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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 ehunter@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. 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.
  6. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
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  • December 07, 2018 12:16 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Assistant Librarian, Center for Fiction

     Part-time, 20 hours per week.

    The Center for Fiction, the only nonprofit literary organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to celebrating fiction, seeks an Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian helps with daily running of the Center for Fiction’s 70,000 volume library in our new building, located in downtown Brooklyn. Duties include opening /closing the library, collection maintenance, assisting patrons with reference requests and circulation, shelving, and cataloging. The Assistant Librarian also works with other Center staff as needed on events and special projects. In the absence of the Head Librarian, the Assistant Librarian will supervise library interns and oversee the daily work of the library. Customer-service interactions are a crucial part of the job. Hours include evenings and weekends. Previous library experience preferred. MLS preferred but advanced library school students welcome to apply. Salary commensurate with experience.

     Interested applicants send cover letter and resume by December 21, 2018 to allison@centerforfiction.org

  • December 06, 2018 1:28 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track appointment beginning the fall 2018 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden.  Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. 

     This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.  The individual selected to fill this position will qualify for academic rank at the level of Instructor/Assistant Professor.

     Job Description:

    Reporting to the Director for the Center of Innovative Pedagogy, the Central Technical Services Librarian will work as part of a team to provide access to library resources to users in a multi-campus environment.  Specifically, the successful candidate will:

    ·         Work with the campus libraries and library-wide committees to license and provide access to library electronic resources.

    ·         Catalog and edit bibliographic records for the library’s print and non-print collections.

    ·         Develop and coordinate training on library information systems.

    ·         Market library resources to the college community.

    ·         Maintain effective communication and working relationships with faculty, administration, staff and library users on all three campuses.

    ·         Participate on relevant committees, attend departmental meetings, and engage in assessment activities as appropriate.

    ·         Act as liaison with SUNY library groups and the Suffolk County Library System, and other appropriate state and regional groups.

    ·         Perform other duties and related tasks as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    ·         Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Systems.

    ·         At least three years’ experience working in a technical services department.

    ·         Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

    ·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    ·         Knowledge of library data analytics for decision making.

     Preferred qualifications: 

    ·         Experience working in an academic library

    ·         Knowledge of library industry standards: MARC, LC Subject Heading, LC Classification, Open URL, COUNTER, SUSHI, etc.

    ·         Experience working with integrated library systems (ExLibris: Aleph and Alma)

    ·         Experience working with discovery services (EDS/Primo)

    ·         Print and social media marketing experience


    The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College

    For full posting and to apply go to: https://www3.sunysuffolk.edu/About/Employment.asp?id=810

  • December 06, 2018 11:32 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Adult Reference Librarian Position Available

    The Amityville Public Library is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic team player to fill a part-time librarian position in the Adult Department. The successful candidate must be a service oriented individual, friendly, hardworking and knowledgeable of electronic and print resources.

    Requirements and Duties:

    • Have the ability to work with a diverse population and effectively provide customer service to a large number of customers simultaneously.

    • A hands-on working knowledge of download and digital services on a variety of devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services to others.

    • Ability to provide reference, research, and readers' advisory service to adults, young adults, and as back-up in Children's Department.

    • Have a technology skill set appropriate for an information professional in today’s environment.

    • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    • Have an MLS degree or be enrolled in an accredited Library Masters’ degree program.

    • Have experience with social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

    • Spanish language skills are a plus, but not required.

    Schedule:  17 hours per week plus every 3rd Saturday

    • Monday - 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (5 p.m. to 9 p.m. when working a Saturday)

    • Thursday - 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (5 to 9 p.m. when working a Saturday)

    • Friday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. when working a Saturday)

    • Every 3rd Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    • May include Sundays, from October to May

    Salary: Librarian: $24.76 / Trainee: $22.84 with less than 12 credits or $23.79 with 12 + credits

    Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter via email by Monday, December 17, 2018 to: Linda Ferraro-Head of Adult and Young Adult Services employment@amityvillepubliclibrary.org

  • December 05, 2018 12:38 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Job Opening - Nassau Library System (Uniondale, NY) - Training & Digital Resources Specialist

    At the Nassau Library System, we are all about helping our member libraries accomplish great things. We are searching for a service-oriented teammate who understands what it means to support and encourage people as they learn and grow and is passionate about finding new solutions to long-standing challenges.

    As our Training & Digital Resources Specialist,  you will support the learning and development of member library staff and administer consortial subscriptions to digital library resources. The primary goal of the position is to develop confident, knowledgeable member library staff, especially in utilizing digital library resources and promoting them to the public.

    If you’re a thoughtful and effective speaker, forward-thinking about the role of digital resources in the library, and understand that service improves when libraries work together, this might be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. You must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and at least three (3) years of relevant experience. Learn more at nassaulibrary.org/careers.

    This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package, including participation in the NYS Retirement System. The starting salary is $65,000-$75,000, depending on relevant qualifications and experience.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to careers@nassaulibrary.org. The review of applications will begin on December 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • December 05, 2018 12:32 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    On-Call Clerks



    Must work well with people, be familiar with computer keyboard, be quick and eager to learn, and be able to work independently.
    Starting Salary $15.07/hour

    On-Call hours only – No regularly scheduled hours

    Must be available for day, evening and Saturday hours.

    Reply with resume, cover letter and three references via email by

    December 14, 2018 to:
    Director’s Office
    Great Neck Library
    159 Bayview Avenue
    Great Neck, NY 11023-1938


    No phone calls please.

    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • December 03, 2018 4:14 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Commack Public Library seeks a creative, energetic and enthusiastic librarian or librarian trainee to join its Young Adult Department for 15 hours a week.

    Do you check off any of these boxes? If so, this job is for you!
    o Plan and implement innovative programs for teens including volunteer programs.
    o Knowledge of Young Adult Literature and able to sell a book to a teen.
    o Display customer service skills with patrons in an upbeat and positive manner.
    o Demonstrate and explain digital resources, such as Brainfuse
    o Enjoy interacting with teens and their parents and able to effectively manage a large
    teen program.
    o Have flexibility to work mornings, afternoons if needed.

    Required Qualifications:
    o MLS degree from an ALA accredited school or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS
    program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee. MLS graduates need to meet the
    minimum requirements of the entry level (children’s services) Suffolk County Civil
    Service exam.
    o Excellent customer service skills
    o Knowledge of current technology and literature
    o Strong time management skills
    o Multitasking abilities
    o Availability to work nights and weekends

    Interested candidates should e-mail their resume and cover letter to Joanne Albano, Head of Young Adult Services at jalbano@commackpubliclibrary.org no later than December 18, 2018.

  • December 01, 2018 11:14 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    Posting date: DECEMBER 1, 2018
    Hourly rate:  $19.25/HR
    Hours: FLEXIBLE

    The Montauk Library is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated team player to work part-time alongside supervisory & support programming staff in a dynamic public library setting.  Qualified candidate must be friendly, hardworking, organized and detail-oriented. Qualified candidate must also be comfortable with computers, computer applications, AV equipment, Gaming and other technology.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in technology, liberal arts, communications or similar studies.

    • Proficiency in Computers, Technology, AV equipment, etc.

    • Knowledge of essential library services.

    • Experience with social media.

    • Strong customer service, phone and communication skills.

    • Spanish language skills are a plus, but not required.

    E-mail Letter of Interest, Resume & References to:

    Denise DiPaolo, Library Director ddipaolo@montauklibrary.org

    with subject heading LIBRARY ASSISTANT POSITION

    Only candidates being considered will be contacted.

  • November 30, 2018 11:24 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    We are reopening our search for a Health Sciences Librarian at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) in Manhasset, NY, a major tertiary hospital of Northwell Health.  The successful candidate will be an expert searcher and innovative instructor on health and biomedical information sources as well as an enthusiastic collaborator with all of our librarians across the health system on scholarly publishing and research impact initiatives, and evaluation of our jointly subscribed robust collection of electronic resources.  Our librarians conduct searches for systematic reviews and support evidence based practice activities with our substantial GME trainee programs, allied health and nursing staff, as well as clinical and research faculty.  This position will also oversee document delivery services.    The NSUH Library is a very busy and stimulating environment with opportunities to conduct research and develop new services.  Active participation in professional organizations and publishing is encouraged.

    Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in Library Science and a minimum of two years library experience, preferably in a hospital or medical school setting, required.  Demonstrated knowledge of content and formats of resources and experience in teaching library information literacy skills, required.

    Northwell Health is a health care provider with over 20 hospitals, a research institute, and over 1,600 GME resident and fellow positions, spanning Long Island, New York City, and Westchester.  Hofstra University and Northwell Health are partners in the establishment and operation of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

    To view the full job description and be considered for this position at North Shore University Hospital, complete the application process, including a current CV and cover letter, at the Northwell Health job site:

  • November 29, 2018 5:37 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Full-Time Teen Services Librarian or Trainee

    35 hours per week.  Includes evenings and weekends.

    Duties Include:
    • Provide patrons with information about print and digital resources for teens.

    • Assist with collection development

    • Maintain current knowledge of young adult literature

    • Maintain current knowledge of technological trends available for providing library service to teens

    • Attend professional meetings and workshops

    • Plan and conduct programs for teens

    • Assist with school visits and other community outreach projects.

    • Maintain a variety of online social networking tools

    • Create marketing tools for teen department programs and services.

    • Solid computer experience including Microsoft Office Products a must

    • Experience with the Sierra automation system a plus

    • Flexibility and the ability to work in a team environment a must


    Applicant must have an MLS or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program.

    Library experience, particularly with teens is a plus. Spanish speaking also a plus.

    Salary commensurate with experience.

    Send letter of application and resume by December 27
    th to:

    Casey Fehn
    Teen Services Department
    Rogers Memorial Library
    91 Coopers Farm Road
    Southampton, NY 11968

  • November 28, 2018 2:31 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Amityville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Children's Librarian, or Trainee for its Children's Department

    Job Requirements:

    The ability to work with parents and children from birth through Grade 6

    Strong communication skills are needed to assist in reader's advisory and reference help.

    Familiarity with children's literature

    Creativity and ability to run children's craft programs and or story times.

    The position is for 17 1/2 hours per week with hours to include Tuesday's, 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, 10 -2 and Thursdays from 12-8 p.m. This position will also include every third Saturday from 12-4 p.m.

    Civil Service Requirements:

    Trainee candidates must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school and pursuing a certificate in Children's Services in the Public Library with at least (3) credits completed in Children's Literature or Public Library Services for Children.

    Librarian I (Children's Services) candidates must have a Master's Degree in Library Science(MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department, including or supplemented by a minimum of twelve (12) credits of course work in children's services, with at least three (3) credits in children's literature.

    Please e-mail resumes by Dec. 21, 2018

    Celine Lieffrig Head of Children's Services Amityville Public Library clieffrig@amityvillepubliclibrary.org

    631.264.0567 Fax 631.264.2006

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