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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; 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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  • August 30, 2023 10:03 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    September 20

    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 are available.
    • 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 29, 2023 9:47 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    September 20

    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, nights and every other Saturday.


    • 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.


    • 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 $23.00/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


  • August 24, 2023 10:28 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by October 13 

    The State University of New York at Old Westbury is seeking a Resource Sharing Librarian. The Resource Sharing Librarian is responsible for the daily Interlibrary Loan (ILL) operations including setting policies and procedures. The Librarian supervises, trains, and evaluates Interlibrary Loan staff and student assistants. This position reports to the Library Director. The Librarian will serve as the direct liaison in assigned departments. The Librarian provides reference services in-person and online; teaches information literacy sessions; produces web-based research guides; reviews resource sharing policies and makes recommendations to the Director; keeps current with relevant technologies and methods; and prepares quantitative and qualitative reports monthly and as requested.

    This is a 12-month tenure-track position. The Librarian engages in college service and maintains professional development through continuing education and professional organizations. Other duties may be assigned, and some evening and weekend are required. The successful candidate will be cooperative and confident, customer-centered, and eager to engage with the changing services and methods of libraries.


    • Resource Sharing Librarian will manage and provide leadership to Old Westbury’s Resource Sharing and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department. 
    • Supervise and train unit staff (full time staff and student workers if needed).
    • Participate in Resource Sharing/ILL request fulfillment and provide relevant professional expertise and troubleshooting as needed. 
    • Ensures copyright compliance is upheld.
    • Continuously assess and improve software functioning (currently ILLiad and Exlibris). 
    • Explore, plan, and oversee resource sharing initiatives.
    • Serve as liaison to assigned department(s) with responsibility for subject specialized collection development and instruction. 
    • Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts. 
    • In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in librarianship, scholarship, and service; commitment to undergraduate and graduate education; and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues. 
    • Maintains relationships with key contacts at member libraries, partners and vendors related to ILL and resource sharing. 
    • Participates in other resource sharing related activities within SUNY.

    Required Qualifications:

    • A minimum of a Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree from an ALA-accredited program. 
    • Knowledge of interlibrary loan processes, best practices, and management.
    • Experience with library systems (e.g., ILLiad, OCLC Worldshare, ALMA Exlibris, etc.).
    • A minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience in an academic, specialized or public library. 
    • Ability to work independently, contribute and collaborate effectively as a member of a team as well as lead a project group. 
    • Supervisory, leadership, and/or project management experience.
    • Strong customer service orientation.
    • Demonstrated experience with Libguides, WordPress or comparable tools.
    • Utilize existing and emerging technologies to innovate and improve resource sharing and ILL services. 
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated interest or engagement with social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues, through professional or community experience. See University Mission and Vision statement.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with reference service and collection development.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of library resources, both print and electronic.
    • Experience working in Resource Sharing/Interlibrary Loan.
    • Knowledge of copyright laws.

    Salary Range: $52,842.00 to $70,000.00 commensurate with education and experience

    Comprehensive benefits package: assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-July-2023.pdf

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit the following online at

    1. cover letter,
    2. CV,
    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.


    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 pre-employment screening.

  • August 21, 2023 3:01 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    File Through September 14

    NY Courts Seek Applicants for Law Library Clerk, Law Library Assistant Positions Statewide NEW YORK–Chief Administrative Judge Joseph A. Zayas today announced that the New York State court system is seeking applicants for Law Library Clerk and Law Library Assistant positions across the State and will be administering both the NYS Law Library Clerk Examination and the Law Library Assistant Examination at test centers statewide on Saturday, November 18, 2023. To take either exam, applicants must file, beginning 10:00 AM on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 through Thursday, September 14, 2023, using the link on the NYS Courts Careers website ( Applicants will receive a self- scheduling link to schedule the exam appointment.


    Law Library Clerks perform a variety of clerical duties in a law library that may also include the lead responsibility of a library with limited scope or subject specialization that serves five or more full-time (or the equivalent) judges, law clerks and court attorneys.

    The starting salary for NYS Law Library Clerks for 2023 is $48,943 to $53,578, depending on location. Along with competitive pay, other benefits include:

    • A regular work schedule
    • 20 paid vacation days the first year (increasing to 27 paid vacation days after seven years) 
    • 13 paid holidays annually
    • Excellent health insurance and retirement benefits
    • Promotional opportunities

    To be eligible to take the Law Library Clerk Examination, applicants must by the date of the exam (November 18, 2023) possess a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical experience in a library, such as a public, law firm, private or non-profit organization, academic or research institution library.


    Law Library Assistants perform paraprofessional library duties either in support of professional library staff or as the highest-level library staff member in a library that has at least one specialized collection and serves ten or more full-time (or the equivalent) judges, law clerks and court attorneys. Duties may include operating library computerized research and cataloguing systems; organizing and maintaining the reference collection; applying library policy; reviewing and evaluating requests for information; and supervising law library and other clerical personnel.

    The starting salary for NYS Law Library Assistants for 2023 is $54,768 to $59,403 depending on location. Along with competitive pay, other benefits include:

    • A regular work schedule
    • 20 paid vacation days the first year (increasing to 27 paid vacation days after seven years) 
    • 13 paid holidays annually
    • Excellent health insurance and retirement benefits
    • Promotional opportunities

    To be eligible to take the Law Library Assistant Open-Competitive Examination, applicants must by the date of the exam (November 18, 2023) have a certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program; or an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college and two years of clerical experience working directly with a legal collection in a library or with an automated library system in a Library Technical Services Department; or a high school diploma or the equivalent and three years of clerical experience working directly with a legal collection in a library or with an automated library system in a Library Technical Services Department.

    To be eligible to take the Law Library Assistant Promotional Examination, applicants must have current permanent competitive class status in the Law Library Clerk title by the examination date (November 18, 2023).

    “We encourage candidates across the State and beyond who possess the respective job qualifications to apply to take either the NYS Law Library Clerk or NYS Law Library Assistant exam. The Law Library Clerk and Law Library Assistant openings are among the many rewarding job opportunities currently available within the New York State Unified Court System, which is strongly committed to achieving and maintaining a work environment that reflects the rich diversity and inclusiveness of this great state. We invite members of our court family, New York’s legal community and the public to learn more about the exam and application process, and to view the court system’s current openings statewide ( and share this information with others who may have an interest in a public service career,” said Chief Administrative Judge Zayas.

    The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.

  • August 18, 2023 10:05 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Open Until Filled 

    The North Merrick Public Library is currently seeking an energetic Librarian dedicated to public service.

    Nights and weekend hours. Daytime hours a plus.

    Skills and abilities should include:

    • Knowledge of Sierra, Microsoft products and digital services on all devices
    • Excellent knowledge of database research.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Other duties as needed.


    • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school; Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York, required
    • General experience working in public libraries.
    • Excellent customer relations and communication skills
    • Familiarity with internet, electronic databases, social media, and basic computer applications
    • Nassau County Resident

    Hourly Salary 

    • $26

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. You do not need to be on a list. Your name will not be taken off of a list. Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume: Jackie Perez, Library Director

  • August 17, 2023 10:23 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 8 

    The Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library is seeking to fill the position of a Part Time Reference Librarian. Librarian Trainees will also be considered for this position.

    Under general supervision, an employee in this class performs professional-level librarian duties in one or more areas of a public library. The work is reviewed by a higher-level librarian or administrator through conferences, reports and observation. Related work performed as required.


    • Provides library informational, reference and referral services.
    • Performs routine cataloging and classification of library materials.
    • Compiles bibliographies; selects or assists in the selection of books and other library materials.
    • Coordinate activities with community groups.
    • Prepares library exhibits, displays and publicity materials through social media and print for marketing library items, events and services.
    • Provides technical assistance to patrons in utilizing devices, and library resources.
    • Attends conferences, workshops and in-service training sessions to keep informed of professional developments, as staffing permits.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned.


    • Thorough knowledge of modern public library organization, materials, methods and services.
    • Thorough knowledge of the library's policies and procedures.
    • Thorough knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources.
    • Excellent technical skills and ability to utilize technology to provide thorough assistance to patrons.
    • Thorough knowledge of the needs and makeup of the library district's population.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, library patrons, members of professional library organizations and community groups.
    • Ability to express oneself clearly, both orally and in writing.
    • Willingness, enthusiasm, and flexibility in taking on new job responsibilities, and presenting the community with new service opportunities.
    • Willing and flexible with schedule, such as filling in when necessary or working when extra help is needed for special events.
    • Ability to take the initiative, be a self-starter, follow through, and problem solve.
    • Practices good judgment.
    • Responds well to constructive criticism, and improves upon it.
    • Willingness to learn, grow and adapt with the needs of the library as it changes in accordance with community needs.
    • Physical condition is commensurate with the demands of the position.


    • Includes evening and weekend hours. Flexibility is necessary.


    • A Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association, or currently in pursuit of a MLS degree.

    Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to:

    Rosemary Winters, Director

    Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library

    Applications will be accepted until September 8, 2023.

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

    Apply by September 9


    Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and require specialized experience or expertise.


    Bronx Community College Library is seeking a part-time Reference and Instruction Librarian who will provide members of the Bronx Community College Community with guidance and instruction in accessing, creating, and using Library Resources. The librarian will join the Learning Services team of the Library Department.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Providing reference and information literacy instructional service.
    • Sharing information with faculty and students related to information resources in all formats.
    • Communicating and collaborating with the faculty librarians supporting the advancement of best practices, new services, and new library information technologies.
    • Creating and maintaining instructional materials related to all library resources and services.
    • Performing other related duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree required.


    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s in Library in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution with a second graduate degree preferred. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.


    • Experience with reference and educational technologies
    • Experience with academic information literacy instruction
    • Familiarity with Open Educational Resources
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    $46.49 - $57.85 per hour; salary commensurate with education and experience.

    CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax- Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


    Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: Select “Employment”, then select “Search Job Postings” and find Job ID #27172. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation.

    CLOSING DATE: 30 days from posting date; with review of resumes to begin immediately.


    CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

    FLSA: Exempt

    CONTRACT TITLE: Non-teaching Adjunct


    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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