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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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  • August 13, 2018 2:07 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Adult Services – Part-time Librarian I Position

    The Syosset Public Library seeks a friendly and energetic librarian to work in our Reference and Reader’s Services departments. This is a part-time position that requires scheduling flexibility and will include one evening per week, every other Saturday, one Sunday per month and other hours as needed. This is a non-competitive Civil Service position.


    • Provide assistance and library services to adults and teens.
    • Provide technology assistance with computers and other digital devices.
    • Other projects and tasks as assigned.


    • Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program.
    • Must be a Nassau County resident.
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Experience working in Adult Services and knowledge of adult literature.
    • Excellent customer service, presentation, and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of Sierra.
    • Knowledge of application software (Microsoft Office) and social media
    • Motivated, detail-oriented.
    • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies, skills and to think outside the box.
    Hourly Wage:
    • Range $25.00 - $30.00 per hour, depending on experience.

    Interested candidates should submit their resume, by email, to

    Edward Goldberg, egoldberg@syossetlibrary.org by August 24, 2018.

  • August 13, 2018 9:14 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Business Office
    Accounting Clerk (PT)

    Skills required:

    Successful candidate will have a degree in Accounting
    and at least 3 years accounting experience.

    Working knowledge of principles of Fund Accounting preferred.
    Must be computer literate, well organized, and detail oriented.
    Sage (Peachtree) Accounting and AccuData Payroll experience a plus.

    Job Duties:

    Reports directly to Business Manager;

    Accounts Payable: Matches invoices to purchase orders, Prepare checks for mailing,
    Prepare and send retiree notices, Attach checks to invoices, Filing of invoices, Prepare

    new A/P folders;

    Cash Receipts: Counts cash from all locations and prepares bank deposits;
    Payroll: Maintains overtime spreadsheet, dispatch pay stubs to employees;
    Assists Business Manager in special projects as required.

    10-15 hours per week
    Monday - Friday

    $15-$20 per hour (Rate commensurate with experience)

    Reply to:
    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11023
    The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    No Phone Calls Please

  • August 08, 2018 6:10 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Part-Time Entry Level Children’s Librarian/Trainee Position Available

     Description: The Amityville Public Library is seeking a creative, friendly and informed children’s librarian or trainee to fill a part-time position in the Children’s Department. The successful candidate should possess a strong interest and knowledge of children’s materials and technology


    .Assist patrons in the use of the library and its resources.

    · Perform readers’ advisory for children up through Grade 6, parents & caregivers

    · Conduct programs for children from infant through Grade 6

    · Participate in community outreach.

    · Excellent computer skills and digital literacy is required.

    Required Qualifications:

    · Librarian I applicants must have an MLS and a valid New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate·

    Must have 12 graduate credits in children’s services, with at least three credits in children’s literature.

    · Librarian Trainee applicants must be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school with some knowledge of Children’s Services.

    This position is for the evening shift, (4-9 p.m.), up to 17 hours a week. Weekends include every third Saturday according to rotation (12 noon-5 p.m.) and Sundays as needed.

    Email resume by Friday, August 24 to Celine Lieffrig, Head of Children’s Services: CLieffrig@amityvillepubliclibrary.org

  • August 08, 2018 12:24 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The New York Academy of Medicine seeks a Digitization Consultant.

     The New York Academy of Medicine Library is currently looking for a consultant to work on our mass digitization project, Public Health in America, 1911-1968.  Collections in the project include the Committee on Public Health of the New York Academy of Medicine: Correspondence, Reports, and Documents, 1911 – 1968, the Library of Social and Economic Aspects of Medicine of Michael M. Davis, 1920-196[1], and selected publications from the Health Reports Collection.   The consultant will provide pre-digitization services for all collections, including creating a new finding aid for the Michael Davis collection, barcoding archival material for tracking, conducting condition assessment, packing and shipping material for digitization, and other tasks as necessary to prepare and send materials to the digitization vendor.  The consultant will also provide post-digitization services that include unpacking returned materials and conducting post-digitization condition assessment.

     Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • ·       Create a finding aid for the Michael Davis collection and work with the Historical Collections Librarian to re-order the archival collection
    • ·       Conduct condition assessment of materials pre- and post- digitization
    • ·       Barcode and check-out materials from the online catalog
    • ·       Organize and pack materials for shipping to the digitization vendor
    • ·       Track materials throughout the process


    • ·       Experience handling archival material and creating finding aids.
    • ·       Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • ·       Knowledge of online library catalog systems and working knowledge of technology, including Excel.
    • ·       Ease and proficiency working in digital library settings.
    • ·       Ability to lift library materials weighing up to 30 lbs.

    Education and Experience:

    • ·       A bachelor’s degree
    • ·       One to two years of experience in a library setting, including knowledge of technology, and online library catalog systems.  A library student working toward the MLS degree is preferred.




    New York, NY

     To Apply

    Please send an e-mail with your qualifications and resume to rnaughton@nyam.org

     Company Information

    New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

     Contact Information

    Robin Naughton, Head of Digital, e-mail: rnaughton@nyam.org

    Emily Miranker, MA
    Events & Projects Manager

    Library and Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health


    The New York Academy of Medicine

    1216 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10029
  • August 08, 2018 12:22 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)



    KAREN FARRELL, Director 400 UNIONDALE AVENUE UNIONDALE, NY 11553 - 1995 516-489-2220 Fax: 516-489-4005

    August 8, 2018

    Full-Time Librarian Trainee Position Available

    The Uniondale Public Library is seeking a friendly and energetic library school student to work in our active library. This is a full-time non-competitive Civil Service position. Candidates will work 35 hours per week including some nights and weekends.


    • Provide assistance and library services to patrons of all ages.
    • Provide technology assistance with computers, iPads, mobile devices, etc.
    • Provide general public desk duties, readers’ advisory and collection development.
    • Other projects and tasks as assigned.


    • Current enrollment in an ALA-accredited graduate program.
    • Must be a Nassau County resident.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Excellent customer service, presentation and written communication skills.
    • Motivated, detail-oriented, and flexible.
    • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and think outside the box.

    Annual Salary

    • $39,000

    Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to Cathi Nashak, cnashak@uniondalelibrary.org by September 7, 2018

  • August 08, 2018 12:13 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Job Title:  Library Page, Children’s Department

    Description of Duties:

    • Shelve returned materials
    • Shelf-reading
    • Perform routine shelf maintenance including shifting, weeding, and general care of library collections
    • Assist with programs as needed
    • Straighten up department
    • Help take care of department guinea pig
    • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work cooperatively and follow instructions
    • Ability to bend and reach shelves, push heavy book carts, and stand for long periods of time
    • Good organization and communication skills
    • Reliable
    • Flexible
    • Personable


    • Must be at least 15 years of age with working papers
    • A brief competency quiz will be given to determine eligibility


    $11.00 per hour

    Hours: 10 – 15 hours per week including Saturdays

    Christine Fitzgerald, Head of Children’s & Parent Services
    Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    (631) 728-6241 ext. 106

  • August 08, 2018 12:06 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    Job Title:  Library Clerk, Children’s Department

    Description of Duties:

    • Shelf-reading and shelving materials
    • Perform routine shelf maintenance including shifting, weeding, and general care of library collections
    • Assist with and/or facilitate programs and help prepare for programs
    • Greeting patrons, locating materials, both within the library and the library system, and answering telephones
    • Provide technical assistance with computers
    • Straighten up department
    • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work cooperatively and follow instructions
    • Ability to bend and reach shelves, push heavy book carts, and stand for long periods of time
    • Good organization and communication skills
    • Reliable, flexible, and personable
    • Enjoys children’s literature


    • High school graduate or equivalency preferred.  However, will consider responsible high school student.
    • Basic computer and word processing skills
    • A brief competency quiz will be given to determine eligibility


    $12.00 + per hour, based on skills and experience

    Hours: 10 – 15 hours per week

    Please send or email resume by 8/31/18 to:

    Christine Fitzgerald, Head of Children’s & Parent Services
    Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    (631) 728-6241 ext. 106

  • August 08, 2018 9:53 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    The Malverne Public Library is seeking a Part-time Youth Services Librarian I.

    Working closely with the Children's Librarian, the Youth Services Librarian will serve tweens and young adults, manage the Young Adult materials collection, and plan programs for this age group.

    Qualified applicants will have a familiarity with Sierra, Wordpress, Facebook, Microsoft Office and Baker & Taylor Titlesource III, and will be responsible for updating the Library's social media and webpage, ordering Young Adult materials, and keeping database statistics.

    Scheduled hours are Mondays from 12noon to 6pm; Wednesday from 5pm to 9pm, and two Saturdays per month from 9am to 5pm. Up to 17 hours per week may be scheduled.

    Salary: $21.50 per hour

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:

     Marianne Kobbe, Library Director, at director@malvernelibrary.org

    Note: this is a non-competitive position

  • August 07, 2018 3:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)


    The Callahan Library on the St. Joseph’s College Patchogue Campus seeks two part-time library assistants effective September 2018. One position will work 10 months and the other will work 12 months. Successful candidates will possess excellent communication skills; adhere to scheduled hours by punctual, regular attendance; perform routine circulation functions (including discharge and acceptance of books, media, reserve materials, etc.); receive and record payments related to overdue fines; answer phones and e-mail; locate and shelve materials (Library of Congress classification); participate in shelf-shifting projects as needed; pick up, sort, and deliver campus mail; monitor printer/copier paper; and other duties in keeping with an academic library serving traditional and non-traditional students. Essential to employment is maintaining strict confidentiality of user records. Specific responsibilities of successful candidates will be refined by the Executive Director of Libraries after hire, building on the match of candidate strengths and interests with the needs of the library.


    • Some post-secondary education (ideally, an associate or baccalaureate degree)
    • Courteous, tactful demeanor working with students, faculty, librarians, and staff
    • Accurate adherence to library rules, policies, and procedures
    • Professional, customer service demeanor when explaining policies to all library users
    • Ability to troubleshoot hardware problems and/or report to information technology staff
    • Working knowledge of  technology, including MS Office applications and library software programs
    • Ability to locate, retrieve, move, and lift books; strength to push library cart with books
    • Work experience (post-high school) of at least five-years (with library experience a plus)


    • 12-MONTH: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 1-6 pm (maximum 990 hours annually)
    • 10-MONTH: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 am-1 pm; Sunday 1-6:30 pm (limited hours during intersessions, with maximum 690 hours annually)
    • The flexibility to switch shifts on an as-needed basis is highly desirable

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Send resume and cover letter as attachments addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy, Executive Director of Libraries, at Callahan@sjcny.edu with the subject line: PT Library Assistant [specify 12-MONTH, 10-MONTH, or BOTH POSITIONS]. Only electronic submissions will be accepted (no phone inquiries or hard copy materials).

  • August 07, 2018 3:18 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

    The Teen Department at the Riverhead Free Library seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and service-oriented individual for a position in our Teen Services Department
    Job Duties:
    -Enjoy interacting with teens and their parents
    -Provide readers’ advisory and guidance to teens
    -Assist librarians in compiling monthly registration forms and calendars
    -Assist librarians in facilitating programs
    -Interest in current technological trends
    -Possess strong communication and organizational skills
    -Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
    -Registering teens for programs

    High school graduate or equivalent
    Flexible schedule which will included Tuesday and Thursday nights.
    Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

    Clerk: $14.84 per hour
    Benefits: Membership in NYS Retirement System (optional)

    To be considered for this position, please send or email your resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on Monday, August 13th to:

    Lauren Strong, Teen Services Coordinator
    Riverhead Free Library
    330 Court Street
    Riverhead, NY 11901
    Email: lauren.strong@riverheadlibrary.org
    Teen Services

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