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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Web & Systems Librarian, BMCC-CUNY (NY)

Web and Systems Librarian (Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor) - Starting Spring 2019 in Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), the City University of New York

Job ID: 19395
Web and Systems Librarian (Instructor, Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor),
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students.  With enrollment of nearly 27,000 students, BMCC is the largest of the 24 institutions comprising The City University of New York (CUNY). The College is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. BMCC prides itself on the diversity of our students: over 41% are Hispanic, over 30% are Black or African American, over 30% were born outside the US, and they represent more than 160 countries of origin with over 115 languages spoken. Collectively we share a belief in the transformative power of education to further the intellectual, economic, and social vitality of individuals and communities—and in the role of community colleges in advancing equity and social justice.  BMCC’s tag line speaks to this common sense of purpose and possibility: Start Here, Go Anywhere.  As we strive to make BMCC the very best it can be— a leading community college nationwide— we are dedicated to building a diverse and talented faculty that is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service within our multicultural environment.

The A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library is seeking an energetic, creative, and innovative Instructor/ Assistant/Associate /Full Professor to serve as Web and Systems Librarian. We are looking for an individual who enjoys engaging with undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.  In addition, the incumbent should be a caring and strong advocate for our students and their needs when using the Library.  

The incumbent will be responsible for developing and managing the Library’s website in WordPress as well as LibGuides and other Springshare subscriptions. Management of the library’s website will
As Web and Systems Librarian the incumbent will be responsible for administering EZProxy, SFX, and Serials Solutions, working closely with CUNY’s Office of Library Services.  The incumbent will play a central role in managing the Library’s transition to a new library services platform (LSP).

The incumbent will participate in the Library’s consultation, instruction, and reference services.   They will also be responsible for an area of collection development in the library.  The incumbent must pursue an active scholarly agenda, and participate in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.

  • All titles require a Master’s in Library Science (MLS) or Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • At least three years’ experience in website management and development
  • Experience working in a college or university library
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels in a collegial, collaborative environment.
  • Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.
For appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

  • Familiarity with Wordpress
  • Familiarity with EZProxy, SFX, and Serial Solutions
  • Familiarity with LibGuides and other Springshare platforms
  • Familiarity with the programming languages such as PHP and JAVA
  • Knowledge of ADA regulations for websites
  • Knowledge of Blackboard and asynchronous communication technologies
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

October 16, 2018.

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Web and Systems Librarian (Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor) - Starting Spring 2019

Job ID: 19395

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

 Please note: The start date for this position is January 25, 2019

Friday, September 14, 2018

Medical Librarian, CUNY-School of Medicine (NY)

Associate or Full Professor(Librarian) - Medical Library in New York, New York


The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) was created as a natural expansion of City College’s Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education program and it is continuing its 40 year mission of recruiting underrepresented minorities into medicine, increasing medical care in historically underserved communities, and boosting the number of primary care physicians. This is an exciting development for students as they are now able to complete in 7 years a B.S. degree at the Sophie Davis Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Education, followed by an M.D. degree at the CUNY School of Medicine. The first class of medical students began on August 15, 2016. CSOM has obtained the provisional accreditation in 2018, and awaits the results of the full accreditation visit in October 2019.

The City College Library and CSOM invite applications for a 12-month tenure-track medical library faculty position at the Associate Professor or Full Professor Rank to develop library services to meet the mission and strategic plan of CSOM, including education, research, clinical care, and outreach. The experienced candidate is expected to integrate the library resources and services into the medical school curriculum. We are seeking a candidate who is able to provide exceptional research support and consultations, collaborate with teaching faculty on assignment and course content, and maintain effective collections in the health sciences disciplines. This position will require experience with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation standard for library services and resources.

This Medical Librarian reports to the Associate Dean and Chief Librarian of the City College of New York (CCNY) Library and works in close consultation with the Dean of CSOM for all programmatic issues, and will collaborate with our current Medical Librarian.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Serves as the head of the Medical Library, and is responsible for the direction and the administration of all medical library activities
  • Works with administrators and faculty in the School of Medicine to integrate library resources and services into the medical school curriculum to assure that the library collection, services and programs are meeting the needs of faculty, staff and students.
  • Develops new services and supports the outreach programs to the affiliated clinical sites and hospitals
  • Provides course integrated instruction, orientation sessions, seminars, library sponsored workshops to support research and evidence-based practice
  • Provides instructional support to students as requested by the CSOM administration and/or faculty members
  • Conducts expert searches, including systematic and integrative reviews
  • Represents the library as an ex-officio member of the School of Medicine Curriculum Committee. Serves on specially appointed committees within the School of Medicine, completing tasks assigned to the committees
  • Participates in planning and execution of activities associated with School of Medicine accreditation by the LCME; prepares and represents the medical library during the accreditation survey visit
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate usage of library resources and services consistent with current trends and issues in medical education, scholarly communication, copyright, and the changing roles and technologies of academic medical libraries
  • Engages in scholarly activities in accordance with the CCNY Libraries and CCNY College standards for promotion and tenure
  • Communicate and provide training in the availability and usage of library resources to clinical affiliate faculty, residents and medical school students.
  • Performs other duties related to the medical school as assigned
Librarians support a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.


All titles require a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

For appointment as Associate, or Full Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

  • Five or more years of relevant job experience showing progressive growth in responsibilities in areas relevant to an academic medical library with three years in a supervisory position
  • Excellent organizational skills, and effectiveness in balancing multiple assignments and projects
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills, and excellent customer service skills
  • Experience with data collection, analysis and metrics reporting
  • Membership in the Medical Library Association’s Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience assessing student learning and library instruction
  • Fluency with emerging library technology and trends, which may include areas of scholarly communication
  • Experience with library marketing and outreach programming
  • Familiarity with Web accessibility standards
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and Web scripting language to customize the medical library website
  • Grant writing experience

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Open until filled, with resume review to begin on September 28, 2018.


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Associate or Full Professor(Librarian) - Medical Library
Job ID: 19300
Location: CUNY School of Medicine
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

P/T - Reference Librarian, Elmont Lib (NY)

Part-Time Reference Librarian Position, Elmont Public Library

We are seeking a dynamic, friendly and creative librarians
to join our team! Candidates will be required to work 18 ½ hours per week. Schedule will include day, evening, and weekend hours.


 Provide assistance to patrons at the adult services desk with reference and reader’s advisory services through print and electronic sources.
 Assist patrons with the use of electronic sources as well as digital devices.
 Assist with collection development.
 Plan and conduct book discussions and assist with other library programming.
 Provide excellent customer service to our patrons.
 Other projects as assigned.


 MLS Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.
 Library experience working in adult services is preferred.
 Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to form effective working relationships with staff and the public.
 Must be a Nassau County resident.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies:
 Excellent computer and organizational skills as related to library and library services.
 Comprehensive knowledge of databases and effective online searching.
 Knowledge of Sierra and Encore.
 Familiarity with Google Apps.
 Excels at providing great customer service in a fast-paced environment.
 Is energetic, motivated, detail-oriented, and flexible.
 Bilingual proficiency is a plus.
 Strong technology skills including new and emerging technologies.

Hourly Wage:
 $26.00/hour
 Sundays are paid at the rate of time and a half.

No phone calls please. Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume to:
Nadine Spano, Librarian in Charge, by November 16, 2018.


Asst Prof-Librarian, Delaware CCC (PA)

Assistant Professor-Librarian
Delaware County Community College, Media, PA

General Description

Delaware County Community College, a competency-based institution, committed to diversity is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor, Librarian in the Learning Commons area. The successful candidate will be appointed to a full-time, tenure-track, 10-month faculty position.

Faculty librarians at Delaware County Community College are responsible for providing reference and research instruction to students, faculty, and staff. This includes staffing library reference according to departmental needs; providing individual, group, and classroom instruction; and developing supporting instructional materials. Faculty librarians participate in collection development for assigned subject areas/departments. In addition, the Cataloging Librarian will provide leadership for the creation, curation, and maintenance of cataloging and digital metadata. This librarian is responsible for cataloging for Library Services and overseeing the ILS (Sirsi). Perform original and copy cataloging in all formats.


Primary responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Reference: Provide reference and research instruction based on the staffing needs of the Learning Commons and Library Services. Instruct students, faculty, and staff in the general use of library materials in all available formats. Provide reference and research instruction in-person in the Learning Commons and virtually through chat and email. Create library-specific educational material including handouts, guides, and tutorials.

Instruction: Provide individual, group, and classroom information literacy and research instruction in all modalities, including course-integrated classes, online and in-person workshops, and other formats based on the staffing needs of the Learning Commons and Library Services. Create educational materials to support instructional activities.
Collection Development: Contribute to the collection development activities of the Learning Commons/Library Services. Work with assigned academic departments and other campus offices to identify, select, acquire, and ensure the availability of relevant and related materials. Set priorities for the assigned academic departments and other campus areas related to the Library's collection. Build and maintain the Library's collection in an evolving academic and scholarly environment.

Cataloging: This position is responsible for cataloging for the Library Services department.  Perform original and copy cataloging in all formats. Proven working knowledge of cataloging tools and resources, and performing batch-loading of large vendor sets. Ability to use cataloging tools, such as Sirsi's SmartPort. Create, maintain, and update the library's cataloging, receiving, and processing workflows. Oversee quality control for the cataloging and processing of all library materials, while maintaining proper cataloging standards and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications
The ideal candidate must have:
  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Minimum two years of experience in an academic library setting providing reference, instruction, and cataloging services.
  • Ability to work with a diverse staff and community college constituency.
  • Service-oriented, positive attitude, and good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team involved in the continual assessment of the library and its services, in order to create an environment that is engaging and approachable
  • Ability to work independently under minimal direct supervision.
  • Commitment to professional development. 
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience creating and maintaining library's cataloging, receiving, and processing procedures.
  • Experience with Sirsi BLUECloud and Symphony.
  • Experience with Authority Control.
  • Experience with data manipulation tools such as MarcEdit.

    Supplemental Information

    A contractual minimum starting salary of $59,608. (with a Master's degree) for tenure-track faculty and a comprehensive and competitive fringe benefit package are provided.

    DCCC is an equal opportunity employer.

    To apply and for more information please access this link:

Director of Library Technology, Hudson CCC (NJ)


Hudson County Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college with two campuses located just minutes from Manhattan in Jersey City and Union City, NJ. The Journal Square library sits at the center of Journal Square in the center of Jersey City, next to a major PATH station and transportation hub, while the Union City library sits adjacent to a vital light rail station. We are proud to offer this exciting opportunity to fulfill one’s career goals in a progressive, vibrant, urban environment.

Fully accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recognized with the 2012 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, was one of just five finalists in the U.S. for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Student Success Award, and was presented with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Good Neighbor Awards in 2009 for the Culinary Arts Conference Center and in 2012 for the North Hudson Campus Project, and in 2015 for the state-of the art, award-winning Library Building.

The Director of Library Technology reports to, and works with, the Dean of Libraries to implement and maintain a wide variety of emerging student-centered technologies for the HCCC Libraries. The Director will: promote technology use among staff and students and provide assistance and training to bolster student success; will coordinate technology-related initiatives within the College Libraries and facilitate the training of staff members; will supervise and assign work to the Libraries’ Technology Associates.

Other responsibilities of the Director include staying current with technology trends relevant to delivery of research services, providing advice on future technologies to enhance library services, and developing new modalities using technology to enhance bibliographic instruction and information literacy. The Director will work with HCCC’s team of librarians to coordinate effective use of existing and developing library information systems as well as troubleshoot and provide support where needed. The incumbent must learn new technology applications and deepen his/her knowledge through professional development. The Director will be responsible to create a variety of workshops for faculty, students and staff on technology and related topics, and will serve as departmental liaison to an academic division.

The Director also manages access to HCCC’s electronic resources, including website development and maintenance, and serves as administrator for HCCC library systems including LibGuides, Serials Solutions, EZproxy, and WordPress and act as co administrator of the college’s Koha Integrated Library System.

Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required. A second subject masters or work toward completing one is desirable.  The successful candidate should have experience managing support staff, along with experience with database creation, web design, website maintenance, knowledge of educational applications for mobile devices, experience with PC and Mac platforms and software, and experience managing library electronic resources. Prior experience with Ellucian or similar higher education software is preferred.

TO APPLY: Target date for applications is October 1, 2018. Send letter of application (no more than 4 pages) that reflects how your experience is a match to our posted requirements, current resume, and three references to:
E-mail: with a copy to

For additional information and employment opportunities at HCCC, please visit:, and As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Data Services Librarian, NYU (NY)

Data Services Librarian at New York University (NYU)

New York University Libraries is seeking a tenure-track faculty librarian to support the needs of data-intensive research and teaching across a wide range of social sciences, humanities, and sciences disciplines at NYU. This individual works as part of a team to grow and sustain a rapidly evolving set of services that supports researchers across the full data lifecycle, including data finding and access; statistical, geospatial, qualitative, and text data analysis training and consultation; and data management, preservation, and publication.  

The Data Services Librarian plays a key role in building rich data collections for the libraries, working in close collaboration with other specialists to select, acquire, and manage tabular, text-based, and data materials to support campus research and scholarship in the social sciences and humanities. This person works in tandem with technologists, metadata architects, and developers within NYU Libraries to maintain and improve systems for description, storage, discovery, and access to tabular, spatial, and text-corpus data.

This position works to promulgate awareness of our resources and services among faculty and students through outreach activities and in partnership with other providers. The incumbent works closely with colleagues in Data Services and the Librarian for Geospatial Information Systems to deliver data-focused instruction, reference, and consultation activities. Depending upon the background of the candidate, this person may also serve as liaison librarian to one or more programs or departments at the University, selecting materials and providing services to support the research and teaching of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in said areas.

The Data Services Librarian participates in library-wide committees, activities, and special projects, especially those involving new technologies and data. The incumbent will develop and maintain awareness of data-centered initiatives across the sciences, attending professional meetings, workshops and conferences for training and continuing professional development. The Data Services Librarian is based in the NYU Data Services, a joint service of the NYU Libraries and NYU Research Technology. This position reports to the Head of Specialized Research Services and Data Services in the Collections and Research Services Division, and operates in close coordination with the Digital Scholarship Services and the Digital Library Technology Services group.

At the Division of Libraries, we are proud of our organizational culture and we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization that supports a sense of belonging for the staff and communities we serve. For more about our values, see eneral/values/

About New York University Libraries

Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating with and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participate in a variety of consortia and collaborate closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. View NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan.


  • Minimum one graduate degree (master’s level or higher) for consideration.  A second graduate degree will be required for tenure review. One of the two graduate degrees must be an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
  • Academic or professional experience in a social sciences field like politics, sociology, economics, or another field utilizing quantitative methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of public and proprietary resources for national and international numeric data.
  • Basic knowledge of IT development, programming and/or coding/scripting.
  • Ability to work effectively with patrons and colleagues in a collaborative environment.
  • Reference/consultation, teaching, and/or outreach experience in an academic library.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Strong public service orientation. 

  • Experience cleaning and optimizing data in various forms and/or a working knowledge of metadata standards related to the description, access, and preservation of numeric data, (e.g. Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) specification).
  • Experience acquiring or licensing data resources for a library collection.
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries and managing complex stakeholder groups to move projects forward.
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language such as Python; experience with Bash (shell scripting), JavaScript, and/or Ruby; knowledge of Unix command line utilities, Git, web server administration, and interaction with APIs and database systems.
  • Basic familiarity with software for statistical, geospatial, qualitative, and/or text analysis (e.g. SPSS, Stata, R, ArcGIS, Atlas.ti, NVivo, Mallet).

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Medical Librarian, ECRI Institute (PA)

Medical Librarian/Information Specialist, ECRI Institute (PA)

ECRI Institute, an AHRQ-designated Evidence-based Practice Center, seeks an experienced Medical Librarian/Information Specialist to join the Custom Response Team as part of our Health Technology Assessment Information Center. This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Duties and  Responsibilities:

•Intensive biomedical database and Web searching (PubMed, EMBASE, OVID, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library,, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.)

•Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance

•Communicating with Member Services staff to define topics and the scope of searches

•Managing projects through research, writing, and editing phases to ensure timely delivery of client reports

•Documenting search strategies and results according to ECRI Institute guidelines


•An MLS/MLIS degree from an American Library Association-accredited master's program in Library and Information Studies

•Previous experience working in a medical library or corporate information center setting with a biomedical focus.

•Demonstrated searching experience in major biomedical databases (PubMed, EMBASE, OVID, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library,, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.)

•Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance

•The ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment

•Excellent written, oral communication and problem solving skills

•The ability to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff

The ideal candidate will be familiar with principles of evidence-based medicine, MeSH, and have previous experience with citation management systems (EndNote, Reference Manager). Prior experience in a clinical environment and experience writing, editing, and formatting documentation for publication is also desired.

About ECRI Institute’s Custom Response Service:  ECRI Institute’s Health Technology Assessment Information Service produces custom reports that serve as guides to the published literature on specific devices, drugs, and medical procedures. These reports are requested by clients and customized to meet their specific information needs. Prepared by information specialists and research analysts, the reports describe how a certain technology is used, with analytical text and comprehensive literature searches to showcase the latest medical evidence. We maintain over 1,200 unique topics in our Web-based report library, which is updated on a daily basis.  Our clients include an international group of third-party insurance providers, hospitals, health systems, medical device manufacturers, government agencies and ministries of health.

About ECRI Institute: ECRI Institute is a nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient safety and care. It has its headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. We have a diverse working environment that encourages teamwork and an open exchange of ideas. Over 400 dedicated staff blend extraordinary scope and depth of clinical, management, and technical expertise with a wide range of experienced healthcare professionals. Our competitive benefit package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage which begins on the first day of the month following their start date.

For 50 years, ECRI Institute has dedicated itself to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research to healthcare. Through rigorous, evidence-based patient safety research, ECRI Institute has recommended actionable solutions that have saved countless lives. ECRI Institute is designated an Evidence-Based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. ECRI Institute PSO is listed as a federally certified Patient Safety Organization by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and strives to achieve the highest levels of safety and quality in healthcare by collecting and analyzing patient safety information and sharing best practices and lessons learned.

Qualified applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. ECRI Institute is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 610-825-6000. EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

To be considered further for this opportunity, interested candidates must apply directly to our website: (see “Job openings”)