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Job posted to this site on September 5th at 1:27pm
Project Archivist at New-York Historical Society Museum & Library
JOB TITLE: Project Archivist DEPARTMENT: Library REPORTS TO: Director of Cataloging, Metadata, and Archival Processing ABOUT NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY Visitors experience 400 years of history through groundbreaking exhibitions, immersive films, and thought-provoking conversations among renowned historians and public figures at the New-York Historical Society, New York’s first museum. A great destination for history since 1804, the Museum and the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library convey the stories of the city and nation’s diverse populations, expanding our understanding of who we are as Americans and how we came to be. The collections of the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library are particularly strong in local history of New York City and State; colonial history; the Revolutionary War; American military and naval history; religion and religious movements; the Anglo-American slave trade and slavery in the United States; the Civil War; records of benevolent and charitable organizations; American biography and genealogy; American art and art patronage; American architecture from the late 18th century to the present; and 19th- and 20th-century portraiture and documentary photographs of New York City. The collections include 20,000 linear feet of manuscripts, 500,000 photographs, 400,000 prints, 350,000 books and pamphlets, 150,000 architectural drawings, 20,000 broadsides, 15,000 printed maps, 10,000 newspapers, 10,000 dining menus, and vast collections of other ephemera. The library is actively expanding its holdings in all areas into the 20th and 21st centuries, including a growing number of born-digital collections. JOB SUMMARY The Project Archivist is responsible for the processing of manuscript and archival materials, specifically the Robert Caro Papers. Processing includes physical and intellectual arrangement consistent with professional principles and practices; basic conservation tasks and recognizing potential at-risk conditions for referral to the Library’s Conservator; description using methodologies as defined in professional standards; and storing or arranging for the storing of processed materials. Archival materials processed may include manuscripts and typescripts, graphics, photographs, audio recordings, moving images, and artifacts. The position may also participate in occasional outreach activities such as blogging, presentations, providing links to descriptive material through Wikipedia, etc. This is a full-time position, working 35 hours per week, with a comprehensive benefits package. This is a temporary position expected to last four months. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Process collections physically to facilitate user access and satisfy routine conservation needs; Arrange collections intellectually, consistent with professional archival principles and practices; Using ArchivesSpace, describe collections to an appropriate level for user discovery in DACS-compliant online finding aids; Assign name and subject headings in finding aids and catalog entries using authorities/controlled vocabularies, including NACO, LCSH, and AAT; Consult as warranted with other library professionals, especially conservators, curators, catalogers, reference librarians, and digital specialists, in the performance of job responsibilities; Move collections in and out of storage as needed during processing, and record locations of newly stored materials; Provide occasional support to the curators and public service staff in answering reference inquiries or identifying material relevant to planned exhibitions; Perform occasional outreach activities about the collections, such as by blogging or through other social media, making presentations to groups, etc.; Assist with other requested activities related to the Library’s and Archival Processing Unit’s objectives. REQUIREMENTS M.L.S. with a concentration in Archives from an A.L.A.-accredited program, M.A. in Archives, M.A. in History with Archival Certificate, or comparable educational background; Ability to handle artifacts with care, especially rare and fragile library, museum, and archival material; Attention to detail and an ability to follow a task through to completion; Possess a strong work ethic, be able to work well independently or with a team, take directions and perform accordingly. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee with or without accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is largely a sedentary role using a computer; however, some retrieving and placement of collections is required. This would require the ability to remove archival boxes, weighing up to 30 lbs., from shelves, push fully-loaded book carts and wire racks, re-shelve boxes, and bend or stoop as necessary. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS Salary: $35/hour New-York Historical Society provides a generous benefits package for eligible employees to support their health and wellbeing, which includes: Paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal days, and holidays observed by the Museum; Medical, dental, vision and life insurance; Short and long-term disability coverage options; 403(b) retirement plan with eligibility for employer contributions following one year of full-time service; Flexible spending accounts for health-related expenses, dependent care, and parking and transit expenses; Employee Assistance Program for all employees and their families; 20% discount at the NYHistory Store located within the Museum; Free admission to various museums and cultural institutions across the city. COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY To ensure the overall health and safety of the New-York Historical Society community, all newly hired employees of the New-York Historical Society are required to be fully-vaccinated with an FDA or WHO approved vaccine against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with all applicable laws. Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job description describes you, then please apply for this role. The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To Apply: Please follow this link to submit your application: https://jobapply.page.link/LYh5d
Job posted to this site on September 5th at 10:51am
Technical Services Librarian at SUNY Maritime College
Technical Services Librarian SUNY Maritime College About SUNY Maritime College: SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees. Job Description: The Stephen B. Luce Library at SUNY Maritime College seeks a forward-thinking and collaborative Technical Services Librarian to join a highly engaged team. The successful candidate will oversee all technical services aspects of the library collections including cataloging, processing, and collection development. The collections include the main collection of the Stephen B. Luce Library, the Ship's Library, and the Maritime Heritage collection. This position will work closely with the Discovery & Electronic Resources Librarian and Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Specialist. Core Responsibilities: • Lead library's efforts in developing and maintaining a current library collection that serves the needs of the SUNY Maritime College community through selection, processing, and deselection of materials • Perform original cataloging and import vendor-ready records for books, serials, and government documents • Create and maintain collections policies and workflows • Process incoming print donations in conjunction with the Library Director • Work closely with the Acquisitions and Resource Sharing Specialist to order and receive print and electronic content within the library's materials budget • Collaborate with Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian to optimize access to print and electronic resources • Represent SUNY Maritime on SUNY Shared Library Services committees related to collections and technical services • Work as subject specialist in assigned curricular areas, including collection development, communication and consultation with subject faculty • Support library user services including reference and instruction • Participate in college service, publication, and other professional and scholarly activities as required for promotion and tenure • Additional duties as assigned Requirements: Required Qualifications • Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent • Experience creating and maintaining bibliographic metadata • Knowledge of relevant cataloging services and tools, professional library theories, issues and trends • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail • Excellent communication and time management skills • Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments, library procedures, priorities and information technology needs Preferred Qualifications • Experience in an academic or research library • Experience with special collections • Experience with Federal Depository Library Program or government documents • Familiarity with Ex Libris's Alma • Familiarity with other library software (SpringShare, OpenBiblio) • Ability to gather, analyze, and report data • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends Additional Information: Classification/Salary Range: The Technical Services Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $60,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the Full-Time UUP Benefits Summary). Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled. Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Budget Title: Assistant Librarian 08 Local Title: Technical Services Librarian Line #: 00583 SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action. SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7305. It can also be viewed online by selecting University Police > Safety Information > Clery Safety Report (Annual Security & File Safety). Application Instructions: Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit: 1. Cover letter 2. Resume/CV 3. Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance Maritime's commitment to inclusive excellence 4. Names and contact information of three professional references
Job posted to this site on August 31st at 5:17pm
Library Director at Hudson Valley Community College
Hudson Valley Community College seeks a library director for the Dwight Marvin Library to lead daily operations and to proactively position the library to support the College’s mission and goals. The library director leads full- and part-time faculty librarians as well as support staff engaged in all library operations. The library director collaborates with their Marvin Library Learning Centers building partners to foster a holistic learning environment that welcomes students and enables their academic success. The library director assesses and strategically plans services which support all campus locations as well as online learning and effectively manages budgeting in support of library goals. The director oversees physical and online collections which promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across curricula.
Job posted to this site on August 31st at 1:47pm
Chief Executive Officer - Prince George's County Memorial Library System (MD) at Prince George's County Memorial Library System (MD)
Chief Executive Officer – Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (MD) The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) Board of Library Trustees seeks a Chief Executive Officer, a strong advocate who, through effective leadership, will sustain the library system’s progress toward becoming one of the nation’s best libraries. PGCMLS serves approximately 955,300 residents from 19 branch locations with a $38 million budget and 312 FTE, roughly 85% of whom are members of UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO. Approximately 72% of its budget comes from the county and 23% from the Maryland State government. In FY 2022, PGCMLS had 578,405 active borrowers, 98,391 people attending 5,160 free programs, and circulated 3 million items, ranking it among the highest circulating libraries in Maryland. Since 2020, the PGCMLS Foundation has also raised over $2 million to strengthen the role the library plays in the communities it serves, including support for the creation of five resource labs focused on creative design, media production, entrepreneurship, workforce development, and social justice education. PGCMLS is committed to innovation, and it received the Urban Libraries Council’s 2021 Top Innovator Award for its workforce and community development initiatives. The library has fostered a collaborative culture, both internally and with other community stakeholders, and it enjoys strong support and goodwill from its patrons. The ideal CEO will bring extraordinary passion, innovation, and a demonstrated commitment to a diverse, multicultural, and engaged community of patrons and active partners. Prince George’s County, the second largest in Maryland, is vibrant and growing with 27 municipalities. It is home to seven colleges and universities, including the University of Maryland, Bowie State University, and Prince George’s Community College. Prince George’s County is also home to some of the region’s top attractions. Residents and visitors enjoy the National Harbor on the Potomac, FedEx Field—home of the NFL Washington Commanders, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Show Place Arena, a vibrant Hyattsville Arts Corridor, and the Publick Playhouse. In addition to local historical, cultural, and recreational amenities, you will find yourself minutes from downtown Washington, D.C., historic Annapolis, and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Responsibilities: The CEO reports to the Board of Trustees and oversees a nationally recognized library system. This position provides overall strategic and operational leadership with full responsibility for, but not limited to, the following areas: personnel and fiscal management; marketing, advocacy, and communications; fundraising and development; emergent technologies; facilities; and external partnership development through engagement and collaboration with key stakeholder groups. Valuing transparency, trust, and collegiality, the CEO will lead a large, complex, and innovative organization that is ready for a leader to tap into the potential of its dedicated and talented people. Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and five years of progressively responsible management experience in a complex, professional organization. Additional skills include political acumen, strong communication skills, the ability to think and plan strategically, the ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders and demonstrated proficiency in fiscal management. Experience in a public library with multiple locations, reporting to a governing board, embracing a multicultural environment, and collective bargaining experience are desired qualifications. Compensation: The hiring salary range is $170,000 – $210,000 (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 cover letter and your resume as Word or PDF attachments to Briana Trudell (email@example.com). This position closes on Sunday, October 8, 2023. View the most up to date version of this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links at https://bradburymiller.com/job/pgcmls/.
Job posted to this site on August 29th at 4:12pm
Library Director at Howland Public Library
The Board of Trustees of the Howland Public Library in Beacon, New York seeks an experienced and motivated individual to be our next Library Director and join our staff in providing outstanding service to the vibrant and diverse community of the Beacon City School District. The successful candidate should be in alignment with the library’s values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. They should also have the willingness to defend the community’s right to access information. The Library Director must have exceptional communication skills with the ability to articulate library values, vision, and plans to staff, patrons, and community partners. The Director will work in tandem with the nine-member Board of Trustees in fulfilling the library’s mission and long-range plan. Job Description: The Howland Public Library, which recently celebrated its 150th anniversary, is an integral part of the community. With a staff of 25 people, 10 being full-time, the library serves the Beacon City School District with a population of about 28,000 residents. Howland Public Library is a school district public library with a budget of just over $1.4 million. Housed in an aging building, the library is excited about exploring future plans to address the physical space in order to better serve the community. The Director of the Howland Public Library is responsible for the administration of all library functions within the goals, guidelines, and policies established by the library’s Board of Trustees. The Director is also responsible for the financial management, personnel, and facilities of the library, under the governance and oversight of the Board. The Director is expected to provide a leadership role within the library as well as be a visible and official presence in the community. Duties General Administration and Management Attends all Board of Trustees meetings and provides a director’s report each month including library statistics. Assists Board President in meeting preparations Attends all board committee meetings and assists committee chairs with meeting preparation Assists and supports the Board with annual vote and elections Prepares a preliminary annual budget for submission to the finance committee and subsequent approval by the Board. Monitors monthly expenditures and provides fiscal management of the library in accordance with established budgetary goals and financial policies Assists with new trustee orientation and serves as a resource for trustees Completes and submits the Annual State Report Working with the Community Engagement Librarian, prepares and distributes the Annual Report to the Community in accordance with NYS Minimum Standards Working with the Office Manager, oversees the annual internal finance audit Directly supervises the Facility Manager and oversees the maintenance of the library building; communicates with the building committee regarding issues and recommendations Searches out and evaluates grant opportunities, prepares grant documents and oversees grants received Vision, Planning, Organization, and Evaluation Assists in establishing a long-range plan with the Board of Trustees according to NYS Minimum Standards Oversees and facilitates a balanced program of library services and programming to meet the immediate and long-range goals of the library and the community Establishes the standards of effectiveness for all operations Evaluates the effectiveness of the library’s services in relation to the changing needs of the community Personnel and Leadership Serves as a model to staff in the sense of professionalism, demonstrating strong professional ethics and keeping informed through professional development Develops job descriptions, maintains an organizational chart, and administers personnel policies Recommends personnel policy changes to the policy committee Hires, promotes, and disciplines staff in accordance with Dutchess County Civil Service regulations and NYS laws; working with the Office Manager oversees all human resources Defines expectations for staff performance and sets goals for service and programming Performance of annual staff evaluations Coordinates and conducts regular staff meetings and group continuing education, safety training, and professional development Community Outreach Represents the library by attending and speaking before community, civic and other groups regarding the objectives and activities of the library Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other government agencies, civic and community groups and the general public. Working with the Community Engagement Librarian and Assistant Director, recommends and administers public relations programs; issues press releases, print announcements, and social media; and reports on library events and matters of concern in a timely fashion. Supports and facilitates the work of the Friends of the Library General Duties Attends meetings to maintain contact with other professional and library related agencies, including but not limited to, Dutchess County Library Director Association meetings and Mid-Hudson Library System Director Association meetings. Knowledgeable about and complies with New York State library standards affecting the library’s operations Performs additional duties as required Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position Civil Service Minimum Qualifications: A Master's degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational practices and four (4) years of professional library experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Eligibility for a NYS public librarian's professional certificate at the time of application. Possession of certificate at time of appointment. Desired Qualifications Considerable knowledge of and/or willingness to adapt to technology and proficiency with computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, internet, and digital communications including social media platforms. Preferred knowledge of Sierra library software Creative thinking, diplomatic communication, and adaptive management abilities Ability to work on specific tasks while keeping in mind the big picture Project management experience with large scale projects and/or construction projects Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and present ideas clearly and concisely in written and verbal form Salary & Benefits A salary of $80,000 annually, paid bi-weekly, and a very competitive benefit package including: Paid vacation, sick, holiday, personal, bereavement, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Medical and dental benefits are available for all full-time staff. Individual dental and vision coverage premiums paid fully by the library. Howland Public Library participates in the New York State and Local Retirement System. Special Notice: The Library Director II position is a civil service provisional appointment pending future examination. Applicants must meet all Dutchess County Civil Service minimum qualifications for the position and be reachable upon exam for permanent appointment. To Apply: Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to Kristen Salierno, Interim Director, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of resumes will be ongoing; however, the final day to submit a resume is Friday, September 29, at 5 p.m.
Job posted to this site on August 29th at 1:54pm
Learning and Curricular Services Librarian, Assistant Professor Tenure-Track at St. John’s University Libraries
Reporting to the Dean of Libraries and working directly with the Coordinator of Information Literacy Instruction and the Critical Pedagogy Librarian for Student Success, the Learning and Curricular Services Librarian will work to develop and implement information literacy programs enhance student success. Hired at the rank of assistant professor, this full-time tenure track/tenured position will actively contribute to re-imagining the University Libraries information literacy programs and curriculum, working with library faculty as well as subject matter specialist faculty to develop, curricula, syllabi, instructional materials, learning modules, student-learning outcomes, as well as an information literacy instruction assessment plan. The Learning and Curricular Services Librarian will be responsible for developing and teaching both non-credit and for-credit information literacy courses within the Libraries, working collaboratively with other library faculty to strategically further the educational mission of the University Libraries and the University. The Learning and Curricular Services Librarian will liaise with the Institute of Core Studies and the Libraries elected representative to the University Core Curriculum Council to support information literacy instructional needs related student learning outcomes that are embedded in the Core Curriculum. Duties and workload may be adapted and altered to fit the emerging needs of the University Libraries, the academic and curricular changes across campus, as well as developing campus or community partnerships. This position will grow in importance as we adapt our information literacy services to meet evolving user needs, to support curricular and changing trends in higher education and service delivery, and in in support of the University Libraries commitment to becoming an anti-racist institution. Duties and Responsibilities of the Learning and Curricular Services Librarian: Provide course-integrated information literacy instruction, assignment redesign, learning assessment, and online education. Liaise with the Institute of Core Studies and the Libraries elected representative to the University Core Curriculum Council to support information literacy instructional needs related student learning outcomes that are embedded in the Core Curriculum. Coordinate/participate in special projects related to curricular integration of information literacy, library materials, programs and services. Collaborate with and advocate for faculty librarians to support the information and instruction needs of the University’s colleges and schools. Provide research and instructional consultations for students and faculty that contribute to student learning and success. Participate in professional organizations and scholarly activities in order to incorporate creative ideas and technologies into library and information literacy services and programs. Provide individualized research consultations and/or instruction both in-person and virtually. Develop and/or teach information literacy instructions sessions and workshops. Develop and/or teach sections of a 3-credit information literacy courses. Promote library instruction services to faculty, students, and campus community by working collaboratively with campus entities. Partner with faculty and academic staff to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction in information literacy and research practices. Work collaboratively with the Coordinator of Information Literacy Instruction and the Critical Pedagogy Librarian for Student Success to develop and implement a strategic and coordinated plan for a robust and responsive information literacy instruction program. Work collaboratively with the Scholarly Communications and Affordable Learning Librarian regarding Open Educational Resources (OER) as needed. Facilitate instruction efforts with the Center for Teaching and Learning including integration of library resources in the online learning management system. Gather, collate, evaluate, and report library instruction statistics for use internally and in reports to external agencies. Engage in ongoing education to continually evaluate and update all areas of the library instruction program to maintain current best practices. General: Use new and emerging communication technology, digital resources, and social networking to best promote and deliver library services and connect with students and faculty both on campus and at a distance. Work as a liaison with one or more colleges/departments and develop relationships with faculty and staff to support research, teaching, and learning. Participate in collection management activities in assigned subject areas, such as book selection and evaluation of electronic resources to ensure relevant and appropriate resources for users based on collection development policy. Evaluate and update library resources and services focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Develop research tools and guides to find information resources with an emphasis on remote access making library resources available anywhere, anytime. Engage in professional development activities as appropriate to meet both personal goals and departmental objectives. Serve actively on university committees and engage in other campus activities and events. Participate actively in local, regional, and national library communities. Other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program. Second master’s degree for appointment to rank of assistant professor. Coursework or experience in information literacy instruction, instructional design, lesson planning, creating learning outcomes and learning assessments, and/or working with faculty on assignment re-design. Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years related experience in a public, academic, or specialized library or service. Demonstrated commitment to student success services and programs. Coursework or experience in research and/or instructional consultation services. Coursework or experience with pedagogy and learning theories. Experience evaluating teaching and/or library services and programs. Knowledge of academic library resources and services. Prior experience working with learning technologies and library programs. Ability to conduct research consultation services for students and faculty. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups and present to large groups of people. Subject specialization in one or more academic disciplines. Experience with educational technologies and their applications in academic libraries. Experience with outreach and marketing services to students and faculty.
Job posted to this site on August 28th at 1:26pm
Associate Director or Senior Associate Director, Digital Humanities Center at Barnard College
Reporting to the Faculty Director of the Digital Humanities Center (DHC), this position provides leadership and coordination in the strategic planning and implementation of policies, systems, programs, and services to support the DHC’s mission. The Associate Director’s responsibilities include designing, implementing, and assessing Center services and programming that enable transformative digital humanities pedagogy and research at Barnard. The AD collaborates with faculty on implementing DH methods into specific courses, develops and leads workshops for digital humanities methods and tools, and partners with other Centers and BLAIS staff on shared programs such as the Thinking Digitally Summer Institute. The AD supports a portfolio of digital humanities research projects and works with BLAIS colleagues to provide infrastructure, maintenance, and preservation of digital humanities scholarship. The AD oversees all DHC operations including the budget, digital infrastructure, workflows, programming, and staff (currently 1 Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, and graduate and undergraduate student workers.) We may fill the role as Associate Director or as Senior Associate Director, depending on experience. The DHC is housed in the Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning along with Barnard’s other Academic Centers and the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS.) Each of the Academic Centers supports the internal instructional mission of the College–by training students and faculty in the use of technologies, methods, and instructional practices–and promotes external-facing programming and community engagement that explore trends and academic research within their respective domains of expertise. Essential Duties Develops and leads services to train and support students and faculty in digital humanities methodologies and approaches, e.g., text analysis, timelines, mapping, data visualization, digital archives, etc. Consults with faculty to introduce and build digital humanities skills and assignments into their courses, especially in support of the Thinking Technologically and Digitally foundations requirement. Coordinates the annual Thinking Digitally Summer Institute, a multi-center collaboration that supports a cohort of Barnard faculty to create or transform a digital assignment. Leads and empowers a high-performing team, including supervising, training, and mentoring the Post-Baccalaureate Fellow and undergraduate and graduate student workers. Forges strong relationships and collaborations with Centers and BLAIS staff that result in dynamic and generative digital humanities scholarship, pedagogy, and programming. Builds inclusive and resilient communities of learning among Barnard faculty and students through DHC programs. Designs sustainable workflows, processes, and documentation to support the ongoing work of the center. Manages the DHC budget and collaborates with DHC leadership to propose annual budgets in support of the center’s essential programs and services. Plans and implements solutions for the DHC’s digital infrastructure, in collaboration with colleagues in BLAIS, and provides digital humanities training and skill development for DHC staff and relevant BLAIS staff. Consults with faculty on digital humanities research projects, providing guidance on technology choices and project management. Represents the DHC in local, national, and/or international venues and promotes the work of the DHC at academic and/or professional conferences. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities In-depth knowledge of the field of digital humanities, including experience working on a range of digital humanities projects and in digital humanities classrooms. Highly effective in interpersonal relations, strong verbal and written communication, and a proven ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, administrators and external stakeholders. Knowledge of budgeting procedures and techniques. Knowledge of principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and professional development. Proficiency with one or more digital humanities technologies and platforms. The portfolio currently includes Omeka, Scalar, WordPress, StoryMap, TimelineJS, CSS, HTML, and Trello. Required Qualification Summary Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and inclusive excellence, and an ability to connect with others and cultivate relationships based on mutual trust and respect and collegiality is required. An ALA-accredited graduate degree in library or information science and/or advanced degree in humanities discipline is required. Ph.D. preferred. For Associate Director: Minimum of 5 years’ progressive administrative leadership experience, including supervisory responsibilities, preferably in an academic library or digital scholarship or digital humanities center AND Minimum of three years’ experience teaching or supporting teaching at the collegiate level. For Senior Associate Director: 5-7 years' progressive administrative leadership experience, including supervisory responsibilities, preferably in an academic library or digital scholarship or digital humanities center AND 5 or more years experience teaching or supporting teaching at the collegiate level. Salary Ranges: Associate Director (Grade 7) salary range is $77,250 – 85,821 annually Senior Associate Director (Grade 8) salary range is $89,314 – 93,000 annually Application Requirements: Please submit a cover letter and CV with your application
Job posted to this site on August 28th at 1:25pm
Library Specialist for Course Reserve at Barnard College
The Library Specialist for Reserves coordinates and evolves all facets of the reserves program to create and sustain positive relationships between Barnard faculty, curricula, and library. Responsibilities include collaborating with the Operations team to coordinate the life cycle of reserves materials; communicating with faculty, staff, and students throughout this process; participating in Operations Team projects; and supporting Barnard College’s “commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity” (Diversity & Inclusion). This position reports to the Student Engagement and Access Services Librarian and is part of the Library Operations Team at Barnard Library and Academic Information Services. All members of the Library Operations team cross-train and provide backup for other Operations Team positions; participate in ongoing learning; build Library relationships across Barnard and Columbia; raise the profile of the Library; and work toward equity and inclusion to contribute to a thriving work environment and a user-focused commitment to accessibility. Position is 35 hours per week during Library open hours; must be able to work weekends. Desk coverage shifts require starting ½ hour before the Library opens and/or ending at Library close. Job Description Reserves Responsibilities: This position coordinates course reserves, a core teaching support function of the library, including, but not limited to these responsibilities: Process reserve items and records for around 100 courses each semester, including coordinating the full cycle of course reserves from reaching out to faculty through rush orders to ensure on-time availability. Communicate with liaison librarians and library staff across Barnard and Columbia to bring in reserve materials and determine format as well as budget. Manage linking of reserves through Barnard/Columbia systems and with faculty. In collaboration with the Student Engagement and Access Services Librarian, communicate with vendors to ensure and improve access. Communicate with and build relationships between Barnard Library, faculty, and students using course reserves, including through maintaining the reserves website. Teach liaison librarians and staff (including student staff) about the reserves process and how to communicate about reserves with faculty and students. Deprocess reserve items at the end of each semester to maximize access to materials and create space for reserves. In collaboration with the Student Engagement and Access Services Librarian, troubleshoot, innovate, and evolve reserves processes. Maintain records (including annual report) of, review, and make recommendations based on data about the work of reserves. Operations Team Responsibilities: Process reserve items and records for around 100 courses each semester, including coordinating the full cycle of course reserves from reaching out to faculty through rush orders to ensure on-time availability. Communicate with liaison librarians and library staff across Barnard and Columbia to bring in reserve materials and determine format as well as budget. Manage linking of reserves through Barnard/Columbia systems and with faculty. In collaboration with the Student Engagement and Access Services Librarian, communicate with vendors to ensure and improve access. Communicate with and build relationships between Barnard Library, faculty, and students using course reserves, including through maintaining the reserves website. Teach liaison librarians and staff (including student staff) about the reserves process and how to communicate about reserves with faculty and students. Deprocess reserve items at the end of each semester to maximize access to materials and create space for reserves. In collaboration with the Student Engagement and Access Services Librarian, troubleshoot, innovate, and evolve reserves processes. Maintain records (including annual report) of, review, and make recommendations based on data about the work of reserves. Cover desk, assure smooth operation of library, and support students to complete assigned projects during the absence of Library Specialists for Access and Circulation (for lunch, meeting, and out-of-office coverage) and during at least one full shift each week; provide additional coverage as needed. Practice excellence in customer service across the organization and with users. Internal and external customer service work includes: contributing to user-focused accessibility of the Barnard Library, and collaborating with the Student Engagement and Access Services Librarian to consider the impact of daily work on and evolve practices to affirm staff and users of historically underserved identities. Contribute to Operations Team projects, including serving as backup for Library Operations Team workflows and training Library Operations Team members to prepare them to serve as backup for collection maintenance and digitization. Build and maintain positive connections with colleagues across Operations Team, BLAIS, Barnard, and the Columbia University Libraries in order to support the work of the Operations Team. Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Demonstrated excellence in customer service in a fast-paced and vibrant environment. Evidence of strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to contribute to a team environment. Experience with service in an academic library and/or with undergraduate students, faculty, and staff. Demonstrated ability to plan, document, prioritize, complete, and communicate about projects. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in education and/or libraries. Demonstrated ability to learn new job-related skills and tools. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree preferred; 2 years of work experience in an academic and public service environment required. Combination of experience and education may be substituted. Experience with (or evidence of experience learning new) software and programming including, not limited to: integrated library system (Voyager currently used), Google Suite, Microsoft suite, html/drupal, email. This is a Local 2110 Grade 10 position. Pay Range: $34.45/hour - $34.45/hour
Job posted to this site on August 25th at 12:28pm
Metadata Manager, Cataloging at The New York Public Library
Overview BookOps is the shared library services collaboration of New York Public Library (NYPL) and Brooklyn Public Library (BPL). BookOps coordinates the selection, acquisition, cataloging, processing, and distribution of library materials for its member libraries. The Manager, Cataloging Metadata is responsible for leading creative approaches to metadata curation and management in the Cataloging Department, developing workflow applications and formulating cataloging policy and procedural decisions to ensure optimal resource discovery and access across NYPL and BPL collections. The position entails ongoing development and maintenance of applications written primarily in Python in support of cataloging functions. We are looking for someone we can count on to: Own: In-depth understanding of library metadata and cataloging standards Knowledge of programmatic tools suitable for automation in cataloging work Teach: Their cataloging colleagues about technological trends in our field, including linked data and BIBFRAME format BookOps staff in the use of bibliographic tools and metadata applications Learn: Emerging technologies in computer programming suitable for the cataloging field in support of BookOps’ operations Improve: Efficiency in cataloging workflows and quality of bibliographic and authority data in the catalog BookOps’ readiness for transition to new metadata structure standards Some expectations for this role are that within: 1 month, this person will: Become familiar with the range of cataloging systems, tools, and workflows utilized in the department Contribute to documentation of existing, simple cataloging batch processes Perform ongoing data manipulations using previously developed batch processes and applications 3 months, this person will: Work collaboratively with their team and stakeholders on simple data manipulations and ILS ingests Design mapping and execute programmatic crosswalks to MARC format from various other formats Include unit and integration tests for all the code they write Perform code review of other contributors work 6 months and beyond, this person will: Contribute to existing core cataloging application by maintaining them and developing new functionality Develop, test, document and maintain new applications and workflows in support of technical services Perform data analysis using bibliographic records, ticketing system information and various cataloging statistics Work collaboratively with Selection, Acquisitions and Processing to plan and implement related automated workflows Contribute to open source projects that focus on bibliographic data Responsibilities Plan, organize, and evaluate Cataloging Department workflows in coordination with the department management team to maximize cataloging efficiency and responsiveness to the needs of other library departments and users Develop, test, and maintain cataloging applications, automated batch processes and crosswalks for bibliographic data Explore emerging metadata trends in cataloging, including linked data and BIBFRAME, for possible project implementation Contribute to open source projects that focus on library technical services work Manage the implementation of OCLC Connexion macros and constant data Conduct training workshops for Cataloging, as well as Selection and Acquisitions staff in the use of in-house developed bibliographic tools and metadata applications Attend meetings within the library organization as needed, and interact with metadata committees and vendors as appropriate Approve schedules and hours of direct reports; provide coverage as needed in the absence of other department managers Required Education & Certifications ALA accredited Master’s degree (MLS, MLIS) in Library and Information Studies Public Librarian’s professional certificate issued by the State of New York (can be obtained at time of employment) Required Experience Two or more years of experience creating original cataloging metadata/bibliographic records in a library environment. At least one year of experience with Python Required Skills Python Familiarity with SQL and relational databases such as MySQL or Postgres. Familiarity with Version Control Systems (Git, etc.) Some experience using RESTful APIs Proficiency in MARC21 standard for bibliographic and authority data Proficiency in RDA guidelines for records in print and non-print formats Some knowledge of non-MARC library metadata schema (Dublin Core, etc.) Familiarity with OCLC Connexion client, MarcEdit or other metadata editing software Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities Supervises a small team of direct reports consisting of librarians and collection processing staff Participates in the recruitment, interviewing and selection process of candidates in vacant positions in the Cataloging Department
Job posted to this site on August 24th at 10:44am
Library Director at Oshkosh Public Library (WI)
Library Director – Oshkosh Public Library (WI) The Oshkosh Public Library (WI) Board of Trustees seeks a collaborative team leader who can build relationships within the community as its next Library Director. Working from a single historic location with a $3.8 million budget and 39 FTE staff, the Library Director will work to meet the library’s mission statement and help the nearly 67,000 residents ‘find knowledge resources; provide free access to information; preserve local history; and create a vibrant community gathering place’. Highlights include a strong endowment fund, a supportive Board of Trustees, and a commitment to local history and genealogy. The 10-member board has nine members appointed by the mayor (with the concurrence of City Council), and one appointed by the County Executive. The library recently transitioned its Winnefox Library System (WLS) to a separate entity and the new Director will work to ensure WLS’s growth as a newly independent organization. Key initiatives include strengthening the library’s relationship with the city, undertaking a facilities assessment, and ensuring intellectual freedom for its residents. Oshkosh, Wisconsin boasts a charming blend of history, community spirit, and natural beauty. Nestled along the shores of Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh offers picturesque waterfront views and recreational opportunities, like the Oshkosh Riverwalk and Leach Amphitheater. Its historic downtown features a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, making it a hub of activity. Home to the renowned EAA AirVenture Oshkosh aviation event, the city celebrates innovation and aeronautics as an integral part of the local economy. Residents also have the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh which provides three campuses for higher education pursuits. Located in central Wisconsin, Oshkosh is equidistant to Green Bay and Milwaukee. The area’s strong schools, affordable cost of living, and high quality of life make it a standout destination in the heart of Wisconsin. Responsibilities: The Library Director will be responsible to lead and foster an inclusive culture that welcomes creative and innovative ideas; develop and communicate a strong vision for a 21st-century library; work with the library’s leadership team to develop library policies, procedures, programs, and services; maintain a regular presence in the community, increasing the library’s visibility and connecting with other community leaders; provide oversight of the library’s finances in accordance with established laws and policies; advocate for the library, while serving as the primary spokesperson and liaison between the library and the federal, state, and local government agencies; and effectively motivate staff, delegate tasks, and manage the day-to-day operation of the library. Additional responsibilities are listed in the job description below. Qualifications: A master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited library school, eligibility for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Public Librarian Grade I Certification, and five (5) or more years of increasingly responsible professional library experience including management and supervisory experience or other combinations of training and/or experience which translate to the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position are required. Residency in the Oshkosh Public Library service area is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will be a confident library professional who can clearly articulate a vision for service. Compensation: The hiring salary range is $106,000 – $120,000 (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 Brian C. Hare (email@example.com). This position closes on Sunday, October 1, 2023. View the most up to date version of this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links at https://bradburymiller.com/job/oshkosh/.
Job posted to this site on August 24th at 10:43am
Digital Projects Specialist at Revs Institute
Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Digital Projects Specialist is responsible for establishing and maintaining strategy, policies, procedures, and best practices for long-term access and preservation of digital content at Revs Institute and identifying items that should be digitized to ensure their preservation and/or enhance and expand access to them. Please consult the Recruitment Brochure and the Job Description for additional information.
Job posted to this site on August 24th at 10:43am
Processing Archivist at Revs Institute
Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Processing Archivist is responsible for the accessioning, processing, and collection management of archival collections representing a wide variety of formats, including, but not limited to, paper, photographs, film, video, realia, artifacts, and born digital content held by Revs Institute. Please consult the Recruitment brochure and the Job Description for additional information.
Job posted to this site on August 22nd at 11:47am
Librarian I/School-Age Outreach Librarian at New Rochelle Public Library
General Statement of Duties: Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s Services & Assistant Children’s Room Supervisor, the Librarian I/School-Age Outreach Librarian will primarily handle duties related to children in grades K-5. The person in this position will build relationships between students, their families and educators, in order to promote and develop library services for this particular age group. Examples of Work: ● Facilitate visits both in the library, at schools and virtually based on the needs of classrooms and create tools and materials other Children’s staff can employ when facilitating visits in the absence of the School-Age Outreach Coordinator ● Meet with parents and school staff to learn ways the library can improve current offerings and to explore ideas for new programs and services that will help students succeed ● Attend school and community events, such as parent-teacher nights, career days, street fairs etc., to advertise library services and, when possible, broaden our patron base by creating library cards at these events ● Provide programs both in-house and off-site for day camps, after school programs, Boys & Girls clubs, etc. to further promote the library and its services ● With Children’s Room staff, develop programming targeted towards school-age children to entice regular visits to the library and our online portals ● Visit schools prior to the start of our Summer Reading Program to advertise and encourage participation ● Build relationships with teachers and school administrators so we can be better prepared for summer reading lists and upcoming assignments and raise awareness of relevant library activities and services ● Oversee the Homework Help program and supervise its tutors in order to ensure the program’s success ● Work within an allotted budget to purchase appropriate library materials, for both recreational and educational use, targeted to K-5 students for circulation ● Partner with the Teen Services Librarian on interdepartmental programs and activities so that children progressing from grade school to middle school will transition smoothly from the Children’s Room to the Teen Room, strengthening their prospect of becoming continuous library users ● Work a regular weekly schedule that includes evenings and weekend shifts Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Understanding of recent trends, issues and initiatives in the field of Children’s Librarianship. Knowledge of children’s literature, both past and current. An outgoing personality with the confidence to foster relationships with educators and other community stakeholders. Ability to create innovative and engaging programs and displays. A friendly and effective communicator with children and adults of various ages. Self-motivated and organized with the ability to multi-task. Working knowledge of basic Microsoft office programs; Evergreen and/or other integrated library systems; and online tools such as Google Workspace. Familiarity with the library’s online services and databases and the various electronic devices used to access those services. Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred. Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in library and information science from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association; possession of a New York State Public Librarian’s professional certificate
Job posted to this site on August 21st at 11:00am
Greenhouse Studios Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate at Greenhouse Studios at the University of Connecticut
Greenhouse Studios Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate JOB SUMMARY Greenhouse Studios at the University of Connecticut is accepting applications for a Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate with an anticipated start date of October 2023. The Greenhouse Studios Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate contributes leadership, project management, and research expertise to the Sourcery project (sourceryapp.org), an open-source web application that provides improved access to remote archival documents. The Greenhouse Studios Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate will lead end-user outreach efforts and work closely with the design and development team to plan and implement new technical features. The ideal candidate will bring one or a combination of the following to the position: experience in the production of digital scholarship and/or online publishing; knowledge of current and emerging digital technologies in archival science, data management, access, and preservation; knowledge of web and interactive design; and/or other functional areas of the candidate’s expertise. As an innovative research unit located within the UConn Library, Greenhouse Studios also provides opportunities for research associates to interact with cross-disciplinary partners while exploring new methods for research, experimentation, collaboration, and publication of information. Greenhouse Studios is a joint effort of the UConn Library, the School of Fine Arts, and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, with each contributing resources and personnel to advance scholarly communications research. The appointment term of the position is one year with a possible renewal depending on future grant funding. Shared Expectations for All Staff Applies the principles of the Library’s Strategic Framework and core values through active contribution and cooperation in achieving Library, Area, and Unit priorities and operational goals. Demonstrates reliable and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to provide excellent professional service and collaborate with other departments and divisions within the Library and across the University. Demonstrates active learning in and communication of ongoing trends and developments related to professional and positional responsibilities. Works effectively in current office applications, software, and communication tools as employed by the UConn Library and the University of Connecticut. Exhibits appreciation of, sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse working environment, inclusive of social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender, racial, ethnic, and any other underrepresented backgrounds. Performs duties parallel to position responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. or ALA-accredited MLIS or MIS or other relevant terminal graduate degree. Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of researchers, staff, and students. Demonstrated leadership and excellent communication skills. Demonstrated understanding of archival research and archival practice. Demonstrated potential to develop expertise in current and emerging digital technologies. Demonstrated ability in analytical reasoning and creative problem-solving. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in an academic research library. Knowledge of metadata structures and data preservation strategies. Experience using and/or supporting research computing technology. Broad familiarity with IT systems and infrastructure. Demonstrated experience conducting outreach and engagement. Experience working with cross-disciplinary teams. About UConn UConn is one of the top public research universities in the nation, with more than 30,000 students pursuing answers to critical questions in labs, lecture halls, and the community. Knowledge exploration throughout the University’s network of campuses is united by a culture of innovation. An unprecedented commitment from the State of Connecticut ensures UConn attracts internationally renowned faculty and the world’s brightest students. As a vibrant, progressive leader, UConn fosters a diverse and dynamic culture that meets the challenges of a changing global society. UConn is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians, and salutatorians who make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top public research universities. APPOINTMENT TERMS This position is a full-time, one-year, end-dated position with the possibility for a second-year renewal. The position is based in Storrs. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. TO APPLY Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #497774 to upload a detailed resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Candidates must address in their cover letter and/or resume how their candidacy meets the position responsibilities, minimum qualifications, and preferred qualifications (if applicable). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org. This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 pm. Eastern time on September 5, 2023. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp. All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community. The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.
Job posted to this site on August 18th at 1:30pm
Levels Staff Position -Part Time (Music) at Great Neck Library
The Great Neck Library is seeking a creative, personable individual with experience in youth development and supervision for our acclaimed Levels cultural arts center for ages 12-18. Levels features weekly classes, weekend events, art shows, theatre productions, as well as an art space with crafting materials and digital video and audio recording facilities for moviemaking, music and more. Duties and Responsibilities include: Develop and implement innovative programs for teens Assist in running weekend events and other teen center activities Ability to work independently and collaboratively Demonstrated respect, sensitivity, and knowledge of cultural differences Plan and teach Levels workshops for teens in grades 7 and up Plan and teach Junior Levels workshops for 5th and 6th grade students Position may involve prolonged periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Experience Required: Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree required Strong background in music and ability to play piano/keyboard for musicals Working knowledge of audio recording tools Experience in youth development and supervision preferred Schedule: Part Time – 12-18 hours/week, evening shifts, which could include Mondays through Thursdays, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Alternating Fridays/Saturdays) - Fridays, 3:00 pm – 12:00 am, Saturdays, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Starting Salary Range: $27.00/per hour commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union position and is non-civil service. Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - https://greatnecklibrary.org/employment/) and references by September 8th, 2023 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 August 18th at 1:30pm
Full Time Librarian Childrens Department-Parkville Branch at Great Neck Library
Come join our team! The Great Neck Library is seeking an energetic, friendly, highly motivated full-time children’s librarian who excels in providing excellent customer service to children and parents. The successful candidate will provide assistance in finding books, other materials, and information both on-line and in print, reader’s advisory, digital services, collection development and childrens programming. Must be knowledgeable about children’s literature. Duties and Responsibilities include: Provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service to parents and children in a diverse 4 location library system Possess a hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services Collection development and maintenance Ability to work independently and collaboratively on projects and programs Develop, implement and conduct innovative programs for children Position may involve prolonged periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Experience Required: MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment Experience working with children (birth – 6th grade) and parents Schedule: Full time – 35 hours/week, includes days, nights and weekends. Sundays as needed. Starting Salary Range: The minimum starting salary is $55,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package. This is a Union Position and is non-civil service. Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - https://greatnecklibrary.org/employment/) and references by September 8th, 2023 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 August 18th at 10:48am
Contingent Senior Librarian II ** Reference Department at Great Neck Library
Are you ready to take your next career step? Are you ready to join a growing team of professionals dedicated to providing excellent service? Are you ready to excel? The Great Neck Library is a multi-branch system seeking an energetic, detail oriented, service driven Senior Librarian in the Reference Department for a very active, culturally diverse library system in a highly educated community. **This position is currently a contingent permanent position, meaning that this position is left temporarily vacant by reason of a promotion. Full permanency of this position cannot be guaranteed. Should the permanent employee fail to complete the probationary period, such employee has the right to return to their previous position and displace the contingent employee. Duties and Responsibilities include: Provide Reference and reader’s advisory Assist patrons with access to digital services Collection development Adult programming Serials maintenance Online database management Weekly staff scheduling and staff supervision In Department Heads absence, serve as Person in charge of department Provide assistance with general administrative duties to the Head of Adult Services and Reference Budgeting Function as person-in-charge of the library on scheduled nights and weekends Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Experience Required: MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment Minimum of three (3) years Librarian Experience Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. Schedule: Full time – 35 hours/week, includes nights and weekends. Sundays as needed. Starting Salary Range: The minimum starting salary is $65,000.00 + commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package including NYS Retirement System. This is a Union Position and is non-civil service. Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - https://greatnecklibrary.org/employment/) and references by August 31, 2023 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 August 17th at 11:40am
Library Director at Fort Worth Public Library (TX)
Library Director – Fort Worth Public Library (TX) The Fort Worth Public Library (TX) seeks a collaborative and dynamic individual who will bring an empathetic spirit to a thriving library system as its next Library Director. The Fort Worth Public Library Director serves as a municipal department director and reports to one of the city’s Assistant City Managers. The Director works closely with community stakeholders, including the Library Advisory Board and the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation in support of the library’s mission to build a community of learners, dreamers and doers. Fort Worth Public Library (FWPL) has 18 locations, 240 FTE staff and a $26 million budget. Over the past three years, FWPL has become a vibrant and diverse programming library, offering an anticipated 7,000 programs to an estimated 90,000 attendees in 2023. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of each branch’s unique community, and include a wide variety of lifelong learning opportunities for customers of all ages including early literacy-based programs and workshops; interactive STEM learning experiences; innovative arts programs including fine arts instruction, guitar lessons, and cultural craft programs; book clubs, writing programs, and author visits; and a wide variety of workforce development and small business support programs for job seekers and entrepreneurs. Additionally, FWPL offers the only free Spanish-language high school equivalency program in Tarrant County, an innovative lending library of musical instruments, and a thriving music collaborative called Amplify 817 that supports Fort Worth’s local music scene. Fort Worth, a city of almost a million people, is continuing to grow in population and land size. The next Director will be instrumental in bringing library services to new areas of Fort Worth through the city’s bond program and by developing creative partnerships. In the first three years, priorities will include: Advocating for library services among key stakeholders and fundraising groups Sharing FWPL’s successes with colleagues in city government, community organizations and the media Overseeing construction and development of two new libraries Building community support for FWPL’s new programming model Developing partnerships with the sixteen independent school districts that operate within Fort Worth’s boundaries Working in collaboration with other city department directors to maximize city resources available through libraries Fort Worth, Texas, combines its rich western heritage with a modern and dynamic urban lifestyle. As the 13th largest city in the US, Fort Worth offers unique and captivating experiences for its more than 956,000 residents. The city also has a thriving arts scene, with world-class museums like the Kimbell Art Museum and the Modern Art Museum. The area’s diverse range of restaurants create delicious Tex-Mex, barbecue, and international cuisines. For nature lovers, Fort Worth offers picturesque parks, lakes, and trails, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation. As a part of Greater Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, residents have access to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and educational opportunities at 14 different universities and colleges. With its warm climate, friendly residents, and a strong sense of community, Fort Worth stands tall as a city that effortlessly blends tradition and progress, making it a great place to call home. Responsibilities: The Library Director will be responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating processes, procedures, systems and service offerings; ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions or recommendations; leading the development and administration of the department budget; representing the City’s libraries to other departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; preparing and making oral presentations before groups; responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; and providing executive level staff assistance to an Assistant City Manager. Other duties are listed in the position job description which is linked below. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Library Sciences, or a related field, and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible public library management and administrative experience, including four (4) years of supervisory experience is required. A master’s degree in Library and Information Science is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience operating in a city- or county-managed work environment, possess fiscal acumen with an eye towards opportunities for savings, and understand the nuances of a large metropolitan library system. Compensation: The hiring salary range is $160,000 – $190,000 (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 Briana Trudell (firstname.lastname@example.org). This position closes on Sunday, September 24, 2023. View the most up to date version of this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links at https://bradburymiller.com/job/fort-worth/.
Job posted to this site on August 16th at 9:57am
Associate Director, Archives and Special Collections at Barnard College
Associate Director, Archives and Special Collections Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Archives and Special Collections and serving within the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS) department, the Associate Director of Archives & Special Collections has primary responsibility for outreach, communications, exhibitions, public services, and instruction for the archives. Working with archives staff, librarians, circulations and operations staff, academic technologists, staff of the Centers, and faculty, they bring archives and primary source instruction to the curriculum and to broader audiences. They also take the lead on reference management and researcher support. The Associate Director additionally collaborates with archives staff on other archives functions: implementing and maintaining digital collections and digital preservation infrastructure; digitization and metadata work; supervising undergraduate and graduate student staff; and, along with the Records Coordination and Processing Archivist, accessioning and processing collections in all formats. Job Description: Duties & Responsibilities: Leads public-facing services for the archives, including outreach, communications, exhibits, and programming. Manages archives social media, newsletter, and other communication channels. Conceives of and executes exhibits and programs to broadly share archives collections and resources. Collaborates with Director, librarians, faculty, and other staff on archival instruction and consultation for undergraduate students, including conducting instruction and lesson planning. Acts as an advocate for primary source and archival instruction across the Barnard curriculum, liaising to faculty, staff, and chairs. Builds relationships with individual students, student groups, and external partners and executes non-curricular archival workshops and instruction. Collaborates with Records Coordination and Processing Archivist on instruction about record keeping and personal digital archiving with campus records creators. Manages reference program, ensuring accessibility of collections and implementing efficient workflows for archives staff. Performs remote reference and in-person researcher support, and supervises undergraduate student staff engaged in reference work. Contributes to goals for digital access to collections (informed by reference and instruction work), digitization and metadata projects, and with the Director pursues collaborative digital projects and funding to support access. With Director and IMATS staff, assesses and improves the usability and accessibility of digital platforms for discovery of archival collections (currently ArchivesSpace) and of digital archival materials (currently Archipelago). Contributes to maintenance and creation of infrastructure for digital preservation. With the Director, co-administers annual budget for the Archives and Special Collections. With the Director, supervises and hires undergraduate student and graduate student staff. With the Records Coordination and Processing Archivist, accessions and processes archival collections in all formats, with a particular focus on iterative and reparative processing, using data gleaned from reference, instruction, and outreach to inform this work. Participates on BLAIS teams, committees, or working groups, as well as collaborative projects within Barnard and with consortial partners. Maintains knowledge of best practices in the archival and special collections field. May contribute to collection development, donor relations, and grant-writing or development work. About the Barnard Archives and Special Collections: The Barnard Archives and Special Collections contain over 450 distinct collections. We document the history of the College and collect special collections materials that relate to broader histories of feminism and advance the mission of the College by collaborating in teaching and learning. The Archives is a highly collaborative unit, with partnerships both within Barnard (with the Library and Centers as well as faculty and other staff) and external communities. The staff of the Barnard Archives commits to work that is equitable and anti-oppressive, and encourages and supports work which centers voices, knowledge, and memory-making practices historically excluded from the archival record. More about the mission of the unit can be found here (https://archives.barnard.edu/what-we-do/mission). About BLAIS: Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS) develops and curates unique collections, and information resources, and provides information and media services that support the Barnard faculty and community, and establish a foundation for intellectual inquiry, ethical scholarship, and lifelong learning among Barnard students. The Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning, opened in the Fall of 2018 and incorporates 6 new centers into the library, including the Empirical Reasoning Center, Design Center, Digital Humanities Center, Media Center, Movement Lab and Computational Science Center. BLAIS is committed to the College’s work in all its many facets of student and faculty support. Skills, Qualifications & Requirements: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated enthusiasm and strategies for making archives research and archives work more broadly accessible through outreach, communications, and programming. Experience with archival or library instruction, or other teaching experience. Experience performing archival reference and ability to work with a diverse range of students and other scholars. Evidence of effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Expertise in archival processing and descriptive practices. Experience with archival management software such as ArchivesSpace, digital collections software such as Archipelago, and other archival software/platforms highly desirable. Familiarity with current practices related to accessibility of online and in-person spaces and usability principles. Familiarity with digitization, metadata, and digital preservation. Flexibility and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. Demonstrated critical analysis of archives or the archives profession (e.g. bringing a critical race, feminist, disability justice, and/or queer theoretical lens to archival work). Qualifications: Master's degree from a Library Science/Archives/Information Science or related program. Five to seven years’ experience with archival or related work, including experience with instruction, reference, programming, and/or outreach. Preferred Qualifications: Experience executing programming and exhibits in an archival, library, or related context. Experience managing a reference program or public services in an archival context. Understanding of usability principles and assessment. Experience processing collections in all formats; particularly reparative and iterative processing. Experience with providing access to born-digital materials; understanding of born-digital archival processing and access. Experience in leading projects and delegating work. Supervisory experience. In order to apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter. Priority will be given to applications received by September 5th. Salary Range: $84,000 - $89,000 annually The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Job posted to this site on August 15th at 5:48pm
Archives Fellow at Barnard College
Job Summary: The Barnard Archives and Special Collections is seeking applications for fellowships working under the supervision of the Director of the Archives and Special Collections, in a two-person cohort. This year, the Archives Processing Fellows will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections, with a focus on processing archival collections. Fellows are also encouraged in the latter half of their fellowship to develop independent projects; options for projects this year include reference work, rare books cataloging, digital collections (UX or metadata) work, outreach and teaching, and/or exhibition curation. Job Description: Duration: 500 hours; scheduled from mid-September 2023 - June 30, 2024; scheduling is flexible but typically 10 hours a week for 34 weeks during the academic year (September 2023-April 2024); 20 hours/week for 9 weeks in early summer 2024 (May-June 2024) and including some time off. Compensation: $30/hr About the positions: The Barnard Archives and Special Collections is seeking applications for fellowships working under the supervision of the Director of the Archives and Special Collections, in a two-person cohort. This year, the Archives Processing Fellows will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections, with a focus on processing archival collections. Fellows are also encouraged in the latter half of their fellowship to develop independent projects; options for projects this year include reference work, rare books cataloging, digital collections (UX or metadata) work, outreach and teaching, and/or exhibition curation. Participants will start their time at Barnard by learning how to process collections and accruals using ArchivesSpace. We will then tailor the fellows' work together based on their interests in learning specific skills, working with specific types of materials, or focusing on topical areas. Collections management and processing work may include: Accessioning and processing (appraisal, basic conservation, arrangement, and description) of material in all formats (analog, paper, digital), including institutional papers, manuscript collections, photographs and A/V materials, and web archives Revision and creation of processing workflows and documentation Processing accruals and updating existing finding aids After building a foundation in archival processing, participants in the fellowship may continue to process larger collections or are encouraged to conceive of and complete independent projects in other areas of archival work with the support of Director and other archives and library staff. Independent projects will be self-directed by fellowship participants and may include: Reference work and development of resources for researchers (such as research guides) Rare books cataloging Digital collections/UX or metadata work Outreach and teaching with archives Collaborative projects with the academic centers Archival exhibition development and curation The overall goals of the fellowship will be determined by the participants in conjunction with the Director. Participants in the fellowship will plan and direct their own independent projects, or may also elect to continue with processing work (or build a project based around processing). The fellowship is intended to give fellows a foundation in processing and an introduction to other topics in archival work, including reference work, teaching, acquisitions and donor relations, outreach, budgets and advocacy, managing open source software, preservation, and project management. About the collections, the Archives, and our office: The Barnard Archives and Special Collections consist of over 450 distinct collections. We document the history of the College and collect special collections materials that relate to broader histories of feminism and dance and advance the mission of the College by collaborating in teaching and learning. Highlights of the collections include the Ntozake Shange Papers, the Sabra Moore NYC Women’s Art Movement Collection, the Kathryn Kolbert Planned Parenthood v. Casey records, Special Collections zines from the Barnard Zine Library, the records of the Barnard Dance Department, the records and collections of the Barnard Center for Research on Women, and many more. The Barnard Archives commits to work that is equitable and anti-oppressive, and encourages and supports work which centers voices, knowledge, and memory-making practices historically excluded from the archival record. Our community agreements describe some of the ways in which we are committed to upholding values of inclusivity, privacy, and support. The archives fellowship is primarily in-person, at the Barnard Archives and Special Collections on Barnard’s campus (at 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027), with opportunities for remote work as possible. Our offices are accessible to individuals with mobility disabilities. We have bathroom facilities available for all gender identities. We are open Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM. While employed at Barnard, you will be given access to the Library’s resources. Skills, Qualifications & Requirements: To Qualify: Must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level program in archival management, library sciences, or related fields. Must be available to work weekdays. Must make a commitment to work, on average, 10 hours of work a week, with time off for winter and spring vacation, and increased hours if desired in early summer or throughout the fellowship. Work schedules are flexible and can be adjusted as needed–for example, participants can choose to work more hours and complete the fellowship in a compressed time frame. Preferred demonstrable skills include: Desire to work both collaboratively and independently; excellent organizational, research, and communication skills; critical analysis of archives or the archives profession (e.g. bringing a critical race, feminist, disability justice, and/or queer theoretical lens to archival work); and strong attention to detail. We welcome applicants to discuss how these preferred skills have been utilized and honed in areas of their life outside of their professional or academic work. Applicants do not need to have prior experience processing collections or working in archives in order to apply. The Barnard Archives especially encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. To Apply: Apply via the Barnard College website: https://barnard.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Staff The site will require you to create an account, upload a cover letter and resume; finalists will also be asked to provide references. In your cover letter, please describe your professional interests, why you are interested in working with the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, and what you might like to accomplish or learn during the fellowship. Address your cover letter to Martha Tenney. Priority date for applications: end of day on August 20th The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Job posted to this site on August 15th at 4:26pm
Part-Time Circulation Assistant/Page at The New York Society Library
The Library is seeking a Part-Time Circulation Assistant/Page. The position reports to the Assistant Head Librarian. 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 an entry level part-time position (up to 28 hours per week) with the following schedule: Tuesday 11am-7pm, Wednesday 11am-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm. Schedule subject to change with flexibility required to work alternate shifts if needed. 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 three (3) 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: $17 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 August 14th at 3:43pm
Librarian I/School-Age Outreach Librarian at New Rochelle Public Library
Librarian I/School-Age Outreach Librarian New Rochelle Public Library General Statement of Duties: Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s Services & Assistant Children’s Room Supervisor, the Librarian I/School-Age Outreach Librarian will primarily handle duties related to children in grades K-5. The person in this position will build relationships between students, their families and educators, in order to promote and develop library services for this particular age group. Examples of Work: ● Facilitate visits both in the library, at schools and virtually based on the needs of classrooms and create tools and materials other Children’s staff can employ when facilitating visits in the absence of the School-Age Outreach Coordinator ● Meet with parents and school staff to learn ways the library can improve current offerings and to explore ideas for new programs and services that will help students succeed ● Attend school and community events, such as parent-teacher nights, career days, street fairs etc., to advertise library services and, when possible, broaden our patron base by creating library cards at these events ● Provide programs both in-house and off-site for day camps, after school programs, Boys & Girls clubs, etc. to further promote the library and its services ● With Children’s Room staff, develop programming targeted towards school-age children to entice regular visits to the library and our online portals ● Visit schools prior to the start of our Summer Reading Program to advertise and encourage participation ● Build relationships with teachers and school administrators so we can be better prepared for summer reading lists and upcoming assignments and raise awareness of relevant library activities and services ● Oversee the Homework Help program and supervise its tutors in order to ensure the program’s success ● Work within an allotted budget to purchase appropriate library materials, for both recreational and educational use, targeted to K-5 students for circulation ● Partner with the Teen Services Librarian on interdepartmental programs and activities so that children progressing from grade school to middle school will transition smoothly from the Children’s Room to the Teen Room, strengthening their prospect of becoming continuous library users ● Work a regular weekly schedule that includes evenings and weekend shifts Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Understanding of recent trends, issues and initiatives in the field of Children’s Librarianship. Knowledge of children’s literature, both past and current. An outgoing personality with the confidence to foster relationships with educators and other community stakeholders. Ability to create innovative and engaging programs and displays. A friendly and effective communicator with children and adults of various ages. Self-motivated and organized with the ability to multi-task. Working knowledge of basic Microsoft office programs; Evergreen and/or other integrated library systems; and online tools such as Google Workspace. Familiarity with the library’s online services and databases and the various electronic devices used to access those services. Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred. Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in library and information science from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association; possession of a New York State Public Librarian’s professional certificate Information About the New Rochelle Public Library School District: The Library (www.nrpl.org)) is a school library district serving the City of New Rochelle with a population of nearly 83,000 and an annual budget of $6,6 million. Compensation: This is a Civil Service appointment represented by CSEA. Minimum salary upon appointment will be $58,707 - $60,466 (Step 1) but could vary depending on experience and qualifications. 36 hour (September – June)/33 hour (July – August) work week. Standard benefit package applies including medical, dental and NYS Retirement System pension plan. Other benefits may be elected. Standard leave package applies. To Apply: E-mail (Jmedina@newrochelleny.com) or call ((914- 654-2172) Civil Service Administrator Jeanett Medina for job application. Applications must be in the Civil Service Office no later than the end of business on August 29, 2023.
Job posted to this site on August 13th at 10:41pm
Business Manager at Nyack Library
The Nyack Library located in Nyack, NY, is seeking a Business Manager to oversee its accounting, building and property management, and Human Resources functions. Reporting to the Library Director, a successful candidate will also have extensive involvement with the Finance Committee of the Library’s Board of Trustees chaired by The Library’s Treasurer. The Library has an annual operating budget of $3.25 million and employs 50 full and part-time staff members. The Business Manager supervises a staff of 4 (in bookkeeping and building maintenance). Required Education and Experience A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related area of concentration Proficient knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office, and knowledge of Square point of sale application At least five years of experience in managing an organization’s financial operations Experience with creating and managing a budget Experience with GASB and non-profit accounting preferred Experience with building management preferred Experience managing Human Resource functions preferred Essential Functions and Skills Oversees the day to day financial operations of The Library Develops annual operating budget and leads the organization in financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and analysis functions including identifying capital management requirements and cash-flow needs Ensures compliance with all contractual funding requirements. This includes interpreting legislative rules and regulations and ensuring that they are applied consistently and appropriately Prepares financial statements and establishes internal controls to ensure that organizational activities pass independent and government audits standards Develops and enhances systems and tools to facilitate the effective management of resources Experience in procurement and claims administration of insurances including general and professional liability, and property. Handles financial and technical matters pertaining to health, dental, vision, disability, Workers’ Comp., unemployment, 457 Deferred Comp. etc. Researches new benefit plans and keeps abreast of changes in employment laws and makes suggestions on changes in personnel policy Salary Vacation, holiday, medical, sick, dental, vision and NY State Retirement This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $75,000 - $85,000 based on experience and education Please send application and resume to Eric McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org Posting open until filled.
Job posted to this site on August 11th at 6:25am
Part-Time Assistants at CUNY - Baruch College
The William and Anita Newman Library seeks qualified candidates to become College Assistants. Interested candidates should email email@example.com. The application deadline is August 7th, 2023. About the William and Anita Newman Library The William and Anita Newman Library at Baruch College supports over 19,700 students of The Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, The George and Mildred Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and The Zicklin School of Business. The library is a part of the 330,000-square-foot Library and Technology Center, which also houses a 400-seat student computing lab, Subotnick Financial Services Center, a conference center, and more. General Responsibilities – Provides exceptional front-facing customer service at busy circulation and technology service desks. The ideal candidate must be helpful, courteous, and able to multi-task when assisting patrons such as students, faculty, visitors, alumni, and others. – Perform technical operations in library circulation, information services, and materials maintenance. – Providing general administrative support, such as circulation desk coverage screening visitors and calls taking detailed messages and relaying them to the appropriate parties filing, organizing, and scanning documents and other duties as needed – Supports routine workflows during evening and weekend hours – Answering inquiries and providing service to library users in person, by email, and by phone: answer questions, enforce policies – Uses online system to perform various tasks in both circulation and technology services – Performs clerical library work, such as sorting and shelving books, performing data entry into library systems, or binding books and periodicals. Preferred Qualifications – Must be prompt and responsible – Ability to multitask and follow complex instructions – Demonstrated success working both individually and in collaborative environments – Excellent judgment and professionalism – Strong interpersonal skills – Basic Microsoft Office Skills – Customer–focused with the ability to interact and work cooperatively and collaboratively on a team to assist diverse internal and external constituencies. Compensation – This is a part-time position for up to 20 hours per week. Evening hours are mandatory to ensure normal business operations. – Maximum tenure for any employee in this hourly position is 1040 hours per year. – This is an in-person position with a 100% in-office presence required. – $17 per hour Benefits CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
Job posted to this site on August 11th at 6:22am
Research Experience Associate - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at New York Public Library
Overview The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. The Center for Research in the Humanities, located on the second floor of the NYPL’s flagship location, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, is dedicated to furthering the Library’s mission to engage, inspire, support, and connect a growing community of scholars worldwide with each other and with the Library’s world-class collections. The Center encompasses four admission-by-application research study rooms, and programming space. The Center is home to public classes, workshop series, class visits that provide researcher orientation and instruction, as well as events that foster engagement with the Library’s collections and research services. Reporting to the Manager of the Center for Research in the Humanities, the Research Experience Associate supports the day to day operations of the Center, including staffing the Center’s welcome desk, greeting incoming researchers, office support, and working with staff to assist the public in their use of the Center. We are seeking enthusiastic candidates interested in careers in librarianship who demonstrate a strong work ethic, commitment to inclusivity, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, and have a friendly and helpful demeanor. These positions serve as ambassadors for the Library, and work with library staff to help ensure that a welcoming and productive research environment is preserved for researchers, fellows and staff working in the Center's spaces. The Research Experience Associate position is scheduled for 19 hours per week, including evenings and must be able to work Saturdays. Schedules are variable based on library needs and may be subject to change. Responsibilities Under the direction of the Manager of the Center for Research in the Humanities, the Research Experience Associate: Research Experience Associates staff the Center’s welcome desk, projecting a positive and courteous attitude while providing exceptional public service and assistance to researchers and the general public Provides general information and directions to researchers, answers basic questions about library operations and procedures, and make referrals to the appropriate place or person for assistance Supports the maintenance of the Center for Research in the Humanities office: keeps the study room roster up to date, manages files, newsletter templates and edits, and Library fellowship support. Works with colleagues to ensure the Center for Research in the Humanities maintains an environment conducive to research and public services Helps set up public and programming spaces for daily use, events, and programs Assists with opening and closing procedures in the Center's spaces Assists with collection delivery and returns as needed Provides routine communications to researchers affiliated with the Center’s admission by application study rooms and Library fellowship recipients Assists with the set-up of events in the Center and staff them Performs other related tasks as needed Required Education, Experience & Skills Required Education & Certifications Current enrollment in a graduate degree program at an accredited school Proper employment certificate for minors under 18 as required by NYS law Required Skills Excellent public service skills and the ability to work with a diverse patronage Strong organizational skills and ability to follow detailed instructions in a fast-paced environment Superb interpersonal and communication skills Strong problem-solving skills Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team Demonstrated reliability and professionalism Basic computer and basic technology skills such as Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications Preferred Qualifications A demonstrated interest in research and libraries preferred Experience with library technologies preferred Currently enrolled in an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies program More... 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 Work Environment Research Library Physical Duties Moderate lifting required (up to 25 lbs) Pushing book trucks Pre-Placement Physical Required? No Union/Non Union Non-Union FLSA Status Non-Exempt Schedule The Research Experience Associate position is scheduled for 19 hours per week, including evenings and weekends. Schedules are variable based on library needs and may be subject to change.