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  • 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

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

    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

    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. 


    Pamela Di Pasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    University Libraries

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    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 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 




    Stony Brook West Campus 


    University Libraries 


    Commensurate with Experience 

    Posting Start Date: 


    Posting End Date: 


    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

  • January 21, 2020 3:16 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Adult Services Emerging Services Librarian (PT) 15 hours per week. May include evenings and weekends. 

    Typical duties and responsibilities: 

    • Assist patrons with locating materials, placing holds, renewing books and navigating online resources
    • Provide reader’s advisory, register patrons for programs, answer phones and reference questions
    • Provide computer support and assist patrons with electronic devices
    • Identify areas of needs and create library displays that promote targeted services or collection subjects, particularly within assigned areas
    • Participate in collection development and maintenance
    • Attend professional meetings & workshops; participate in staff team and committee projects
    • Cover Teen Services desk as needed 

    Unique duties and responsibilities: 

    • Identify, assess and recommend new processes, equipment and software in support of innovative services and evolving patron needs
    • Plan and deliver workshops, programs and activities allowing intergenerational patrons to explore emerging services
    • Collaborate with other departments to develop, promote, facilitate, and evaluate innovative programs in emerging services
    • Plan and execute merchandising and marketing of Library’s emerging services
    • Identify needs and develop outreach services that correspond with projects, programs and services
    • Other duties as assigned 


    • MLS degree from an ALA accredited school and Public Librarian certificate or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS Program with at least 12 credits for Librarian Trainee. 

    To be considered for this position please send a cover letter & resume no later than Tuesday, January 28, 2020 to: 

    Tim Sicurella, Head of Adult Services
    88 Greene Avenue, Sayville NY 11782 (631)589-4440 Ext 302

  • January 21, 2020 9:33 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT Children’s Librarian – Part-time Position Available January 20, 2020 

    PURPOSE Seeking enthusiastic, self-starters, with experience working with children and who possess a strong background in children’s books and media as well as children’s electronic databases. This part time position (15-19 hours per week) will include some mornings and evenings with two Saturdays and one Sunday a month in rotation as needed. 


    • Providing assistance to patrons with reference and reader’s advisory needs through print, non-print and electronic sources.
    • Conducts children’s story times, class visits, and shares in liaison activities with the community.
    • Assist with the design and promotion of library programs for children.
    • May participate in selection of new materials.
    • Performs librarian related tasks necessary to carry out the department’s functions. 


    • MLS from an ALA accredited program.
    • Library experience in children’s services.
    • Commitment to excellent customer service.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to form working relationships with staff and public.
    • Excellent computer and organizational skills as related to libraries is required.
    • Knowledge of Sierra, our integrated library system, Microsoft Office and Eventkeeper.
    • Electronic database experience is desirable. 

    STARTING SALARY: $32.24 per hour We are member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position. 

    Email resume by Monday, February 3rd to Shannon Marchese at ATTENTION: PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES.

  • January 21, 2020 9:31 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Riverhead Free Library

    Full-time Administrative Assistant

    The Riverhead Free Library seeks applicants for an Administrative Assistant.  This employee reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for all support activities for the Director by assisting with administrative duties, including but not limited to:
    • Performing clerical duties, including correspondence and other communications.

    • Maintaining the Director’s calendar—meetings and appointments.

    • Processing meeting room applications.

    • Maintaining statistics and producing reports for the Director or the Board as needed.

    • Maintaining inventory and ordering of office supplies.

    • Administer the staff sunshine club.

    • Processing incoming and outgoing mail.

    • Recording minutes at monthly Board Meeting.

    • Coordinating Staff Appreciation Luncheon, and Annual Volunteer Luncheon.

    • Maintaining records of the memorial donations and gifts.

    • Manage employee compensation using ADP payroll software.

    • Maintain employee payroll records.

    • Prepare bi-weekly payroll.

    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

    • Experience in a public library setting or related field preferred.

    • Exemplary planning and time management skills.

    • Expertise in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

    • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

    • Ability to keep a variety of records and submit reports.

    • Ability to exercise sound judgment, make quick decisions and perform well under pressure.

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information handled.

    • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

    • NYS Retirement system

    • Empire NYSHIP Health Benefits 

    • MetLife Dental

    • Salary to commensurate with experience $41,000 to $45,000. 

    Please send letter of intent and resume to the Library Director by January 24, 2020.
  • January 16, 2020 11:40 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-time Librarian 

    Locust Valley Library is looking for a librarian committed to excellence in customer service to work approximately 8 – 15 hours per week, with the possibility of additional substitute hours. 

    Responsibilities include: 

    • Providing reference and readers' advisory services
    • Assisting with young adult programming
    • Assisting patrons in the use of electronic resources and digital devices
    • Sharing responsibility for collection development 


    • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program
    • NYS Public Librarian's Professional Certificate
    • Minimum 1 – 2 years of professional experience in a public library
    • Strong communication skills 

    The starting schedule is every Thursday morning 9:00 – 1:00, every fourth Saturday 9 – 5, and every other Sunday 1 – 5. 

    Starting salary: $27.00 per hour 

    Please submit your resume and employment application (available on our website) via email to Kathleen Smith at by 1/31/20. 

    This is not a Civil Service position.

  • January 14, 2020 1:49 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Substitute Librarian I Position 

    The Baldwin Public Library is seeking an energetic, dedicated and flexible Substitute Librarian I to work in our Children's department. Successful candidate will work up to 8 hours per week when needed, as per Civil Service guidelines. Schedule will include nights (5-9 pm) and weekend hours if needed. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to: 

    • Provide library services to children, parents/caregivers and teachers, including: 

    o Reader's Advisory
    o Research o Basic computer / technology assistance
    o Other duties / projects as assigned. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Previous experience working as a Children's librarian. 

    Strong customer-service orientation. 

    Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

    • Comfort with a range of technologies.
    • Knowledge of Children's literature. 

    Experience with Sierra and Encore is a plus. 


    M.L.S from an ALA-accredited institution. Current N.Y.S. Public Librarian certificate. Must be a Nassau County Resident. 

    Hourly Salary Range: $19.70-$33.01 per hour, depending on experience. 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume and a cover letter to Kaysha Watson-Phillips ( by 5 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. 

    2385 Grand Avenue • Baldwin, New York • 11510-3289 (516) 223-6228 e-mail: Fax (516) 623-7991
  • January 10, 2020 4:21 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Glen Cove Public Library in Glen Cove, NY seeks an organized, team oriented trainee to assist children and parents in an active Children’s
    Room, under the mentorship of the Youth Services department head.

    ● enrolled in an accredited MLS program
    ● knowledge of children's literature and current trends
    ● strong technology skills, including eReaders and iPads
    ● commitment to family services, with excellent customer service skills
    ● bilingual (English/Spanish)

    ● providing reference services and resource recommendations using
    print, media, and digital resources
    ● assisting with collection development, ensuring it is diverse, current,
    relevant, and meets the needs of the community
    ● fostering digital literacy and providing age-appropriate technology
    instruction to children

    Trainee hours are Monday evenings 5-9pm, and weekday afternoons. One
    Saturday/Sunday per month is required, for a total of 16 hours per week.
    Salary: $23.00 per hour.

    Submit resumes to: by February 14, 2020.

  • January 10, 2020 4:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Shelver For the Main Library

    The Great Neck Library seeks a detail-oriented Individual to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. 

    Must have excellent alphanumeric skills. 

    In addition to daily shelving tasks, this position will require moving books, using carts, to organize the collection.

    Position involves standing, bending and the ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

    Starting Salary: $13.00/ Hour

    10-20 hrs per week

    Flexible Schedule

    Resumes/Applications should be emailed to by January 24, 2020 

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 07, 2020 3:05 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    Send your resume & cover letter in .pdf format to: 

    Kelly A. Harris, Director 

    Salary to commensurate with experience. Those currently enrolled in an ALA accredited Library Science program are encouraged to apply. 

    Deadline: January 27, 2020 


    2478 Main Street ▪ Bridgehampton, NY 11932

  • January 07, 2020 3:03 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part Time Youth Services Librarian 

    Do you believe in the magic of books? The power of play? Do you like to color? Get messy? Love working with children? Do you sing? Recite rhymes? Are you handy with a puppet? If so, You may be perfect to join our team! 

    Application Deadline: January 27, 2020 

    Includes evenings & weekends Starting salary $30.00/hr for applicants with an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library & Information Science. Library school students will be considered and pay rate with commensurate with completed course work. 


    Send your Resume & Cover Letter to 

    Kelly A. Harris, Executive Director 

    Please type: Part Time Youth Librarian in the subject line. Only resumes submitted as pdf files will be considered.

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