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  1. All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
  2. Job listings may be e-mailed to Erin, ehunter@lilrc.org.
  3. Listings will be retained for three weeks if no deadline is specified.
  4. There is no charge for this service. LILRC provides this program in support of the library community.
  5. The salary figure does not have to be listed, but we must be assured that all job openings posted meet the latest minimum starting salary levels as adopted by the county library associations.
  6. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
  • March 01, 2021 1:22 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    PART-TIME CLEANER
    Approximately 14 hours per week.
    Monday through Thursday 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Every other Friday 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Every other Saturday 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., opposite the Fridays
    Hours are subject to change. 

    PURPOSE: This position is responsible for seeing that the building and grounds are clean,  safe, and free of hazards to public and staff. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: 
    • Setup and break down meeting room (chairs, tables, etc.) following instructions.
    • Empty trash receptacles; replacing liners/cleaning baskets as needed.
    • Clean washroom facilities (toilets, sink, walls, floors.) Replenishes lavatory supplies as  needed.
    • Maintain staff room (sinks, refrigerator, and counters.)
    • Vacuums all carpets; spot clean carpet as needed.
    • Sweeps and mops floors.
    • Dusts walls, furniture, washing countertops, tabletops, and other articles as needed.
    • Wiping down program tables after use.
    • Secures building at closing; sets alarm.
    • May also be required to open building.
    • Snow removal; shoveling and putting down ice melt.
    • Other routine cleaning duties as required under supervision. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Responsible, dependable, flexibility a must.
    • Related experience. 

    STARTING SALARY: $17.00 PER HOUR 

    CONTACT MARYANN FERRO, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: 

    MFERRO@LEVITTOWNPL.ORG or (516) 731-5728 

    NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2021

  • February 26, 2021 10:44 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Qualifications: 
    ● Enrollment in an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Sciences program, or a current MLS diploma
    ● A desire to establish and manage rapport with eager teen and tween patrons in a busy department
    ● Knowledge of Young Adult literature, media, and culture (particularly meme and gaming culture)
    ● Ability to use and troubleshoot common computer applications, including the Microsoft Office Suite 
    ● Strong commitment to public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage 
    ● Ability to work both in team dynamics and independently on personal projects
    ● Ability to speak Spanish preferred
    ● Appreciation of 80’s rock and 90’s R&B preferred 

    Responsibilities: 
    ● Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to teen patrons 
    ● Develop and run unique and appealing teen programs 
    ● Promote teen library services via social media and local outreach, including school visits
    ● Work to engage teens in ways that allow them to follow their interests and discover new ones
    ● Contribute to collection development with current trends in teen culture and preferences in mind
    ● Maintain familiarity with LiveBrary databases, reader’s advisory tools, and homework help resources 
    ● Occasionally help us decide what to get for lunch, since we can never figure out what we want
    ● Perform other related duties as required  

    Availability: 

    ● Mondays 3pm-9pm
    ● Saturdays (minimum of one per month) 9am-5pm
    ● Rotating Sundays (not as delicious and whimsical as it sounds, but still pretty sweet) 12:30pm-5pm
    ● Fill-in shifts as needed 

    Salary:  

    ● $30.70/hour for MLS graduates, librarian trainee rate dependent upon credits earned
    ● Time-and-a-half Sunday hours 

    Contact:  

    Please send résumé and cover letter to Vicky Urbelis at vurbelis@hamptonbayslibrary.org by Wed., March 10th.

  • February 25, 2021 9:15 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Librarian / Librarian Trainee, Part-Time 

    Join a team that is adapting and expanding programs and services at the library and virtually.  Engage with library users, sharing a love of reading and learning, through collections, services and library programs. Connect people with information. 

    The Garden City Public Library seeks a Librarian or Librarian Trainee to work throughout the library as assigned. Hours (up to 17/week) will include days, evenings and weekends. Flexibility is a must. 

    Successful candidates should be friendly, knowledgeable, creative and adventurous, capable of working individually or in teams, and providing excellent service to users in person and virtually. 

    Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating experience or skills in one or more of the following: Library programming, digital services, STEAM activities, video gaming, technology assistance, public relations/ social media. Public library experience is preferred but not required. 

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

    ∙ Communication, oral and written, in person or through phone, video, email or chat ∙ Demonstration via literacy instruction, technology assistance, and library programs ∙ Reference interview and readers’ advisory service, to engage and convey information ∙ Online searching via the web and library databases
    ∙ Library programs for all patrons, in person and virtually
    ∙ Collection development, including print, and digital sources
    ∙ Relationships with vendors, library event programmers and community partners ∙ Publicity materials including canva, photo and video uploading and editing tools, social media ∙ Computer and mobile software and platforms including Sierra, Microsoft Office & Google Suite, digital book or media platforms and library apps, Wordpress, video conferencing ∙ Ability and willingness to learn commonly used technology as required for job responsibilities or  patron assistance with routine questions, including but not limited to desktop or laptop  computers, personal mobile devices, printers, scanners, and photocopiers
    ∙ Arranging spaces and technology/media equipment for library programs and activities 

    Qualifications include: Nassau County residency; Non-Competitive Nassau Civil Service. Librarian Qualifications include MLS Degree (ALA-accredited); Current NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate. Librarian Trainees must possess: 12 credits in ALA accredited MLS.  

    $30/hour Librarian or $26/hour Librarian Trainee 

    Apply by sending your resume with a cover letter describing how your skills and experience match the  requirements of the position to: Marianne Malagon, Library Director gcdirector@gardencitypl.org.No  phone calls. Preference will be given to applications received by March 10, 2021 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • February 24, 2021 2:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    WEST BABYLON PUBLIC LIBRARY
    CUSTOMER SERVICE VACANCY
    P/T Circulation Clerk

    Description of Duties:
    • Handles all library materials

    • Performs various computer functions

    • Registers patrons for library cards

    • Registers patrons for programs

    • Computes, collects, & records fines

    • Answers & routes telephone calls

    • Assists patrons with account inquiries

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    • Must possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced customer service environment

    • Dedication to excellent customer service 

    • Strong communication skills

    • Good clerical skills 

    • Computer knowledge required 

    • Must be reliable & willing to work a flexible schedule

    Hours: 17 hours per week 
    • Alternating Saturdays & Sundays

    • Evenings  (4:45-9:00pm)

    • Afternoons (12:45-5:00pm)

    • Mornings  (10:00-2:15pm)

    *Applications available at the Circulation Desk and on our website

    www.wbpl.us

    Candidates who take great pride in providing professional “service with a smile” are encouraged to apply.

  • February 23, 2021 9:07 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Description: 

    The South Huntington Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, flexible, friendly and responsible individual to join our staff as a Page. Regular hours include some weekday mornings and afternoons, and rotational weekend days. The position may include occasional  extra shifts as needed. The starting salary is $13.00 per hour.  

    Duties: 

    ∙ Shelve books, magazines, and audio-visual materials.
    ∙ Retrieve inter-library loan & reserved materials.
    ∙ Clean audio-visual materials.
    ∙ Occasional shelf shifting.
    ∙ Reading shelves. 

    Qualifications: 

    ∙ High school graduate.
    ∙ Computer literate.
    ∙ Desire to work in a diverse community.
    ∙ Ability to work independently as well as a team.
    ∙ Ability to work extra shifts is preferred.  

    Interested candidates may apply by sending a completed application below to: 

    PJ Novak, Page Supervisor
    South Huntington Public Library
    145 Pidgeon Hill Road
    Huntington Station, NY 11746 

    You may also fax your application to: 631.549.1286 

    Or Email: pjnovak@shpl.info 

    The South Huntington Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

  • February 17, 2021 11:32 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Port Washington Public Library Seeks A: 

    Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Librarian Trainee 

    For Our: 

    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Department 

    This Part-Time position is for 17 hours per week. Pay is $25.65 per hour. Ideal candidates will have the following skills and be responsible for the following tasks: 

    • Fluent Spanish language skills, including speaking and writing, are required.
    • Serves in a team of liaisons between the Library and the Spanish-speaking community.
    • High proficiency in Zoom, Google Drive, and Microsoft office required.
    • Performs collection development and book ordering, specifically for the Library’s foreign  language collection.
    • Prepares Library displays and informational handouts.
    • Assists patrons at public service desks, performs reader’s advisory, and compiles book lists.
    • Conducts book talks, workshops, discussions, and story times.
    • Clerical duties, including but not limited to, maintaining online calendars, responding to  correspondence, ordering supplies.
    • Job tasks may require both onsite and/or “work from home” activity, for safety reasons.
    • Candidates should have availability during the day and occasional nights and weekends.
    • Candidates must currently be accepted to or enrolled in a Library Science Graduate Program. 

    If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Kate Monsour - Monsour@pwpl.org

  • February 17, 2021 9:12 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Library Technician – Technical Services

    The Library Technician Technical Services serves as the primary copy cataloger, processes materials obtained for the James E. Tobin Library’s collections and assists in other departments within the Technical Services Department. Additional activities include working with acquisitions, digital processing, and cross training to serve as primary backup for interlibrary loan (ILL) and reserves. The position provides overall support in accomplishing the goals of the Technical Services unit and serves all constituencies as a member of the Patron Services team as well. For those that are attracted to a diverse range of activities across multiple areas – this job is for you!

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Copying or creating MARC bibliographic, holdings and authority records for all materials obtained for library collections, including books (print and eBooks), periodicals, audiovisual (streaming, DVDs, CDs), and other formats to add to the Library’s ILS catalog  

    • Searching and identifying bibliographic records in the OCLC WorldCat knowledge base and updating local library holdings

    • Creating, updating, and maintaining local holdings and item records in the catalog

    • Processing all materials for shelving (includes stamping, labeling, jacketing, adding security strips, etc.)

    • Reviewing and editing MARC bibliographic, holdings and authorities records

    • Processing withdrawals of materials that have been marked for deselection

    Peripheral Duties

    • Processing ILL reserves requests, and serving as primary contact for these areas when ILL & Reserves Coordinator is not available

    • Providing support in all technical services activities and projects as needed

    • Working a shift as part of the Patron Services Team in assisting students and faculty

    • Other duties as required

    Desired Minimum Qualifications

    • Advanced level of proficiency required to utilize staff interfaces for cataloging and acquisitions, e.g., OCLC database and cataloging utilities

    • Experience in a Library Services Platform or Integrated Library System, OCLC Connexion cataloging utility, OCLC label program, MARCedit, RDA Toolkit, interlibrary loan and reserves software and processes

    • Microsoft Office

    Preferred Desirable Skills

    • Prior experience working in an academic library

    • Prior experience with Ex Libris Alma

    • Prior experience with ILLiad and ARES reserve system a plus

    TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu or mail to:

    Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
    1000 Hempstead Ave.
    Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



  • January 12, 2021 10:56 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Title: Project Curatorial Fellow – The Art of Edward Lange 
    Job Type: Full time, temporary (one year), beginning summer 2021
    Reports to: Curator 
    Application deadline: March 7, 2021 

    Preservation Long Island seeks a curatorial fellow to collaborate with the Curator on the creation of a  digital database and virtual exhibition focused on the life and work of Long Island artist Edward Lange  (1846–1912), a German immigrant and prolific self-trained painter who rendered the region’s towns,  landscapes, and industries with precision and historical accuracy during the 1870s and 1880s.  

    Funded by the Gerry Charitable Trust, the fellowship offers hands-on experience in collections and  curatorial work, as well as digital content creation, for an emerging museum professional who will take  ownership over the project as an integral member of a small, dynamic team for the period of one year. 

    Duties:  

    Collections research and cataloguing: Locate and survey artworks by Edward Lange and maintain an  inventory spreadsheet; fully research and catalogue individual artworks as needed; enhance PLI’s collection files and catalogue records.  

    Digitization: Oversee and coordinate professional photography with institutional colleagues and secure  permissions to use and reproduce images. Work with the curator and an IT specialist to create and  design the digital database and website.  

    Exhibition development and writing: Develop interpretive concepts and draft label copy; assist with the  finalization of content and launch website.  

    Outreach and social media: Publicize the on-going project through the creation of content for  Preservation Long Island’s blog and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo).  

    Qualifications:  

    Candidates should possess an M.A. in art history, history, museum studies, material culture, or a related  field, or equivalent work experience. The position requires a self-motivated individual with excellent  research, written, and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in collections/content management  software, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and social media platforms are preferred. Past experience  managing projects and development of web-based content is also a plus.  

    Individuals from diverse backgrounds, including people of color, women, and LGBTQ-identified  individuals are encouraged to apply. Preservation Long Island is an equal opportunity employer and  recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce. 

    Terms 

    This is a temporary, non-exempt position compensated at a rate of $20.00 per hour (less  applicable with holdings) based on a work week of 35 to 40 hours for a period of twelve months.  Benefits include paid holidays as well as vacation days calculated on an accrual basis after six  months of employment. Paid sick leave is also available. Health insurance is not included. The  candidate must have a valid US driver’s license and access to a car for travel to offsite locations for  research/survey purposes.  

    How to Apply  

    Application deadline: March 7, 2021 

    Submit a CV, letter of interest, and a short writing sample (5-10 pages) to Lauren Brincat, Curator,  at lbrincat@preservationlongisland.org  

    For additional information: preservationlongisland.org  

    About the Art of Edward Lange Project  

    The Art of Edward Lange is a multi-year, multi-phase collaboration with the Long Island Museum in  Stony Brook, NY and cultural institutions across the Long Island region. The project includes the creation  of a digital exhibition and database website (phase 1), the curation of a full-scale gallery exhibition at the  Long Island Museum (phase 2), and the publication of a scholarly catalogue by Preservation Long Island  (phase 3).  

    About Preservation Long Island  

    Headquartered in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Preservation Long Island advances the importance of  historic preservation in the region through advocacy, education, and stewardship. Working to raise  awareness, appreciation, and support for the protection of a shared past, our program areas  include interpreting historic sites; collecting art and material culture pertaining to Long Island  history; creating publications and exhibits; and providing direct support and technical assistance to  individuals and groups engaged in local preservation efforts. Our mission is to celebrate and  preserve Long Island’s diverse cultural and architectural heritage through advocacy, education, and  stewardship of historic sites and collections.

  • January 22, 2020 3:05 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Assessment Librarian 

    Required Qualifications

    The University Libraries recognizes the need to connect library value to University goals and mission through key higher education indicators (learning analytics, library's role in research activity, quality and visibility). The incumbent will lead the library assessment program, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries' effectiveness and value in meeting library and institutional goals for student success and faculty productivity. The incumbent will work within the Libraries to help departments assess and report on their activities and make continuous improvements. The incumbent will also partner with other units, such as the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness, and the Office of Academic Assessment to develop, coordinate, and assess library effectiveness on Stony Brook Curriculum learning outcomes and faculty productivity and contribute to current national initiatives.

    As a tenure-track faculty librarian, the incumbent will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, participate in University and professional service, and pursue professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. The incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference, instruction and collection development duties. 

    •  ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Science

    • Proficiency with Statistics, quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies and tools: SPSS, SAS, Excel, Tableau or similar analytical and visualization software 

    • Familiarity with current national initiatives, methods, and standards (ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries, IPEDS, SAILS, ACRL Standards for Librarians in Higher Education, etc.) 

    • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills (to be assessed at interview)

    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Two or more years of directly related, full-time experience, including experience in higher education, teaching or assessment experience 

    • Relevant undergraduate or graduate work/degree

    • Grant-writing experience

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, the incumbent will lead the development of the Library assessment program, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries' effectiveness and value, meeting library and institutional goals for student success and faculty productivity. This position requires strong leadership and analytical skills in order to assess, promote, and improve the visibility of SBU Libraries value within academic departments, student learning outcomes, and other strategic goals of the University. The successful candidate will: 

    • Possess a keen awareness of current trends and developments in assessment in both academic libraries and higher education 

    • Have the ability to design, conduct and analyze assessment projects to improve services, operations and programs 

    • Apply quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and tools

    • Possess knowledge of best practices for efficient and sustainable data collection, data management, and data storage 

    • Partner with library departments to create robust and sustainable assessment plans

    • Communicate findings and recommendations via compelling written, oral and formal communication and presentations for decision making processes by both internal and external stakeholders 

    • Integrate library assessment and data gathering with institutional and national initiatives related to research and learning in higher education 

    • Coordinate and manage projects effectively 

    • Demonstrate ability to work with multiple deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously; 

    • Ability to work independently and as a team to assess and set priorities and adapt to a demanding and changing environment 

    • Prepare and deliver internal training and documentation on statistical tools, statistical analysis, and assessment methodologies 

    Special Notes 

    This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by  February 21, 2020.

    Anticipated start date: As soon as possible.  Occasional night and weekend work is required. 

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

    Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.  

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure 

    Those interested in this position should:

    1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu

    2. Submit a   State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below. 

    Apply 

    Pamela Di Pasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    University Libraries

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: Library_AssessmentLB100011909F@stonybrook.edu 

    Campus Description 

    Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

    Stony Brook University Libraries

    Stony Brook University Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook University Libraries belong to the Association for Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries engage in an ambitious dynamic strategic plan. The Collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microfilms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University's Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally.  The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCIB through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize EX Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and use EBSCO's Discovery Service. DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.  

    Official Job Title: 

    Senior Assistant Librarian 

    REF#: 

    F-10087-20-01-F 

    Campus: 

    Stony Brook West Campus 

    Department: 

    University Libraries 

    Salary: 

    Commensurate with Experience 

    Posting Start Date: 

    01/22/2020 

    Posting End Date: 

    03/19/2020

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/21/2020, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. 

    If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280. 

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian 

    Posting Date:   01/22/2020 

    Administration Building Room 390 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751

    https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/faculty-jobs/positions/faculty-librarian/current-year/F-10087-20-01-F

  • November 11, 2019 12:08 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    https://apply.interfolio.com/83375

    Posting Reference # 69294

    Required Qualifications

    Under the direction of the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the department, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee work, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following: 

    • Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. 

    • At least three years of significant experience in acquisitions, cataloging, and metadata services.

    • Strong working knowledge of RDA and MARC cataloging rules and conventions and non-MARC metadata schemas, formats, standards and protocols.

    • Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change.

    • Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning and organizational skills.

    • Ability to lead in an atmosphere of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate.

    • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

    • Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources.

    • Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.

    • Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages.

    • Knowledge of cataloging and metadata as applied to music and map collections.

    • Experience in cataloging special collections, archival materials, and digital collections.

    • Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues.

    • Experience in coordination or management of integrated library systems functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Alma and Primo.

    • Experience in batch cataloging, metadata normalization, and metadata manipulation tools or programming languages.

    • Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty.

    • Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to CMS, including regular review of cataloging and metadata faculty librarians and professional staff.

    • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic cataloging and metadata vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.

    • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.

    • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish policies and procedures, and set priorities in cataloging and metadata services.

    • Train cataloging librarians and staff in cataloging/metadata standards, new technology applications, systems, and tools to ensure compliance with nationals, SUNY, and local cataloging/metadata standards and practices (MARC, RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC, etc.) and to continuously improve cataloging efficiency and quality. 

    • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management, Digital Projects Librarian, and Director of Special Collections to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing of cataloging and metadata projects.

    • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries' discovery and deliverance operations and services.

    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.

    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems

    • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.

    • Participate in research, publication, teaching and service in consonance with University standards for promotion and tenure.

    Special Notes

    This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Anticipated Start Date: as soon as possible. 

    **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by April 17, 2020.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

    Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure

    Those interested in this position should:

    1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey .   Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu .

    2. Submit a   State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or email address below. Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 12/08/2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    APPLY

    Pamela DiPasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: library_catalogmetadata_f97551@stonybrook.edu

    Campus Description

    Stony Brook University Libraries is the largest academic research library on Long Island serving the University population and the State University of New York system.  The Library is also a resource for the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally.  Known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections, the University Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print, streaming media, electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include eight distinct facilities, including the recently renovated and flagship Melville Library, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Math/Physics, Music, Southampton, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus.  Currently at the start of a renewed strategic plan, the faculty and staff are a talented and diverse group sharing in the mission and vision of the Libraries.  Librarians hold full faculty status and rank, and participate at all levels of the University.  The Libraries is currently migrating to the new Library Services Platform, Alma with Primo VE as its discovery solution.  Assets of its actively growing institutional repository and digital collections are managed by Omeka, Bepress Digital Commons, DSpace, and CONTENTdm.   The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member), the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine, and locally with the Long Island Library Resources Council.

    Official Job Title:

    Senior Assistant Librarian

    REF#:

    F-10102-19-11

    Campus:

    Stony Brook West Campus

    Department:

    University Libraries

    Salary:

    Commensurate with Experience

    Posting Start Date:

    11/08/2019

    Posting End Date:

    4/17/2020

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/08/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

    STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/08/2019


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