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Part-Time Adult and Reference Services Librarian - Huntington Public Library

April 07, 2021 3:47 PM | 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 14-16 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, (alternating Friday nights), Mondays (morning/daytime hours), weekends and holiday  rotations and staffing both our Main building and Station Branch. Starting salary: $29.74, set by union  contract. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

Interested candidates should email your resume and letters of application by April 21, 2021 to: 

Thérèse Purcell Nielsen, 
Head of Adult Services

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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