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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 ecirrone@lilrc.org; 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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  • August 05, 2022 3:14 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 22

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking an energetic Librarian to join our Youth Services Department. The successful candidate will love reading, and he/she/they will have a passion for excitement, shenanigans, and community involvement. This is a part-time position that will include weekdays and nights, as well as rotating Saturdays and Sundays, as needed. Those currently enrolled in Library School are encouraged to apply.


    • MLS (or equivalent) degree or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library program
    • Strong communication skills and public service orientation
    • Ability to work both independently and as an integral part of a team
    • Commitment to excellent customer service


    • Implementing creative youth programming to facilitate a love of reading and learning, including story times and other activities, for ages birth through teen
    • Providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory services by competently searching and teaching others how to use a broad range of print and electronic resources
    • Evaluating materials and assisting in the selection of materials for library acquisition
    • Performs other duties, as assigned

    Starting salary:

    • $33.00 per hour, 20-28 hours per week.
    • Trainee salary commensurate with credits completed.

    TIAA 403b retirement plan and paid time off. This is not a civil service position.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references in .PDF format to Shannon Hughes at employment@hamptonlibrary.org by August 22. Please put Youth Services Position in the subject line.

    Note: The Library has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees. New hires must be fully vaccinated with exemptions only for valid medical or religious reasons, in which case, the employee must submit negative test results weekly.

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

  • August 05, 2022 3:12 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 15

    The Oceanside Library is seeking a dynamic, creative, community-oriented, Adult Program  Coordinator.  

    The Oceanside Library is a leader in innovative programming, both live and virtual. We are in  the middle of a major renovation, one which will provide us with the space and resources to  significantly expand our already extensive programs and services. 

    We are looking for a forward-thinking person to coordinate our adult programs. This is a  challenging, exciting opportunity for a person with ideas and the desire to help shape a library of the future. We are seeking a person who can multitask, can handle problems as they arise, is  creative, and is curious. The ideal candidate is someone who is upbeat and unafraid to  experiment and fail. 

    Duties will include, but not be limited to, creating and implementing programs for patrons 18+;  assisting with marketing; editing our newsletter; assisting with social media; participating in  community outreach; attending professional meetings; networking with other programmers and  the Oceanside community; and related duties.  

    The Adult Program Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director, and works on the programming  team which includes the Assistant Director, the Head of Children’s Services, the Teen  Librarians, the Head of Marketing and Special Projects, and every librarian (and a good number  of other staff). 

    This is a full-time position that will include weekdays, evenings, and usually up to two weekend days per month. Hours are flexible and based on the program schedule. 

    The Oceanside Library is not a civil service library, but employees are members of NYSHIP and  the NYS pension system. The Library is an equal opportunity employer. 

    Significant factors in our consideration will be experience in programming or event planning,  publicity, newsletter editing, and community relations. The candidate should be proficient in  basic social media, Word, PowerPoint or similar presentation software, Canva (or similar  graphics program), and have a working knowledge of basic Excel.  

    Knowledge of Library Market and/or Eventkeeper is a plus. An MLS degree is not required, but  will be considered. 

    Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to Tony Iovino, Assistant  Director, aiovino@oceansidelibrary.com by August 15, 2022.

  • August 05, 2022 11:01 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 26 

    The Hempstead Public Library seeks a library trainee interested in working with adults that are enrolled in our ESL classes to improve their reading and writing, GED preparation, citizenship preparation.

    This is a part-time, up to 17-hours per week position that requires scheduling flexibility and will include daytime and evening hours and Saturdays. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus. This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.


    Enrollment in an accredited MLS program

    How to Apply:

    Send resume to Director at  irene@hempsteadlibrary.info

  • August 04, 2022 12:49 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 19 

    The Syosset Public Library seeks a friendly and enthusiastic librarian to work in our Reference and Readers’ Services departments. This is a part-time, 17-hour per week position that requires scheduling flexibility and will include daytime and evening hours, every other Saturday and one Sunday per month. This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.


    • Provide reference, research and readers advisory services to adults and teens;
    • Provide technology assistance with computers, 3D printers and digital devices;
    • Participate in the selection of Library materials including print and online resources;
    • Other projects and tasks as assigned.


    • Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York;
    • Must be a Nassau County resident.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Experience working in Adult Services and knowledge of adult literature;
    • Excellent customer service and written communication skills;
    • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies, skills and to think outside the box;
    • Knowledge of Sierra, research databases, and social media is a plus.

    Hourly Wage:

    • Range $28 - $33 per hour, depending on experience.

    Email resume to Edward Goldberg, Head of Reference

    egoldberg@syossetlibrary.org by August 19, 2022.

  • August 04, 2022 12:47 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 19

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking a Librarian or Librarian Trainee for regular weekends as well as a substitute/call-in basis.

    Qualifications and responsibilities include:

    • Assisting patrons with Reader’s Advisory and computer support
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Knowledge of Adult services or willing to assist in any department as needed.
    • Embraces Teamwork
    • Interest in running programs
    • Available Saturdays, substitute hours, Sundays optional.


    • MLS from an ALA accredited institution
    • Valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate or currently enrolled in an accredited program
    • Knowledge of Spanish a plus

    Salary: Commensurate with education and experience or credits earned in a MLS program.

    Please send resume and cover letter to Employment@hamptonlibrary.org by 8/19/22.

  • August 03, 2022 1:26 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 12 

    The West Babylon Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-service oriented  and engaging Part-Time Librarian or Part-Time Librarian Trainee for an Adult  Services position. This qualified candidate should possess 6-months plus of  professional librarian experience. 


    Ability to provide outstanding reference, reader’s advisory, and referral services  to all ages 

    Collection Development Experience 

    Demonstrate and promote the Library’s digital services 

    Demonstrate and promote our Library of Things 

    Excellent communication and time management skills 

    Exhibit a positive attitude towards patrons and coworkers 

    Experience providing technology assistance to patrons 

    Willingness to work as a team member  

    Maintains a commitment to sustainable workplace and professional practices  throughout the Library 

    Occasionally staff a busy Children’s Reference Desk 

    MLS from an accredited Library School and a valid New York State Public  Librarian Certificate or Librarian Trainee with 6-months plus of Public Library  experience 


    Flexibility is needed 

    Ability to work 17 hours weekly that includes several evenings and weekend  shifts  


    Librarian Trainee salary starting at $28.54 and increasing depending on number  of credits 

    P/T Librarian $32.03 hourly.  

    Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, August 12,  2022 to Nicole Haas, Adult & Technical Services Coordinator at nhaas@wbpl.us 

    Please include your schedule availability as well as two references.

  • August 03, 2022 1:23 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 15

    The Brentwood Library Local History Department is seeking MLIS student interns to gain experience working on our Newspaper and Audiovisual historical indexing projects. Intern participation  in these projects will entail digitizing archival items as well as using information analysis and metadata  creation skills to contribute to the development of an index to facilitate research. 

    The intern will work under the supervision of our History Librarian. Training will include developing indexing skills as well as introducing our Local History Room, archival collections, and  genealogy reference services. Interested interns may assist with our public history and genealogy  programs. 

    The ideal candidate will have an interest in historical and/or genealogical research, exploring  archival collections, and developing their abilities to assist patrons in their own investigations both via  in-person reference services as well as developing indexes, finding aids, and other research tools. 


    • Flexible schedule up to the limit set by internship course.  


    • Work under the supervision of our history librarian indexing our Newspaper and Audiovisual  projects. 
    • Review digitized materials with an aim toward indexing and creating metadata. 
    • Digitize items using scanning equipment. 
    • Upload digitized items and metadata to content management systems. 
    • Assist patrons in accessing archival items and answering local history and genealogy questions  relating to the archival collection. 


    • Enrolled in an internship course at an accredited institution of higher learning. 

    Application Information: 

    Email applications to Peter Ward at pward@brentwoodnylibrary.org by August 15, 2022.  

    Please include a cover letter in the body of your email and an attached resume with listing relevant  qualifications, education, and job experience. 

  • August 01, 2022 3:26 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 15

    The Great Neck Library is seeking a full-time circulation clerk to perform a variety of library circulation, technical service and other routine clerical tasks. **This position is currently a contingent permanent position, meaning that this position is left temporarily vacant by reason of a promotion. Full permanency of this position cannot be guaranteed.  Should the permanent employee fail to complete the probationary period, such employee has the right to return to their previous position and displace the contingent employee.

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Preparing books and other materials for the collection
    • Perform basic keyboarding skills and have the ability to use computer programs for circulation functions. Knowledge of Sierra is a plus.  
    • Checking library materials in and out 
    • Answering and routing telephone calls and providing routine information  
    • Work independently, accurately, and with attention to detail
    • Shelving of Library Materials
    • Preparing books and other materials for the collection
    • Customer service experience preferred.
    • Must be reliable and willing to work a flexible schedule
    • Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    • Other duties as assigned


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

    Starting Salary Range:

    • The minimum starting salary is $32,040 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package. This is a Union position and is non-civil service.

    Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by August 15, 2022

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave.

    Great Neck, NY  11023


    No Phone Calls Please

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • July 29, 2022 3:08 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 31 

    The Franklin Square Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly Librarian dedicated to public service to fill a part-time position.  Candidates may work up to 17 hours a week.  Schedule can include days, evenings and one Saturday a month.  Flexibility a plus.


    • Reader’s advisory and information services
    • Assist people with devices and digital resources 
    • Provide service at various information desks
    • Other related duties as assigned


    • MLS & NYS Public Librarian Certification
    • Nassau County resident
    • Excellent customer service experience and skills
    • Knowledge of Sierra, Microsoft Office a plus

    Hourly Wage:

    • Starting salary is $29/hour

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.

    Your name need not be on a list and will not be removed.

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


    Irene Winkler, Assistant Director

  • July 28, 2022 10:20 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply By August 8


    OPEN:    07/28/2022

    CLOSE:  08/08/2022

    VACANCY NUMBER: MARAD.MMA-2022-0051   



    SALARY RANGE:  $76,961 - $100,044  PER ANNUM





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