Jobs

These are the job openings in the region that we have been made aware of. Please contact the offering organization for more detials.

Library Media Specialist – Tupper Lake Central School (Tupper Lake, NY)

Job Description:

Contact Tupper Lake Central School District Office for additional information and application requirements at 518-359-3371.

The School Library Media Specialist performs many functions including information specialist, teacher, instructional consultant and library manager.  Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Developing and implementing a program consistent with district standards.
  2. Working with classroom teachers to integrate library skills into the curriculum.
  3. Participating in curriculum development.
  4. Teaching information literacy skills to students.
  5. Encouraging students to be life-long readers and learners.
  6. Building and maintaining a collection which supports the curriculum.
  7. Using interlibrary loan to provide materials not available in the collection.
  8. Preparing and administering the library budget in cooperation with the building principal.
  9. Scheduling, training and supervising clerical staff.
  10. Establishing and implementing procedures for ordering and circulating materials.
  11. Maintaining accurate records of library holdings.
  12. Working cooperatively with the School Library System.
  13. Preparing reports on library use and activities for administrators and board members.

The Library Media Specialist collaborates with teaching staff in the development of student literacy through the administration of the library media & educational technology programs, provides specialized and class instruction to students and teaching staff, and oversees the selection, organization, utilization, and maintenance of library, information, and curriculum resources.

The Library Media Specialist reports to the Principal(s), and works with District curriculum and technical staff to coordinate library and educational technology programs.  The Library Media Specialist interacts daily with students, teachers, parents, administrators, and other district staff.

Qualifications:  School or Library Media Specialist Certification, and a strong background in instructional technology is necessary.

Application Deadline: Still accepting applications

Start Date: 09/05/2017

Post expires on Friday September 1st, 2017

State University of New York at Oswego Penfield Library – Resource Sharing Librarian (Oswego, NY)

Job Description: Resource Sharing Librarian

Penfield Library at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Senior Assistant Librarian position.

Posting Date: June 30, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.

Date of Appointment:  Fall 2017

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.

Find more details and apply here.

Post expires on Friday August 25th, 2017

State University of New York at Oswego Penfield Library – Discovery Services Librarian (Oswego, NY)

Job Description: Discovery Services Librarian

Penfield Library at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Senior Assistant Librarian position.

Posting Date: June 29, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.

Date of Appointment:  August 2017

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Assume a leadership role in providing access to electronic resources, including: administration such as interface changes and technical issues; maintaining and generating usage reports to support collection development decisions; and assisting with database trials.
  • Manage and administer the library’s discovery tool, integrated knowledge base, and OpenURL link resolver.
  • Promote the use of electronic resources and identify training opportunities within the library.
  • Collaborate on leading the review and evaluation of electronic resources.
  • Maintain EZProxy, including updating stanzas and user files, and monitoring trouble reports and server logs.
  • Provide day-to-day maintenance of website and intranet; collaborate with Coordinator of Library Technology and other stakeholders on web redesigns and usability testing.
  • Provide backup technical support for the institutional repository.
  • 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 and work 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.

More details here.

Post expires on Tuesday August 1st, 2017

Clinton Community College: Part-Time Evening Librarian (Plattsburgh, NY)

Added on 6/28/2017 and is open until filled

Job Description:
Clinton Community College, a member of the State University of New York, is a progressive community college with a stunning location on the shores of Lake Champlain. The College plays a unique role in the local community and within the state by offering traditional and nontraditional students access to a variety of educational programs. The part-time evening librarian will provide reference assistance and course-related instruction to library users, maintain library services in coordination with library staff, and be responsible for closing the library.

For more information please visit: Part-time Evening Librarian

Post expires on Thursday July 27th, 2017