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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. 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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  • June 08, 2022 3:34 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Salary: $17.00 per hour 

    Brookhaven Free Library seeks a part-time Circulation Clerk to join our customer service  driven team. The ideal candidate enjoys helping community members of all ages and  has a knack for detail-oriented tasks.  

    TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES 

    • Check materials in and out using Sierra; process item holds; explain rules and procedures to library patrons 
    • Set up and/or close desk and cash register at start or end of shift ∙ Prepare library cards; register patrons for events, museum passes, equipment, etc. ∙ Assist with readers’ advisory; help patrons locate materials  
    • Answer telephones, transfer calls and provide information to callers ∙ Assist patrons with public copier, computers, and other devices ∙ Assist with weeding and other collection maintenance tasks 
    • May participate in community outreach or assist with Library events ∙ Work on other related tasks and special projects as assigned 

    SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS 

    Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to make simple  arithmetic calculations accurately and with reasonable speed; ability to establish and  maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, library patrons, and the  general public; courtesy; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the  position. Training provided in specific library practices, policies, and procedures. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Graduation from high school or high school equivalency 
    • Basic computer and word processing skills 
    • Night and weekend availability is required 
    • Spanish language skills preferred but not required 

    To be considered for the position please email your resume to: Anthony Zutter, Patron  Services Manager at azutter@brookhavenfreelibrary.org  

    Interviews will be scheduled on an ongoing basis until the position has been filledThe Brookhaven Free Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

  • June 08, 2022 3:31 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Position Available: Enrichment & Library Services Assistant, Part-time 

    Salary: $21.00 per hour  

    Schedule: 17.5 hours per week, plus weekend rotation 

    Brookhaven Free Library seeks a part-time Enrichment & Library Services Assistant to join our customer  service-driven team. The ideal candidate enjoys helping community members of all ages and looks to  share their creative talents through the development (and execution) of unique enrichment offerings. 

    TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES 

    • Interacts & engages with patrons in a variety of educational, social, and creative learning  opportunities 
    • Provides informational services including, readers’ advisory and digital literacy instruction to  patrons of all ages 
    • Plans, implements, and promotes creative enrichment opportunities for patrons of all ages ∙ Collaborates with colleagues on library initiatives, collection development, and outreach ∙ Works on other related tasks and special projects as assigned 

    SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS 

    Enthusiasm for public service; ability to effectively communicate clearly, both orally and in writing;  exceptional customer service skills; strong classroom management skills, ability to establish and  maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, library patrons and members of community  and professional organizations; courtesy; excellent computer and digital literacy skills; passion for  lifelong learning. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; classroom experience preferred 
    • Customer service experience 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computing 
    • Night and weekend availability is required 
    • Hands-on experience working with youth and adults 

    To be considered for the position please email your resume to Anthony Zutter, Patron Services Manager  at azutter@brookhavenfreelibrary.org 

    Interviews will be scheduled on an ongoing basis until the position has been filled.  The Brookhaven Free Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

  • June 06, 2022 4:15 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Description of Duties:

    • Assisting patrons with library computers and personal devices
    • Reference and readers advisory
    • Collection Development
    • Library programming
    • Library promotion through events, publications and displays
    • Community outreach
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • MLIS degree or currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school with minimum of 12 credits
    • Available 17.5 hours per week, including nights and weekends
    • Strong interpersonal / customer service skills
    • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment / ability to multitask
    • Must be able to make sustainability- conscious workplace decisions 
    • Knowledge of Sierra a plus
    • Strong technology skills

    Rate: (2022/23 Fiscal year hourly rate)

    • $30.76/hr. for Librarian I, $24.31-$26.77/hr. for Librarian Trainee based on credits.

    We invite you to apply by June 27 for an opportunity to join our motivated team of skilled Librarians in a warm and welcoming environment. At Comsewogue we put an emphasis on training and we support each other in our day to day tasks. We’re looking for someone who wants to share our interest in serving our adult patrons and make a positive contribution to our community.

    • Submit your cover letter and resume to hr@cplib.org or fax: 631-928-6307

    Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    The Comsewogue Public Library does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services. The Library’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is found at: https://www.cplib.org/about/documents/ 

    The Library is committed to proactive, fair, legal recruitment processes and practices carried out in a professional and welcoming manner. The Library is committed to reducing its impact on the environment.

  • June 06, 2022 2:04 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Riverhead Free Library seeks an innovative librarian or librarian trainee with excellent interpersonal skills to  fill the full-time position of Youth & Family Services Librarian or Librarian Trainee. This position reports directly  to the Youth & Family Services Coordinator. 

    Start Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022 

    Job Duties: 

    • Plan, organize, and facilitate programs for children and teens (grades 4-12) and families utilizing  current trends. 
    • Enjoy interacting with tweens and teens.
    • Provide excellent reference, reader’s advisory and referral services. 
    • Proficiency in utilizing current technologies. 
    • Promotion and demonstration of library programs and services through outreach. • Evaluate and maintain the Children and Teen collections. 
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library events. 

    Qualifications 

    • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at  least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.  
    • Commitment to professional development. 
    • Ability to express oneself orally and in writing. 
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with supervisors, coworkers, library  patrons, members of professional library organizations and community groups 
    • Spanish speaking a plus 

    Benefits  

    • NYS Retirement System 
    • NYS Health Benefits 
    • MetLife Dental 

    Librarian Salary: $51,924.83 Librarian Trainee Salary: $46,386.46 

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and letter of intent no later than  Wednesday, June 22, 2022: 

    Lauren Strong, Youth and Family Services Coordinator 

    Email: lauren.strong@riverheadlibrary.org

  • June 01, 2022 9:26 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Rogers Memorial Library seeks a proactive and personable Librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to join the staff of the Adult Reference Department.

    Job Description:

    • Serve as the Local History Librarian, assisting with local history research as well as adding to and digitizing the local history collection
    • Provide general reference, research and reader’s advisory services
    • Assist patrons in the use of electronic and digital devices
    • Process passport applications as a Passport Acceptance Agent 
    • Share responsibilities for collection development (e.g. travel and local history collection) and occasional programs (e.g. one-on-one genealogy; local history classes)

    Required Qualifications:

    • MLS from an ALA-accredited library school  
    • Strong computer and communication skills
    • Commitment to proactive customer service
    • Avid reader
    • Bilingual a plus

    Hours:

    Schedule requires two evenings and one or two Saturday per month; Sundays (12:15-5) are on rotation with other reference staff.

    Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefits.

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and two references by Friday, June 17th to:

    Beth Gates, Head of Reference

    Rogers Memorial Library 

    91 Coopers Farm Rd.

    Southampton, NY 11968

    beth@myrml.org

  • June 01, 2022 9:22 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Elmont Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic Librarian to join our Adult and Teen Department

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Performing reference desk duties and providing library services. 
    • Planning and presenting programs, both in-person and virtual, such as book discussions, and educational/entertaining programs.
    • Assisting patrons with technology including computers, mobile devices, tablets and apps.
    • Participating in ordering and weeding of the collection, as well as compiling themed bibliographies using print and online resources.
    • Other projects as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS Degree in Library Science and NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate
    • Excellent customer service and technology skills
    • Desire to work collaboratively as part of a great team!

    Hours and Salary:

    18 hours per week, $26.00 per hour. 

    Monday through Friday, days and evenings and some weekends


    To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to

    scollica@elmontlibrary.org

  • May 27, 2022 9:30 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    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.

    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

    Requirements:

    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 June 13th, 2022 to:

    Alexandra Giambruno

    Head of Children’s Services

    East Hampton Library

    Email: alex@easthamptonlibrary.org 

    (631)324-0222 ext. 2

  • May 26, 2022 8:36 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Cold Spring Harbor Library seeks a part time librarian or trainee for our Youth Services Department.

    Cold Spring Harbor Library welcomes applications for a part-time librarian/trainee opening in the Youth Services Department, specializing in services for children from birth to grade 12. Candidates must possess or be in the process of earning an MLIS and Youth Services certificate from an accredited university. 

    We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, service-oriented, self-motivated individual to assist us in bringing traditional and innovative services to children from the Cold Spring Harbor, Lloyd Harbor, Lloyd Neck and Laurel Hollow community. This position is for approximately 20 hours per week but is subject to change according to the library's scheduling needs. Days and weekend rotation (1 Saturday and 1 Sunday) required with possible evening coverage. 

    The ideal candidate will be: 

    • Working towards or already possess a Master's Degree in Library and Informational Science with a focus on Youth Services
    • Flexible, creative, patient, and enthusiastic about developing innovative programming and services for children from birth to grade 12
    • Experienced in working with children and teens, preferably in a library setting
    • Aware of trends and issues in children's and teen library services
    • Interested and practiced in crafting & making, & graphic design 

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Assisting in the planning and execution of diverse programming for students from birth to grade 12
    • Helping to create an environment that attracts and invites children, parents, teens & tweens to utilize collections by using bibliographies, book displays, and other visual elements
    • Aiding in various collection development projects in all sections of the children's library & in separate teen & tween sections including ordering, weeding, and series maintenance 
    • Performing public service duties as needed, assisting patrons with automated databases and other equipment as needed
    • Performing other tasks as assigned 

    The Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center is an Association Library and does not participate in the New York State Retirement System or in Suffolk County Civil Service. 

    The Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

    Please send resume, cover letter, and three references by June 10th to: 

    Diane Scinta Assistant Director and Manager of Youth Services 

    dscinta@cshlibrary.org
  • May 23, 2022 11:48 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Requirements & Duties: 

    • Desire to work with children, teens, and caregivers 
    • Strong customer service skills 
    • Strong technology skills, including digital library services 
    • Programming for children and teens, birth through Grade 12 
    • Reference, research and reader’s advisory 
    • Collection development 
    • Community and outreach engagement 
    • Gain working knowledge of library policies and procedures 
    • Other duties as assigned 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS Degree or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school Must meet Civil Service Department requirements for Children’s Librarian/Trainee  position 
    • Must be able to make sustainability-conscious workplace decisions 

    Hours: 

    11-17.5 hours per week, including nights and weekend rotation

    Rate: (22/23 Fiscal year hourly rate) 

    $30.76/hr. for Librarian I, $24.31-$26.77/hr. for Librarian Trainee based on credits

    Apply by June 24: 

    Submit your cover letter and resume to hr@cplib.org or fax: 631-928-6307 

    Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

    The Comsewogue Public Library does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services. The  Library’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is found at: https://www.cplib.org/about/documents/ 

    The Library is committed to proactive, fair, legal recruitment processes and practices carried out in a  professional and welcoming manner. 

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