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Monday, January 14, 2019

Re-posting- F/T Lib, Naugatuck Val Comm Coll (CT)

F/T - Librarian, Naugatuck Valley Community College (CT)

Good afternoon! The deadline for applications is January 18, 2019.

The Max R. Traurig Library at Naugatuck Valley Community College is seeking a motivated, independent, and customer-service focused librarian for our branch campus in Danbury, CT (right on the NY border).

This newly created 12-month tenure track position will be accountable for providing library services to the students, staff, and faculty of the Danbury Campus. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, with daily reporting to the Dean of the Danbury Campus, the librarian will handle circulation and interlibrary loans and provide library instruction and reference services in Danbury, and will travel to Waterbury for biweekly library staff meetings. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

The minimum salary for this position is $63,093, approximate annual, subject to collective bargaining increase, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.


Please see the attached posting and application instructions to apply. Applications close January 18, 2019.



For more information about the Max R. Traurig Library, winner of the 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, please visit  



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.

F/T - Content Access & Discovery Lib, Stonybrook U (NY)

Content Access and Discovery Librarian, Stonybrook Univ.

Required Qualifications
  •    Graduate degree in library science from an ALA Accredited degree program.
  •    Knowledge of providing and maintaining access to electronic resources through metadata and software.
  •    Knowledge of electronic content discovery and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows.
  •    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others and groups to find solutions.
  •    Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, professional growth, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.
  •    Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally with others.

Preferred Qualifications 
  •    Additional advanced degree.
  •    Professional experience working with electronic resources at academic libraries.
  •    Experience with Library Services Platform (LSP) acquisition module and electronic resources management system.
  •    Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of providing satisfactory solutions.
  •    Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of data analytics.
  •    Understanding of vendor relationships and licensing issue

Responsibilities & Requirements
Stony Brook Libraries are known for a side-range of print and digital resources, and world-renowned special collections.  The Stony Brook 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 libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018).  The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection.  The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Science Center Libraries, and the SUNY Korea-SBU Campus.  The University Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, nationally and internationally.  The libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, 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, and ORCID through the National Libraries of Medicine.  The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO's Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, which are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

This is an entry-level tenure track position that reports to the Head of Content Acquisition & Services.  The librarian is responsible for management, policy, planning, and advocacy for licensed and open-access databases supported within the SBU Libraries.  This includes acquisitions, receipt, and processing of all electronic databases, workflow implementation, maintenance and review of licensed and open-access databases in the Knowledgebase.  S/he provides quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases and ensure consistent access to electronic library holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms.  The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed to acquiring, describing, and providing access to databases in all mediums and languages.  The Librarian will align all processes and practices within the framework of SBU Libraries organizational initiatives, foster innovation, and implement constructive change as a part of evolving faculty roles in support of strategic directions.  This position works closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty and end users to create an excellent user experience.
  •    Manage and promote licensed and open-access databases to support university research and teaching activities.
  •    Work closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty, and end users to create an excellent user experience.
  •    Administer new and existing licenses for electronic resources.
  •    Maintain and review licensed and open-access databases in the knowledge base to ensure accessibility.
  •    Develop and improve workflows to ensure integrity of financial data related to licensed and open access databases.
  •    Provide quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases and ensure consistent access to electronic library holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms.
  •    Assist the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services to generate reports as needed.
  •    Provide leadership in acquiring, describing, and providing access to databases in all mediums and languages.
  •    Assist the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services to access the performance of the unit and develop improvement plans.
  •    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.    

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 submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or fax below.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.  Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 2/7/19, 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
Fax: 631-632-7116

Campus Description  Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Official Job Title: Senior Assistant Librarian
REF#: F-9983-19-01
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
Department: University Libraries
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 01/08/2019
Posting End Date: 02/07/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/07/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.


Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian
Posting Date:   01/08/2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

P/T - Librarian I, Patchogue-Medford Lib (NY)

The Patchogue-Medford Library is seeking an energetic librarian dedicated to public service to work 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.
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. Local History knowledge and/or Foreign Language Ability is a plus.

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

Jose Hernandez
Coordinator of Adult Services
Patchogue-Medford Library
54-60 East Main St.
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 654-4700, ext. 230

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

F/T - Prospect Research Asst Mgr, NY Road Runners (NY)

Prospect Research Assistant Manager, New York Road Runners

Reporting to the Director, Development and Philanthropy the Prospect Research Assistant Manager serves as a member of the NYYR Development and Philanthropy Team. The Prospect Researcher will provide in-depth research services and prospect management in support of NYRR fundraising and philanthropic membership goals. This is a full-time, permanent position with hours of weekdays 9am-6pm.
  • Develop a proactive prospect identification process & guidelines to grow the NYRR prospect pool from annual donors, members, runners and others.
  • Use a variety of data sources to compile information and prepare qualitative research reports to assess the giving ability of prospective donors both domestic and international.
  • Draft research documents assessing the giving capacity of prospective donors combined with affinity for NYRR programs.
  • Prepare documents including wealth assessments, research profiles, meeting briefings, and event briefings for senior leadership and development staff.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the Development team:
    1. Assist with reactive research from Major Gifts and Principal Gifts teams.
    2. Assist the team with preparation of background documents for Board meetings and events.
    3. Supervise interns and part time staff
    4. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • BA/BS in field relevant to research activities of department or equivalent work experience.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience in prospect research required, preferably in higher education, hospital or major cultural institution. 
  • Experience with proactive research and prospect identification preferred.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and write detailed reports in a high-volume department required.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines essential.
  • Ability to work effectively with large, diverse group of development officers to achieve department and fundraising goals essential.
  • Knowledge of computer databases and Internet resources used for prospect research required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Experience with Salesforce, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
  • Capacity to work as a team member is essential.

To Read Full Posting & Apply:

Sunday, January 6, 2019

P/T - Ref Librarian, Coll of New Rochelle (NY)

Adjunct Reference Librarian

The Gill Library at The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY is seeking a service oriented individual to fill the position of Adjunct Librarian, to work part time (Saturdays) at our New Rochelle campus.  Reporting to the Access Services Librarian and the Dean, the candidate will work closely with Learning Commons and Library Staff to provide direct public service and student assistance in the Library and Learning Commons. S/he must be well versed in all computer applications used in the Library, and troubleshoots problems encountered by Library users. S/he reports to the Access Services Librarian and provides assistance to all users.
·         Conduct library instruction sessions and Workshops as needed
·         Contribute to the creation of, and update library guides in various subjects as needed
·         In the absence of other administrators or full-time librarians, the Adjunct Librarian is responsible for the overall supervision of Library operations and the Library building including supervision of staff and student assistants.
·         Collaborate with full time Librarian on innovative ways to promote library resources and services
·         Other duties as assigned related to the support of student academic success

The Adjunct Reference Librarian will consistently demonstrate:
·         Thorough knowledge of all library resources
·         Motivation and productive work habits
·         Commitment to excellence as expressed in the College mission, vision and values
·         A positive, cooperative and supportive attitude toward others
·         Commitment to learning
·         Punctuality
·         Reliability when performing assigned tasks

Requirements: An ALA-accredited Masters in Library Science.  Academic library experience preferred.  The position may include evening, weekend, and holiday hours and is available immediately.
Send letter of interest addressed to Dean Ana Fontoura, along with resume and 3 references as PDF attachments to: Ms. Brunie Lopez, Secretary to the Dean, Gill Library, The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who will contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about Gill Library and The College of New Rochelle, visit our website at: