Rochester Regional Library Council
The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) seeks a librarian to perform various grant-funded duties, including coordination and training related to RRLC digital services, New York Heritage and New York State Historic Newspapers. Also provides training for RRLC’s highly regarded Continuing Education program. The individual selected for this position will become an important team member of one of the leading library systems in New York State.
1. New York Heritage: Project manager and liaison for RRLC participation, including: training and advising members on software and digitization practices, working with the Outreach Librarian to develop training classes on New York Heritage, coordinating the New York Heritage Local Steering Committee, working with statewide NY Heritage Committee, assessing member library collections for quality and adherence to standards, recruiting new participants, and marketing and promoting the site.
2. NYS Historic Newspapers: Project manager and liaison for RRLC participation, including: planning and prioritizing for digitization of newspapers, working with and advising members on newspaper selection, acting as liaison with the Northern New York Library Network (project host), and assisting with marketing and promotion of the site.
3. Training and teaching: Provides training on emerging technologies, social media, and other topic areas as needed. Serves as backup technology support for the RRLC training room, including troubleshooting problems.
4. Performs other duties as required to carry out the mission of RRLC.
MLS from ALA-accredited library education program [those expecting an MLS by August 2014 may apply.]
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent teamwork and time management skills
Demonstrated customer service skills.
Experience with a variety of computer applications, including creation and maintenance of web pages; extensive implementation and use of social media
Awareness of current library and technology trends.
A commitment to service and professional development.
Attention to detail, but still able to see the “big picture”.
Working knowledge and/or experience with OCLC CONTENTdm.
Experience using WordPress.
Teaching/training experience, including delivering both in-person and online training.
Experience with digitization, scanning standards, metadata standards and other aspects of successful digitization projects.
Project management experience.
Salary & Benefits:
This is a part-time, grant-funded position (19 hours a week; varies according to grant funding available). Salary is $22 per hour. Position does not include healthcare, retirement or other benefits. Does include some paid vacation, holiday, and medical leave time.
How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled. Email a resume with a cover letter and names and contact information for three references to: email@example.com; Subject: Digital Services Librarian.