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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; please send as a word document. 
  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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  • January 27, 2022 11:42 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Oceanside Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated individual to join our  team and be part of cutting-edge programming, reference services, outreach and emerging  technologies. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to: 

    • Performs Reference Desk duties and provides library services. 
    • Plans and presents programs on-site, and virtually, in group settings, such as storytimes,  book discussions, class visits, scout visits, specialty programs and informational  programs about library resources to serve the ever-changing needs of the library  community. Also, assists the Department Head to plan and coordinate outreach activities  and events. 
    • Assist patrons with online program registration. 
    • Participate in ordering and weeding of the collection as well as compiling themed  bibliographies using print and online resources. 
    • Provides assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices and  apps. Connects library users and trains staff as needed on new emerging technologies.  Also responsible for the set-up and take down of technology equipment as needed. 
    • Attends meetings/workshops as requested by the Department Head. 
    • Assists with volunteers as needed. 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS Degree in Library Science form ALA Accredited program or currently enrolled in  ALA Accredited Library Science program. 
    • NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate. 
    • Excellent customer service and hospitality, presentation and technology skills. Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively and  collaboratively. Ability to work on an individual basis and in a team environment. Knowledge of SIERRA/EventKeeper is a plus. 

    MUST be willing to work a flexible schedule – daytime, evening, weekend shifts.

    LIBRARIAN-TRAINEES WELCOME TO APPLY 

    Oceanside Library is an Association Library and is not subject to Civil Service requirements. Oceanside Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System. EOE. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ocltrustee@oceansidelibrary.com

  • January 27, 2022 8:46 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Wyandanch Public Library seeks a dynamic On Call Librarian to become part of the Wyandanch Team. Under the supervision of the Librarian II, the On-Call Librarian works as part of the WPL team and performs basic library work with a strong concentration on service to adult, young adult and children areas(ages birth- 12). 

    This position requires professional knowledge of multiple areas of adult, young adult and children's services, high self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively, and the passion for working in diverse communities. Class of 2019 LIS graduates are encouraged to apply. 

    Responsibilities. 

    • Plans, conducts, schedules, and evaluates age-appropriate programs 
    • Maintains the attractive appearance of adult, young adult and children`s departments
    • Periodically provides reference all age groups 
    • Hands-on experience in planning, coordination and delivery of library outreach services 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

    • General experience working with the public in diverse communities 
    • Knowledge of literature and programming 
    • Bilingual skills highly desirable 
    •  A Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department 

    Job Type: On Call Librarian 

    To Apply: Please submit a cover letter along with your resume, and the names of three current references to: Frederick Lopez, Librarian II, Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch,NY 11798 or email: fred.lopez@wyandanchlibrary.org
  • January 26, 2022 4:34 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Description of Duties:

    • Handles all library materials
    • Performs various computer functions
    • Registers patrons for library cards
    • Registers patrons for programs
    • Computes, collects, & records fines
    • Answers & routes telephone calls
    • Assists patrons with account inquiries
    • Shelves library materials

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    • Dedication to excellent customer service 
    • Strong communication skills
    • Performs multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment             
    • Good clerical skills and computer knowledge required 
    • Must be reliable & willing to work a flexible schedule

    Hours: 17 hours per week 

    *Alternating Saturdays & Sundays

    *Evenings  (4:45-9:00pm)

    *Afternoons (12:45-5:00pm)

    *Mornings  (10:00-2:15pm)

    *Applications available at the Circulation Desk and on our website

    www.wbpl.us

    Candidates who take great pride in providing professional

     “service with a smile” are encouraged to apply.

  • January 26, 2022 9:20 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Part-time: 15-20 hours a week

    Hofstra University seeks an innovative Adjunct Reference Librarian with subject specific knowledge in the areas of the Sciences and Computer Science to work in a collegial environment that emphasizes reference services, collection development, subject-area support via the LibShare suite of apps, and library instruction. Reporting to the Chair of the Research & Technical Services Department, the Adjunct Reference Librarian in this role will join a team of library faculty in providing reference services, collection development, subject-area support via the LibShare suite of apps, and library instruction to the Hofstra academic community. This position is for approximately 20 hours per week.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide reference desk services
    • Perform collection development responsibilities
    • Support curricula via reference services, collection development, the LibShare suite of apps, and library instruction
    • Support student and faculty research in the Sciences and Computer Science
    • Other professional duties as assigned

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

    Position requirements:

    • ALA-accredited MLS degree required
    • Reference desk experience required
    • Knowledge of the LibShare suite of apps required
    • Teaching or training experience preferred

    This position will be filled at either the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. An additional graduate degree is required for an initial appointment at the Assistant Professor rank.

    Compensation: Initial compensation is based on academic rank at appointment.

    Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

    Applications will be reviewed beginning February 22, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as separate attachments by email (MS Word or pdf attachments only) to contact listed below. No phone calls, please.

    Prof. David Woolwine

    Chair, Ad Hoc Search Committee

    Joan & Donald E. Axinn Library 123 Hofstra University

    Hempstead, NY 11549

    David.Woolwine@hofstra.edu

    Voluntary forms for completion: https://hofstraonline.hofstra.edu/pls/HPRO/hzpkpers.P_SelectEthnRaceGndr?p_job_id=999971&p_job_date=01/20/2022 

    Open until filled.

  • January 26, 2022 9:17 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Part-time: 15-20 hours a week

    Hofstra University seeks an innovative Adjunct Reference Librarian with subject specific knowledge in the areas of the Health Sciences and Human Services to work in a collegial environment that emphasizes reference services, collection development, subject-area support via the LibShare suite of apps, and library instruction. Reporting to the Chair of the Research & Technical Services Department, the Adjunct Reference Librarian in this role will join a team of library faculty in providing reference services, collection development, subject-area support via the LibShare suite of apps, and library instruction to the Hofstra academic community. This position is approximately 20 hours per week.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide reference desk services
    • Perform collection development responsibilities
    • Support curricula via reference services, collection development, the LibShare suite of apps, and library instruction
    • Support student and faculty research in the School of Health Sciences and Human Services
    • Other professional duties as assigned

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

    Position requirements:

    • ALA-accredited MLS degree required
    • Reference desk experience required
    • Knowledge of the LibShare suite of apps required
    • Teaching or training experience preferred

    This position will be filled at either the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. An additional graduate degree is required for an initial appointment at the Assistant Professor rank.

    Compensation: Initial compensation is based on academic rank at appointment.

    Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

    Applications will be reviewed beginning February 22, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as separate attachments by email (MS Word or pdf attachments only) to contact listed below. No phone calls, please.

    Prof. David Woolwine

    Chair, Ad Hoc Search Committee

    Joan & Donald E. Axinn Library 123 Hofstra University

    Hempstead, NY 11549

    David.Woolwine@hofstra.edu

    Voluntary forms for completion: https://hofstraonline.hofstra.edu/pls/HPRO/hzpkpers.P_SelectEthnRaceGndr?p_job_id=999971&p_job_date=01/20/2022 

    Open until filled.

  • January 25, 2022 2:02 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Join our team of dedicated library staff. We seek a dynamic and energetic Library Assistant to perform circulation, reader’s advisory, and program assistance for our newly renovated Association Library. 

    The majority of these hours are assigned to our main service desk, but the position may require assistance in other service areas including programming. 

    Required Skills and Qualifications: 

    • Must have Sierra knowledge
    • Track record of excellent customer service with strong communication skills 
    • Detail oriented 
    • Being flexible and a team player are a mandatory requirement
    • A comfort using computer technology, and hand-held devices  
    • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, management and the public 
    • Ability to work independently 
    • Misc. projects can be assigned 
    • Ability to stand or sit for duration of shifts, and the ability to lift 40 pounds 
    • Hours:  24 hours a week;  Including a Saturday or Sunday

    Starting Salary - $19.00 per hour – compensation will be based on experience

    Vacation/Sick/Personal Time and Fidelity Simple IRA offered

    To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to info@quoguelibrary.org by February 18th

    Attn:  Quogue Library Director - Susan McKenna

  • January 25, 2022 7:58 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Description of Duties:

    • Opening and closing the building.
    • Maintain a schedule of routine janitorial and cleaning work required to keep up the appearance and safety of the library facility and surrounding property, including garbage removal, bathroom cleaning, dusting, mopping, vacuuming and general custodial routines. 
    • Heavy lifting and moving of furniture and equipment for the setting up and breaking down of different arrangements needed for daily programs during various hours of the day.
    • Light snow removal.
    • Work with library staff to provide assistance with programs during various hours of the day. 

    Knowledge, Skills Abilities Required

    • Must be able and willing to understand and efficiently carry out oral and written instructions, and to follow through on numerous details in an orderly, systematic fashion.
    • Ability to cover shifts on an on-call basis.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team with other custodial staff, to complete daily activities according to the work schedule.
    • Ability to follow emergency procedures to provide security for library patrons and staff.
    • Ability to maintain good work ethics and habits.
    • Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation. 
    • General cleaning experience required.


    The candidate must be available to work Monday through Thursday, 3PM-11PM and Fridays 12PM-8PM. The position includes health insurance, paid sick and vacation time. The hourly rate is $21.47.

    Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume via mail or email by February 7, 2022 to:

    Quincy Green

    Head of Custodial Services

    Deer Park Public Library

    44 Lake Avenue

    Deer Park, NY 11729

  • January 25, 2022 7:56 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Deer Park Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and patron-service oriented individual to work up to 17.5 hours per week. Flexibility is needed and hours will include Wednesday evenings in addition to another night per week, 4:00-9:00pm and two Saturdays per month, 9:00am-5:00pm. The position also may include afternoons, 1-6pm, and mornings, 9am-2pm, as needed

    Trainee candidates must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school, pursuing a certificate in Children's Services in the Public Library with at least three (3) credits completed in Children's Literature or Public Library Services for Children

    Librarian I candidates must have completed a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department, including or supplemented by a minimum of twelve (12) credits of course work in children's services, with at least three (3) credits in children's literature. The hourly rates are Librarian I, $32.56 and Librarian Trainee, $30.27

    Experience working with children and families is preferred

    Please send cover letter and resume, by January 31, 2022 to

    Dawn Marie Gaudy Deer Park Public Library 

    44 Lake Avenue Deer Park, NY 11729 Phone: (631) 586-3000 

    Fax: (631) 586-3006 dmgaudy@gmail.com 

  • January 21, 2022 10:37 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)
    • Role Summary

      Reporting to the Library Director, the Electronic Resources Librarian will be responsible for the technological functions of the library and actively seeks new solutions to improve library processes and services. This role will be responsible for maintaining content for online resources. This position will be also responsible for first-line support, maintenance, and implementation of the library's broad range of systems, including the integrated library system, discovery tools, EZProxy authentication software, link-out applications, content management system, and chat service. The Electronic Resources Librarian will also serve as the library's primary technology liaison with the IT department. This position also participates in the formal educational efforts of the library, including the development of instructional materials, subject guides, web and video tutorials, and other support services, and participates in the overall growth and development of the library and its services.

       

      Duties and Responsibilities:

      •  Participates in the workflow related to managing the life cycle of the Library’s electronic resources, including acquisition, licensing, discovery, access, maintenance, and evaluation.
      • Responsible for maintaining content for online resources including ebooks, online journals, and databases using the e-resource access and management service tools such as EZProxy, Serials Solutions, and Primo.
    • Establishes publisher / vendor relationships related to maintenance of online resources.
    • Supports and improves access to and discovery of library entitlements across multiple platforms.
    • Participates and collaborates with library colleagues across the Health System and across the University. This includes representing the library during library systems meetings and content management meetings.
    • Provides support, maintenance, and implementation of the library's broad range of systems.
    • Troubleshoot and work to resolve complex access and technical problems, respond to reported issues, and work with internal and external partners to fix issues in a timely manner.
    • Provides recommendations for the design, organization, and content of the library website and library content management system, LibGuides.
    • Performs inventory of the library’s equipment (computers, laptops, peripherals, etc.) and computer software used by the library and by the library’s patrons and coordinate maintenance, updates, and upgrades with the IT department.
    • Prepares reports for the Library Director by collecting and formatting usage statistics provided by vendors and publishers for the evaluation of the library resources.
    • Provides professional reference, informational, and consultation services to faculty, students, and staff supporting their education, teaching, and research needs.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:                                                                                                 

    Education: Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS or Library and Information Science (MLIS), or related fields or another relevant advanced degree required.

    Licensure: Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), preferred 

    Experience: 

    • 1-2 Years Experience with academic library systems, applications and solutions such as SirsiDynix, Primo, Serials
    • Solutions, EZProxy software, QuickDoc, and LibApps suite of applications.
    • 1-2 Years Medical, health sciences, hospital or health-related library settings. (preferred)
    • 1-2 Years Experience in implementing or migrating library related technologies and systems. (preferred)

     

    Skills: 

    • Strong service orientation with excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
    • Advanced computer skills and working knowledge of library technologies, electronic software and resources.
    • Strong database searching skills, e.g., PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL.
    • Familiarity with emerging trends and best practices related to online resources and related user services issues.
    • Ability to use technology for instructional and information purposes, e.g., learning management systems, content management systems, collaborative research and productivity tools, screen recording and video editing software.
    • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail, video conferencing, and web applications.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills with abilities to take initiative, manage tasks and priorities, and meet deadlines.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and three references at: https://jobs.nyulangone.org/job/14217266.

    About NYU Long Island School of Medicine and NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island

    NYU Long Island School of Medicine—a partnership between New York University and NYU Langone Health—educates exemplary physicians and academic leaders in primary care. We prepare graduates to deliver outstanding patient care and become authorities in local and national health systems. Our graduate medical education programs offer postgraduate medical education training in more than 20 specialties. Throughout our programs, we encourage research collaboration in basic, clinical, and translational sciences to solve today’s most urgent healthcare challenges.

    NYU Long Island School of Medicine, opened in 2019, became the first medical school in the nation to offer an exclusive three-year MD program. For more information about undergraduate medical education at NYU Long Island School of Medicine, visit https://medli.nyu.edu/.

    NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

    We have a commuter friendly campus. There is a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station conveniently located across the street from our Long Island campus; making the journey time to either midtown Manhattan (New York Penn Station) or downtown Brooklyn (Barclays Center) about 40 minutes.

    NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.  

  • January 20, 2022 12:34 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Job Description – Teen, Young, & New Adult Services Librarian

    Salary: $48,000 - $50,000

    Position Description:

    Under general supervision, an employee in this position performs professional-level librarian duties.  The work may be specialized in nature or may consist of the more difficult tasks in more than one area. In absence of administration, supervision is exercised over paraprofessional staff and participates in training of library staff in the library.  The work is reviewed by the Director through conferences, reports and observation and annual performance review.  Does related work and other duties as required. Evening and weekend availability required. Will serve as person-in-charge during certain shifts. 

    Major Areas of Responsibility:

    • May assist in the assignment and review of paraprofessional staff, and training of Library Staff.
    • Provides intermediate advisory and guidance services to library users
    • Provides library informational, reference and referral services
    • Performs copy cataloging and classification of library materials
    • Compiles bibliographies; selects or assists in the selection of books and other library materials
    • Attends conferences, workshops, and in-service training sessions to keep up with current trends in libraries and youth services. 
    • Represents the library at community and work-related meetings

    Specific Responsibilities of the Job:

    • Works closely with other departments of the library
    • Assists the Director in planning and developing young adult policies and procedures
    • Helps coordinate cross-department programs and events
    • Makes decisions that may include the following:
      •    Handle problems with library users.
      •    Create more efficient ways to work with teens, young and new adults.
    • Generates reports including monthly statistics
    • Responsible for the ordering of circulating young adult materials. This includes fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, manga, college, and test preparation, Playaway’s, video games, compact discs, DVD, blue ray, audio books, and magazines. 
    • Instructs patrons in the use of search terminals, computers, tablets, phones, PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, and television. 
    • Tracks departmental supplies and initiates orders for new or replacement items.
    • Prepares flyers, bookmarks, and other promotional materials. 
    • Responsible for updating online outreach services. This includes social media and the newsletter. 
    • Greets library users at the desk and by phone and responds to routine requests.
    • Regularly attends meetings that may include SCSL young adult services meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned by the library director or their designee. 

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    (Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

    Services

    • Thorough knowledge of the employing library's policies and procedures
    • Thorough knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources
    • Thorough knowledge of the needs and makeup of the library district's population
    • Ability to supervise the work of paraprofessional personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale, in absence of the director and department heads. 
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other specialists, co-workers, library users, members of other library organizations and community groups
    • Ability and willingness to participate in cultural and intellectual activities of the community; ability to express oneself clearly, both orally and in writing
    • Courtesy
    • Good judgment
    • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position

    Education and Experience:

    • Degree or equivalent experience: ALA accredited MLS.
    • Years of experience: At least 1 years of library professional work with focus on teen and YA services and programming preferred. Paraprofessional work will be considered.
    • Certification: Must possess or be eligible for NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.

    Physical Demands:

    (These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable

    accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the above-described essential functions.)

    • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear.
    • The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel.
    • The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, occasionally climb or balance, and to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
    • Extended periods of repetitive hand work are required.
    • Extended periods of sitting and using computers are common.
    • Extended periods of standing may be required.
    • Extended periods of walking may be required.
    • Ability to push or pull up to 100 pounds with mechanical assistance.
    • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds, manually.

    Work Environment:

    (While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.)

    • The employee may occasionally be exposed to chemicals used in common cleaning products.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate but may
    • occasionally be loud.
    • In general, most of the workday will be in an office environment.

    Conclusion:

    This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

    To apply please send cover letter, resume and three professional/educational references to Tom Vitale, Library Director at director@floydmemoriallibrary.org
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