Instruction & Outreach Librarian. Rider University, NJ
Rider University's Franklin F. Moore Library is seeking a creative and
energetic Instruction and Outreach Librarian to join us in advancing a
student-centered information literacy program within a team-oriented, teaching
library environment for a full time, tenure-track position to start in the Fall
2015 Semester. ALA accredited MLS required along with a strong, recent academic
background in information literacy, including the ability to teach information
literacy across multiple disciplines in distance learning and traditional
classrooms. Position will provide library with expertise in marketing and
outreach programs and materials, working to extend the Library's presence into
external sites (e.g. the University's learning management system, social media)
and interacting with all library user constituencies.
The successful candidate will also need to possess innovative and practical
ideas for incorporating educational technology tools into the library
curriculum for face-to-face and especially regarding distance education
courses; participate in the development, implementation, marketing, and
assessment of library resources, services, policies, and procedures; provide
reference and research assistance; serve as liaison to specific academic
programs; take responsibility for collection development in assigned areas;
work with other library faculty to improve reference services; and possess
knowledge of current research in reference services/delivery to lead other
library faculty in improving reference services. Experience in business-related
research instruction desired.
Second graduate degree, scholarly activity (broadly defined), and value/service
activities will be required for interim promotion and for tenure.
Moore Library faculty all participate in library policy, public services,
technical functions, and in one or more areas of collection development as well
as in departmental and University service/governance. Rider librarians hold
full faculty status with access to fellowships and leaves, work a 10-month/205
day work year, have the opportunity to work closely with classroom faculty, and
abundant opportunities for service and input in the Libraries, wider University
community, and library profession.
All applicants must complete an on-line application at www.rider.edu/hr,
'Employment Opportunities'; 'Create Application'; and attach letter of intent
and curriculum vitae. Position 310000.
Contact: Associate Director, Human Resources
Phone: (609) 896-5225
Fax: (609) 895-5766
TDD: (609) 896-5225
Online App. Form: http://www.rider.edu/hr
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Instruction & Outreach Librarian. Rider University, NJ
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
National Digital Stewardship Residency Program Coordinator, METRO – NY
The position’s responsibility will be as day-to-day coordinator of METRO’s National Digital Stewardship Residency in New York (NDSR-NY) program, an expansion of the NDSR program launched by the Library of Congress and Institute of Museum and Library Services in 2012. The NDSR-NY program is a three-year, IMLS-funded initiative to build a post-Master’s residency program for new professionals to work on digital stewardship projects in NYC-area libraries, archives, and museums. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for working with NDSR-NY’s Principal Investigator on all aspects of the program. More information on the NDSR-NY program can be found at http://ndsr.nycdigital.org/.
If you fill this position, you will be asked to:
- Contribute to project planning, communications, documentation, evaluations, outreach, and help maintain the program’s web presence and online platforms.
- Plan, organize, and help run NDSR-affiliated events, meetings, and workshops.
- Serve as a representative and contact for NDSR-NY program in collaboration with host institutions, NDSR residents and Library of Congress and NDSR-Boston program staff.
- Experience with all or some of the following: project management, communications, grant administration, and special event planning.
- Professional or internship experience working in a library, archive, or cultural heritage organization or an affiliated or similar non-profit or professional organization.
- The ability to communicate with diverse audiences and write clearly.
- Familiarity with digital projects and knowledge of trends and best practices in the fields of digital stewardship and digital preservation.
- Facility with contemporary computing systems and relevant software and applications.
This part-time position runs through June 2016 and reports to the Principal Investigator of the NDSR-NY program. This position pays $27.50/hr for a 20-hour work week and accrues annual leave hours. The employee will receive basic benefits required by law: workers comp, unemployment, and short-term disability. Outside of annual leave, no other benefits will be provided. METRO’s offices are located at 57 E. 11th Street in New York City.
To apply: Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 31, 2015. Please send a resume or c.v. and a cover letter as .pdf attachments to email@example.com with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
Librarian, Yeshiva Univ – NY
- Perform library Collection Development and Collection Management tasks including but not limited to:
- Select library materials for acquisition – physical and electronic monographic and serial materials, databases, websites, etc.
- Monitor library materials expenditures
- Develop approval plans
- Implement electronic reserves services
- Monitor product and service interfaces and making adjustments as warranted
- Guide Library patrons in the use of library resources and research by:
- Provide one-on-one reference service in person, via phone, email, “ask” service, texting, chat, and/or other developing technologies or modes of communication
- Teach library classes
- Create guides to library research
- Develop content for library web pages
- Perform cataloging and metadata services for library materials both physical and electronic
- Train cataloging support staff and review their work
- Ensure the integrity of the OPAC
- Participate in study, analysis and review of developments in the cataloging and metadata fields and contribute to departmental decisions regarding their implementation
- Plan utilization of library space, facilities and projects
- Stay current with developments in the library profession, research trends and methods and modes of scholarly communication
- Exhibit initiative in promoting the integration of new approaches and technologies into the University’s library services
- Engage in research and professional activities such as publication, lectures, participation in library organizations and meetings, etc.
- Perform other related duties as assigned
- Interface with students, faculty, staff and visitors
- Interact with Library staff members, staff in other University departments, vendors and library systems support services
- Advise beginners as well as advanced graduate students and academics on matters related to scholarship and research, which requires independent motivation, judgment and professionalism
- Master’s Degree in Library Science and related experience
- Hebrew language skills preferred
- Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent grasp of library principles, processes, software, technology and resources
- Ability to learn new techniques and adapt to new paradigms
- Expertise in at least one academic discipline
- Excellent listening and communications skills
- Customer service demeanor and patience when dealing with patrons
- Accuracy, thoroughness, precision, ability to focus on detail without losing sight of the big picture
- Should project a positive attitude about the Library and the University when interacting with Library patrons
- Self-discipline and judgment are essential as work will often be performed in the absence of a supervisor
Records Manager, Metropolitan Transportation Authority – NY
|The position directs and manages all aspects of the MTA’s corporate Records Management, Archival and Vital Records Programs, Forms Control, Information Center, Micrographics Programs, and provides technical assistance to subsidiary agencies to establish uniform program standards, where appropriate, and to conform to legal, audit, state and federal requirements.|
Application deadline is July 6.
Salary: Min.: $70,933 Mid.: $88,666
Assist Records Coordinators on transfer of eligible records series to off-site records center.
Use automated indexes to search and retrieve file cartons from off-site records center or find current location and user of cartons on-site.
Arrange for retrieval and refilling of cartons at off-site records center.
Administer the Records Retention Schedule Program.
Update schedules to conform to agency, legal, audit, state and federal requirements.
Provide instruction to Records Coordinators on records policy and understanding of their retention schedules.
Establish company-wide Vital Records policies, standards and guidelines.
Maintain original MTA policies and distribution list of manual holders.
Distribute MTA policies.
Implement the MTA Forms Control Program, which includes the establishment and maintenance of control records and files for company-standardized forms.
Develop and coordinate the use of microfilm techniques and electronic data capture (CD-ROM) for retention and retrieval of information. Specify mode, system and equipment to be used, justified by need and cost.
Assist with the selection of records to be microfilmed or digitized.
Verify cartons, inventories and box control forms for completeness and accuracy.
Update automated microfilm registry/index.
Monitor the flow of records to and from microfilming/document imaging vendor.
Perform sample visual inspection of finished work.
Arrange off-site storage of master microforms.
Administer the MTA Archives repository, containing records of permanent, historical and enduring value, which includes conservation of sensitive, aging, fragile documents, maps and films.
Plan all annual and mid-year budget requests for the delivery of records management services at MTA Headquarters and ensure effective administration of approved budget appropriations.
Manage all staffing requirements for MTA records management.
Thorough knowledge and experience in state-of-the-art records management systems, including electronic document imaging (EDI), records management software, computer-assisted retrieval (CAR), and micrographics technology.
Expertise in records management principles, techniques, and equipment.
In depth knowledge of Industry-established principles and techniques for records management.
Knowledge of Systems analyses of manual and computerized systems.
In depth knowledge of document imaging systems: micrographics systems and equipment (microfilm, microfiche, COM) and electronic data capture (optical disk, CD-ROM, etc).
Excellent budget planning and administration skills.
Membership in ARMA International (Association of Records Managers and Administrators).
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent work experience) in Information Science or Library Science. Master’s Degree a plus.
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in records management.
To apply: https://erecruit.mtabsc.info/psc/ERPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=83313&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&HRS_SUBSOURCE_ID=1341&
Friday, June 19, 2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
NO phone calls please.
Please send resume and/or list of relevant classes taken to:
These are hourly, contract positions only, paid by 1099 (there will be no deductions from paychecks—state and federal taxes are your responsibility.) We offer no benefits. Hours per week are not guaranteed. All time worked is on the Internet. You supply your own equipment and Internet connection. No reimbursements for electricity, upgrades, or phone minutes, etc. Remote training will be provided, none in person. Hourly rates are not negotiable.
Your own computer and a fast Internet connection are required. These will not be supplied, or reimbursed. Must be familiar with the concepts of archival and stock footage, good writing skills with impeccable spelling, as well as ability to type quickly. Attention to detail. Text editing skills.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Collection Description Manager
Collection Description Manager
Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health
The New York Academy of Medicine advances the health of people in cities. An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world's urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, education, community engagement and innovative research.
Drawing on the expertise of diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, our current priorities are
- To create environments in cities that support healthy aging
- To strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public's health
- To implement interventions that eliminate health disparities
The New York Academy of Medicine’s Library is looking for a creative individual to serve as Collection Description Manager for its library collections. The position involves overseeing the descriptive practices for the extensive collection, containing 550,000 volumes ranging from the middle ages to the present. The collection contains a rich variety of formats, including rare books and journals, contemporary monographs and serials, bound manuscripts, archives and archival collections, historical and contemporary pamphlets, blueprints, graphical materials, audio-visual materials, and digital content. The incumbent will manage the online public catalog, and set and maintain descriptive standards for all forms and levels of cataloging and collection description. The position will supervise professional and paraprofessional staff, lead a working group on collection description, and participate in working groups on collection development, preservation, digitization, and other areas as needed. The incumbent will be responsible for acquisition and incorporation of new materials into the collection, both physical and electronic, including maintenance of digital subscriptions. The position has significant leadership responsibilities and will require broad engagement in the world of libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions in order to ensure that the Center’s significant information resources are well known and readily accessible.
The successful applicant will be imaginative, flexible, and looking to thrive in a changing workplace. The Library is midway through the process of shifting services and focus from being a major contemporary medical library to a historical library holding one of the country’s premier collections in the history of medicine.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Think strategically and creatively about the intellectual management of the Library’s collections and identify specific cataloging and description needs within those collections.
• Manage the ILS system of the Library, currently Koha managed through ByWater Solutions.
• Engage in and oversee the cataloging and descriptive practices of the Library, including reviewing standards, ensuring content accuracy, timeliness, and completeness, and providing guidance to staff.
• Work collaboratively with other Library staff (e.g., Head, Gladys Brooks Book & Paper Conservation Laboratory, digital systems manager, curator, archivist, etc.) to establish cataloging and collection description priorities and manage staff workflows to meet those priorities.
• In collaboration with the collection development team, manage the technical portion of the acquisition process for purchasing monographs and for online/print subscriptions to serials, databases, and other resources.
• Remain up-to-date with current collection description standards, practices, and technologies.
• Identify cataloging and collection description projects and support grant-writing efforts for their funding.
• Manage professional and paraprofessional staff.
• Lead and participate in Library working groups.
• Work effectively with other Library and Academy staff.
• Secure contracts with vendors; evaluate services for compliance; process invoices to ensure payment.
• Plan work; evaluate outcomes; and prepare and execute budgets
• Engage with local, national, and international library, museum, and archival communities, developing collaborative projects and representing the Library.
Minimum of five years’ experience in cataloging or description in a mid-size library or archives at a college, university, museum, or other cultural institution, including knowledge of cataloging and descriptive standards for special collections. Experience with staff management, project management, and budget preparation and execution is essential.
The MLS degree.
Please forward cover letter and resume with "Collection Description Manager" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit our website: www.nyam.org.
The New York Academy of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Part-time archivist needed for very special project establishing an archive for Boys and Girls High School in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Duties include:
Friday, June 5, 2015
(Temp) Coordinator, Migration Project
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Ø Reviewing and editing documents for content and format
Ø Edit/Re-format documents according to the new and existing platforms.
Ø Communicate risks and issues to the team
Ø Work both independently and collaboratively in a fast paced detail oriented environment
Ø Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
Ø Experience with citation management tools such as Reference Manager or EndNote
Ø Experience with QUOSA
Ø Keen attention to detail
For consideration, please email, resume and references to: adzikowski@
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Thursday, June 4, 2015
Research and Instruction Librarian I, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham Campus in Madison, NJ
Instruct graduate and undergraduate classes in information literacy and research methodology. Answer reference questions and assist students, faculty, and other members of the academic community in their information literacy skills development and research methods. Share collection development responsibilities with the Research and Instruction team. Administer the library during weekend and evening hours as scheduled. The incumbents are expected to work independently, but share responsibilities with other members of the Research and Instruction Department. This position reports to an Associate University Librarian and Director of Public Services.
1. MLS from an ALA accredited school.
2. Demonstrable experience performing reference, online searching and bibliographic instruction.
3. Well developed written and verbal communication skills with strong human relations skills.
4. Must have knowledge of basic computer software/hardware operations, email, and web interface.
5. Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work independently.
6. Must be available to work evening and weekend hours as required.
7. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
To apply: https://jobs.fdu.edu/postings/3861
Martha Stewart Omnimedia is seeking a Digital Archivist.
A passion for the Martha Stewart Brand and contentAPPLY HERE
Assistant Archivist - New York Public Radio
- Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Reformat & digitize audio materials on an ongoing basis
- Organize, catalog and re-house historical sound collections
- Project planning and working under a deadline
- Additional duties and special projects as assigned tied to blogging and web production
- Audio engineering background and experience
- 2+ years professional archives experience
Library or Archive Graduate Program Degree, preferred
- Highly organized, detail oriented and comfortable working with a structured taxonomy.
- Knowledge of current archival preservation and conservation practices
- Knowledge of digital audio and video formats and storage issues
- Knowledge of PBCore and LCSH
- Familiarity with ProTools or similar software packages for recording, editing and mixing audio preferred.
- Familiarity with standard desktop software applications, particularly Excel spreadsheets.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with the other archive staff, station employees, colleagues, industry representatives and cultural partners across a diverse range of cultural, generational, ethnic, racial, educational and social backgrounds
- Ability to reach and lift of up to 30 pounds;
- Familiarity with 20th Century American and New York City history preferred.
- Demonstrated experience working with audio recordings preferred
- Web writing experience a plus
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between New York Public Radio and SAG-AFTRA.