Employment Opportunities in Southeastern NY
Organizations in the SENYLRC service area (Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties) who wish to list library jobs here should e-mail a copy of the job posting to email@example.com. It is the responsibility of the organization posting a job announcement to notify SENYLRC when a job search has ended. We will keep the job posted for one month or until contacted by the library, whichever comes first.
Job seekers, if you are in doubt about the status of an announcement, please contact the organization advertising the job.
For employment opportunities in other areas of NY State, visit the NY3Rs Job Listings page.
Assistant Librarian - Reference, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY
This is a full-time, probationary appointment, beginning approximately February 1, 2014. Excellent benefits package.
DESCRIPTION: This position reports to the Director of Library Services and is responsible for developing, coordinating and participating in dynamic program of reference services employing new technology and paradigms to assist patrons; supervising reference department; working closely with faculty on collective development; conducting workshops for faculty; teaching information literacy sessions; and performing special projects and other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an A.L.A, accredited program; and demonstrated skills in the use of technology, teaching, public speaking, effective communication and supervision required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years' experience in academic reference work preferred.
Unit/Level: OPAP level III
Salary: $41,000 - $43,000 per year
Closing Date: December 6, 2013
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Librarian I - Technical Services and Branch Librarian, Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh, NY
The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh, NY, has an anticipated vacancy of a Librarian I position divided between the Main Library Technical Services Department and the Branch Library. The preferred candidate will have prior experience in a small library or branch and facility with Microsoft Word and Excel. Some evening and Saturday hours required. A detailed, though not comprehensive, Job Description is below.
Instruction on how to apply, along with application form, for the position is posted on the Newburgh Enlarged City School District website, www.newburghschools.org, HR Dept.
Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) candidates encouraged to apply.
Job Description: Professional, supervisory and administrative work divided roughly equally between supervising the day to day operation of the Newburgh Free Library Town Branch and overseeing the central Technical Services workgroup. Duties include staff scheduling; attention to physical branch facility; selecting, training and evaluating all Branch staff including substitutes and all Technical Services FT staff.
Illustrative Tasks: Town Branch
Primary Goal: Provide leadership to Branch staff in developing and maintaining a team-oriented, positive, helpful and professional approach to meeting the recreational and informational needs of the Branch service area as a whole and Branch users as individuals.
Illustrative Tasks: Technical Services
Primary Goal: Provide leadership to Technical Services staff in developing and maintaining a team-oriented, positive, helpful and professional approach to materials acquisition and processing and collection maintenance.
Special Administrative Tasks
Primary Goal: Assist Head of Access Services with administrative tasks
Library Director (Director II), Kent Public Library, Kent, NY
The Kent Public Library in Putnam County, NY is seeking a public library professional to serve as its library director. The director will have overall charge of the library and will be expected to take an active part in the provision of professional library services.
The Town of Kent is a community of some 14,000 residents. Kent is approximately 110 miles south of Albany and 60 miles north of New York City. The mission of the library is to provide both enjoyment and knowledge to people of all ages, and to meet local needs. The library provides the community with educational and popular collections, as well as access to computers, and both Wi-Fi and the Internet. We provide individuals and families a welcoming, safe and comfortable environment to meet, work and learn.
Required Education and Experience: Consistent with New York State Librarian Director II Classification, a Master's degree in Library Science from a college or university program accredited by the American Library Association, or otherwise meeting the requirements of NYCRR Title 8, §90.7 in qualifying graduates for New York State librarian certification, and five (5) years post graduate professional library experience in a library of recognized standing, one (1) year of which must be supervisory or administrative.
Compensation: A starting salary range of $60,000-$$65,000 (with benefits).
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for receiving applications is November 9, 2013. All Civil Service laws, rules, and regulations apply.
Part-Time Library Assistant-Programs and Outreach, Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh, NY
POSTING NAME: PTLibAsst
CLOSING DATE: October 7, 2013
REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
Candidates should respond in writing (posting name must be included) on or before closing date to: Mary Ellen Leimer, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, 124 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550.
Archive Internship, Barrytown College Library, Barrytown, NY
Availability: Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters
Position Description: The Unification Theological Seminary is offering an internship for an enthusiastic and innovative archival student to assist in the initial stages of archival processing to organize, arrange, describe, screen for restrictions and preserve archival materials to enable researchers access to Unification Theological Seminary collections.
Interns will 1) study the role and function of archives within the setting of a special library within an academic library; 2) develop research skills related to identifying irreplaceable and unique archival material; 3) learn about donor relations activities directly related to collection development; 4) observe and engage in activities related to basic collection processing and preservation according to best practices and standards; and 5) observe and engage in activities related to creating finding aids and other inventories using nationally accepted descriptive standards.
During the internship you will:
In addition: Interns must be reliable, have good communication skills, and be able to lift materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
How to apply: Send a copy of your resume, a cover letter which clearly states your reasons for pursuing this internship and what you hope to gain as part of your career goals, your transcript, and two letters of recommendation. Via email, email@example.com, for snail mail submissions:
Systems and Technical Services Librarian, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY
The College seeks an individual who will be responsible for the maintenance and smooth operation of an evolving, open source integrated library system (ILS, KOHA),-(Library is emigrating to (III) Innovative Interfaces Inc. in 2014 Spring semester), library cataloging operations, maintenance of virtual library resources and services. Recommends and implements new and emerging technologies to enhance ILS operations; engages in information literacy teaching and learning and library communications with college and other constituencies. Participates in library collection development, especially virtual collections. Participates in some reference and teaching activities of the library; participates in professional meetings, committees and training. Serves as library liaison to an academic School.
Qualifications: Requires MLS or MIS from an ALA accredited institution; previous Library experience required (in academic environment preferred). Must be highly computer literate and technologically oriented. Have ability to learn and implement new and emerging information and communication technologies. Experience with the integrated library system (III) Innovative, preferred.
Application: Complete an employment application; a cover letter outlining your application for the position; include three professional references and a resume to: Search Chair, Systems and Technical Svcs Librarian, St. Thomas Aquinas College. Applicants should submit pdf documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No references will be contacted until the individual is interviewed and notified. Review begins immediately and the search will continue until filled.
Library Cataloging Internship, Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY
Interns will gain valuable experience cataloguing a library established in the 19th century. The majority of the collection is from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mohonk Preserve is one of America's largest and most historic private, non-profit nature preserves. For nearly 50 years the Mohonk Preserve has been protecting over 7,000 acres of the Northern Shawangunk Mountains in Ulster County, New York. The Mohonk Preserve's Daniel Smiley Research Center, located on the grounds of the Mohonk Mountain House (www.mohonk.com) holds over 7,000 volumes in its natural history special collections library.
Duration: 4 weeks during winter break (mid-Dec. - mid-Jan., excluding holidays), 25 hours/week
Stipend: Unpaid. Free housing, and access to world renowned National Historic Landmark resort and nature preserve.
Who may apply: Library/information science graduate students.
How to apply: Send a copy of your resume, a cover letter which clearly states your reasons for pursuing this internship and what you hope to gain as part of your career goals, your transcript, and two letters of recommendation to:
Deadline for Application: November 15, 2013
Assistant Librarian for Research and Public Services, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
The James A. Cannavino Library at Marist College invites applications for the position of Assistant Librarian for Research and Public Services. This entry level position will offer the successful candidate a wide variety of career-building opportunities, including assisting the Marist community at both the public service and reference desks, working one-on-one with faculty to create course-specific Library Guides, and providing instruction in a classroom setting.
An ALA accredited MLS or MIS conferred at time of hiring; one to two years of recent professional library experience providing public and research services in an academic library; demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to engage with the Library's varied constituencies, including faculty, students and patrons; excellent written and communication skills; and experience working in a Windows environment. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and week-ends is also required. Experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred: course management systems, federated search tools, Library Guides and/or Banner.
Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,536 traditional undergraduate, 872 full and part-time graduate and 569 continuing education students. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.
To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principl of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from other under-represented groups.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Collection Development Librarian, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:
Duties: SUNY New Paltz seeks a creative, forward thinking, and collegial individual to serve as Collection Development Librarian. This is a two-year appointment, renewable, tenure track position. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the selection and ordering of library materials to support the college curriculum and have current knowledge and experience about emerging practices and trends. This position works closely with liaison librarians and classroom faculty, and must build and maintain partnership internal and externally, to serve the campus and New Paltz community. The Collection Development Librarian must understand how to develop and apply qualitative and quantitative assessment to measure and track the effectiveness of the Library's collection development program and to help inform decisions about changes and ongoing institutional needs.
1. ALA-accredited master's degree in library science, with at least three years of academic library experience and at least two years of supervisory experience.
Contact Information: Please note search number F13-07 on all materials submitted in connection with this search. Send a letter of application and resume to email@example.com (preferred format is Microsoft Word, file extension ".doc")
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Other important information about this vacancy:
Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.
Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer
Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report ("Clery Report") at www.newpaltz.edu/police/securityact.html.
For employment opportunities in other areas of NY State, visit the
NY3Rs Job Listings page.