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Science and Engineering Librarian – University of Rochester

The University of Rochester River Campus Libraries is seeking a new Science and Engineering Librarian.  Sorry for the cross posting.

The Outreach Librarian, Sciences and Engineering supports scholarly pursuits of the faculty, staff, and students of the Engineering departments and other STEM departments; actively participates in the research, teaching, and learning processes of assigned departments and programs; builds strong relationships with faculty and other campus professionals across the institution; provides face-to-face and virtual reference and consultation services in support of our Q&I service model; engages and collaborates with faculty, students, and staff around current and emerging digital technologies for learning and research; supports a dynamic, student-centered research environment that encourages inquiry, critical thinking, and creativity; develops high quality digital and print collections; develops an understanding of the data needs of science and engineering departments and works with the Data Librarian to meet their data management, curation, and visualization needs. The incumbent will have expertise and experience in one or more of the following areas: instructional design and delivery; assessment; scholarly communication and publishing; e-content, including e-books; intellectual property and copyright. The Outreach Librarian, Sciences and Engineering reports to the Somerville Director, Carlson Science and Engineering Library.

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Two other Upstate NY Resources for Job Postings

Regional Library Councils

Links to each can be found on the NY3Rs website:


I Need a Library Job – New York


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Library Director – SUNY Delhi

About SUNY College of Technology at Delhi:

SUNY Delhi, founded in 1913, is a student-centered college that offers specialized certificates, nationally-recognized associate degree programs and unique baccalaureate degrees. A targeted expansion of baccalaureate programs through satellite campuses and on-line has led to a record enrollment of more than 3,400 students. A charter member of the State University of New York system, the college is also recognized for forming innovative partnerships that enhance regional economic growth. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Catskill Mountains, Delhi and the surrounding area offer outstanding recreational opportunities and small-town charm. Binghamton , the Capitol District and Metropolitan New York are easily accessible. SUNY Delhi was recognized in 2009 and 2010 as a “Great College to Work for” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
SUNY Delhi is located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains; the campus is approximately 3.5 hours from New York City and less than 2 hours from the state capital of Albany.

Job Description:

Library Director
SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and engaging librarian to lead the Resnick Library.
The Library Director administers all library resources and services in support of the academic programs, student learning and instructional effectiveness; supervises and evaluates library personnel; and provides vision and direction for library services in collaboration with faculty, administration and staff in alignment with institutional mission and goals. The Director reports to the Provost, serves as a member of the Deans’ Council, represents the library on campus groups, and advocates for and promotes the library and its services as a critical component of institutional academic excellence. The Library Director provides planning and leadership for all functions of the library in collaboration with other academic units and in support of the mission of the College and serves as primary advocate for the library on campus.
The Library Director must demonstrate an understanding of the major challenges facing academic libraries in areas such as technology integration, digital collections, space utilization and assessment.
The specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Directly supervises the library professional staff and other personnel specifically employed for the library operation.
• Assumes responsibility for the selection, purchase and control of the physical equipment of the library.
• Sets policy for library operations.
• Oversees the acquisition, cataloging and circulation of library materials which reflect the qualities of excellence appropriate to the objectives of the college.
• Makes recommendation of annual budgets and supervises the expenditure of funds allocated to the library.
• Administers all aspects of the library services, staffing and resources including budget decisions and facilities planning.
• Represents the library on campus committees, serving as a member of the Dean’s Council and at campus events.
• Actively participates in SUNY-wide library initiatives.
• Coordinates the library program with campus and community needs.
• Solicits support for the library from individuals, businesses, governmental and philanthropic organizations.
• Collects and maintains the necessary data and statistics as may be required by the administration of the college and the university.
• Assumes responsibility for the development and implementation of a bibliographic instruction program for students.
• Prepares schedules of library hours and services.
• Submits the library annual report to the Provost.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Provost.
Reports to: Provost
Supervises: Full time Staff
Part time faculty
Student Assistants


• ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree
• 3-5 years’ experience in an academic library with a successful history of staff development and team building.
• Excellent written and oral communication.
• Financial management skills.
• Knowledge of emerging technologies in library services.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, tenure track position with an annual 11-month obligation. The Director currently shares in teaching, collection development and reference desk rotation during the week and selected weekends
The salary range is $75,000-$88,000 with an excellent fringe benefits package

For Application Instructions and to Apply, go to

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PT Librarian – SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Position Title: Utica – Assistant Librarian-Part Time

Employment is with the SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Description of Duties:

The part time reference librarian works approximately 28 hours per week to support students during the evening hours and weekends. The librarian will work at Reference Desk providing in-person and online reference assistance. Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 3 -5 years library experience required;
• Bachelors degree required, master library science preferred from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or other internationally recognized accrediting organization
• Currency with new technologies along with evidence of using technology to enhance student learning.
• Must be able to work evening and weekend reference desk assignments.
Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

How To Apply
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, and letter of application, along with the SUNY Polytechnic Institute employment application to:

Mr. Terry Kremer
Search for Assistant Librarian-Part Time
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203

Posting No: NANO-S-14-83
Professional Rank: SL-4
Budget Title: Assistant Librarian
Salary Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at

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Binghamton University Libraries – 2 Postings

Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton, New York, are currently accepting applications for two tenure-track library faculty positions – Digital Initiatives Librarian and Fine Arts Librarian. Binghamton University is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is located in upstate New York. BU Libraries seek enthusiastic, collegial, and service-oriented librarians to serve as an integral part of the Libraries’ team in providing high quality library resources and services for the BU community. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF.

Digital Initiatives Librarian

The Digital Initiatives Librarian will collaborate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of digital projects including digital curation, preservation and digital exhibits. Required qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent and knowledge of and experience with current trends in digital preservation, experience developing web applications, and strong UNIX or Linux skills.

Fine Arts Librarian

The Fine Arts Librarian develops and manages the print and digital Fine Arts collections in support of teaching and research in Art, Art History, and Music; provides reference and instructional services; and represents the Libraries to these departments. Required qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent and recent experience in one of the Fine Arts disciplines.


Review of applications for both positions will begin on March 2, 2015 and continue until the positions are filled. For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit our website at: Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Information Resources Manager, Upstate Health Sciences Library, Syracuse

Upstate Medical University’s Health Sciences Library seeks a highly motivated, forward-thinking professional to provide leadership, planning and management of the Health Sciences Library collection. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the successful candidate will: coordinate resource management including the selection, licensing, cataloging and weeding of materials, optimize Library resources to meet the current and emerging needs of the Upstate community by continuously assessing resource utilization; lead cooperative collection development activities including collaborative purchases with other SUNY and local institutions; manage a $1.2 million resources budget; oversee Document Delivery/ILL; supervise staff; seek opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or prepare for potential future roles and career development.

ALA-accredited masters (MLS) or equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity required. Demonstrated success with project leadership and team building; excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical/problem solving and critical thinking skills required. Academic library experience; AHIP certification and expertise with health sciences and evidence-based/point-of-care resources preferred.

The HSL’s current interests include developing new collaborations with local, regional and SUNY libraries; further developing our Family Resource Center; promoting a culture of evidence-based practice, delivering HSL services to geographically dispersed locations and to the patients and families in our 25 counties service area.

The SUNY Upstate Medical University is Central New York’s only academic medical center and the region’s largest employer. Our community includes Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, & Graduate Studies, University Hospital (a 400 bed tertiary care hospital), University Hospital (Community Campus), the Golisano’s Children’s Hospital and our new Cancer Center. For more information about us, please visit and

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Initial appointment will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Excellent benefits package including TIAA-CREF and other retirement options. 12 month, tenure track position with faculty status.

Apply online at Review of applications will begin 3/1/2015.

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Learning Technologies / Reference Librarian, SUNY Oswego

SUNY Oswego seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused librarian to support student success through the integration of new learning technologies into library services. In collaboration with librarians and staff, this person will provide leadership in the planning, policy development, and implementation of services and instructional venues that assist students and faculty with the creative application of current and emerging technologies. Additional responsibilities include participation in reference service and library instruction and/or collection development. This is a 12-month tenure track position reporting to the Coordinator of Reference.

Review Date: Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. For complete information about the position and application procedures, visit our website at SUNY Oswego is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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University Archivist: University ot Albany

University Archivist
(Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian)

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek to hire a skilled, flexible, motivated and service-oriented librarian to develop an electronic records program, manage archival processing, and provide reference service in the Libraries’ University Archives. Working collaboratively with other members of the Department of Special Collections and Archives, and other campus faculty, staff, and students, the successful candidate will: provide reference and research service for the University Archives to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the general public; supervise archival processing of the University Archives in paper and digital formats including arrangement, description, and preparation of EAD-encoded finding aids; plan, develop and implement an electronic records program for the University Archives; manage digital curation and preservation tasks including digital media inventorying, digital forensics, and applying metadata schema for access and preservation; develop ingest and web capture workflows for the acquisition of digital content; train and supervise student assistants and interns to assist in archival processing and digital projects; and contribute to efforts to expand access and use of special collections through exhibits, tours, and other forms of outreach. Tenure-track library faculty at the University at Albany, SUNY, are expected to engage in research, publication, and service to the Libraries, the University, and the profession, as required for promotion and continuing appointment.

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please go to

Application deadline: January 5, 2015

(job posting P14-36584)

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