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  • March 22, 2019 9:35 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Content Access and Discovery Librarian

    Required Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA Accredited degree program.
    • Knowledge of providing and maintaining access to electronic resources through metadata and software.
    • Knowledge of electronic content discovery and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows.
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others and groups to find solutions.
    • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, professional growth, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally with others.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.
    • Professional experience working with electronic resources at academic libraries.
    • Experience with Library Services Platform (LSP) acquisition module and electronic resources management system.
    • Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of providing satisfactory solutions.
    • Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of data analytics.
    • Understanding of vendor relationships and licensing issue

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources, and world-renowned special collections.  The Stony Brook 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 libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018).  The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, 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 Science Center Libraries, and the SUNY Korea-SBU Campus.  The University Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, nationally and internationally.  The libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, 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, and ORCID through the National Libraries of Medicine.  The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO's Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, which are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

    This is an entry-level tenure track position that reports to the Head of Content Acquisition & Services.  The librarian is responsible for management, policy, planning, and advocacy for licensed and open-access databases supported within the SBU Libraries.  This includes acquisitions, receipt, and processing of all electronic databases, workflow implementation, maintenance and review of licensed and open-access databases in the Knowledgebase.  S/he provides quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases and ensure consistent access to electronic library holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms.  The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed to acquiring, describing, and providing access to databases in all mediums and languages.  The Librarian will align all processes and practices within the framework of SBU Libraries organizational initiatives, foster innovation, and implement constructive change as a part of evolving faculty roles in support of strategic directions.  This position works closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty and end users to create an excellent user experience.

    • Manage and promote licensed and open-access databases to support university research and teaching activities.
    • Work closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty, and end users to create an excellent user experience.
    • Administer new and existing licenses for electronic resources.
    • Maintain and review licensed and open-access databases in the knowledge base to ensure accessibility.
    • Develop and improve workflows to ensure integrity of financial data related to licensed and open access databases.
    • Provide quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases and ensure consistent access to electronic library holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms.
    • Assist the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services to generate reports as needed.
    • Provide leadership in acquiring, describing, and providing access to databases in all mediums and languages.
    • Assist the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services to access the performance of the unit and develop improvement plans.
    • 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. 

    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 submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package  to the departmental email, address or fax below.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.  Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 4/20/19, 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
    Fax: 631-632-7116
    Email: Library_SrAsstLibrF99831901@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.

    Official Job Title: Senior Assistant Librarian
    REF#: F-9983-19-01
    Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
    Department: University Libraries
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Posting Start Date: 01/08/2019
    Posting End Date: 04/20/2019

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/20/2019, 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:   01/08/2019

  • March 21, 2019 9:46 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Assistant/Associate Professor (Research and Instruction Librarian: First Year Experience and Social Sciences) – Tenure Track

    University Libraries

    ABOUT ADELPHI:

    Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    As a key member of the Research and Instruction Services team, the Research and Instruction Librarian: First Year Experience and Social Sciences will work collaboratively to build a community of students who are information literate and confident lifelong learners. The Librarian will act as liaison to the First Year Seminar program, the School of Social Work, and the Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Partnering with the Engagement and Inclusion Librarian and other subject area liaisons, the First Year Experience and Social Sciences Librarian will offer innovative support for teaching, learning, and academic research among first year students.

    The Librarian will continually assess disciplinary needs for assigned liaison departments seeking thoughtful ways to address them through collaborations with faculty and fellow instructors on assignment design, integrated instruction, individual consultations, and support for independent learning. As part of the fully integrated Research and Instruction Support team of librarians and administrative staff, the Librarian supports faculty and students in all disciplines in the exploration and application of new technologies and methodologies for digital scholarship and scholarly inquiry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Develop and provide innovative and effective library instruction and in-depth research support for faculty and students in liaison disciplines.
    2. Serve as the point of contact for the First Year Seminar program in University Libraries.  Partner with faculty teaching First Year Seminar courses to develop foundational information literacy experiences that will extend throughout the undergraduate curriculum.
    3. Through instruction, consultations, and other methods, facilitate data discovery, interpretation, visualization, and management in close collaboration with Research and Instruction colleagues.
    4. Provide collection development in liaison disciplines. Advocate for collection development and systems improvements or adoption in support of the liaison areas.
    5. Keep abreast of scholarly trends, resources, and new technologies in liaison disciplines with a view toward their application in research and instruction.
    6. Represents the Libraries to other groups around campus and the region.
    7. Serves on University and Library committees.
    8. Participates in professional associations and bodies.
    9. Participates in scholarly and professional activities including research and publishing required for reappointment, tenure and promotion.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Master's degree from an ALA accredited school of library/information science is required.
    2. A second post-baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study is highly preferred and is required for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor and for tenure.
    3. 1-3 years’ experience as a librarian in an academic or research library teaching information literacy to a diverse population is required.
    4. Academic background in social work, sociology, or related disciplines.
    5. Experience with information resources and information management tools for the social sciences or related disciplines.
    6. Knowledge of learning theory and practice, various teaching methodologies, and research related to pedagogy and learning.
    7. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
    8. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a collegial and diverse environment.
    9. Experience with information resources and information management tools for the social sciences or related disciplines.

    To apply

  • March 21, 2019 9:20 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Assistant/Associate Professor (Research and Instruction Librarian: Health Sciences and Data Services) – Tenure Track

    University Libraries

    ABOUT ADELPHI:

    Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    As a key member of the Research and Instruction Services team, the Research and Instruction Librarian: Health Sciences and Data Services will work collaboratively to build a community of students who are information literate and confident lifelong learners. The Librarian will act as liaison to the Health and Sport Sciences and Communication Sciences and Disorders departments (in the College of Education and Health Sciences) and the Healthcare Informatics, Nutrition, and Public Health departments (in the College of Nursing and Public Health), offering innovative support for the teaching, learning, and academic research.  In addition, the Health Sciences Librarian will provide assistance with instruction to other departments in the College of Nursing and Public Health in coordination with the Librarian liaison to the Nursing department.

    The Health Sciences and Data Services Librarian will be the Libraries’ point of contact for support with data management plans as well as quantitative and qualitative research consultation.  The Librarian will continually assess disciplinary needs for the liaison departments seeking thoughtful ways to address them through collaborations with faculty and fellow instructors on assignment design, integrated instruction, individual consultations, and support for independent learning. As part of the fully integrated Research and Instruction Support team of librarians and administrative staff, the Librarian supports faculty and students in all disciplines in the exploration and application of new technologies and methodologies for digital scholarship and scholarly inquiry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Develop and provide innovative and effective library instruction and in-depth research support for faculty and students in liaison disciplines.
    2. Provide support to the Adelphi University community with data management, data analysis, and qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
    3. Through instruction, consultations, and other methods, facilitate data discovery, interpretation, visualization, and management in close collaboration with Research and Instruction colleagues.
    4. Provide collection development in liaison disciplines. Advocate for collection development and systems improvements or adoption in support of the liaison areas.
    5. Keep abreast of scholarly trends, resources, and new technologies in liaison disciplines with a view toward their application in research and instruction.
    6. Represents the Libraries to other groups around campus and the region.
    7. Serves on University and Library committees.
    8. Participates in professional associations and bodies.
    9. Participates in scholarly and professional activities including research and publishing required for reappointment, tenure and promotion.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Master's degree from an ALA accredited school of library/information science is required.
    2. A second post-baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study is highly preferred and is required for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor and for tenure.
    3. Demonstrated experience with data analysis, including creating data management plans, using data analysis software, and providing research services to a scholarly audience is required.
    4. 3-5 years’ experience as a librarian in an academic or research library teaching information literacy to a diverse population is required.
    5. Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) Certification.
    6. Academic background in healthcare informatics, public health, health and sports sciences, communication sciences and disorders, or any related discipline.
    7. Experience with information resources and information management tools for healthcare informatics, public health, health and sports sciences, communication sciences and disorders, or related disciplines.
    8. Excellent interpersonal, and communications skills.
    9. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a collegial and diverse environment.

    To apply

  • March 20, 2019 2:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    We are looking for an energetic individual to provide leadership and professional expertise and to coordinate for all aspects of online services (acquisitions, automation, cataloging, processing and circulation) for four locations

    This senior position supervises, manages and coordinates the flow of library materials through the Technical Services and Circulation departments.

    • Manage our Sierra and Encore Systems
    • Coordinate the installation of upgrades and new software

    Required:

    • Experience in Project Management and Library Technology
    • Knowledge of RFID and library software; Sierra Cataloging and Acquisitions modules, OCLC and WorldShare
    • Fluency with Excel spreadsheet and data manipulation
    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution
    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

    Four years professional librarian experience preferred Schedule: Full time – 35 hours/week Include some evenings and weekends

    Salary: $66,600.00- Commensurate with experience and qualifications Plus full benefits package

    Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 4/10/2019: Great Neck Library 159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, NY 11023 employment@greatnecklibrary.org No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Reposted 3/20/19-4/10/19-job description is below

    Job Summary Under the direction of the Assistant Director the candidate is responsible for all aspects of acquisitions, automation, cataloging, processing and circulation for four locations. Duties are carried out with considerable independence within the framework of established policies, procedures and a strategic plan. Incumbent will work closely with the Director and Assistant Director in overall planning for system-wide library services, The incumbent will also work closely with staff to assure prompt delivery of materials and services to library members and affiliates. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.

    Principal duties

    1. Supervisory

    -Coordinate and manage the flow of library materials through the Technical Services and Circulation Departments
    -Supervise staff in Technical Services including full-time staff, part-time staff, temporary employees.

    2. Administrative

    -Manage the configuration and updates of the online systems. These services include the library catalog (Innovative Interface), LILink, Wowbrary OCLC, WorldCat, WorldShare and other programs.
    -Work closely and collaboratively with vendors and other partners as needed to maintain library systems 
    -(Initiate Grant Research and Opportunities)

    3. Analytical

    -Identify new technologies and integration strategies.
    Be able to explain the plan for new initiatives to staff, patrons and to Board of Trustees.
    -Insure compliance with authorization policies and license agreements.
    -Use analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills as needed.

    Skill Set

    • Experience in Project Management

    -Experience managing projects, meeting deadlines and communicating to various stakeholders within the library environment.
    -Experience working with publishers and vendors and integrating third-party applications into library systems.
    -Experience serving as a point of contact for maintenance and troubleshooting

    • Demonstrated ability to:

    -Exercise initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in handling administrative duties.
    -Acquire knowledge and skills to complete assignments successfully.
    -Apply computer literacy skills and experience with library tools, applications, and resources in support of library services.
    -Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment

    • Specific Knowledge

    -Knowledge of bibliographic record structures such as MARC, etc. and other metadata. Knowledge of RFID.
    -Technical knowledge of library services and supporting data (including Acquisitions, Circulation, Cataloging and Electronic Resource management)

    Education or Formal Training:

    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution

    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

    • Four years professional librarian experience preferred Experience working with a Library Services Platform/Integrated Library System such as III (Innovative Interface, Inc.)

    Compliance As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Great Neck Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political party, genetic information, military status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. For more information, please contact the Executive Director.

    REVISED BoT Approved 2.26.19; w/revisions proposed 3/19/19

  • March 11, 2019 11:44 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Electronic Resources Librarian

    Required Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited degree program.
    • Knowledge of trends and practices in e-resource and serials management.
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other individuals and groups to find solutions.
    • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, professional growth, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally with others.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.
    • Experience working with electronic resources in academic libraries.
    • Knowledge of acquisition modules of a library management systems and electronic resources management systems.
    • Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of providing satisfactory solutions.
    • Evidence of analytical, organizational, communication, project, and time management skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and complete tasks and projects on time and within budget and in accordance with task/project parameters.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    • Manage e-resource lifecycle for serials, e-books, datasets, and streaming video, including, record maintenance, purchasing, renewing, invoicing, reporting, and activation.
    • Work closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty, and end users on troubleshooting to create an excellent user experience.
    • Develop and improve workflows and practices to ensure integrity of financial data and process efficiency.
    • Manage print serials including binding in collaboration with other library units.
    • Assist Head of Content Acquisitions & Services to assess the performance of the unit and develop improvement plans.
    • Contribute as a member of the acquisitions team to develop unit goals, policies, procedures, priorities, and staffing decisions.
    • 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 4/6/2019.

    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 submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or fax below.  Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.

    Pamela DiPasquale
    University Libraries
    Stony Brook University
    Melville Library, Room S1430B
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    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 Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook 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 Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, 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 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 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, and ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO's Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

    This is an entry-level tenure track position and reports to the Head of Content Acquisitions & Services. The librarian is responsible for management, policy, planning, and advocacy for electronic and print serials support within the SBU Libraries. This includes acquisitions, receipt, and processing of electronic and print serials, binding operations, workflow implementation, maintenance and review of serial subscriptions in both vendor and library systems. S/he responds to the injury about journal subscriptions and serial gifts, and review the vendor products. The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed in acquiring, describing, and providing access to serial collections in all mediums and languages. The Librarian will align all processes and practices within the framework of SBU Libraries organizational initiatives, foster innovation, and implement constructive change as a part of evolving faculty roles in support of strategic directions. This position works closely with vendors, librarians, faculty and staff across all campuses and libraries.   

    Official Job Title: Senior Assistant Librarian
    REF#: F-10001-19-03
    Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
    Department: University Libraries
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Posting Start Date: 03/06/2019
    Posting End Date: 04/06/2019

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/06/2019, 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

    To apply.

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   03/06/2019

  • March 06, 2019 9:37 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Circulation Supervisor - Part-time, evenings and weekends       

    State University of New York at Old Westbury

    The Library at State University of New York at Old Westbury seeks to hire a temporary part-time evening and weekend Circulation Supervisor.  This part-time position will report to the Library Director.  

    Responsibilities include:
    • Supervise the Circulation services and desk operations.  

    • Coordinates shelving and stacks management.  

    • Manage Reserves and Circulation.

    • Train and supervise student workers.

    • Help coordinate service schedules to maximize use of student workers.

    • Assist in planning and implementation of ongoing training of student workers.

    • Assist with workflows as needed, including reserves processing, ILL processing, retrieval, shelving, and resolving service issues.

    • Assist with quality control of services, workflows, and efficiency in Circulation.

    • Provide advanced-level assistance on patron account issues as needed.

    • Collaborate with the Library Director on service coverage, process improvements, workflow analysis, and service improvements.

    • Assist with data collection and assessment.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Specific Skills:
    • Good supervisory and management skills.

    • Knowledge of library systems and applications.

    • Experience working with office software and tools.

    • Strong skills in public or customer service and efficient service.

    • Good skills in understanding, analyzing, and solving problems related to library service and operations.

    • Creativity, flexibility and ability to adapt to change.

    • Good verbal, written and communication skills.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience;

    • A minimum of six (6) months of lead and/or supervisory experience, preferably in a public services or customer service environment;

    • Experience working with different technologies.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree;

    • One (1) year experience in a library, public or an academic setting;

    • Supervisory experience in a library setting.

    Work Schedule:

    Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
    Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Monday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Tuesday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Wednesday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Thursday: Off 
    Friday: Off

    Note: Summer and holiday schedule will change and may include earlier or later shift and one weekend day off.

    Application Instructions:

    A resume, cover letter and contact information (to include name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references should be submitted online at:  https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com

    Only applications submitted online will be considered.

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  extended until April 5, 2019

    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Additional Information:

    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

    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.

    Position Type:  Professional
    Official Budget Title:  Instructional Support Associate
    Campus Title:     Circulation Supervisor
    Department:  Library
    FTE:  Part-time Temporary (subject to renewal)
    Negotiating Unit:  UUP
    Salary Grade:  SL2
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

    About SUNY Old Westbury:

    SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff.  Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world.  The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

  • March 06, 2019 9:29 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Resource Sharing Librarian   

    State University of New York at Old Westbury

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is seeking a Resource Sharing Librarian. The Resource Sharing Librarian is responsible for the daily interlibrary loan operations including setting policies and procedures.  The Librarian supervises, trains, and evaluates Interlibrary Loan staff and student assistants and reports to the Library Director.  Ensures CONTU copyright compliance. The Librarian will serve as the direct liaison for the School of Business (SOB). The Librarian provides reference services in-person and online; teaches information literacy sessions; produces web-based research guides; reviews policies and makes recommendations to the Director; keeps current with relevant technologies and methods; and prepares quantitative and qualitative reports monthly and as requested.This is a 12-month tenure-track position.  The Librarian engages in college service and maintains professional development through continuing education and professional organizations.  Other duties may be assigned, and some evening and weekend are required.  The successful candidate will be cooperative and confident, customer-centered, and eager to engage with the changing services and methods of libraries. Responsibilities:
    • Manage and provide leadership to Old Westbury’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department.

    • Supervise and train unit staff (full time staff and student workers if needed).

    • Participate in ILL request fulfillment and provide relevant professional expertise and troubleshooting as needed.

    • Ensures copyright and CONTU compliance are upheld.

    • Continuously assess and improve resource sharing software functioning (currently ILLiad and Odyssey).

    • Explore, plan, and oversee resource sharing initiatives.

    • Serve as liaison to the Business Department with responsibility for subject specialized collection development and instruction.

    • Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts.

    • In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in librarianship, scholarship, and service; commitment to (SOB) undergraduate and graduate education; and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

    Required Qualifications:
    • A Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree from a ALA-accredited program.

    • A minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience in an academic, specialized or public library.

    • Supervisory, leadership, and/or project management experience.

    • Strong customer service orientation.

    • Experience with Libguides or comparable tools.

    • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel or Access.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.

    • Ability to effectively adapt to and use emerging library technologies and software.

    • Knowledge of the essential components of CONTU and copyright.

    • Demonstrated interest or engagement with social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues, through professional or community experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with reference service, collection development and/or instruction.

    • Undergraduate or graduate business degree.

    • Demonstrable knowledge of business resources, both print and electronic.

    • Experience working in resource sharing/interlibrary loan.

    Application Instructions:

    A cover letter with a resume and contact information (to include name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references should be submitted online at:  https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com

    Only applications submitted online will be considered.

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: extended until April 5, 2019

    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Additional Information:

    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

    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.

    Position Type:  Faculty
    Official Budget Title:  Senior Assistant Librarian
    Campus Title:     Resource Sharing Librarian
    Department:  Library
    FTE:  Full-time
    Negotiating Unit:  UUP
    Salary Grade:  NSN3
    FLSA Status:  Exempt

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