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Southern Tier Library System - ILS Specialist (part time)
SUNY Cortland Memorial Library - Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian
Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Research Library - Library Directort
SUNY Brockport - Resource Sharing Associate
Sidney Memorial Public Library - Library Director
Wells College - Information Resource Specialist
George F. Johnson Memorial Library - Adult and Teen services Librarian
Chemung County Library District - Library Director
Binghamton Univerisity - Dean of Libraries
ILS Specialist (part time)
The Southern Tier Library System is accepting applications for the position of Part Time ILS Specialist. The library system seeks an energetic candidate with a vision for 21st century library practices, and a passion for providing meaningful services to 48 member libraries within a team-based cooperative library system environment.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This is a part time level 3 position, working under the direct supervision of the ILS & Technical Services Manager. This position is responsible for providing and maintaining bibliographical access to the STLS databases, providing support to ILS-related activities and training member library and System staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS POSITION
Work involves cataloging and classifying library materials (both print and non-print) by copying and editing bibliographic records from various sources, or inputting original records, as well as performing database maintenance tasks and other duties. This person is expected to operate independently within the scope of prescribed responsibilities and System practices. Individual will be required to train or supervise other employees or volunteers. This person will be responsible for training member libraries on the use of various ILS functions.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Person is required to be or become familiar with AACRII, RDA, MARC21 and CONSER cataloging standards. This position requires knowledge of library terminology and procedures, good computer and keyboard skills, accuracy, attention to detail, adaptability, ability to get along with and train others, mental alertness, tact, courtesy, and ability to make decisions and work independently. Person will be required to use new technology as it becomes available and work collaboratively with other divisions. Ability to communicate effectively, and
exhibit empathy when working with member libraries and System staff. Valid driver's license.
Associates degree, relevant library experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to perform duties of the position.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
ADDITIONAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Salary & Benefits
Hourly rate is $16-$18 per hour for this 19 hour per week position, and is commensurate with experience. New York State Retirement. Paid vacation, sick, personal and holidays based on organizational contract.
Applications are due Wednesday, March 1st, 2023. Please submit (via e-mail) a meaningful cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to: Mandy Fleming, ILS Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STLS is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment to ensure a wide range of experiences, perspectives, and skills. Our organization is continually evolving to meet the changing needs of our communities by establishing practices that promote innovative delivery of essential library services to the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier & Western New York.
SUNY Cortland Memorial Library
Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian
SUNY Cortland Memorial Library seeks to hire an Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian, reporting to the director of libraries. The Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian is a tenure-track, full-time, twelve-month academic faculty librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries. This position leads and manages the College's Archives and provides general and subject specialized library information literacy instruction, reference services, and collection development for assigned departments.
A master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school is required as is demonstrated successful working experience in archives and special collections, experience with teaching information literacy instruction programs and providing reference services and familiarity with professional standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in both libraries and archives. Preferred qualifications include experience with digital repositories such a Dspace, Digital Commons, ArchivesSpace or and ContentDM, demonstrated understanding of the issues involved in the use and preservation of digital collections, both reformatted and born-digital, and knowledge of best practices in information literacy instruction.
THE COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY: SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement, and study abroad. Its three schools - education, arts and sciences and professional studies - are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education.
The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.
For more information and to apply, go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/6225. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.
The Director, Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Research Library provides leadership, strategic direction and oversees the administration of all Library operations including print and digital collection development and management, public services, special collections, conservation and preservation and digital initiatives. Serves as a member of the Leadership Team.
Departmental Leadership and Management
Salary range $140,000 - $160,000
To apply, contact:
Matthew Bunting, Managing Director
Resource Sharing Associate
SUNY Brockport's Drake Memorial Library is expanding their team. We are inviting applications for a Resource Sharing Associate (Instructional Support Associate), this position will fulfill the instructional and research needs of Brockport students, faculty, and staff. The Associate will exercise judgement to identify the most appropriate sources and systems to fulfill resource sharing requests. They will evaluate resource sharing processes to recommend and implement updates to workflows in order to increase efficiency and improve fulfillment rates. The Resource Sharing Associate will answer patron queries and provide excellent customer service at the circulation desk on Saturdays and other times as needed. They will work closely with the Access Services Librarian to make improvements to resource sharing services and with other Access Services staff to achieve departmental goals.
This position's work schedule is Tuesday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm.
Salary and Benefits:
Minimum Salary is $44,374. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your letter of application that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin on February 1, 2023.
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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
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Diversity Statement: We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
The Sidney Memorial Public Library, Sidney, New York, seeks an energetic and enthusiastic candidate for the position of Library Director. As a community that values education, we benefit from secure funding as a School District Public Library. The successful applicant must be able to provide management and leadership for the main library in Sidney and one branch facility. The main building is a modern facility located in the Village of Sidney.
Anticipated start date: February 13, 2023.
Highlights of the position include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications: Possession of a Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school. The ideal candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A minimum of three years of professional experience is desired. Civil Service Librarian II qualifications are available here: https://www.delcony.us/departments/pers/docs/Librarian%20II.pdf
Compensation: Salary range is $58,000-$62,000 commensurate with experience, and a competitive benefits package available, including 90% paid individual health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.
To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to: David J. Dewey, Sidney Memorial Public Library, 8 River Street, Sidney, New York 13838 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted through February 2, 2023.
Information Resource Specialist
The Information Resource Specialist is responsible for handling the library's interlibrary loan operations, processing of new print materials, and circulation tasks such as checking in and out materials to library patrons.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/TASKS:
HOURS OF WORK:
12-month, full-time 35 hours per week; Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Nights and weekends as needed.
Adult and Teen services Librarian
The George F. Johnson Memorial Library seeks a motivated librarian with a passion for serving the Endicott community to serve as an Adult and Teen services Librarian. This librarian will report directly to the Head of Adult Services, and will be responsible for library service to teens and adults including reference, ordering, reader's advisory, and programming. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and customer service skills along with excellent book knowledge and technology skills.
Examples of Typical Work Activities
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Attributes
Possession of a Master's Degree in Library Science, Information Studies or other graduate library degree from a library school located in New York State which is registered by the New York State Department of Education or a library school program which is accredited by the American Library Association.
Possession of a current New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate at the time of appointment.
A standard work week consists of 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and typically includes one evening shift per week. Saturday shifts will also be scheduled on a rotating basis, normally once per month.
Wages and Benefits
The starting rate of pay for this position is commensurate with education and experience, and is $48,750 annually and paid sick and vacation time are included. Enrollment in the NYS retirement system is mandated for full-time employees, which includes a 3% match. Optional enrollment in a deferred compensation (457) plan is available. Health, vision, and dental benefits are also available.
Statement of Nondiscrimination
The library is an equal opportunity employer that complies with state and federal fair employment laws and regulations. The library does not discriminate in recruitment, training, promotion, or other terms of employment based on race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, and military service.
Please send a completed Broome County Civil Service application, resume, unofficial college transcripts, and three references to:
Seth Jacobus, Library Director George F. Johnson Memorial Library 1001 Park Street
Endicott, NY 13760
Or email the above materials to email@example.com by January 31, 2023. Interviews for qualified candidates will follow.
Chemung County Library District (CCLD) is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. The library seeks a dynamic candidate with a vision for the 21st century library, and a passion for providing exceptional services to residents of Chemung County.
The Library Director is the chief executive of the library and its branches including: Steele Memorial Library, Big Flats Library, Horseheads Free Library, Van Etten Library, West Elmira Library, and The Bookmobile.
The Director is responsible for daily operations, implementing projects, developing procedures, enacting Board-approved policies, and providing the guiding direction and vision for the library district that serves a chartered population of 88,830 county residents with an annual operating budget of $3.8 million.
Dean of Libraries
Binghamton University is seeking an innovative, visionary, and collaborative leader to serve as its next Dean of Libraries. Nominations, inquires, and applications are invited.
One of four research universities in the SUNY system, Binghamton enrolls more than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its six schools and colleges. Founded in 1946, this relatively young university has swiftly built a reputation for excellence in undergraduate education that is bolstered by growing, high-quality graduate programs and a rapidly expanding research enterprise that places it among the elite universities in the nation that have earned very high research activity status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Binghamton is consistently ranked among the top 40 public universities in the nation and has been called the \"premier public university in the northeast\" by the Fiske Guide to Colleges for over a decade, distinguishing itself for its exceptional quality combined with affordability. The university has received national recognition for its special programs and overall success in comprehensive internationalization, as well as its residential communities led by tenured collegiate professors who seamlessly integrate life inside and outside the classroom, creating the feel of a small college with the resources of a major university. Binghamton recruits outstanding and diverse undergraduate students (one-third of whom are people of color), and Binghamton's overall student body hales from all 50 states and 100 countries.
The Binghamton University Libraries lay claim to more than 3.2 million books and journals and an expanding network of 225 electronic databases. The Binghamton Libraries is comprised of four physical locations: Glenn G. Bartle Library, Science Library, University Downtown and the Annex. Faculty, staff and more than 100 student employees deliver an array of critical services, including digital scholarship, open repository and digital preservation and more. Operating under the slogan "Connect – Discover – Create" the Libraries invite users to make personal and network connections, discover new (and old!) resources, and create new pathways to knowledge and solutions to problems.
Reporting to the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, the dean is responsible for executing the Libraries' strategic planning and implementation process in concert with divisional and university strategic plans and managing the full range of day-to-day operational functions and services of all departments within the library. This includes but is not limited to overseeing capital projects and fundraising efforts for the library, managing the overall budget and finance operations and advancing inclusion, diversity equity and accessibility initiatives.
A Master of Library Science (MLS/MILS) degree from an American Library Association accredited program is required, as well as, a record of academic achievement that merits tenure with appointment at the rank of Full Librarian.
WittKieffer is assisting Binghamton University State University of New York in this search. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by February 10th.
Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer's https://apptrkr.com/3669230.
Nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Jessica Herrington, Cathryn Davis and Greg Duyck at https://tinyurl.com/2p82abzb
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found https://www.binghamton.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/policies-and-procedures/title-ix-.html.