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Full-Time Assistant Director – Oneida Public Library

Oneida Public Library 
220 Broad St.,
Oneida, NY, 13421

The Oneida Public Library (OPL) is seeking a full-time assistant director. OPL is a special legislative district library with a service population of 14,000. The successful candidate for this position will embrace and promote the ideals and mission of the OPL. They will be committed to customer satisfaction and orchestrate innovative programs and services for our adult patron base. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of emerging trends in libraries and be passionate about providing responsive, high-quality customer service within a diverse community.  They will excel in professional and collaborative leadership, as well as the day-to-day operational and organizational responsibilities of an administrator.

The assistant director assists in the formulation of library policy, short and long-range planning, program development, evaluation, and provides input into allocation of resources in support of the Library's strategic initiatives. This position also requires grant-writing skills with particular experience in non-profit funding streams. In addition, reference and genealogical research experience is preferred. The specific duties and responsibilities of an assistant director vary widely from library to library. Typically, the assistant director is assigned responsibility for specific areas of the library’s services, operations and management and often takes on special projects and programs.


Education and Experience:

Job Functions:

Specific responsibilities of the assistant director include the following:





Patron Services

Interested candidates should respond with a cover letter and resume by August 1, 2020 to:

Michele Ryan, Director
Oneida Public Library 
220 Broad St.,
Oneida, NY, 13421

Posted 7/10

Part-Time Children's Reference Librarian – Palisades Free Library

Palisades Free Library  
19 Closter Road,
Palisades, NY, 10964

General Duties:

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

This position is for 20-25 hours a week that includes one evening, plus one weekend a month. Applications should be sent to

Posted 7/9

Library Manager – Gouverneur Public Library

Gouverneur Public Library  
60 Church St,
Gouverneur, NY, 13642

The Gouverneur Public Library is seeking a full-time Library Manager. 

Responsibilities and Duties:


Salary commensurate with experience and education.  Obtain application form on the website or by emailing

Send completed form and full resume to J.Lahtinen, 18 Caroline Street, Gouverneur, NY, 13642 by July 31st, 2020.

Posted 7/6

Children's Librarian – Ogden Farmers' Library

Ogden Farmers' Library
269 Ogden Center Rd,
Spencerport, NY, 14559

There is a full-time Children’s Librarian position available at Ogden Farmers’ Library, which will be open on September 1st, 2020.  Anyone who meets the qualifications below is invited to apply.                        

General Duties:      

Specific Job Duties:


Desirable Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Salary: Based on experience, starting at $35,000 / yr.


Work Hours: 52 weeks/year, 6-8 hours / day, 5 days / week (35 hours / week).  One evening per week and one or two Saturdays per month.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the library via email –  The library will be accepting applications until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications submitted by July 17th, 2020.

Posted 6/30

School Librarian – Schenectady City School District

Schenectady City School District
108 Education Dr,
Schenectady, NY, 12303

This position will report to the Principal in a midsize urban school district located in the Capital Region of Upstate New York. The Librarian will manage the school library and ensure it serves as the hub of the school. The Librarian therefore must have the ability to develop, maintain, and sustain relationships and partnerships with colleagues and the community. The Librarian will plan culturally responsive activities to meet the diverse learning needs of all students. The Librarian will maintain a Library environment that excites students about learning and engages students lived experiences. This position requires a high degree of flexibility, a caring attitude, and a culturally responsive equity-based mindset.  

Librarian Expectations:

Librarian Key Qualities:

Minimum Qualifications:

About Schenectady City Schools

With a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population, we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe, and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement.  Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation.

The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District’s recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133. The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race, or gender.  This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.

Please apply both on OLAS and the Schenectady City School District website to be considered for this position.

Posted 6/25

Middle School Librarian – Schalmont Central School District 

Schalmont Middle School
4 Sabre Dr,
Schenectady, NY, 12306

Job Description & Qualifications:

To apply, click here

Posted 6/25

Children's Department Head – Great Neck Library

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave,
Great Neck, NY 11023

The Great Neck Library seeks a creative, detail-oriented, service-driven department head. This individual will supervise a very active, culturally diverse, children's library, including a current staff of three full-time and four part-time librarians. The ideal candidate will develop, recommend, and implement new and diverse children's programs and services that fit our community; prepare annual budgets and staffing requirements; function as a person-in-charge on scheduled nights and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and professional skills are a must. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Minimum Qualifications:

Schedule: Full time-35 hours/week, Includes evenings and Saturdays; Sundays on a voluntary basis

Starting Salary Range:

The minimum starting salary is $72,000 with full benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 07/08/2020:

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
No Phone Calls

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 6/24

Head of Youth Services – Shelter Island Public Library

Shelter Island Public Library
37 North Ferry Rd,
Shelter Island, NY 11964

The Shelter Island Public Library is seeking a passionate and experienced Youth Services Librarian to manage a small youth services department.  The successful candidate must be personable, knowledgeable about children’s and teen literature, a committed team player, and enthusiastic about providing excellent library service.



Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position with some evening and Saturday shifts required.

To be considered, please respond by July 15, 2020.

Cover letter, resume, and three references should be emailed to:

Terry Lucas, Director
Shelter Island Public Library

Posted 6/24

Youth Services Librarian – Perry Public Library

Perry Public Library
70 N. Main Street,
Perry, NY 14530

The youth services librarian is responsible for the collection and programming for youth services at the Perry Public Library. 

Specific duties include the following: 

A Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university. A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or another relevant topic is recommended. Comparable training and experience will be considered.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
Full-time position, 37.5 hours a week (flexible scheduling). Salary starts at 35,000 with benefits including a health care stipend, NYS Retirement, and paid time off. 

Submit cover letter and resume by July 13th, 2020 to: 

Jessica Pacciotti, Director
Perry Public Library
70 N. Main St
Perry, NY 14530
Phone: 585-237-2243 
Fax: 585-237-2008 

Posted 6/22

Technical Services/Young Adult Services Librarian – West Nyack Free Library

West Nyack Free Library
65 Strawtown Rd,
West Nyack, NY 10994

The West Nyack Free Library seeks an energetic, positive, service-oriented professional to fill the position of full-time technical services/young adult services librarian. 

Minimum Requirements:

MLS degree from an ALA accredited school of Library and Information Science and evidence of a strong preference to work in youth services.

Core Responsibilities:

Technical Services 

Young Adult Services


Hours, Salary, & Benefit Package:

35 hours per week, including some nights and weekends with a starting salary of $50,960. Benefits include health insurance contribution, Paid Time Off and 403b Plan contribution.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application no later than July 10 to: Yixsi Echavarria,

Posted 6/16

Library Director – Highland Falls Library

Highland Falls Library
298 Main St,
Highland Falls, NY 10928

The Board of Trustees of the Highland Falls Library is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director, beginning September 2020. The Board of Trustees is primarily interested in finding the right candidate with enthusiasm and energy to work with an active community and Friends Group. 


A four-year bachelor's degree in any subject and excellent leadership and communication skills, some knowledge of grant writing, and experience working in a library.


About Highland Falls Library:

The Highland Falls Library is an Association Library serving the Village of Highland Falls and the hamlet of Fort Montgomery. The primary support for the library's budget is the Town of Highlands. The library also benefits from the very active Friends Group which often takes the lead in fundraising for special projects. The library is a member of the Ramapo-Catskill Library System (RCLS), which provides automation and other related services. The Director is expected to participate with other directors as an advisor to RCLS. The new spacious library is located on the Main Street of the village and is central to the community and its needs. The workweek is approximately 36 hours, with some Saturdays (four hours) evenings (to 7 pm) required. 

Starting salary is $50,000 to $53,000 depending on experience, holidays, and generous sick/vacation time included.

To Apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to The Board of Trustees of the Highland Falls Library to

Posted 6/15

School Library Media Specialist – Chenango Valley Central School District

Chenango Valley Central School District
221 Chenango Bridge Rd,
Binghamton, NY 13901

About Chenango Valley Central School District:

The mission of the Chenango Valley School community is to provide educational opportunities to promote maximum learning potential for personal growth and social responsibility. 

Our vision is to graduate students who will be:

The Chenango Valley Central School District is located in Broome County in the Southern Tier of New York State. Broome County includes rolling hills and the confluence of the Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers. The district is served by the Binghamton Regional Airport, and has connections for Interstates 81 and 88, as well as Route 17. Binghamton University and Broome Community College are located in the area, giving residents access to exceptional and affordable higher education. In addition, a variety of cultural opportunities are available, including Roberson Science and Museum Center, Tri-Cities Opera, Binghamton Philharmonic, Broome County Historical Society, and many theatrical groups. The region is well-known as the "Carousel Capital," housing several original working carousels. Numerous other recreational opportunities abound, such as cross-country skiing, golf, and fishing. The area is host to two minor league professional sports teams: The B Mets double A baseball and Binghamton Senators AHL hockey programs.

Job Minimum Qualifications:

To Apply:

Submit Application To:  Michelle Feyerabend, Assistant Superintendent of Schools 

Effective date: September 1, 2020

Posted 6/9

Library Publicity/Clerk – North Chatham Free Library

North Chatham Free Library
4287 NY-203,
North Chatham, NY 12132

Position Overview:

This position’s main focus is two-fold; to write and send Press Releases and to perform library circulation duties.  

General Job Duties:


The position is for 10 hours per week at $13.00/hour and does not include vacation or sick time.

To apply, contact Vicki Wills at 

Posted 6/9

Adult Services Librarian – Fayetteville Free Library

Fayetteville Free Library
300 Orchard St,
Fayetteville, NY 13066

Background Information:

The Adult Services Librarian works as part of the professional team concentrating on library services to the adult patron base. This includes providing direct patron service, planning and executing programs for adults, and working to create marketing materials for library programs and services. This position receives general direction from Executive Director and Assistant Director.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


About Fayetteville Free Library:

It is the mission of the Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) to support the evolving needs of our community. Staff members work energetically and collaboratively to contribute to the success of our programs, spaces, collections, and services across all areas of the library, in addition to focusing on their area of primary responsibility. We have a team-based environment made up of flexible and responsive professionals committed to our community.  

This position is a full-time, 40 hours a week, and non-exempt.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Heather Matzel, Executive Director, at

Posted 6/5

Adult Education Coordinator – Hartford Public Library

Harford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

Background Information:

The Adult Education Site Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, oversight, and evaluation of adult basic education, with primary focus on ESL (English as a Second Language) and Citizenship instructional services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to scheduling, outreach, assessment and testing, staff/volunteer training, and other instruction. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers.



Education Planning/Support and Instruction

Supervision and Data Collection

Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week). Salary range is $48,801.48 - $53, 807.00 with full benefits. Some evenings and weekends required.

To apply:

To start the application process, log onto the Hartford Public Library website for the link to apply online. Interested candidates must complete an on-line application, attach a cover letter, and resume.

Posted 6/1

Temporary Librarian II - Head of Adult Services - Town of Ballston Community Library

Town of Ballston Community Library
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, New York, 12027

Background Information:

Provides library service to adults, as well as children and teens when called for; including supervising a busy circulation area; solicits, schedules and provides programs for adults, including virtual programming; assists in maintaining the department’s collections; promote the use of library materials and services; performs outreach to community agencies as needed; website updates; technology assistance; supervises a team of part-time circulation clerks; and performs other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Preferred Skills:


Graduation from a registered college or university accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the NYS Education Department to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Science, or equivalent, AND two (2) years of professional library experience. Eligibility for New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at the time of application for appointment. Possession of certificate at the time of appointment.

Work Schedule and Salary: 

A combination of day, evening and weekend hours averaging up to 35 hours per week, including one Saturday per month when the building is reopened, through Summer 2020 to fill a temporary vacancy. Salary is $25.00 per hour. Work hours may include remote work for a period of time to adhere to the New York on Pause order. Responsible for the library in the absence of the Director and Head of Youth Services Librarian.


Library Director

Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three current references to: 

Jenn Richard, Interim Director
Town of Ballston Community Library 
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, NY, 12027
(518) 399-8174 ext.6

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled. 

Posted 5/18