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  1. All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
  2. Job listings may be e-mailed to Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org
  3. Listings will be retained for three weeks if no deadline is specified.
  4. There is no charge for this service. LILRC provides this program in support of the library community.
  5. Job postings must have job title, location (organization), duties and responsibilities, requirements, and instructions on how to apply. 
  6. The salary figure does not have to be listed, but we must be assured that all job openings posted meet the latest minimum starting salary levels as adopted by the county library associations.
  7. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
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  • September 16, 2021 12:35 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Mineola Library, Mineola, NY (Nassau County) seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian trainee.

    Job Duties:

    • Provide a high level of enthusiastic customer service.
    • Commitment to a training and learning environment under the supervision of full time librarians.
    • Provide all reference services. 
    • Utilize Sierra and other current technologies.
    • Help patrons with locating materials and basic reference questions. 
    • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously.
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library outreach and events. 
    • Promote Library services and programming.
    • Perform readers’ advisory services and participate in book discussion groups.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Qualifications:

    • Actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
    • This position requires a combination of days and evenings totaling 17 hours per week based on the needs of the department.  
    • Some Saturday work may be required
    • Flexibility a plus. We will work around school schedules.

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to:

    Charles Sleefe, Director

    Mineola Library

    E-mail: midirector@nassaulibrary.org

  • September 10, 2021 2:46 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Freeport Memorial Library located in the Village of Freeport, Nassau County, New York  is seeking a full-time Librarian Trainee. The Library serves an ethnically diverse population of  close to 40,000 people.  

    Requirements: Candidate must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited institution. Spanish speaking a plus. Freeport resident preferred. Nassau County residency required. 

    The ideal candidate will be a friendly, approachable, customer service orientated, forward thinking individual with an unshakable positive attitude. 

    Skills and abilities should include: 

    • Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology and on-line database systems. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

    • Ability to think critically to understand the needs of library users. 

    • Ability to function as a team member in the planning and implementation of projects. • Ability to work independently. 

    • Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and the public. 

    Responsibilities include: 

    • Providing reference and readers advisory services to library users of all ages, but  position is in the Youth Services Department. 

    • Planning and implementing programming with a primary focus on Children’s and  Teen programs, including story time programs, class visits, book discussions, etc. • Developing and conducting innovative programs under the direction of the Head of  Youth Services. 

    • Evaluation, acquisition, and selection of library materials. 

    • Forming and maintaining positive work relationships with coworkers, library users and  community organizations. 

    Two nights and every third Saturday availability is required.  

    Starting salary range: $34,500 plus benefits. 

    Email a cover letter and resume to: 

    youthservices@freeportlibrary.info, 

    Attn: Ms. Roseann Podias 

    or  

    Mr. Jason Velarde

  • September 09, 2021 9:05 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks an Executive Director who is a proven collaborator, visionary leader and creative problem solver.  The successful candidate will promote the library’s mission with compassion, joy, innovation, flexibility, and a belief in the transformative power of public libraries.

    Founded in 1910, the library serves the informational, educational and entertainment needs of patrons and the community through a diverse collection, programs, exhibitions, off-site initiatives, preservation of local content in a variety of formats, and collaborations with schools, businesses, and other cultural institutions. 

    The ED is responsible for stewardship of the library and its resources with the help of a welcoming and talented staff, a dedicated and ethical Board of Trustees, and an engaged and supportive community. Requirements include:

    MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited institution;
    • New York State Librarian Certification, or eligibility for Certification;
    • Administrative, Managerial and Leadership experience through times of change;
    • Experience setting and managing a budget;
    • Experience creating financial reports for Board review and discussion;
    • Experience creating and implementing policy;
    • Knowledge of Library law and HR legislation.
    • Familiarity with hiring, supervising, and mentoring staff across departments;
    • Experience working within the intersection of community and library services;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Successful experience with fundraising, and forging and maintaining donor relations;
    • Experience in writing, securing and managing grants;
    • A history of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion;
    • A commitment to Intellectual Freedom and the unfettered access to information for all;
    • A commitment to professional development and continuing education for self and staff;
    • The ability to successfully engage with a diverse and evolving community;
    • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative services.

    This fulltime, salaried position requires collaboration with local organizations and public-facing involvement in community events, including weekend and evening hours. Salary range of $130,000-$160,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include family health insurance through NYSHIP, TIAA CREF retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send a resume, the names and contact information for three professional references, and a full letter of application to directorsearch@johnjermain.org by 10/10/2021. 

    John Jermain Memorial Library celebrates the multiplicity of opinions and viewpoints that reflect our historic and evolving community.  The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fair employment practices for all individuals, and to maintaining a just, equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace. We warmly welcome applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

  • September 08, 2021 1:09 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Part-Time Librarian I / Librarian Trainee

    Patron Services (17.5 hours)

    Sachem Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian with strong interpersonal skills to join our Patron Services Department. 

    Job Duties:

    • Provide a high level of customer service, demonstrating cheerfulness and optimism. 
    • Provide all circulation services in a friendly, timely, sensitive and confidential manner. 
    • Utilize Sierra and current technologies that support departmental functions, including Microsoft and Google products.  
    • Help patrons with locating materials and basic reference questions. 
    • Assist patrons with copy machines and other equipment.
    • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously.
    • Demonstrate good judgment in interpretation of Library policies.
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library outreach and events. 
    • Promote Library services and programming.
    • Ensure accurate cash handling.
    • Commit to a continuous learning environment for self and others.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS degree from an ALA accredited school for a Librarian I or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.
    • This position requires a combination of days and evenings totaling 17.5 hours per week based on the needs of the department.  
    • Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays in rotation.  Availability for a minimum of two Saturdays per month is required.  
    • Flexibility to work afternoons and evenings a plus.  

    To be considered for this position, please send, email or fax your resume and cover letter no later than September 22, 2021.

    Sachem Public Library

    150 Holbrook Road

    Holbrook, New York 11741

    E-mail: danielle.krause@sachemlibrary.org

    Fax: (631) 588-3475


    Sachem Public Library

    150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741 | 631-588-5024 | sachemlibrary.org

  • September 07, 2021 2:54 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    St. Joseph’s College invites applications for a part-time reference and instruction librarian for the Callahan Library on the Patchogue Campus. The successful candidate will provide information literacy instruction and reference services in support of the academic curriculum. The regular weekly schedule includes four full days (28 hours) during the academic semesters (fall and spring), not to exceed 999 hours annually. 

    Instructional services responsibilities include teaching information literacy skills to undergraduate students enrolled in freshman seminars and writing courses. Other duties for the benefit of the library include staffing the reference and open lab desks, providing remote reference services, updating subject guides, collection management and other projects in keeping with the activities of an academic library. 

    REQUIRED:

    • Completed MLS/MLIS/MS degree from an ALA-accredited institution 

    • Demonstrated ability to teach students at the post-secondary level

    • Professional-level proficiency in database searching and technology skills

    • References from professional librarians or graduate-level library school faculty

    • Flexibility to cover classes scheduled to start as early as 8:00 am and to end as late as 6:10 pm (i.e., shifts as early as 7:45-3:45 and as late as 10:15-6:15); the usual days will be Monday through Thursday, although an occasional Friday may be needed.

    DESIRED:

    • Familiarity with LibGuide software and a learning management system (e.g., Canvas)

    • Ability to create online tutorials for campus-based and distance education students

    • Experience providing reference and information services in person and remotely

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to credentials received by 10 am on Monday, September 13, 2021. Send cover letter and resume/CV in one file (MS Word or pdf) addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy, Executive Director of Libraries, at Callahan@sjcny.edu(SUBJECT LINE: Part-time Librarian). Only electronic submissions will be accepted (i.e., no phone inquiries or hard copy materials). 

  • September 01, 2021 12:06 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Longwood Public Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian to join the staff of our Teen Services Department!  The successful candidate will possess the unique qualities needed to work with teens in a busy public library, including but not limited to:  intellectual curiosity, a strong interest in working with teens, exceptional group management skills, a sense of humor, empathy and patience. 

    Duties: 

    • Providing assistance and reader’s advisory to teens at the Reference Desk.
    • Planning programs and community service opportunities designed to encourage the use of the library by teens.  Our part-time librarians are an integral part of our Teen Services Department and we encourage them to propose and facilitate crafts, activities and events throughout the year.  We need you to bring your ideas to the table and be willing to try new things!
    • Assisting with our three different Battle of the Books programs.  We love Battle of the Books here at Longwood and expect all of our Teen Services Librarians to be actively involved with this program by reading potential titles throughout the year, writing practice questions and coaching our various teams. 
    • Knowledge of current literature for teens and the willingness to read YA books on an ongoing basis to remain current. 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or enrollment in a Library Science program 

    Schedule:

    Maximum of 17.5 hours per week which will include daytime and evening hours and a weekend rotation.  

    Salary:  

    Librarian Trainee $24.50 per hour

    Librarian:  $27.50 per hour

    Interested candidates should email a resume with two references and cover letter along with a completed LPL application available on our website: longwoodlibrary.org by Monday, September 20, 2021to:

    Jan Miller

    Teen Services Department Head

    janmill@longwoodlibrary.org

  • September 01, 2021 9:41 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks applicants for a full time Emerging Technologies Librarian to join our innovative reference team. The successful  candidate will promote the library’s mission through patron and staff support, public outreach,  and digital initiatives. 

    Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

    • Reference services and technology education (public and staff);  
    • Maintaining institutional resources & identifying hardware & software needs;
    • Collaborating with contractors and vendors; 
    • Discovering, suggesting and implementing developing technologies across departments; Troubleshooting issues with staff and public computers, printers, copiers, etc.;
    • Creating monthly technology statistical reports;  
    • Maintaining website, and social media platforms; 
    • A commitment to professional development and continuing education. 

    Required skills include: 

    • MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited institution; 
    • New York State Librarian Certification; 
    • Flexibility and a collaborative spirit;  
    • Experience working within the intersection of technology and reference services; Familiarity with both Mac and PC platforms;  
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office, WordPress, and Google Suite management; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 

    This fulltime, salaried position requires evening and weekend hours, as well as public-facing  professional duties, including support of the library’s reference services. Competitive salary  commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA CREF  retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send resume and letter of application to Catherine Creedon, Director at  catherine@johnjermain.org by 9/21/2021.  

    John Jermain Memorial library celebrates the diversity of our community, and warmly welcomes  applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry,  gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

  • August 23, 2021 4:26 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Duties include:

    • Assisting patrons and staff with computer applications (Windows/Mac ; Wi Fi; mobile devices etc.).
    • Troubleshooting computer problems including those at the library’s network level.
    • Assisting staff with hardware problems/maintenance.
    • Assist staff with use of media systems in community meeting rooms.
    • Assisting staff with library website.
    • Oversee photocopier (public and staff) service agreements
    • Maintain inventory of library equipment and furnishings.
    • Assist staff with statistics compilation.
    • Create and present courses for patrons on using mobile devices.
    • Assist Computer Network Manager on projects as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • 35 hours per week, including evenings and weekend.

    Send resume to Ray Larsen, Computer Network Manager

    ray@myrml.org

    631-283-0774 ext 510

  • August 23, 2021 4:23 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Description of Duties:

    • Issues and returns all library material
    • Registers Patrons for Library cards
    • Answers and routes telephone calls
    • Computes, collects, and records fines
    • Notifies patrons when reserved materials become available
    • Performs various computer functions

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work well with the public
    • Good physical condition to work in a fast paced environment
    • Good communication skills
    • Good clerical skills including computer knowledge
    • Reliable/friendly/team Player
    • Able to work a flexible schedule
    • Willingness to learn new tasks in a changing environment
    • Multilingual a plus

     

    Qualifications:

    High School Graduate

    Hours Available:

    20 Hours per week  (including weekends)

      Contact: Connie Gaud, Head of Circulation 

                     cgaud@myrml.org

          Telephone: 631-283-0774 ext 514 



  • August 23, 2021 10:42 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Central Islip Public Library is seeking one tech-savvy, service-driven part-time Librarian or Librarian Trainee to join our expanding and newly established Teen Department. The successful candidate must be excited about working with teens, from 7th through 12thgrade, to provide engaging after-school and evening programming, reader’s advisory, and outreach. 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    The Central Islip Public Library is a Civil Service library, therefore applicants must fall under the current Civil Service guidelines for Librarian 1 and Librarian Trainee.

    Librarian Trainee: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited or New York State registered library program, completion of which will qualify the applicant for either a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS), or for a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS).

    Librarian I: Must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from an accredited library school. OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as deemed by the Civil Service guidelines.

    Requirements and Duties:

    • Promote Teen Library services via social media and outreach. 
    • Collection development to ensure the teen collection is up to date and includes relevant resources. 
    • Plan, and implement teen programs and services to meet community needs.
    • Instruct teens in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills using the library’s website, databases, and reputable resources. 

    Additional Desired Duties:

    • Ability to work both independently and with direct supervision 
    • An understanding and proactive customer service including working knowledge of library services and technology 
    • Willingness to learn and impellent new ideas and procedures 
    • Understanding of Microsoft office, Brainfuse, Libby / overdrive and Sierra
    • Flexibility is a must

    Days and Hours Requirements:

    Must be available for afternoon and evening hours. Thursday nights weekly, one Saturday and Sunday shift a month is required. 

    Starting Salary:

    Librarian Trainee $18.97 per hour

    Librarian 1 $20.65 per hour

    Interested applicants can email a cover letter and Resume to:

    Katelyn Moss

    Head of Teen Services

    kharamoss@centralisliplibrary.org 

    Central Islip Public Library

    33 Hawthorne Ave.
    Central Islip, NY 11722

    (631) 234-9333 x5

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