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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Substitute Librarians, Pelham Lib (NY)

Substitute Librarians Needed

The Town of Pelham Public Library is looking to build its substitute Librarian roster. We are looking for Librarians who are available during the week as well as on Saturdays. 

Position requirements include:

           Excellent people and customer service skills 

  • Self-starter and quick study

  • Ability to provide adult & children’s reference & reader's advisory services.

          Working knowledge of traditional and electronic resources as well as other computer technologies 

Candidates should be service oriented, team players and able to work independently.

  1. Rate up to: $23.75/hour, based on experience

  1. E-mail resume and letter of interest (include “PTA Applicant 2019-06” in subject line) to: 
  1. Patricia Perito, Director
    Town of Pelham Public Library 530 Colonial Avenue
    Pelham, NY 10803

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

F/T - Research Librarian, O'Melveny & Myers (NY)

It’s more than what we do: it’s how we do it. Across sectors and borders, in boardrooms and courtrooms, we measure our success by our clients and employees. And in our interactions, we commit to making the O’Melveny experience as satisfying as the outcomes we help you achieve. Our greatest accomplishment is ensuring that our clients never have to choose between premier lawyering and exceptional service.

With approximately 800 lawyers on three continents, and strong cultural ties to all our locations, O’Melveny is both local and global—an international law firm experienced in everything from the fine print of a municipal zoning law to the intricacies of an international infrastructure deal. At our core, you’ll find a dedication to excellence, a drive to lead and innovate, and a deep sense of civic responsibility. So, tell us. What do you want to achieve?

We have an immediate full-time opening for a Research Librarian in our New York office. This position is responsible for providing research support to attorneys, paralegals, assistants, Client Development and other support departments. Research support includes conducting research to locate information and documents responsive to specific requests, including information about legal documents and topics, corporations, industries, individuals, cases and deals. The librarian will use various online resources, including the Internet, Westlaw and Lexis, and other online subscription services and paper resources. Research support will also include working with attorneys to train and support their usage of information resources and will involve working with other librarians and the Electronic Services Librarian in developing and implementing training and support services for electronic resources. The librarian will also perform administrative responsibilities pertaining to the New York Library.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform research to locate information or documents requested by attorneys and staff
• Perform research to support ongoing monitoring of legal or industry topics
• Develop proficiency in using online and print resources available to support attorneys
• Perform one-on-one training with attorneys and staff on electronic resources
• Work with the Electronic Services Librarian on developing and implementing training programs for attorneys and staff
• Work with the Electronic Services Librarian in password management and electronic resources rollouts
• Work with other librarians and the Electronic Services Librarian in the testing and evaluation of new resources to determine if licensing is warranted
• Perform administrative functions pertaining to the New York Library
• MLS or equivalent degree required
• Research or library experience preferred
• Strong command of technology, including proficiency with Internet or online searching
• Ability to filter, organize and present information in a concise fashion
• Ability to work with all levels of attorneys and staff and have strong customerservice orientation and excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under tight time constraints, work overtime as needed and be able to re- prioritize work as needed
• Self-motivated, detail oriented and able to make judgment calls

For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at . Response will be given to candidates who closely meet our qualifications. EOE M/F/D/V. No direct phone or email inquiries, please.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

P/T - Librarian, Bryant Library (NY)

Part Time Librarian Position Available – 20 Hrs/week

PURPOSE: The Bryant Library is seeking a flexible and collaborative professional to join the Reference Department. This position requires comprehensive knowledge of library science, databases, current technologies, and community resources.

COVERAGE NEEDED: Week days including up to two nights a week, two Saturdays a month and Sundays as needed.


  • ●  Responsible for scheduled coverage at the reference desk.
  • ●  Assists and instructs patrons with print material and online searches, computer software
    applications, reference/in-depth research, community referrals, and outside sources/collections.
  • ●  Promotes library services through tours, outreach, demonstrations, talks, and displays.
  • ●  Works with the Young Adult Librarian to provide instruction and programming for staff and
    patrons, and coordinates activities in the makerspace.
  • ●  Assists with collection development. P/T
  • ●  Performs other duties as assigned. 

  • Qualifications:
  • ●  M.L.S. from an A.L.A. accredited library school.
  • ●  Prior adult reference services and makerspace experience in a public library is preferred.
  • ●  Excellent computer and organizational skills as related to libraries is required.
  • ●  Database and Internet searching experience is required.
  • ●  Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (Sierra), our Integrated Library System is a plus.
  • ●  Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
  • ●  Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to form effective working relationships with
    staff and public is necessary.
  • ●  Commitment to excellent customer service. 

  • Minimum Starting salary : $32.24 per hour

  • We are a member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position. 

  • Send Resume by July 12, 2019 to Julie Klein Email:
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Legal Electronic Rscs Mgr (ProLibra) (NY)

Position:  Legal Electronic Resources Manager

Location: New York City

Our client is a premier international law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots.  Their clients look to this firm to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. 

The firm seeks an innovative and forward-thinking manager for the Electronic Resources Department who is responsible for the supervision of the Electronic Resources staff, implementation of policies and procedures for all aspects of Electronic Resources, implementation of new technology solutions, and oversees the library's integrated library system, EOSi.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Integrated Library System:
·         Develops and implements all policies and procedures relating to the firm's integrated library system, and maintains the integrity of the database
·         Oversees original cataloging and classification of library materials in firm wide integrated library system, EOSi, coordinating with branch office libraries and outside cataloging service.
·         Implements all additions, changes, and upgrades to the functionality of EOSi


·         Works with the Director and Electronic Resources Analyst to produce the annual budget for all subscriptions and publications
·         Oversees the maintenance of the library's accounting database by the Electronic Resources Analyst
·         Negotiates with vendors for new subscriptions and renewals

New Developments:

·         Works with Library Director to plan and implement special projects related to Electronic Resources including custom developments for EOS.Web and other systems


·         Educates attorneys and staff on use of new resources and technology including eBooks and ResearchHub, a mobile version of TRG’s Research Monitor
·         Conducts custom, one-on-one training for attorneys on an as needed basis
·         Trains the Electronic Resources staff and library staff in other offices in use of all library systems and procedures


·         Works with Information Services Dept. and vendors to troubleshoot technical issues related to the integrated library system and online subscriptions

Collection Development:

·         Coordinates with the Research Manager on collection development and generates reports for practice groups of materials relevant to their practice
·         Recommends new information sources
·         Oversees the continued transition from print to digital resources.


·         Supervises electronic resources staff in their day to day responsibilities in acquisitions, distribution, circulation, and interlibrary loan functions
·         Compiles statistics and produces reports on Electronic Resources operations including acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, and usage of the online catalog
·         Monitors the library's physical plant
·         Keeps abreast of new developments in library science and especially in the field of library technical services through participation in professional development activities

·         M.L.S. from an ALA accredited program
·         Minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in a law firm library with progressive increase in management responsibilities
·         Thorough knowledge of electronic and print resources employed by global law firms
·         Experience managing an integrated library system
·         Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing
·         Ability to identify complex problems, make determinations and implement effective solutions
For consideration, please email, resume, cover letter and three professional references to: Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates 800-262-0070

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression.

Instructional Svcs Librarian, Pace U (NY)

Pace University Library announces two openings in their Instructional Services Department:
Instructional Services Librarian at the Mortola Library (Westchester County, Pleasantville campus)

Instructional Services Librarian at the Birnbaum Library (New York City campus)
PLEASE NOTE: If you are flexible and would like to be considered for both positions, you must submit an online application for each position using the links above.
Position Summary:
Participate in a dynamic information literacy instruction program that emphasizes the integration of digital and print resources, develops autonomous learners, facilitates lifelong learning, and promotes core curriculum learning outcomes, including information literacy and critical thinking. Collaborate with the Instructional Services Team and departmental faculty in teaching students to become competent, independent, and ethical information seekers and users. Perform all aspects of client-based reference and information services.
Position Duties:
Develop, teach, and promote information literacy skills to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of programs and disciplines. Collaborate with the IS Team and departmental faculty in designing, implementing, and assessing multi-faceted instructional programs, including but not limited to curricular-based instruction, drop-in workshops and seminars, interactive web-based tutorials, and library orientation tours and presentations. Share responsibility for scheduling functions and activities conducted by the IS Team.
Perform all aspects of traditional and electronic reference service, serving students and faculty through reference desk, live chat reference and online reference ticket inquiries. Facilitate Blackboard “Library Help” discussion forums. Perform electronic information retrieval, research consultation, collection development, web page content development, faculty and departmental liaison duties, committee and task force assignments. Work occasional evening/weekend shifts.
Examine standards and benchmarks for assessment and devise creative approaches to defining output measures and quality impact. Employ multi-dimensional assessment techniques which may include review of bibliographies and e-portfolios, standardized tests, simulations, exit interviews, behavioral observations, focus groups, learning logs, satisfaction surveys, and self-assessment.
Develop instructional and training materials in print and interactive web-based and multimedia formats. Create, edit, and update web pages and presentations that foster interactivity and provide dynamic, current information and access to library collections. Prepare and disseminate promotional literature about library resources and services.
Perform any other duties as may be determined by the Assistant University Librarian for Instructional Services or the campus Library Directors.
  • Masters in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in and aptitude for both in-person and online Information Literacy instruction.
  • Experience with the concepts, goals and methods of Information Literacy instruction and the development and assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of information needs of university faculty, staff and students and a working knowledge of information technologies and their application to enhance user services.
  • Experience with relevant reference and research sources in a variety of formats; well-developed computer and online searching skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Initiative, flexibility and the ability to creatively adapt in an evolving organizational environment.
  • A strong commitment to excellence in service and a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Adjunct Ref and Instr Lib, BMCC (NY)

Adjunct Reference and Instruction Librarian - Randolph Library, Borough of Manhattan Community College

The A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library of Borough of Manhattan Community College is looking for a library instruction teaching adjunct for Fall 2019. Shifts will be 2pm to 10pm (2-4 days a week, tbd). The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes within that time slot, and undertake projects as assigned. (With particular focus on evening classes.) We are looking for an experienced instructor. Library instruction experience, and a real desire to teach are critical to success in this program.

Preference will be given to applicants who have graduated from library school, although applicants that are close to completion will be considered

The faculty of the library instruction program taught almost 300 classes in Fall 2018. We expect the number to go over 300 in Fall 2019.

MLS from an accredited library school. Students who are almost finished with their MLS will be considered.

To Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity please email a cover letter and a resume to Professor Kathleen Dreyer, our Chief Librarian (
Company Information

199 Chambers Street, New York, NY, S410

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

F/T - Librarian, Oceanside Library (NY)

Oceanside Library in Oceanside, NY is seeking a high-performing, enthusiastic, friendly and creative Librarian to join our team and work in our Adult Information/Reference Department. 
Duties include, but not limited to:
  • Provide assistance to patrons with technology devices: public computers, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, eReaders: Kindles, tablets, etc.
  • Provide general public desk duties, reader’s advisory, collection development and provide assistance with databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks.
  • Ordering and weeding library materials.
  • Assist patrons with registering for programs and reserving museum passes.
  • Developing and conducting new services and programs on and offsite/Community Outreach.
  • Responsible for overseeing and implementing the Adult Summer Reading Program.
  • Assist with scheduling.
  • Staying informed of new developments, technologies and services.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
·         MLS degree from an ALA accredited college or university.
·         NYS Librarians Certificate.
·         MUST be able to work a flexible schedule – daytime, evening and weekend shifts.
·         Willingness and ability to provide excellent customer service and hospitality.
·         Knowledge of SIERRA, Encore, EventKeeper, Apps and Social Media is a plus.
·         Strong collaboration skills and the ability to function individually and in a team environment.

Oceanside Library is an Association Library and is not subject to Civil Service requirements.
Oceanside Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System.  EOE.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to: