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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 Erin, 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.
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  • January 21, 2020 3:16 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Adult Services Emerging Services Librarian (PT) 15 hours per week. May include evenings and weekends. 

    Typical duties and responsibilities: 

    • Assist patrons with locating materials, placing holds, renewing books and navigating online resources
    • Provide reader’s advisory, register patrons for programs, answer phones and reference questions
    • Provide computer support and assist patrons with electronic devices
    • Identify areas of needs and create library displays that promote targeted services or collection subjects, particularly within assigned areas
    • Participate in collection development and maintenance
    • Attend professional meetings & workshops; participate in staff team and committee projects
    • Cover Teen Services desk as needed 

    Unique duties and responsibilities: 

    • Identify, assess and recommend new processes, equipment and software in support of innovative services and evolving patron needs
    • Plan and deliver workshops, programs and activities allowing intergenerational patrons to explore emerging services
    • Collaborate with other departments to develop, promote, facilitate, and evaluate innovative programs in emerging services
    • Plan and execute merchandising and marketing of Library’s emerging services
    • Identify needs and develop outreach services that correspond with projects, programs and services
    • Other duties as assigned 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS degree from an ALA accredited school and Public Librarian certificate or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS Program with at least 12 credits for Librarian Trainee. 

    To be considered for this position please send a cover letter & resume no later than Tuesday, January 28, 2020 to: 

    Tim Sicurella, Head of Adult Services tsicurella@sayvillelibrary.org
    88 Greene Avenue, Sayville NY 11782 (631)589-4440 Ext 302

  • January 21, 2020 9:33 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT Children’s Librarian – Part-time Position Available January 20, 2020 

    PURPOSE Seeking enthusiastic, self-starters, with experience working with children and who possess a strong background in children’s books and media as well as children’s electronic databases. This part time position (15-19 hours per week) will include some mornings and evenings with two Saturdays and one Sunday a month in rotation as needed. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

    • Providing assistance to patrons with reference and reader’s advisory needs through print, non-print and electronic sources.
    • Conducts children’s story times, class visits, and shares in liaison activities with the community.
    • Assist with the design and promotion of library programs for children.
    • May participate in selection of new materials.
    • Performs librarian related tasks necessary to carry out the department’s functions. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    • MLS from an ALA accredited program.
    • Library experience in children’s services.
    • Commitment to excellent customer service.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to form working relationships with staff and public.
    • Excellent computer and organizational skills as related to libraries is required.
    • Knowledge of Sierra, our integrated library system, Microsoft Office and Eventkeeper.
    • Electronic database experience is desirable. 

    STARTING SALARY: $32.24 per hour We are member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position. 

    Email resume by Monday, February 3rd to Shannon Marchese at jobschild@bryantlibrary.org ATTENTION: PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES.

  • January 21, 2020 9:31 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Riverhead Free Library

    Full-time Administrative Assistant

    The Riverhead Free Library seeks applicants for an Administrative Assistant.  This employee reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for all support activities for the Director by assisting with administrative duties, including but not limited to:
    • Performing clerical duties, including correspondence and other communications.

    • Maintaining the Director’s calendar—meetings and appointments.

    • Processing meeting room applications.

    • Maintaining statistics and producing reports for the Director or the Board as needed.

    • Maintaining inventory and ordering of office supplies.

    • Administer the staff sunshine club.

    • Processing incoming and outgoing mail.

    • Recording minutes at monthly Board Meeting.

    • Coordinating Staff Appreciation Luncheon, and Annual Volunteer Luncheon.

    • Maintaining records of the memorial donations and gifts.

    • Manage employee compensation using ADP payroll software.

    • Maintain employee payroll records.

    • Prepare bi-weekly payroll.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

    • Experience in a public library setting or related field preferred.

    • Exemplary planning and time management skills.

    • Expertise in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

    • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

    • Ability to keep a variety of records and submit reports.

    • Ability to exercise sound judgment, make quick decisions and perform well under pressure.

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information handled.

    • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

    Benefits
    • NYS Retirement system

    • Empire NYSHIP Health Benefits 

    • MetLife Dental

    • Salary to commensurate with experience $41,000 to $45,000. 

    Please send letter of intent and resume to the Library Director Kerrie.mcmullensmith@riverheadlibrary.org by January 24, 2020.
  • January 16, 2020 11:40 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-time Librarian 

    Locust Valley Library is looking for a librarian committed to excellence in customer service to work approximately 8 – 15 hours per week, with the possibility of additional substitute hours. 

    Responsibilities include: 

    • Providing reference and readers' advisory services
    • Assisting with young adult programming
    • Assisting patrons in the use of electronic resources and digital devices
    • Sharing responsibility for collection development 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program
    • NYS Public Librarian's Professional Certificate
    • Minimum 1 – 2 years of professional experience in a public library
    • Strong communication skills 

    The starting schedule is every Thursday morning 9:00 – 1:00, every fourth Saturday 9 – 5, and every other Sunday 1 – 5. 

    Starting salary: $27.00 per hour 

    Please submit your resume and employment application (available on our website) via email to Kathleen Smith at ksmith@locustvalleylibrary.org by 1/31/20. 

    This is not a Civil Service position.

  • January 14, 2020 1:49 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Substitute Librarian I Position 

    The Baldwin Public Library is seeking an energetic, dedicated and flexible Substitute Librarian I to work in our Children's department. Successful candidate will work up to 8 hours per week when needed, as per Civil Service guidelines. Schedule will include nights (5-9 pm) and weekend hours if needed. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to: 

    • Provide library services to children, parents/caregivers and teachers, including: 

    o Reader's Advisory
    o Research o Basic computer / technology assistance
    o Other duties / projects as assigned. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Previous experience working as a Children's librarian. 

    Strong customer-service orientation. 

    Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

    • Comfort with a range of technologies.
    • Knowledge of Children's literature. 

    Experience with Sierra and Encore is a plus. 

    Qualifications: 

    M.L.S from an ALA-accredited institution. Current N.Y.S. Public Librarian certificate. Must be a Nassau County Resident. 

    Hourly Salary Range: $19.70-$33.01 per hour, depending on experience. 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume and a cover letter to Kaysha Watson-Phillips (kwatson@baldwinpl.org) by 5 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. 

    2385 Grand Avenue • Baldwin, New York • 11510-3289 (516) 223-6228 www.baldwinpl.org. e-mail: info@baldwinpl.org. Fax (516) 623-7991
  • January 10, 2020 4:21 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Glen Cove Public Library in Glen Cove, NY seeks an organized, team oriented trainee to assist children and parents in an active Children’s
    Room, under the mentorship of the Youth Services department head.

    Qualifications:
    ● enrolled in an accredited MLS program
    ● knowledge of children's literature and current trends
    ● strong technology skills, including eReaders and iPads
    ● commitment to family services, with excellent customer service skills
    ● bilingual (English/Spanish)

    Responsibilities:
    ● providing reference services and resource recommendations using
    print, media, and digital resources
    ● assisting with collection development, ensuring it is diverse, current,
    relevant, and meets the needs of the community
    ● fostering digital literacy and providing age-appropriate technology
    instruction to children

    Trainee hours are Monday evenings 5-9pm, and weekday afternoons. One
    Saturday/Sunday per month is required, for a total of 16 hours per week.
    Salary: $23.00 per hour.

    Submit resumes to: ccowan@glencovelibrary.org by February 14, 2020.

  • January 10, 2020 4:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Shelver For the Main Library

    The Great Neck Library seeks a detail-oriented Individual to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. 

    Must have excellent alphanumeric skills. 

    In addition to daily shelving tasks, this position will require moving books, using carts, to organize the collection.

    Position involves standing, bending and the ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

    Starting Salary: $13.00/ Hour

    10-20 hrs per week

    Flexible Schedule

    Resumes/Applications should be emailed to employment@greatnecklibrary.org by January 24, 2020 

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 07, 2020 3:05 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    PART TIME REFERENCE LIBRARIANS 

    Send your resume & cover letter in .pdf format to: 

    Kelly A. Harris, Director kharris@hamptonlibrary.org 

    Salary to commensurate with experience. Those currently enrolled in an ALA accredited Library Science program are encouraged to apply. 

    Deadline: January 27, 2020 

    THE HAMPTON LIBRARY IN BRIDGEHAMPTON 

    2478 Main Street ▪ Bridgehampton, NY 11932 www.hamptonlibrary.org

  • January 07, 2020 3:03 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part Time Youth Services Librarian 

    Do you believe in the magic of books? The power of play? Do you like to color? Get messy? Love working with children? Do you sing? Recite rhymes? Are you handy with a puppet? If so, You may be perfect to join our team! 

    Application Deadline: January 27, 2020 

    Includes evenings & weekends Starting salary $30.00/hr for applicants with an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library & Information Science. Library school students will be considered and pay rate with commensurate with completed course work. 

    THE HAMPTON LIBRARY IN BRIDGEHAMPTON 

    Send your Resume & Cover Letter to 

    Kelly A. Harris, Executive Director kharris@hamptonlibrary.org 

    Please type: Part Time Youth Librarian in the subject line. Only resumes submitted as pdf files will be considered.

  • January 02, 2020 10:57 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position Title: Associate Librarian: Head of Electronic & Access Services

    Extended Application Receipt Deadline: February 12, 2020

    The James E. Tobin (JET) Library at Molloy College is seeking an energetic, service-oriented and collaborative professional to be the technology lead for its electronic/digital resource initiatives and access services teams. The ideal candidate will assume webmaster responsibilities over the library’s website and open source installations and have experience in usability testing and accessibility standards. The JET Library is small and as such, professional staff wear many hats, however, it is also a relatively nimble environment for those who prefer to work in an atmosphere that offers a high level of autonomy.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversight of electronic resources and access services areas

    • Acts in the capacity of the library’s technology lead and webmaster

    • Adapt new and existing web tools to improve the library's online platforms and interfaces

    • Lead and/or participate in processes for usability testing, analytics analysis and assessments of the library’s virtual space

    • Oversee the implementation of consistent web accessibility/ADA standards

    • Serve as primary point of contact for investigating and resolving web-based problems 

    • Manage interface customizations and the integration of commercial e.g., Ex Libris, Springshare and open source library applications e.g., VuFind, CORAL 

    • Continuously monitor and improve the library website’s architecture and integration of web-based services into institutional systems

    • Perform reference shifts as scheduled

    • Provide Information Literacy instruction (either classroom or one-on-one) as assigned

    • Other library-related duties as assigned e.g., liaison duties and committee work

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school required as well as a second Masters

    • A minimum of five years of experience within an academic library setting 

    • Demonstrated supervisory and training experience

    • Experience with HTML and CSS, with working knowledge of relevant scripting/coding languages such as JavaScript and PHP.

    • Understanding of library services and technologies, as well as information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment 

    • UX experience with measuring and monitoring how users respond to libraries' digital services and physical spaces, ensuring a commitment to user-centered library services

    • Demonstrated experience using google analytics and other metrics tool in order to assess and improve patron experience via analytics and usability testing

    • Strong proficiency and trouble-shooting capabilities with web technologies

    • Strong commitment to the user’s physical and online experience; ability to work with a diverse patron population

    • Strong project management skills

    • Advanced bibliographic searching skills, including extensive knowledge of academic databases, ejournal and ebook platforms

    • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly changing library and college environment 

    • Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Experience with API’s and how they integrate into various library products e.g., libapps, LMS, digital repositories, discovery systems etc. 

    • Experience supporting web applications utilizing the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), as well version control tools such as GIT

    • Experience with Voyager ILS, Summon, SerialsSolutions, ILLiad, ARES, Springshare products (e.g., LibGuides, LibCal) and Canvas

    • Experience in AngularJS, Bootstrap and responsive web design

    To Apply: Applications received by no later than February 12, 2020 will be given full consideration. 

    Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu or mail to:

    Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
    1000 Hempstead Ave.
    Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002


    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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