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  1. All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
  2. Job listings may be e-mailed to Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org
  3. Listings will be retained for three weeks if no deadline is specified.
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  5. Job postings must have job title, location (organization), duties and responsibilities, requirements, and instructions on how to apply. 
  6. 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.
  7. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
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  • July 13, 2021 10:14 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Join our team of dedicated library staff. We seek a dynamic and energetic Library Assistant to perform circulation, reader’s advisory, and program assistance for our freshly renovated Association Library. 

    Library experience and a working knowledge of Sierra preferred. Flexibility, strong team work, and a desire to help our community is a must. 

    This is a part time (17 hours a week) position with no health benefits. The majority of these hours are assigned to our main service desk, but the position may be asked to assist in other service areas as well as join our Creative Team to help with program planning.

    Please visit our website at Quoguelibrary.org to learn more about our library and our community. 

    To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Quogue Library Director at jbloom@quoguelibrary.org


    Qualifications: 

    • Track record of excellent customer service with strong communication skills 

    • A commitment to equitable and compassionate library service 

    • Strong commitment to STEM education and a comfort using technology with patrons 

    • Experience developing and presenting programs 

    • A curious, life-long learner with a positive outlook 

    • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, management and the public 

    • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions 

    • Ability to comprehend and follow practices, policies and procedures 

    • Ability to stand or sit for duration of shifts, and the ability to lift 40 pounds 

    • Ability to pass a background check

     

    Responsibilities include; 

    Developing and/or presenting adult programs 

    Service and circulation work including helping patrons with technology, readers’ advisory check-in/check-out, and patron account issues 

    Strong knowledge of literature preferred

    Working with volunteers of all ages

    This list of responsibilities includes examples of duties. It is not an exhaustive list. 

  • July 13, 2021 10:09 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Join our team of dedicated library staff. We seek a dynamic and energetic Children’s Library Assistant to perform circulation, reader’s advisory, and program assistance for our youngest patrons in our freshly renovated Association Library. The right candidate will be ready to deliver excellent library service and work closely to support our extraordinary Children’s Librarian. Flexibility, strong team work, and a desire to help our community is a must. 

    Library experience and a working knowledge of Sierra preferred. Must be ready to dive into Children’s circulation service and shelving, support our Summer Learning Club, and bring a love for fresh program ideas.

    This is a part time (21 hours a week) position with no health benefits. The majority of these hours are assigned to our Children’s service desk, with some program planning time off-desk. 

    Please visit our website at Quoguelibrary.org to learn more about our library and our community. 

    To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Quogue Library Director, Jenny Bloom @ jbloom@quoguelibrary.org

    Qualifications: 

    • Track record of excellent service to families and children with strong communication skills 

    • A commitment to equitable and compassionate library service 

    • Strong commitment to STEM education and a comfort using technology with patrons 

    • Experience developing and presenting early literacy programs 

    • A curious, life-long learner with a positive outlook 

    • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, management and the public 

    • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions 

    • Ability to comprehend and follow practices, policies and procedures 

    • Ability to stand or sit for duration of shifts, and the ability to lift 40 pounds 

    • Ability to pass a background check

     

    Responsibilities include; 

    Developing and presenting programs for families and children ages 0-18 

    Service and circulation work including helping our youngest patrons with technology, readers’ advisory check-in/check-out, and patron account issues 

    Strong knowledge of children’s literature preferred

    Working with volunteers of all ages

    This list of responsibilities includes examples of duties. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • July 02, 2021 12:20 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Take a leadership role and help northern New York libraries maintain sustainability with core  needs of adequate funding and compliance as well as explore innovative services and resource  sharing. The North Country Library System (NCLS) seeks a visionary leader responsive to  member library and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a talented staff to  be its next Executive Director (ED). NCLS is a cooperative of 65 public libraries covering  Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and St. Lawrence Counties of New York State. With a $2.6 million  budget and 15 FTE staff, NCLS is a member focused organization with a mission to provide  collaborative services that strengthen our libraries. NCLS’s 14,000 square foot, solar  supplemented headquarters is situated on a beautiful eleven-acre wooded lot bordering the Black River in Watertown, NY. 

    The North Country region offers a vibrant blend of outdoor activities, safe and affordable communities, and easy access to the advantages of larger cities. Watertown is a growing small city that is a few miles from Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands region. The Adirondacks, Kingston and Ottawa, Ontario, and Syracuse are all nearby. The area is a recreational playground with numerous opportunities for boating, kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, skiing and much more. The blend of recreation, cultural opportunities, educational opportunities with six colleges in the area, good schools, and one of the lowest costs of living in the state make this a great place to live. 

    Responsibilities. The Executive Director, under the general direction of the Board of Trustees, is responsible for the administration of system operations. The ED supervises the department managers and works with the board, staff, and library directors to align system services with the member libraries’ needs and priorities. For the complete position description, see NCLS Executive Director Responsibilities

    Qualifications. An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science; the ability to obtain a NY State Public Librarian Certificate; a minimum of eight years post MLS experience, three years in an administrative capacity – with all requirements to be met by the end of calendar year 2021. Essential abilities and experience include creativity, enthusiasm, superior written and oral communications skills; political acumen; consensus-building skills; experience in recruiting, evaluating and mentoring staff; a thorough knowledge of library trends and best practices; an understanding of evolving library technology as well as budget and finance issues; proven success working with and reporting to a governing board. 

    Compensation. The hiring salary range is $85,000 - $100,000 (with placement being dependent on experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package. 

    For further information go to https://web.ncls.org/job-opportunities/. To start the application  process, submit a cover letter, resume, and references to NclsDirectorSearch@ncls.org by  September 17, 2021 for full consideration. The minimum requirements must be met by the end  of the year, December 31, 2021.

  • June 18, 2021 2:10 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    We are seeking a dynamic and proactive librarian to join our team at the North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) in Manhasset, NY, a major tertiary hospital of Northwell Health.  The successful candidate will be an expert literature searcher and innovative instructor on health and biomedical information resources. Our librarians across all of Northwell Health and our Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell libraries collaborate on support for scholarly publishing activities, our systematic review services, evaluation of our jointly subscribed robust electronic collection of resources, and marketing of our services.  We support evidence-based practice activities for the substantial GME trainee programs, nursing and health professions staff, and all clinical and research faculty.

    This position will provide liaison services to a number of clinical departments at NSUH and there will be opportunities to conduct research and develop new services.  Active participation in professional organizations and publishing is encouraged.

    Qualifications:  Master's Degree in Library Science and a minimum of one year of library experience, preferably in a hospital or biomedical setting, required.  Demonstrated knowledge of content and formats of resources as well as teaching experience will be appraised as part of the interview process.

    Northwell Health is a celebrated health system with 23 hospitals, a research institute, several Magnet accredited sites, and over 1,800 GME resident and fellow positions, spanning Long Island, New York City, and Westchester county.  Hofstra University and Northwell Health are integrated partners of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

    https://nsuh.northwell.edu

    https://medicine.hofstra.edu

    To view the official job description and be considered for this position at North Shore University Hospital, please complete the application process, including a current CV and cover letter at the Northwell Health jobs site:  https://jobs.northwell.edu/job-3/13124475/librarian-manhasset-ny/

    The suggested daytime shift hours can be flexible to 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    At Northwell Health we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where people from all backgrounds are accepted, celebrated and respected as being Truly Ourselves.  Our team members are championed, regardless of race, ethnicity, cultural background, language proficiency, literacy, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability or socioeconomic status. We look for candidates like you to help us continue to stand together, support inclusion and equality, and make our organization a great place to work.


  • June 10, 2021 3:21 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Great Neck Library seeks a creative, detail oriented, service driven department head. This individual will supervise a very active, culturally diverse, children's library, including a current staff of three fulltime and four part-time librarians. The ideal candidate will develop, recommend and implement new and diverse children's programs and services that fit our community; prepare annual budgets and staffing requirements; function as a person-in-charge on scheduled nights and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director.

    Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Staff Scheduling

    • Material Ordering

    •  Conducting Programs and Special Events

    •  Outreach

    •  Other tasks as delegated by Assistant Director

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • MLS from ALA accredited college or university;

    • Minimum of five (5) years professional librarian experience;

    • Minimum of three (3) years Children’s Librarian 

    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

    • Thorough knowledge of library service to children, administrative practices, and materials selection;

    • Ability to grasp users' needs quickly and accurately;

    • Ability to train and supervise library staff;

    • Ability to analyze and evaluate situations, and make constructive suggestions for improvement of services;

    • Ability to utilize and recommend materials in a variety of formats (print, electronic, audiovisual) 

    • Familiarity with use of computers in a library setting. 

    Schedule: Full time-35 hours/week, Includes evenings and Saturdays; Sundays on a voluntary basis

    Starting Salary Range:

    The minimum starting salary is $68,000 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 06/22/2021:

    Employment

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave.

    Great Neck, NY  11023

    employment@greatnecklibrary.org

    No Phone Calls

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • May 13, 2021 11:41 AM | Erin Hunter

    THE CENTER FOR FICTION
    15 Lafayette Street
    Brooklyn, NY. 11217
    Centerforfiction.org

    Title:  Library Intern (Unpaid)

    Overview: The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. The mission of The Center is to encourage people to read and value fiction and to support and celebrate its creation and enjoyment. In February 2019, we opened the doors to our new building in Downtown Brooklyn, creating a home for NYC’s literary community. Our library collection has been in existence since our founding and continues to be a thriving part of our nonprofit. We are a membership library with a collection of literary fiction, mystery and suspense novels, and nonfiction titles about fiction. Our library interns gain experience in many facets of library work and a glimpse into a nonprofit organization with a special collection. Current MLS students encouraged to apply, but enrollment is not a requirement. 

    Description Details:  Reports directly to the Head Librarian and assists in the maintenance of the library’s collection. Tasks will include:
    • Catalog materials (both original and copy)

    • Perform circulation tasks including check out, check in, run library and patron reports, process holds

    • Assist in weeding of onsite collection, including evaluation of materials and research of authors

    • Communicate with Center for Fiction members regarding library matters

    • Perform reference and reader’s advisory (when Center reopens its member floor and library stacks)

    • Represent the Library at Book Buzz events throughout the year

    • Assist Head Librarian in reading group maintenance including minimal work on Zoom and Google sheets

    Skills: Attention to detail, knowledge of and/or curiosity about special library collections, excellent verbal and written communication, able to juggle priorities, able to work independently on assigned tasks and work collaboratively with others, proficiency in Google apps, basic Zoom experience.

    Compensation: This is an unpaid internship but can be used for credit in an MLS degree program. Interns receive complimentary membership to the Center and discounts on writing workshops, reading groups and events. Please note: this is an onsite position.

    To apply: Send cover letter and resume to allison@centerforfiction.org


  • May 05, 2021 9:54 AM | Erin Hunter

    The Hampton Bays Library seeks applicants for a Part-time 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 filing, correspondence and other  communications.
    ∙ Maintaining the Director’s calendar—meetings and appointments.
    ∙ Maintaining statistics and producing reports for the Director or the Board on a  monthly basis and as needed.
    ∙ Taking minutes at staff meetings.
    ∙ Processing incoming and outgoing mail.
    ∙ Coordinating the Annual Staff Appreciation Dinner.
    ∙ Maintaining records of memorial donations and gifts.
    ∙ Assist with the management of employee time off using excel spread sheets.
    ∙ Other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications 

    ∙ Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    ∙ Experience in a public library setting or related field preferred.
    ∙ Strong planning and time management skills.
    ∙ Proficiency in MS Office suite.
    ∙ Ability to proof read documents and spreadsheets for accuracy
    ∙ Working knowledge of office equipment including printers, scanners, fax and  copiers.
    ∙ Familiarity with using the internet and Social Media. 
    ∙ 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 equal to the demands of the position. 

    Benefits 

    ∙ Salary commensurate with experience 

    ∙ NY sick leave as accrued 

    Please send letter of application and resume to the Library Director  SLaVista@HamptonBaysLibrary.org

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

    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

    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.

    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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