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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 Erin, ehunter@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. 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.
  6. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
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  • February 19, 2020 9:11 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER – 15-19 Hours
    FOR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL POSTING
    PURPOSE: Under the direction of the Program Director, creates, designs, and produces printed materials, electronic files and digital images used for promotion of library programs, services and collections.
    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Design, layout newsletters, flyers, signs, forms etc.
    • Consults with and advises administration, department heads, and Friends of the Bryant Library, on how to best create and present printed materials, signs, displays and event packages.
    • Produces in-house materials (registration forms, postcards, routing slips, notification postcards, forms and stationary) for various departments and updates website
    • Performs other tasks as needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
    • Demonstrate organizational and technological skills.
    • Knowledge about design elements, such as color and composition
    • Creativity, verbal and written communication
    • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Excellent computer skills a must; experience with Adobe suite is required.
    • Commitment to excellent customer service
    • Experience with website design, social media and constant contact a must.

    Minimum Hourly Fee: $30.92
    We are a member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position.
    Send Resume by Tuesday March 3rd to Melissa Rubin at
    gdesign@bryantlibrary.org
    Attention: Please no phone calls or faxes

  • February 19, 2020 9:07 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part time Librarian Trainee:

    Mineola Memorial Library seeks a Librarian Trainee to work in our adult, teen and children's departments.  The trainee will work with our full time librarians and be trained in all aspects of public librarianship.  Candidate must be currently enrolled in an MLS masters program. Schedule is flexible; 15 to 17 hours per week.

    Please email interest and resume to:
    Charles Sleefe
    Library Director
    Mineola Memorial Library
    midirector@nassaulibrary.org

  • February 18, 2020 2:54 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Librarian I / Librarian Trainee Teen Services (17.5 hours) 

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

    Job Duties: 

    • Enjoy interacting with teens.
    • Assist teens with homework and research needs.
    • Ability to manage teens in a large group setting.
    • Possess a strong interest and knowledge of teen literature for readers’ advisory.
    • Proficiency in utilizing current technologies for our maker Studio.
    • Plan, organize, and facilitate programs and workshops utilizing current trends.
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library events.
    • Promotion and demonstration of library services through community outreach. 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS degree from an ALA accredited school and Public Librarian certificate for a Librarian I or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.
    • This position requires Thursday and Friday evenings from 5-9pm. Availability for 1-9pm a plus.
    • Saturdays and Sundays in rotation. Availability for a minimum of two Saturdays per month is required.
    • Flexibility to work mornings, afternoons, and evenings based on departmental needs. 

    To be considered for this position, please send, email or fax your resume and cover letter no later than Monday, February 24, 2020: 

    Laura Panter, Head of Teen Services Sachem Public Library 150 Holbrook Road Holbrook, New York 11741 

    E-mail: laura.panter@sachemlibrary.org Fax: (631) 588-3475 

    Sachem Public Library 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741 | 631-588-5024 | sachemlibrary.org
  • February 14, 2020 4:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Longwood Public Library seeks Part-Time Librarian I or Trainee for Adult Department

    We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian with a strong inclination toward public service to join our staff in our Adult Services Department! 

    Part-time librarians receive excellent training to work in today’s public library and are given the opportunity to work on meaningful library projects. 

    Duties in Adult Services Include (but are not limited to):

    Providing research and reader’s advisory at a busy Reference Desk, instructing in the usage of library resources and technology, assisting patrons with the usage of public access computers, and teaching digital literacy skills either one-on-one or in small groups.

    Qualifications:

    ALA accredited MLS or currently attending an ALA accredited school working toward an MLS degree.

    Schedule:

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

    Salary: $27.00 for Librarian I / $24.00 for Librarian Trainee

    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 Friday, March 6, 2020 to:

    Danielle Janoski
    Adult Services Department Head
    Longwood Public Library
    daniellej@longwoodlibrary.org

  • February 13, 2020 9:15 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    JOB POSTING

    Part-Time Adult Librarian I or Librarian Trainee

    The Elwood Public Library is a supportive workplace where employees are encouraged to embrace and share their unique skill sets with each other and the community.  We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and customer service-oriented Librarian I or Librarian Trainee for a part-time position in our Adult Department.  The successful candidate should be excited to try new things and possess a willingness to think outside of the box.

    Daytime and weekend availability is required and flexibility is a plus.

    Duties:

    ·   Contribute to adult collection development, outreach, and programming
    ·    Actively promote the library and its collections through engaging displays and decorations
    ·   Provide a positive and proactive customer service experience for patrons of all ages 

    Interested candidates may apply by emailing a cover letter and resume by Friday, February 21st to:

    Jessi Bouchelle, Head of Library Services
    Elwood Public Library
    jbouchelle@elwoodlibrary.org

    The Elwood Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

  • February 12, 2020 4:23 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Amityville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Children’s Librarian, or Trainee for its Children’s Department 

    Job Requirements:The ability to work with parents and children from birth through Grade 6

    Strong communication skills are needed to assist in reader’s advisory and reference help.

    Familiarity with children’s literature 

    Creativity and ability to run children’s craft programs and or story times.

    The position is up to 17 ½ hours per week with hours to include Tuesday’s, 4 -9 p.m. Wednesday, 5 – 9 p.m. or 2-6 p.m. and Thursdays from 1- 9 p.m. This position will also include every third Saturday from 1 - 5 p.m. and some Sundays

    Civil Service Requirements:

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

    Librarian I (Children’s Services) candidates must have 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.

    Please e-mail resumes by Friday, February 28, 2020
    Celine Lieffrig
    Head of Children’s Services
    Amityville Public Library
    clieffrig@amityvillepubliclibrary.org
    19 John Street 
    Amityville, NY 11701
    Phone: (631)-264-0567
    Fax: (631)-264-2006   

  • February 11, 2020 12:33 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Sayville Library Patron Services Library Clerk (PT) Approximately 12 hours per week. One Saturday & one Sunday per month. 

    Typical duties and responsibilities:
    • Provide prompt, knowledgeable and courteous service about Library programs & services to patrons
    • Use Sierra software to check in/check out/renew library materials
    • Create new library cards for patrons
    • Answer incoming phone calls
    • Assist patrons with library materials and equipment lending
    • Use of cash register and daily money counts
    • Collect materials from the drop boxes

    Unique duties and responsibilities:
    • Reserve museum passes for patrons using EventKeeper software
    • Check in/check out “Library of Things” collection
    • Create paging lists and clear the hold shelf
    • Handle sales of Library merchandise and Friends of the Library sale items
    • Troubleshoot patron account issues
    • Clean DVDs / CDs / Vinyl records
    • Maintain Friends of the Library sale shelf, process donations and weed materials
    • Work on special projects and other duties as assigned 

    Desired skills:
    • Basic math aptitude and ability to handle money and make change
    • Good time management skills
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues
    • Dependable, flexible and detail-oriented
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus 

    To be considered for this position please email Tim Sicurella: tsicurella@sayvillelibrary.org
    Sayville Library 88 Greene Avenue, Sayville NY 11782 (631)589-4440 Ext 302 www.sayvillelibrary.org

  • February 11, 2020 12:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    DEPARTMENT: YOUTH SERVICES 

    POSITION TITLE: ASSISTANT PROGRAM SUPERVISOR 

    REPORTS TO: YOUTH SERVICES COORDINATOR 

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Manages daily operations, performs complex office work, and conducts special projects related to the activities of youth services. 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

    1. Updates information and databases on Youth Services webpages, blogs, and the Youth Services section of the Gateway, including electronic versions of memorandum and database lists.
    2. Creates, maintains, and updates email distribution lists for children and YA librarians.
    3. Creates and moderates youth services kits in SCLS Lending Library.
    4. Collects, records, and compiles statistical information.
    5. Organizes financial information, creates purchase orders based on YS Coordinator and YS Consultant orders.
    6. Prepares memoranda and other correspondence for electronic and physical distribution, as generated by the YS Consultant and YS Coordinator.
    7. Answers the telephone, answers basic departmental questions and refers appropriate calls to the YS Consultant or the YS Coordinator.
    8. Retrieves, circulates, and maintains requested materials.
    9. Plans and executes the annual Performers' Showcase with supervision of YS Coordinator.
    10. Maintains the electronic program resource files for the county as well as the Long Island division of the NYS Performer’s Database.
    11. Maintains and adds information supplied by the YS Consultant or YS Coordinator to the department’s social media sites.
    12. Prepares and oversees projects for youth services support staff. 

    OTHER FUNCTIONS: 

    1. Assumes responsibilities for activities of the department in absence of the Coordinator & Consultant.
    2. Schedules meetings using online registration software.
    3. Creates and organizes materials for events such as the Battle of the Books, Youth Services workshops, symposia, etc.
    4. Creates and sends packets for Hospital Program as needed to libraries participating in this monthly visitation program.
    5. Maintains and provides access to a review collection of new books from publishers, pertaining to Youth Services. 

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

    1. Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.
    2. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Publisher, Excel, and Access.
    3. Demonstrated working knowledge of the County OPAC and Live-brary.com.
    4. Good knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling
    5. Good organizational abilities and capable of maintaining and keeping accurate records.
    6. Ability to work independently with interruptions and to complete work by a designated deadline.
    7. Ability to deal courteously with staff and the public in person or by telephone.
    8. Ability to maintain Wordpress, Blogger, or other websites for Battle of the Books, Performer’s Showcase, and Authors Unlimited. 

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 

    1. Bachelor of Arts or equivalent education.
    2. Demonstrated experience with computer hardware and software applications.
    3. Any equivalent combination of experience and training sufficient to indicate the ability to complete assigned tasks. 

    RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE: 

    1. Experience in a Youth Services department of a public library.

    Please submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources Office (sclshr@suffolknet.org) attention: Teri Hatred, by 12:00pm on Friday, February 21, 2020. 

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • February 11, 2020 9:17 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Shelver For the Main Library

    The Great Neck Library seeks a detail-oriented Individual to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. 

    Must have excellent alphanumeric skills. 

    In addition to daily shelving tasks, this position will require moving books, using carts, to organize the collection.

    Position involves standing, bending and the ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

    Starting Salary: $13.00/ Hour

    10-20 hrs per week includes Saturdays

    Flexible Schedule

    Resumes/Applications should be emailed to employment@greatnecklibrary.org by February 21, 2020 

     The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • February 07, 2020 11:53 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The North Bellmore Public Library is looking for an experienced, substitute librarian who can staff both the Adult Reference and Children’s Desks on a flexible schedule which will include day, evening and weekend hours. 

    Substitute Librarian duties at the public desks require proficiency in skills, including but not limited to: 

    ▪ Sierra
    ▪ Microsoft Office
    ▪ Digital Services
    ▪ Reference Databases
    ▪ Online Searching
    ▪ Readers’ Advisory
    ▪ Reference Interview
    ▪ Patron Assistance with Technology:
          ▪ Printers
          ▪ Scanners
          ▪ Desktops & Mobile Devices
          ▪ Downloadable Books
          ▪ Library Apps
          ▪ Media 

    Candidates must demonstrate the above skills and the following qualifications:
    ▪ MLS Degree from an ALA-accredited program
    ▪ Current NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate
    ▪ Nassau County residency 

    Hourly Wage: 

    ▪ Salary is $29.51 per hour. 

    This is a Non-Competitive Civil Service position Please email your cover letter and resume to: Jeanne Lettieri, Head of Reference jlettieri@northbellmorelibrary.org Position is open until filled
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