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Part-Time Adult & Reference Services Librarian I – The Huntington Public Library
The Huntington Public Library
338 Main St. or 335 New York Ave.,
Huntington, NY 11743 or Huntington Sta., NY 11746
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 the 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
Library Director – Robert A. Fahr Watervliet Public Library
The Robert A. Fahr Watervliet Public Library
1501 Broadway # 1,
Watervliet, NY 12189
The Robert A. Fahr Watervliet Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative leader with a strong commitment to public library service for the position of Library Director to continue growth and maximize the positive impact the library has in the community. A municipal public library serving a user population of approximately 10,000, the Library is governed by a seven-member board of trustees. In 2015 the Library opened a fully renovated and expanded 3,700 sq. ft. facility that boasts a dedicated space for youth collections and services, an adult reading room, and a digital learning center. With the newly renovated facilities the library experienced a significant increase in Library circulation, visits, and program attendance. Building on this success the Library asked the Watervliet community to vote on an annual funding budget of $150,000.00 which was overwhelmingly approved.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Reports to the Board of Trustees and holds primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library.
- Collection, service, and program planning and management.
- Collaboration with the board on the yearly budget and daily budget oversight
- Supervision of staff and volunteers
- Customer service, marketing, public relations, and community outreach
- Implementation of technology to enhance library services, fundraising, and grant writing.
- The ideal candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills, familiarity with current library technologies, and a positive and professional attitude.
- The candidate should show an aptitude to work alongside the board to reach agreed-upon goals for the betterment of the library community and evolve programs and library collection based on what library patrons and the board views as important services to maintain in the library.
- Demonstrated experience in the library collection and program development, staff and volunteer supervision, budgeting, and facility management is also highly desirable.
- Fundraising and grant writing experience will be considered a plus.
The position is scheduled to work 35 hours per week, with predominantly weekday hours and occasional Saturday hours to support library programs and events. The position requires an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited university AND a minimum of 1-year post-MLS experience managing a public library or major library services.
The Library Director’s annual salary will be $40,000 to $45,000 based on the selected candidate’s skills and experience. The package also includes paid vacation and sick time and health benefits are negotiable.
To apply please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review will begin on Monday, September 14th and continue until the position is filled.
Executive Director – Community Library Of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
5110 Jamesville Rd,
Jamesville, NY 13078
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is seeking an exceptional librarian to serve as its Executive Director. With a beautiful new library building constructed in 2017, the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is transforming lives through opportunities for collaboration, experiential learning, and creative discovery.
CLD&J is an independent member of the Onondaga County Public Library System and serves over 16,000 people in the engaged communities of DeWitt and Jamesville, NY. CLD&J has an operating budget of over $1.5 million, a staff of 20 FTE, and a yearly circulation of over 275,000. The library’s new building features a number of meetings and study rooms, comfortable seating with views, a spacious children’s activity area, a maker-space, a teen room, and an art gallery. CLD&J also has a beautiful and unique outdoor area that supports activities and workshops that inform patrons about nature, the local environment, conservation, preservation, gardening, and the beauty of the outdoors. With its “Discovery To Go” collection of child-friendly STEM-related equipment and resources, its award-winning Digital Production workshops for teens, and innovative programs for homeschooling families and older adults, CLD&J enriches the lives of all community residents while retaining traditional library collections and friendly, personalized service.
DeWitt and Jamesville are located just outside the City of Syracuse in the geographic center of New York State and offer changing seasons and easy access to beautiful lakes, forests, and mountains, making it a perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Other assets include the reasonable cost of living and housing prices, excellent schools, cultural amenities, and frequent sporting events. New York City, Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. are only a few hours away by plane, train, or automobile. Visit the library’s web site at cldandj.org for more information.
- The Executive Director is responsible for all library operations and reports to the Board of Trustees.
- Works collaboratively with the Library Board of Trustees in areas including long-range and strategic planning, policy development, and budgetary planning.
- Manages an annual budget, including monitoring and approving expenditures, and maintaining and presenting up-to-date records and reports including those required by the Library Board of Trustees, the state of NY, and annual audits.
- Fosters a collaborative work environment while effectively managing library personnel recruitment, supervision, development, and evaluation.
- Develops and leads dynamic programming supporting the needs of the community.
- Oversees the library’s collection development and maintenance policies and procedures.
- Develops and maintains effective collaborations and partnerships with stakeholders and key constituency groups.
- Develops short-term and long-range goals in support of the CLD&J’s mission and policies.
- Markets and promotes the library’s services, programs, and resources using innovative and effective strategies.
- Provides the Library Board of Trustees with accurate information and context for decision making.
- Conducts ongoing assessment of library programs, services, policies and procedures, and submits recommendations for initiatives and improvements to the Board.
- Keeps abreast of trends and innovations that enhance service and programs, inform library operations, and improve access to library resources and services.
- Identifies, seeks, and maintains external funding opportunities to supplement local funding of library operations, programs, and development.
- Prepares state, local, and other reports and statistics as needed or required.
- Oversees the maintenance of the library property and building and recommends repairs and alterations as necessary.
- Demonstrates strong and ethical leadership within a culture that encourages and rewards creative thinking, collaboration, and open communication among staff members and in the community.
- Develops and communicates a shared vision for the library that serves as a foundation for library services and operations.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present and persuade both orally and in writing.
- Deep enthusiasm for following innovations, current trends, technologies, and best practices for public libraries and effectively applying them to library services.
- Ability to manage change, build consensus, and make difficult decisions when necessary.
- Ability to analyze and interpret information, including fiscal, in order to inform effective strategies and decisions.
- A strong commitment to public service, inclusion, diversity, equity, and community engagement.
- Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Studies, or other graduate library degree accredited by the American Library Association.
- Possess or be eligible at the time of appointment for a New York State Public Librarian Certificate.
- Seven or more years of satisfactory professional library experience, including at least three to five years of supervisory experience in a management or leadership role.
- Significant fiscal management experience; experience securing external funding preferred.
- Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Salary: $75,000, depending on experience and qualifications, with competitive benefits.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments by Septermber 30th, 2020 to email@example.com. Please include three references.
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of a person’s race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, gender dysphoria, marital status, family status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, genetic information including predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, arrest or conviction record, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally protected class or status.
Part Time Librarian I – Lindenhurst Memorial Library
Lindenhurst Memorial Library
1 Lee Avenue,
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
The Lindenhurst Memorial Library is currently accepting applications for part-time positions in its Information Services Department. The successful candidate has:
- Exceptional customer service and communication skills
- The ability to multi-task and work in a team environment
- Flexible scheduling including days, weekends, nights and some holidays
- Current skills regarding library technology and the ability to work one-on-one or in small groups instructing patrons
- Strong knowledge in both reader’s advisory and adult program offerings
- Solid background and familiarity with databases and information sources typically used in a public library
- A detail-oriented work ethic and the ability to embrace changes
- An ALA-accredited MLS and a valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate, or currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library program
Salary: Librarian I: $28.13 per hour. Trainee: range of $25.28 -27.68 per hour, based on earned credits towards a degree. By civil service definition, a part-time employee works 17.5 hours or less per week.
Please email your resume, current availability, and cover letter to Library Director Lisa Kropp at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, September 10th.
Head Librarian & Information Specialist – Catskill Public Library
Catskill Public Library
1 Franklin St,
Catskill, NY 12414
The Catskill Public Library is searching for a dynamic, creative, positive, energetic, people-person to fill a full-time Head Librarian & Information Specialist (HLIS) position. The HLS is a supervisory position responsible for a department or branch of the organization. Work is performed under the supervision of the Library Director.
- Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution with at least four (4) years of professional library experience;
- Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian's professional certificate at the time of application or possession of certificate at the time of appointment
- Establishing positive working relationships with coworkers, library users, and community organizations
- A strong knowledge of and comfort with technology and instructional technology
- Supervising professional, paraprofessional, clerical and volunteer personnel;
- Evaluating the effectiveness of the department’s services and materials in relation to the changing needs of the user;
- Recommending plans for and implementing new types of services;
- Assisting in the preparation of budget proposals/presentations;
- Recommending library policies and procedures;
- Preparing statistical and narrative reports;
- Seeking and implementing grant-funding;
- Attending monthly Board meetings
- Participating in staff hiring, training and supervising;
- Conducting staff evaluations
- Providing reference and reader’s advisory service;
- Assisting with all manner of technology;
- Performing and teaching online database searches;
- Planning and implementing programs;
- Serving as liaison and advocate for library services;
- Keeping informed through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses and professional literature;
- Designing and producing public relations and library-instructional materials;
- Developing and conducting library tours, presentations and outreach COVID-Specific
- Ability to work in an unprecedented time amidst a pandemic, shaping policy and procedure; thinking outside the box on a regular basis; providing creative, inspirational help to a community in the age of COVID-19.
Skills, Abilities, & Personal Characteristics:
- Knowledge of the modern principles and practices of library science
- Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology, mobile and hand-held
- devices and online database systems
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all age groups, skill-
- levels and temperaments
- Ability to think critically to understand the needs of library users
- Ability to function as a team member
- Ability to work independently
- Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and the public
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
The ideal candidate will be friendly, approachable, customer-focused, and open- minded with a genuine passion for community and customer service; someone who is comfortable assisting others in an ever-changing technological environment; someone inspiring and capable of being inspired, someone who can see the silver lining regardless of situation. An unshakeable positive attitude is a plus.
Salary range: $50,000 - 54,000 / year. Benefits include paid vacation, sick time and health insurance contribution. This is a Civil Service Position. Position is open until filled.
Please email a cover letter, resume and at least three professional references to Library Director, Sue Ray at email@example.com Subject Heading: “Head Librarian” Former applicants may apply.
Public Services Consultant – Mohawk Valley Library Systems
Mohawk Valley Library Systems
858 Duanesburg Road
Schenectady, NY, 12306-1095
A full-time professional position that contributes to making the Mohawk Valley Library System and its member libraries models for library services for families, children, teens and outreach clients.
General Statement of Duties:
- The MVLS Public Services Consultant works with public libraries in Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady and Schoharie counties and with community partners, contributing toward library public services supporting the following family, youth services and outreach goals.
- Members of all population groups recognize the public library as an asset for promoting the public good through education, recreation and collaboration.
- Agencies that serve children, teens, families and specialized population groups recognize the library as a valued partner and ally.
- Community leaders celebrate and advocate for the vital role that the library plays in serving all community populations.
Typical Work Activities (Illustrative Only):
- Recommends collection materials and programming to member libraries
- Coordinates the system-wide summer learning program, conducts summer learning workshops for member libraries, administers summer learning grants, compiles and reports statistics to DLD and provides data for communications efforts.
- Represents the library system on regional and statewide youth and outreach councils
- Maintains a knowledge of current trends in children’s and teen literature, library services to children, teens and their families; and of issues facing children and teens in the library setting.
- Makes frequent contacts and visits with member libraries to keep current on needs, activities, and trends
- Encourages member libraries to identify and remove barriers to library use
- Helps all member libraries improve customer service
- Researches, develops and administers grants that promote youth and family services and outreach goals
- Initiates, facilitates and maintains effective working relationships between libraries and community agencies, especially those that serve youth, families and specialized populations
- Plans and presents training sessions and workshops to member libraries and other groups on youth services, family and outreach topics
- Cooperates with library systems and other agencies on regional initiatives
- Participates in regional and statewide library advocacy efforts
- Plans and administers NYS’s Coordinated Outreach Program, Institutions and Corrections Programs and Adult and Family Literacy Programs, including preparing reports and evaluations
- Coordinates meetings of the Outreach Advisory Council and facilitates its initiatives
- MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school and at least four (4) years of relevant public library experience
- New York State Public Librarian Certification required
- Knowledge of youth literature and materials, reference sources, practices and programming
- Ability to keep up with emerging technology trends
- Familiarity with current research on child development stages from babies to teens, including the impact of the family environment
- Track record of developing and maintaining community partnerships
- Past success developing and delivering engaging presentations, facilitating meetings, and training diverse audiences, virtually and in-person
- Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills, with the ability to tailor messages to target audiences
- Demonstrated commitment to customer service and equitable provision of services
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule to meet member libraries’ needs
- Tact and courtesy in dealing with employees, clients, member libraries, and the public
- Able to work effectively individually and in a team-based environment
- Valid driver’s license required
- Starting at $56,694 with required education and experience; benefits include health insurance, NYS retirement etc.
- MVLS provides memberships in NYLA and ALA, and encourages active participation in professional associations.
- The Mohawk Valley Library System is an equal opportunity employer.
- Reasonable accommodations will be provided for people with disabilities.
Apply by resume to: Eric Trahan, Director, Mohawk Valley Library System, 858 Duanesburg Road, Schenectady, New York 12306. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Applications: Friday, October 2, 2020
Library Director I – Cohoes Public Library
Cohoes Public Library
169 Mohawk St # 2
Cohoes, NY 12047
The Cohoes Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, community invested librarian to serve as Library Director. Working with the Board of Trustees, the City of Cohoes, and local stakeholders, the director provides leadership in providing high quality, 21st Century library services to our diverse community. Serving a growing population of more than 16,000, the Cohoes Public Library is a municipal public library and a member of the Upper Hudson Library System. The library has a collection of approximately 30,000 physical items, plus more than 64,000 digital items in a shared system-wide collection on the Overdrive platform. In 2019 library circulation totaled 31,800 items and had 37,500 library visits. A variety of programming for all ages is provided both inside the facility and at community sites. The library is located in a restored historic building, the former St. John’s Episcopal Church.
The Director reports to a nine member Board of Trustees and works closely with the City of Cohoes. The Director has primary responsibility for the operation and management of the library, collaborates with the Library Board on the annual budget request to the City of Cohoes, and serves as principle representative of the library in the community. Specific job activities include, but are not limited to: personnel administration; budget oversight; collection development; customer service; program planning and implementation, particularly for children; implementation of technology to enhance library services; and marketing/public relations. The library board encourages and supports the library director’s participation in regional and statewide professional activities.
The Library Director I is a Civil Service position. This is a provisional appointment pending Civil Service examination of training and experience. Prior to appointment, the successful candidate will be required to submit a completed Civil Service application. Minimum qualifications include possession of a Master’s degree in librarianship from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices AND one year of satisfactory professional library experience. Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian’s certificate at the time of application is required and possession of the certificate is required at the time of appointment.
The Library Director’s annual salary will be $40,000 - $48,000 based on the selected candidate’s skills and experience. The generous compensation package also includes health insurance and participation in the New York State Retirement System. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the Search Committee via email to email@example.com. Application review will begin on September 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Library Director – Schoharie Free Library
Schoharie Free Library
103 Knower Ave,
Schoharie, NY 12157
The Schoharie Free Library seeks a community-minded, organized, and enthusiastic individual for the position of Library Director.
The Schoharie Free Library is an association library located in the rural Village of Schoharie, New York. Located in one of the village’s historic buildings, the library is on the state and national register of historic places. The Schoharie Free Library celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2016.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to effectively engage the public, and a passion for the importance of libraries in our communities. Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director organizes, coordinates, helps create and oversees library programs, selects and curates the Library’s collection of books and other materials, develops policies, creates public relations materials, maintains and enhances online and social media presence, meets and engages with community leaders and patrons, supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the physical plant, engages in fundraising and grant writing and administration, develops and manages the budget and finances, and stays informed of developments in library management. It is anticipated that the Library Director will supervise one to two part-time employees.
- Holds a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited university or equivalent and has approximately 1 year of relevant experience.
- Capable of writing and administering grant applications and grant paperwork.
- Exhibits strong skills in traditional, online database and Internet research.
- Exhibits strong communication and organizational skills.
- Has served in a supervisory capacity.
- Attends appropriate continuing education workshops and conferences.
- Reads professional journals to remain abreast of developments in the profession.
- Maintains membership and participates in professional library associations.
The position is based on a 35-hour workweek, with nights and weekends as needed. The salary range is between $35,000 and low $40,000s, with compensation based on education and experience. Benefits include paid time off, contributions to medical insurance, and retirement IRA (after one year of service).
Review of applications will begin September 28, 2020. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professionals to:
Temporary Head of Children's Services – The Field Library
The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave.,
Peekskill, NY 10566
Under the direction of the Library Director, the Temporary Head of Children’s Services supervises children’s services staff, plans and implements programs and activities for children, provides reference and reader's advisory services, develops the children’s collection, assists patrons on the use of electronic and print resources and library technology, and creates publicity for children's programs and library events.
Essential Job Functions:
- Responsible for the daily operation of the children’s department, including supervision of library staff and volunteers, participate in the recruitment and training of new employees, ensures proper supervision of children and general public safety, ensures proper response to emergency situations, as necessary.
- Develops and maintains all aspects of the children’s collection, including books, periodicals, audio-visual and multi-media materials.
- Maintains departmental budget for materials and programming.
- Plans, promotes, and implements children’s programs and activities, such as storytimes, summer reading club, STEM and craft programs, after school programs, holiday programs, and special events.
- Answers reference questions, performs readers’ advisory services and responds to inquiries on procedures.
- Assists the public with information regarding library materials and equipment.
- Promotes the use of the library by the community; communicates effectively and professionally within the community, writes correspondence, press releases, and marketing materials for children’s programs.
- Procures and administers grants, writes grant applications, and prepares grant reports.
- Assists the Library Director in the development of the goals and objectives of the department. Attends information and instructional meetings and workshops related to library operations and children’s services.
- Posts on social media, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to lead, supervise, and motivate employees.
- Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, the special needs of children; familiarity with children’s literature; basic knowledge of child development.
- Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects, and detail/deadline oriented.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
- Excellent written and computer skills including experience with social media.
- Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees, supervisors, and the general public, especially children.
- Knowledge of automated circulation systems and information technology. SIRSI
- Workflows experience preferred.
- Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university.
- Knowledge and experience using an automated library system and databases.
- Spanish language skills desired.
- Valid New York State Public Librarian Certification.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
HR Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org 914-737-0521
The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave. Peekskill, NY 10566
This is a full-time contract position. Contract length: six months. Hiring range: $32 - $35 per hour depending on qualifications. The Field Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Library Director – Port Byron Public Library
Port Byron Public Library
12 Sponable Dr.,
Port Byron, NY 13140
Port Byron Public Library is searching for an enthusiastic person to lead the library as the social, educational, and cultural hub of our community. Working 28 hours per week, with some nights and weekends, the director will develop long-term strategies, relationships, and program to address the needs and deploy our library, staff, collections, and other assets to support and enrich the library’s community and the lives of those therein. The Library Director is responsible for the administration of all library functions within the goals, guidelines, and policies established by the Library Board of Trustees. This responsibility includes the organization and dissemination of information and services through the effective utilization of library resources. The director is also responsible for the facilities, financial management, and personnel of the library, under the governance and oversight of the board. The Director is expected to provide a leadership role within the library, the community, and the library profession. The Director serves as the official representative of the library.
Areas of Responsibility:
General Administration and Management
- Formulates and recommends policies to the library board
- Implements library policies and procedures
- Submits an annual budget to the library board in a timely way and directs and monitors expenditures
- Provides monthly financial planning data to the library board to assist in establishing short and long-term financial priorities
- Looks for new revenues sources, collaborations with other organizations, and profit-centered approaches to services with the business community
- Orients new trustees and serves as a resource for trustee activities
- Employs management techniques effectively in directing, planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, budgeting, and evaluating the library’s operation
- Directs the maintenance of the library building and grounds and recommends future space needs
- Establishes and maintains a staff manual of library procedures
- Demonstrates leadership within the organization: Takes initiative, solves problems, effects change through the action of others and encourages the development of other staff through a positive work environment
Planning, Organization, and Evaluation
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs a balanced program of library service to meet the immediate and long-range goals of the library and the community
- Identifies the standard of excellence for all operations
- Evaluates the effectiveness of library services in relation to the changing needs of the community
- Provides for critical review of internal library operations such as acquisitions, circulation, etc.
- Analyzes data affecting the library’s operation such as legal, physical, and statistical factors
- Investigates new trends and specific library programs and facilitates testing of new techniques, materials, and equipment to improve the operation of the library
- Personal Management
- Develops staff job descriptions, recommends and administers personnel policies
- Defines expectations for staff performance and sets goals for service and programming
- Works to promote high staff morale
- Encourages staff professional growth at all levels by supporting participation in professional associations, workshops, seminars, and activities
- Ensures that staff performance appraisals are done on a regular schedule
Community and Professional Management
- Recommends and administers public relations programs
- Represents the library and speaks before the community, civic, and other groups regarding the objectives and activities of the library
- Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups, schools, and the general public
- Ability to think analytically and to develop new services and programming
- Considerable knowledge of computers and data communications especially in regard to library application
- Maintains confidentiality of library records and administrative matter
- Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, social skills, and adaptability
- Ability to make administrative decisions, develop policies and supervise staff
- Ability to write grants
- Effective interpersonal skills consisting of creative and diplomatic management abilities
- Ability to motivate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, volunteers, other community agencies, governmental bodies, and the general public
- Associates Degree (Required)
- Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
- Part-time – 28 hours/week
- Negotiable dependent on experience and education
Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:
Port Byron Library
Board of Trustees
P.O. Box 520
Port Byron, NY 13140
Full-Time Circulation Clerk: Children's Department – Great Neck Library
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.,
Great Neck, NY 11023
- Display enthusiasm while working with the public.
- Perform basic keyboarding skills and have the ability to use
- computer programs for circulation functions.
- Knowledge of Sierra a plus. Shelving experience.
- Work independently, accurately, and with attention to detail.
- Able to respond to directions given by a supervisor.
- Customer service experience is preferred.
- Full Time – 35 hours per week
- Includes some evenings and weekends
- $32,680+ with experience
- Plus full benefits package.
Reply with cover letter, resume and references no later than August 28th, 2020 to:
Great Neck Library
No Phones Calls Please.
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Part-Time Librarian: Children's Department – Great Neck Library
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.,
Great Neck, NY 11023
We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to children and parents. The successful candidate must be friendly, hard-working, and knowledgeable about children’s literature, digital services, and video gaming. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.
- MLS (Master of Library Science Degree) from an ALA-accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree;
- Experience working with children (birth – 6th grade) and parents;
- Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service to parents and children in a busy 4 location library system;
- A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services;
- Desire to work as a team and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative programs for children independently
- 25 hours/week, includes
- Every other Saturday
- Sunday’s on a voluntary basis.
- Part Time: $25.90 per hour
Reply by August 28th, 2020 to:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave
Great Neck, NY 11023-1938
No phone calls please.
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Senior Librarian II – Great Neck Library
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.,
Great Neck, NY 11023
Seeking a creative, detail-oriented, service-driven Senior Librarian in the Children’s Department for a very active, culturally diverse children’s library in a highly educated community. The ideal candidate will be experienced in collection development and weekly staff scheduling; supervise staff in Department Head’s absence; function as person-in-charge of the Library on scheduled nights and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and professional skills are a must.
Job Responsibilities May Include:
- Staff Scheduling
- Material Ordering
- Conducting Programs and Special Events
- Other tasks as delegated by Department Head
- MLS from ALA accredited college or university
- Minimum of three (3) years Librarian Experience
- Full time – 35 hours/week, includes
- One night plus Saturday rotation.
- Sundays on a voluntary basis.
Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $61,640 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 8/28/2020:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023
No Phone Calls Please
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Library Director – Dormann Library
101 W. Morris St.,
Bath, NY 14810
The Dormann Library is a thriving rural library in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Located in the Village of Bath, the library is centrally located to Elmira, Ithaca, and Corning.
- The Library Director plans, organizes, directs and is responsible for the operations and activities of the library within the parameters of NYS law and the library's policies.
- The Library Director oversees and evaluates the development and execution of educational and cultural programs, collection development, the supervision and development of staff & volunteers, and the care of the library's facility and grounds.
- The director recommends policies and goals to the Library Board of Trustees.
- The person in this position must be a positive and flexible individual who enjoys working with people of all ages and backgrounds, has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and will provide leadership as the administrative branch of the library's governance.
The candidate must have a Master of Library Science degree. This position is a salaried position at $52,000 annually and includes paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.
A full job description may be viewed at the library website.
Resumes may be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to: Dormann Library, 101 W. Morris St., Bath, NY 14810 Attention: Personnel Director. Resumes must be received by September 15, 2020