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Available Positions

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Outreach & Partnership Specialist, Nassau Lib System (NY)

Outreach & Partnership Specialist, Nassau Library System

We are seeking a passionate, self-starting, "people-person" with strong collaborative skills to engage
libraries and community partners in the expansion of inclusive library services. The Nassau Library
System is a cooperative library system that serves the 54 public libraries in Nassau County, NY. This is an
excellent career opportunity for a progressive librarian who wants to make a difference.


● Encourages member library staff and stakeholders to develop services in support of
state-specified target populations, including senior citizens, ethnic and language minorities,
persons with disabilities, those who are educationally disadvantaged, the unemployed and
underemployed, and individuals residing in institutions

● Initiates and maintains active relationships with agencies serving and advocating for vulnerable
populations and underserved communities in order to foster partnership, promote
collaboration, and broaden awareness of library services

● Provides consultation services, continuing education, and other means of support and
encouragement for member library efforts to reflect the changing demographics and increasing
diversity of their communities in their collections and services

● Facilitates the development and continuous improvement of communication across channels
connecting NLS, member libraries, community stakeholders, library users, and other audiences

● Serves individuals incarcerated at the Nassau County Correctional Facility by conducting
programs, including a weekly book club, and coordinating the acquisition of library materials

● Represent Nassau libraries and coordinate member library involvement at community events


● MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and at least three (3) years of relevant experience
working with vulnerable populations

● Track record of developing and maintaining community partnerships

● Past success developing and delivering engaging presentations, facilitating meetings, and
training diverse audiences

● Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills, with the ability to tailor messages to
target audiences

● Demonstrated commitment to customer service and fair provision of services

● Able to work effectively individually and in a team-based environment

Compensation & Benefits

Starting salary $68,000-$75,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits.
NLS is not subject to Civil Service. This position is part of the collective bargaining unit. Professional
involvement encouraged and supported.


Send your resume with a cover letter to the attention of Nicole Scherer, Assistant Director, Nassau
Library System, at . Preference will be given to applications received by
December 20, 2019 , but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Friday, December 13, 2019

Research Analyst (ProLibra) (NY)

Job Title: Research Analyst
Location: New York, NY
Our client is one of the world's largest independent financial advisory groups.
They are seeking a Research Analyst who works to provide information support, specifically with client and new investment banking employee onboarding of the Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Restructuring Advisory businesses.
  • Manage extensive background and reputational searches on vendors, prospective clients and new investment banking employees using the World Check platform, Pacer and other market data sources
  • Conduct client onboarding tasks such as identifying key management and shareholders of companies, retrieving corporate documentation from global corporate registries, confirming the status or outcome of litigation involving potential clients
  • Perform efficient research over a wide range of business topics using market data sources from Thomson Reuters, Capital IQ, Factiva, SEC filings, Pitchbook, among others
  • Communicate results in writing, summarizing search strategy, results and notable findings to internal clients and the Compliance team
  • Provide guidance to end-users in basic research tasks
  • Keep track of billable hours and reference sources used
  • Effectively communicate across all levels
Education and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years of prior experience preferred
Experience, Skills and Competencies Preferred
  • Proficiency using FactSet, Capital IQ, Thomson One Banker, Factiva, Pacer and general
               internet search tools preferred
  • Background in Compliance, corporate research or paralegal experience preferred
  • Ability to prioritize requests while working in a fast paced environment
Please contact and send resume to: Angela Dzikowski, PRO LiBRA Associates Inc.    
Our client is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

P/T - Librarian I Substitute, Island Trees Lib (NY)

Part-time Librarian I Substitute (On Call) Position

The Island Trees Public Library is looking for an experienced, flexible substitute librarian who can work in both the Adult Reference and Youth Services Departments.  Schedule will include day, evening and weekend hours. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:
·         Knowledge of Sierra, Encore, Eventkeeper, Apps and Social Media.
·         Knowledge of general reference databases and able to perform online searches.
·         Knowledge of ILL using NLS and out of network sources.
·         Provides technology assistance with electronic resources and digital devices: public computers, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, eReaders.
·         Other related duties as assigned. 

·         MLS Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
·         NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.
·         Must be a Nassau County resident.
·         Effective collaboration skills and the ability to function individually and in a team environment.

Hourly Wage:

·         Salary is $22.00 per hour.

Please email your cover letter and resume to:
Marilyn Adamo, Head of Reference,
Position is open until filled.

This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.  The Island Trees Public Library is a member of the NYS Retirement. Please note: Resumes will only be accepted via email. Thank you.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Head of Cataloging & Metadata Svcs, Stonybrook U (NY)

Position:  Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services F-10102-19-11

Extended Application Receipt Deadline:  January 8, 2020

Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services

Required Qualifications

Under the direction of the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the department, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee work, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following: 
  • Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. 
  • At least three years of significant experience in acquisitions, cataloging, and metadata services.
  • Strong working knowledge of RDA and MARC cataloging rules and conventions and non-MARC metadata schemas, formats, standards and protocols.
  • Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change.
  • Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lead in an atmosphere of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources.
  • Supervisory and training experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Additional advanced degree.
  • Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and metadata as applied to music and map collections.
  • Experience in cataloging special collections, archival materials, and digital collections.
  • Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues.
  • Experience in coordination or management of integrated library systems functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Alma and Primo.
  • Experience in batch cataloging, metadata normalization, and metadata manipulation tools or programming languages.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty.
  • Strong service orientation.
Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to CMS, including regular review of cataloging and metadata faculty librarians and professional staff.
  • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic cataloging and metadata vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
  • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish policies and procedures, and set priorities in cataloging and metadata services.
  • Train cataloging librarians and staff in cataloging/metadata standards, new technology applications, systems, and tools to ensure compliance with nationals, SUNY, and local cataloging/metadata standards and practices (MARC, RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC, etc.) and to continuously improve cataloging efficiency and quality. 
  • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management, Digital Projects Librarian, and Director of Special Collections to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing of cataloging and metadata projects.
  • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries' discovery and deliverance operations and services.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems
  • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.
  • Participate in research, publication, teaching and service in consonance with University standards for promotion and tenure.
Special Notes

This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Anticipated Start Date: as soon as possible.

**Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by January  
8, 2020.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure

Those interested in this position should:
  1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey   Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email .
  2. Submit a   State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or email address below. Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 1/08/2020, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
Campus Description
Stony Brook University Libraries is the largest academic research library on Long Island serving the University population and the State University of New York system.  The Library is also a resource for the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally.  Known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections, the University Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print, streaming media, electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include eight distinct facilities, including the recently renovated and flagship Melville Library, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Math/Physics, Music, Southampton, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus.  Currently at the start of a renewed strategic plan, the faculty and staff are a talented and diverse group sharing in the mission and vision of the Libraries.  Librarians hold full faculty status and rank, and participate at all levels of the University.  The Libraries is currently migrating to the new Library Services Platform, Alma with Primo VE as its discovery solution.  Assets of its actively growing institutional repository and digital collections are managed by Omeka, Bepress Digital Commons, DSpace, and CONTENTdm.   The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member), the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine, and locally with the Long Island Library Resources Council.
Official Job Title: Senior Assistant Librarian
REF#: F-10102-19-11
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
Department: University Libraries
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 11/08/2019
Posting End Date: 01/08/2020
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/08/2020, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Substitute Librarian, Massapequa Lib (NY)

Substitute Librarian Position 

The Massapequa Public Library is seeking a Substitute Librarian who is friendly and customer service orientated. 

Availability is important. Days, evenings and Saturday hours as needed. 

Skills and abilities should include: 

 Knowledge of Sierra, Microsoft products and digital services on all devices. 

 Excellent knowledge of database research.

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

 Other duties as needed. 

Responsibilities include: 

 Providing reference and readers advisory services to library users. 

 Performing on-line database searches. 

 Assisting patrons with computer technology including printers, scanners, downloadable books and media. 

Salary is $29.51 per hour. This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 

Please email your resume to: MaryAnn Tweedy, Director

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Librarian for Research Svcs, NYU (NY)

Librarian for Research Services


The Institute of Fine Arts Library seeks an innovative and energetic Librarian for Research Services. Reporting to the Head of the Institute of Fine Arts Library, who reports jointly to the Institute’s Director and to the Division of Libraries’ Associate Dean for Research & Research Services, this position assists in providing research support and library instruction that will establish strong relationships with the faculty and students in the Institute of Fine Arts and the NYU community at large, and connects them with information and resources that meet their research and teaching needs.

        Serves as a liaison to the Institute’s faculty, students, and visiting scholars with responsibilities for delivering programs designed to improve the total user experience, provide research support and library instruction, and ensure optimal accessibility of resources and services.
        Collaborates with faculty concerning future academic directions and works to change user services that may impact how the library supports the Institute.
        Contributes to the planning and implementation of the library’s collection development policy in all formats and addresses issues such as: material selection and acquisition, collection maintenance and weeding strategy, and planning for new collections or collection areas.
        Responsible for statistical reports, assessment and other data compilation, and special projects as needed.
        Manages the Institute of Fine Arts Library when the Head is absent.
        Participates in professional activities and maintains current knowledge of developments and trends in the field of art history and academic librarianship through system-wide committees and professional organizations outside the University.
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, or view our Diversity and Inclusion Values Statement.
About the Institute of Fine Arts
New York University’s The Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) is a thriving center of advanced research and graduate teaching in art history, archaeology, and art conservation. A site of knowledge production since its founding in 1932, the Institute has also produced many of the world’s leading art historians, museum directors, curators, and conservators. The Institute offers the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in art history, and a dual MS degree in conservation, and MA in art history for students choosing to specialize in conservation. These courses of study prepare students to enter careers in university teaching, museum work, independent research and writing, art criticism, and art conservation.
The Institute of Fine Arts Library comprises two non-circulating research collections, the Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts and the Conservation Center Library. The Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts is located on the second and third floors of the Duke House at 1 East 78th Street and supports the research and curricular needs of the Institute of Fine Arts’ graduate programs in art history and archaeology. The Conservation Center Library is located on the second floor of the Stephen Chan House at 14 East 78th Street and supports the research and curricular needs of the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts that offers a graduate program in the technology and conservation of works of art and historic artifacts. Both libraries maintain a rare book collection, and the Conservation Center Library maintains a video collection containing a variety of films on treatment, preventive care, and research directed toward the long-term safekeeping of materials.
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.


        MLS from an ALA-accredited program and MA in Art History or a closely related field.
        Minimum of three years’ experience in library instruction, collection development, or public services.
        Knowledge of integrated library systems, library applications, and other information technologies.
        Proven computer skills and knowledge, including proficiency using applications such as Microsoft Office, plus a high level of comfort working with technology and troubleshooting initiative.
        Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively, and to communicate with diplomacy and tact.
        Strong oral, written, and organization skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks, and to attend to detail.
        Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language.

Salary/Benefits: Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
To Apply:  To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: Application review will begin by 1/13/2020. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
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