About Siena College:
Located in Loudonville, New York-just 10 minutes from the state capital of Albany-the Siena experience is built for a new generation of leaders eager to create a more just, peaceful and humane world. Each year, more than 3,000 Saints are empowered through a transformative journey of intellectual, spiritual and personal discovery. The Education for a Lifetime is made possible through a workforce of highly qualified and competent faculty, administrators and staff committed to fulfilling the Siena mission.
The J. Spencer and Patricia Standish Library seeks applicants for a full-time, 12-month, library faculty position at the rank of Assistant Librarian, Continuing Appointment track. The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian is primarily responsible for Acquisition, Cataloging and Collection Development and serves as the systems manager for ExLibris’ Alma Acquisitions and Fulfillment functions. This position also oversees metadata components for digitization projects and contributes to information literacy instruction and research/reference services.
Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information studies. Working knowledge of MARC cataloging rules and conventions and non-MARC metadata schemas, formats standards and protocols. Sound knowledge of integrated library systems. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, evidence of strong service orientation. A background screening will be required.
Preferred: Experience with ExLibris Alma/PrimoVE. Experience working with reference assistance and/or library instruction. Three years of experience working in an academic library. Degree or course work in a field related to diversity or social justice.
Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please provide a cover letter, a resume and contact information for 3 references.
Review will begin upon receipt of applications.