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The Job Announcement Board is provided by South Central Regional Library Council. To post an announcement please email: Diane Capalongo  Job announcements will be removed from our Jobs page thirty days after the day of posting unless the hiring institution requests otherwise.

Browse Current Job Postings:  Alfred State College | Binghamton University  (3 positions) | Broome Community College | Colgate UniversityCornell University LibrariesCorning Museum of Glass (2 positions) | DCMO BOCES | Edith B. Ford Memory Library  | Morrisville State College | SUNY Cortland (2 positions) | SUNY Delhi | Tompkins County Public Library | Your Home Public Library
Colgate University
Head of Research and Instruction Services

The Colgate University Libraries seek a collaborative, experienced, forward-thinking leader to serve as Head of Research and Instruction Services.  Reporting to the University Librarian and serving on the senior management team, the Head of Research and Instruction Services provides leadership and expertise in offering a suite of services that range from basic reference assistance to advanced research consultation, classroom instruction and service program development.  This individual will demonstrate a nuanced understanding of user needs and experiences in offering appropriate services, teaching users how to find, use, and evaluate resources, and empowering individuals to conduct their own research.  This person will also work with the Head of Academic Technology in ITS to explore and develop collaborative services.    The position leads the Research and Instruction Services department in providing high-quality, innovative, and user-oriented services to a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff.  The position is responsible for developing and managing the libraries' outreach and promotion programs.  Specific areas of management, coordination, and liaison focus are research data services and U.S. government documents.  Supports the University Librarian in vetting and advancing new ideas, initiatives, and strategic plans and fostering a culture of collaboration and communication.

 Required Qualifications:  

  • Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program
  • At least five years' experience in library public services
  • Demonstrated ability in providing vision and leadership in a team environment
  • Strong service orientation with the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and the public
  • Experience providing reference services
  • Strong organizational skills and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment

Strongly Preferred

  • Experience with direct supervision of support staff and/or professionals

Additional information about Colgate University, the Colgate Libraries, and the full job description can be found at

 Application instructions can be found at  Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references, including current supervisor. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe how they have or would propose to work in a diverse environment. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview.

 Review of application materials will begin on March 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's educational mission.  Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at


Posted 3/27/17


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Cornell University Libraries (Mann Library)
Applied Social Sciences Librarian
Cornell University's Mann Library seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative individual for the position of Applied Social Sciences Librarian. Under the direction of the Head of Research Services and Scholarly Engagement, the Applied Social Sciences Librarian will develop and lead innovative information services for the social science and policy-related research and learning communities in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and College of Human Ecology (CHE), acquire and maintain expertise in information trends in the applied social sciences and policy disciplines, and participate in library and campus research support service initiatives related to research data curation, scholarly communication and research networking, systematic reviews, social science data services, and others as appropriate.


The successful candidate will explore and develop partnerships with other Cornell University Library staff supporting the social sciences and other units such as the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER), as well as serving as library liaison to the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) and Development Sociology.  


The Applied Social Sciences Librarian will also have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the overall public services program at Mann Library, collaborate with faculty and the Mann instruction team to support the undergraduate information literacy program, particularly for students in applied social sciences and policy related fields, and deliver public services to the Cornell community--including reference services, consulting services, instruction and social science data reference.


Required Qualifications:

  • MLS from ALA accredited school or equivalent professional degree
  • Subject background in the social sciences or equivalent experience as a social sciences librarian
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and service orientation
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively 
  • Experience with technologies for information management and collaboration
  • Commitment to professional development


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in an academic library
  • Experience providing library services including accessing and using science/social science data
  • Experience with systematic reviews




Albert R. Mann Library has a long commitment to providing innovative information services. The Library's collection of life sciences, agricultural and related social sciences materials serves the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Human Ecology, and the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. Mann Library is an integral part of the Cornell University Library. The recently renovated building is the vibrant hub for our primary Colleges. We provide leadership in the library community through projects such as VIVO (, the USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System (, the Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (, and the TEEAL ( and Research4Life ( programs which provide developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content.


Cornell University is an Ivy League comprehensive research university located in Ithaca in the scenic Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The town and university offer a unique cosmopolitan and international atmosphere in a beautiful natural setting of waterfalls, gorges, and lakes. The university comprises 14 schools with over 2,700 faculty members and nearly 21,600 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. The Cornell University Library is a vigorous professional organization with a strong track record in innovation and service quality. It contains nearly 8 million printed volumes, 99,000 current serials in print or online, over 650,000 additional networked electronic resources, and rich materials in other formats. The Library was a recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries' Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in 2002.


Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding available.


Application Procedure: Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (preferred as one PDF document). The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable pool of finalists has been identified.


Posted 3/21/17


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Morrisville State College
Circulation Coordinator

The Morrisville State College Library seeks an energetic, public services focused Circulation Coordinator to supervise the full range of activities that take place at the Library's busy circulation desk. This is a full-time, 12 month professional position. Responsibilities include oversight of all circulation activities, maintaining the organization of the Library's physical information resources, management of print and electronic course reserves, and assisting library users with basic computer and printing issues. A commitment to providing outstanding public service is essential; the individual in this position serves as the initial staff contact for faculty, students, and Library visitors, and as the first level of referral to resolve user problems. Supervisory tasks include hiring, scheduling, training, and managing part-time circulation staff and work study students. August 1, 2017 start date.



Bachelor's degree, experience in providing library public service to a diverse range of clientele, familiarity with online library management systems, familiarity with organization of library physical materials, Microsoft office and computer skills. Preferred qualifications include supervisory experience, academic library work experience, experience working with young adults.


Application Instructions:

Apply online at Application materials should include resume, cover letter and list of references. Consideration of candidates will begin April 5, 2017 and continue until position is filled.


Morrisville State College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.


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


Company Description:

Morrisville State, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the College offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students - who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world - choose from more than 80 Associates and Bachelors degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including psychology and criminal justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st- century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members - many with field experience - to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources. Recognizing the importance of diversity in assuring the success of students and graduates in an increasingly global environment, the College is committed to equity and inclusion in all aspects of hiring and employment.


Posted 3/20/2017


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Edith B. Ford Memorial Library

The Ford Memorial Library is an Association Library located in the Finger Lakes region 25 miles north of Ithaca and 20 miles south of Geneva.  Our library is charted to serve 6,700 people and it has seen tremendous growth in the past eight years. Annual library visitors have increased 400% and in 2016 staff oversaw 700 programs. Community outreach is very important to our library with frequent programs presented to community groups, legislative bodies, and at the two local school districts we serve.


  • Strong work ethic, ability to multi-task and think on your feet
  • Detail oriented
  • Understand the dynamics of a rural library, including necessary tasks related to facility maintenance
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Willingness to speak at public events
  • Collection development strategies with a strong reader advisory component
  • Ability to train and supervise support staff and volunteers
  • Technologically savvy with a strength in databases and data analysis
  • Ability to identify and write grants, collect statistics related to program outcomes, and write grant reports
  • MLS degree as of June 1, 2017 from an ALA accredited program


Our library is not for the faint of heart! Our staff are go-getters who thrive in a fast-paced environment. We need someone with leadership skills to initiate new avenues of outreach to expand awareness of our library throughout our service area. The Ford Library is in the beginning stages of a major expansion and our Librarian will have the opportunity to help design new meeting spaces and a children's room.

The Librarian works under the general supervision of the Director. The opportunity exists for mentorship to become a library leader.


This full-time position, 30 hours a week, starts at $15/hour, increasing to $17 after a probationary period. Benefits include paid vacation, holidays and personal/sick time; health insurance reimbursement and an HRA. Six additional hours per week available during the school year to run a grant-funded afterschool program for middle school students.


Interested candidates should send a resume, professional references, and a letter of interest that reflects personal strengths that align with our position and insight into the operation of a rural library. Letters should be sent via email to Library Director, Shannon O'Connor with the subject line Librarian Position. Applications will be accepted until April 7, 2017 or until the position is filled. Position start date, June 1, 2017.


Posted 3/20/2017



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School Library System Coordinator

TERMS: Full time, 12 months, office calendar


QUALIFICATIOINS:  New York State teacher's certification in School Library/Media. Certification as a School District Leader will be required within three years of employment. At least three years experience as a School Librarian required.  Excellent communication and technical skills.



Selected candidate will assume responsibility for:

  • Coordinating inter-library loans among component schools and between schools and their
  • Supervising the development of a Union Catalog, Cooperative Collection Development, and School Library Automation programs,
  • Supervising school library system staff,
  • Coordinating in-service activities to meet needs of component districts' librarians and library aides,
  • Maintaining liaisons with other school library systems (SCOOLS}, South Central Research Library Council, Four County Library System, and the State Education Department,
  • Serving as a consultant for component district librarians and library programs,
  • Administering School Library System program, which provides services to member libraries in 16 school districts and two non­ public schools under the System's Plan of Service as approved by the BOCES Cooperative Board of Education and the New York State Education Department, including the preparation of an Annual Report to the

SALARY/BENEFITS: $59,000-$68,500 depending o experience


STARTING DATE: As soon as possible


TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and DCMO BOCES application found at OR email OR mail to:

Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES

Attn: Human Resources

6678 County Road 32

Norwich, NY 13815-3554


DCMO BOCES does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, religious practice, national origin, ethnic group, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, weight, predisposing genetic characteristic, domestic violence victim status, or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws




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SUNY Cortland
Instructional Services Librarian

A tenure-track, full-time, twelve-month academic faculty librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries. Provides general and specialized reference services to students, faculty, staff and community; general and specialized library instruction to students, faculty, staff and community. Participates in library-wide initiatives. Provides book selection and collection information for selected departments and participates in outreach activities. Provides library and information literacy instruction in all the library's programs by teaching sessions, creating tutorials, and supplemental instructional items. Serves in a pool of instructional services librarians that may be assigned to sessions by Information Literacy Coordinator. Provides reference services at a desk, via technology, and by appointment. May work evenings and weekends as appropriate. Serves as liaison to selected departments (Health, Speech Communications and Disorders) by regularly communicating and/or meeting with the departments and individual faculty; provides specialized assistance to faculty and students in the department as needed; uses social media and other technological applications. Participates in library outreach programs including displays, orientation fairs and other activities. Selects and evaluates materials to be added to the library's collections in collaboration with faculty and other library staff; participates in library-wide collection development programs. In accordance with the SUNY Board of Trustees and SUNY Cortland's College Handbook, academic librarians will prepare and submit a portfolio for peer review as stated in the Library Personnel Committee Policies and Procedures; the criteria reviewed are: Mastery of Subject; Bibliographic Skills; Teaching Service, Professional Growth; Administrative Ability; and Scholarly Ability.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's of Library Science and/or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution; two years or more experience providing reference or research services in a library or archive public service setting; one year's experience teaching library/information literacy classes in an academic setting; demonstrated ability to develop effective supplemental instruction.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience with library related online tools such as LibGuides; demonstrated experience with instruction technologies including Learning Management systems; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

For a detailed job description or to apply online go to:


Posted 3/3/2017



Visiting Assistant Librarian

The SUNY Cortland Memorial Library is seeking a visiting assistant librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for reference services during days, evenings and weekends, and instruction. May also include collection development and/or interlibrary loan activities, work in the Teaching Materials Center, storytelling and outreach. Required Qualifications: Master's of Library Science degree or library school student completing some coursework (reference).

For more information or to apply, please visit:


The State University of New York College at Cortland 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.


Posted 3/3/2017


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Your Home Public Library
Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Your Home Public Library of Johnson City, NY is seeking a creative and innovative leader as its next Library Director II to work strategically with trustees, staff, residents and community organizations to create a vision of outstanding library services for residents of Johnson City and Greater Binghamton area.  The Library Director will provide leadership for all day-to-day operations.  The successful candidate will possess strong budgeting, financial management and personnel management skills; as well as abilities related to public relations, strategic planning, physical plant, technology management, marketing and community relations.  Successful experience working with a policy-making board and providing strong leadership is highly desirable.


Johnson City is located in a beautiful valley at the center of the Triple Cities of the Southern Tier of New York. Binghamton is two miles to the east, and Endicott, the third of the Triple Cities is six miles to the West. The Village is proud to be the future home of the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Decker School of Nursing. (See and/or for additional community information.)  The Library service area has a population of nearly 16,000 residents. Your Home Public Library is an influential member of the Four County Library System which includes the public libraries in Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties in upstate New York.  The library has 11 full and part-time staff and an annual budget of $801,000.


Minimum qualifications:  a Master's Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association, eligibility for a New York State public librarian's professional certificate at the time of application; three to seven years of professional experience one year of which must be supervisory or administrative.  Library Director II is a competitive position subject to a Broome County Civil Service examination comprised of an evaluation of education and experience.


The pay range for this position is competitive regionally and is negotiable depending on experience; an excellent benefits package is provided which includes membership in the New York State Retirement System.  Your Home Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Submit a cover letter and resume to or to

Sarah Maximiek, Search Committee

Your Home Public Library

107 Main Street

Johnson City, NY 13790


Review of application materials will begin April 21, 2017.


Posted 3/1/2017


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Alfred State College
Assistant Librarian

The Hinkle Memorial Library at Alfred State is accepting applications for Assistant Librarian (rank equivalent to Instructor).  This is a full-time, tenure track, 10-month position.  We a seeking an energetic, creative, service-oriented individual to join the library faculty team.  Primary duties are participation in the library instruction program and administrative involvement with the library management system (Aleph 500).

Responsibilities also include reference service, collection development, assessment, and participation in faculty governance and college life.



  *   Assist patrons at the information desk and at library workstations, which includes some evening and weekend hours.

  *   Participation in library instruction, including creation of library guides and collaboration with other librarians.

  *   Trains staff as necessary; may supervise full-time and/or part-time non-librarian employees.

  *   Supporting technical services staff in purchase, cataloging, and maintenance of materials.


Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  *   Ability to demonstrate creative approaches to public service and instruction.

  *   A record of working collaboratively with diverse constituencies.

  *   Working knowledge of standard bibliographic and other reference tools

  *   Experience with an integrated library system (Aleph 500 preferred), with some cataloging experience.

  *   Familiarity with MARC format and cataloging rules including RDA, AACR2, LCSH, and LCRI.

  *   Strong interpersonal skills, good organization skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, an ability to interact successfully with a broad clientele both inside and outside the institution, and a flexible approach.

  *   Self-starter interested in new library technologies and open educational resources.



  *   American Library Association-accredited Masters in Library Science or equivalent required.

  *   One to three years of professional post-MLS experience, preferably in an academic library setting required.


Application Instructions:

Preference will be given to applications submitted by April 1, 2017. All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.


Candidates may apply at:


Posted 2/22/2017


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Tompkins County Public Library
Library Director

The Tompkins County Public Library Board of Directors seeks an enthusiastic, visionary, community-minded leader as its next Library Director. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, exhibit a clear vision and commitment to librarianship and community engagement, articulate and advocate the Library's strategic directions, provide sound fiscal management, promote proactive leadership in technology integration and promote collaborative relationships within the Library and throughout the community.


The Library, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, has an annual budget of $4,004,856 supported by county funding with additional support from the Town of Ithaca, the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Tompkins Public Library. Tompkins County Public Library, chartered to serve the county of 101,950, serves as the Central Library of the Finger Lakes Library System's 33 libraries in 5 counties. The Library was originally founded by Ezra Cornell in 1864 as the Cornell Library Association and served as the first site of classes, faculty meetings and graduation of Cornell University. The current beautiful 66,747square-foot Library facility is at present undergoing renovations to add a new 21st Century Digital Lab, Makerspace and a new Teen Center as a result of a successful $3.57 million fundraising campaign.  In 2016, the dedicated and award- winning staff (42.41 FTE) provided services to close to 400,000 visitors, circulated 816,517 items, hosted more than 33,200 attendees for programs and offered more than one million online interactions through the library website, the'TCPL to Go' library app, catalog, digital collections internet and wireless access. 


Ithaca is located in Tompkins County and the beautiful Finger Lakes region of central New York State, a vital and engaged community that is home to Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College.  Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers will find numerous opportunities to hike, bike, ski, enjoy beautiful Cayuga Lake and seek new adventures. The Library is located in the center of a busy and growing downtown that includes a wide variety of restaurants and shops. Tompkins County offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities, a thriving cultural scene and award-winning school systems. 


To learn more, visit Ithaca and Tompkins County, New York


Responsibilities The Library Director has overall responsibility for administration of staff, resources and resource development, long range planning, service delivery, comprehensive programs, government relations, public and community relations, fiscal affairs, personnel and labor relations.  Responsible for leading the Library to respond both positively and rapidly to changing community needs and demographics.  Responsible for organizational development, contract negotiations and staff development. Responsible for fundraising, facilitating and maintaining close working relationships with the Tompkins County Legislature, Tompkins County Public Library Foundation, The Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library, and the City and Town of Ithaca.

Requirements Graduation from an ALA Accredited school or program with a graduate degree in library or information studies and possession of, or eligibility for, a New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate and eight years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing, two years of which must have been in an administrative capacity.

Other preferred qualifications include: experience reporting to a governing board, successful fundraising skills, experience working with budgets, construction and/or renovation experience, and working effectively with government officials and other public constituencies.  

This position is a New York State Civil Service position. See Tompkins County Public Library Director Position Description to review the full position description. 


Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Generous benefits package.


Interested applicants should complete and submit the Tompkins County electronic application and attach a cover letter and resume by April 21, 2017.  This vacancy posting is running in conjunction with the examination announcement.  Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of the position will be invited to take the online training and experience examination through the NYS website starting June 1, 2017.  If you have any questions about the application or the examination process or need any assistance throughout the process please contact the Tompkins County Department of Human Resources (607) 274-5526


TCPL is an equal opportunity employer


Posted 2/21/2017


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Corning Museum of Glass - Rakow Research Library

Associate Librarian, Public Services



As part of a collaborative Rakow Research Library administrative team, the Associate Librarian, Public Services oversees the Library's Public Services Team and provides a vision for innovative, user-focused reference, outreach, and programming to a world-wide patron base.


The Associate Librarian manages reference, access services, outreach and instruction. Recruits new employees and supports and empowers an existing team of skilled and professional staff.  Works with Library and Museum staff to provide strategic planning and assessment for an organization that embraces technology, fosters community engagement, and supports scholarship, discovery and resource sharing. Represents the Rakow Library and The Corning Museum of Glass in professional organizations and conferences at the state and national level.



  • Oversees and provides leadership for all aspects of the Library's public services and provides leadership for reference, access services, outreach and Library instruction.
  • Hires, mentors, supervises and supports development of a skilled public services staff.
  • Serves on the Library's administrative team and acts as a liaison between public services and other Museum and Library departments.
  • Advocates for and communicates about Library programs, services, collections, and exhibitions within the Museum and externally.
  • With the Chief Librarian, creates and monitors the budget for Public Services.
  • Works collaboratively across library departments to develop and implement policies and procedures that reflect current professional standards.
  • Supports a rich and varied outreach program, including Library participation in social media outlets, traditional publishing, presentations to external groups, and collaborative projects with partner institutions.
  • Participates in the Library's reference, instruction and outreach programs, including answering reference questions as necessary.
  • Serves on Museum-wide committees; participates in Museum projects and exhibitions.       


  • ALA accredited master's degree.
  • Experience working as a public service or reference librarian in a research or special library.
  • One to two years' supervisory experience; excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public service trends in research libraries.
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant current and emerging information technology. Experience working with library systems and tools such as Alma, Primo, LibAnswers, LibGuides and Piction.
  • Experience working with special collections, archives, rare books and art collections preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to represent the Museum professionally in professional organizations and at conferences.
  • Excellent interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass ( /library) is the world's foremost library on the art, history and science of glass and glassmaking. Its mission is to maintain a comprehensive collection on the subject of glass, in multiple formats and languages. The Library's rich collections include books dating to the 12th century, periodicals, an extensive digital collection, over 20,000 works of art on paper and 190 archives. The Library offers reference assistance to glass enthusiasts, researchers and scholars worldwide through its in-person and virtual reference services. The Library has a staff of over 20 FTE and is open to the public seven days a week.


For more about the Rakow Library, see:


To Apply:


Email, fax, or mail resume with cover letter to, fax to (607) 438-5410, or send to Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830, Attn: Human Resources.


Posted 3/24/17



Corning Museum of Glass - Rakow Research Library

Public Services Intern

The Rakow Research Library seeks a creative, energetic, self-motivated Public Services Intern for a paid summer internship who is eager to gain real world experience working in the world's foremost library on the art and history of glass and glassmaking. The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work with our diverse international patron base, ranging from grade school students to studio artists to advanced scholars. The intern will work with the Public Services Team, and the internship may be tailored to the strengths and/or interests of the individual. For details and application, please visit:


Posted 2/17/2017


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Broome Community College
Assistant Librarian

SUNY Broome Community College has an immediate opening available for a 12 month full-time tenure track position as Assistant Librarian.  We are seeking an Innovative Instruction and Outreach Librarian with superior interpersonal skills and the ability to form strong connections with faculty and students.  The ideal candidate will be expected to develop an effective information literacy and library awareness program for faculty and students.


Performs professional functions such as:  Providing information services, teaching, developing collections, discover and promotes use of open educational resources; promotes library services and events via social media to increase student faculty engagement; provide reference services to students, faculty and community patrons in a highly networked environment; oversees the college archives; collection development and liaison duties in assigned subject area.  Experience in information literacy, emerging instructional technologies, assessment of student learning; marketing library services and archival standards and practice is preferred.  The preferred candidate must possess strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines and work effectively in a diverse, student-centered environment committed to the community college mission.


A master's degree from an American Library Association (ALA), accredited library and information science program is required.  Three years of professional library experience, or an appropriate combination of librarianship, relevant work experience and scholarly activity is required.  Salary range is $55,135 to $68,919.


For full consideration, application materials must be received by March 10, 2017.  Interested applicants may apply online at:


SUNY BCC invites and encourages applications from women and minorities. AA/EOE


Posted 2/17/2017


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SUNY Delhi

Assessment and Instruction Librarian

Job Description:

SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and engaging Assessment and Instruction Librarian to join the Resnick Library beginning in the 2017 Spring Semester. SUNY Delhi prides itself on being a welcoming college community for all. Diversity, equity and inclusiveness are integral components of the highest quality academic programs and the strongest campus climate. The college seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that inclusive excellence will be affirmed.

Under the direction of the Resnick Library Director, the successful candidate will assist in coordination of the library instruction program including:

  • New student Library Orientation
  • Overseeing the library assessment program
  • Implementing and enhancing services for the benefit of all library users

Other duties include:

  • Teaching in the library instruction program, in the classroom, at the library reference desk, and through on-line chat and text service 
  • Coordinating the development and maintenance of Libguides to support library instruction, programs and special topics
  • Working with colleagues to develop and deliver programs that promote library services, resources and events
  • Building relationships with faculty, students and other campus groups to encourage an active and engaged library user community
  • Serving as a collection development liaison to assigned academic areas
  • Maintaining the Government Documents section
  • Assisting with library front desk duties
  • Actively engaging in professional development, library planning and university service
  • Serving as an academic advisor when schedules permit


  • ALA-accredited MLIS degree by time of appointment
  • One year college teaching experience
  • Familiarity with concepts and goals of information literacy
  • Experience assessing student learning
  • Evidence of commitment to professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegiately
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities and needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years college teaching experience
  • Experience with collection development in an academic library
  • Experience with Government Documents
  • Second Master's Degree

Additional Information:

  • Salary: $40,000 - $41,000
  • SL or MP: 4
  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday days, some evenings and weekends
  • Reports to: Library Director
  • This is a Full-time, tenure track faculty appointment with a 10 month obligation
  • Budget Title: Assistant Librarian
  • Reason for vacancy: Replacement position
  • This position offers full New York State benefits: UUP (FT) which are among the most comprehensive in the country.
  • SUNY Delhi has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and Cultural Diversity. The College welcomes responses from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
  • SUNY Delhi is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or Vita
  • Contact information for three professional references


*For full consideration please apply by February 27, 2017


Posted 2/13/2017



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Binghamton University
Head of Science Library

The Binghamton University Libraries is inviting forward-thinking, collaborative and service-oriented candidates to apply for the position of the Head of the Science Library. The incumbent is responsible for the design and implementation of radically innovative, user-centered services for faculty, students and staff in the sciences. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to supporting a diverse learning and working environment and have a proven track record of dynamic leadership with evidence of autonomous and collaborative problem solving, creative library programming and an appetite for creative communication and knowledge management.  S/he will play a critical role in building partnerships within the Libraries, with teaching faculty, and across campus in support of the teaching and research mission of the University. S/he is expected to be a primary advocate for staff and assist them in developing and assessing their own opportunities to design, coordinate and align services on an ongoing basis.  Candidates should possess stellar people and project management skills, embrace change and recognize that we are strengthened by the diversity of our colleagues. The candidate will serve as an academic liaison in one or more STEM-related disciplines, including active participation in information literacy, assessment, outreach initiatives, collection development and research services. 


An ALA-accredited MLS degree and at least 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience in an academic library is required. This is a tenure-track library faculty position. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF. The Libraries are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on February 27, 2017  and continue until the positions are filled. For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit at Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Posted 2/3/2017



Web Developer

Binghamton University Libraries is enhancing its web presence and design capabilities to promote its distinctive digital resources and collections. We need a creative web developer to join our team to make this a reality. As a developer you will customize and help support the Libraries content management systems (examples: Primo, Omeka, Archon). This is an opportunity to create new interface templates and interactions and enhance legacy systems. You will gain marketable experience working on open-source systems with the latest technologies, and learn to adapt existing system interfaces.


Please see the full position description and application instructions at


Posted 1/30/2017



Head of Research and Instructional Services

Binghamton University Libraries is currently accepting applications for the Head of Research and Instructional Services. This position is responsible for the overall direction and management of research and instructional services for the Libraries. Working collaboratively with the Research and Instructional Services Team, the incumbent provides leadership and coordinates the design and implementation of innovative, user-centered research and curriculum support services for faculty, students and staff.


At least 3 years of managerial/supervisory and extensive experience in reference and instructional services in an academic library is required. ALA-accredited MLS degree is also required. This is a tenure-track faculty position. Binghamton University is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is located in upstate New York. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF.


Review of applications will begin on February 10, 2017 and continue until filled.  For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Posted 1/12/2017


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