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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 removed from our Jobs page thirty days after the day of posting unless the hiring institution requests otherwise.

 

Browse Current Job Postings: Cornell Law Library  | Liverpool Public LibraryNew York Chiropratic College (2) | SUNY Cortland | Syracuse University LibrariesUlysses Philomathic Library (2) | Wells College

 

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Liverpool Public Library
Director

Liverpool Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative director to work with the Board of Trustees, community, and staff joining a legacy of success utilizing technology and traditional library services.

 

Successful candidates will be customer service oriented, skilled at community relations, experienced in fiscal management, and aware of the potential offered by technology in a library indispensable in its community.

 

For information about the position see:
http://www.lpl.org/about-the-library/employment/openings-at-lpl/2111-accepti
ng-applications-for-library-director-position

 

For information about the library, visit www.lpl.org

 

Posted 4/16/14

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New York Chiropractic College
Circulation & Acquisitions Coordinator

Responsible for the operation of the main library circulation desk. Prepares orders for library materials and processes them upon arrival. Provides information to internal and external patrons as needed. Reports to the Library Director.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Staffs the main library circulation desk.
   o Opens the library during regularly scheduled hours.
   o Retrieves items from the book drops (outside and inside).
   o Retrieves items from bookshelves.
   o Re-shelves items to bookshelves.
   o Shifts items on bookshelves as needed.
   o Answers questions from NYCC patrons and outside telephone requests.
   o Checks materials in and out of the library using the Workflows database.
   o Maintains records on overdue books.
   o Responsible for communicating with borrowers to have materials returned in cooperation with other library and College staff.
   o Maintains the library user database.
   o Guides patrons in using the databases and/or journals lists.
   o Monitors student printers, replacing toner cartridges and paper as needed.
   o Delegates appropriate work to work study students.
   o Compiles statistics on circulation desk activity.
   o Refers appropriate questions to other library staff.

• Acquires new materials for the library
   o Completes all forms necessary for Purchasing, including all supporting documentation.
   o Monitors and processes received materials and makes claims when necessary.
   o Maintains the library capital and expenditure accounts.
   o Quickly processes invoices as necessary.
   o Compiles statistics for various reports.
   o Assists the Technical Services Supervisor to process library materials by noting special acquisition instructions on new items.
   o Maintain extensive records including standing orders, files of vendors, purchase orders, and paid invoices.
   o Sorts daily mail receipts.
   o Performs other duties as needed or directed.

 

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.

 

Equipment and Tools:

General office equipment.
Computer hardware and software.

 

Required:

Associate degree or equivalent job-related experience. Minimum of two years of library experience. Good organizational and interpersonal skills. Experience using Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Ability to interact with members of the NYCC campus community in a courteous manner.

 

Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position, 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:45-3:45.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position; please submit a cover letter, 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: acowles@nycc.edu

 

Posted 4/14/14

 

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PT Library Clerk (Media Library)

Assists the Media Librarian in the overall operation of the Media Library. Helps in the Main Library if needed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Assist patrons at the media circulation desk or main circulation desk using library resources.
• Circulation
• Operation of media equipment (e.g. video player, slide projector, etc.)
• Collection maintenance
• Employee instruction
• Data entry
• Processing new materials
• Processing overdue notices
• Filing
• Supervise one or more student workers
• Shelve media materials and shelf read
• Be willing to work flexible hours until midnight or later, if needed.

Required: High school diploma or GED, some computer skills, service orientation, good communication skills, typing ability.

 

Preferred: Some college coursework or library experience as well as supervisory ability.

 

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.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position; please submit a cover letter, 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: acowles@nycc.edu

 

Posted 4/14/14

 

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Syracuse University
Interlibrary Loan Staff

 

Job Description:
• Effectively and efficiently process Interlibrary Loan requests in all areas of the ILL process, including lending, document delivery, and borrowing.
• Assist with ILL shipping functions, performing quality control checks to ensure proper processing of ILL shipments.
• Perform troubleshooting of ILL related issues, including working with library patrons and external libraries to resolve any service issues.
• Perform ILL related functions, such as scanning of a variety of media, delivering electronic content, and advanced use of image software and other related software applications.
• Coordinate specified tasks in ILL, which may include billing, supplies management, shipping management, or other ILL related duties.
• Provide ILL public services in-person, via email, or phone.
• Manage circulation service desk at either Bird Library or Carnegie Library for up to 10-15% of total scheduled time.
• Provide training to student assistants on Interlibrary Loan functions. Assist with coordination and management of student assistant training program.
Provide student assistant management, including but not limited to: hiring students, organizing student schedules, tracking student work study allotments, and daily direction of work of student assistants.
• Assist with coordination of Access Services projects, including providing project management and oversight of student assistants. Projects may include, but are not limited to: shifting, moving collections, data entry quality control, etc.
• Assist with special projects as needed, which may include pushing and pulling up to 100 pounds, and lifting repeatedly up to 50 pounds for the majority of a shift.
• Participate in Carnegie-Interlibrary Loan-Circulation Working Group activities, such as technical writing, documentation, development of policies and procedures, professional development (as participant and provider), customer service training, and work on other teams as desired or needed.
• Participate in Access and Resource Sharing department functions, including participation in departmental policy discussions, professional development, and support of other functional working groups of the department.
• Evaluate workflows for improvement and efficiency.
• Participate in resolving and tracking patron and ILL service issues using both email and Orange Tracker ticketing system.
• Other duties as assigned based on fluctuating needs and workflows of working group and department.

 

Qualifications:
Associate's degree and at least 4 years of library or related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with MS Office, Access, Internet, Email.

 
For full information and to apply: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/53635

 
Please send questions to:

Shannon Pritting
Access & Resource Sharing Librarian
Syracuse University Libraries, 315-443-9782

 

Posted 4/14/2014

 

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Wells College
Library Director

Wells College seeks a Library Director for Long Library. The Director is responsible for the planning and administration of all library operations and reports to the Provost and Dean of the College. Primary responsibilities include strategic leadership for all functions of the library, program development and evaluation, staff supervision, and budget oversight. This position provides insightful leadership and acts as a catalyst for the creation of new services and program initiatives. The Library Director participates in outreach, marketing and collaboration by serving on college committees; participating in local, regional, and professional organizations; and representing the College at professional conferences. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years of professional library experience with at least 3 years of management and supervisory experience, a positive attitude, personal and professional integrity, common sense, and a minimum of a MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. A second master's degree in a subject matter, technology-related field or management is preferred as is experience with instruction, library management systems, and successful grant applications. The detailed position description with responsibilities and qualifications outlined can be found on the College's employment page.


Wells College, located on the shore of Cayuga Lake, was established as a women's college in 1868 and became coeducational in 2005. The College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. Wells College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Send a cover letter; résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references (all in one PDF) to wellsjobs@wells.edu with Library Director Search in the subject line. No phone calls please.

 

Posted  4/8/2014

 

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Cornell Law Library
Access and Research Services Librarian

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Access Services, the Access and Research Services Librarian is responsible for:
• Managing the daily operations of the Access Services Department, including circulation, reserves, document delivery, and stacks;
• Maintaining an active presence at the circulation desk;
• Ensuring a high level of public service by developing, implementing, interpreting, and enforcing policies and procedures;
• Supervising Access Services staff, including monitoring and approving time worked, conducting performance evaluations, and coordinating and maintaining departmental communications and cohesion;
• Addressing and resolving complex situations with library patrons;
• Supervising the recruiting, hiring, training, and scheduling of student workers;
• Working closely with other Law Library departments including Reference, Information Management and Collection Development;
• Serving as an active member of the Cornell University Library access services committee including representing the interests of the Law Library Access Services Department and coordinating policies and procedures between the units;
• Performing research and reference services;
• Serving as a liaison to Law School faculty;
• Depending upon qualifications, teaching legal research courses as needed;
• Participating in library planning committees and task forces and engaging in campus, regional, and national professional organizations and collaborative activities;
• Fulfilling additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

This position may require some evening or weekend hours.

 

Requirements: M.L.I.S. or equivalent graduate degree from ALA accredited institution; two years' experience in an academic or law library access services department or related experience; strong service orientation; strong organization skills and attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse individuals at all levels of a complex organization; ability to work independently and function in a collegial, teamwork-oriented environment which emphasizes customer service and delivery of exemplary library reference and research services.

 

Preferred: J.D. from ABA accredited institution; management or supervisory experience; knowledge of legal materials and research strategies; teaching experience.

 

Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive. Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding available.

 

Application: To apply for this position go to: http://careers.hr.cornell.edu/ , search under the job category of Librarians, select job posting 23468 and follow the instructions for online submission. Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Position is available July 1, 2014; however, the start date is negotiable. Applications will be reviewed as received, and the posting will close on April 14, 2014.

 

For more information: contact Amy Emerson, Assistant Director for Access Services, 607-255-5441, aae25@cornell.edu

 

Posted 3/31/2014

 

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Ulysses Philomathic Library
Administrative Assistant

The Ulysses Philomathic Library is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for 20 hours per week, including occasional evening and Saturday hours.


Application Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5 p.m.


Send cover letter and resume to: Annette Birdsall, uphiloma@twcny.rr.com. No phone calls please.
Full description and application information
 
Summary of Essential Responsibilities
The Administrative Assistant, under the supervision of the Library Director (LD) will be
responsible for assisting the LD with correspondence, gift acknowledgments, bookkeeping,
record keeping, maintaining library supplies, and light housekeeping. The position also requires
assisting patron at the circulation desk and assisting with general library operations as well as
other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
The Administrative Assistant must have knowledge of libraries, excellent oral and written
communication skills, ability to prioritize tasks, and superior record keeping and office computer
skills. Experience with QuickBooks, Polaris, DonorPerfect, or other similar software is
essential. This person must be able to perform assigned duties accurately and in a timely fashion,
work independently, and maintain a professional, welcoming, and service-oriented attitude. A
bachelor's degree is desired --flexibility and sense of humor are preferred.

 

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Volunteer Coordinator

The Ulysses Philomathic Library is seeking a part-time Volunteer Coordinator for 15 hours per week, including occasional evening and Saturday hours.


Application Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Send cover letter and resume to: Annette Birdsall, uphiloma@twcny.rr.com. No phone callsplease.
Full description and application information


Summary of Essential Responsibilities
The Volunteer Coordinator, under the supervision of the Library Director (LD) will be
responsible for recruiting, scheduling, training, supporting, recognizing, and overseeing a
significant, dedicated volunteer workforce. The position also requires assisting patron at the
circulation desk and assisting with general library operations as well as other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
The Volunteer Coordinator must have knowledge of libraries, excellent oral and written
communication skills, ability to prioritize tasks, basic computer knowledge, and superior abilities
working with people. This person must be able to perform assigned duties accurately and in a
timely fashion, work independently, and maintain a friendly, professional, welcoming, and
service-oriented attitude. High School Diploma or equivalent is required--flexibility and sense
of humor are preferred.

 

Posted 3/26/2014

 

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SUNY Cortland
Reference Librarian

SUNY Cortland Memorial Library has an immediate opening for a part-time reference librarian. We are looking to fill the following hours: Sundays 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Mondays 5 p.m. to 9:30 and one Saturday; additional hours negotiated. The contract is for 20 hours a week until June 30, 2014 with the possibility of renewal. Posting details and application process are found at:
https://jobs.cortland.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=168246


Questions may be directed to Gail Wood at gail.wood@cortland.edu or 607-753-2221

 

Posted 3/26/2014

 

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