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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: Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System | Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville | Corning Museum of Glass | Elmira College | History Center in Tompkins County | Onondaga County Public Libraries | SUNY Broome Community College | SUNY Morrisville


SUNY Morrisville

Circulation Coordinator

Job Description:

The SUNY Morrisville 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; supervision, scheduling, and training of circulation part-time and work-study staff; maintaining the organization of the Library's physical information resources; management of print course reserves; and assisting library users with basic computer and printing issues. The Circulation Coordinator will also be an important team member in defining, implementing, and training staff on changes in circulation and fulfillment procedures as the Library launches the Alma/Primo VE library services platform. 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. August 1, 2019 start date

 

Requirements:

Required: Bachelors degree preferred or Associates degree with relevant experience and professional development. At least two years library public service work experience, supervisory experience, familiarity with online library management systems, familiarity with organization of library physical materials, Microsoft office and basic computer trouble-shooting skills.

 

Preferred: Academic library work experience, experience working with young adults.

 

Additional Information:

SUNY Morrisville is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences, and prohibits discrimination in employment based on gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, physical capability, age, creed, sexual identity, veteran status, and economic means. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EEO/ADA

 

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 info@goer.ny.gov.

 

Application Instructions:

Apply on-line at www.morrisville.edu. Upload cover letter, resume and list of references. Paper submissions not accepted.

 

Application review will begin July 8, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

 

Posted 7/15/2019

 

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Onondaga County Public Libraries

Executive Director

Create opportunities, empower people, and inspire ideas as the next Executive Director for Onondaga County Public Libraries! The Onondaga County Public Libraries (OCPL) Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director accomplished in building and maintaining productive partnerships, working with local governments, managing budgets, and leading change. Working with an eleven-member appointed Board of Trustees, a committed staff (156FTE), and a $14 million annual operating budget, the successful candidate will provide meaningful, quality library services and programs to 466,000 residents in a socio-economically and ethnically diverse county-over 10% speak a language other than English at home. OCPL is also supported by the Friends of the Central Library (Syracuse) through its fundraising efforts-the

#1 Public Library Series in the U.S.-hosting 17 Pulitzer Prize winners, a Noble Laureate and Five Poets Laureate. A complex organization-OCPL includes a Central Library (renovated in 2016), eight branches, and two community center outlets-and is also the federated public library system providing services to the 21 independent member public libraries in the county with a total annual circulation that was 3.7 million in 2018. Key opportunities for the new Executive Director include understanding the changing needs of Onondaga County residents; strengthening partnerships and relationships with internal and external stakeholders; developing and implementing a strong staff development program focused on collaboration, trust, integrity and respect; exploring new services and programs for OCPL and its member libraries; and creating additional funding streams.

 

Our Community. Located in the center of New York State, Onondaga County is home to the City of Syracuse. Syracuse serves as the focus for commercial and business activities and is home to world-class educational and cultural institutions, including LeMoyne College, Syracuse University, and the Everson Museum (designed by I.M. Pei and considered one of his six most important buildings). The City is also home and birthplace of Literacy Volunteers and Laubach Literacy (now Proliteracy). Syracuse has the cultural amenities of a large urban area-a thriving downtown, college and professional sports, world class medical institutions, music and ethnic festivals, parks, and other activities enjoyed by residents year-round including professional theater, opera and symphony (Symphoria). Work commutes are minimal and housing costs are quite reasonable. Located less than one hour from the Finger Lakes region and close to the Adirondack Mountains and Niagara Falls, Onondaga County, home of four seasons, is also a 4-6 hour drive to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Montreal, and Toronto. Visit OCPL Links for more information about the System and the County.

 

Responsibilities. Under the direction of the governing Board of Trustees, the Library Executive Director is responsible for the planning, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of all library services and programs for the Onondaga County Public Libraries-a multibranch system serving urban, suburban and rural populations linked with a common Integrated Library System. This is a leadership position that is accountable for all OCPL functions and performs all related work consistent with the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the laws of the state of New York. The successful candidate will also model a collaborative, positive style of leadership ensuring proper management of personnel and encouraging a climate of inclusivity. In addition to internal collaboration and team building, the Executive Director will be the primary spokesperson and ensure that the Library is successful in partnership development, working with underserved populations, and developing alternate funding resources. Working with member libraries, community leaders and elected officials is a critical part of the position. See OCPL Executive Director Position Description for details.

 

Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Master's in Library Science or Information Studies from an ALA- accredited program; eight years of satisfactory professional library experience with three years of progressively responsible experience in a senior administrative capacity; and eligibility for a NYS Public Librarian's certificate at time of application for employment with possession of the certificate required at time of appointment. The Executive Director will have a record of innovation, experience with financial planning, budgeting, and reporting, a problem- solving approach with successful results, project management experience, previous work with security issues ensuring a welcoming and safe place for customers and staff, the ability to work well with stakeholders through strong interpersonal skills, and a commitment to the ALA Code of Ethics. Prior experience as a library or library system director,

 

experience with facilities renovation, experience working in a union/civil service environment, and experience working in libraries with diverse communities is preferred.

 

Compensation: The salary for this position is $106,900 and is subject to increase based upon County Executive and Legislative approval. Competitive benefits include health and dental insurance, NYS Retirement, long term disability insurance, and the opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation plan.

 

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury before the closing date of August 18, 2019. OCPL is committed to promoting an environment that models and celebrates principles of diversity and inclusivity and welcomes applications from individuals who represent the populations that we serve. OCPL is an AA/EOE Employer.

 

Posted 7/11/2019

 

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History Center in Tompkins County

Data Editor/Volunteer Coordinator/Documentation Editor for HistoryForge

37 hour/week position for two years

 

Key Responsibilities

1) Volunteer Recruitment and Volunteer Coordination

-publicizes and recruits volunteers

-trains volunteers

-manages communication to and from volunteers

-organizes transcription sessions

2) Data Editor

-works with GORGES, the web developer, to refine and design data entry pages

-devise procedures for testing data integrity

3) Develop Procedures and Procedure Manual

-develop online help and support for data-entry volunteers

-compile and edit manual chapters

-test materials with partners to ensure ease of replicating HistoryForge

4) Coordinate communication between project teams

5) Main liaison to testing partners

 

Qualifications

-experience with data spreadsheets and database structures

-excellent organizational skills

-excellent interpersonal skills

-proven editorial experience

-ability to document procedures

 

To apply send a cover memo and resume by July 31 to Rod Howe by mail or e-mail:

The History Center in Tompkins County

110 North Tioga Street

Suite 204A

Ithaca, NY 14850

 

director@thehistorycenter.net

 

Posted 7/9/2019

 

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Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville

Children's Librarian

Status:Full-time- 35 hours per week; some weekends and evenings 

 

Salary: Based on relevant experience and skills: generous vacation, holiday, and sick-leave package.

 

Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references to wscott@onlib.org

 

Deadline for submissions: until filled

 

The Community Library of Jamesville & DeWitt is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and team-oriented children's librarian to join our outstanding youth services team in our beautiful new library. Duties include: planning and implementing services and programs to children and families; collection development, including management of our Discovery to Go collection of STEM kits and equipment; reference and reader's advisory services, and; development of guides and other learning tools.

 

See full details and qualification requirements at: https://cldandj.org/about.html#Employ.

 

Posted 7/2/2019

 

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SUNY Broome Community College

Access Services Librarian

SUNY Broome Community College has an immediate opening available for an Access Services Librarian. The Access Services Librarian will work under the direction of the Director of the Learning Resources Center to lead and expand the library's circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserve services. Seeking an energetic professional interested in developing and retooling workflows to make the most of our new library systems platform, Ex Libris Alma. The ideal candidate will be committed to ensuring the highest level of patron services to students, faculty, and other members of the campus community.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises and oversees library circulation, circulation staff, and student workers; responsible for training, evaluation, and scheduling
  • Develops and maintains policies, procedures and workflows related to Access Services
  • Processes reserve materials, oversees copy cataloging, and serials maintenance.
  • Oversees stack maintenance
  • Plays a key role in planning, promoting Library collections and services via social media.
  • Designs, implements, and participates in initiatives to advance the work of the access services unit, in collaboration with library colleagues.

Desired Minimum Qualifications

 

Minimum requirements for the rank of Assistant Librarian:

  • Master's degree from ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program
  • A minimum of 3 years professional librarian experience, or an appropriate combination of librarianship, relevant work experience, and scholarly activity

Minimum requirements for the rank of Staff Librarian:

  • Master's degree from a Library and Information Science program or related field
  • At least one year of experience in an educational, public agency or industry

Preference given to candidates with experience working in Access Services, staff and student supervisory skills, and experience working with Ex Libris Alma, OCLC Connexion, and ILLiad. Candidates comfortable working as a member of a team in a student-centered environment and committed to the community college mission are encouraged to apply. Candidates should also have experience in working with diverse populations. This is a 12-month tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Librarian or Staff Librarian depending on experience and qualifications. Salary range for Assistant Librarian is $56,582 - $70,728. Salary range for Staff Librarian is $47,963 - $59,954.

 

Application materials must be received by Friday, July 19, 2019. Interested applicants may apply online at: http://www.sunybroome.edu/employment.SUNY BCC is committed to the diversity of its community. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

 

Posted 7/1/2019

 

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Corning Museum of Glass

Chief Librarian

The Opportunity

The Corning Museum of Glass seeks an experienced and innovative library professional as the Chief Librarian. This position offers a unique opportunity to lead the Museum's renowned Rakow Research Library, a well-resourced institution open to the public that houses a comprehensive collection of materials on the art and history of glass and glassmaking. The Library collection ranges from medieval manuscripts to original works of art on paper to the latest information on techniques used by studio artists. The archival holdings comprise more than two hundred manuscript collections, including artists' and collectors' papers, gallery records, and corporate archives.

 

The Rakow Library serves an international audience and strives to provide outstanding online access to its collections. Through collaboration with curators and museum educators, Library staff integrate the Rakow's unique holdings into the Museum's interpretive mission. The Library partners with other cultural heritage institutions to enrich and contextualize the stories behind the production and use of glass. The Museum's culture of innovation poises the Library to make significant contributions to emerging fields, including the acquisition and preservation of unique born-digital content.

 

Position Overview –
The Chief Librarian provides leadership, strategic direction and oversees the administration of all Library operations including: print and digital collection development and management, public services, special collections, conservation and preservation, and digital initiatives. Serves as a member of the Museum's leadership team representing the interests of the diverse internal and external, local, and global Rakow Library user-communities.

 

Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Develops vision and strategic directions for the Library, and guides implementation.
  • Builds and maintains relationships nationally and internationally to further the Museum's leadership role.
  • With the President and Executive Director and the Director of Collections formulates the Library's acquisitions strategy. Regularly attends the Museum's Board Acquisitions Committee meetings.
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to proactively research and recommend acquisitions in alignment with the Museum and Library collections policies.
  • Manages Library collection development budget, sets priorities for resource allocation across Library collecting areas including print, digital and special collections.
  • Works closely with Chief Information Officer to strategically advance the Library through the ongoing adoption of current digital practices, including open access and community-based collaboration and preservation initiatives.
  • Collaborates closely with the Museum's Advancement Department to develop and steward gifts, including grants, made in support of the Library and Museum.
  • Builds consensus and fosters synergies between Library teams and Museum staff in collaborative development of programming and other institutional initiatives.
  • Manages the Library's relationship with the Fellows of The Corning Museum of Glass.
  • Works with the Advancement team to foster relationships with Library
  • Publishes and presents at professional conferences to actively promote the Library's collections and programs.

Management/Administration

  • Hires, mentors, supervises and supports development of all Library staff.
  • Serves as the voice of the department as part of the Leadership Team and other museum teams.
  • As a member of the Leadership Team, participates in setting the Museum's long-term goals; the Board Acquisition Committee; and attends Board of Trustee meetings.
  • Recommends new Library program initiatives to fulfil the Museum's Goals as articulated in its Plan for Success. Works with the staff responsible for seeing the initiatives through to completion.
  • Develops and oversees the Library's annual budget and serves as an active participant in the Museum's long-term financial planning.
  • Oversees and participates in Library committees in the development of policies and procedures.
  • With the President and Executive Director, the Director of Collections and the curatorial staff, participates in the strategic development of the Museum exhibitions and/or loan of Library materials to external exhibitions.
  • Manages major projects for the Library, such as space planning, acquisition of equipment.
  • Ensures that the Library maintains the highest level of legal, ethical and safety standards.
  • Responsible for implementation and oversight of current and emerging library systems (including ExLibris Alma-Primo integrated platform services, ArchiveSpace, Piction) and information management standards.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years administrative management experience in a museum, academic, special collections, or art research library and/or archive.
  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program; graduate study desirable, in field(s) related to the Museum's/Library's collections.
  • Ability to demonstrate digital literacy at the end-user, administrative and strategic perspective.
  • Demonstrated ability to think and lead strategically in support of the planning, evaluation and assessment of Library operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills and the ability to collaborate with Library stakeholders, including Museum staff and volunteers, collectors, donors, funders, artists, and independent researchers to promote Library services and collections.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, cross-functional and collaborative Museum and Library culture of practice.
  • Supports and amplifies Museum's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access.
  • Knowledge of rights and reproductions policies and legal precedents for works in public collections, including fair use, public domain, personality rights, and similar usage/copyright issues.
  • Strong leadership, personnel management and fiscal stewardship skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with and managing library collection, archive and digital asset management systems. Experience with ExLibris Alma-Primo integrated platform services, ArchivesSpace, and Piction preferred.
  • Awareness of current issues and trends in library and information science relevant to art libraries, special collections, and archives, including emerging technologies and scholarly communications.
  • Respect and exemplify thevalues of the Corning Museum of Glass in all interactions with colleagues, staff, volunteers, and the public.
  • Experience and ability to work with foreign languages preferable.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

To Apply:

Email, fax, or mail resume with cover letter to employment@cmog.org, fax to (607) 438-5410, or send to Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830,

Attn: Human Resources.

 

Posted 6/26/2019

 

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Elmira College

Evening Coordinator

The Gannett-Tripp Library at Elmira College is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Evening Coordinator in its Access Services Department. Under the direction of the Director of the Library, the Evening Coordinator will be responsible for managing the Library Services Desk from 5:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. on Sundays through Thursdays while classes are in session, and from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays during breaks and summers.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise Student Assistants
  • Perform circulation transactions and maintain records using library's integrated library system
  • Answer telephone calls
  • Assist students with basic research needs
  • Provide basic technology troubleshooting
  • Process materials for course reserves
  • Assist with library collection maintenance-e.g., shelf reading, shifting, conducting inventory
  • Assist with maintaining library's web pages in LibGuides
  • Compile statistics
  • Assist in attending to library maintenance issues; communicate through appropriate channels regarding facilities, online systems, and patron issues
  • Communicate and collaborate with daytime staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Supervisory experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Library experience preferred

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Exceptional public service and interpersonal skills and qualities (congenial, enthusiastic, diplomatic, composed under stress, proactive)
  • Flexibility and adaptability with changes in technology and workflow
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work cooperatively and independently without supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Reasoning/problem-solving ability

To Apply:

Please send letter of interest and cover letter to, Elmira College, Office of Human Resources, One Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901 or email personnel@elmira.edu.

Elmira College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Posted 6/19/2019

 

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Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System

Coordinator of Outreach and Special Projects

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System seeks a Coordinator of Outreach and Special Projects who will find creative ways to serve our underserved populations; who possesses a demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of patrons and library staff; and who possesses strong marketing and project management skills.

The position is full time, exempt, and requires frequent travel throughout our two counties.

CCLS is a Cooperative Public Library System serving 36 member libraries in a two-county area of 2,415 square miles.

Come enjoy Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties as we are home to four season recreational activities, world-class art and educational institutions, with the National Comedy Center, the Chautauqua Institution, and so much more!

 

Position Overview:

Manages the System's Coordinated Outreach Program, develops local library programs and services to eight targeted outreach populations as identified in New York State Education Law. Manages special projects.

 

Key Responsibilities/Functions:

  • Manage the Coordinated Outreach Services Program
  • Provides expertise, mediation, facilitation and consultation to member libraries in the areas of outreach services, library best practices, and other areas as assigned.
  • Manage assisted living, nursing home, and member library rotating deposit collection
  • Liaisons on behalf of member libraries to the Division of Library Development in the area of outreach services; Liaisons with the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library on behalf of member libraries and the public.
  • Coordinate special events and programs (eg. Big Read, Table at the County Fairs)
  • Manage the Day Adventure Pass Program
  • Manage the State Prison and County Jail library services budgets
  • Manage the State Library Adult Literacy Grant
  • Administer Outreach & Marketing grants to member libraries
  • Develop target population continuing education programs for member libraries
  • Represent CCLS at statewide outreach meetings
  • Gather statistics, manage department budget, and prepare department reports
  • Develops and implements Marketing campaigns, and leads the System Marketing Committee
  • Communicate regularly with member libraries, and make frequent library site visits
  • Travel, as required
  • All other duties as assigned by the System Executive Director.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • L.S. or M.L.I.S. from an ALA-accredited institution
  • NYS Public Librarian Certification
  • Valid NYS Driver's license
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to display original thinking and creativity, generate suggestions for improving working, and develop innovative approaches and ideas.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment with system and member library staff
  • Ability to act effectively and efficiently amid changing priorities and circumstances
  • Ability to work independently
  • Thorough knowledge of general library methods, practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of budgeting and grant processes
  • Thorough knowledge of public library systems, procedures and policies particularly as they relate to a community library and outreach

Desirable:

  • Three years of library experience, preferably in a public library setting
  • Proficiency with varied technologies
  • Familiarity using social media as an outreach, and marketing tool
  • Social Services experience, and the ability to use creative techniques for serving underserved populations

Salary:

  • $43,500.00 /year. Excellent benefits package.


To Apply: Apply online at https://www.indeedjobs.com/chatauqua-cattaraugus-library-system/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLs_1WAXHb5RLCPR6wK5l_pE on or before the closing date of July 15, 2019. Upload resume & list 3 references in cover letter via Indeed's cover letter section (under Apply Now).

 

Posted 6/19/2019

 

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