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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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Head of Bibliographic and Digital Services, SUNY Oneonta (Oneonta, NY)

Job Description:

The James M. Milne Library at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a calendar year, tenure-track position as Head of Bibliographic and Digital Services.  This position will be as an Associate Librarian, reporting to the Library Director.  Expectations include librarianship, research, college service, and continuing professional development.  The Milne Library will be one of the vanguard libraries within the SUNY system to adopt SUNY’s new LSP, Ex Libris ALMA, in March 2018. To learn more about the College or the Library, please visit www.oneonta.edu or www.oneonta.edu/library/.

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Discovery Services Librarian, SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library (Syracuse, NY)

The Upstate Health Sciences Library (HSL) is seeking a forward-thinking, creative Discovery Services Librarian to provide leadership and vision to the management, support, and integration of Library technologies to improve the discoverability and usability of the Library’s electronic resources.

This job is for you if you enjoy:
Investigating, implementing, and extending new technologies
Working with diverse audiences to meet specialized needs
Collaborating with professionals at other institutions to pool knowledge and resources
Continually learning and developing new skills
A collegial and collaborative work environment

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Outreach Librarian Position at Niagara University (Lewiston, NY)

Niagara University is looking for an Outreach Librarian to design and implement user education services for distance and online education, provide reference service, and market library services and information literacy. The work year is approximately eight months, with three months not working in the summer and one month not working from mid-December to mid-January.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

65% Design, implement, and assess on-line and classroom curricula.

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Instructional Technology Librarian, SUNY OCC (Syracuse, NY)

Onondaga Community College is accepting applications for a tenure track, Instructional
Technology Librarian to join the faculty of Coulter Library. Applicants must have a commitment to working positively with a diverse student population and should be friendly, patient, adaptable
and flexible. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the Library’s instruction classes (in person
& online), managing the Circulation department and the library’s social media presence.

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Research/Interlibrary Loan Librarian, D’Youville College (Buffalo, NY)

Private College with strong nursing, allied health, business undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs seeks a permanent, part-time librarian to fill evening and weekend hours.

Required: ALA-accredited MLS and effective interpersonal skills.
Preferred: Research desk and ILLiad experience. Dedication and commitment to a part-time position.

Salary is competitive. Send letter of application, curriculum vita and a list of three references to:

Deb Lucas-Alfieri
Head of the Search Committee
Montante Family Library
D’Youville College
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201

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Special Collections Librarian/Archivist for Research & Collections, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

The River Campus Libraries (RCL) Department of Rare Books, Special Collections seeks a dynamic, user-focused librarian/archivist. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Special Collections and Preservation, the Special Collections Librarian/Archivist for Research & Collections is part of an engaged team that provides vision and leadership for the continued development and use of rare and unique materials in research, instruction, exhibitions, collaborative projects, digital scholarship, and in other contexts.
The successful candidate will assume primary curatorial responsibility for specific collecting areas within Special Collections, and will develop expertise and knowledge in these areas and across the collections. The specific collection areas assigned will be based in part on the current strengths of the candidate; the successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and ability to engage new topics.
Collections areas of strength and focus include, but are not limited to local history and culture (Western NY/Rochester); Abolition (including papers of Frederick Douglass), Women’s Suffrage (including papers of Susan B. Anthony and other important suffrage pioneers), 19th and 20th c. political collections (including the papers of William Henry Seward and Thomas E. Dewey), modern literature and literary collections (including the papers of John A. Williams and John Gardner); human rights and social justice collections; HIV/AIDS education; religion/interfaith collections; the history of science/optics/xerography; history of photography (including the Eastman Kodak Historic Collection), American and British theater, and more. See our A-Z list of manuscript collections here: http://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/mssalpha and our Collection Development and Management Policy here: http://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/collectiondevelopment
The libraries are committed to providing expert research assistance, increasing access to digital and physical resources, and developing technology-enriched spaces.

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Digital Resources and Systems Librarian (SUNY Geneseo)

SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library invites applications for an entry level, full-time, tenure-track, Digital Resources and Systems librarian at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.
 
As part of the Library Information Technology Services Department, this librarian will facilitate patron discovery and ensure consistent access to Milne’s collection of digital resources. This includes administration of discovery services, research databases, electronic journals & books, OpenURL resolvers, and electronic resources management systems. This position will maintain professional relationships with external service providers, technology suppliers, and consortial partners, in addition to faculty, staff, students, and other campus stakeholders. Moreover, the Digital Resources & Systems Librarian will work collaboratively with staff to transition Milne’s remaining print serials collection to digital formats. This position reports to the Library Director.
 
Responsibilities
·         Provide leadership, coordination, and administration of Milne’s digital resources and discovery services
·         Provide relevant statistical data and metrics, including usage and cost analysis, to support collection analysis and development decisions
·         Coordinate and assess the implementation of metadata strategies supporting the discovery and timely access to digital resources through the library’s catalog and knowledge base
·         Provide technical advice and hands-on support in integrating, troubleshooting, and resolving various issues with library systems and digital resources
·         Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to identify discovery needs and improve user experience
·         Plan, organize, and evaluate workflows that are both cost-effective and responsive to the needs of other library departments and of library users
·         Collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to identify discovery needs and improve user experience
 
Required Qualifications
·         Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent
·         Minimum 2 years of experience working with library systems in an academic library
 
Preferred Qualifications
·         Experience with technology troubleshooting and problem resolution
·         Demonstrated project management skills
·         Proficiency with one or more scripting languages and/or coding HTML/CSS
·         Ability to utilize APIs and web based services
Instructions:
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses how his/her qualifications meet the position requirements and a CV on Geneseo’s website. Contact information for three references should be supplied at application. References will be contacted after initial interviews.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Applications must be completed by September 11, 2017. It is anticipated that preliminary phone interviews will be conducted starting mid September. On-campus interviews will likely begin toward the end of September.

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