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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
  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. 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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  • July 26, 2021 3:19 PM | Tim Spindler (Administrator)

    The Long Island Library Resources Councils seeks a project archivist.  The individual will provide archival  processing services to LILRC member historical societies, museums and cultural institutions.  All work is project based and identified through an application submitted by member institutions.  The individual will work under the direction of the LILRC Digitization and Archives Coordinator.  This is a temporary position to perform work for a 12 month period (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2022), with a possibility for renewal based on funding availability.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Arrange and describe archival materials according to current standards identified in each project.  Projects may include working with documents, images, textiles and objects.
    • Rehousing items in archival quality containers may be required. 
    • Digitization of some materials may be required.

    Qualifying Experience and Training:

    • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent degree with an archival concentration, archival management certificate, or related subject specialty. 
    • Minimum of two years experience working with the collections of a historical society, museum or other cultural institution preferred.
    • Knowledge of the principles of archival arrangement and description for personal papers and organizational records in many formats including manuscripts, records series, photographs, born digital material, newspapers, books, posters, audio, film, microfilm, objects, and other materials.
    • Knowledge of Dublin Core metadata schema and current archival descriptive practices and principles including Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS).
    • Experience creating finding aids and familiarity with Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
    • Experience using collection management systems, such as ArchivesSpace or PastPerfect Museum Software.
    • High level of proficiency using PC-based applications (Windows, word processing, spreadsheets) and other computer applications (email, Internet, Integrated Library Systems); ability to keep up to date with emerging technologies.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work, with strong project management skills, and the ability to use considerable judgment and take initiative.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work independently.
    • Consistency, accuracy and attention to detail while maintaining a high level of productivity.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

    The individual must be able to travel to different work sites in Nassau and Suffolk County.  The salary is $55,000/year with excellent benefits. 

    Send cover letter and resume to Tim Spindler at tspindler@lilrc.org.  We will begin reviewing applications September 1 and continue the search until the position is filled.

    The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is one of New York’s nine Library Resources Systems.  LILRC is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt not for profit organization.   It is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.  The Council was incorporated in 1966 and received its absolute charter in June 1971 as the Reference and Research Library Resources Council (3Rs) for Nassau and Suffolk Counties.   

    The council is a regional multi-type library organization serving academic, special, public, school libraries as well as library systems in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Our purpose is to enhance access to information, encourage resource sharing, promote innovation in libraries, and advocate for library interests.

  • July 23, 2021 10:27 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    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 ½ hours per week. Schedule will include some days, 2-3 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: jlopez@seafordlibrary.org

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