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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 Erin, ehunter@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. 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.
  6. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
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  • November 04, 2019 2:36 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    METRO Seeks a Studio Manager

    Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) seeks a Studio Manager who will bring their expertise and vision to help us realize the next iteration of our hands-on, interactive facility for learning, making, and collaborating. Reporting to METRO’s Manager for Programs and Partnerships, the Studio Manager will bring a friendly, customer-service focused attitude to programming across our facilities, including the METRO studio, our event space, and our community kitchen.

    Responsibilities for this position include:
    • Managing day-to-day operations in METRO’s studio and events spaces

      • Scheduling studio bookings and event space programs

      • Ensuring studio equipment and documentation is up-to-date and ready to use 

      • Facilitating METRO member use of mobile digitization and audio toolkits

      • Integrating studio operations with event programming

      • Identifying relevant topics and contracting with speakers for METRO events

    • Establishing METRO’s gallery space

      • Identifying artists and artworks for display at METRO

      • Initiating and carrying out contracts with artists

    • Helping to oversee fellowships, internships, and other longer-term educational programs

    METRO is a facility in midtown Manhattan that provides shared access to education, tools and equipment for librarians, archivists, and other knowledge workers. Our event space hosts more than 36 programs each year, ranging from hands-on workshops to meetups to symposia on pressing topics in the library and archives field. 

    Our studio helps our members come together to experiment with new equipment and workflows. Currently, the studio features tools for digitization and media format migration. Programs featuring these tools have been successful, particularly those using our A/V media conversion rack and our podcasting booth. The Studio Manager will continue operating these services, while adjusting and evolving our service model to maximize the impact of the available resources. 

    The ideal candidate will contribute new ideas and present new service design opportunities across all METRO spaces. Performances, screenings, exhibits, and any other events that bring our local GLAM sector together are all viable possibilities. METRO is always evolving. A healthy love of change and experimentation is an attribute we will be looking for in the ideal candidate.

    The successful candidate is expected to be comfortable using online scheduling software, entering content into a CMS, and to be quick to evaluate and adapt to new software and other web-based tools as they are needed for the job. They may also be expected to contribute to the development of internship or fellowship programs, and in addition they may manage those interns or fellows. 

    This is a customer(member)-facing position. Candidates should be prepared to be available for workshops and studio appointments on Tuesdays through Saturdays. This position will be expected to cover evening appointments as needed. The Studio Manager works on site for the entire work week; this is not a remote work opportunity.

    Compensation for this position is $65,000. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans.

    To apply, please email .pdf copies of your resume and a cover letter to info@metro.org by EOD on Friday, December 6.

    METRO is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


  • November 04, 2019 2:30 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)
    Immediate Supervisor
    Network & Systems Coordinator

    Job Summary

    The Riverhead Free Library is seeking a part-time computer clerk (15 hours weekly) with availability for day, night and weekend hours.  The Computer & Information Technology Clerk is mainly responsible for assisting patrons in the public computer lab. This assistance includes computer and software knowledge as well as basic equipment troubleshooting.   Major Duties
    1. Under the supervision of the Network & Systems Coordinator, assist and train patrons in using all currently available equipment, including but not limited to computers, printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines.

    2. Assist patrons with the basic use of internet resources and standard computer software programs.

    3. Help patrons troubleshoot basic problems such as printing issues.

    4. Execute opening and closing procedures successfully.

    5. Enforce the library’s policies concerning the use of public computers, computer equipment and public internet use.

    6. Track and report specified statistics for the public computer areas.

    7. Maintain department equipment in good working condition.

    8. Answer telephone calls in a courteous manner.

    9. Attend appropriate meetings, workshops and seminars.

    10. Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications & Abilities

        ●     High School graduate or equivalent.
        ●     Background or interest in working with computers, both hardware and software.
        ●     Good computer and technology skills with ability to learn.
        ●     Ability to interact with patrons and staff of all ages in a positive and patient manner.
        ●     Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
        ●     Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift up to 50 lbs.
        ●     Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform job duties.
        ●     Knowledge of Sierra Integrated Library System is highly desirable.

    The starting salary is $15.14 per hour.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent and resume to david.troyan@riverheadlibrary.org by 6 pm on November 22, 2019.
  • October 30, 2019 9:55 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Children’s Librarian Position Available 

    The Oceanside Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated individual to join our team and be a part of cutting-edge programming, children’s reference services, outreach and emerging technologies. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to: 

    ● Performs Children’s Reference Desk duties and provides library services to children of all ages from birth through sixth grade, tweens, teachers, parents/caregivers, schools and special populations in the community.
    ● Plans and presents programs on and off-site in group settings, such as storytimes, book discussions, class visits, scout visits, specialty programs and informational programs about library resources to serve the ever-changing needs of the library community. Also, assists the Department Head plan and coordinate outreach activities and events.
    ● Assist patrons with online program registration.
    ● Participate in ordering and weeding of the children’s collection as well as compiling themed bibliographies using print and online resources.
    ● Provides assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices and apps. Connects library users and trains staff as needed on new emerging technologies. Also responsible for the set-up and take down of technology equipment as needed.
    ● Attends meetings/workshops as requested by Department Head.
    ● Assists with supervising volunteers as needed. 

    Qualifications: 

    ● MLS Degree in Library Science from an ALA Accredited program.
    ● NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.
    ● Excellent customer service and hospitality, presentation and technology skills.
    ● Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively and collaboratively. Ability to work on an individual basis and in a team environment.
    ● Knowledge of SIERRA/EventKeeper is a plus.
    ● MUST be willing to work a flexible schedule – daytime, evening, weekend shifts. 

    Oceanside Library is an Association Library and is not subject to Civil Service requirements. Oceanside Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System. EOE. 

    To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ocltrustee@oceansidelibrary.com

  • October 24, 2019 9:31 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Required Qualifications

    The University Libraries recognizes the need to connect library value to University goals and mission through key higher education indicators (learning analytics, library's role in research activity, quality and visibility). The incumbent will lead the library assessment program, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries' effectiveness and value in meeting library and institutional goals for student success and faculty productivity. The incumbent will work within the Libraries to help departments assess and report on their activities and make continuous improvements. The incumbent will also partner with other units, such as the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness, and the Office of Academic Assessment to develop, coordinate, and assess library effectiveness on Stony Brook Curriculum learning outcomes and faculty productivity and contribute to current national initiatives.

    As a tenure-track faculty librarian, the incumbent will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, participate in University and professional service, and pursue professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. The incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference, instruction and collection development duties.

    •  ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Science
    • Proficiency with Statistics, quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies and tools: SPSS, SAS, Excel, Tableau or similar analytical and visualization software
    • Familiarity with current national initiatives, methods, and standards (ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries, IPEDS, SAILS, ACRL Standards for Librarians in Higher Education, etc.)
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills (to be assessed at interview)
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Two or more years of directly related, full-time experience, including experience in higher education, teaching or assessment experience
    • Relevant undergraduate or graduate work/degree
    • Grant-writing experience

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, the incumbent will lead the development of the Library assessment program, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries' effectiveness and value, meeting library and institutional goals for student success and faculty productivity. This position requires strong leadership and analytical skills in order to assess, promote, and improve the visibility of SBU Libraries value within academic departments, student learning outcomes, and other strategic goals of the University. The successful candidate will:

    • Possess a keen awareness of current trends and developments in assessment in both academic libraries and higher education
    • Have the ability to design, conduct and analyze assessment projects to improve services, operations and programs
    • Apply quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and tools
    • Possess knowledge of best practices for efficient and sustainable data collection, data management, and data storage
    • Partner with library departments to create robust and sustainable assessment plans
    • Communicate findings and recommendations via compelling written, oral and formal communication and presentations for decision making processes by both internal and external stakeholders
    • Integrate library assessment and data gathering with institutional and national initiatives related to research and learning in higher education
    • Coordinate and manage projects effectively 
    • Demonstrate ability to work with multiple deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously; 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team to assess and set priorities and adapt to a demanding and changing environment
    • Prepare and deliver internal training and documentation on statistical tools, statistical analysis, and assessment methodologies

    Special Notes
    This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. 

     **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by  November 25, 2019.

    Anticipated start date: As soon as possible.  Occasional night and weekend work is required.

    Application Procedure

    Those interested in this position should:

    1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu .

    2. Submit a   State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below.

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