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Thursday, November 22, 2018

F/T - Librarian, Naugatuck Valley Comm Coll (CT)

Date Posted:  November 19, 2018


POSITION:  Librarian, (Community College Professional 18), 12 Month Tenure Track Position

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE:            Spring 2019

LOCATION:  Danbury Campus, 190 Main Street, Danbury, CT

Masters degree in Library Science together with at least one year of experience as a Librarian. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.  They must also provide appropriate references.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, with daily reporting to the Dean of NVCC’s Danbury campus, the Librarian is accountable for providing support to the learning mission of the College through effective performances in the following essential result areas, as assigned:  Public and Reference Services; Technical Services, Instruction; Circulation Management; and Staff Supervision.  Responsibilities will include staffing the Reference desk, teaching library instruction classes, cataloging and acquisition of materials, and providing computer-based technical support for the library on NVCC’s Danbury campus.

$63,093, approximate annual, subject to collective bargaining increase, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

TO APPLY: (Submit the following to the address below.  Emailed or faxed application packages will NOT be accepted)

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Typed Employment Application (ONLY Revision dated 10/3/2018  will be accepted)
  • Official transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution
  • Name, address and phone number of three references

Librarian Search Committee
Naugatuck Valley Community College
190 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    December 19, 2018

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
Naugatuck Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.  Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.

P/T - Digital Asset Mgmt Librarian (Green Key Resources) (CT)

Opening - Digital Asset Management Librarian
Job Title: Digital Asset Management Librarian Location: Ridgefield, CT 1 year renewable contract 3 days onsite per week required This position will be based in Ridgefield, CT and travel 10-15% of the time to Spain. Worker must be available to sit onsite and travel as needed!
  • International travel required – 1 week of training in Spain/EU at start time
  • Bilingual in Spanish is highly preferred Duties: The Digital Asset Management (DAM) Librarian manages the delivery of services related to the DAM system, and supports DAM users in uploading assets to the DAM, searching and retrieving existing assets on the DAM, and delivering reports on DAM usage.
Accountabilities & Related performance indicators:
  • Curate and manage asset collection Ingest bulk assets.
  • Evaluate metadata records and take appropriate action to ensure complete metadata records.
  • Identify assets set to expire and take appropriate action.
  • Manage licensing and copyright requirements.
To Apply: Message or connect Krista Zielinski Director of Recruiting at Green Key Resources

Monday, November 19, 2018

Assoc Mgr of Circ & Reader Svcs, The Met (NY)

Associate Manager of Circulation and Reader Services- Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Thomas J. Watson at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Associate Manager of Circulation and Reader Services. This unique position is responsible for the daily operations and services at the Circulation Desk, Watson Library’s key service point, and takes the lead in providing the highest standard of access to the collection and service to the library’s many researchers (more than 20,000 visits to Watson last year).
The Associate Manager is responsible for the daily operations and services at the Circulation Desk, Watson Library’s key service point, and takes the lead in providing the highest standard of access to the collection and service to the library’s many researchers (more than 20,000 visits to Watson Last year). The Associate Manager is responsible for the training and supervision of two Library Associates and four Technicians. This position also hires, trains, and manages the Columbia Work Study students who assist with various functions throughout the library each semester. This position is responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining the efficient operation and quality control of all circulation functions. It manages requests for offsite material (1,100 transactions per month);  oversees the multiple workflows for all material that is paged, checked out, and checked in from Watson and departmental libraries (more than 60,000 items last year); and ensures the accuracy of  library patron and item records and manages the  inventory control of the library collection.


·        Manages the daily operations, workflow, and services relating to the circulation of library materials.
·        Manages and supervises the library’s four Union Technicians.
·        Manages and supervises two Library Associates.
·        Collaborates with Circulation, Technical Services, and Systems staff to develop methods for effective quality control in circulation workflows.
·        Takes a leading role in the library’s Outstanding Service Initiative. 
·        Trains and supervises Columbia Work Study students.
·        Manages ongoing inventory of the collection.
·        Manages the delivery and processing of Offsite materials.
·        Creates monthly schedules for the technicians; ensures that schedules are followed, and monitors their work.
·        Staffs the Circulation Desk daily.
·        Collects statistics on collection use.
·        Ensures the accuracy of patron data.
·        Provides reports on library and collection use.
·        Provides Sierra Circulation training to other library staff members, interns, and work-study students.
·        Provides feedback on quality control and workflow issues at the Circulation Desk.
·        Manages the circulation of materials for the library’s digitization projects.
·         Provides Reference service in Watson and Nolen Libraries (including some weekends).
·        Coordinates with Book Conservation staff on issues affecting the preservation of the collections, including book handling, storage (shelving, enclosures), shipping, and shifting projects.
·        Collaborates with Reader Services, Technical Services, and Acquisitions staff to identify and resolve stacks management issues including space planning.
·        Works with other library staff to promote access and use of the library’s collection.
·        Identifies and verifies lost library materials and compiles records for replacement review by Chief Librarian.
·        Assists in facilities management of public spaces and the library stacks.
·        Other duties as assigned.


Experience and Skills:

  • 3 years progressive managerial experience required.
  • Library experience required.
  • Customer service experience required.
  • Excellent and professional interpersonal skills required in order to maintain collaborative relationships with staff members in library and throughout the Museum.
  • Experience handling multiple complex tasks, managing deadlines, and successfully coordinating and producing time-sensitive materials required.
  • Ability to do detailed work accurately and to work effectively as part of a team required.
·        Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing required.
·        Demonstrated experience and handling of special collections and fragile materials and sensitivity to the physical needs and condition of books.
Knowledge and Education:
  • MLS degree required
  • Knowledge of Excel required
  • Knowledge of PCs and Windows and ability to work in a networked environment required
·        Experience using an integrated library system preferred
·        Knowledge of  MARC formats
·        Familiarity with foreign languages required

Please send a cover letter, a resume, and the names of three references to  with the subject "Associate Manager of Circulation and Reader Services".

The Thomas J. Watson Library is the central research library of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Reflecting the depth and scope of the Museum’s collection, the library collects scholarly material from the art of early antiquity to contemporary art. Like the Museum, the library’s holdings are encyclopedic and global in nature and provide a broad range of research materials on Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek and Roman, Asian, Islamic, European and American art. In addition to its extensive collection of monographs, exhibition catalogs and rare books, the library includes 150,000 auction and sale catalogs dating from the eighteenth century to the present day. Watson Library’s staff of thirty eight adds nearly 20,000 volumes a year, manages a large collection of electronic resources, and continues to build its digital collections, now comprising over one million pages of online content.
The Museum’s library system includes The Robert Goldwater Library, covering the art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas; Nolen Library, providing materials for all ages on the history of art and also curriculum related material for teachers; The Lehman Collection Library, a collection on European painting and decorative arts; The Joyce F. Menschel Library in the Department of Photographs; The Onassis Library in the Department of Greek and Roman Art; The Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library; and the Cloisters Library for medieval art and related topics. The Museum’s departmental libraries contribute to combined holdings of more than one million volumes, a collection unrivaled in depth and coverage for the history of art on a global scale.
See to learn more about the Museum’s libraries, including access policies and hours, and to connect to the libraries’ catalog, Watsonline.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Temporary Mgr, Data Governance, CBS Showtime (NY)

Temporary Manager, Data Governance

Ref#: 32352
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US 
The position will support the company’s Data Governance initiative and its key stakeholders by capturing, compiling and documenting Data Governance policies, procedures, best practices & recommendations created during Data Governance working group meetings.


  • Attend data governance working group meetings consisting of cross-functional internal stakeholders, including Business Affairs, Digital Media, IT, Product, Program and Scheduling, Operations and Creative Services to capture and document current data flows along with proper data governance practices, policies, procedures and recommendations discussed at the meetings. 
  • Create templates to document data processing systems/applications; help to build and maintain centralized data inventories, data dictionaries and data flows. 
  • Identify gaps within internal data landscape to ensure data integrity and data structure compliance within data governance frameworks.
  • Present solutions to maximize data governance policy adoption and recommending leveraging existing technologies to automate processes when applicable. 


  • Master or Library Science or Information Science – a plus.
  • Experience with data governance frameworks, data or information governance standards.
  • 2-5 years of primary experience in Data Governance.
  • 3+ years of experience documenting processes and procedures.
  • IBMS experience – a plus.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

P/T - Assistant Librarian, American Kennel Club (NY)

The American Kennel Club is seeking an Assistant Librarian for its NYC office.

Under the supervision of the Archivist, the position-holder will assist in the organization, inventory, arrangement, description, preservation, and promotion of library and archives holdings including periodicals, club publications, audio-visual and photographic materials, pamphlets, organizational records, and more.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Library Science graduate or someone nearing completion of their degree work, providing exposure to a small department working with diverse collections and opportunities to take on new initiatives and responsibilities.

Position is 15-28 hours a week with flexible scheduling Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 and 5:00.

  • Coordination of the inventories, catalog record updates, and recall of materials recently deaccessioned and/or transferred to offsite storage
  • Assistance in addition and organization of holdings to new space in the AKC Museum of the Dog (opening early 2019); participation in development of policies to manage and engage Museum visitors and Library researchers
  • Periodical management: Management of library subscriptions and incoming issues; updating of catalog with serial runs; developing program for ingest of digital versions
  • Review unprocessed materials and develop retention policies; catalog titles selected for accessioning
  • Cataloging library backlog and development of cataloging guidelines
  • Collaboration on the development of new organizational workflows and policy
  • Processing of archival collections
  • Other possible assignments include answering reference inquiries, digitizing materials, assisting on-site researchers, promotion of collections through the production of Instagram and content, and more
Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • Proven use and adaptability with integrated library systems; willingness to become main point person on maintenance of library OPAC
  • Familiarity with basic library classification and cataloging standards at minimum; preferred experience creating or editing library catalog records  
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; willingness to engage internal and external library users  
  • Knowledge of basic preservation standards and proper handling of rare books and archival materials   
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver detail-oriented work
  • Comfort working independently and efficiently while also able to take instruction and handle impromptu assigned tasks  
  • Willingness to embrace specialized field of research and knowledge; preferred interest in purebred dogs and the sport of dogs   
  • Ability to lift large boxes and navigate cluttered spaces
Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Education, training, and/or experience in digital preservation methods and standards

Education, training, and/or experience in basic archival processing and use of archival management software such as Archives Space 

Education, training, and/or experience in rare books collections 

To be considered for this position: In addition to a resume, a cover letter is required summarizing your experience/training as it relates to the position description, and a statement regarding if you have a Masters degree in Library Science or are working towards your Masters.  



Some post college or better in Other.


3 years Library Science



Monday, November 12, 2018

Digital Projects Archivist, Brooklyn Historical Soc (NY)

Digital Projects Archivist

The Digital Projects Archivist will play a significant role in the Library & Archives Department consisting of 5 full-time, 1 part-time professional, and several interns. He/she will serve on Brooklyn Historical Society committees, participate in public programs, and represent BHS and his/her digital archive perspective and expertise in professional regional and national organizations such as A.R.T., MARAC, ARLIS, and SAA. The DPA will manage existing digital assets, facilitate ingest of born-digital collections, digitize two-dimensional collection items, supervise digitization interns, and contribute to strategic planning of BHS's digital program by revising policies based on resources and opportunities, work toward improving procedures for born-digital materials, and collaborate with professional colleagues with the digital archival field. In addition, the Digital Projects Archivist will contribute to the Photo of the Week series and perform reference duties during public research hours. The DPA will report directly to the Managing Director of Library & Archives.


• Oversee staff- and researcher-requested digitization of collection items and distribute assets to internal users and external partners
• Provide day-to-day and long-range administrative oversight of digital assets
• Apply project management methodologies for digital assets and related projects. Enforce digitization and photography standards
• Item-level cataloging using Past Perfect; collection-level record enhancement using ArchivesSpace
• Research and assess copyright status for all requests
• Assist in bringing existing assets up to appropriate standards, including reorganization of file directories and metadata cleanup projects
• Work closely with staff in departments across the institution to improve access to digital assets for daily use, special projects, and initiatives
• Provide quality control for all metadata to assure accuracy and consistency across the institution
• Supervise part-time digitization staff and interns
• Research and make recommendations on emerging standards and best practices in digital asset management including DAM software, digital asset preservation, metadata, and digital rights management
• Serve on the Library reference desk during the Library’s open hours as needed, including one (1) Saturday per month
• Serve on Brooklyn Historical Society committees
• Weekly blogging and Photo of the Week participation

Required Qualifications:

• 3-5 years post-MLS processing experience.
• Masters in Library and Information Science, with a specialization with a specialization in Museum Studies, Computer Science, or Archival Management
• Experience with database management, maintaining and establishing standards and practices for digitization and metadata creation, file formatting, and data migration.
• Thorough understanding of digital still image file creation, including: image size, bit depth, color profiling, image resolution and compression.
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work as both independently and as part of a team
• Very high level of organizational skill with keen attention to detail and the ability to advocate and implement best practices and institutional policy regarding the institution’s digital assets.
• Strong computer skills, including a complete working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Bridge software.
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with staff at all levels across the institution and with outside organizations and vendors.
• Familiarity with MARC and EAD; AACR2 and DACS; and with the use and application of standardized vocabularies
• Supervisory experience, either within an archive or another work setting
• Ability to lift, bend, and reach boxes or volumes weighing up to 40 lbs repeatedly, including handling these materials while standing on rolling ladders and stepstools.
• Ability to work in library stacks in cold temperatures (60-65 degrees Fahrenheit) for up to an eight-hour workday, five days a week
• Demonstrated reliable attendance to ensure successful and timely project completion
• Experience manipulating datasets for access purposes
• Team player with the ability to organize information at a high level, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and creatively solve problems

Preferred Qualifications:

• Practical experience with image cataloguing, data preservation, and electronic distribution of digital images and video for cultural heritage objects and projects.
• A thorough understanding of intellectual property law, including “fair use” and similar copyright issues.
• Undergraduate degree in history. A working knowledge of U. S. history is needed, to determine how collections fit into state and national issues for purposes of cataloging; knowledge of legal processes and terminology; and knowledge of Brooklyn or New York history is preferred.
• Experience handling and providing basic preservation treatments for historic materials.
• Experience supporting curatorial and exhibition projects.


Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, 401k, and support for professional development. BHS staff ID grants free entrance to museums around New York City.

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to The subject line of the email should read: "[last name] – Digital Projects Archivist". Applications will be reviewed immediately. No phone calls please.

About the BHS and the Othmer Library:

BHS' Othmer Library and archives house the most comprehensive collection of Brooklyn-related materials in the world. In 1993, the U.S. Department of Education designated the Othmer Library as a “major research library” under Title II-C of the Higher Education Act. Today the collection includes more than 100,000 books and pamphlets, 60,000 photographs and prints, 2,000 feet of archival collections, and more than 2,000 maps and atlases. These materials include family histories, rare books, periodicals, serials, journals, personal papers, institutional records, and oral histories that document Brooklyn's many different ethnic groups and neighborhoods.

We draw from these holdings to create interpretive exhibitions that prompt students, scholars and members of the general public to reconsider the fundamental facts of history in light of primary source documents and artifacts. BHS serves almost 80,000 people annually by providing opportunities for civic dialogue and community engagement for children and adults through exhibit tours, public programming, research opportunities, educational programs for New York City students, and professional development workshops and written curricula for teachers. 

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