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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
  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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  • September 20, 2021 10:43 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    A part-time Librarian position is available in the Adult and Teen Services  Department; a Librarian trainee will be considered. This position requires a  strong commitment to public service excellence.  

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a variety of the  Adult and Teen Services librarians responsible for specific subject areas and  patron populations. Responsibilities include providing information, reference and  referral services; technical assistance with hand-held devices; computers and  online databases; patron guidance with downloadable collections. This service oriented librarian will be part of a forward-thinking team that is working to  develop programs, outreach opportunities, and presentations. Proficiency in  Spanish language a plus. 

    Applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule which will include days,  evenings, and weekend rotations. Eligible candidates who are interested in  applying for this position should contact James Olney, Director, in writing by  October 1, 2021.

  • September 20, 2021 9:25 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The James E. Tobin Library at Molloy College is seeking experienced librarians for virtual instructional services.  This virtual position is for part-time class overflow.  Classes are primarily weekday evenings from 5:00-10:00pm (EST).  This position will start immediately.

    Reporting to the Associate Librarian for Instructional Services, the Virtual Instructional Librarian provides tailored information instruction to students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Provide virtual instruction services to students of the James E. Tobin Library.
    2. Develop customized virtual instruction sessions upon request.
    3. Teach research strategies to students in small and large groups, with emphasis on critical thinking and plagiarism avoidance as well as searching techniques.
    4. Remain current in navigating academic resources held by the James E. Tobin Library.
    5. Other library related duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    1. At least two years of experience in an academic library, including prior experience teaching information instruction classes in a virtual environment, is required.
    2. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited school.
    3. Strong knowledge of academic databases.
    4. Ability to assist students from freshman year through doctoral programs.
    5. Excellent organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills.
    6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    7. High comfort level with teaching virtually and good classroom management skills.
    8. Experience using Zoom.

    Desired Qualifications:

    1. Prior experience with medical databases such Mark Allen Group, Sage Journal collections, and Ovid is highly desirable.
    2. Prior experience with citation managers, especially Academic Writer or Zotero is highly desirable.
    3. Degree in the medical field is highly desirable.
    4. Second master’s degree a plus.
    5. Instructional design experience a plus.

    Please send resume and hours of availability to Susan Bloom, Associate Librarian Instructional Services at library@molloy.edu or mail to:

    Molloy College Library

    Attn: Susan Bloom

    1000 Hempstead Avenue

    Rockville Centre, New York 11571

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • September 16, 2021 12:35 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Mineola Library, Mineola, NY (Nassau County) seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian trainee.

    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 reference 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.


    Qualifications:

    • 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

  • September 10, 2021 2:46 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Freeport Memorial Library located in the Village of Freeport, Nassau County, New York  is seeking a full-time Librarian Trainee. The Library serves an ethnically diverse population of  close to 40,000 people.  

    Requirements: Candidate must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited institution. Spanish speaking a plus. Freeport resident preferred. Nassau County residency required. 

    The ideal candidate will be a friendly, approachable, customer service orientated, forward thinking individual with an unshakable positive attitude. 

    Skills and abilities should include: 

    • Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology and on-line database systems. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

    • Ability to think critically to understand the needs of library users. 

    • Ability to function as a team member in the planning and implementation of projects. • Ability to work independently. 

    • Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and the public. 

    Responsibilities include: 

    • Providing reference and readers advisory services to library users of all ages, but  position is in the Youth Services Department. 

    • Planning and implementing programming with a primary focus on Children’s and  Teen programs, including story time programs, class visits, book discussions, etc. • Developing and conducting innovative programs under the direction of the Head of  Youth Services. 

    • Evaluation, acquisition, and selection of library materials. 

    • Forming and maintaining positive work relationships with coworkers, library users and  community organizations. 

    Two nights and every third Saturday availability is required.  

    Starting salary range: $34,500 plus benefits. 

    Email a cover letter and resume to: 

    youthservices@freeportlibrary.info, 

    Attn: Ms. Roseann Podias 

    or  

    Mr. Jason Velarde

  • September 09, 2021 9:05 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks an Executive Director who is a proven collaborator, visionary leader and creative problem solver.  The successful candidate will promote the library’s mission with compassion, joy, innovation, flexibility, and a belief in the transformative power of public libraries.

    Founded in 1910, the library serves the informational, educational and entertainment needs of patrons and the community through a diverse collection, programs, exhibitions, off-site initiatives, preservation of local content in a variety of formats, and collaborations with schools, businesses, and other cultural institutions. 

    The ED is responsible for stewardship of the library and its resources with the help of a welcoming and talented staff, a dedicated and ethical Board of Trustees, and an engaged and supportive community. Requirements include:

    MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited institution;
    • New York State Librarian Certification, or eligibility for Certification;
    • Administrative, Managerial and Leadership experience through times of change;
    • Experience setting and managing a budget;
    • Experience creating financial reports for Board review and discussion;
    • Experience creating and implementing policy;
    • Knowledge of Library law and HR legislation.
    • Familiarity with hiring, supervising, and mentoring staff across departments;
    • Experience working within the intersection of community and library services;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Successful experience with fundraising, and forging and maintaining donor relations;
    • Experience in writing, securing and managing grants;
    • A history of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion;
    • A commitment to Intellectual Freedom and the unfettered access to information for all;
    • A commitment to professional development and continuing education for self and staff;
    • The ability to successfully engage with a diverse and evolving community;
    • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative services.

    This fulltime, salaried position requires collaboration with local organizations and public-facing involvement in community events, including weekend and evening hours. Salary range of $130,000-$160,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include family health insurance through NYSHIP, TIAA CREF retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send a resume, the names and contact information for three professional references, and a full letter of application to directorsearch@johnjermain.org by 10/10/2021. 

    John Jermain Memorial Library celebrates the multiplicity of opinions and viewpoints that reflect our historic and evolving community.  The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fair employment practices for all individuals, and to maintaining a just, equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace. We warmly welcome applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

  • September 01, 2021 9:41 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks applicants for a full time Emerging Technologies Librarian to join our innovative reference team. The successful  candidate will promote the library’s mission through patron and staff support, public outreach,  and digital initiatives. 

    Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

    • Reference services and technology education (public and staff);  
    • Maintaining institutional resources & identifying hardware & software needs;
    • Collaborating with contractors and vendors; 
    • Discovering, suggesting and implementing developing technologies across departments; Troubleshooting issues with staff and public computers, printers, copiers, etc.;
    • Creating monthly technology statistical reports;  
    • Maintaining website, and social media platforms; 
    • A commitment to professional development and continuing education. 

    Required skills include: 

    • MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited institution; 
    • New York State Librarian Certification; 
    • Flexibility and a collaborative spirit;  
    • Experience working within the intersection of technology and reference services; Familiarity with both Mac and PC platforms;  
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office, WordPress, and Google Suite management; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 

    This fulltime, salaried position requires evening and weekend hours, as well as public-facing  professional duties, including support of the library’s reference services. Competitive salary  commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA CREF  retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send resume and letter of application to Catherine Creedon, Director at  catherine@johnjermain.org by 9/21/2021.  

    John Jermain Memorial library celebrates the diversity of our community, and warmly welcomes  applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry,  gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

  • August 20, 2021 2:08 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Amagansett Free Library, in Amagansett, New York seeks an energetic director with vision  and initiative to replace a much-admired director. Our new director will lead us in future  library trends and facilitate our evolving role as Amagansett’s premier cultural and information  resource for children and adults. The ideal candidate is an effective, flexible leader with strong  people skills and a cooperative “can do” attitude. She/he must be willing to work with a small  professional staff and be the face of the library in a diverse community that has grown  significantly in recent years and surges in summer to become a dense population with global  reach and influence. This position reports to a seven-member Board of Trustees.  

    A salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package will be offered. 

    Qualifications  

    • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program or equivalent training  required. 
    • Must possess NYS Public Librarian Certificate or be able to obtain. 
    • Significant, relevant experience as a supervisor in a library.  

    Attributes and Skills  

    • Effective, congenial & collaborative with library patrons, community, supporters, staff, and  trustees. 
    • Self-motivated with strong leadership skills. 
    • Up to date with technology and service trends.  
    • Able to implement new services. 
    • Possessing budgeting and financial management skills. 
    • Cognizant of fiduciary regulations and laws that affect the library. 
    • Effective communicator with judgment and tact. 
    • Engaged with community concerns & interests. 
    • Experienced with literary, arts, music and children’s programming. 10. Fundraising  experience desirable  

    Duties 

    • Board Relations: attend monthly Board and Committee meetings, make recommendations for  new services, initiatives and policies. 
    • Staff: work collegially with staff and oversee recruitment, training, evaluations and  management. 
    • Planning: evaluate and plan for effective services and appropriate resources.
    • Finance: prepare budgets, supervise expenditures and negotiate competitive costs for services  and materials. 
    • Public Relations: promote the library by interacting with patrons, supporters, local schools,  government bodies and community organizations, represent the library at public events and  obtain feedback from the community. 
    • Facilities: oversee maintenance and improvements of the library building and grounds.
    • Programming: supervise and initiate an expanding menu of literary, art, film, music, science,  public affairs and children’s services, programs and events. 
    • Community Support: continue to facilitate generous financial, material and service  commitments from our local community and beyond  

    This is an Association Library and not a part of the civil service system.  

    Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than  September 30, 2021 to: AmagansettDirectorSearch@Suffolknet.org


  • August 18, 2021 11:25 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Spanish language skills required

    The Copiague Memorial Public Library is seeking a Spanish speaking Librarian II or Librarian III to be the Head of our new Outreach Department. This position reports directly to the Library Director and works cooperatively with other Department Heads and Library support staff as well as supervises a small staff of professional and non-professional staff.

    Copiague is a diverse south shore community with a large Hispanic population. The ideal candidate has public library experience in Adult services and will be responsible for developing new and promoting existing Library programs, events and services to our Spanish-speaking community. 

    Duties:

    • Works with Director and Library staff to create and promote Library services and events to our Spanish-speaking patrons specifically and all Copiague patrons collectively. Visits community organizations and attends community events in order to promote Library services.
    • Provides Library informational, reference and referral services to patrons at Adult Reference Desk.
    • Assists patrons with the use of technology.
    • Creates content for promotion of Library services through our newsletter, in- house publicity, website and social media accounts.
    • Collection development of English and Spanish language materials and resources.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to speak, write and read Spanish fluently.
    • Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service to patrons and communicate with them effectively.
    • Ability and desire to be a Library advocate within the community and connect underserved populations with Library services.

    Salary Range:   Librarian II - $77,619 - $80,721 / Librarian III - $81,424 - $84,664

    Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates will be considered for promotion and/or raise after two years. Transfers encouraged.  Transfer appointments are subject to a three-month probationary period under the terms of Suffolk County Civil Service.

    Please mail or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

    Kenneth S. Miller

    Director

    Copiague Memorial Public Library 

    50 Deauville Blvd.

    Copiague, NY 11726

    kmiller@copiaguelibrary.org


  • July 28, 2021 2:11 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Franklin Square Public Library is seeking a tech-savvy, service-driven, energetic Librarian to  fill a part-time position. Candidates will work up to 17 hours a week. Schedule will include  afternoon, evening, and Saturday hours. 

    The successful candidate must be excited about working with teens, from 6th through 12thgrade, to provide engaging after-school programming, reader’s advisory, and outreach. 

    Responsibilities: 

    • Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to teen patrons. 
    • Promote Teen Library services via social media and outreach. 
    • Collection development to ensure the teen collection is up to date and includes relevant  print and digital resources. 
    • Plan, implement, and evaluate teen programs and services to meet community needs.
    • Instruct teens in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills using the  library’s website, databases, and reputable resources. 

    Qualifications: 

    • MLS from an ALA accredited library school and a valid New York State Professional  Certificate. 
    • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. 
    • Knowledge of Young Adult literature, media, and culture. 

    Hourly Wage: 

    • Starting salary is $26/hour 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 

    Please send resumes to: Aviva Kane; akane@franklinsquarepl.org


    19 Lincoln Road Franklin Square, New York 11010  

    Phone (516) 488-3444 Fax (516) 354-3368 www.franklinsquarepl.org

  • July 27, 2021 4:02 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Elwood Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and customer service-oriented Librarian l or Librarian Trainee for a part-time position. The successful candidate should possess strong communication and organizational skills, along with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The successful candidate should be excited to try new things and possess a willingness to think outside of the box.

    The Elwood Public Library is a supportive workplace where employees are encouraged to embrace and share their unique skill sets with each other and the community. 

    Daytime and weekend availability is required and flexibility is a plus. 

    Duties:

    • Interact with adults, teens, and children at a busy Information Desk
    • Provide a positive and proactive customer service experience for patrons of all ages 
    • Assist patrons in the use of library resources and technology
    • Responsible for special projects
    •  
    • Interested candidates may apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to:

     

    Joan Wagner, Head of Information Services

    Elwood Public Library

    jwagner@elwoodlibrary.org

     

    The Elwood Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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