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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Info Literacy Lib, Westchester Comm Coll (NY)

Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian (Tenure Track)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology seeks a Librarian to provide reference services face-to-face and online; deliver course-related instructions, on and off campus, and online; and collaborate with academic departments in assigned liaison areas. The candidate will head a robust information literacy program and conduct outreach services designed to increase student engagement with library services. The Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian will develop standards-driven educational tools and keep informed of trends in early college services to students, including investigating ways to integrate guided pathways and user-focused concepts into library services.  The candidate is also expected to be active in departmental affairs, student life, and college governance. They must have flexibility in performing various tasks, as departmental and library needs change.  The incumbent must be willing to work evenings, as assigned, and on weekends.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. Strong teaching and instructional technology skills required; and excellent oral and written skills are also required. They must be able to work as part of a team.  All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in or knowledge of librarianship in an academic setting preferred. Experience building resources with the Springshare suite of products and familiarity with AMLA/Primo library platform also preferred.


SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $63,570 plus excellent benefits.

TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  You may upload your documents by clicking “here.” Send resumes, cover letters, references and copies of transcripts to:  Please indicate “Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian (Tenure Track)” in the subject line of the email or mail to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, HR Department, Administration Building- Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Priority will be given to applications received by April 8, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Fine Arts Librarian, NYU (NY)

New York University Libraries seeks a Fine Arts Librarian supporting the departments of Art History; Museum Studies; Art Therapy and Art Education; Arts Administration; and other affiliated programs. The position also collaborates closely with the Librarian for Performing Arts in support of the Departments of Costume Studies and Cinema Studies. Because of the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of the humanities, the Fine Arts Librarian will actively coordinate with other subject specialists, including those supporting the Performing Arts, Journalism and Media, and Classics. The ideal candidate has an abiding dedication to developing services for the highly diverse user communities of these programs, which draw learners and researchers from across cultural and demographic spectra, who range in focus from applied to research-intensive work. Library liaisons at NYU contribute to the educational mission by establishing strong relationships with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates, and connecting them to the services, content, and tools that meet their research, teaching, and learning needs. 

The full job posting, including qualifications and application instructions, can be found here:

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

KM Reference Librarian, Gibbons PC (NJ)

Gibbons P.C. is seeking a KM Reference Librarian for its Newark, NJ office. The KM Reference Librarian is responsible for performing complex legal and business development research to support the objectives of our clients and the firm. The position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral, along with the ability to interact well with all levels of law firm personnel.

Job Requirements:
  • Provides both quick reference and in-depth legal, corporate, and public records research services for attorneys, management, and legal staff.
  • Performs business development research and monitors and provides notification regarding client and legal developments.
  • Conducts user orientation sessions, and offers training and support for both electronic and print resources to end users.
  • Searches and tracks dockets.
  • Compiles legislative and regulatory histories.
  • Provides research advice and cost estimates for research projects.
  • Evaluates and recommends both print and online materials for all offices; participates in collection review.
  • Coordinates inter-library loans.
  • Manages passwords.
  • Catalogs, classifies, and indexes resources.
  • Contributes to the knowledge initiatives of the firm.
  • Stays abreast of current developments in the field via membership and participation in library organizations, reading professional literature, monitoring professional listservs, and keeping up with current events.
  • Performs other duties as needed.
Candidate requirements:
  • M.L.S. with 2-3 years relevant legal research experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal and non-legal research resources in all formats.
  • Expert in searching online research databases including Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, PACER, Courtlink, D&B, and more.
  • Cataloging knowledge and familiarity with EOS software a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel are required.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills in order to work with a diverse group of legal and non-legal professionals.

Office Location: Newark NJ
Please send resume and cover letter electronically to Dana Cruz at