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 (2) | Binghamton University Libraries | Cornell University | NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred | South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) SUNY Polytechnic | Syracuse University Libraries | Watkins Glen Public Library |

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Scholarship Librarian

Are you interested in a leadership position in digital scholarship? The Binghamton University Libraries is seeking a Digital Scholarship Librarian to play a key role in planning a Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) and to manage our institutional repository. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will have the opportunity to expand and enhance the University's teaching, learning, and research in digital scholarship by developing and implementing services for the DSC during and after its establishment, as well as promoting the institutional repository.

An ALA-accredited MLS degree, demonstrated knowledge of digital scholarship and experience managing digital projects are required. This is a tenure-track faculty position. See the full job description here:

Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers great opportunities for growth, and we encourage you to consider joining our team! Find out more about being a part of the Binghamton University community at or view

Review of applications will begin September 12, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information visit:

Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


Posted 8/15/2017


Back to top


Syracuse University Libraries

Web Developer

The Syracuse University Libraries is seeking to hire a Web Developer, as part of their Information Technology department. The Web Developer will participate in the design, implementation, and deployment of the Libraries' various websites. Additionally, the Web Developer will collaborate with peers, librarians, and other staff to develop and implement integrating technologies to bridge various software systems deployed by the Libraries. Software solutions developed by the Web Developer must be robust, stable, effective, and visually appealing to all users internally and externally including students, faculty, staff, and public patrons. The resulting software solutions must comply with all technical and operational standards including responsive design, accessibility, University's style guide and others standards as defined by the Libraries, the University, and generally accepted practices. Finally, the Web Developer will participate in expanding the Libraries' outreach through the effective use of emerging technologies and stay informed of leading edge technical trends and solutions.



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, human computer interactions, education or the equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Masters is preferred.


A minimum of three years of relevant experience developing web-based software solutions. Experience in higher education is preferred.


Experience managing multi-disciplinary software development projects or participation in one or more large-scale software development efforts.


Job Specific Qualifications

  • Expert in responsive web design and architectures utilizing PHP, HTML5, CSS3, XML, XSLT, and javascript (including ajax) technologies deployed on distributed Linux platforms.
  • Practical experience using Adobe Creative Suite and/or SQL database software is highly desirable.
  • Experience applying web accessibility requirements in software solutions.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the capacity to assimilate previously unfamiliar software solutions.
  • Able to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams and as an individual contributor with the ability to communicate effectively with peers outside the IT discipline.
  • Willing to providing on-call technical support for systems for which they have a responsibility.
  • Experience with large-scale, multi-disciplinary software development project planning and management is desirable.
  • Responsibilities

For more information, please visit the job positing at


Posted 8/8/2017

Back to top



Alfred State College

Collections Librarian

The Hinkle Memorial Library at Alfred State is accepting applications for a Collections Librarian. This is a full-time, 12 month, tenure track position (equivalent to Assistant Professor). We are seeking an energetic, creative, service-oriented team player to join the library faculty and help with the SUNY wide migration to Ex LIBRIS Alma and Primo.


This position will assist in acquisitions, cataloging, and the administration of the library management system (Ex LIBRIS Aleph 500/Alma). Other duties include monitoring emerging trends in library services, assessment, some reference service, and participation in University Service and college life. ALA accredited MLS or equivalent is required.




* Assists in the coordination of library's Technical Services Department, encompassing Acquisitions, Electronic Resources/Serials, and Cataloging/Metadata Services within the scope of the college's mission and goals.

* Collaboratively manages a staff engaged in procurement, organization, description, and maintenance of library materials in all formats and online access to information for effective discovery and delivery to library patrons.

* Coordinates the LMS with new and emerging technologies.

* Explores, develops, promotes, and assesses technologies including social media and other services.

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

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


Strongly Preferred Qualifications:


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

* Evidence of experience working 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.

* Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, HTML, and Web development tools.

* A record of working collaboratively with diverse constituencies.

* Working knowledge of standard bibliographic and other reference tools.

* Strong interpersonal and organization skills, effective verbal and written communication skills are optimal.

* The incumbent should be a self-starter interested in new library technologies and open educational resources.


Application and additional information<>.


Posted 7/31/2017


User Services Librarian

The Hinkle Memorial Library at Alfred State is accepting applications for a User Services Librarian. This is a full-time, faculty tenure track, 10-month position. Early career or entry-level librarians are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, service-oriented, creative self-starter. Primary duties are overseeing circulation and supervising student workers. Responsibilities also include library instruction, reference service, collection development, assessment, and participation in University Service and college life. MLS or equivalent required.




* Manage access services; supervision of student workers; assist in the SUNY-wide migration to a new LMS

* Assist patrons at the information desk and at library workstations, including an evening, and occasional weekend hours

* Participate in library instruction, including creation of library guides, in collaboration with other librarians

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

* Explore emerging technologies for current awareness and application in a library setting


Strongly Preferred Qualifications:


* ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent

* Ability to demonstrate creative approaches to public service and instruction

* Experience working collaboratively with diverse constituencies

* Working knowledge of online and print reference tools

* Strong interpersonal and organizational 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

* Experience in new or emerging library technologies, social media access, and open educational resources

* Experience with provision of academic services to off-campus users


Application and more information.<;jsessionid=D8E1B453B120E6D5EC157CF9F315EA47?JOBID=87101>


Posted 7/31/2017


Back to top



Cornell University

Instruction and Outreach Support Specialist

Cornell University Library's Albert R. Mann Library is seeking an Instruction and Outreach Support Specialist.


As a member of the public services outreach team, the Instruction and Outreach Support Specialist will support various outreach initiatives and services for the Mann Library.

    • Design, production and distribution of promotional and informational materials in print and digital format (newsletters, brochures, event flyers, digital announcements, workshop handouts, special note cards etc.) for the different segments of the user communities served by Mann Library.
    • Help support outreach events (e.g. workshops, book talks, information fairs, study break stress busters, library's participation in Empire Farm Days, Cornell Homecoming etc.);
    • Support activities related to fundraising and donor stewardship.

This is a part-time, benefits-eligible position for 20 hours per week.


For detailed description and application instructions:


Posted 8/4/2017


Back to top


Watkins Glen Public Library


The Watkins Glen Public Library is looking for a 24 hour per week Library Director I. Successful candidate will have a Master of Library Science Degree from an American Library Association accredited school. Two years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing after having earned an MLS Degree is preferred. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Job description and information about application procedure available at or call 607-535-8190. Submit Civil Service application, résumé, and transcripts to Schuyler County Civil Service, 105 Ninth St., Unit 21, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Applications accepted until position is filled, however priority will be given to those received by August 18, 2017.


Posted 8/1/2017


Back to top




SUNY Polytechnic

Web Resources and Research Support Librarian

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Library has a 1-Year Full-Time Position Available for a Web Resources and Research Support Librarian


For full details and to apply:


Job Duties:

  • Help maintain library web pages and create web content and assist with overall web strategy for library.
  • Provide reference and research support services to students and faculty in a variety of disciplines.
  • Staff reference desk.
  • Teach Information Literacy sessions.
  • Plan, design, and create learning objects for online students, and integrate these objects into Blackboard or other online platforms.
  • Assist with collection development activities.
  • Assist with maintenance and configuration of Discovery Service (currently Ebsco Discovery Service) and electronic resource management.
  • Work in coordination with other librarians on major projects or initiatives, which may include:

o Open Educational Resources Initiatives

o Assessment of Library Activities and Initiatives

o Building collections in Institutional Repository

  • Serve on campus-wide committees or working groups.
  • Represent SUNY Poly on regional and statewide committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Posted 7/18/2017

Back to top


NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred

Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction


The Samuel R. Scholes Library at Alfred University invites applications for the faculty post of Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction. Scholes Library supports the two internationally recognized schools in Art and Engineering that form the New York State College of Ceramics. The college is located on the beautiful, rural campus of the private Alfred University in upstate NY.


Position Description: The Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction will be the lead professional in direct support of the distinguished undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Art and Design. The primary focus of this position is to work alongside art faculty to offer creative and meaningful instruction, learning assessment, and attentive library service.


Librarians at Alfred are leaders serving within a progressive, highly collaborative and project driven environment. We embrace change, and value flexibility in all aspects of library service. The Art Librarian will assume multiple leadership responsibilities in the areas of art librarianship, library instruction, collection development, learning assessment, campus collaborations, and shared outreach programming. This librarian will represent Scholes Library in all assessment team activities for the combined Alfred University Libraries. In addition, all librarians participate in general reference, operational activities and policy development. 


The Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction is a 10-month, probationary tenure-track appointment at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor. Shared evening and occasional weekend service is required. Librarians serve as team members in cross-campus initiatives with Herrick Memorial Library at Alfred University. Scholes Library is a partner in regional and state consortia including the State University of New York SUNYConnect initiative.


Qualifications: A Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required. Strong subject expertise, or degree in an Art related field is required. Evidence of creativity and an understanding of best practices in instruction are required. The ability to work independently on multiple projects and excellent written and oral communication skills are also required. The successful candidate will possess strengths in project management, leadership in team environments, and experience in the use of technology for instruction. 


Formal training and/or experience in instruction is highly desirable. Experience with social media promotion, outreach programming, and knowledge of special collections is also desirable. A degree in Art or Education is not required, but is a plus.

To apply, please submit:

1) A letter of introduction outlining how your qualifications and experience match this opportunity; 

2) A separate, short statement (up to 1 page) regarding your philosophy of information literacy instruction;

3) Current Resume/Vitae;

4) Names, email, and phone numbers of three appropriate references


Submit materials to: Alfred University, Human Resources, One Saxon Drive, Alfred NY 14802; or email


Review of applications will begin on August 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits including tuition remission.


Alfred University, Alfred, NY, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


Posted 7/5/2017


Back to top




South Central Regional Library Council

Digitization Internship Opportunity Fall 2017

South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) is pleased to offer a 150-hour internship opportunity for MLIS students interested in gaining experience in the area of digitization. One internship spot is available for the Fall 2017 term. The intern will create and edit digital collections under the supervision of SCRLC's Digital Services librarian, and work on supporting digitization project documentation and evaluation. Training will be provided, as well as a modest stipend. Activities include:

  • Assisting in the selection of materials to digitize.
  • Training and/or overseeing the scanning of documents.
  • Assigning metadata to digital objects and/or collections.
  • Converting, uploading, and editing files in CONTENTdm.
  • Creating tools and programming for outreach and marketing initiatives for digital projects, such as the New York Heritage Digital Collections' Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration and Erie Canal Centennial projects.
  • Developing assessment plans for digitization projects.
  • Working with SCRLC website and LibGuides to provide improved online resources and access to digital collections.

The intern will ideally have had some coursework or experience with digitization and be able to work independently and as a team; good attention to detail is also essential. They will also need the ability to travel to member libraries as needed, usually with the digital services librarian. A modest stipend will be available (the exact amount is contingent upon the receipt of program funds).


If you are interested in pursuing this internship opportunity at SCRLC or would like more information, please send your resume to Mary-Carol Lindbloom, Executive Director,


Posted 6/29/2017

Back to top


[close (x) ]
Your Shopping Cart Contents
There are no products in your shopping cart.