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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 ehunter@lilrc.org.
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  4. There is no charge for this service. LILRC provides this program in support of the library community.
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  • January 23, 2019 5:50 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    PART-TIME LIBRARIAN I (CHILDREN'S SERVICES) or LIBRARIAN TRAINEE (CHILDREN’S SERVICES)

    The Deer Park Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and patron- service oriented individual to work up to 15 hours per week. Flexibility is needed and hours will include two nights per week, 5:00-9:00pm, occasionally 4:00- 9:00pm for program coverage, and two Saturdays per month, 9:00am-5:00pm. Sunday rotation is optional.

    Trainee candidates must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school, pursuing a certificate in Children’s Services in the Public Library with at least three (3) credits completed in Children’s Literature or Public Library Services for Children.

    Librarian I candidates must have completed a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department, including or supplemented by a minimum of twelve (12) credits of course work in children’s services, with at least three (3) credits in children’s literature.

    Experience working with children and families is preferred.

    Please send cover letter and resume, by Tuesday, February 5, 2019 to:

    Dawn Marie Gaudy Head of Children’s Services Deer Park Public Library 44 Lake Avenue Deer Park, NY 11729 Phone: (631) 586-3000 Fax: (631) 586-3006 dmgaudy@gmail.com

  • January 22, 2019 11:42 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)
    LIBRARY DIRECTOR   

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Serves as head of a library serving a population of nearly 40,000; does related work as required.

    DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is an administrative position involving responsibility for all library functions.  The work involves carrying out broad policy as determined by the Library Board. General supervision is exercised over the work of other library personnel.

    EXAMPLES OF WORK:  (Illustrative)

    • Supervises the maintenance of buildings and grounds;
    • Recommends repairs, alterations, and new construction;
    • Evaluates the effectiveness of the library's services in relation to the changing needs of the community and recommends and implements new library services to the Board;
    • Recommends and administers personnel policies and participates in Union negotiations.
    • Proposes changes in the extant contract to the Board as part of negotiations.
    • Prepares and submits a preliminary budget to the Library Board;
    • Directs and supervises the expenditures of library funds;
    • Identifies grant opportunities and develops grants supporting new and existing services and equipment.
    • Represents the library at community and group meetings;
    • Recommends and administers public relations programs;
    • Recommends and administers policies on the purchase of library materials;
    • Attends professional meetings and represents the Library to the NLS-ILS consortium and Member Libraries Directors group;
    • Conducts staff meetings:
    • Recommends appointments, transfers, promotions, discipline and dismissals of staff;
    • Keeps informed of fiduciary, legal and professional developments as they relate to Libraries;
    • Selects materials for acquisition;
    • Performs difficult and involved informational, reference and referral services.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Working knowledge of library techniques; comprehensive knowledge of library administrative practices; good knowledge of library materials and emerging technologies; ability to plan and implement library policies and projects; ability to comprehend users' needs quickly and accurately; ability to train and supervise the library staff; ability to plan and coordinate the work of others: ability to exercise leadership and motivate others; ability to evaluate situations;  ability to participate effectively in the cultural and intellectual activities of the community; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections, tact; courtesy; good judgment;  

    ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Six years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing after acquiring a Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA or NYSED accredited library school, two years of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity, or one or more years as an Assistant Director of a public library.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS:  Eligibility for a New York State public librarian's professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment.   


                                               Adopted CSC Meeting 12/19/78
                                               Amended CSC Meeting 6/17/15

    Please email resumes, cover letters and inquiries to:

    msimon@longbeachlibrary.org  

    Any appointment will be conditional on the appointee’s becoming reachable on a City of Long Beach Civil Service exam.

    To apply click here.


  • January 22, 2019 11:39 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    ASSISTANT  DIRECTOR

    Distinguishing Features of the Class:  The work involves responsibility, under the general direction of a Library Director, for assigned phases of library administration and services.  Work is performed in accordance with prescribed policy with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. As with the Library Director, this position involves professional librarian activities as well as administration.  Acts for the Library Director when delegated to do so. Supervision is exercised over the work and personnel of library functional units. Does related work as required.

    Typical Work Activities:  (Illustrative Only)

    • Recommends policies and procedures to the Library Director;

    • Conducts studies and analysis of library operations and makes recommendations;

    • In the absence of the Library Director, function in his or her stead;

    • Develops, recommends and implements new programs and/or services;

    • Develops grants for library programs and services as appropriate and available;

    • Consults with department heads on administrative and technical library problems;

    • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services to library users and instructs the public to maximize the use of library resources;

    • Represents the library at community and group meetings;

    • Conducts staff meetings or staff training sessions;

    • Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses and reading professional materials;

    • Prepares state, local, and other statistical or narrative reports as needed or required;

    • Participates in preparation of annual library and departmental budgets;

    • Participates in recruitment, selection, training and evaluation of employees;

    • When so assigned, makes decisions concerning the organization and allocation of work to staff.

    Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
    • Working knowledge of library administration practices;

    • Thorough knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, aims and services;

    • Thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of library science;

    • Working knowledge of the applications of computer technology to library operations;

    • Excellent oral communication skills with both individuals and groups;

    • Ability to carry out library policies;

    • Ability to train and supervise library staff;

    • Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of others;

    • Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;

    • Ability to read, comprehend and conduct research studies;

    • Ability to comprehend users’ needs quickly and accurately and respond thereto;

    • Ability to exercise leadership and motivate others;

    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with officials, community organizations and the public;

    • Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.

    Minimum Qualifications:   A Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices; and  at least 6 years of satisfactory professional library experience, one year of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity.

    Special Requirement:  Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application; possession of certificate at time of appointment.


    Please email resumes, cover letters and inquiries to:

    msimon@longbeachlibrary.org  

    Any appointment will be conditional on the appointee’s becoming reachable on a City of Long Beach Civil Service exam.

    To apply click here.
  • January 18, 2019 4:18 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Web Services and Data Librarian

    Required Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Library Information Science/Studies from an ALA-accredited institution.
    • Experience with web design and development.
    • experience working with web authoring tools and content management systems.
    • Graphical design ability, including knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or GIMP.
    • Knowledge of current web accessibility standards and how these standards affect web design and patron access, including responsive web design.
    • Knowledge of technologies for data management and curation, and familiarity with tools for archiving and sharing research data.
    • Project management skills; experience working in a team environment.
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of WordPress web content management system.
    • Experience with Springshare's LibApps enterprise (LibGuides, LibAnswers, etc.).
    • Understanding of the role and potential of the Web in the teaching, learning, and research pursuits of a large university setting.
    • Understanding of the information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment and commitment to user-centered library services.
    • Ability to write concisely and effectively for the web, and create effective documentation for both IT and non-IT staff regarding technical processes and procedures.
    • Strong interest in emerging technologies, library technology trends, general trends in librarianship and higher education that affect library technology.
    • Supervisory and training experience.
    • Experience in an academic library setting.

    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.

    Stony Brook University Libraries seeks a creative and user-oriented colleague for the position of Web Services and Data Librarian.  Under direction of the Associate Dean for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Services, and as a member of the Library Information Technology team, the Web Services and Data Librarian will be responsible for the coordination, planning, development, maintenance, and evaluation of the Library's web presence; and providing leadership in the planning, implementation, and assessment of data curation services.  This is a tenure track position and the incumbent is expected to participate in research, publication, teaching, and service consonant with the University standards for promotion and tenure.  As a faculty librarian, the incumbent takes an active role in liaison, reference, and instruction duties.

    Lead the design and development  of the University Libraries' web presence, including coordinating workflows, set guidelines and ensure that the libraries' web presence is accurate, up-to-date, user-centered, and accessible.

    • Manage interface customizations and the integration of commercial and open source library applications into the Libraries' virtual spaces, with an emphasis on usability and user responsiveness.
    • Assist with creating and administering library intranet and other web resources intended for staff use; collaborate with library faculty and staff to develop and deliver research and reference focused material for the web, improve user interfaces, test new delivery platforms, and assist with technical issues.
    • Explore, recommend and adopt standard and emerging tools, techniques, methods and applications to deliver a robust and reliable online experience for all library users.
    • Manage web content management systems, such as WordPress.  Works collaboratively with Library IT and other library departments to implement, develop and maintain web applications, inter-connectivity, search functionality, and branding of the library website, catalog, serials portal, link resolver, discovery service, institutional repository and local databases.
    • Participate in processes for usability testing, analytics analysis, and assessments of the libraries' virtual spaces.
    • As a member of the Scholarly Communication Team, serve as a point person for data curation efforts.
    • Participate in the design and implementation of policies, workflows, and technical processes for managing the life cycle of research data.
    • Provide guidance and instruction on discovery, acquisition, and use of research data in the public domain.
    • Participate in liaison, reference, and outreach efforts to the University.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    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 2/17/19, 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:

    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-9985-19-01
    Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
    Department: University Libraries
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Posting Start Date: 01/17/2019
    Posting End Date: 02/17/2019

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/17/2019, 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:   01/17/2019

  • January 18, 2019 4:12 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Head of Content Acquisitions and Services

    Required Qualifications

    Master's in library science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of content access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric 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 and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph and Alma systems. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Under the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Content Acquisitions and Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works, 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:

    • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Acquisitions, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
    • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management 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 and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
    • Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
    • Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
    • Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
    • Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
    • Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
    • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
    • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery 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.

    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 February 15, 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 by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.

    Apply

    Pamela DiPasquale
    University Libraries Personnel
    Melville Library, Room S1430B
    Stony Brook University
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
    Email: library_hosaerm_F97541703@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 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 sizeable 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 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 integrates 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.

    Official Job Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian
    REF#: F-9754-19-01-F
    Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
    Department: University Libraries
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Posting Start Date: 01/15/2019
    Posting End Date: 02/15/2019

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/15/2019, 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:   01/15/2019

  • January 18, 2019 2:05 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Amagansett Free Library
    215 Main Street, PO Box 2550
    Amagansett, New York 11930
    Phone: 631. 267. 3810 Fax: 631. 267. 0087


    The Amagansett Free Library, in Amagansett, New York seeks an energetic director with vision and initiative to replace a much-admired director retiring this year. Our new director will lead us in future library trends and facilitate our evolving role as Amagansett’s premier cultural and information resource for children and adults. The ideal candidate is an effective, flexible leader with strong people skills and a cooperative “can do” attitude. She/he must be willing to work with a small professional staff and be the face of the library in a diverse community with a year-round population of 1,200 that surges in summer to become a dense population with global reach and influence. This position reports to a seven-member Board of Trustees.

    Salary will be commensurate with experience.

    Qualifications
    1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program or equivalent training required.
    2. Must possess NYS Public Librarian Certificate or be able to obtain.
    3. Significant, relevant experience as a supervisor in a library.

    Attributes and Skills
    1. Effective, congenial & collaborative with library patrons, community, supporters, staff, and trustees.
    2. Self-motivated with strong leadership skills.
    3. Up to date with technology and service trends.
    4. Able to implement new services.
    5. Possessing budgeting and financial management skills.
    6. Cognizant of fiduciary regulations and laws that affect the library.
    7. Effective communicator with judgment and tact.
    8. Engaged with community concerns & interests.
    9. Experienced with literary, arts, music and children’s programming.
    10. Fundraising experience desirable

    Duties
    1. Board Relations: attend monthly Board and Committee meetings, make recommendations for new services, initiatives and policies.
    2. Staff: work collegially with staff and oversee recruitment, training, evaluations and management.
    3. Planning: evaluate and plan for effective services and appropriate resources.
    4. Finance: prepare budgets, supervise expenditures and negotiate competitive costs for services and materials.
    5. Public Relations: promote the library by interacting with patrons, supporters, local schools, government bodies and community organizations, represent the library at public events and obtain feedback from the community.
    6. Facilities: oversee maintenance and improvements of the library building and grounds.
    7. Programming: supervise and initiate an expanding menu of literary, art, film, music, science, public affairs and children’s services, programs and events.
    8. Community Support: continue to facilitate generous financial, material and service commitments from our local community and beyond

    This is an Association Library and not a part of the civil service system.

    Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than February 15, 2019 to: AmagansettDirectorSearch@Suffolknet.org

  • January 18, 2019 11:45 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Instructor & Research Specialist

    We seek a motivated, creative and enthusiastic Instructor and Research Specialist who believes in providing excellent customer service to library guests.

    Candidates must possess:

    • Strong and pro-active customer service and communication skills

    • Flexibility with scheduling up to 17.5 hours per week: available days, weekends, some holidays

    • Proven knowledge of reference services, readers advisory, and programs to guests of all ages throughout the library and through outreach events

    • Ability to work one-on-one or in small groups instructing guests on mobile devices, digital services, and electronic resources

    • Desire to work as a team and collaborate with coworkers on projects and programs  

    • A detail-oriented disposition and ability to embrace change with a positive attitude

    • ALA accredited MLS and valid New York State Public Librarian Certificate, or currently be enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school

    Salary:
    Librarian Trainee: $22.10 per hour
    Librarian I: $25.07 per hour

    If you are interested in applying for this position in our brand new beautiful space, please email your resume to Donna Mauceri at dmauceri@hauppaugelibrary.org by Friday, February 1.

    Please include your schedule availability as well as two references.

  • January 18, 2019 11:39 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Librarian or Trainee

    We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service. The successful candidate must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable in STEM, digital services, video gaming, reference, and reader’s advisory.  Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.

    Skills Required:

    • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree;

    • Ability to work with all age groups; Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service in a busy 4 location library system;

    • A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services;

    • Desire to work as a team member and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative STEM programs for all age groups

    Schedule:
    25 hours/week, includes Saturdays

    Sundays as needed

    Starting Salary:
    Part Time: $25.90 per hour

    Reply to by February 6, 2019:
    Director’s Office

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave

    Great Neck, NY  11023-1938

    employment@greatnecklibrary.org

    No phone calls please.

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  • January 16, 2019 11:24 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.

    Organizational Overview

    The Research Library is part of the Information Resource Management section of the Information Technology Division (ITD) which reports to the CIO. ITD reports to the Business Services Directorate. ITD provides the following three main disciplines that represent Information Resource Management: the Research Library, BNL Publications Office, and Records Management. The Research Library offers a wide selection of resources supporting BNL's multidisciplinary research.The BNL Research Library promotes world class research by providing access to scientific information resources. The Research Library is recognized as a key contributor to Brookhaven National Laboratory’s research mission. By making scientific and technical information readily accessible, the Research Library supports the efficient an effective performance of the Laboratory’s Scientists, Engineers and BNL Staff, thereby enhancing BNL’s ability to meet the needs of sponsors and to attract and maintain highly qualified staff. The Information Specialist reports to the Research Library, Publications and Records Manager

    Position Description

    POSITION DESCRIPTION (paragraph pertaining to position)

    The AOIA Dept/Division has an opening for an Reference Librarian:

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist the BNL community in the use of Library collections and equipment and provide supplemental search strategies and assistance

    • Retrieve and deliver information through the use of print and online sources for the BNL community

    • As a key contributor to the Research Library’s Collection Development team, makes reccomendations regarding the collection and related services including Interlibrary Loan, document delivery, and others.

    • Work at the reference desk, lending, receiving and renewing library materials

    • Provides technical assistance to users, often resulting in the solution of complex information problems and contributes to the development of library policies and practices.

    • Execute Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging and Reference functions

    • Convene (as needed) library orientation sessions for new employees, guests and students

    • Update MARC records for journal holdings and book copy maintenance

    • Perform recurring administrative tasks in support of operation or function (composite research library metrics, processing journals and serials, analyze problems, develop alternatives and make recommendations, etc.)

    • Provide an efficient and effective user experience to support end users’ work

    • Information research knowledge and expertise. Maintains current knowledge of best practices in academic or special libraries related to library services

    • Knowledge of scholarly communication and open access publication processes and services

    • Performs other duties as requested

    Position Requirements

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a field that utilizes strong research, writing, and information coordination skills or equivalent contemporary, full-time experience on the basis of 2:1 (experience:college) years

    • Minimum 4 years, full-time contemporary Library experience in a research or academic special library or similar environment to include experience and knowledge of a wide range of library services and operational functions, including: cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, interlibrary loan, e-resources, library systems, security, collection management, training, and digital repositories

    • Demonstrated ability to use current technologies for delivering and developing library services, including MS Office applications

    • Must have effective team and project management skills,

    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and customer service

    • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills (oral and written),

    • Demonstrated organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.

    • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel and work quickly, accurately, and independently

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Masters in Library Science from an accredited institution

    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and growth. Maintain awareness of local, national and international library and information initiatives and best practices through active participation in professional networks including the Special Libraries Association.

    • Experience in developing, building and sustaining working partnerships and relationships with researchers and students;

    • Experience in supporting science, learning and research across a wide range of users.

    • Demonstrated evidence of initiative and flexibility.

    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as a leader and team member, with library colleagues

    • Ability to advocate and promote library resources and services to a variety of constituents

    Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:

    • Ability to communicate verbally and hear and understand speech.

    • Ability to operate a computer keyboard.

    • Ability to lift, Moderate, 15-30 lbs. papers/books

    We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online atBNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

    Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    *VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    https://jobs.bnl.gov/job/upton/reference-librarian/3437/10448013


  • January 14, 2019 11:28 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Supervisor of Southampton Library

    Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

    Bachelor's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of degree, four [4] years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four [4] full-time years may be considered. One full year of full-time supervisory experience and customer service. Proficiency utilizing Google apps and Microsoft Suite.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Library work experience (ex academic or public). An additional two years of full-time supervisory experience. Experience dealing with college/university student population

    Brief Description of Duties:

    Under the direction of the Head of the Southampton Library (Librarian), this position will assist in managing the daily operations of the library. This includes but is not limited to supervising student employees and providing circulation services (circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and directional assistance) at the service desk, along with resolving patron and security problems. The incumbent is expected to troubleshoot issues as they arrive, communicate in a timely manner with the Head of the Southampton library and the Director of Access and User Services and serve as the liaison to emergency services (University Police, EMS, etc.) and Facilities as needed.

    The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.  

    • Circulation Desk coverage to include circulation of library materials including reserves, answering library user questions in person and by phone while referring more complex reference questions to Head Librarian. Assist patrons at the public computers. Have knowledge of Access Service policies. Respond to queries about Access Services policies. Full working knowledge of the library information system, including all functions in regards to patron files, processing of holds and receipt of library fine or fee payments. Primary phone contact for Access Services, answering questions regarding Access Services policies, taking messages and referring callers to appropriate library or university staff. Assist in responding to library maintenance issues such as photocopier problems, cleaning services and general library environmental concerns and referring to proper personnel. Notify the Maintenance office when repair calls are necessary.

    • Provide support for Interlibrary Loan (ILL) borrowing and lending services and for Course Reserves. Coordinate and collaborate with personnel in departments in the University Libraries to provide unified and streamlined services to patrons. Will include working with personnel in Reserves and Interlibrary Loan at the Melville library to ensure efficient processing of material. Should have full working knowledge of ILLiad, the interlibrary loan management system, as well as the library information system and Blackboard.  Must have full working knowledge of Access Services policies and procedures and be able to work with library personnel across campus libraries. Must be able to use library databases for processing ILL and Reserves requests.

    • Assist in overseeing the daily operations of the library. Works closely with the Head of Southampton Library (Librarian) and daytime supervisor. Shares responsibility for opening the library for scheduled hours. This includes setting up the circulation desk supplies, maintaining and updating statistics, and ensuring printers are functioning properly.

    • Assists with stack maintenance: preparing carts for shelving, and completing stack maintenance tasks as needed to include books and journals. Participates in stacks maintenance projects and processing of serials.

    • Maintains technical competency and skills through professional development opportunities. Participate in department and University-wide committees, events and professional organizations.

    • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.

    Special Notes:

    This is a full time appointment.  FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.


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    About Stony Brook:

    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 Jackson Pollock 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 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.

    Official Job Title: Instructional Support Associate

    Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
    Primary Location
    : US-NY-Stony Brook

    Department/Hiring Area: Stony Brook University Libraries-Stony Brook University

    Schedule: Full-time  Variable Mon-Thurs 2:00 pm-10:00 pm, Sun 9:00am-5:00pm  Pass Days: Fri, Sat
    Posting Start Date
    : Jan 11, 2019
    Posting End Date
    : Jan 25, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

    Salary: $39,000-43,316/Annual@1.0FTE CWE

    Salary Grade: SL2

    Appointment Type:Term

    https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1803903&tz=GMT-05%3A00

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