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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 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.
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  • May 21, 2019 12:52 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)


    The Wyandanch Public Library seeks a dynamic Children's Librarian to become part of the Wyandanch Team. 

    Under the supervision of the Librarian II, the Children’s librarian works as part of the WPL team and performs basic library work with a strong concentration on service to children (ages birth- 12). The incumbent will be responsible for taking the led for all children services for this suburban library in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, which serves a diverse population of 12,000 residents.

    This position requires professional knowledge of children services, high self motivation, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively, and the passion for working in diverse communities. Class of 2019 LIS graduates are encouraged to apply.     


    • Develops, maintains, and promotes the children's collection.

    • Plans, conducts, schedules, and evaluates age-appropriate programs

    • Maintains the attractive appearance of the children’s room/area

    • Acts as an advocate for children and their educational and social needs within the library and engages in work with schools, childcare centers and other local agencies that work with children

    • Periodically provides reference all age groups


    • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school; ability to receive a Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York

    • General experience working with the public in diverse communities

    • Knowledge of children's literature and programming as well as child development

    • English (required); Bilingual skills highly desirable
    Job Type: Full-time (Provisional)

    To Apply:

    Please submit a meaningful cover letter along with your resume,and the names of three current references to: Edwin B. Maxwell, Director  Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch, NY 11798 or email edwin.maxwell@wyandanchlibrary.org.

    Application deadline is Tuesday, May 28th, 2019.

  • May 17, 2019 2:30 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Assistant Librarian, part-time

    State University of New York at Old Westbury

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Librarian.

    The Assistant Librarian will work part-time in Reference Services during the Fall and Spring semesters.  The selected candidate will perform general reference to assist students and faculty at the reference desk; perform chat reference, and other duties as assigned.  The librarian will also participate in our current weeding project.

    Schedule:  one (1) or two (2) evening shifts and one (1) weekend shift totaling ten (10) to fifteen (15) hours per week.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from an ALA-accredited program;

    • expertise with a wide range of library databases;

    • an ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and public in a courteous and professional manner;

    • excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Reference experience in an academic library;

    • familiarity with SUNY library systems;

    • comfort with a wide range of technologies, including LibGuides, BlackBoard, and MS Office.

    Application Instructions:

    Please be submit the following online at: https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com:

    1. cover letter

    2. resume

    3. contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references

    Only applications submitted online will be considered. 

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: open until filled – first review of  applications to begin June 6, 2019

    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Additional Information:

    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

    Position Type:  Faculty
    Official Budget Title:  Assistant Librarian 08

    Campus Title:
        Assistant Librarian, part-time
    Department:  Library

    FTE:  Part-time (mid-August through mid-May)

    Negotiating Unit:  UUP

    Salary Grade:  NSN4

    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

    About SUNY Old Westbury:

    SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff.  Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world.  The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

  • May 16, 2019 3:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Bryant Library Assistant Director

    The Bryant Library seeks a dynamic administrator to work collaboratively with the Library Director, Board of Trustees and staff to ensure that the needs of our patrons are met and satisfied.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Assist the Director with a wide variety of administrative tasks such as budget preparation, writing policies and procedures, staff selection and development of new services, and is directly responsible for overseeing personnel matters within the library.
    • As a member of the administrative team, provide input and assistance to the Director in strategic and long range planning.
    • Ensures outcome of assigned administrative areas are aligned with the Director’s organizational goals and agenda.
    • Serves as liaison between departments, and other agencies affiliated to the library; negotiates and resolves significant issues.
    • Participates in the development and administration of departmental budgets; directs and coordinates budget monitoring system; provide policy direction and operating procedures regarding expenditures.
    • General supervision of staff.
    • Attend monthly Board meetings.
    • Assist in the development of improved customer service practices and techniques.
    • Conduct staff meetings/training sessions with all staff.
    • Work with Facilities Manager to provide a safe environment for both patrons and staff.
    • Manages the facilities maintenance of the library including planning and budgeting, service agreements, and vendor performance, providing recommendations to the Director.
    • Oversee the storage and disposal of archival and business office documents.
    • Represent the Library at community and group meetings, including Friends of Bryant Library.
    • Act as the Director in his/her absence.
    • Assist the director in the writing and implementing of grants.
    • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

    Required Skills:

    • The ability to express oneself effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • The ability to delegate, supervise and collaborate with staff.
    • General knowledge of public service management theory and practice, including the preeminence of customer satisfaction, financial and strategic planning using goals and objectives, staff development and supervision methods, time management, organizational skills, and community relations.
    • Possess strong leadership skills.


    • Master of Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited graduate library school.
    • Minimum of five years administrative experience.

    All of the above is subject to change based on the Library’s needs.

    Salary Commensurate with Experience, full benefits package, NYS Retirement System.

    Email cover letter and resume by Friday, June 28, 2019 to Victor Caputo, Library Director, Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Road, Roslyn, NY 11576, at assistant@bryantlibrary.org.

  • May 16, 2019 12:31 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    On-Call Librarians
    Or Librarian Trainees

    Skills Required:
    • ALA Accredited MLS, or advanced MLS candidate.  

    • Must work well with people.

    • Strong knowledge of computers, electronic reference sources and Readers’ Advisory.

    • General Branch (Adult/Children’s/Reference) experience preferred

    On Call Substitute Hours Only

    Reply with resume, cover letter and three references via email by

    May 31, 2019 to:

    Director’s Office
    Great Neck Library
    159 Bayview Avenue
    Great Neck, NY 11023-1938

    No phone calls please.

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • May 15, 2019 4:06 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Clerical Position

    Required Skills and Experience:
    Display enthusiasm while working with the public.

    Perform basic keyboarding skills and have the ability to use computer
    programs for circulation functions. Knowledge of SIERRA a plus.
    Work independently, accurately, and with attention to detail.
    Able to respond to direction given by a supervisor.
    Customer service experience is preferred.

    Shift includes Nights, Saturdays and Voluntary Sundays.

    Starting salary:
    $15.07 per hour

    Reply with resume, cover letter and three references by
    May 31, 2019 to:

    Great Neck Library
    159 Bayview Ave
    Great Neck, NY 11023-1938

    Visit our website at www.greatnecklibrary.org for library information.

    No phone calls please.

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posting Dates 5/15/19-5/31/19

  • May 15, 2019 3:42 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Great Neck Library

    Technical Services Manager

    We are looking for an energetic individual to provide leadership and professional expertise and to coordinate for all aspects of online services (acquisitions, automation, cataloging, processing and circulation) for four locations

    This senior position supervises, manages and coordinates the flow of library materials through the Technical Services and Circulation departments.

    • Manage our Sierra and Encore Systems
    • Coordinate the installation of upgrades and new software


    • Experience in Project Management and Library Technology
    • Knowledge of RFID and library software; Sierra Cataloging and Acquisitions modules, OCLC and WorldShare
    • Fluency with Excel spreadsheet and data manipulation
    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution
    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

    Four years professional librarian experience preferred Schedule: Full time – 35 hours/week Include some evenings and weekends

    Salary: $66,600.00- Commensurate with experience and qualifications Plus full benefits package

    Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 5/31/2019: Great Neck Library 159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, NY 11023 employment@greatnecklibrary.org No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Description - Technical Services Manager

    Job Summary Under the direction of the Assistant Director the candidate is responsible for all aspects of acquisitions, automation, cataloging, processing and circulation for four locations. Duties are carried out with considerable independence within the framework of established policies, procedures and a strategic plan. Incumbent will work closely with the Director and Assistant Director in overall planning for system-wide library services, The incumbent will also work closely with staff to assure prompt delivery of materials and services to library members and affiliates. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.

    Principal duties 1. Supervisory

    -Coordinate and manage the flow of library materials through the Technical Services and Circulation Departments o Supervise staff in Technical Services including full-time staff, part-time staff, temporary employees.

    2. Administrative

    -Manage the configuration and updates of the online systems. These services include the library catalog (Innovative Interface), LILink, Wowbrary OCLC, WorldCat, WorldShare and other programs. 
    -Work closely and collaboratively with vendors and other partners as needed to maintain library systems (Initiate Grant Research and Opportunities)

    3. Analytical

    -Identify new technologies and integration strategies. o Be able to explain the plan for new initiatives to staff, patrons and to Board of Trustees. o Insure compliance with authorization policies and license agreements. o Use analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills as needed.

    Skill Set

    • Experience in Project Management

    -Experience managing projects, meeting deadlines and communicating to various stakeholders within the library environment.
    -Experience working with publishers and vendors and integrating third-party applications into library systems.
    -Experience serving as a point of contact for maintenance and troubleshooting

    • Demonstrated ability to:
    -Exercise initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in handling administrative duties. o Acquire knowledge and skills to complete assignments successfully. o Apply computer literacy skills and experience with library tools, applications, and resources in support of library services. -Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment

    • Specific Knowledge

    -Knowledge of bibliographic record structures such as MARC, etc. and other metadata.
    -Knowledge of RFID.
    -Technical knowledge of library services and supporting data (including Acquisitions, Circulation, Cataloging and Electronic Resource management)

    Education or Formal Training:

    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution

    • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

    Job Description - Technical Services Manager

    • Four years professional librarian experience preferredExperience working with a Library Services Platform/Integrated Library System such as III (Innovative Interface, Inc.)

    Compliance As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Great Neck Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political party, genetic information, military status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. For more information, please contact the Executive Director.

  • May 15, 2019 3:12 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Westhampton Free Library is looking for a part-time, 17 hours per pay period, librarian to work in the Adult Reference Dept. and perform professional-level librarian duties. Hours will include Wednesday evenings and every other Sunday, 12-4 or 12-5 PM as part of a rotation or hours as required.

    Interested parties should respond by email to jay@westhamptonlibrary.org  

  • May 08, 2019 12:13 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)
    Reference Librarian


    The Schuyler Otis Bland Memorial Library at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY seeks a professional with proven experience providing librarian services in the areas of reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, information literacy, electronic resources, and other professional duties and responsibilities preferably on a college/university campus or military installation.

    To qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the following:

    • Experience providing a range of reference and research services in a variety of subject areas to meet the needs of patrons.

    • Experience identifying electronic resources, including but not limited to databases, electronic journals, and e-books for consideration, establishing product trials for evaluation, applying license and contract terms related to electronic resources.

    This is a permanent, full-time federal government position. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen. The salary range begins at $59,173 per year. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    For more details please see the vacancy announcement for status candidates at

    MARAD.MMA-2019-0058   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533021200

    or for all citizens at  

    MARAD.MMA-2019-0059  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533022200

    You must submit a complete application package (including resume, vacancy questions and supporting documents) no later than midnight Eastern Time on 5/28/2019

    If you are having difficulty applying online, send an email to transjobs@dot.gov or call us at (202)366-1298.

    If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact:

    Donna Selvaggio, Chief Librarian at (516) 726-5747 or selvaggiod@usmma.edu

  • May 06, 2019 10:12 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    P/T Circulation Clerk

    Description of Duties:
    -Handles all library materials
    -Performs various computer functions
    -Registers patrons for library cards
    -Registers patrons for programs
    -Computes, collects, & records fines
    -Answers & routes telephone calls
    -Assists patrons with account inquiries
    -Shelves library materials

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
    -Dedication to excellent customer service
    -Strong communication skills
    -Performs multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
    -Good clerical skills and computer knowledge required
    -Must be reliable & willing to work a flexible schedule

    Hours: 17 hours per week
    *Alternating Saturdays & Sundays
    *Evenings (4:45-9:00pm)
    *Afternoons (12:45-5:00pm)
    *Mornings (10:00-2:15pm)

    *Applications available at the Circulation Desk and on our website


    Candidates who take great pride in providing professional
    “service with a smile” are encouraged to apply.

  • May 03, 2019 12:22 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Children’s Librarian Trainee Position Available

    So you want to be a P/T Children’s Librarian? Do you love working with kids? Is storytime your “thing”?

    The Seaford Public Library is currently seeking an energetic librarian dedicated to public service to work in our Children’s Department. Candidates will be required to work 17 1⁄2 hours per week. Schedule will include some days, 2-3 nights and every other Saturday.


    • Assist children in use of the library and its resources.
    • Assist parents and other adults in selecting appropriate children’s materials.
    • Plan and conduct story hours, book discussions, class visits, other programs, and outreach activities for children birth through Grade 5.
    • Provide excellent customer service to patrons.
    • Other projects as assigned.


    • Must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program.
    • Must be a Nassau County resident.
    • Knowledge of children’s literature.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies:

    • Is skilled at presenting programs to children.
    • Excels at providing customer service.
    • Is energetic, motivated, detail-oriented, and flexible.
    • Has great technology skills.|
    • Has excellent written and communication skills.

    Hourly Wage:

    • Starting salary $18.00/hour

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service Position.

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume ASAP to:

    Jacqueline Lopez, Head of Children’s Services Seaford Public Library Email: child2234@yahoo.com

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