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  1. All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
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  • March 12, 2020 10:50 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Collections & Exhibits Coordinator 

    Job Description 

    The primary responsibilities of the Coordinator is overseeing the management of the museum’s 6,000-item maritime-based collection, approximately half of which are archives, and developing and implementing exhibitions. This part-time position is generally 20 hours a week (and may expand during exhibition-season as needed). Days and timing are flexible. The AAM-accredited museum is a friendly workplace where individual talents are appreciated and creativity is encouraged. 

    Major duties include: 

    Collections 

    • Maintain the database of accurate and thorough collection records and digital image library
    • Organize the movement, preparation, and cataloging of collections objects: acquisitions, deaccessions, loans, and internal use for both educational initiatives and exhibits
    • Assist in preparing proposals and grant applications for collections-oriented projects
    • Oversee monitoring of environmental conditions and ensure proper care, storage, and display
    • Oversee logistics of loans, safe transport, and correspondence
    • Support and supervise research on collection items, both for staff and outside researchers
    • Supervise and/or train volunteers and interns working on collections-based projects; conduct training as needed for staff on collections-related subjects 

    Exhibits 

    • Monitor gallery conditions and upkeep of museum exhibits; evaluate and oversee updates or upgrades
    • Research, develop, design, produce, and implement content and interpretive materials for new exhibitions, displays, and special projects
    • If needed, assistance in daily functions of museum
    Other
    • Serve as staff liaison to outside institutions
    • Other duties requested by the Executive Director 

    Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field of study; Master’s preferred
    • Knowledge of best practices in collections policies and procedures & archival management
    • Knowledge of innovative, relevant, and education-centered exhibit development
    • Experience working with historic collections and/or archives
    • Knowledge of nomenclature and metadata standards for cataloging
    • High ethical standards in ensuring security of collection
    • Proficiency with PastPerfect
    • Graphic design skills helpful; knowledge of MS Publisher preferred
    • Knowledge of local maritime history helpful
    • Exceptional writing skills & vigilant proofreading
    • Self-starter and self-driven; adaptable with a positive, can-do approach, even when working with ambiguity or tight deadlines
    • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple projects – essential in a small museum
    • Open, friendly communicator with strong interpersonal skills
    • Creative thinker with crafty, do-it-yourself ideas
    • Familiarity with photography and digitization processes
    • Valid driver’s license. Occasional travel.
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds 

    This position begins at $18 an hour. This at-will position reports to and is supervised by the Executive Director. 

    TO APPLY: Required: Coverletter + Resume Strongly encouraged: 1) Work samples of projects and writing samples showing best practices, creativity and scholarship 2) List of three references. [If applicant wishes to apply in confidence, please note this on list of references, and references will not be contacted without consent from candidate.] No phone calls, please. The Whaling Museum is an EOE Employer. Send ASAP to jobs@cshwhalingmuseum.org. 

    Posted March 11, 2020

  • March 11, 2020 11:07 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position Title: Technology Lead for Web-based Systems

    The James E. Tobin (JET) Library at Molloy College is seeking an energetic, service-oriented and collaborative professional to be the technology lead for its electronic/digital resource and access teams. The ideal candidate will assume webmaster responsibilities over the library’s website and open source installations as well as have experience in usability testing and accessibility standards. The JET Library is small and as such, professional staff wear many hats, however, it is also a relatively nimble environment for those who prefer to work in an atmosphere that offers a high level of autonomy.

    Position Rank: Associate Librarian

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Acts in the capacity of the library’s technology lead and webmaster within a CMS environment

    • Continuously monitors and improves the library website’s architecture and integration of web-based services into institutional systems

    • Serves as the primary point of contact for investigating and resolving web-based problems 

    • Oversees the implementation of consistent web accessibility/ADA standards

    • Manages interface customizations of commercial products e.g., Ex Libris, Springshare as well as open source applications e.g., VuFind, CORAL 

    • Applies new and existing web tools geared towards improving the library's online platforms and interfaces

    • Leads and/or participates in processes for usability testing, analytics analysis and assessment of the library’s virtual space

    • Performs other duties as assigned, e.g., reference shifts, library instruction, liaison duties and committee work

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school required; second Masters or demonstrated equivalent in a relevant field e.g., computer science or information systems

    • A minimum of five years of experience within a library setting 

    • Strong proficiency and trouble-shooting capabilities with web based technologies

    • Experience with measuring and monitoring how users interact with the library’s digital environment via google analytics and other metrics tools

    • Experience with HTML and CSS; working knowledge of relevant scripting/coding languages such as JavaScript and PHP.

    • Advanced bibliographic searching skills, including extensive knowledge of academic databases, ejournal and ebook platforms

    • Demonstrated ability of working with a diverse patron population

    • Able to work effectively and creatively within a rapidly changing library and college environment 

    • Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader

    • Strong project management skills

    • Sense of humor required

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Experience with API’s and how they integrate into various library products e.g., libapps, LMS, digital repositories, discovery systems etc. 

    • Experience supporting web applications utilizing the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), as well version control tools such as GIT

    • Experience with Voyager ILS, Summon, SerialsSolutions, ILLiad, ARES, Springshare products (e.g., LibGuides, LibCal) and Canvas

    • Experience in AngularJS, Bootstrap and responsive web design

    • A minimum of three years of experience in an academic environment

    To Apply: 

    Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu or mail to:

    Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
    1000 Hempstead Ave.
    Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • January 22, 2020 3:05 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Assessment Librarian 

    Required Qualifications

    The University Libraries recognizes the need to connect library value to University goals and mission through key higher education indicators (learning analytics, library's role in research activity, quality and visibility). The incumbent will lead the library assessment program, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries' effectiveness and value in meeting library and institutional goals for student success and faculty productivity. The incumbent will work within the Libraries to help departments assess and report on their activities and make continuous improvements. The incumbent will also partner with other units, such as the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness, and the Office of Academic Assessment to develop, coordinate, and assess library effectiveness on Stony Brook Curriculum learning outcomes and faculty productivity and contribute to current national initiatives.

    As a tenure-track faculty librarian, the incumbent will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, participate in University and professional service, and pursue professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. The incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference, instruction and collection development duties. 

    •  ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Science

    • Proficiency with Statistics, quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies and tools: SPSS, SAS, Excel, Tableau or similar analytical and visualization software 

    • Familiarity with current national initiatives, methods, and standards (ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries, IPEDS, SAILS, ACRL Standards for Librarians in Higher Education, etc.) 

    • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills (to be assessed at interview)

    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Two or more years of directly related, full-time experience, including experience in higher education, teaching or assessment experience 

    • Relevant undergraduate or graduate work/degree

    • Grant-writing experience

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, the incumbent will lead the development of the Library assessment program, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries' effectiveness and value, meeting library and institutional goals for student success and faculty productivity. This position requires strong leadership and analytical skills in order to assess, promote, and improve the visibility of SBU Libraries value within academic departments, student learning outcomes, and other strategic goals of the University. The successful candidate will: 

    • Possess a keen awareness of current trends and developments in assessment in both academic libraries and higher education 

    • Have the ability to design, conduct and analyze assessment projects to improve services, operations and programs 

    • Apply quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and tools

    • Possess knowledge of best practices for efficient and sustainable data collection, data management, and data storage 

    • Partner with library departments to create robust and sustainable assessment plans

    • Communicate findings and recommendations via compelling written, oral and formal communication and presentations for decision making processes by both internal and external stakeholders 

    • Integrate library assessment and data gathering with institutional and national initiatives related to research and learning in higher education 

    • Coordinate and manage projects effectively 

    • Demonstrate ability to work with multiple deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously; 

    • Ability to work independently and as a team to assess and set priorities and adapt to a demanding and changing environment 

    • Prepare and deliver internal training and documentation on statistical tools, statistical analysis, and assessment methodologies 

    Special Notes 

    This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by  February 21, 2020.

    Anticipated start date: As soon as possible.  Occasional night and weekend work is required. 

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

    Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.  

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure 

    Those interested in this position should:

    1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu

    2. Submit a   State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below. 

    Apply 

    Pamela Di Pasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    University Libraries

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: Library_AssessmentLB100011909F@stonybrook.edu 

    Campus Description 

    Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

    Stony Brook University Libraries

    Stony Brook University Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook University Libraries belong to the Association for Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries engage in an ambitious dynamic strategic plan. The Collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microfilms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University's Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally.  The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCIB through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize EX Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and use EBSCO's Discovery Service. DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.  

    Official Job Title: 

    Senior Assistant Librarian 

    REF#: 

    F-10087-20-01-F 

    Campus: 

    Stony Brook West Campus 

    Department: 

    University Libraries 

    Salary: 

    Commensurate with Experience 

    Posting Start Date: 

    01/22/2020 

    Posting End Date: 

    03/19/2020

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/21/2020, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. 

    If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280. 

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian 

    Posting Date:   01/22/2020 

    Administration Building Room 390 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751

    https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/faculty-jobs/positions/faculty-librarian/current-year/F-10087-20-01-F

  • November 11, 2019 12:08 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services

    Required Qualifications

    Under the direction of the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the department, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee work, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following: 

    • Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. 

    • At least three years of significant experience in acquisitions, cataloging, and metadata services.

    • Strong working knowledge of RDA and MARC cataloging rules and conventions and non-MARC metadata schemas, formats, standards and protocols.

    • Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change.

    • Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning and organizational skills.

    • Ability to lead in an atmosphere of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate.

    • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

    • Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources.

    • Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.

    • Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages.

    • Knowledge of cataloging and metadata as applied to music and map collections.

    • Experience in cataloging special collections, archival materials, and digital collections.

    • Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues.

    • Experience in coordination or management of integrated library systems functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Alma and Primo.

    • Experience in batch cataloging, metadata normalization, and metadata manipulation tools or programming languages.

    • Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty.

    • Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to CMS, including regular review of cataloging and metadata faculty librarians and professional staff.

    • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic cataloging and metadata vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.

    • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.

    • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish policies and procedures, and set priorities in cataloging and metadata services.

    • Train cataloging librarians and staff in cataloging/metadata standards, new technology applications, systems, and tools to ensure compliance with nationals, SUNY, and local cataloging/metadata standards and practices (MARC, RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC, etc.) and to continuously improve cataloging efficiency and quality. 

    • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management, Digital Projects Librarian, and Director of Special Collections to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing of cataloging and metadata projects.

    • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries' discovery and deliverance operations and services.

    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.

    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems

    • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.

    • Participate in research, publication, teaching and service in consonance with University standards for promotion and tenure.

    Special Notes

    This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Anticipated Start Date: as soon as possible. 

    **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by April 17, 2020.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

    Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure

    Those interested in this position should:

    1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey .   Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu .

    2. Submit a   State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or email address below. Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 12/08/2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    APPLY

    Pamela DiPasquale

    University Libraries Personnel

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

    Email: library_catalogmetadata_f97551@stonybrook.edu

    Campus Description

    Stony Brook University Libraries is the largest academic research library on Long Island serving the University population and the State University of New York system.  The Library is also a resource for the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally.  Known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections, the University Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print, streaming media, electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include eight distinct facilities, including the recently renovated and flagship Melville Library, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Math/Physics, Music, Southampton, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus.  Currently at the start of a renewed strategic plan, the faculty and staff are a talented and diverse group sharing in the mission and vision of the Libraries.  Librarians hold full faculty status and rank, and participate at all levels of the University.  The Libraries is currently migrating to the new Library Services Platform, Alma with Primo VE as its discovery solution.  Assets of its actively growing institutional repository and digital collections are managed by Omeka, Bepress Digital Commons, DSpace, and CONTENTdm.   The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member), the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine, and locally with the Long Island Library Resources Council.

    Official Job Title:

    Senior Assistant Librarian

    REF#:

    F-10102-19-11

    Campus:

    Stony Brook West Campus

    Department:

    University Libraries

    Salary:

    Commensurate with Experience

    Posting Start Date:

    11/08/2019

    Posting End Date:

    4/17/2020

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/08/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

    STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/08/2019


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