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Instruction & Outreach Position at Maritime College (New York, NY)

The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will be in charge of library instruction initiatives, including the development and implementation of an integrated, scaffolded information literacy program. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will also coordinate library outreach efforts across the campus and community, managing a vibrant calendar of cultural events and library-specific initiatives that enrich student and faculty experience.

  • Develop and implement a robust information literacy program, based on program and institution-wide learning outcomes and the ACRL information literacy framework

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Resource Sharing Librarian, SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

Penfield Library at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Senior Assistant Librarian position.
Description of Responsibilities:
·  Manage and provide leadership for borrowing and lending operations of Penfield Library’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) unit, including goal setting, report preparation, and budgetary oversight.
·  Supervise and train unit staff (two full time clerks, student workers, and adjunct librarian assistants).
·  Participate in ILL request fulfillment, and provide relevant professional expertise and troubleshooting as needed.
·  Oversee and maintain custom holdings.
·  Oversee ILL copyright compliance.
·  Continuously assess and improve resource sharing policies and procedures.
·  Explore, plan, and oversee resource sharing initiatives.
·  Handle initial identification and troubleshooting of problems and opportunities regarding ILL software (currently ILLiad and Odyssey).
·  Collaborate with a variety of internal library partners and resource sharing librarians at other institutions.
·  Participate in the review and, when necessary, revision of vendor contracts and license agreements.
·  Serve as liaison to assigned academic departments, with responsibility for subject specialized collection development and instruction.
·  Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts.
·  Engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in librarianship, scholarship, and service; commitment to undergraduate and graduate education; and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Penfield library is committed to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We are actively working to build an inclusive environment by setting goals that directly reflect equity and inclusivity, and supporting the goals outlined in SUNY Oswego’s Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan, available at https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.

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Reference Assistant, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Reference Assistant (Public Services Assistant IV, Band D) – Research and Learning Services Department   
The Reference Assistant assists users of the Cornell University Library, primarily Olin & Uris libraries, at the Reference Desk and in the Digital Reference Services center in Olin Library, days, evenings and/or weekends.  Answers directional, factual, bibliographic, and basic subject reference questions in the social sciences and humanities for library patrons in person, and via telephone, email and online chat. Teaches individual patrons how to navigate and use print and digital information resources. Assists with technical support at public workstations.  Refers users to other staff and service points when appropriate. In collaboration with the Instructional Technology Coordinator, hires, trains, and supervises student information assistants.
Ability to interpret, clarify and analyze users’ questions, and make appropriate judgments. Ability to work calmly under pressure.  Ability to learn independently. Must work well as a member of a team and thrive in a rapidly evolving environment. Familiarity with PCs and Windows required. Flexible schedule required.  May entail a regular evening and/or weekend shift each week. Application Deadline is July 28, 2017.
Please Note:  Current Cornell employees (Internal Applicants) should apply by logging into www.workday.cornell.edu and clicking on the “Careers” Icon.  Additional instructions can be found here.
 

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Records Management Analyst, Niagara Parks Commission (Ontario, Canada)

Job Information
·         Location:Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
·         Job ID:35880343
·         Posted:June 29, 2017
·         Position Title:Records Management Analyst
·         Company Name:Niagara Parks Commission
·         Industry:Local Government
·         Job Function:Records Management Analyst
·         Job Type:Full-Time
·         Job Duration:Indefinite

Qualifications:

Education: Completion of post-secondary education in Records Information Management, Archival Studies, Library Sciences or a compatible discipline. Certified Records Manager (CRM) or Certified Records Analyst (CRA) designation would be considered an asset. Certified Document Imaging Architect (CDIA) designation would be considered an asset.

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Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction, Alfred University (Alfred, NY)

Position Description: The Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction will be the lead professional in direct support of the distinguished undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Art and Design.  The primary focus of this position is to work alongside art faculty to offer creative and meaningful instruction, learning assessment, and attentive library service.

Qualifications: A Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required.  Strong subject expertise, or degree in an Art related field is required.  Evidence of creativity and an understanding of best practices in instruction are required. The ability to work independently on multiple projects and excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.  The successful candidate will possess strengths in project management, leadership in team environments, and experience in the use of technology for instruction.
Formal training and/or experience in instruction is highly desirable.  Experience with social media promotion, outreach programming, and knowledge of special collections is also desirable.   A degree in Art or Education is not required, but is a plus.
To apply, please submit:
1) A letter of introduction outlining how your qualifications and experience match this opportunity;
2) A separate, short statement (up to 1 page) regarding your philosophy of information literacy instruction;
3) Current Resume/Vitae;
4) Names, email, and phone numbers of three appropriate references
Submit materials to: Alfred University, Human Resources, One Saxon Drive, Alfred NY 14802; or email humanresources@alfred.edu.
Review of applications will begin on August 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits including tuition remission.
 

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Discovery Services Librarian, SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

Job Description:

Description of Department: Penfield Library is a dynamic, innovative, and learning-centered environment serving students, faculty and staff at SUNY Oswego. Located at the heart of the campus and online at www.oswego.edu/library, the Library is an evolving high tech learning facility that supports campus curriculum, teaching, and research. Sixteen full-time faculty and professionals, 6 adjunct faculty, and 15 classified staff support a well-established liaison program that provides collection development, specialized reference, and information literacy instruction in all curricular areas.

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Reference Librarian, SUNY Genesee Community College (Batavia, NY)

Genesee Community College has an opening for a part-time (19.5 hours/week) Reference Librarian. Master’s in Library/Information Science required. Experience in an academic library is preferred. Proficient reference skills, information literacy instruction experience, and experience with the use of current library and educational technologies desired. Schedule may include evening and weekend hours and occasional travel to campus centers.  Reliable transportation is required.
For more details and to apply, visit https://genesee.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86404 Applications accepted through July 23, 2017. Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for four references.  GCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Discovery Services Librarian (SUNY Oswego)

Penfield Library at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Senior Assistant Librarian position. Penfield Library is a dynamic, innovative, and learning-centered environment serving students, faculty and staff at SUNY Oswego.  Located at the heart of the campus and online at www.oswego.edu/library, the Library is an evolving high tech learning facility that supports campus curriculum, teaching, and research. Sixteen full-time faculty and professionals, 6 adjunct faculty, and 15 classified staff support a well-established liaison program that provides collection development, specialized reference, and information literacy instruction in all curricular areas.

Penfield library is committed to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We are actively working to build an inclusive environment by setting goals that directly reflect equity and inclusivity, and supporting the goals outlined in SUNY Oswego’s Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan, available at https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.

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