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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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  • May 13, 2021 11:41 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    THE CENTER FOR FICTION
    15 Lafayette Street
    Brooklyn, NY. 11217
    Centerforfiction.org

    Title:  Library Intern (Unpaid)

    Overview: The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. The mission of The Center is to encourage people to read and value fiction and to support and celebrate its creation and enjoyment. In February 2019, we opened the doors to our new building in Downtown Brooklyn, creating a home for NYC’s literary community. Our library collection has been in existence since our founding and continues to be a thriving part of our nonprofit. We are a membership library with a collection of literary fiction, mystery and suspense novels, and nonfiction titles about fiction. Our library interns gain experience in many facets of library work and a glimpse into a nonprofit organization with a special collection. Current MLS students encouraged to apply, but enrollment is not a requirement. 

    Description Details:  Reports directly to the Head Librarian and assists in the maintenance of the library’s collection. Tasks will include:
    • Catalog materials (both original and copy)

    • Perform circulation tasks including check out, check in, run library and patron reports, process holds

    • Assist in weeding of onsite collection, including evaluation of materials and research of authors

    • Communicate with Center for Fiction members regarding library matters

    • Perform reference and reader’s advisory (when Center reopens its member floor and library stacks)

    • Represent the Library at Book Buzz events throughout the year

    • Assist Head Librarian in reading group maintenance including minimal work on Zoom and Google sheets

    Skills: Attention to detail, knowledge of and/or curiosity about special library collections, excellent verbal and written communication, able to juggle priorities, able to work independently on assigned tasks and work collaboratively with others, proficiency in Google apps, basic Zoom experience.

    Compensation: This is an unpaid internship but can be used for credit in an MLS degree program. Interns receive complimentary membership to the Center and discounts on writing workshops, reading groups and events. Please note: this is an onsite position.

    To apply: Send cover letter and resume to allison@centerforfiction.org


  • May 10, 2021 1:16 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position Available: Part-Time Children's Librarian 

    The Bellmore Memorial Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, and motivated children's librarian to join our team! The schedule will be 10-17 hours per week, including Monday or Tuesday evenings, Saturday and Sunday rotation. Morning availability is a plus.

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide customer service, reference assistance, and readers' advisory services at the Children's Reference Desk.

    • Plan, conduct, and oversee programming for children birth through grade 6.

    • Participate in the selection of new library materials for children.

    • Assist in the compilation of children’s book lists.

    • Perform other projects and assignments as needed.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.

    • Must be a Nassau County resident.

    • Enjoys working with children. Prior library experience in youth services is a plus.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excels at providing customer service. 

    • Excellent written, communication, and organization skills.

    • Knowledge of children's literature and programming.

    • Comfortable presenting virtual and in-person programs to children and families.

    • Possesses strong technology skills and a knowledge of Sierra, EventKeeper, and Microsoft Office. 

    • Desire to work cooperatively and collaboratively as part of a team.

    Hourly Wage

    • Range: $24.00 - $28.00, depending on experience.

    Interested candidates should email their resume to

    Pamela Pagones, ppagones@bellmorelibrary.org, by May 28, 2021

  • May 06, 2021 2:03 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    AoC’s Vision: Every child in our diverse community reaches academic, social and personal excellence.
    AoC’s Mission: Academy of the City fosters community, supports families, welcomes children of all backgrounds, celebrates diversity and promotes social justice. With our challenging, hands-on liberal arts experience we strive to develop joyful, creative, independent and successful lifelong
    learners.

    Academy of the City Charter School
    DATE: May, 2021
    POSITION: Library/Technology Lead Teacher

    QUALIFICATIONS
    1. Bachelor's degree in Education or similar required (Master's degree preferred)
    2. New York State Certification required
    3. On track for passing the Library Media Specialist CST
    4. Three years of teaching experience preferred
    5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Library and Technology Lead Teacher will serve as one of the primary connections between the school library and the instructional technology available at the school site, classroom teachers, students, and families. This individual will support the needs of the current library structure while simultaneously supporting the technology needs of the school.

    General Responsibilities:
    ● Teach full classes of children in the library and technology lab focused on media and literacy within the setting.
    ● Meets bi-weekly with supervisor and weekly with the Library Technology Specialist and Library Aide
    ● Participates in weekly staff meetings after school.
    ● Provides classroom coverages and support 1-2 times daily and as needed.
    ● Works with staff members to develop lesson plans and provide supporting materials.
    • Attend to the social/emotional, physical and intellectual development
    of children.
    • Willingness and adaptability to work with English Language learners
    and children with special education needs.
    ● Supports with adaptive technology needs for individual students as needed in the general education classroom and through the general education curriculum in K-4.

    Work with Environment, Materials, and Curriculum:
    ● Design, organize, and maintain an interactive and material-rich library classroom with the support of the Library Technology Specialist & the Library Aide.
    ● Ensure all books, library materials, and equipment are maintained and circulated.
    ● Develop and implement a library curriculum based on the New York State standards, with a multicultural understanding reflected.
    ● Create and prepare materials to support the general education curriculum while also aligning to grade level needs and standards.
    ● Knowledge of Google Apps for Education required.
    ● Basic troubleshooting skills for Apple and Chromebook products required.

    SALARY: Commensurate with experience
    STARTING DATE: August 16, 2021
    ENDING DATE: June 30, 2022
    SEND RESUME TO: careers@academyofthecity.org with position listed in re: section of the email

    ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

  • May 06, 2021 10:51 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) is seeking an individual as a Sustainability Coordinator.

    The candidate must have a Master’s Degree (MLS/MIS/MLIS) from an ALA accredited institution and have two years of professional library experience. Salary is $51,573.00 plus benefits.

    SCLS is a 56- member library system in Suffolk County, NY.  We are a supportive employer with opportunities to learn and grow in this position. 

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

    DEPARTMENT: MEMBER SERVICES
    POSITION TITLE: SUSTAINABILITY COORDINATOR
    REPORTS TO: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
    GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director this employee is responsible for the maintenance and development of initiatives designed to improve SCLS and member library sustainability (Environmentally Responsible, Economically Feasible, and Socially Equitable). Areas of concentration include management, governance, funding, marketing, and facilities.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    1. Works with the Professional & Staff Development Supervisor to provide member libraries with resources related to library sustainability.
    2. Consults, advises and supports member libraries with initiatives related to sustainability.
    3. Oversees the State Aid for Public Library Construction Grant Program.
    4. Advocates at all government levels for sustainable funding and community support.
    5. Assumes role of Green Team Leader at SCLS, ensuring all existing sustainability initiatives are being followed, maintained, and advanced.
    6. Maintenance and administration of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative program.

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    1. Represents SCLS at professional meetings and conferences as directed.
    2. Assists in the set up and organization of SCLS member services projects and initiatives.
    3. Prepares reports, memoranda, and other written materials.
    4. Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    1. Knowledge of concepts and practices in the field of sustainability.
    2. Excellent organizational skills.
    3. Ability to use a wide variety of computer software applications, specifically Microsoft Office.
    4. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    5. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with others in a team setting.
    6. Ability to work without direct supervision and meet deadlines.
    7. Ability to make Sustainable work-related decision.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
    1. Master’s Degree (MLS/MIS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution.
    2. A NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate.
    3. Two years of professional library experience.

    To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to Suffolk Cooperative Library System Human Resources Office at sclshr@suffolknet.org by May 25, 2021.

  • May 06, 2021 10:42 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) is seeking an individual as a Social Media Associate.

    The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree and have experience maintaining social media sites. Salary is $39,145 plus benefits. 

    SCLS is a 56- member library system in Suffolk County, NY.  We are a supportive employer with opportunities to learn and grow in this position. 

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

    DEPARTMENT: MEMBER SERVICES
    POSITION TITLE: SOCIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE
    REPORTS TO: PROFESSIONAL & STAFF DEVELOPMENT SUPERVISOR
    GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Professional & Staff Development Supervisor this employee is responsible for the maintenance and development of all SCLS social
    media platforms.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    1. Daily monitoring of all SCLS social media accounts and platforms.
    2. Collaborates with SCLS department supervisors to create social media content across all departments and platforms in support of both SCLS and the member libraries.
    3. Develop and analyze benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs and campaigns.
    4. Development and management of social media content calendar.
    5. Oversee design of social media accounts.
    6. Supports and creates content for SCLS and member library advocacy efforts.
    7. Consults, advises and supports SCLS department supervisors with initiatives related to social media.
    8. Consults, advises and supports member libraries with initiatives related to social media.
    9. Seek and maintain influencer relationships.

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    1. Travels to library-related events to photo/record content for posting.
    2. Represents SCLS at professional meetings and conferences as directed.
    3. Assists in the set up and organization of SCLS member services projects and initiatives.
    4. Prepares reports, memoranda, and other written materials.
    5. Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    1. Proficiency with all current social media platforms.
    2. Strong writing and copy-editing skills.
    3. Basic video/photo editing software knowledge/experience.
    4. Ability to use various computer software applications, specifically Microsoft Office.
    5. Excellent organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written.
    6. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with others in a team setting.
    7. Ability to work without direct supervision and meet deadlines.
    8. Ability to make Sustainable work-related decision.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
    1. Bachelor’s Degree
    2. Experience maintaining social media sites.
    3. Valid NYS driver’s license.

    To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to Suffolk Cooperative Library System Human Resources Office at sclshr@suffolknet.org by May 25, 2021.

  • May 05, 2021 9:54 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Hampton Bays Library seeks applicants for a Part-time Administrative Assistant.  This employee reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for all support  activities for the Director by assisting with administrative duties, including but not limited  to: 

    ∙ Performing clerical duties, including filing, correspondence and other  communications.
    ∙ Maintaining the Director’s calendar—meetings and appointments.
    ∙ Maintaining statistics and producing reports for the Director or the Board on a  monthly basis and as needed.
    ∙ Taking minutes at staff meetings.
    ∙ Processing incoming and outgoing mail.
    ∙ Coordinating the Annual Staff Appreciation Dinner.
    ∙ Maintaining records of memorial donations and gifts.
    ∙ Assist with the management of employee time off using excel spread sheets.
    ∙ Other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications 

    ∙ Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    ∙ Experience in a public library setting or related field preferred.
    ∙ Strong planning and time management skills.
    ∙ Proficiency in MS Office suite.
    ∙ Ability to proof read documents and spreadsheets for accuracy
    ∙ Working knowledge of office equipment including printers, scanners, fax and  copiers.
    ∙ Familiarity with using the internet and Social Media. 
    ∙ Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. ∙ Ability to keep a variety of records and submit reports.
    ∙ Ability to exercise sound judgment, make quick decisions and perform well under  pressure.
    ∙ Ability to maintain confidentiality of information handled.
    ∙ Physical condition equal to the demands of the position. 

    Benefits 

    ∙ Salary commensurate with experience 

    ∙ NY sick leave as accrued 

    Please send letter of application and resume to the Library Director  SLaVista@HamptonBaysLibrary.org

  • May 05, 2021 9:33 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position Available: Confidential Executive Assistant to the Director 

    Effective: Immediately 

    Description: the Confidential Executive Assistant to the Director will provide  Administrative services to the Director and the Board and maintain records  necessary to that position. Composes a variety of correspondence, documents,  and reports related to the administration of the Library. 

    Duties: Include but are not limited to:  

    ∙ Types minutes, correspondence and management reports for the Director and the  Board and acts as Recording Secretary for the Board.
    ∙ Oversees Trustee Election and Budget Vote, including preparation of voting material, Coordination of legal notices, scheduling Election Day volunteers; 
    ∙ Assists Director in preparing for and participating in collective bargaining negotiations.
    ∙ Serves as receptionist for the Director, including making appointments, responding to callers, contacting Board members and public officials.
    ∙ Assists Director in reviewing employee personnel files with regard to discipline and  work assignments.
    ∙ Creates and/or oversees creation of special reports and presentations for the Director and Board including graphics, illustrations, and statistical data.
    ∙ Works with the Director to establish and maintain cooperative relationships  with the Staff Association, representatives of community, consumer,  employee, and public groups.

    Qualifications: 

    ∙ Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with all Library matters.
    ∙ Complex problem solving ability - must be able to review extensive information, develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    ∙ Expert level proficiency with computer applications and peripherals related  to word processing, graphics design and information dissemination.
    ∙ Ability to understand and carry out directions independently.
    ∙ Comprehensive Reading, writing, and Communication skills 
    ∙ Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work, including routinely managing  multiple deadlines and working under time constraints
    ∙ Supervisory ability to plan, delegate, coordinate and oversee the work of other Library employees and vendors. 

    Necessary Training and Experience:  

    Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Associates degree required plus equivalent combination of experience, training and education.  

    The Port Jefferson Free Library offers New York State Retirement, New York State  Health care and a competitive benefit package and salary commensurate with experience

    Salary range 55-70k. 

    This is not a Civil Service Position  

    Please apply by: May 17th, 2021 

    Please apply with resume in person or email: donlont@portjefflibrary.org 

    PORT JEFFERSON FREE LIBRARY
    100 Thompson Street
    Port Jefferson NY, 11777
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

    Please Post Immediately

  • May 04, 2021 10:29 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Central Islip Public Library is seeking a part-time Librarian or Librarian Trainee to join our Adult Reference Department.

    Minimum Requirements:

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

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

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

    Additional Desired Requirements:

    We are looking for candidates with a passion for working with a diverse population. In addition to providing reference services and reader’s advisory, candidates will also have an opportunity to take part in planning and implementing library activities, as well as some collection development.

    Assist library users with computers/technology items, mobile devices, and apps. 

    Other projects as assigned.  

    Days and Hours Requirements:

    Some morning, evening and weekend hours will be required, with a maximum of 17 ½ hours per week.  

    Starting Salary:

    Librarian Trainee $18.97 per hour
    Librarian 1 $20.65 per hour

    Interested applicants can email a cover letter and resume to:

    Cindy Miller
    Head of Adult Reference
    Cmiller@centralisliplibrary.org
    Central Islip Public Library
    33 Hawthorne Ave.
    Central Islip, NY 11722

    (631) 234-9333 x5

  • May 03, 2021 4:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT 

    Children’s Librarian – Part-time Position Available 

    May 3, 2021 

    PURPOSE 

    Seeking enthusiastic, self-starters, with experience working with children and who possess a  strong background in children’s books and media as well as children’s electronic databases.  This part time position (15-17 hours per week) will include weekdays, nights and weekends as  needed. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

    ∙ Providing assistance to patrons with reference and reader’s advisory needs through print, non-print and electronic sources.
    ∙ Conducts children’s story times, class visits, and shares in liaison activities with the  community.
    ∙ Assist with the design and promotion of library programs for children. ∙ May participate in selection of new materials.
    ∙ Performs librarian related tasks necessary to carry out the department’s functions.

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ∙ MLS from an ALA accredited program.
    ∙ Library experience in children’s services.
    ∙ Commitment to excellent customer service.
    ∙ Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to form working relationships  with staff and public. 
    ∙ Excellent computer and organizational skills as related to libraries is required.
    ∙ Knowledge of Sierra, our integrated library system, Microsoft Office and Event keeper.
    ∙ Electronic database experience is desirable. 

    STARTING SALARY: $32.24 per hour 

    We are member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position. 

    Email resume by Monday, May 17th to Deepa Chandra at jobschild@bryantlibrary.org  ATTENTION: PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES.
  • April 28, 2021 3:18 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Title: Summer Camp Educator
    Job type: 
    Part Time, Seasonal
    Work Term: 
    July 5-August 20, 2021
    Hours:
     8:30am-2:30pm

    Description:

    The Long Island Maritime Museum is looking for a responsible, enthusiastic, and organized Summer Camp Educator for our summer camp. The Summer Camp Educator will act as a leader and provide participants with a fun, safe and educational camp experience. The educator will be responsible for program implementation of each of the camps and support and maintain a positive relationship with staff, parents and campers. The educator will be expected to interact with campers in all program components of all camps and create a fun and safe environment at all times.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Ensure programs are run safely and on structured camp schedule
    • Learn and teach assigned camp curriculum and weekly camp programs
    • Develop lessons and create outdoor games/activities/ crafts
    • Oversee counselors and counselors in training (CITS)
    • Supervise weekly field trips
    • Act as main liaison between camp attendees and organization
    • Maintain camp supplies and classroom
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Required Skills & Knowledge: Strong communication, teamwork, and organization skills
    • Must be available to attend CPR and first aid training
    • High energy, excellent people skills and a friendly, responsible, service-oriented attitude
    • A keen interest and ability to work with children aged 6-11, provide outdoor related programs and support children’s interests and needs as well as other related interests

    Other Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 21 years old
    • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree
    • Must have experience working with children, ages 6-11
    • Background in environmental education (preferred)
    • Willing to be Background Tested
    • Prepared for physically demanding job (very active, high energy)

    How to Apply:

    Please submit your resume and a cover letter to Erin Becker, Summer Camp Director, at:

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