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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. Indicate application deadline date. 
  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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  • August 11, 2022 3:35 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 21

    Please note that only candidates being considered will be contacted.

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    The ideal candidate will join a team that prides itself on providing proactive, customer-driven service in an ever-changing public library environment. 

    The person will be result oriented, have excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrate a positive attitude. The successful applicant should embrace change and should seek “to make it happen.”

    • Commit to providing a customer-centered learning environment that fosters creativity and encourages critical thinking and problem solving.
    • Anticipate community needs and trends to ensure library services are used to the optimum.
    • Instruct customers on how to use reference sources including books, periodicals, databases, Live-brary, E-books, etc.
    • Offer strong technology skills befitting the changing role of the public library.
    • Organize, promote, and disseminate a wide range of resources to meet the diverse needs of the community
    • Maintain and foster a cooperative and courteous working relationship with the public, peers, and supervisor.
    • Effectively communicate ideas and information both in written and verbal form.
    • Provide "active listening", making a conscious effort to hear and understand what the customer is saying.
    • Demonstrate a positive, energetic, and exciting attitude toward public service.
    • Up to 17.5 hours per week. The hours will include morning, afternoon, and evening shifts. Saturdays and Sundays on a rotating basis. 

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    Librarian Trainee- Must be enrolled in an accredited MLS Program

    Librarian I- Applicants must have a valid MLS Professional Librarian’s Certificate

    STARTING SALARY:

    $22.25 Librarian Trainee/ $24.72 Librarian 

    Applications must be emailed to: businessoffice@communitylibrary.org

    The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, in the employment or the provision of services.

  • August 10, 2022 9:23 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    August 31

    Northport Historical Society seeks an outgoing and friendly individual with excellent communication and multitasking skills to join our staff! Our programs for both adults and children are creative and centered around a shared passion for history and bringing the community together to discover more about historical people and places that inspire us today.

    The Museum Educator will work with the Director, staff, and Education Committee to plan programs for children. The Educator will communicate with public schools, private schools, and Girl/Boy Scouts leaders to book field trips to the museum. The hours are flexible, however the Educator is expected to lead all youth events including on weekends. A standard list of offerings for students, school clubs, and scouts will be created, in addition to special events open to the public over the summer and at other times of the year (such as local author children’s book signings at the museum or field trips to other historical places). They will also facilitate the annual NHS Senior Scholarship Award and Sundays at the Society programs.

    Qualifications

    Strong computer skills, prior experience designing and leading classes, events experience, interest in learning local history.

    Please email Director@Northporthistorical.org with a cover letter and resume

  • August 10, 2022 9:20 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    August 31

    Northport Historical Society seeks an outgoing and friendly individual with excellent communication and multitasking skills to join our staff! Our programs for both adults and children are creative and centered around a shared passion for history and bringing the community together to discover more about historical people and places that inspire us today

    The Events & Office Coordinator will work with the Director, staff, and Events Committee to plan every aspect of events, such as coordinating with presenters, writing press releases, ordering food and drinks, monitoring Zoom set up, and scheduling volunteers for the day of each event. The hours are flexible, however the Coordinator is expected to be present at all events including on weekends.  This role also requires administrative work such as scheduling Docents for weekday shifts, sending thank you letters, and ordering office supplies.

    Qualifications

    Strong computer skills, experience or ability to learn Power Point and how to run Zoom meetings, organizational skills, prior event planning and management, interest in learning local history.

    Please email Director@Northporthistorical.org with a cover letter and resume

  • August 09, 2022 2:24 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 29

    The Levittown Public Library is currently seeking an enthusiastic Librarian Trainee dedicated  to public service to work in our Young Adult Department. Candidates will be required to work  up to 17 hours per week. Schedule will include nights and weekend hours. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to:  

    • Provide general reference services using a variety of print and online resources, both  in person at the public service desk and by phone, via text, email and chat. 
    • Assist the Department Head with the selection and ordering of library materials using  online sources.  
    • Provide assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices  and apps.  
    • Provide assistance to library programs and events. 
    • Other projects as assigned.  

    Qualifications:  

    • Eligible candidates must be enrolled in ALA accredited MLS program. 
    • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication, presentation and  technology skills.  
    • Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively  and collaboratively.  
    • Must be a Nassau County Resident.  

    Hourly Salary Range: $20.53 - $22.92 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume by  

    Monday, August 29, 2022 to: 

    Maryann Ferro, Assistant Library Director 

    employment@levittownpl.org 

    The Levittown Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

  • August 09, 2022 2:21 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 29

    The Levittown Public Library is currently seeking an enthusiastic Librarian dedicated to public  service to work in the Young Adult Department. Candidates will be required to work up to 17  hours per week. Schedule will include nights and weekend hours. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to:  

    • Provide general and in-depth reference services using a variety of print and online  resources, both in person at the public service desk and by phone, via text, email and  chat.  
    • Assist with the selection and ordering of library materials using online sources. 
    • Provide assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices  and apps.  
    • Conducts book talks and multimedia programs. 
    • Other projects as assigned.  

    Qualifications:  

    • MLS Degree in Library Science and NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.  Previous experience working as a Librarian and knowledge of literature is preferred.  
    • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication, presentation and  technology skills.  
    • Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively  and collaboratively.  
    • Must be a Nassau County Resident.  

    Hourly Salary Range:  $26.22 - $29.63 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service Position.  

    Your name will not be removed from a Civil Service list. 

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume by  

    Monday, August 29, 2022 to: 

    Maryann Ferro, Assistant Library Director 

    employment@levittownpl.org 

    The Levittown Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

  • August 09, 2022 2:20 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by Monday August 29 

    The Levittown Public Library is currently seeking an enthusiastic Librarian dedicated to public  service to work in the Children’s Department. Candidates will be required to work up to 17  hours per week. Schedule will include nights and weekend hours. 

    Duties include, but are not limited to:  

    • Provide general and in-depth reference services using a variety of print and online  resources, both in person at the public service desk and by phone, via text, email and  chat.  
    • Assist with the selection and ordering of library materials using online sources. 
    • Provide assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices  and apps.  
    • Conducts book talks and multimedia programs, and story and picture book hours. 
    • Other projects as assigned.  

    Qualifications:  

    • MLS Degree in Library Science and NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.  Previous experience working as a Librarian and knowledge of literature is preferred.  Excellent customer service, oral and written communication, presentation and  technology skills.  
    • Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively  and collaboratively.  
    • Must be a Nassau County Resident.  
    • Hourly Salary Range:  $26.22 - $29.63 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service Position.  

    Your name will not be removed from a Civil Service list. 

    Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume by  

    Monday, August 29, 2022 to: 

    Maryann Ferro, Assistant Library Director 

    employment@levittownpl.org 

    The Levittown Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

  • August 09, 2022 2:17 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 19

    Responsibilities: 

    The Nassau Library System (NLS) works with 54 member libraries to coordinate shared services  that help member libraries share resources, collaborate, and take advantage of economies of  scale. The Account Clerk supports the business, financial and HR operations of NLS, participating in activities related to procurement, accounts payable and receivable, financial reporting,  personnel, payroll, and benefits administration. This position is in NLS’ Business Office, reports to  the Business Manager, and supports the activities of the organization by handling: 

    • Accounts payable and receivable activities including the preparation of invoices, checks and monthly statements in QuickBooks 
    • NLS and coordinated library purchases including researching pricing, the distribution of  ordering information to member libraries, placing, and receiving orders 
    • Data collection, tabulation and analysis, and the creation and updating of spreadsheets Financial tasks including the recording of payments received and monthly bank  reconciliations 
    • Administration of health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes, and  terminations 

    This position will be cross trained on the duties of other Business Office personnel to ensure  efficient and effective operations. The full job description is available at nassaulibrary.org/careers

    Qualifications: 

    ● High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate or bachelor’s degree in accounting  preferred 

    ● Working knowledge of QuickBooks 

    ● Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel; computer literate and able to learn  new software  

    ● Productive, well organized, attentive to detail, and accurate 

    ● Strong commitment to excellent customer service 

    Compensation: 

    Starting salary up to $50,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits. This  is not a Civil Service position; this position is part of the collective bargaining unit. Potential for  limited telecommuting. 

    To Apply: 

    Send resume with cover letter to careers@nassaulibrary.org. Preference will be given to  applications received by August 19, 2022, but applications will be accepted until the position is  filled. NLS is an equal opportunity employer.

  • August 09, 2022 11:13 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by October 15th 

    The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is inviting applications from diverse undergraduate students on Long Island to apply for a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. 

    Internship Job Description

    Reporting to the Communications and Outreach Coordinator, the intern will assist the coordinator with implementing communications, marketing, and programming for member libraries. This includes posting and managing content on social media accounts and providing support for online or in person programs. 

    The intern will be given at least four opportunities to shadow professionals in different libraries to learn more about the type of work in libraries. Shadowing may include some work completed under the direction of the librarian in the member library.

    Most work will be performed at the LILRC office in Bellport, New York.  Library visits to libraries in Nassau or Suffolk Counties will occasionally be required. There may be occasional remote work opportunities as well. 

    $4000 stipend for 15/hours/week with a flexible schedule - 16 weeks period

    APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH OCTOBER 21, 2022

    Internship Application

  • August 05, 2022 3:14 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 22

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking an energetic Librarian to join our Youth Services Department. The successful candidate will love reading, and he/she/they will have a passion for excitement, shenanigans, and community involvement. This is a part-time position that will include weekdays and nights, as well as rotating Saturdays and Sundays, as needed. Those currently enrolled in Library School are encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS (or equivalent) degree or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library program
    • Strong communication skills and public service orientation
    • Ability to work both independently and as an integral part of a team
    • Commitment to excellent customer service

    Responsibilities:

    • Implementing creative youth programming to facilitate a love of reading and learning, including story times and other activities, for ages birth through teen
    • Providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory services by competently searching and teaching others how to use a broad range of print and electronic resources
    • Evaluating materials and assisting in the selection of materials for library acquisition
    • Performs other duties, as assigned

    Starting salary:

    • $33.00 per hour, 20-28 hours per week.
    • Trainee salary commensurate with credits completed.

    TIAA 403b retirement plan and paid time off. This is not a civil service position.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references in .PDF format to Shannon Hughes at employment@hamptonlibrary.org by August 22. Please put Youth Services Position in the subject line.

    Note: The Library has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees. New hires must be fully vaccinated with exemptions only for valid medical or religious reasons, in which case, the employee must submit negative test results weekly.

    The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

  • August 05, 2022 3:12 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Apply by August 15

    The Oceanside Library is seeking a dynamic, creative, community-oriented, Adult Program  Coordinator.  

    The Oceanside Library is a leader in innovative programming, both live and virtual. We are in  the middle of a major renovation, one which will provide us with the space and resources to  significantly expand our already extensive programs and services. 

    We are looking for a forward-thinking person to coordinate our adult programs. This is a  challenging, exciting opportunity for a person with ideas and the desire to help shape a library of the future. We are seeking a person who can multitask, can handle problems as they arise, is  creative, and is curious. The ideal candidate is someone who is upbeat and unafraid to  experiment and fail. 

    Duties will include, but not be limited to, creating and implementing programs for patrons 18+;  assisting with marketing; editing our newsletter; assisting with social media; participating in  community outreach; attending professional meetings; networking with other programmers and  the Oceanside community; and related duties.  

    The Adult Program Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director, and works on the programming  team which includes the Assistant Director, the Head of Children’s Services, the Teen  Librarians, the Head of Marketing and Special Projects, and every librarian (and a good number  of other staff). 

    This is a full-time position that will include weekdays, evenings, and usually up to two weekend days per month. Hours are flexible and based on the program schedule. 

    The Oceanside Library is not a civil service library, but employees are members of NYSHIP and  the NYS pension system. The Library is an equal opportunity employer. 

    Significant factors in our consideration will be experience in programming or event planning,  publicity, newsletter editing, and community relations. The candidate should be proficient in  basic social media, Word, PowerPoint or similar presentation software, Canva (or similar  graphics program), and have a working knowledge of basic Excel.  

    Knowledge of Library Market and/or Eventkeeper is a plus. An MLS degree is not required, but  will be considered. 

    Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to Tony Iovino, Assistant  Director, aiovino@oceansidelibrary.com by August 15, 2022.

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