our student assistant program and an opportunity to support the campus community through library services.

The Public Services Librarian is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Dean of Libraries. This librarian will provide leadership, vision, and oversight for Public Services at two campus library locations, Herrick Memorial Library and Samuel R. Scholes Library. This librarian will be responsible for planning and managing all public facing operations including circulation, reserves, service desk operations, and reference, and is responsible for developing and encouraging a positive, engaging, and user-centered approach.  This librarian will lead the Alfred University Libraries Public Services Team, consisting of staff from the two libraries and 60+ library student assistants. This position also works with the Director of Libraries to lead Library outreach, events, and user experience efforts, as well as collecting and reporting library usage statistics. This position will be assigned subject-based liaison areas according to interest and/or expertise, and will participate in reference, instruction, and the University Libraries’ Personal Librarian Program.

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Application Process:
Review of candidates will begin on May 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
For further information regarding this position, contact the search committee co-chairs Maria Planansky and Mechele Romanchock A detailed job description is available here

A complete application will include:

Alfred University
Founded in 1836 and nestled between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes wine region of western New York State, Alfred University ( is a small comprehensive private university.  The second oldest co-educational college in the United States the campus is situated on 232 beautiful, hilly and wooded acres where nearly 2,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students reside in a vibrant, student-centered learning community.

Alfred University is also home to the New York State College of Ceramics, a Statutory College of the State of New York, creating a unique public-private partnership. One result of this distinctive arrangement is that Alfred’s students, faculty, and staff are served by two libraries: The Samuel R. Scholes Library, which supports the School of Engineering and the School of Art and Design, and Herrick Memorial Library, which supports the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, and the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies/AUNY (External Programs).

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Posted 5/2