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Senior Librarian II Reference Department - Great Neck Library

November 16, 2023 4:27 PM | Katherine Mollberg (Administrator)

Apply by November 30 

Are you ready to take your next career step? Are you ready to join a growing team of professionals dedicated to providing excellent service? Are you ready to excel? The Great Neck Library is a multi-branch system seeking an energetic, detail oriented, service driven Senior Librarian in the Reference Department for a very active, culturally diverse library system in a highly educated community.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide Reference and reader’s advisory
  • Assist patrons with access to digital services
  • Collection development
  • Adult programming
  • Serials maintenance
  • Online database management
  • Weekly staff scheduling and staff supervision
  • In Department Heads absence, serve as Person in charge of department
  • Provide assistance with general administrative duties to the Head of Adult Services and Reference
  • Budgeting
  • Function as person-in-charge of the library on scheduled nights and weekends
  • Position may involve prolonged periods of sitting and lifting of up to 25 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
  • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment
  • Minimum of three (3) years Librarian Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must.


Full time – 35 hours/week, includes nights and weekends.

Sundays as needed.

Salary Range:

Annual Salary Range: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 plus full benefit package including NYS Retirement System.

This is a Union Position and is non-civil service.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, longevity, specialty and training. 

Reply with resume, cover letter, completed GNL employment application (found here - and references by November 30, 2023

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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