Employment Announcements

Job opportunities currently available throughout the Northern New York Library Network's region: 

 

(Updated August 2nd 2016)
 

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.5 Library/Media Specialist (Massena)

MASSENA CENTRAL SCHOOL

NOTICE OF VACANCY
For 2016-17 School Year

POSITION: .5 Library/Media Specialist

QUALIFICATIONS: Valid New York State Certification

CLOSING DATE: August 12, 2016

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT:
http://mcs.k12.ny.us/cab/human resources/job opportunities

Human Resource Office
84 Nightengale Avenue
Massena, New York 13662

All inquiries, please contact 764-3700 ext. 3011
Equal Opportunity Employer

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LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (part-time): the Northern New York Library Network located in Potsdam NY, has an opening for a part-time Library Technical Assistant to provide support in the areas of communications, scheduling, programming, and services coordination. 20 hours per week. Familiarity with WORD, EXCEL, WordPress desired. Associates degree required. To apply, email resume and names of three references toHR@nnyln.org

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Library Director (Blue Mountain Lake)

Adirondack Museum Library
Full-time, year-round

DESCRIPTION:

The Adirondack Museum Library is the premier repository for primary and secondary research materials documenting the history and culture of the Adirondack region. The museum is currently seeking a Library Director who will be the key individual responsible for making these unique resources accessible to as wide an audience as possible, both on-site and online. The incumbent is also responsible for the preservation of the collections for future generations, and for continuing to strengthen the museum's holdings so that they continue to reflect the richness and complexity of the Adirondack story. The museum's exhibitions and public programs are informed by the Library Director's knowledge and research efforts. The Library Director will report to the Executive Director, serve as a member of the museum's Senior Staff, provide support to the Board of Trustee's Library Committee, and may serve on other board committees as required. The salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must have an ALA approved master's degree, preferably with a concentration in special collections or archival administration, and a minimum of 3 years' experience in special collections or archival experience (ideally in a museum or research library). Additional undergraduate or graduate degree in American History, American Studies, Environmental History, or a related field is preferred. Knowledge of New York State history is helpful. Applicants must have experience interacting with researchers and be flexible and open to coordinating and completing projects with limited resources. Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and computer skills are required.

OTHER:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

TO APPLY:

E-mail application to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812

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Director of Library Services (Canton)

The Southworth Library Learning Commons at SUNY Canton, the Schubert-Award-winning, #1 student-ranked SUNY Library, seeks an experienced, innovative and visionary leader to be its next Director of Library Services.  This is a full-time, twelve-month, faculty position within the Academic Support Services and Instructional Technologies Division, reporting to the Division Dean. 

About SUNY Canton: 

SUNY Canton is a college of technology within the SUNY system, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students.  In addition to offering a variety of courses and degrees in the traditional classroom setting, SUNY Canton has an extensive online learning program which includes ten fully online degrees and over 400 online course offerings.  Housing library, tutoring and information services departments, the Southworth Library Learning Commons at SUNY Canton is a dynamic, student-centered academic space designed to promote collaboration, innovation and learning.

The Position: 

The Director of Library Services administers and provides assessment for all Library resources and services in support of the College’s academic programs, student learning and instructional effectiveness; supervises and evaluates library personnel; and provides vision and direction for library services in collaboration with faculty, administration and staff in alignment with institutional mission and goals. The successful candidate will be a non-traditional library leader whose primary focus is on the development of innovation in library service in support of student engagement, retention and success.

Responsibilities:

The Director is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the delivery of library services which are responsive to the needs of a growing and dynamic student population. The Director represents the library on campus groups, and advocates for and promotes the library and its services as a critical component of institutional academic excellence. Fostering an atmosphere of creativity and innovation, the Director of Library Services coordinates and promotes opportunities for scholarly engagement, academic discovery and innovation, and campus and community connectivity. Working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, the Director builds connections both on campus and SUNY-wide. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership qualities and knowledge of the changing nature of academic libraries, especially with emerging library technologies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ·         Master’s degree in library science/information science from an ALA-accredited school
  • ·         3-5 years of progressive responsibility in an academic library setting as an academic librarian/library leader
  • ·         Demonstrated commitment to innovation in library service and a students-first philosophy
  • ·         Ability to think outside the academic-library box

Please upload your response to the following question under Other Documents:  How do libraries contribute to student success and retention?

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

SUNY Canton is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment of diversity in our faculty, staff, and student body. 

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If you are a library in the NNYLN's region and have a job vacancy announcement you would like posted here, please send your information, including CLOSING DATE for applications, to Regional Services Librarian Eric Alan, at eric@nnyln.org.
 
 

Other sites for library employment information:

NY3Rs Job Listings
Higher Ed Jobs
New York State Civil Service Page
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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