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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Library

Budget Title: Visiting Librarian

Local Title: Visiting Librarian - Library Systems and Tech Support

Posting Date: December 8, 2017

Classification: n/a

Duties: The Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz invites applications for a Visiting Librarian - Library Systems and Tech Support. Reporting to the Head of Library Technology, this full-time, professional faculty position will provide administrative and operational support to the library technology team managing various library information systems. In addition, this position will provide opportunities to work in other areas such as Reference, Circulation and Technical services.
Successful candidate will be trained and mentored to perform the duties as follows:
Assist with ILS (Aleph) admin support;
Assist with ILLiad admin support;
Assist with tech support for library faculty and staff;
Assist with tech support for the DASH Lab;
Provide occasional reference services at the Front Desk (2-4 hours per week during the semester);
Assist with Tech Support team students training and supervising, cross-training other staff and students working at the front desk;
New projects as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications: Required:
MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program of information science, or equivalent;
Proficiency in computing skills
Integrated library system experience highly desirable

Contact Information: Electronic submission required. Candidate will be required to submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references. References provided will be sent a link to upload a letter of recommendation. To apply, please visit
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

Web Site: https://jobs.newpaltz.edu

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at www.newpaltz.edu/police/securityact.html.