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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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  • March 30, 2023 11:26 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Open Until Filled 

    Position Summary:

    The full-time Facilities & Delivery Assistant works under the direction of the Facilities & Delivery Manager to ensure the building and grounds are properly prepared for employees and guests; support the shipping, mailing, and receiving of materials; perform hands-on maintenance services and coordinate maintenance with vendors as needed; and assist with emergency preparedness procedures. Anticipated starting schedule is 8:45AM-4:45PM, Monday-Friday.

    Sample Responsibilities:

    • Receives and sorts incoming mail, deliveries, and library materials; Delivers internal mail
    • Performs meeting set-up and tear-down
    • Assists the Facilities & Delivery Manager in maintaining the facility, building and grounds and all equipment including fixed assets; mechanical systems; vehicles; business equipment; security and emergency equipment; cleaning, housekeeping, and equipment supplies; etc.
    • Schedules service calls, communicates with vendors, and participates in vendor meetings
    • Responds to custodial cleaning and pest control situations as necessary
    • Maintains supply inventory; reorders and restocks as necessary
    • Knows and follows safety and security procedures, educates colleagues on emergency preparedness, and reports any safety hazards to the Facilities & Delivery Manager
    • Troubleshoots emergencies and equipment problems
    • Coordinates and carries out deliveries and pick-ups of materials and supplies as needed; Drives NLS vehicles as assigned; Runs errands as assigned
    • Opens and closes the building as directed


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Customer-service focused, with at least 1 year of experience serving internal or external customers; Facilities experience a plus
    • Willingness and ability to learn and grow skillset

    Job Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
    • Evening and weekend work as required
    • May be required to use personal auto with mileage reimbursement
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for long periods of time


    Starting salary $45,000-$50,000, depending on relevant qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including participation in the NY State pension system and health insurance program.

    To Apply

    Send your resume with a cover letter by email to Your cover letter should describe how your experience and abilities are specifically related to the requirements and responsibilities of this position.


    The review of applications will begin on March 28, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

    About NLS

    NLS is one of 23 public library systems in NY State. We are a cooperative library system, meaning that our 54 member libraries are autonomous, supported by local taxes, and governed by their own boards of trustees. We are essentially a consortium. Our service area is Nassau County on Long Island. All public libraries in the county are members of NLS.

    NLS is an equal opportunity employer.

    This is a union position covered by a collective bargaining agreement. NLS is not subject to Civil Service. 

  • March 30, 2023 11:23 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by May 1

    The Nassau Library System, a cooperative library system that serves the 54 public libraries in Nassau County, NY, is seeking a self-starting, adaptable "people-person" to assist with the operation of our Techmobile and provide support for member libraries and community partners in their digital inclusion and community engagement efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for an MLIS student who wants to gain practical service experience and learn more about how public libraries support community members in need of technology education and library services and develop local partnerships.


    • Assists the Techmobile Coordinator or other NLS staff in the operation of the vehicle and its onboard equipment at events at various locations across Nassau County; may drive the Techmobile as needed.
    • Alongside library and/or partner agency staff, works directly with community members to assess current access to technology, digital skill level, connectivity needs, and internet use priorities, and coaches clients directly in order to meet their internet use priorities.
    • Assists with the development of instructional documentation on popular devices and services.
    • Assists member library staff at engagement events to highlight shared services and raise public awareness of libraries, utilizing library software to conduct patron service.


    • Current enrollment in a library science, or a related education, social work, or technology Master’s program
    • At least of one year of experience in a direct customer service role
    • Ability to explain and teach basic concepts related to popular consumer technologies, internet connectivity, and common online services and applications
    • Capable of producing clear and concise written instructions and project documentation 
    • Evening and weekend work as required, based on schedule of Techmobile events
    • NYS Drivers License in good standing (CDL not required) and the ability to operate and fuel a Sprinter van in all weather conditions
    • Lifting up to 30 lbs.; Pushing up to 100 lbs. using wheeled carts; Sitting and standing for periods of time in a smaller space
    • Bilingual skills strongly preferred

    Compensation & Benefits

    $24.00 per hour for up to 18 hours per week, or Master’s program credit, for a time period that aligns with the selected applicant's academic semester in the Spring, Summer, and/or Fall. This internship is a temporary position not eligible for additional benefits. NLS is not subject to Civil Service. Professional involvement encouraged and supported. 


    Send resume with cover letter to the attention of Nicole Scherer, Assistant Director, Nassau Library System, at Preference will be given to applications received by May 1, 2023, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. NLS is an equal opportunity employer.

  • March 29, 2023 2:00 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by April 21

    The Great Neck Library is seeking a creative, energetic, detail oriented, service driven Department Head for our Children’s Department. This individual will supervise an active, culturally diverse children's library in a multi-branch library system. The ideal candidate will develop, recommend and implement new and diverse children's programs and services that fit our community; prepare annual budgets and staffing requirements; function as a person-in-charge on scheduled nights and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must.

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Weekly staff scheduling, staff supervision of full and part time clerks and librarians
    • Oversight of Childrens Collection throughout the system
    • Material Ordering
    • Conducting Programs and Special Events
    • Outreach
    • Staff Evaluations
    • Function as person-in-charge of the library on scheduled nights and weekends
    • Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Experience Required:

    • Masters of Library Science or Masters of Library Information Science from ALA accredited college or university
    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment
    • Minimum of five (5) years professional librarian experience;
    • Minimum of three (3) years Children’s Librarian
    • Thorough knowledge of library service to children, administrative practices, and materials selection;
    • Ability to grasp users' needs quickly and accurately;
    • Ability to train and supervise library staff;
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate situations, and make constructive suggestions for improvement of services;
    • Ability to utilize and recommend materials in a variety of formats (print, electronic, audiovisual)
    • Familiarity with use of computers in a library setting.


    Full time – 35 hours/week, includes one night plus Saturday rotation. Sundays as needed.

    Starting Salary Range:

    The minimum starting salary is $72,000.00 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package including NYS Retirement System.

    This is a Union Position and is non-civil service.

    Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - and references by April 21, 2023. 

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave.

    Great Neck, NY 11023

  • March 29, 2023 1:45 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by April 29 

    Assistant Director

    The Great Neck Library is seeking an Assistant Director dedicated to providing excellent library services to a very active, culturally diverse and highly educated community. Under the direction of the Library Director, the Assistant Director assists in the planning, supervision, organization and administration of library services and conveys and carries out the Library’s Mission, Vision, Values and Long-Range Plan. Work is performed in accordance with prescribed policy with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. The Assistant Director is directly responsible for supervising branch heads and branch operations. Additionally, the Assistant Director may supervise departments and department operations if assigned. The Assistant Director assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Library Director in her absence.

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Assumes the duties of the Library Director in the Director’s absence
    • Supervises, trains, coaches, directs and evaluates Branch Heads. May be assigned supervision of additional departments
    • Conducts weekly in-person visits to the branches
    • Collects, analyzes, reports data and supervises use of Key Performance Indicators to evaluate and measure the success of programs and services
    • Keeps Director informed of library operations and makes recommendations for improvements
    • Scheduling
    • Assists the Library Director in budget preparation, tracking and reporting
    • Assists in personnel selection
    • Participates in professional library organizations and attends professional conferences, workshops and seminars as assigned
    • Represents the library and serves as a liaison at community events when requested
    • Reviews evaluations and may evaluate staff in the Branch Heads absence
    • Assists in staff training and development ensuring excellent service to the community
    • Position may involve prolong periods of sitting at a desk and working at a computer
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications and Experience required:

    • Extensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of library service
    • Ability to evaluate information and make decisions
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Ability to multi-task and manager time effectively
    • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
    • Experience with defining and setting measurable goals and establishing parameters for reporting
    • Demonstrated respect, sensitivity, and knowledge of diverse workforce and community
    • Knowledge of supervisory methods, including work delegation, scheduling, evaluating performance and maintaining morale
    • Ability to prepare and deliver concise reports
    • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with library staff, vendors and the general public
    • Exceptional written and verbal skills
    • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office Suite, online productivity tools and other software relevant to library administration
    • Masters of Library Science or Masters of Library Information Science from ALA accredited college or university
    • Additional advanced degree or professional certificate preferred
    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment
    • A minimum of seven (7) years experience as a professional librarian with increasing responsibility in a supervisory capacity as Assistant Director, Department Head, Branch Manager, or similar
    • Must have car and valid driver’s license
    • Supervisory experience in a multi-branch system preferred

    Starting Salary Range:

    The minimum starting salary is $105,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package including NYS Retirement System. This is a non-union, exempt, confidential position and is non-civil service.

    Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - and references by April 29, 2023

    Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11023

    No Phone Calls Please. The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • March 28, 2023 5:25 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Open Until Filled

    The East Hampton Library, located on Long Island’s East End, is seeking a full-time Children’s Librarian. The successful candidate must possess good communication skills and be able to work well with staff and the public to help build on a solid base of high quality service. The East Hampton Library is an association library that serves a community of 20,463 year-round residents which triples in the summers.


    • Provide friendly reference services to children and their families
    • Planning and conducting children’s programs 
    • Collection development


    • Flexibility is a must
    • A genuine desire and ability to work well with children
    • Prior experience working with children in a library
    • Knowledge of computer applications for library services
    • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
    • All new hires must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19


    Candidate must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school or enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program.


    35 hours per week including an evening and weekend rotation.

    Salary: $62,000 with a benefit package including 3 Personal Days, 12 Sick Days, 21 Vacation Days, 12 paid federal holidays, 1 Floating Holiday, NYSHIP health insurance with 100% paid for individual coverage, Retirement plan with 10% annual contribution, 403B plan and a Flexible Spending Account.

    Position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter, via email, to:

    Alexandra Giambruno

    Head of Children’s Services

    East Hampton Library


    (631) 324-0222 ext. 2

  • March 28, 2023 5:23 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by April 14 

    The Westbury Memorial Public Library is seeking a part-time Non-Competitive Librarian I for our busy Children’s Building 

    Job Description 

    • Report to the Head of Children’s Library to ensure successful operation of the Children's Department. 
    • Provides reference and readers’ advisory services to community members of all ages. 
    • Assists library visitors in conducting research and locating resources.
    • Responds to telephone and in-person requests for information and research ata public Information/Reference Desk. 
    • Using SIERRA, the Library’s automated circulation system, searches for material, manages patron accounts and creates new memberships. 
    • Register and assist children with public computer use. 
    • Assists in programming as needed. 
    • Responsible for the Children’s Library on evenings and Saturdays in theabsence of professional department heads. 
    • Perform miscellaneous other tasks as requested by the Head of Children’s Library.

    Flexibility a must. 

    • $28.00 per hour 
    • Includes evenings and every other Saturday 

    Resumes should be emailed to Tracy Horodyski, Director at by Friday, April 14, 2023. 

    The Westbury Memorial Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • March 28, 2023 2:19 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    April 18 

    The Central Islip Public Library is seeking an out of the box thinking and creative librarian 1 or librarian trainee to join our busy and expanding Adult Reference Department. The ideal applicant should enjoy creating and running programs as well as assisting patrons with readers advisory and technology related questions.

    Job Duties:

    • Provide outstanding customer service for patrons in-person and over the phone.
    • Assist and instruct patrons on the utilization of reference sources in print and digital formats. Examples include databases, E-books, mobile devices (IOS and Android) and internet-based government resources. 
    • Promotes the use of the collection: acquiring familiarity with the collection; developing bibliographies as appropriate; and helping to develop programs that promote the use of library resources.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Other Duties as assigned


    • MLS degree from an ALA accredited school for a Librarian I or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS 
    • Librarian 1-New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

    Schedule: Flexibility is a plus

    • Tuesdays: 9:30AM-1:00PM
    • Wednesdays: 5:00PM-9:00PM
    • Fridays 9:30AM-1:00PM or 9:30AM-5:00PM
    • Saturdays: 9:30AM-5:00PM, once a month 
    • Sundays: 1:00-5:00PM, once a month

    Benefits and Salary: 

    Part-time position, up to 17.5 hours per week, this is a non-competitive civil service position.  

    Starting hourly rate Librarian Trainee $24.97 per hour. 

    Starting hourly rate Librarian 1 $ 26.65 per hour. 

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their cover letter and resume to: 

    Katelyn Hara-Moss, 

    Head of Reference Services 

  • March 28, 2023 10:32 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by April 4th 

    The Patchogue-Medford Library seeks a part-time library assistant for the main building’s Makerspace. The position will require 10-16 hours weekly and may require daytime, evening, and weekend shifts. 

    To apply, please fill out the online employment application here:, and select “Library Assistant” as the position type you are interested in. Please apply by Tuesday, April 4. 

    Contact Tabitha Kirshey at with any questions. 


    • Assists with teaching library patrons how to use Makerspace equipment and software and help them complete their projects. 
    • Assists professional librarians in library programs and outreach events. 
    • Performs various tasks, including 3D printing and poster printing. 
    • Maintain Makerspace equipment as necessary. 

    Minimum Qualifications 

    • Bachelor’s degree in any subject 
    • Self-directed learner  
    • Likes people and working with them 
    • Very comfortable using a computer and learning new software 

    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Knowledge and skill with any of the following: machine sewing, electronics, graphic design, 3D modeling 
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

  • March 24, 2023 10:40 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by April 7th 

    The Hampton Bays Public Library is seeking a motivated, progressive, enthusiastic  full-time Children’s Librarian. Our ideal candidate is warm and friendly, loves children’s literature,  and is as excited as we are about working with children birth to 6th grade, families, and caregivers. 

    Job Requirements 

    • Provide reference services and reader’s advisory to children, parents, and caregivers. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the  public to achieve specific goals and objectives of the department. 
    • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and productively. 
    • Plan and facilitate programs for children and parents/caregivers, which encourage  early literacy skills and the use of library facilities and materials, as well as programs  that build relationships with local venues such as museums, farms, etc. 
    • Provide outreach to schools and community organizations that serve children and  families. 
    • Prepare materials to publicize the services and resources of the Children’s  department. 
    • Working knowledge of library computer software systems and ability to problem  solve and troubleshoot. 
    • Maintain awareness of trends in children services and issues affecting children. Attend professional meetings and participate in library organizations. 
    • Manage department social media. 
    • Promote the use of the collection; acquiring familiarity with collection, creating   bibliographies, and help develop programs that promote the use of library resources. 
    • Record monthly statistics. 
    • Supervise pages and clerks by creating their schedules and tasks. 
    • Reports to the Head of Children’s and Parent Services. 

    Education Requirements and Minimal Qualifications 

    Librarian: MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited library school. 

    Trainee: Currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school. 

    Experience in a Public Library’s Children’s Department preferred. 


    Librarian—starting at $51,000 + competitive benefits package 

    Librarian Trainee—salary commensurate with credits completed

    To be considered for this position, please email resume by April 7, 2023 to 

    Christine Fitzgerald, Head of Children’s and Parent Services 

    Hampton Bays Public Library 

    52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 

  • March 23, 2023 11:35 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by April 10 

    The Syosset Library seeks a part-time clerk for the Circulation Department. The ideal candidate will have a friendly, pleasant, and enthusiastic manner working with the public, with scheduling flexibility and good communication skills. This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 


    • Under the supervision of the Head of Circulation, this part-time clerical position will be responsible for performing the full range of circulation desk procedures including: 
    • Register patrons for library cards; 
    • Check out/in library materials; 
    • Answer phones; 
    • Perform other related clerical duties. 


    • Prior experience working in a public library and knowledge of Sierra is a plus; 
    • Being comfortable working computers and in an online environment is a plus; 
    • Scheduling flexibility is preferred; 
    • Must be a Nassau County resident; 
    • High school diploma or equivalent. 

    Hours: 17 hours per week; 1-2 evenings, daytime shifts, every other Saturday, Sunday rotation. 

    Starting Salary: $16.50 per hour. 

    The Syosset Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System. 

    Email resume to Sharon Long, Assistant Library Director by April 10, 2023. 

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