University of Rochester Medical Center
Miner Library at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is looking for a Bioinformatics Specialist. We are looking for someone to develop and grow a Bioinformatics Consultation & Education Service that will provide education, training, and consultation services related to the processing and analysis of bioinformatics data to our researchers, faculty, students, and staff.
We’re looking for someone who has:
- A PhD or MS in a relevant field (genetics, microbiology, bioinformatics, etc.)
- 2-5 years of experience working in a research lab
- Experience using bioinformatics software used for processing, analyzing, visualizing, manipulating, and/or interpreting bioinformatics data
- Interest in and aptitude for learning new software, tools, and programming languages
- Familiarity with current trends, standards, and emerging technologies in bioinformatics
That’s not all – we’re looking for someone with a passion for teaching and a commitment to the highest levels of customer service.
If the above describes you, we invite you to review the complete job description at https://psportal.its.rochester.edu/applyonline/.
University of Rochester
William Henry Seward Project Archivist
POSITION TITLE: William Henry Seward Project Archivist
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Library Professional I
DEPARTMENT: Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation
STATUS: 3-year, Full-time Term Appointment
DATE: February 25, 2014
The Seward Project Archivist has the exciting opportunity to introduce the University’s flagship collection to a new generation of scholars. Under the direction of the Manuscript Librarian, and in consultation with Rare Books Special Collections and Preservation (RBSCP) Director and with Seward Family Editorial Project staff, the Processing Archivist is responsible for arranging, processing, and partially rehousing a physical collection of approximately 400 linear feet to reflect new opportunities for discovery; and for revising existing legacy collection descriptions to facilitate new avenues of scholarship; and making available online a single standards-compliant finding providing researchers access to all Seward-related material in RBSCP.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:
- Finding aid revision and creation (60%)
- Create an inventory of collection locations and describe items stored in each location
- Create new finding aid that adheres to current archival metadata standards
- Assist with integrating item level description from Seward Family Editorial Project inventory into finding aid
- Assist with linking metadata for manuscripts, pamphlet and broadside collections across the finding aid and library catalog records, and for linking metadata to online transcriptions, where available
- Conservation and preservation review (20%)
- Assure appropriate housing and storage
- Identify and refer items necessary for preservation treatment, and for digitization as part of the Seward Family Editorial Project
- Reference and curricular support (15%)
- Respond to select reference, patron, and Seward Project staff requests
- Develop opportunities to connect collection to University curriculum, in consultation with curators
- Other related duties as assigned (5%)
EDUCATION / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library, information, or archival program strongly preferred. Knowledge of current archival theory and practice required. Knowledge of EAD, DACS, XML, or other descriptive standards or codes strongly preferred. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Ability to participate in a team project, to follow technical instructions and to resolve problems. Must work with accuracy and with attention to detail. Good computer skills essential. B.A. in American History, and coursework or background in the field of archives and manuscripts, rare books, or descriptive bibliography preferred. Must have the ability to carefully handle fragile books, manuscripts, museum objects, and archival collections.
This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, three-year position, reporting to the Manuscript Librarian. Salary is commensurate with background and experience. Excellent benefits include choice of retirement programs including TIAA/CREF. University of Rochester, established in 1850 is a private, Carnegie I research university with approximately 7000 students and approximately 1000 faculty. Library programs and initiatives have established it as a recognized campus partner in student learning and faculty research and teaching. Library memberships include: OCLC, ARL, CRL, CNI, TEI.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT:http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/
Reference Job Opening ID: 183006
Application deadline is March 28, 2014
Please ALSO send a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:
Kelley Kitrinos, HR Administrator
Rush Rhees Library
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
Email address: RCLHR@library.rochester.edu
St. John Fisher College
Responsible for the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations for the Access Services Department, ensuring a high level of customer service.
Primary responsibilities include:
Staffing the Library Information Desk evenings and weekends and training/monitoring student workers
Opening/Closing the Library as needed
Shelving, Interlibrary Loan processing, special projects
Customer service ability and experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work positively and productively in a team oriented, fast paced changing environment
Capacity to interact professionally with the public and to work as a team member with other employees
Supervisory experience (training and monitoring others’ work)
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications
Ability to be flexible and handle frequent interruptions
Attention to detail
Ability to work night and weekend hours with flexibiltiy for daytime hours as well as consultation for emergency support or backup
How to Apply:
Applications received by March 12 will receive first consideration.
Macedon Public Library
The Board of Trustees of the Macedon Public Library seeks an innovative Director who is presently a Library Director I in New York State and is interested in transferring to the Wayne County area. You must be passionate about learning, eager to embrace community involvement, and demonstrate the ability to create excitement surrounding the ever-changing public library environment.
Macedon is a small town in Western New York which boasts close proximity to the beautiful Finger Lakes Region, the Erie Canal walking and biking experience, many wineries and the cultural advantages of the City of Rochester, a short flight to New York City or Boston; providing its residents with all things great and small.
A Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable education practices; two years of post MLS professional library experience; and permanent competitive status as a Library Director I recognized by the NYS Education Department.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary is negotiable from $43,000 based on experience and qualifications.
How to Apply:
Application materials (cover letter, resume and three professional references) must be electronically submitted in PDF format to email@example.com by 5 pm on March 28, 2014.
For more information about this job opportunity, please visit https://sites.google.com/site/macedonpubliclibrary/home/MPLposting.jpg
St John Fisher College
Lavery Library seeks a detail oriented, team player for the position of Technical Services Assistant. Lavery Library is an award winning institution where change is embraced and out of the box ideas are welcome. As the library adds digital collections, there are many opportunities to learn new things and participate in library projects. This is a full-time, 12-month, paraprofessional position.
The Technical Services Assistant ensures that library patrons have access to library materials by coordinating the ordering, receiving, cataloging and record maintenance of materials in multiple formats, both print and online. The Technical Services Assistant supervises library student workers. This is a multifaceted job that requires significant attention to detail, organizational skills and judgment.
One year related work experience in a business environment, library or information center with direct involvement with large, highly-structured database systems, e.g. Banner, Library Management System.
Experience with batch loading, report generation, and/or database maintenance.
High degree of mental concentration, attention to detail, and accuracy
Customer service orientation
Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently
Working knowledge of common office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Capacity to analyze, modify, and implement ideas in a changing environment
Excellent time management skills
Capacity to interact professionally with the public, and to work as a team member with other employees
Experience with training and documentation
Familiarity with data manipulation and report generation
Familiarity with purchasing, receiving, and fund management techniques
How to Apply:
For more information and online application, please see the job posting here https://jobs.sjfc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51565
Applications received by March 4th will receive first consideration.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Subject: Digital Services Librarian.
North Chili, NY
Dawnbreaker is a professional services firm providing commercialization assistance to advanced technology firms and their investors. We specialize in business and manufacturing planning, market research, marketing communications, and negotiations. Two distinguishing features characterize our work: (1) an emphasis on measurable results, and (2) a programmatic, yet flexible approach to growing our clients’ business. http://www.dawnbreaker.com
In order to continue to meet the demands of our clients, Dawnbreaker is expanding the Market Research Department. The Market Research Department works on a variety of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs including work for the Navy, Department of Energy, National Science Foundation and others.
The primary responsibility of the market researcher is to investigate potential markets for a product, technology, or invention that one of our clients is developing. The market research specialist searches for information related to industries, markets, and competitors in content areas for example defense, energy, manufacturing, nanotechnology, and IT. The successful candidate must be able to prepare professional quality, fully-cited, written reports that incorporate this research. The successful candidate will be mentored and will be expected to learn how to be efficient in producing high quality reports in a steady manner. The candidate will be expected to work out of the Rochester, NY office.
A Bachelors degree is a pre-requisite in any field that requires a scholarly approach to knowledge and demands the ability to think analytically and write lucidly. Disciplines such as business, natural sciences, political science, and communications make for good candidates. An advanced degree in library science or business is desirable. A minimum of five years experience with conducting research is highly recommended. Candidates should bring a writing sample with them to the interview which demonstrates their ability to use scholarly sources in preparing a written report.
Mature individual with an excellent work ethic and a scholarly approach to market research. The candidate must be inquisitive, confident, facile with writing, and diligent in searching – while still being mindful of time constraints. The candidate must be an independent worker with a desire to become a strong, contributing member of our team. Taking pride in one’s work, while being able to take input from others is vital.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. Starting pay will be between $38k – $56K. Dawnbreaker offers competitive benefits packages including:
• Medical coverage
• Supplemental and life insurance through AFLAC
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Wellness/Health club reimbursements
• Paid holidays and vacation days
How to Apply:
John K Servo Jr.
3161 Union Street
North Chili, NY
The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley is interested in hiring on a part time basis a person with some library and archival experience to survey record collections from various LGBT groups in Upstate New York. The records are currently housed at the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, 875 E. Main St., Rochester, NY.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with educational background and experience.
How to Apply:
If interested please contact Evelyn Bailey, Chair, Shoulders To Stand On Program at EVB16@rochester.rr.com.