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Jobline Information for Employers

  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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  • September 21, 2023 12:59 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by October 15 

    Position: Administrative Assistant (Temporary)

    Reports to: Executive Director

    Supervises: None

    Status: Non-Exempt (part time)


    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Responsible for time sensitive material. Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Update contact information in the membership management database
    • Order office supplies as directed
    • Manage jobline postings
    • Respond to and assist in event registration for members
    • Provide support for members in logging into online events
    • Performs other tasks consistent with the level of responsibility.

    Qualifying Experience and Training

    • High School diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred.
    • Minimum of two (2) years clerical experience, preferably in a library.
    • Data entry skills
    • Proven computer experience and proficiency in all Office Productivity Software (example: Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with all levels of internal management, staff and outside vendors.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Time management skills, including the ability to work independently.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Flexibility and creativity.

    Environmental Demands

    • Most work is performed in an office environment.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9 AM-1 PM

    Pay Rate: $21/hour


    To apply please write a letter of interest outlining your experience, education, and skills or attach a resume to Tim Spindler at or mail to:

    Tim Spindler

    Long Island Library Resources Council

    627 N. Sunrise Service Road

    Bellport, NY 11713

  • September 19, 2023 5:32 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 28 

    The Emma S. Clark Memorial Library is seeking two energetic, service-oriented librarians to join a dynamic Adult Services team. Both positions require working regular weekday afternoon and/or evening shifts in addition to working at least one Saturday and one Sunday per month for an average 10-15 hours per week. Weekend-only positions are also available. Scheduling flexibility is a plus.


    • MLS (or equivalent) degree or current enrollment in an ALA-accredited library school pursuant to such a degree
    • Strong communication skills and public service orientation
    • Technology skill set appropriate for an information professional in today’s constantly changing environment
    • Comfort using, and assisting others in using, computers and mobile devices to access library services and information
    • Ability to work both independently and as an integral part of a team

    Duties Include:

    • Providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory services by competently searching a broad range of print and electronic resources
    • Training and assisting patrons to function in the digital age and to access online library services from a variety of portable devices


    • $33.61/hour Mondays – Saturdays
    • $50.42/hour Sundays

    Trainee compensation is commensurate with credits completed:

    • From $25.54/hour to $38.32/hour Mondays - Saturdays
    • From $30.92/hour to $46.39/hour Sundays

    These are not civil service positions. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by Thursday, September 28, to Joan Kahnhauser, Head of Adult Services,, using the subject line Part-Time Position.

    Emma S. Clark Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • September 19, 2023 1:36 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by October 6

    Position: PT Librarian 1/PT Librarian Trainee

    Department: Youth Services

    The Hicksville Public Library is in search of a friendly, enthusiastic candidate to work in the Youth Services Department.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Providing excellent customer service
    • Assist patrons with research, locating materials, reader’s advisory, and technology assistance
    • Assists in planning and conducting programs
    • Assists in selection and ordering of materials
    • Assists in preparing library exhibits and displays
    • Works with Sierra, Encore, and other library software
    • Other duties as assigned

    Schedule & Availability: This position requires flexible hours. Days, evenings, and weekends as needed.

    Hours: Up to 17 hours per week

    Starting Salary:

    Librarian 1 - $28.50 per hour

    Librarian Trainee - $25.00 per hour

    Qualifications for Librarian 1:

    • MLS Degree in Library and Information Science
    • NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate
    • Must be a Nassau County Resident.

    Qualification for Librarian Trainee:

    • Graduation from a four year college or university recognized by the University of the
    • State of New York.

    Prior to any appointment; Evidence of eligibility for acceptance in a graduate program completion of which will qualify the applicant for provisional certification as a Junior

    Librarian issued by the Library Extension Division, State Education Department.

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. Interested candidates should email their resume to

  • September 18, 2023 12:57 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by October 15 

    Long Island Traditions, founded in 1991, a regional non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, presenting and preserving the traditional folk arts and architecture of Long Island, is seeking a new executive director as its founder, Nancy Solomon, will be retiring in 2024. Our areas of research and programs include maritime culture, ethnic folk arts of recent and established immigrants, and local and traditional architecture. Our work is based on oral interviews and community-based observation and ethnography. We have developed permanent and traveling exhibits, established historic preservation partnerships with local municipalities, worked with filmmakers on local maritime projects. Other projects include cell phone tours, artist presentations and residencies at area school districts and museums on a variety of maritime and ethnic cultural projects. Our work is based in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The next Executive Director will have the opportunity to expand the organization’s programming and direction based on the applicant’s interests and expertise.

    LI Traditions has a strong base of support including operating and project grants from the NY State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Park Service and area foundations and corporations. LI Traditions is a membership organization where individuals contribute $40-$1000 annually. There is an active board of directors (8 people) with diverse interests and backgrounds who meet 3 times a year and assists the executive director in developing programs and policies of the organization. LI Traditions’ annual budget ranges from $150k - $200k annually. This is a permanent position.

    The office is based in Port Washington, on Long Island’s north shore of Nassau County, approximately 40 minutes from NY City by train. LI Traditions is a small non-profit organization, with two part-time employees, and various independent contractors including a graphic artist and an IT specialist. The current executive director will be available to assist the new executive director as needed for up to one year. The successful candidate should ideally start in January 2024.

    Hours: 32 hours negotiable per week including office and offsite work.

    Salary: $45,000 + benefits including cell phone service, partial health insurance reimbursement, and work-related travel expenses. Vacation benefits include 5 weeks paid vacation, federal holidays, and sick pay. LI Traditions will also pay for attendance at one professional conference annually.


    • Conduct cultural resource surveys using ethnographic methods, state of the art recording equipment provided by LI Traditions, and personal vehicle.
    • Develop interpretive programs with traditional artists and tradition bearers, in partnership with museums, elementary and secondary school districts, libraries and other cultural institutions. Ability to use new technologies and work with filmmakers, exhibit designers and other multi-media specialists.
    • Organize public programs at area festivals, libraries and other public sites. Develop presentations relating to the work of Long Island Traditions. Develop and produce a newsletter for members 3 times a year.
    • Attend state and national folklore conferences; LI Traditions will pay for all travel costs. They will also be expected to present original research and programs at these meetings.
    • The successful candidate will have written government grant proposals for state and federal agencies, foundations and other revenue sources. The executive director will supervise two part time employees – a marketing specialist and a program manager.
    • LI Traditions has a website,
    • YouTube channel, Facebook page and group that attracts potential members and collaborators, and traditional and online media coverage.
    • M.A. degree or higher in Folklore, Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, Museum Studies, American Studies or related field.
    • 3 years public programming, ethnographic fieldwork and grant writing experience with state and federal agencies
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office, familiarity with Quickbooks, and Adobe applications.  
    • Comfortable with social media  
    • Enthusiasm and strong communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organizational skills and ability to work independently
    • Flexibility
    • Reliable vehicle

    Persons of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    To apply e-mail cv/resume, 2 grant writing samples, 2 links to public programs, and two references to by October 15, 2023.

  • September 18, 2023 12:54 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by November 3


    The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is inviting applications from diverse undergraduate students on Long Island to apply for a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. 

    Reporting to the Communications and Outreach Coordinator, the intern will assist the coordinator with implementing communications, marketing, and programming for member libraries. This includes posting and managing content on social media accounts and providing support for online or in person programs. 

    The intern will be given at least four opportunities to shadow professionals in different libraries to learn more about the type of work in libraries. Shadowing may include some work completed under the direction of the librarian in the member library.

    Most work will be performed at the LILRC office in Bellport, New York.  Library visits to libraries in Nassau or Suffolk Counties will occasionally be required. There may be occasional remote work opportunities as well. 

    $4000 stipend for 15/hours/week with a flexible schedule - 16 weeks period (mid January 2024 to mid May 2024).

    Anticipated work schedule will include Mondays and one other weekday.  

  • September 14, 2023 2:39 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 28 

    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.

    Job Duties

    • Plan, organize, and facilitate programs for birth- grade 12 utilizing current trends.
    • Enjoy interacting with patrons of all ages
    • Experience working with children (birth – 12th grade) and parents.
    • Provide excellent reference, reader’s advisory and referral services.
    • Proficiency in utilizing current technologies.
    • Promotion and demonstration of library programs and services through outreach.
    • Strong interest and knowledge of children’s & teen literature and collection development
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library events.


    • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.
    • Must be eligible for or have a valid active NYS Public Librarian Certificate
    • 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


    • NYS Retirement System
    • NYS Health Benefits
    • MetLife Dental


    • Librarian: $53,482.97 Librarian Trainee: $47,778.06
    • 35 hours per week. This position will require daytime and evening hours. Weekends are on a rotation basis
    • Paid personal time, accrued vacation and sick time

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and letter of intent no later than Thursday, September 28, 2023 to: Lauren Strong, Youth and Family Services Coordinator,, using the subject line Youth Services Librarian

  • September 13, 2023 10:27 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 26

    The Patchogue-Medford Library is seeking a dynamic, passionate, patient, creative and organized part-time Teen Librarian or Librarian Trainee to work with our friendly and diverse community.

    This position is for 10-16 hours per week and includes daytime hours, evening hours and weekend rotation. Flexibility is a must.

    Responsibilities and duties include:

    • Providing advisory, library informational, reference and referral services; and technology assistance to teens and other library patrons
    • Conducting a variety of educational and creative programs for teens
    • Participating in school visits and other local community events
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed by the library


    • Desire to work as a team member and collaborate with co-workers on projects or programs
    • MLS Degree or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school
    • Willing to learn the latest technology and equipment

    Starting pay: $30.7961 per hour for Librarian I $26.6030 per hour for Trainee

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume and cover letter by September 26th to Brian Schwartz, Head of Teen Services,

  • September 08, 2023 2:38 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by September 20

    The South Country Library is looking for a children’s librarian or children’s librarian trainee to work with our cooperative, creative, community-oriented Children’s Department team. We need someone who is enthusiastic for children’s literature and programming.

    The position is for eight hours per week plus two Saturdays per month. Sunday hours optional.

    Responsibilities include active reference service to a diverse community and creating and implementing programs for children and caregivers. Candidate will be working directly with children birth through 5th grade.

    Salary is $29.68 per hour, including pro-rated vacation & sick time. *Librarian trainee may also be considered at $25.83 per hour.

    Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to:

    South Country Library

    Jen Marin, Head of Children’s Services

    22 Station Rd Bellport, NY 11713

    tel: (631) 286-0818 x2

    Please submit resume by Sept 20, 2023

  • September 08, 2023 2:34 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply By September 22

    The Brentwood Public Library is seeking a part-time librarian or trainee to join our busy Youth Services Department serving children from birth through age 12 and teens ages 13 through 18.

    This position is for up to 17.5 hours. Availability on Monday and Tuesday evenings is ideal. Evening and Saturday availability is required.

    Skills and abilities should include:

    • Desire to work with children and teens
    • Understanding of current and emerging library technologies
    • Excellent customer service skills


    • Assist patrons in the use of the library and its resources
    • Perform readers’ advisory for children, their caregivers, and teens
    • Conduct programs for children and teens
    • Participate in community outreach
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

    • MLS from an ALA-accredited library school with 12 credits of coursework in youth services
    • Trainee applicants must be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school


    • Librarian I, $32.63 per hour
    • Librarian Trainee, $28.80 per hour
    • Librarian Trainee over 24 credits, $30.50 per hour

    Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter by September 22 to:

    Margaret Utset

    Head of Youth Services

    (631)273-7883, ext. 214

  • September 07, 2023 4:28 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Open Until Filled 

    The Quogue Library seeks a service oriented, dynamic, and creative librarian to join the Children’s and Young Adult Department. The ideal candidate will be an experienced library leader, with strong customer service skills, and a high level of professionalism. 

    Benefits & Salary: 

    Competitive Salary: $65,000 -$70,000 per year, commensurate with experience 35 hours a week, some evenings and weekends required Benefits: NYSHIP Health Insurance (90% Paid by Employer), Dental Insurance Available, Simple IRA Employer Contribution, Longevity Bonus, Partial Tuition Assistance, Paid Vacation, Personal, & Sick time

    Duties Include, But Not Limited To: 

    • Maintaining and reporting statistical data for reports, including the NYS Annual Report
    • Managing the Youth Service's Team in their professional development, scheduling and trainings
    • Tracking and balancing of the Youth Services department budget.
    • Service and circulation work including helping our youngest patrons with technology, readers' advisory, check-in/check-out, and patron account issues
    • Strong knowledge of our children's and YA literature
    • Leading our teen volunteer/community service program
    • Outreach to the community and networking with our school systems.
    • Developing, designing, & executing reading initiatives such as the Summer Reading Clubs and 1000 Book Before Kindergarten.
    • Collection Development - general and program centric.
    • Developing and executing original programming for ages birth through 18.
    • Contacting, contract development, and overall communication contact for outside programmers and vendors.
    • Overseeing of cataloging, collection development, ordering, and organization
    • Attend and participate in professional library conferences and networks; attend and participate in staff meetings
    • Administrative duties as determined by the Director, regularly meet with director.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications 

    • ALA- accredited Master’s degree in Library & Information Science (MLIS or MLS)
    • Supervisory experience in a public library, with concentration in youth services
    • Strong working knowledge of library policy and procedures
    • Must be able to work well with others
    • Flexible and willing to pitch in when needed around the building
    • Able to fulfill tasks to their completion
    • Self-motivated

    Please send cover letter and resume to the attn. of Susan McKenna, Library Director, at

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