|Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments. |
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Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree. Two years of full time library work experience. Demonstrated ability to coordinate the borrowing and lending of physical and digital library collections through library circulation operations, interlibrary loan, and document delivery services. Two years minimum full time supervisory experience. Demonstrated knowledge of current technology trends as they apply to the design and delivery of information services. Experience with integrated library automation systems. Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development and contribution. Ability to take initiative, prioritize, meet deadlines and manage change. Demonstrated ability to provide customer service. Strong understanding of copyright principles. Knowledge of trends in resource sharing and scholarly communications in relevant disciplines. Strong analytical, organization, customer service, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to apply existing and emerging technology to new projects/ventures. Ability to work both independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Work experience in an academic or research library. Working knowledge of OCLC and ILLiad systems. Experience with Ariel, QuickDoc, and DocLine. Experience with ExLibris Aleph management system. Teaching experience in a classroom setting. Knowledge of current issues and trends in mobile and Web 2.0 technologies. Library collection development experience.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Stony Brook University Libraries seek a user-oriented and innovative librarian to join its team. The Head of Circulation Services and Interlibrary Loan will explore new models of access and library collection sharing, incorporate emerging technologies, analyze workflows, and provide services that are responsive to the information needs of the university in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. This position participates in the setting of policies in consultation with other Department Heads, Associate Directors, and the Dean and Director of Libraries. The Head of Circulation Services and Interlibrary Loan will be responsible for the following:
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. Faculty rank and salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. Some evenings and weekend work will be required.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter, resume/CV and the names of three professional references to:
Linda A. Catanese
Library, Director's Office
Melville Library, W-1511
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
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