Will provide assistance in the Niagara Technical Library to convert historical documentation (manuals, photos, construction contracts, construction records, etc) to digital formats, maintaining and improving electronic data management and increasing availability of electronic versions of historical documents. Will also purge, organize, file and scan Niagara's historical documentation which is currently inaccessible from the NYPA document management system. Will verify data integrity and validation of taxonomy, including enforcement of controlled vocabulary on all LiveLink objects. Will relabel and barcode print materials to correspond to new document management system numbering protocol.
Must posses a strong computer software background--MS Office suite, including Access, as well as web-based browsers and applications. Must be familiar with document cataloging systems and methods.
The Alfred University Libraries invite applications for a 10-month, tenure-track, Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian, at the rank of assistant librarian.
Based in the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics, the librarian will serve as liaison to the Inamori School of Engineering in the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. In addition, the librarian will lead digitization initiatives within the Alfred University Libraries, with a focus on developing and promoting scholarly communication opportunities for faculty, students, and staff.
The Alfred University Libraries include the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics, a specialized library for art and engineering which serves the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and Herrick Memorial Library, which serves the wider university.
Alfred University is a comprehensive university of 2,000 students, located in Western New York. Additional information is available at https://alfred.edu.
Salary is competitive with excellent benefits including tuition remission. Librarians at Alfred University have faculty status and are eligible for sabbaticals.
Review of applications will begin on March 23 and continue until the position is filled.
For more information and to apply, visit:
Plattsburgh, New York
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Director
March 1, 2018
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System
Public Library System
Masters Degree in Library Science
Must hold, or be eligible to receive, a public librarian's professional certificate
$85,000 - $100,000
The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System (CEFLS) seeks a visionary and innovative leader responsive to member library and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a talented staff to be its Director. CEFLS consists of 33 libraries covering Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties in New York State. With a $1.26 million budget and 14 CEFLS staff, CEFLS is a library-member focused organization with a mission to provide collaborative services that strengthen these libraries. CEFLS's comfortable headquarters is located in the downtown cultural center in Plattsburgh, New York.
The area offers a vibrant blend of outdoor activities, safe and affordable communities, and easy access to the advantages of larger cities where both cultural and unique activities abound. Nestled between Montreal and Burlington, Vermont the area offers numerous opportunities for year-round recreation. The mixture of recreation, cultural, and educational opportunities with four colleges in the area, good local schools, and one of the lowest cost of living in the state make this a great place to live.
The System Director, under the general direction of the Board of Trustees, is responsible for the administration of System operations. The Director takes a leadership role, assists public libraries in northern New York State to achieve new levels of innovation and resource sharing, supervises the department managers, and works with the Board, staff, and library directors to align the System services with the member libraries' needs and priorities. The director sets the tone for public library services in the three county area.
This is a New York State Civil Service position.
Niagara County Historical Society – The History Center of Niagara
Marketing & Social Media Coordinator
Division: Outwater Building, 215 Niagara Street, Lockport. New York
Position Title: Marketing & Social Media Coordinator
Primary Reporting Responsibility: Executive Director
Overview: The staff of the Niagara County Historical Society achieves its goals through recruitment, training, and direction. We also work cooperatively with other organizations to accomplish our goals. Staff are hired with a job description and well defined reporting responsibilities, they are required to be flexible in both. Staff is sometimes asked to perform as part of a project team or task force, where their reporting responsibility and work requirements may be different from, while related to, their basic position description. Senior staff works to identify and nourish the unique strengths and interests each person brings with them to their position here.
Summary of Position: Seeking a well-organized individual with advanced computer skills. Have the ability to update all social media accounts, refresh the website, send out press information, create the newsletter, write and send e-blasts. Must be friendly, able to greet visitors and assist in the gift shop if needed. Most display good telephone and research skills. This is a 14 hour part-time position open to adults, it has flexible hours but must be a shift of four hours minimum per work day. It will require working in a shared office.
Contact information: Melissa Dunlap, Executive Director, 716-434-7433
Please send resume to email@example.com
or to Melissa Dunlap,
Niagara County Historical Society
215 Niagara Street,
Lockport, New York 14094
We will be accepting applications for this position until March 21, 2018
Under the direction of the Special Collections Manager and Local History Librarian, the intern will conduct research on World War I era cultural items in the B&ECPL Special Collections, including but not limited to, the sheet music and theater program collections. Research may include the history and provenance of the collections, significance of the collections locally and beyond, and value and importance of the collection to the Library and the community.
The goal of the project is to provide an in-depth look at the influence of WWI on contemporary culture, with a unique focus on Western New York. The intern shall conduct two (2) public presentations on the completed research and the collection. At least one of the presentations will be held at the downtown Central Library. In addition, the intern shall submit a written report, for archival public information purposes. In conjunction with the Library’s upcoming exhibit Buffalo Never Fails, The Queen City and World War I, the project will give the community a further understanding of our history and heritage during a time of cultural transition.
Research shall be completed over the course of June, July and August 2018. It is anticipated the intern will work 12 hours per week for a period of 10 weeks.
Excellent research skills
Excellent organizational and computer skills
Excellent communication skills - oral and written
Self-motivated and ability to work independently
The candidate must submit a resume and an essay, not to exceed two pages, expressing their interest in an internship of this nature, how and what they would research and why.
Please submit a resume and essay by March 30, 2018 to:
Judy Fachko, Human Resources Manager
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Genesee Community College has an opening for a part-time (19.5 hours/week) Reference Librarian. Master’s in Library/Information Science required. Experience in an academic library is preferred. Proficient reference skills, information literacy instruction experience, and experience with the use of current library and educational technologies desired. Schedule may include evening and weekend hours and occasional travel to campus centers. Reliable transportation is required.
For more details and to apply, visit https://genesee.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=92638. Applications accepted through the end of the day on January 7, 2018. Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for four references. GCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Summary: In conjunction with the duties below, the IDD library and information science intern works with unit staff to identify and organize material for shelving, digitization, or discard, and creates finding aids to promote discoverability and ease of access.
Job-Related Physical Requirements:
Joshua Gordon, MLS
Instructional Designer/Production Coordinator
Center for Development of Human Services
SUNY Buffalo State
425 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203
Jeanette Koncikowski, EdM
Senior Manager of Instructional Design and Development
Center for Development of Human Services
SUNY Buffalo State
425 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203
FOR SPRING 2018 INTERNSHIP
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
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.