Long Island Library Resources Council

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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.
  6. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
  • November 20, 2018 11:34 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Adult Reference Librarian Position Available

    The Amityville Public Library is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic team player to fill a part-time librarian position in the Adult Department. The successful candidate must be a service oriented individual, friendly, hardworking and knowledgeable of electronic and print resources.

    Requirements and Duties:

    • Have the ability to work with a diverse population and effectively provide customer service to a large number of customers simultaneously.

    • A hands-on working knowledge of download and digital services on a variety of devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services to others.
    • Ability to provide reference, research, and readers' advisory service to adults, young adults, and as back-up in Children's Department.
    • Have a technology skill set appropriate for an information professional in today’s environment.
    • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Have an MLS degree or be enrolled in an accredited Library Masters’ degree program.

    • Have experience with social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

    • Spanish language skills are a plus, but not required.

    Schedule:  17 hours per week plus every 3rd Saturday

    • Monday - 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (5 p.m. to 9 p.m. when working a Saturday)

    • Thursday - 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (5 to 9 p.m. when working a Saturday)

    • Friday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. when working a Saturday)

    • Every 3rd Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    • May include Sundays, from October to May

    Salary: Librarian: $24.76 / Trainee: $22.84 with less than 12 credits or $23.79 with 12 + credits

    Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter via email by Monday, December 3, 2018 to: Linda Ferraro-Head of Adult and Young Adult Services employment@amityvillepubliclibrary.org

  • November 19, 2018 6:03 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Librarian,

    Children’s Department

    We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to children and parents.  The successful candidate must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable about children’s literature, digital services and video gaming. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.

    Skills Required:

    MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree; Experience working with children (birth – 6th grade) and parents; Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service to parents and children in a busy 4 location library system;

    A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services; Desire to work as a team and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative programs for children independently


    25 hours/week, includes
    Every other Saturday
    Sunday’s on a voluntary basis.

    Starting Salary:

    Part Time: $25.90 per hour

    Reply to:

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


    No phone calls please.
    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • November 08, 2018 10:36 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Head of Content Acquisitions and Services

    Required Qualifications 

    Master's in library science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of content access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. Strong collaboration and communication skills. Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources. Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications 

    Additional advanced degree. Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages. Knowledge of and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph and Alma systems. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements 

    Under the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Content Acquisitions and Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

    • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Acquisitions, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
    • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
    • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments, with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
    • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
    • Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
    • Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
    • Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
    • Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
    • Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
    • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
    • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery operations and services.
    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems.

    Special Notes 

    This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by December 7, 2018.

    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.

    Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure 

    Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.


    Pamela DiPasquale
    University Libraries Personnel
    Melville Library, Room S1430B
    Stony Brook University
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
    Email: library_hosaerm_F97541703@stonybrook.edu

    Campus Description 

    Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. 

    Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizeable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University's Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally. The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member) the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrates library system and have recently deployed EBSCO'S Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

    Official Job Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian
    REF#: F-9754-18-11-F
    Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
    Department: University Libraries
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Posting Start Date: 11/07/2018
    Posting End Date: 12/07/2018

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/07/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.


    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/07/2018

    For complete posting:  https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/faculty-jobs/positions/faculty-librarian/current-year/Head-of-Content-Acquisitions-and-Services-F-9754-18-11-F

  • November 08, 2018 4:20 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)
    Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services

    ABOUT ADELPHI: Located just 23 miles from New York City, Adelphi is a private university in the midst of one of the most dynamic phases of its 122-year history. With record enrollments, an increasingly diverse student body and faculty, expanding graduate programs and growing financial and administrative strength, Adelphi is being transformed just as it is transforming the lives of its students through its personalized approach to higher education. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university known for small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates around the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is strongly positioned for the future. The University is a doctorate-granting institution with eight colleges and schools and more than 100 different degrees at the bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional levels.


    The Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services, is a member of the Adelphi University Libraries senior leadership team responsible for the planning and delivery of strategic priorities across all its libraries, services, and functions. The Associate Dean will lead strategic planning, implementation, and continuous development of the Libraries' new integrated service model designed to strongly support student-success and academic excellence. The Associate Dean will provide leadership of a unified, user-centered library spaces and services model that supports and enhance student engagement with scholarship, fosters experiential learning, and empowers students and faculty to create new knowledge in a creative and collaborative environment.

    REPORTS TO: Dean of Libraries


    1. Responsible for leading and managing the ongoing development of a new library service model, that is unified, student-centered, deploys best use of staff time, and enables efficient quality service from all the face-to-face touchpoints within the Libraries system (access service desk, Research and Instruction unit, popup/ikiosks through campus).
    2. Work closely with the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Automated Services and the Information Technology staff on developing service collaborations at existing and future technology service points (IT Help Desk, 3D Studio, and Emerging Technology Lab).
    3. Works in close collaboration with the Coordinator of Reference Services Librarian, Information Technology, and the Office of Academic Services and Retention.
    4. In collaboration with the Assessment Coordinator Librarian, continually assesses the effectiveness of the new service model and provides responsive leadership for redesigning and reshaping services using design-thinking principles to improve services and associated learning spaces to support student academic success.
    5. Provides integrated research and information services, fully deploying the online functionality of the reference transaction and analytics software for tiered referral of user inquiries among library faculty and administrators.
    6. In collaboration with the Coordinator of Instructional Services Librarian, provide administrative leadership for integrating library instruction with Learning and Writing Center support, deploying the EAB advising platform. Work closely with the Coordinator of Reference Services Librarian, IT-Help Desk staff, and Learning Writing Center staff on the coordination of scheduling of service touchpoints in the Libraries.
    7. Work closely with the Engagement and Inclusion Librarian on coordination of engagement activities related to user services. Supervises Coordinator of User Services and other administrators staffing user-facing service points in the Libraries.
    8. Proactively, identify Initiate and sustain key collaborations with emerging and existing key stakeholders to provide coherent, collaborative services and facilities in support of teaching, learning support and services provided.
    9. Works with standing student committees.


    1. Demonstrated experience redesigning and planning user-facing service improvements using design-thinking methodology.
    2. Demonstrated experience planning and managing a library service point renovation.
    3. Recent demonstrated experience initiating, leading, managing and accessing change of an academic library reference or user service.
    4. Demonstrated initiative and leadership of a multi-unit and multi-departmental provisioned learning support service or other collaborative academic library/learning support service. 4.
    5. Demonstrated experience of proactively identifying and implementing technological innovations supporting user-facing services and in academic libraries.
    6. Experience with integrating scholarly communications, data services, digital humanities, or special collections into user-facing services in an academic library.
    7. Progressive experience as an academic reference/academic engagement librarian, preferably with faculty status.
    8. Progressive experience supervising and managing public services librarians and administrative staff in an academic library.
    9. Strong record of collaboratively working with all levels of library personnel, as well as with faculty and students.
    10. Strong leadership skills, including keen analytical and conceptual abilities and demonstrated ability to lead collaborative organizational change, inspire innovation, and delegate responsibility appropriately.
    11. Strong interpersonal and public communication skills including ability to serve as an advocate and spokesperson for the Libraries.
    12. Proven success with grant writing and grant management in support of academic library services.
    13. Demonstrated professional engagement (service on professional committees and initiatives, research and publication) relevant to innovative user-facing services and learning space design.
    14. Demonstrated commitment to supporting campus diversity, equity and inclusion.


    1. Master's Degree from an ALA accredited school/information science.
    2. Second post-baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study.

    To apply, click here.
  • November 08, 2018 11:31 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-time Adult and Reference Services Librarian Opening

    The Huntington Public Library seeks an enthusiastic and energetic individual to work with us in the Adult and Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening for 16 hours per week. The successful candidate should exhibit positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative.

    Duties and qualifications:

    • Basic knowledge of, and instruction to patrons, in all library resources including digital and downloadable materials

    • Possess knowledge of emerging technology and current trends in library services

    • Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required

    • Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues as well as work independently


    • MLS from an ALA accredited institution

    • Valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate (this is not a trainee position)

    • General experience working with the public and diverse communities

    • Excellent customer service and communication skills

    • Spanish proficiency is a plus

    Hours include nights, weekends and holiday rotations and staffing both our Main building and Station Branch. Starting salary: $29.45 set by union contract. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Interested candidates should email your resume and letters of application by November 23, 2018 to:

    Thérèse Purcell Nielsen,

    Head of Adult Services


  • November 05, 2018 4:40 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Long Island Library Resources Council seeks a talented and energetic librarian for the position of Marketing and Communications Librarian to work in a dynamic organization serving libraries of all types in Nassau and Suffolk County of Long Island.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications and Marketing Librarian is a full-time position that manages the communications and marketing to member and non-member libraries. The individual works closely with the Programs and Education Manager to develop, publicize and evaluate programs and events.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Develops and oversees execution of media strategy across all media, including press, social media, broadcast and print publications.
    • Manage all communications and marketing for the organization in all formats including ongoing maintenance of the web site and social media accounts.
    • Produce and edit newsletters.
    • Observe established best practices guidelines to ensure that all copywriting, proofing and editing is managed correctly and in coordination with various staff.
    • Ensures all events are advertised and promoted in a timely fashion.
    • Facilitate communication with other library agencies concerning continuing education activities.
    • Conduct needs assessment and compile statistics.
    • Assist the Programs and Education Manager in developing workshops and programs.
    • Visit member and non-member sites as required.
    • Serve as a liaison to assigned committees.
    • Performs other tasks consistent with level of responsibility.

    Qualifying Experience and Training

    • Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited program or its equivalent.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience working in libraries preferably in a communications and web design capacity.
    • Marketing and communications experience preferred.
    • Experience with content management systems preferred.
    • Experience using social media tools and possess the ability to readily learn library-specific programs as well as other general computer applications as needed.
    • Graphic design skills preferred.
    • Knowledge of cloud-based services.
    • Proven computer experience and proficiency in all Office Productivity Software (example: Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with all levels of internal management, staff and outside vendors.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Time management skills, including the ability to work independently.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Flexibility and creativity.
    LILRC offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and flexible scheduling.  All applications should be sent to tspindler@lilrc.org and include a resume and cover letter. We will begin reviewing applications on December 1.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  • November 02, 2018 4:41 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    There presently exists an opening for a part-time Account Clerk in our Business Office for 17.5 hours per week. This is a confidential/non-union position and the hours would be during the day. The job duties include but are not limited to:

    • Empty coin machines, count and roll change, prepare bank deposit.
    • Daily trips to the bank and/or post office.
    • Prepare checks for remittance to vendors; seal and stamp envelopes; attach check stub to invoice copies; file in accounts payable files.
    • Keep binders of bank statements and letters of credit.
    • Tag and record new fixed assets and remove disposals.
    • Reconcile statements for major book orders to individual invoices using excel file; provide to A/P for payment.
    • Assist Business manager with analysis as needed.
    • Experience with Excel is a must.
    • Ability to:
    • Work Independently as well as part of a team.
    • Interact cordially with staff and vendors.
    Interested candidates must have a high school diploma and two (2) yeas of experience in computing and registering data in financial records OR two (2) years of clerical experience and six (6) credits in accounting from a federally accredited college.

    If interested, please email resume to Business Manager Jennifer Mulvihill at jennifer_mulvihill@huntlib.org. Starting salary : $16.50 per hour.
  • October 30, 2018 11:29 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Amityville Public Library is seeking applicants for a part time Account Clerk. The required schedule is 15 hours a week, Monday-Friday in the morning.

    The successful applicant is required to possess the following skills and qualifications:

        Demonstrated experience in accounting and payroll processing.

        Strong computer skills especially with Excel.

        High school diploma or GED.

        Experience with SAGE software is a plus.

    Duties include:

        Producing purchase orders.

        Posting cash disbursements and receipts.

        Preparing invoices and program contracts for payment.

        Assisting in deposits of checks and cash.

    `   Filing, general correspondence, and other related duties as necessary.

    Salary:  $20.00 per hour

    Send resumes to:


627 N. Sunrise Service Road, Bellport NY, 11713, (631) 675-1570

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