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.
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  • November 19, 2018 6:03 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Librarian,

    Children’s Department

    We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to children and parents.  The successful candidate must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable about children’s literature, digital services and video gaming. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.

    Skills Required:

    MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree; 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
    Every other Saturday
    Sunday’s on a voluntary basis.

    Starting Salary:

    Part Time: $25.90 per hour

    Reply 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.

  • November 08, 2018 10:36 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Head of Content Acquisitions and Services

    Required Qualifications 

    Master's in library science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of content access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. Strong collaboration and communication skills. Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources. Supervisory and training experience.

    Preferred Qualifications 

    Additional advanced degree. Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages. Knowledge of and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph and Alma systems. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation.

    Responsibilities & Requirements 

    Under the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Content Acquisitions and Services provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Content Acquisitions and Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

    • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Acquisitions, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
    • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
    • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments, with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
    • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
    • Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
    • Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
    • Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
    • Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
    • Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
    • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
    • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery operations and services.
    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
    • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems.

    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 December 7, 2018.

    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.

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

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

    Application Procedure 

    Those interested in this position should 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.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.


    Pamela DiPasquale
    University Libraries Personnel
    Melville Library, Room S1430B
    Stony Brook University
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
    Email: library_hosaerm_F97541703@stonybrook.edu

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

    Official Job Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian
    REF#: F-9754-18-11-F
    Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
    Department: University Libraries
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Posting Start Date: 11/07/2018
    Posting End Date: 12/07/2018

    Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/07/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.


    Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian

    Posting Date:   11/07/2018

    For complete posting:  https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/faculty-jobs/positions/faculty-librarian/current-year/Head-of-Content-Acquisitions-and-Services-F-9754-18-11-F

  • November 05, 2018 4:40 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Long Island Library Resources Council seeks a talented and energetic librarian for the position of Marketing and Communications Librarian to work in a dynamic organization serving libraries of all types in Nassau and Suffolk County of Long Island.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications and Marketing Librarian is a full-time position that manages the communications and marketing to member and non-member libraries. The individual works closely with the Programs and Education Manager to develop, publicize and evaluate programs and events.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Develops and oversees execution of media strategy across all media, including press, social media, broadcast and print publications.
    • Manage all communications and marketing for the organization in all formats including ongoing maintenance of the web site and social media accounts.
    • Produce and edit newsletters.
    • Observe established best practices guidelines to ensure that all copywriting, proofing and editing is managed correctly and in coordination with various staff.
    • Ensures all events are advertised and promoted in a timely fashion.
    • Facilitate communication with other library agencies concerning continuing education activities.
    • Conduct needs assessment and compile statistics.
    • Assist the Programs and Education Manager in developing workshops and programs.
    • Visit member and non-member sites as required.
    • Serve as a liaison to assigned committees.
    • Performs other tasks consistent with level of responsibility.

    Qualifying Experience and Training

    • Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited program or its equivalent.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience working in libraries preferably in a communications and web design capacity.
    • Marketing and communications experience preferred.
    • Experience with content management systems preferred.
    • Experience using social media tools and possess the ability to readily learn library-specific programs as well as other general computer applications as needed.
    • Graphic design skills preferred.
    • Knowledge of cloud-based services.
    • Proven computer experience and proficiency in all Office Productivity Software (example: Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with all levels of internal management, staff and outside vendors.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Time management skills, including the ability to work independently.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Flexibility and creativity.
    LILRC offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and flexible scheduling.  All applications should be sent to tspindler@lilrc.org and include a resume and cover letter. We will begin reviewing applications on December 1.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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