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Part-Time Adult and Reference Services Librarian I - Huntington Public Library

September 14, 2020 12:11 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

The Huntington Public Library seeks an enthusiastic and energetic individual to work with us in the Adult and Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening for a Librarian I for 16 – 17.5 hours per week. The successful candidate should exhibit positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative. 

Duties and qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of, and instruction to patrons, in all library resources including digital and downloadable materials

  • Possess knowledge of emerging technology and current trends in library services 

  • Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required 

  • Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues as well as work independently


  • MLS from an ALA accredited institution 

  • Valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate (this is not a trainee position)

  • General experience working with the public and diverse communities

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Positive, proactive customer service skills, along with flexibility and initiative

  • Spanish proficiency is a plus

Hours include nights, weekends and holiday rotations and staffing both our Main building and Station Branch. Starting salary: $29.74 set by union contract. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Interested candidates should email your resume and letters of application by September 25, 2020 to:

Thérèse Purcell Nielsen, 

Head of Adult Services

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

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