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Browse Current Job Postings:
Liverpool Public Library - Director
Onondaga Free Library - Youth Services Librarian
The College of Saint Rose - Access Services Librarian
Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library - Librarian I
Lourdes Hospital - Medical Librarian
International Motor Racing Research Center - Library Stack Manager
University at Buffalo Libraries - Electronic Resources Analyst
The Liverpool Public Library seeks its next Director to continue its mission, "To connect our community, engage people and inspire discovery, learning and growth." The LPL is governed by the Board of Trustees, which consists of seven elected members, and has an operating budget of $4,260,800. Serving about 50,000 people in the Liverpool Central School District, the LPL is a 15,000 square foot building located in the center of the Village of Liverpool, just outside of Syracuse, NY. In 2020, the LPL completed a renovation project that provided expanded resources, up-to-date technology, a new Children's Room, a more inclusive environment, and more within the library.
To achieve our mission, the LPL seeks a director who will continue to move our library forward, while embracing the ever-changing landscape in a post-COVID world. As we look to further develop our innovative and inclusive library services and programming, a successful candidate would bring forward the skills and leadership to direct us. As a school district public library, the Board seeks a director who is forward thinking and engaging to the Liverpool Central School District community. Such collaboration is the heart of our community and programming. The LPL serves as a meeting place for many members of our community.
What you will do:
• Oversees and directs the day-to-day library operations
• Development of the library budget and supervision of library expenditures and collection of revenues
• Administer personnel policies and reviews performance evaluations of staff members
• Oversee the maintenance of library property and recommend repairs
• Develop library policies and procedures and recommends adoption of policies to the Library Board
• Develop and implement the library's long range Strategic Plan
• Work with staff to develop and implement new services and/or programs that align with community needs
• Evaluate the effectiveness of library services and/or programs in relation to the changing needs of the community
• Oversee staff recruitment, selection, and evaluation; approve appointments, transfers, and promotions
• Propose and develop projects for funding; develop and manage grants when applicable
• Oversee the planning and reviewing public relations, marketing, and communications materials
• Create an environment in which all members of the Liverpool community feel welcome, seen, and included through collections, art, programming, and media/materials
• Advance the library's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all spaces
• Actively represent the library at community and organizational meetings, including OCPL, and Member Council
Who you are:
• You are committed to excellent customer service
• You know how to lead a cohesive and motivated team and thrive working in a highly collaborative environment
• You are proactive and keep abreast of new trends and practices. You share that information with your department and colleagues
• You can communicate ideas, listen, generate support, and negotiate conflict
• You are accountable and accept responsibility for your actions
• You demonstrate professionalism
• You value an inclusive culture that encourages and celebrates the diverse community the library serves
• Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited library school
• NYS Public Librarian's Professional Certificate
• 6 or more years professional level library experience, two (2) years of which must have been in an administrative capacity
• Appointment will be permanent based upon results of the Library Director III civil service test
• Salary range $81,900 - $109,200 depending upon experience
Interested candidates are invited to:
• apply for the civil service examination before June 21,2022 https://employment.ongov.net/
• send a cover letter and resume to:
Kay Budmen, Board President
Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip St.
Liverpool, NY 13088
Youth Services Librarian
We are looking to hire an energetic person to lead the youth services department of an active and vibrant public library.
Onondaga Free Library, incorporated in 1961, serves the residents of the Town of Onondaga and as a member library of the Onondaga County Public Library system, the residents of Onondaga County.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications and Requirements:
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full time position of 35 hours per week.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits include paid holiday, sick, and vacation leave; health insurance and TIAA CREF retirement plan.
Please email a cover letter, resume, and completed job application downloaded from the Onondaga Free Library website to:
Application deadline is June 6, 2022
Access Services Librarian
Are you a student-centered librarian passionate about excellent public service, library instruction, and student engagement? The College of Saint Rose announces the search for a 12-month, tenure-track Access Services and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, this position oversees all library circulation operations at the Neil Hellman Library, including course reserves, and helps improve students' information literacy skills through bibliographic instruction sessions and online instructional/research aids. The Access Services and Instruction librarian will work with colleagues as part of the research services team, coordinate student outreach initiatives, and collaborate on ways to infuse principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion into library services, policies, and programs. Faculty responsibilities include advising students, attending internal and external events, serving on Library and College Committees, and engaging in professional development.
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling approximately 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators and staff, focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year and transfer students and working professionals in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College proudly celebrated its Centennial in 2020.
Guided by our founders and continuing sponsors, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
Situated in the center of campus, the Neil Hellman Library provides over 160,000 print volumes, 121,000 e-books, over 100 databases, and four floors of student accessible space; group work, private study, and silent study modes are all supported. The Neil Hellman Library has 60 computers (both Mac and PC) distributed throughout the building as well as 25 laptops available to circulate within the building. The Neil Hellman Library has the equivalent of 12 FTE staff (including 4 librarians), while the Patricia Standish Curriculum Library has the equivalent of 2.5 FTE.
The College of Saint Rose seeks an Access Services and Instruction Librarian who is dedicated to excellence in library services, instruction, and programming in order to promote student success. The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Candidate reviews will begin immediately. Anticipated date of employment is July 1, 2022.
Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, retirement plans through TIAA, tuition remission for dependents, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.
For a comprehensive description of this opportunity and application instructions, log on to our website at and open a College of Saint Rose Employment Account today.
*FILING FEE: * A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE OF $15 MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION* Check or money order payable to City Comptroller accepted. Include examination number on your check. Credit cards are accepted for online payments. See general instructions regarding exceptions to the fee requirement. Applicants whose personal checks are returned for insufficient funds will be charged an additional fee.
LAST FILING DATE: Applications must be received no later than close of business (4:30 PM) May 26, 2022.
VACANCIES: The list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur at the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library.
SALARY: $48,302 - $60,438
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: There is no residency requirement for this examination.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION: This position involves responsibility for basic level librarian duties. The Librarian I may serve as the head of a functional area of the library such as Teen Space, Genealogy, or the Children's area. Employees in this class are expected to perform specific applications of professional duties under the general supervision of the Library Director. Performs related work as required . A complete job description is available from the Civil Service Commission.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree in Library Science from a library that is accredited by the American Library Association. These requirements must be met on or before the date of the exam.
Salary and Benefits: $48,302-$60,438 NYS retirement and optional health, vision, and dental insurance
How to apply: https://watertown-portal.mycivilservice.com/exams
About the library: Flower Memorial Library is located in Watertown NY and serves a population of over 24,000 citizens.
Link to the job on the library's website: https://www.flowermemoriallibrary.org/we-are-hiring/
Library Stack Manager
The International Motor Racing Research Center, a special collections library and archive located in Watkins Glen, seeks a library stack manager to assist with a project to organize and shift the reference collection consisting of 5000 volumes. The stack manager will also assume responsibility for routine reshelving duties. The Center's collection is non-circulating and entirely focused on motorsports. It adheres to an eccentric, non-standard shelving system. The project totals 160 hours of work at $17.50 per hour on a contract basis. Hours flexible, with weekend and evening hours available if preferred. Project may be full-time until complete or spaced out at regular intervals until the end of the year (2022).
Applicants must have experience with library collections and shelving conventions; a facility using online catalogs and shelf lists; and the ability to handle fragile and rare materials. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently are essential. An interest in or knowledge of motor racing is helpful.
Applicants may apply by sending a letter of interest, resumé and a list of three professional references to Head Archivist Jenny Ambrose at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit www.racingarchives.org for more information about the organization.
Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, NY, is seeking a Full Time Onsite Medical Librarian with a Master's degree in Library Science to join our team. A complete and detailed job description, with instructions on how to apply can be found here:
As the Medical Librarian, you will have the opportunity to provide support and assistance to all seeking health information and documentation.
Electronic Resources Analyst
he University at Buffalo Libraries seek a service-oriented, detail-driven Electronic Resources Analyst (Instructional Support Technician) to join a team of dedicated professionals in the Discovery Services unit who work to provide library users with the resources they need for research, learning and teaching. The Electronic Resources Analyst is responsible for managing access points on the University at Buffalo Libraries' website, Databases by Title list, and Product Description Pages (PDP). The incumbent will participate in projects to add, delete, and maintain electronic resources in Alma (University Libraries' Services Platform), and manage trials of electronic resources including databases, collections, and individual e-resources. They will also work to resolve e-resources related problems and requests, which will include investigating technical issues and troubleshooting system functionality issues.
As the Electronic Resources Analyst, your key responsibilities will include:
The activities of the Discovery Services unit are fully automated and require extensive and ongoing use of sophisticated technology. There will be many opportunities to collaborate and consult with fellow Discovery Services team members to help make operations more effective and responsive to the needs of library users.
We invite individuals to apply whose perspectives and experiences will enrich and strengthen our organization. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies strive to honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.
To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UB Jobs site. At the time of hire, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for a period of at least two years. In your cover letter, please highlight the most relevant qualifications you would bring to this position based on the posting, and tell us how your background, perspective, and experience will help us fulfill our mission and meet our goals. All candidates who are contacted by the search committee should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University's equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.
The deadline for applications is May 27, 2022. We anticipate filling this position by August 2022. References will be contacted with advance notice.