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  1. All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
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  5. The salary figure does not have to be listed, but we must be assured that all job openings posted meet the latest minimum starting salary levels as adopted by the county library associations.
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  • January 02, 2020 10:57 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position Title: Associate Librarian: Head of Electronic & Access Services

    Extended Application Receipt Deadline: February 12, 2020

    The James E. Tobin (JET) Library at Molloy College is seeking an energetic, service-oriented and collaborative professional to be the technology lead for its electronic/digital resource initiatives and access services teams. The ideal candidate will assume webmaster responsibilities over the library’s website and open source installations and have experience in usability testing and accessibility standards. The JET Library is small and as such, professional staff wear many hats, however, it is also a relatively nimble environment for those who prefer to work in an atmosphere that offers a high level of autonomy.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversight of electronic resources and access services areas

    • Acts in the capacity of the library’s technology lead and webmaster

    • Adapt new and existing web tools to improve the library's online platforms and interfaces

    • Lead and/or participate in processes for usability testing, analytics analysis and assessments of the library’s virtual space

    • Oversee the implementation of consistent web accessibility/ADA standards

    • Serve as primary point of contact for investigating and resolving web-based problems 

    • Manage interface customizations and the integration of commercial e.g., Ex Libris, Springshare and open source library applications e.g., VuFind, CORAL 

    • Continuously monitor and improve the library website’s architecture and integration of web-based services into institutional systems

    • Perform reference shifts as scheduled

    • Provide Information Literacy instruction (either classroom or one-on-one) as assigned

    • Other library-related duties as assigned e.g., liaison duties and committee work

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school required as well as a second Masters

    • A minimum of five years of experience within an academic library setting 

    • Demonstrated supervisory and training experience

    • Experience with HTML and CSS, with working knowledge of relevant scripting/coding languages such as JavaScript and PHP.

    • Understanding of library services and technologies, as well as information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment 

    • UX experience with measuring and monitoring how users respond to libraries' digital services and physical spaces, ensuring a commitment to user-centered library services

    • Demonstrated experience using google analytics and other metrics tool in order to assess and improve patron experience via analytics and usability testing

    • Strong proficiency and trouble-shooting capabilities with web technologies

    • Strong commitment to the user’s physical and online experience; ability to work with a diverse patron population

    • Strong project management skills

    • Advanced bibliographic searching skills, including extensive knowledge of academic databases, ejournal and ebook platforms

    • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly changing library and college environment 

    • Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Experience with API’s and how they integrate into various library products e.g., libapps, LMS, digital repositories, discovery systems etc. 

    • Experience supporting web applications utilizing the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), as well version control tools such as GIT

    • Experience with Voyager ILS, Summon, SerialsSolutions, ILLiad, ARES, Springshare products (e.g., LibGuides, LibCal) and Canvas

    • Experience in AngularJS, Bootstrap and responsive web design

    To Apply: Applications received by no later than February 12, 2020 will be given full consideration. 

    Email resume and cover letter to or mail to:

    Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
    1000 Hempstead Ave.
    Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002


    Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • December 19, 2019 9:20 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Librarian or Trainee 

    We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service. The successful candidate must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable in STEM, digital services, video gaming, reference, and reader’s advisory. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure. 

    Skills Required: MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree; Ability to work with all age groups; Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service in a busy 4 location library system; A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services; desire to work as a team member and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative STEM programs for all age groups 

    Schedule: 25 hours/week, includes Saturdays Sundays as needed 

    Starting Salary: Part Time: $25.90 per hour 

    Reply to by January 10, 2020:
    Director’s Office Great Neck Library
    159 Bayview Ave
    Great Neck, NY 11023-1938
    No phone calls please. 

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • December 12, 2019 12:16 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Great Neck (NY) Library—Library Director   

    A Leader for Great Neck Library     

    The Great Neck Library seeks an experienced leader to bring vision and patron-centric approach needed to guide this historic library system into its next phase. The library’s community on the North Shore of Long Island is home to prestigious public schools, an abundance of parks, restaurants, shopping, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Local history is rich with architectural gems and anecdotes both literary and maritime. The community is a suburb of New York City, which is a short train ride away.

    Established in the 1880s as an association library, the Great Neck Library system consists of the main library building and three branches. The library has a service population of over 45,000 residents with a 2019 operating budget of $9.8 million and a current staff of 47 full-time and 47 part-time employees. A major renovation of Main was completed in 2016 after the building was closed for two years, and branch renovations are underway. 

    Responsibilities. The Library Director has responsibility over the operations of the library and is accountable to keep the library evolving and progressive. Further, the library director will assess the scope and direction of the in-house collection, maintain state-of-the-art facilities, and continue to evolve the library’s role as an ever-enlarging online portal to a world of information. The Director is charged to shape a strategic vision and implement that vision; to develop successful staffing while working in a unionized environment; to be fiscally prudent and resourceful when faced with limitations; to foster and guide a great team at every level of the organization; and to advocate for the library at all times. The Library Director delivers inspiration, innovation, and partnerships to meet our complex community’s aspirations.  


    At least eight years administrative experience, five of them as Library Director, Assistant Director or equivalent supervisory level, as well as experience working with a Board of Trustees and a diverse range of stakeholders. 

    Must be highly knowledgeable about current library trends and best practices, as well as emerging trends that will likely impact the direction of the library in the future. 

    Must be a team builder, internally and externally, and adept at meeting the demands of the position in an engaged community.

    Must be available for evening meetings and external events for public outreach.

    Demonstrated fiscal prudence, vision implementation, staff development, and meeting facilitation. 


    Competitive salary and benefits; commensurate with experience. 

    Special Requirement

    Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at the time of application; possession of certificate at the time of appointment. 

    For more information

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Director Search Committee chair Chelsea Sassouni at by January 31, 2020.

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

    Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services

    Required Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

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

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

    • Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.

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

    Special Notes

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

    **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by December  8, 2019.

    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

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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 .

    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.


    Pamela DiPasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300


    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




    Stony Brook West Campus


    University Libraries


    Commensurate with Experience

    Posting Start Date:


    Posting End Date:


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


    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/08/2019

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