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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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  • October 26, 2021 10:33 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Part-time Librarian I – Generalist Position

    The Rockville Centre Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible librarian comfortable working in all departments for up to 17 hours per week.  Schedule will include evenings and Saturday hours. Sunday hours available at premium rate.

    Duties include, but are not limited to:


    • Working with Sierra, Encore, and Eventkeeper.

    • Assisting patrons with reader advisory, locating resources, and database research.

    • Providing technology assistance to patrons, including computers, mobile devices and tablets.

    • Other projects, as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.

    • NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.

    • Must be a Nassau County resident.

    • Effective collaboration skills and the ability to function individually and in a team environment.

    Wage 

    • Salary is $25 per hour

    Please email your cover letter and resume to Susan Finck, Assistant Director, sfinck@rvcpl.org


    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.  The Rockville Centre Public Library is a member of the NYS Retirement System.  


  • October 26, 2021 10:12 AM | Tim Spindler (Administrator)

    Looking for an exciting new opportunity in a beautifully dynamic seaside setting? The Hampton Bays Public Library, located on the East End of Long Island, seeks a Library Director who likes challenges, embraces creativity, and can bring a positive vision for continued growth. The Hampton Bays Library is an Association Library founded in 1960 that serves a diverse community of 20,000, including the contract district of East Quogue. The Library provides educational, cultural and recreational resources for lifelong learning through a wide range of collections including physical and electronic material, a broad array of  programs, art exhibitions and much more.

    The Library Director reports to a dedicated Board of Trustees consisting of seven members. The Director manages the library and its resources with the help of a talented and diverse staff of 47 full and part-time employees.

    Requirements include:

    • MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited institution and a NYS Librarian Certification
    • Public Library Administrator's Certificate preferred
    • Administrative, managerial and leadership experience
    • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience creating and managing a budget plus financial and other reports
    • Experience creating and implementing policy, including Library and HR law
    • Familiarity with fundraising and donor relations
    • Familiarity with hiring, managing and mentoring staff across departments
    • Experience working with diverse and evolving community groups and organizations
    • Upholding the principles of Intellectual Freedom and access to information for all
    • Commitment to professional development and continuing education
    • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating new services
    • Bi-lingual preferred, but not necessary

    This is a fulltime position that requires partnership with local organizations and involvement in community events, which may include occasional weekend and evening
    hours.

    Salary range will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance through NYSHIP, a 403-b retirement plan, holiday pay, vacation and sick leave.

    Please send a letter of application, a resume and contact information for three professional references to slavista@hamptonbayslibrary.org by November 15, 2021.

    The Hampton Bays Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to maintaining a just, equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace. We welcome applicants for all positions without regard to
    race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability, veteran status or any other basis covered by law.

  • October 20, 2021 4:11 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    West Islip Public Library 

    3 Higbie Lane 

    West Islip, NY 11795 

    631-661-7080 

    www.westisliplibrary.org 

    The West Islip Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic librarian for part-time Reference and Adult  Service positions. 

    Skills and abilities should include: 

    Ability to provide reference and readers’ advisory services to library users. Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology, mobile devices, scanners, and online  database systems. 

    Ability to problem solve and understand the needs of library users. 

    Qualifications: 

    MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited school. 

    Excellent customer service skills. 

    Ability to work independently. 

    Mastery and understanding of all user-based technologies. 

    Hours may include days, evenings and weekends. Please include the hours you are available in your  cover letter. 

    Please send all resumes to Maureen Heuer, Head of Adult Services, at reference@westisliplibrary.org
  • October 20, 2021 9:14 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Adult Programs and Library Newsletter (17.5 hours) 

    Sachem Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and service-oriented librarian with strong  interpersonal skills to join our Adult Programs and Library Newsletter Department. 

    Job Duties: 

    Provide a high level of customer service at the Welcome Desk. 

    Ability to multi-task in-person, phone, and online transactions. 

    Enjoy interacting with adults of all ages.  

    Assist patrons in registering for library programs. 

    Take an active role in maintaining the library’s museum pass program. 

    Mastery in using current technologies. 

    Plan, organize, and facilitate in-person and online programs. 

    Possess excellent communication and organizational skills. 

    Be a team member on library-wide events. 

    Have the flexibility to assist all library service desks as needed. 

    Qualifications: 

    MLS degree from an ALA accredited school and Public Librarian certificate for a  Librarian I or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for  a Librarian Trainee. 

    Must have a strong desire to create positive experiences for our library visitors.  This position requires Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Saturdays and Sundays are required and assigned in rotation. Must be available for a  minimum of two Saturdays per month. 

    Flexibility to work mornings, afternoons, and evenings based on departmental needs.  

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter no later than  Friday, October 29, 2021: 

    Alexandra Mercado, Head of Adult Programs and Library Newsletter 

    Sachem Public Library 

    150 Holbrook Road 

    Holbrook, New York 11741 

    E-mail: alexandra.mercado@sachemlibrary.org
  • October 18, 2021 4:12 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    3 open positions; for Reference, Childrens & Circulation Departments

    The Great Neck Library seeks a detail-oriented individual(s) to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. Must have excellent alphanumeric skills. In addition to daily shelving tasks, this

    position will require moving books, using carts, to organize the collection. Position involves standing, bending and the ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

    Starting Salary: $14.00/ Hour

    10-20 hrs per week includes Saturdays

    Flexible Schedule

     

    Reply with cover letter and resume via email by October 28th

    Director’s Office

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Avenue

    Great Neck, NY 11023

    employment@greatnecklibrary.org

     

    No Phone Calls please.  The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • October 18, 2021 1:28 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)
    • The Hollis Health Sciences Library at NYU Long Island School of Medicine is hiring for its Cataloging and Interlibrary Loan Librarian.

      Role Summary

      Reporting to the Library Director, the Cataloging and Interlibrary Loan Librarian will be responsible for all professional cataloging (creation, organization, and maintenance of metadata to facilitate discovery and access to resources in various formats). The position will also be responsible for the interlibrary loan processes carried out by the library. This role will serve as the first-line support for resource sharing and document delivery requests. This position also participates in the formal educational efforts of the library, including the development of instructional materials, subject guides, web and video tutorials, and other support services, and participates in the overall growth and acquisition of library resources.

      Duties and Responsibilities:

    • ·          Performs original, adaptive, and complex cataloging of materials in multiple formats and oversees and maintains vendor-ready cataloging for print books, ebooks and serials.

    • ·          Uses traditional cataloging standards as well as existing and emerging metadata schemas and techniques to receive new items, download and edit bibliographic records of those items, and processes the items for use by the library patrons.

    • ·          Adheres to local and national standards to develop comprehensive bibliographic descriptions, performs subject analysis, and assigns classification.

    • ·          Catalogs all library materials using the integrated library system (Sirsi), OCLC applications, National Library of Medicine subject headings and classification system and ensures the records for these materials are accurate and are discoverable in the catalog and Primo discovery layer.

    • ·          Creates and runs reports in the library’s catalog for cataloging, circulation, inventory, and maintenance purposes.

    • ·          Assists the Library Director with the selection and deselection criteria for new acquisitions of library resources.

    • ·          Carries out interlibrary loan processes in DOCLINE, OCLC, and QuickDoc software.

    • ·          Prepares monthly reports of interlibrary loan activity and billing data across DOCLINE and OCLC referral systems.

    • ·          Participates and collaborates with library colleagues across the Health System and across the University. This includes representing the library during library systems meetings and content management meetings.

    • ·          Provides professional reference, informational, and consultation services to faculty, students, and staff supporting their education, teaching, and research needs.

    • ·          Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Qualifications:                                                                                                 

      Education: Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS or Library and Information Science (MLIS), or related fields or another relevant advanced degree required.

      Licensure: Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), preferred 

      Experience: 

      1-2 Years Experience in library technical services or related field.

      1-2 Years Experience with academic library systems, applications and solutions such as SirsiDynix, Primo, Serials     Solutions, QuickDoc, ILLiad, EZProxy software, and LibApps suite of applications.

      1-2 Years Medical, health sciences, hospital or health-related library settings. (preferred)

      1-2 Years Experience in implementing or migrating library related technologies and systems. (preferred)

      Skills: 

    • ·          Strong service orientation with excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills.

    • ·          Knowledge of cataloging best practices and emerging trends.

    • ·          Advanced computer skills with cataloging tools, interlibrary loan software, and working knowledge of library technologies, electronic software and resources such as SirsiDynix, Primo, Serials Solutions, QuickDoc, ILLiad, EZProxy software, and LibApps suite of applications.

    • ·          Strong database searching skills, e.g., PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL.

    • ·          Proficient in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail, video conferencing, and web applications.

    • ·          Analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills with abilities to take initiative, manage tasks and priorities, and meet deadlines.

    • ·          Ability to use technology for instructional and information purposes, e.g., learning management systems, content management systems, collaborative research and productivity tools, screen recording and video editing software.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and three references at: https://jobs.nyulangone.org/job/14101436/.

  • October 18, 2021 1:15 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Central Islip Public Library is seeking a Part-Time Librarian I or Librarian Trainee to join our Adult Reference Department.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    MLS degree from an ALA accredited school and Public Librarian certificate for a Librarian I or enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.

    Requirements and Duties:

    Provide excellent reference service and reader’s advisory

    Ability to work both independently and with direct supervision 

    Plan and conduct programs and outreach

    Assist with collection development

    Create flyers and social media posts

    Days and Hours Requirements:

    Must be available for evening hours, one Saturday and one Sunday shift a month is required 

    Starting Salary:

    Librarian Trainee $18.97 per hour

    Librarian 1 $20.65 per hour

    Interested applicants can email a cover letter and resume to:

    Cindy Miller, Head of Adult Services

    cmiller@centralisliplibrary.org 

  • October 15, 2021 2:05 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Adult Programs and Library Newsletter (17.5 hours) 

    Sachem Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and service-oriented librarian with strong  interpersonal skills to join our Adult Programs and Library Newsletter Department. 

    Job Duties: 

    Provide a high level of customer service at the Welcome Desk. 

    Ability to multi-task in-person, phone, and online transactions. 

    Enjoy interacting with adults of all ages.  

    Assist patrons in registering for library programs. 

    Take an active role in maintaing the library’s museum pass program. 

    Mastery in using current technologies. 

    Plan, organize, and facilitate in-person and online programs. 

    Possess excellent communication and organizational skills. 

    Be a team member on library-wide events. 

    Have the flexibility to assist all library service desks as needed. 

    Qualifications: 

    MLS degree from an ALA accredited school and Public Librarian certificate for a  Librarian I or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for  a Librarian Trainee. 

    Must have a strong desire to create positive experiences for our library visitors.  This position requires Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Saturdays and Sundays are required and assigned in rotation. Must be available for a  minimum of two Saturdays per month. 

    Flexibility to work mornings, afternoons, and evenings based on departmental needs.  

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter no later than  Friday, October 29, 2021: 

    Alexandra Mercado, Head of Adult Programs and Library Newsletter 

    Sachem Public Library 

    150 Holbrook Road 

    Holbrook, New York 11741 

    E-mail: alexandra.mercado@sachemlibrary.org 

    Sachem Public Library

    150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741 | 631-588-5024 | sachemlibrary.org

  • October 13, 2021 9:19 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Oceanside Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated individual to join our  team and be part of cutting-edge programming, children’s reference services, outreach and  emerging technologies. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to: 

    Performs Children’s Reference Desk duties and provides library services to children of  all ages from birth through sixth grade, tweens, teachers, parents/caregivers, schools  and special populations in the community. 

    Plans and presents programs on and off-site in group setting, such as storytimes,  book discussions, class visits, scout visits, specialty programs and informational  programs about library resources to serve the ever-changing needs of the library  community. Also, assists the Department Head to plan and coordinate outreach  activities and events. 

    Assist patrons with online program registration. 

    Participate in ordering and weeding of the children’s collection as well as compiling  themed bibliographies using print and online resources. 

    Provides assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices  and apps. Connects library users and trains staff as needed on new emerging  technologies. Also responsible for the set-up and take down of technology  equipment as needed. 

    Attends meetings/workshops as requested by the Department Head. Assists with supervising volunteers as needed. 

    Qualifications: 

    MLS Degree in Library Science from ALA Accredited program. 

    NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate. 

    Excellent customer service and hospitality, presentation and technology skills. Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively  and collaboratively. Ability to work on an individual basis and in a team environment. Knowledge of SIERRA/EventKeeper is a plus. 

    MUST be willing to work a flexible schedule – daytime, evening, weekend shifts. Oceanside Library is an Association Library and is not subject to Civil Service requirements.  Oceanside Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System. EOE.  To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ocltrustee@oceansidelibrary.com

  • October 12, 2021 1:01 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    We are seeking an organized self-starter to facilitate the efficient operation of our Youth Services department by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks in pursuit of continuous improvement of our services and continuing education offerings for member library staff. 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

    Assists the Youth Services Manager in planning and executing online and in-person meetings, including setups, agendas, resources, and any necessary information pertaining to the meeting 

    Coordinates large-scale events for the Youth Services department 

    Aids in the creation of departmental communications including documents, spreadsheets, and flyers, and maintains and updates online calendars 

    Organizes and coordinates mass-mailings and other distributions to member libraries 

    Assists in the development and design of promotional materials including website and social media content, and booklists 

    Organizes a collection of pre-publication children’s and young adult books 

    Coordinates the lending of specialized tools and equipment to member libraries 

    Creates and maintains records of attendance certificates for continuing education sessions for the Youth Services department and other departments as needed 

    Assists with hospitality and event coordination for other departments as needed 

    A full job description is available at nassaulibrary.org/admin-assistant-youth-services 

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS 

    At least 2 years experience in an office environment required; Associates degree or higher preferred 

    Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Google products; basic design software (e.g. Canva) skills preferred; Knowledge of WordPress a plus 

    Strong communications, time-management and organizational skills 

    Ability to plan, coordinate, and execute meetings, including troubleshooting event logistics, developing agendas, surveys, statistical charts, and other resources for attendees

      Experience in public libraries and/or knowledge of literature for youth a plus

      Strong commitment to excellent customer service and teamwork 

    Must possess a valid driver’s license and use of personal auto - mileage is reimbursed Able to lift books and boxes weighing up to 25 pounds 

    The successful candidate will work out of the NLS service center in Uniondale 

    Compensation & Benefits 

    Starting salary $45,570-$49,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits. NLS is not subject to Civil Service. This position is part of the collective bargaining unit. Professional involvement encouraged and supported. 

    Apply 

    Send your resume with a cover letter to the attention of Renee McGrath, NLS Youth Services Manager, at careers@nassaulibrary.org. Preference will be given to applications received by November 8, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. NLS is an equal opportunity employer 

    Nassau Library System | 900 Jerusalem Avenue | Uniondale, NY 11553 | nassaulibrary.org

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