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  • September 16, 2019 2:50 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position: LIBRARIAN 1, Part-Time

    The Huntington Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic individual to work with us in the Adult and Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening (for a maximum of) 17.5 hours per week. Hours include nights, weekends and holiday rotations and staffing both our main and branch buildings. Candidates must have an MLS from an ALA accredited institution and a valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate.

    Positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative are required. Job responsibilities will include basic knowledge of, and instruction of patrons, in all adult library resources including digital and downloadable materials.  Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required. Spanish proficiency is a plus.

    Starting salary: $29.74, set by union contract.

    Please send resumes and letters of application to Thérèse Purcell Nielsen at Submission deadline is September 27, 2019.

    Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

    Thank you!

  • September 13, 2019 4:10 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 10/4/2019:
    Great Neck Library
    159 Bayview Ave.
    Great Neck, NY 11023

    No Phone Calls Please The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. extended post 10/4/19-

    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
    o 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
    o 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.
    o Work closely and collaboratively with vendors and other partners as needed to maintain library systems o (Initiate Grant Research and Opportunities)

    3. Analytical
    o 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 

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

    • Demonstrated ability to:
    o 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.
    o Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment 

    • Specific Knowledge
    o Knowledge of bibliographic record structures such as MARC, etc. and other metadata. 

    Knowledge of RFID.
    o 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
    • 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.

  • September 13, 2019 4:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Great Neck Library

    Librarian, Children’s Department

    Temporary Part-Time
    (September 2019-February 2020)

    Seeking an energetic, flexible individual with knowledge about children’s literature, digital services, and video gaming.  Must have a flexible schedule. 

    Skills Required:

    MLS from an ALA accredited library school;
    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 evenings
    Every other Saturday
    Sundays on an opt-in basis.

    Starting Salary:
    Part Time: $25.90 per hour

    Reply (by 10/4/2019) 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

  • September 13, 2019 3:15 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Full-Time Outreach/Reference Librarian 

    Rogers Memorial Library seeks a proactive and personable Outreach Librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to join the staff of the Adult Reference Department.

    Job Description:

    ●       Serve as Outreach Librarian, managing volunteers/mail delivery to homebound patrons and visiting a local residential care facility on a weekly basis
    ●       Provide reference, research and reader’s advisory services
    ●       Assist patrons in the use of electronic & digital devices
    ●       Share responsibilities for collection development (e.g. Large Print, Spanish collection) and occasional programs (e.g. for seniors: AARP Tax Counseling, Senior Advocate, etc.)

    Required Qualifications:

    ●       MLS from an ALA-accredited library school 
    ●       Strong computer & communication skills
    ●       Commitment to proactive customer service
    ●       Avid reader
    ●       Bilingual a plus


    Schedule requires two evenings and at least one Saturday per month; Sundays (12:15-5) are on rotation with other reference staff.

    Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefits.

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and two references by Monday September 30thto:

    Beth Gates, Head of Reference
    Rogers Memorial Library
    91 Coopers Farm Rd.
    Southampton, NY 11968
  • September 12, 2019 4:09 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Children’s Librarian/Trainee – Part Time (7-17 hours per week) The Garden City Public Library is seeking a part-time Librarian or Librarian Trainee to work in an active Children’s Department. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic about children, comfortable conducting programs for early readers and their caregivers, and possesses knowledge of children’s books, media, and online databases. Outstanding customer service and teamwork is expected working at all departments. 

    • 7-17 hours per week, consisting of regular weekly hours and as otherwise scheduled: o Monday or Wednesday mornings weekly (with children’s programming) and other days assigned o Wednesday afternoons (including children’s programming) and as assigned o Wednesday and/or Thursday evenings weekly, as assigned o Weekend hours: Two Saturdays a month, and 1 to 2 Sundays per month (as scheduled)
    • Cross department coverage – Children’s, Young Adult & Adult – scheduled, or as needed. 

    • Planning and conducting morning storytimes on a regular basis for children ages 6 months-29 months
    • Conducting additional storytimes, class visits, book discussions, other programs, and outreach activities for children 6 months up through Grade 5
    • Developing booklists, bibliographies and information tools
    • Collaborating and contributing to new programs and services that meet department objectives OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES, AT ANY PUBLIC SERVICE DESK
    • Providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance using print, non-print, and electronic sources
    • Assisting patrons with technology such as computers, printers and downloadable books and media
    • Performing librarian-related tasks necessary to carry out the department’s functions
    • Provide a welcoming atmosphere for all library visitors 

    • Librarian I must possess an MLS from an ALA accredited program and NYS Librarian Certificate.
    • Library Trainee must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program and have at least 6 credits.
    • Commitment to excellent customer service and a team approach working with colleagues
    • Excellent organizational skills as related to libraries
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Computer skills: Innovative Sierra (integrated library system), Microsoft Office, EventKeeper
    • Experience with children’s library programming and services preferred
    • Candidates with greatest availability will be given priority 

    SALARY Librarian $30/hour Library Trainee $26/hour 

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with preference given to applications received by September 30, 2019. Applications should be submitted via email to and must include a cover letter and a résumé. NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES. Only those candidates we want to move forward with the application process will be contacted. This is a Civil Service position. Garden City Public Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System.
  • September 10, 2019 10:28 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Electronic Resources Librarian

    Required Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited degree program.

    • Knowledge of trends and practices in e-resource and serials management.

    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other individuals and groups to find solutions.

    • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, professional growth, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.

    • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally with others.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Additional advanced degree.

    • Experience working with electronic resources in academic libraries.

    • Knowledge of acquisition modules of a library management systems and electronic resources management systems.

    • Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of providing satisfactory solutions.

    • Evidence of analytical, organizational, communication, project, and time management skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and complete tasks and projects on time and within budget and in accordance with task/project parameters.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    • Manage e-resource lifecycle for serials, e-books, datasets, and streaming video, including, record maintenance, purchasing, renewing, invoicing, reporting, and activation.

    • Work closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty, and end users on troubleshooting to create an excellent user experience.

    • Develop and improve workflows and practices to ensure integrity of financial data and process efficiency.

    • Manage print serials including binding in collaboration with other library units.

    • Assist Head of Content Acquisitions & Services to assess the performance of the unit and develop improvement plans.

    • Contribute as a member of the acquisitions team to develop unit goals, policies, procedures, priorities, and staffing decisions.

    • Participate in liaison, reference and instruction duties.

    • Participate in research, publication, teaching and service in consonance with University standards for promotion and tenure.

    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 October 9, 2019.

    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

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

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure

    Those interested in this position should:

    1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey. Do not submit this survey to the department with your application. Any questions regarding the survey, please email

    2. 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.


    Pamela DiPasquale

    University Libraries

    Stony Brook University

    Melville Library, Room S1430B

    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300


    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 sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and 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 integrated 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.

    This is an entry-level tenure track position and reports to the Head of Content Acquisitions & Services. The librarian is responsible for management, policy, planning, and advocacy for electronic and print serials support within the SBU Libraries. This includes acquisitions, receipt, and processing of electronic and print serials, binding operations, workflow implementation, maintenance and review of serial subscriptions in both vendor and library systems. S/he responds to the injury about journal subscriptions and serial gifts, and review the vendor products. The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed in acquiring, describing, and providing access to serial collections in all mediums and languages. The Librarian will align all processes and practices within the framework of SBU Libraries organizational initiatives, foster innovation, and implement constructive change as a part of evolving faculty roles in support of strategic directions. This position works closely with vendors, librarians, faculty and staff across all campuses and libraries.   

    Official Job Title:

    Senior Assistant Librarian




    Stony Brook West Campus


    University Libraries


    Commensurate with Experience

    Posting Start Date:


    Posting End Date:


    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/09/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.


    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   09/09/2019

  • September 10, 2019 9:12 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks applicants for a full-time Technology Coordinator position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate and innovate with our forward-thinking staff in the use of technology to serve the library’s mission through staff training, public outreach, and digitization initiatives.

    Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

    • Maintenance and security of network-infrastructure,
    • Maintaining and installing hardware, AV equipment, computers, portable devices and printers;
    • Reviewing and updating security monitoring systems;
    • Installation of software, software updates and cloud-based applications;
    • Monitoring website and updating content and links;
    • Maintaining vendor and consortium relationships;
    • Creating statistical reports;
    • Discovering, suggesting and implementing newly developing technologies;
    • Training staff in cyber-security and technology; 
    • Patron technology assistance;
    • Community programming.

    Required skills include flexibility; a collaborative spirit; experience working in public service; familiarity with both Mac and PC platforms; and expertise in Microsoft Office, WordPress, and Google Suite management. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additional education or professional certification, public library experience, experience with Sierra Circulation System, experience with digitization and/or editing of audio and video files is preferred. Candidates with MLS, MLIS, or similar degrees are encouraged to apply.

    Schedule may include weekend and evening hours. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA CREF retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send resume and letter of application to Catherine Creedon, Director at  by 9/26/19.

    John Jermain Memorial library warmly welcomes applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

  • September 03, 2019 3:13 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The West Islip Public Library is seeking enthusiastic librarians for a part-time Reference and Adult Service position. 

    One position for up to 17.5 hours weekly, which may include weekend and nighttime shifts. 

    Skills and abilities should include: 

    • Ability to provide reference and readers’ advisory services to library users.
    • Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology, mobile devices, scanners, and online database systems.
    • Ability to problem solve and understand the needs of library users. 


    • MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited school.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Mastery and understanding of all user-based technologies. 

    Hours may include evenings and one Saturday a month. 

    Please send all resumes to Maureen Heuer, Head of Adult Services, at
  • August 29, 2019 2:06 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    The East Hampton Library is seeking a full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities include the arrangement and description of archival materials and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to highlight the collection through community outreach, writing a weekly email newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays. 


    • Candidates must hold a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited library school or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
    • Archival certificate, special collections concentration, or equivalent experience.
    • Candidates must be able to lift 20 pounds.
    • Ability to take instructions and work independently.
    • Ability to work courteously with co-workers and patrons in-person and over the telephone.
    • Ability to work with office equipment, such as copiers and scanners. 


    • Project management skills are a plus.
    • Familiarity with ContentDM and/or Sierra is a plus.
    • Experience with Long Island history is preferred. 


    35 hours per week; salary commensurate on experience. 

    TO APPLY: 

    Send resume and cover letter to

  • August 29, 2019 2:03 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Clerical Position (Circulation Clerk)

    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 by September 17, 2019 to:

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

    Visit our website at for library information.

    No phone calls please.

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posting Dates 8/29/19-9/17/19

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