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Job posted to this site on September 20th at 4:07pm
Reading Room Assistant at The Morgan Library & Museum
Reading Room Assistant (Full-time) The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for a full-time Reading Room Assistant. This position facilitates researcher access to the Morgan's special and reference collections while maintaining the security and safety of the collections. Among other duties, the Reading Room Assistant is responsible for retrieving and organizing materials for readers and staff and performs reference desk duties as required. This position reports to the Head of Reader Services and works closely and collaboratively with colleagues across the Library and Museum. Responsibilities: Perform reading room desk duty and invigilate researchers’ proper handling of rare and reference materials; assist readers with sign-in and questions related to image orders and reproductions Locate, charge, and deliver materials from the vault and closed book stacks; re-shelve rare and reference materials daily Instruct readers and staff on the use of online catalog, finding aids, microfilm scanners and other electronic databases and equipment Maintain and update reader records and files using various internal databases and library systems Track circulation and record statistics of rare and reference materials, and maintain Reading Room shelves by participating in shifting and other stack maintenance projects Other duties as assigned by department head Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; a strong background in the humanities (Art History, History, or Literature) with a focus on rare books and manuscripts desired; ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library, archival or information studies or equivalent, a plus 2–3 years previous work experience in a special collections library reading room or other relevant experience desired Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to sustain close attention to detail; strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse library users and staff Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Drive) Familiarity with Integrated Library Systems (i.e.: Voyager) Familiarity with a major Western foreign language desired (i.e.: French, German, Italian, or Spanish) Ability to handle and move heavy books and boxes and wheel carts of books and other collection objects around campus (25–30 lbs.), extensive walking, standing, kneeling, stooping, climbing up stairs and narrow spaces; ability to work for extended periods on a computer, and tolerate moderate levels of dust and odor generated during normal collection management activities, movement of objects, and cleaning Compensation: $44,000-$46,000, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits plan. To apply: The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a full-time Reading Room Assistant. Interested applicants should email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources at email@example.com. Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs. Important to Note: Vaccination Requirement The Morgan Library & Museum complies with New York City Executive Order 225 and requires that all employees be fully vaccinated and have received booster vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws. EEO Statement 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. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Job posted to this site on September 16th at 2:22pm
Adjunct reference librarian opening at York College (Jamaica, Queens) at York College/CUNY
The York College Library seeks an adjunct reference librarian for part-time late afternoon and evening hours on-site at 94 - 20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd in Jamaica, Queens. Adjunct librarians will join a team of library faculty in providing reference services to students, faculty, and the college community. Adjuncts may be scheduled for up to 12 hours per week during library hours of operation. Preferred availability is Mon-Thurs weekdays between 6PM-9PM. Applicants should have experience providing reference services, with experience in an academic library preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with LibAnswers and have worked with diverse student populations. Applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) references by email to Todd Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. This posting is for a Non-Teaching Adjunct position. Information on pay rates for adjuncts is available at the following link: https://psc-cuny.org/content/adjunct-and-hourly-professorial-rates
Job posted to this site on September 15th at 10:49am
Search reposted – Systems Librarian at Center for Jewish History
The Center for Jewish History (cjh.org) is the collaborative home to five in-house Partners—American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. When the Center opened its doors almost twenty-three years ago, it made a commitment to preserve the collections housed within its walls and make them accessible to scholars, students, and diverse audiences by implementing a unique, shared services model across all five partners. The Center for Jewish History seeks a creative, pragmatic, and insightful individual to become our Systems Librarian. Primary responsibilities include the management of the shared integrated library system and discovery layer as well as coordinating metadata remediation projects, generating and maintaining customized reports, training staff, creating and maintaining documentation, and troubleshooting. The successful candidate can see both the forest and the trees, and will be able to balance system-wide implications with a detail-oriented focus and perspective. The Systems Librarian will report to the Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery. The Metadata and Discovery Services department is tasked with coordinating the interoperability and integration between Center systems that control, describe, preserve, and provide access to the rich physical and digital holdings of the five Partner institutions. The Systems Librarian will work closely with department members, as well as the Center’s Information Technology department, vendors, and stakeholders in the Center and Partner community to ensure that the physical, digital, and electronic holdings available at the Center are discoverable and accurately described. The Systems Librarian will be able to work either completely on-site or in a hybrid environment of remote and on-site. The salary range for this position is between $62,000 and up to $70,000, based on experience. Responsibilities: Oversees the maintenance of library systems, technologies, and software related to the description and discovery of the physical and digital holdings of the Partners and Center. Develops and refines workflows to effectively describe physical and digital holdings within Center library systems and externally in OCLC products. Troubleshoots application and software problems in collaboration with Center’s Information Technology department and colleagues in Metadata and Discovery Services. Collects statistics for systems usage to assist with future resource allocation, identifying trends in use of systems, improving the description of resources, and gap analysis. Utilizes and tests a variety of software tools to extract and manipulate data from various sources. Cooperates in the development, creation, promotion, and assessment of system-based policies and best practices. Required Qualifications: Master’s in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school. 3-5 years’ experience working within Integrated Library Systems and other library systems software in a special library setting. Strong background in cataloging and knowledge of descriptive standards (like MARC, AACR2, DACS, RDA, Dublin Core, and/or EAD), authorities, and tools (like OCLC Connexion, Cataloger’s Desktop, and MarcEdit). Commitment to programmatic and systems-based solutions for correcting and optimizing description across library systems. Expertise in organizing and manipulating data using spreadsheet applications, like Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, or OpenRefine. Basic competency in UNIX, SQL queries, Python, and/or Perl. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Capable of fostering a collaborative environment and developing diplomatic, adaptable approaches to shared library systems. Comfort balancing daily and strategic, longer-term systems-based projects and priorities. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with Ex Libris library systems products, such as Aleph, Primo, or Rosetta. Comprehension of and comfort with descriptive metadata across library systems, including ability to crosswalk data from different formats. Understanding of database construction and architecture. Previous experience working in a multilingual environment with bibliographic knowledge in at least one of the following languages (in addition to English): Hebrew, Yiddish, German, or Russian. Company Benefits: 15-21 federal and religious holidays off each year in addition to generous vacation, sick, and personal days. Full health benefits (medical, dental and vision) with minimal employee contributions. Free life insurance and long-term disability coverage. Flexible spending account and commuter benefits. Generous 403b retirement benefits. The Center for Jewish History is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply for the position, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Eric Fritzler, Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery, at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
Job posted to this site on September 15th at 10:48am
Senior Librarian II Reference Department at Great Neck Library
The Great Neck Library is 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. The successful candidate will provide assistance with general administrative duties to the Head of Adult Services and Reference and will assist patrons in finding books, other materials, and information both on-line and in print, reader’s advisory, digital services, collection development and adult programming. Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. Duties and Responsibilities include: Weekly staff scheduling, staff supervision and serve in charge of the department in the Department Head’s absence Documented knowledge of Serials Maintenance Proven experience in Online Database Management Budgeting Experience Preferred 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 Reference Experience 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, and references by 9/28/2022: 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 September 14th at 1:16pm
Adjunct Data Services Specialist at New York University
Position Overview The New York University Division of Libraries is seeking an Adjunct Data Services Specialist to join our Data Services department for the fall 2022 semester. Data Services serves a wide range of faculty, students, researchers, and university staff at New York University, and our consulting and teaching provide fulfilling partnerships with the community on the research endeavor. This is an exciting opportunity to join the world-class NYU Libraries community as we advance our mission and values. This position will provide teaching, consultations, and support to researchers looking to find data sources and manage them as part of their research workflow. The Adjunct Data Services Specialist will split their time between a number of core duties: Responding to requests for assistance with finding data sources, helping to facilitate access to those sources, or understanding NYU data resources that we license for research use Advising researchers on good research data management practices and responding to requests for consultations or information on how best to handle data Hours This position requires 10-20 hours per week, with a mix of onsite and remote work. Consultations are generally conducted during Data Services general business hours (Mon - Fri 12pm - 6pm), with more flexibility for completing emailed request responses within the 1-3 day turnaround period. For in-person consultations, Data Services is located at the Washington Square Campus in Manhattan. Qualifications Required MA in relevant field or ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS Demonstrated strong researcher-support skills Experience conducting searches for data sources, understanding of data analysis techniques and processes Knowledge of at least one software typically used for statistical, geospatial, qualitative analysis, or data visualization. Examples include (but are not limited to) R, SAS, SPSS, ArcGIS, Tableau, Atlas.ti, and Python Preferred Previous experience in a data reference, data finding, and/or research data management service role Familiarity with data repositories and public data sourced used by researchers Experience providing in-person or online instruction Knowledge of current best data-management standards and practices for researchers Experience supporting researchers by reviewing data management plans for grant agencies Application We would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a short cover letter. Please detail your scheduling preferences, including the days and times you would prefer in 5-hour blocks Mon - Fri 9am - 2pm, 1pm - 6pm or 3pm - 8p.
Job posted to this site on September 14th at 10:10am
Reference Lead at Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
At the Frick Collection we pride ourselves on promoting an open and welcoming workplace culture that supports diversity and work-life balance. The Frick strives to provide our employees with competitive salaries and exceptional benefits in a beautiful and pleasant work setting while providing an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art. Opened to the public in 1935, The Frick Collection is a world-renowned art museum consisting of more than 1,500 works of art from the ninth to the nineteenth centuries displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick. It is considered one of the world’s most perfect museums, and the residence is one of New York City’s few remaining Gilded Age mansions. The Frick welcomes nearly 300,000 visitors a year to its tranquil mansion on the Upper East Side, encouraging visitors to closely observe, reflect, and engage with its esteemed collection. The Frick Art Reference Library, founded by Mr. Frick’s daughter, Helen Clay Frick, in 1920, is an internationally recognized research library that serves as one of the world's most complete resources for the study of Western art. Our entire staff ensures that the resources of The Frick Collection are made accessible and inviting to “all persons whomsoever,” in accordance with the wishes of the museum’s founder. The Frick has moved into its temporary home—Frick Madison—in the Breuer building at 75th Street and Madison Avenue (the former Whitney Museum), while renovations are underway to the newer parts of the building at 1 East 70th Street. Positions Summary Oversee Reference services Supervise and train Reference Assistants Design, coordinate, and implement public programs Oversee the creation and maintenance of research guides Coordinate reading list blog series Coordinate reference desk coverage Provide on-site and remote reference services to staff and the public Provide research introductions for staff and the public Evaluate collection resources Create content for social media channels Participate in professional development and outreach Participate in cross-departmental and cross-institutional committees and working groups Assist with library activities, special projects, programs, and events Requirements The education and/or experience requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Master’s degree of library and information science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent degree Additional undergraduate and/or graduate degree in art history Able to work independently and collaboratively Can analyze problems and identify solutions Can prioritize tasks and projects Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent project and time management skills Has an attention to detail Reading knowledge of one or more languages in addition to English preferred Experience with the ExLibris Alma/Primo VE integrated library system preferred
Job posted to this site on September 13th at 2:45pm
Medical Library Assistant - Per Diem at Hospital for Special Surgery
Summary: Reporting to the Medical Librarian, the Library Assistant supports routine library operations for improving effective access to information resources which encourages excellence in patient care, teaching, learning, and research conducted by the Hospital for Special Surgery and its affiliations. The Library Assistant primarily supports Document Delivery Services, performing a variety of tasks depending on client request volume and priorities. Tasks may include electronic request processing, scanning documents, and re-shelving materials. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Provide the highest level of customer service to all members of the HSS staff, residents, fellows, medical students, and visitors. Acts as a User Services team member, providing consultation services at the library desk answering in-person directional questions, as well as queries received by email or phone. Escalates research questions and in-depth searches to the Medical Librarian and records client interactions. Helps with upkeep of library including database management, shelf reading, library website maintenance. Will cover the front desk independently. Other duties as assigned in support of the library’s function. Preferred Qualifications: Enrolled in ALA-accredited MLS program. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite; Content management or electronic document management systems. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, outgoing personality with a desire to provide excellent customer service, adaptable to a changing work environment and departmental priorities, and familiar with online searching. Must be comfortable providing customer service both in person and on the phone. Hours: 14 Hours per week between Monday – Friday 8am-5pm. Must be able to work onsite at least one day a week.
Job posted to this site on September 12th at 4:47pm
Circulation Clerk-Full Time at Great Neck Library
The Great Neck Library is seeking a friendly, approachable full time circulation clerk to greet, guide and assist our patrons in person and on the telephone. Duties and Responsibilities include: Registering patrons for library cards Checking library materials in and out Answering and routing telephone calls and providing routine information Perform basic keyboarding skills and have the ability to use computer programs for circulation functions. Knowledge of Sierra a plus. Work independently, accurately, and with attention to detail Shelving of Library Materials Customer service experience preferred. Must be reliable and willing to work a flexible schedule Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned Schedule: Full time – 35 hours/week, includes one night plus Saturday rotation. Sundays as needed. Starting Salary Range: The starting salary is $40,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package. This is a Union Position and is non-civil service. Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 9/23/2022: Great Neck Library 159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, NY 11023 email@example.com No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job posted to this site on September 9th at 9:36am
Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services/Asst. Professor at St. John's University
In its commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service in support of the University’s mission, St. John’s University Libraries invites applications for a one-year non-tenure track faculty appointment as the Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services Librarian (SPRS), with the possibility of annual renewal. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services Librarian will support the scholarly publishing and communications endeavors and oversee the development and management of all faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians at the University. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting library-led initiatives including the development and/or updating of policies and procedures for as well as the implementation and management of the institutional repository, the electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) program, and other scholarly communications related work. The Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services Librarian will provide leadership in the area of data curation on behalf of the Libraries and work with faculty researchers to identify, recruit, ingest and deposit publications into the library’s digital repository. The SPRS Librarian will play a role in outreach to the University community both to publicize and to develop robust content in the digital repository. Additional responsibilities would include the design and provision of, training workshops, online tutorials, help guides and web resources that support this effort. The Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services Librarian will also be responsible for advising in areas related to digital publishing, copyright, intellectual property, and other emerging trends in digital scholarship. This in-person one-year full-time contract faculty position requires self-motivated and continual learning, and application of additional expertise in these and related areas. Primary Responsibilities: · Manage the development, promotion and use of the St. John’s University institutional repository, including the design, revision, documentation and implementation of related policies, procedures and workflows. · Make recommendations for policies, programs and practices supporting electronic publishing, the institutional repository, e-portfolios, and electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). · Provide University faculty, students, staff, researchers and librarians with guidance and resources concerning copyright and fair use as concerns the institutional repository. · Provide guidance on appropriate metadata standards and quality to improve discoverability of repository content. · Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to raise awareness of and participation in digital initiatives, as well as coordinate training and marketing for such initiatives. · Work in consultation with IT to ensure best practices regarding security and privacy relating to data housing and exchange. Secondary Responsibilities: · Participate in Library Faculty governance and committees. · Represent the University Libraries on external committees as appointed. · Act as a librarian liaison to the colleges and schools across campus regarding the ETD program and the institutional repository. · Supervise staff and students as needed. · Provide research assistance and instruction relating to the ETD program and/or the institutional repository. · Other duties and responsibilities, as necessary. Required Qualifications: · ALA-accredited Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience. · One to two years relevant experience in an academic, research or special library; · Demonstrated knowledge of or direct experience working with or managing an institutional repository inclusive of an ETD program. · Knowledge of information technologies, standards and best practices prevalent in digital curation and preservation. · Knowledge of metadata formats, such as Dublin Core. · Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to present and share ideas clearly and effectively to a diverse audience. · Ability to work independently and effectively with others as a team within a diverse and complex organization. · Demonstrated time management and project completion skills. Preferred Qualifications: · Additional Master’s degree or higher in a related field. · Experience documenting workflows and procedures. · Experience in identifying researcher information needs and in creating effective services to meet those needs. · Demonstrated experience in the management of born-digital or digitized library, archival, or research materials. · Experience using bepress.
Job posted to this site on September 9th at 9:35am
Special Collections Catalog Librarian at New York Botanical Garden
The Mertz Library of The New York Botanical Garden collects and preserves works of merit in botany, horticulture, and landscape design. The skilled staff of the Mertz Library serve as an invaluable resource by providing high-quality resources and services to meet the needs of the Garden's research staff, botanists, horticulturists, and graduate students as well as scientific, scholarly, and artistic communities worldwide. The Library is open to the public and supports diverse research, instructional, and outreach programs and develops strategic partnerships that advance research and promote new methods of providing access to an ever-expanding variety of information resources. Basic Job Functions Perform original and complex copy cataloging, including descriptive and subject cataloging and authority work, for diverse collections of materials such as books and journals, art and illustration, photographs, maps, born-digital items, and archival collections. Work with other library staff to establish cataloging priorities and projects for special collections materials. Specific Duties & Responsibilities Develops and implements workflows, policies, and procedures to catalog efficiently and effectively incoming and backlog special collections materials. Perform original and complex copy cataloging for special collections projects, as well as assist with cataloging the regular new acquisition workflow made up of materials in multiple formats, languages, and time periods. Helps maintain the library’s ERMS with current links, IP addressees, proxy URL, vendor contacts and logins. Initiate SUSHI protocols where available, collect use statistics; maintain the library holdings in the knowledge-base for OCLC Worldcat Discovery service. Create and maintain high quality descriptive metadata for library materials in all formats, including print and digital collections and electronic resources. Keep abreast of current relevant metadata standards and schemas. Perform functions as needed related to the Mertz Library’s participation in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), a digital library. Serve as project manager for grant-funded special collections cataloging projects, and oversee temporary grant-funded staff if applicable. Stay current with national and international trends in bibliographic control and cataloging standards, especially as they relate to special collections materials. Assist in maintaining the quality and integrity of the library catalog with ongoing maintenance and by resolving problems to ensure bibliographic, holdings, and authority records meet local and national standards. Continue the Library’s commitment to NACO by contributing new name authority records to the NAF, and participating in NACO training as necessary. Qualifications Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library science program. Experience in a research library environment, including at least three years of experience in MARC cataloging, preferably with rare materials, manuscripts, art, and/or other non-print collections. Experience with OCLC Connexion and a library ILS such as Innovative Interfaces Sierra. Knowledge of resource description data standards including but not limited to: RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LC Classification, NACO, DCRM, CONSER, and MARC. Familiarity with other non-MARC standards such as EAD, Dublin Core, and MODS. Understanding of authority control and familiarity with tools used for controlled vocabularies. Awareness of emerging best practices related to BIBFRAME, linked open data, and other non-MARC metadata formats. Reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages, and comfort and willingness to work on non-English materials using translation tools and resources. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as analytical, time-management and problem-solving skills. Excellent project management skills, and willingness to take a leadership role in cataloging projects and decisions. Flexibility and adaptability, willingness to embrace change and create innovative solutions in resource description. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues in the Library and throughout the Garden. Archival collections processing experience, and/or experience with non-MARC metadata creation, and/or art history background a plus. Please be advised, as a term and condition of accepting a job offer the candidate for employment must submit proof of full vaccination. Candidates for employment unable to submit proof of full vaccination at the time of the offer will not be considered for employment. This policy is subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of Title VII and the American for Disabilities Act (ADA) and other EEO consideration. If you believe that because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief that you may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation or exemption to this policy please contact HR@nybg.org. If you require an accommodation for any part of the application process, please notify the Human Resources department at HR@nybg.org. If you are interested in applying for a position at the New York Botanical Garden, please go to http://www.nybg.org/employment to submit your application. EOE/BIPOC/F/Persons with disabilities/Veterans
Job posted to this site on September 7th at 10:50am
Digitization Project Archivist at Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College - CUNY
Assignments & Supervision: Working under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the primary assignments would be to prepare, digitize, conduct post-production, and add item level metadata to digitized material as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Work assignments may vary depending upon project needs. Responsibilities: Prepare, digitize and conduct post-processing of archival material. Add item level metadata to digital objects for access and discovery in Centro’s content management system. Process digital images for preservation and access. Work collaboratively with staff in a team environment on a variety of projects. Qualifications: Masters in Library and Information Science, or equivalent degree, with a specialization in archival management. Experience with digitizing archival material. Knowledge of archival encoding and descriptive standards (EAD, METS, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.) Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and interpret and apply policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential. Knowledge of the history of Latino and/or Puerto Rican populations and communities in the US is preferred. Working knowledge of both English and Spanish languages. To apply: Forward cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references via email to Aníbal Arocho, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY at firstname.lastname@example.org The subject line of the email should read: Digitization Project Archivist.
Job posted to this site on September 7th at 10:47am
Digital Projects Coordinator at Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College - CUNY
Responsibilities: Coordinate the implementation of assigned digital projects. Contribute to the development of digital collections. Prepare, digitize and conduct post-processing and quality control of archival material. Add metadata to digital objects for access and discovery in Centro’s content management system. Process digital images for preservation and access. Enforce best practices for processing, quality control, content management, and preservation of digital collections according to national standards. Solve problems, answer questions and provide technical solutions to supervisors and staff. Oversee training and supervision of other project team members. Maintain statistics and prepare official project reports as requested Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent. Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered such as a Bachelor’s degree plus two years’ experience involving digitization in a library, archives, or museum environment. Experience with digitizing archival material. Knowledge of archival encoding and descriptive standards (EAD, METS, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.) Proven ability to learn new technologies and adaptability to master and manage multiple workflows. Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, make constructive recommendations, interpret and apply policies and procedures, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Demonstrated ability to analyze, prioritize, problem solve, delegate, and monitor project cycles. Excellent verbal and written communications; meticulous and accurate recordkeeping; track record of meeting deadlines consistently. Experience with databases and software, such as Adobe Photoshop and Bridge, ArchivesSpace, and CollectiveAccess or other CMS / DAMS. Familiarity or knowledge of digital preservation best practices and experience handling rare and delicate archival and library materials. Working knowledge of copyright law and fair use. Knowledge of Puerto Rican history and culture preferred. Spanish language skills preferred. Assignments & Supervision: 80% of time the coordinator will be working on a large scale NEH digitization project grant and 20% of time will be working on other projects depending upon library and archives needs. Working under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the Digital Projects Coordinator may oversee the work of college assistants for specific projects. To apply: Forward cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references via Research Foundation application portal : https://www.rfcuny.org/pvn/job/detailposted?pvnID=HC-2208-005000 and send copy to Aníbal Arocho, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY at email@example.com The subject line of the email should read: Digital Projects Coordinator.
Job posted to this site on September 6th at 3:53pm
Library Manager - Head of Access Services at Newman Library - Baruch College
Job ID: 24922 Location: Baruch College Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular POSITION DETAILS The Head of Access Services of the William and Anita Newman Library is responsible for leading the customer-focused delivery of circulation, course reserve, stack maintenance, and resource sharing services. As a member of the library’s management team and reporting to the Vice President for Information Services and Dean of the Library, the Head of Access Services will: Hire, train, and coach approximately 20 staff who lend books, digital materials, mobile technology, study room keys, multimedia materials, and other items. Work at service points alongside staff to lead by example in maintaining high user satisfaction and minimal waiting times. Develop and interpret policies and resolve problems experienced by users. Identify and implement improvements to services, policies, and procedures, including through the application of technology to streamline business processes. Serve as the library’s representative on College and University committees. Analyze, assess, and report on the use of services to meet users’ needs and inform planning processes. Collaborate with the heads of the other library divisions and programs to support the library’s mission and strategic goals. Work schedule may include evening and weekend hours. NOTES: Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area. Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required; MLS degree and/or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement. Also required are experience working at a busy service desk, which may include work in the fields of retail sales or hospitality services; experience with training, scheduling, and supervising staff; and a demonstrated commitment to delivering high-quality customer service. CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW Manages a Library unit or major service area. - Manages one or more services such as Circulation, Access/User Services, or Library Technology - Working closely with the Chief Librarian and faculty, recommends and implements long- and short-term plans for library services - Evaluates innovative technologies, databases, and methodologies, makes recommendations related to same and participates in their acquisition - Participates in acquiring materials in all formats and media - Assists in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards - Conducts outreach and training activities related to assigned area(s) - Supervises and/or trains staff, students, and others assigned to the Library - May perform highly specialized work in one or more library disciplines, such as archives, technology and systems, etc. - May serve as Office Manager, managing financial operations and budgets, equipment, technology, security and building maintenance requirements - Performs related duties as assigned. CUNY TITLE Higher Education Associate FLSA Exempt COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary commensurate with education and experience. CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. HOW TO APPLY Go to: https://tinyurl.com/accessmgr Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions below. Please upload a resume and cover letter. For general assistance with your CUNYfirst application, please go to http://www2.cuny.edu/employment/system-instructions/ for information CLOSING DATE September 27, 2022 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job posted to this site on September 6th at 9:38am
Visual Resources Curator at Wesleyan University
The Visual Resources Curator will manage and develop the Visual Resources Center (VRC) and its collection of visual materials related to art, architecture, and visual culture in all formats. They are a member of the Digital Initiatives department within the University Library, report to the Head of Digital Initiatives, and work closely with the Digital Asset Coordinator, the Art History & Visual Resources Librarian, and the faculty, students, fellows, and staff affiliated with Art and Art History and the broader Wesleyan community. Digital Initiatives manages Wesleyan University’s digital collections, including the digital and analog images in the visual resources collection, which support the teaching and research of the University’s faculty. The VR Curator provides assistance to Wesleyan faculty and students in all aspects of research, teaching, and learning with visual materials. They implement forward-looking practices in building and providing access to visual materials, including enhancing digital access to the collections and promoting and supporting the use thereof. Responsibilities include: Manages all aspects of the Visual Resources digital media and analog slide collections Proactively and collaboratively engages in long-range planning and implementation for visual resource collections, facilities, and services Curates image collections that reflect current and developing curricular and research needs; seeks to expand collections in ways that build and honor diverse representations of artists, subjects, and materials; regularly evaluates existing collections for currency and alignment with curriculum Catalogs and publishes digital objects to library platforms; applies innovative methodologies for efficiency in metadata creation Serves as project leader for content transfers and processing from varied acquisitions sources, and communicates regularly with constituents about the status of the work Serves as the Artstor/JSTOR Forum administrator and engages with vendors and peer institutions on best practices for those tools Recommends platforms, tools, and databases for visual resources that best facilitate teaching and scholarship using the collection Assists faculty and students in integrating visual resources in lectures, presentations, course websites Provides instruction and research support for faculty and students working with visual materials and interested in the scholarly use of images as related to research, copyright, and visual literacy Promotes visual resources services and collections materials Stays up-to-date within the field and seeks to apply continuous improvement to VRC and Digital Initiatives workflows and processes Performs additional duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 2 years’ related experience working with image collections OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience Experience creating descriptive metadata Knowledge of curating image collections Awareness of of diversity and equity in visual resources and an understanding of how that might be applied to curating representative and well-rounded image collections Demonstrated ability to manage projects, plan and execute workflows, track progress, and meet deadlines and objectives Experience with digital asset and content management systems Self-directed with a proven ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively Demonstrated ability to learn and implement new software, technologies, and technical standards Effective communications skills with the ability to present information and ideas to various audiences Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact collegially with individuals of different backgrounds Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of cataloging and metadata schemas for visual culture and art related materials Experience working with Artstor/JSTOR Forum and/or Islandora Working knowledge of image copyright issues Special Instructions to Applicants The position is open until filled. For full consideration please apply by October 1, 2022 when first review of applications will begin.
Job posted to this site on September 5th at 6:37pm
Part-time Evening and Weekend Learning Resource Center Assistant Librarian at Saint Paul's School of Nursing
Saint Paul’s School of Nursing, an Education Affiliates school, is seeking a part-time Library Resource Center (LRC) Evening and Weekend Assistant Librarian to work up to 28 hours per week between the hours of 4PM-10PM Monday-Friday and 1-5PM on Saturdays. Schedules may change depending on the needs of the LRC. The LRC Evening and Weekend Assistant Librarian assists the LRC Manager with locating resources, printing documents, and other duties as required. Please e-mail your resume to the address at the end of this posting. Qualifications: Completion in an American Library Association Masters of Library Science Program. (ALA-MLS). Familiarity with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Familiar with online databases, the Internet, and Social Media. Professional attitude along with excellent communications and problem-solving skills. Outstanding customer service. Ability to work frequently independently without direct supervision. Preferred Qualifications: * Exposure to healthcare databases. Cataloging resources. Previous working experience in a library, including knowledge of LibGuides. Experience creating brochures and handouts, Responsibilities: * Works as a team with the LRC Manager and work-study student on collection development and maintaining the resources in the LRC. Abides by and enforces the policies of the LRC and Education Maintains good relationships with students, faculty, and staff. Creates ResourceMate circulation accounts. Assists LRC Manager with printing and Campuslink accounts. Presents as needed, library orientations, updates for students and faculty, and library programs. Collects statistics on library usage. Keeps LRC Manager informed about student computers and other daily developments. Answers reference and research questions using print resources and or/online databases. Catalogs new library resources and circulates library materials. Works with LRC Manager to create PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and handouts. Adds to LRC’s libguides including LibraryThing catalog and updates LRC’s social media. Coordinates with LRC Manager distributing and inputting data from the National LRC survey.
Job posted to this site on September 2nd at 3:36pm
Director - East Baton Rouge Parish Library (LA) at East Baton Rouge Parish Library (LA)
Director - East Baton Rouge Parish Library (LA) East Baton Rouge Parish Library System (LA) is seeking an experienced and energetic Director with demonstrated leadership skills, professionalism, relevant library experience, excellent communication skills, and the vision and talent to take the system to the next level of excellence to better serve the community. Nationally recognized as a top library system, EBRPL provides public library services for the City of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge. Serving a population of more than 435,000 in the metropolitan area, the system consists of a Main Library and 13 branches, including two under major renovation, plus one new branch in the design phase. The library has 587 staff who work to better serve the community by offering daily service, deploying three bookmobiles and a fleet of other outreach vehicles, maintaining a collection of 2 million items with an annual circulation of 2.4 million. The library is funded by a ten‐year 11.1 mill property tax, currently rolled back to 10.52, that generates an estimated $51.7 million annually for the operation and maintenance of the existing system as well as a pay‐as‐you‐go capital improvements program. The tax is up for renewal in 2025. As Louisiana’s Capital City, Greater Baton Rouge is the largest city in the state. With both a vibrant urban environment downtown and small, friendly neighborhoods surrounding its core, Baton Rouge is a great place for both families and singles to live, work, and play. It is the home of Louisiana State University, Southern University, Baton Rouge Community College, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, a thriving medical community, an internationally known biomedical research complex, and an exciting film and television industry. Businesses such as IBM, Amazon, Electronic Arts, and Exxon call Baton Rouge home, and the city routinely appears in the top rankings as a Digital City. Located on the Mississippi River, the city has a temperate climate and is in the heart of a historically rich and diverse area with access to a wide variety of cultural and sporting opportunities. Responsibilities: The Director plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the operation of a diversified library system. Establishes departmental policies and procedures; formulates book selection and acquisition policies and standards; recommends a level of services to be offered; interprets library services, programs, and resources to the Administrative Officer, Library Board, city officials, and citizens; attends meetings of the Library Board and provides advice and makes recommendations; initiates and gives direction to special studies, followed by recommendations concerning selected aspects of the library organization and services; and prepares departmental budget and maintains budgetary controls. The Director is expected to provide a leadership role within the library, the community, the library profession, and serves as the official representative of the library. The Director will be skilled at sustaining community partnerships as well as establishing new ones, and provide the vision and talent to take the system to the next level of excellence to better serve the community. Qualifications: An ALA‐accredited MLS or MLIS degree and five years of supervisory management and financial experience as a Director and/or Assistant Director; or someone serving in an advanced senior management role; and certification by the Louisiana Board of Library Examiners (certification must be attained within the first year of employment) are required. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated high standards of professional and personal ethical conduct, excellent communication skills, possess the ability to work effectively with the Library Board, city administrators, and staff, be an active listener, have experience in planning and constructing libraries, and provide visionary leadership that is grounded in the realities of proven public library service and prudent budget practices. Compensation: The hiring salary range is $89,876 – $110,535 (with placement negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package. For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates (https://bradburymiller.com/). Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or PDF attachments to Karen E. Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org). This position closes on October 09, 2022. View this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/east-baton-rouge/.
Job posted to this site on September 2nd at 5:42am
Discovery Lead at Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
At the Frick Collection we pride ourselves on promoting an open and welcoming workplace culture that supports diversity and work-life balance. The Frick strives to provide our employees with competitive salaries and exceptional benefits in a beautiful and pleasant work setting while providing an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art. Opened to the public in 1935, The Frick Collection is a world-renowned art museum consisting of more than 1,500 works of art from the ninth to the nineteenth centuries displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick. It is considered one of the world’s most perfect museums, and the residence is one of New York City’s few remaining Gilded Age mansions. The Frick welcomes nearly 300,000 visitors a year to its tranquil mansion on the Upper East Side, encouraging visitors to closely observe, reflect, and engage with its esteemed collection. The Frick Art Reference Library, founded by Mr. Frick’s daughter, Helen Clay Frick, in 1920, is an internationally recognized research library that serves as one of the world's most complete resources for the study of Western art. Our entire staff ensures that the resources of The Frick Collection are made accessible and inviting to “all persons whomsoever,” in accordance with the wishes of the museum’s founder. The Frick has moved into its temporary home—Frick Madison—in the Breuer building at 75th Street and Madison Avenue (the former Whitney Museum), while renovations are underway to the newer parts of the building at 1 East 70th Street. Position Summary Oversee the integrated library system Oversee the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) website Coordinate meetings, budgets, and payments for NYARC Customize the integrated library system to improve access and user experience Coordinate the inclusion of electronic, digitized, and born-digital content in the integrated library system Compile and review usage statistics for the integrated library system, and electronic and digital resources Provide on-site and remote reference services to staff and the public Design, coordinate, and implement public programs Evaluate collection resources Participate in cross-departmental and cross-institutional committees and working groups Participate in professional development and outreach Assist with library activities, special projects, programs, and events Requirements The education and/or experience requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Master’s degree of library and information science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent degree Coursework in art history Experience managing the ExLibris Alma/Primo VE integrated library system Able to work independently and collaboratively Can analyze problems and identify solutions Can prioritize tasks and projects Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent project and time management skills Has an attention to detail ExLibris Alma/Primo VE certification and expertise with Alma analytics preferred Additional undergraduate and/or graduate degree in art history preferred Reading knowledge of one or more languages in addition to English preferred
Job posted to this site on September 1st at 2:56pm
Reference & Instruction Librarian at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Reporting to the Manager of Information and Education Services, the Reference & Instruction Librarian supports the information seeking, learning and knowledge creation needs of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Health System communities. The ideal candidate for this role will be a service-oriented information professional interested in continuously growing their knowledge about information literacy and evidence-based practice, searching online databases, and using reference management tools. Core duties and responsibilities are outlined below: Job Description: Reference & Research Services Participates in the library’s Ask-A-Librarian service, fielding reference inquiries via email, text, chat, phone, and in-person and providing usage data to inform service development. Provides research consultation services to the ISMMS and MSHS user community on literature searching, research synthesis methods, journal selection, and other relevant topics. Serves as the library’s reference management expert, maintaining online education content, and assisting users through training sessions and on-the-fly troubleshooting. Participates in the library’s systematic review/meta-analysis service, providing guidance on methodology/best practices and search strategy development, as well as serving as an author-level contributor. Assists in the identification and evaluation of resources and tools for potential library or organizational acquisition. Education & Instruction Services Maintains and enhances LibAnswers knowledgebase, LibGuides content, and other online learning content in assigned areas of responsibility. Develops and delivers instructional sessions for clinical and academic programs in collaboration with requestors. Provides instruction to members of the ISMMS and MSHS user community by teaching online and in-person classes on effective use of library resources, citation management tools, and a variety of topics pertaining to scholarly publishing. Develops messaging and prepares print and digital marketing content for the blog, web, etc. to promote educational and research programming as well as usage of library resources and services. Library-wide Engagement and Professional Development Advances diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility for all Health System library users. Develops and maintains awareness of current trends and best practices in reference and instruction services, within and beyond the health sciences library community. Engages in lifelong learning/continuing education and professional association activities Qualifications Required: Master's degree earned from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or internationally-recognized equivalent. Minimum one year of experience providing library reference or instruction services in an academic, hospital, or research library or an information services setting. Strong customer service orientation. Proficient written and spoken communication skills. Demonstrated aptitude for teaching; finalist candidates will be asked to present as part of the interview process. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with effective interpersonal and organizational skills. Preferred: Experience with reference management tools, such as EndNote or Zotero. Experience using biomedical and interdisciplinary resources such as PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, Scopus, and Web of Science. Experience advertising and/or marketing resources and services to diverse stakeholders, including faculty and students. Graphic design skills with application to print or digital media, presentations or video development. Familiarity with Springshare LibApps platform (LibGuides, LibAnswers, etc.). Familiarity with Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) practice model. Familiarity with best practices and emerging trends in Data Management, including data management plans, sharing, and open data. The Levy Library is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. Application Information: Deadline: Applications received by 9am September 26, 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. Salary Range: $58,661- $78,000 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. 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.
Job posted to this site on September 1st at 9:52am
Taxonomy Manager at New York Life Insurance Company
Close Preview Send To Printer... Job Title: Taxonomy Manager When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture. Agency Communications is seeking an experienced Taxonomy Manager to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be part of starting up a new state-of-the-art platform that will enable New York Life to shape and deliver content to our 12,000 agents and 800+ field managers through personalization. You will help build, develop and maintain a taxonomy system and classify, analyze and map relevant content from a variety of systems and channels using industry best practices. This collaborative position includes working with the Agency Communications staff, various business areas and the agents and field managers to test and define terms and processes. Role Overview TAXONOMY Creates taxonomy term list, evaluating the list, assign the terms to content and re-evaluates the list when necessary Helps manage content relevancy workflow and the content management system Tags and prepares content for personalization Updates new and existing content categorization to enable new audience experiences Creates and maintains nomenclature and metadata standards Ensures digital content is appropriately tagged and has correct metadata for search and personalization and is aligned within multiple systems Makes suggestions for improvements to navigation, hierarchy, and site structure Experience analyzing data from analytics tools and multiple data bases to help define navigation, product assortment and increased content discoverability Create, maintain, use, document and update workflows pertaining to taxonomy COPY EDITING/WRITING Communicates updates for content contributors Copy edits content to fit templates Documents process and guidelines on Agency’s communications channels Contribute and create guide for content management best practices Publishes using digital components CONTENT MAINTENANCE Works with communication planners, creative and technical teams for on-going optimization of content channels Supports initiatives to experiment with new ways of displaying, surfacing, and delivering content Explains the taxonomy process, workflows, and implementation frameworks to stakeholders and peers Assesses content to ensure editorial standards including the quality of content Updates digital editorial calendar and provides insights on key dates and events for various audiences Manages content library so information can be created and delivered to various communications channels or devises, based on Agent data Analyzes content performance and identifies insights into what channels and types of content are most impactful Maintains an understanding of content assets and conducts regular audits to ensure that content is fresh and relevant Serves as a resource for Agency Communications and business areas Assumes additional responsibilities as necessary Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience Demonstrated knowledge of controlled vocabularies, classification, data mapping, ontologies (relationship of terms) and taxonomies (hierarchy) Experience working with DAM/CMS systems and an understanding of marketing processes Logical and detailed oriented Experience in managing hierarchical and faceted taxonomies Knowledge of metadata schema Familiar with SKOS schema model and machine learning Willingness to learn the financial services industry and New York Life's business Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively within the team and with outside business unit partners Experience explaining the taxonomy process, workflows, and implementation frameworks to stakeholders and peers This role is located either in our White Plains, NY location or our NY, NY location, The work schedule is hybrid, 2 days remote, and 3 days in-office. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com. Job Requisition ID: 87366
Job posted to this site on August 31st at 1:01pm
Circulation/Reference Library Assistant at Fordham University
HOURS: 15 hours per week; Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 11:30am-4:30pm RESPONSIBILITIES: ● Reports to Quinn Library Administration (Lincoln Center Campus). ● Responsible for providing courteous and efficient customer service to all library patrons regarding all facets of library operations, while remaining flexible to evolving service demands. ● Staffs Circulation and Reserve desks but is available for occasional Reference work. ● Conducts opening/nightly closing duties as required. ● Provides general Circulation services – collecting or waiving fines; general information, etc. ● Accepts and processes all Intercampus and Interlibrary loan requests for students and faculty. ● Fulfills document delivery requests – prompt scanning and emailing of needed articles. ● Helps manage Manual Recall Processing upholding efficient sharing of the library collection among all patrons. ● Able to carry out all Reserve Desk duties that includes Ares course management procedures. ● Participates in Digital Reserve related initiatives and support. ● Contributes to Statistics Reports – requires collection of daily statistics and tracking for annual reports. ● Provides patron assistance with KIC scanner operations, public printing, and general library catalog database searching. ● Edits book records in Workflows by modifying library location and status when necessary. ● Participates in stack maintenance tasks (i.e., shelf reading & audits) which includes inventory, weeding, shifting and collection development. ● Monitors shared corporate email accounts – patron overdue notices & general inquiries. ● Participates in professional development initiatives. ● Performs other tasks as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: ● B.A required. ● Minimum one-year academic library experience preferred. ● Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Library of Congress classification, ILL, SIRSI ● Workflows, and online catalog and database searching. ● Prior experience in library related customer service, weeding and collection evaluation preferred. ● Prepared to take part in meetings or work assignments at RH or LC campus. ● Self-motivated, highly detail oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently. ● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. ● Able to work well with others and coordinate shared tasks. ● Amenable to performing remote assignments when necessary. ● Strong commitment to public service required. ● Able to perform light lifting and shelving activities. ● Mandatory Competency Testing ● Demonstrated Writing Ability
Job posted to this site on August 31st at 10:09am
Library Assistant - Circulation - PT Dominican University New York at Dominican University New York
Library Assistant – Circulation (Part-time) Dominican University New York seeks a service-oriented individual to fill the position of Library Assistant at the Sullivan Library. This is a year-round part-time position primarily at the Circulation Desk. Hours: Wednesday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday 4:00 p.m. to Midnight Friday 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday 12:00 Noon to 7:00 p.m. Responsibilities include assisting students and faculty, troubleshooting basic computer and printer questions, circulating materials, shelving materials, and maintaining stacks. Perform other related duties as assigned. Expected pay rate is $16/hour Requirements: High school diploma. One year of customer service or general office experience. Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills to work with patrons. Computer skills are essential. Bilingual a plus. Qualified applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to email@example.com AA/EOE
Job posted to this site on August 31st at 9:31am
Collection Management Librarian at Brooklyn College
Assistant Professor - Collection Management Librarian Job ID 24959 Location Brooklyn College Full-Time Regular FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Librarian for Collection Management at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Library. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with a starting date of Fall 2022. The Brooklyn College Library has excellent collections, supporting undergraduate and master’s level study in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The collections total nearly 1.5 million volumes, as well as significant audiovisual and microform holdings. Periodical resources include approximately 3,500 print titles and over 100,000 electronic journals which are accessible 24/7. Brooklyn College Library serves a diverse population of over 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students at Brooklyn College, as well as Brooklyn College faculty and staff and various other members of the community. We also collaborate closely with all other CUNY libraries: together, we support over 550,000 CUNY students, in the nation’s largest urban public university. The Librarian for Collection Management will provide strategic vision, leadership, and supervision of day-to-day activities in collection management to ensure that our collections support the educational mission of Brooklyn College and meet the needs of our diverse constituency. This individual will be responsible for the oversight of collection development of print and digital resources. This individual will play a key leadership role, serving on the Library Management Team and contributing significantly to the mission of the library and the institution. Librarians at CUNY have faculty rank and status and must meet the requirements for tenure and promotion including librarianship, research and publication, and service. Brooklyn College serves students from as many as 150 countries who speak over 100 languages and dialects and thus constitutes a vibrant microcosm of the rich diversity and energy that characterizes the borough of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area itself. Its mission features “a special commitment to educate immigrant and first-generation college students from the diverse communities that make up our city and state.” The college ethos is strongly invested in the educational and career success of a population that encompasses a multiplicity of nationalities, ethnicities, religions, cultures and languages. We are committed to fostering a spirit of camaraderie and shared ideals across the entire spectrum of our varied constituency. By accessing a first-class and affordable college education in an inclusive and nurturing intellectual milieu, our students acquire the skills, confidence, and global mindedness that allow them to thrive in a rapidly changing, unpredictable marketplace of ideas that is increasingly mindless of borders and spans the gamut of cultures and vernaculars. To this end, the college seeks faculty who are eager to engage with the diversity of our student body and have a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and heterogeneity through teaching, research and/or service. We seek to recruit and retain faculty who reflect the mosaic of our student population. Successful candidates will bring their unique creativity, sensitivity, insights and perspectives to a community that welcomes innovation in scholarship and teaching. Together we will model the finest that a public urban liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies college can be for the present and future. Responsibilities Analyze, budget, plan, assess, and evaluate library collections Collect statistics for CUNY, ACRL, IPEDS among others Serve as the main contact for collection donations As the Chair of the Library Collection Management Committee, work with the library faculty to formulate, develop, and administer the library’s collection development policies and liaison activities Work closely with the Chief Librarian, the heads of Acquisitions and Serials, and related support staff Adhere to Brooklyn College and CUNY procurement policies, and liaise effectively with these offices Represent Brooklyn College on CUNY Office of Library Services committees Serve on the Library Management Team Serve as subject liaison for assigned academic departments; liaison duties include subject-specific instruction, subject guides, and collection development for those disciplines Participate in regularly scheduled subject-specific, general, and virtual reference service, including evening and weekend work as needed QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent Second Master’s degree Minimum 5 years of professional library experience Strong commitment to diversity, equity, respect, and inclusion Knowledge and understanding of 21st century collections issues in an academic or research library including emerging practices, standards, and trends Experience in assessment and evaluation of library collections Experience managing a library collections budget Excellent oral and written communication skills Preferred 3 years of experience supervising library staff Demonstrated project management skills Experience with STEM materials management Evidence of ability to develop strategy and lead change across an organization Knowledge and understanding of current and emerging issues in open access and scholarly communications COMPENSATION $71,241-$97,580; Salary commensurate with education and credentials. CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. HOW TO APPLY STEP ONE - Submit application online From our job posting system, select "Apply Now'', create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, please visit https://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/ Applicants should upload the following in .doc or .pdf format: An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CUNY’s commitment to diversity. Current curriculum vitae STEP TWO - Submit References Contact Information at www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/hrref/ All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3) recommenders. The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. CLOSING DATE October 25, 2022 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Apply Now (Applications must be submitted through the CUNY job site, emailed applications will not be considered) For information on requesting a reasonable accommodation in the application process, visit the Company career page.
Job posted to this site on August 31st at 9:15am
PT Circulation Supervisor at Mercy College
Job Posting Summary The Mercy College Manhattan Campus Library is looking for a part-time Circulation Supervisor with a flexible schedule. Responsibilities include: • Assist circulation and circulation desk operations, including reserve system, re-shelving, and all transactions of library materials and equipment. • Assist with student worker supervision/training for library operations and special projects, including hiring, evaluations, timesheet reminders, and scheduling. Provide desk backup as needed. • Assist patrons with general inquiries and directional questions in person and on the phone; refers reference questions to librarians via phone, chat, email when appropriate. • Assist students, faculty, staff, and patrons with the use of library technology and common user troubleshooting for computers, laptops, printers, peripherals, audiovisual hardware, and other educational technologies • Assist in oversight of the physical environment, including stack maintenance, book shelving, cleanliness. Report problems to facilities when necessary. • Assist with special projects, reports, data gathering, and data/statistics preparation, and general clerical office support • Demonstrate written, verbal, and interpersonal ability to deal with “customers, supervisors, peers, and subordinates as needed to do the job and resolve complex situations • Demonstrates excellence in Customer service delivery • Demonstrates a willingness to develop the technical expertise required for the job • Punctual and maintains a satisfactory attendance record. • Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with clients, staff, and other members of the Mercy College community. • Answers telephones and emails in an appropriate, professional manner and resolves problems in a reasonable time frame. • Open and close library facility when scheduled. • Perform other duties/projects as assigned Qualifications • Must have a flexible schedule to accommodate staffing needs; Evenings and Saturdays are required. • Must be able to travel and work at all campuses, if needed. • Strong background in computers and other library technology • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication, problem-solving, organizational, and presentation skills. • Bilingual a plus • Associates degree or higher preferred About Mercy Mercy College has made the safety of our students, faculty, staff and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of this commitment, we recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on our campuses are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or a new employee, you will be required to comply with the College's vaccination policy. Mercy College is a dynamic, diverse New York City area college whose students are on a personal mission to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education. Our institution is an independent, coeducational college that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College's efforts in these programs have been recognized over the last several years. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Mercy College, has been honored by being ranked nationally among the top Colleges in the country for Hispanics by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Mercy College was further recognized by HACU as a national leader in awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics in several disciplines, including Psychology, Sociology and Business. Additionally, to support our diverse student body, Mercy College has pursued and been awarded a number of federal grants which enable us to better develop and deliver services to our students. As a Hispanic Serving Institution, Mercy College is proud to be recognized as an institution which helps under-served students to achieve their educational aspirations. Westchester Magazine has also named Mercy College the Best College in Westchester county in 2019 and 2020.The vibrancy of the College culture is sustained by a diverse student body from around the region. Enrollment, including full-time and part-time undergraduates and graduates is approximately 10,557; The College offers campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan as well as online offerings. At Mercy College, we strive to provide employees and their families with a comprehensive and valuable benefits package. We offer high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts, flexible spending, and much more. OUR MISSION: Mercy College is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments, thus preparing students to embark on rewarding careers, to continue learning throughout their lives and to act ethically and responsibly in a changing world. EEO Statement Mercy College is an equal opportunity employer. Mercy College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Job posted to this site on August 30th at 10:12am
Digital Services Librarian at New York Medical College
Purpose: The Digital Services Librarian serves the educational, research and information needs of the University community via the creation and maintenance of web-based content and the implementation of reference services that provide library education and research assistance to all students, faculty, residents, fellows, and employees of New York Medical College. Reporting to the Associate Director, USER Services, this is a position that requires a technology-minded librarian who will stay informed about technology trends and provide training, support, service development, and implementation in the library relative to innovations. This is a faculty position and the incumbent should contribute to the field of health sciences and/or digital librarianship through innovation, publication, research, and/or other professional contributions. Responsibilities: Develops, maintains, and evaluates library web content, including but not limited to: LibGuides, forms, FAQs, tutorial videos, etc.; Promotes the use of appropriate current and emerging technologies and media; Recommends and develops new library digital services including those for mobile devices; Works closely with the library’s systems and network administrator on information delivery projects; Provides innovative service development and participates in technology projects of the library; Serves as a member of the reference team; Performs liaison responsibilities with NYMC clinical and non-clinical academic departments, including: developing and teaching instructional sessions, online searching, and marketing of library services; Participates on various library committees as assigned; Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Required: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school; Proficiency with library technologies and capacity to acquire proficiency with new technologies; Knowledge of and experience using reference resources, internet resources, and other electronic products; Strong interpersonal skills, a public services orientation, and demonstrated written and spoken communication skills; Ability to work both independently and in a team environment; Ability to initiate and manage projects effectively, with attention to detail. Preferred: Ability to utilize Springshare’s LibApps suite (i.e. LibGuides, LibAnswers, etc.) to create web content and engage with library users; Ability to use major web programming languages and frameworks, such as HTML/CSS and learn new languages; Ability to utilize software (such as Zoom and YuJa) to develop online instructional content; Ability to use web social media technologies in an educational setting; Ability to use products such as the Adobe Creative Cloud apps or Piktochart to create signs and other graphics; Knowledge of the best practices and standards in web design; Knowledge of usability testing and web analytics; Reference and instructional experience in a health sciences library, preferably academic; Knowledge of sources of health sciences information, evidence-based practice, and translational medicine; Knowledge of bibliographic management software, such as EndNote, current information literacy standards, and instructional best practices.
Job posted to this site on August 26th at 3:54pm
Digital Services Manager at The George Washington University - Libraries and Academic Innovation
The George Washington University Libraries & Academic Innovation (GWLAI) seeks nominations and applications for a collaborative and service-oriented Digital Services Manager. GWLAI invites interested information professionals of all backgrounds and depths of experience who have an interest in being part of a vibrant, collaborative, mission-driven academic service organization to apply to work with us. A virtual information session for interested candidates will be offered in the coming weeks. Please visit https://go.gwu.edu/librarianjobs for details. Position: Digital Services Manager Primary Location: Washington, D.C. Primary job responsibilities: Continue to develop criteria and processes for setting digitization priorities and selecting materials for digitization that support the strategic goals of GWLAI and GW and involve cross-unit teams in the decision-making process Lead the development and implementation of sustainable strategies and infrastructure to support the accession, preservation, discovery, and use of born digital resources and web archives As part of a cross-unit team, provides guidance and leadership for the digital stewardship of the libraries’ specialized and general collections including planning, implementation, and assessment of current systems and infrastructure, and guidance on new technologies Coordinate with external vendors on digitization projects and manage the high-resolution scan-on-demand services for specialized collections Responsible for budget planning and management related to digitization and digital projects. Supervise two FTE staff Demonstrate a strong commitment to the access, accessibility, and ethics of digital collections; demonstrate a commitment to institutional outreach and educational goals as well as community use of materials Provide on-site and remote research services and participate in instruction activities, especially those related to digital collections and digital scholarship Demonstrate evidence of familiarity with a range of standards, tools, software, scholarship, and issues related to digital collections Participate in professional organizations and keep current with library professional standards and trends and technologies related to digital imaging, digital projects, digital scholarship, and digital preservation Contribute to the broader professional community by sharing knowledge in scholarly/professional venues and through service to the University and the profession This position reports to the Associate Dean and may be eligible for partial telework. Minimum Qualifications ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science or other advanced degree with relevant experience by date of appointment. Demonstrate the ability to partner with academic departments to advance scholarship in the disciplines. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others in an environment committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Appointment Rank & Salary Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications and are competitive for DC-area academic libraries. Minimum salary for each rank: Librarian I: $54,000; Librarian II: $58,956; Librarian III: $68,700; Librarian IV: $80,300 Salary is negotiable, contingent upon rank, skills and qualifications and is competitive for DC-area academic libraries. Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave; 12 days/year paid sick leave; paid winter break and 7 other holidays; medical, dental, and vision; 401(A) retirement plan, 4% base and GW will match 150% of the first 4% of your 403(B) contributions, up to a maximum of 6% of your eligible compensation; tuition assistance; generous ongoing support for professional development; and paid parental leave. Librarians are eligible to apply for research leave after a defined period of service. For benefit details, please visit GW Benefits. This position is classified as a Council of Librarians position. Proven commitment to the profession is expected and can be exhibited through service, publications, presentations, and other contributions to the University and profession. Application procedure To be considered, please visit https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/95044 and upload a CV and a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on September 21, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of a reference check and standard background screening. When applying for the Digital Services Manager position please highlight the experiences you have that address the job responsibilities and demonstrate your ability to thrive in this position and within the broader GWLAI and university communities. The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among librarians and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions. EEO Statement The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.