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This page lists job announcements for librarians and support staff in Westchester County, Rockland County, Dutchess County, Connecticut, and New York City.

These listings are culled from the many job listservs that exist for librarians seeking employment.  We will strive to post as many appropriate positions as we can and will remove the postings once the position has been filled.  Job  announcements will be posted for six weeks unless a closing date is specified in the ad.




July 17th

Supervisor Circulation and Technology Services@ Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry NY

The Mercy College Libraries seek an innovative and experienced library worker to join our Circulation and Technology Services team. Duties will include supervising busy Dobbs Ferry circulation and reserve operations as well as assisting with expanding technology services including, poster printing, 3D printing and multimedia. The position will be responsible for assisting students and faculty with technology needs, supervising student workers and maintaining the library’s computer hardware and software in collaboration with IT.

Candidate should be friendly, open-minded and technologically inquisitive.
Good Communication skills and Customer Orientation a must. Library experience preferred. Driver’s license preferred, as occasional travel to other Mercy campuses will be required.  

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.  

Minimum one to two (1-2) years of library related experience preferred with working knowledge of basic library databases and familiarity with an integrated library management system (e.g. Sierra, OCLC). Supervisory experience preferred.
Strong background in computers, printers and software packages
Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication, problem-solving, organizational, and presentation skills.
Computer proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat required.
Demonstrated evidence of detail-orientation, customer service orientation, ability to work independently, and great levels of responsibility required.
Bilingual a plus ___________________________________________________

July 14th

Full Time Children’s Librarian @ Peekskill Library, Peekskill NY
 
Summary:  The Field Library, the public library for the City of Peekskill, New York and a member of the Westchester Library System, is seeking a flexible, creative and energetic individual for the position of Full-Time Children’s Librarian.  Under the direction of the Head of Children’s Services, the Children’s Librarian helps to plan and implement programs for children, provides reference and readers’ advisory services, helps develop the collection, assists patrons with use of electronic and print resources, and creates publicity for children’s programs.

Essential Job Functions:
·         Answers reference questions and performs readers’ advisory services.
·         Helps plan, promote, and implement ongoing programs, such as story times, book clubs, Summer Reading Game, and holiday, craft and STEM programs.
·         Assists the public with information regarding library materials and equipment.
·         Selects materials and helps maintain the collection.
·         Creates flyers, calendars and press releases to promote library programs.
·         Promotes the use of the library by the community; communicates effectively and professionally.
·         Posts on social media, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    An individual who is a motivated self-starter and works well under pressure.
    Familiarity with children’s literature.
    Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
    Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees, supervisors and the general public.
    Excellent writing and computer skills.
    Spanish language a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:
    Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university.
    Knowledge and experience using an automated library system and databases.
    Valid New York State Public Librarian Certification.

Hours will be Tuesday through Saturday, including Thursday evenings. This is a non-exempt position.        

Starting salary: $32,500.

The Field Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. To apply, email a letter and resume to:
Jody Sitts
Head of Children’s Services
The Field Library
4 Nelson Avenue
Peekskill, NY  10566
jsitts@wlsmail.org
914-862-3291

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June 9th

Head, Archival Collections Management @ New York University, NYC

New York University Libraries seeks a collaborative and knowledgeable manager to serve as the Head of Archival Collections Management (ACM), leading a unified archival technical processing unit that supports acquisition, collection management, description, and discovery needs across the NYU special collections in New York. The successful candidate will combine demonstrated technical processing and management experience with substantial knowledge of standards and practices for preserving, processing, describing, and providing access to archival collections in archival and special collections library settings.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services (KARMS) and in close collaboration with the Associate Dean for Collections and Research Services, the Head of ACM is a key senior managerial position within KARMS, within the Special Collections management team, and within the Libraries’ Department Managers Group. The position provides leadership, vision, strategic direction, and expertise for a core staff of 3 FTE professionals, with additional grant-funded staff varying over time (currently 10 FTE), and 4 FTE student workers. The staff is responsible for archival accessioning, arrangement, and description; functional ownership of systems for archival collection management and discovery; and acquiring and managing contemporary born-digital archival materials. The incumbent will closely collaborate with colleagues across the Division of Libraries, especially in the Special Collections, Preservation, and Digital Library Technology Services (DLTS) departments. Librarians are expected to serve as partners in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong relationships with faculty and students, and providing responsive and innovative information services.

 
Responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services, the successful candidate will: • Serve as the department head for ACM, with programmatic responsibility for ACM functional areas. The manager will foster a flexible, collaborative team-oriented work environment that allows staff to work across the organization, and promote innovative approaches to operational work. • Be responsible for planning, development, implementation, management, and assessment of services provided by ACM for NYU special collections, including collection management, accessioning, processing, description, discovery, and project planning for archival material in all formats. The position develops, implements, and monitors department strategic and action plans, setting production and service goals; compiles statistics; and develops narrative and statistical reports on unit activities and programs, particularly for reporting to grant funding agencies. ● Serve as part of the leadership team in KARMS, coordinating the ACM portfolio within the work of the larger KARMS group, and collaborating with colleagues throughout the unit to ensure a holistic approach to description and discovery. The position serves as part of the Special Collections leadership team, along with Heads of NYU’s three special collections and the Head of Preservation, under the direction of the Associate Dean for Collections & Research Services, to plan and prioritize collections management, description, digitization, and access projects and initiatives. • Collaborate with colleagues in Special Collections and University Development on fundraising proposals and projects, including planning grant projects, writing or contributing information to proposals, overseeing work on grant-funded projects and reporting to funders, and helping to develop fundraising priorities and schedules. • Oversee a program of work to select, implement, enhance, and provide ongoing functional ownership of collections management, discovery, and digital preservation software systems that support ACM and Special Collections work. The ACM head collaborates with colleagues in ACM, DLTS, and Library Information Technology Services to plan development cycles and allocate technology resources for ongoing support and maintenance of collection management (ArchivesSpace) and discovery (Blacklight) systems in production use. ● Work with colleagues in Special Collections and Digital Library Technology Services to develop a vision and practical roadmap for building institutional capacity to acquire, preserve, and provide access to born-digital archival materials. The position works with curators and ACM colleagues to enhance the Library’s capacity to responsibly acquire a growing volume of electronic records and personal papers, and develop user-centered description and access tools and workflows for born-digital materials; and with the digital archivist and other colleagues in DLTS, ensure preservation of electronic formats. The position helps to lead the transition of nascent web-archiving efforts to a robust, operationalized program. ● Collaborate with colleagues in the Preservation Department to ensure proper handling and housing methods for archival collections and the integration of good preservation assessment practice within the processing program. The position collaborates with colleagues in DLTS and Preservation to plan and implement digitization projects across all formats. ● Actively contribute to the profession through professional service, research and publication.
 
Qualifications
• Minimum one graduate degree (master’s level or higher) required for consideration. A second graduate degree will be required to obtain tenure. One of the two graduate degrees must be an MS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution in library and/or information science. • Five to seven years increasingly responsible leadership experience in a special collections, archives, research library, or related cultural heritage setting. Preferred experience in an academic or other research library. Three to five years of supervisory experience, including supervision of student workers and professionals. Ability and willingness to mentor staff, encourage professional growth, and strengthen cross-departmental collaborations. Ability to articulate a strategic vision for specialized collections and provide leadership to achieve departmental and larger organizational goals. • Demonstrated proficiency in archival theory and practice, especially accessioning, processing, and description, including iterative and extensible processing strategies. Familiarity with current approaches to accessioning, processing, and description of born-digital collections. Knowledge of relevant archival and bibliographic standards and frameworks (DACS, Records in Contexts, ISAD(G), ISAAR-CPF, FRBR, RDA; EAD, EAC-CPF, BIBFRAME, MARC). Knowledge of basic preservation and conservation issues as they relate to archival collections. Knowledge of rights administration and management issues for archival collections. • Ability to evaluate software systems that address the needs of ACM, articulate and translate programmatic need into functional technical requirements, and advocate for appropriate information technology solutions to archival and collection management challenges. Fluency with relevant software for managing archives information and assets. Some ability to manipulate archival data through scripting, or understand when approaches for bulk, machine-based manipulation of data is appropriate, strongly preferred. • Experience as lead processor or supervisor on large-scale and/or complex processing projects; managing multiple processing staff; setting and meeting goals, and developing metrics to measure progress throughout a project. Experience in planning, and participation in writing successful grant proposals, in managing grant-funded projects and seeing them through to completion, and in reporting on project activities to funders, strongly preferred. • Experience in working with special collections funding and collection donors and in writing grant proposals strongly preferred. • Evidence of the ability to lead and articulate a strategic vision for the management of archival collections and to provide leadership to achieve organizational goals and priorities. Demonstrated leadership and analytical skills, creative and innovative problem-solving skills, and a strong commitment to service excellence. Evidence of success in strategic planning, introducing and managing change in complex environments, budget planning and allocation. Outstanding organizational and analytical skills to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a fluctuating workload, conflicting and competing priorities, and frequent distractions and interruptions. • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain close and productive working relationships with colleagues and constituents in an environment where consultation, flexibility, collaboration, and cooperation are essential. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to play a leadership role in promoting teamwork, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness within the Library.
 
Compensation
Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
To Apply
To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/41539. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
 
Company Information
New York University Libraries: Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to https://s3.amazonaws.com/nyulibraries-www-assets/nyu-libraries-strategic-plan.pdfNYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Client Success Specialist – College Market @ Springer Nature, NYC

Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.

Position Summary and General Description:
The Account Development Specialist will be responsible for all after-purchase client implementation and marketing support to drive high usage of Springer Nature e-resources for Master’s, Baccalaureate, and Community Colleges in the USA. Client engagement activities may include regional and national conferences, product roadshows, training, on site account reviews, discovery audits, local events, and custom promotions. Client usage monitoring and targeted intervention are at the heart of account development. The Specialist will effectively manage their own promotional and travel budget, and develop an annual account development plan for their region. The work involves cooperation across functional groups, and the successful Specialist will manage the coordination of consistent online and offline promotional programs via marketing services and online marketing teams, and will track, analyze and communicate results.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life and AD&D
401(k)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Transit Accounts
Tuition Assistance
Summer Hours.

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

 
Responsibilities
Job Responsibilities include:
Provide pre- and post-sales customer support for products and feedback to account managers and eProduct managers. Conduct analyses and monitor usage statistics to evaluate and develop strategies to increase value. Implement on and offline marketing campaigns to promote usage, as needed. Enhance visibility of company in the marketplace through regional trade shows and conferences. Help plan and participate in customer programs such as summits, executive sponsor programs, road shows, account reviews and product/implementation training. Develop and conduct customer focused training programs, to promote customer satisfaction and usage resulting in renewal and revenue growth. Prepare the annual account development plan for assigned region in conjunction with licensing managers. Participate in the sales and marketing teams’ regular meetings. Manage customer relationship software as it pertains to account development activities in assigned region. Other related duties as needed.
 
Qualifications
Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Excellent grammar and English skills. Strong writing, presentation, and analytical skills. Creative and have initiative. Thorough, detail, and completion oriented. Able to manage several projects simultaneously. Demonstrated ability to interact with other functional groups and gain cooperation from others. Able to use independent judgment to modify procedures to solve problems. Some experience within the publishing/library/information service industry Some experience with marketing Track marketing promotions and ROI through customer relationship management software, and report on current project status, marketing, and travel budgets. Commit to understanding client issues and to effective demonstrate Springer Nature e-Products. Motivated to become a company expert in how the college market library channel works and must either possess or be eager to obtain the required knowledge. Up to 50% Travel
 
Compensation
Annual salary + benefits
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
 
Company Information
Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.
 
Contact Information
Human Resources (212) 460-1550
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Adjunct Instruction Librarian for Undergraduate Programs (3) @ New York University, NYC
The New York University Division of Libraries seeks 3 adjunct librarians to provide undergraduate library research instruction (20 hours/week).
 
Responsibilities
The adjunct librarians will teach course-integrated workshops for foundational undergraduate courses and programs such as first-year experience, introductory writing, and freshman seminars. Depending on qualifications and interest, the adjunct librarians will contribute to various initiatives such as developing lesson plans, learning objects, and other instructional materials.
 
Qualifications
Required • ALA accredited MLS/MLIS. • Experience teaching undergraduates in a library environment. • Public service experience in an academic library, including reference, instruction, or collection development. • Demonstrated public service orientation and knowledge of user needs for teaching, learning, and research. • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a complex organization. • High degree of facility with technologies and systems germane to the 21st century library. • Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory and information literacy trends.Preferred
● Experience participating in collaborative projects. ● Proficiency in using technology to achieve pedagogical goals. ● Understanding of assessment practices and principles.
 
Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience and background.Flexibility in scheduling including some nights and weekend availability.
 
Location
New York, New York
 
 
To Apply
To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: https://apply.interfolio.com/42477.
 
Company Information
New York University Libraries: Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. View the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan.NYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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PT Library Aide @ Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC
Responsible for providing general and specialized circulation and interlibrary loan assistance and services to the FIT/SUNY community in a courteous and efficient manner and in accordance with the Library’s policies and procedures in support of the unit’s mission and daily operations
 
Responsibilities
Customer Service
*Answer patron queries in person or on the phone, regarding library resources, services and campus information
*Page materials requested by library patrons and communicate access policies
*Assist patrons with the use of print and online catalogs
*Request technology assistants to support patrons upon request
*Respond to queries regarding photocopiers, scanners, microfilm readersCollections/Access
*Process incoming and outgoing interlibrary loan requests, generate requests using the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan system; maintain ILL records including, but not limited to invoices and correspondences with libraries and patrons
*Compile, edit, and manage metadata and scanning for the Library’s Designer Files Collection *General ALEPH (the Library’s integrated library system) maintenance, including, but not limited to linking, editing, or creating items in ALEPH. May also include troubleshooting ALEPH technical questions *Maintain organization in reading rooms by shelving materials, shelf reading and inventory *Work alongside with student workers, provide guidance in workflows and instruct them on unit processes *Add, create, weed images from the Library’s Picture File resourcesAdministrative *Responsible for opening or securing the closing of the Library as scheduledCross Unit Responsibilities
*Work in various capacities outside of home unit to accomplish library wide initiatives. Such as but not limited to:
*Work at any Library service desk to fill coverage gaps
*Assist with metadata description and processing as needed *Support marketing and promotion activitiesSpecial projects as assignedSchedule: Wednesday – Thursday: 9am – 3pm; Friday: 12:45pm – 7:45pm; Saturday 10am – 5pm

Schedule may change based on the needs of the department

 
Qualifications
Associate’s degree and one year of related experience year in an academic library or environment. Work experience must include not less than one year in a fast paced, customer-oriented service work environment.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Fundamental knowledge of the operation of an integrated library management system, with ALEPH experience desirable. Experience using technology applications such as ILLiad and Odyssey, Banner, or similar systems highly preferred. Knowledge of computer graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus. Ability to work quickly and accurately with detailed data. Ability to keyboard at least 25 wpm and proficiency in utilizing word processing and database software, preferably Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel. Ability to trouble-shoot basic computer problems.Must possess the ability to work with a diverse community, while exercising good judgment and common sense. Excellent customer service skills, including professional and courteous telephone communication and electronic mail correspondence. Must possess excellent conflict resolution skills, strong communication skills, tact, resourcefulness and the ability to identify and solve problems. Proven ability to work independently and effectively in a collegial manner in a changing environment.WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed under typical library conditions with requirements for frequent sitting and standing for long periods of time, as well as frequent lifting
 
Compensation
24.98/hr
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
 
Contact Information
Robert Brown, HR Generalist Human Resources 333 7th Avenue, 16th Floor New York, NY 10001 Robert_brown1@fitnyc.edu (212) 217-3659
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Senior Archivist @ Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn NY
The Senior Archivist will play a significant role in the Library & Archives Department consisting of 5 full-time, 2 part-time professionals, and several interns. He/she will supervise interns and archival assistants, manage projects and project staff as assigned, serve on BHS committees, participate in public programs, and represent BHS and his/her archival perspective and expertise in professional regional and national organizations such as A.R.T., MARAC, and SAA. The Senior Archivist will oversee the descriptive program by maintaining professional best practice, revising policy based on resources and opportunities, work toward improving policy and procedure for born-digital materials, and collaborate with professional colleagues on various description-related activities. The Senior Archivist reports directly to the Managing Director of Library and Archives.
 
Responsibilities
The Senior Archivist is responsible for processing, arranging, and describing unprocessed collections in the archives of Brooklyn Historical Society. Using ArchivesSpace to create EAD finding aids according to the standards set forth in BHS’s archival processing manual and Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS), the Senior Archivist will also be responsible for exporting records to a variety of other systems for public access; updating and maintaining procedures and policies; and providing information for reports to the Board of Trustees, grant and processing projects, and strategic planning purposes. He/she will accession new collections by coordinating with donors, preparing collections for evaluation at the Collections Committee, and drafting and finalizing deeds of gift. The Senior Archivist will also perform reference services during the library’s open hours, including at least 1 Saturday per month, and other responsibilities as assigned, including occasional events in the evening and weekends. Required work schedule is 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday and 1 Saturday reference shift per month.
 
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • Masters in Library and Information Science, with a specialization in archival studies and completion of a library cataloging course • Demonstrated understanding of archival collections and principles of arrangement and description through a completed finding aid or other description tool • Strong oral and written communication skills • Ability to work as both independently and as part of a team • Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential • Familiarity with MARC and EAD; AACR2 and DACS; and with the use and application of standardized vocabularies • Supervisory experience, either within an archive or another work setting • Ability to lift, bend, and reach boxes or volumes weighing up to 40 lbs repeatedly, including handling these materials while standing on rolling ladders and stepstools. • Ability to work in library stacks in cold temperatures (60-65 degrees Fahrenheit) for up to an eight-hour workday, five days a week • Demonstrated reliable attendance to ensure successful and timely project completion • Experience manipulating datasets for access purposesPreferred Qualifications: • 3-5 years post-MLS processing experience. • Previous archival processing and description experience, including an understanding of pragmatic and efficient processing procedures. • Undergraduate degree in history. A working knowledge of U. S. history is needed, to determine how collections fit into state and national issues for purposes of cataloging; knowledge of legal processes and terminology; and knowledge of Brooklyn or New York history is preferred. • Experience handling and providing basic preservation treatments for historic materials. • Experience supporting curatorial and exhibition projects. • Experience instructing students on the use of primary resources within a classroom setting.
 
Compensation
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, 401k, and support for professional development. BHS staff ID grants free entrance to museums around New York City.
 
Location
Brooklyn, New York
 
 
To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, links/attachments to authored finding aids, and salary requirement to library@brooklynhistory.org. The subject line of the email should read: [last name] – Senior Archivist. Applications will be reviewed immediately. No phone calls please.
 
Company Information
Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 library@brooklynhistory.org
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Archives and Records Management Consultant @ American Civil Liberties Union, NYC
The ACLU Archives & Records Management Office is seeking for a part-time Archives and Records Management Consultant to work at its New York National Office. • Expected a commitment of two to three days per week for the fiscal year of FY18.
 
Responsibilities
To assist the full-time archival staff in their routine work, which includes but not limited to: o Answering archival research, reference or circulation requests; o Accessioning archives; o Maintaining archival collections; o Preparing files for transferring to Princeton, and o Cataloging inactive records and archives.
 
Qualifications
• Must be a graduate student with at least six courses taken in archival and records management, or a newly graduate student with a certificate of archival and records management; • Work independently on special projects to improve access to archives and ensure preservation of records in all forms. • Certificate or training in archival and records management with an understanding in basic archival principles and practices and/or work experience preferred.
• Must be able to lift 35 – 40 pound records center container.
 
Compensation
• Hourly wage commensurate with qualifications (min. $15 p/hr)
 
Location
New York, NY
 
To Apply
Please respond by submitting a resume and cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience to archives@aclu.org with “Archives and Records Management Consultant” in the subject. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
 
Company Information
The mission of the ACLU’s Archives and Records Management Office is to support the ACLU and ensure access to its records throughout their lifecycle to final disposition. In collaboration with the administrative, financial, legal, technical, and business staff of the organization, we seek to store, manage, and retrieve records throughout their life cycle, from creation to either disposal or retention. In addition to the 2,000 cubic feet of records we keep onsite, we have an extensive collection of ephemera, publications, photographs, and audiovisual materials. We also manage the regular transfer of records to the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library of Princeton University, which houses the American Civil Liberties Union Records in its Public Policy Papers collection and serves as the archival repository of the ACLU’s national offices.
 
Contact Information
archives@aclu.org
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Content Manager @ Voxgov, NYC
Voxgov is fast growing startup company that collects, organizes, and analyzes tens of millions of U.S. federal government documents. We are looking for someone who has skills in quality assurance, administration, data entry, and has an excellent eye for detail. This is an entry-level position with room for growth.
 
Responsibilities
• Review content to ensure unwanted material is not included before publishing • Work closely with data team to acquire new materials and complete projects • Conduct error-free data analysis Requirements • Experience and comfort using a computer and sitting in front of a screen for the majority of the day • Technical skills include familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs; all other needed software skills will be taught on-site • Strong attention to detail • Ability to work quickly and efficiently • Excellent communication skills • An interest in government and politics is not required but is a plus • An interest in working for a small, emerging start-up company is a plus
 
Qualifications
About you
You are an extremely detail-oriented individual, who can quickly and accurately find and report errors in our content. You have basic computer skills and are comfortable working in front of a computer for long stretches. You are eager to work for a growing start-up and becoming an invaluable member of our team. You are a motivated self-starter.
 
Compensation
Competitive salary
 
Location
Flatiron, NYC
 
 
To Apply
Email resume and cover letter to monica@voxgov.com
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Weekend/Evening Librarian @ Yonkers Public Library, Yonkers NY
The Yonkers Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Librarian with a strong interest in public service.
 
Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include coverage of the Adult reference desks, assisting patrons with library resources, answering reference questions and assisting with computers.
 
Qualifications
All interested candidates must apply to the Librarian I Civil Service exam to be considered:
http://www.yonkersny.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/736/28
 
Location
Yonkers, NY
 
 
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Head of Support Services @ New City Library, New City NY

The New City Library in Rockland County, New York, is looking for an energetic, motivational, tech-savvy individual to lead its newly-formed Support Services Department. We’re taking patron service in our future-conscious library to its next level. We need the help of a leader who can inspire, train, and manage a dedicated and experienced paraprofessional staff who enjoy a mutual admiration with the community they serve.This is a full-time professional management position responsible for the supervision of the 15 FTE Library Assistant and Page Support Staff. General duties include staffing the Circulation desk to maintain high standards of customer service and meet the needs of the public, training staff in appropriate computer applications including the ILS, overseeing materials processing and shelf management, and coordinating support services with other Library departments.

We are a suburban library with a service population over 45,000 and a budget of $5 million located approximately 35 miles north of NYC. The position is available to start immediately.

A four-year college degree is required. An MLS is preferred. Minimum five years’ supervisory experience of a staff five in number or larger is necessary. Fluency in Word and Excel is expected. An ability to speak and write effectively and clearly is assumed. A true commitment to excellent patron and public service in a contemporary library setting is a must. Familiarity with Sirs-Dynix Symphony is a plus. Experience working in a union environment is desired.

The employee will be required to work 35 hours per week with one evening per week and one Saturday per month. Benefits include New York State Retirement, health insurance, 403b plan, plus vacation, personal and sick leave. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email your letter of application and resume in PDF format to Marianne Silver, Director, at msilver@rcls.org (link sends e-mail) by June 23, 2017.

 
Assistant Library Director III @ Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library, Garnerville NY

The Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library welcomes candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Library Director III. We are looking for a friendly, dynamic, community-focused individual to join our team. HKDPL has two locations and serves a diverse community of over 36,000 in Rockland County, NY.

Responsibilities include:
· Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new and existing library services
· Develop opportunities for greater community engagement
· Participate in human resources functions
· Participate in recruiting, training and supervision of employees
· Participate in budget planning
· Attend and provide professional development opportunities
· Supervise the library during the library director’s absence

Qualifications:
· New York State Public Librarian Certification
· Graduate library degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS, MLIS, MSLS, MI, etc.)
· 3 years of supervisory experience in a public library
· Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Note:
· This is a civil service position
· Permanent appointment to the position is dependent upon the candidate’s rating on a Training & Experience Questionnaire provided by the Rockland County Department of Personnel

Salary Range:
· $55,500 to $70,900

Send cover letter and resume to Claudia Depkin at cdepkin@rcls.org by July 7, 2017

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Library Director @ Greenwich LaGrange Library, Poughkeepsie NY
LaGrange Library in Poughkeepsie, NY, seeks a dynamic, innovative, customer service oriented Library Director to lead the Library into the future by forging and enhancing community relationships. LaGrange Library serves more than 17,000 residents of the Town of LaGrange and is the 7th highest circulating library among the 66 libraries in the five-county Mid Hudson Library System. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in budget development and management; hiring, evaluating, and supervising staff and volunteers; strategic planning and implementation; communications and marketing; grant seeking, writing and administration; and familiarity with technology, both current and emerging. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and project management skills are essential. Minimum qualifications: ALA accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) degree, with five years of supervisory experience, and must have (or be eligible for) the New York State Public Librarian Professional Certificate. The salary range is $65,000 – $75,000 depending on experience. Send letter of application, resume, and three references to Wendy Bohlinger, Chair, Search Committee, at laglibsearch@gmail.com. Applications for this position will be accepted through July 14, 2017. For additional information about the library, visit www.laglib.org.
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June 7th

Division Manager, Information Services @ Greenwich Library, Greenwich CT

“A great community deserves a great library, but the notion of a great library is rapidly changing in the 21st century.” If this speaks to you as a library professional, consider joining the Greenwich Library–and its highly talented team of professionals—as its next Division Manager for Information Services. As a key contributor of the eight-member Library Leadership Team, this position is responsible for the success of programs and services in the following departments: Children’s Services, Young Adult, Adult Reference (including Business, Music, Health, and Local History), Technology Training, and a start-up Innovation Lab. For 200 years, Greenwich Library has served as the intellectual and cultural hub of its community and is completing its strategic plan, “Connecting Our Community.” Greenwich Library, a Library Journal “Five Star Library”, proudly serves the 62,755 residents of the Town of Greenwich through its Main library (104,000 s/f) and two branch libraries, the Byram Shubert Library and the Cos Cob Library.  With a dedicated staff of 91, a collection of nearly 450,000 items and a $9.4 million annual budget from public and private sources, the Library circulates 1.2 million items and hosts 645,000 visitors annually.

Founded in 1640, Greenwich is the gateway to New England. A town of many neighborhoods, Greenwich is one of the top 100 places to live in the United States (CNN and Money Magazine). Less than an hour from Manhattan and easily accessible on the Metro-North Rail Line, it is known for its excellent public and private schools and health care system. Ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity are noteworthy; 24% of the population speaks a language other than English in their homes. Greenwich’s recreational amenities include several public beaches, a golf course, tennis courts, the Greenwich Symphony, choral society, and an active arts council. Located in Fairfield County, Greenwich successfully combines a cosmopolitan atmosphere with the friendliness of a small New England town. Additional information on the Library and the community can be found at Greenwich Links.

Responsibilities. The Division Manager for Information Services, will assist with managing the Library program, implementing policy, developing and implementing long term strategy, and launching initiatives to improve library services for the community.  Responsibilities include: oversight of library departments (reference services (including business, music, health, and local history), children’s services young adult services, technology training and a fledgling Innovation Lab; managing projects supporting the goals of the strategic plan; managing, mentoring and coaching library professional and support staff (37 direct reports); working closely with community partners collaborating on program and service opportunities; working with subject specialists continuing to enhance collections and resources; and providing oversight and support to five active reference desks. See the Greenwich Library Manager Position Description for additional details.

Minimum qualifications.  A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university is required. Additional requirements include: six years of post-master’s professional experience in library work including three years of library experience managing and supervising librarians and professional library staff; or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the requirements of the position.  Desired knowledge, skills and abilities include, but are not limited to: strong oral and written communication skills; managing multidisciplinary programs consistent with the library’s strategic initiatives; directing and supporting staff to achieve established programs; mentoring, coaching and evaluating staff;  benchmarking and evaluating workflow efficiencies; thinking strategically and developing new services and programs to achieve long-term goals; and displaying and modeling tactful, courteous and positive relationships with internal and external constituencies.

Compensation.  The position offers a salary range of $84,768 – 109,377 (placement dependent upon qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package. For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates via email or phone. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury. This position closes July 21, 2017.

Please allow sufficient time to complete the application process through the Town of Greenwich’s Employment Site no later than 4pm, EST, July 21, 2017, for consideration as a candidate. The Town of Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

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May 26th

Librarian I @ Dobbs Ferry Public Library, Dobbs Ferry NY
Dobbs Ferry, NY, a village located on the Hudson River 30 minutes north of NYC, with a population of 11,000, is seeking a Librarian I for the Public Library. The successful candidate will be joining a team that is looking to move the library ahead into the future by becoming the :”go to” place for community engagement. Further information about Dobbs Ferry may be found on the Village website: www.dobbsferry.com
 
Responsibilities
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative Only)
Provides reference and reader’s advisory services and instruction to library users;
Performs original cataloging and classification and record editing;
Performs collection development by recommending titles for purchase and/or deletion;
Plans and conducts library programs for adults and children;
Compiles bibliographies and functions as subject specialist;
Performs on-line database searches, and search training;
Serves as a liaison for library services to community groups or other libraries;
Designs and produces public relations and library instruction materials;
Prepares statistical and/or narrative reports, memoranda and correspondence;
May supervise the work of clerical, paraprofessional and volunteer personnel in assigned tasks;Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses and reading professional materials; Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail, and database software in performing work assignments; May perform other incidental tasks, as needed.
 
Qualifications
A masters degree in Library Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Department of Education as following acceptable education practices.A New York State Public Libraries Professional Certificate.
 
Compensation
Starting Salary $45,000.00
 
Location
Village of Dobbs Ferry, New York
 
 
To Apply
1) Visit https://exams.westchestergov.com/webexam/home/welcome.htm 2) Click on the “Continuous Recruitment Exams” tab at the top of the page. 3) Select “Open to All” to view all open examination announcements. 4) Click on the Occupational Category “Library Services”. 5) Select the exam # 62-705 Librarian I (local) and add it to the cart. 6) Click “Apply Now” and follow the instructions to create an account or log-in.
 
Company Information
55 Main Street Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 914-693-6614
 
Contact Information
Edward Canora, Director 914-231-3055 ecanora@wlsmail.org
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Senior Manager For Collection Services @ Center for Jewish History, NYC

The Center for Jewish History (NYC cjh.org) is home to five in-house partners—American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. When the Center opened its doors sixteen years ago, it made a commitment to preserve the collections housed within its walls and make them accessible to scholars, students, and diverse audiences by implementing a unique, shared services model across all five partners.

In keeping with this mission, the Center for Jewish History seeks a Senior Manager for Collection Services to join a dynamic team of colleagues dedicated to preserving and providing access to the collections. These collections total more than 30,000 linear feet of archival materials, 500,000 volumes, thousands of art and artifacts, and 40 TB of digital assets.

The Senior Manager will report to the Director of Archive and Library Services and oversee all operations in Collection Services, which is comprised of three departments: Archival Services, Digital and Creative Services, and Preservation Services.

 
Responsibilities
• Oversee the Archival Services, Digital and Creative Services, and Preservation Services Departments, totaling 14 full- and part-time staff. This includes facilitating collaboration among the departments; guiding the development of new services (including exhibition-related services); and continually evaluating and fine-tuning workflows. • Determine and monitor spending in the three departmental budgets; invoice for work performed by Collection Services for in-house partners and external institutions; and track payments. • Collaborate across Center departments and with partner and external organizations to design, develop, and execute large-scale projects that may include Collection Services, Metadata and Discovery Services, Reference and Outreach Services, and Building Operations functions. • Complete tasks associated with grant-funded projects, including proposing and helping to shape new projects; building and controlling all project budgets; supplying information to Finance and Development departments; collaborating with the Development department in writing both narrative and financial grant reports; and managing the writing of proposal sections that are to be drafted by Collection Services staff (as determined by the Director of Archive and Library Services). • Promote and advocate for the crucial work undertaken by Collection Services, including participating in coordinated outreach efforts and maintaining statistics on output. • Participate in other mission-driven, institution-wide projects as directed by the Director of Archive and Library Services. • Stay current on professional trends and participate in professional organizations, and attend relevant conferences and other events/workshops as appropriate.
 
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • American Library Association-accredited graduate degree or graduate degree in another appropriate discipline (e.g., archival science, digital preservation and curation, or conservation). • Minimum of 2-3 years experience managing staff. • Minimum of 2-3 years experience managing projects from planning to completion—preferably in digitization, archival processing, digital preservation, and/or conservation areas. • Familiarity with current standards used in libraries, archives and museums for description, preservation, and digitization. • Commitment to fostering a collaborative work environment and presenting diplomatic and practical approaches to problem-solving. • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines. • Excellent communication and writing skills.Preferred Qualifications: • Dedicated interest in and awareness of Jewish history. • Familiarity with at least one language represented in the multilingual Partner collections, such as Yiddish, Hebrew, German, or Russian.
 
Location
New York, NY, USA
 
 
To Apply
The Center for Jewish History is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send cover letter and resume to Rachel Miller, Director of Archive and Library Services, at rcmiller@cjh.org. No phone calls, please.
 
Company Information
15 W. 16th St., New York, NY 10011
 
Contact Information
rcmiller@cjh.org
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Account Development Marketing Manager @ Springer Nature, NYC

Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Account Development Manager – Corporate Markets works in partnership with Corporate Institutional Marketing and Sales to maintain customer retention and identify additional upsell opportunities through various post-sale marketing tactics including online customer behavior analyses (usage, denial, trial analysis), customer visits, usage/awareness campaigns, content discovery audits and training.

In coordination with the Corporate Sales team, the ADM will engineer the post-sale marketing activities that will be focused on data driven engagement and customer centric strategies that will have short and long term impacts on renewals and upsell opportunities. This will ensure that corporate customers make optimal use of the Springer Nature holdings and have a line of marketing support post purchase.

This position focuses on Springer Nature’s entire product portfolio. He/she is responsible for the planning and project management of all account development activities including the creation of an annual account development plan which will be reviewed and adjusted on a quarterly basis in coordination with Corporate Sales and Marketing.

The ADM will be responsible for the effective management of account development related budgets, travel and expense reports and key deliverables including strategic planning and KPI creation and tracking. In addition, he/she will create and establish internal workflows that will continually improve; customer tracking, trials tacking, analyzing of results; publish internal and external successes; usage campaigns; co-marketing and co-branding partnerships via events and collateral.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life and AD&D
401(k)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Transit Accounts
Tuition Assistance
Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

 
Responsibilities
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Oversee and prepare the annual AD plan for Corporate Marketing – North America in conjunction with regional Corporate Marketing and Sales. Coordinate efforts to develop and conduct customer focused training programs utilizing internal eLearning software, to promote customer satisfaction and usage resulting in renewal and revenue growth. Provide post-sales customer support for products and deliver pertinent feedback to sales and marketing management. Monitor customer trial usage and behavior and deploy necessary marketing campaigns (aligned with sales) in an effort to increase usage and ultimately uptake. Usage analysis is consistently monitored and proactively approached through various internal tools/campaigns. Engineer marketing campaigns to promote usage and brand awareness in an effort to improve customer uptake and perception. Participate in the sales and marketing team meetings. Create customized data reports to existing customers in an effort increase the usage and awareness. Schedule customer visits (in coordination with sales) and understand the needs of the customer and support them with various tools and activities that help increase ROI. Conduct discoverability audits for respective customers that are identified as having low usage/awareness. Other assigned duties as needed
 
Qualifications
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in a related field Extensive sales, marketing or training experience (5+ years) within Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) industry preferred Creative and self sufficient High degree of autonomy, initiative and resilience Excellent communicator and experienced with working in a global environment Up to 25% international and domestic travel. Self-directed and motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit. Strong computer skills in databases, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required. Experience utilizing CRM systems to track account activity
 
Compensation
Annual salary + benefits
 
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Research and Instruction Librarian @ Berkeley College, White Plains NY
Berkeley College is seeking a full time librarian to provide research services and instruction that guide students, faculty and the college community in navigating and evaluating information; serves as a liaison working with faculty to integrate information literacy concepts within course work and the scholarly journey; develop LibGuides and other objects that link learning and library resources.
 
Qualifications
• An earned M.L.S. / M.L.I.S or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution, or from a master’s level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country • Commitment to developing students’ information seeking abilities through each point of contact • Experience with library automation systems and associated relevant technology that manage and deliver services • Ability to promote the libraries resources and services in a variety of settings; to a variety of constituencies • Interest in and capacity to adapt the Framework for information literacy in Higher Education to varied coursework and instructional settings. • A patient and positive approach to customer service • Comprehensive knowledge of, and navigational ability with, electronic information and Internet resources • The desire to explore and innovate- what we do and how we do it
 
Compensation
Entry level
 
Location
White Plains, NY
 
 
To Apply
Apply online see job #17-0096 URL: [https://re21.ultipro.com/BER1008/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=2F34E00793C3EDAE]
Please include a resume and letter of interest with submission.
 
Company Information
Berkeley College White Plains Campus Library 99 Church Street White Plains, NY 10601
 
Contact Information
Jessica Kiebler, MLS Berkeley College Library Director White Plains Campus Library 914-694-1122 Ext 3371
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Research Informationist @ Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Library, NYC

Position: 12-month contract from date of hire Work week: 37.5 hrs Library Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday – Friday

The MSK Library is a continuously evolving facility and virtual library, supporting physicians, researchers, nurses, health care professionals, students, and our patient community. Only those candidates who are tech savvy and embrace a challenging environment need apply.

 
Responsibilities
The person in this role is the primary face to our clients and as a research informationist, provides consultation services; answers research and information questions, provides customized teaching and guidance on our resources and related software programs, and performs subject-focused searches as required by clinicians, researchers, patients and their caregivers, healthcare professionals and support staff.Applicants will have an opportunity to support our Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) program and be assigned a specific group to work with. As a member of the clinical team, s/he will attend routine meetings, proactively filtering information, and provide current awareness services.
 
Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Library Science or related degree required. • Science undergraduate degree preferred. • 3-5 years Library experience in Reference & Consultation services in a professional position. • Knowledge and expertise using online database services including Web of Science, SCOPUS, OVID, and PubMed. • Expertise using electronic content, mobile apps, particularly in science and medicine. • Knowledge in using bibliographic management tools. • Knowledge and experience with virtual reference services. • Teaching and user education experience, presentation skills. • Communication and marketing skills. • Experience working in a team environment as well as independently. • Ability to prioritize assignments and work in a fast pacing environment.
 
Location
New York City
 
 
To Apply
Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter by email to the attention of Donna Gibson, Director of Library Services, gibsond@mskcc.org.
 
Company Information
As one of the world’s premier oncology centers, MSK is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at MSK has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research community around the world.
 
Contact Information
Donna Gibson, Director of Library Services, gibsond@mskcc.org
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Part-Time Lead Photo Archivist @ Alice Austen House, Staten Island NY
The Alice Austen House seeks an experienced and responsible Lead Photo Archivist to examine, assess and catalog the museum’s primary collection of Alice Austen’s photographs and related works on paper. The preferred candidate will be responsible for daily oversight of this term collections project including adherence to collections management protocol and will be supported in this endeavor by the Assistant Archivist. The culmination of this project will be a fully completed item level catalog of the museum’s photographic materials utilizing PastPerfect collections software, including identification of specific photographic process and item condition documentation. This position is project-based and grant-funded, and requires an availability to work on-site on Staten Island. The Lead Photo Archivist reports to the Executive Director.
 
Responsibilities
Develop and implement project work plan and work on deadline · Hire and train the Assistant Archivist to aid in project completion · Review and assess the condition of the materials within the collection as well as identify and aid with medium identification · Utilize PastPerfect to create an item level catalog from the existing box level collection · Take a digital capture of each item to serve as a reference image within the database · Problem solve when gaps in collections records exist; research images as necessary · Bring project to completion within proposed timeframe having effectively catalogued the entirety of the museum’s collection of photographic materials and works on paper · Assess and report on next steps for further cataloging work
 
Qualifications
Minimum 3 years of professional archives experience · MLS or MA degree, preferably in archives or museum-related field · Experience with photographic collections in an archive setting required; a working knowledge of late 19th and early 20th century photographic materials highly desirable · Self-driven and able to delegate project needs to the Assistant Archivist · Meticulous attention to detail and an awareness of best practices protocol when engaging with collections materials · Knowledge of accession records best practices and establishing standardized catalogue records · Strong problem-solving and research abilities · Must have a thorough understanding of collections management software; PastPerfect expertise preferred · Fluency in photographic process identification desirable
 
Compensation
Competitive non-profit hourly rate
 
Location
Staten Island, New York, United States
 
 
To Apply
Email specific cover letter stating your interest and qualifications and your resume to the attention of Janice Monger, Executive Director at apply@aliceausten.org with the subject line “Lead Photo Archivist – [Your Last name, First name].” No phone calls. Receipt of application will be confirmed. Candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview. Application deadline: May 31, 2017
 
Company Information
Alice Austen (1866-1952) captured a changing New York City at the turn of the twentieth century. As an early American street photographer, Austen documented her life on Staten Island and went onto the streets of Manhattan to photograph the activities of immigrants and the working class. A vibrant cultural center, the Alice Austen House keeps the daring spirit of the early American photographer alive by presenting changing exhibitions of Alice Austen’s pioneering historic photographs and of contemporary photography, providing education programs for students, and offering a range of cultural programs for the public. A charming Victorian Gothic Cottage that was Alice’s home serves as the museum and is located in a lovely park on the shore of Staten Island near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with sweeping views of Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan. Alice Austen House is owned by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, operated by the Friends of Alice Austen House Inc 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and a member of Historic House Trust. The Alice Austen House is a New York City and National Landmark, on the Register of Historic Places and a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s distinctive group of Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios. Learn more at www.aliceausten.org
 
Contact Information
Alice Austen House 2 Hylan Blvd Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 816-4506
info@aliceausten.org
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May 24th

Librarian I – Junior Services @ Danbury Public Library, Danbury CT
SALARY: $32.70 – $34.42/hour
The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Librarian I – Junior Services. The Junior Services Librarian provides professional services to patrons from birth to age 18, plans and executes programs, and builds and maintains the collection of material. The Librarian is responsible for participating in outreach to the Danbury schools and other local agencies that provide services to children and/or young adults.Full listing available here:
http://www.danbury-ct.gov/qcontent/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=3282
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May 20th

Assistant Director @ Croton Free Library, Croton-on-Hudson NY

The Croton Free Library is seeking an innovative and energetic professional to become our Assistant Director. Located 35 miles north of New York City on the Metro-North Rail line, Croton-on-Hudson is a village of approximately 8,000 residents, with a thriving artistic community, ample parks and open space. The library is central to the town’s life, with a loyal following of young parents, commuters, retirees, and an active K-12 student population.

The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director overseeing a staff of 25 service-oriented individuals and will manage the daily operation of Adult Services and Circulation departments. The ideal candidate will have experience in library operations, including but not limited to collection development, library technology, administration, personnel, and reporting. They will help with website management and social media as well as weekly programming in our new creative space and possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Working with the department heads, the Assistant Director oversees the daily operations of the library and in the absence of the Director, assumes full responsibility for library operations.

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical insurance, retirement and paid vacation/sick days. This position requires at least one late night per week and occasional weekend duties. A master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited graduate library school is required.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Director, Jesse Bourdon (jbourdon@wlsmail.org) no later than June 9, 2017.

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May 19th

Assistant Librarian For Public Services @ The Frick Collection, NYC
The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,100 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds of more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.
 
Responsibilities
Provides on-site and remote (telephone, e-mail, letter, and fax) reference services to the public and staff; uses online circulation and paging system (Innovative Millennium); assists with the evaluation of resources; assists with department scheduling; assists with Public Services activities and special projects; 35-hour week, some Saturday and evening hours required; reports to the Chief of Public Services.
 
Qualifications
MLIS, MIS, MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program; academic background in the history of Western art; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong public service orientation; ability to initiate, plan, and implement projects, independently and as a member of a team; familiarity with the digital humanities and reading knowledge of one or more Western European language desirable.
 
Compensation
Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, dental insurance plans. Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and type of coverage selected. Other benefits include Short & Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, and accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment (25 days beginning year 2). All employees of the Frick Collection may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums. The Frick provides employees and volunteers with a discount on Museum Shop purchases and an on-site employee dining service. The Frick Collection offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art.
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
To Apply
Inquiries without salary requirements will not be considered.Please send resume with salary requirements/history to:
Chief of Public Services The Frick Collection 1 East 70st Street New York, NY 10021 Fax 212-879-2091Email to: jobs@frick.org (link sends e-mail) (include “Assistant Librarian for Public Services” in subject line of email)No phone calls, please.
 
Contact Information
Chief of Public Services The Frick Collection 1 East 70st Street New York, NY 10021 Fax 212-879-2091
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Librarian I @ Mount Sinai West & Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, NYC

Incumbent in this class performs process duties related to conducting entry-level professional librarian activities. Under the direction of the Medical Librarian, the Librarian 1 manages the day-to-day operations of functional areas within the library and access services, aligning its vision, goals, objectives, policies and procedures with those of the Academic Informatics & Technology department and the Levy Library.

The Librarian I has responsibility and accountability for providing planning and direction to multiple functional areas within the department, with an emphasis on ensuring quality service for patrons. Participates in the development, recommendation and administration of division policies, procedures and processes.

 
Responsibilities
• Delivers high-level customer service, including answering questions, recommending resources, providing instruction and/or educational sessions to users. Continually seeks new ways to improve efficiency and customer service.
• Coordinates daily workflow of library services provided at the circulation desk including interlibrary loan requests, document delivery, coordinating statistics, administrative functions, and maintaining technical equipment. Troubleshoots library equipment issues (i.e., printers, copiers, scanners). • Performs literature searches, reference assistance, and consultations with library users in support of research activities at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. • Assists the Medical Librarian in the teaching of health sciences informatics, literature searching, library orientation and other educational presentations to clinicians, nurses and staff. • Performs outreach events and activities related to marketing of library services and engagement with Mount Sinai Beth Israel library users. • May do special library projects in support of Library services. • Efficiently refers library patrons to the appropriate individual, group, or resource. • Collects and analyzes statistics related to library activities; generates reports. Ensures statistics (i.e., gate count, ILL requests, research consults) are consistently and accurately recorded. Troubleshoots basic desktop computer issues. Troubleshoots library equipment issues (i.e., printers, copiers, scanners). • Maintains inventory of library desk and supplies. Plans, prioritizes and recommends supplies and equipment. • Assists with Emergency/Disaster Preparedness planning and initiatives. • Assists in tracking and processing invoices for equipment, supplies, furniture, and library resources. • Participates on Library working groups/committees.
 
Qualifications
Minimum: some course work in MS Library Science degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).
 
Location
New York, NY, USA
 
To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to jennifer.kaari@mountsinai.org
 
Company Information
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
 
Contact Information
Jennifer Kaari, Library Manager, Mount Sinai West & Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, jennifer.kaari@mountsinai.org
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Resource Sharing/Purchasing Librarian @ Purchase College, Purchase NY
Purchase College, State University of New York seeks an innovative and customer service-oriented professional for the full-time (12 month) tenure track faculty position of Resource Sharing/Instruction Librarian. The position oversees an active interlibrary loan program, teaches undergraduate information literacy classes and is part of the reference services team. Also, has subject liaison responsibilities commensurate with educational background including facilitating the adoption of open educational resources.
 
Responsibilities
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Manages daily interlibrary loan operations including setting policies and procedures. • Supervises, trains, and evaluates staff and student assistants
• Ensures ILL copyright compliance • Communicates with faculty and students about resource sharing initiatives and needs • Represents the college in state, regional, and national resource sharing organizations including IDS, a New York state cooperative • Teaches information literacy sessions • Provides reference service (occasional weekends and evenings may be required) • Serves as liaison to academic departments commensurate with subject background. Includes developing and maintaining subject guides and participating in collection development • Collaborates with academic departments on the identification and adoption of open educational resources (OERs)
 
Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent. • Strong customer service ethic • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving ability • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial setting • Ability to manage a diverse workload • Willingness to undertake library and college committee responsibilities, professional development, and scholarshipPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Relevant library experience
• Supervisory experience
• Teaching experience
• Knowledge of interlibrary loan practices.
 
Compensation
$58,000
 
Location
Purchase, NY 10577
 
 
To Apply
To apply, please complete an application at the Purchase College Job vacancy Website: https://jobs.purchase.edu. Applicants must submit the following materials with their application: 1) Cover letter, CV, and 3) A List of Three References With Their Contact Info (not the actual letters) uploaded to “Other Document #1.”Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Contact Information
https://jobs.purchase.edu
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Digital Scholarship Librarian @ New York University, NYC

NYU Division of Libraries seeks a Digital Scholarship Librarian to support the service portfolio of our Digital Scholarship Services team. The ideal candidate will provide client service, technical expertise, training, and support for tools and practices used by faculty and researchers engaged with digital scholarship and publishing, with a particular focus on the digital humanities. The candidate will join a highly collaborative team comprised of members from throughout NYU Libraries and NYU Information Technology Services, including Data Services, Scholarly Communication, Digital Library Technology Services, Digital Studio, Libraries’ subject specialists, and the NYU Abu Dhabi and Shanghai Libraries

This position reports to the Head of Digital Scholarship Services and will also work under the guidance of the Program Officer for Digital Scholarly Publishing. This position is a non-tenure-track faculty appointment.

 
Responsibilities
The mission of the Digital Scholarship Services is to provide engaging, responsive, and human-centered services connecting the global NYU community to the resources they need for digital scholarship and publishing. In support of that mission, the Digital Scholarship Librarian will work with the team to:● Act as primary service contact for NYU’s DSpace institutional repository, the Faculty Digital Archive. ● Advise patrons on website development, including content production, website architecture, hosting platforms, content migration, etc. ● Provide consultation for digital publishing software and methods, including WordPress, Omeka, ARTstor/Shared Shelf, open access, and open educational resources ● Help scholars use common digital humanities tools and methods, such as text analysis; web scraping; GIS; scanning and OCR; data visualization; audio and video production; etc. ● Provide training in digital scholarship tools and methods. ● Manage projects to deploy new tools and services. ● Advise on metadata creation related to publishing and repository services. ● Evaluate user needs and service gaps; test new tools, platforms, and software with an eye to potential deployment at NYU; stay current on tools, trends, and methods to enhance services. ● Participate in outreach and promotional events, maintain our web presence for digital scholarship services using social media, etc.New York University Libraries: Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to https://s3.amazonaws.com/nyulibraries-www-assets/nyu-libraries-strategic-plan.pdfNYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusion.
QualificationsRequired: ● Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent and 2 years’ relevant experience in an academic environment supporting Digital Scholarship, Digital Humanities, or related areas such as repository services, digital publishing, or scholarly communication; or equivalent combination of education and relevant library experience ● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills ● Evidence of strong public service orientation and experience ● Knowledge of digital scholarly technologies and methods, and experience supporting information technology and training ● Experience with or knowledge of the digital humanities ● Must have experience in two or more of the following areas: web publishing platforms (e.g. WordPress, Omeka), repository tools (e.g. DSpace, Fedora), using project management skills, teaching in academic setting, and HTML/CSS.Preferred: ● Second master’s degree in relevant subject area ● Data curation and metadata use in libraries or digital humanities contexts ● Tools and techniques such as text analysis, web scraping, GIS, media digitization (images, audio, video), data visualization ● Some knowledge of programming and scripting languages (e.g., Python, R, JavaScript, Ruby, MySQL, PHP) ● Experience with or knowledge of social media and tools for outreach
 
Compensation
Non-tenure-track faculty status and an attractive benefits package, including five weeks annual vacation. Salary is commensurate with experience and background.
 
Location
New York, New York, United States of America
 
 
To Apply
To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, telephone number, and email of three professional references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/42029. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
 
Company Information
New York University, Division of Libraries 70 Washington Square S, 11th Floor New York, New York 10012
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Learning Experience Services Associate @ Teachers College Columbia University, NYC
Gottesman Libraries/EdLab at Teachers College (TC) Columbia University is seeking a service associate. As a member of the services team, you will answer reference questions, provide research assistance, and support and promote the activities of this vibrant academic community.  You may also participate in creating content for our Education Program, support events in our state of the art Learning Theater, and provide expertise about digital tools – including those developed at EdLab, the research, design and development unit of the TC Library. This job is perfect for library and information science students who want to gain experience working in an innovative and forward thinking library, teaching artists who thrive in a stimulating intellectual environment, or tech savvy extroverts who are passionate about bringing people and information together.
 
Qualifications
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills • Very good organizational skills with great attention to detail • A flexible, can-do attitude • A passion for collaboration An interest in teaching, libraries, technology and the field of education
 
Compensation
$17/hr
 
Location
New York, NY, USA
 
 
To Apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu.  Include “Learning Experience: Services Associate” in the subject line.
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Librarian for NYU School of Professional Studies Graduate Program @ New York University, NYC
The New York University Division of Libraries is seeking a librarian to serve as liaison to the faculty, graduate students, and administrators in the NYU School of Professional Studies. Librarians play a key role in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong relationships with faculty and students, and connecting them to the services, content, and tools that meet their research, teaching, and learning needs. The NYU School of Professional Studies offers master’s degree programs and graduate certificates in a wide range of professionally oriented areas of study. The School’s graduate programs reflect the emerging trends, opportunities and innovative business strategies in each respective field that they represent, and include programs in the Schack Institute of Real Estate and the Center for Global Affairs. Graduate students at the School of Professional Studies include full-time and part-time students, working professionals, and individuals returning to the academic world after pursuing other pathways. Classes are held in the Washington Square area, the Woolworth Building, the Midtown Graduate Center, days and evenings, and online. School of Professional Studies graduate programs are served by the NYU Bobst and Brause Libraries.
ResponsibilitiesWorking in a collaborative environment this tenure-track position is responsible for building a program of extensive instructional, consultation, and research support services; developing responsive and innovative information services; and extensive outreach to faculty and administrators in the School of Professional Studies. The School of Professional Studies Graduate Librarian will create and deliver outreach methods to students (such as consultation hours, social networking forums, and in-library/online services development); develop information literacy and research proficiencies programming; and engage students and faculty as active users of NYU Libraries services and collections.This position is a member of the business team and reports to the Head of Business and Government Information Services in the Public Services Division of NYU Libraries. The position is engaged in and contributes to the highly collaborative work of the department and the NYU Libraries. The School of Professional Studies Graduate Librarian works with colleagues at the Bobst and Brause Libraries to implement and enhance programs and services, deliver physical and virtual research and reference services, and take a leadership role on projects and initiatives as appropriate.New York University Libraries: Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to https://s3.amazonaws.com/nyulibraries-www-assets/nyu-libraries-strategic-plan.pdfNYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
 
Qualifications
Required: ALA accredited MLS and subject Master’s degree required for tenure. Experience in library instruction, reference, and outreach in an academic setting. Candidates should exhibit a strong public service orientation, a high degree of facility with technologies germane to the 21st century library and today’s learners.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated business experience in an academic library environment; or an advanced degree in business, real estate, economics or related discipline. Professional contributions beyond the primary job, such as publications, leadership in professional organizations, and other research and creative activity, are required for tenure.
 
Compensation
Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
 
Location
New York, New York, United States of America
 
 
To Apply
To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/41256. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
 
Company Information
New York University, Division of Libraries 70 Washington Square S, 11th Floor New York, New York 10012
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Reference Associate – Business & Government Information Services @ New York University, NYC

Provide a variety of multidisciplinary reference and research services to library patrons in person and remotely. Conducts library tours, basic information literacy classes and supports the instruction outreach program for NYU Libraries. Assists library patrons with complex research, reference and collections inquiries and research strategies, primarily in business, economics and government documents. Assists with content development for the Virtual Business Library website and online research guides; participates in library committees, various special projects and initiatives.

Additional Information
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 
Qualifications
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics or business.Preferred Education: Master’s degree in the social sciences (not MLS)Required Experience: Minimum two years’ experience in instruction or teaching or equivalent combination.Preferred Experience: Familiarity with research methods in the social sciences.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, research and oral and written communication skills. Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and patrons. Knowledge of online research resources and databases. Familiarity with standard office software, HTML.Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of statistical software packages.Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/8y3m3bphppvmvgx9
 
Compensation
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May 18th

Evening/Weekend Services Librarian @ Pace University, Pleasantville NY
The Mortola Library at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Evening/Weekend Services Librarian position. For more information about the position and to apply please see:
http://careers.pace.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56904
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May 17th

Department Head, Reference & Readers’ Advisory @ Nyack Library, Nyack NY

The Head of Reference oversees and provides reference services to the patrons of The Nyack Library, fosters the development of the Library and assists the Library Director in the development of policy and procedure of the Library. As the Department Head, he/she oversees collection development and provides guidance and mentoring for the Reference Department staff members.

Education and Experience
MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution
Minimum of 3 years of experience as a reference librarian
NYS Librarian Certificate
Workflows knowledge a plus
Knowledge of computer applications and software

Responsibilities
· Supervise, schedule and evaluate performance of all full-time and part-time reference Library staff, including Local History Room staff.
· Work with Director and other Department Heads as part of the Management Team.
· Provide excellent reference, bibliographic, and database services to the public.
· Oversee the maintenance and acquisition of Library databases, materials for the print, A/V and digital collections.
· As Coordinator for collection development, supervise staff in other departments who have collection development duties.
· Support, enforce, and abide by the policies and procedures of the Library.
· Assist in budget maintenance and Library operational plans.
· Attend committee meetings, meetings at RCLS and in the Community as directed.
· Recommend new services to Library Director.
· Participate in local, regional and national professional conferences to ensure professional development.
· Participate in grant writing to enhance Library services.
· Prepares narrative and statistical reports as need for Director and Board
· Perform all other duties as assigned by Director.

Benefits include health and dental insurance, vacation, personal and sick time, holidays and membership in the New York State Retirement System. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply, send resumes to ashaw@nyacklibrary.org Application deadline June 30, 2017.

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May 12th

Rare Book Cataloger @ The New York Historical Society, NYC

DEPARTMENT: Library Technical Services REPORTS TO: Head of Cataloging and Metadata

JOB SUMMARY: The New-York Historical Society is seeking two productive and experienced catalogers for a grant-funded project to create catalog records for items in English and other languages dating from 1601 to 1800 in the Library’s Rare Book Collection. Positions are funded for eighteen months each.

 
Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: • The cataloger will systematically review items in the rare book collection to determine whether or not they have already been cataloged. Based on information gathered during this process, he/she will copy-catalog, build original catalog records, or update existing catalog records for the collections at appropriate levels of description. Specific duties are as follows:CATALOGING • Searching the Library’s online catalog and OCLC and identifying relevant MARC21 records • Creating MARC21 records in the Aleph cataloging system according to the rules for Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books), AACR2r, RDA, and LCSH • Correcting and enhancing existing MARC21 records and resolving complex cataloging problems • Performing authority research and subject analysis, creating copy-specific notes, and assigning local access points as needed • Creating holdings records in Aleph, verifying call numbers in online and card shelflists, and modifying them if needed • Adding the Library’s holdings to existing records in the English Short-Title Catalogue (ESTC), updating and correcting previously added ESTC holdings, and reporting items not found in ESTC to ESTC staff • Referring items needing conservation treatment to the Library’s conservation department, and working with public service staff to ensure consistent access to the collection • Other duties as assignedPROMOTION OF THE PROJECT • Writing occasional blog posts on the collections or aspects of the project that are of interest • If space and resources permit, participating in the mounting of small exhibitionPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee with or without accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This is largely a sedentary role using a computer; however, some shelving is required. This would require the ability to remove books from shelves, push fully-loaded book carts, re-shelve books, and bend or stoop as necessary.
 
Qualifications
EDUCATION: M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited library school or equivalent.EXPERIENCE: • Minimum of two years of library cataloging experience • Knowledge of AACR2r, Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books), LCSH, and MARC21 formats • Experience searching OCLC and ESTC, and familiarity with local automated systems • Familiarity with handling rare and fragile materials • Knowledge of American and/or New York history • Good attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to work with people as well as independently • Rare book cataloging experience preferred • Knowledge of descriptive bibliography preferred • Reading knowledge of one or more modern European languages (other than English) preferred • Familiarity with RDA preferred
 
Location
New York, NY
 
URL
http://www.nyhistory.org/
 
To Apply
For consideration please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: resumes@nyhistory.org Please reference the job title in the subject line.
Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resource department directly. The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Company Information
170 Central Park West New York, NY 10024
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Evening/Weekend Services Librarian @ Pace University, Pleasantville NY
Pace University seeks an energetic, progressive librarian reporting to the Head of Research and Information Services. This position provides the educational, research and information needs to all students, staff, and faculty during evening and weekend hours, as well as participates in projects and initiatives with the reference team.
 
Responsibilities
Provide comprehensive reference, research, and referral services, in a dynamic team-based, client-centered environment, supported by advanced library technology; assist students, staff and faculty in identifying, locating, and interpreting sources of information irrespective of format, and be available on a drop-in basis or by appointment; serve as a member of the library reference staff: participates on library committees and task forces, and assists with other library projects, assignments, and initiatives, as needed.Develops evening/weekend reference services by using initiative to fulfill student needs: coordinate in-person workshops, staff virtual reference services, creating online LibGuides, offer support of Blackboard courses.Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Research and Information Services or Library Director.
 
Qualifications
MLS from ALA accredited institution; Demonstrated experience in a library reference setting, having familiarity with the concepts, goals and methods of traditional and electronic reference services; well-developed computer and online searching skills; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; commitment to excellence in service and a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.Background or experience in health science or medical library preferred.
 
Location
Pleasantville, NY
 
 
To Apply
For consideration, apply using application URL only.
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Field Book Project Intern @ American Museum of Natural History, NYC
The CLIR Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) Field Notes Project is a collaborative among nine natural history institutions to digitize approximately 450,000 new pages of primary field note material such as journals, field catalogs and specimen lists. AMNH has so far contributed over 18,000 pages to this project and seeks interns to scan and process the remaining material.
ResponsibilitiesInterns will be given the opportunity to pilot records through the entire digitization workflow. They will gain experience working with a range of scanning equipment, cataloging and asset management systems, online repositories, file formats, and digitization and metadata standards. Additionally, they will receive experience physically handling original material in various formats and conditions.
 
Qualifications
• Intern must be a current student in an MLS program from an accredited institution. • Must have familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, namely Excel and Word. • Experience handling fragile documents and/or rare books preferred. • Open communication skills and attention to detail.
 
Compensation
Unpaid
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
To Apply
Applications will be accepted until May 29, 2017. Interns will ideally begin the week of June 19 and last through December. It will require a commitment of at least one day a week. Send a cover letter and resume to Kendra Meyer, Field Book Project Archivist, at kmeyer@amnh.org. Cover letter should include days and hours available. Please feel free to reach out with any questions about the project.
 
Company Information
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024
 
Contact Information
kmeyer@amnh.org, 212-313-7591
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Information Literacy Instruction Positions @ ASA College, NYC

ASA College, a New York City-based, two-year, fully-accredited degree-granting institution, has multiple openings for qualified individuals to teach LIB100 Research Methods, a required, two-credit introductory information literacy course designed for second-semester freshmen and an integral part of ASA’s General Education program.

We currently have an urgent need to fill multiple weekend sections (8:30am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday) at our Herald Square location in Manhattan.

Positions are also expected to be open at the following days and times for our Summer 2017 semester: • 9am-5pm Monday through Friday at our Brooklyn Metrotech campus • 5pm-10pm Monday through Thursday at our Herald Square Manhattan and Brooklyn Metrotech campuses

ASA’s summer semester runs June 13 through September 25, 2017.

Founded in 1985, ASA College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

 
Qualifications
Requirements include the following: • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution; second Masters or Ph.D. preferred • Collegial approach to instruction, including collaboration with disciplinary faculty • Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver course content over a 15-week semester • Effective classroom management skills • Ability to work with a widely-diverse student population including first-generation and non-native English speakers • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
 
Location
Herald Square Manhattan / Metrotech Brooklyn
 
 
To Apply
Qualified individuals are invited to email résumé and cover letter to:
Brook Stowe Library Director ASA College New York, NY bstowe@asa.edu
No phone calls, please.
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Library Assistant @ Nanuet Library, Nanuet NY
The Nanuet Public Library in Rockland County, NY is looking for a part-time Library Assistant in the Adult Services Department. Join our team as we promote digital literacy, reference and reader’s advisory in a warm, friendly environment.
 
Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching patrons how to use mobile devices and related applications, basic computer instruction including Microsoft Office, and answering questions at the reference desk. The ability to teach basic coding is a plus.
 
Qualifications
We’re looking for someone customer-focused and enthusiastic, who enjoys teaching others how to use technology. Coding experience, although not required, is helpful. As a member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS), we use the SirsiDynix Symphony ILS and will provide training if necessary. A college degree is required.
 
Compensation
$24.55/hour
 
Location
Nanuet, NY
 
To Apply
Please email your resume and cover letter (as PDFs) to Julie Marallo, Adult Services Department Coordinator, at jmarallo@rcls.org. In your cover letter, please include your hours of availability.
 
Company Information
Nanuet Public Library 149 Church St. Nanuet, NY 10954 (845)623-4281
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Part Time Children’s and Young Adult Librarian @ The New York Society Library, NYC

A private membership library in New York City seeks an enthusiastic, flexible, and service-oriented professional to fill the position of part-time Children’s & Young Adult (YA) Librarian. The Children’s & YA Librarian is responsible for enhancing children’s services through planning, conducting, and advocating for services that meet the needs of Library members using the Children’s Library and YA collection. The Children’s & YA Librarian assists in all aspects of management of the Children’s Library and reports to the Head of the Children’s Library.

This is a part-time position, with weekend and evening hours required. The New York Society Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
Responsibilities
    Provide on-demand reference and readers’ advisory services in a friendly and professional manner to Library members
    Plan and present developmentally appropriate events for children and young adults, including storytimes, author visits, and special events
    Evaluate, select, purchase, and weed children’s and young adult materials
    Create, maintain, and contribute to print and electronic communications including web pages, blog posts, newsletters, promotional materials, and readers’ advisory lists
    Maintain order and safety in the department in a professional and courteous manner
    Collect and record event data
    Make recommendations for programs, policies, and procedures within the department
    Participate in Children’s Library Committee meetings and events
    Assist with Library outreach projects, including Project Cicero
    Uphold Library and department policies and procedures in a professional and courteous manner
    Perform department-related and interdepartmental projects, duties, and tasks, as assigned
    Enhance professional knowledge and skills through workshops, webinars, conferences, and professional reading
    Assist the department head in hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of personnelQualifications
    MLS, with a concentration in youth services or current enrollment in MLS degree program, concentrating in youth services
    Familiarity with literature and related resources for children and young adults
    Experience working with children and/or young adults in a library
    Creativity and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
    Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Competence with technology including Microsoft Office, Drupal, Sierra, Constant Contact, electronic research tools, and social media platforms
    Completed coursework in children’s and/or young adult literature
    Reference skills coursework and/or library reference experienceCompensation
The Library is open 7 days a week, year-round. Tuesday through Thursday the Library is open until 8:00 PM. The position is part-time, approximately 21 hours per week Evening and weekend shifts are required for this part-time position Salary will be commensurate with experience
 
Location
Upper East Side, Manhattan
 
 
To Apply
Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Randi Levy, Head of the Children’s Library, at rlevy@nysoclib.org. The cover letter must include your weekend and evening availability information. Please include the subject line Children’s & YA Librarian on the email. Applications without the requested information will not be considered.
 
Company Information
The New York Society Library is a historic membership library founded in 1754. The Library today is open to all for reading, reference, and selected events, with circulation and other services by subscription. The beautiful landmarked building dates from 1917 and includes reading rooms, spaces for study, book stacks, a Children’s Library, and the Assunta, Ignazio, Ada and Romano Peluso Exhibition Gallery. The Library has approximately 300,000 volumes and hosts a variety of special events, reading groups, and workshops, as well as the New York City Book Awards. www.nysoclib.org
 
Contact Information
Randi Levy, Head of the Children’s Library, rlevy@nysoclib.org
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Reference Librarian Part Time @ St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights NY
Responsible for all Reference Desk services. Responsible for the operation of the Library when no Full-Time Librarian is in attendance, including, but not limited to, the supervision of one part-time clerk and several part-time student workers.
 
Responsibilities
Supervises Circulation Desk Staff, as directed; Provides group library instruction and by-appointment individual research assistance for student, faculty and staff, as needed; Fulfills all other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.
 
Qualifications
Master’s degree from an ALA accredited school of library/information science. Excellent supervisory, interpersonal, and communications skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in a collegial environment are essential. Working knowledge of Voyager, Primo and/or LibGuides a plus
 
Compensation
$20.00 per hour
 
Location
Brooklyn Heights, New York
 
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Weekend/Evening Librarian @ School of Visual Arts, NYC
Provides reference service in the SVA Library on weekends and one weekday evening for a total of 10 hours per week. Participates in specialized cataloging projects. Provides support to circulation supervisors as needed.
 
Responsibilities
-Has primary responsibility during weekends and one weekday evening for assisting undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members with information needs. -Works on special cataloging projects under the supervision of the head of technical services. -Develops LibGuides and other research aids. -Writes blog posts and maintains social media accounts on weekends. -Presents occasional weekend library instruction sessions. -Provides support to weekend and evening managers with student supervision, resolution of patron issues, facilities problems, etc. -Reports any patron or staff problems/issues to supervisor. Recommends weekend and evening service improvements.
 
Qualifications
-MLS degree and subject knowledge of the humanities, art & design history -Ability to work 10 hours per week, including weekends and one weekday evening -Experience using online art and design databases -Proficiency in cataloging standards such as AACR2, MARC21, and RDA -Excellent communication and customer services skills -Ability to work independently
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu
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May 10th

Part Time Children’s Librarian @ Nyack Library, Nyack NY

The Nyack Library is seeking an energetic Children’s Librarian for a part time position. This position is for a 16 hour work week, including Saturdays and evenings as required.

Education and Experience
·      An MLIS degree from an accredited University
·      A NY State Public Librarian’s Certificate
·      Experience working with children from birth to middle school
·      Experience with teens a plus
·      Knowledge of SirsiDynix Symphony/Workflows, Microsoft Office Suite and Canva a plus

Skills and Abilities
·         Provides direct assistance to patrons of all ages seeking information, guidance, and reader’s advisory
·         Requires a good knowledge of children’s and young adult literature
·         Requires an understanding of early literacy concepts
·         Must be able to create and execute engaging programs for children
·         Must possess excellent communication skills to successfully engage with children, teens and adults of various age levels and ethnicities
·         Ability to provide basic homework assistance to students as needed
·         Must possess strong computer skills with the ability to use and demonstrate a variety of electronic and digital devices, including PCs, Macs, iPads and printers
·         Under the direct supervision of the Head of Youth Services will maintain certain sections of the Children’s Room materials collection including selection and weeding
·         Enforces library rules and regulations to maintain a calm and pleasant room atmosphere
·         Performs additional duties as required
·         Reports directly to the Head of Youth Services

Salary:
Commensurate with experience

Vacation, holiday, medical, dental and NY State Retirement

Please send application and resume to Anne Shaw at ashaw@nyacklibrary.org by Monday June 1, 2017.
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May 5th

Children’s Librarian @ Queens Library, Queens NY
About the Position & Queens Library: Queens Library, is offering opportunities to work for one of the most dynamic and diverse urban libraries in the world. We are seeking highly-engaged, creative, customer service driven children librarians who are eager for an opportunity to enrich lives in one of our 65 service locations. Queens Library is a renowned leader in providing innovative library and educational services, developing new technology applications and fostering community engagement.
 
Responsibilities
Major Duties:
Performs excellent internal and external customer service and library service in response to the information needs of library users and the overall community with an emphasis on children.
Promotes library collections and services to the public, both inside and outside the physical building.
Responsible for readers’ guidance and reference services.
Publicize, plan and conduct programs for children and parents including: toddler and pre-school reading times, picture book hour, arts and crafts programs, and summer reading clubs. Assists customers with the use of print and electronic resources.
Recommends and refers customers and parents to alternative sources of information (internal and external) to the Library.
Performs Collection Development with an emphasis on developing quality children materials including selecting and ordering materials.
Monitors the public service floor.
Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials. Assist in maintaining a pleasant, inviting, safe environment.
Determines usage patterns of collections by assessing frequency of circulation, physical condition and other criteria.
Maintains reference and circulation materials.
Provides outreach to area elementary and nursery schools and community organizations serving children and families, informing them of library services and to develop partnerships for collaboration.
Maintain and cultivate contact with schools and parents.
May perform one or more of the following duties: investigate technologies that will improve services; create, develop, maintain, or contribute to the community library web page and social media; supervise hourly rate employees and volunteers; compile bibliographies and/or develop library user guides.
Performs other duties as required.Schedule will include some Saturdays and evenings.Key Competencies:
Initiative, flexibility, cooperative teamwork and modeling exemplary customer serviceQualifications
Requirements:
Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
Must have the ability to work with a diverse population of children and effectively provide customer service to a large number of children simultaneously.
Must be eligible for NYS librarian certification.Compensation
Salary: Annual salaries start at $47,075 for entry level librarians and range between $51,224 to $54,970 for senior/experienced librarians depending on experience.
 
Location
Queens, New York
 
 
To Apply
To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org referencing “Children’s Librarian – External” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.Queens Library is an equal opportunity employer.
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Teen Librarian @ Queens Library, Queens NY
About the Position & Queens Library: Queens Library, is offering opportunities to work for one of the most dynamic and diverse urban libraries in the world. We are seeking highly-engaged, creative, customer service driven teen librarians who are eager for an opportunity to enrich lives in one of our 65 service locations. Queens Library is a renowned leader in providing innovative library and educational services, developing new technology applications and fostering community engagement.
 
Responsibilities
Major Duties:
Performs excellent internal and external customer service and library service in response to the information needs of library users and the overall community with an emphasis on teens and tweens.
Promotes library collections and services to the public, both inside and outside the physical building.
Provides reference and readers’ advisory services.
Publicizes, plans and conducts programs for teens and tweens.
Assists customers with the use of print and electronic resources. Conducts training sessions for the public in the use of the library OPAC and the internet.
Recommends and refers customers to alternative sources of information (internal and external) to the Library.
Performs Collection Development with an emphasis on developing quality teen materials including selecting and ordering materials. Determines usage patterns of collections by assessing frequency of circulation, physical condition and other criteria.
Monitors the public service floor.
Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials.
Assist in maintaining a pleasant, inviting, safe environment.
Maintains reference and circulation materials.
Performs outreach to other adolescent serving community organizations informing them of library services and to develop partnerships for collaboration. Maintain and cultivate contact with schools and parents.
Creates opportunities for teens and tweens to contribute to the library in venues such as Teen Advisory Boards, social media postings, blogs, book clubs, etc.
May perform one or more of the following duties: investigates technologies that will improve services; creates, develops, maintains, or contributes to the community library webpage and social media; supervise hourly rate employees and volunteers; compile bibliographies and/or develop library user guides.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.Schedule will include some Saturdays and evenings.Key Competencies:
Initiative, flexibility, cooperative teamwork and modeling exemplary customer serviceQualifications
Requirements:
Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
Must have the ability to work with a diverse teen population and effectively provide customer service to a large number of teens simultaneously.
Must be eligible for NYS librarian certification. Must have performance evaluation of standard or above in public service positions.Compensation
Salary: Annual salaries start at $47,075 for entry level librarians and range between $51,224 to $54,970 for senior/experienced librarians depending on experience.
 
 
To Apply
To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and reference “Teen Librarian – External” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.Queens Library is an equal opportunity employer.
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Youth Services Manager @ Queens Library, Queens NY

Duties and Responsibilities: The Youth Services Manager is responsible for managing Youth Services operations at the Flushing community library. In the absence of the Flushing Director and other members of the management team, assumes responsibility for managing the library including overall direction of staff.

Responsibilities include:
Leads and supervises all Youth Services staff, including providing timely and objective feedback of performance, fostering the learning and development of staff, as well as for providing and modeling exceptional public service with an emphasis on children, teens and preteens.
Manages and participates in youth services programming and outreach to the community. Liaises with the community. Ensures public service is given appropriate priority.
Also responsible for physical maintenance, collection development, community liaising.
Keeps records and statistics. Prepares reports.
Must have demonstrated experience in the following competencies: initiative, flexibility, cooperative teamwork and modeling exemplary customer service.
Performs other duties as required.

The schedule for this position will include Saturdays and evenings.

 
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
Requires an ALA accredited Master’s degree, and a New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate. Experience as a Young Adult/Children’s Librarian preferred.
A minimum of one year of managerial experience including the performance management & supervision of full-time librarian staff.
Must have demonstrated knowledge of library policies and procedures.ABOUT QUEENS LIBRARY: Queens Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Innovation and leadership are the hall marks of Queens Library. Our mission is to meet the needs of the community by offering lifelong learning opportunities and ensuring there is a positive impact in the community. Queens Library fulfills its goals by embracing innovation and change. With a history of offering pioneering programs that meet the diverse needs of the most diverse county in the US, Queens Library is a place where innovation and leaders are welcomed. Queens Library a private, non-profit corporation located in Queens, New York and includes 65 service locations with 1,700 employees.Queens Library is the proud recipient of the following awards: 2009 Library Journal, Library of the Year, 2014 ALA/Information Today, Library of the Future, 2013 ULC Top Innovators, 2013 American-Architect’s Building of the Year (Queens Library at Glen Oaks).
 
Location
Flushing, New York
 
 
To Apply
TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and reference “Youth Services Manager – External” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Archive Assistant @ Rockefeller Archive Center, Sleepy Hollow NY

Overview: The Rockefeller Archive Center is seeking a recent college graduate to join its Collections Management team as an Archival Assistant. The primary duties of this position will be to assist with accessioning, including the preparation of inventories, and with vault and location management. Other duties may relate to preservation, donor requests, and reference services. This position is full-time, paid on an hourly basis, and reports to the Assistant Director, Head of Collections Management.

Qualifications: Minimally, the candidate must possess a B.A. degree in a relevant field. The candidate must be able to work on multiple projects and possess the ability to adjust to frequent changes and reprioritizations. The candidate must be detail-oriented, professional and willing to learn and take on new projects as assigned. Excellent written, verbal, analytical, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills are required. The candidate must possess a willingness and desire to take initiative. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and computer applications preferred.

About Us: The Rockefeller Archive Center, an operating foundation with its own substantial endowment, is an independent archive and research center dedicated to the study of philanthropy and the diverse domains it shapes. It was established in 1974 to assemble, preserve, and make accessible the records of the Rockefeller family and the foundations and nonprofits established by the family, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Rockefeller University. Today, the Center’s growing holdings include materials from numerous foundations, including the Ford Foundation and the Commonwealth Fund, as well as from many nonprofit organizations. It is also a major repository for the personal papers of leaders of the philanthropic community, Nobel Prize laureates, and world-renowned investigators in science and medicine.

Located 20 miles north of New York City in Westchester County on a former Rockefeller estate, the Archive Center is easily accessible from major highways and by train on the Metro-North Hudson Line. The Rockefeller Archive Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Center is committed to the support and encouragement of a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

To apply, please send a letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications along with a resume via email or mail to:
Rockefeller Archive Center 15 Dayton Ave Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 careers@rockarch.org

 
To Apply
To apply, please send a letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications along with a resume via email or mail to:
Rockefeller Archive Center 15 Dayton Ave Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 careers@rockarch.org
 
Company Information
Rockefeller Archive Center 15 Dayton Ave. Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
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Associate, Abstracting & Indexing @ Springer Nature, NYC

Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.

Job Duties
As a member of the Global Abstracting & Indexing team, the Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Associate is responsible for driving the coverage of all Springer Nature journals by appropriate A&I services to ensure the visibility, discoverability and utilization of the journals, i.e. to increase readership, submissions and citations by working closely together with the A&I manager. Ideally, the candidate will have prior book and/or journal acquisition, sales, customer service, or production experience in the Science, Technology Medicine (STM), academic, or library markets. This position is a wonderful opportunity for a self-motivated individual. This position is located in our SoHo, New York offices.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life and AD&D
401(k)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Transit Accounts
Tuition Assistance
Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

 
Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to and collaborating with Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Manager on Abstracting & Indexing data verification processes, coordination of data updates, and ensuring data integrity Providing minutes, reports and analyses to A&I Manager with recommendations for decision making Serving as a subject matter expert (A&I) reference services) to support internal publishing teams Keeps abreast of latest trends and developments in the area of A&I services Serving as a back-up to the A&I Manager, i.e. may assume some responsibilities in the absence of the A&I manager Resolving problems with missing content working closely with internal publishing teams, external Abstracting & Indexing services and internal production teams to efficiently resolve issues Working closely with internal and external business stakeholders to resolve and prevent customer service issues Developing and maintaining documentation on theory and tools for citation analyses (using Web of Science/InCites and/or alternative metrics) Assist with developing documentation for presentations and training Working closely together with the PDM (Publishing Data Management) and DDS (Data Delivery Service) teams Other duties as required by manager.
 
Qualifications
Job Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with some research work or experience with scholarly publishing Familiarity with searching various databases such as Web of Science, PubMed/MEDLINE, Scopus Basic knowledge of bibliometrics Proficient in MS Office & MS Windows environment (i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.). Basic knowledge of relational databases ( for example Access) is a plus Good problem solving and project management skills Excellent interpersonal skills of which a service-oriented attitude is key Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaborate in a team environment
 
Compensation
Annual salary + benefits
 
Location
New York, NY
 
 
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Cataloger, American Historical Manuscript Collection Project @ The New York Historical Society, NYC
 
JOB SUMMARY: The New-York Historical Society is seeking a cataloger to work on its project to catalog approximately 12,000 small manuscript collections from the 17th to the 20th centuries known collectively as the American Historical Manuscript Collection. Reporting to the library’s Head of Cataloging and Metadata, the cataloger will work closely with the project’s other catalogers and with other library staff to build original online catalog records (or update existing records) for the collections at appropriate levels of description. Position is funded through November 30, 2017.
 
Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: • The cataloger will review collections to determine their scope and content. Based on information gathered during this process, he/she will build original online catalog records (or update existing online catalog records) for the collections at appropriate levels of description. Specific duties are as follows:CATALOGING
• Formulating or reviewing the formulation of collection titles to conform to current cataloging standards • Entering or revising the physical description of collections as needed • Composing or reviewing and updating scope and content notes • Creating notes about provenance • Adding subject headings and genre terms • Providing added entries for personal and organizational names • Verifying all headings in the Library of Congress authority files PROMOTION OF THE PROJECT • Writing occasional blog posts on the collections or aspects of the project that are of interest • If space and resources permit, participating in the mounting of small exhibition • Additional duties as requested.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee with or without accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
This is largely a sedentary role using a computer; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stoop as necessary.
 
Qualifications
EDUCATION: M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited library school or equivalent.EXPERIENCE: • Two years of library cataloging experience preferred • Knowledge of MARC21, AACR2, RDA, LCSH, and AAT • Familiarity with DACS and/or DCRM(MSS) • Manuscript cataloging, and/or archival description experience desirable • Experience searching OCLC, and familiarity with online cataloging systems such as the Ex Libris Aleph system • Familiarity with handling rare and fragile materials • Good attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to work with people as well as independently • Experience with reading older manuscript materials • Knowledge of American and New York history
 
Location
New York, NY
 
To Apply
For consideration please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: resumes@nyhistory.org Please reference the job title in the subject line.The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Company Information
170 Central Park West New York, NY 10024
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Reference Librarian for the Printed Collections @ The New York Historical Society, NYC

The New-York Historical Society is seeking an experienced reference librarian with a strong public service orientation to join the Library’s department of printed collections, an interrelated set of rare and historical resources—books and pamphlets, newspapers, maps and atlases, broadsides, dining menus and other ephemera collections—that spans from the 16th century to the present. Researchers frequently use the printed collections in tandem with the library’s collections of manuscripts and graphic materials, all of which are consulted in the central reading room, an active, integrated, research environment. Among the 10,000 researchers who use the library’s collections each year, on-site and remotely, are scholars, college and graduate students, K-12 teachers, curators from other institutions, journalists and creative writers, architects and engineers, real estate developers and building renovators, genealogists, media fact checkers, and curious New Yorkers.

JOB SUMMARY: The Reference Librarian for the Printed Collections provides in-depth research assistance on-site and remotely; introduces a wide range of visiting groups to the Library’s collections and services; schedules and coordinates group visits to the Library; describes and promotes the printed collections through blog posts, online research guides, and displays in the reading room; helps to build and increase access to the printed collections; contributes to library and institutional initiatives and projects.

 
Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: • Provides in-depth research assistance on-site and remotely • Introduces a wide range of visiting groups to the Library’s collections and services • Schedules and coordinates group visits to the Library • Describes and promotes the printed collections through blog posts, online research guides, and displays in the reading room • Helps to build and increase access to the printed collections • Contributes to library and institutional initiatives and projects. • Additional duties as requested.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee with or without accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee will retrieve, transport, and re-shelve library collections of varying size and weight, alone and in conjunction with co-workers. Library carts and special carriers are used to transport most all collections except for small and lightweight items which are carried by hand. The employee will walk and climbs steps throughout the day.
 
Qualifications
EDUCATION: M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited program required; B.A. in the humanities preferred.EXPERIENCE: • Minimum of 2 years working in a busy reference setting with multiple responsibilities • Commitment to library public service, including a keen interest in promoting the use and appreciation of special collections • Experience presenting to groups • Proficiency in the use of both electronic research tools and relevant print sources • Knowledge of emerging technologies and other trends in the field • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills • Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work cooperatively in a team-based, user-centered environment • Must be able to work Saturdays, September through May. Previous experience working in a special collections library and knowledge of New York and American history is preferred.
 
Location
170 Central Park West NY,NY 10024
 
 
To Apply
For consideration please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: resumes@nyhistory.org Please reference the job title in the subject line.The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Emerging Technologies Librarian @ Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library
Position: A03155
Date: 4.28.17
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTTITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Emerging Technologies Librarian
DEPARTMENT: Walsh Library, Rose HillRESPONSIBILITIES:
· Reports to the Head of Cataloging and Head of Circulation
· Investigates, presents, manages and instructs Library staff at all three campuses in the use of innovative, experimental and/or emerging library and digital technologies
· Keeps abreast of current trends, innovations and emerging technologies in the librarian profession via webinars, listservs scholarly journals, and through various digital platforms
· Provides copyright compliance guidance and promotes copyright literacy for Library staff and the University community at large, including for current and future digitization projects at the Libraries
· Serves as Library liaison with the University’s Office of Legal Counsel for all copyright compliance issues related to Library projects and functions
· Provides quality control for processed materials utilizing various metadata standards, as well as performs bibliographic maintenance
· Assists in the creation of metadata for various digital projects
· Fosters the Libraries’ digital presence on multiple social media platforms, developing content to promote Library collections, resources, services, and events
· Engages in Library programming, events and other outreach activities
· Contributes to the Libraries’ collection analysis and collection development efforts
· Interprets procedures, policies, and administrative rules and regulations to members of the Fordham University community; resolves patron problems when necessary
· Supervises clerical, casual, intern and student workers as necessaryQUALIFICATIONS:
· American Library Association accredited Master’s Degree
· Minimum 2 years’ experience in an academic library
· In-depth knowledge of an integrated library system; Sirsi Symphony highly preferred
· Knowledge of relevant metadata standards and guidelines (RDA, FRBR, AACR2, MARC-21, LCRI, LC classification and subject headings, DublinCore, CONTENTdm)
· Proficiency with metadata creation
· Reading knowledge of one or more Western European language other than English—German, French or Italian desirable
· Must be detail oriented, flexible and able to communicate effectively and efficiently with all members of the Fordham University community
· Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, work independently, exercise individual initiative, and demonstrate flexibility as a team member
· Some supervisory experience requiredSALARY: Commensurate with experience
START DATE: September 2017Send letter and resume: John Williams, Head of Cataloging bjowilliams@fordham.eduFordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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