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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 24, 2022 1:39 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    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 8 hours per week, two nights and 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 5 th grade. 

    Salary is $26.78 per hour, including pro-rated vacation & sick time. *Librarian trainee may also be considered at $ 23.50 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   jmarin@sctylib.org      tel: (631) 286-0818 x2 

    Please submit resume by July 9, 2022


  • June 24, 2022 1:37 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    There presently exists an opening for a part-time Custodial Worker I in our Maintenance  Department. This is a union position consisting of 17.5 hours per week in two buildings.  Evenings and weekends are preferred, but flexibility for day hours is a plus. Benefits include  vacation and sick time as well as holiday pay.  

    The job duties include but are not limited to:  

    • Participate in general cleaning of all areas of the library in two buildings;
    • Clean program rooms, meeting rooms, hallways, offices, restrooms, stairways, and  general public areas; 
    • Use vacuum cleaner to clean rugs, stairs and upholstered furniture; 
    • Use broom, mop and floor equipment to mop, strip and wax floors; 
    • Replenish restroom supplies; 
    • Dust furniture and equipment;  
    • Empty wastebaskets; Put garbage out to curb for pick-up; 
    • Empty book drops; 
    • Set up and break down tables, chairs and other equipment as needed in program and  meeting rooms; may occasionally need to set up a/v equipment as part of a room set-up;
    • Clear snow from entrances and walkways and put snowmelt or salt on walkways;
    • Ability to relate to supervisors, staff members, and general public in a courteous  manner;  
    • Assist in pick-up and delivery of library materials to various departments and possibly to  the other building; 
    • Follow all applicable safety rules and procedures. 

    The starting salary for this position is $19.19 per hour, with a step increase on July 1, 2022. If  interested, please submit letter and/or resume to Jeff Stelmok, Department Head of Maintenance  at jeff_stelmok@huntlib.org by July 8, 2022.

    Main Building: 338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743 • 631-427-5165 • fax 631-421-7128

    Station Branch: 1335 New York Avenue, Huntington Station, NY 11746 • 631-421-5053 • fax 631-421-3488 

  • June 24, 2022 1:34 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Huntington Public Library is seeking a responsible and reliable part-time security guard sub  to work in both of our library buildings. The job responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

    Provide and maintain a safe environment for patrons and staff. 

    • Patrol buildings and grounds. 
    • Ability to safely and calmly evacuate buildings when necessary. 
    • Open and close buildings including locking and unlocking and setting security alarm. • Ability to defuse altercations in a professional manner. 
    • Exhibit positive customer service techniques. 
    • Ability to act quickly and decisively.  
    • Ability to deal with patrons and staff in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Willingness to work collaboratively with co-workers and other departments.
    • Must be computer literate to view cameras, use room booking software, on-line  scheduling, mobile apps, and incident and accident reporting. 
    • Ability to write up incident and accident reports. 
    • Must have transportation and be able to travel between two buildings and work in two  buildings. 


    New York State Driver's License, reliable car and cell phone, New York State Security License,  CPR and AED training. (Training will be provided if needed. All must be maintained  throughout employment.)  

    Hours needed include afternoons, evenings, Saturdays, and some holidays. Salary starts at $16.68 per hour as per CSEA union contract.  

    If you are interested, please email your resume to Rocco Aloe, Head of Security, at  rocco_aloe@huntlib.org by July 8, 2022. Please include at least two (2) references.

    Main Building:338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743 • 631-427-5165 • fax 631-421-7128

    Station Branch: 1335 New York Avenue, Huntington Station, NY 11746 • 631-421-5053 • fax 631-421-3488 

  • June 24, 2022 11:51 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Great Neck Library is seeking an energetic, detail oriented, service driven Librarian in the Reference Department for a very active, culturally diverse library system in a highly educated community.  The successful candidate(s) will assist patrons in finding books, other materials, and information both on-line and in print, reader’s advisory, digital services, collection development and adult programming. Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. 

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Database searching, computer assistance, resource selection and collection development,  book discussions and book displays.
    • Position may involve prolong periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Experience Required:

    • Basic understanding of MARC records, AACR2 cataloging standards and Dewey Decimal call number system 
    • Knowledge of Sierra, First Search, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution
    • NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment 


    Full Time –35 hours/week

    includes one late night plus alternate Saturdays. Sundays as needed.

    Starting Salary Range:

    The minimum starting salary is $53,260+, with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position.

    Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by July 8th, 2022:

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave.

    Great Neck, NY  11023


    No Phone Calls Please

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • June 22, 2022 2:54 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Connetquot Public Library, Bohemia, NY

    Connetquot Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, service-minded, avid reader with a knowledge of popular and literary fiction to join our Adult Services Department. 

    Main responsibilities will be to develop and lead adult book discussions as well as provide support to the public Adult Services Desk, including research help, technology assistance, readers’ advisory, and instruction on library resources. 

    Schedule requirements include Thursday evenings, one Saturday on rotation, and Sundays (from September to May) at time and a half.  Weekday availability is possible. 

    Interested applicants should apply at: https://connetquotlibrary.applytojob.com/apply/nBOYcNFMvn/Adult-Services-Librarian

  • June 22, 2022 11:26 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    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. 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 course work in youth services
    • Trainee applicants must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school


    • Librarian I, $31.99 per hour
    • Library Trainee, $28.24 per hour
    • Library Trainee over 24 credits, $29.90 per hour

    Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter by July 7 to:

    Margaret Utset

    Head of Youth Services

    (631)273-7883, ext. 214


  • June 20, 2022 3:42 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian with a strong inclination toward public  service to join our staff in our Adult Services Department! 

    The successful candidate must be flexible, have a positive attitude, be highly motivated, and  knowledgeable about adult literature. They must possess strong technology skills, be creative,  and willing to think out of the box when helping patrons in this fast-paced public library setting. 

    Duties in Adult Services Include (but are not limited to): 

    Providing research and reader’s advisory at a busy Reference Desk, instructing in the usage  of library resources and technology, assisting patrons with the usage of public access  computers, and teaching digital literacy skills either one-on-one or in small groups or in the  library’s makerspace


    ALA accredited MLS or currently attending an ALA accredited school, working toward an MLS  degree. 


    Maximum of 17.5 hours per week which will include daytime and evening hours and a  weekend rotation. 

    Salary: $28.50 (after July 1) for Librarian I / $25.50 (after July 1) for Librarian Trainee. 

    Interested candidates should email a resume with two references and cover letter along  with a completed LPL application available on our website, longwoodlibrary.org by Wednesday, July 6, 2022 to: 

    Danielle Janoski 

    Adult Services Department Head 

    Longwood Public Library 


  • June 17, 2022 10:47 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Description of Position  

    Responsibilities include performing a variety of clerical duties related to the acquisition,  receiving, and processing of library materials. This a full time senior clerk position that reports  to the Technical Services Coordinator. 


    • Order materials as assigned 
    • Enter and maintain accurate records within a cataloging software 
    • Receive and check in library materials ordered by other library staff members
    • Process library materials and prepare items for circulation 
    • Report & keep monthly statistics  
    • Maintain a log of backorders and invoices to assist bookkeeping 
    • Repair library materials as needed  
    • Assist with weeding projects using circulation reports 
    • Delete materials from the cataloging software when necessary 
    • Count cash drawer and other register operation procedures as needed
    • Communicate with vendors  
    • Cooperation with other library staff and departments  
    • Perform a variety of clerical tasks with speed and accuracy  


    • High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred
    • A working knowledge of the library OPAC, functions within Sierra, and computer  applications for library services 
    • Detail orientated and organized 
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills  
    • Capable of physical activity, including bending/stooping, standing, walking, reaching and  carrying. Able to lift, push, pull or move products, supplies or equipment up to 50lbs 


    • Full time 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
    • NYS retirement system, Empire NYSHIP health insurance, earned vacation, personal &  sick time 
    • Starting salary $17.77 per hour effective July 1, 2022 

    Please email kerrie.mcmullensmith@riverheadlibrary.org with your letter of interest and resume  by 5 pm Friday July 8, 2022.

  • June 16, 2022 4:35 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    All Departments- 17 hours

    Mineola Library, Mineola, NY (Nassau County) seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian trainee. Trainee will be scheduled in Adult, Teen and Children’s departments.

    Job Duties:

    • Provide a high level of enthusiastic customer service.
    • Commitment to a training and learning environment under the supervision of full time librarians.
    • Provide all reference services. 
    • Utilize Sierra and other current technologies.
    • Help patrons with locating materials and basic questions. 
    • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously.
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library outreach and events. 
    • Promote Library services and programming.
    • Perform readers’ advisory services and participate in book discussion groups.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
    • This position requires a combination of days and evenings totaling 17 hours per week based on the needs of the department.  
    • Some Saturday work may be required
    • Flexibility a plus. We will work around school schedules.

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to:

    Charles Sleefe, Director

    Mineola Library

    E-mail: midirector@nassaulibrary.org

  • June 16, 2022 4:34 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Circulation Desk and Technical Services- 17 hours

    Mineola Library, Mineola, NY (Nassau County) seeks an enthusiastic and customer friendly typist/clerk. 

    Job Duties:

    • Provide a high level of enthusiastic customer service.
    • Regular shifts at circulation desk performing checkouts, check-ins, renewals and library card registrations.
    • Regular shifts in technical services preparing library materials for circulation.
    • Utilize Sierra and other current technologies.
    • Help patrons with basic questions. 
    • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • High school graduate. Library experience a plus. Placement on civil service list not required.
    • This position requires a combination of days and evenings totaling 17 hours per week based on the needs of the department.  
    • Some Saturday work may be required
    • Flexibility a plus.

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to:

    Charles Sleefe, Director

    Mineola Library

    E-mail: midirector@nassaulibrary.org

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