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Applied Social Sciences Librarian, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Cornell University’s Mann Library seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative individual for the position of Applied Social Sciences Librarian. Under the direction of the Head of Research Services and Scholarly Engagement, the Applied Social Sciences Librarian will develop and lead innovative information services for the social science and policy-related research and learning communities in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and College of Human Ecology (CHE), acquire and maintain expertise in information trends in the applied social sciences and policy disciplines, and participate in library and campus research support service initiatives related to research data curation, scholarly communication and research networking, systematic reviews, social science data services, and others as appropriate.

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Metadata Specialist (Sr. Assistant Librarian), Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Cornell University Library is seeking a Metadata Specialist within the department of Library Technical Services.

Working under the general direction of the Head of Metadata Services and in consultation with other key staff, the Specialist will 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 Specialist 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 applications.

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Director of Library Services, Genesee Community College (Batavia, NY)

Director of Library Services

Genesee Community College (Batavia, NY) invites applications for the position of Director of Library Services. Reporting to the Provost/Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director is responsible for overall leadership, administration, operation, development, and assessment of the Alfred C. O’Connell Library.

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Director, Rossell Hope Robbins Library and the Koller-Collins Center (Rochester NY)

The River Campus Libraries (RCL) at the University of Rochester seeks a collaborative, visionary leader and scholar for the position of Director, Rossell Hope Robbins Library and the Koller-Collins Center. The Robbins Library houses one of the most comprehensive collections of medieval studies in North America. The Director will be a forward thinking leader who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the changing nature of scholarship and the implications for special collections, blending traditional and innovative practice to integrate special collections content and services with the teaching, learning and research mission of the University of Rochester. In collaboration with related professionals, the Director will expand access to and preservation of the Library’s unique materials in support of delivering services to a diverse academic community. Successful candidates will have an advanced degree and record of scholarship and/or teaching in medieval studies, and be conversant about the issues facing special collections and research libraries in the 21sr century. The Director will report to the Assistant Dean, Special Collections and Preservation.

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Ship’s Librarian for the Summer Sea Term 2017, SUNY Maritime College (NYC, NY)

Job Description:

The Stephen B. Luce Library of SUNY Maritime College announces the position of Ship’s Librarian aboard the Training Ship EMPIRE STATE VI during the 2016 Summer Sea Term.  The Ship’s Librarian serves as the sole information professional and head of the library aboard the ship.  The ship’s library serves as the repository of information aboard the ship.  It contains a collection over 3,000 titles and computer terminals with access to academic electronic resources.

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Social Sciences Outreach Librarian, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

The Outreach Librarian, Social Sciences supports scholarly pursuits of the faculty and students of the Warner School of Education and the Digital Media Studies program. Key responsibilities include: building strong relationships with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and with partners across the institution; collaborating with faculty in support of online learning and creative, thoughtful applications of technology in learning and research; championing and leading open access initiatives; providing face-to-face and virtual reference and research consultation; fostering a dynamic research environment that encourages inquiry, critical thinking, and creativity; developing high quality collections in support of Education and Digital Media Studies. The incumbent will have expertise in online learning, instructional design and delivery, Open Access, and one or more of the following areas: assessment; scholarly communication and publishing; e-content, including ebooks; intellectual property and copyright. The Outreach Librarian, Social Sciences reports to the Head of Outreach, Learning, and Research Services.

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Part-time Librarian, Medaille College Library (Rochester, NY)

The Medaille College Libraries is seeking applicants for the position of part-time librarian at the Rochester Campus Library. The person in this position will work approximately 20 hours per week, with a focus on reference and instruction duties. The successful candidate will be able to work some evening and weekend hours.

Applicants must possess an M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited institution. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a team; possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; and have a strong commitment to service.

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Technical Services and Metadata Coordinator, SUNY Potsdam (Potsdam, NY)

The College Libraries at SUNY Potsdam are reorganizing our technical services functions, and hiring a Technical Services and Metadata Coordinator to help futureproof our services.

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