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Research and Instruction Librarian, Warren Hunting Smith Library, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY)

SUMMARY:
The Librarian participates in the full range of unit responsibilities, including research desk service and
individual research consultation (with some evening and weekend rotation), information literacy
instruction, collection development, and liaison functions to academic departments and programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provision of research services, with participation in a night and weekend rotation
• Teaching both general and course-specific information literacy sessions
• Participation in the development and maintenance of the Library’s print and on-line guides
• Participation in a robust collection development scheme for the reference collection and other
assigned subject areas
• Serve as liaison to a select number of departments and programs
• May be asked to develop an area of specialization, depending on interests, expertise and unit
needs
• Contributes to the Library’s efforts to continuously improve service

QUALIFICATIONS:
M.L.S. from A.L.A. accredited institution; demonstrated knowledge of information resources in all
formats; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability and commitment to work effectively
and creatively as part of a team.
Experience in an academic library preferred. Familiarity with Springshare’s suite of LibApps a plus.
Consideration will be given to candidates who have completed an ACRL Immersion program.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested
applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at
least three (3) professional references to our application service, Interfolio
https://apply.interfolio.com/48600.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please send an email to ferran@hws.edu.

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Systems & Electronic Services Librarian, Clinton Community College (Plattsburgh, NY)

Added on 1/17/2018 and is open until filled.

Clinton Community College, a member of the State University of New York, is a progressive community college with a stunning location on the shores of Lake Champlain. The College plays a unique role in the local community and within the state by offering traditional and nontraditional students access to a variety of educational programs.

The Librarian/Systems and Electronic Services reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for the management and maintenance of the library’s public resources and integrated systems.  The incumbent will also manage library’s public presence through its electronic resources and website content. This is a twelve-month, tenure-track, professional position.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Graduate degree from ALA-accredited library and information science program.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing integrated library systems and other library applications.
  • Experience in managing electronic resources and web development
  • Fluent in MS Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Ex Libris library management systems, EBSCO Discovery Service, LibGuides, and other research tools.
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Experience with design and implementation of web pages, including an understanding of HTML.
  • Knowledge of bibliographic and metadata tools (AACR2R, MARC21, OCLC, Dublin Core) and ability to perform original and copy cataloging.

How to apply:
Although the search will remain open until the position is filled, for full consideration, candidates should submit materials by January 26, 2018, including letter of application, resume, a CCC application form (available at www.clinton.edu), and unofficial transcripts to: hr.recruiting@clinton.edu
or
Human Resources Office, Clinton Community College
136 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh, New York, 12901

More information: http://www.clinton.edu/hr/JobView.aspx?jid=64604

 

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Science & Engineering Outreach Librarian (Computer Science, DMS, & Engineering), University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

POSITION TITLE: Science and Engineering Outreach Librarian
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Library Professional II
DEPARTMENT:  Science and Engineering Libraries
STATUS:  Full-time
DATE: November, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:

The River Campus Libraries (RCL) is seeking a creative, collaborative librarian to join the team in the Science and Engineering Libraries. This role supports the scholarly pursuits of the faculty and students in: Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Digital Media Studies. The work of these departments involves code, online technologies, physical computing (arduino, sensors, raspberry pi, etc.), high tech tools (3D printing, makerspace tools, etc.) and creative applications of new media of all varieties; a keen interest and aptitude in these areas is an asset. Key responsibilities include:building strong relationships with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and with partners across the institution; collaborating with faculty in support of learning and research; providing face-to-face and virtual reference and research consultation; fostering a dynamic research environment that encourages inquiry, critical thinking, and creativity; and developing high quality collections.

Specific to the position:

  • Post-graduate degree in library and information science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution
  • A strong, demonstrated service ethic and customer-centered thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and deliver research and instruction services with creativity
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to form strong connections with faculty and students
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Willingness to explore the use of new technology in support of effectively achieving goals with a high tolerance for risk and failure
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity
  • Strong commitment to diversity

Preferred Qualification & Competencies:

  • Advanced degree or coursework in one or more fields related to this position
  • An interest in and aptitude for exploring new technologies, makerspace tools, and innovations in physical computing
  • Experience working in an academic library

More information can be found here: https://www.library.rochester.edu/science-engineering-outreach-librarian-computer-science-dms-engineering

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AThttp://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/ 

Reference ID: 204987

Position will remain open until filled.  Please ALSO send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Kelley Kitrinos RCLHR@library.rochester.edu

 

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Science & Engineering Outreach Librarian (Data), University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Library Professional II
DEPARTMENT:  Science and Engineering Libraries
STATUS:  Full-time
DATE: November, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:

The River Campus Libraries (RCL) is seeking a creative, collaborative librarian with an interest  and aptitude in data, data management, and data literacy to join the team in the Science and Engineering Libraries. This role provides data guidance and assistance across RCL, and supports the scholarly pursuits of the faculty and students in Math and Data Science. Key responsibilities include: providing data expertise to students and faculty; creating and implementing data literacy and visualization programming; building strong relationships with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and with partners across the institution; collaborating with faculty in their teaching, learning and research pursuits; providing face-to-face and virtual reference and research consultation; fostering a dynamic research environment that encourages inquiry, critical thinking, and creativity; and developing high quality collections.

More information can be found here: https://www.library.rochester.edu/science-engineering-outreach-librarian-data

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/   

Reference ID: 205061

Position will remain open until filled.  Please ALSO send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Kelley Kitrinos RCLHR@library.rochester.edu
Rush Rhees Library
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY  14627
The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EOE Minorities / Females / Protected/ Veterans / Disabled

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Head of Collection Management, SUNY Geneseo (Geneseo, NY)

SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library seeks an energetic, visionary, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Head of Collection Management at the Associate Librarian rank. This head will provide strategic vision, leadership, and supervision of day-to-day activities in collection management. This individual will be responsible for the oversight of acquisitions, collection development, cataloging, special collections and archives, materials processing, donations, and print and digital resources. This individual will play a key leadership role, serving on the library’s management team and contributing significantly to the mission of the library and the institution. The college is about to undertake a leading role in SUNY’s migration to a new library services platform. The Head of Collection Management will play a key role in leading Milne Library’s contributions to the system-wide migration effort.

Responsibilities

· Provide strategic vision, leadership, and supervision of day-to-day activities in Collection Management

· Lead a collaborative effort with library faculty and staff to establish and evaluate short and long terms goals and objectives to continuously develop Milne’s collection

· Formulate, develop, and administer the library’s collection development policies

· Supervise, train, and evaluate 2 FTE staff members

· Engage with library liaisons and other stakeholders to continuously evaluate the ways in which decisions regarding collection development are made and communicated

· Develop and implement new programs and strategies for shaping the library’s collections in all formats

· Manage collections budget, which includes orders and renewals for print and digital resources

· Coordinate the work of Collection Management with other library departments

· Serve on the Library Management Team

Required Qualifications

· Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent

· Minimum 5 years of professional library experience

· Experience managing a library collections budget

· Knowledge of cataloging principles, standards, practices and technologies

Preferred Qualifications

· 3 years of experience supervising library staff

· Demonstrated project management skills

· Experience in assessment and evaluation of library collections

Instructions:

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses how his/her qualifications meet the position requirements and a CV on Geneseo’s website. Contact information for three references should be supplied at application. References will be invited to submit a letter of reference at the point of initial interview.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt. In order to receive full consideration, applications need to be completed by February 4, 2018. It is anticipated that preliminary phone interviews will be conducted mid to late February. On-campus interviews will likely begin late February and the first part of March.

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User Experience Librarian, SUNY Albany (Albany, NY)

User Experience Librarian

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek applications for an energetic, flexible, and innovative User Experience Librarian. This position will report to the Head of the Reference and Research Services Department.

Responsibilities:

· Collaborates with and leads the Website Development Team in maintaining a functional, attractive and usable website and mobile website.

· Conducts website accessibility audits and tracks website usage.

· Plans and coordinates usability assessment for digital and physical library resources and spaces.

· Serves on the Online Public Interface Committee and collaborates with colleagues to enhance the interfaces of all the University Libraries’ discovery products and systems.

· Stays abreast of trends related to user-centered design and works collaboratively with colleagues to implement projects and programs designed to improve users’ experience of the University Libraries.

· Participates in initiatives of the Reference and Research Services Department.

· Provides general reference service during assigned hours at the reference desk in the University Library (may include evenings and weekends) to students, faculty, staff and community users, in person, by phone, via chat, and through the Personalized Assistance with Searching (PAWS) consultation service.

· Research, publication, and service to the Libraries, University and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion.

Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian (rank will be determined by the successful candidate’s qualifications)

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=92430

Application deadline: January 19, 2018

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

About the University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

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Visual Materials Cataloger/Assistant Archivist, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Under the direction of the Technical Services Archivist in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, the Visual Materials Cataloger works to provide greater access to both analog and digital photographic collections in the special collections of Cornell University Library and the photographic holdings of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. In creating descriptions across the collections, the cataloger will work to bring together the different approaches to descriptive practice currently utilized by the library and museum and communities. In the Library, the cataloger will identify photographic materials across collections and create descriptions based on archival standards and best practices to facilitate access and use, with a particular focus on photography in designated subject areas, including land and environment, labor, civil rights, and Asia. In the Museum, the cataloger will perform item-level cataloging for photographic collections using accepted standards and appropriate controlled vocabularies.  To enable discovery across the Library’s and Museum’s collections, the cataloger will work to ensure descriptions are consistent and compatible with relevant discovery platforms. 

This position is a two-year benefits-eligible term appointment

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent combination of advanced degree and related experience.
  • One to two years of experience working in a special collections or museum setting.
  • Experience arranging and describing photographic and visual materials in an archival or museum setting according to accepted national standards, including DACS, EAD, and MARC.Experience creating and updating item-level metadata using accepted standards and vocabularies such as LC, ULAN, AAT, TGM, and others.
  • Knowledge of the history of photography, photographic materials and processes, and the proper handling, care, and storage of photographic and visual materials.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan, coordinate, and implement complex projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise and/or interest in environmental, labor, American, or Asian studies.
  • Degree in history or a related discipline
  • Record of engagement with professional groups and activities and/or contributions to professional or scholarly literature.
  • Familiarity with ArchivesSpace, eMuseum, or similar applications.

Internal Number: WDR-00013078

Application Procedure:  Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references (preferred as one PDF document) at this link.  Deadline for applications is December 14, 2017.

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Public Services Librarian, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

The Nestlé Library seeks creative, energetic, forward-thinking candidates for the professional position of Public Services Librarian in Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA). The successful candidate will provide instruction, research, liaison, and outreach services to the SHA community as one of two librarians in the Nestlé Library. The Nestlé librarians work closely as members of the Business & Hospitality Research Services (BHRS) team, which includes library staff from the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. In addition to traditional library services, the Nestlé Library welcomes candidates with a keen eye towards innovative and user-focused programs to promote the library to SHA students, faculty, and staff.

The Public Services Librarian:

  • Designs, teaches, assesses, and explores technologies to support instruction sessions for the SHA community, including working with faculty to develop curriculum-integrated instructional programs.
  • Provides in-person and online research assistance to Cornell researchers with business and hospitality information needs.
  • Contributes actively to team building, goal setting, and long term planning.
  • Cultivates personal subject knowledge and skills through self-directed learning and vendor training, supported by team coaching and mentoring.
  • Collaborates in providing innovative public services that positively impact SHA and the larger Johnson College of Business community.
  • Participates in Cornell University Library committee work and develops leadership efforts in the same.
  • Enhances the profession at large by assuming leadership positions in professional associations and/or contributing to the expansion of knowledge through professional writing and presentations.

For more detailed information or to refer interested candidates, please visit the link above. If you currently work at Cornell and wish to apply, please login to Workday and click on the “Career” icon. Additional information for applying as an internal candidate may be found here.

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