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User Experience Librarian, SUNY Albany (Albany, NY)

User Experience Librarian

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek applications for an energetic, flexible, and innovative User Experience Librarian. This position will report to the Head of the Reference and Research Services Department.


· Collaborates with and leads the Website Development Team in maintaining a functional, attractive and usable website and mobile website.

· Conducts website accessibility audits and tracks website usage.

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Visual Materials Cataloger/Assistant Archivist, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Under the direction of the Technical Services Archivist in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, the Visual Materials Cataloger works to provide greater access to both analog and digital photographic collections in the special collections of Cornell University Library and the photographic holdings of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. In creating descriptions across the collections, the cataloger will work to bring together the different approaches to descriptive practice currently utilized by the library and museum and communities. In the Library, the cataloger will identify photographic materials across collections and create descriptions based on archival standards and best practices to facilitate access and use, with a particular focus on photography in designated subject areas, including land and environment, labor, civil rights, and Asia. In the Museum, the cataloger will perform item-level cataloging for photographic collections using accepted standards and appropriate controlled vocabularies.  To enable discovery across the Library’s and Museum’s collections, the cataloger will work to ensure descriptions are consistent and compatible with relevant discovery platforms. 

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Public Services Librarian, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

The Nestlé Library seeks creative, energetic, forward-thinking candidates for the professional position of Public Services Librarian in Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA). The successful candidate will provide instruction, research, liaison, and outreach services to the SHA community as one of two librarians in the Nestlé Library. The Nestlé librarians work closely as members of the Business & Hospitality Research Services (BHRS) team, which includes library staff from the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. In addition to traditional library services, the Nestlé Library welcomes candidates with a keen eye towards innovative and user-focused programs to promote the library to SHA students, faculty, and staff.

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Reference & Research Services Librarian, Upstate Health Sciences Library (Syracuse, NY)

The Upstate Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks a Reference & Research Services Librarian.  The successful candidate will be an innovative and creative individual that looks forward to working with a variety of customer groups, including but not limited to, researchers, residents, students, and faculty to develop and grow services that support the research and academic programs of Upstate Medical University.

This job is for you if you:

  • Enjoy providing excellent customer service

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Archivist and Instructional Services Librarian, SUNY Cortland (Cortland, NY)

College Archivist
Responsible for the management and administration of the College Archives, a repository of historical materials (physical and digital) relating to the founding, development, and ongoing work of SUNY Cortland; organize and process collections to include digitization of materials, creation of finding aids, acquisition of new collections and recommendation of preservation strategies; promote awareness of College Archives through outreach and instructional activities; assist campus, external community and researchers in using the collection; manage the ongoing development of the library’s digital repository, Digital Commons.

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Lead Programmer/Analyst (Information Technology Specialist), Buffalo University Libraries (Buffalo, NY)

The University Libraries seek a service-oriented, collaborative IT professional to join a team of technology professionals who are the frontline technical support and primary information resource for the computing and networking needs of the Libraries’ faculty and staff.  In this role, you will provide support for PC hardware, software and peripherals in a networked environment and be responsible for continuous support and maintenance of a Windows-based virtual server environment that provides a standard suite of software, file sharing, anti-virus protection, and networked laser printing. You will also deliver technical support for instructional facilities and conference rooms located within the Libraries. As an active member of the university’s IT community, you will collaborate with UB Information Technology staff to resolve persistent technical problems that arise in the Libraries and to request additional technology-related services.
We’d be excited to know if you also have the following skills and experience:
·         A bachelor’s degree in a computer-related discipline;
·         At least two years of relevant work experience in a business, academic, or technology setting;
·         Familiarity with the mission and operation of a large academic research library;
·         Knowledge of Linux and Unix;
·         Knowledge of current web technologies and experience with CSS, XHTML, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, and Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS).

To apply:
All applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Visit and search for posting number P1700221. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience in their cover letter with specific reference to the minimum qualifications of the position. Please provide contact information for three professional references, including email addresses, at the end of your cover letter.
Applications will be accepted through 12/06/2017.

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Information Literacy Librarian, Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

The Libraries at Syracuse University is seeking to hire an Information Literacy Librarian. Details below:


Job Description

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Head of Collection Development, Binghamton University Libraries (Binghamton, NY)

The Binghamton University Libraries seeks an experienced librarian to provide leadership for building and enriching our research collection. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in developing innovative collections analysis methods and development strategies in support of teaching and research. This is a tenure-track faculty position.


Binghamton University Libraries offers strong support for professional growth and development. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. You will be offered an excellent benefits package, including generous vacation/holidays.

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