Libraries Facilities Operations Supervisors, University at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY
Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022 Permalink

University at Buffalo Libraries

Libraries Facilities Operations Supervisor

(Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator, SL-3)

The University at Buffalo Libraries seek an organized and collaborative Facilities Operations Supervisor to act as a principal representative for the University Libraries on facilities daily tasks and space planning matters. This position works closely with the Facilities Planning and Management Officer for University Libraries (FPMO) on space inventories and audits, campus and departmental renovation initiatives, and capital facilities requirements. The incumbent will have frequent interactions with University Facilities, Environmental Health and Safety, and other campus departments to ensure that the space inside the University Libraries is a clean and safe space for students, patrons, staff and faculty to work and study.

As the Libraries Facilities Operations Supervisor, your key responsibilities will include:

         Completing Facilities related work requests that are submitted through the Libraries’ ticketing system.

         Monitoring the Libraries’ Chat Service to respond to and address complaints or concerns.

         Managing the distribution and tracking of keys; making copies and changing locks as needed.

         Assisting with the management and operation of the card access system.

         Serving as the primary liaison to custodial operations.

         Managing the booking of classroom spaces within the University Libraries.

         Hiring, training and supervising student assistant workers.

         Collaborating with Libraries faculty and staff to move Collections in conjunction with large projects.

         Completing the annual space report by verifying the primary occupant(s) and purpose of Libraries spaces.

Assisting in other areas, including furniture and flooring projects, furniture and office moves, emergency planning and response, Master Plan planning and implementation and participating in vendor meetings.

We invite individuals to apply whose perspectives and experiences will enrich and strengthen our organization. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •          A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  •          Two years of experience implementing and managing space planning or construction and renovation projects.
  •          Previous supervisory experience including coordinating the work activities of others in order to manage and complete projects while ensuring the completion of routine duties.
  •          Proven evidence of organizational skills and time management skills; must be able to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish daily tasks and large projects.
  •          Proven analytical and problem-solving skills; must be able to exhibit ingenuity and confidence to find solutions to problems within existing guidelines and policies.
  •          Strong communication and team building skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with other campus officials and departmental heads to disseminate information.
  •          Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with the ability to support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •          Two years of supervisory experience.
  •          Experience working on a university campus.
  •          Experience with collection or shelf maintenance in an academic library.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UB Jobs site. At the time of hire, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for a period of at least two years. In your cover letter, please highlight the most relevant qualifications you would bring to this position based on the posting, and tell us how your background, perspective, and experience will help us fulfill our mission and meet our goals. All candidates who are contacted by the search committee should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.

The deadline for applications is August 27, 2022. We anticipate filling this position by October 2022. References will be contacted with advance notice.

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About the University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

About the University Libraries
SUNY’s largest academic research library offers an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services, and people to support academic achievement. The Libraries play a vital role in the academic success of our students, the teaching and research of our faculty, and the intellectual pursuits of our alumni and community members. Our broad selection of digital and print resources, innovative services, and expert staff support scholarly and creative achievements in new and exciting ways.

The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups in order to build a culturally diverse and pluralistic University community.

Librarian I (PT) - Extension Services, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - Buffalo Branch Libraries or Mobile Services
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Permalink

Location: Extension Services (Buffalo Branch Libraries or Mobile Services)

Position Title: Librarian I, part-time

Hours of Work: Days, evenings, and weekends (up to 19 hours per week)

Job Group/Pay Rate: IX - $22.519 per hour

Posting Date: July 8, 2022


For a complete job posting and information on how to apply, visit:

Librarian I (PT) Children's Programming Team, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - Buffalo, NY
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Permalink

Location: Central Library – Children’s Programming Team

Position Title: Librarian I, part-time

Hours of Work: Various – days, evenings and weekends (up to 19 hrs/wk)

Job Group/Pay Rate: IX - $22.519 per hour

Posting Date: July 20, 2022

For a complete job posting and information on how to apply, visit:

Librarian I (PT), Aurora Town Public Library - Aurora, NY
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Permalink

Location: Aurora Town Public Library (550 Main St, East Aurora)

Position Title: Librarian I, part-time

Hours of Work: Various (up to 19 hours per week)

Job Group/Pay Rate: IX - $22.519 per hour

Posting Date: July 19, 2022

For a complete job posting and information on how to apply, visit:

Librarian I, Amherst Public Library - Audubon, Clearfield, Eggertsville, Snyder, and Williamsville Branches
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Permalink

Location: Amherst Public Library (Audubon, Clearfield, Eggertsville, Snyder, and Williamsville Branches)

Position Title: Librarian I, Full-Time

Type of Appt: Contingent-Permanent

Job Group/Salary: IX – $46,840 – 66,109

Posting Date: July 18, 2022

For a complete job posting and information on how to apply, visit:

Librarian I, Town of Tonawanda Public Library - Kenmore Branch Library - Kenmore, NY
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Permalink

Location: Town of Tonawanda Public Library – Kenmore Branch
Position Title: Librarian I
Type of Appt: Contingent-Permanent
Job Group/Salary: IX – $46,840 - $66,109
Posting Date: July 18, 2022

For a complete job posting and information on how to apply, visit:

Reference Librarian (PT) - Niagara University, NY
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Permalink

DATE: June 2022

Under general supervision, the Part-time Reference Librarian provides reference
assistance to library patrons and acts as the librarian in charge during nights and

? Serves on reference desk and assists Library patrons;
? Works with the Circulation Supervisor to ensure smooth operation of the Library
? In the absence of the Circulation Supervisor, work at the Circulation desk and
supervises student aides;
? Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

% of Time
90% Serves on Reference desk;
10% Works at the Circulation Desk, ensures smooth operation of the Library facility,
supervises student aides.

1. Ability to work non-traditional business hours to include weekends as needed.
2. Knowledge of print and electronic reference resources.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills with
the ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.
4. Experience in an automated library environment with strong database searching
5. Knowledge of high quality reference practices.
6. Knowledge of microcomputers and office application software
7. Sufficient manual dexterity with proficiency to handle various office machines
including but not limited to: calculator, computer, copy machine and fax.
8. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others
by telephone.
9. Commitment to excellence in customer service.
10.Ability to provide reference assistance to the patrons of the Library.
11.Strong organizational skills and supervisory skills.

The functions of the position usually performed sitting, but may require some amount of
time standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and
other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard,
calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movement. All
individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk
of injury to themselves or others, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can
perform the essential functions listed above.

1) Master Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association.
2) Experience in an automated library environment preferred.


To apply, visit:

Asset Mapping Analyst for Libraries and Library Systems in the Western New York Region (PT/Temp), WNYLRC - Cheektowaga, NY
Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022 Permalink

Job Posting for Part Time Temporary Position: 

Job Summary: 

This is a part time, temporary, contract position with the Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC), based in Buffalo, New York. Under the general direction of the Outreach & Digital Inclusion Coordinator at WNYLRC, this person will be responsible for the planning, development, coordination, testing, implementation, operation, updating, reporting, documentation, and assessment of all elements of a region-wide library asset mapping project. 


Performs a variety of professional, analytical, and advanced technical tasks relative to the asset mapping project. Develops and administers a survey to all libraries in the region for collecting asset data. Responsible for collecting, gathering, and compiling asset data.  Develops and maintains database of regional assets of all types of libraries.  Conducts select site visits to verify data.  Prepares maps, charts, diagrams, and other products using ArcGIS and Tableau to produce visual representations of data. Prepares a final report, assessing the overall areas of strength and opportunities for growth. 

Ability to: 

  • Develop accurate, routine, and timely records, visuals, and updates to mark project progress. 
  • Learn the organization and operation of the Western New York Library Resources Council and its member libraries and library systems. 
  • Gather and organize data and information, developing a variety of reports as needed. 
  • Learn and perform difficult computerized mapping work with skill and accuracy. 
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with the staff of member libraries when collecting/verifying data 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 
  • Utilize a computer, relevant software applications, and/or other equipment as assigned to perform a 
  • variety of work tasks related to the project. 



Preferred: Graduate level or post-graduate degree in Geography, GIS, Planning, Information Systems, Business, or another relevant related field. (2) years' experience in one or more of the following:  asset management, database management, information systems. Experience in GIS is highly desirable. 

Timeframe: This is a part time, one-year, contract position. Successful applicant will be expected to work 10 hours a week for 52 weeks. Rate of pay is dependent on qualifications. No benefits. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Heidi Ziemer
Outreach & Digital Equity Coordinator
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street, Suite 170
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
716-633-0705 x 114

Library Preservation Unit Internship, NY State Library - Albany, NY
Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022 Permalink
Program Office/Description: 

The Preservation unit of the NY State Library has the responsibility for assuring the physical preservation of the Library’s collections consisting of nearly 20,000,000 items. In addition to making paper copy available for much of the Library’s collections, the Preservation Unit also performs conservation work to preserve the materials in their original form and imaging services to provide access to NYSL's collections.

The Assignment (Description of Job): 

The  Assistant will work part of their time in the repair and rehousing of library materials using a variety of preservation techniques and the remainder in the preparation of documents for shelving.

Assignment Type: 
Professional Development Plan : 

Reporting directly to the Preservation Librarian, the Preservation Assistants will receive training in:
- Archival book and paper repair treatments
- Pests and mold in the collections
- Environmental (building) conditions
- The history of paper
- The uses for protective enclosures
- Different types of book bindings
- Reformatting documents
- Disaster preparedness
- Safety in the workplace

Desired Skills, Abilities, & Educational Background: 

This position is open to matriculated undergraduate or graduate students at the University at Albany. Preference may be given to those who are pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in Library or Information Science or a combined Bachelor's or Masters in Library or Information Science Art or Art History, and/or those who may be interested in working in book preservation upon graduation.
Experience with hand work (origami, sewing, woodworking), attention to detail, patience, ability to follow detailed instructions, accurate measuring skills, and ability to work independently.


Student must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during the hours of 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday

Application Instructions: 

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, transcript (student copy is acceptable), and completed internship application to sends e-mail).  Please include the Assignment Number (OCE-FA22-4) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.

To find the application and more information, visit the NYSED website. 


Digital Projects Intern (temporary/contract), Western New York Library Resources Council - Cheektowaga, NY
Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Permalink
Title: Digital Projects Intern
Position: temporary/contract
Rate of Pay: $20/hr Time Frame: maximum of 10hrs/week for 36 weeks ($7200 total), September 2022 to May 2023
Requirements: availability between 8:30-4:30 on weekdays, some weekends and travel may be required depending on project locations and needs
Job Description:
The Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) is seeking a dynamic, driven, and skilled intern to assist in several digital projects involving digitization of print materials and locations, developing instructional content, 360 photography, and more! It is NOT required that the intern be pursuing an MLS, and applicants from diverse fields and backgrounds are welcomed so long as they are enrolled in a college or university and located within or adjacent to the WNYLRC service area and its headquarters in Cheektowaga, NY. The purpose of this internship is to simultaneously provide additional levels of support for WNYLRC members creating independent projects as well as introduce the intern to the wide variety of skills required for modern librarianship and/or similar professions.
a) Assists Technology Services Coordinator and other WNYLRC staff with specific projects, including but not limited to Empire State Immersive Experiences (, New York Heritage (, and Makerspace Skills Development
b) Provides on-site and remote assistance with members’ 360 photo projects
c) Assist in recording and editing of Podcasts From the Past series and other audio productions
d) Assists in audit of technology equipment and maintenance of equipment log in a digital format
e) Assists in other projects as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with digital platforms
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Ability to learn new technology quickly and proficiently
• Experience with collections, displays, exhibits, or project management
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Experience with or interest in digital photography, metadata creation, audio production, and/or 3d printing and CAD a plus
Please submit resume/CV, cover letter, and three references to by August 10, 2022
Librarian I, Wood Library - LeRoy, NY
Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Permalink

The Woodward Memorial Library in LeRoy, NY is seeking a full-time Librarian. The Librarian is responsible for curating the children and teen collections as well as to supervise, plan, and promote children, teen, and adult programs. The successful candidate will be community focused; with an eye towards providing a relevant, sustainable and engaging Library service to our patrons.

General Responsibilities:

• Curate Library’s Children and Young Adult Collection.

• Answer reference questions and provide reader’s advisory.

• Plan and execute programming for children, teens, and adults.

• Initiate and maintain relationships with local organizations as partners in library programs.

• Work with other Library staff to provide interesting and engaging collaborative programing.

• Work to identify and address needs of patrons in our community.

• Market and publicize programs including but not limited to creation of flyers, press releases, social media posts and copy for print newsletter.

• Facilitate Summer & Winter Reading Programs for children and teens.

• Negotiate and execute contracts with programmers.

• Order supplies required for programs.

• Work within a set budget.

• Record and report monthly attendance statistics to the Director.

• Participate in professional development related to the duties of this position.

• Assist in Children’s and Reference Departments as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.

Education & Qualifications

• A Master's Degree in Library & Information Science (MLIS) 

• Must possess a NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate

• Ability to express oneself verbally and in writing

• Planning and organizational skills

• Flexibility and patience to deal effectively with the public

• Experience working collaboratively as part of a team

• Experience using social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram

• Ability to lift 40 lbs

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, working knowledge Canva

Benefits & Salary:

This full-time, salaried position included two nights a week and participation in the Saturday rotation. Salary is $40,000. Benefits include NYS Retirement, option to join 403(b) retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and single coverage health insurance.

This position will be filled on a provisional basis pending the results of a Civil Service examination to be scheduled at a later date.
Please send resume and letter of application to Betsy Halvorsen, Director at Review of applications will begin 7/27/22 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Reference/Technology Librarian I, Geneva Public Library - Geneva, NY
Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2022 Permalink


The Geneva Public Library is seeking a dynamic, community-focused individual who is technologically savvy, committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and works well in a team environment to fill the position of Reference and Technology Librarian. The position requires a knowledge of library and technology trends, coupled with excellent reference, reader’s advisory, technology instruction for individuals, classes and other staff, collection management skills, and flexibility to embrace new projects and assignments. The ideal candidate must want to provide superior reference service to the public, plan and conduct public programming and embrace some supervisory duties as part of the management team.


$35000-$45000 excellent benefits, including NY State retirement

Typical Schedule:

35 hours per week. Some flexibility is required; schedule may include daytime, evening, and/or weekend hours. The current schedule includes daytime hours with at least one night a week,

and participation in the weekend rotation.


MLS required from ALA accredited school. Possession of a NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate. Must be eligible for a provisional appointment as a Librarian I under civil service.

Application Instructions:

Please go to the Current Vacancies section of the Ontario County Employment page

The position will remain open until filled.


Director of Digital Equity, ConnectALL - New York, New York
Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Permalink

This position will plan and manage statewide digital equity and inclusion initiatives for the ConnectALL Office (CAO). Serving as a key thought-leader in the field, this position will engage with external stakeholders to develop a New York State Digital Equity Plan and establish an ongoing grant program to support digital equity and inclusion initiatives that drive universal internet access and adoption in New York State.


  • Lead the creation of the New York State Digital Equity Plan.
  • Develop and convene a network of digital equity stakeholders to identify barriers and needs, share promising practices, and coordinate efforts.
  • Collaborate with diverse stakeholders and sectors in New York, including municipalities, not-for-profit organizations, private industry, State agencies, and the general public, to create a cohesive digital equity strategy that will guide future universal access programs and initiatives at CAO.
  • Inventory, assess, and help promote local digital equity and broadband adoption programs that show promising results in New York.
  • Develop public presentations, outreach materials, and other public deliverables to expand awareness of and increase participation in digital equity initiatives and programming.
  • Stage trainings or public forums and webinars that will help inform the public and stakeholders as well as assist local digital equity programs to improve their scalability and reach.
  • Assist in the creation of a digital equity grant program to deliver programming that leads to greater internet access and adoption in New York.
  • Represent CAO to state and national entities, including participation in conferences and panel opportunities.
  • Draft internal documentation relating to the CAO contracts and the procurement of contract services.
  • Ensure the voices of diverse stakeholders are included in all aspects of CAO’s digital equity work.
  • Other assignments as required by CAO.

Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

Education Level required: Graduate degree preferred, although a bachelor’s degree in combination with significant, relevant experience may be accepted.

Experience required: Minimum 5 years direct experience in one or more of the following fields: economic development, government, planning, public administration, digital services, procurement of public services, grant administration, or related business or not-for-profit area. Knowledge required: Knowledge of issues relating to broadband and telecommunications access and adoption with emphasis on the unique challenges faced by New York’s diverse communities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Prior experience regularly engaging the public and convening stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously, take initiative, and work independently. Familiarity with business, non-profit, and governmental agencies and general knowledge of New York State’s geography, localities, and economies. Strong attention to detail and independent follow through is highly important. Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
Knowledge preferred: Knowledge of tools to generate public outreach materials. Prior experience working with local government entities across New York State. Understanding of database management or other organizational systems. Ability to analyze and present large data sets. Experience with GIS.

APPROXIMATE HIRING SALARY: Commensurate with experience (w/ comprehensive benefits package.)

Leah Schanke – HR Recruiter, Human Resources Dept
External Candidates: Send resume to, indicating job title in subject line and
salary requirement in email body
Internal Candidates: Complete Posting Application and attach a copy of resume