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Job posted to this site on May 19th at 4:43pm
NYU Libraries Adjunct Librarian at New York University
The New York University Division of Libraries is seeking multiple user-focused adjunct librarians for the 2022 Summer semester, with high potential for reappointment in later semesters. These are exciting opportunities to join the world-class NYU Libraries community as we advance our mission and values. Duties may include a number of tasks, including virtual and in-person reference services, in-depth one-on-one consultations, instructional activities, and special projects. Adjuncts will work closely with our diverse and collaborative librarian staff, ensuring service hours coverage, meeting incoming requests, and communicating regularly with full-time librarians about activities and needs. Reference services are provided during the following times: Monday - Thursday: 10am - 11pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 6pm Sunday: 1pm - 10pm Instruction services are scheduled during the following times: Monday - Friday: 8am - 6:30pm Adjunct Reference & Instruction Librarians provide a variation of weekday, weekend, and evening hours within the timeframes above. Priority will be given to applicants with daytime and weekend availability for 10-20 weekly hours. For these positions, we’re looking for candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, skills, and experiences in a variety of social science, humanities, and science fields. All adjuncts must be available for in-person service in New York City, as well as hybrid and virtual support services from home. You must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship and have reliable access to the internet. Qualifications Required ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or relevant coursework and current matriculation in an MLS/MLIS program. Experience in reference, virtual reference, or research consultation services Experience or related coursework regarding the provision of small or large group instruction Familiarity with key library resources (e.g., databases, LibGuides) Comfort operating in a virtual environment with standard tools (e.g., Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams) Application Instructions We would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume, a short cover letter, and a 1-2 paragraph statement on how you think diversity should inform work in the library and information field. Materials will be received on a rolling basis, but initial reviews for Summer 2022 will begin May 1, 2022. Please detail your scheduling preferences, including the number of hours per week you would be available, and roughly the days and times you would prefer in 5-hour blocks.
Job posted to this site on May 19th at 12:48pm
Full Time Librarian Reference Department at Great Neck Library
Full Time Librarian-Reference Department The Great Neck Library is seeking energetic, detail oriented, service driven Librarian(s) in the Reference Department for a very active, culturally diverse library system in a highly educated community. The successful candidate(s) will assist patrons in finding books, other materials, and information both on-line and in print, reader’s advisory, digital services, collection development and adult programming. Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. Duties and Responsibilities include: Database searching, computer assistance, resource selection and collection development, book discussions and book displays. Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Experience Required: Basic understanding of MARC records, AACR2 cataloging standards and Dewey Decimal call number system Knowledge of Sierra, First Search, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment Schedule: Full Time –35 hours/week-includes one late night plus alternate Saturdays. Sundays as needed. Starting Salary Range: The minimum starting salary is $53,260+, with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position. Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by June 1, 2022: Great Neck Library 159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, NY 11023 firstname.lastname@example.org No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on May 18th at 2:57pm
PAGE/SHELVER(s)-Part Time (Multiple Positions & Locations) at Great Neck Library
The Great Neck Library is seeking reliable, detail-oriented individuals to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. Duties and Responsibilities include: Daily shelving tasks Shifting/moving books and materials using carts Position involves standing, bending and lifting/moving up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Experience Required: Excellent alphanumeric skills Schedule: 10-20 hours per week includes Saturdays Starting Salary Range: $15.00 per hour Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 6/3/2022: Great Neck Library 159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, NY 11023 email@example.com No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on May 18th at 11:49am
Archivist and Special Collections Specialist at Queens College - CUNY
Queens College Libraries (QCL), The City University of New York, seeks to hire a fulltime Special Collections Specialist. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and Archives, the Special Collections Specialist will work closely with the Head to implement an engaged, user-focused, and collaborative archives program. The Special Collections Specialist will be responsible for the management of archival records, special collections, and rare books. In collaboration with the Head of Special Collections and Archives, and with the Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, they will work to develop and implement hands-on learning opportunities for students within the Library Science Program. Job Duties for this title include but are not limited to: • Provide archival reference services, including reproduction and publication requests, and onsite and remote assistance • Assist in the management of distinctive collections including the University Archives, and other Special Collections • Accession, arrange, describe, and preserve archival collections • Assist with the implementation of several ongoing digitization projects within the unit • Create a welcoming and inclusive environment in a new public-facing reading room and archives lounge • Curate exhibits of interest to the campus, alumni, and local communities • Supervise part-time and student workers • Coordinate the administrative aspects of the Library Archives Fellowship Program CUNY Vaccinatine Mandate Policy Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required; MLS degree or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Certificate in Archives / Special Collections Program, or the equivalent from an ALA accredited institution (or the equivalent in experience or education) • Administrative, supervisory, communications, or customer service experience (can be from outside of libraries/archives) • A minimum of one year of experience working with archives and special collections materials (including internships, part-time, and/or temporary positions) strongly preferred • Proficient in Archives Space software or other collections management systems related to archival materials • Demonstrated knowledge of standards, best practices, and trends regarding archival description, technology, and outreach • Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, make constructive recommendations, interpret, and apply policies and procedures, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW Administers one or more aspects of Library operations and coordinates Library services. Assists faculty, students, and librarians in order to evaluate needs and locate appropriate materials on a timely basis Participates in acquiring materials in all formats and media Reviews Library usage patterns and makes recommendations regarding services; plans and conducts training and outreach activities Assists in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards May oversee a Library unit such as Circulation, Access/User Services, Reserve, Stack Maintenance, and/or Acquisitions Supervises and/or trains staff, students, and others assigned to the Library Performs related duties as assigned. CUNY TITLE Higher Education Assistant FLSA Exempt COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary commensurate with education and experience. CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. HOW TO APPLY From our job posting system (CUNY.Jobs) select “Apply Now,” create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site (CUNY.jobs) and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (24396) or Title (Archivist and Special Collections Specialist). Upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references (as one document) by the closing date. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job posted to this site on May 18th at 7:31am
Head of Library Technology and Innovation (71101) at Pratt Institute
Job posted to this site on May 17th at 12:58pm
Systems Librarian at Center for Jewish History
The Center for Jewish History (cjh.org) is the collaborative 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 almost twenty-three 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. The Center for Jewish History seeks a creative, pragmatic, and insightful individual to become our Systems Librarian. Primary responsibilities include the management of the shared integrated library system and discovery layer as well as coordinating metadata remediation projects, generating and maintaining customized reports, training staff, creating and maintaining documentation, and troubleshooting. The successful candidate can see both the forest and the trees, and will be able to balance system-wide implications with a detail-oriented focus and perspective. The Systems Librarian will report to the Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery. The Metadata and Discovery Services department is tasked with coordinating the interoperability and integration between Center systems that control, describe, preserve, and provide access to the rich physical and digital holdings of the five Partner institutions. The Systems Librarian will work closely with department members, as well as the Center’s Information Technology department, vendors, and stakeholders in the Center and Partner community to ensure that the physical, digital, and electronic holdings available at the Center are discoverable and accurately described. The salary range for this position is between $62,000 and up to $70,000, based on experience. Responsibilities: Oversees the maintenance of library systems, technologies, and software related to the description and discovery of the physical and digital holdings of the Partners and Center. Develops and refines workflows to effectively describe physical and digital holdings within Center library systems and externally in OCLC products. Troubleshoots application and software problems in collaboration with Center’s Information Technology department and colleagues in Metadata and Discovery Services. Collects statistics for systems usage to assist with future resource allocation, identifying trends in use of systems, improving the description of resources, and gap analysis. Utilizes and tests a variety of software tools to extract and manipulate data from various sources. Cooperates in the development, creation, promotion, and assessment of system-based policies and best practices. Required Qualifications: Master’s in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school. 3-5 years’ experience working within Integrated Library Systems and other library systems software in a special library setting. Strong background in cataloging and knowledge of descriptive standards (like MARC, AACR2, DACS, RDA, Dublin Core), authorities, and tools (like OCLC Connexion, Cataloger’s Desktop, and MarcEdit). Commitment to programmatic and systems-based solutions for correcting and optimizing description across library systems. Expertise in organizing and manipulating data using spreadsheet applications, like Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, or OpenRefine. Basic competency in UNIX, SQL queries, Python, and/or Perl. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Capable of fostering a collaborative environment and developing diplomatic, adaptable approaches to shared library systems. Comfort balancing daily and strategic, longer-term systems-based projects and priorities. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with Ex Libris library systems products, such as Aleph, Primo, or Rosetta. Comprehension of and comfort with descriptive metadata across library systems, including ability to crosswalk data from different formats. Understanding of database construction and architecture. Previous experience working in a multilingual environment with bibliographic knowledge in at least one of the following languages (in addition to English): Hebrew, Yiddish, German, or Russian. Company Benefits: 15-21 federal and religious holidays off each year in addition to generous vacation, sick, and personal days. Full health benefits (medical, dental and vision) with minimal employee contributions. Free life insurance and long-term disability coverage. Flexible spending account and commuter benefits. Generous 403b retirement benefits. 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. For priority consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Eric Fritzler, Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery, at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
Job posted to this site on May 17th at 10:16am
Developer at Center for Jewish History
The Center for Jewish History seeks an experienced freelance Windows developer to assist with scripting the automation of two distinct workflows related to the preservation and conversion of digital files. The development work is projected to take up to 50 hours at a rate of $50/hour to complete and test the two new automated workflows. Successful candidates should have experience using Amazon Web Services APIs specific to Glacier and familiarity with software/applications like ImageMagick for reformatting files. To apply for the temporary development opportunity at the Center, please send a brief introductory letter explaining your suitability for the automation projects, your resume, and a list of references familiar with your experience as a developer.
Job posted to this site on May 16th at 1:38pm
Research Services Librarian at New York Medical College
Overview The Research Services Librarian empowers users to conduct research and teaches and works with students, faculty, staff and residents in research matters. Reporting to the Associate Director, USER Services, responsibilities include but are not limited to: partnering with researchers, expert searching and participation on systematic review teams, reference services, technical support, web content delivery, data visualization and data management support, instruction and outreach, special projects, and assigned liaison responsibilities with academic departments. The incumbent is expected to participate in varied aspects of the library’s operations through work on committees. We will accept a recent graduate who is willing to learn about research at an academic health sciences institution. We expect some of the hours to be remote, but the applicant will be expected to work partially in-person and must live or relocate within commuting distance. Responsibilities Provides leadership in the design and delivery of library research services; Recommends appropriate use of new and emerging technologies and initiatives; Teaches instructional workshops, classes, orientations and one-on-one consultations related to the position and the use of library resources, data visualization and management, the research cycle, and the library and its services; Develops high-quality teaching materials for classes and online instruction; Guides users in discovering, using, and evaluating resources; Works as a member of the reference team; Acts as liaison to multiple academic departments; Creates web pages (LibGuides) related to research, library services and resources; Utilizes appropriate communication tools and social media to deliver messages and information to users; Performs searches for users and promotes the library’s role in systematic review teams; Participates in ongoing learning and professional development relevant to position responsibilities and delivery of services and programs; Exhibits continuous improvement of subject knowledge, resources, and technology. Qualifications Required: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school; Knowledge of and experience in research; Knowledge of and experience using reference resources, Internet resources, and other electronic products; Strong interpersonal skills, a public services orientation, demonstrated written and spoken communication skills, and question negotiation skills. Ability to work in a team environment; Ability to initiate and manage projects effectively, with attention to detail; Desire and ability to continuously improve skills and knowledge level; Strong computer skills, LibApps, bibliographic management software such as EndNote, MS Office software, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc; Demonstrated ability to make innovative use of technology in library services and communications. Preferred: Reference and instructional experience in a health sciences library, preferably academic; Educational or experiential background in the pre-clinical or health sciences; Knowledge of sources of health sciences information, evidence-based practice, and critical appraisal of resources; Fluency in the use of biostatistics and statistical software and/or willingness to develop these skills in support of the curriculum; Proficiency in data visualization Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
Job posted to this site on May 16th at 9:56am
Part-Time Circulation Assistant/Page (revised 5/14/22) at The New York Society Library
Summary The Circulation Assistant/Page assists patrons at the Circulation Desk and over telephone/email by performing procedures related to the circulation of materials and public services. Page duties include preparing, retrieving, and re-shelving books, and aiding Library users as needed. The Successful Candidate Will Have: Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, computer proficiency, and the ability to sort alphanumerically A commitment to providing superior service and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy environment Prior library experience and knowledge of integrated library systems (preferably Sierra) is preferred A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required Responsibilities Include: Checking out and renewing Library materials using an automated Circulation system Placing holds on materials for members Collecting fines and fees Responding to patron requests at the Circulation Desk and by email/phone Assisting patrons’ search for materials in the Library’s catalog and databases Preparing and sending overdue and reserve notices Advising potential members and registering new ones Retrieving library materials Shelving materials by call number in correct location Shelf-reading Preparing books, periodicals, and newspapers for circulation Providing tours for prospective members Assisting patrons as needed Performing other duties as required Maintaining compliance with all Library policies and procedures Maintaining a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and public services Physical/Environmental Requirements: Physical: Standing/walking for extended periods Moving book trucks Climbing stepstools and ladders Occasional to frequent lifting up to 30 lbs. Vision: Normal. Requires long periods of work at computers. Environmental: Indoor environment, working closely with others and independently. Occasional exposure to dust and mold. This is a part-time position (up to 28 hours per week) including Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm. Schedule subject to change. Flexibility to work varying weekdays and evenings as needed, sometimes on short notice is required. The New York Society Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. How to Apply Potential candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and the names of two (2) references with contact information to Meg Donabedian, Assistant Head Librarian, at email@example.com with “Circulation Assistant/Page” in the subject line to be considered. Visit our website at www.nysoclib.org for more information. Compensation: $16 per hour Proof of full vaccination required ABOUT THE LIBRARY: 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, 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.
Job posted to this site on May 14th at 9:26am
Librarian I at Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library
Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library - Librarian I *FILING FEE: * A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE OF $15 MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION* Check or money order payable to City Comptroller accepted. Include examination number on your check. Credit cards are accepted for online payments. See general instructions regarding exceptions to the fee requirement. Applicants whose personal checks are returned for insufficient funds will be charged an additional fee. LAST FILING DATE: Applications must be received no later than close of business (4:30 PM) May 26, 2022. VACANCIES: The list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur at the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library. SALARY: $48,302 - $60,438 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: There is no residency requirement for this examination. DUTIES OF THE POSITION: This position involves responsibility for basic level librarian duties. The Librarian I may serve as the head of a functional area of the library such as Teen Space, Genealogy, or the Children’s area. Employees in this class are expected to perform specific applications of professional duties under the general supervision of the Library Director. Performs related work as required . A complete job description is available from the Civil Service Commission. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from a library that is accredited by the American Library Association. These requirements must be met on or before the date of the exam. Salary and Benefits: $48,302-$60,438 NYS retirement and optional health, vision, and dental insurance How to apply: https://watertown-portal.mycivilservice.com/exams About the library: Flower Memorial Library is located in Watertown NY and serves a population of over 24,000 citizens. Link to the job on the library's website: https://www.flowermemoriallibrary.org/we-are-hiring/
Job posted to this site on May 14th at 9:23am
Librarian at Horological Society of New York
The Horological Society of New York is seeking a full-time, in-person, Librarian to manage its library in Midtown Manhattan. The librarian will be responsible for all aspects of the library including its daily opening and closing, collection content and use, reference and research support, collection development and cataloging, and all other tasks necessary to provide the Society’s members and the public with exemplary information services. The librarian must be excited about the challenge of building a special library and its related systems and services from the ground up. They must be able to work independently and enthusiastically with minimal supervision. They may also be responsible for recruiting, training and supervising volunteers. Knowledge of the horological industry is preferred but is not required. Please do not apply for this position if you are not located in the New York metropolitan area. Responsibilities Provide oversight and collection management for a specialized horological library with over 25,000 titles. Respond to reference and research requests in person, over the phone and online. Perform research using electronic and print resources in the library. As appropriate, circulate and monitor the circulation of library materials. Organize, catalog and process library materials according to standard bibliographic practices. Adapt the existing catalogue to standard library format and make this updated HSNY catalogue available and searchable online and compatible with WorldCat format and search functions. Manage collection development by evaluating the changing information needs of users and identifying and implementing improvements to library collections and services. Make recommendations regarding the library collection by suggesting the purchase of new materials. Participate in HSNY events including but not limited to monthly lectures. Become familiar with the history and literature of horology, with a cursory knowledge of major horological museums, auction houses, and trade associations. Reading language proficiency in French or German is a plus. Ability to lift heavy boxes of books, climb ladders for tall bookshelves, and reach high and low shelves. Assess and treat damaged books. Ability to be in the office weekday business hours, and occasionally extended hours for special events. Motivation to work closely with donors. Experience with applying for non-profit library grants is a plus. Qualifications MLS/MLIS (Masters of Library/Information Science) from an ALA Accredited school. At least 10 years of experience working as a librarian. Expert proficiency in using Apple, Google and Microsoft software. Knowledge of or experience using bibliographic information databases such as Worldcat.org. Demonstrated evidence of detail-orientation and organization skills. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to listen actively, work cooperatively and interact positively with others. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to manage events that take place in the library space. Knowledge of the safe handling of various rare collection materials. Expert knowledge of current technologies for data collection, analysis, and reporting, with an ability to learn new technologies quickly. Ability to adapt to changing cataloging rules, guidelines and technologies. Excellent organization skills and aptitude for complex and analytical and detailed work. Desire to grow and develop additional skills. Interest, curiosity and initiative in learning about the field of horology and networking with other horological library and information professionals nationally and internationally. Salary and Benefits Competitive annual salary (range of $70,000 to $80,000 depending on experience). Flexible vacation time. Health insurance reimbursement through an Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement (ICHRA). Commuter benefits. To Apply, Contact: Nicholas Manousos, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org Horological Society of New York 20 West 44th Street, Suite 501 New York, New York 10036 www.hs-ny.org About the Horological Society of New York Founded in 1866, the Horological Society of New York (HSNY) is one of the oldest continuously operating horological associations in the world. Today, HSNY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the art and science of horology through education.
Job posted to this site on May 11th at 4:29pm
Part-Time Librarian (Evening), Library West at School of Visual Arts
Hours: 21-25 hours per week Department: Library Reports To: Librarian, Library West Position Overview: In conjunction with the full-time Librarian, responsible for managing SVA’s branch library (Library West). Provide reference, instruction, and circulation services. Support event programming. Work with technical services on special cataloging assignments. Duties and Responsibilities: Manage the service desk and provide reference support in-person, email, chat. Oversee evening events and initiate programming (i.e. game nights, screenings, and passive programming). Assist in collection maintenance including shelf reading and display. Contribute to the training and supervision of student workers. Monitor the computers, printers, scanners, and A/V systems, troubleshooting when possible, escalating to the SVA Help Desk when necessary. Teach evening library instruction classes as needed. Coordinate with Technical Services to execute special cataloging projects. Promote library resources and services via departmental representative program. Contribute to library acquisitions as part of the collection development team. Create Library research guides. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications: M.L.S from ALA-accredited institution. Independent, self-motivated worker with ability to set priorities, multitask, and exercise consistent good judgment. Highly responsible and punctual. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Experience with an Integrated Library System (ILS). Knowledge of cataloging processes and techniques, and familiarity with basic cataloging standards. Reference and instruction experience preferred. Knowledge of and interest in tabletop and video gaming preferred. Some supervisory experience preferred.
Job posted to this site on May 11th at 3:36pm
Collections Librarian at The University Club
COLLECTIONS LIBRARIAN The University Club is a prestigious private club in NYC- offering unparalleled services to members - from gracious dining, luxurious accommodations and a variety of social events, to extensive athletic facilities and the world’s largest and finest club library. We are looking for an experienced Collections Librarian to join our team. Job Summary The Collections Librarian assumes primary responsibility for the creation, organization and maintenance of all of the Library’s bibliographic records in order to maximize the usefulness to members of the Library’s Web-based online catalog and to insure the availability to members of print, eBook and audiobook resources, and also performs acquisitions, Inter-Library Loan (ILL), reference, research and record-keeping activities relating to the Library and its services, as well as other responsibilities indicated below or assigned by the Library Director. An MLS or MSLIS degree and 2+ years professional library experience is preferred. Job Duties Acquisitions and Deaccessions: The Collections Librarian recommends for purchase and, after Library and Art Committee approval acquires and processes all books (both print and eBook/Audiobook) added to the Library both as part of current acquisitions and for retrospective collection enhancement and replacement of worn or missing volumes, and also deaccessions works which are no longer considered necessary for the collection. Cataloging: The Collections Librarian creates—through a combination of online resources and original input—bibliographic records for every title that comes into the collection (in both print and eBook/Audiobook format), whether through purchase or gift, and updates those records should changes in status occur. Donations: The Collections Librarian takes primary responsibility for reviewing all unrestricted gifts in kind offered and received by the Library in order to determine which materials, if any, will be added to the collection, which will be offered in the Library book sale, and which will be discarded. Materials added are cataloged and processed as acquisitions (see above). Record Keeping: In addition to bibliographic records (see above) the Collections Librarian maintains records of Library Associates membership and prepares reports and mailing lists as needed using an interface with the Club’s membership database. Member Services, Support and Advisory: The Collections Librarian works with members seeking assistance with reference and research queries, as well as providing readers advisory services for members seeking recommendations and reading suggestions in a variety of subject areas. Assistance is also provided to members using the public-access computers in the Library. Outreach: The Collections Librarian is involved in outreach services both to members of The University Club, and to the general community of librarians. This includes such activities as the preparation of exhibitions of Library materials, writing articles for Library and Club publications, attendance at relevant professional meetings, and participation in an informal group of Club Librarians who meet to discuss matters of mutual interest. Current Awareness: The Collections Librarian maintains a familiarity with trends and changes in Library cataloging and circulation practices in order to assure that The University Club Library remains up-to-date in these areas. Vendor Liaison: Collections Librarian interacts regularly with the providers of several online services used by the Library, both to insure up-to-date knowledge of the system, and to act as the Library’s “point person” in interactions with those vendors, including enhancement requests, reports of system problems, and, where needed, customization of systems to accommodate the special requirements of The University Club Library. Other Responsibilities: · Reviews invoices relating to book acquisitions to assure that all materials have been received and that invoices are ready for payment · Assists library users seeking assistance · Creates temporary signage for special information that must be imparted to members on a short-term basis · Assists with checking in members at Library events, and with other aspects of carrying out such events · Makes regular “rounds” of the library to be certain that all is in order. Requirements Accredited MLS or MSLIS degree Familiarity with OCLC 2+ years’ experience in cataloging preferred but not required Benefits: Major medical, Dental and Visions Vacation, Personal, Holidays and Sick days STD and LTD Disability coverage 401K with club contribution Complimentary cafeteria Holiday Bonus The University Club is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status
Job posted to this site on May 11th at 1:56pm
Assistant Professor - Reader Services Librarian at Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Department of Library at Kingsborough Community College is seeking self-motivated candidates for Reader Services Librarian. The Reader Services Librarian in collaboration with colleagues, serves as a reference librarian, develops and delivers instructional classes, and participates in collection development in one or more subject areas. Supports the library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the on-going improvement of institutional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory dutites, and participates in college and university-wide programs and committees, as assigned. The librarian will attend forums, professional development workshops, and other faculty and/or college-wide programs as a participant and representative of the library faculty. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional professional tasks according to individual strengths and experience. Candidate must demonstrate and maintain a record of excellence in librarianship, scholarly achievement and service for reappointment, tenure and promotion. Serves on Library, College and University committees. The work schedule during an academic year includes regular evening rotations and some weekends. For more information, see the Robert J. Kibbee Library website at https://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/kcclibrary Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus. QUALIFICATIONS Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution. COMPENSATION $51,242- $97,580. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. HOW TO APPLY Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 24414 or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests. CLOSING DATE June 10, 2022 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job posted to this site on May 11th at 1:56pm
Library Administrative Assistant PT at Adelphi University
The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide excellent service to the Adelphi community. They will consistently demonstrate a strong commitment to service within the context of the mission of the library and the University. This includes knowledge of policies and procedures, participating in service development, and working knowledge of both online and physical resources. Additional responsibilities include processing of all User Service related requests (ex. Fulfillment, Reading Lists, Connect NY and Interlibrary Borrowing etc.). Administrative Assistant will adapt to meet the evolving needs of students, faculty and administration. Our union positions have excellent benefits including Tuition Remission for the employee, spouse and dependent children. A pre-employment assessment on Microsoft Word and or Excel will be conducted.
Job posted to this site on May 11th at 10:07am
Head of Library Technology and Innovation at Pratt Institute Libraries
Job posted to this site on May 10th at 12:51pm
Accounting Clerk-Part Time, Business Office at Great Neck Library
Accounting Clerk-Part Time, Business Office Skills Required: The Great Neck Library is seeking a well-organized, detail oriented and computer literate part time clerk for the Business Office, reporting directly to the Business Manager Duties and responsibilities include: Matches invoices to purchase orders and prepares checks for mailing Prepares and sends retiree notices Attaches checks to invoices and filing of invoices Prepare new A/P folders Counts cash from all locations and prepares bank deposits Maintains overtime spreadsheet and dispatches pay stubs to employees Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Experience Required: Associates Degree in Accounting (Bachelor’s Degree a plus) Minimum of 2 years accounting experience Sage (Peachtree) Accounting and AccuData Payroll experience a plus Schedule: Part time – 10-15 hours per week; Monday-Friday Starting Salary Range: $17.50-$22.50 per hour (Rate commensurate with experience) Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 5/23/2022: Great Neck Library 159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, NY 11023 email@example.com No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on May 10th at 12:51pm
Interlibrary Loan Technical Assistant at St. John's University
Under the supervision of the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Librarian, performs library work related to interlibrary borrowing and lending. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the day-to-day processing of materials using ILLiad software or other related software and OCLC Discovery within the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Department. Completes other department projects as assigned. May be responsible for supervision of student workers. Essential Functions: Uses Illiad Resource Sharing Management software (or it's equivalent) to process all aspects of interlibrary loan requests for lending and borrowing. Responds to ILL injuries. Performs searches for materials in an integrated library system and correctly interprets bibliographic data. Finds and retrieves books, periodicals and other materials using the Library of Congress Classification System. Scans documents for electronic delivery. Packs and labels ILL items, and carries outgoing packages to mailboxes. Inputs data into Deluxe online delivery system for mail items shipping via Deluxe (courier system). Processes incoming materials by generating appropriate slips and labels and notifying customer of loan arrival. Monitors department email and voicemail and responds promptly to communications. Communicates with borrowers and lenders as needed to ensure correct and timely interlibrary loan processing. Assists library patrons as needed. Participates in hiring and training of student assistants and provides daily supervision. Prepares interlibrary loan invoices for payment and maintains records. Assists in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures documentation for staff and student workers. Performs other work as needed.
Job posted to this site on May 10th at 9:25am
Information Literacy Librarian at Dominican College
Dominican College, located 20 miles north of New York City in Rockland County, seeks an enthusiastic candidate with a strong orientation toward student-centered service to fill the role of Assistant Librarian for Information Literacy. Reporting to the College’s Head Librarian, the Assistant Librarian works in close collaboration with Library staff and College faculty to actively coordinate, integrate, implement, promote and assess information literacy services and initiatives for the College. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to: Coordinate and advocate for information literacy initiatives across the College. Serve as liaison to academic departments and collaborate with them to provide information literacy instruction. Mentor colleagues in information literacy pedagogy and delivery Help integrate information literacy into the ‘Dominican Curriculum’ gen ed curriculum Deliver reference/research services Serve as coordinator of the Learning Commons Hire, train, and supervise Library paraprofessional staff and work-study students Assist with collection management Other duties as assigned Hours: During the Academic Semesters: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm; hours may vary during exam periods Requirements: The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate LIS degree. This individual should have supervisory experience and excellent communication, interpersonal and technology skills. The candidate should demonstrate a learner-centered approach to assisting library users and a vision for information literacy and teaching in an evolving library environment. A commitment to developing and maintaining familiarity with current and emerging trends in information literacy is a must. This position teaches, assists and mentors a diverse student population and candidates whose lived experiences reflect our students’, are especially encouraged to apply. Two years of experience, preferably in an academic library and experience in instruction preferred. Dominican College is a private institution with approximately 2,000 students and 400 faculty and staff. Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens who enrich the world in which we live. Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org Dominican College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. AA/EOE
Job posted to this site on May 9th at 4:06pm
Manager, Permissions and Reproduction Services at The New York Public Library
Overview The New York Public Library is one of the world’s great public research libraries. Its research centers provide opportunities for engagement with in-depth and unique collections, inspirational reading rooms, exhibitions, programs, and a range of research services. Research Services, part of the Collections and Research Services Department, facilitates discovery and use of the collections by developing responsive programs and services for a diverse group of users, working to provide a consistent and integrated user experience for print and digital collections, and partnering across institutions to more effectively provide access to the broadest range of research materials. The department coordinates the development and assessment of collaborative institutional partnerships, research services and discovery systems that position the Library as a vital resource to support learning, creativity, scholarship, and enterprise. Reporting to the Associate Director for Research Services and Institutional Partnerships, the Manager for Permissions and Reproduction Services oversees the collections reproduction request process, negotiates licenses for the digitization of the Research collections by third-party vendors, and supports the Associate Director and the Collections department in aligning permissions policies with the Library’s overall user services goals. We seek a service-oriented manager with strong organizational and time-management skills, knowledge of best practices in reproduction services, and a commitment to excellence in public service. Key Responsibilities Oversees a service-driven unit providing access to the research collections through public orders and third party digitization Develops and implements user-focused policies and procedures for the duplication and use of reproductions of the Library’s research collections, including print materials, special collections, microfilm, audio and moving image, and digital assets Reviews all duplication requests and works closely with the Digital Research Division (Media Preservation Services, Media Preservation Labs, Metadata Services Unit, Digital Imaging Services, Digital Preservation, Digital Archives, Copyright and Information Policy) to arrange for permissions clearance, digitization of collections and delivery of digital files Processes reproduction requests for digital images, book scans, and audio moving image materials Maintains a high level of customer service in communications with patrons about all parts of the permissions and reproductions process Collaborates with Collections and Research Services staff and curators across the research libraries to evaluate and manage proposals for third-party digitization of Library research collections Contributes to the development of the Library’s strategy around digital collections and open access Negotiates licensing fees and royalties, and prepares licenses for reproductions of the Library’s in-copyright collections Collaborates with colleagues in Earned Revenue and Visitor Experience around requests and royalties for NYPL brand licensing Reviews and approves invoices through Freshbooks, and manages the department’s budget Prepares reports on the department’s activity to aid decision making around Library digitization priorities Maintains the department’s public-facing documentation including pricing schedule, forms and web pages Supervises a small staff responsible for processing reproduction requests Required Education & Experience Bachelor's degree and substantial experience with rights management, digital project management, or contracts negotiation At least 3 years of experience negotiating contracts and licenses, preferably in a library or similar environment 3-5 years of public or customer service experience 1-3 years of supervisory experience Experience managing budgets Required Skills Demonstrated understanding of copyright and licensing in the library service context Successfully demonstrated experience in the areas of project or resource management Experience developing and implementing new policies and workflows Successfully demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with staff across departments Demonstrated commitment to excellence in public service Strong organizational and time-management skills Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree in a related field Experience using Freshbooks or other payment management system Experience working with digital asset management systems Please Note: Effective August 2, 2021, absent a qualifying exception for medical or religious reasons, newly hired employees of the New York Public Library must present proof of receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination and may not begin employment at the Library until 14 days after their receipt of their second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or 14 days after their first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Newly hired employees who need additional time to receive their vaccination prior to their start date may request an adjournment of their start date with their hiring manager. The Library will consider such requests on a case by case basis, depending upon the Library’s operational needs, among other factors. The Library will further consider exemptions for prospective employees who cannot become vaccinated due to a qualifying medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice. Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment and who seek a medical or religious exemption to the Library’s vaccination policy will be provided with additional instructions at the time of the conditional offer. Core Values All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values: Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues Be Resourceful in solving problems Be Curious in all aspects of your work Be Welcoming and Inclusive Physical Duties May require travel within NYC Physical Required? No Union/Non Union Non-Union FLSA Status Exempt Schedule 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday 9am - 5pm
Job posted to this site on May 9th at 4:05pm
Acquisitions and Collections Librarian at Seton Hall University Libraries
The successful candidate will oversee and manage all aspects of the full life cycle of print and electronic library resources and collaborate with the Assistant Dean for Information Technologies and Collections Services, library faculty and staff, to ensure electronic and physical collections are accurately represented on the shelves and in integrated library systems. The successful candidate will supervise and mentor a team of three staff members. This is a tenure track position; an additional graduate degree, scholarship, and service are required for consideration for tenure. Duties and Responsibilities: • Fiscal Planning: Ensure the effective and appropriate use of funds in a materials budget over $2 million. Create and maintain budget strategies for the general collection, new gifts and resources, integration of ILL and acquisition workflows, and shifting funds to meet changing collection needs. • Acquisitions: Supervise daily operations for firm and standing order acquisitions in print and electronic formats. Serve as primary liaison with vendors regarding the potential purchase and renewal of electronic resources. Ensure invoices submitted for payment in a timely manner. Track expenditures, vendor payments, encumbrances, and status of orders. • License Management: Negotiate and formalize resource licensing agreements that include favorable pricing and licensing terms. Work with the electronic resources librarian to manage and maintain smooth access to electronic resources. Monitor service contracts and license agreements. • Collection Development: Lead the analysis and development of the physical and electronic collections. Guide the University Libraries’ Collection Development Committee. Oversee an efficient and effective selection and processing of materials in all formats. Work collegially with the access services librarian and other library faculty, staff, donors, consortia, publishers, and vendors. • Cataloging/metadata: Oversee the full range of cataloging functions. Develop and implement efficient workflows for maintenance of bibliographic, holdings, and item records. Manage workflow for original and difficult cataloging records with subject matter experts. Required Qualifications: • MLS or equivalent from an ALA Accredited institution. • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in an academic library or 1-3 years’ experience working with library finances. • Commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in our workplace and in the systems, services, and collections we build. • Demonstrated skills: Strong negotiation skills. Meticulous, organized, ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively under deadlines. • Strong people skills. Ability to build relationships, lead teams and committees and embrace change and foster innovation. Excellent communication skills (listening, speaking and writing). • Ability to produce accurate statistics and reports. • Commitment to supporting the Mission of the University and servant leadership (the servant-leader shares power, puts the needs of others first and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible). Desired Qualifications: • Knowledge of accounting principles as relates to academic libraries. • Previous experience working with electronic resource management systems such as OCLC WorldShare Management system. • Supervisory experience preferred. • Experience negotiating contracts and electronic resource licenses, including a basic understanding of licensing and copyright issues. • Knowledge of monographic and electronic acquisitions and serials processing, including management of resource records, vendor tracking, licensing terms and other account and subscription information. • A basic knowledge of cataloging; understanding of MARC, Dublin Core. • The position as described is neither comprehensive nor exhaustive. University Libraries is aware that additional knowledge, skills, and abilities may meet the needs of the position, and we encourage all prospective applicants who meet the basic requirements to apply. We strongly encourage diverse applicants, including, but not limited to race, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or veteran status. Salary Grade: FA01 - Faculty Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt Physical Demands: General Office Environment Special Instructions to Applicants: Please provide contact information for 3 professional references. Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Job posted to this site on May 9th at 9:31am
Children's Services Librarian at Ridgefield Library
The Ridgefield Library in beautiful Ridgefield, CT, seeks an energetic, creative, detail-oriented team player to begin year-round full-time employment as the Children’s Services Librarian in our outstanding Children’s Services Department. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for serving children ages 0-12 and their families and caregivers. This position provides direct patron service through Readers’ Advisory and Reference Services assistance and instruction in Library resources; develops and leads original programming; supports Library programming and service initiatives; orders and maintains a significant portion of the Children’s collection; develops book lists and displays; maintains communication with the town’s Library Media Specialists; and supports the successful operation of the Children’s Services Department and the Library overall. Physical requirements include ability to lift up to 40 pounds and ability to push and pull objects weighing up to 80 pounds on wheels. MLS or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience required. Starting salary range is $50,000 to $55,000 depending on experience with a generous benefits package including paid time off, health coverage, and 401K retirement plan with organizational matching. This is a full-time position scheduled for 35 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours. Detailed job description available here. Please email cover letter and resume to Laura Zolotorofe, Administrative Assistant/Facilities Manager, LAZolo@ridgefieldlibrary.org Position open until filled. Ridgefield is the first town in the State of Connecticut to receive the designation of having a “Cultural District.” The Cultural District has an expansive yet walkable downtown area with many exceptional cultural wonders, both for profit and nonprofit. The Ridgefield Library is within the designated Cultural District.
Job posted to this site on May 7th at 8:09am
Information Management Specialist at Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems. The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance. What we do: Research Information Services (RIS) provides information and data support to the Bank’s Research economists for their policy projects, Bank work, and scholarly publishing. This role is core to providing knowledge services, cataloging and collection management of print and digital material. Reporting to the Head of Research Information Services, you will be responsible for streamlining access to digital content, evolving and maintaining the RIS intranet site, and delivering knowledge services and collection management within the Research Information Services team. Your role as an Information Management Specialist: Execute an end-to-end process for identification, acquisition, tagging and cataloging, retrieving, synthesizing, and sharing data and information for 2nd District business purposes. Provide knowledge services by indexing NY Fed work products in repositories for broader scholarly dissemination. Support Group, Bank, and System efforts to systematically ensure value is leveraged through discovery and sharing of collected, created, and contracted information as permitted. Fulfill research requests to support Research economists’ business and develop bespoke alerting services, internal information products, trackers, and databases. Advises in developing policies, best practices, and strategies to enhance information management and services, and adhere to industry standards. Participate in and lead System workgroups and integrate System requirements into the broader Information Management initiatives. What we are looking for: Aptitude at leveraging information hierarchies, meta data, and technology to support the design of tools for digital content and to evolve the RIS intranet site. Proficient with commercial cataloging tools, indexing and abstracting standards and methodologies. Experience conducting financial or economic searches, thinking critically, in support of ad hoc reference requests. Strong collaboration skills. Experience with commercial news service, such as Factiva and Lexis-Nexis. Familiarity with financial and economic data products, such as Bloomberg, Eikon, Capital IQ. Application Deadline: Monday, May 23, 2022 Information Management Specialist (myworkdayjobs.com) Benefits: Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career: Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA) Subsidized Public Transportation Program Tuition Assistance Program Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center And more Candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service. The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and receive a booster shot within 30 days of being eligible to do so, unless the Bank grants an exemption based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change. Touchstone Behaviors set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of our careers and aspire to achieve in our continued growth and development. Communicate Authentically: Empathetically engage one another with direct and transparent dialogue and listening. Actively discuss viewpoints with respect and compassion in a timely and candid manner, taking into account verbal and nonverbal cues. Ask questions, learn from each other, and share information widely to move the Bank's work forward. Collaborate Inclusively: Inspire a diverse and inclusive environment that empowers others to contribute meaningfully. Intentionally bring a diverse set of people together to achieve positive business results. Drive Progress: Grow and adapt to changing priorities in the Bank. Experiment with new concepts and take appropriate risk to drive innovation. Remain curious and action oriented, navigating through ambiguity and uncertainty to drive outcomes. Develop Others: Equitably champion, mentor, and develop others to grow professionally. Demonstrate vulnerability and empathy to create a trusted environment. Take Ownership: Establish an environment of action and excellence by holding self and others accountable to execute to the highest standard.
Job posted to this site on May 7th at 8:09am
Research Archives Intern at NYC LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the largest municipal preservation agency in the nation. It is responsible for protecting New York City's architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites by granting them landmark or historic district status and regulating them after designation. The agency is comprised of a panel of 11 commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor and supported by a staff of approximately 80 preservationists, researchers, architects, historians, attorneys, archaeologists, and administrative employees. There are more than 37,500 designated buildings and sites in New York City, most of which are located in 152 historic districts across in all five boroughs. Working at the Landmarks Preservation Commission provides a great opportunity to cultivate intellectual inspiration and professional development. Responsibilities Research Department Archives LPC is in the process of the consolidation and reorganization of archival material which requires an intern to move, arrange, and catalog items, label/document files and photographs, maintain and consolidate existing collections, rehouse materials, perform basic preservation activities, and appraise current collection holdings. The intern will also contribute to the development of an offsite storage strategy. This position is part time, approximately 28 hours per week. Qualification Requirements Currently matriculated in a college or university graduate program pursuing an MLIS or an accredited Archival Studies Program. Preferred Skills The ideal candidate would have: Some experience handling ephemera and processing analog and digital collections Experience developing and writing finding aids Excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach, detail oriented Excellent research and data analysis skills Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint The ability to learn quickly and work independently As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency. The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran's status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Job posted to this site on May 6th at 11:38am
Assistant Professor and Scholarly Communications Librarian at St. John's University Library
Job Description In its commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service in support of the University’s mission St. John’s University Libraries invites applications for a one-year non-tenured track appointment as the Scholarly Communications Librarian (SCL). Reporting to the University Librarian, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will support the scholarly communication endeavors of all faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians working. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting library-led initiatives including the development and/or updating of policies and procedures for as well as the implementation and management of the institutional repository, and the electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) program. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will provide leadership in the area of data curation on behalf of the Libraries and work with faculty researchers to identify, recruit, ingest and deposit data in the library’s digital repository. The SCL will play a role in significant outreach to the University community both to publicize and to develop robust content in the digital repository. Additional responsibilities would include the design and provision of, training workshops, online tutorials, help guides and web resources that support this effort. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will also be responsible for advising in areas related to digital publishing, copyright, intellectual property, and other emerging trends in digital scholarship. The one-year contract faculty position requires self-motivated and continual learning, and application of additional expertise in these and related areas.