Employment Opportunities

Systems and Discovery Librarian- Tenure Track

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SUNY Budget Title: Senior Assistant Librarian
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Drake Library
Categories: Faculty & Libraries


Located in Western New York, State University of New York College at Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport!
Job Summary:

SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Systems and Discovery Librarian. The person in this role plays the lead role in supporting, assessing, enhancing, and connecting the library systems that form the backbone of the library’s digital infrastructure. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to improve the user experience of the library’s public facing systems, implement new systems and services, and enhance and improve internal library workflows. The successful candidate will also participate in the library’s liaison program and reference desk services.

This is a faculty position, eligible for promotion and tenure in accordance with policies and procedures of SUNY, SUNY Brockport, and Drake Memorial Library.

Minimum Qualifications:

• MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution.
• Knowledge of the information standards used by library systems such as NCIP, OpenURL, LTI, MARC, etc.
• Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of systems and services.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
• Demonstrated ability to share expertise with colleagues, students, and others.
• Commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace environment and the ability to work with colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated knowledge of trends and best practices in managing library technologies.
• Demonstrated success with project management.
• Experience with Web Services and APIs.
• Ability to dig into complex documentation to solve problems and discover system features.
• Experience with library systems used at Drake Memorial Library, including Alma, Primo VE, Primo Analytics, ILLiad, EZproxy, or Dspace.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm, occasional evenings and weekends required
Salary and Benefits: Minimum Starting Salary is $52,842. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport.  
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your letter of application that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 
Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
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 via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Diversity Statement:
We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


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