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  • All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
  • Jobs postings are for Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties as well as New York City. Postings that are 100% remote may also be posted at the discretion of LILRC.
  • All job postings are required to include:
    • Job title
    • Location
    • Duties and responsibilities
    • Requirements
    • Salary  or salary range
    • Instructions on how to apply
    • Any deadline (if no deadline is indicated, the posting will be removed after 3 weeks)
  • No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
There is no charge for this service. Job listings may be e-mailed to Eliscia Cirrone 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). 


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  • June 20, 2024 8:31 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by July 1 

    Garden City Public Library is seeking a positive, friendly, flexible and reliable person to join our busy Circulation department as a part-time, typist-clerk. This position plays an important role, providing exceptional customer service to our patrons while assisting with a variety of tasks.

    Responsibilities:

    • Greet patrons, answer directional questions, provide customer service
    • Register patrons for library cards
    • Check in and out library materials efficiently and accurately
    • Answer and assist with phone calls, directing inquiries appropriately
    • Perform other related tasks as assigned 

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Proactive, helpful and friendly customer service skills; supportive colleague rapport and eager learner
    • Proficiency in basic keyboarding skills and computer usage: Sierra library software, EventKeeper, Gmail, Google docs and Microsoft Office a plus
    • Flexibility with scheduling, including day and evening, availability on Saturdays and/or Sundays (Sept-June)
    • Prior experience in a library or customer service environment is preferred but not required
    • Must be a Nassau County resident

    Salary is $ $23.2271 per hour

    To apply, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter describing why you wish to join the Garden City Public Library Team to gcdirector@gardencitypl.org by July 1. 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.
    Your name will not be removed from a Civil Service List.
    Garden City Public Library is a member of the New York State  
    Retirement System and an equal opportunity employer.
  • June 14, 2024 2:56 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by July 1 

    The Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) seeks a customer-service-oriented team player to join our Member Services Department as the Lending Library Section Supervisor. SCLS is seeking an individual that can provide exceptional customer service to the SCLS membership.

    The Member Services Department provides a variety of support services to the public libraries in Suffolk County. The Lending Library Section Supervisor is responsible for providing and maintaining access to Lending Library resources for both member library staff and Suffolk County public library patron use. Lending Library resources include event planning items, games, electronics, movie system, and mobile service outlet vehicles (RV and Van).

    The candidate must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited instruction with a strong commitment to customer service. Three years of supervisory and library programming experience are required. The successful candidate will provide supervision, training and support to Lending Library staff. A strong understanding of current technologies and a commitment to introducing new and emerging technologies to library staff and patrons is required. Trend analysis, technical support and scheduling are essential functions of this position.

    SCLS is a 56-member library system in Suffolk County, NY. We are a supportive employer with opportunities to learn and grow in this position. Minimum starting salary for this position is $76,031.25. Nights and weekends are required. Please see the attached job description for details.

    To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Suffolk Cooperative Library System Human Resources Office at sclshr@suffolknet.org by Monday, July 1, 2024.

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

    DEPARTMENT: MEMBER SERVICES

    POSITION TITLE: LENDING LIBRARY SECTION SUPERVISOR

    REPORTS TO: ADMINISTRATOR for MEMBER SERVICES

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Working with the Administrator for Member Services, the Lending Library Section Supervisor is responsible for planning and managing the daily operations of the Lending Library.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Responsible for the scheduling of Lending Library equipment, vehicles, and services.

    2. Daily oversight (distribution/return) and maintenance (clean/repair/replace) of Lending Library materials.

    3. Responsible for research and acquisition of new Lending Library items.

    4. Collaborates with SCLS department supervisors to create educational opportunities and services for member libraries using Lending Library resources.

    5. Travels to library-related events with the SCLS mobile service outlets (RV and Van).

    6. Trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates Lending Library staff.

    7. Maintains billing records for Lending Library equipment and services.

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    1. Maintains lending software platform.

    2. Media conversion and poster printing.

    3. Represent SCLS at professional meetings and conferences as directed.

    4. Prepares reports, memoranda, and other written materials.

    5. Performs other functions as required.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    1. Proficiency with new technologies.

    2. Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.

    3. Strong writing and copy-editing skills to create instructional and training materials.

    4. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with others.

    5. Ability to work without direct supervision.

    6. Ability to work independently or in a group setting and meet deadlines.

    7. Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

    8. Ability to make Sustainable work-related decisions.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

    1. MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.

    2. Three years of supervisory experience.

    3. Three years of library programming experience.

    4. Valid NYS driver’s license.


    Minimum Starting Salary: $76,031.25

  • June 07, 2024 12:24 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by July 5 

    The Islip Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, service-oriented part-time Librarian I or Librarian Trainee for its combined Adult Services and Teen Departments.  Trainees looking for a positive mentoring experience are encouraged to apply.  The position will entail 12-17 hours per week, depending upon availability, including one weekly evening shift and one monthly Saturday rotation.

    JOB DUTIES:

    • Reference, research, and readers’ advisory services.
    • Participation in collection development.
    • Preparation of library displays and exhibits.
    • Assistance with development and execution of innovative adult and teen programming roster.

    SKILLS:

    • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated interest and proficiency in technology.
    • Ability to work independently, follow through with projects, and meet deadlines.
    • Passion for customer service.

    REQUIREMENT:

    • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school and Public Librarian certificate or actively enrolled in an accredited program for the Librarian Trainee position.

    SALARY:

    • Minimum rate of $27.00 per hour for Librarian Trainees.  Final salary dependent upon credits completed.
    • Minimum Librarian I rate of $33.00 per hour. 

    Interested candidates should email a resume and a cover letter by July 5, 2024 to:

    Mark Irish
    Head of Adult, Teen, and Patron Services
    mirish@isliplibrary.org
    Islip Public Library
    71 Monell Avenue

    Islip, NY 11751


  • June 03, 2024 3:20 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    June 24 

    Position:

    Librarian I Children’s Services - Part-Time, Commack Building

    17.5 hours per week – includes some evenings and every other Saturday, and may include periodic shifts at our other locations.

    Description of Duties:

    Under general supervision the employee will perform professional-level librarian duties in the Children’s Department. Work is reviewed by the department head through direct observation, reports and conferences. Does related work as required.

    Responsibilities:

    Includes programming for infants through children age 12; collection development; reference and readers’ advisory; curate displays; may include school visits and other community outreach activities.

    Qualifications Required:

    ALA accredited MLS and possession of a valid New York State Public Librarian Certificate.

    Salary:

    Starting salary is $33.63 per hour, and is determined in accordance with the pertinent provisions of the collective bargaining agreement currently in effect.

    Contact:

    Interested candidates should email a cover letter along with their résumé and the provided availability chart to smithjob@smithlib.org within seven business days from the date of this posting.

    Please put LIB I CS PT COM and your last name in the subject line of the email.

    THE DECISION OF THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, WILL BE FINAL.

    APPLICATION & SHIFT FORM 

  • June 03, 2024 9:51 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by June 14 

    Job Title: Part-Time Librarian I or Librarian Trainee
    Job Notice #: RASD42020106P
    Date Posted: June 1, 2024
    Closing Date: June 14, 2024

    Approximate starting date: Jul 1, 2024

    The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library is a dynamic, community-focused modern library with three newly renovated facilities. Our new spaces are flexible, and thoughtful in design, providing an ideal space for multi-generational connections and gatherings. We are a strong community with great cultural diversity; resilient, kind, and passionate about learning new skills and technologies. We are seeking individuals who embrace all these qualities with positivity and inspire lifelong learning in our community.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provides professional front-line reference and readers' advisory and referral services.
    • Assists library patrons with computers and other electronic devices; delivers one-on-one technology instruction.
    • Assists with collection development.
    • Promotes library services and programs and creates displays to market library materials.
    • Educates patrons in searching for information using online databases or the library catalog.
    • Assists in developing and expanding library programs.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, providing outstanding customer service.
    • Collaborates with other staff/departments to plan, promote, and present library programs.
    • Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment and discretion in performance of duties.
    • Responds to patrons' comments and concerns in a professional manner.
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, library patrons, and community partners.
    • Interprets, explains and upholds library policies and procedures when needed.
    • Performs other duties/projects as assigned.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited Institution and a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate are required at time of employment for a Librarian I position.
    • Proof of enrollment in an accredited MLIS Program is required for consideration for a Librarian Trainee Position.
    • Knowledge of commonly used applications and software including Microsoft Office.

    STARTING SALARY:

    $22.25 Librarian Trainee/ $24.72 Librarian

    You must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and be able to travel between branches when needed.

    The position may include up to17.5 hour per week and must include daytime, afternoon and evening hours, and a weekend rotation.

    If you are interested and qualify, submit your application online at employment@communitylibrary.org.

    The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, in the employment or the provision of services.

  • June 03, 2024 9:29 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    Apply by June 14

    Rockville Centre Public Library is seeking a friendly and reliable individual to join our busy Circulation department as a part-time, non-competitive clerk. This position plays a crucial role in providing exceptional customer service to our patrons while assisting with various circulation tasks.

    Responsibilities:

    • Register patrons for library cards
    • Check in and out library materials efficiently and accurately
    • Answer and assist with phone calls, directing inquiries appropriately
    • Perform other related tasks as assigned by supervisors

    Qualifications:

    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • Proficiency in basic keyboarding skills and computer usage; knowledge of Sierra software is a plus
    • Strong customer service skills with a friendly and helpful demeanor
    • Flexibility with scheduling, including availability on every other Saturday afternoon and occasional Sunday shifts required at premium pay
    • Prior experience in a library or customer service environment is preferred but not required
    • Must be a Nassau County resident

    Salary is $20 an hour

    To apply, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter to pmarino@rvcpl.org by June 14. We look forward to welcoming the newest member of our team.

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. Your name will not be removed from a Civil Service List.

    Rockville Centre Public Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System and an equal opportunity employer.

  • June 03, 2024 8:53 AM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    Apply by July 1st

    The Seaford Public Library is seeking a part time cleaner.

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

    • Responsible for cleaning of the building and grounds, performs related duties as required.

    HOURS:

    • 8am-1pm, two to three days a week

    DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

    • Open Library and secures building at closing making sure that all doors/windows are locked and alarm system set
    • Setup and break down meeting room (chairs, tables, etc.)
    • Clean/Polish tables and chairs
    • Empty trash receptacles and put out trash and recyclables
    • Clean bathrooms, facilities (toilets, sinks, walls, floors)
    • Dust shelves
    • Lifting and carrying supplies
    • Lawn maintenance
    • Snow removal, shoveling and putting down ice melt
    • May asked to run occasional errands

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School Graduate of GED
    • Good interpersonal skills, ability to handle problem and emergency situations
    • Responsible, dependable and flexibility is a must
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and ability to use a ladder
    • Cleaning experience a plus
    • New York State Driver’s License in good standing

    HOURLY WAGE:

    • $17 per hour

    To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Frank McKenna, Director

    seaforddirector@nassaulibrary.org or fax to (516) 783-3717

    No telephone calls please

    Seaford Public Library is a Civil Service Library. This is a non-competitive position. Seaford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • May 28, 2024 1:24 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    June 18

    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).

    Responsibilities:

    • 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 1⁄2 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
    admin@cilibrary.org
    Central Islip Public Library
    33 Hawthorne Ave.
    Central Islip, NY 11722

    (631) 234-9333 x6


  • May 24, 2024 1:17 PM | Mona Boyd (Administrator)

    Apply by June 11

    The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education (OCE) is seeking candidates for an Archives and Records Management Specialist 2 with the State Archives Grants Administration Unit. This Unit oversees the day-to-day operations of the Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) grants program, and is part of the Archives’ Government Records Services Unit (GRS). The LGRMIF annually provides grants to local governments to help them establish records management programs or develop new program components. In the 2024-2025 grant cycle, the Archives received 190 applications and recommended awards to 111, for a total of $6.8M. The incumbent of this position will work closely with the head of the Grants Administration Unit, State Archives field staff, and staff of NYSED’S Office of Management Services.

    Under the direction of the Archives and Records Management Specialist 3, duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Advise local governments and Archives staff on issues relating to the submission of grant applications and project management;
    • Work with Archives’ Records Advisory Officers in providing technical advice to local governments concerning the grant process;
    • Work with other members of GRS to support local government records services;
    • Assist in the development of annual grant application materials and work with NYSED’s Contracts Unit on the review and approval of those materials;
    • Serve on and work with cross-cutting teams within the State Archives;
    • Prepare and present records and archival management education and training programs, including grant related materials, either independently or with other GRS staff;
    • Participate in the development of various GRS publications;
    • Develop familiarity with the web-based Archives grant application system and provide advice to staff and local governments on navigating the system;
    • Communicate with NYSED’s IT Unit to develop and test the grant application system’s components;
    • Opportunities to support archives and records management functions including appraisal, description, retention scheduling and reference and retrieval services for archival and inactive records, when feasible.

    Salary Range:  $65001 to $82656 Annually

    Location: Albany, NY

    Job URL

    https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsPrint.cfm?id=159135

  • May 22, 2024 3:29 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by July 1 

    The University Library is pleased to invite applications for the appointment of an adjunct Humanities Librarian in the Department of Research and Technical Services. The Humanities

    Librarian will act as the liaison librarian/subject specialist primarily to the Department of English in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The librarian in this position will incorporate practices of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility into their delivery of in-person and virtual reference services, library instruction, individualized research support, and collection development activities.

    The Humanities Librarian’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Serves as liaison primarily to the Department of English with responsibility for outreach, instruction, research consultation, and collection development.
    • Creates and maintains library guides, handouts, tutorials, and other learning objects related to subject specialist/liaison activities.
    • Provides both virtual and in-person reference services.
    • Prepares and submits monthly engagement statistics.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • Available Monday-Friday, day and evening hours as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • An ALA accredited M.L.S./M.L.I.S. degree.
    • Experience providing reference services.
    • Experience providing instruction, developing educational programming, and development of instructional materials.
    • Availability: 22 hours weekly; Monday evenings 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
    • Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday hours, early mornings and late evenings as required.
    • Commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility within teaching, learning, and engagement services and experiences.

    Preferred Qualifications Summary

    Second master’s degree in a related discipline required for appointment at Assistant Professor rank.

    Working knowledge of Worldcat Discovery/OCLC LMS and related systems.

    Review of applications will begin July 1, 2024.

    Salary/Salary Range $54.15 (Instructor); $65.06 (Assistant) per hour

    All applications must be submitted through this link where further information is available: https://hofstra.peopleadmin.com/postings/3985


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