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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; please send as a word document.  (If someone is leaving your institution, or changing positions, please include that in the email to keep your account records up to date). 
  3. Indicate application deadline date. 
  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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  • June 09, 2023 9:42 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    June 30 

    The Whaling Museum is looking for extra help running museum programs.

    Immediate need is teaching Late June through August, with additional opportunity to teach on a part-time basis in the fall and winter. Local travel required.

    --Please read this posting fully before applying. --


    The Museum Educator offers the Long Island community exciting, high-quality educational programs in history, art, culture, and science, inspired by Long Island’s whaling history.

    We are looking for additional staff member to join our education team. This position offers a unique opportunity to practice a wide range of skills by leading innovative, interdisciplinary activities, and connecting people of all ages with the museum’s collection. Educator is instrumental in strengthening visitors’ appreciation of Long Island’s maritime history with other diverse topics in culture, art, and science in meaningful ways.

    The museum delivers programs from preschoolers to seniors; majority of events are family-friendly and are geared for children 5-12 years old. During July and August, the museum brings programs to diverse locations throughout Long Island, primarily at Long Island libraries who book the museum's programs for their patrons.

    Travelling is required, as some museum programs take place off-site throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

    As a friendly, small workplace, most staff wear many hats, can find ways to apply their individual talents, and are expected to give 100% effort to the tasks at hand.


    • Pursuing or completed BA in education, or pursuing; Certification a plus; OR Degree in Life Sciences/History/Museum Studies coupled with teaching background
    • At least 1 year experience teaching in classroom or informal museum settings; experience with elementary-age youth preferred
    • Demonstrated skill in creating age-appropriate learning materials and crafts for many learning styles, including knowledge of hands-on, inquiry-based learning theories
    • Cheerful, motivated, and enthusiastic, with strong can-do attitude; excellent and professional public presentation skills; with passion for the museum’s unique purpose
    • Creative thinker; able to adapt our internal resources to make learning a fun adventure
    • Knowledge of Long Island’s maritime history/whale biology, or willingness to learn
    • Ability to integrate and adapt the arts & humanities into interdisciplinary subjects
    • 100% reliable and punctual; trustworthy to protect museum’s collection with integrity
    • Ability to travel to offsite locations with reliable personal car, as needed (mileage is reimbursed)
    • Able to work independently or part of a close team; able to multi-task and manage time effectively in a small but busy workplace
    • Excellent verbal and writing skills; strong organizational skills, with a professional presence
    • PC proficient (Google apps, Canva, Video editing skills)
    • Lifting of portable teaching bins is required (up to 40 lb)

    Chief Responsibilities

    • Primarily in Summer: Deliver Museum-To-You programs, chiefly at Long Island libraries throughout the Island
    • Possibly: Help deliver Family Events at the museum on Fridays in the summer, with occasional help for weekend events
    • Help run museum-run camp programs at the museum in late August

    Past the summer season, the Educator can also contribute to the development and delivery of other in-person & virtual programs, including the following:

    • School programs, mostly during weekday mornings during the school year
    • Scout programs and other education programs
    • Help oversee daily operations in the museum, including opening/closing
    • Assist in developing special exhibits; work with other staff in interpreting the museum’s collections
    • Undertakes or assists any special projects at the request of the Curator of Education.

    We are looking to make a hire ASAP.

    Interested applicants should send:


    1. Cover letter
    2. Resume with references
    3. Exact scheduling availability through June-August 2023, and the rest of the year.


    • Example of an appropriate educational project which you created or developed, and can help show your skill.


    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    No telephone calls for position inquiries, please.

    The Whaling Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, and veteran status.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Pay: From $17.50 per hour


    • Flexible schedule


    • 4 hour shift
    • 8 hour shift
    • Weekend availability

    Work Location: In person

  • June 07, 2023 8:22 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    July 5

    The Jericho Public Library is seeking an energetic and dedicated librarian to join our team in the Children’s

    Department and to help us further our mission of providing innovative programming and services.

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide services for children ages birth to 6th grade, parents/caregivers, teachers, and students.
    • Assist patrons with program registration.
    • Perform readers’ advisory at the Children’s Reference Desk.
    • Plan and conduct age specific programs including storytimes, book discussions, and craft programs.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excels at providing customer service.
    • Enjoys working with children and prior experience in youth services a plus.
    • Knowledge of children’s literature.
    • Possesses technology skills and knowledge of informational databases, social media platforms,
    • Sierra, and Microsoft Office.
    • Effective collaboration skills and the ability to function individually and in a team environment.

    Hourly Wage:

    • Range: $26.55 - $28.00 per hour depending on experience.


    • Tuesday evenings, one Saturday per month, and fill ins.


    • MLS Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
    • NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.
    • Must be a Nassau County resident.

    Please email your cover letter and resume to Angela Cinquemani, Director,

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.

    Your name will not be removed from the Civil Service List.

    The Jericho Public Library is a member of the NYS Retirement System.

    The Jericho Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

  • June 06, 2023 9:46 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by June 30 

    Locust Valley Library seeks an approximately 19 hours per week part time Business Manager to join our senior management.

    Scope of Work

    This position involves responsibility for assigned phases of library administration and the handling confidential matters in a careful and efficient manner. The Business Manager reports directly to the Library Director.

    Duties and Responsibilities


    • Maintains the Library’s financial records:
      • Audits invoices for processing;
      • Maintains library’s bank accounts and does monthly reconciliations;
      • Maintains the General Ledger;
      • Submits monthly financial reports to the Director;
    • Interacts with vendors to resolve billing disputes;
    • Monitors budget performance and provides reports to help departments stay within budget;
    • Reviews the biweekly time sheets and prepares them for payroll processing;
    • Calculates and monitors medical, retirement, and dental payroll deductions;
    • Processes 403b contributions to TIAA; Monitors total annual hours for part-time employees;
    • Maintains the asset list of computers and equipment;
    • Maintains a CRM (customer relationship management) system to track donors;
      • Works with accountants during the annual audit;
      • Applies for SAM grants;
      • Inputs the financial portion of the annual state report;
      • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget.


    • Reports at the monthly Board meeting;
    • Processes time off requests and generates the weekly staff schedule;
    • Maintains staff’s paid time-off banks and distributes reports to staff regularly;
    • Processes book orders via computerized ordering system;
    • Recommends computer purchases and excessing of old computers;
    • Participates in the planning and execution of fundraising activities;
    • Helps oversee the maintenance of building and grounds; recommends repairs and alterations;
    • Keeps informed of professional developments;
    • May involve other related duties.

    Abilities, Skills, Knowledge

    • Superior knowledge of library techniques, materials and administrative practices;
    • Courtesy, good judgment, accuracy, and orderliness;
    • Knowledge of Quickbooks, and Microsoft products necessary. Experience with Google Works, Accudata/iSolve, When2Work, Zoho, Sierra and BT TitleSource 3 software preferred;
    • Strong oral and written comprehension and communication;
    • Ability to carry out assignments independently and as part of a team;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and library patrons;
    • Ability to plan and coordinate work of others;
    • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
    • Initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in processes;

    Education and Experience

    This position requires a college degree in accounting or business administration plus at least 2 years’ of experience, or at least 5 years’ of experience in a similar capacity.

    Starting Salary

    $40-$55 an hour based on skills and experience. No health insurance available for part-time staff.

    To Apply: Email an application, cover letter and resume to no later than

    The Locust Valley Library is a free association library not subject to Civil Service requirements.

  • June 02, 2023 8:43 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    Apply by June 16

    Position: Network & Systems Technician / Department: Technical Support 

    We invite you to apply for an opportunity to join our motivated team in a warm and welcoming environment. At Comsewogue we put an emphasis on training and we support each other in our day-to-day tasks. We’re looking for someone who shares our interest in connecting with our patrons and making a positive contribution to our community.

    Qualifications & Requirements:

    • Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of experience in a position working with information technology equipment. At least one (1) year of experience must include system installation, configuration, evaluation and troubleshooting.
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills including a professional, positive, and approachable demeanor.
    • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment/ability to multitask.
    • Ability to perform detail-oriented tasks with an emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
    • Ability to make sustainability-conscious workplace decisions.
    • Duties may include monitoring and troubleshooting computer equipment and printers, updating and upgrading computer software, assisting in setting up new computer equipment and software, performing technology setups for library programs, and providing technical support to staff and patrons using technology.


    Up to 17.5 hours per week. Nights and weekends required.


    $23.18 per hour.

    Submit your application in person, email to or fax 631-928-6307 by Friday, June 16, 2023.

    Applications are available at the circulation desk and on the library’s website by clicking on JOBS at the bottom of the page. Special consideration may be given to candidates who are residents of this jurisdiction. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    The Comsewogue Public Library does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services. The Library’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is found at: The Library is committed to proactive, fair, legal recruitment processes and practices carried out in a professional and welcoming manner. The Library is committed to reducing its impact on the environment.

  • June 02, 2023 8:29 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    June 30

    The Central Islip Public Library in Suffolk County, NY is seeking a part-time Adult Reference Librarian I or Librarian Trainee to join our growing and busy Adult Services Department. Candidates are expected to assist patrons in locating books, other materials, and information both online and in print, reader’s advisory, digital services, preform collection development and run adult programs.

    Required Education:

    • Currently enrolled or possess an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.
    • Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York.

    Required Skills:

    • Strong commitment to public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage.
    • Strong organization and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
    • Strong computer technology skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google applications, PCs, and e-reader devices.

    Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Head of Reference Services, the part-time Adult Librarian will be responsible for the following:

    • Maintains the layout and appearance of the Adult Department, ensuring a safe and inviting area filled with relevant resources.
    • Develops and maintains content for social media platforms such as Library website, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
    • Creates and implements appropriate adult programing.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Days and Hours Requirements:

    Must be available for evenings, one Saturday and one Sunday shift a month.

    Starting Salary:

    Librarian Trainee $24.97

    Librarian I $26.65 per hour

    Interested applicants can email a cover letter and resume to:

    Katelyn Hara-Moss, Head of Reference Services

  • May 31, 2023 11:21 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    June 21

    The Port Washington Public Library seeks a Children’s Librarian Trainee

    • All candidates should have a love of children’s literature, programming, and excellent customer service skills.
    • Preferred candidates will have an interest in performing story times, book talks, and other children’s related events. 
    • Assisting with planning and running children’s programs will be part of the experience.
    • Knowledge of common technology including Microsoft Office & Google Suite, digital media platforms, and social media is required. 
    • The job will also include occasional library-wide service point coverage.

    Position is part-time

    Must be currently enrolled in an MLIS program

    Shifts include: one night a week + weekend shifts by rotation

    Pay range is: $26.82 to $27.97 per hour

    Please contact: Rachel Fox – Head of Children’s Services

    Resumes sent via e-mail will be given first review preference.

    The Port Washington Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • May 31, 2023 8:16 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    June 21


    Assist in the delivery of library services and programs and daily maintenance operations.


    • Provide reference and bibliographic services including instruction and assistance in the use of library resources and services and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus.
    • Development of bibliographies and other reference aids and the performance of online searches when appropriate.
    • Participate in Library orientation and out-reach programs including the presentation of workshops and seminars, the design of instructional materials, and exhibits and contribution to library publications.
    • Supervise the daily operations of a library including personnel facilities and collection maintenance, materials receipt, and reconciliation and record keeping and tabulation.
    • Librarians must make every effort to make sure the library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility, and collegiality.
    • Perform other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall efficiency of the library.



    • Master of Library Science


    • Demonstrated proficiency in communication (written and verbal).
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel,
    • Power Point, Outlook.
    • Customer service and team orientated.

    Salary: $52,992.00 plus benefits 

    Apply here:

  • May 24, 2023 11:11 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by June 9 

    The Cold Spring Harbor Library seeks applications for a Part Time Children’s Librarian or Librarian Trainee.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Librarian: Master’s Degree & NYS Certification
    • Trainee: Currently enrolled in an accredited library school program


    • Librarian: $25.50/hour
    • Trainee: $22.50/hour


    • One evening per week, plus one Saturday and one Sunday per month

    To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

    Dr. Roger Podell, Director

    Please use “PT Librarian Position” in the subject line

    Application deadline: June 9, 2023

    Start date: July, 2023

    The Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center is an Association Library and does not participate in the New York State Retirement System or in Suffolk County Civil Service. The Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • May 24, 2023 11:09 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    June 14

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

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Performs Children’s Reference Desk duties and provides library services to children of all ages from birth through sixth grade, teachers, parents/caregivers, schools and special populations in the community.
    • Plans and presents programs on-site, off-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 children’s 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 supervising volunteers as needed.


    • MLS Degree in Library Science from ALA Accredited program or currently enrolled in an 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.

    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

  • May 19, 2023 12:15 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    June 12 


    The American Kennel Club Library & Archives seeks an Archives Assistant to help grow and maintain our collections on the history and sport of purebred dogs. This collection contains over 1,000 feet of analog archival materials, over 15,000 library volumes, and a variety of other digitized and born-digital assets. The Assistant would work under the supervision of the AKC’s Archivist to ensure the successful management of these collections through a variety of tasks including accessioning, processing, reference, and digital preservation. This position is an excellent opportunity for new career archivists looking to gain experience across a spectrum of practice in a rich and exciting collection.

    *This position is onsite in our NYC office. 

    Primary Job Duties

    • Increasing the Archives' digital reach by ingesting new or existing media into our Digital Library (Wordpress) and Digital Archive (CollectiveAccess)
    • Overseeing new acquisitions by creating accession records, completing initial inventory reports, and preparing boxes for transfer to offsite storage
    • Arranging and describing physical collections and creating finding aids and container lists in ArchivesSpace
    • Assisting with reference requests by performing research for remote users, scanning requested items, and/or searching digital collections
    • Performing routine maintenance of library stacks including occasional shelf reading, copy cataloging, and weeding
    • Digitizing legacy media including prints, negatives, video tapes, and audio cassettes using existing workflows

    Required Skills, Specialized Knowledge and Competency Requirements

    • Previous experience working in an archival environment on some or all of the listed job duties
    • Experience working with archival collection databases, preferably ArchivesSpace
    • Familiarity with content standards including DACS and EAD
    • Digitization experience using flatbed scanners and basic familiarity with Photoshop or other editing software
    • May be required to occasionally lift and/or move boxes weighing up to 40lbs. 

    The salary range for this position in New York City is $22.00 per hour.


    Education Required

    Bachelors or better.


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