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Binghamton University - Collection Management Facility Supervisor
Somers Library - Library Director
Cordelia A. Greene Library - Library Director
Watervliet Public Library - Library Director
Cayuga Community College - Instruction, Research and Online Services Librarian
Westchester Library System - IT Support Technician (part-time)
Westchester Library System - Library Data Specialist
Poughkeepsie Public Library District - Assistant Library Director
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville - Executive Director
Lewisboro Library - Teen Librarian (part-time)
Valley Cottage Library - Adult Services Librarian
Patterson Library - Library Director
Pittsford Community Library - Children's Service Library Clerk
Russell Sage College - Sr. Library Specialist-Access Services-ILL and Circulation
Madison-Oneida BOCES - Data Processing Coordinator-Library Automation
Albany Public Library - Temporary Library Assistant
Tupper Lake Public Library - Project Archivist
Collection Management Facility Supervisor
The Binghamton University Libraries (Libraries) seeks an individual with a service-oriented disposition and high attention to detail who is ready to join the Reader Services and Resource Sharing Department as Collection Management Facility (CMF) Supervisor.
The CMF Supervisor's primary responsibility is for physical collections management at the Libraries' Collection Management Facility. The incumbent collaborates in planning and coordinates projects to move materials among various campus libraries or from campus libraries to the CMF; plans and conducts inventory of the physical collections stored at the facility for more efficient storage and use; has oversight for the building; oversees processing of requests from library users for CMF materials; and supervises two library clerks and student assistants.
The CMF Supervisor reports to the Assistant Head of Reader Services for CMF/Stacks with the Head of Reader Services and Resource Sharing as the second line supervisor.
Salary: $44,000 - 48,000
Detailed description and how to apply here.
Location: Somers Library, Route 139 Reis Park, Somers NY 10589
Salary: $75,000-$95,000 annual
Hours: 35 Full-time
The Somers Library is seeking to fill the position of Library Director II. The incumbent will perform the general duties indicated in the attached job posting.
The Library is soliciting resumes from:
The person selected for provisional appointment will be required to sit for the Westchester County Library Director II Civil Service exam when it is next scheduled. In order to be considered for a probationary appointment, the provisional must attain a passing score for the exam, and be among the top three highest scoring candidates willing to accept the position.
Interested candidates should forward their resume, along with a cover letter, via e-mail to the Somers Library Board for consideration by close of business November 30, 2020: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Board of Trustees of the Cordelia A. Greene Library seeks a community-minded, organized, and enthusiastic individual to oversee our library. The ideal candidate will be someone who is strongly motivated and can achieve the library's goals and objectives working closely with employees, patrons, and the library board.
About the Library
The Cordelia A. Greene Library is an association library that provides a vital community resource serving the residents of the Town of Castile, NY which is approximately over 2,900 residents. The library has a budget of around $76,000 annually and is one of four that receives funding from the Letchworth School District.
The beautiful library was built in 1902 and expanded in 2001. The library collection includes over 13,000 items with an annual circulation of 15,000.
Associate's Degree with related experience is the minimum requirement.
Salary and Benefits
Position: Full-Time 35 hours per week
Salary: $24,000 - $26,000 dependent on education and experience.
Benefits: Vacation and sick days
Specific terms of employment to be negotiated
Statement of Non-Discrimination
The library grants equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to an individual's age, sex, color, religion, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, handicapped status, or sexual orientation. The library complies with all federal and state regulations dealing with employment practices.
Instructions to Applicants
Interested individuals meeting the qualifications should mail or email a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and a list of three references to the Director Search Committee. The position will remain open until filled; preference will be given to applications received by November 30th, 2020.
Cordelia A. Greene Library
Attn: Director Search Committee
PO BOX 208
Castile, NY 14427
The Robert A. Fahr Watervliet Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative leader with a strong commitment to public library service for the position of Library Director to continue growth and maximize the positive impact the library has in the community.
The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and holds primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library. Duties include collection, service, and program planning and management; collaboration with the board on the yearly budget; daily budget oversight; supervision of staff and volunteers; customer service; marketing, public relations and community outreach; implementation of technology to enhance library services, fundraising and grant writing.
The position is scheduled to work 35 hours per week, with predominantly weekday hours and occasional Saturday hours to support library programs and events. The position requires an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited university AND a minimum of 1-year post-MLS experience managing a public library or major library services.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills, familiarity with current library technologies, and a positive and professional attitude. The candidate should show an aptitude to work alongside the board to reach agreed upon goals for the betterment of the library community and evolve programs and library collection based on what library patrons and the board views as important services to maintain in the library. Demonstrated experience in library collection and program development, staff and volunteer supervision, budgeting, and facility management is also highly desirable. Fundraising and grant writing experience will be considered a plus.
The Library Director's annual salary will be $40,000 to $45,000 based on the selected candidate's skills and experience. The package also includes paid vacation and sick time and health benefits are negotiable.
The review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.
Instruction, Research and Online Services Librarian
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your letter of application and resume, together with the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to the following email address: email@example.com
Westchester Library System
Summary of Duties
Pay rate commensurate with experience.
To apply: Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and three professional references to IT+JOBS@wlsmail.org with the position title included in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
Summary of Duties
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.
To apply: Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and three professional references by November 30th to IT+JOBS@wlsmail.org with the position title included in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
The Westchester Library System (WLS) is a state-chartered, cooperative library system serving all 38 Westchester member public libraries and the county's citizens. The Westchester Library System was established in 1958, and is one of 23 public library systems serving New York State's public libraries. The mission of the Westchester Library System is to ensure that all residents have seamless access to excellent library service regardless of their location.
The Westchester Library System is located at 570 Taxter Road – Suite 400, Elmsford, NY 10523. For information about WLS, see https://www.westchesterlibraries.org/.
Assistant Library Director
The Assistant Library Director for Branch and Outreach Services reports to the Library Director and is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the Boardman Road Branch Library and the Library District's bookmobile service. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as part of the Library District's Administrative Council, actively participating in strategic planning including Library District public programming, problem-solving, policy development and resource allocation; serves as a liaison between the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District and the Library District as well as leading District-wide initiatives; and represents the Library in the community through a coordinated engagement plan established by the Library District.
Qualifications: Candidates must meet minimum qualifications for Assistant Library Director II which includes:
This is a Civil Service appointment, requiring the candidate to be reachable on the Assistant Library Director II Certification of Eligibles list as established by the Dutchess County Department of Human Resources. There is no current list.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics: In addition to the above minimum qualifications, the Library District seeks an individual with the following attributes:
About the Poughkeepsie Public Library District: The Library District (www.poklib.org) is an independent special library district serving the residents and businesses of the City and Town of Poughkeepsie with a chartered population of 75,000 and an annual budget of $9.3 million. Having recently completed a $22 million capital improvement plan, the organizational focus will now shift to ongoing service evaluation and development as well as continued community engagement.
Compensation: This is a Civil Service appointment but is not represented by CSEA. Hiring salary range will be $80,000 - $85,000. 35 hour work week. Standard benefit package applies including medical and NYS Retirement System pension plan. Other benefits may be elected. Standard leave package applies.
To Apply: Interest candidates should apply by December 1, 2020 with cover letter and resume via email to Library Director Tom Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will kept confidential. References will be requested of finalists, only. More detailed job posting can be found at https://poklib.org/your-library/about-us/employment-opportunities/.
This search has been reopened with a new deadline of November 30th.
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is seeking an exceptional librarian to serve as its Executive Director. With a beautiful new library building constructed in 2017, the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is transforming lives through opportunities for collaboration, experiential learning, and creative discovery.
CLD&J is an independent member of the Onondaga County Public Library System and serves over 16,000 people in the engaged communities of DeWitt and Jamesville, NY. CLD&J has an operating budget of over $1.5 million, a staff of 20 FTE, and yearly circulation of over 275,000. The library's new building features a number of meeting and study rooms, comfortable seating with views, spacious children's activity area, maker-space, teen room, and art gallery. CLD&J also has a beautiful and unique outdoor area that supports activities and workshops that inform patrons about nature, the local environment, conservation, preservation, gardening, and the beauty of the outdoors. With its "Discovery To Go" collection of child-friendly STEM-related equipment and resources, its award-winning Digital Production workshops for teens, and innovative programs for homeschooling families and older adults, CLD&J enriches the lives of all community residents while retaining traditional library collections and friendly, personalized service.
DeWitt and Jamesville are located just outside the City of Syracuse in the geographic center of New York State and offer changing seasons and easy access to beautiful lakes, forests, and mountains, making it a perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Other assets include reasonable cost of living and housing prices, excellent schools, cultural amenities, and frequent sporting events. New York City, Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. are only a few hours away by plane, train, or automobile.
Visit the library's web site at cldandj.org for more information.
The Executive Director is responsible for all library operations and reports to the Board of Trustees.
Salary: $75,000, depending on experience and qualifications, with competitive benefits.
To Apply: email a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments by November 30th, 2020 to email@example.com. Please include three references.
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of a person's race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, gender dysphoria, marital status, family status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, genetic information including predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, arrest or conviction record, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally protected class or status.
Teen Librarian (part-time)
The Lewisboro Library is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Teen Librarian position. The successful candidate should be a creative, energetic, and tech-savvy person who is passionate about working with teens in grades 6 through 12. This librarian will be responsible for planning and implementing a variety of teen programs including a Summer Reading challenge and a Teen Advisory Group; collection development for the young adult area; community outreach with various local organizations; and reader's advisory service for teens and their families. Knowledge of children's and young adult literature required. The position also includes providing reference services, reader's advisory and technology help at the adult reference desk.
A Master's Degree in Library Science is required. A minimum of one year's experience working in library teen or children's services required. Proficiency with current technology and social media is essential. Salary range: $24.00 to $26.00 per hour. Three days per week: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. A flexible schedule is required as teen programs are often held in the evening and on weekends.
The Lewisboro Library is located in northern Westchester County and is a member of the Westchester Library System. The library serves a community of approximately 12,000 people.
Visit our website to learn more about our Library: www.lewisborolibrary.org
To Apply: Email resume to library director Cynthia Rubino at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Cynthia Rubino, Library Director
15 Main Street
PO Box 477
South Salem, NY 10590
Adult Services Librarian
Valley Cottage Library seeks a dynamic and inventive Adult librarian who is passionate about
the role public libraries play in individual lives and the community. The successful candidate will be enthusiastically focused on public service, with a patron-centric mindset who is willing to take thoughtful risks and implement new ideas. They are aware of emerging trends in library services, and are comfortable working collaboratively.
The Adult Services team at the Valley Cottage Library consists of four full-time librarians and four part-time librarians. This award-winning team has developed widely-replicated programs such as the Book and Pub Club, programs under the Adult(ish) brand focusing on the 20-30 yr-old demographic and introduced an exciting collection of board games, and ever-popular Zoom trivia nights to the community while also maintaining a commitment to traditional library service. This Adult Services team truly does it all!
This is your chance to join one of the friendliest staff and libraries in Rockland County, NY. Valley Cottage Library, located in a nearby suburb of NYC, is a renowned community resource serving the 23,000 residents of the Nyack School District. We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking individual to deliver high-quality, responsive service and programs to our community.
This is a full-time (35-hour week) position which includes one evening per week and one Saturday per month. A generous benefits package includes medical, vision and dental insurance, flexible spending account, paid vacation and sick leave, and participation in a 403B matching plan.
Salary range: $51,000-$60,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
If you possess a passion to work in a team-based and customer-focused environment that strives to provide excellent services to the community at large, apply now!
A completed employment application is required and can be obtained at www.valleycottagelibrary.org under 'About->Jobs at VCL'. Please email the completed application, a resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to the attention of Christy Blanchette, Assistant Director at email@example.com.
Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2020.
No telephone calls please.
Valley Cottage Library is an equal opportunity employer.
Patterson Library is a privately endowed association library housed in a beautiful and well maintained 100 year old building; it serves 5200 residents and numerous summer visitors. Westfield, in Chautauqua County, is a charming village that is minutes from the shores of Lake Erie, is in proximity to the nationally renowned Chautauqua Institution, and to the town of Fredonia, home of SUNY at Fredonia.
The library is the cultural center of Westfield with one of the most dynamic library programs in Western New York. It offers extensive programming for children and teens, art gallery exhibitions and art classes, local history archives, and adult book and film discussion groups.
The Board of Trustees seeks a creative and energetic full-time library director with strong leadership ability to provide quality library service to residents of Westfield and the surrounding communities. The applicant must have a strong vision of how library services will be delivered in the future. Duties include:
Required Personal Abilities
Salary & Benefits
Salary range is $42,000 to $52,000, commensurate with education and experience, with a competitive benefits package.
How to Apply
Apply online at https://indeedjobs.com/patterson-library-westfield-ny/_hl/en_US. Upload your resume and cover letter including a list of three professional references via Indeed's website (under Apply Now).
Review of applications will commence on November 23, 2020 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful applicant should be prepared to start the position in early 2021.
For further information contact us at PattersonLibDirectorSearch@gmail.com.
Children's Service Library Clerk
The Pittsford Community Library seeks an energetic, service-oriented,individual to fill the role of Part-time Children's Services Library Clerk. For a complete job description and how to apply go to http://townofpittsford.org/files/publications/job_postings/JOB_Opening_Library_Clerk_Childrens_Services-101520.pdf .
Sr. Library Specialist-Access Services-ILL and Circulation
General Job Description: The Senior Library Specialist for Interlibrary Loan works under the supervision of the Access Services Librarian and is primarily responsible for the day-to-day borrowing functions in interlibrary loan operations. The person in this position is a member of the two campus interlibrary loan unit of the Libraries of the Sage Colleges; and works closely to fill all interlibrary loan transactions generated by or directed to either campus. The position is assigned to the Albany campus, but working on the Troy campus as necessary. The Senior Library Specialist will also staff the circulation desk and assist other departments as needed.
Data Processing Coordinator-Library Automation
Job Type:Full Time (12 Month)
Primary responsibilities include the coordination and implementation of Library Automation Services and cataloging software applications for school districts within the 50 district MORIC region. Incumbents will collaborate with Regional Information Center and school district staff to coordinate activities related to school library catalog management and maintenance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: On-site and remote technical support, training, and software guidance on library cataloging. Working knowledge of libraries is a plus. Pay based on background and experience. Travel to school districts within service region is required.
Civil Service position, subject to exam.
Temporary Library Assistant
General Statement of Duties: Works together with other public service employees to provide quality information and customer services to customers of the Albany Public Library. Library employees may be assigned other duties in addition to direct public service.
Classification: Library Assistant
Employees in this classification routinely participate in the following activities: assist customers using the public computers including routine computer usage and printing questions, provides directional assistance in the use of library facilities and collections, answers and directs telephone calls, reserves requested materials, and performs various stack maintenance tasks related to the collection. In addition to these routine activities, Library Assistants may also be involved with the promotion of library materials through displays, planning and conducting programs under the supervision of higher-level staff in the department, and providing instruction to the public in the use of library resources and other tasks of a similar nature as necessary. On the job training is provided under the supervision of higher-level staff.
Required Skills and Abilities: The ideal candidate for this position will bring a familiarity with adult fiction and nonfiction, popular culture and current library technologies; the ability to perform both independently and as a team member; aptitude for planning and conducting adult programming; an energetic approach to outreach to community organizations; enthusiasm, courtesy, and a sense of humor in communication with public and staff. This position requires strong interpersonal skills, particularly tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and coworkers, basic computer skills, a working knowledge of general library operations, the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, flexibility in work schedule, a good sense of humor, and a positive work attitude. Ability to work as part of a team is a must.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's Degree or 60 college credit hours.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 20 hours per week. This position covers a leave of absence from October 2020 – March 2021.
Supervisor: Head of Central Branch Services
Salary: $18.83 per hour or current salary
Deadline: Until Filled
Apply to: Marjorie K. Reinhart, Human Resources & Finance Manager
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
The Tupper Lake Public Library, AKA the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library, seeks a temporary Project Archivist who will be responsible for processing and digitizing items from the library's local history collection. Specifically, the Project Archivist will be tasked with creating and implementing a processing plan for arranging and describing the library's collections; rehousing photos, ephemera, and maps; and creating DACS-compliant finding aids to be uploaded to the library's website.
Preferred Qualifications Include
Link to job posting on Tupper Lake Public Library's website: https://tupperlakepubliclibrary.org/employment/