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Monday, September 30, 2019

P/T - Librarian, Comsewogue Lib (NY)

Part-Time Librarian or Librarian Trainee Position Available in the Adult Services Department 

Seeking a customer-service oriented individual to work 17 1/2 hours per week, including nights and weekends. Position will include reference and readers advisory, assisting patrons with library computers and personal devices, collection development, and library programming. Strong technology skills and Spanish language proficiency are highly valued. 

Candidates must have an MLIS degree or currently be enrolled in an ALA accredited library school with a minimum of 12 credits completed. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted

Please send resume, by October 5th, 2019 to: 

Loretta Holtz, 

Head of Adult Services 
Comsewogue Public Library 
170 Terryville Road Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 
Phone: (631) 928-1212 
Fax: (631) 928-6307 

The Comsewogue Public Library does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

F/T - Assc Public Records Officer, City of NY (NY)

City of New York
Job Posting Notice

Level: 01
Title Code No: 60217
Salary: $52,929.00/$60,868.00-$60,868.00 Frequency: ANNUAL
Title Classification: Competitive
Business Title: ARCHIVIST
Work Location: 31 Chambers St., N.Y.
Division/Work Unit: Municipal Archives
Number of Positions: 1
Job ID: 403935

Hours/Shift: Full-Time/Day - Due to the necessary support duties of this position, candidate may be required to be on call and/or work various shifts such as weekends and/or evening shifts.

Job Description

The Department of Records/Municipal Archives seeks a responsible individual to join its team helping to preserve the City s historical records in the Municipal Archives. Under general supervision, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment or action, performs specialized archival work including appraising digital and traditional format records for historical value (both on-site and in the field); arranging, describing, cataloging, re-housing and/or reformatting archival material according to accepted standards; and conducting research in archival records and/or assisting the public in locating and using archival material. The Associate Public Record Officer will have working knowledge of professional standards and emerging technologies in archival practice. The Officer may also prepare and deliver lectures, conduct tours, and assist with the preparation of exhibitions and other public programs. This position will include supervision of subordinates. It may include performance of tasks such as data entry, and other responsibilities related to the operation of the Municipal Archives. This position will include moving and lifting heavy over-size cartons and books within and between the Archives headquarters and off-site facilities.

Minimum Qualification Requirements
1. A master's degree from an accredited college in Library Science, Archival Science, American History, Political Science or a related area, plus two years of full-time experience in archival or library science, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity of incumbents performing at a professional level; or 2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have a master's degree from an accredited college and the one year of supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills Experience with cataloging systems and archival discovery tools Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively on multiple on-going projects Demonstrated experience in database management and data migration Strong computer skills

Additional Information

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

To Apply
Search for the Job ID # 403935
External Candidates please go to
Current NYC employees please go to


Recruitment Contact
Posting Date: 09/19/2019
Post Until: 10/02/2019

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer


F/T - Open Ed'l Rscs & Inst Lib, Touro Coll (NY)

Title Open Educational Resources & Instruction Librarian
Position Type Full-time
Schedule Mon - Thurs, 9:00am - 5:30pm / Fri, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location New York, NY
Department Central Library
Position Number 1S9468
Job Description Touro College Libraries is seeking a highly motivated Open Educational Resources & Instruction Librarian to advance the library’s Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, which is aiming to create a more inclusive academic experience for Touro students. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Information Literacy Services and the Scholarly Communications Librarian to raise awareness of OER on different campuses, and to develop and implement OER programs in relevant academic departments. This librarian will also provide library instruction services to different graduate programs.
Job Duties • Instrumental to the growth and success of the library’s OER program
• Becomes familiar with the growing number of OER repositories, the breadth and depth of the subjects covered
• Develops and leads training workshops on OER and provides relevant copyright information to faculty
• Serve as an OER resource for faculty in the adoption, adaptation and authorship of OER
• Teaches information literacy and research skills classes in face-to-face and online learning environments
• Designs a variety of instructional webinars and tutorials
• Develops and maintains content for the Library’s Social Media
• Occasional evening hours
• Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications • Master’s in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited institution
• At least 1 years experience working in an academic library
Preferred Qualifications • Willing to think outside the box and be creative
• Experience working with a diverse student and faculty population
• Comfortable in teaching and public speaking
• Understanding the emerging technologies and their applications in an academic library environment
• Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• Familiarity with learning management systems, preferably Canvas
• Creativity, flexibility and the ability to work in a team based environment is important
• Knowledge in health sciences is preferred
• Experience in web and multimedia technologies, including production tools like Camtasia
Physical Demands • Extensive Use of Computers
• Extensive time sitting and standing
• Able to lift up to 5 lbs.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
FLSA Non-Exempt
To Apply:

P/T - On Call Librarian, Wyandanch Lib (NY)

The Wyandanch Public Library seeks a dynamic On Call Librarian to become part of the Wyandanch Team. Under the supervision of the Librarian II, the On-Call Librarian works as part of the WPL team and performs basic library work with a strong concentration on service to adult, young adult and children areas (ages birth- 12).

This position requires professional knowledge of multiple areas of adult, young adult and children's services, high self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively, and the passion for working in diverse communities. Class of 2019 LIS graduates are encouraged to apply.


● Plans, conducts, schedules, and evaluates age-appropriate programs
● Maintains the attractive appearance of adult, young adult and children`s departments
● Periodically provides reference all age groups


● General experience working with the public in diverse communities
● Knowledge of literature and programming
● Bilingual skills highly desirable
● A Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department

Job Type: On Call Librarian

To Apply: Please submit a meaningful cover letter along with your resume, and the names of three current references to: Frederick Lopez, Librarian II, Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch, NY 11798 or email: 

Application deadline is: 10/7/2019. However, priority will be given to those who respond by September 30, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

F/T - Head of Ref, Lehman College-CUNY (NY)




Lehman College, City University of New York’s public senior college in the Bronx, is located on a 37-acre, tree-lined campus 40 minutes by direct subway from midtown Manhattan.  The College is a force for social justice and vital contributor to the new Bronx renaissance.  In 2017, Lehman College was ranked number 4 nationally in fostering intergenerational social mobility for U.S. students by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Equality of Opportunity Project.

The Head of Reference is responsible for day-to-day operations of Leonard Lief Library’s Reference unit and provides leadership for a high level of seamless public services to students and faculty.  This position is an essential part of the library faculty team dedicated to supporting the research, teaching, and learning mission of Lehman College.  The position reports to the Chief Librarian.

The candidate:

•       - coordinates and assigns Reference service point work schedules for face-to-face and virtual operations

•       - supervises reference service and research support including virtual reference and consultations

•       - in coordination with key library faculty, implements data-driven strategies analyzing, developing, and transforming reference collections in all formats

•       - pursues knowledge of emerging library trends and best practices including reference-research materials, instructional methodologies, and information literacy concepts

•       - leads and mentors a dynamic team of library faculty to develop innovative research support programs and services

•       - recruits, trains, and supervises Reference Adjunct faculty

The position also provides reference service, information literacy instruction, and collection development in assigned subject areas.


Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.  Second Master’s degree required for appointment to Assistant Professor.

The candidate is expected to have:

•       - academic library supervisory experience

•       - familiarity with current and emerging technologies

•       - ability to innovatively apply technology and evidence-based decision-making to improve the user experience

•       - advanced project planning and management skills

•       - ability to work collegially and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds 


•       - instructional experience helpful

•       - experience with a variety of software and web applications including LibGuides and course management packages

•       - knowledge of scholarly communications and experience with institutional repositories and Open Educational Resources

•       - participation in research and scholarship endeavors  


                CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication, including research reassignment leave as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 


                Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information:

Candidates should provide a CV-resume and names and contact information of three professional references.



                Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019.


                CUNY Job Posting: Faculty 


                We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.  Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA Employer.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

F/T - Info Rscs Sr Associate, NERA (NY)

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Information Resources Senior Associate in our NYC office. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative thinker individual who has vision and enthusiasm to join a global Information Resources team with an established and expanding firm.

Description and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Global Information Resources, the qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Work with global consulting staff on a wide range of research projects using information tools and proprietary databases to provide information for client projects and business development initiatives
  • Provide quick solutions and in-depth research, current awareness services, competitive intelligence and special research to support NERA’s consulting staff
  • Work with NERA information resources team members from other regions and offices to continue to build a global research function through sharing work and experiences
  • Help educate consulting staff on research issues and train them on end-user products
  • Assist in marketing and developing information services to NERA staff globally
  • Work on special projects as assigned Requirements
  • Advanced degree in one of the following is required: information/library science from an accredited program or Masters (MBA) in business or economics; undergraduate degree in economics or finance would be an advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a research environment providing business/corporate, and financial information is required
  • Understanding/knowledge and experience with database services such as:  Bloomberg, CapIQ, FactSet, Thomson One, DataStream, SNL Financial, SNL Energy, BvD Orbis, legal databases (LexisNexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law)
  • Experience searching academic/literature/news databases such as Factiva, LexisNexis, Econlit, ProQuest, Dialog, Business Source Corporate, Hein online
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, respond quickly to requests and handle a workload requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive thought processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Securities Finance industry is an advantage
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint 
  • The qualified candidate must be able to work Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm, and additional hours as needed, to meet time-sensitive deadlines. Qualified candidates will be driven self-starters and be comfortable with face-to-face interactions with colleagues at all levels.

    We offer a competitive salary, including an excellent benefits package.

    NERA Economic Consulting is an international firm of consulting professionals providing economic, financial, and statistical advice, research, and analysis.  Our clients include multinational corporations, the world’s leading law firms, governments, and U.S. regulatory agencies.  Our team of roughly 600 professionals operates in 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia / Pacific.  To learn more about NERA and to apply to this position, visit our website at: 

    To Apply:

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

F/T - Electronic Rscs Lib, Stonybrook U (NY)

Electronic Resources Librarian

Required Qualifications

·    Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited degree program.
·    Knowledge of trends and practices in e-resource and serials management.
·    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other individuals 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.
·    Experience working with electronic resources in academic libraries.
·    Knowledge of acquisition modules of a library management systems and electronic resources management systems.
·    Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of providing satisfactory solutions.
·    Evidence of analytical, organizational, communication, project, and time management skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and complete tasks and projects on time and within budget and in accordance with task/project parameters.
Responsibilities & Requirements

·    Manage e-resource lifecycle for serials, e-books, datasets, and streaming video, including, record maintenance, purchasing, renewing, invoicing, reporting, and activation.
·    Work closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty, and end users on troubleshooting to create an excellent user experience.
·    Develop and improve workflows and practices to ensure integrity of financial data and process efficiency.
·    Manage print serials including binding in collaboration with other library units.
·    Assist Head of Content Acquisitions & Services to assess the performance of the unit and develop improvement plans.
·    Contribute as a member of the acquisitions team to develop unit goals, policies, procedures, priorities, and staffing decisions.
·    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 October 9, 2019.
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 by clicking Apply. Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below.
Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries
Stony Brook University
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
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.

Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-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 and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University's Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and 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 Network of 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, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

This is an entry-level tenure track position and reports to the Head of Content Acquisitions & Services. The librarian is responsible for management, policy, planning, and advocacy for electronic and print serials support within the SBU Libraries. This includes acquisitions, receipt, and processing of electronic and print serials, binding operations, workflow implementation, maintenance and review of serial subscriptions in both vendor and library systems. S/he responds to the injury about journal subscriptions and serial gifts, and review the vendor products. The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed in acquiring, describing, and providing access to serial collections 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, librarians, faculty and staff across all campuses and libraries.   
Official Job Title:
Senior Assistant Librarian
Stony Brook West Campus
University Libraries
Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date:
Posting End Date:
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/09/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian