Jobs in Library and Information Technology
The Northeastern Region listings include Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Senior Book Conservator, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries
University Park, PA
The Digital Archivist is dedicated to the processing, description, and preservation of University records in both digital and analog form. The Digital Archivist’s primary focus will be to participate in the continued development and evolution of an electronic records program at the Mudd Manuscript Library. This work will include developing, implementing, and executing processes enabling effective acquisition, appraisal, ingest, description, preservation, access to and security of born-digital and hybrid archival collections acquired by the University Archives. The archivist will be expected to remain current with emerging standards and professional best practices and be able to manage complex projects. The position will participate in the archival processing, accessioning, and reference programs of the Mudd Manuscript Library and contribute to work relating to development and evaluation of infrastructure for digital archives, access systems and tools, digitization, and related technical issues.
Library Director, Sharon Public Library
The Director manages a staff of 20, plus volunteers and an operating budget of approximately $900,000. The library meets all State Aid requirements and has never had a fiscal dilemma. The Trustees of the Sharon Public Library are seeking an energetic, personable, forward-looking, collaborative, patron driven Library Director.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the area of library needs assessment, grant writing, and will have proven managerial skills. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to public service, and a thorough knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices, and programs. The Library Director is responsible for the overall management of the library and its program services including but not limited to, budget development, financial management, overseeing facility operations, managing the staff, goal setting, developing and administering library policies and procedures, and working closely with the Board of Library Trustees. Full Job Description will be sent to all applicants.
Required qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited school and MBLC certified with a minimum of five years of progressive managerial experience (public library preferred), excellent oral and written communication skills ability to use Microsoft Office and strong record of personnel management.
Desired qualifications: Experience in grant writing, project management, including construction and renovation.
The Sharon Public Library is located south of Boston, halfway to Providence, RI. with ready access to Rtes. 95, 495 & 93. Sharon is a very diverse commuter town with a top rated school system and a population of almost 18,000.
Salary range: $67,000 - $77,500, with a starting salary depending on qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including health insurance.
Deadline for applying: May 30, 2013. Application instructions: Please send cover letter, resume, and the names of at least three current professional references to:
Robert Levin, Trustee Chair by email to: email@example.com or by mail to Sharon Public Library BOT, % Robert Levin, PO Box 103, Sharon, MA 02067-0103. Contact person Robert A. Levin
Head of Access Services, Williams College Libraries
Williams College Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-oriented librarian to lead its Access Services Department. Reporting to the College Librarian, the Head of Access Services is a key member of the library’s leadership team and oversees all aspects of circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery and consortial resource sharing. S/he must have a strong commitment to public service and a vision for implementing creative services and utilizing emerging technologies to meet the changing needs and expectations of our users. This is a full-time, 12 month administrative staff position.
The opening of the new Sawyer Library in 2014 offers exciting and unique opportunities for the Head of Access Services. This person will have the chance to develop and implement innovative user services in support of the research and curricular needs of the Williams faculty and students. To learn more about the library construction project visit: http://newsawyerlibrary.williams.edu
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The college is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff, and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship, and on the academic excellence of its students. Review of applications will begin in January, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Job #300881-LIT
To view full posting visit: http://hr.williams.edu/employment-opportunities/head-of-access-services/
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
Director of Digital Collections, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
IT and Systems Administrator, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Temporary Resident Librarian, Syracuse University
Are you a technology geek who also has people skills? Do you get truly excited about the Library profession?
Do you have great ideas? How about the initiative and persistence to make those great ideas a reality? Can you
lead a work team in a common direction? If you’ve answered yes to these questions consider applying! We’d like
to talk with you.
For a detailed position description and online application instructions log onto www.sujobopps.com. (Job #030058)
Working environment/Description of institution: This is a temporary, 24 month, benefits eligible position.
Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of historically underrepresented
groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Head of Systems, The NewYork Society Library
New York, NY
Systems & Discovery Librarian, Hampshire College
Discovery Metadata Librarian, Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Senior System Administrator, Marist College
The Department of Information Technology invites applications for a Senior System Administrator
to be responsible for assuring the operational integrity and connectivity of servers, and deploying
integrated solutions to solve customer needs and requests. The person in the position is expected to
provide technical and project leadership.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepare, install, test and maintain servers including Windows and Linux on all platforms.
- Assists in support of AIX and other forms of UNIX. Senior system administrators are expected to have broad platform expertise, especially including z/VM.
- Develop and maintain applications, backup/recovery, and disaster recovery procedures
- Monitor security and report potential or existing problems
- Participate in and provide support for college initiatives
- Participate in the Open Source community and work with vendors
- Support Central Authentication Server (CAS) and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
- Understand Storage Area Networks (SAN) and assist in support
- Understand Host Management Console (HMC)
- Understand Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and assist in support
- Understand basic TCP/IP protocols, and can support applications that use them.
- Establish and monitor quality control levels for customer services
- Participate in planning, designing, and implementing client/server based solutions
- Direct server performance monitoring and optimization
- Create and maintain documentation of server configurations, policies, and procedures
- Assist in problem determination involving client/server connectivity problems
- Research and develop new server based technologies
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, and minimum two to three years of experience
in server administration required. A minimum of three years of experience in troubleshooting hardware and
software problems, and knowledge of and experience with networks and networking devices are preferred.
Candidates must have a thorough understanding of Windows and Linux Server operating systems. Knowledge
of C, C++, REXX, Perl, PHP and Java programming languages desired. Experience with VMWare ESX is a desirable.
Knowledge and experience with z/VM is highly desirable.
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.
Application instructions: To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle 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