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Job posted to this site on January 5th at 5:00pm
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES LIBRARIAN-Full Time at Great Neck Library
The Great Neck Library is seeking a dynamic Emerging Technologies Librarian to inspire vision and deliver innovative technology programming for patrons at a very active, culturally diverse library in a highly educated community. The Emerging Technologies Librarian will identify, explore, evaluate, instruct, and implement the use of new and established technology in the library. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Creating, developing, and administering informational, educational, and recreational technology programming for patrons Monitoring spaces and tools designed or utilized for patron technology instruction or use Develops and conducts instructional computer classes for patrons Developing and implementing experiential “Train-the-Trainer” models for staff to provide technology assistance and training to patrons Assisting patrons in use of technology Minimum Qualifications: MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment Two years professional librarian experience preferred Demonstrated ability to create and develop measurable outcome based programming Schedule: Full time – 35 hours/week, includes one night plus Saturday rotation. Sundays on a voluntary basis. Starting Salary Range: The minimum starting salary is $53,260 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position. Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 1/26/2022: Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck, NY 11023 firstname.lastname@example.org No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job posted to this site on January 5th at 12:18pm
PART-TIME PAPER CONSERVATOR POSITIONS (CONTRACTORS) at Dept of Records & Information Services
PART-TIME PAPER CONSERVATOR POSITIONS (CONTRACTORS) The Municipal Archives Conservation Unit seeks 2 part-time (contract) conservation technicians to process, inventory, and rehouse a collection of historical architectural building plans that date from the 1860s to the 1970s. Under supervision, the technicians will remove the rolled plans from storage, surface clean, flatten, perform simple repairs, re-house, label, perform basic research to identify and arrange plans according to block and lot and permit identification numbers, and enter descriptive information into a spreadsheet. The technicians will also assist with identifying items requiring additional conservation treatment. Preferred candidates will have experience processing archival materials, and experience handling delicate or damaged material. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and organized Required qualifications: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and one year full-time professional experience in conservation and/or preservation. Preferred: Experience treating oversized paper-based materials. For Consideration, email to: email@example.com SALARY $22.21/hour, 25 hrs/week
Job posted to this site on January 5th at 11:33am
Rochester Institute of Technology College of Art and Design Liaison Librarian at Rochester Institute of Technology
RIT Libraries invites applications for a full-time (F/T) College of Art and Design Librarian with strong reference and instruction skills. This professional librarian provides reference, research services, and instruction to students, staff, faculty and the community at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). As the liaison to the College of Art and Design, with its five dynamic schools, galleries, and research centers, the librarian is responsible for working as a member of the Research & Instruction Services department to develop dynamic programs and instruction opportunities. The ideal candidate will be creative, curious and enthusiastic about teaching and collaboration with an interest in visual arts and sciences including architecture.
Job posted to this site on January 5th at 10:34am
Systems and Operations Coordinator at New York Public Library
Preservation and Collections Processing is a department within New York Public Library’s Collections and Research Services that is responsible for the management and preservation of all of the Research Libraries collections and for the processing of its special collections. Systems and Operations is a newly-formed department that develops and maintains systems specific to supporting special collections operations. These systems handle the safe and secure tracking of objects, the intake of acquisitions and accessioning data, exhibitions and in/outgoing loans, conservation treatments, and certain collection and project management functions. Under the direction of the Systems and Operations Manager, and in close collaboration with staff within Preservation and Collections Processing and in units throughout the Library, the Systems and Operations Coordinator will primarily assist in supporting the NYPL’s collection management system, CMS, as well as its web-facing portal, SPEC, both based on the Filemaker platform. The Coordinator will also be responsible for devising a training program to the CMS’ growing user base and maintaining usage and technical documentation. This role is a good opportunity for those seeking experience with database development, creating and automating reporting, helping improve the end-user experience, systems implementation, maintenance, documentation, interoperability, and data migration. Key Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager of Preservation and Collections Processing Systems and Operations, the Coordinator wil Provide end-user support (30%) Triage, track, gather additional information, and escalate bug/issue or feature request tickets, ensuring updates and resolutions are provided in a timely manner. Provide day-to-day systems support to end-users over video/phone calls, or quick one-off meetings; use these sessions to gather feedback to inform future system developments. Create new user accounts and assign user security settings as is appropriate for the staff member; help with password resets or other general access issues. Send systems-related emails to users to help communicate and plan for upgrades, systems maintenance, general updates and training opportunities. Assist with back-end development tasks (30%) Use the database client to resolve basic and/or intermediate-level issues to do with front-end design or layout elements. Assist with quality assurance (QA) testing especially after upgrades, or in preparation for release of new features or interfaces. Assist with basic back-end maintenance of the database including reviewing error log reports, and that server-side scripts and database backups are performed on a regular basis. Assist with data entry or remediation projects. Coordinate a system training program (20%) Devise and host programmatic training for internal preservation and curatorial staff. Support with the creation and maintenance of systems usage documentation: assess documentation across collections-related databases and determine where information is incomplete or inconsistent. Devote time to professional development and training (20%) Assist with data integration projects between CMS and other research library systems such as the Sierra ILS, ArchivesSpace, Aeon, and other current/emerging systems used throughout the Library. Attend relevant professional development training opportunities relevant to the position. Preferred Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and 5+ years relevant professional experience OR Master's degree and 3+ years relevant professional experience Required Skills Using and/or working with relational databases, experience and familiarity with any archival, preservation, collection management or other GLAM systems or Demonstrated interest in data literacies, and the initiative to learn advanced data skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: ability to listen actively, speak and write clearly Ability to present technical information to learners from a variety of backgrounds in a way that is clear, understandable and free of jargon. Supporting end-users coming from varying technical backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science Experience working in a research library, archive, or public library system, OR general familiarity with gallery, library, archives or museum operations. Scripting or other automation tools/methods, structured query language (SQL) Interest or experience thinking about and implementing accessible and intuitive end-user design.
Job posted to this site on January 4th at 2:51pm
Business Librarian at Drexel University Libraries
The Business Specialist Librarian is a highly motivated and entrepreneurial librarian with business expertise to advise students, faculty, and Libraries staff on navigating library resources that enable them to conduct market validation, develop informed business plans, assess the competitive market landscape, discover patent information, and work with other entrepreneurial related research and business information across campus disciplines and programs. This position will empower the Drexel community with effective processes of finding, accessing, evaluating, and using information and data by providing guidance and personal assistance through the Libraries’ Information Assistance program. The librarian will embrace design thinking concepts to develop and create learning materials, such as online tutorials, research guides, and other learning objects that support multi-disciplinary business needs and will utilize data skills and resources to support the use of business data for accessing, using, manipulating, and managing all types of data created and used for teaching and research. This position will actively embed data and information literacy competencies in Drexel curriculum learning outcomes through partnerships with faculty as part of the Libraries Curricula Support program. The librarian will also serve as a resource for DUL administrative business expertise needs related to business case development, staff development and data management. This position will model entrepreneurial matrixed collaboration and will provide primary support for the Curricula Support and Information Assistance programs, reporting to the Manager, Curricula Support. Librarians are encouraged to participate in University activities and initiatives and are expected to contribute to the library and information profession through service, presentations, publications and/or research activities.
Job posted to this site on January 4th at 11:48am
Digital Filing Clerk - HBO Television Series at HBO Television Series
Accounting offices for an HBO television series are hiring two Digital Filing Clerks for in-person work at an office in Greenpoint. Responsibilities include but are not limited to Clerical and Administrative Support on all aspects of digital document management in what, prior to COVID, was a paper heavy workflow. We’re looking for candidates with strong organizational skills, abilities to implement filing systems per Corporate Guidelines/Policies, and comfortable mapping Google’s Drive. Both positions will run from January to December 2022. Salary is $1,200.00 per week with equipment provided by HBO. Please email CVs to both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for consideration.
Job posted to this site on January 4th at 11:47am
Digital Clerk - Network Show at Network Show
Season 3 of a network show based in Brooklyn, NY looking for a Digital Clerk. The show begins in January 2022 and runs through September 2022. The Digital Clerk position will require knowledge of online share drives (i.e. Dropbox, BOX, and google drive). Must understand digital workflow and be able to handle/manage digital filing systems. The position will require clerks to assist in basic general accounting duties. This is an in person position and in accordance with New York City mandates will require the confirmation of Covid-19 vaccination. Please submit your resume with references (including email and phone numbers) to Ghostseason3acct@gmail.com
Job posted to this site on January 3rd at 8:16pm
Assistant Archivist/Asset Coordinator at New York Philharmonic
Founded in 1842, the New York Philharmonic is the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. Each season the Philharmonic connects with up to 50 million music lovers through live concerts in New York City and on its worldwide tours and residencies. David Geffen Hall, the home of the Philharmonic, is currently under renovation and the orchestra is performing in several different venues this season. The new hall will re-open to the public in the fall of 2022 with state-of-the art acoustics and more inviting spaces. The New York Philharmonic seeks an Assistant Archivist / Asset Coordinator to manage the growing institutional and public research archival collections of the New York Philharmonic. Responsibilities include: Survey, process, arrange and describe the incoming archival collections (all mediums) of the New York Philharmonic. Maintain performance history database, records catalog, and digital asset management system (DAMS) describing all Philharmonic records. Accession new material (including digital files) from administrative offices as well as from outside donors. De-accession non-archival materials according to established guidelines and retention schedule. Work with the Digital Archivist to coordinate digital asset migration, description, and distribution in the Philharmonic’s DAMS. Work with the Director, Archives and Exhibitions, to research and mount changing exhibitions in David Geffen Hall. Prepare images, write captions, and coordinate with Lincoln Center to populate the digital exhibit areas in David Geffen Hall. Answer internal and external research requests. Assist on-site researchers. Maintain archival supplies and office equipment. Supervise volunteers and temporary assistants and/or student interns. Assist the Director, Archives and Exhibitions with various administrative and historical projects as they develop. Manage pickup and retrieval of materials to offsite storage. Miscellaneous duties as assigned. Requirements: Advanced degree in Archival Management or Library Science with specialization in collections management preferred. Undergraduate studies in American History, Public History, or Musicology a plus. Two years’ work experience in an archives, preferably an institutional collection. Knowledge of current professional archival theory, standards and best practices in archival administration and preservation of a variety of formats. Accomplished research and writing skills. Knowledge of descriptive metadata standards and familiarity with a variety of database systems and applications. Experience working with a digital asset management system a plus. Full-time in-person schedule at the archives’ Lincoln Center facility. Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment. The New York Philharmonic offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to our full-time employees including: Medical Dental and Vision coverage Employer contributions to the 403(b) plan after one year of employment Employer paid Life and Disability insurance 12 Holidays 20 Vacation days in 3rd calendar year of employment Please submit a resume and a cover letter along with your salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. Although we appreciate your interest, we will only contact applicants we are considering for interview. The New York Philharmonic is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, immigration or citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, marital and partnership status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or active military service member or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws in its employment policies.
Job posted to this site on January 3rd at 8:16pm
Senior Legal Research & Training Manager at LAC Group
LAC Group seeks a Senior Legal Research and Training Manager for a major law firm client in Manhattan, NY. The Senior Legal Research and Training Manager will be required to manage and coordinate research services and support. This is a full-time position that is currently remote but will move to a hybrid role once the office is cleared to reopen. RESPONSIBILITIES Alongside the Senior Researcher, provide leadership and guidance to the other library staff in relation to research support; efficiency in search strategies, knowledge of resources, accuracy of search results, and quality control overall for all requests fulfillment of legal and business research, hard copy and digital requests for materials and documents, current awareness and training users. Provide training to all new hires on library services and resources Coordinate onsite training from vendor reps Answers a range of legal and business research requests, from quick requests for cases, legislation and basic company information to more in-depth analysis of legal developments or sector analysis to support pitch documents or other marketing activities. Assists the Senior Researcher with the efficient and effective workflow management of research request fulfillment, assigns and monitors reference “desk” activities and coverage. Assists with the coordination of research and reference coverage with other firm offices and library staff. Provides advice on self-service solutions using electronic resources via the library’s portal site for straight-forward requests for documents, cases and articles. Captures knowledge from requests for future use. Ensures that complex or strategic research is accurately and comprehensively presented in a professional and timely manner, and provides appropriate follow-up measures. Standardize output and insert a layer of Quality Control. Tracks, collates and archives key metrics and provides necessary reports in accordance with SLAs QUALIFICATIONS 4-5 years experience in Information/Library Services preferably in a legal environment. A degree or post-graduate qualification in Information and Library Management, Information Science. Previous experience in the areas of legal, competitive and business intelligence. Extensive knowledge of key legal and business research databases and an excellent ability to search across publicly available sources.
Job posted to this site on January 3rd at 10:39am
Library-Museum Grant Project Consultant at Yonkers Public Library
Yonkers Public Library (YPL) seeks a part-time, temporary project consultant for a grant-funded position that will run for a six-month period from January through June, 2022. The incumbent will manage an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Library and Museum Partnership Grant administered by the Metropolitan New York Library Council, which seeks to strengthen collaboration between YPL and its neighbor the Hudson River Museum (HRM). The project consultant will report directly to the YPL Director and work closely with teams from both the library and the museum. This position will be a hybrid of both in-person and virtual work. With three locations, YPL is the largest public library in Westchester County and has a strong reputation for community service, partnerships, and innovative programming. HRM, also located in Yonkers and along the Hudson River, is the county’s preeminent museum, with a mission to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the arts, sciences, and history. The two organizations have a number of overlapping services, collections, and missions, and the grant seeks to develop ways for each institution to highlight, refer, and comment upon the other’s collections and services and explore means of deepening and sustaining our relationship. Classification: Part-time, averaging 20 hours per week for six months from January-June 2022 Job rate: $35/hour Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Coordinate all aspects of grant project, including oversee project budget, workflow and program development Plan, lead and facilitate cross-functional team meetings Assist library and museum staff on program design, planning and implementation. Oversee and coordinate programs with project-funded teaching artists and instructors. Collaborate with library and museum directors to continue improving project coordination and processes across both institutions Write and edit grant reporting requirements Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required Strong project management experience, preferably in a library, museum, education or nonprofit environment Strong communication and written skills and understanding of basic budget concepts Experience in program planning and implementation Familiarity with library and/or museum settings Familiarity with Westchester County region a plus To Apply: Please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Yonkers Public Library is the largest library in Westchester County. It consists of three locations: Riverfront Library, our main branch, in downtown Yonkers, the Grinton I. Will Library on Central Avenue, and the Crestwood Library in the Crestwood section of the city. Our mission is to change lives every day. Our expert, trusted staff help all the people of Yonkers find the information they need, the programs they enjoy, and the reading they love. For more information about Yonkers Public Library, visit www.ypl.org. Hudson River Museum is a preeminent cultural institution in Westchester County and the New York metropolitan area. Situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, New York, the HRM’s mission is to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the arts, sciences, and history. The Museum offers engaging experiences for every age and interest, with an ever-growing collection of American art; dynamic exhibitions that range from notable nineteenth-century paintings to contemporary art installations; Glenview, an 1877 house on the National Register of Historic Places; a state-of-the-art Planetarium; an environmental teaching gallery; and an outdoor Amphitheater. Accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting these multidisciplinary offerings, which are complemented by an array of public programs that encourage creative expression, collaboration, and artistic and scientific discovery.
Job posted to this site on December 30th at 3:02am
Building Maintenance Worker / Security Guard at Jersey City Free Public Library
Job Title: Building Maintenance Worker / Security Guard (3 Vacancies) Location: These three positions will be located at the branches within the library system: Gardner, Miller, Heights Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Workweek: 35 hours/week. Shall be required to work evenings and weekends as needed. SALARY EXPECTATION: Position is subject to a minimum salary of $34,059. *Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, may change at any time with or without notice. About Jersey City and the Jersey City Free Public Library (JCFPL) At JCFPL we are growing to serve the increased needs of our community! Jersey City, NJ is the most diverse community in the U.S. (See: https://www.nj.com/hudson/2020/02/jersey-city-ranked-the-most-diverse-us-city-in-2020.html). It is also the largest city in Hudson County, NJ and likely, with the next U.S. Census, to be the largest city in the State of New Jersey with a population nearing 300,000. The JCFPL is the largest municipal library in the State of New Jersey with 10 locations and a bookmobile. Our staff of nearly 140 provides services in a wide range of languages including English, Spanish, Hindi, Gujarati, Arabic and Tagalog, among others. About the Positions Under direction, the candidate will perform varied simple and moderately physically strenuous task involved in cleaning and maintaining public library buildings and grounds. May assist in making minor repairs to buildings and/or equipment and other related duties as required. Patrols the library grounds and buildings to provide protection to persons gathered therein from harm, protects public property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal or unauthorized entry. SORA (Security Officer Registration Act) license is required or must be obtained within the first 45 days of employment. Example of Job Duties: The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Cleans rooms, offices, public areas and restrooms Washes and cleans windows, Floors (sweeps, washes, strips, waxes, and polish, Rugs (Sweeps and Vacuums), May paint in various areas of the branches. May make minor repairs to the heating, electrical and other systems of varied types of buildings and services bathrooms/restrooms. Empties wastebaskets, inside and outdoors, and recycling containers. Assist branch personnel in the removal and storage of books and other items Distributes supplies May trim hedges, rake leaves and refuse, trim driveway and sidewalk edges using equipment. Shovels snow and spreads sand or salt on icy surfaces to prevent slipping. Visually inspects windows, doors, locks, and other fixtures to ensure they are secure or properly locked and have not been tampered with to prevent theft, unlawful entry, and so forth. Removes unwilling person(s) from premises after issuing verbal warning regarding a rule violation concerning disorderly conduct, loitering, unauthorized entry, and so forth. Gives verbal warnings to individuals of regulations such as those pertaining to disorderly conduct, loitering, smoking, or entry without proper passes to ensure enforcement of rules intended to protect the building and its occupants. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of use of and minor adjustment to sweepers, vacuum, furniture, ad fixtures. Knowledge of how to make minor repairs to heating, electrical, plumbing, and other systems. Ability to handle cleaning problems, lift and move moderately heavy objects, organize cleaning work. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication. Knowledge of techniques used in maintaining order among groups of people congregating on public property. Ability to note significant conditions by observation and to take proper action in accord with prescribed procedures. This is a NJ Civil Service position and the candidate must qualify for the applicable Civil Service title. To apply for this job with the Jersey City Free Public Library, please email your resume as a PDF attachment and note the position and preferred location applying for in the subject line to HR@jclibrary.org Please note that this role is subject to the residency requirements set forth by the NJ first Act.
Job posted to this site on December 30th at 3:01am
Security Guard at Jersey City Free Public Library
Job Title: Security Guard (4 Vacancies) Location: These three positions will be located at one of the following branch libraries: Five Corners, Pavonia, Cunningham (2). Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Workweek: 35 hours/week. Schedule varies depending on need. May be required to work evenings and weekends as needed. SALARY EXPECTATION: Position is subject to a minimum salary of $31,059. *Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, may change at any time with or without notice. About Jersey City and the Jersey City Free Public Library (JCFPL) At JCFPL we are growing to serve the increased needs of our community! Jersey City, NJ is the most diverse community in the U.S. (See: https://www.nj.com/hudson/2020/02/jersey-city-ranked-the-most-diverse-us-city-in-2020.html). It is also the largest city in Hudson County, NJ and likely, with the next U.S. Census, to be the largest city in the State of New Jersey with a population nearing 300,000. The JCFPL is the largest municipal library in the State of New Jersey with 10 locations and a bookmobile. Our staff of nearly 140 provides services in a wide range of languages including English, Spanish, Hindi, Gujarati, Arabic and Tagalog, among others. About the Positions Under the direction of the Branch Manager, patrols the grounds and building to provide protection to persons gathered therein from harm, and guards and protects public property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal or unauthorized entry; does other related duties as required. SORA (Security Officer Registration Act) license is required or must be obtained within the first 45 days of employment. Example of Job Duties: The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Inspects assigned areas for those conditions that may contribute to fire (for example, discarded burning cigarettes) and see to it that fire extinguishers are in place and undisturbed or operational. Sits and views a monitor screen or electronic surveillance board and remains alert to movement on screen which would indicate the presence of unauthorized persons or intruders in restricted area. Sits or stands at a post and maintains orderly flow of individuals on entering and leaving. Observes departing individuals who carry unusually large packages or bundles to prevent the theft of government property such as office equipment, nooks, films, and so forth, and determines if individual warrants searching. Removes unwilling person from premises after issuing verbal warning regarding a rule violation concerning disorderly conduct, loitering, unauthorized entry and so forth. Restrains violent or disorderly persons who are intent on disturbing government proceedings or harming themselves or others. Tells occupants of building to evacuate premises and warns about impending danger from explosives, fires, and so forth to ensure an orderly and safe exit. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of security measures in detaining persons Knowledge of fire prevention Knowledge of problems involved in safeguarding persons, buildings, grounds, and properties. Knowledge of techniques used in maintaining order among groups of people congregating on public property. Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions. Ability to work harmoniously with associates, visitors, and other groups and individuals interested in security problems. Ability to understand the emotional, adjustment, and other problems of person who have been deprived of their liberty. Ability to remain cool and decisive in emergency situations. This is a Civil Service Job and you must eventually pass and qualify for the applicable Civil Service title. To apply for this job with the Jersey City Free Public Library, please email your resume as a PDF attachment and note the position and preferred location applying for in the subject line to HR@jclibrary.org Please note that this role is subject to the residency requirements set forth by the NJ First Act.
Job posted to this site on December 30th at 3:01am
Director - Muskegon Area District Library (MI) at Muskegon Area District Library
Director – Muskegon Area District Library (MI) Your adventure starts here! Make a difference on the West Michigan Lakeshore as the new Library Director for the Muskegon Area District Library, headquartered in Muskegon County. The Library’s Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and experienced Director to implement an exciting vision for the library and its many constituencies. MADL serves 105,852 residents in 19 municipalities and townships with its mission to connect a diverse community to resources and services that educate, inform, enrich, and entertain. Governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees appointed by the local townships, the 11 library locations provide excellent services and programs with 57 staff (42 FTEs) and a $4.5 million annual budget. MADL shares a catalog, resources, and delivery system with other members of the Lakeland Library Cooperative. Key initiatives include developing and fostering a great work environment, managing taxpayer funds to meet the needs of the community, preparing for an upcoming millage renewal, negotiating a renewal for a current union contract, and keeping the library relevant as the public’s needs change. The Muskegon area is located on the shore of Lake Michigan and is a popular destination with beautiful beaches, parks, and lakes. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the hiking and bike trails and other types of outdoor recreation for all seasons. Downtown Muskegon continues its exciting growth and renewal—including a thriving Farmer’s Market, the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts, the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra as well as the well-regarded Muskegon Museum of Art. Muskegon County is also home to the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, which has provided programs in the fine arts for students since 1966. Grand Rapids (MI) is only 30 minutes away while both Chicago and Detroit are only a few hours’ drives. The cost of living is moderate with many lifestyle options—from urban condos to suburban single-family homes to rural farms. Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director oversees and directs library operations, ensures the delivery of high-quality library programs and services to the community, oversees the preparation of the annual library operating budget, abides by all Michigan Library Standards, works with regional partners and participates on committees as assigned, negotiates and resolves complex, sensitive, and/or controversial issues and complaints, stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public library management, and fosters an environment that allows for creativity and a positive workplace. Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university; eight (8) years of progressively more responsible experience in professional library work, including five (5) years in an administrative position preferred; and the ability to obtain and retain Michigan Level 1 Certification; previous union experience preferred. Essential attributes and skills include: previous experience reporting to a governing board; extensive knowledge and understanding of principles, methods, and practices of public library operations; knowledge of public library computer hardware and software systems; management and leadership skills to direct the Library to meet the goals that contribute to the overall success of the library; positively promotes and communicates the value of MADL to staff, patrons and communities; provides superior customer service; maintains regular and punctual attendance and works varying schedules as needed; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Compensation. The beginning salary range is $85,100 – $110,000 (negotiable upon experience and qualifications) with an excellent benefits package. For more information contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments via email to Karen Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before the closing date of February 20, 2022. View the announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/madl/.
Job posted to this site on December 23rd at 5:32pm
Web Services and User Experience Librarian at Columbia University Libraries
Job posted to this site on December 22nd at 4:37pm
Digital Archivist - Jacob’s Pillow at Jacob’s Pillow
Jacob’s Pillow seeks a full-time Digital Archivist to join the Archives and Audience Engagement team. This role will report to the Director of Preservation and work alongside the Associate Archivist as well as work closely with the Jacob’s Pillow media team, operations team, and IT contractor. To further the Jacob’s Pillow mission to support dance creation, presentation, education, and preservation; and to engage and deepen public appreciation and support for dance, this role will oversee all aspects of digital archiving and digital preservation for the Jacob’s Pillow Archives. Responsibilities Overseeing the preservation of all digital objects in the Jacob’s Pillow Archives. The largest collection of digital archives are Jacob’s Pillow’s 10,000+ moving image materials, which comprise both digitized obsolete media and born-digital assets. Managing the appraisal of digital objects and facilitating the ingestion of archival digital materials into the Jacob’s Pillow Archives. This includes acting as liaison between the Archives and digital content producers at the institution and creating and managing workflows for metadata creation, long-term retention assessment, and file transfer. Cataloguing digital objects in Collective Access—Jacob’s Pillow’s content management system. Facilitating digital reference and online engagement resources including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Stream, and PillowVoices: Dance Through Time. Regular reviewing of Jacob’s Pillow’s digital preservation systems and implementing new or updated procedures in alignment with best practices in the field. Providing occasional supplementary assistance to Director of Preservation and Associate Archivist in areas outside the Digital Archivist’s scope including occasional assistance with exhibitions, reference, and supervision of interns. Required Qualifications Master's degree in Library/Information Science or related field. Two years of experience working with digital collections in a library or archival setting. Experience implementing and maintaining Digital Asset Management systems. Familiarity with digitization standards (hardware and software) for analog media (audiovisual, photographic materials, documents, etc.) and/or experience working with digitization vendors. Knowledge of library information technology standards, protocols, issues, and trends—particularly in relation to digitization, digital asset management, digital format sustainability, digital preservation, normalization/migration, and preservation metadata standards and schemas. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and accessibility with experience enacting those values in a library or archives setting. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks from concept to completion with the highest attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a team and independently. Experience with Dropbox, Google Suite, Vimeo, WordPress, and YouTube. Must be able to lift materials of up to 25 lbs. Preferred Qualifications Experience working with performing arts archives. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (especially Premiere Pro) and Collective Access. Familiarity with SQL or other relational database programming language. General knowledge of dance, dance history, and/or Jacob’s Pillow history. Apply for this Position at https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/
Job posted to this site on December 22nd at 4:36pm
Data Analyst - Content Indexer at Bloomberg LP
Job posted to this site on December 21st at 2:59pm
TEAM ASSISTANT, G4 - Acquisitions and Serials section @ Dag Hammarskjöld Library at Dag Hammarskjold Library, United Nations Headquarters
HS + 2 years experience in Libraries required. See more info in https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=169266 Salary indicated below is estimated.
Job posted to this site on December 20th at 12:42pm
Librarian III- Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the New York Public Library at New York Public Library
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides patrons access to electronic resources including Bloomberg Terminals, comprehensive print materials, and in-person programs, classes, 1-on-1 sessions, and offerings in the fields of personal finance and investing, small business resources, business and financial research, and career services. The Yoseloff Business Center seeks a collaborative, engaged outreach librarian to work with a wide-range of community organizations and government agencies to provide unique programs and services to a diverse body of library users including business owners, investors, or students in support of business research and entrepreneurial projects, as well as managing finances and investing. Key Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Assistant Manager for Public Service: Provides a full complement of reference desk and front-line service in all subject areas represented by the business library, in person and through vIrtual consultations Assists the Assistant Manager in the development, coordination, oversight, promotion, assessment, and reporting on programming,services, and instruction activities. Collaborates with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to offer high-impact quality programs and services in the areas of business and finance Performs outreach (via formal presentations, at business fairs and programs) as an external liaison to relevant groups in support of the Business Library’s initiative to provide information assistance to the general public and to the business community in all areas related to finance and investment. Serves as a liaison with colleagues across the Library in coordinating research programming and instruction. Provides assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs in market research, in developing business plans, assessing the competitive market landscape, discovering patent information, and other research and business information Promotes the use of business resources and collections through creation of discovery tools and resource guides Trains and assists the public and staff in the use of the library’s business and financial resources using electronic databases. Teaches and develops public classes, in-person and through remote platforms such as GoogleMeet and Zoom Presents workshops on the use of Library resources plus other topics relevant to entrepreneurs, investors, or job seekers Provides outreach and organizes public programs and business events. Provides customer service and assists with the entrepreneurial and business research process. Participates in outreach through offsite community or library events Provides reference services and resource recommendations using print, media and digital resources Assists with updates and content creation for web pages, Libguides, and training materials Hosts and provides instruction in classes for the public, visiting classes,staff, and other groups. Develops and maintains content for research guides, blogs, and for social media platforms. Responsible for staff, scheduling, and related operations in the absence of the Managing Librarian. Performs related duties as required Required Education, Experience & Skills Required Education & Experience ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York Advanced degree in a business-related discipline. Required Skills Successfully demonstrated knowledge of business, economics or finance resources in print and digital formats Expertise in using and teaching business digital resources Successfully demonstrated public service experience with a strong commitment to public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal effectively and tactfully with patrons and staff Demonstrated ability to cultivate partnerships with community organizations to provide unique finance and entrepreneurial-related programs and services Experience creating and conducting a variety of innovative programs for adults Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to engage and collaborate in the interest of establishing working relationships and partnerships with community organizations and partners. Outreach experience including promoting events to a wide-range of audiences including the public, local government,for-profit businesses, or a non-profit institution. Demonstrated experience training/teaching staff and the public about a variety of resources relevant to their business and personal finance needs. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to engage, compromise and collaborate in the interest of establishing working relationships and partnerships. Ability to work across institutions and departments, and work directly with library staff to gain buy-in for new initiatives. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills Successfully demonstrated ability to work as part of a team Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks simultaneously Strong computer and other related technology skills, including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google applications, PCs, Macs and e-reader devices Demonstrated knowledge of computer services including online searching, social media, reference resources and databases Knowledge of emerging library technologies, service, and research trends in academic and research libraries Adaptability, flexibility and willingness to engage in continuous learning Preferred Qualifications Undergraduate Degree in business and/or economics Proficiency in a second language Experience working in the NYC small business community Experience working with government information sources including some knowledge of Patents and Trademarks, Census Bureau data, government data related to business activities and law More... Please Note: Effective August 2, 2021, absent a qualifying exception for medical or religious reasons, newly hired employees of the New York Public Library must present proof of receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination and may not begin employment at the Library until 14 days after their receipt of their second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or 14 days after their first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Newly hired employees who need additional time to receive their vaccination prior to their start date may request an adjournment of their start date with their hiring manager. The Library will consider such requests on a case by case basis, depending upon the Library’s operational needs, among other factors. The Library will further consider exemptions for prospective employees who cannot become vaccinated due to a qualifying medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice. Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment and who seek a medical or religious exemption to the Library’s vaccination policy will be provided with additional instructions at the time of the conditional offer. Core Values All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values: Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues Be Resourceful in solving problems Be Curious in all aspects of your work Physical Duties Lifting up to 15 lbs. Sitting and standing for periods of time Daily use of a computer Physical Required? No Union/Non Union Local 1930 Salary Range: $63,074 - $68,963 / year FLSA Status Non-Exempt Schedule 35 hours per week to be scheduled during regular location hours About The New York Public Library The New York Public Library is a free provider of education and information for the people of New York and beyond. With 92 locations—including research and branch libraries—throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, the Library offers free materials, computer access, classes, exhibitions, programming and more to everyone from toddlers to scholars, and has seen record numbers of attendance and circulation in recent years. The New York Public Library serves more than 18 million patrons who come through its doors annually and millions more around the globe who use its resources at www.nypl.org. Apply Now
Job posted to this site on December 17th at 2:21pm
Interlibrary Loan Manager at Manhattanville College
Manhattanville College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college located about 30 miles north of New York City on a picturesque campus of 100 acres. The College enrolls a nationally and internationally diverse student body of approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students with over 40% of our students coming from historically underrepresented populations. Building on its heritage of social justice and social activism, the College prepares students through rigorous academic and co-curricular programs, for ethical and socially responsible leadership in a global community. We achieve this through integrated learning that combines classroom rigor with experiential opportunities, leadership with service, intimate attention with global reach, progressive change with enduring values, and social commitment with ethical responsibility. The College is fully committed to an inclusive and culturally diverse faculty, staff and student community. We seek to recruit qualified and diverse candidates who will help us achieve our goal of creating an inclusive community that is welcoming to all people. Manhattanville College is seeking an Interlibrary Loan Manager. The Interlibrary Loan Manager provides. The position reports to the Head of Collections and Technical Services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Plan, manage, schedule, run, and evaluate Interlibrary Loan services Resolve technical and logistical issues affecting Interlibrary Loan transactions Negotiate Interlibrary Loan fines and fees Compile and report Interlibrary Loan statistics Hire, train, and manage 0.5 FTE student workers in Interlibrary Loan functions Support Collections Services functions, including Acquisitions and Cataloging. Work at the Library Services Desk as assigned, including opening and/or closing the Library. Additional duties as assigned. Core Competencies/Skills The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies: Customer Service orientation Mastery of contemporary office automation software Accuracy and attention to detail Excellent written and oral communication Collaboration and Teamwork Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Successful supervisory experience Experience with office automation technologies Ability to work a flexible schedule Preferred Qualifications Academic Library experience Experience with Library software, including OCLC ILLiad and WMS Experience with digitization Physical Demands/Other Requirements This position requires persons to: Move loaded book carts Lift and carry boxes Bend and stretch to reach materials on shelves Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. Benefits: Manhattanville offers an excellent benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage There are monthly employee contributions to these plans (amounts vary depending upon which option is chosen). Flexible Spending Accounts Health Savings Account (with election of the high deductible health plan) Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability This is fully paid for by the college. Supplemental Life Insurance is also available with an additional cost. Employer paid confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), including vacation, personal days and sick time 403(b) Plan through TIAA-CREF College contributes 3.5% of your salary when you contribute 2.5%. US Alliance Financial Credit Union Membership (optional) Paid Family Leave Tuition Remission (for classes at Manhattanville) Tuition Exchange Program (with other colleges/universities) Commuter Transit Benefit For consideration, send cover letter and CV/resume to email@example.com. To insure consideration of your application, please return the questionnaire found in the link below. You must return the questionnaire, even if you choose not to answer the individual questions, for your application to be reviewed. Link: https://www.mville.edu/equal-employment-opportunity-data-form Manhattanville College is committed to equality of educational opportunity, and is an equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate against current or prospective students and employees on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. If you are unable to complete this application process due to a disability, contact Manhattanville Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Promoting the health and safety of all of Manhattanville’s students, faculty and staff is of the utmost importance. To that end, the College will be requiring that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. Applications may be made for accommodations based on medical disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Job posted to this site on December 17th at 11:58am
Library Director I - Oswego School District Public Library at Oswego School District Public Library
The Oswego School District Public Library seeks a creative, dynamic and inspiring new Library Director I. Founded by Gerrit Smith in 1853, the Oswego Public Library was built in the grand style of Norman castles and opened to the public on June 14, 1857. The library underwent a $6 million renovation from 2004-2008 and has continued serving all area residents from the “Castle on the Hill.” The Oswego Public Library is a national historic landmark and has the distinction of being America’s oldest public library still in its original building. The Oswego Public Library is a member of the 65-library North Country Library System which maximizes sharing, creativity, and innovation. With an annual operating budget of approximately $1.3 million, the library is supported by an active local Friends of the Library group and plays a central role in the community, serving the 33,000 residents of the Oswego school district community. We are seeking a candidate committed to helping grow our community engagement. The Oswego Public Library is located in the heart of the City of Oswego, a city of approximately 18,000, located on the shores of Lake Ontario in north-central New York. Known as “The Port City of Central New York,” Oswego is the county seat of Oswego County and home to the State University of New York at Oswego and Oswego Speedway, a nationally known automobile racing facility. The community offers year-round outdoor activities from boating, kayaking, fishing and sailing to skiing, snowmobiling and hiking, as well as vibrant arts, music and local theater. It is located in close proximity to the Thousand Islands, Adirondacks and Finger Lakes winery regions. Salary starts at $65,000 for the full time, 40 hour per week Director I. Benefits include BlueCross BlueShield Platinum health insurance, New York State Retirement, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four year college or university with a master’s degree in Library Science, or related field, and two (2) years or its part time equivalent experience in a public or private library; B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Library Science, or related field, completed at least six (6) graduate credits in library science, and four (4) years or its part time equivalent experience in a public or private library; C) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college or university with a associate’s degree in Library Science, or related field, completed at least six (6) graduate credits in library science, and six (6) years or its part time equivalent experience in a public or private library; D) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), and (C) above. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Eligibility for a NYS public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application. Possession of certificate at time of appointment. Instructions to Applicants: Interested individuals meeting the qualifications should submit the following documents: a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references; and the Application for Examination or Employment, City of Oswego Department of Personnel form. The link for the application form is: https://www.oswegony.org/work/application-rev0119 Please submit all required documents to Interim Director, Edward Elsner email@example.com Call 315-341-5867 for questions about the position. Call 315-342-8159 for questions about the Application for Examination or Employment. The Oswego School District Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
Job posted to this site on December 16th at 3:41pm
Head of Library Technology at Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia University
Job posted to this site on December 16th at 12:46am
Special Collections Cataloger at Morgan Library & Museum
The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the position of Special Collections Cataloger. This position is central to the Morgan's cataloging and collections information operations, and will entail extensive work with the Morgan’s rich and varied holdings of rare printed materials, illuminated, historical and literary manuscripts, old master and contemporary drawings and prints, photographs, as well as music manuscripts and printed music. The Special Collections Cataloger will create records for curatorial collection items in a wide range of formats and languages in the Morgan's online collection catalog (CORSAIR) and in OCLC's WorldCat according to library descriptive and format standards and Morgan best practices. Reporting to the Manager of Collections Information and Library Systems, the position also contributes to metadata creation, enhancement, and remediation. The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Morgan strongly encourages applicants with a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion, and gender equity in programming, outreach, hiring, and collection development. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a major in Humanities, Liberal Arts, or a related discipline ALA-accredited Master's in Library and Information Studies Experience as a professional cataloger in special collections is required Knowledge of special collections cataloging standards (RDA, AACR2, DCRM, MARC21, LCSH, AAT, etc.) Familiarity with authority control principles; experience with NACO and Wikidata preferred Strong original cataloging skills preferred, especially those necessary to catalog early printed books, manuscripts, graphics, and ephemera Experience with an online library system required, Voyager preferred Familiarity with databases (MS Access, SQL), metadata transformation and remediation tools (MARCEdit, OpenRefine), scripting languages, and batch record processing preferred Proven research, analytical, and planning skills Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and meet agreed-upon deadlines Effective oral and written communication skills Demonstrated initiative, attention to detail, judgment, and ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment Engagement with new trends, emerging technologies, and critical concerns in cataloging, including bias in resource description and access practices Working knowledge of at least one modern European language preferred Compensation: $55,000–$60,000, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits plan. To apply: Interested applicants should email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.
Job posted to this site on December 14th at 10:38am
Manager of Public Services, The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai at The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Role Summary The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks a creative and innovative Manager of Public Services to provide leadership, strategic planning, and management for the daily operational activities of the Library’s Circulation and Access Services Departments which includes staff management, facilities, equipment and collections maintenance, lending and resource sharing services and user support services. Under the direction of the Associate Director of Public Services, the incumbent works collaboratively with internal and external partners to lead the department to support users’ learning and research needs in a continuously evolving academic and clinical environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Leadership, Management, and Team Building (20%) Leads by creating an environment where team members are empowered to work individually, collaboratively, and collectively towards achieving departmental and Library goals. Develops, articulates and leads department goals in support of the Library’s strategic plan and the goals of the Public Services group (Access Services, Circulation Services, and Outreach and Engagement). Develops, recommends and administers policies, procedures and processes in support of the Access and Circulation Services operations. Oversees the hiring, support and training of access and circulation services staff. Facilitates access to appropriate development opportunities for staff. Prepares, maintains, and updates departmental training guides, manuals and online materials for staff. Communicates with the Associate Director, Public Services and the rest of the Library and Academic IT leadership team regarding the operations of the Circulation and Access Services departments and prepares regular narrative and statistical reports. Circulation Services (40%) 1. User Support Services Oversees and provides direction for the day-to-day work of the Circulation Services team. Oversees scheduling of staff at the circulation services desk to ensure adequate coverage during the Library’s operational hours. Provides guidance to the Mount Sinai community in the use of library resources, and services, facilities, equipment, and technology; troubleshoots technical problems and equipment issues. Assists patrons with complaints, concerns, and other circulation services related requests. Oversees lending of physical materials and technological equipment. Fulfillment and user accounts administrator for the integrated library system, Alma. User accounts administrator for print management system, Pharos. Manages vendor accounts, billing, and communications for security, library equipment, applications, and other services used by the Circulation Services department. Manages and updates all content on circulation services-related webpages and Libguides. Collects and analyzes statistics related to circulation services activities, ensuring statistics (i.e., collection use, user services transactions, building use, and resource sharing) are consistently and accurately recorded. Explores emerging technologies and service models and leads the department in evaluating and implementing new services when appropriate. Staffs a weekly shift on the Levy Library’s Ask-A-Librarian service, fielding reference inquiries via email, text, chat, phone (currently virtual only). 2. Physical Collections, Public Spaces and Facilities Ensures that the library is opened and closed according to policies and procedures. Ensures a safe and scholarly research environment for library staff, users and resources. Assesses, plans, manages, relocates and maintains the stacks and furnishings. Oversees all shelving operations in the Levy Library, collaborating with the collections team to analyze library-wide physical collections statistics for related space considerations, plans and justifications. Maintains and updates library wayfinding and operations-related signage. Communicates Library operational changes with Library and Academic IT stakeholders and patrons. Monitors the custodial and maintenance of the public spaces and initiates appropriate action with Academic IT administration and Mount Sinai Facilities regarding any issues with furniture, equipment, classrooms, and public library spaces. Collaborates with Academic IT Administration to ensure staff and patron safety issues are proactively prevented and building safety security issues are also addressed. Maintains and updates emergency preparedness and disaster recovery plans for the library collections and public spaces. Access Services (40%) Provides strategic leadership and oversight for the Access Services unit. Oversees day-to-day access services operations along with serving as the administrator for resource sharing platforms. Collects data and prepares usage and other reports for Library and Academic IT leadership. Organizes and monitors the workload and staffing of the unit to provide services responsive to user needs. Oversees accounts, billing and payments for services rendered. Maintains online user guides, implements software updates, and coordinates Access Services' web presence. Explores trends in technology and Access Services; collaborates with internal departments to develop, implement, and evaluate assessment programs for continuous improvement of Access Services. Required Qualifications and Skills MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program required. 2-5 years previous experience working in a public, academic, or research library, preferably in a health sciences library setting. Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, including establishing and executing strategies. Demonstrated ability to schedule, supervise, train and evaluate work of staff. Demonstrated experience working in a direct patron-facing role. Proven strong public service and communication skills; able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with a diverse population of students, faculty, clinicians, and staff. Demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve problems quickly and effectively, including handling complex and sensitive patron and staff issues with patience, diplomacy, respect, and discretion. Demonstrated experience using database or library management software and applications. Proficiency with new technologies and computer applications including but not limited to office software (MS Office), project management and communications platforms, web searching platforms, team communications platforms, and LMS/CRM/CMS type platforms. Preferred Qualifications and Skills Prior experience in circulation services and/or interlibrary loan services. Familiarity with LibApps platform (LibGuides, LibAnswers, etc.). Experience using ILLiad, Docline, OCLC Worldcat, Ex Libris Alma/Primo applications. Experience searching online bibliographic databases, preferably using biomedical and interdisciplinary resources such as PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Web of Science. Experience providing library reference and instruction services in an academic and/or health sciences library setting. Aptitude for learning and troubleshooting software/hardware systems efficiently and thoroughly. Other Requirements: On-site position. This position involves moderate exposure to normal stress and pressures typical of a department head-level management position. Shift changes and evening/weekend work may be required based on competing priorities, operational needs, and time-sensitive activities. Use of cash register and point of sale cashiering system may also be required. Application Information: Salary Range: 65-70K Deadline for Submissions: Applications received by January 21, 2022 will receive first consideration. To Apply: Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the following information requested: a cover letter, a complete resume, and a list of three professional references (names and contact information only) via the Mount Sinai Careers Portal. About the Levy Library The mission of the Gustave L. and Janet W. Levy Library is to support the educational, research and patient care activities of the faculty, students and staff of the Mount Sinai Health System. The Library implements its mission by providing access to biomedical information resources in paper, digital and electronic formats, and by serving as a resource on communications, web and computing issues for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn more about the Levy Library About the Icahn School of Medicine The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an international leader in medical and scientific training, biomedical research, and patient care. It is the medical school for the Mount Sinai Health System, which includes eight hospital campuses, and has more than 5,000 faculty and nearly 2,000 students, residents and fellows. Our unwavering pursuit of intellectual exchange, breakthrough research, and multidisciplinary teamwork propels us ever forward in biomedical discoveries and advances. We pursue ideas that often challenge conventional wisdom to revolutionize the practice of medicine and produce dramatically better outcomes for patients. We make big, bold bets by investing in radical free thinkers and technology at the cutting edge. Learn more about the Icahn School of Medicine
Job posted to this site on December 10th at 4:23pm
ARF Knowledge Center Graduate Intern at The Advertising Research Foundation
INTERNSHIP SUMMARY: The ARF Knowledge Center provides research and insights to support ARF members – marketers, agencies, media, adtech, and other leading players in the advertising and marketing ecosystem. We are seeking an enthusiastic intern to help support a team of experienced business librarians in answering ARF member research requests covering a broad range of business topics on advertising, media, marketing, and market research methods. This is an exciting opportunity for library students to gain professional business experience in a supportive learning environment, especially in desk and reference research. The position calls for a meticulous but creative problem-solver, who is organized but flexible to handle fast deadlines and last minute requests. This is a paid internship at the rate of $20 per hour for graduate library students. For now, this would be entirely remote. We can work with you to accommodate your school schedule, but there should be some availability during office hours: 9am to 6pm EST. Ideally be available 15 hours per week. QUALIFICATIONS Currently in a graduate program for library and information science Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills High proficiency in computer and secondary research skills Working knowledge about media, advertising, or marketing a huge plus Secondary business research experience a huge plus If interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com Please no phone calls.
Job posted to this site on December 10th at 10:13am
Special Project Librarian at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Medical Library
The Medical Library at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center seeks a current MLS student or recent graduate for a full-time temporary position supporting Synapse, our database of MSK authors and their research publications. Responsibilities include: Add/edit bibliographic data to match Synapse requirements and standards Search the web for authoritative sources of publication information Explore internal and external resources to identify authors and their affiliations, including direct correspondence with current MSK staff Investigate data discrepancies and contact database vendors to identify patterns in missing/incongruent data Analyze gray literature and other obscure and non-standardized publications Compare records from multiple bibliographic vendors to identify and resolve duplicates Maintain clear documentation for pending cases, system errors, and procedural workflows in response to new and changing standards Work with the other Special Project Librarians to balance the daily workload and continue to improve on and maintain processes, procedures, and best practices Make field trips to local libraries to research and retrieve needed materials. Other tasks as assigned The candidate will also be responsible for covering at least one weekly shift at the reference desk. This includes answering phones, checking materials in/out, helping clients locate print and digital collections, monitoring physical spaces, and maintaining printers, photocopiers, and other library equipment. The position is managed through a contracting company (Lincoln IT) and pays an hourly rate with limited benefits. Hours are Monday thru Friday, 9am-5pm. Requirements: At least 12 credits completed towards a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program High level attention to detail Ability to work both collaboratively and independently Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize as the department/situation requires Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience with cataloging, institutional repositories, research databases, or integrated library systems preferred Experience/interest in medical librarianship preferred Interested applicants should send their resumes to the attention of: Jeanine McSweeney: firstname.lastname@example.org