Job Announcements


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.




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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May 2nd

Full Time Reference Librarian @ Orangeburg Library, Orangeburg NY
The Orangeburg Library has an opening for a full-time reference librarian.
 
General Duties:
 Works with the public at the reference desk answering reference questions, suggesting reading materials, placing holds, assisting with library equipment, selects, orders and catalogs materials
 
Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):
    Maintains good relations with the public and provides positive, pleasant and professional quality customer service
    Interacts with the staff in a courteous and professional manner
    Complies with Library policies and procedures
    Operates computers and other office machinery in looking up materials and placing holds
    Assists public in use of the Enterprise catalog
    Handles routine problems under the guidance of a supervisor
    Enforces Library Code of Conduct
    Selects and orders books, audiobooks, DVDs and databases for the adult population
    Runs reports from the catalog and maintains monthly statistics
    Acts as a liaison between director and part-time reference librarians
    Other duties as assignedRequired Knowledge, skills and abilities:
    Maintains the collection; has knowledge of and interest in library materials
    Willingness to learn library methods and techniques and follow established guidelines
    Aptitude for library work
    Ability to perform typing/computer inputting tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy
    Knowledge of general computing principles and ability to create and edit documents in MS Office; use email
    Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate how to use library databases
    Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate use of eBooks and other necessary software
    Demonstrate good judgement and decision making ability
    Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
    Ability to physically perform the duties such as using a step to reach high shelves, bending or stooping to reach low shelves and carrying books and materials
    Masters of Library and Information Science and up-to-date NYS Public Librarian Certificate
    35 hours per week; one night per week, one weekend per monthPreferred:
    Experience working in a public library environment
    Knowledge of and experience with library catalogs such as Enterprise
    Able to work solo or as part of  a team
    Able to make presentations to the Board of TrusteesSalary is $40,000-$45,000 depending on education and experience.  Benefits include NYS Retirement and 80% employer covered health insurance.   Closing date for applications is May 31, 2017.
 
Cover letters and resumes should be emailed to Laura Wolven, Director at lwolven@rcls.org
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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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Youth Services Librarian @ The Nyack Library, Nyack NY

The Nyack Library is seeking an energetic Children’s Librarian for a full time position. This position is for a 35 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 May 1, 2017.
Anne Shaw, MBA, SPHR
HR Specialist
The Nyack Library

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April 25th

Reference & Instruction Librarian @ Berkeley College, White Plains Campus, White Plains NY

Berkeley College invites applications for a full time Research & Instruction Librarian at the White Plains, NY campus.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provide research services and instruction that guide students, faculty and the college community in navigating and evaluating information; serve as a liaison working with faculty to integrate information literacy concepts within course work and the scholarly journey; provide real-time chat support; develop LibGuides and other tools that link learning and information resources.

QUALIFICATIONS include:
A Master’s Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or from a master’s level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country. Demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources and computer applications; interest in applying current and emerging technologies to library services; work schedule flexibility; and the desire to teach information seeking skills in a variety of settings.  

For a full job description and to 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.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the College visit www.berkeleycollege.edu
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April 17th

Teen Services Internship @ Greenburgh Public Library, Elmsford NY

Greenburgh Public Library offers an exciting opportunity for a college or graduate student seeking an internship position during summer 2017. The library is currently accepting applications for an internship in the Teen Services Department. The intern will have the chance to gain a wide range of experiences in a busy public library while serving Greenburgh’s teen and tween population.

The intern will work closely with the Teen Services Librarian assisting with tasks including but not limited to: supervision and scheduling of teen volunteers, management of teen collections, readers advisory, community and media outreach, and assisting with the implementation and supervision of the library’s many teen events, as well as basic patron computer help.

Qualifications:
     An interest in teen  literature and events for teens.
    Computer skills are essential including Microsoft Office, social media platforms, and basic problem solving and tech support.
     Ability to accomplish multiple tasks on a number of concurrent projects.
    Candidates must have strong communication skills, be well organized, detail-oriented, and creative.
    Knowledge of Microsoft Publisher and WordPress is preferred.

Hours & Details:
Dates and times of the internship will be determined with the individual.
Afternoon availability is necessary, some evening and weekend hours also required.
This is an unpaid internship but a great opportunity to receive school credit and build your resume.

To Apply:
All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume with two letters of academic or professional reference to eanastasi@greenburghlibrary.org.

Deadline to Apply:
May 22, 2017

Please email your application materials to:
Liz Anastasi, Teen Services Librarian at eanastasi@greenburghlibrary.org
Greenburgh Public Library  
300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523
http://GreenburghLibrary.org

For more information please contact Liz Anastasi at eanastasi@greenburghlibrary.org or 914-721-8192.

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