Long Island Library Resources Council

Jobline Information for Employers

  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.
  • February 20, 2019 11:42 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The North Babylon Public Library seeks additional Library Clerks to work at the circulation desk. 

    Knowledge of Sierra/III highly desirable

    12-16 hours/week for permanent part time or substitute hours

    We do block scheduling (9-1, 1-5, 5-9)

    1 Saturday shift required for permanent part time

    Sunday hours optional, double-time

    North Babylon is 5 minutes east of the Nassau-Suffolk border, just south of SSP

    Staff who join NBPL stay at NBPL.  We have staff members with very long tenures.

    $20.06/hour

    Apply to Library Director

  • February 14, 2019 6:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Circulation Supervisor - Part-time, evenings and weekends       

    State University of New York at Old Westbury

    The Library at State University of New York at Old Westbury seeks to hire a temporary part-time evening and weekend Circulation Supervisor.  This part-time position will report to the Library Director.  

    Responsibilities include:
    • Supervise the Circulation services and desk operations.  

    • Coordinates shelving and stacks management.  

    • Manage Reserves and Circulation.

    • Train and supervise student workers.

    • Help coordinate service schedules to maximize use of student workers.

    • Assist in planning and implementation of ongoing training of student workers.

    • Assist with workflows as needed, including reserves processing, ILL processing, retrieval, shelving, and resolving service issues.

    • Assist with quality control of services, workflows, and efficiency in Circulation.

    • Provide advanced-level assistance on patron account issues as needed.

    • Collaborate with the Library Director on service coverage, process improvements, workflow analysis, and service improvements.

    • Assist with data collection and assessment.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Specific Skills:
    • Good supervisory and management skills.

    • Knowledge of library systems and applications.

    • Experience working with office software and tools.

    • Strong skills in public or customer service and efficient service.

    • Good skills in understanding, analyzing, and solving problems related to library service and operations.

    • Creativity, flexibility and ability to adapt to change.

    • Good verbal, written and communication skills.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience;

    • A minimum of six (6) months of lead and/or supervisory experience, preferably in a public services or customer service environment;

    • Experience working with different technologies.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree;

    • One (1) year experience in a library, public or an academic setting;

    • Supervisory experience in a library setting.

    Work Schedule:

    Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
    Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Monday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Tuesday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Wednesday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Thursday: Off 
    Friday: Off

    Note: Summer and holiday schedule will change and may include earlier or later shift and one weekend day off.

    Application Instructions:

    A resume, cover letter and contact information (to include name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references should be submitted online at:  https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com

    Only applications submitted online will be considered.

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  March 17, 2019

    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Additional Information:

    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

    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.

    Position Type:  Professional
    Official Budget Title:  Instructional Support Associate
    Campus Title:     Circulation Supervisor
    Department:  Library
    FTE:  Part-time Temporary (subject to renewal)
    Negotiating Unit:  UUP
    Salary Grade:  SL2
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

    About SUNY Old Westbury:

    SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff.  Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world.  The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

  • February 08, 2019 4:18 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)
    Part-Time Children’s Librarian Trainee Position Available

    So you want to be a P/T Children’s Librarian? Do you love working with kids? Is storytime your “thing”?

    The Seaford Public Library is currently seeking an energetic librarian dedicated to public service to work in our Children’s Department. Candidates will be required to work 17 1⁄2 hours per week. Schedule will include 3-4 nights and every other Saturday.

    Duties:

    • Assist children in use of the library and its resources.

    • Assist parents and other adults in selecting appropriate children’s materials.

    • Plan and conduct story hours, book discussions, class visits, other programs, and outreach activities for children birth through Grade 5.

    • Provide excellent customer service to patrons.

    • Other projects as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program.

    • Must be a Nassau County resident.

    • Knowledge of children’s literature.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies

    • Is skilled at presenting programs to children.

    • Excels at providing customer service.

    • Is energetic, motivated, detail-oriented, and flexible.

    • Has great technology skills.

    • Has excellent written and communication skills.

    Hourly Wage:

    • Starting salary $18.00/hour

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service Position.

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume ASAP to: Jacqueline Lopez, Head of Children’s Services Seaford Public Library Email: child2234@yahoo.com

  • February 07, 2019 4:32 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Amityville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Children's Librarian, or Trainee for its Children's Department

    Job Requirements:

    The ability to work with parents and children from birth through Grade 6

    Strong communication skills are needed to assist in reader's advisory and reference help.

    Familiarity with children's literature

    Creativity and ability to run children's craft programs and or story times.

    The position is for up to 17 1/2 hours per week with hours to include: Mondays, 9 - 1p.m. Tuesday's, 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, 10 - 2 and Thursdays from 1-5 p.m. This position will also include every third Saturday from 12 - 4 p.m.

    Civil Service Requirements:

    Trainee candidates must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school and pursuing a certificate in Children's Services in the Public Library with at least (3) credits completed in Children's Literature or Public Library Services for Children.

    Librarian I (Children's Services) candidates must have a Master's Degree in Library Science(MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department, including or supplemented by a minimum of twelve (12) credits of course work in children's services, with at least three (3) credits in children's literature.

    Please e-mail resumes by February 22, 2019

    Celine Lieffrig
    Head of Children's Services Amityville Public Library
    clieffrig@amityvillepubliclibrary.org
    631.264.0567 Fax 631.264.2006
    19 John Street Amityville, NY 11701

  • February 06, 2019 1:35 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Position Open: Cultural Program Specialist

    The North Merrick Public Library is seeking a Cultural Program Specialist.

    The typical work shift will be 20 daytime hours per week, Monday through Friday; occasional evenings or weekends may be required.

    The appointed candidate will be deemed “provisional” by the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, and that agency will verify that the minimum qualifications (below) have been met before the appointment will be made. After being appointed, sometime in the next year, a new civil service list for this position will be advertised and established by the Civil Service Commission. Upon creation of the new civil service list, the incumbent candidate must be “reachable” to continue to stay employed in the position.

    Typical duties include:

    • Planning and booking library programs.
    • Corresponding / communicating with persons providing library programs.
    • Accompanying library patrons on bus trips.
    • Creating flyers and press releases to promote library programs.
    • Preparing reports relevant to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university, and,
    • One year of experience in conducting cultural or recreational services, events or programs. NOTE: Experience, as outlined above, in excess of the one-year requirement may be substituted for college education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years.

    Starting Salary: $20.00 per hour

    Please call Kelly Rechsteiner at 378-7474 ext. 27 to schedule an interview.

    Posted 2-6-19

  • February 05, 2019 4:47 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Job Title:  Part-Time Librarian I or Trainee for Teen Services

    The Longwood Public Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian to join the staff of our Teen Services Department!  The successful candidate will possess the unique skills needed to work with teens in a busy public library, including but not limited to:  intellectual curiosity, a strong interest in working with teens, exceptional group management skills, patience and kindness.

    Duties:

    • Planning programs and community service opportunities designed to encourage the use of the library by teens.  Our part-time librarians are an integral part of our Teen Services Department and we encourage them to propose and facilitate crafts, activities and events throughout the year.  We need you to bring your ideas to the table and be willing to try new things!

    • Assisting Teens with computer use (knowledge of Publisher and Word essential) and demonstrating and promoting the library’s digital services.

    • Assisting with our three different  Battle of the Books programs. We love Battle of the Books here at Longwood and expect all of our Teen Services Librarians to be actively involved with this program by reading potential titles throughout the year, writing practice questions and coaching our various teams.

    • Knowledge of current literature for teens and the willingness to read YA books on an ongoing basis to remain current.

    Qualifications:
    • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or enrollment in a Library Science program

    • Expertise in digital and library download services on a variety of devices

    Schedule:

    Maximum of 17.5 hours per week which will include daytime and evening hours and a weekend rotation.  Friday evenings will be part of the schedule.

    Salary:  

    Librarian Trainee $23.25 per hour
    Librarian:  $26.25 per hour

    Interested candidates should email a resume with two references and cover letter along with a completed LPL application available on our website: longwoodlibrary.org

    by Friday, March 1, 2019 to:

    Jan Miller
    Teen Services Department Head
    Longwood Public Library
    janmill@longwoodlibrary.org
  • February 05, 2019 11:29 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is seeking a Resource Sharing Librarian. The Resource Sharing Librarian is responsible for the daily interlibrary loan operations including setting policies and procedures.  The Librarian supervises, trains, and evaluates Interlibrary Loan staff and student assistants and reports to the Library Director.  Ensures CONTU copyright compliance. The Librarian will serve as the direct liaison for the School of Business (SOB). The Librarian provides reference services in-person and online; teaches information literacy sessions; produces web-based research guides; reviews policies and makes recommendations to the Director; keeps current with relevant technologies and methods; and prepares quantitative and qualitative reports monthly and as requested.

    This is a 12-month tenure-track position.  The Librarian engages in college service and maintains professional development through continuing education and professional organizations.  Other duties may be assigned, and some evening and weekend are required.  The successful candidate will be cooperative and confident, customer-centered, and eager to engage with the changing services and methods of libraries. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage and provide leadership to Old Westbury’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department.

    • Supervise and train unit staff (full time staff and student workers if needed).

    • Participate in ILL request fulfillment and provide relevant professional expertise and troubleshooting as needed.

    • Ensures copyright and CONTU compliance are upheld.

    • Continuously assess and improve resource sharing software functioning (currently ILLiad and Odyssey).

    • Explore, plan, and oversee resource sharing initiatives.

    • Serve as liaison to the Business Department with responsibility for subject specialized collection development and instruction.

    • Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts.

    • In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in librarianship, scholarship, and service; commitment to (SOB) undergraduate and graduate education; and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.


    Required Qualifications:


    • A Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree from a ALA-accredited program.

    • A minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience in an academic, specialized or public library.

    • Supervisory, leadership, and/or project management experience.

    • Strong customer service orientation.

    • Experience with Libguides or comparable tools.

    • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel or Access.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.

    • Ability to effectively adapt to and use emerging library technologies and software.

    • Knowledge of the essential components of CONTU and copyright.

    • Demonstrated interest or engagement with social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues, through professional or community experience.


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Experience with reference service, collection development and/or instruction.

    • Undergraduate or graduate business degree.

    • Demonstrable knowledge of business resources, both print and electronic.

    • Experience working in resource sharing/interlibrary loan.

    Application Instructions:

    A cover letter with a resume and contact information (to include name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references should be submitted online at:  https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com

    Only applications submitted online will be considered.

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 17, 2019

    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Additional Information:

    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

    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.

    Position Type:  Faculty

    Official Budget Title:  Senior Assistant Librarian
    Campus Title:     Resource Sharing Librarian
    Department:  Library
    FTE:  Full-time
    Negotiating Unit:  UUP
    Salary Grade:  NSN3
    FLSA Status:  Exempt

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