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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 Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org; please send as a word document.  (If someone is leaving your institution, or changing positions, please include that in the email to keep your account records up to date). 
  3. Indicate application deadline date. 
  4. There is no charge for this service. LILRC provides this program in support of the library community.
  5. Job postings must have job title, location (organization), duties and responsibilities, requirements, and instructions on how to apply. 
  6. 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.
  7. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
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  • January 25, 2023 1:31 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by February 24 

    The East Hampton Library, located on Long Island’s East End, is seeking a full-time Children’s Librarian. The successful candidate must possess good communication skills and be able to work well with staff and the public to help build on a solid base of high quality service. The East Hampton Library is an association library that serves a community of 20,463 year-round residents which triples in the summers.

    Duties:

    • Provide friendly reference services to children and their families
    • Planning and conducting children’s programs 
    • Collection development

    Qualifications:

    • Flexibility is a must!
    • A genuine desire and ability to work well with children
    • Prior experience working with children in a library
    • Knowledge of computer applications for library services
    • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
    • All new hires must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19

    Requirements:

    Candidate must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school or enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program.


    HOURS AND BENEFITS:

    35 hours per week including an evening and weekend rotation.

    A generous salary and benefit package including 3 Personal Days, 12 Sick Days, 21 Vacation Days, 12 paid federal holidays, NYSHIP health insurance with 100% paid for individual coverage, Retirement plan with 10% annual contribution, 403B plan and a Flexible Spending Account.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter, via email, by February 24 to:

    Alexandra Giambruno

    Head of Children’s Services

    East Hampton Library

    Email: alex@easthamptonlibrary.org 

    (631)324-0222 ext. 2

  • January 24, 2023 11:03 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by February 18

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking an energetic and innovative librarian to join our Youth Services Department. The successful candidate will love reading, and he/she/they will have a passion for teen services, merriment, and community involvement. This position will include weekdays, nights, and rotating Saturdays and Sundays. Those currently enrolled in library school are encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS (or equivalent) degree or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library program
    • Strong communication skills and public service orientation
    • The ability to perform both independently and as a team member
    • Commitment to excellent customer service
    • Knowledge of culture and current trends in library services to Young Adults, as well as popular literature and social media trends
    • Ability to operate audio-visual equipment
    • Flexibility in job duty procedures and have the ability to tolerate and embrace change

    Responsibilities:

    • Conducts in-library and off-campus class visits and provides outreach services enthusiastically with the community to create, build, and maintain relationships with local teens as well as community members
    • Collaborates and builds relationships with local schools and community organizations
    • Assists with the management of library social media accounts
    • Designs and implements creative teen programming to facilitate a love of reading and learning, including in-house programs and/or hiring vendors, for grades 6-12
    • Evaluates materials and services and assists in the selection of materials for library acquisition
    • Performs a full range of circulation desk duties including but not limited to issuing library cards, checking materials in and out, reserving books, and preparing materials for interlibrary loan
    • Performs other duties, as assigned

    Starting salary:

    • $60,060, 35 hours per week – Mondays-Fridays with rotating Saturdays and Sundays
    • Trainee salary commensurate with credits completed

    Generous benefit package including NYSHIP health benefits, TIAA 403b retirement plan and paid time off. This is not a civil service position.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Shannon Hughes at employment@hamptonlibrary.org by February 18. Please put “Young Adult Librarian” in the subject line.

    Note: The Library has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees. New hires must be fully vaccinated with exemptions only for valid medical or religious reasons, in which case, the employee must submit negative test results weekly.

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

  • January 20, 2023 10:06 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by February 18 

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking an energetic librarian to join our Youth Services Department. The successful candidate will love reading, and he/she/they will have a passion for excitement, shenanigans, and community involvement. This position will include weekdays, nights, rotating Saturdays and Sundays as needed. Those currently enrolled in Library School are encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS (or equivalent) degree or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library program
    • Strong communication skills and public service orientation
    • The ability to perform both independently and as a team member
    • Commitment to excellent customer service
    • Flexibility in job duty procedures and have the ability to tolerate and embrace change

    Responsibilities:

    • Conducting in-library and off-campus class visits and providing outreach services enthusiastically with the community
    • Designing and implementing creative youth programming to facilitate a love of reading and learning, including story times and other activities, for ages birth through tween
    • Providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory services by competently searching and teaching others how to use a broad range of print and electronic resources
    • Evaluating materials and services and assists in the selection of materials for library acquisition
    • Performs a full range of circulation desk duties including but not limited to issuing library cards, checking materials in and out, reserving books, and preparing materials for interlibrary loan
    • Performs other duties, as assigned

    Starting salary:

    • $60,060, 35 hours per week – Monday-Friday with rotating Saturdays and Sundays, as needed

    Trainee salary commensurate with credits completed

    Generous benefit package including NYSHIP health benefits, TIAA 403b retirement plan and paid time off. This is not a civil service position.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Shannon Hughes at employment@hamptonlibrary.org by February 18. Please put “Youth Services Librarian” in the subject line.

    Note: The Hampton Library has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees. New hires must be fully vaccinated with exemptions only for valid medical or religious reasons, in which case, the employee must submit negative test results weekly.

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

  • January 20, 2023 9:51 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    February 10 

    Overview

    Assist in the delivery of library services and in daily maintenance operations at the Health Sciences Library in Central Islip

    Responsibilities

    • Provide reference and bibliographical services including assistance in the use of library resources, services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus.
    • Participate in the daily operations of a library including facilities and collection maintenance, materials reception, reconciliation, record keeping, and tabulation.
    • Assistant must make every effort to ensure the library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility, and collegiality.
    • Assist in the delivery of library services, programs, and daily maintenance operations
    • Perform duties as assigned and contribute to the overall efficiency of the library
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
    • Shelving books and shelf reading

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree Required.

    Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

    • Knowledge of bibliographic databases searching
    • Strong customer service and organizational skills
    • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work
    • Knowledge of Sierra is a plus but training is provided.
    • Strong computer skills a must

    Physical Demands

    • Able to lift up to 10 lbs.

    Schedule Shift

    • M-Th 1pm-8:30pm; Sun 8am-4pm

    Salary

    $37,844/year

    Location

    225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, NY 11722

    Apply for this position at the following link:

    https://tcnycareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/9294/library-assistant/job

  • December 08, 2022 2:50 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Until Filled 

    Connetquot Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, service-minded, avid reader with a knowledge of popular and literary fiction to join our Adult Services Department.  Main responsibilities will be to develop and lead adult book discussions as well as provide support to the public Adult Services Desk, including research help, technology assistance, readers’ advisory, and instruction on library resources.  Schedule requirements will include weekday availability to be determined, Friday evenings, and Sundays (from September to May).

    Benefits

    • New York State Retirement System (NYSLRS)
    • Vacation PTO

    This is a non-competitive Suffolk County Civil Service position. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Interested candidates may apply here:  https://connetquotlibrary.applytojob.com/apply/sb7hzupLfZ/Adult-Services-Librarian?source=Our%20Career%20Page%20Widget 

    Deadline:  Until position is filled.
  • October 03, 2022 12:26 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Open until Filled

    The SUNY Old Westbury Library seeks to hire a 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.  
    • Assists with 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:

    • Strong 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.
    • Strong skills in understanding, analyzing, and solving problems related to library service and operations.
    • Creativity, flexibility and ability to adapt to change.
    • Strong verbal, written and communication skills.

    SUNY Old Westbury serves large populations of underrepresented, first-generation, and non-traditional students.  Candidates with experience working with a similar student body, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting these populations, are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Since its foundation in 1965, SUNY Old Westbury has been committed to social justice, diversity, and the empowerment of traditionally underserved populations.  The College serves a large proportion of non-traditional students and has earned the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity magazine for four consecutive years.  

    Located on a 604-acre campus on Long Island, Nassau County, about 40 miles from New York City, SUNY Old Westbury comprises four Schools (Education, Business, Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies) with total enrollment of 4400 students, of which approximately 2800 are in B.A., B.S., B.F.A. and M.S. programs offered by the School of Arts and Sciences.  For more details about the College at Old Westbury, please refer to our website at www.oldwestbury.edu.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • One (1) year experience in a public services or customer service environment.
    • Lead and/or supervisory experience, preferably in a public services or customer service environment.
    • Experience working with different technologies

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Two (2) years' experience in a library, public services or an academic setting;
    • Supervisory experience, preferably in a public services or customer service environment.

    Work Schedule:

    • Sunday - 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    • Monday -  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    • Tuesday -  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    • Wednesday - 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    • Thursday - 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    • Friday Off
    • Saturday Off

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

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit the following online at https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=153982 

    1. cover letter, 
    2. resume,
    3. contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references, and
    4. a fully completed Old Westbury employment application (available during the online application process).

    Only applications submitted online will be considered. 

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  October 30, 2022

    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

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

    Employment in this position will be contingent on the College’s verification of credentials and any other information required by federal or state law, and SUNY Old Westbury polices, including the completion of a criminal background check.

    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.

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