Career Opportunities

Posted 8/12/2019
Part Time Research Services Librarian - Health Sciences

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:  
Working Part-time (20 hours per week), provides general and advanced reference and research service and instruction to students and faculty in the assigned departments and programs

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Provides research assistance and instruction to students and faculty both as a generalist in the core curriculum and as the liaison to the academic programs in the assigned health programs within the Purcell School of Professional Programs
* Works with faculty in assigned departments to develop an integrated, comprehensive information literacy program for each major

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
INSTRUCTION
* In addition to the one-on-one instruction that occurs in research services, prepares and provides group instruction in the skills necessary for locating, assessing, and using information effectively
* Participates with the other librarians in the first-year information literacy program (e.g., COR 100 and Personal Librarian Program)
* Participates with the other librarians in the development of a comprehensive information literacy program<
* Provides instruction in advanced library research skills in key courses for undergraduates and graduate students in assigned departments

REFERENCE AND RESEARCH SERVICES
* Apply and advocate a positive public service ethic that supports teaching, scholarship, and learning
* As a generalist and subject liaison, builds an ongoing understanding of the disciplines and relevant library resources to navigate all fields of study
* Contributes to the development of a working reference collection and research tools, such as guides and tutorials, that best fits the research needs of students, faculty, and the greater Le Moyne College community in assigned subject areas
* Contributes and participates in the learning commons partnership
* Provides research assistance to students, staff, faculty, and the wider community through services such as in-person, online, email and research consultations
* Scholarly Communication: Assists faculty in assigned departments in their general understanding of all manner of research and publication, from basic copyright guidelines, to formal peer review, new licensing arrangements, to the adoption of new and open models for peer review and scholarly dissemination<
* Provides specialized research service to individual faculty and students in assigned academic programs

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
* Develops collections in assigned subject areas to serve undergraduate majors and minors and graduate programs, reviews and evaluates collections for withdrawal, replacement, or repair, and reviews gift materials to determine if they should be added to collections
* In collaboration with the other librarians arranges trials of new electronic products in assigned subject areas and finds funding for new products added
* Implements access to electronic resources in assigned subject areas through web pages or other advanced information technology; and troubleshoots access and maintenance issues for electronic resources in assigned subject areas
* Liaise with faculty chairs and/or departmental library liaisons regarding budget allocations and selection strategies in assigned subject areas

PLANNING & ASSESSMENT
* In conjunction with all the librarians, assist in the development of the library strategic plan
* Conduct periodic evaluation of the breadth and use of collections in assigned subject areas

COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH
* Keep academic program chairs and faculty and Purcell Council abreast of material budgets and new research products and collections
* Prepares statistical reports and evaluations of library collections, services, instruction, and usage for academic departmental evaluations, accreditation reviews, and new program development in the assigned subject areas

PROFESSIONAL
* Maintains awareness of the state of information resources in assigned areas,  librarianship, and reference service
* Contributes to library wide initiatives by serving on library, campus, inter-institutional or consortium committees, participating in strategic planning initiatives, and cooperating closely with other library units
* In conjunction with the other librarians, develops, evaluates, and reviews library policies and procedures, and prepares assessment data and reports, including annual report
* Contributes to the Library’s continuous  assessment and improve library operations and services through data collection and analysis
* Carries out other duties as assigned that contribute to the achievement of the library’s strategic plan, the completion of special projects, the regular delivery of library services, or the development of new initiatives
* Serves on library and college committees as needed
* Supports the mission of Le Moyne College and its commitment to the vision and values of Jesuit higher education

GENERAL
Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library

REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION 
Required: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree
Preferred: Baccalaureate major in health sciences or the equivalent in medical librarianship.

PREREQUISITES
* Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgments based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities
* Knowledge of library related and other computer applications
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work collaboratively across organizational units

About Le Moyne College:
Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.


For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

https://lemoyne.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=113814



Posted 2/28/2019

Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice. This position supports several programs within the School of Criminal Justice and the new College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate's qualifications and institutional needs. This position reports to the Director of Collections and requires travel between uptown and downtown campus locations.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the subject liaison to the assigned departments and provides outreach to and support for faculty and students
  • Evaluates, maintains and develops library collections and manages subject acquisitions budgets
  • Participates in library projects and initiatives
  • Provides subject-related instruction and teaches workshops
  • Provides in-depth research consultation and support for scholarly communication services for faculty and students in the assigned subject areas
  • Collaborates with colleagues responsible for related disciplines to provide coverage for interdisciplinary subjects
  • Creates and maintains subject websites and research guides
  • Provides general reference services during assigned hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Research, publication, and service to the Libraries, University, and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion

Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian (rank will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications)

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=107840

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

About the University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.



Posted 2/23/2019
Digital Scholarship Center Training Specialist - University at Albany Libraries (Albany, NY)

 
The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a dynamic and technology-savvy professional to provide instruction and customer service to the University at Albany academic community in the Digital Scholarship Center, presently known as the Innovate Make Create Center (IMC). The Innovate Make Create Center (IMC) of the University Libraries is a technology-rich environment that provides spaces, technology, workshops, consultation, and technical support to enable students, faculty, and staff to integrate media and technology into their teaching, learning, and research.
 
The IMC seeks a qualified individual who quickly adapts in a technology-driven environment with extensive experience with digital formats including audio and video. The successful candidate will provide online content, group instruction, and individual consultation. The successful candidate must demonstrate highly developed communication skills and the ability to stay abreast of emerging technologies.
 
The work schedule includes some weekday evening hours when classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters. The Training Specialist reports to the Head of the Innovate Make Create Center.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develop and teach workshops for University students, faculty, and staff on topics related to graphics, audio and video editing, desktop publishing, and data visualization on the Windows and Macintosh platforms
  • Manage the Libraries' iLearn Workshop service including website maintenance, registration, marketing, and assessment
  • Collaborate with librarians, academic faculty, and campus colleagues to provide digital media instruction, services, support, and material that meet academic programs and curricular needs
  • Write instructional materials for publication in print and online
  • Help maintain the IMC website
  • Assist users working in the IMC lab and on personal devices and laptops
  • Conduct equipment transactions and equipment maintenance; advise users on selecting and using recording equipment
  • Supervise and train student assistants
  • Collaborate effectively with diverse campus constituencies and participate in activities that support the University's commitment to inclusive excellence and engagement
For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106876
 
The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.
 
About the University at Albany:
 Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.