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  • April 16, 2021 9:14 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Central Islip Public Library is seeking a part-time Librarian or Librarian Trainee to join our Children’s Department that serves children from birth to age 12 and their parents/caregivers.

    Minimum Requirements:

    The Central Islip Public Library is a Civil Service library, therefore applicants must fall under the current Civil Service guidelines for Librarian 1 and Librarian Trainee.

    Librarian Trainee: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited or New York State registered library program, completion of which will qualify the applicant for either a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS), or for a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS).

    Librarian I: Must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from an accredited library school including 12 credits course work in children’s services with at least 3 credits in children’s literature, OR an MLS or MSIS from an accredited library school and 1 year of experience as a professional librarian working in the Children’s Services area of a library, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as deemed by the Civil Service guidelines.

    Additional Desired Requirements:

    We are looking for candidates with a passion for working with children and their families. In addition to providing reference services and reader’s advisory, candidates will also have an opportunity to take part in planning and implementing library activities, as well as some collection development.

    Days and Hours Requirements:

    Some morning, evening and weekend hours will be required, with a maximum of 17 ½ hours per week. 

    Starting Salary:

    Librarian Trainee $18.97 per hour
    Librarian 1 $20.65 per hour

    Interested applicants can email a cover letter and resume to:

    Lili-Ane Niemczura
    Head of Children’s Services
    lniem@centralisliplibrary.org
    Central Islip Public Library
    33 Hawthorne Ave.
    Central Islip, NY 11722
    (631) 234-9333 x6

  • April 14, 2021 12:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)
    Title: Digitization Laboratory Manager-Part Time
    Department: Graduate Library School
    Campus: Brookville, New York
    Date Posted: 04/08/2021

    Salary: Commensurate with experience
    FLSA: Non-Exempt
    Starting Date: As soon as possible
    Contact: Please submit an online application

    Reporting to the Director, the responsibilities of the Digitization Laboratory Manager include, but not limited to:

    • Assist with the training of Gardiner Fellows
    • Coordinate digitization on the various scanners in the Palmer School lab as well as the mobile digitization units

    • Provide technical assistance and problem solving during scanning

    • Assist with metadata creation

    • Coordinate backup of scanned images

    • Assist with the preparation of images and metadata for uploading into Preservica

    • Scan additional images as time permits

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science
    • Knowledge of archival principles and practices

    • Knowledge of metadata principles and practices

    • Demonstrated technical expertise with the DT Atom and Epson scanners

    This is a part-time position (no benefits) 17 hours per week.

    Please send cover letter and resume

    To apply

    LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

  • April 13, 2021 9:32 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Temporary Librarian or Librarian Trainee Position Available in the Young Adult & Adult Department

    The Center Moriches Free Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, and public service oriented individual to work 20 hours per week for a 6 month leave replacement.  This is a temporary position.  Hours must include a night in the Young Adult department and Saturdays in the Adult department.  Sunday hours are also a possibility.

    Duties will include:

    ·         Assisting young adults with computer use and research
    ·         Providing readers advisory services in the Young Adult department
    ·         Providing reference, research and reader’s advisory service at the adult services desk
    ·         Assisting patrons in the use of library resources and technology

    Candidates must either possess an MLS/MLIS degree or be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited program.

    Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Please apply online at centermoricheslibrary.org/employment.  If submitting a resume, kindly skip the prior work experience and education portions of the web form.  Questions can be sent to Bob Chesnut at bob@centermoricheslibrary.org.

    Salary: $22 per hour for Librarian Trainees / $24 per hour for Librarians
  • April 12, 2021 2:21 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT 

    Librarian II - Head of Children’s Department 

    PURPOSE 

    The Bryant Library seeks a conscientious, customer service-oriented Librarian II to lead the children’s department.  The Library is looking to hire an enthusiastic, experienced librarian who enjoys seeing the result of positive  programming for children and families. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    ∙ Directs and supervises the operations of the children's department; prepares assignments for staff; trains  and evaluates staff.
    ∙ Coordinates children's services operations with other library services and functions, develops programs and  services to meet specific needs of children.
    ∙ Provides reference and readers advisory service to children, parents, caregivers and teachers.
    ∙ Acts as liaison with schools, daycare facilities and homeschoolers; offers youth-based innovative  technology initiatives
    ∙ Assists in preparing the children’s department annual budget, particularly as it relates to the children's  service and needs.
    ∙ Evaluates materials and services and selects materials for library acquisition.
    ∙ Assists in promoting library use, especially programs and services. 
    ∙ Prepares and presents library programs and supervises program presentation by staff.
    ∙ Monitors the conditions of the children's service area and the security of the children's collection and area.
    ∙ Meets with members of the library and others in order to coordinate activities and exchange information.
    ∙ Assists in drafting children's library service policy, as assigned.
    ∙ Represents the library on children's services committees and serves as the authority on children's service. 
    ∙ Maintains and enhances the children’s website, including e-resources pages. Keeps current with new trends  in library planning and services.
    ∙ Performs related work as required. 

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

    ∙ MLS from an ALA accredited library school.
    ∙ Three years of progressively responsible library administration experience, including two years in a  supervisory or lead capacity in a children's department. 

    PREFERRED SKILLS 

    ∙ Knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.
    ∙ Knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and available library materials and services.
    ∙ Considerable ability in oral and written communications and technology with respect to a children’s  department
    ∙ Ability to administer the activities of a children's library service and supervise the work of others.
    ∙ Ability to develop short and long-term development and operations plans and programs for a children's  library service.
    ∙ Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
    ∙ Motivated self-starter. 

    SALARY: $72,446 yearly 

    We are member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position. 

    Email resume by April 30th to Victor Caputo at jobschild@bryantlibrary.org  

    ATTENTION: PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

  • April 12, 2021 12:36 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Title: Global Education, University Studies & SOIS Liaison Librarian - RIT Libraries

    Detailed Job Description:

    This professional librarian provides reference, research services, and instruction to students, staff, the community and faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).  This includes the Rochester, NY, RIT Dubai, RIT Croatia, RIT Kosovo and RIT China campuses. The librarian builds upon an ongoing understanding of the disciplines and relevant library resources to navigate and provide instruction in all fields of study including information sciences, media, entrepreneurship, management, web and mobile computing, international business and engineering and international hospitality and service management.

    The librarian is responsible for working as a member of the Research & Instruction Services department and collaborating with colleagues throughout the RIT Libraries and across campus to develop dynamic programs and instruction opportunities.  This includes partnering with the College of Liberal Arts librarian to develop foundational information literacy classes, assignments and experiences as well as supporting the College of Liberal Arts Exploration Program.  The librarian will also support the Division of University Studies and School of Individualized Study.

    The ideal candidate will be creative, curious and enthusiastic about teaching and collaboration with an interest in online and global education initiatives.  

    Primary Responsibilities:

    -Working with faculty to develop timely and targeted library instruction and support
    -Designing, delivering, and assessing in-person and online teaching sessions
    -Participating in on-going collection development and management projects
    -Seeking out and developing collaborative partnerships with faculty and staff
    -Engaging and participating in ongoing assessment of student learning, library collections and services
    -Advocating, representing and communicating the unique needs of the global campus communities including resource access and availability
    -Following scholarly trends, resources and new technologies with a view toward their application in research and teaching
    -Developing online tutorials and research guides based on student and curricular needs
    -Promoting RIT’s institutional repository to faculty and graduate students
    -Serving on RIT Libraries committees
    -Participating in professional associations or organizations

    Department/College Description

    RIT Libraries advance knowledge, spark creativity, and connect communities.

    As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package  that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).

    We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

    Required Minimum Qualifications

    -Master’s degree from ALA-accredited program of library or information science
    -1-2 years’ experience in an academic, public or special library.
    -Experience providing reference assistance to library users both in-person and virtually
    -Demonstrated teaching and instruction skills and experience
    -Experience working with research databases and tools
    -Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication including experience working with patrons whose first language isn't English
    -Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    -Ability to work productively, both independently and with a team
    -Evidence of creativity and innovation
    -Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education and ability to work with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds
    -Ability to travel, including international travel
    -Ability to work non-traditional shifts when needed

    Preferred Qualifications

    -Demonstrated aptitude and experience with relevant information technology, such as integrated library systems, LibGuides and Microsoft Office including proficiency with Excel
    -Initiative to provide outreach to students, faculty, and other constituencies
    -Demonstrated understanding of principles and best practices of information literacy instruction
    -Demonstrated knowledge of online education techniques
    -Experience in selecting appropriate curricular-based materials for academic programs, and in the ongoing review of those materials

    Required Minimum Education Level: Masters-Other

    Required Application Documents

    Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume

    Library website: http://library.rit.edu/

    Application Link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25483&siteid=5289&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1537995#jobDetails=1537995_5289

  • April 09, 2021 4:43 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    POSITION AVAILABLE: HEAD OF REFERENCE

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking a Full Time Head of Reference to join our team.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, creative, service-oriented, flexible, self-motivated and collaborative.

    Primary Duties:

    ∙ Oversees the Reference Department.
    ∙ Plans, recommends and implements new types of library services.
    ∙ Assigns and reviews the work of professional and nonprofessional staff.
    ∙ Provides library informational, reference and referral services to library patrons.
    ∙ Selects or assists in the selection of books and other library materials.
    ∙ Plans and participates in liaison activities with community groups.
    ∙ Market library materials, programs, events, and services.
    ∙ Provides technical assistance to patrons in utilizing devices, and library resources.
    ∙ Performs all other duties as assigned; delegates duties appropriately.

    Qualifications:

    ∙ 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, or proof of enrollment in a MLS or MSIS program; or a valid New York State Public   Librarian's Professional Certificate.
    ∙ Thorough knowledge of modern public library organization, materials, methods and services.
    ∙ Thorough knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources.
    ∙ Excellent technical skills and ability to utilize technology to provide thorough assistance to patrons.
    ∙ Ability to supervise the work of professional and nonprofessional personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
    ∙ Ability to express oneself clearly, both orally and in writing.
    ∙ Willingness, enthusiasm, and flexibility in taking on new job responsibilities, and presenting the community with new service opportunities.
    ∙ Ability to take the initiative, be a self-starter, follow through, and problem solve.
    ∙ Willing and flexible with schedule, such as filling in when necessary or working when extra help is needed.
    ∙ Must enjoy occasional tomfoolery and assorted hijinks.

    This full-time 35-hour per week position requires evening hours. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave.

    Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to Executive Director Kelly A. Harris via email to kharris@hamptonlibrary.org. All documents should be submitted in pdf format.

    Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021

  • April 08, 2021 3:00 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Job Description – Head of Reference & Adult Services
    Salary: $50,000 - $52,000 with generous benefits package.

    Position Description:

    Under general supervision, an employee in this position performs professional-level librarian duties.  The work may be specialized in nature or may consist of the more difficult tasks in more than one area. In absence of administration, supervision is exercised over professional and paraprofessional staff and participates in training of library staff in the library.  The work is reviewed by the Director through conferences, reports and observation and annual performance review.  Does related work and other duties as required.

    Major Areas of Responsibility:
    • May assist in the assignment and review of professional and paraprofessional staff, and training of Library Staff.
      Provides difficult advisory and guidance services to library users
      Provides library informational, reference and referral services
      Performs original cataloging and classification of library materials
      Compiles bibliographies; selects or assists in the selection of books and other library materials
      Attends conferences, workshops, and in-service training sessions to keep informed of professional developments.
      Represents the library at community and professional meetings
    Specific Responsibilities of the Job:
    • Works closely with other departments of the library
      Assists the Director in planning and developing adult & reference policies and procedures
      Helps coordinate cross-department programs and events
      Makes decisions that may include the following:

       Handle problems with library users.

       Create more efficient ways to run the department.

    • Generates reports including monthly statistics
      Responsible for the ordering of circulating adult and reference materials. This includes non-fiction, test and civil service prep, other media, video games, and magazines.
      Instructs patrons in the use of search terminals, computers, tablets, phones, PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, and television.
      Tracks departmental supplies and initiates orders for new or replacement items.
      Prepares flyers, bookmarks, and other promotional materials.
      Responsible for updating online outreach services. This includes social media and the newsletter.
      Greets library users at the desk and by phone and responds to routine requests.
      Regularly attends meetings that may include SCLS adult, and reference services meetings, head of adult, and reference meetings and department head meetings.
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    (Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

    • Thorough knowledge of modern public library organization, materials, methods, and services
      Thorough knowledge of the employing library's policies and procedures
      Thorough knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources
      Thorough knowledge of the needs and makeup of the library district's population
      Ability to supervise the work of professional and paraprofessional personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale
      Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other supervisors, co-workers, library users, members of professional library organizations and community groups
      Ability and willingness to participate in cultural and intellectual activities of the community; ability to express oneself clearly, both orally and in writing
      Courtesy
      Good judgment
      Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position
    • Degree or equivalent experience: ALA accredited Master of Library Science, Information Science, or equivalent degree title.
      Years of experience: At least 2 years as an entry level librarian, focus on adult and reference services and programming preferred.
      Certification: Must have and maintain NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate
    Education and Experience: Physical Demands:

    (These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the above-described essential functions.)

    • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear.
      The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel.
      The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, occasionally climb or balance, and to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
      Extended periods of repetitive hand work are required.
      Extended periods of sitting and using computers are common.
      Extended periods of standing may be required.
      Extended periods of walking may be required.
      Ability to push or pull up to 100 pounds with mechanical assistance.
      Ability to lift at least 25 pounds, manually.
    Work Environment:

    (While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.)

    • The employee may occasionally be exposed to chemicals used in common cleaning products.
      The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate but may occasionally be loud.
      In general, most of the workday will be in an office environment.
    Conclusion:

    This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

    Please submit cover letter, resume and three references to director@floydmemoriallibrary.org for consideration. Job posting will remain open until the candidacy is filled.

  • April 07, 2021 3:47 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-time Adult and Reference Services Librarian Opening 

    The Huntington Public Library seeks an enthusiastic and energetic individual to work with us in the Adult and  Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening for 14-16 hours per week. The successful  candidate should exhibit positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative.  

    Duties and qualifications: 

    Basic knowledge of, and instruction to patrons, in all library resources including digital and  downloadable materials
    Possess knowledge of emerging technology and current trends in library services
    Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required
    Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues as well as work independently 

    Requirements: 

    MLS from an ALA accredited institution
    Valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate (this is not a trainee position)
    General experience working with the public and diverse communities
    Excellent customer service and communication skills
    Spanish proficiency is a plus 

    Hours include nights, (alternating Friday nights), Mondays (morning/daytime hours), weekends and holiday  rotations and staffing both our Main building and Station Branch. Starting salary: $29.74, set by union  contract. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

    Interested candidates should email your resume and letters of application by April 21, 2021 to: 

    Thérèse Purcell Nielsen, 
    Head of Adult Services
    therese_nielsen@huntlib.org

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

    Assessment Librarian 

    Required Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Preferred Qualifications 

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

    • Relevant undergraduate or graduate work/degree

    • Grant-writing experience

    Responsibilities & Requirements

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

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

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

    • Apply quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and tools

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

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

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

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

    • Coordinate and manage projects effectively 

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

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

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

    Special Notes 

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

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

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

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

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure 

    Those interested in this position should:

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

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

    Apply 

    Pamela Di Pasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    University Libraries

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: Library_AssessmentLB100011909F@stonybrook.edu 

    Campus Description 

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

    Stony Brook University Libraries

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

    Official Job Title: 

    Senior Assistant Librarian 

    REF#: 

    F-10087-20-01-F 

    Campus: 

    Stony Brook West Campus 

    Department: 

    University Libraries 

    Salary: 

    Commensurate with Experience 

    Posting Start Date: 

    01/22/2020 

    Posting End Date: 

    03/19/2020

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

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

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

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian 

    Posting Date:   01/22/2020 

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

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

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

    https://apply.interfolio.com/83375

    Posting Reference # 69294

    Required Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

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

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

    • Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.

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

    Special Notes

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

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

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    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.

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    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/08/2019


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