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Palmer School of Library and Information Science | LIU Post with locations on Long Island and in NYC ; ALA accredited Master degree program Job Hunting Resources & More | Palmer School of Library and Information Science Listservs: Palmer School listservs: New Librarian’s List (NEWLIB-L) “NEWLIB-L is a discussion list for librarians new to the profession who wish to share experiences and discuss ideas, issues, trends, and problems faced by librarians in the early stages of their careers. However, this list is also of interest to those who are considering becoming librarians, and to those established in the profession who might wish to mentor newcomers. The list is currently open to all librarians–academic, public, special, etc. NEWLIB-L currently has over 1300 subscribers from all over the world, from every aspect of librarianship, and at every stage in a librarian’s career.” Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) listservs. LIS Wiki: Websites/blogs: INALJ (I Need A Library Job) Many many postings.

P/T - Adjunct Ref Librarian, Queens College-CUNY (NY) Rosenthal Library, Queens College (City University of New York), Flushing, NY 11367 invites applications for a service-oriented, flexible, and collaborative part-time (adjunct) REFERENCE LIBRARIAN to assume duties immediately for the Spring 2015 semester, with the possibility of continuing in subsequent semesters. Current weekly schedule includes one full Wednesday from 1:00 to 9:00 pm and Fridays 11:00 A.M. to 3:00P.M., but days and/or hours are subject to change, including some evening and/or weekend hours. The successful candidate will: · Provide pro-active and in-depth reference service in all formats, i.e in-person, through e-reference, QuestionPoint, and by telephone. · Participate in Virtual Reference work through our "Ask-a- Librarian" system. · Skillfully search online databases in all disciplines, and web-based resources. · Collaborate with the Coordinator of Research to provide and market research tools and other information services. Other responsibilities may include:

Upcoming Events | Speak to Impress: Public Speaking Skills for Librarians and Archivists | Long Island Library Resources Council Public speaking is a vital skill in any profession. As librarians and archivists, we participate in meetings, provide instruction to the public, pitch to clients, and address colleagues regularly. Effective communication is key to conveying our messages, whether they inform, persuade, or direct. Content matters, and so does delivery. In order to maximize our credibility and showcase our expertise in the workplace, attention must also be paid to preparation, non-verbal cues, and more. Join us for this interactive 2-hour session that will provide practical tips for speaking before an audience. Who should attend: Anyone interested in becoming more comfortable speaking before an audience. By the end of this program, participants will: Learn tips for communicating more effectivelyGain more confidence with speaking before an audience Presenter: Karen Erani Karen is an Independent Information Professional.

untitled Optimize your LinkedIn profile: 10 steps you should take | Knowledge Enthusiast LinkedIn is one of the most professional social media networks. It has more than 313 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. Professionals sign up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two members per second. As part of my job, I have had the opportunity to teach a 30 minute LinkedIn 101 class to hundreds of Forsythe employees. Here are my top 10 takeaways that I have boiled down on what every career professional should take to optimize their LinkedIn profile. 1. Make sure you add all of your basic info such as your full name, title at you company, location, correct industry, and company (linked to your company’s page). Some key points to remember: Add a custom background. 2. When customizing your LinkedIn profile, aim to just have your full name without anything else. 3. Add important websites (LinkedIn limits you to three). 4. 5. Go through your Experience section and make sure you have logos for each of your old positions. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Like this: Like Loading...

ARLIS/NA JobList - Art Libraries Society of North America ARLIS/NA welcomes job postings from any organization which has opportunities that may be of interest to our membership. These may include full time, part time, contract, temporary, or internship/graduate assistantship. How to Post a Job Complete the ARLIS/NA JobList order form. The message will be posted to ARLIS-L and online. Fees: $100 USD for 200 words + $0.50 USD for each additional word. JobList postings are displayed on the ARLIS/NA website for 30 days. For questions please contact the ARLIS/NA Office by phone at 800-817-0621 or 414-908-4954 ext. 136 or by emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. Other Job Posting Sites Division of Library & Information Science Blog

Career Opportunities The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides an opportunity for employees to enrich and develop their love of the arts while contributing their specific skills and talents to the mission of the Museum. Career opportunities in the Museum are as varied as the civilizations represented in the Museum's collection, and require all levels of training, experience, and education for positions in administrative, curatorial, retail, security, trade, and professional areas. The Museum's renowned curatorial, conservation, and education departments, as well as the libraries, provide the opportunity to work with leading scholars and art historians. The Museum provides a generous benefits package. How to Apply Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to careers@metmuseum.org with the position title or area of interest in the subject line.

HOWTO:Apply for a library job If you're new to the profession or haven't searched for a library position in a while, this guide is designed for you. It contains some checklists, guidelines, tips and tricks for how to get a library job. Questions candidates should ask are also listed. [edit] Find Job Listings Here's where you can benefit from the nature of the profession. Librarians have a natural tendency to gather and organize information. Perhaps the most comprehensive list of job postings is I Need a Library Job's Daily Digest. E-Mail discussion groups are a good source for job postings. Another place to check is the major library trade publications, such as Library Journal and ALA JobLIST, which is affiliated with ALA's American Libraries magazine and ACRL's C&RL News magazine. If you're targeting a specific institution or geographic area, take a look at individual sites. Lastly, if you are a library school student, be sure to check out the career resources your school offers. [edit] Prepare Your Application R.

Optimize your LinkedIn profile: 10 steps you should take | Knowledge Enthusiast LinkedIn is one of the most professional social media networks. It has more than 313 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. Professionals sign up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two members per second. As part of my job, I have had the opportunity to teach a 30 minute LinkedIn 101 class to hundreds of Forsythe employees. Here are my top 10 takeaways that I have boiled down on what every career professional should take to optimize their LinkedIn profile. 1. Make sure you add all of your basic info such as your full name, title at you company, location, correct industry, and company (linked to your company’s page). Some key points to remember: Add a custom background. 2. When customizing your LinkedIn profile, aim to just have your full name without anything else. 3. Add important websites (LinkedIn limits you to three). 4. 5. Go through your Experience section and make sure you have logos for each of your old positions. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Like this: Like Loading...

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