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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Librarian Technician, Molloy College (NY)

The Molloy College James E. Tobin Library in Rockville Centre, NY is seeking a Librarian Technician. 

Library Technician-Weekends (Part-Time)

The Library Technician–Weekends will be responsible for the operation of the Patron Services/Reserves Department during the weekend hours, including processing interlibrary loan (ILL) requests, cataloging materials in various formats and providing assistance to catalog maintenance projects. Reporting to the Associate Librarian-Head of Technical Services, the person in this role will also serve all constituencies as a member of the Patron Services team. This is a part time, 11 month position, Saturdays: 10a.m.-6p.m., Sundays: 12p.m.-8p.m. during the spring and fall semesters, excluding the winter intersession and the month of August.

·         Process ILL borrowing and lending requests as well as circulation transactions
·         Assist and instruct patrons in use of scanners, microfiche/microfilm reader, VHS/DVD players, printers, and self-check kiosk
·         Copy or create bibliographic records for materials obtained for library collections; create, update, maintain and/or withdraw holdings and item records as necessary; search and identify bibliographic records and update local library holdings
·         Check-out and check-in library materials; collect fees and post payments in the Voyager ILS; verify/update patron information
·         Run various circulation reports e.g., overdue and courtesy notices
·         General circulation tasks, including processing materials for shelving; shelf reading, updating status of missing materials in catalog and monitoring various equipment
·         Special projects & other duties as assigned 
·         Bachelor’s degree. MLS from an American Library Association accredited school desirable
·         Prior experience in technical/access and/or circulation services
·         Strong commitment to patron service
·         Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented setting
·         Familiarity with library and cataloging standards
·         Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines
·         Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook/email
·         Ability to lift 25 lbs.

·         Experience with the following products or systems: ILLiad, Voyager, OCLC Connexion
·         Proficiency in creating queries and reports in Microsoft Access

TO APPLY:  E-mail resume to, or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Avenue
P.O. Box 5002
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

F/T - Ref Lib, Delaware Comm Coll (PA)

Delaware County Community College (DCCC) located in beautiful Media, PA seeks a full-time Reference Librarian (digital assets and cataloging).
Key components of the position include:
· Provide reference and research instruction to students, faculty, and staff.
· Staff reference according to departmental needs.
· Offer individual, group, and classroom instruction. Develop instructional material that supports the Information Literacy program.
· Collection development responsibilities for assigned academic departments.
· Manage Digital Asset Management (DAM) repository (Sirsi's Portfolio) including design of workflow, tracking, reporting, and development of metadata and classification standards.
· Responsible for cataloging for the Library Services department. Perform original and copy cataloging in all formats.

Immediate Supervisor: Dean, Educational Support Services
Salary: A contractual minimum starting salary of $59,608 and a comprehensive and competitive fringe benefit package are provided.
Application Materials: Application materials must be submitted only as a completed packet and received no later than February 28, 2018.
Minimum Qualifications include:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Proven working knowledge of cataloging tools and resources (DDC, USMARC, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCNAF and LCC), and performing batch-loading of large vendor sets.
  • Ability to use cataloging tools, such as Sirsi’s SmartPort.
  • Experience with digital asset management.
  • Experience working with Sirsi’s Portfolio;

The College, founded in 1967, is an accredited, associate degree-granting institution of higher education serving Delaware and Chester counties. It is the seventh largest post-secondary institution in undergraduate enrollment in the Greater Philadelphia region, serving nearly 27,000 credit and non-credit students annually with a comprehensive array of programs, including computer-based and distance-learning classes.
For more detailed information on the position and qualifications, or to submit an application please visit:

P/T - Librarian I, Syosset Public Lib (NY)

Adult Services – Part-time Librarian I Position 
The Syosset Public Library seeks a friendly and energetic librarian to work in our Reference and Reader’s Services departments. This is a part-time, 17 hour per week position that requires scheduling flexibility and will include daytime and evening hours, every other Saturday and one Sunday per month. This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.
  • Provide assistance and library services to adults and teens.
  • Provide technology assistance with computers and other digital devices.
  • Participate in the selection of Library materials including print and online resources.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned.
  • Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program.
  • Must be a Nassau County resident.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Experience working in Adult Services and knowledge of adult literature.
  • Excellent customer service, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Sierra.
  • Knowledge of application software, Microsoft Office, and social media.
  • Motivated, detail-oriented.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies, skills and to think outside the box.
Hourly Wage:
  • Range $25.00 – $30.00 per hour, depending on experience.
Interested candidates should submit their resume, by email, to
Edward Goldberg, by March 12, 2018.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Reader Svcs Lib, CUNY Kingsborough (NY)

Reader Services Librarian(Assistant Professor) (Tenure Track) in Brooklyn, New York



The Department of Library at Kingsborough Community College is seeking candidates for Reader Services Librarian for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Reader Services Librarian in collaboration with colleagues, serves as a reference librarian, develops and delivers instructional classes, and participates in collection development in one or more subject areas. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional professional tasks according to individual strengths and experience. Candidate must demonstrate and maintain a record of excellence in librarianship, scholarly achievement and service for reappointment, tenure, and promotion. Serves on Library, College and University committees. The work schedule during an academic year includes regular evening rotations and some weekends. For more information see the Robert J. Kibbee Library website at http:
Library faculty 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.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.
Other Qualifications: Experience in the operations of the Exlibris Aleph library system a plus. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to formulate ideas clearly in both written and spoken form. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty and students in interpreting and advancing the work of the library in support of learning and teaching and college level reference. Teaching and/or library instruction experience are essential as is knowledge of electronic information resources. Education/academic experience in computer application as strong plus.
In keeping with Kingsborough's mission of attracting, motivating, developing and retaining diverse and talented faculty and staff, we strongly encourage applicants with experiences in diverse cultures to apply.
$47,340 - $81,865; salary commensurate with experience and education.
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.
From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 18283 or Title.
Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
March 15, 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: Reader Services Librarian(Assistant Professor) (Tenure Track)
Job ID: 18283
Location: Kingsborough Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

 To Apply:

Friday, February 23, 2018

Rsrch & Knowl Digital Train'g Coordin'r, Skadden (NY)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is looking for a Research & Knowledge Digital Training Coordinator to be responsible for the design, content and implementation of new and ongoing research training initiatives and programs for attorneys and support staff to ensure further development and growth. The Research & Knowledge Digital Training Coordinator will collaborate with both practice and support departments throughout the Firm to identify ways to improve and maximize attorney and staff use of research products.
  • Responsible for the design, content and implementation of new and ongoing research training initiatives and programs for attorneys and support staff to ensure further development and growth.
  • Develops core summer, fall and other attorney training programs for the Department.
  • Collaborates with R&KS and Knowledge Strategy staff to prepare presentations and materials for orientations and other training sessions.
  • Develops instructional methodologies, secures necessary resources and participation by attorneys/staff and obtains feedback to improve the effectiveness of future training programs.
  • Works with R&KS Project Manager to identify training needs and support Knowledge Strategy initiatives.
  • Coordinates with Attorney Development, practice leaders and other Firm support departments to meet the Firm's education needs.
  • Ensures that jurisdictional requirements are met for CLE programs when necessary.
  • Designs instructor materials (slides, course outlines, background material, instructional materials and training aids).
  • Observes and evaluates effectiveness of training programs and recommends adjustments for improvement.
  • Creates and maintains Firm-wide training calendar of R&KS and Knowledge Strategy resources.
  • Coordinates onsite and remote training from vendor reps for R&KS and other departments.
  • Creates database- and content-specific instructional videos for the Firm's intranet.
  • Assists with onboarding of new R&KS staff.
  • Works with R&KS managers and staff to create uniform research best practices and resource guides.
  • Provides advice on self-service solutions using the Firm's electronic resources.
  • Monitors email on Firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated ability to create and conduct training presentations
  • Proficiency in presentation software tools such as GoToMeeting and WebEx
  • Proficiency in screen capture video tools such as Camtasia
  • Current awareness of knowledge and information technology developments
  • Experience in using research databases
  • Proven ability in using WYSIWYG web page editors
  • Thorough competency with relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge of Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Excellent formal and informal presentation skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor and prioritizes a highly positive, customer-service approach
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum two years' of progressively responsible experience in training or digital education
  • Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories).  For more information, please visit
To Apply:

F/T - Systems & Tech'l Svcs Lib, Raritan Vall Comm Coll (NJ)

The Evelyn S. Field Library at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, NJ is seeking applicants for a Systems & Technical Services Librarian position. This is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position that begins Aug. 23, 2018. Candidates experienced with OCLC systems, especially OCLC Worldshare Management System, are highly encouraged to apply.  

Job Description:
The Systems & Technical Services Librarian is responsible for implementing, maintaining, and training staff in the use of the library management system and oversight of the Library's Technical Services department. The Systems & Technical Services Librarian manages collection development, acts as liaison to academic departments, and serves on library and college committees. This position is also the College Archivist.
The Systems & Technical Services Librarian is responsible for providing reference services to library patrons within the library, over the phone, and using the library's email and chat service.  The Systems & Technical Services Librarian will teach information literacy sessions for the IL program and for liaison departments. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
Maintain and oversee the library management system.
Work closely with the Electronic Resources & Web Services Librarian to maintain library technologies, for example, authentication, server, and various system configurations.
Serve as liaison to the library management system vendor and campus technology services.
Knowledge of cataloging principles, including MARC and RDA, and ability to catalog original materials.
Oversee collection development, including library materials budget, inventory, and statistics.
Analyze reports generated by the library management system to assess collection usage patterns.
Serve as liaison to academic departments.
Maintain college archives, including digitization of appropriate materials and creating finding aids.
Represent the Library on academic and college-wide committees.
Participate in the Library's Instruction and Reference Program.
Supervise support staff members in the Technical Services Department.
Eligible to serve in the rotating position of Library Chair.

An M.L.S. degree or equivalent from a graduate school of library science accredited by the American Library Association.
Teaching experience.
Experience in Systems Librarianship and/or Technical Services.
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Supervisory experience.
Teaching experience at the college level.
Knowledge of OCLC systems.

Application Instructions:
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
Please submit a cover letter, current resume/vita and unofficial transcripts online by clicking the "apply now" button. Applications received by April 1, 2018 will be considered in the first review of applicants. 

Initial salary and rank will be based on the successful candidate's educational qualifications and professional experience. The College also offers an attractive employee benefits package.

We regret that we are unable to respond individually to each application. Applicants chosen for further consideration will be contacted directly.

To Read Full Posting and Apply:

F/T - Knowledge Mgt Specialist, Girl Scouts (NY)

Girl Scouts USA is seeking a Knowledge Management Specialist for its national headquarters in NYC.

Reporting to the Vice President of Membership and Customer Platforms, the Knowledge Management Specialist will support the development and adoption of customer service platforms and knowledge sharing critical to GSUSA and nationwide council staff, as well as provide capacity building to multiple projects that support functions for ongoing training of councils for the CEI initiative. They collaborate with staff throughout the organization and with local councils to ensure the healthy scaling of effective business practices throughout our network of 112 councils.

This specialist oversees the Knowledge Management enterprise business process work-streams for Girl Scouts of the USA (National Organization) and 112 local Girl Scouts councils across the country. This role will reside in the Customer Office department with a focus on supporting councils and other constituents in delivering Girls Scouts programming to girls. 

You Will

  • Assist in developing and delivering staff trainings.
  • Ensure efficiency and effectiveness for disseminating best practices and changes to processes (relative to CEI) across GSUSA and the Movement.
  • Serve as thought leader on customer service and training implementation systems.
  • Standardize national communication protocols and technology systems.
  • Deliver trainings for knowledge sharing tools and technology.
  • Help identify and standardize national communication protocols and technology systems used for sharing data across the Girl Scouts Movement.
  • Provide case management support for knowledge sharing tools.
  • Support facilitation of the Council Thought Partner group for WalkMe.

You Need

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Adult Learning, Knowledge Management, customer care or related fields strongly preferred, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Knowledge Management, customer care or case management.
  • Proven experience with identifying and implementing industry best practices in developing professional trainings for adults.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Excellent working skills with MS Office Suite of tools (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with data analysis and recommendation.
  • Experience using Salesforce.

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel up to 10%

To Read Full Posting and Apply:

Sunday, February 18, 2018

P/T - Part-Time Librarian I, Patchoque-Medford Lib (NY)

The Patchogue-Medford Library is seeking an energetic librarian dedicated to public service to work as a Part-Time Librarian I or Trainee in the Central Reference & Adult Services Department.  Candidates will be required to work 12-16 hours per week and are expected to actively contribute to the department’s programs and services. The successful candidate will be committed to teamwork and a whole library approach.

  • Provide research and reader’s advisory services at a busy reference desk
  • Instruct public in the usage of library resources and technology

  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree
  • Understanding of proactive customer service
  • Technology skill set appropriate for an information professional in today’s environment
  • Desire to work in a diverse community

Duties and/or department may vary; flexibility in work schedule and/or location may be required; evening and/or Saturday hours may be required.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume with cover letter via mail or email ASAP to:

Jessica Oelcher
Adult Department Co-Coordinator
Patchogue-Medford Library
54-60 East Main St.
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 654-4700, ext. 238