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Temporary Part-Time Library Clerks – Albany Public Library (Howe and Pine Hills)

Albany Public Library - Howe
105 Schuyler St,
Albany, NY 12202

Albany Public Library - Pine Hills
517 Western Ave,
Albany, NY 12208

General Statement of Duties:  

Job Description:  

Required Skills and Abilities:  

Minimum Qualifications:  

Work Schedule: The work schedule may be a combination of day, evening, and weekend hours with a total of 28.5 hours per week.  This position is covering leave and may go through August. 
$13.74 or current salary 

Apply to: Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references including email addresses, Human Resources Manager, 161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY  12210,

Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is strongly and actively committed to increasing diversity within its organization.      

Posted 2/25

Information Technology Administrator (Full Time) - Mid York Library System

Mid York Library System
1600 Lincoln Ave,
Utica, NY 13502

Due to an upcoming retirement, the Mid York Library System (MYLS) seeks applications for an experienced and highly skilled individual to serve as its next Information Technology (IT) Administrator. The successful candidate must possess a team and customer-focused approach in providing IT services to 43 member libraries within a team-based cooperative library system environment. The successful applicant must have excellent communication and people skills, proficiency in integrated library systems (ILS), and an affinity for and demonstrated experience with innovation in information technology.

Annual Salary, Benefits, and Other Job Details:

General Statement of Duties

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, manages IT Department staff and oversees the MYLS IT operations to fulfill the organization’s technology goals and priorities for library services. This includes developing, evaluating, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional systems, server infrastructure, and endpoint workstations. Manages customer service for the end-user and directs activities to resolve hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.  Works closely with administration and department heads to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization and member libraries. This position will require frequent travel. 

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):


Relationship Management

IT Budget Management

Risk Assessments

Strategy & Planning

Required Qualifications:

Physical Effort:

About Mid York Library System:

The Mid York Library System (MYLS) is one of twenty-three New York State-chartered public library systems serving the State’s public libraries. Located in Utica, NY, Mid York supports a consortium of 43 autonomous public libraries and serves over 370,000 residents in a tri-county area (Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida). The mission of the Mid York Library System is to improve and expand library service in the counties of Madison, Oneida, and Herkimer.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by Friday, February 26th to In the subject line, please include “IT Administrator Position”. No phone calls, please.

The Mid York Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 2/16

Library Director - Rose Memorial Library

Rose Memorial Library
79 E Main St,
Stony Point, NY 10980

The Board of Trustees of the Rose Memorial Library is seeking a dynamic library leader who will embrace a construction project, has a passion for strategic planning, and can communicate effectively and positively with staff, community members, and groups. The successful candidate will continue to grow and expand new services and programs for its 15,000+ residents in a world that continues to change. The prosperous candidate will have experienced effective grant writing and sought out diverse sources of revenue. 

The Rose Memorial Library is located in the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County, New York, north of Haverstraw, east and south of Orange County, New York, and west of the Hudson River Westchester County. The Rose Memorial is an Association Library, made of four full-time and eight part-time employees and five Board members. The annual budget is around $495,000.

The Rose Memorial Library Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees. The position involves planning, managing the library operations following established policies, procedures, and laws, and collaborating with diverse stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities



Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than Friday, February 26, 2021, to Carole Stewart Gomez, In the subject line, please include "Library Director Position."

Posted 2/16

Teen Services Librarian - Simsbury Public Library

Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow St,
Simsbury, CT, 06070

Simsbury Public Library seeks a dynamic, outgoing, self-directed, and customer-focused librarian who has a passion for working with teens to lead the Library’s Teen Services. Candidates should have strong organizational, problems solving and planning skills, as well as the ability to build partnerships.  

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to developing and facilitating programming and services that help teens build the knowledge and experience they need to be productive as they prepare for college, careers, and life.

The Teen Services Librarian must work well independently and collaboratively. Candidates should have an inventive and responsive approach to the development and management of services, as well as the ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with teens and a variety of other audiences.  Candidates should enjoy collaboration, outreach, networking, and community engagement.

This position requires some evening and weekend hours.  It is an A-3 position in the Administrative and Professional union with a salary range of $65,794-78,631, plus benefits and a workweek of 35 hours.  

For a complete job description, minimum requirements and to apply go to Applications close March 1.

Posted 2/16

Full-Time Teen Services Librarian or Trainee – Rogers Memorial Library

Rogers Memorial Library
91 Coopers Farm Rd,
Southampton, NY 11968

Duties Include:

Requirements & Other Job Details:

Send letter of application and resume by March 1st to:

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

Posted 2/16

Library Assistant - Troy Public Library

Troy Public Library
100 Second Street,
Troy, NY, 12180

Part-time, some evenings and weekends.  This position includes general clerical and patron assistance tasks.  The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the Head of Circulation.  Must enjoy working with people and be computer literate.  

Responsibilities include:

Minimum Qualifications:

Work Schedule:

Salary:  $13.57 per hour
Contact:  Virginia Wescott, Head of Circulation, Troy Public Library, 100 Second Street, Troy, N.Y. 12180 or via email at

This is a civil service position and the appointment is provisional.  The successful candidates must take an exam when it becomes available.

Posted 2/2

Lower School Librarian/Media Specialist - Princeton Day School

Princeton Day School
650 Great Road,
Princeton, NJ 08540

Princeton Day School seeks a Lower School Librarian/Media Specialist to lead a PK – 4th Grade Library that fully incorporates a variety of print, makerspace, and technological resources.  This energetic and creative professional leads curricular initiatives collaboratively with colleagues, demonstrates a deep concern for students and their literacy development, and embraces the dynamic nature of library programs in Independent Schools.

The Lower School Librarian/Media Specialist empowers students to be creative innovators, enthusiastic readers, critical thinkers, and skillful inquirers.  They will manage a Lower School library facility and lead in the selection, evaluation, and organization of digital and print resources to create a learning environment where student-centered learning, inquiry, and problem-solving thrive.  They will serve as an expert in children’s literature and promote reading, literacy, and inquiry in the Lower School.  

They will work on a team to design an innovative curriculum, leveraging a wide array of makerspace tools and equipment, such as digital fabrication, digital media, and robotics at the lower school level. They will develop a deep understanding of PDS Lower School curricular and pedagogical practices to proactively collaborate with classroom teachers and to transform learning in the Lower School.  


To be considered for this position, qualified candidates will send their resume, cover letter, and three professional references to

Posted 2/1

Reference Librarian Coordinator of Health Sciences - Utica College

Utica College
1600 Burrstone Rd,
Utica, NY 13502

Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a Reference Librarian-Coordinator of Health Sciences in the Library. The Health Studies Librarian is a member of the team of academic librarians who, as liaisons to students and faculty, provide a range of reference services, course-related library instruction, research assistance, and collection development in support of Utica College academic programs. The Health Studies Librarian serves as the liaison to programs within the School of Health Professions and Education, including Health Care Administration, Health Care Management, Health Studies, Joint Health Professions, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. The Health Studies Librarian provides reference and information services during on-call and scheduled hours; weekend and evening reference service is required. 

In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success here. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background,  perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.  At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.

Primary responsibilities include: 


MLS from an ALA-accredited program; 2 years professional academic library experience required; knowledge/background in the area of health studies and familiarity with health studies materials and electronic resources; Second master’s degree in the relevant field highly desirable.

Utica College:

Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with a particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. 

A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.  

Application Information:
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a diversity statement. All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate discloses their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link.

All application materials must be submitted online at the following link.

Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.  

Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.

Posted 1/26

Dean of Barnard Libraries and Academic Information Services - Barnard College

Utica College
3009 Broadway,
New York, NY 10027

Dean for Barnard Libraries and Academic Information Services
Barnard College
New York, NY

Barnard College seeks an innovative and thoughtful leader as its next Dean for Barnard Libraries and Academic Information Services (BLAIS). Reporting directly to the Provost and Dean of Faculty, the Dean provides intellectual, strategic, operational, and visionary leadership for the Library in alignment with Barnard’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. Housed in the Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning, and integral to the activities of the building’s Academic Centers, the Dean will join an extraordinary team of scholars engaged in innovative research and transformative teaching within Barnard’s distinctive academic culture, which combines the benefits of outstanding liberal education with the opportunities of a major research university.

The Dean of BLAIS provides leadership for an interdisciplinary, collaborative space of intellectual discovery, cutting edge research, and transformative teaching. The Dean will develop, articulate, and bring to life a vision for the Library’s future in support of the College’s mission; provide inspired leadership to a highly professional, collaborative, committed, and service-focused team; support, advocate for, and provide access to resources for research, teaching, and learning for faculty and students; and guide the continuing evolution and implementation of new technology and services that enhance the library’s digital and physical presence. 
The opening of the Milstein Center in 2018 has created a distinctive locus of community and intellectual collaboration. The Dean will join BLAIS at an exciting time of growth and will help chart its future course in developing a strategy to encourage integration and collaboration between and among the Library and the Academic Centers to support and enhance the evolving needs of researchers, educators, students, users, and innovators.

Key opportunities for the incoming Dean are as follows:

The successful candidate will bring extensive experience working in collaborative, innovative, digital, and interdisciplinary environments and will possess a deep understanding of current issues relevant to academic librarianship, including information services, pedagogy and inquiry, digital libraries and library technologies, scholarly communication, assessment, strategic planning, and advocacy. Working both with the development and deployment of staff and material resources, the Dean will manage a highly collaborative and complex organization with skill, integrity, respect, and humor. A commitment to open communication and consultative leadership, combined with strong interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills, is crucial.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the following qualities and experiences in alignment with Barnard’s commitment to social justice and the values of diversity and inclusiveness, critical inquiry and engagement, openness, and respect:

Candidates should be accomplished professionals with at least ten years of progressive administrative leadership experience, including significant management and supervisory responsibilities in an academic or research library. An ALA-accredited graduate degree in library or information science and/or advanced degree in an academic discipline is required. Also required are a demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and inclusive excellence and an ability to connect with others and cultivate relationships based on mutual trust and respect, collegiality, and kindness.  

Find the full position profile including additional information on Barnard College, BLAIS, the Milstein Center, Barnard leadership, and the relationship with Columbia University here.

Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Managing directors Amy Sugin and Beth Schaefer are leading this search, supported by consultant Malissa Brennan. To make recommendations or to express your interest in this role please connect with them here. All nominations, inquiries, and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Posted 1/26

Youth and Family Services Librarian - Hartford Public Library

Hartford Public Library 
11 Woodbridge Ave,
Hartford, CT 06103

The Youth and Family Services Librarian is responsible for a variety of library services for youth from birth through age 19 and their families; helps plan and implement strategies for delivery of youth services throughout the library system; orders and promotes children's and teen materials (print and media) for the library system; participate in the delivery, promotion, and evaluation of youth programs; creates and conducts tours and bibliographic instruction for children and their caregivers and teachers through our Boundless partnership with Hartford City Schools; works with and provides outreach to youth-serving city agencies, schools, and organizations; and assists in writing and implementing grants. 

This position also assists with routine library duties such as checking materials in and out, creating library cards, assisting with reference questions and reader's advisory. Supervises branch staff in the absence of the branch or senior manager. Required time on the public service desk each day. Works one evening a week, Saturdays in rotation, and a few Sundays a year.

Program Development & Delivery

Partnerships & Outreach

Collection Acquisition & Utilization 


To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to and reference Youth & Family Services Librarian in the subject line of your email.

Posted 1/25