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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

F/T - Chief Librarian - Queens Hospital Medical Library

Job Title:  Chief Librarian, Affiliate
Full/Part Time:  Full Time
Location/Affiliates:  Queens Hospital Center
Department:  A19 - Medical Library
Requisition Number:  QHC11-00004

Mount Sinai School of Medicine's affiliation with Queens Hospital Center is seeking a Chief Librarian to be professionally and administratively responsible for the Medical Library, which provides for the knowledge-based needs of the institution in support of education, patient care and research.

Responsibilities include planning, developing and implementing short and long range plans for programs and services based on the needs of the hospital. The position requires a Master's degree in Library and Information Science, proficiency in library information technologies and electronic resources, and previous experience in a leadership position.  Candidates must also possess excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply go to website:

We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package.

We are an equal opportunity employer fostering diversity in the workplace.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

F/T - Library Manager - NYC law firm

Library Manager – Information Center

Kelly Services is pleased to announce a position with our client, a top NYC law firm who is looking to hire a Library Manager for their Information Center (Library)

Qualifications Required & Responsibilities
· 5+ years global Library or Information Center management experience
· Master of Library Science or the equivalent
· KM experience a big plus
· Lead and manage library staff of 5 direct reports
· Handles all administrative matters including communications, budgeting and performance reviews
· Manage all aspects of print and digital research tools.  Evaluate new and existing resources, including use of new technologies (iPads, etc.).  Handle all aspects of vendor relations (purchases, negotiations, training, etc.).
·                     Works with Marketing/Business Development to enhance support of the firm’s business development effort.  Fosters a team approach to collaborating on business development and competitive intelligence materials.
Supports Knowledge Management efforts as directed
· Serve as Firm Historian – tracking significant historical events, client relationships and individuals; maintaining original documentation, photographs and other forms of electronic media
·  Provide information and advice to management staff with responsibilities with document retention, knowledge management, disaster recovery, and competitive intelligence.
· Expertise with strategic use of advanced information research databases and services (i.e. Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, D&B, Debtwire, Factiva, Hoovers, Mergermarket,  Mergermetrics, OneSource, Sharkrepellant, S&P, Thomson OneBanker, Westlaw Business, etc.)-
·  Expertise with print, online, web-based tools and 'expert systems' [artificial intelligence] by Practice Area Specialty, Region and Country

Please send resume and salary requirements to Mark Kamien at or call 212-785-5803.  Only those candidates with above mentioned qualifications will be contacted.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

F/T - Reference/Instructional Svcs Librarian - Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

Iona College is seeking a full-time Reference and Instructional Services Librarian.

Job Summary:  In a team environment, the Reference and Instructional Services Librarian is responsible for assisting with the overall operation and functions of the Reference Department, the Library Instructional Services, and the Arrigoni Library/Technology Center.  This librarian provides research assistance to faculty, students, administrators and staff, teaches formal library instruction classes, and provides in-depth research assistance by appointment.  This position reports to the Assistant Director of Libraries for Public Services & Systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.                  Assists the Senior Reference Librarian and Instructional Services Librarian with the overall management of the libraries' reference and library instruction services.
2.                  Teaches formal classes in library instruction.
3.                  Teaches library patrons to effectively search electronic information resources including the online catalog, research databases, and other information resources. 
4.                  Participates in the Research Assistance Program (RAP).  Provides individual library research assistance to patrons.
5.                  Serves on workgroup for Iona’s Information Literacy program.
6.                  Shares in the operation of other units, including collection management, and serves as library liaison to various departments.
7.                  Assists in the supervision, staffing, and scheduling of the Arrigoni Library.
8.                  Submits statistics and reports as needed.
9.                  Performs other duties as requested by supervisor, manager and/or department head.
10.                 Schedule subject to change to accommodate academic calendar and staffing needs to support library services.  May work occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Education:  MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited Master’s program.
Experience:  Reference and instruction experience in an academic library preferred.
Specialized Skills (preferred) :  Knowledge of a range of computer hardware and software commonly used in academic libraries, such as integrated library systems (Voyager), classroom management systems (Blackboard, Faronics), LibGuides, and statistical software (SPSS);  comprehensive knowledge of the technology, the practices, and the standards of the individual’s area of responsibility;  knowledge and/or experience with assessment tools, such as LibQUAL+.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application, current resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references (one of whom should be a current or recent supervisor) to:
Natalka Sawchuk
Search: Reference and Instructional Services Librarian
Iona College
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY  10801-1890
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.
Iona College is a private, independent college in the tradition of the Congregation of Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

F/T - Business Research Librarian - Private Company NYC

TRAK Records and Library is currently recruiting for a Business Research 
Librarian for a top private company in New York City!  The prospective candidate 
should have a Master's of Library Science degree with a minimum of 3 years 
experience working in a corporate environment conducting research, providing 
reference services and competitive intelligence. Experience in financial 
services strongly preferred. The candidate must be familiar with library systems 
and key information resources. The candidate should have hands on experience 
with tools used by corporate libraries for research including by not limited to 
Factiva, LexisNexis, Bloomberg and similar services.  This client offers a top 
salary and comprehensive benefits package! 
Send your resume to<>!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

P/T - Adjunct Reference Librarian - CUNY Grad Center Mina Rees Library

The Mina Rees Library (CUNY Graduate Center) seeks an Adjunct Reference Librarian. The position is available immediately; up to 12 hrs/week; early evenings (some flexibility).
Primary responsibilities include Interlibrary loan, electronic and reference desk services and teaching graduate level workshops. Will also provide some support to collection projects.
For Instructor, an MLS from an ALA-accredited program is required. For appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor an additional masters degree (preferably in a Humanities or Social Sciences field) is required.  Strong public-service orientation and familiarity with print and electronic information resources and emerging information technologies required. Relevant experience preferred.
Salary: depending on experience and other qualifications.
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
Send resume and the names and phone numbers of 3 references to:
Polly Thistlethwaite, Acting Chief Librarian
Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Monday, August 22, 2011

F/T - Library Operations Supervisor - Infotrieve

Library Operations Supervisor

Position Overview
The Library Operations Supervisor is a hands-on leader responsible for the fulfillment of all article and book loan requests.  This includes directing the work of 10 or more Copy Specialists whose work involves the retrieving and scanning of articles and re-shelving of all journals and books.  Duties also include scheduling resources, training staff, quality checks, and overseeing the library and library maintenance.  This position is located in our Delran, NJ Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) library, and reports to our Operations Manager. 

·         Ensure incoming orders are processed in a timely fashion and meet quality standards
·         In conjunction with the Operations Manager schedule staff to ensure order fulfillment is completed within contracted timeframes and company standards
·         Staff training
·         Ensure all productivity standards are met
·         Ensure all journal and books are re-filed in a timely fashion and in proper locations when scanning is completed or loans are returned
·         Collection maintenance
·         Perform and document regular quality checks as required
·         Perform all Copy Specialist duties as needed
·         Improve efficiency by streamlining processes and procedures

·         BS or MS, preferably in library and information science
·         Experience working in a public or corporate library environment
·         Ability to develop and maintain positive staff relationships
·         Good communication skills
·         Strong follow through and the ability to multi-task
·         Excellent attention to detail

How to Apply
Please send resumes to

Friday, August 19, 2011

F/T - Archivist - NYU Health Sciences Libraries

The NYU Health Sciences Libraries seeks a creative and resourceful individual for the position of  Archivist. The Archivist is responsible for all aspects of archival management under the auspices of the NYU Health Sciences Libraries.
Please review the full job listing before applying.
Review of applications will begin September 6, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Serves as unit head of the Archives
  • Manages the evaluation, organization, and processing of new and existing archival materials
  • Manages the preparation, development, and online publication of EAD finding aids using the Archivists’ Toolkit
  • Determines the preservation needs of both the archives and the general library collection
  • Plays a role in digital preservation including conversion of obsolete formats, migration of legacy data and working with the Digital Projects Librarian to develop a digital preservation plan
  • Provides reference and research assistance in support of historical and institutional research
  • Works with other units both in the library and the medical center to coordinate the best use of technology to promote access to the archives
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow staff, faculty, and hospital officials, with a focus on working with development and public affairs, as well as school alumni and their families
  • Creates exhibits and contributes to local publications, as needed
  • Manages digitization projects including selecting work for digitization, overseeing the digitization process, utilizing current best practice standards, and working closely with systems librarians to create online exhibits
  • Contributes to the hiring process and supervises student interns and part-time staff in the Archives
Position Type:Full Time
Position Level:Faculty
Position Reports To:Director, NYU Health Sciences Libraries and Division of Knowledge Informatics
Location:New York, NY
Job URL:
Travel Required:0% of the time (approximate)
Starts On:1-Nov-11

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in archival management, or equivalent, and/or master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Mastery of archival theory and practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in digital archiving, including metadata standards
  • Demonstrated experience with digital imaging software
  • Knowledge of current preservation techniques and methodologies
  • Experience working in an academic archives environment
  • Certification in archival management by a national archives organization
  • Experience with the Archivists’ Toolkit
  • Knowledge of EAD and other metadata standards
  • Grant proposal writing and preparation
  • Fundraising experience
  • Experience working in a health sciences environment
  • Project management and supervisory experience
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well individually and in a team setting
  • Proficiency in computer applications, along with enthusiasm for learning new technologies and technical skills that can advance the operation and mission of the Archives
Education Required:MLS or equivalent required

F/T - Ass. Director, Research and Education - NYU School of Medicine

The Associate Director, Research and Education Services is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating research and education support services to faculty, staff, and students of the NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, and other health sciences units.  He or she will collaborate with other senior managers in the overall development of the NYU Health Sciences Libraries' information and liaison services. As a member of the libraries’ senior management team, the Associate Director shares responsibility for determining the future course of the libraries, including both strategic and operational planning.
Please review the complete job listing before applying.
Review of applications will begin on September 6, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Collaborates in the development and implementation of digital research support services, online course materials as part of an evidence-based medicine curriculum, and both physical and online collaborative spaces
  • Directs all phases of liaison and outreach services to support the education and research missions of NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Ensures that liaison team members have the necessary skills in literature and information tools, presentation, scientific writing and editing, needs assessment, and information technology to perform their function effectively
  • Develops budget requirements for programs and staff to fulfill liaison/outreach responsibilities
  • Maintains awareness of system-wide issues, fosters understanding and support of library programs and promotes communication among library units and through out the medical center
  • Maintains awareness of advances in health sciences librarianship and their local applications
  • Works closely with other managers to develop and implement new policies and procedures for overall library operations
Position Type:Full Time
Position Level:Faculty
Position Reports To:Director, NYU Health Sciences Libraries and Division of Knowledge Informatics
Location:New York, NY
Job URL:
Travel Required:0% of the time (approximate)
Starts On:1-Nov-11

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

F/T - Digital Services Librarian - The College of Westchester

Job Description

The College of Westchester - White Plains, NY (Greater New York City Area)

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Digital Services Librarian will work directly with the on-ground Library staff to support the Library's ground and online presence for the Online Division, Day, Evening & Saturday Colleges. The Digital Services Librarian will be a knowledgeable, outgoing and energetic team player responsible for monitoring seamless service to remote and walk-in library users. He/she will be expected to deliver instructional services in-person and online.


• Ability to explain academic database searching techniques
• Distance Education Experience
• Flexibility – Able to work days, evenings and Weekend hours.
• Only final candidates will be contacted for further steps.

Desired Skills & Experience

Qualifications Required:
•Recent graduate from a library program accredited by the American Library Association offering the MLS, MSLIS, or MSIS degree

•Experience working in a college or university library (work study experience or internship experience acceptable)
•Experience offering reference help through digital services in libraries (chat, text, social media) and ability to edit and create websites. Applicant will be asked up front for evidence of website development experience.
•Ability and willingness to communicate in-person, by phone and online with diverse constituents.
•Ability to meet deadlines and unexpected demands.
•Strong command of conversational and written English.

Company Description

CW is a student-centered, academically and culturally diverse college, dedicated to meeting the educational needs of students and the requirements of employers through the delivery of a carefully constructed and distinctive curriculum. Our environment encourages personal excellence and provides students of all generations with a foundation of knowledge and skills highly transferable to the workplace and consistent with continuing education goals.

Located in White Plains, CW has been enriching the community for the past ninety five years. We provide students with the specialized skills they need to succeed in today’s dynamic employment market. We understand that not every student can commit to a traditional college schedule, so we offer day, evening, and Saturday-only classes, as well as online and web-enhanced classes.
The College of Westchester is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for 3 references (2 should be from direct supervisors) to Indicate in the subject line: Digital Services Librarian.

We do not offer relocation allowance or reimbursement.


The College of Westchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.