Part Time Reference Librarian - Technical Assistant, Niagara County Community College - Sanborn, NY
Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Niagara County Community College is seeking candidates for a Part-time Reference Librarian for the Spring 2020 semester to work in the Henrietta G. Lewis Library. This position offers flexible scheduling, approximately 12-16 hours per week, including day, evening, and Saturday hours, is required. December graduates are encouraged to apply.

Typical Work Activities:

• Provide quality reference and research assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community residents

• Provide formal and informal library instruction, both one-on-one and classroom based

• Participate in collection management

• Create instructional resources, as assigned

• Assist Circulation Staff with supervision of library building and services during evening and weekend shifts, as needed

• Complete special projects, as assigned

• Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

 

Essential Functions

Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills; have the ability to work effectively independently as well as in a collaborative environment; possess research skills; Must be friendly/welcoming and maintain a professional demeanor; ability to relate to and work with a diverse population of students; strong interpersonal skills; Ability to multitask and work with a single student or multiple students at once.

 

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Apply here: https://niagaracc-suny.peopleadmin.com/postings/374

Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:

• cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications

• resume

• unofficial transcripts

• names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

 

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.

 

Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.              

NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Marketing/Media Buyer Consultant, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Buffalo, NY
Posted: Monday, December 30, 2019
Position is Grant funded, may last up to 7 months and is expected to commence mid/late January.
 
Description:
  • Project based marketing/advertising position to support a WNY library collaborative (Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System, Western New York Library Resources Council, Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System and Niagara, Orleans, Genesee Library System) for Census 2020;
  • Works as an independent consultant to provide effective marketing and advertising expertise;
  • Recommends specific marketing approaches and advertising buys based on given budget to achieve market reach;
  • Creates and executes advertising campaign to include traditional and social media buys for three separate WNY markets.
  • Uses existing branding guidelines;
  • Negotiates media buys based on timeline. Prepares billing;
  • Works with project leaders to maintain budget within the guidelines of Grant;
  • Works closely with leadership to analyze progress and measure benchmarks;
  • Expected to attend project meetings as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or a related field with 5 years practical and related experience in media campaign planning, buying and placement;
  • Excellent writer, communicator and speaker with strong attention to detail and planning;
  • Must be a motivated self-starter, multi-tasker, innovative and creative person;
  • Must be computer savvy in Microsoft Office products.
Consultant will be hired on a Personal Services Contract with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library for up to 300 hours at $30/hr. including expenses.
 
Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references by January 8, 2020 to:
Sheryl Knab, Executive Director
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee St. Ste: 170
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
Part Time Reference Librarian - Technical Assistant, Niagara County Community College - Sanborn, NY
Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2019

Niagara County Community College is seeking candidates for a Part-time Reference Librarian for the Spring 2020 semester to work in the Henrietta G. Lewis Library. This position offers flexible scheduling, approximately 12-16 hours per week, including day, evening, and Saturday hours, is required. December graduates are encouraged to apply.

Typical Work Activities:

• Provide quality reference and research assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community residents
• Provide formal and informal library instruction, both one-on-one and classroom based
• Participate in collection management
• Create instructional resources, as assigned
• Assist Circulation Staff with supervision of library building and services during evening and weekend shifts, as needed
• Complete special projects, as assigned
• Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
 
Essential Functions:
Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills; have the ability to work effectively independently as well as in a collaborative environment; possess research skills; Must be friendly/welcoming and maintain a professional demeanor; ability to relate to and work with a diverse population of students; strong interpersonal skills; Ability to multitask and work with a single student or multiple students at once.
 
Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
 
Desirable Qualifications:
Experience working with the public, academic library experience, teaching experience, working knowledge of PRIMO.
 
About NCCC:
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.

The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.

NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.

Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.

NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Full posting and application here: https://niagaracc-suny.peopleadmin.com/postings/374

Research & Education Librarian - Sojourner Truth Library, SUNY New Paltz
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Details and instructions to apply online are available at

https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1176

 

SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members—students, faculty and staff. The College’s commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

Health Sciences Librarian - Drake Memorial Library, The College at Brockport, SUNY
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2019

Health Sciences Librarian

The College at Brockport

Drake Memorial Library at The College at Brockport, State University of New York is seeking a Health Sciences Librarian.  The Health Sciences Librarian at Drake Memorial Library will be responsible for providing research and instruction support to the health science and allied health programs at the college.  This is a 12 month position.

 Major Responsibilities

  • The Health Sciences Librarian at Drake Memorial Library at the College at Brockport will be responsible for communication and outreach, research support, and instruction services for Kinesiology, Sports Studies, and Physical Education, Nursing, Public Health, and Healthcare Studies.
  • Works closely with health science faculty to integrate information literacy assignments into coursework.
  • Plans, designs, implements, and assesses face-to-face instruction.
  • Designs and creates online library-related resources and instructional materials to support curriculum in assigned disciplines.
  • Responsible for collection development in assigned departments.
  • Provides research assistance to students and faculty within assigned subject areas.
  • Provides general and specialized reference service using multiple delivery methods to include face-to-face, chat, email, text, phone, and other online systems.
  • Provides expert literature search services in a variety of databases.
  • Participates in relevant library and university committees.
  • Pursues a research agenda with the goal of publishing in scholarly journals and presenting at professional conferences.
  • Participates in assessment and continuous improvement of operations and services.
  • Helps shape department goals, plans and procedures.

 Required Qualifications

  • MLS/MLIS Master’s degree form an American Library Association accredited program.
  • Education or experience  in health science, allied health, or health professions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a collegial and diverse environment.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic library experience.
  • Experience and knowledge with library instruction and reference work in Health Sciences and/or Health Professions.
  • Experience with developing health science or health profession collections.
  • Strong public service orientation. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

For More information and application instructions: http://careers.pageuppeople.com/788/cw/en-us/job/494448/health-sciences-librarian

Studio Manager, METRO Library Council - New York City, NY
Posted: Monday, November 4, 2019
Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) seeks a Studio Manager who will bring their expertise and vision to help us realize the next iteration of our hands-on, interactive facility for learning, making, and collaborating. Reporting to METRO’s Manager for Programs and Partnerships, the Studio Manager will bring a friendly, customer-service focused attitude to programming across our facilities, including the METRO studio, our event space, and our community kitchen.
 
METRO is a facility in midtown Manhattan that provides shared access to education, tools and equipment for librarians, archivists, and other knowledge workers. Our event space hosts more than 36 programs each year, ranging from hands-on workshops to meetups to symposia on pressing topics in the library and archives field.
 
Our studio helps our members come together to experiment with new equipment and workflows. Currently, the studio features tools for digitization and media format migration. Programs featuring these tools have been successful, particularly those using our A/V media conversion rack and our podcasting booth. The Studio Manager will continue operating these services, while adjusting and evolving our service model to maximize the impact of the available resources.
 
The ideal candidate will contribute new ideas and present new service design opportunities across all METRO spaces. Performances, screenings, exhibits, and any other events that bring our local GLAM sector together are all viable possibilities. METRO is always evolving. A healthy love of change and experimentation is an attribute we will be looking for in the ideal candidate.
 
The successful candidate is expected to be comfortable using online scheduling software, entering content into a CMS, and to be quick to evaluate and adapt to new software and other web based tools as they are needed for the job. They may also be expected to contribute to the development of internship or fellowship programs, and in addition they may manage those interns or fellows.
 
This is a customer(member)-facing position. Candidates should be prepared to be available for workshops and studio appointments on Tuesdays through Saturdays. This position will be expected to cover evening appointments as needed. The Studio Manager works on site for the entire work week; this is not a remote work opportunity.
 
Compensation for this position is $65,000. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans.
 
METRO is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
 
Responsibilities
Responsibilities for this position include:
 
Managing day-to-day operations in METRO’s studio and events spaces – Scheduling studio bookings and event space programs – Ensuring studio equipment and documentation is up-to-date and ready to use – Facilitating METRO member use of mobile digitization and audio toolkits – Integrating studio operations with event programming – Identifying relevant topics and contracting with speakers for METRO events
Establishing METRO’s gallery space – Identifying artists and artworks for display at METRO – Initiating and carrying out contracts with artists
Helping to oversee fellowships, internships, and other longer-term educational programs
Compensation
$65,000 plus fringe
 
Location
New York, NY
 
To Apply
Email .pdfs of your cover letter and resume to info@metro.org by Friday, December 6
 
Company Information
599 11th Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10036
 
Contact Information