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Browse Current Job Postings: Binghamton University | Cornell University | International Motor Racing Research Center | Roberts Wesleyan College | Southern Tier Library System (2)


Cornell University Library

Associate University Librarian (2 positions)

CUL seeks two creative, knowledgeable, and collaborative Associate University Librarians (AUL) to lead, develop, and enhance a range of forward-looking and innovative services. Reporting directly to the University Librarian and serving as a member of the Library Executive Group (LEG), AULs at Cornell contribute vision and leadership to the development and management of designated library collections, services and spaces that support the evolving needs of the Cornell community. AULs supervise library directors and unit heads as well as providing overall guidance to academic librarians and staff members in libraries on the Ithaca campus and beyond.

 

Job Requirement Details

 

Application Procedure: Candidates must apply via the Cornell Careers site; the link has been provided in this posting. Please submit one document that contains a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references (pdf preferred). We will begin reviewing applications December 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Posted 11/14/2018

 

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Binghamton University

Health Sciences Assistant

Budget Title: Instructional Support Associate (SL-2)

Salary: $20,908 - $30,000 (50% of Full-Time)

Binghamton University Libraries seeks a highly motivated customer-service professional to provide library services at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences located at the new Health Sciences Campus in Johnson City, NY. This part-time position's hours will likely be during the afternoons, Monday through Friday and will assist with circulation, course reserves, resource sharing, desk staffing, database maintenance of new volumes and copies and support of related library operations. The Health Sciences Assistant should be knowledgeable of current national and international developments in cataloging, classification and subject analysis. As a primary public service representative to the School of Pharmacy, excellent communication skills, the ability to interact successfully with a diverse patron base, and a demonstrated ability to successfully work independently are essential.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of students and staff in diverse public services
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed
  • Work independently and function effectively within a team setting

Preferred

  • 1-3 years' experience working in a library setting

Application Instructions:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: November 6, 2018

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled. 

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp.

 

More information

 

Posted 11/14/2018

 

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Roberts Wesleyan College

Research & Instruction Librarian

Position Description: Roberts Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time, 11-month Research & Instruction Librarian, available immediately. This academic support faculty position is responsible to the Director of Library Services for the supervision and assessment of the library's information literacy instruction program, liaison program, research assistance services, and curriculum center. The Research & Instruction Librarian will collaborate with faculty and librarians to develop methods of delivering information literacy instruction and reference services to a growing population of adult and online students.

 

The Research & Instruction Librarian will be part of a service-oriented team of six library staff committed to the delivery of excellent library services supported by state-of-the-art technology. Opened in 2007, the B. Thomas Golisano Library features green technology (LEED Silver Certification), ample computer access, wireless connectivity, innovative design, and varied and comfortable study spaces. A student constituency in excess of 1,700 includes resident, commuter, adult/non-traditional, and distance/online learner populations.

 

Qualifications: Requirements include a graduate degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program; a strong commitment to the integration of Christian faith and professional practice and a willingness to support and identify with the College's Christian mission and identity; two years professional-level library work experience including information literacy/classroom instruction, online education/instruction, reference service models, scholarly library research, and writing goals/objectives; experience with Alma/Primo and office software is valuable; a second graduate degree in a subject discipline is a plus.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, oversees, and assesses a campus-wide information literacy program, which includes library instruction for General Education courses.
  • Oversees and assesses the library's liaison program, which includes regular professional development activities for librarians.
  • Coordinates the library's research assistance services, including the orientation of librarians and student workers responsible for providing research assistance.
  • Collaborates with the Systems Librarian in exploring, developing, and implementing appropriate virtual reference services.
  • Provides leadership in systematically reviewing and updating reference service policies, procedures, and collections
  • Collaborates with librarians and faculty in identifying new methods for delivering library services to diverse and special populations.
  • Serves as a liaison between the library and the faculty of one or more Schools, which includes providing information literacy instruction, assignment development/refinement, research assistance, and communication of new and changing library services.
  • Participates in campus-wide faculty responsibilities including service on committees, student recruitment, retention, and mentoring.
  • Actively engages in professional development through national/regional/local organizations, campus, community, and other service oriented activities.

 

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. A completed Application for Faculty Position

 

is required (available at www.roberts.edu/employment). Applicants should send the completed application, a letter of interest, and a resume or CV to:

Mr. Matthew Ballard, Director of Library Services

  1. Thomas Golisano Library Roberts Wesleyan College 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624-1997

For electronic submission of application materials, further information, or a detailed job description, please contact Mr. Ballard at:

ballard_matthew@roberts.edu 585.594.6501

 

RWC and NES comply with all applicable non-discrimination laws and are committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.

 

Posted 11/21/2018

 

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International Motor Racing Research Center

Executive Director

The International Motor Racing Research Center (IMRRC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit (www.imrrc.org) whose mission is to preserve and share the history of global motorsports. We are actively seeking an experienced executive director who will have overall operational, administrative, and financial responsibility for the IMRRC. This includes strategic and financial planning, leadership of the Center's staff, and the management of annual fund raising and membership campaigns. The executive director oversees all other aspects of the Center's operations including the archives and digitization programs; research, reference and reproductions services; development of historical collections and donor cultivation; marketing, publicity and communications; website and social media; educational and public programming; visitor services and outreach; the maintenance of the Center's facilities and off-site storage; IT and systems; and the expansion of the Center to fulfill the IMRRC vision, mission, values, and strategic plan as established by the Governing Council.

 

The executive director leads and participates in all operational fundraising activities necessary to support and grow the IMRRC's ongoing annual programs and other general operations consistent with the IMRRC vision and mission. Such fundraising activities shall include, but are not limited to, membership campaigns and communications, car raffles, the annual Argetsinger dinner, grant writing and other such fundraising necessary to support the annual operational requirements of the IMRRC.

 

The executive director represents the Center in the international motorsports, research and local communities; participates in cultural, tourism and economic development in the region; and cultivates partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations with interests allied with the Center.

 

The executive director also participates in and supports the Governing Council on capital and endowment fundraising campaigns and communications.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive the creation, review and approval of an annual operations plan for the Center that is aligned with the overall IMRRC strategic plan, including budget, expenses, operational fundraising campaigns, archival programs and services, marketing, and the sharing of the Center's collection (e.g. website, content creation, programming, digitization, etc.).
  • Ensure a consistent high quality of financial operations, including regular oversight of the annual budget, the maintenance of appropriate financial controls, and regular reporting on financial results and forecasts to the Governing Council.
  • Provide strong leadership, coaching, development and direction of the IMRRC staff and consultants.
  • Develop, maintain and support a strong working relationship with the Governing Council.
  • Execute on the strategic direction as set by the Governing Council. Seek and build Governing Council consensus on the annual operational plan.
  • Expand operational revenue generating campaigns and fundraising activities to support existing operations and specific goals outlined in the annual plan.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications including the Center's web presence, social media, monthly member outreach, direct mail campaigns, etc. with the goal of growing fund raising, building a stronger brand and generating a wider audience.
  • Schedule and provide regular quarterly reporting to the Governing Council on budget, including income and expenses, as well as: archival, fundraising activities and progress attained towards operational goals as outlined in the annual operational plan.

Required Skills/Experience

The executive director must be thoroughly committed to the IMRRC mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, fundraising, coaching and relationship management experience. Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience and other qualifications that include:

  • At least five years of senior management experience, including a successful track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance- and outcome-based organization and staff, with demonstrated ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to hire, develop and coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
  • Past success working with boards of directors, with the ability to cultivate productive working relationships with board members
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Demonstrated success in planning, managing and delivering fund raising campaigns.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Four-year college degree, graduate degree preferred.
  • A passion for and knowledge of cars, racing and automotive history is preferred.
  • Experience as an archivist is preferred but not mandatory.

Compensation

  • Salary Range – $65K-$75K annually
  • Annual Bonus – Target and payout will be associated with performance-based management objectives determined with the Governing Council.
  • Candidate must live or be willing to relocate to within commuting distance to the IMRRC at Watkins Glen.

Interested parties should send a letter of interest, resume and a list of references to:

 

Executive Director Search Committee

International Motor Racing Research Center

610 S. Decatur Street

Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1613 or

research@racingarchives.org

 

Posted 10/11/2018

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Southern Tier Library System

Resource Consultant

Southern Tier Library System is accepting applications for the position of Resource Consultant. The library system seeks an energetic candidate with a vision for 21st century library practices, and a passion for providing meaningful services to 48 member libraries within a team-based cooperative library system environment.

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

This is a level 4 full time professional position serving in a leadership role within the Division of Professional Development & Outreach. The Resource Consultant provides support to member libraries and assisted-living facilities relative to all aspects and approaches of library operations, specifically outreach collections, experiential learning program resources and delivery of library materials. Areas of expertise might include: collection development, experience-based learning for all ages, makerspaces, library material delivery, community engagement, relationship building, trending services, leadership & marketing. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION 

Continuing Education: Consistently participates in professional development trainings to stay current on trends and best practices relative to General Statement of Duties. Always learns to serve as a library system expert in all things related to public library practices, and specifically outreach collection development, experience-based learning for all ages, community engagement and the delivery of library materials.

Collection Management: Manages the development and circulation of outreach collections as well as library system program resources geared towards all ages. Collaborates in the creation and distribution of marketing materials in support of outreach services and other resources offered by the Division of Professional Development and Outreach, including the promotion of outreach collections and program resources to member libraries and local sites through visits, social media, and newsletters.

Programming: Works to educate, encourage and support library directors and staff to lead at high levels of efficiency, which results in local library services that enhance community engagement through outreach collections, experiential learning program resources, programming that utilizes resources and the effective delivery of library materials. Focuses on utilizing tools, resources and knowledge that align with best practices to help libraries and their staff exceed standards through training opportunities. Employs trending and innovative ways within the field. Benchmarks national and state practices.

Library Material Delivery: Overall supervision of library system delivery services, which includes management of part time delivery drivers, delivery routes/schedules, circulating outreach collections & program resources, assisting with out-of-system ILL functions and fielding requests for NY State Talking Book and Braille Library.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Exhibits innovative, enthusiastic and adaptive qualities.
Willing to work flexible schedule to meet member libraries' needs.
Enthusiasm for experiential learning geared towards all ages (i.e. STEAM, STEM, STREAM or makerspaces)
Demonstrates leadership skills and passion for the profession.
?Works cohesively in a team and project-based environment.
Communicates successfully in front of audiences, board members and library staff.
Expresses a high-level of empathy for libraries and people with diverse skill-sets.
Ability to collaborate with other library system Divisions and align goals with Plan of Service.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school; or Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years of job-specific public library experience.
Strong commitment to providing public library support within fast-paced work environment.
Supervisory experience.
Valid driver's license.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Competency in SirsiDynix Workflows preferred.
Professionalism and commitment to the field of library science and information.
Active participation & leadership in regional and state initiatives, associations and committees.

 

Salary & Benefits

Salary range is $43,000 – $47,000 for this 37.5 hour per week position, and commensurate with experience. 2% salary increase following successful completion of 6-month probationary period. New York State Retirement & Empire Health Plan. Paid vacation, sick, personal and holidays based on organizational contract.

How to Apply

Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to communitylibrarypartner@stls.org. (Attn: Brian Hildreth, Executive Director).

Documents should be sent as pdf. Attachments. Subject line should read: "Resource Consultant Search – Southern Tier Library System. Please provide your full name, physical mailing address, and primary phone number in the body of the email.

For more information about this position, Southern Tier Library System and our quality of living… visit us online at http://www.stls.org/job-opportunities/.

Deadline

Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, November 23, 2018, but applications are accepted until the position is filled. Interviewing begins early December 2018. Preferred start date is February 2019.

 

STLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 10/10/2018


Procurement & ERate Consultant

Southern Tier Library System is accepting applications for the position of Procurement & ERate Consultant. The library system seeks an energetic candidate with a vision for 21st century library practices, and a passion for providing meaningful services to 48 member libraries within a team-based cooperative library system environment.

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

This is a level 4 full time non-exempt professional position serving in a leadership role within the Division of Information Technology. The Procurement & ERate Consultant provides support to member libraries relative to all aspects and approaches of library operations, specifically IT systems design, procurement of library system and member library equipment, setup and maintenance of staff & public computers and the coordination of ERate funding for system-wide internet connections. Areas of expertise might include: library IT patron-experience, facility design relative to IT setup, uniform procurement practices, policy development, internet connectivity, digital inclusion, relationship building, trending services and leadership.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

Continuing Education: Consistently participates in professional development trainings to stay current on trends and best practices relative to General Statement of Duties. Always learns to serve as a library system expert in all things related to public library practices, and specifically design, setup and maintenance of computers, equipment procurement and internet connections & ERate funding.

 

Computer & Equipment Layout: Responsible for staff and public computer systems and equipment design spec, procurement, imaging, deployment and support for the library system and member libraries. Develops a comprehensive computer and equipment program that allows for the quick deployment of staff and public computers at member libraries taking into account user-experience and routine maintenance efficiencies.

 

Internet Connections: Partners with IT staff and internet service providers to maintain fiber, cable or wireless internet connections at the library system and member libraries. Procures and works with IT staff to support member libraries' wireless devices and security appliances.

 

ERate Funding: Works with Assistant Director – Head of IT to secure federal ERate funding annually for library system and member libraries as it relates to ISP connections and equipment. Responsible for all application and reporting requirements. As well as working with library system administration to track finances.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Exhibits innovative, enthusiastic and adaptive qualities.
Willing to work flexible schedule to meet member libraries' needs. 

Demonstrates leadership skills and passion for the profession.

Works cohesively in a team and project-based environment.
Expresses a high-level of empathy for libraries and people with diverse skill-sets.

Ability to collaborate with other library system Divisions and align goals with Plan of Service.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree from an accredited information science school; or Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years of job-specific experience.

Strong commitment to providing public library support within fast-paced work environment.

Supervisory experience.

Valid driver's license.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Professionalism and commitment to the field of library and information sciences.

Active participation & leadership in regional and state initiatives, associations and committees.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Designs staff and public computing layouts for member libraries taking into account user-experience, routine maintenance, ongoing support and uniformity.
  • Purchases, configures, installs, maintains and troubleshoots computers, laptops and equipment at library system and member libraries with high level of customer service.
  • Monitors and maintains fiber and cable internet connections including supporting equipment.
  • Oversees library system ERate program by filing and following-up all necessary forms.
  • Completes ERate filings in a timely manner and reports financial information to administration.
  • Evaluates new technology and seeks innovative ways to utilize in support of library system staff.
  • Develops policy and procedures to support work associated with Essential Functions of Position.
  • Organizes and/or conducts training workshops as needed pertaining to Essential Functions of Position.
  • Collaborates with library system staff to create system-wide learning opportunities, including: conferences, workshops, meetings, webinars, tutorials and online learning.
  • Networks and engages with other professionals across New York State specific to Essential Functions of Position, and participates in professional associations to stay connected to professional community.
  • Participates in local, regional and state meetings to offer knowledge and stay informed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Frequent travel throughout library system's region, and quarterly state-wide travel.
  • Sitting, talking, listening and standing.
  • Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable all eligible individuals to perform the essential functions.


Salary & Benefits

Salary range is $46,000 – $50,000 for this 37.5 hour per week position, and commensurate with experience. 2% salary increase following successful completion of 6-month probationary period. New York State Retirement & Empire Health Plan. Paid vacation, sick, personal and holidays based on organizational contract.

How to Apply

Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to communitylibrarypartner@stls.org. (Attn: Brian Hildreth, Executive Director).

Documents should be sent as pdf. Attachments. Subject line should read: "Procurement & ERate Consultant Search – Southern Tier Library System. Please provide your full name, physical mailing address, and primary phone number in the body of the email.

For more information about this position, Southern Tier Library System and our quality of living… visit us online at http://www.stls.org/job-opportunities/.

Deadline
Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, December 14, 2018, but applications are accepted until the position is filled. Interviewing begins early January 2019. Preferred start date is Mach 2019.

STLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

About Southern Tier Library System and Our Region

Our headquarters are in Painted Post just five miles from historic downtown Corning, NY (Corning Museum of Glass, Rockwell Museum, Gaffer District and Corning Area Chamber of Commerce).

We serve a five county region (Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben & Yates), which incorporates the picturesque Appalachian Plateau and Southern Finger Lakes. Many of our southern region communities have easy access to hiking, skiing, hunting and camping throughout the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, while our northern region communities enjoy boating, swimming, biking and wine & distillery tours around Keuka and Seneca Finger Lakes.

All 48 of our libraries are unique as the communities they serve. A sample of our communities include: the City of Elmira located in Chemung County (Center for Mark Twain Studies, Arnot Art Museum, Clemens Performing Arts Center, Elmira College and National Soaring Museum, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce). Watkins Glen & Montour Falls located in Schuyler County (Watkins Glen International, International Motor Racing Research Center, Watkins Glen State Park, Shequaga (Montour) Falls and Old Havana Courthouse Theater). Hammondsport in Steuben County (America's Coolest Small Town, Curtiss Museum and Local Wineries). Penn Yan and Branchport in Yates County (Keuka College, Yates County Chamber of Commerce, Local Wineries). Alfred, Fillmore and Wellsville in Allegany County (Alfred University, Alfred State College, Houghton College, Allegany County Chamber of Commerce).

 

Posted 10/18/2018

 

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