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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.
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  5. The salary figure does not have to be listed, but we must be assured that all job openings posted meet the latest minimum starting salary levels as adopted by the county library associations.
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  • October 15, 2020 10:49 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    There is an opening for a part time circulation clerk at the Mineola Library.  15 to 17 hours per week.  Flexible hours.  Mornings preferred, but also afternoons, evenings and Saturdays possible.  Please send inquiries by email only to Library Director Charles Sleefe at midirector@nassaulibrary.org.

  • October 13, 2020 9:09 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Reports directly to the Library Director and works cooperatively with other department heads and library support staff; supervises a staff of one full-time librarian, four regular part-time librarian staff, and  several part-time librarian subs. 35-hour work week; evenings and weekends may be required. 

    Summary objective of the job.

    Under the general supervision of the Library Director, perform highly responsible administrative, supervisory, and direct reference service; manage the reference department’s operations and staff.  Administers the budgets for print and audio books, eBooks for Kindles, and periodicals.  Makes recommendations for electronic resources.

    Qualifications. 

    MLS from an ALA accredited library school and a minimum of 4-5 years of public library experience in progressively more responsible professional positions.

    Job duties and responsibilities. 

    • Supervises all operations of the Reference Department and communicate library policies effectively with staff.

    • Delivers exceptional customer service to all library patrons.

    • Provide general reference service using print and electronic resources, including Live-brary and proprietary digital products.

    • Assists patrons with use of technology, both in-library resources and personal devices.

    • Oversees the creation and implementation of in-house technology programs and services: Book-a-Librarian, Drop-in Tech, Tech labs.

    • Uses social media to promote library programs and services; create content for website and newsletter and other outlets; manage departmental email.

    • Material acquisition: select and order print books [fic, nonfic, large print], digital books, audiobook cds, and periodicals; contribute to the dvd and music cd collections.

    • Collection management: weeding and space allocation.

    • Manages special collections such as Local History/Long Island (including the newspaper archives), Literacy, and Career Collections.

    • Creates monthly department schedules and board reports; maintains statistics.

    • Provides readers advisory; promotes library collections in visually pleasing displays; plans and promotes seasonal reading clubs for adults; creates in-house marketing materials (flyers, etc).

    • Community outreach with the Hampton Bays Community/Senior Center and local book clubs; “laundromat books” outreach.

    • Manages Interlibrary loans (outside Sierra and LILink)

    • Staff training for new hires.

    • Coordinates scheduling and use of study rooms.

    • Continues education by attending professional meetings and conferences and keeping up with professional journals and resources, online and in print. 

    • Evaluates new library products and services in coordination with vendors and other library professionals.

    • Other duties as assigned by the Director (e.g., newsletter).

    Desirable Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Tech savvy in typical library applications like Windows, Office, and print management software; research expertise with online digital resources including Live-brary. 

    • Comfortable with all aspects of social media. 

    • Experience with circulation software (Sierra). 

    • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) strongly desired. 

  • October 09, 2020 10:38 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Department: Circulation
    Job Title: F/T Patron Services Coordinator
    Reports To: The Director 

    DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION
    An employee in this position is responsible for overseeing the Circulation Department. Duties include assisting patrons by checking library materials in and out, issuing library cards and providing general information concerning library services. The Patron Services Coordinator supervises all circulation clerks, full and part-time. This position reports to the Director and is not union eligible. 

    Responsibilities
    ● Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, prepares payroll and evaluates circulation staff
    ● Supervises the performance of all functions relating to library circulation
    ● Handles concerns and problems and delegates tasks  in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale
    ● Makes decisions that may include handling problems with patrons, other libraries and finds solutions
    ● Communicates circulation policies to patrons
    ● Works closely with other departments of the library and advises other departments of important changes and information
    ● Oversees daily reports that may include clear the hold-shelf, paging slips and title page report
    ● Generates reports including monthly and annual circulation statistics, monthly memo to the Board and processes other reports such as long overdue items and expired patrons
    ● Maintains hold shelf and overseeing patron hold notifications
    ● Assists patrons in a friendly and courteous manner in person and on the phone
    ● Tracks departmental supplies and initiates orders for new or replacement items
    ● Responsible for the timely handling of all materials in the daily SCLS delivery bag
    ● Regularly attends meetings that may include SCLS circulation meetings, head of circulation meetings and department head meetings
    ● Promotes the use of the library, its programs and services to the community and local agencies in collaboration with other departments
    ● Performance of other duties as may be required

    Qualifications
    ● High school diploma or equivalent required
    ● 2 years library circulation experience preferred
    ● 2 years supervisory experience preferred
    ● Ability to assign, supervise and review the work of a small group of clerical employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale
    ● Good knowledge of general library and office terminology, clerical procedures and equipment
    ● Comprehensive knowledge of Sierra and Create Lists
    ● Good knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic
    ● Ability to establish effective working relationships with superiors, coworkers and library patrons
    ● Ability to communicate effectively and in a friendly manner with patrons and staff
    ● Ability to exercise sound judgment, make quick decisions and perform well under pressure
    ● Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
    ● Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
    ● Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position 

    Benefits
    ● Full time 35 hours per week
    ● NYS retirement System, Empire NYSHIP health insurance, earned vacation, personal & sick time
    ● Base salary $35k (flexible to commensurate with experience) 

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your letter of intent and resume to apply@riverheadlibrary.org by October 23, 2020.

  • October 07, 2020 3:33 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The North Bellmore Public Library is looking for an experienced librarian who can staff both the Adult  Reference and Children’s Desks on a flexible schedule which will include day, evening and weekend  hours.  

    Part-time Librarian duties at the public desks require proficiency in skills, including but not limited to:
    ▪ Sierra
    ▪ Microsoft Office
    ▪ Digital Services
    ▪ Reference Databases
    ▪ Online Searching
    ▪ Readers’ Advisory
    ▪ Reference Interview

    ▪ Patron Assistance with Technology:
    ▪ Printer
    ▪ Scanners
    ▪ Desktops & Mobile Devices
    ▪ Downloadable Books
    ▪ Library Apps
    ▪ Media  

    Candidates must demonstrate the above skills and the following qualifications: 
    ▪ MLS Degree from an ALA-accredited program
    ▪ Current NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate
    ▪ Nassau County residency

    Hourly Wage: 
    ▪ Salary is $33.29 per hour.  

    This is a Non-Competitive Civil Service position 

    Please email your cover letter and resume to: 

    Jeanne Lettieri, Head of Reference
    jlettieri@northbellmorelibrary.org 

    Position is open until filled

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

    Assessment Librarian 

    Required Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Preferred Qualifications 

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

    • Relevant undergraduate or graduate work/degree

    • Grant-writing experience

    Responsibilities & Requirements

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

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

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

    • Apply quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and tools

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

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

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

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

    • Coordinate and manage projects effectively 

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

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

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

    Special Notes 

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

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

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

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

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure 

    Those interested in this position should:

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

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

    Apply 

    Pamela Di Pasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    University Libraries

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: Library_AssessmentLB100011909F@stonybrook.edu 

    Campus Description 

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

    Stony Brook University Libraries

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

    Official Job Title: 

    Senior Assistant Librarian 

    REF#: 

    F-10087-20-01-F 

    Campus: 

    Stony Brook West Campus 

    Department: 

    University Libraries 

    Salary: 

    Commensurate with Experience 

    Posting Start Date: 

    01/22/2020 

    Posting End Date: 

    03/19/2020

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

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

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

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian 

    Posting Date:   01/22/2020 

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

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

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

    Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services

    Required Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

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

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

    • Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.

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

    Special Notes

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

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

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

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

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure

    Those interested in this position should:

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

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

    APPLY

    Pamela DiPasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: library_catalogmetadata_f97551@stonybrook.edu

    Campus Description

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

    Official Job Title:

    Senior Assistant Librarian

    REF#:

    F-10102-19-11

    Campus:

    Stony Brook West Campus

    Department:

    University Libraries

    Salary:

    Commensurate with Experience

    Posting Start Date:

    11/08/2019

    Posting End Date:

    4/17/2020

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

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

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/08/2019


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