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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

P/T - Adult Svcs Lib, White Plains Lib (NY)

Be​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​exciting​ ​libraries​ ​in​ ​New​ ​York!

The​ ​ White​ ​Plains​ ​Public​ ​Library​ ​seeks​ ​a​ ​part-time​ ​Adult​ ​ Services​ ​Librarian​ ​to​ ​work​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Hub,​ ​the​ ​Library’s​ ​ new destination ​ ​for​ ​residents​ ​and​ ​business​ ​people​ ​working​ ​in​ ​the​ ​ downtown​ ​area.​ ​​ ​We​ ​are​ ​seeking​ ​individuals​ ​who​ ​love working​ ​with​ ​the​ ​public​ ​and​ ​technology—and​ ​take​ ​pride​ ​in​ ​delivering​ ​great​ ​customer​ ​service.

Hours ​ ​include​ ​selected​ ​weekdays​ ​3:00-7:00pm​ ​and​ ​every​ ​Saturday​ ​1:00-5:00pm​ ​for​ ​a​ ​total​ ​of​ ​12hrs/weekly.​

Starting salary:​ ​$22.50​ ​per​ ​hour.​ ​Master’s​ ​Degree​ ​in​ ​Library​ ​Science ​ ​required​ ​and​ ​Spanish​ ​language​ ​skills​ ​preferred.

Duties​ ​include,​ ​but​ ​are​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to:
  • provide​ ​reference​ ​and​ ​reader’s​ ​advisory
  • assist​ ​patrons​ ​with​ ​a​ ​range​ ​of​ ​software​ ​[Microsoft,​ ​Corel​ ​WordPerfect​ ​Office,​ ​Open​ ​Office]
  • assist​ ​in​ ​e-book​ ​and​ ​basic​ ​computer​ ​skills​ ​one-on-one​ ​training
  • carry​ ​out​ ​other​ ​tasks​ ​as​ ​needed

If​ ​interested,​ ​please​ ​email​ ​cover​ ​letter,​ ​résumé​ ​and​ ​references​ ​to:

Tim​ ​ Baird,​ ​Manager​ ​of​ ​Adult​ ​Services,​ ​​

Please​ ​put​ ​“Librarian​ ​Opening” ​ ​in​ ​the​ ​subject​ ​line.

Applications​ ​will​ ​be​ ​accepted​ ​until​ ​the​ ​position​ ​is​ ​filled.

The​ ​City​ ​of​ ​White​ ​Plains​ ​is​ ​an​ ​Equal​ ​Opportunity​ ​Employer

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ref Librarian-Scholarly Comms, Fordham U (NY)

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Reference Librarian, Scholarly Communications Liaison
DEPARTMENT: Quinn Library, Lincoln Center
 Under the direct supervision of the Head of Access Services, Information and Collection Services and Operations the person in this position joins the library staff in achieving optimal service throughout the entire library, which requires one to become familiar with all library operations – Circulation and Reserves, Reference, Computer Labs and AV collections, as well as Stack Maintenance and Collection Development, and other related tasks, duties, and procedures, and help train students in proper service etiquette, library procedures and skills.
 Provides one-on-one reference service to students and faculty assisting with research across all disciplines taught on site at the university or via distance learning programs.
 Teaches bibliographic instruction classes for both on site and distance learning courses; emphasizing information literacy and the use of library materials, online catalog and other electronic resources
 Participates in public relations for the library including student orientations, Digital Research presentations to faculty and university researchers;
 Helps develop out-reach materials and takes part in the production of instructional video
 Participates in collection maintenance (weeding projects) and development of the collection;
 Assists in library wide initiatives coordinated with other departments;
 Performs miscellaneous tasks as projects develop to improve service to patrons and support the university’s vast curriculum
 Compiles and maintains subject research guides
 Shares responsibility for monitoring virtual reference chat service and text reference service;
 Contributes to various reports, collecting data, and analyzing service and user trends.
 Liaison with academic departments, university administration, student groups, and outside groups to promote library services and visibility throughout academia.
 Takes part in library efforts related to research and writing grant proposals
 Work with library staff and academic departments to promote the university’s digital repository platform (BePress Digital Commons); increasing recognition of Fordham generated research and expand awareness/acceptance of open access resources.
 Monitors Copyright compliance on scholarly communication projects and venues sponsored by the Fordham University Libraries and published via the Digital Repository BePress Digital Commons platform.
 Initiates and supports digital scholarship across all disciplines; strengthens author/faculty rights; and supports digital data services.
 Serves as conduit for updating Fordham’s scholar community on national and international trends, legislation, changes in intellectual property rights, commercial and academic publishing practices, and information technology.

 Bachelor’s degree and ALA accredited M.LS; preferred library experience as a professional librarian providing reference and instructional services in an academic library. Reference experience to a distance learning community a plus.
 Familiar with collection development.
 Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, administrators and library staff; excellent communication skills – both spoken and written; ability to adapt to shifting needs and priorities; a strong commitment to public and inter-departmental service.
 Ability to attend occasional meetings and assignments at other Fordham campuses as needed.
 Knowledge of and practical experience in field related to academic publishing desired.
 Project management experience very desirable.

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
HOURS: Flexible (includes evenings and weekends START DATE: ASAP
Submit letter and resume to: Nick Alongi, Head of Access, Information and Collection Services, and Library Operations
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Friday, April 20, 2018

Donor Prospect Research (SLJ Associates) (NY)

SLJ Associates is seeking a Donor Prospect Researcher for its client, an NYC-based international non-profit organization.

·       Prospect donors and potential donors of strategic importance to the organization to successfully acquire support for its activities and programs

·       Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree, preferred
·       A minimum of 2-4 years of experience in prospect research
·       Word, Excel, database expertise. Raiser’s Edge (or similar system) required, including prospect management function
·       Knowledge of standard prospect research tools
·       Statistics and statistical analysis expertise needed to analyze data and create reports.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Sylvia Johnson at

P/T - Librarian, NYIT (NY)


Art & Architecture/ Academic Affairs


New York Institute of Technology seeks a part-time Librarian for its Art & Architecture Library to work at the Old Westbury campus.  Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing information to support the university’s School of Architecture & Design programs.

Responsibilities include:

Ability to work collegially within a small unit that is flexible and extremely responsive to student and faculty needs.

Provide reference and instructional services.

Participation in collection development projects and other projects as assigned

Competencies in a full range of text and electronic services required.

Hours: Two evenings per week 4:30 -9pm and alternating Saturdays, 9am-5pm during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Additional day hours may be available.

Some flexibility in scheduling required.


ALA accredited Master of Library Science and Information Services.

Relevant professional experience at an academic or special library preferred.

Degree/subject experience in art history/architecture preferred, but not required

Strong public service orientation

To Apply:

EOE AA/M/F/Disability/ Vets