Senior Staff Assistant to the Dean of University Libraries — Stony Brook University — Stony Brook, N.Y.

Stony Brook University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Staff Assistant to the Dean of University Libraries.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. In lieu of degree, an Associate’s Degree and two years of directly related experience may be considered. Three years of responsible full time administrative experience. Two of the three years working in a Grants Management environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Power Point, Excel. Excellent Communication skills. Ability to multitask in a rapidly changing environment. Ability to determine priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment. Project management skills. Ability to research and gather information via the internet.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree. Familiarity with Library Operations and assessment practices. Administrative experience working in a University setting. Grants writing experience.

Brief Description of Duties: The selected candidate will work with the Dean to provide leadership in developing comprehensive and sustainable assessment and evaluation programs for all library processes, collections and personnel. S/he will serve as the point library person for grant writing and grant management. Coordinate the fiscal management and operations of the library grants; preparation of fiscal reports; prepare detailed written correspondence; supervise and coordinate a department’s or division’s grant initiative, including identification of funding sources, monitoring grant fund expenditures and compliance with grant requirements.

Salary: $53,000-$62,000

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Pamela DiPasquale
Senior Staff Assistant
Library Director’s Office
Melville Library, W-1502
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

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About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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