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Social Sciences Data/Geospatial Information Librarian, Olin/Uris Research and Learning Services (Ithaca, NY)

Cornell University’s John M. Olin and Uris Libraries’ Research and Learning Services Department (RLS) seeks an energetic, creative, and forward-thinking librarian to provide support for faculty and students in the discovery, analysis, and visualization of social sciences data, including spatial data. Reporting to the RLS Department Head, the librarian will be a partner and resource person for subject librarians and curators, and will collaborate closely with the RLS Digital Humanities Librarian, with colleagues in other unit libraries, and with the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER). This is a newly-redefined position, starting at the rank of assistant librarian, and the successful candidate will shape the position, providing leadership in expanding RLS’s social science data services and programs.

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Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian at The Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

Position open as of April 24, 2017
The Wallace Center (TWC) at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for an experienced and industrious Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian to support the nation’s first Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) Bachelor Degree program and to cultivate the University’s growing digital humanities/social sciences efforts.
The DHSS Librarian will advise and collaborate with students, staff, and faculty to develop digital projects spanning the disciplines of anthropology, art, communication, history, literature, linguistics, philosophy, political science, sociology and numerous interdisciplinary fields. By identifying and applying new technologies, practices, tools, trends, and innovative approaches to digital and physical resources, the DHSS Librarian will foster dynamic projects that showcase the wealth of new discoveries possible for practitioners within these fields and move these disciplines forward and in potentially new directions. The DHSS librarian will demonstrate knowledge of the area by developing and offering relevant training classes on useful technologies and by promoting potential and realized successes the field possesses. Additionally, the DHSS Librarian will assist in identifying and applying for grants that provide for and enhance the equipment within the TWC Digitization Lab and expand the resources that support advancement in digital research, teaching, and learning for the entire campus.
Position Requirements:
  • ALA-accredited M.L.S or M.S. in Library and Information Science, M.I.S. or Master’s degree in a related field.

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Assistant Curator, Poetry Collection (Senior Assistant Librarian), University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)

The Special Collections unit of the University at Buffalo Libraries seeks dynamic applicants for the position of Assistant Curator in the Poetry Collection. Founded in 1937, the Poetry Collection is the library of record for 20th– and 21st-century Anglophone poetry and is comprehensive in its collection of first and other bibliographically significant editions, little literary magazines and journals, broadsides, anthologies, criticism and reference materials. Additionally, the collection holds more than 150 archives and manuscript collections from a wide range of poets, presses, magazines and organizations including James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, Helen Adam, Robert Duncan, Robert Graves, Dylan Thomas, Jargon and Wyndham Lewis. The Poetry Collection is also a regional repository for many of the publishers and arts organizations of Western New York. There are also substantial collections of artwork, audio recordings, ephemera, photographs, visual poetry and zines, making it one of the largest poetry libraries of its kind in the world.

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Technical Services Librarian, SUNY Farmingdale State College (Farmingdale, NY)

Greenley Library is seeking a highly motivated enthusiastic Librarian with a commitment to public service who will participate in the operation of the Technical Services Department, with responsibility for acquisitions, collection development, and ILS systems management.

The Technical Services department is comprised of 2 full time librarians, 2 full time clerks, and employs over 20 students per semester. Departmental functions include collection development, acquisitions, gifts, cataloging, shelf maintenance, college archives, and other areas as needed.

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Access Services Librarian, SUNY Farmingdale State College (Farmingdale, NY)

Job Description:

Greenley Library is seeking a highly motivated enthusiastic Librarian with a commitment to public service who will oversee the effective management of our Access Services Department, with responsibility for circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan.

This is a 12 month, full time, tenure track faculty position, reporting to the Library Director.


  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA Accredited program.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in written and oral communication.

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Content Services Librarian, SUNY Maritime College (Bronx, NY)

Job Description:
The Content Services Librarian will create and maintain a collection development strategy to proactively develop a specialized print and electronic collection that supports the research needs of our students, faculty, and staff. The Content Services Librarian will also ensure that the library materials budget is efficiently allocated and aligned with established needs, assess the library’s current collections for ongoing relevance and/or historical value and continually assess the effectiveness of the collection via circulation and usage statistics.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Communicates the value of the print and electronic collections, including the Maritime Heritage collection, to the college community and beyond.

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Head of Preservation Senior Assistant Librarian, SUNY Binghamton (Binghamton, NY)

Binghamton University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative and service-oriented librarian to join a department of library and information professionals. Under the general direction of the Director of Technical Services, the Head of Preservation coordinates our Libraries-wide preservation efforts and develops and implements programs for long-term preservation of the Libraries’ collection.  The Head of Preservation collaborates with Reader Services, Research Services, Special Collections and Library Technology to develop Libraries-wide efforts for preservation, bindery operations, disaster preparedness and other programs to enhance the preservation of library material.

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Head of Health Science Library Services, University at Buffalo Libraries (Buffalo, NY)

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research, Education, and Outreach, the Head of Health Science Library Services provides leadership and direction for integrating libraries services, resources, and expertise with the research, teaching, learning, and outreach activities of UB’s five health sciences schools: The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the School of Public Health and Health Professionals. The HSLS staff and faculty serve the health sciences virtually and in person at all of the UB campuses, including the newly established Jacobs School of Medicine Library on the downtown campus.

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