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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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  3. Listings will be retained for three weeks if no deadline is specified.
  4. There is no charge for this service. LILRC provides this program in support of the library community.
  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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  • March 27, 2019 11:53 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Job Announcement – Hospital Library Services Program Manager - Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

    Southeastern NY Library Resources Council is hiring a Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP) Manager. The HLSP Manager is a professional librarian position that plays a crucial role in the delivery of services to hospital libraries in the Southeastern region. Responsibilities include: providing library services to member hospitals; managing content on hospital library websites; purchasing and managing electronic resources; contributing to a positive work environment; and effectively communicating with members, partners, and staff.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    •    Manage cooperative subscriptions and access to electronic resources for participating hospitals
    •    Serve as consultant to hospital library managers in the following areas:
        o    Reference and research services
        o    Collection development and access
        o    Resource sharing
        o    Marketing and training in library services and collections
    •    Provide contractual services (VITAL Staffing) to member hospitals without librarians
    •    Manage content on the hospital library websites maintained by Southeastern
    •    Market and promote HLSP services to member hospitals
    •    Manage the Medical Information Services Program (MISP)

    Required Qualifications
    An MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited degree program.

    Preferred Qualifications
    •    Experience in health science libraries
    •    Knowledge of electronic resource management

    Other Skills and Abilities
    •    A thorough knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, goals, and services
    •    Excellent communication skills
    •    The ability to become familiar with the unique relationship between libraries and library systems in New York State

    Salary and Benefits
    This is a part-time position, with the potential for it to become full-time. The starting salary is $37,000 for 25 hours per week. Southeastern offers partial benefits to part-time employees.

    About Southeastern
    Southeastern facilitates resource sharing, information access, and professional development for a diverse membership that includes academic, school, public, special, and hospital libraries, as well as cultural heritage organizations. Southeastern’s service area includes eight Mid-Hudson Valley counties: Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, Putnam, Rockland, Columbia, and Greene.  Southeastern’s headquarters is in Highland, NY, just minutes away from the NYS Thruway.

    To Apply
    Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in a single PDF to position@senylrc.org with the subject line: Hospital Library Services Program Manager. Applications will be reviewed upon submission. The position will remain open until filled, preferably by or before June 14, 2019

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

    Content Access and Discovery Librarian

    Required Qualifications

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

    Preferred Qualifications

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

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources, and world-renowned special collections.  The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018).  The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection.  The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Science Center Libraries, and the SUNY Korea-SBU Campus.  The University Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, nationally and internationally.  The libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member), the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Libraries of Medicine.  The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO's Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, which are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

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

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

    Special Notes

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

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

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

     The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure

    Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package  to the departmental email, address or fax below.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.  Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 4/20/19, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


    Pamela DiPasquale
    University Libraries Personnel
    Melville Library, Room S1430B
    Stony Brook University
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
    Fax: 631-632-7116
    Email: Library_SrAsstLibrF99831901@stonybrook.edu

    Campus Description

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

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

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/20/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.


    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   01/08/2019

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