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Research Librarian, Harris Beach Attorneys at Law (Pittsford)

Reporting to the Director of Libraries and Research Services, the Research Librarian will conduct legal, business and other non-legal research on behalf of legal staff and clients.  This position will also support the development and maintenance of the Library’s technology applications.


  • Performs comprehensive, sophisticated legal, business and other non-legal research and preliminary analysis in an innovative and timely manner for attorneys, clients and staff

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Reference and Instruction LIbrarian, SUNY Geneseo (Geneseo)

The State University of New York at Geneseo, Milne Library, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, reference and instruction librarian. This individual will serve as liaison to academic and non-academic departments and programs that support first-year, transfer, and international students. This person will be a member of the library’s Instruction & Reference Services unit and will coordinate, design, promote, implement, and assess instruction and outreach programs.

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Clinical Reference Librarian, SUNY Upstate (Syracuse)

The Clinical Reference Librarian will be responsible for the supervision of the Family Resource Center at Upstate’s Cancer Center. Reporting to the Clinical Outreach Coordinator, the Clinical Reference Librarian will deliver customized group instruction and individual consultations, provide expert searching services, support evidence-based practice, and provide outreach services to the staff, patients, and families of University Hospital using a thoughtful, proactive, and user-oriented approach. The librarian will also maintain and further develop liaison relationships with health care providers across the Upstate Health Care System by facilitating effective use of library resources and services.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Wells College (Aurora)

Wells College invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian, beginning in the fall semester of 2016, to join the small, friendly staff team at Long Library. The successful candidate will manage the library’s electronic resources, including databases, full text subscriptions and e-books as well as the public access catalog and ILS, and will work together with the new Library Director and the Reference, Instruction and Outreach Librarian to provide creative, reliable and responsive information services to the campus community.

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Associate University Librarian for Research, Education, & Outreach, University at Buffalo (Buffalo)

The University Libraries at the University at Buffalo have recently restructured to focus strategically on five areas: research, education, and outreach; discovery and delivery; technology; administration; and law and legal information services. We are seeking an outstanding individual to hold the faculty leadership position of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Research, Education, & Outreach. The AUL for Research, Education, & Outreach will report directly to the Vice Provost for University Libraries, and will work in concert with the Vice Provost as well as the other AULs in advancing the University Libraries and in support of the University’s research, teaching, and service tripartite mission.

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Technical Services Librarian/College Archivist, Niagra County Community College (Sanborn)

Niagara County Community College has an opening for a full time, 10 month position responsible for the collection development, acquisition and cataloging of non-print library resources, as well as the management, maintenance and growth of the college archives. The successful candidate will also be a member of the library team providing reference assistance and library instruction as needed, and serve on library and college committees.

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Metadata Librarian, Cornell University Libraries (Ithaca)

Will work under the general direction of the Head of Metadata Services and in consultation with other key staff, and provide strategic and technical guidance on metadata practice for Cornell University Library’s (CUL) digital, physical and virtual collections within the broader context of CUL’s digital and programmatic needs. The Librarian also provides consultation and advocacy to both CUL colleagues and the community more broadly; this effort demands a strong knowledge of well-established and evolving metadata standards as well as their practical implications.  A key responsibility of this position will be the development of long-term solutions for improved MARC and non-MARC metadata management, interoperability and resource discovery based on principles of integration and reusability of metadata across platforms and collections. The Librarian will play an important role in strategic CUL initiatives, such as the Open Library Environment (OLE) implementation as well as the Andrew W. Mellon funded Linked Data for Libraries Labs (LD4L Labs) and Linked Data for Production projects (LD4P).   In cooperation with other library staff, the Librarian provides metadata expertise to CUL while monitoring external developments and changing needs in these areas. This position participates in the library’s research and development efforts and in local and national discussions relating to access, retrieval, description and management of library resources. The Metadata Librarian plays an active role in professional organizations inside and outside of the Cornell University Library community.  Deadline for applications is June 6, 2016.

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Head of Research Services and Assistant Curator, Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University (Ithaca)

Reporting to the Director of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, the Head of Research Services (HRS) will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of onsite and remote reference and research services in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC). In cooperation with other RMC staff, the HRS will promote the visibility and use of Cornell’s rare book, manuscript, archival, and media collections, administering reference and access services.  The HRS will play a primary role in the daily management of RMC’s active special collections reading room, overseeing the responsible use of Cornell’s primary source research collections. The HRS will also provide supervision for reference and reproduction services staff.   As Assistant Curator, the HRS will work with the Assistant Director for Collections to promote and build the collections, foster classroom use of the collections by conducting instruction sessions and other presentations, interpret RMC’s collections through the preparation of exhibitions and related outreach efforts, and assist with collection development by identifying and recommending materials for acquisition.  Deadline for applications is May 20, 2016.

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