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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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  • December 02, 2022 3:27 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by December 17th 

    The Middle Country Public Library is seeking a highly motivated part-time Youth Services librarian or librarian trainee who prides themselves in being customer-service oriented. This is an 8 – 15 hours per week position with a work schedule that includes nights and weekends. A qualified candidate must be:

    • Able to provide excellent reference, reader’s advisory and referral services to children, teens and families.
    • Interested in conducting programs for children and adolescents of all ages.
    • Flexible with their schedule and be available to work evenings and rotating weekend shifts. Every Friday evening is a required shift.
    • Able to learn quickly and collaborate with co-workers, be comfortable with working as part of a team, and possess excellent communication skills.

    Candidates must possess an MLS from an ALA accredited library school meeting all Suffolk County Civil Service requirements for a Children’s Librarian.  Candidates may also be currently enrolled in an MLS program and be committed to meeting all Suffolk County Civil Service requirements for a Children’s Librarian.

    The starting salary for a Librarian Trainee is $27.19 and $33.33 for a Librarian I. 

    Please email your cover letter and resume, including three references, to Tracy LaStella, Assistant Director for Youth Services, lastellatracy@mcplibrary.org by December 17, 2022.

  • December 01, 2022 2:00 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by December 16

    Multiple Part Time Clerk Positions Available in Technical Services

    Duties include processing book and audio/visual materials, creating item

    records, editing bibliographical records, checking in of items received, and mending and reprocessing materials.

    Requirements:

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Excellent attention to detailed work.
    • Ability to work morning and afternoon hours.
    • Position may include prolonged periods of sitting and lifting of boxes up to 30 pounds.
    • Experience with Sierra a plus.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Schedule: Generally, 15-18 weekday hours per week.

    Starting Salary: $19.00/hour. This is not a civil service position.

    If interested, please email cover letter and resume by December 16th to Ruth Crane, Head of Technical Services, ruth@emmaclark.org

    Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

    120 Main Street

    Setauket, NY 11733

    An equal opportunity employer

  • November 29, 2022 12:44 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by December 19 

    Description of Duties:

    • Issues and returns all library material.
    • Registers patrons for library cards.
    • Answers and routes telephone calls.
    • Computes, collects, and records fines.
    • Notifies patrons when reserved materials become available.
    • Performs various computer functions.
    • Assists with other library tasks and projects as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work well with the public.
    • Good Physical condition to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Good clerical skills including computer knowledge.
    • Reliable/friendly/team player.
    • Able to work a flexible schedule.
    • Willingness to learn new tasks in a changing environment.
    • Multilingual a plus.

    Qualifications:

    High School Graduate

    Hours Available:

    35 Hours per week (including weekends and nights)

    Compensation 

    Competitive salary plus medical insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick, personal and holidays

    Contact: Toni Walker, Head of Circulation 

          email: twalker@myrml.org     

         Tel 631-283-0774 ext 515

    Application Deadline December 19, 2022

  • November 28, 2022 4:10 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by December 9th 

    The Hampton Bays Public Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic part-time Librarian or  Librarian Trainee with experience working with teens. This position reports directly to the YA  Department Head. 

    Shifts required: Saturday 9:30-5pm, Sunday 12:30-5pm and additional substitute coverage as  needed. 

    Desirable Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

    • Knowledge of culture and current trends in library services to Young Adults Strong customer service and reader advisory skills 
    • Proficiency in technologies as used by library staff and patrons  Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a plus 
    • Multi-department experience a plus 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS/MLIS with valid New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate or Current enrollment in an ALA accredited Library School 

    Librarian Salary $31.71 / Trainee $22-25 

    Sunday pay is time and a half 

    Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to  

    smcevoy@hamptonbayslibrary.org 

    by Friday, December 9, 2022 

    52 Ponquogue Avenue Hampton Bays, NY 11946 

    631-728-6241

  • November 28, 2022 9:32 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by December 9

    The Great Neck Library is seeking energetic, friendly on-call librarians who excel in providing excellent customer service.  Successful candidates will provide assistance in finding books, other materials, and information both on-line and in print, reader’s advisory, digital services and collection development.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. 

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service to parents and children in a diverse 4 location library system
    • Possess a hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services
    • Database searching, computer assistance, resource selection and collection development,
    •  book discussions and book displays.
    • Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Experience Required:

    • General Branch (Adult/Childrens/Reference) experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Sierra preferred
    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution
    • NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment 

    Schedule:

    On-Call Substitute Hours Only. 

    Includes days, nights and weekends.

    Starting Salary Range:

    $27.00 per hour- Rate commensurate with experience. 

    This is a non-union, non-civil service position.


    Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - https://greatnecklibrary.org/employment/)

    and references by December 9, 2022

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave.

    Great Neck, NY  11023

    employment@greatnecklibrary.org

    No Phone Calls Please.  The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • November 21, 2022 3:57 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    December 13

    The Roosevelt Public Library is seeking a friendly, energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian to provide  excellent customer service to our community.  

    Job Duties: 

    • Provide a high level of enthusiastic customer service 
    • Commitment to a training and learning environment under the supervision of full-time librarians
    • Provide all reference services 
    • Utilize Sierra and other current technologies 
    • Help patrons with locating materials and basic reference questions 
    • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously 
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library  outreach and events 
    • Promote Library services and programming 
    •  Perform readers’ advisory services and participate in book discussion groups 
    • Perform other duties as assigned 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS Degree in Library and Information Science 
    • NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate 

    Starting Salary: $25 per hour 

    Schedule: 19.5 hours/week, including Evenings and Weekends 

    Please email your cover letter and resume to Dr. Lambert Shell, Library Director at rpl@rooseveltlibrary.org 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position 

    Candidates’ names will not be removed from the Civil Service list. 

    Roosevelt Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.  

    27 West Fulton Avenue, Roosevelt, New York 11575 

    Telephone: (516) 378-0222 • Fax: (516) 377-3238 

  • November 21, 2022 2:42 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by December 16

    The Bryant Library is in the Long Island North Shore historic village of Roslyn.  Our Association Library serves a well-educated population of 18,000+ with an annual budget of over $5 million.  

    The Bryant Library seeks a dynamic, articulate, innovative leader with strong management experience in strategic planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, budgeting, and evaluating the library’s operations.  The Library’s budget is approved by public vote and the Trustees are elected.  

    Qualifications Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program, and at least five (5) years of administrative experience as Library Director, Assistant Director, or comparable supervisory position.

    Compensation: The Bryant Library offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.  The salary range is $135,000-160,000.

    Apply: Via email to <jobadmin@bryantlibrary.org> with a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments. Attn: Margy Ringelheim, Chair Search Committee. Applications are preferred by December 16, 2022 but will be accepted until a Director is selected.

    For more Information about The Bryant Library, visit our website at www.bryantlibrary.org

    BRYANT LIBRARY DIRECTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Position Statement:  The Director administers services and programs that meet the diverse needs of a dynamic, demanding, and sophisticated suburban community.  The Director recruits, hires, develops, and motivates a service-oriented staff capable of making and taking responsibility for decisions and participating in planning.  The Director advises the Board of Trustees on policy and implements changes as determined by the Library Board.  The Director takes an active role in community outreach and professional organizations.

    Areas of Responsibility:

    • Generates and evaluates plans for library services in relation to the changing needs of the community; markets the library and its services, monitors health and safety concerns
    • Develops the overall vision, goals, and objectives of the library, integrating the ideas of the public, Board, and staff
    • Formulates the library budget and monitors the expenditures of library funds and collection of revenues
    • Informs the Board of current library activities, operational or facility changes, and other issues that may require Board attention
    • Promotes, a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment
    • Manages and develops a staff of full and part-time professional, clerical, volunteers, and custodial employees. Works to promote high staff morale, serves as a role model, encourages professional growth and evaluates staff on a regular basis
    • Recommends appointments, transfers, promotions, dismissal, and staffing patterns of personnel; Establishes and maintains a staff manual of library procedures
    • Supervises the maintenance of library property and recommends repairs, alterations, and oversees new construction
    • Investigates new trends and specific library programs and facilitates testing of new techniques, materials, and equipment to improve the operation of the library
    • Cultivates partnerships in the community with schools, civic groups, businesses, and service organizations 
    • Promotes and encourages use of and contributions to the local history collection 
    • Seeks alternative funding for special projects
    • Supports and facilitates the work of the Friends of the Library organization
    • Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, Nassau Library System meetings, workshops, continuing education courses and professional materials

    Education, Training and Experience Required:

    • Master of Library Science from ALA (American Library Association) accredited school; professional/public library certification
    • Minimum of at least five (5) years of administrative experience as Library Director, Assistant Director, or comparable supervisory position.
    • Strong leadership ability; interpersonal skills; problem-solving skills; excellent oral/written communication skills; flexibility;  integrity; creativity;  good judgment and analytical ability; broad cultural background;  initiative taking; encouraging of staff development through a positive work environment
    • Working knowledge of library administration and management; human resource management; fiscal management, facilities management
    • Ability to identify and focus on future needs of the library, including new services and technologies and to make plans and preparations to meet those needs


  • November 21, 2022 9:41 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    December 12

    All candidates should have a love of technology and excellent  customer service skills. Preferred candidates have an interest in  Maker technologies and an enthusiasm for sharing technology  with the public. The role will include library service point  coverage, assisting with planning and running technology  programs, assisting with selection and implementation of new  Makerspace and Library of Things offerings, and supporting library and patron technology. 

    Position is full-time flexible 

    Must be currently enrolled in an MLIS program 

    Shifts include one night a week + weekend shifts by rotation Salary is $54,230 

    Please contact: 

    Melanie Davidoff – Head of Computer Services 

    davidoffm@pwpl.org 

    Resumes sent via e-mail will be given first review preference. The Port Washington Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 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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