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Librarian/Archivist (Full-Time) - East Hampton Library

East Hampton Library
159 Main St
East Hampton, NY 11937

The East Hampton Library is seeking a full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the 
Long Island Collection, is a special collection, and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons.   
Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities include the arrangement and description of archival materials and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to highlight the collection through community outreach, writing a weekly email newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays. 


35 hours per week; salary commensurate on experience. 
Send resume and cover letter to  

Posted 6/20

Young Adult & Community Outreach Services Librarian - Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville

Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
5110 Jamesville Road
DeWitt, NY 13078

The Young Adult & Community Outreach Services Librarian provides professional-level support in a dynamic suburban public library. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this full-time position focuses on creative services to young adults and coordinates the library's outreach services.

In addition, this position provides general and specialized reference service and reader's advisory services to young adults, participates in collection development and management, and supports our Youth Services staff in planning and implementing services, educational opportunities, and events in the community. Some weekends and evenings. Frequent travel in the Town of DeWitt to provide outreach services.

Core Responsibilities - Young Adults

Core Responsibilities - Community Outreach

Additional Responsibilities


Physical Activity Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the Reference/Adult Services Librarian stands, reaches with arms; uses hands, fingers, sight, hearing, and verbal communication; bends, stoops, kneels; lifts and carries materials weighing less than 20 pounds; lifts, moves, and/or manipulates bulky items and/or crates of materials weighing up to 50 pounds; and pushes/pulls/maneuvers a wheeled book cart weighing up to 200 pounds when fully loaded. Job duties may occasionally require standing for extended periods of time.

This job description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct, and control the work of employees. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change if necessary. Position Descriptions are subject to modification. 

To apply: Email your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to

Posted 6/20

Reference Librarian - Wells College/Louis Jefferson Long Library

Wells College/Louis Jefferson Long Library
170 Main St
Aurora, NY 13026

The reference librarian is responsible for providing reference and referral services, assisting students, faculty, staff, and community library patrons in using available information resources, as well as providing reference assistance to students at other colleges through the 24/7 multi-library system, and supporting positive student outcomes and retention by focusing on OERs to reduce textbook related costs for students. The reference librarian offers library use instruction to students in credit courses, orientation, and other programs, and supports faculty in making information resources available to their students. The reference librarian also staffs the library and covers the circulation and reference desk as needed. 



10-month, full-time 35 hours per week; occasional nights and weekends as needed.

Learn more about the position and apply here.

Posted 6/20

Adult Services Part-Time Librarian or Librarian Trainee - Comsewogue Public Library

Comsewogue Public Library
170 Terryville Road
Port Jefferson, NY, 11776

Description of Duties:


Rate: (2022/23 Fiscal year hourly rate) $30.76/hr. for Librarian I, $24.31-$26.77/hr. for Librarian Trainee based on credits.

We invite you to apply by June 27 for an opportunity to join our motivated team of skilled Librarians in a warm and welcoming environment. At Comsewogue we put an emphasis on training and we support each other in our day-to-day tasks. We’re looking for someone who wants to share our interest in serving our adult patrons and make a positive contribution to our community.

Submit your cover letter and resume to or fax: 631-928-6307

Posted 6/20

Facilities Manager - Great Neck Library

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

The Great Neck Library is seeking an energetic individual to provide leadership and professional experience for the management and operations for all of the Great Neck Library locations. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and oversight of operations for the four Great Neck Library facilities. Responsibilities include maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds maintenance, vehicle repair and maintenance, custodial services, construction project coordination and mechanical systems maintenance. 

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Qualifications & Experience Required:


Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $66,600+, with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position.

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 6/27/2022:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
No Phone Calls Please.  The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 6/20

Circulation Clerk (Full-Time/Children's Department & Station Branch) - Great Neck Library

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

The Great Neck Library is seeking friendly, approachable full time circulation clerks for the Children's Department and the Station Branch to greet, guide and assist our patrons in person and on the telephone.  

Duties and Responsibilities include:


Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $32,040 plus full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This is a Union Position.

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 6/28/2022:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
No Phone Calls Please
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 6/20

Contingent Full-Time Webmaster/Social Media Coordinator - Great Neck Library

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

The Great Neck Library is seeking a creative, energetic, detail-oriented, Webmaster/Social Media Coordinator for a very active, culturally diverse, highly educated community.  The successful candidate will develop and manage content for the library’s website, digital displays, social media platforms as well as print materials. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to organize, prioritize and time manage projects are a must.  

**This position is currently a contingent permanent position, meaning that this position is left temporarily vacant by reason of a promotion. Full permanency of this position cannot be guaranteed.  Should the permanent employee fail to complete the probationary period, such employee has the right to return to their previous position and displace the contingent employee.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Qualifications & Experience Required:

Full time – 35 hours/week, could include evenings meetings and Saturdays. Sundays as needed. 

Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $55,000 plus full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a Union Position.

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 6/27/2022:
Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
No Phone Calls Please. The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 6/20

Full-Time Programming/Editorial Assistant - Great Neck Library

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a detail-oriented, motivated Programming/Editorial Assistant to join our talented Programming and Publicity department.  The successful candidate, under the supervision of the Department Head, will write and edit library promotional/publicity materials including the Library’s Newsletter and shall assist in the development, coordination, and supervision of adult programs.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Qualifications & Experience Required:


Starting Salary Range:

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 6/27/2022:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
No Phone Calls Please. The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 6/20

Catalog Librarian II, Collection and ILL Supervisor - The Suffolk Cooperative Library System

The Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 Sunrise Hwy
Bellport, NY 11713

The Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) seeks a team player to join the Member Services Department as a Catalog Librarian II, Collection and ILL Supervisor. The Member Services Department provides a variety of support services to the libraries in Suffolk County. The Catalog Librarian, Collections and ILL Supervisor position is responsible for cataloging of materials in all formats, interlibrary loan processing and managing SCLS collections. 

The candidate must have a Master in Library Science and at least two years of cataloging experience. Experience working with Sierra ILS and/or OCLC preferred. 

SCLS is a 56-member library system in Suffolk County, NY. We are a supportive employer with opportunities to learn and grow in this position. Minimum starting salary for this position is $52,346 and includes a generous benefits package. Please see the attached job description for details. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Suffolk Cooperative Library System Human Resources Office at by Monday, June 27, 2022.

Responsible for cataloging of materials in all formats, interlibrary loan processing, and managing SCLS collections.





Posted 6/20

Library Assistant (Part-Time) - Newburgh Free Library

Newburgh Free Library
124 Grand Street
Newburgh, NY 12550

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District has an anticipated vacancy for a Part Time Library Assistant for the Newburgh Free Library. Part Time Library Assistant position is Provisional and Contingent upon results of the Civil Service Exam when issued


The work involves performance of paraprofessional librarian or specialized on-librarian duties. Requires aptitude to operate independently within prescribed responsibilities. The work is performed under the general supervision of a Librarian. Does related work as required.

Your application and resume will be reviewed by a group of stakeholders. If selected, you will be contacted via email of the date, time and place of the interview.

Our district serves a very large population of diverse students. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

For a more in depth look at our district, please visit our website at Please also check out our Vision 2020: The Way Forward.

Vision: Through the work of all, we will achieve inclusive excellence.

Mission: Inspiring students to become tomorrow's leaders beyond Academy Field.

Thank you for your interest in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District.

Apply here.


The Newburgh Enlarged City School District does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or political affiliation, and additionally does not discriminate against students on the basis of weight, gender identity, gender expression, and religious practices or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws in employment or its programs and activities. The District provides equal access to community and youth organizations. If one has questions or wants to make an inquiry regarding discrimination, including harassment, contact any one of the following: Mr. Michael McLymore, Mrs. Sara Vann at 124 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550, telephone 845-563-3460, or email

Posted 6/20

Interlibrary Loan/Cataloging Specialist - Mid-Hudson Library System

Mid-Hudson Library System
103 Market St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

This position’s responsibilities include cataloging, management of interlibrary loan activities, support of correctional facility libraries, and general ILS and Technology Operations Team support.   Strong candidates for this position are customer service-oriented and have the ability to work in a team environment. An understanding of MARC-based cataloging is desired, as is experience with the Innovative Sierra ILS. The successful candidate will require time management abilities as well as excellent communication skills. Please see full description here.

Critical skills: customer service, cataloging, MARC, OCLC 

Key qualities: organized, attention to detail, strong task management 

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred and two (2) years related experience and/or training 

Salary: $40,000-$45,000  

To apply: 
Email a cover letter and your résumé to Saran Camara, MHLS Finance Manager & Personnel Officer:

Posted 6/20

Reference and Scholarly Communication Librarian (Temp/Part-Time) - University at Albany Libraries

University at Albany Libraries
1400 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12222

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a librarian or MLS/MSIS student (with expected degree completion by May 2023) to assist with scholarly communication services, collection management, and reference services on a temporary basis. Working collaboratively with stakeholders and colleagues, this librarian will provide services appropriate to the curriculum and research needs of students and faculty at the Dewey Graduate Library on the downtown University at Albany campus, as well as provide support for activities and projects of the University Libraries' Scholarly Communication Team.

This is a temporary position to begin as soon as possible to assist with covering planned absences now through February 20, 2023. It is not subject to renewal. The position will be staffed at 20 hours per week in-person/on-site at the Dewey Graduate Library. The work schedule will be developed with the successful candidate and will include some evening and/or weekend hours. This position reports to the Coordinator of Scholarly Communication.

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

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

Thank you for considering this opportunity.

Posted 6/20

Housekeeping & Maintenance Person - Utica Public Library

Utica Public Library
303 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501

Under the supervision of the Facilities Supervisor, will perform housekeeping and maintenance duties to ensure a clean and safe environment for patrons and employees of The Library.



Care of Grounds:



Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Tuesday-Saturday schedule with a combination of daytime
and evening hours

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and three references via e-mail ONLY to:


Posted 6/20

State Library Information Center Director - The New Jersey State Library

The New Jersey State Library
111 W State St
Trenton, NJ 08608

The New Jersey State Library, affiliated with Thomas Edison State University, connects people with information and resources through its service to NJ libraries, the state legislature and government employees, Thomas Edison State University staff and students, and registered borrowers. Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 areas of study. At Thomas Edison State University and the New Jersey State Library we embrace a diverse and dynamic workforce that drives innovation, learner success and organizational growth. We welcome you to apply to be a part of our team.   


The State Library Information Center Director (SLIC Director) serves in an agency-wide leadership role at the New Jersey State Library, with a particular focus on managing the State Library Information Center, the agency’s direct-service state government library. In this role, you will lead a team of 30+ staff (4 FTE direct reports) in providing high quality research and reference services to state government employees, researchers, Thomas Edison State University (TESU) students and members of the public.

SLIC divisions are Reference Services, Technical Services, and the Law Library. The SLIC Director also supervises librarian(s) at stand-alone state agency libraries with an MOU with the State Library.

The SLIC collection reflects specialties in New Jersey (Jerseyana), law, genealogy and federal and state government documents. SLIC is a Candid Library (Formerly Foundation Center). Digitized collections include New Jersey State Publications Digital Library, Digital Jerseyana Collection, and New Jersey Digital Collections Highlights. The library participates in the Digital Public Library of America; digital collections are an area of growth for the library. Interlibrary loan is provided to patrons. Aspects of the collection also support the academic degree programs at Thomas Edison State University.

The policies, practices, and actions developed by the SLIC Director affect direct library services to state employees and officials, other libraries, researchers and the staff and students of TESU.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute is required. An ALA Accredited master’s degree in a related field (eg. Library Science, Information Science, Library and Information Science) is preferred. Relevant experience in library or related settings may substitute for master’s degree.


A minimum of five years progressively responsible professional experience in library management at a public, academic or special library or a combination of library types.   May include but is not limited to service as the head/chair of a department, library director or associate/assistant library director or program director, for example.  

Examples of Work:

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:   




NOTE: As a condition of employment, you are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you will be required to submit a waiver request.

How to Apply:

Resumes and applications for this position will only be accepted online through ADP Workforce Now.

The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted 6/20

Assistant Professor/Reader Services Librarian - Kingsborough Community College

Kingborough Community College
2001 Oriental Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11235

The Department of Library at Kingsborough Community College is seeking self-motivated candidates for Reader Services Librarian. The Reader Services Librarian in collaboration with colleagues, serves as a reference librarian, develops and delivers instructional classes, and participates in collection development in one or more subject areas. Supports the library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of institutional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees, as assigned. The librarian will attend forums, professional development workshops, and other faculty and/or college-wide programs as a participant and representative of the library faculty. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional professional tasks according to individual strengths and experience. Candidate must demonstrate and maintain a record of excellence in librarianship, scholarly achievement, and service for reappointment, tenure, and promotion. Serves on Library, College, and University committees. The work schedule during an academic year includes regular evening rotations and some weekends. For more information, see the Robert J. Kibbee Library website.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.

Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required.  Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

$51,242- $97,580. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

How to Apply:
Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 24414 or Title.  Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. 

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

Posted 6/17

Library Director - Goshen Public Library & Historical Society

Goshen Public Library & Historical Society
366 Main St
Goshen, NY 10924

The Board of Trustees of the Goshen Public Library & Historical Society (GPL&HS) is seeking its next Library Director who is a proven, visionary leader with a passion for community collaboration and also has the skills to communicate with committed staff, volunteers, civic groups, and local businesses. The successful candidate will have the ability to expand library services to meet the post-pandemic needs of more than 18,000 residents; will have the experience to manage the maintenance of the building and grounds it sits upon, as well as related capital projects; will have the capacity to responsibly advocate for and manage the budgeting needs of the GPL&HS while cultivating alternative sources of revenue; will actively spearhead a strategic plan focused on the use of the new building for greater community benefit; and will
have the ability to work with a dedicated Board of seven trustees.

The Goshen Public Library & Historical Society is located in the Village of Goshen in Orange County, New York, approximately 60 miles northwest of New York City. The modern building, which opened in 2019, on five acres of land adjacent to Salesian Park on Main Street, neighbors the Orange County Government Center, offices, restaurants, and the Goshen Historic Track & Harness Racing Museum. The geographic area served by the Library & Historical Society is home to a multi-faceted community with a tradition of agriculture, a historic district, a newly opened Legoland New York amusement park and an evolving business community. The Goshen
Public Library & Historical Society is a school district library, drawing patrons from five towns surrounding the Village. In addition to the Town of Goshen, portions of the towns of Hamptonburgh, Wallkill, Wawayanda, and Chester make up the district. The total permanent staff of 29 consists of 12 full-time and 17 part-time employees. The annual budget is approximately $1.7 million.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, a New York State Librarian professional certificate, as well as five years of professional experience with demonstrated management expertise is required. Essential competencies include, but are not limited to, strong communication skills, the ability to build dynamic relationships and promote collaborative partnerships and the talent to develop new and innovative library services to meet the diverse needs of the community.

Applicants must be eligible to meet Orange County Civil Service Department requirements to be appointed as a Library Director II. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a master’s degree in Public Administration or Business. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Compensation: Salary starts at $100,000, commensurate with credentials and a competitive benefits package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than June 30, 2022 to In the subject line, please include “Library Director Position.”

Posted 6/7

Library Media Specialist - Richfield Central School District

Richfield Central School District
PO Box 631
Richfield Springs, NY 13429

Full-time tenure track position. Valid NYS School Library Media certification required. Seeking an individual to provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the learning and instructional program. 

Apply Online at: or application ( and resume to Thomas Piatti, Superintendant of School, PO Box 631, Richfield Springs, NY 13429. 

Application Deadline: June 30th, 2022

Posted 6/7

Access Services and Instruction Librarian - The College of Saint Rose

The College of Saint Rose
432 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203

Are you a student-centered librarian passionate about excellent public service, library instruction, and student engagement?  The College of Saint Rose announces the search for a 12-month, tenure-track Access Services and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, this position oversees all library circulation operations at the Neil Hellman Library, including course reserves, and helps improve students’ information literacy skills through bibliographic instruction sessions and online instructional/research aids. The Access Services and Instruction librarian will work with colleagues as part of the research services team, coordinate student outreach initiatives, and collaborate on ways to infuse principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion into library services, policies, and programs.  Faculty responsibilities include advising students, attending internal and external events, serving on Library and College Committees, and engaging in professional development.  

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling approximately 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators and staff, focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year and transfer students and working professionals in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences.  The College proudly celebrated its Centennial in 2020.

Guided by our founders and continuing sponsors, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community.  As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
Situated in the center of campus, the Neil Hellman Library provides over 160,000 print volumes, 121,000 e-books, over 100 databases, and four floors of student accessible space; group work, private study, and silent study modes are all supported.  The Neil Hellman Library has 60 computers (both Mac and PC) distributed throughout the building as well as 25 laptops available to circulate within the building.  The Neil Hellman Library has the equivalent of 12 FTE staff (including 4 librarians), while the Patricia Standish Curriculum Library has the equivalent of 2.5 FTE.

The College of Saint Rose seeks an Access Services and Instruction Librarian who is dedicated to excellence in library services, instruction, and programming in order to promote student success.  The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Candidate reviews will begin immediately.  Anticipated date of employment is July 1, 2022.  

Additional Information:
Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, retirement plans through TIAA, tuition remission for dependents, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

For a comprehensive description of this opportunity and application instructions, log on to our website at and open a College of Saint Rose Employment Account today!

Posted 6/7

Librarian I (Adult Services) - White Plains Public Library

White Plains Public Library 
100 Martine Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601

The White Plains Public Library has an opening for a Librarian I specializing in reference service.  One of the busiest public libraries in New York State, the White Plains Public Library values excellent customer service as well as innovation and experimentation in services and programs. As a Librarian I, you will provide reference and reader’s advisory services, plan programs, lead classes and workshops, and work with community groups, among other responsibilities The candidate will also have the opportunity to create new programs.  Experience in instruction is a plus, as is fluency in Spanish. Must be available to work evening as well as weekend hours. 

Candidates should genuinely like people, appreciate working with a diverse, multilingual population, and be able to work effectively with colleagues. They need to be able to think critically about library patrons and help them resolve their information needs and realize their goals. Likewise, they need to be outward-looking, helping to ensure that the Library remains responsive to the White Plains community.

In its 2022-2024 Strategic Plan, the Library committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, holding them as core values. We welcome all people and provide equitable access to Library services, programs and resources. We offer programs, services, materials, and resources that respect, support, and represent the diversity of White Plains and are informed by engagement with our community. We provide a diverse and inclusive workspace and seek to attract and retain staff that reflects the diversity of White Plains. For the Library’s complete Strategic Plan, visit

The City of White Plains is located 25 miles north of New York City in Westchester County. Home to 57,000 residents, the City’s population expands to 150,000 every workday as thousands of people travel to the City for work or school. The modern downtown has enjoyed ongoing revitalization with expanded shopping, dining, and residential options. With a Metro-North commuter railroad station–the busiest in the Lower Hudson Valley–and a bus transit center, people from all over Westchester County and beyond make White Plains a destination for work, leisure, and study.

The White Plains Public Library, with a staff of 42 FTE,  serves the City through one facility, located in downtown White Plains.  Recently the Library opened the Hub, a library for adults that includes a café and bookstore and a renovated gallery and studio/auditorium space.
Starting salary is $57,671 with excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in library or information science (MLS) from a program that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.  Spring 2022 graduates are welcome to apply.

Special Requirements: Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at the time of application; possession of certificate at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will also be required to submit a training and experience questionnaire and be reachable for permanent appointments.

The City of White Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please email cover letter and resume by June 15, 2022 to:  Tim Baird, Manager of Adult Services,   Please put “Librarian Opening” in the subject line.

Posted 6/7

Public Library Director - Tompkins County Public Library

Tompkins County Public Library 
101 E. Green Street.
Ithaca, NY  14850

Located in Ithaca, New York, and founded by Ezra Cornell in 1864, Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL) is an award-winning library with a storied history. It serves the nearly 102,000 residents of Tompkins County, as well as library users in Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties through its role as the Central Library for the Finger Lakes Library System. Fine-free since 2019, TCPL is devoted to inclusion, equity, access, and belonging. Its central vision is to create a library “where everyone can belong and find joy in learning, discovery, and personal growth.”

Residents and visitors alike rank Tompkins County as one of the most livable areas in the United States.  Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York at the southern tip of majestic Cayuga Lake, the county is in an area of dramatic gorges and waterfalls. TCPL sits in the heart of downtown Ithaca, home to Cornell University, Ithaca College, and an eclectic and vibrant local community.

This is a New York State Civil Service position that requires these minimum qualifications:

Highly-qualified candidates will have: 

The board will offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The salary range is $95,000 - $125,000 and the position includes a benefits package with health insurance, retirement contributions, and paid leave.

How to Apply
Visit to apply:

On the left side of the screen, choose “Vacancy List.”
Find the TCPL Library Director opportunity to review the full job description.
Select “Apply.”
Create your profile to continue. Complete the application and upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae or résumé and any other supporting documentation you would like us to consider. Call 607-274-5526 for assistance with any questions or challenges.

The Tompkins County Public Library is committed to equity and inclusion. We encourage others with similar values to apply.

Selection Process and Timeline
A selection committee comprised of TCPL trustees, staff, and other stakeholders will be screening applications and conducting interviews. 

We expect initial interviews to be conducted remotely and final interviews to be conducted in person. Each finalist should plan on a full day of interview activity and interaction.

We would like to fill the position no later than October 1, 2022.

Learn More
Learn more by visiting the TCPL website. For questions about TCPL, the library system, the county, the position, and how to apply, email Mary McKeon at or call 607-272-4557 x221.

Posted 6/7

Library Director - The Liverpool Public Library

The Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip St.
Liverpool, New York 13088

The Liverpool Public Library seeks its next Director to continue its mission, “To connect our community, engage people and inspire discovery, learning and growth.” The LPL is governed by the Board of Trustees, which consists of seven elected members, and has an operating budget of $4,260,800. Serving about 50,000 people in the Liverpool Central School District, the LPL is a 15,000-square-foot building located in the center of the Village of Liverpool, just outside of Syracuse, NY. In 2020, the LPL completed a renovation project that provided expanded resources, up-to-date technology, a new Children’s Room, a more inclusive environment, and more within the library.  

To achieve our mission, the LPL seeks a director who will continue to move our library forward, while embracing the ever-changing landscape in a post-COVID world. As we look to further develop our innovative and inclusive library services and programming, a successful candidate would bring forward the skills and leadership to direct us. As a school district public library, the Board seeks a director who is forward-thinking and engaging to the Liverpool Central School District community. Such collaboration is the heart of our community and programming. The LPL serves as a meeting place for many members of our community.   

What you will do:

Who you are:


Salary range $81,900 - $109,200 depending upon experience

Interested candidates are invited to:
Apply for the civil service examination before June 21,2022
send a cover letter and resume to:
Kay Budmen, Board President
Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip St. 
Liverpool, NY 13088

Posted 5/27

Head of Youth Services - Newark Public Library

Newark Public Library
121 High Street
Newark, NY 14513

Newark Public Library is a busy community library in upstate New York and is part of the Pioneer/OWWL Library System.  The library’s mission is to provide equal access to information, knowledge, and experiences so that people of all ages may seek education, social and cultural growth. 

The successful candidate will be passionately committed to engaging and inspiring children of all ages and their caregivers. The Head of Youth Services coordinates all aspects of the department including programming, collection development and readers’ advisory, as well as supervising youth services staff. The ideal applicant has an in-depth working knowledge of literature for children and young adults and is well-versed in modern library practices and current technologies and trends as they pertain to Youth Services. They must be energetic, organized, self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently with only general supervision. The winning candidate must possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills and be able to think big-picture about the role of the department in the Library and the community. As a member of the library’s leadership team, the Head of Youth Services works collaboratively to develop strategic plans, coordinate community initiatives, and grow Newark Public Library to support its patrons and community.

This position is full time (35 hours per week) and includes at least one evening per week and Saturdays in rotation.
Starting salary at $35,000-$40,000 depending on experience. Newark Public Library offers a strong benefits package including vacation and sick time, paid holidays, access to the NYS Local Retirement System and an Employee Assistance Program, and cost-shared medical insurance.

Requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university. Experience in children’s/youth services highly desirable. Some supervisory experience is preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please send your resume and cover letter to by June 30.  

The Newark Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note, this is a competitive civil service position. The incumbent will be required to take the appropriate civil service exam* associated with the position and must meet the minimum requirements.

*These exams have not been scheduled yet, and the incumbent will be appointed provisionally until that time. 

Posted 5/27

Library Sustainability Coordinator - Mid-Hudson Library System

Mid-Hudson Library System
103 Market St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) seeks a dynamic library leader to join our team as our Library Sustainability Coordinator. This position assists the 66 member libraries of the Mid-Hudson Library System in several critical areas, including sustainable funding, construction, director and trustee development, and community-based planning. Candidates that are well suited for this position will have at least five or more years of related experience; strong project management skills; and an innovative spirit. The ideal candidate will have public speaking experience, enjoy working in a team environment, and be a strong advocate for public libraries.

MHLS is a cooperative public library system chartered by the New York State Board of Regents serving the libraries in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam and Ulster counties. Governed by a 15-member board of trustees, our organization places great emphasis on working with our member libraries in a collaborative and responsive manner to ensure we are providing relevant services that enhance our member libraries.

The person in this position will lead a team that administers several state aid programs including the State Aid for Library Construction Program; produces our weekly newsletter; and works closely with the executive director on advocacy, trustee education, and special projects devoted to sustainability.

A master’s degree (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA accredited institution is required for this position.

Starting salary will be between $75,000-$80,000 depending on experience. MHLS offers a strong benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, 403B plan, professional development opportunities, access to the NYS Local Retirement System and an Employee Assistance Program, and medical insurance.  

MHLS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

To apply: 

Posted 5/24

Research & Instruction Librarian - St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University Library
Canton, NY 13617

St. Lawrence University seeks to fill a Research and Instruction Librarian position. The Research and Instruction Librarian is responsible for providing research help, instruction, and programming that enhances the student academic experience: 

Primary Responsibilities

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to John Payne, Director of Libraries, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit

Posted 5/24

Program and Events Coordinator (Part-Time)- Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Library
13 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

General Statement of Duties:
In support of the mission and vision of the Hamilton Public Library, the Program & Events Coordinator 
champions customer service, develops and maintains strong community connections, and upholds our role as a vital and highly visible community center.

The Program & Events Coordinator is responsible for assuring the integrity of public service provided by the Library through the development, marketing, and presentation of engaging, high-quality programs, and equitable access to arts and enrichment opportunities for people of all ages, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

Building on a tradition of excellence in community event offerings and art exhibitions, the Program & Events Coordinator works hard to provide a wide-range of contemporary Library programs to engage and inspire our diverse and evolving community.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:

Minimum Qualifications as Specified by Civil Service - Either of the following:

Hours: Part Time; Up to 29 hours/week. $14.50/hour

NOTE:  Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements

Please send your resume to This position will be open until filled.

Posted 5/24

Library Clerk (Part-Time) - Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Library
13 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

General Statement of Duties:
To support the mission and vision of the Hamilton Public Library. This position champions customer service, the use of library resources, and responsiveness through interactions between and among library staff and the public. The role of the Library Clerk is to assist patrons in accessing and appropriately using library spaces and resources effectively and equitably within the parameters of established library procedures and policies. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director, the person in this position will be able to support patron use of library services and resources through the performance of specialized non-librarian duties.

Examples of Duties:

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:

Minimum Qualifications as Specified by Civil Service:

Pay: $13.20/hour

Hours: Up to 19 hours/week, including at least one Saturday/month

Please send your resume to This position will be open until filled.

Posted 5/24

Adult & Reference Services Librarian - Floyd Memorial Library

Floyd Memorial Library
539 First Street
Greenport, NY 11944

Position Description:
Under general supervision, an employee in this position performs professional-level librarian duties.  The work may be specialized in nature or may consist of more difficult tasks in more than one area. In absence of administration, supervision is exercised over professional and paraprofessional staff and participates in the training of library staff in the library.  The work is reviewed by the Director through conferences, reports and observation, and annual performance review.  Does related work and other duties as required.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

Specific Responsibilities of the Job:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Education and Experience:

Physical Demands:
(These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the above-described essential functions.)

Work Environment:
(While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.)

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 with generous benefits package.

Relocation expenses are not available for this position, and reliable transportation is required. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email your resume, cover letter, and three professional or educational references to Tom Vitale, Library Director at

Posted 5/24

Network and Systems Technician (Part-Time) - Middle Country Public Library

Middle Country Public Library
575 Middle Country Rd
Selden, NY 11784

Middle Country Public Library is seeking a part-time Network and Systems Technician to join the Computer and Technical Services Department. This position requires availability on weeknights and rotating weekends (Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays).

Minimum Civil Service Qualifications:
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of experience in a position working with automated office equipment. At least one (1) year of experience must include system installation, configuration, evaluation, and troubleshooting.


Typical Duties:

Interested applicants should contact James Matias at 631-585-9393 x247 Or by email:

Posted 5/24

Library Clerk (Part-Time) - Schuylerville Public Library

Schuylerville Public Library
52 Ferry Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Job Description:  This part-time position requires strong customer service skills, understanding and ability to work with people of all ages, the ability to juggle multiple demands, and a knowledge of and comfort with current technology.  The clerk will assist in circulation, shelving, assisting patrons, and perform other duties as assigned.  This position is supervised by the Library Director.  

This position pays $14.00 per hour to start. The schedule will consist of three or more evening shifts per week, beginning at 4pm or later and at least one Saturday per month, 10-2, totaling 15-25 hours per week.  This is a Civil Service position; therefore, appointments will be made based on Saratoga County requirements.  

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalency required.  
Job Requirements:  Strong customer service skills, ability to multi-task, dependability
Library hours:
Monday – Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-2pm

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to Caitlin Johnson, Library Director:
Or     Caitlin Johnson
    Schuylerville Public Library
    52 Ferry Street
    Schuylerville, NY 12871
Resumes Accepted Until Filled 

Posted 5/20