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  • All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
  • Jobs postings are for Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties as well as New York City. Postings that are 100% remote may also be posted at the discretion of LILRC.
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    • Location
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  • February 28, 2024 11:11 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 8

    Job Description

    The Executive Director has the following responsibilities:

    Office Management

    • Assist the public with research.

    • Serve as curator, manage the collections.

    • Manage daily office tasks.

    • Keep property caretakers informed of urgent matters


    • Serve as editor of quarterly newsletter; monthly e-newsletter.

    • Promote interest through our website, brochures, press releases and social media.

    • Assist in developing exhibits, programs, and fundraisers. 

    • Collaborate with other organizations.

    • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers.


    • Work closely with the Board on program agendas.

    • Serve as a non-voting member of the Board and its committees.

    • Prepare Executive Director report for monthly Board meetings.


    • Oversee fundraising activities.

    • Write grants, oversee grant management.

    • Attract new sources of support from corporations, businesses, and other private entities.

    • Oversee office expenditures.

    Candidate Requirements

    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree

    • Proficient in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and social media platforms

    • Appreciation of local history

    • Availability to work on an occasional weekend or evening for a special event, meeting or emergency.


    • Salary - $32,000 per annum

    • Part time - 20 hrs. per week

    • Vacation 10 days

    • Holidays As per the Harborfields Public Library calendar

    • Sick days - 10 sick or personal days

    Since its creation as a 501(c)(3) in 1973 the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association’s mission has been to preserve and promote the local history of these communities. Our office, and the Russell Brush Research Center, are in the Harborfields Public Library. The Association maintains and preserves two historic properties, the Suydam Homestead located in Centerport and the John Gardiner Farm in Greenlawn.

    Interested candidates should email a resume and letter of interest on or before Friday, March 8, 2024.

  • February 28, 2024 10:51 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 31

    2024-2026 Wells College Art Archivist Fellow

    Book Arts Center and Louis Jefferson Long Library

    Wells College, Aurora NY

    Fixed Duration Position: 24 months from date of hire

    Expected Start Date: July 2024

    Fellowship Award: 50-58k annually plus benefits

    Application Deadline: March 31, 2024


    The Book Art Center and Louis Jefferson Long Library Wells College welcome applications for the 2024 - 26 Fellowship in Art Archiving. The Art Archivist Fellowship is intended for a recent graduate from a library, museum, or related program who wishes to pursue collections-based work, and is made possible through the Windgate Foundation.


    The Art Archivist Fellowship is a 24-month appointment. The Fellow’s primary projects and activities will center on the creation of new digital catalogs for the College’s physical art collection, including approximately 1100 prints, paintings, and sculptures; the Wells College Book Art Center’s Research Library, which includes over 2000 volumes specializing in printing, book binding and typography; and the Victor Hammer collection, containing bibliographic information on the founder of Wells College Press. These catalogs will foster greater access and use of our craft and art archives within and beyond the Wells community, supporting teaching, lending, and research projects. The ‘24-’26 Fellowship is also intended to produce preservation recommendations for the above collections, and to culminate in a public exhibition with a catalog to highlight some of the gems in our collections. Engaging in a broad spectrum of professional activities, the Fellow will assist with collection management, archival processing, housing, and preservation. They will be supervised by the Book Arts Director and receive additional mentoring from the Library Director and String Room Gallery Director. The Fellow will in turn supervise a student intern assistant interested in craft, visual arts and/or museum studies.

    The Art Archivist Fellow will be expected to pursue mutually agreed-upon projects resulting in tangible deliverables. The Fellow will have the opportunity to delve into a unique set of collections crossing craft and fine art, with a heavy focus on print, and will gain experience that crosses library, archive, and museum contexts. Other activities will vary based on current campus needs, and the Fellow's interest and experience. The Art Archivist Fellow may participate in library committees and working groups at the Library; contribute to social media feeds in collaboration with Library staff; and will be encouraged to be professionally active and involved in the academic, scholarly, and professional community at Wells College.


    Excellent analytical, organizational, management, customer service, and interpersonal skills.

    Strong hand skills and the ability to handle fragile materials with care is a must. Ability to effectively build partnerships and promote the benefits of change in an academic culture that often values ambiguity, diversity of opinion, and historic precedent.

    Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written expression.

    Ability to work both independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing environment.


    Master’s degree or above from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science, archives, museum studies, or related field. Experience working with rare materials, cataloging, archival processing and/or developing digital information resources.


    The Art Archivist Fellow will be employed at Wells College (Wells Book Arts Center & Long Library) for 24 months and will receive an award of $50,000 - $58,000 per annum, prorated over the fellowship term.

    Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits, including:

    ● Health, dental, and vision coverage

    ● Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options

    ● Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which provides counseling for employees in need

    ● Basic and supplemental life insurance plans

    ● 403(b) retirement plan w/ 4% contribution

    ● Long-term disability insurance

    ● Paid time away, including sick, personal and vacation days upon hire, increasing at 1 year of service

    ● Dependent tuition benefits, including tuition remission at Wells and tuition exchange with other member institutions. 

    MATERIALS REQUIRED - please submit the following two documents formatted as PDFs:

    ● CV, with names & contact information for three professional references

    ● Statement of interest that includes experience with catalogs, special collection material, and preservation and addresses how this position will help you meet your goals

    ● Optional samples of professional work and/or letters of recommendation

    Please contact Mary Tasillo, Book Arts Center Director, at with any questions.

    The Louis Jefferson Long Library can accommodate more than 300 students for research and study, including an expanding Learning Commons with student support services. It includes the Rare Book Collection and the Wells College Archives, containing materials related to the history of Wells College and the surrounding communities. Scrapbooks compiled by alumnae from roughly 1890-1950 are contained in the Archives. Campus life is represented by clippings, programs, correspondence, and other ephemera. The Victor Hammer Collection contains bibliographic information on Victor Hammer, who fled Europe during the Second World War, coming to the United States with his first wife, Rosl. They moved to Aurora, NY where Victor Hammer taught art at Wells College and set up the Wells College Press and his personal Hammer Press.

    The Wells College Art Collection dates back to the College’s founding in 1868. The art collection holdings are strong in printmaking, and include prints by Albrecht Durer and Mary Cassatt, a fine binding edition of etchings by Jacques Callot, collection of wood engravings and printing blocks by J.J. Lankes, and engravings by Thomas Bewick. The collection also includes Indigenous American and Greco-Roman pottery, textiles, paintings, ironwork, stained glass, and plaster.

    The Book Arts Center, established in 1993, is the oldest of three Centers for Excellence at Wells College. Rooted in the work of internationally renowned artist Victor Hammer, who founded the Wells College Press in 1941, the BAC continues his tradition of excellent craftsmanship and a focus on student engagement. The iron hand press he used is still in use today, complemented by nine Vandercook proofing presses and three platen presses that students and BAC staff use to create printed materials. The Center also boasts over 400 cases of metal type and ornaments and 70 cases of wood type; the Jane Webster Pearce Class of 1932 Bindery, with professional-grade equipment and finishing tools for the study and practice of hand bookbinding; a scriptorium for calligraphy instruction; a papermill for hand-papermaking with a Hollander beater; and other unique resources. The Book Arts Center is home to a special collection library and archival materials and publications related to the study of Book Arts and book history. The Book Arts major/minor at Wells is housed within the Visual Arts program. More information can be found at

    Wells College is a nationally recognized, private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Wells College is the leader in providing immersive academic experiences tailored by each student. Our historic campus in a lakeside setting that is ideally conducive to deep learning is home to over 150 years of evolving, inclusive traditions that bind Wellsians across generations. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to lead in the future, Wells College actively seeks to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all of our students -- 35% of whom identify as students of color and 32% who are first-generation -- to thrive. In this search, Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increase faculty and staff diversity to best serve our extraordinary students. We strongly encourage applicants with a record of embracing equity, accessibility, anti-racist pedagogies, and inclusion. Candidates from groups that are currently underrepresented at Wells, including those from indigenous, black, TLGBQIA+, and disabled communities, are especially encouraged to apply.

  • February 28, 2024 10:13 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    March 18

    Full-Time Librarian Trainee position available in Adult Reference Services


    • Currently enrolled in a Master of Library Science program at an ALA accredited school
    • Must be a Nassau County Resident


    • Possess a basic understanding of current and emerging library technology, services, and programming trends
    • Communicate effectively with patrons and staff
    • Ability to learn tasks quickly, multi-task, and be detail-oriented
    • Use current technology including Canva, Microsoft Office & Google Suite, social media & video conferencing platforms


    • Candidate must be willing to learn while assisting professional librarians in a variety of tasks including:
    • Library reference and information services
    • Reader’s advisory services
    • Digital literacy training
    • Collection development, including print and digital sources
    • Assist patrons with common technology questions, including, but not limited to, desktop and laptop computers, personal mobile devices, printers, scanners, and photocopiers
    • Other job-related duties as assigned


    • Salary is $50,000-$52,000 a year
    • 35 hours per week; flexible schedule will include nights and weekend hours
    • Term of appointment may not exceed 3 1⁄2 years, during which the trainee is required to obtain a master’s degree in an approved graduate program

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.

    The Rockville Centre Public Library is a member of the NYS Retirement System TO APPLY send resume to Susan Finck, Assistant Director, Rockville Centre Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

  • February 26, 2024 12:26 PM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 18

    WHPL has an immediate opening for a full-time cleaner. Candidates must be flexible to cover days, evening and weekend shifts. 


    • Responsible for seeing that the buildings and grounds are clean, safe and free of hazards to public and staff.
    • Responsible for preparing setups and take downs (chairs, tables, etc.) of meeting rooms and any areas where programs are being held from instructions.
    • Using cleaning supplies and equipment to keep the interior/exterior of the library looking clean and professional.
    • General cleaning of facility: empty trash receptacles, sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming surfaces.
    • Responsible for cleaning/sanitizing/stocking all restrooms (toilets, sinks, walls, floors).
    • Maintaining/cleaning/stocking the staff room (sinks, refrigerator, counters and floor).
    • Opening/closing the building when needed – securing the building and alarm system, emptying book drops, etc.
    • Minor building maintenance, repairs and changing light bulbs when needed.
    • Assists with snow removal as needed.
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally during a shift and some tasks will require the use of a ladder.
    • May also be asked to run occasional errands.


    • High School Graduate or GED.
    • NYS Driver’s License in good standing.
    • Good interpersonal skills, ability to handle problems and emergency situations.
    • Responsible, dependable and flexibility is a must.
    • Experience of building systems is a plus.

    STARTING SALARY: $41,132.

    Please send resume and cover letter to or fax (516) 481-2608

    WHPL is a Civil Service Library. This is a non-competitive position. EOE.

    Please respond by March 17, 2024

    500 Hempstead Avenue

    West Hempstead, NY 11552

    516 481 6591 | TEL

    516 481 2608 | FAX

  • February 26, 2024 11:51 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 18

    The Watermill Center Archivist is part of a team that fosters engagement with The Watermill Center collections and Robert Wilson Archives. They provide methods for accessing collections and conducting research. The position reports to the Director of Programming and works directly with the Director of Archives. They work closely to coordinate research, both short-term engagements and longer-term projects including resident scholars and fellows.

    About the Robert Wilson / Watermill Center Archives and Study Center

    The Robert Wilson and Watermill Center Archives are the bedrock of the Center’s collections. Used by Wilson and his collaborators in addition to artists and scholars, they document a wide array of 20th and 21st-century artistic practice. The core of the archives are manuscripts, which provide a window into the process of creating over 400 productions and exhibitions, artworks and lectures, and underscore the breadth and complexity of Wilson’s work and orbit as well as the richness of the Center as a laboratory for artistic exploration. The archives also contain copious photographic documentation of most Wilson productions as well as a wide variety of The Watermill Center programs and initiatives. The digital archives, totaling nearly 32T of data, include not only digitized and born-digital photographs, but also audio and video/film records of Wilson works and Center workshops and performances. The Study Center is The Watermill Center’s newest addition and is a place for both deep research and quiet reflection, holding the papers of Wilson, performance troupe the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds, the Byrd Hoffman Foundation, and The Watermill Center in addition to select library collections and additional research material. The Study Center will be open by appointment to select researchers and resident artists. The role of the Archivist is integral to the Library of Inspiration (LOI) digital platform, which connects artistic practice and engagement at The Center with a global collection of art and artifacts, archival material, and a supporting research library.

    About The Watermill Center

    The Watermill Center is a laboratory for the arts and humanities, providing a global community the time, space, and freedom to create and inspire. Founded in 1992 by Robert Wilson, The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts and humanities situated on ten acres of Shinnecock ancestral territory on Long Island’s East End. With an emphasis on creativity and collaboration, Watermill offers artist residencies and education programs that integrate contemporary artistic practice with resources from the humanities and research from the sciences.

    Located at 39 Watermill Towd Rd, a 20,000 square foot main facility houses a Study Library, Art Collection, spaces for rehearsals, performances, and exhibitions, a kitchen with dining areas, and office space. The

    Artist-in-Residence House, at 11 Watermill Towd Road, is a 10,000 square foot facility with eight private bedrooms, a kitchen, living areas, and an amphitheater. The Art Collection consists of 5,000+ works of art and artifacts, ranging from ancient to contemporary, including numerous museum-quality works from Indonesia, Africa, and Oceania, as well as works by contemporary artists such as Paul Thek, Donald Judd, Bruce Nauman, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Agnes Martin, among others.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Processing of Archival Materials
    • Arranges and describes unprocessed paper records, including accruals to existing series, from Robert Wilson’s archive and that of The Watermill Center according to current best practices.
    • Rehouses fragile or sensitive materials based on archival preservation and conservation standards, and makes recommendations for any repair or unique treatment.
    • Creates archival finding aids within the Center’s ArchivesSpace instance.
    • Tracks the acquisition of supplemental records brought into the Archives on a rolling basis.
    • Develops cataloging metadata for archival materials in parallel with existing collections databases and digital library systems.
    • Ensures digital records, especially those pertaining to The Watermill Center activities, are acquired and formats synchronized with preexisting digital archive files.
    • Provides quality control assurance for digitized and born-digital records.
    • Access to Collections & Research Assistance
    • Conducts research on Wilson’s productions, activities, and The Watermill Center history in order to better provide connections between diverse collections.
    • Provides research assistance and support for resident artists and scholars.
    • Provides production and material reference to Robert Wilson and his collaborators as needed.
    • Maintains a flexible workspace for research that allows for ready access to resources, the rearrangement of objects, physical and virtual browsing, and both individual and collaborative work.

    Employment Terms

    ● This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week) and based in Water Mill, New York, but may grow into a full-time position. Salary  $35 - $40 per hour

    Essential Skills Required

    ● Degree in art or related field with MLS or MLIS and concentration in Archives.

    ● Minimum of 2 years professional experience.

    ● Strong knowledge of archival cataloging, digitization and metadata standards.

    ● Strong analytical, writing, interpersonal and organizational skills.

    ● An understanding of challenges related to digital and physical archival practices.

    ● Experience with digitization practices and standards related to photographic and video media.

    ● Knowledge of archival software including ArchivesSpace or Archivists’ Toolkit; DAMS and CMS (Axiell/Piction) experience a plus.

    ● Comfortable learning new programs and procedures in a variably paced environment.

  • February 26, 2024 11:12 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 18

    Bookkeeper Part-time/21 hours a week. Employee will perform all of the duties and responsibilities of a “full charge” bookkeeper including but not limited to:


    ● Processing of all receipts, invoices and payments in QuickBooks Desktop.

    ● Maintaining and updating of the general ledger

    ● Conduct general ledger reconciliation to identify and resolve discrepancies

    ● Recording all payroll journal entries

    ● Preparing Bi-weekly payroll using PayChex.

    ● Manage and record employee benefits.

    ● Manage paperwork for new hires as well as terminations.

    ● Making deposits at the bank when necessary

    ● Perform bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial transactions

    ● Prepare monthly budget reports.

    ● Prepare the annual NYS Library Report.

    ● Prepare financial statements.

    ● Annual Appeal


    ● Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices

    ● Proficiency in using accounting software and tools – Quickbooks Desktop

    ● Strong knowledge of Excel and Word.

    ● Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

    ● Library experience preferred

    Salary: Salary Commensurate based on experience, hourly range $37 - $50 per hour

    Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume

  • February 22, 2024 11:59 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 14

    The Learning Center seeks a librarian to work in our large, culturally diverse public library. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working as part of a team in a busy environment with patron focused customer service skills. They will have good organizational skills, reference interview skills and presentation skills. Additional language proficiency in Spanish, French, or Creole is a plus.


    • Provides professional library patron assistance and referral to community services
    • Assists patrons with computer and other electronic devices
    • Assists in developing and expanding library programs
    • Plans, promotes and presents library programs for English language learners
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, library patrons and community partners
    • Interprets, explains and upholds library policies and procedures when needed
    • Performs other duties/projects as assigned


    • MLS from an ALA accredited institution and a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate
    • Computer proficiency including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Strong Customer Service skills with a positive attitude and excellent communications skills
    • Can work independently, follow through on projects and meet deadlines
    • Experience presenting library programs


    Part-time Librarian $32.63

    Part-time Librarian Trainee (over 24 credits) $30.50

    Part-time Librarian Trainee $28.80

    Deadline: If you are interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to: and

  • February 22, 2024 9:18 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 14

    This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

    Apply Now

    Content Management Lead (reference # 132827)

    Stony Brook University: Provost Office: Library

    Location: Stony Brook University

    Open Date: Feb 19, 2024

    Deadline: Aug 11, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


    This is a tenure track position.  Internal/external posting.  Projected start date July 2024. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, the Content Management Lead provides leadership, guidance, training, and workflow management in a collaborative and diverse working environment.  The Content Management Lead will be expected to participate in faculty activities such as research and scholarship, faculty governance, and professional activities consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Oversee and provide leadership for various platforms' cataloging, metadata management, and strategic initiatives.
    • Supervise staff members and coordinate the work of others involved in metadata production and management.
    • Apply values of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility to metadata/data enhancement and remediation.
    • Establish policies, procedures, and priorities in cataloging and metadata services.  Review and evaluate workflows and assignments to increase efficiencies.
    • Ensure compliance with national standards in cataloging and metadata.
    • Manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing of cataloging and metadata work as needed.
    • Use data technologies to Identify, enrich, and remediate metadata/data to enhance the discovery and delivery of library content.
    • Coordinate and implement authority maintenance policies and practices across the library management system, discovery, and repository systems.
    • Promote a culture of experimentation and entrepreneurship throughout the libraries to drive continuous improvement and creative solutions in metadata services.

    About the Libraries:

    The University Libraries are an essential partner in Stony Brook University’s mission of global leadership in research, discovery, and learning, positioning ourselves as the hub of collaboration, digital innovation, open scholarship, and creativity.  We provide the best possible access to a wide-range of resources in multiple formats and world-renowned special collections and actively contribute to student success and faculty productivity through teaching and research services in alignment with the University’s strategic priorities. The collection exceeds 1.8 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic journals, digital collections, microforms, music recordings, a sizable map collection, and primary source documents. The Libraries include six distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton, and the Health Sciences Library that together receive more than two million visits each year.  As the largest academic research library on Long Island, the Libraries serve as a vital resource for regional and global communities.

    The University Libraries play a key role in advancing the University’s commitment to furthering diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in our spaces, collections, services, and outreach. We have a strong commitment to DEIA values in our hiring, training, and daily work practices, where differences are acknowledged, respected, and celebrated.  We welcome candidates who genuinely embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection, and intentionality of a diverse and inclusive workplace to apply.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Relevant advanced degree (foreign equivalent or higher) with a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position.
    • At least one year of experience in cataloging or metadata services.
    • Record of professional activities, including research, presentations, or engagement in professional organizations.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in metadata workflows for distinctive collections and other digital and tangible materials.
    • Experience in coordination or administration of library management systems.
    • Working knowledge of current cataloging and metadata standards and emerging trends.
    • Interest or experience with data management and quality practices and applying emerging technologies.

    Application Instructions

    Special Notes:

    This is a tenure track position at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start

    Date: July 2024.  The position will be posted for 6 months, with a priority deadline 30 days from posting date.

    Application Instructions for online submission:

    Application letter explaining your qualifications, relevant experience, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Curriculum vitae.

    3 references (contact information only). References will only be contacted for the finalist.

    For questions regarding this position, please contact search committee chair, Clara Tran at

    All application materials must be submitted online.  Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application.

    For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site ( or reach out to their

    Scholar Service Team at or (877) 997-8807.

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. 

    In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available

    upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at

     Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning,

    and working environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

    regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender

    identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other protected classes

    under federal or state laws.

    If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at

  • February 22, 2024 9:09 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 5

    Port Jefferson Free Library is seeking an enthusiastic part-time library clerk to work as a part of our team in a customer service driven atmosphere. The position is a minimum of 30 hours per pay period and encompasses responsibilities in our Circulation, Technical Services, and Teen Departments. This part-time clerk position is overseen by the Head of Circulation and reports to the Head of Teen and Technical Services and the Head of Circulation for department related duties.


    ● Ordering, receiving, and processing varied library materials

    ● Completing assigned clerical tasks such as running reports, editing and updating records, and

    other duties as assigned

    ● Repairing library materials as needed

    ● Working at a public service desk, which includes answering and directing phone calls and patrons, checking materials in and out through our ILS, processing library card registrations, and assisting patrons with account inquiries, program registration, museum pass reservations, processing of payments, and other related duties

    Required skills

    ● Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    ● Ability to take initiative on projects, work independently, troubleshoot, and problem solve

    ● Efficiently work on multiple tasks simultaneously

    ● Punctual, flexible, and detail-oriented

    ● A working knowledge of the library OPAC, functions within Sierra, computer applications and

    programs for library services.


    Part-time minimum of 30 hours per two week pay period. Schedule includes nights, every other

    Saturday, and Sundays in rotation. Candidates must be flexible to meet the needs of the Library.

    Salary & Benefits

    Salary ranges from $20.73 to $22.31 per hour based on experience. Port Jefferson Free Library is an association library and has a staff association represented by NYSUT. Benefits include NYS retirement plan, paid accrued time off, and more outlined in the collective bargaining agreement. This is not a civil service position.

    Minimum Qualifications

    18 years old and over with possession of a high school diploma. Prior experience in Technical

    Services and Circulation departments is a plus.

    Please email your resume and list of three references by Tuesday, March 5 to: 

    Sue Siegel, Head of Circulation


  • February 20, 2024 9:11 AM | Taylor Peters (Administrator)

    Apply by March 12

    Job Description Summary:

    The Technical Services Clerk is responsible for a variety of procedures which include shelving library materials and preparing items for circulation.


    ● Shelving returned books and other materials in their proper places on the shelves.

    ● Preparing materials for circulation including covering books.

    ● Retrieving items for interlibrary loans.

    ● Assists in maintaining the library’s collection. Discarding, repairing and cleaning of materials.

    ● Shelf reading.

    ● Performs related work as required.


    ● Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.

    ● Projects a positive and pleasant attitude to the public and cooperates and maintains an

    effective relationship with other staff members as part of a team.

    ● Ability to gain a working knowledge of basic library methods, techniques and procedures.

    ● Basic computer and office equipment skills.

    ● Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

    ● Detail oriented.

    ● Ability to organize and prioritize work.

    ● Good physical condition as job requires, lifting, bending, stretching, walking, standing, etc.

    ● Ability to alphabetize and put items in numerical order.

    ● Willingness to learn new tasks in a changing environment.

    Hours/Pay: 35 hours per week, 9-5 Monday - Friday. Sundays on rotation.

    Starting rate of pay $17.00/hour

    Contact: Annmarie Davies, Head of Technical Services Department

    Rogers Memorial Library

    Send resume to

    or fill out an application online:

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