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Job posted to this site on August 20th at 8:30am
Librarian at Center for Book Arts
Center for Book Arts seeking Librarian Grant Funded, Part Time (25hrs per week) Hourly: $25 per hour Reports to: Executive Director As a leading book arts institution, CBA developed its collections to further extend its educational commitment to the exploration and pedagogy of aesthetic interpretations of the book as an art object and to encourage new dialogues about historic and contemporary book arts practices among. Today the collections hold 3000 works of book art and 2000 reference books that are used by artists, curators, academics, historians, arts administrators, librarians, collectors, educators, and students. The Librarian oversees the ongoing documentation and management of CBA’s permanent collections, including the Reference Library, Fine Arts Collections, and Archives. This is a one-year temporary part-time grant-funded position. At the end of the grant period next September, we may be able to get an extension or find a permanent income stream to fund the position. This position is currently vacant and the successful applicant should be able to start within two weeks. Responsibilities: General Collections Management: Help to create and institute internal circulation procedures for the Reference Library; Oversee the maintenance of the online catalog; Conduct other collections-related research and administration as needed; Assist with the arrangement of traveling exhibitions; Oversee loans of items from the Permanent Collection to other institutions; Work to improve awareness of CBA’s collections through instagram and outreach. Cataloguing: Document and catalogue works (primarily reference materials and fine art works including artist books, art objects, limited editions) in CBA’s collections; Supervise cataloguing interns, collections photography, and rehousing volunteers, including recruiting and training. Research Requests and Public Service: Respond to collections related inquiries from the public and from the Center’s artist community; Work with the Programs Manager and Exhibitions Interns to organize the Permanent Collections Spotlight and zines. Research Fellowship: Manage the selection of and oversee two research fellows per year. Qualifications: The ideal candidate has a passion for the book arts. In addition, they are highly organized, self-motivated, and have excellent written and verbal skills. Must have 3-5 years’ experience working within a library or museum collection. MLS or arts/museum collection management degree or certificate. Experience in cataloguing and/or special collections management strongly preferred. Experience in the physical handling or housing of rare books or works on paper and has the ability to carry, move, and pack heavier artworks if necessary. High comfort level with computers and other technology: proficient with Microsoft Excel, Photoshop and scanners. Experience with Collective Access or other database system required. Comfortable multitasking in an open office and lively studio/gallery environment. Proactive and self-motivated and an interest in bookbinding, letterpress printing, history of the book, and other book arts a plus. Qualified applicants are invited to send their CV/resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job posted to this site on August 19th at 8:41am
Program Specialist, NNLM National Center for Data Services at National Center for Data Services (NCDS) of NNLM; NYU Health Sciences Library
NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applicants for the position of Program Specialist, Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) National Center for Data Services (NCDS), a non-tenure track faculty librarian appointment in the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. This position is fully grant-funded through 4/30/2026 and fully remote. The Program Specialist will develop and deliver classes to a national audience of information professionals in a range of data topics, including research data management, data standards, and/or coding. Responsibilities for this position include serving as a director for courses offered by the NCDS, project managing NCDS undertakings such as codeathons and symposia, collaborating on the development of online educational resources. The Program Specialist will collaborate with the NNLM Regional Medical Libraries, Offices, and Centers on outreach to the library community. The Program Specialist will also be expected to disseminate findings and best practices from the NCDS’s work through presentations and publications. Responsibilities will also include serving on NNLM committees and workgroups, as appropriate. The successful applicant will be someone with the ability to take advantage of a highly flexible work environment, build partnerships with new communities, and develop new curricula. They will also have a demonstrated track record of drive, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, innovation, and a personal commitment to excellence and innovation. NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, and is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. The Health Sciences Library supports the mission and vision of NYU Langone Health through forging meaningful connections with our users, providing innovative services, a top-tier digital collection, user-focused spaces, and a strong commitment to excellence and innovation. Responsibilities Develop and deliver classes in a range of data topics, both virtually and in person Serve as course director for NCDS courses Serve as project manager for other NCDS offerings, such as codeathons and symposia Collaborate with the NNLM Regional Medical Libraries, Offices, and Centers on outreach to the library community Collaborate in the development of online educational resources Serve on NNLM committees and workgroups, as appropriate. Coordinate special projects as needed Perform other duties as required Compensation and Benefits The NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, time off, tuition benefits, wellness programs, and more. Minimum salary is $75,000. The Health Sciences Library provides mentoring and support for research, scholarship and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. Interested candidates from outside the New York City area are encouraged to apply. Qualifications Requirements Master’s degree in library/information science or related fields or another relevant advanced degree Experience or knowledge of designing and delivering instruction to adult learners Demonstrated data skills, which can include coding, data cleaning, research data management, data visualization, and/or other data skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Preferred Conversant in research data management and data standards Creativity in approaches to active learner engagement Experience in an academic health sciences library Application Instructions Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and three references at: apply.interfolio.com/92055 Position will be open until filled. Applicant review will begin on 9/10/21. Any questions can be sent to email@example.com.
Job posted to this site on August 19th at 8:39am
Part-time Nights and Weekends Reference Librarian at Pace University Mortola Library
Provide comprehensive reference, research, and referral services, in a team-based, client-centered environment. Assist students and faculty in identifying, locating, and interpreting sources of information, irrespective of format. Perform all aspects of traditional and electronic reference services via shared reference desk coverage. Teach and assist users with the intricacies of electronic information retrieval. Provide one-on-one research consultations (by appointment and drop-in) with Pace University students and faculty. Provide support for library collection development and maintenance initiatives. Assist with other library projects, assignments, and initiatives as designated by the Head of Research and Circulation Services, Westchester.
Job posted to this site on August 19th at 8:38am
Teen Librarian – Multiple Locations at Queens Public Library
Queens Public Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Our mission is to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities. Queens Public Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of serving the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Public Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 66 locations. Provides library service to the community with an emphasis on teens and preteens. Provides reference and readers’ advisory services. Explains and assists customers in use of print and electronic resources. Conducts training sessions for the public in the use of the library OPAC and the internet. Answers correspondence and inquiries on special reference subjects. Conducts reference interviews. Suggests and refers customers to alternative sources of information internal and external to the Library. Processes reserves and interloans requests. Performs collection development with an emphasis on developing quality young adult materials including selecting and ordering materials for the library collection and approves acceptance of gifts. Determines usage patterns of collections by assessing frequency of circulation, physical condition and other criteria as needed. Promotes library collection and services to the public assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials. Maintains reference and circulation materials. Plans, and conducts programs. May perform one or more of the following duties: investigates technologies that will improve services; creates, develops, maintains, or contributes to branch web page; supervise hourly rate employees; compiles bibliographies and develops library user guides, both printed and electronic. Performs other duties as required. The schedule for this position will include Saturdays and evenings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school. New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate required. Must have performance evaluation of standard or above in public service positions. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population and effectively provide customer service to a large number of customers simultaneously. TO APPLY: 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. The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on August 19th at 8:36am
General Librarian – Multiple Locations at Queens Public Library
Queens Public Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Our mission is to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities. Queens Public Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of serving the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Public Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 66 locations. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Community Library Manager (ACLM), the General Librarian works as part of a Community Library team to welcome and engage all customers in the Library’s services, collections, and programs. Supports the Library’s mission, values and overall Strategic Plan. Provides professional library service including but not limited to reference, bibliographic instruction, Readers’ Advisory, and community referrals. Develops and maintains general collections based on community needs and interests. Responsible for creating and providing programs and performing outreach. Provides assistance to customers in the use of service check in/out and multi-functional devices. Provides excellent customer and library service to the diverse communities of Queens. Performs excellent internal and external customer service and library service in response to the information needs of the Library’s users and the overall community. Provides reference, referrals and Readers’ Advisory services for all age groups. Assists customers in the use of print and electronic resources. Answers correspondence and inquiries on special reference subjects. Conducts reference interviews. Conducts training sessions for the public in the use of the library Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), the internet and various databases. Recommends and refers customers to alternative sources of information, both internal and external to the Library. Processes reserves and inter loan requests. Assists with circulation, and fines and fees as necessary. Monitors the public service floor and engages customers. Performs collection development with an emphasis on developing quality materials, including selecting and ordering materials. Evaluates and processes book donations. Determines the usage patterns of collections by assessing the frequency of circulation, the physical condition of materials and other criteria. Weeds materials according to standard library de-selection criteria. Ensures that collections are current and meets the public’s needs. Ensures that specialized collections reflect the subject matter knowledge and use of specialized bibliographies. Ensures that discards, recommendations and orders for collection development are relevant. Submits clear and informative reviews on schedule. Ensures that collections are regularly weeded and kept in good condition. Ensures that collections are merchandized according to Library guidelines, as applicable. Collaborates with the ACLM and the Programs and Services Department to develop, deliver and evaluate a variety of innovative programs that meet the community’s evolving needs, such as book discussions, author talks, technology classes, and arts and wellness activities. Performs outreach to community organizations informing them of the Library’s services and to develop partnerships for collaboration. Promotes print and virtual library collections, programs and services to the public. Acts as a resource in training and knowledge development to team members. Creates opportunities for all customers to contribute to the Library through venues such as volunteering, social media postings, blogs, book clubs, etc. May contribute content for social media platforms, such as Library blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc. May perform one or more of the following duties: compile bibliographies and develop library user guides both in print and electronic formats. Submits incident reports as directed. Participates in trainings as required. In the absence of the Community Library Manager and Assistant Community Library Manager, may serve as the Librarian in charge, which includes serving as a primary contact for customer issues/conflict resolution and escalating issues to supervisor when necessary, and performing other supervisory duties. May volunteer to supervise hourly rates and volunteers. Performs other duties as assigned. The schedule for this position will include Saturdays and evenings. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school. New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population and effectively provide customer service to a large number of customers simultaneously. Must be proficient with using Microsoft Office, internet searching/technology, personal computers, and other related technology skills. Must possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Must work successfully in a team environment. Demonstrated enthusiasm for customer and public service. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Public Library experience. Fluency with languages other than English. TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.organd reference “General Librarian – EXTERNAL” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on August 19th at 8:34am
Children’s Librarian – Multiple Locations at Queens Public Library
Queens Public Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Our mission is to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities. Queens Public Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of serving the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Public Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 66 locations. 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. Publicizes, plans, and conducts 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’s materials including selecting and ordering materials. Monitors the public service floor. Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials. Assists in maintaining a pleasant, inviting, and safe environment. Approves acceptance of gifts. 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. Maintains and cultivates contact with schools and parents. May perform one or more of the following duties: investigates technologies that will improve services; creates, develops, maintains, or contributes to the community library web page and social media; supervises hourly rate employees and volunteers; compiles bibliographies and/or develops library user guides. Performs other duties as required. The schedule for this position will include Saturdays and evenings. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school. New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate required. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population of children and effectively provide customer service to a large number of children simultaneously. To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and reference “Children’s Librarian – EXTERNAL” in the subject line of the email. Resumes will only be accepted by email. The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on August 19th at 8:32am
Law Cataloger at The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library of Columbia University
The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library of Columbia University is seeking applications for the position of Law Cataloger. Working under the supervision of the Head of Cataloging, the incumbent performs original and complex copy cataloging of the Law Library’s resources in all formats and languages, creates authority records, and participates in local catalog maintenance. This position also reviews, enhances and batch-loads MARC record files from vendors. The Law Cataloger collaborates with other law library departments, resolves issues related to the discovery of library materials, and actively participates in library-wide initiatives and projects. The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library offers its researchers one of the finest collections of legal materials in the country in both digital and print formats. In addition to a near comprehensive United States Law collection, there are strong collections in International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and a special section devoted to Japanese Law. The Law Library has significant collections from at least thirty different countries and a useful core of materials from many other jurisdictions. The library has a staff of 42 and offers an array of services to the students and faculty of Columbia Law School. As one of the world’s leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries comprises a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University’s teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Eand strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits Minimum Degree Required: MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library program. Minimum Qualifications: ● Minimum two years of cataloging or technical services experience in an academic or research library setting. ● Excellent knowledge of the MARC21 format, RDA, LC subject headings and LC classification. ● Knowledge of OCLC and one of the major ILS systems. ● Excellent writing and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment. ● Working knowledge of two foreign languages. Preferred Qualifications: ● Working knowledge of East Asian languages; familiarity with Japanese preferred. ● Experience in legal cataloging and classification. ● Knowledge of PCC-BIBCO standards and NACO procedures. ● Familiarity with data transformation tools (MarcEdit, OpenRefine, etc.) ● Experience managing batch processes. ● Familiarity with new data models, tools and technologies. For immediate consideration, please apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/91979 Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.
Job posted to this site on August 18th at 8:46am
Web Collection Librarian at Columbia University Libraries
Working on behalf of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (IPLC), https://ivpluslibraries.org/ , the Web Collection Librarian coordinates the IPLC Web Collecting Program, a collaborative collection development effort to build curated, thematic collections of freely available but at-risk web content in order to support research at participating Libraries and beyond. The Web Collection Librarian will perform the operational work of maintaining and growing the existing 30 collaborative IPLC thematic web collections and building new web collections–including web harvesting, website owner notifications, quality assurance, description and organization, disclosure, assessment, preservation, and outreach for public use–while working closely with IPLC stakeholders to help coordinate the collaborative Program. The ideal candidate is a focused and detail-oriented information professional with outstanding communication skills and demonstrated experience with collaboration, equally suited and committed to in-depth web collection building and high-profile collaborative outreach with IPLC participants and the research library community. The Web Collection Librarian will be organizationally based at Columbia University Libraries, reporting to Columbia’s Web Resources Collection Coordinator and the IPLC Web Collecting Advisory Committee, and working closely with the IPLC Director of Collection Initiatives and other IPLC stakeholders. Responsibilities ●Manage processes for website owner notifications, web harvesting, quality assurance, description and organization, disclosure, public use, assessment and preservation of freely available web resources ●Collaborate with members of the IPLC Web Collecting Advisory Committee and other colleagues to draft and maintain workflows and policies for the Web Collecting Program ●Collaborate with subject specialists from across all IPLC partner institutions to develop new thematic web collections ●Collaborate with subject specialists from across all IPLC partner institutions to maintain and grow the 30 existing thematic web collections, by adding new websites and new captures of current seed websites ●Provide regular Program updates to IPLC stakeholders, including new collection announcements ●Advocate for web collections and archives and promote relevant best practices within IPLC ●Represent the IPLC and the Web Collecting Program at, and participate in local, national and international organizations and initiatives devoted to electronic archival standards development and research *This is a temporary position with an end date of June 30, 2023 with possibility for extension* Minimum Degree Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum Qualifications: ● Demonstrated web archiving experience and familiarity with digital preservation issues ● Demonstrated project management skills and experience ● Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing ● Demonstrated experience building and/or coordinating collaboration ● Experience with software tools used in libraries, archives or museums Preferred Qualifications: ● Demonstrated work experience in research libraries or archives ● Demonstrated understanding of the MARC bibliographic and authorities formats and some non-MARC metadata schemas ● Active engagement in professional organizations, with focus on web archiving, digital materials and/or digital preservation About the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (Brown, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford, and Yale) comprises some of the greatest library collections in the world. IPLC Mission: For the benefit of current and future scholars globally, the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation leverages our collective assets to improve discovery of and access to information, and its innovative use at scale for the creation of new knowledge and exercises collective action and leadership in helping shape the discourse around scholarly communication, and the outcomes of that discourse. The three strategic priorities of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation are: ●Collaborative resource discovery and sharing, ●Collaborative collection development and management of collections, and ●Collaborative leadership to change the scholarly communication system About Columbia University Libraries We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, identities, and abilities to apply for this unique opportunity to become a part of our evolving Libraries and University community. Columbia University Libraries is a globally-recognized academic research library system, serving one of the world’s most important centers of research and learning in the most exciting and dynamic city in the world. Talented Libraries staff build, sustain, and make discoverable collections that transcend traditional boundaries of format and domain, keeping pace with a dynamic and rapidly evolving information environment and creating opportunities for users to encounter 4,000 years of human thought. Our decisions are informed by new curricula developed to meet the needs of a more diverse student body, new and emerging areas of research being conducted by a broad spectrum of researchers, including graduate students and newly-hired faculty, as well as by perspectives from the diminished or entirely lost voices of historically oppressed, marginalized, and underserved populations and communities. As an organization, the Libraries provides a supportive, connected environment where every employee’s perspective is valued and every employee is encouraged to grow. All staff members have an impact on Columbia’s mission to advance knowledge at the highest levels and make the results of research accessible to the world. Columbia University has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum and throughout University life. Columbia welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the University’s educational mission. We invite applicants who have demonstrated creative approaches to empowering and mentoring staff, leading projects, solving problems, and developing user-centric programs, services, or collections. We offer salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Search Committee will review applications and nominations and will continue to receive and review them until the position is filled. Minimum salary: $72,000 For immediate consideration, please apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/92511 Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.
Job posted to this site on August 18th at 8:44am
Junior Research Specialist at ARIX Research
ABOUT US: ARIX Research is an international research consulting company focused on data retrieval and information services. As a carve-out of a large international PE firm, we focus on research projects for private equity professionals, consulting firms, and corporate clients. We are currently recruiting for a full time junior research specialist to work in the company’s Stamford, CT office. The position offers flexibility with the option to work remotely 2 days per week. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Complete complex web searches to find information on companies and markets globally Search through investor presentations, news clippings, and SEC filings; (go beyond the first page of Google results!) Investigate industry trends, both historical and forecasted; identify relevant macroeconomic indicators Analyze / organize results into thoughtful, meaningful, and coherent output YOU ARE: A college graduate, with 1-2 years of experience in financial services industry or comparable corporate setting Familiar with specialized search techniques beyond google (Boolean operators) Eager to learn from experienced researchers about efficient search strategies across a wide variety of industries A resourceful, quick learner, willing to ask questions when assignments are unclear Attentive to details (Colombia is a country; Columbia is a University) Familiar with subscription databases and government resources (perhaps through research projects completed during coursework) like Capital IQ, EBSCO, ThomsonOne, LexisNexis, Factiva, St. Louis FRED, Bureau of Labor Statistics; etc. Able to think analytically, outside the box and keen to solve problems A team player with good communication skills (a sense of humor is much appreciated!) Proficient in major MS applications (Word, Excel, PPT) Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter and resume Salary: Commensurate with experience
Job posted to this site on August 13th at 8:50am
Knowledge Center Grad Intern at The Advertising Research Foundation
INTERNSHIP SUMMARY: The ARF Knowledge Center provides research and insights to support ARF members – marketers, agencies, media, adtech, and other leading players in the advertising and marketing ecosystem. We are seeking an enthusiastic intern to help support a team of experienced business librarians in answering ARF member research requests covering a broad range of business topics on advertising, media, marketing, and market research methods. This is an exciting opportunity for library students to gain professional business experience in a supportive learning environment, especially in desk and reference research. The position calls for a meticulous but creative problem-solver, who is organized but flexible to handle fast deadlines and last minute requests. For now, this would be entirely remote. We can work with you to accommodate your school schedule, but there should be some availability during office hours: 9am to 6pm EST. Ideally be available 15+ hours per week. QUALIFICATIONS Currently in a graduate program for library and information science Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills High proficiency in computer and secondary research skills Working knowledge about media, advertising, or marketing a huge plus Secondary business research experience a huge plus
Job posted to this site on August 13th at 8:48am
Technical Services Librarian at Queensborough Community College, CUNY
Job Title: Substitute Technical Services Librarian Full/Part Time: Full-Time FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Technical Services Librarian will: · Perform original cataloging and oversee and maintain vendor-ready cataloging for print and ebooks and serials. · Supervise support staff. · Represent QCC on the CUNY Office of Library Services Cataloging Committee. · Work as subject specialist in assigned curricular areas, including collection development, communication and consultation with subject faculty. Serve at reference (in person and remote) and offer information literacy instruction. · Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS · Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution · Experience in library technical services or related field · Excellent interpersonal and leadership qualities, a commitment to collaboration and mutual respect, and the ability to work efficiently and effectively on shared projects and committees in our multicultural library and college/university community PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: · Strong oral and written communication skills, and strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills · Supervisory experience · Experience working in an academic or research library · Familiarity with Ex Libris, OCLC, or related products · Knowledge of cataloging best practices, familiarity with RDA 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 Candidates should provide a resume, cover letter, statement of scholarly interests, and contact information for three references as one document. Email the application document to Jgalvin at qcc dot cuny dot edu. CLOSING DATE Open until filled. 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.
Job posted to this site on August 12th at 8:51am
Library Director – Orion Township Public Library (MI) at Orion Township Public Library (MI)
Library Director – Orion Township Public Library (MI) As the Orion Township Public Library continues to welcome its patrons both in person and virtually, the Library welcomes a new Library Director—one who will continue the Library’s strong trajectory of service to its community. Working with 44 staff members and a $2.5 million annual budget, the six-member Board of Trustees, representing 39,500 residents, is interested in the candidate who is committed to serving both the Library’s patrons and the community. Contributing to the Township of Orion, actively participating professionally for the betterment of Orion, supporting the Library’s commitment to children and young adults, and supporting the Library’s mission, “to be known for more than books,” are key attributes of the next successful Library Director. Ongoing initiatives include a focus on technology innovations for improved service, expanding external partnerships, and developing and implementing a branding/marketing program resulting in increased outreach to the community. Orion Township, “where living is a vacation,” was established in 1835 as a popular destination along the Detroit United Railway for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Detroit—a short 48- minute drive. 184 years later, Orion Township is a thriving community in Northern Oakland County (MI). The Township includes the Village of Lake Orion and is a neighbor to Independence Township, Oxford Township, Oakland Township, and the City of Auburn Hills. At 36 square miles, Orion Township is a slice of the best of Michigan’s lakes, parks, highly rated schools, and communities – boasting more than 4,200 acres of parks and open spaces, including 42 lakes larger than five acres, more than 10 square miles of recreation, and more than 50 miles of paths and trail ways—earning the designation, “A Pure Michigan Trail Town.” Living in Orion Township offers a quality suburban lifestyle with local cultural activities, restaurants, coffee shops, and outdoor recreation opportunities. There is something to appeal to everyone! Responsibilities: Under administrative supervision and policy direction from the Library Board of Trustees, the Director manages and directs all operational and professional activities of the public library. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing and administering operating and capital budgets, overseeing personnel administration, directing the development of the library collection, overseeing the delivery of library services, and recommending policy and financial considerations to the Library Board. The Library Director models exceptional service expectations and supports staff in achieving those standards of service. Qualifications: The minimum qualifications are the ability to obtain or currently have a Level 1 Professional Library Certification (an ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science and four years of full-time employment or an equivalent time period of paid professional library work experience following the completion of educational requirements) through the Library of Michigan and three years supervisory experience in a public library. Preferred qualifications include strong interpersonal communication skills, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, a thorough knowledge of library administration “best practices,” knowledge and support of innovative library technologies, experience in budgeting and finance, facilities management, and demonstrated ability to lead and mentor staff. Levy experience, experience reporting to a governing board, and additional courses in public administration or business are desirable. Compensation: The hiring salary range is $75,000 – $97,000 (with placement negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package. For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Karen Miller. This position closes September 26, 2021. View the announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/orion-township/.
Job posted to this site on August 10th at 8:53am
Library Director at Teaneck Public Library
Help us plan the future of library services as the next Director of Teaneck’s “crown jewel” library. As a greatly respected and beloved institution, Teaneck Public Library’s mission is “building community and enriching lives by bringing together diverse people, information, and ideas.” The Library Director will lead a dedicated and hard-working staff (50 full and part-time) as it simultaneously continues to provide traditional library services while transforming and expanding new services focusing on the diversity of Teaneck’s population, emerging library technologies, and new community partnerships. Working closely with a nine-member appointed Board, a dedicated Friends group, and Township officials, the Library Director will determine the course of library services for years to come. Key opportunities include actively and intentionally supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for both staff and community members; continuing the work on the library’s renovation plans; expanding the growing outreach services through an embedded services model; increasing capacity through space redesign; developing and implementing a new strategic plan; and enhancing the library’s role as the center of the community. A county leader in public library service, Teaneck has a reputation for providing high quality materials, programming, and information services to residents of Teaneck and surrounding communities. With the second highest total public library circulation in Bergen County for 2019, Teaneck Public Library loaned a total of more than 426,000 items. Teaneck is an ethnically diverse community, with an estimated population of 40,619, giving it the second largest population in Bergen County. The library operates with a budget of $2,900,000. Responsibilities The Library Director reports to a nine-member Library Board of Trustees, works with the Friends of the Library, serves as a Township department head (working collaboratively with the Township Manager and other Township Department Heads), and works with the Board, Friends, library staff, Township Manager, and major stakeholders to support and implement the strategic vision for the Library, aligning the Library’s mission, goals, and objectives with the community’s needs and priorities. Overall responsibilities include (but are not limited to) developing and maintaining effective internal and external communications; building, leading, and managing a diverse team of talented professionals to manage library operations; planning, evaluating and oversight of the library budget; applying for grants and identifying additional funding sources; and building mutually beneficial relationships with community partners. Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of library and information science. Knowledge of library administration and management techniques. Knowledge of current library technology, trends and innovations. Ability to manage and administer a library program. Ability to analyze, comprehend, and utilize approved public library standards, methods, techniques, budgeting systems, and classification and pay plans. Ability to confer with staff, library administrators, board members, and other interested persons on problems of budgeting, standards, library techniques, and related problems. Ability to plan and carry out surveys and studies of existing public library services. Ability to analyze and comprehend the basic book needs of the library, apply approved book selection methods, and provide assistance to librarians in problems of book selection, classification, cataloguing, and with other technical administrative problems. Ability to speak before professional and nonprofessional groups interested in or concerned with public library problems, speaking clearly, concisely, and informatively. Ability to coordinate library services programs to achieve maximum efficiency and proper utilization of available funds, personnel, equipment, materials, and supplies. Ability to act as consultant and advisor on public library problems, services, and techniques. Ability to take and maintain a firm stand when differences of opinion and interpretation arise and work harmoniously with subordinates, associates, and superior officers. Ability to oversee the preparation of clear, sound, accurate, and informative narrative and statistical and other reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Ability to oversee the establishment and maintenance of essential records and files. Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units. Requirements Minimum qualifications are an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate and five years’ library experience, with three years in an administrative/supervisory capacity. The successful candidate will also demonstrate visionary leadership skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to build productive relationships and promote collaborative partnerships through civic engagement; success in promoting library services to the community; and possess comfort and skill in fundraising activities. The Board will expect a candidate to have a demonstrated passion for the work of libraries; a thorough knowledge of current trends, technologies and “best practices” for library services; and a demonstrated commitment to serving ethnically diverse communities. Notices Equal Opportunity Employer. Employees must comply with the “New Jersey First Act”. To Apply Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references all in a single document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is Friday, October 1.
Job posted to this site on June 16th at 3:02pm
Vendor Resources Consultant at LAC Group
LAC Group seeks a Vendor Resources Consultant for our internal business development team. This position can be based anywhere in the Northeast US with the option to work out of the New York office. The Vendor Resources Consultant will be the direct link with our clients and must be a clear communicator (oral and written), have excellent project management, planning and analytical skills. The consultant will be working with our clients (primarily law firm libraries) to assist in all aspects of the management and renewal of all online subscriptions. The consultant will work with available data and will provide useful metrics and summaries to clients, to assist them in making better business decisions, etc. RESPONSIBILITIES Act as primary point of contact for the client. Must be able to build and drive strategic relationships, ensuring a seamless experience throughout the entire client relationship. Performs detailed analysis of clients’ usage, survey data and draw conclusions; translate data into understandable documents Understands business context, problems and communicates them clearly in written and oral format. Assist in negotiating contract renewals for clients’ online subscriptions. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree is required. 3-5 years of experience in an account management/client relationship role ideally with a professional services organization, with a focus on information/library/research services. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite and PowerPoint. Knowledge of legal research and knowledge management software including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Law 360, Manzama, Practical Law, Securities Mosaic, Hein Online, Wolters Kluwer, Cheetah, PI-Navigator, PACER and other information service software is highly desirable. Experiencing in negotiating vendor contracts and renewals. Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.
Job posted to this site on June 16th at 3:00pm
Corporate Researcher at LAC Group
RESPONSIBILITIES Conducts information research in a variety of domestic and international sectors using research databases and other resources Completes both short term and in-depth research projects and analysis under deadline Manages multiple projects on a daily basis Contributes to knowledge initiatives Works on special projects as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or a Bachelor’s degree with comparable research experience. At least 3 years’ experience performing research Understanding of and experience with database services such as LexisNexis, Factiva, Capital IQ, Pitchbook, Eikon, Profound, Privco, BVD and others preferred Strong investigative research and analytical skills preferred Expertise conducting in-depth industry, company, biographical, financial, market, and regulatory research desired Strong commitment to customer service Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Job posted to this site on June 16th at 2:57pm
Public Services and User Experience Librarian at Yeshiva University
Public Services and User Experience Librarian Job No: 495495 Work Type: Staff 1199 Union, Staff Full-time Department: University Libraries Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Library Position Summary: • Deliver a progression of critical, course-embedded research instruction sessions, in person and virtually, to undergraduate and graduate students per the University Libraries’ curriculum map • Provide information services in person and virtually to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and alumni/ae on two evenings and Sundays • Develop and implement activities and projects designed to enhance the overall user experience, including website design, social media, and access services. Applies data to evaluate and shape the library’s resources. Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, including Sunday evening and one other evening. Position Responsibilities: • Guide library patrons in the use of library resources and research by: • provide one-on-one reference service in person, via telephone, email, “ask” service, texting, chat, and/or other emerging technologies or modes of communication • deliver information literacy instruction • create guides to library research • develop content for library web pages • Participate as needed in library collection development and collection management tasks including but not limited to: • select library materials for acquisition–physical and electronic monographic and serial materials, databases, websites, etc. • monitor library materials expenditures • implement electronic reserves services • monitor product and service interfaces and making adjustments as warranted • Plan utilizations of library space, facilities and projects • May perform cataloging and metadata services for library materials both physical and electronic; trains cataloging support staff and reviews their work; ensures the integrity of the OPAC; participates in study, analysis and review of developments in the cataloging and metadata fields and contributes to departmental decisions regarding their implementation • Stay current with developments in the library profession, research trends and methods and modes of scholarly communication. Exhibits initiative in promoting the integration of new approaches and technologies into the University’s library services • Engage in research and professional activities such as publication, lectures, participation in library organizations and meetings • Perform other related duties as assigned Experience & Educational Background: Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program Skills & Competencies: • Excellent grasp of library principles, processes, software, technology and resources • Strong and effective instructional skills • Ability to learn new techniques and adapt to new paradigms • Expertise in at least one academic discipline • Excellent listening and communications skills • Customer service demeanor and patience when dealing with patrons • Accuracy, thoroughness, precision, ability to focus on detail without losing sight of the larger objectives • Capacity to project a positive attitude about the Libraries and the University when interacting with Library patrons • Self-discipline, judgment, and capacity to work autonomously in the absence of a supervisor Application Instructions: Include letter of interest and resume. About Us: Occupying four newly renovated levels in the Mendel Gottesman Library Building (levels 2 through 3A), the Pollack Library offers a wide range of collections and services in support of University academic programs, both undergraduate and graduate. With its collection of over 317,000 physical volumes, and access to more than 50,000 electronic journals, several hundred databases, and 428,000 electronic book titles shared with other libraries at the Wilf and Beren Campuses, the Pollack Library provides students and faculty members with a vast array of information sources. Computing, wireless access, scanning, copying and printing services, along with software tools such as electronic reserves and citation programs, support research and learning activities. Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations — Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. The University offers a strong compensation package and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations. Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Application Instructions: To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2301291 Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Job posted to this site on June 16th at 2:54pm
Assistant Manager, Foundations & Government Grants at The New York Public Library
Overview The New York Public Library (NYPL) is dedicated to serving its local and global customers with free and accessible 21st century resources, working on the principle that knowledge is the key to lifelong success. NYPL’s Development Office raises funds from a variety of sources to support the mission and vision of the Library. The Development team is made up of a dynamic group of development professionals who together represent expertise in all areas of fundraising. The Library is currently seeking an organized and creative Assistant Manager to join the Foundations and Government Grants team and play a key role in driving progress toward NYPL’s ambitious fundraising priorities. This position will help raise funds for the team’s ambitious general operating goals through administrative and data-driven support. Principal Responsibilities Reporting to the Director, Foundations & Govt Grants, the Assistant Manager will: Support team goal of $2M Annual Fund goal through administrative and data-driven support (70%) Track and manage annual donor reporting and proposal submissions Process gifts Draft donor correspondence, including gift acknowledgments, cover letters, proposal and/or report mailings, condolences, stewardship mailings Draft and coordinate donor cultivation and stewardship correspondence, including letters, newsletters, and event invitations Draft Annual Fund proposals and other writing projects as required. Manage donor database (20%) Serve as team’s Raiser’s Edge (RE) point-of-contact, participate on ad-hoc advisory group, and communicate best practices to rest of team Work with Development Service Bureau to ensure annual rollover of proposal data Utilize RE to pull mailing lists for Assistant Director’s review, export data for review, mail merges, etc. Proactively maintain and update donor and proposal information in RE Provide administrative support to team (10%) Organize and file grant paperwork on a regular basis Process gifts and draft donor acknowledgments Proofread and copyedit team materials Handle routine telephone and written inquiries from donors and prospects. Assist at Library events as needed. Manage Library’s profile on grants management databases Prepare and coordinate agendas, and other pertinent items, for meetings and events; takes minutes at meetings and shares feedback Utilize prospect research tools to collect up-to-date donor information, background, giving history, financial documents. Compile support documents for meetings including research briefs, reports, trackers. Required Education & Experience BA/BS degree, preferably in the humanities Strong knowledge and experience with Raiser’s Edge (report/query creation) or other donor database experience. Similar database experience will also be considered. 6 months professional experience or internship experience, preferably in administrative-related duties with some engagement in fundraising Minimum Qualifications Project management – stays on top of multiple projects without dropping anything, anticipates obstacles, identifies and involves stakeholders appropriately High degree of initiative, organization, and follow-through on both short- and long-term projects. Pro-active approach; ability to communicate training needs and to incorporate feedback from supervisors. Emotional Intelligence – can communicate effectively and appropriately to all stakeholders, from senior staff to donors. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and public Preferred Qualifications Passion for and understanding of the Library and its mission Familiarity with budgets and financial reporting to donors 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 Work Environment Office setting Physical Duties Limited physical effort is required May require travel within NYC Hours 35 hours per week Please visit this link to apply on our website.
Job posted to this site on June 16th at 2:43pm
Library Director at Great Neck Library
The Great Neck Library seeks an energetic, experienced leader to bring vision and a patron centric approach to this historic library system. This diverse community is a suburb of New York City; a 34–minute train ride to midtown Manhattan. The Great Neck Library is an association library, governed by a seven–person elected Board, consisting of the main library and three branches., serving over 45,000 residents with a 2021-22 operating budget of $9.65 million and a current staff of 46 full time and 43 part time employees The main building was renovated in 2016, 2 branch renovations are in progress and a landscape project including an interactive children‘s garden is to commence this summer. Responsibilities: The Library Director is responsible for daily operations, assessing the scope and direction of material collections, maintaining state of the art facilities and continuing to develop the library’s role as an online portal to the world of information. The Director is further charged with shaping a strategic vision, developing a successful, team-oriented staff in a unionized environment, to be fiscally prudent and resourceful and to advocate for the library while building productive relationships with local organizations and the community in its efforts to keep the library evolving and progressive. Qualifications: At least eight years administrative/supervisory experience, five of which as a Library Director, Assistant Director or equivalent, as well as experience working with a Board of Trustees and a diverse range of stakeholders. Must be highly knowledgeable about current library and management practices, as well as emerging trends that will impact the library’s future. Must be available for evening and weekend meetings and external events. Compensation: The Library offers a competitive salary commensurate with the experience. Compensation includes dental, health, retirement, 403B, 457 plans and additional benefits. Special Requirement Master of Library Science required. Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at the time of application; possession of certificate at the time of appointment. Application information: Please send a cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to Board President Weihua Yan at email@example.com by Friday, July 30, 2021, 5:00 p.m.