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Friday, January 31, 2014

F/T - Metadata/Collection Mgmt Librarian, St. Joseph's (NY)

 The Callahan Library at St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Metadata and Collection Management Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas: technical/access services, collection management, copyright compliance, and reference/instructional services.

 Original/complex cataloging and creation of metadata templates for materials in all formats; assurance that records conform to national standards and practices. Coordination of college-wide online catalog content; liaison with/between IT and vendor (ExLibris) for integrated library system, Voyager. Supervision of staff copy cataloging and processing workflow procedures.

 Adjustment/reallocation of funds within materials budget to balance equity among academic programs while accommodating curricular enhancements. Oversight of standing orders for monographs, serials subscriptions, and renewals. Assists director in determining optimal discount rates for individual purchases as well as plans through vendors and consortia. Facilitates management of donated items.

 Working collaboratively with director and librarians on campus-wide collection management policy and practice. Responsible for ongoing assessment of collection content and format transitions in academic and legal (esp. copyright) contexts.

 Monitoring the copyright environment as it relates to issues relevant to library services and the collection including interlibrary loan, e-reserves, archives, Blackboard course management system, etc. Advising on implications of scanning, digitization, and preservation from/to a variety of media formats including the library web page, displays, and publications (subject guides).

 Assisting users as part of reference desk rotation, updating assigned subject guide content, and teaching information literacy classes at the request of the faculty.

Qualifications: MLS degree from ALA-accredited institution (second master’s degree highly desirable); technical services, collection development, and reference experience (preferably in an academic library setting); evidence of continuing professional development activity, particularly readiness to implement RDA standards and current knowledge of e-book issues. This is a full-time, 12-month position and some evening/weekend hours are required.

Application Process: Preference will be given to candidates submitting full dossiers by Friday, February 14, 2014. Screening will continue until position is filled. Send a cover letter, resume/CV and list of three references to the attention of Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy, Director, Callahan Library, St. Joseph’s College, 25 Audubon Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772 or

P/T - Reference Librarian, East Hampton Library (NY)


The East Hampton Library is seeking a part-time, weekend on call Reference Librarian with strong public service skills, strong computer skills, especially with E-book, E-reader instruction, and wide range of reading interests to join the staff of the Reference Department. Interested candidates must be extremely flexible, able to work at least 2 Sundays per month, 8 hours per week.

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
- Assisting patrons in the selection and use of library materials
- Must have a sound knowledge and ability to assist patrons with e-books, and audio book downloads.
- Must have a sound knowledge of Microsoft office.
- Must be able to conduct computer classes for patrons
- Knowledge of Cataloging helpful

$20.00 per hour
Send cover letter and resume by Sunday 2/9 to:

Steven Spataro
Head of Reference
East Hampton Library
159 Main Street
East Hampton, NY  11937
631-329-5947 (fax)

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(P/T Temp) Web Search Evaluator, Appen (Remote)

(P/T Temp) Web Search Evaluator, Appen – (Remote)

Appen, a language technology solutions and consulting firm, seeks Internet-savvy freelance Web Search Evaluators to work remotely.  
Language Required: English and Korean  
Type: Work from Home, Temporary, Part-time, Independent Contractor
If you are looking for interesting work that fits your lifestyle, you have come to the right place. As a Web Search Evaluator at Appen, you will be rewarded for your ability to improve the Internet search relevance results for everyone. 

Be part of a rapidly growing global team for the world’s top Internet search engine companies! We offer flexible work schedules, competitive pay and excellent training.
If you are a fast-thinking, flexible person who embraces new challenges and would enjoy evaluating the quality and relevance of the Internet for our top clients, we want to hear from you. We will provide you with standards and scoring guidelines, personal support and training so you can be successful.
Depending upon your commitment and skill level, opportunities for new projects and responsibilities that can increase your ability to earn are always there for you. We are moving fast … and so can your career. It’s all up to you.
Web Search evaluators work 4 hours a day (Monday through Friday) and have the flexibility to choose the hours they wish to work each day. Evaluators commit to 20-22 hours per week. Before a project assignment, evaluators complete a qualification process of 25-40 hours over a 1-3 week period. Once accepted on a project, evaluators meet consistent service levels that measure accuracy of their work.
  • Passionate and avid interest in working with the Internet.
  • Experience with Web browsers to navigate and evaluate a variety of content.
  • Broad interest and current knowledge of social culture, media, sports, news, business, celebrities and the Web.
  • Flexibility to learn from changing standards and tasks.
  • Detail-oriented and strives for continuous high performance and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and possess good time-management skills.
  • Be fluent in written and verbal English.
  • Excellent research and decision capability: ability to see both the possible intent of a user who visits a Web page and compare it to another Web page to determine the best relevance.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Degree is preferred, but experience and ability are essential.
Technology Requirements:
  • Personal PC or laptop that runs Windows Vista or Windows 7 (please note: netbook devices, Windows XP and Apple O/S, including Apple O/S running on virtual environments, are not compatible with project), and a minimum screen resolution of 1280 X 768; desired resolution is 1280 X 1024.
  • A high-speed Internet connection (preferably unlimited usage; if limited, download cap must not be less than 100 GB per month).
  • Basic aptitude for solving technical/software issues independently.

F/T - Content Marketing Mgr, KIND (NY)

Content Marketing Mgr., KIND – NY

KIND Healthy Snacks seeks a Content Marketing Manager. This position is located in New York City.
The Manager, Content Marketing leads the development of compelling, inspiring and authentic content across film, television, print and digital media.  The ideal candidate will own the editorialization and distribution of KIND owned media across all relevant channels and device platforms in coordination with the KIND social media team.

Project Management
  • In collaboration with the Director, CE, supervise strategy and development of top tier branded and KIND owned content
    • Public Kind Announcement Series, Viral video production, commissioned and underwritten content, brand integration and complimentary branding in partners content projects and other projects per evolving content strategies and initiatives
    • Sizzle reels and sales tool videos
    • Own the KIND content library
      • Management of all assets and rights and relevant record keeping (commissioned, leased and shared partner content)
      • Develop and maintain standards for legal waivers, recording practices and format deliveries
      • Recruitment and management of KINDs preferred content contributor network
        • Strict management of vendor partners to guarantee flawless, on-time execution within negotiated budgets
          • Nationally and regionally relevant, producers, videographers, directors, photographers and other artists.
          • Lead editorial strategy and vision – translating the Do The KIND Thing platform into inspiring and authentic content that can live on as well on partner network sites and on KIND social media.
            • Assist with backend CMS for
            • Manage the part time KIND Blog Editor
            • Create a collaborative relationship with the social media and online marketing teams (digital) to deliver top quality content that will engage the kind audience as well as drive community growth.
            • Delivery clear communication with cross-functional stakeholders around above programs / programming
            • Recruitment of top tier content creators to participate in Consumer Generated Content initiatives such as #kindawesome and DTKT: Projects
            • Assist with all aspects of the consumer engagement department and projects as needed
 Media Partnerships and Distribution
  • Assist in media negotiations for commissioned work as well as media distribution and partnerships.
  • Own the KIND social media video channels (YouTube and Vimeo)
    • Content curation, design, advertising and community management
    • Lead the way with strategic content partnerships
      • Including:
        • Product, brand placement / integration
        • Editorial distribution networks
        • KIND influencer and celebrity network
 Field Assets and Programming
  • Create and coach best standards and practices for field-developed content and content branding
    • Including the local recruitment of top content creators to include KIND or to execute KIND commissioned works
    • Develop field assets for events and regional partnerships as needed (evaluating cost vs. impressions). Examples: Jumbotron videos, PKA video assets, Creative projects and content programs for KIND owned events, Content to be featured on partner sites and at events, in-store creative for displays
 Media Tracking and Analytics
  • Collaborate with the social media team to track all impressions and engagement via KIND content
  • Track competitive content activity
  • Seek and share best practices in brand content generation
 Planning and Reporting
  • Deliver monthly reporting analytics as well as robust project recaps for content-led programming
  • Deliver content reporting for larger best practice recaps
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to create new programming through the business planning process

Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in developing unique content partnered with distribution strategy for leading lifestyle brands
  • Proven experience inspiring and leading a content contributor network consisting of in-house talent, independants and agencies while clearly articulating and implementing a vision for the success based on measurables
  • Existing network of potential content contributors (photo, video, copy, design and artists)
  • Fluent in content translation across all owned, earned and paid media
  • Experience leveraging analytics to draw conclusions and influence existing and future content plans
  • Working understanding and appreciation for the interactive process as it relates creative planning, and content management/strategy.
  • Solid understanding of online advertising formats, platforms, tools and processes
  • Hands-on experience running consumer focused content portals, video sites and social media channels
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills. Ability to raise issues, offer options, collaborate on solutions, and make recommendations
  • Ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders
  • Ability to balance multiple or competing projects/priorities
  • Live and represent the KIND brand

F/T - Content Delivery Strategist, IBM (NY)

Content Delivery Strategist, IBM – NY

IBM is building a team of dedicated Content Strategists to lead the ongoing transformation of Marketing & Communications (M&C). The position is located in New York, NY.
In collaboration with Marketing & Communications Labs and discipline leaders, members of this team will drive Innovation and standards for all aspects of the Content System within IBM.

The seasoned candidate we are seeking will join a team of strategists and take direction from the Director of Content Strategy, collaborate closely with the VP of Content Strategy, and partner with management team within IBM M&C Labs.

For the position we are hiring for immediately, a successful candidate will be able to:

• Work closely with M&C Lab teams, Agency teams, and client journey teams to translates persona knowledge, analytics, and client data into recommendations for content teams
• Collaborate across organizations to determine best way to dynamically deliver content including scripting business rules
• Work with development and tooling teams to mature dynamic content capability
• Develops and leads enterprise tagging and guidance
• Leads search integration in content delivery systems
• Collaborates with Watson development teams to bring emerging capability into content delivery system
• Semantic technology exploration
• Work as part of an agile development team in M&C Labs

As part of the Content Strategy team they will work to:
• Drive an innovation centric culture centered on data & analytics
• Enable consistent execution of content strategy and standards globally
• Be digital thinkers, proficient in digital content including websites, social media, blogs and mobile/tablet applications, video etc
• Integrate the full spectrum of content from messaging strategy to content production, and from informational structure to metadata management
• Collaborate with the content managers, writers, information architects, interaction designers, developers, and content creators of all types
• Be an active member of the community of Content Strategists that builds expertise and scales successful methods
• Develop an understanding of Agile methods

The candidate for this position should have experience working across a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders, and should have demonstrated expertise in driving content strategy across all types of client touch points. They should be comfortable working in an evolving environment – and be prepared to embrace the challenges of an organization going through significant transformation. They should be able to integrate the with product teams, the office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), analytics experts, agency partners, and taxonomy teams to build the systems and capabilities that enable IBM’s Content strategy needs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 7 years experience in in leading Content Strategy for a complex organization
  • At least 7 years experience in applying data and analytics to drive Content Delivery Strategy
  • At least 7 years experience in working with editorial and content teams to drive content plans
  • Readiness to travel 10% travel annually
  • English: Fluent

F/T - Theological Librarian, Drew Univ. (NJ)

Theological Librarian, Drew Univ. – NJ

Drew University Library invites applications for a full-time, 10-month Theological Librarian.  This Librarian will work on 10-month schedule, annually, beginning August 1, 2014. For fullest consideration, apply by February 26, 2014.

Responsibilities include:
  • Providing specialized reference and research services in theological and religious studies and related fields.
  • Working with faculty to integrate information literacy instruction into the Theological School curriculum, and teaching credit-bearing courses within the Theological School on research skills
  • Supporting  multi-lingual students.
  • Providing general reference service as a member of the Reference and Research Services Department.
  • Selecting materials in all formats to support the instructional program, and work collaboratively with the Methodist Librarian to ensure that collections complement the Methodist collections.

Required qualifications:
MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.  Lacking that, a subject-relevant PhD and commitment to complete the MLIS; advanced degree in religious studies, theology or related fields; experience with technology and digital discovery and retrieval tools; ability to use new and emerging technologies in reference and instruction; experience with online and digital reference; ability to work effectively with multilingual students, especially Hispanic-Latino/a and Korean students; Proven ability to work effectively with faculty and library colleagues.

Preferred qualifications:
Ph.D in religious studies, theology or related fields; awareness of current research in theology and religion; experience in collection development; evidence of effective instructional skills; oral proficiency in a language other than English (Korean or Spanish preferred); reading proficiency in Hebrew, Greek or other scholarly languages; ability to provide general and specialized  reference and research service; 2-5 years of professional experience.

Drew University:

The University includes a selective liberal arts college, a Graduate Division of Religion, and Theological Seminary connected to the United Methodist Church, and a small, humanities-focused Graduate School. Located on a forested campus in suburban New Jersey, Drew is also close to the resources of New York City.  The Library, with approximately 640,000 volumes and 24 staff,  is affiliated with the United Methodist Archives and History Center.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE.  In accordance with Department of Homeland Security guidelines, successful applicant must be legally able to work in the United States.

For a full job description:

To apply, please visit:

P/T - Adjunct Librarian, Monmouth U. (NJ)

(PT) Adjunct Librarian, Monmouth University – NJ

Monmouth University invites applicants to join its part-time Adjunct Librarian pool.
Please be aware that this is an adjunct pool position. Your completed application will enable hiring officials to contact you at some point in the future if and when a hiring need arises for a future semester.

Job Duty: To provide general reference services to students and faculty.

Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS degree. Reference expertise. Experience using a variety of print and electronic resources including on-line catalogs and electronic databases.


F/T - Ref/Archives Librarian, Caldwell College (NJ)

Reference Services/Archives Librarian, Caldwell College – NJ

Caldwell College, located in Caldwell, NJ, invites applications for a full-time Reference Services/Archives Librarian.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Library, this position leads the Discovery Services Team and has primary responsibility for the provision of reference services that enable access to and effective use of information resources in all formats. In addition, he/she provides research assistance, instructional services and technology expertise to faculty, staff and students and is responsible for the College Archives. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to;
  • Providing in-person and virtual reference services, including in-depth research consultations to students, faculty and staff employing a combination of print and electronic resources.
  • Organizing and handling day-to-day operations of the College archives and for fulfilling archival requests from on-campus visitors.
  • Collaborating in the design, implementation and promotion of innovative programs and services responsive to user needs.
  • Serving as professional liaison to academic department(s) as assigned.
  • Developing and managing subject-area collections in support of the curriculum of the assigned department(s).
  • Partnering with instructional faculty within assigned department(s) to help students achieve research related learning outcomes, including information literacy competency.
  • Participating in the Information Literacy Instruction program by providing point-of-need instruction to students, faculty and staff and teaching classes as needed.
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution plus a minimum of one to three years working in an academic library is required. Humanities background is preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Must be available to cover one evening shift per week and Saturday on the weekend staff rotation. Experience providing reference assistance and instruction is expected. Knowledge of basic archival principles and practices is also expected. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, forward thinking professional dedicated to proactive, user centered service. The candidate will also have the ability to innovate and thrive amidst rapid organizational and technological change. This individual will be expected to explore, evaluate and encourage deployment of emergent technologies into library programs and services, particularly those related to assigned department(s). Good communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships across all levels of the institution is also expected. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of the college.
Caldwell College is a private, Catholic, coed four-year college with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Its 25 undergraduate programs, 27 graduate programs and one Ph.D. program, including online and distance learning options, prepare students for today’s global marketplace. Students enjoy 12 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, N.J. The college was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. The college’s core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell College, visit

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Send application materials to: (preferred)
Office of Human Resources-HED
Caldwell College
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone: 973.618.3555
Fax: 973.618.3358


Reference/Instruction Librarian, Berkeley College (NJ)

Berkeley College, Reference/Instruction Librarian – NJ

Berkeley College, located in Woodbridge, NJ, seeks to fill a Reference/Instruction librarian vacancy.
This position reports to the campus Library Director and provides the following services: guide students, faculty and the college community in locating and evaluating information; serve as a member of a liaison team that works to inform and collaborate with faculty on the integration of information literacy skill building through instruction, development of learning objects and assessment tools; shares responsibility for building, maintaining and promoting print/media/electronic collections that support curriculum related research, enhance the classroom educational process for faculty and provide for the general, intellectual, and cultural enrichment of the College Community; oversees the information/lending desk, and participates on library, campus and College committees. Requires one evening and rotating weekend hours.

• An earned M.L.S. / M.L.I.S or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution
• Commitment to developing students’ information seeking abilities through each point of contact
• Experience with library automation systems and associated relevant technology that manage and deliver services
• Ability to promote the libraries resources and services in a variety of settings; to a variety of constituencies
• Interest and ability in developing and delivering effective information literacy instruction
• A patient and positive approach to customer service
• Comprehensive knowledge of, and navigational ability with, electronic information and Internet resources
• The desire to explore and innovate- what we do and how we do it


Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Temp - Project Archivist, Makino, Columbia Univ. (NY)

Project Archivist, Makino Collection, Columbia University Libraries

Job Information

Project Archivist, Makino Collection
Temporary 18-month Appointment
C. V. Starr East Asian Library

The Columbia University Libraries seek a Project Archivist to archive film programs, and ephemera from the Makino Mamoru Collection on East Asian Film and to complete an online finding aid for the entire collection.
Material processing will follow standard practice using the Society of American Archivists’ Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts (2005), Describing Archives: A Content Standard (2004), as well as Columbia’s local practices. The archivist will follow the arrangement of the collection drafted by the previous archivist who worked on the parts processed to date, will conduct relevant research on the programs, evaluate their organization in the arrangement, perform physical processing and preparation for our offsite storage facility by coordinating the transfer of boxes, provide reference services, and perform outreach, including writing blog posts, updating the web page, giving presentations, cooperating on public programs, train and supervise one or two graduate student helper(s), and create a standard MARC record and finding aid using EAD following the RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description (2002).

This is a temporary grant-funded 18-month appointment with the possibility of extension with a proposed start date of April 1, 2014. The appointment can be for a 9, 10 or 11-month appointment but the project must be completed by the grant’s end date of December 31, 2016.

Minimum qualifications:- MLS or MA in Archival Management or equivalent
- Thorough knowledge of archival standards
- Advanced ability to read and write Japanese and strong verbal skills in Japanese
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work efficiently and meet project goals and deadlines

Preferred qualifications:- Advanced degree in an East Asian Studies discipline
- Familiarity with Japanese and East Asian Film Studies
- Experience managing archival digital projects
- Knowledge of research processes in archival sources
- Familiarity with cataloging principles

For immediate consideration please apply on-line at:
The C.V. Starr East Asian Library is one of the major collections for the study of East Asia in the United States with over 1 million volumes/pieces of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, and Western language materials and over 8,500 periodical titles.
One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of New York City. The University Libraries, grounded in collections of remarkable depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic resources and services. The Libraries at Columbia are committed to collegiality, professionalism, innovation and leadership.  We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


New York City

F/T - Admin Coordinator, Music Lib Queens College (NY)

Job Description
  Job Title: Administrative Coordinator - Music Library
  Job ID: 9428
  Department: Music Library
  Location: Queens College
In support of the mission, strategic plans and goals, Queens College seeks to fill one Administrative Coordinator vacancy in the Music Library.

Reporting directly to the Head of the Music Library, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for providing effective and efficient services to patrons by coordinating the day-to-day running of the Music Library which includes maintaining at least four budgets; overseeing public services; and training and supervising part-time employees.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:
- Provides administrative and program support to the Music Library.
- Performs and coordinates administrative and fiscal duties related to all aspects of the Music Library's public services including staffing, technical services, bindery operations, and office-related purchases.
- Hires, trains, supervises, and processes time sheets for all Music Library clerical staff.
- Coordinates, schedules, and disseminates schedules for all Music Library clerical staff.
- Oversees department operations and assists management in planning Music Library activities.
- Provides instructions and basic advice to students, faculty, and others seeking information on Music Library activities, policies, and schedules.
- Maintains an understanding of policies, procedures, and regulations relevant to the Music Library.
- Provides information and services to the College community to support the Music Library function.
- Responds to requests for information; troubleshoots issues; follows up and responds to faculty and student inquiries.
- Coordinates annual timeline of critical events calendar for the Music Library which includes evaluations and recruitment.
- Records data to maintain departmental statistics/metrics.
- Serves as liaison between staff and departments and offices within the Queens College Libraries, Queens College, and CUNY as a whole.

Often referred to as "the jewel of the CUNY system," Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions.

With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.
Supports projects, initiatives, and activities that impact an academic or administrative department.

- Manages basic office functions such as communications, meeting schedules, work plans, staff assignments, and distributing information.

- Collects data for, prepares, and distributes reports and presentations using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.

- Updates office databases, lists, and files to ensure completeness and accuracy; maintains current information on department web site(s); maintains department archives and collections.

- Conducts internet and/or database research and performs basic systems queries to locate information related to department activities.

- Maintains department fiscal plans and budgets; assists in budget administration and invoice processing.

- Provides basic information, instructions, and materials as requested by students, faculty, and others who contact the department.

- May supervise office staff and student workers. 

- Performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree required.
The successful candidate will have excellent written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to adapt to meet customer needs; excellent organization skills; be able to multi-task and perform detail-oriented tasks; be able to work autonomously with multiple priorities and deadlines; and demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Preferred qualifications include:
- Two years of recent professional experience in a College or University environment
- At least one year of professional experience working in an academic music library
- Some knowledge of CUNY policies, procedures, and regulations
- Experience with library-related software
- Professional cataloging experience
- Proficient knowledge of MS Office Products such as Word, Excel and Power Point
- Experience with PeopleSoft/Oracle information systems in a higher education or government environment
$35,576 - $62,661; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Please note that candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

Visit the CUNY website to apply!
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.

F/T - Electronic Resources Librarian, CUNY (NY)

Electronic Resources Librarian

Job Information

The Office of Library Services at the Central Administrative Office of CUNY supports the libraries at the University's 24 campuses to coordinate and enhance library services for students and faculty in partnership with campus librarians. The Office provides the CUNY+ online catalog, negotiates University-wide contracts and licenses, and subsidizes the CUNY Digital Library Collection, commercial document delivery, and courtesy discharge services. The Office seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian to manage full life cycle of electronic resources licensed to the University with primary accountability for e-book collection development, acquisition, and access, and secondary accountability for supporting database and journal packages. The position reports to the University Dean for Libraries and Information Resources. 

Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Participate in developing and managing CUNY's multi-million dollar annual investment in electronic resources.
  • Evaluate the services of external content providers/vendors and develop ways to optimize their value in order to meet the needs of our students and faculty.
  • Participate in content provider negotiations, oversee license review, and shepherd the licenses through the University's contracting and procurement systems for e-resources acquisitions.
  • Work with Systems and Technical Services staff to ensure appropriate access is enabled.
  • Review and batch load all non-routine vendor MARC files on behalf of campus libraries and ensure compliance with national standards.
  • Serve on various University-wide academic and professional committees (Assessment, Copyright, E-resources Advisory Council). 
Please see the full posting for required and preferred qualifications and salary range. Our positions are partly hard-coded into the HR management system so please do not be intimidated by the systems requirements under General duties, but refer to the Campus Specific duties.

Full posting here:

The job is open through 2/14/14 with review beginning at the end of January.