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Browse Current Job Postings:

Northeast College of Health Sciences - Electronic and Media Resources Librarian

Union College - Instruction Librarian

SUNY Cortland - Technical Services Librarian

Binghamton University (2) - Subject Librarian for English and Philosophy, Subject Librarian for the Visual and Performing Arts

 


Northeast College of Health Sciences

Electronic and Media Resources Librarian

Exempt, Full-Time, 35 hours per week                                    

Note: As a member of our exempt work force there could be occasions when a commitment beyond the normal workweek may be required.

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Library Director, the Electronic and Media Resources Librarian (EMRL) is responsible for the day-to-day management of the library's electronic resources: databases, e-books, e-journals, access and discovery tools, LibGuides, and EZproxy configuration. The EMRL takes part in the acquisition, development, and supervision of the media collections in physical and digital formats, to include use of media materials and collections by students, faculty and staff with special emphasis on curricular uses of media; and anticipates technology/ format migrations and upgrades and identifies older materials for conversion and preservation. The EMRL works with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and library resources into the College curriculum. Provides media and digital-related library instruction and assistance to users at the Media service desk and in the online programs. Supervises and trains clerical staff and student assistants, and participates in planning, outcomes assessment, College committees, and professional development. This is a full time, 35 hours per week, faculty librarian position, with the opportunity to have a flexible work schedule.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Digital and Technical Services

  • Manages the library journal collection through EBSCO, our primary serials vendor, and other vendors as required.
  • Manages the library's online database links in the MS Access database.
  • Enters data and links for electronic and print subscriptions for Publication Finder.
  • Updates and maintains remote access and authentication products, ensuring electronic subscription links work on and off campus and subscription dates and titles are accurate.
  • Monitors EZproxy for optimal use for remote user authentication.
  • Updates and maintains the online content management system LibGuides.
  • Updates DOCLINE holdings data.
  • Creates, maintains, and/or updates cataloging records for electronic, media, and print materials within international, national, and professional standards.
  • Performs original cataloging of print and non-print materials according to local, state, and national standards (AACR2, National Library of Medicine Classification, Medical Subject Headings, Chiropractic Subject Headings, MARC formatting) to add to the library's catalog database.
  • Leads a collaborative effort in design, development, and maintenance of the library's web services, including library web site and information resource guides.
  • Creates and coordinates online tutorials and other digital learning objects for Information Literacy instruction of on-campus and distance learners.
  • Collaborates with faculty, librarians and instructional technologists to identify, implement and promote innovative online tools and services, for both on-campus and distance users.

    Professional Development and Campus Committees
  • Maintains current awareness of professional practice and commitment to personal career development activities.
  • Participates in college governance and campus activities through Faculty Senate and other college committees, task forces, and teams.
  • Prepares documentation and training tools and participates in delivery of faculty and staff training sessions.

    Other
  • Supervises and trains support staff and student workers.
  • Facilitates assessment and use of analytic tools to gather, report, and evaluate web statistics and data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Environment and Conditions:

  • Sufficient vision, hearing or other powers of observation and communication are essential to permit the employee to read, sort, and shelve library materials, communicate with patrons and co-workers, and maintain patron and information records. The employee must be able to move, shelve and retrieve library materials from high and low settings. Requires stooping, bending, stretching, pushing cartloads of books, supplies, etc. up to 40 lbs., and lifting up to 25 lbs. of books. Perform assigned duties in a clean, ventilated, lighted and temperature-controlled office environment. Perform duties in a positive, professionally growth-based environment.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.
  • A minimum of one (1) year work experience in an academic library setting.
  • Experience working with integrated library systems, electronic resource management, authentication software, social networking technology, database administration, online course delivery, and media cataloging.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex problems.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and set priorities in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience effectively leading and supervising employees.

If you are interested in applying for this position; please submit a cover letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to:  the Office of Human Resources, 2360 State Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY  13148, or e-mail your response to: humanresources@northeastcollege.edu

 

* Employment is subject to the favorable result of a background investigation and where applicable, confirmation of appropriate degrees and credentialing.

 

Northeast College of Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against students or employees on the basis of age, race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or handicapping conditions (or any other protected status) in its educational programs, financial aid, activities, admissions and employment practices.

 

Posted 9/19/2022

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Union College

Instruction Librarian

Schaffer Library at Union College invites applications for the position of Instruction Librarian.

 

The Instruction Librarian is responsible for the coordination and support of the library's instruction program. The Librarian develops objectives for the instruction program, creates workflows to fill faculty requests for instruction, and designs and leads opportunities for librarians and faculty to develop how they teach information literacy and research skills. The Librarian teaches in the instruction program, leading information literacy instruction sessions, developing library programming, and engaging in outreach to faculty, departments, and programs across campus regarding our services.

 

As a member of Digital Scholarship and Public Services, the Librarian will coordinate with librarians in Research Services and Access Services to adapt and improve the instruction program to meet emerging campus needs and reflect changing library services. They will also provide reference support. As a member of the general faculty of Union College, the Librarian will also be expected to pursue a focused program of professional development, scholarly activity, and service.

 

For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.union.edu/en-us/job/493190/instruction-librarianassistant-librarian-i

 

Posted 9/8/2022

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SUNY Cortland

Technical Services Librarian

SUNY Cortland Memorial Library seeks to hire a technical services librarian, reporting to the director of libraries.  The Technical Services Librarian is a tenure-track, full-time, twelve-month academic faculty librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries. This position works closely with the discovery services librarian and other coordinators in the library. They will contribute to the cataloging, promotion, and assessment of the library's digital and print collections.

 

A master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent is required as is recent experience in technical services in an academic library; supervisory or administrative experience; experience with or knowledge of/acquisitions, license negotiations, and cataloging/meta data; and evidence of or demonstrated knowledge of current trends and new developments in technical services and digital library initiatives. Preferred  qualifications include experience working with institutional repository (Digital Commons, Dspace, etc.) and/or familiarity with library systems and other library software (Alma/Primo, SpringShare, Connexions).

 

THE COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY:  SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement, and study abroad. Its three schools - education, arts and sciences and professional studies - are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education.

 

The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.

 

For more information and to apply, go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/6187. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2022.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

 

Posted 9/2/2022

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Binghamton University

Subject Librarian for English and Philosophy 

Binghamton University Libraries are currently accepting applications for a Subject Librarian for English and Philosophy. Binghamton University is part of the State University (SUNY) system and is located in beautiful upstate New York. This tenure-track library faculty position develops and manages the print and digital collections in support of teaching and research in English and Philosophy, provides instructional services and research consultations, and represents the Libraries to these departments. Required qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent and education or experience in the assigned disciplines.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF.

 

Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers great opportunities for growth, and we encourage you to consider joining our team!

 

For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit our website at https://www.binghamton.edu/libraries/about/employment/. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

 

The State University of New York and Binghamton University are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

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Subject Librarian for the Visual and Performing Arts

Binghamton University Libraries are currently accepting applications for a Subject Librarian for Visual and Performing Arts. Binghamton University is part of the State University (SUNY) system and is located in beautiful upstate New York. This tenure-track library faculty position develops and manages the print and digital collections in support of teaching and research in Art, Art History, Music and Theater; provides instructional services and research consultations; and represents the Libraries to these departments. Required qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent and education or experience in the Arts. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF.

 

Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers great opportunities for growth, and we encourage you to consider joining our team!

 

For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit our website at https://www.binghamton.edu/libraries/about/employment/. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

 

The State University of New York and Binghamton University are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

Posted 8/29/2022

 

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