Collection Management Librarian

Alfred University

Alfred, NY

The Alfred University Libraries seek a forward-thinking and collaborative Collection Management Librarian to join a highly engaged team. We are looking for someone to oversee the continuing development of a dynamic collection that addresses the research needs of our specialized ceramic art and engineering programs along with our comprehensive liberal arts teaching focus. This is an opportunity to actively shape the future of how a university library approaches and adapts to the needs of current and future students.The Collection Management Librarian is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Dean of Libraries. This librarian will provide leadership, vision, and guidance of the Libraries’ collection management functions including acquisitions, cataloging, serials, gifts ... Read More
Posted Jan 25, 2021

Digital Archivist

The Winthrop Group

Poughkeepsie, NY

The Winthrop Group has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital Archivist who will work with a dynamic archives team at one of Winthrop’s corporate clients. The Digital Archivist will initially focus on (a) ingesting and tagging digitized assets into a Digital Asset Management system and (b) digitization of selected analog materials. Subsequent responsibilities will include working with the Corporate Archivist to develop and implement policies and workflows for transferring digital resources to the Archives. The Digital Archivist will eventually manage the archives digital repository and the acquisition, processing, and preservation of digital assets. This contract will run through 2020 with the possibility of extension through 2021. ... Read More
Posted Feb 24, 2020

Part-Time Reference Librarian

East Hampton Library

East Hampton

The East Hampton Library is seeking aPartTimeReferenceLibrarianwith strong public service skills, strong computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and wide range of reading interests to join the staff of the Reference Department. Responsibilities include: – Providing reference services, reader’s advisory services, referral services, and instructional services to a diverse population at a busy Reference Desk.– Assisting patrons with use of the library’s public computers– Must have a sound knowledge and ability to assist patrons with e-books, and audio book downloads– Must have a sound knowledge of social media, and media trends– Must have a sound knowledge of Microsoft office.– Must be able to conduct computer classes ... Read More
Posted Oct 26, 2018

Full-Time Reference Librarian

East Hampton Library

East Hampton

The East Hampton Library is seeking aFullTimeReferenceLibrarianwith strong public service skills, strong computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and wide range of reading interests to join the staff of the Reference Department. Responsibilities include: – Providing reference services, reader’s advisory services, referral services, and instructional services to a diverse population at a busy Reference Desk.– Assisting patrons with use of the library’s public computers– Must have a sound knowledge and ability to assist patrons with e-books, and audio book downloads– Must have a sound knowledge of social media, and media trends– Must have a sound knowledge of Microsoft office.– Must be able to conduct computer classes ... Read More
Posted Oct 26, 2018

Executive Director

Mid-Hudson Library System

Poughkeepsie, New York

Lead an innovative and accomplished New York library system to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Board of Trustees of the Mid-Hudson Library System (or MHLS – headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Executive Director. MHLS, a regional system of sixty-six public libraries in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster counties, works in partnership with its member libraries providing access to excellent library services for 650,000+ NY residents. With a $3.4 million annual budget and 22 system staff, MHLS is a member-focused model organization with a stellar reputati ... Read More
Posted Apr 23, 2018

Research Analyst

LAC Group

New York, NY

LibSource, a LAC Group company, seeks a Research Analyst for a major law firm client with offices in New York City. The Research Analyst will be required to perform detailed and complex legal and business research using a variety of electronic and print resources, along with training, collection development and maintenance, and general library tasks. RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct high-level, customizable research and analytics in legal, business, public records, legislative and other subjects. Analyze, interpret, evaluate and recommend current and emerging legal and business tools, including current awareness and research tools and provide training on research strategies and resources as requested. Participate in collection development including new databases, websites and print materia ... Read More
Posted Sep 26, 2017

Archive Intern

Peter Angelo Simon, Photography

Fort Green, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn photographer Peter Angelo Simon seeks an Archive Intern to continue an ongoing cataloging project for a diverse collection of photographic and personal materials in his Fort Greene studio. Physical materials include photographic prints, negatives, slides, photo contacts, family photographs, journals, letters, documents and tape cassettes. The Archive Intern will be responsible for organizing Simon’s collection, which includes his photographic encounter with Muhammad Ali in 1974, as well as images from the Chelsea Hotel, the Big Apple Circus, New York City, Ireland, Mozambique, India and fine art photography. The intern will also continue established organizational standards for Simon’s family records, photographs, letters and journals, as part of a Personal Archive al ... Read More
Posted May 10, 2017

Technology Operations Manager

Mid-Hudson Library System

Poughkeepsie

Administrator to lead and oversee the operations of an integrated library system (ILS), cataloging, and IT services. The Manager’s primary responsibilities are to work cooperatively with MHLS staff, member libraries, and vendors to administer: ILS Services: Innovative hosted Sierra/Encore ILS for 66 member libraries in 5 counties; Cataloging Services: Copy/original cataloging, maintenance of more than 650,000 bibliographic records; and IT Services: Help desk support for 66 member libraries, technology purchasing, and hosting member websites. ... Read More
Posted Jan 6, 2017

Librarian II, Law Librarian

College of the Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas

Oversight of the smooth operation of the law reference desk services and collections; Training, mentoring and evaluating staff to ensure efficiency of reference desk services and growth in usage of the collection; Evaluating reference desk services and usage of collections and making appropriate recommendations; Recommending policies and procedures that meet established standards; Participating in budget analysis and preparation; monitoring expenditure of approved budget allocations; Coordinating collection development activities in keeping with established policies; Supervising full-time and part-time staff and student workers Conducting bibliographic and information literacy sessions; Preparing reports; attending professional and general staff meetings; Serving on library and ... Read More
Posted Apr 16, 2015
Artstor Account Manager New York City Artstor provides premier resources in digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences. Our peerless educational tools include Artstor Digital Library, a database of over 1.8 million high quality images, and Shared Shelf, a media management software that allows for cataloging, managing, and distributing digital media. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists, and we strive towards innovation, partnering with the best in the academic, museum, art, and science worlds. Artstor is a nonprofit organization, based in New York City, committed to cultivating an idea rich environment. Our culture ... Read More
Posted Jan 16, 2015

Library Manager

D. R. Evarts Library

Village of Athens

The D. R. Evarts Library in Athens is seeking a Library Manager to work 26 hours per week on a flexible schedule. Candidates should have experience managing library operations, finances and required reports as well as a working knowledge of library services and computer systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, initiative, creativity and leadership ability are a must. Duties include staff supervision, collection development, grant writing, programming, attendance at required meetings, and overseeing the maintenance of the library building and equipment. Salary commensurate with experience. A minimum of two years of academic study (60 credit hrs.) at a regionally accredited university or college is required. Permanent appointment is contingent upon passing the required Civi ... Read More
Posted Nov 23, 2014
Artstor Account Manager New York City Artstor provides premier resources in digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences. Our peerless educational tools include Artstor Digital Library, a database of over 1.8 million high quality images, and Shared Shelf, a media management software that allows for cataloging, managing, and distributing digital media. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists, and we strive towards innovation, partnering with the best in the academic, museum, art, and science worlds. Artstor is a nonprofit organization, based in New York City, committed to cultivating an idea rich environment. Our culture ... Read More
Posted Oct 3, 2014
Artstor Account Manager New York City Artstor is a nonprofit organization with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences. We bring together 1.8 million high-quality images for education and research and offer the tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections. Our products and services are made available via the Internet through site licenses with educational and other nonprofit institutions. Artstor is headquartered in New York, NY. The Account Manager will be responsible for increasing revenues and subscriptions to the Digital Library and Shared Shelf, Artstor's collection management service. This position includes some travel (10%-30%), and requires a self-motivated, flexible, organized team playe ... Read More
Posted Aug 18, 2014
Artstor Account Manager New York City Artstor is a nonprofit organization with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences. We bring together 1.8 million high-quality images for education and research and offer the tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections. Our products and services are made available via the Internet through site licenses with educational and other nonprofit institutions. Artstor is headquartered in New York, NY. The Account Manager will be responsible for increasing revenues and subscriptions to the Digital Library and Shared Shelf, Artstor's collection management service. This position includes some travel (10%-30%), and requires a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player ... Read More
Posted Aug 5, 2014

Automation Coordinator

Mid-Hudson Library System

United States

Automation Coordinator Resource Sharing Services The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) is seeking an experienced librarian to serve as Automation Coordinator in support of resource sharing services. The Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: (1) to work cooperatively with member libraries and vendors to administer the MHLS integrated library platform (ILP); (2) supervise Cataloging Services; (3) develop and maintain ILP, cataloging and related documentation; (4) and provide support and training to the staff of member libraries. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment and initiative in a collaborative decision making environment. MHLS supports an Innovative hosted Sierra ILP for 66 member libraries in 5 counties. The ILP provides access to more than 2.3 million ... Read More
Posted May 1, 2014
Artstor Account Manager, International New York City Artstor is a nonprofit organization with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences. We bring together 1.8 million high-quality images for education and research and offer the tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections. Artstor is headquartered in New York, NY. The Account Manager, International will share responsibility for expanding subscription support for the Artstor Digital Library and Shared Shelf beyond North America. This position requires some travel (approx. 20%) and demands a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player who thrives in a dynamic environment. Duties and Responsibilities: Work with the Director of International Out ... Read More
Posted Apr 15, 2014

Executive Director

Mid-Hudson Library System

Poughkeepsie, New York

Lead an innovative and accomplished New York library system to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Board of Trustees of the Mid-Hudson Library System, http://midhudson.org/, (headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Executive Director. MHLS, a regional consortium of public libraries in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster counties, works in partnership with its member libraries providing access to excellent library services for 650,000+ NY residents. With a $3 million annual budget and 17 FTE system staff, MHLS is a member-focused organization with a reputation for providing ... Read More
Posted Jun 29, 2013

Executive Director

Southern Tier Library System

Painted Post, NY

Assume a vital leadership role and assist the 48 public libraries in this southern region of New York State achieve new levels of service and effective resource sharing! The Board of Trustees of the Southern Tier Library System, http://www.stls.org/, (headquartered in Painted Post, NY) seeks a visionary library leader—responsive to member and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Executive Director. STLS is a regional consortium of public libraries in Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties--working in partnership with member libraries to enable the System’s 256,291 residents to have access to excellent library services. With a $1.5 million annual budget, 27 system employees (18.4 FTEs) and the recently fo ... Read More
Posted May 18, 2013

School Librarian/Resource Center Teacher

Tsinghua International School

Beijing, China

Position Description The School Librarian/Resource Center Teacher at Tsinghua International School (THIS) will hold the key to student learning and growth outside the classroom. As a school focused on high academic expectations and centered on the development of skills and the acquisition of knowledge through an Inquiry based learning approach, it is essential that the Librarian be well versed in the range of services from storytelling to senior research. The Resource Center must function with adherence to the school’s stated Mission and Core Values. This person will work under the direction of the Academic Vice Principal and will coordinate efforts with the Directors of the Primary and Secondary Divisions. **NOTE: The Resource Center will be new at THIS for the 2013-14 school year. ... Read More
Posted May 16, 2013

Library Director

Rye Free Reading Room

Rye, New York

Rye Free Reading Room’s Board of Trustees seeks a creative and energetic new leader to promote library services and continue the Library’s commitment to quality programming and services for the Rye community. The Director will work closely with the 18-member Board of Trustees, a 45-member Auxiliary Board, staff and local stakeholders to develop and articulate its vision for library service, design and implement strategic initiatives, and administer the service program, facility and space planning, and fundraising and resource development. As an association library, the Rye Free Reading Room is funded by the City of Rye and private donations, with the Board actively investigating options for sustainable funding. The successful candidate will focus on accomplishing the following: foster ... Read More
Posted Jan 15, 2013

Library Director

Crandall Public Library

Glens Falls, NY

Become a vital part of providing Crandall Public Library (http://www.crandalllibrary.org/) District residents with free access to the world of ideas, information in varied formats and the creative experience of an open and nonjudgmental environment. In achieving this mission, the Library Board of Trustees seeks a visionary new leader—skilled in directing a diverse team of talented professionals in interpreting and implementing Board policy—and capable of setting and meeting goals and achieving high standards. Crandall Public Library District is governed by a 15-member elected Board of Trustees and serves the 53,621 residents of the Towns of Queensbury and Moreau and the City of Glens Falls. Operating continuously since 1893, it is a strong regional example of intergovernmental cooper ... Read More
Posted Jan 9, 2013

Library Director

Rye Free Reading Room

Rye, New York

Rye Free Reading Room – 125 years (and counting) of distinguished service to the community! The Board of Trustees of Rye Free Reading Room (founded in 1884) seeks an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced leader to continue its commitment to quality public library service for the Rye community. The Director will work closely with the 18-member Board of Directors, a 45-member Auxiliary Board, staff and local stakeholders to develop and articulate its vision for library service, design and implement strategic initiatives, and administer the service program, facility and space planning, and fundraising and resource development. See http://www.gossagesager.com/Jobdesc2010.doc for the complete job description. As an association library, the Rye Free Reading Room is funded by the C ... Read More
Posted Aug 17, 2010

Deputy Director/Special Services Librarian #241

Perkins School for the Blind

Braille and Talking Book Library

Responsible for the overall supervision of the registration unit, specialized borrower services including foreign language programs, assistive technology support, and public library collaboration; outreach services and public education activities; needs assessment; planning; and service coordination for the department under the general direction of the Director; responsible for overall library operations, in the absence of the Director. Duties/Responsibilities: Plans and administers program of library services by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Assists the Director in planning the promotion, public relations and interagency communication of library services; produces targeted informational materials for patrons; conducts specialized traini ... Read More
Posted Aug 13, 2008