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Browse Current Job Postings:

Binghamton Univerisity - Dean of Libraries

Huntington Memorial Library - Program Librarian

Binghamton University - Electronic Resources Librarian

SUNY Cortland Memorial Library - Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian 

 


Binghamton University

Dean of Libraries

Binghamton University is seeking an innovative, visionary, and collaborative leader to serve as its next Dean of Libraries. Nominations, inquires, and applications are invited.
One of four research universities in the SUNY system, Binghamton enrolls more than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its six schools and colleges. Founded in 1946, this relatively young university has swiftly built a reputation for excellence in undergraduate education that is bolstered by growing, high-quality graduate programs and a rapidly expanding research enterprise that places it among the elite universities in the nation that have earned very high research activity status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Binghamton is consistently ranked among the top 40 public universities in the nation and has been called the \"premier public university in the northeast\" by the Fiske Guide to Colleges for over a decade, distinguishing itself for its exceptional quality combined with affordability. The university has received national recognition for its special programs and overall success in comprehensive internationalization, as well as its residential communities led by tenured collegiate professors who seamlessly integrate life inside and outside the classroom, creating the feel of a small college with the resources of a major university. Binghamton recruits outstanding and diverse undergraduate students (one-third of whom are people of color), and Binghamton's overall student body hales from all 50 states and 100 countries.
The Binghamton University Libraries lay claim to more than 3.2 million books and journals and an expanding network of 225 electronic databases. The Binghamton Libraries is comprised of four physical locations: Glenn G. Bartle Library, Science Library, University Downtown and the Annex. Faculty, staff and more than 100 student employees deliver an array of critical services, including digital scholarship, open repository and digital preservation and more. Operating under the slogan "Connect – Discover – Create" the Libraries invite users to make personal and network connections, discover new (and old!) resources, and create new pathways to knowledge and solutions to problems.
Reporting to the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, the dean is responsible for executing the Libraries' strategic planning and implementation process in concert with divisional and university strategic plans and managing the full range of day-to-day operational functions and services of all departments within the library. This includes but is not limited to overseeing capital projects and fundraising efforts for the library, managing the overall budget and finance operations and advancing inclusion, diversity equity and accessibility initiatives.
A Master of Library Science (MLS/MILS) degree from an American Library Association accredited program is required, as well as, a record of academic achievement that merits tenure with appointment at the rank of Full Librarian.
WittKieffer is assisting Binghamton University State University of New York in this search. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by February 10th.
Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer's https://apptrkr.com/3669230.
Nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Jessica Herrington, Cathryn Davis and Greg Duyck at https://tinyurl.com/2p82abzb
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates.  This requirement extends to employment and admission.  Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).  Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found  https://www.binghamton.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/policies-and-procedures/title-ix-.html.
Posted 12/1/2022

Huntington Memorial Library

Program Librarian

The Huntington Memorial Library in Oneonta, NY is seeking a full-time Program Librarian with an emphasis on digital literacy for adults and youth. The ideal candidate will be a community-focused, tech- savvy individual who is confident in providing a broad range of programs at a busy, rural library. This is a dream job for an energetic, intelligent, and innovative librarian.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Take a leadership role in planning, promoting, implementing, and assessing adult programs with an emphasis on digital
  • Partner with the Youth Librarian to identify, plan, deliver and assess digital literacy programs for youth.
  • Build and foster relationships with patrons and stakeholders to gather information about community
  • Collect program statistical information and submit regular reports to the Library
  • Prioritize innovation in creating engaging experiences and new services for the library community.
  • Manage the Makerspace technology by updating equipment, supervising user training, and maintaining the storage and
  • Manage collection development for the adult collection with purchases that meet the needs of the
  • Participate in professional development to stay current in library trends and

 

Salary is $40,000 annually and includes health insurance, NYS Retirement, and the option to contribute to NYS Deferred Compensation. Candidates must possess a Master's degree in library/information science from an accredited American Library Association institution and be eligible for a New York State Public Librarian's professional certificate at time of application.

 

A Civil Service Application must be mailed or emailed (on.twinstead@gmail.com) to the library by December 16, 2022 no later than 4:00 p.m.

 

Tina Winstead

Huntington Memorial Library 62 Chestnut St.

Oneonta, NY 13820

 

Posted 11/22/2022

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Binghamton University

Electronic Resources Librarian

Binghamton University Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian for Acquisitions (ELRA).  This position is responsible for the management of acquisitions workflows for new one-time and continuing electronic resources. The incumbent will facilitate the ordering and renewal process, including verifying vendors, order creation and invoicing. The position is a member of the Electronic Resources Troubleshooting Team and as such, helps to ensure access to a combination of owned, subscribed, on-demand, and OpenAccess resources. This position is an integral member of the Libraries' Technical Services Department and communicates with the Director of Collections and subject librarians on electronic resource acquisitions matters.

For more information and to apply, view the complete job description: 

http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=155888

Posted 11/18/2022

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SUNY Cortland

Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian

UNY Cortland Memorial Library seeks to hire an Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian, reporting to the director of libraries.  The Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian is a tenure-track, full-time, twelve-month academic faculty librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries.  This position leads and manages the College's Archives and provides general and subject specialized library information literacy instruction, reference services, and collection development for assigned departments.

 

A master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school is required as is demonstrated successful working experience in archives and special collections, experience with teaching information literacy instruction programs and providing reference services and familiarity with professional standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in both libraries and archives.   Preferred qualifications include experience with digital repositories such a Dspace, Digital Commons, ArchivesSpace or and ContentDM, demonstrated understanding of the issues involved in the use and preservation of digital collections, both reformatted and born-digital, and knowledge of best practices in information literacy instruction. 

 

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/6225.  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 11/16/2022

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