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  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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  • September 13, 2022 10:57 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 23 

    The Great Neck Library is seeking a friendly, approachable full time circulation clerk to greet, guide and assist our patrons in person and on the telephone.  

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Registering patrons for library cards
    • Checking library materials in and out 
    • Answering and routing telephone calls and providing routine information  
    • Perform basic keyboarding skills and have the ability to use computer programs for circulation functions. Knowledge of Sierra a plus.  
    • Work independently, accurately, and with attention to detail
    • Shelving of Library Materials
    • Customer service experience preferred.
    • Must be reliable and willing to work a flexible schedule
    • Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Full time – 35 hours/week, includes one night plus Saturday rotation.
    • Sundays as needed.

    Starting Salary Range:

    The starting salary is $40,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package. This is a Union Position and is non-civil service.

    Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 9/23/2022:

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave.

    Great Neck, NY  11023


    No Phone Calls Please

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • September 08, 2022 8:48 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    September 30

    The East Hampton Library is seeking another full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons.     


    Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities include the arrangement and description of archival materials and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to highlight the collection through community outreach, writing a weekly email newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays. Occasionally, this job also includes filling in at a public service desk in another department as-needed. 


    • Candidates must hold a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited library school or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program. 
    • Archival certificate, special collections concentration, or equivalent experience. 
    • Candidates must be able to lift 20 pounds
    • Must be attentive to details and able work independently
    • Ability to work courteously with co-workers and patrons both in-person and via telephone
    • Comfortable working with office equipment, such as copiers and scanners. 
    • Basic computer skills including the use of: Google Documents, Gmail, Microsoft Office 
    • The East Hampton Library requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.



    • Project management skills are a plus. 
    • Familiarity with Sierra, Photoshop, and/or digital asset management software (such as Preservica, ContentDM, PastPerfect, Omeka, etc.) and/or Sierra is a plus. 
    • Knowledge or experience with Long Island history is preferred.    



    35 hours per week; salary commensurate on experience. 

    TO APPLY: 

    Send resume and cover letter to andrea@easthamptonlibrary.org.  

  • September 07, 2022 9:38 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 23

    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 15,800 year-round residents, plus a large summer population.


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


    • 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.


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

    Salary: $53,227 a year with a competitive benefits package

    The schedule includes some evenings and weekend rotation

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter, via email, by September 23 to:

    Alexandra Giambruno

    Head of Children’s Services

    East Hampton Library

    Email: alex@easthamptonlibrary.org

    (631) 324-0222 ext. 2

  • September 02, 2022 11:02 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    September 23 

    The Central Islip Public Library is seeking a part-time Librarian or Librarian Trainee to join our growing Children’s Department that serves children from birth to age 12 and their families. Applicants should have an enthusiasm for working with children and families in a diverse community.

    Education Requirements:

    • Librarian Trainee applicants must be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Sciences program.
    • Librarian applicants must meet the current Civil Service guidelines for Entry Level Librarian (Children’s Services).


    • Provide reference services and reader’s advisory to children and parents.
    • Take part in planning and implementing programs for children.
    • Participate in collection development and maintenance.
    • Participate in the social media presence of the Children’s Department.
    • Maintain familiarity with online resources and databases for children and parents. 

    Days and Hours Requirements:

    • Some morning, evening and weekend hours will be required
    • Weekly hours will not exceed the maximum of 17 ½ hours per week.  

    Starting Salary:

    • Librarian Trainee $24.97 per hour
    • Librarian 1 $26.65 per hour
    • Sunday shifts pay time-and-a-half

    Interested applicants can email a cover letter and resume to:

    Lili-Ane Niemczura

    Head of Children’s Services


    Central Islip Public Library

    33 Hawthorne Ave.
    Central Islip, NY 11722

    (631) 234-9333 x6

  • August 09, 2022 11:13 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by October 15th 

    The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is inviting applications from diverse undergraduate students on Long Island to apply for a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. 

    Internship Job Description

    Reporting to the Communications and Outreach Coordinator, the intern will assist the coordinator with implementing communications, marketing, and programming for member libraries. This includes posting and managing content on social media accounts and providing support for online or in person programs. 

    The intern will be given at least four opportunities to shadow professionals in different libraries to learn more about the type of work in libraries. Shadowing may include some work completed under the direction of the librarian in the member library.

    Most work will be performed at the LILRC office in Bellport, New York.  Library visits to libraries in Nassau or Suffolk Counties will occasionally be required. There may be occasional remote work opportunities as well. 

    $4000 stipend for 15/hours/week with a flexible schedule - 16 weeks period


    Internship Application

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