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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: Alfred University | American Theological Library Association | Cornell University | Vestal Public Library


Cornell University

Southeast Asia Digital Librarian

Cornell University Library seeks a Southeast Asia Digital Librarian to fill a new position created to support the growth of digital library holdings in Southeast Asian Studies among the libraries with Southeast Asia collections in the United States, and in some cases, similar collections internationally. 

Details and application info

 

Posted 1/23/2020

 

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American Theological Library Association

Education & Professional Development Manager

This is a full time, exempt position that may work remotely from a location based in the U.S. The full job description and information to apply is available on our website at https://www.atla.com/job/036/.

 

Posted 1/13/2020

 

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Vestal Public Library

Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Vestal Public Library, Vestal, NY seeks an energetic and dedicated leader to serve as a full-time Library Director.

The Vestal Public Library, an independent school district library, is funded by and provides library service to nearly 29,000 residents of the Vestal Central School District. Vestal has a rich history and strong sense of community and takes pride in its excellent school system. Located near the Susquehanna River, Vestal offers a high quality of life and the convenience of easy access to the Triple Cities.

 

The Vestal Public Library Director will be expected to:

  • Lead and inspire the staff and the library in a highly professional manner, fostering teamwork, collaboration and trust
  • Advocate for the library and cultivate community partnerships
  • Continue to move the library forward to best serve the needs of the community

This opportunity requires an individual with the following qualities:

  • High-level, proven public library leadership and budget experience
  • A sense of humor, intellectual curiosity and an eagerness to explore new ideas
  • Political savvy with well-developed skills at building and strengthening relationships with the community

Additional requirements:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school
  • Experience as a director or a public library leadership role with financial responsibilities
  • Meet Library Director III Civil Service requirements (see attached job description)

To apply for this position, please submit the following using the contact information below.

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Three (3) professional references
  • Email submission is preferable. Please include your last name in the title of any attached files and VPL Director in the subject line of your email.

Salary range is between $68,000 and $80,000 and will be based on experience and qualifications.

 

All inquiries should be directed to:

Jill Gardner, Senior Personnel Associate

Broome County Personnel Department

Broome County Office Building

P.O. Box 1766

Binghamton, NY 13902

Office:(607)778-2274 Fax:(607)778-6117

jgardner@co.broome.ny.us

 

Posted 1/8/2020

 

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Alfred University

Information Literacy Librarian

The Alfred University Libraries seek an innovative Information Literacy Librarian to join a highly engaged team. We are looking for someone with a passion for instruction and fostering success in students from diverse backgrounds.

 

The Information Literacy Librarian is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position with a focus on instruction and student learning assessment. In addition to teaching library instruction for first-year, writing, HEOP (Higher Education Opportunity Program), and transfer students, this librarian will also serve as Team Leader for the Alfred University Libraries Instruction and Liaison Team, consisting of faculty librarians from the two University Libraries, Herrick Memorial Library and Samuel R. Scholes Library. This position will be based primarily in Herrick Memorial Library, and will be assigned subject-based liaison areas according to interest and background. The Information Literacy Librarian coordinates with librarians and faculty to successfully implement current, research-based, information literacy instruction in the classroom, and provides overall leadership for the planning, programming, delivery, evaluation, and assessment of the Libraries' instruction program. We are seeking a candidate who will take steps to expand information literacy instruction for off-site and online learners, and to embed standards, such as the ACRL framework, into instruction. The successful candidate will possess the skills and drive to develop services that enable the Libraries to support the University's instructional and research missions and will work in coordination with faculty across the campus to deliver engaging and dynamic instruction.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • A Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent international Masters library science/information studies degree.
  • Coursework or professional experience with information literacy theories and principles, and the development of curriculum and instruction.
  • Knowledge of the research process and principles of active learning as applied to Information Literacy. 
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with faculty, staff, and students in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Ability to foster collaborative relationships within and across administrative lines.
  • Knowledge of or experience with online teaching tools, presentation software and MSOffice.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Academic background in the liberal arts and sciences or in business.
  • Familiarity with the ACRL Framework.
  • Experience with instruction and student learning assessment.
  • Experience working with first-year students and first-generation college students.
  • Knowledge of Course Management Systems and Springshare products such as LibGuides and LibInsight.

Job Responsibilities:

Instruction

  • Lead the Library Instruction and Liaison Team.
  • Lead the planning, programming, delivery, evaluation, and assessment of the Libraries' instruction program.
  • Teach library instruction for first-year, writing, HEOP, and transfer students, and pursue other cross-discipline outreach opportunities.
  • Teach information literacy courses for students in selected liberal arts and sciences or business courses, assigned according to subject interest and background.
  • Work collaboratively and creatively with faculty to deliver information literacy instruction and provide instructional design support.
  • Incorporate standards, such as the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, into instruction and utilize research-based pedagogical methods in teaching.

Outreach

  • Propose and develop library services and programs that support the University's instructional and research missions. 
  • Expand information literacy instruction for off-site and online learners, including traveling to off-site locations to deliver instruction.
  • Coordinate the Libraries' Personal Librarian Program.
  • Participate in outreach opportunities with the campus community.

Librarianship

  • Assist in the formulation of Library policies, and contribute to the development of Library services responsive to the needs of the campus curriculum and users.
  • Engage in professional development, scholarship and service, in accordance with university standards for promotion and tenure.
  • Serve on Library, College, and University committees.
  • Maintain active involvement in the library profession and contribute to the advancement of information science and practice through scholarly work.
  • Actively participate in library planning initiatives.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • This position will involve travel for professional development and training.
  • Commitment to support the Libraries' values of free and open pursuit of knowledge; support for intellectual and cultural diversity; innovation, collaboration, and creativity; excellent service; and effective communication.
  • Safety: Participate in safety training and comply with safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned.

Founded in 1836, and nestled between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes wine region in western New York State, Alfred University (alfred.edu) is a small comprehensive private university. It is situated on a sprawling 232-acre campus where nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students reside in a vibrant, student-centered learning community. Outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant at our campus location, while our New York City area satellite instructional locations keep Alfred connected with an urban experience.

 

Alfred University houses the New York State College of Ceramics, a Statutory College of the State of New York, creating a unique public-private partnership. One result of this distinctive arrangement is that Alfred's students, faculty, and staff are served by two libraries: The Samuel R. Scholes Library, which supports the School of Engineering and the School of Art and Design, and Herrick Memorial Library, which supports the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, and AUNY (External Programs).

 

For further information regarding this position, contact the search co-chairs John Hosford hosford@alfred.edu or Mechele Romanchock romanchockm@alfred.edu.

 

A complete application will include: your resume/Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter outlining how your qualifications and experience will prepare you for success in this position, a statement (up to one page) regarding your philosophy of information literacy instruction, and contact information for three professional references (address, phone number, and email). Review of candidates will begin on January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

 

To apply go to: https://www.alfred.edu/jobs-at-alfred/index.cfm

 

Posted 11/26/2019

 

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