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Browse Current Job Postings: Alfred University | Binghamton University (3) | Broome County Public Library | Union Endicott School District

SUNY Cobleskill

Public Services & Outreach Librarian

This newly created librarian position will provide leadership for the public services of the Van Wagenen Library. The Public Services & Outreach Librarian will coordinate the circulation and reference services points and work creatively to partner with other campus areas to enhance the role of the library within the campus culture. The Public Services & Outreach Librarian is part of the reference team, with an active role in library instruction and the growing research consultation program. The Van Wagenen Library is undergoing an assessment and reflection period to set forth a plan to grow its services to specifically meet the needs of the Cobleskill student. This position will play a key role in this process.

Duties include but are not necessarily limited to: 

  • Oversight of the circulation services
  • Coordinate reference services and research consultation
  • Participate in information literacy instruction
  • Liaison with an academic area and also serve as a liaison with Student Development
  • Maintain current awareness of national standards, best practices and emerging trends related to information literacy, instructional design and educational technology

For full desciption and application procedure here.


Posted 3/14/2018


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Broome County Public LIbrary

Library Director

The Broome County Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, visionary, community-minded leader as its next Library Director. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, exhibit a clear vision and commitment to librarianship and community engagement, articulate and advocate the Library's strategic directions, provide sound fiscal management, promote proactive leadership in technology integration, and promote collaborative relationships within the Library and throughout the community.


Binghamton is located at the center of three rivers with scenic walkways, bicycle trails and nature centers for hiking and biking in the Finger Lakes Region. It is a vital, engaged community and home to one of the top SUNY colleges in New York State, Binghamton University, and SUNY Broome Community College. Binghamton hosts a monthly, very successful Art Walk. Broome County offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities, a thriving cultural scene, and award-winning school systems. For more information, visit  


The Library has an annual budget of $1,968,631 supported by County funding with additional support from the City of Binghamton and New York State. The Broome County Public Library is chartered to serve Broome County's 200,600 residents. It also serves as the Central Library of the Four County Library System's 42 libraries in Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties. The Library was originally founded in 1903 and was housed in a Carnegie Library until 2000. The current 72,000 square-foot facility houses a Creation Station, Youth Services area, Local History Center and meeting rooms for the public. In 2017, a staff of 22.24 FTE provided services to 290,000 visitors, circulated 245,000 items, hosted more than 39,000 attendees for programs and logged 200,000 computer hours through the library website, in-house computers and wireless access.


Responsibilities The Library Director has overall responsibility for administration of staff, resources and resource development, long range planning, service delivery, comprehensive programs, government relations, public and community relations, fiscal affairs, personnel, and labor relations. Responsible for leading the Library to respond both positively and rapidly to changing community needs and demographics. Responsible for organizational development, contract negotiations and staff development. Responsible for fundraising, facilitating and maintaining close working relationships with the Broome County Legislature, County Executive's Office, Four County Library System, The Friends of the Broome County Public Library and the City of Binghamton.


Requirements Graduation from an ALA accredited school or program with a graduate degree in library or information studies and possession of, or eligibility for, a New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate and six or more years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing, two years or more which must have been in an administrative capacity.


Other preferred qualifications include: experience reporting to a governing board, successful fundraising skills, experience working with budgets, construction and/or renovation experience and working effectively with government officials and other public constituencies.


This position is a New York State Civil Service position.


Salary: $75,118 with a generous benefits package.


Interested applicants should complete and submit a Broome County Public Library application and attach a resume and cover letter by May 15, 2018. Applications should be mailed to Jesse Katen, President of the Board of Trustees, Broome County Public Library, 185 Court St., Binghamton, NY 13901 or emailed to

ATTEN: Jesse Katen in the subject line.


BCPL is an equal opportunity employer.


Posted 3/1/2018

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Alfred University

Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian

The Alfred University Libraries invite applications for a 10-month, tenure-track, Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian, at the rank of assistant librarian.


Based in the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics, the librarian will serve as liaison to the Inamori School of Engineering in the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. In addition, the librarian will lead digitization initiatives within the Alfred University Libraries, with a focus on developing and promoting scholarly communication opportunities for faculty, students, and staff.


The Alfred University Libraries include the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics, a specialized library for art and engineering which serves the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and Herrick Memorial Library, which serves the wider university. 


Alfred University is a comprehensive university of 2,000 students, located in Western New York. Additional information is available at

Salary is competitive with excellent benefits including tuition remission. Librarians at Alfred University have faculty status and are eligible for sabbaticals.

Review of applications will begin on March 23 and continue until the position is filled.


For more information and to apply, visit:


Posted 2/28/2018


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Union Endicott School District

Elementary School LIbrarian

The Union-Endicott School District, located in Endicott, NY (near Binghamton, NY) has an elementary school librarian vacancy for the 2018-2019 school year. This forward-thinking district is committed to building a dynamic, thriving library program. If you have questions, please feel free to reach out to me, or directly to the Union-Endicott Assistant Superintendent Dr. Larry Dake (, 607-658-7155, @larrydake)



Candidates must have a New York State certification in School Media Specialist or Library Media Specialist. If certificate has not been issued, candidate must provide proof of eligibility for New York State Certification.


Entry Annual Salary* Bachelor's $46,734 Master's $48,631 (Please note: Current rate listed. 2018-2019 School year rates are currently under negotiation*)


To apply, please visit On the employment page, scroll down to the section that includes the posting for the position you are interested in and click on: "Click here to apply".


Posted 2/8/2018


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Binghamton University

Instructional Outreach Librarian

The Binghamton University Libraries seeks an outgoing, energetic Instructional Outreach Librarian to support student success. In addition to providing instruction and reference services, the Instructional Outreach Librarian will have the opportunity to expand the Libraries' social media presence and increase engagement with the University community.


An ALA-accredited MLS degree (received by time of appointment) and experience providing library instruction are required. This is a 12-month, 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 on March 12, 2018 and continue until filled. For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit The State University of New York and Binghamton University are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.


Posted 2/12/2018


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