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Adult Reference Librarian/Trainee - Brentwood Public Library

July 19, 2021 2:50 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

The Adult Reference Department is looking for a Librarian/Librarian Trainee to work service points in a large public library. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working as part of a large team in a busy environment. They will have good organizational skills, reference interview skills and research skills. Additional language proficiency in Spanish, French, Creole or Urdu is welcome but not required. 


  • 17.5 hours a week

  • Evening and weekend hours required, Wednesday evening availability preferred.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Creating a welcoming customer experience that drives good customer service.

  • Providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance using print, non-print, and electronic sources

  • Assisting patrons with technology, including but not limited to; computers, tablets, scanners, copiers, e-readers, Library provided mobile apps.

  • Performing librarian-related tasks necessary to meet department needs.


  • Librarian 1 must possess an MLS from ALA accredited program and NYS Librarian Certificate

  • Librarian Trainee must be enrolled in accredited graduate program and have at least 15 credits.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Library or Retail experience preferred.


  • The salary range is $27 – $31 per hour based on degree completion.

  • Vacation and Sick after 1 year of service.

  • Four paid holidays

Review of applications will begin immediately, and it will continue until the positioned is filled. Applications received by 8/2/2021 will be given preference. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to No telephone inquiries or faxed applications accepted.

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

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