WNYLRC Now Accepting Applications for a newly created position –
Engagement and Educational Services Coordinator
Location: Western New York Library Resources Council, Airport Commerce Park
East, Suite 170, 4950 Genesee Street, Buffalo
Date Posted: November 16, 2017
Job Title: Engagement and Educational Services Coordinator
Reports to: WNYLRC Executive Director
Description: Permanent full-time, Non-Exempt
Salary range: Commensurate with experience and education
Starting Date: March 1, 2017
Deadline to apply: December 29, 2017 for first consideration, applications accepted until
position is filled
With the Executive Director and WNYLRC Staff, the ideal candidate plans, coordinates, and administers all aspects of WNYLRC’s member professional development program, the statewide Ask Us 24/7 virtual reference service, and WNYLRC’s marketing and social media communications. ?This position works closely with members through various committees and consultations with WNYLRC staff to offer dynamic programming to our members as well as provide training and mentoring for Ask Us 24/7 participants. This position requires travel and attendance at various statewide meetings, conferences, and events. WNYLRC offers excellent benefits including NYS retirement, life insurance, subsidized health insurance, and substantial vacation, personal, and sick time.
Minimum Requirements: MLS or MLIS. Preferred candidates will have three years of experience in a library setting, be highly proficient with technology, have an understanding of the evolving role of education and professional development in meeting career and professional needs of WNYLRC members, have a customer service focus, have a desire to teach and train library colleagues and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with developing curriculum and instructional design and methods are highly desirable. See the complete job description here. To apply, complete the online application by Friday, December 29, 2017 for first consideration. You will be required to upload a cover letter, a resume and a list of references using an online form here.
The Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) is a member driven not-for-profit consortium of libraries and library systems serving six counties: Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, and Orleans and helps libraries build connections with each other, library users, and the larger community. WNYLRC was chartered by the New York State Board of Regents in 1966. Member libraries include academic, corporate, hospital and other special types of libraries. Library systems include public and school libraries. WNYLRC is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. Most Council programs are funded by state aid administered by the Division of Library Development at the New York State Library. The Council also seeks funding from private and other government sources for specific projects.
WNYLRC is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination in any term or condition of employment against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, membership or service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Interlibrary Loan/Research Librarian: Private College with strong nursing, allied health, and business undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs seeks a permanent, part-time librarian to evening/weekend shifts. Required: ALA-accredited MLS and effective interpersonal skills. Preferred: Interlibrary loan processing experience (for example, ILLiad), research desk assistance to college community. Long term dedication and commitment to a part-time position.
Send letter of application, curriculum vita and a list of three references to:
Head of the Search Committee
Montante Family Library
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
Or submit electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application materials must be submitted by 11/22/2017. Interviews will begin immediately.
D’Youville College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ROBERTS WESLEYAN COLLEGE|NORTHEASTERN SEMINARY
Position Description and Responsibilities: Roberts Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time,11-month Technical Services Librarian, available October 2017. This academic support faculty position is responsible to the Director of Library Services for acquisitions, cataloging and classification of library collections, maintaining the stacks and administration of other library technical services operations. Responsibilities include supervising the cataloging of library materials and the withdrawal of materials from the collection; hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating Library assistants and student staff; selecting vendors and subscription agents for purchase of materials and overseeing the ordering, check-in and physical processing of materials; overseeing inventory and spacing needs of physical stacks; overseeing budget and compiling annual statistics relating to physical and electronic resources; maintaining displays of new books; overseeing donations & gift materials processing; making decisions on retention and backfile formats for print subscriptions in collaboration with librarians & faculty; participate in the schedule of research assistance desk coverage, which may include evenings & weekends; provide information literacy instruction, participate in campus-wide faculty responsibilities, and serve as liaison to the School of Education and Social Work.
The Technical Services Librarian will be part of a service-oriented team of eight 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 seating. 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 cataloging with OCLC and with an integrated library system or library service platform. Proficiency in the use of office software, particularly spreadsheets is valuable. Capacity for personnel supervision required. Experience with Alma or Voyager, familiarity with RDA, and a second graduate degree in subject discipline a plus.
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 to:
Mr. Matthew Ballard, Director of Library Services
B. 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:
RWC and NES comply with all applicable
University at Buffalo Libraries
The University Libraries seek a service-oriented, collaborative IT professional to join a team of technology professionals who are the frontline technical support and primary information resource for the computing and networking needs of the Libraries’ faculty and staff. In this role, you will provide support for PC hardware, software and peripherals in a networked environment and be responsible for continuous support and maintenance of a Windows-based virtual server environment that provides a standard suite of software, file sharing, anti-virus protection, and networked laser printing. You will also deliver technical support for instructional facilities and conference rooms located within the Libraries. As an active member of the university’s IT community, you will collaborate with UB Information Technology staff to resolve persistent technical problems that arise in the Libraries and to request additional technology-related services.
We would like the Information Technology Specialist to have these minimum skills & experience:
We’d be excited to know if you also have the following skills and experience:
All applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu and search for posting number P1700221. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience in their cover letter with specific reference to the minimum qualifications of the position. Please provide contact information for three professional references, including email addresses, at the end of your cover letter.
Applications will be accepted through 12/06/2017.
The University at Buffalo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic University community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environme
Hamilton Public Library Employment Opportunity
Civil Service Position & Classification: Library Director I – Competitive Reports To: Library Board of Trustees
Application Deadline: November 5, 2017
Anticipated Start Date: January 1, 2018
The Hamilton Public Library is currently seeking a dynamic Library Director to carry on our rich tradition of service and excellence. As Library administrator, the Library Director has overall charge of the Library services, resources, staff, financial and business administrative functions, and facility development. The Library Director works under the general supervision of the Library Board of Trustees, and with them provides executive direction and oversight for the Library.
Nestled among the rolling hills and scenic landscape of Central New York, Hamilton is home to Colgate University, Community Memorial Hospital and a high-quality preK-12th grade school system. This quaint village supports a vibrant downtown filled with boutiques, ethnic restaurants, and a movie theater. Cultural events and sporting activities are abundant. The Hamilton Public Library is centrally located on the village green. Under the leadership, guidance, and administration of the Library Director, the Library provides service to the community of Hamilton and surrounding area as a vital and vibrant community center. It is often one of the first points of contact for new residents and visitors alike. The Director serves as the public face of the Library out in the community, representing the Library in community groups and area events.
The Hamilton Public Library boasts an exceptional staff, a dedicated and hard-working Board of Trustees, and a very supportive Friend of the Library organization. Cooperation among all three groups have made possible many recent renovations and upgrades including a new teen space.
This is a 40hr/week salaried position with benefits for a professional Librarian. The starting salary range is $45-48, based on experience. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Library Science in process may be considered.
This position is subject to Civil Service regulation, and applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for Library Director I. For further details about the position and requirements, please refer to the job description available through the employment link on our website http://midyorklib.org/hamilton
All interested applicants should send a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references (at least two must be from a direct supervisor) as PDF attachments to email@example.com Please put your full name and “Library Director” in the subject line.
The Pawling Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team by working at the circulation desk. This position will work every Sunday 11:30 AM – 4 PM, every Wednesday 6 PM – 8 PM, and alternating Tuesdays 5 PM – 8 PM. This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills.
The library clerk performs the following functions:
We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:
Position: Part-Time: 16 hours per biweekly pay period
Pay: $9 – 13/hr, depending on experience
Benefits: After six months of employment, part-time employees accrue paid time off in proportion to their hours worked.
Instructions to Applicants
Interested individuals should apply online. Visit pawlingfreelibrary.org/jobs to apply.
Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 26th, 2017
The Board of Trustees of the Clifton Springs (NY) Library seeks an innovative director to lead this village library with a staff of ten. The Library is an association library with a stable endowment and an elected board of trustees. Located in the Finger Lakes region, Clifton Springs, NY is a quaint village set in farming country, near two lakes, wineries, and the city of Rochester.
* Plan, implement and evaluate library services and collection.
* Administer the budget, finances, and personnel of the library.
* Manage the fund drive and all other annual fundraising efforts.
* Seek out and apply for grants, other development and funding sources.
* Maintain positive relationships with the Pioneer Library System, its member libraries, and all local community organizations.
* Promote community visibility and an online presence through website and social media.
* Develop policies in collaboration with the Board of Trustees.
* Stay ahead of library trends, the impact of changing information technology, and the amount of acceptable risk the Board is willing to take in implementing new ideas.
* A desire to meet and serve the public.
The Successful Candidate:
* Excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, and project management skills.
* Acts independently and assumes responsibility.
* Commitment to providing high-quality service in an ever-changing public library environment, including familiarity with emerging technologies.
* Demonstrated experience in managing library personnel and budgets.
* Strong commitment to community relations.
Education and Experience:
* Required: a Bachelor of the Arts or Sciences degree in an area of study applicable to library management.
* Preferred: A Master’s Degree in Library and Information studies from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.
* Two or more years of professional library management experience.
Compensation and Benefits:
* Starting salary range based on education and experience: $ 32,000.00 – 42,000.00 annually.
* 10 vacation days after 6 months, one sick day per month, 13 holidays, 2 personal days per year.
* Other benefits may be discussed during the interview process.
Please forward resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply by November 20, 2017
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, seeks a Librarian (Part-Time)
The Librarian supports the museum’s collection, emphasizing modern and contemporary art. Library holdings include monographs, exhibition catalogues, auction catalogues, periodicals, reference works, special ephemera, and other materials. The Librarian reports directly to the Curator for the Collection.