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Librarian I (Lansingburgh Branch Manager) - Troy Public Library

Troy Public Library
100 Second St. ,
Troy, NY 12180

The person in this full-time position provides public library service to the Lansingburgh community. The Branch Manager reports to the director of the library.
The successful candidate must enjoy working with the public in a diverse urban library setting.

Typical work activities may include:

Work Schedule:

Minimum Qualifications


This is a civil service position and appointments are provisional pending a civil service exam.

If interested respond with your resume to: Paul Hicok, Director, Troy Public Library, 100 Second St. Troy, NY 12180

Posted 10/15

Teen Librarian - The Field Library

The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave,
Peekskill, NY 10566

Under the direction of the Head of Adult Services, the Teen Librarian provides reference services, resources, recommendations and is responsible for planning teen programs, selecting materials for the young adult collection, and engaging young adults through programs, materials, and services. 

Essential Job Functions: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Minimum Qualifications: 

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to: 
Rosa Villa
HR Administrator The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave. Peekskill, NY 10566 914-737-0521 
This is a full-time, exempt position. Hiring range $50,000 - $55,000 depending on qualifications. Generous benefits package. 
The Field Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

Posted 10/15

Head of Youth Services - Perrot Memorial Library (CT)

Perrot Memorial Library 
90 Sound Beach Ave,
Old Greenwich, CT 06870

Job Purpose:
Leads the Youth Services Department of Perrot Library with an emphasis on services, programs and library collections for youth, their families and educators. Responsible for creating solutions in the operation of the Perrot Memorial Library to benefit library patrons and staff.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university, plus 3 years of public professional library experience working with youth (ages birth through eighth grade), parents and educators; One year of which involved supervisory experience. 

Application Process
Go to
Follow the instructions on the job application page.  Candidates should apply on or before 4pm on December 1, 2021.

Posted 10/15

Children's Librarian (2) (Part-Time) - Great Neck Library

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

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian(s) who believe in providing excellent customer service to children and parents.  The successful candidate(s) 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.

Skills Required:

Minimum Qualifications:


Starting Salary:

Reply (by 10/22/2021) 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.

Posted 10/15

Reference Librarian (2) (Part-Time) - Great Neck Library 

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

We are seeking creative, detail-oriented, public service-focused librarian(s) with excellent communication and customer service skills for a very active, culturally diverse library in a highly educated community.

Skills Required:

Minimum Qualifications:

Starting Salary: $25.90 per hour

Reply with cover letter, resume via email by October 22, 2019:
Director’s Office
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave
Great Neck, NY  11023-1938
No phone calls please. The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 10/15

Circulation Clerk/Children's Department (Part-Time) - Great Neck Library

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

Required Skills and Experience:

Shift includes Nights, Saturdays, and Voluntary Sundays.

Starting salary:
$15.07 per hour 

Reply with resume, cover letter by October 22, 2021 to:

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave
Great Neck, NY  11023-1938 

Visit our website at for library information.

No phone calls please. 

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 10/15

Circulation Clerk (Part-Time) - Maxwell Memorial Library

Maxwell Memorial Library 
14 Genesee Street,
Camillus, NY 13031

Job Category: a) Part-time Regular or b) Hourly
Pay Range: Hourly, starting at $13.20 per hour, commensurate with experience

Job Description:

Benefits: Clerks immediately start accruing sick time according to NYS law. After 3 months of employment, part-time regular clerks are eligible for paid vacation and personal time, to be determined based on average hours worked in a pay period and date of hire. Part time regular clerks are also eligible to participate in our 401K plan. These benefits and other forms of leave are described fully in the Employee Handbook.

Clerk responsibilities include

An employee working as a circulation clerk must have the following skills:

Posted 10/15

Information Services Librarian (Librarian I) - Broome County Public Library

Broome County Public Library 
185 Court Street,
Binghamton, NY 13901

The Broome County Public Library (BCPL) is seeking applicants for the position of Information Services Librarian (Librarian I). Located in downtown Binghamton, New York, BCPL is the central library of the Four County Library System. The work involves responsibility for entry-level professional librarian duties. Employees in this class are expected to learn the specific applications of professional training by the performance of duties under the supervision of professional librarians in higher-level positions and contribute to the Information Services Department as needed.  

Responsibilities Include


A full job description is available on the Broome County Employment website. Initial appointment will be on a provisional basis pending the completion of a credential-based civil service exam. Entry-level applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Starting Salary: $46,668/year

To Apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, 3 professional references and a Broome County application to

Posted 10/15

Library Clerk/Passport Agent (Part-Time) - LaGrange Association Library

LaGrange Association Library 
1110 Route 55,
LaGrangeville, NY 12540

LaGrange Library in Dutchess County, NY is looking for an enthusiastic, customer-service/detail-oriented individual to join our team in our beautiful new library located in the center of LaGrangeville.  Responsibilities include answering the phone, serving patrons at the checkout and information desks, assisting library users with reference, reader’s advisory and basic computer functions, shelving, shelf-reading, and small projects as assigned.  Online training to become a Passport Agent will be provided and those duties include processing new passports, carefully checking personal documents, and taking passport photos.

This position is 18 hours per week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2pm-8pm, plus 2 Saturdays per month 9am-2:15pm, with the opportunity to cover other shifts as needed.  Salary is $13 per hour with three (3) flex days upon hiring; sick, vacation, and personal days upon one (1) year anniversary.


Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume, and two (2) references to, and indicate “Clerk” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Posted 10/15

Administrative Assistant/ Financial Manager - Southern Adirondack Library System

Southern Adirondack Library System
22 Whitney Place,
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Southern Adirondack Library System is seeking a self-motivated, Administrative Assistant/Financial Manager that will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:  Financial, Products and Services, Human Resource Management, Operations, and Administrative Support.
The successful candidate should be able to work independently, with attention to detail. Is responsible for accounts receivable, payable, payroll and all financial records. Coordinates with the Treasurer for financial activities related to bank reconciliation, transfer and deposit of funds and investments. Prepares reports for the Treasurer, Board and Director. Is responsible for human resource/personnel matters, including but not limited to employee benefits and policies.


About Us 
The Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS), located in Saratoga Springs, NY helps its 34 member libraries meet their community needs.
SALS is a not-for-profit 501(c)1 governed by a Board of Trustees. SALS operations are guided by a Plan of Service developed by a committee of SALS trustees, member library trustees, and staff representing all sizes of member libraries with attention to geographic location.

Compensation and Benefits

How to Apply
Applications will be accepted until October 29, 2021. Interested applicants may submit their resume and cover letter to:

Sara Dallas, Director

SALS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the successful candidate will need to follow health guidelines.  

Posted 10/15

Local History Librarian - The Field Library

The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave,
Peekskill, NY 10566

Under the direction of the Head of Adult Services, the Local History Librarian participates in the acquisition, organization, maintenance and preservation of the Library’s Local History Collection; develops and maintains assigned library collections; provides one-on-one and group training for library patrons, staff and volunteers on the use of local history resources; performs professional work in reference, collection development, readers’ advisory and supervises the work of Local History volunteers.

Essential Job Functions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Rosa Villa
HR Administrator 914-737-0521
The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave. Peekskill, NY 10566
This is a full-time exempt position. Hiring range $50,000 - $55,000 depending on qualifications. Generous benefits package.
The Field Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Posted 10/15

Assistant Library Director - Beekman Library

Beekman Library
11 Town Center Blvd,
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

The Beekman Library seeks an innovative library professional who is passionate about providing exceptional library service to the public. The Assistant Library Director performs professional and administrative duties in planning, implementing, directing and evaluating library service to the community. 

Examples of Duties

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


This is a salaried 40-hour-per-week position with a competitive compensation package including paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick time, and health benefits. Salary range is $47,000-$50,000 a year depending on experience. 

Beekman Library
The Beekman Library is an Association Library located in Southern Dutchess County that serves the 12,650 residents of the Town of Beekman. We are a vital, exurban library with an active adult and children's program calendar. 

To Apply
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with the subject heading, Assistant Director to

Posted 10/15

Assistant Director/Head of Reference Services - Tappan Free Library

Tappan Free Library
93 Main St,
Tappan, NY 10983

The Tappan Free Library is seeking creative, dedicated, and innovative applicants to fill our newly combined position of Assistant Director/Head of Reference Services. This full-time position offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to hold both administrative level responsibilities while also continuing to provide public-facing service to our community. We are located in Rockland County, NY, and are chartered to serve approximately 6,800 residents. We are situated in the center of the historic district of Tappan in a recently expanded and renovated building. We are looking for the right candidate to help us continue moving into the future.  

As Assistant Director the successful candidate will have shared and assigned responsibilities pertaining to the library’s administration, short/long term planning, technology development, budgetary oversight as well as staff supervision, management, and scheduling.  In addition, responsibilities will include management of facilities, grant writing, policy formulation/evaluation, tracking, and analyzing statistics in order to develop goals that seek to provide the highest level of patron satisfaction. In the absence of the Director or as assigned, the successful candidate will assume and perform all duties of the Director.

As Head of Reference Services, the successful candidate will provide leadership in planning, development, and management of a team of five full and part-time professional librarians.  This includes oversight of daily operations in the department as well as training and evaluating staff, outreach, collection development, interlibrary loan, web content development, coordinating and planning adult programming all while providing outstanding customer service during public desk hours which will include a combination of day and evening hours as well as at least one full weekend rotation per month.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities we are looking for:


Starting salary range is $65,000-75,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package including health benefits, paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick time, and 403b plan with up to 5% matching contribution.                                                                                        

To Apply:

No phone calls, please.

Interested candidates, please send a single PDF which should include a letter of interest, resume, and a general employment application no later than October 17, 2021, to with the subject line: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/HEAD OF REFERENCE. Please download the general application click here.

Posted 10/1

Library Publicity/Clerk (Part-Time) - North Chatham Free Library

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

This job requires attention to detail, the ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills and writing skills. The position’s focus is two-fold:  1) to write and send out press releases and, 2) to perform clerk circulation duties.  

General Duties:

Qualifications Profile:

Position: Part-Time: 10 – 14 hours weekly with a monthly pay period.
Benefits: currently this position does not include vacation and sick time.

If interested, contact Vicki Wills

Posted 10/1

Librarian I (Part-Time) - Hamburg Public Library

Hamburg Public Library
102 Buffalo St,
Hamburg, NY 14075



SAMPLE WORK ACTIVITIES (illustrative only):

Hours of Work:    Various – days, evenings, and weekends (up to 19 hours per week) Job Group/Pay Rate:    IX - $21.539 per hour

Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 10, 2021 to:

Judy Fachko, Assistant Deputy Director, Human Resources Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203-1887

Applications can also be submitted in person at the Hamburg Public Library, the Administrative Offices of the Central Library, or to

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Posted 10/1

Head of User Experience and Community Engagement - Gloversville Public Library

Gloversville Public Library
58 E. Fulton St,
Gloversville, NY 12078

The Gloversville Public Library is seeking applicants for the full-time/Librarian I position of Head of User Experience and Community Engagement. Located in Fulton County, at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, the library serves the residents of the Gloversville Enlarged School District (population 19, 244). The library completed a $9.2 million renovation of its Beaux Arts Carnegie building in 2018. 


The Head of User Experience and Community Engagement will understand and be able to articulate what a stellar library user experience should be, as well as have the ability to translate that knowledge into practice. Working both behind the scenes and on the front lines, this position bridges the gap between back-end operations and point-of-service implementation. As such, it requires a librarian who can both lead and learn, expanding our reach into the community, while strengthening our foundational core. This position plays a key role in helping the library fulfill its mission by ensuring a welcoming and equitable library experience for all and working to promote user-centered design of library tools, services, and spaces. This position will report to the Library Director and requires a leader who can exercise considerable independence of action and judgement.


Minimum Qualifications:

Desired Skills and Experience:


35 hours per week; Some evening hours; Saturdays on rotation


Paid time off available on an annual basis; 100% medical insurance coverage after 3 months


$38,000 - $40,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience

COVID-19 Considerations:

Applicants must be able to follow the library’s COVID-19 health protocols, including being able to tolerate a face covering for the duration of time spent inside the facility.


Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2021. Interested individuals should email a resume and full cover letter to Library Director Valerie Acklin at

Posted 9/24

Director of Community Library Services - Queens Public Library

Queens Public Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica, NY 11432

Queens Public Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service.  Our mission is to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities. Queens Public Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of serving the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Public Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 66 locations.

The schedule for this position will include evenings and Saturdays.



TO APPLY:  Please send your resume and cover letter to and reference “Director of Community Library Services - EXTERNAL” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.  

The Queens Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 9/24

Part-Time Library Assistants (2) - Albany Public Library (Delaware Branch)

Albany Public Library (Delaware Branch)
331 Delaware Avenue,
Albany NY 12209

General Statement of Duties:  Works together with other public service employees to provide quality information and customer services to customers of the Albany Public Library.  Library employees may be assigned other duties in addition to direct public service.

Job Description:
Employees in this classification routinely participate in the following activities: assist customers using the public computers including routine computer usage and printing questions, provides directional assistance in the use of library facilities and collections, answers and directs telephone calls, reserves requested materials, and performs various stack maintenance tasks related to the collection.  In addition to these routine activities, Library Assistants may also be involved with the promotion of library materials through displays, planning and conducting programs under the supervision of higher-level staff in the department, and providing instruction to the public in the use of library resources and other tasks of a similar nature as necessary. On the job training is provided under the supervision of higher-level staff.  

Required Skills and Abilities:  The ideal candidate for this position will bring a familiarity with adult fiction and nonfiction, popular culture and current library technologies; the ability to perform both independently and as a team member; aptitude for planning and conducting adult programming; an energetic approach to outreach to community organizations; enthusiasm, courtesy, and a sense of humor in communication with public and staff. This position requires strong interpersonal skills, particularly tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and coworkers, basic computer skills, a working knowledge of general library operations, the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, flexibility in work schedule, a good sense of humor, and a positive work attitude.  Ability to work as part of a team is a must.

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree or 60 college credit hours.

Work Schedule:  A combination of day, evening, and weekend hours totaling 28 hours per week is required. This position covers a leave of absence projected from December 2021 - April  2022. 

Supervisor:      Head of East Branch Services

Salary:          $19.11 per hour 

Apply to:        

Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references including email addresses 
Human Resources & Finance 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 9/24

Assistant Director - Newburgh Free Library

Newburgh Free Library
124 Grand Street,
Newburgh, NY 12550

We have an opening at the Newburgh Free Library for an energetic, detail-oriented, experienced leader to serve as Assistant Library Director II working closely with the Library Director and a dedicated staff, to create a dynamic 21st Century library in the heart of the city of Newburgh.

The Newburgh Free Library is actively engaged in exciting community collaborations, building renovation projects, innovative customer service, and opportunities for staff growth and development in a diverse, fast-growing, multi-cultural community.  The Assistant Director will manage key aspects of personnel support and training, grant research and writing, daily operations and management, and work closely with the Director in policy development and planning.

This is a unique opportunity for a librarian interested in managing a community-centered library and who enjoys working independently, managing efficiently, and impacting greatly.

This posting closes Wednesday, October 6, 2021.  Please call Mary Lou Carolan, MLS or email with any questions. 

Posted 9/24

Part-Time Reference Librarian - Lewisboro Library

Lewisboro Library
15 Main Street,
South Salem, New York  10590

The Lewisboro Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology-savvy part-time reference librarian to join our team in South Salem, New York. 

Responsibilities include:


Salary: $23.00-$25.00 per hour depending on experience
Schedule: Thursdays, plus two Fridays and Saturdays per month. More substitute hours may be available.

Please send resume to:

Cindy Rubino, Library Director 
Lewisboro Library
P.O. Box 477
15 Main Street
South Salem, New York 10590
(914) 875-9004

Posted 9/24

User Experience and Outreach Librarian (2) - Buffalo State College's Butler Library

Butler Library
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222

Buffalo State College’s Butler Library has started recruitment for two User Experience and Outreach Librarians. We’re seeking creative, service-oriented individuals to help establish our recently renovated Butler Library Academic Commons as an essential, welcoming, and supportive learning environment on campus.

These are tenure track positions and early career librarians are encouraged to apply (must have MLS before start date). The application deadline is September 30 and we anticipate filling the position by the start of the new year.  Check out the full position description here:

Buffalo State is a diverse, culturally-rich place to work and our team in Butler is talented and passionate!

Posted 9/20

Research Services Librarian for History & Archives - Noreen Reale Falcone Library

Noreen Reale Falcone Library
Salt Springs Rd
Syracuse, NY 13214

Le Moyne College, a Jesuit institution in Syracuse, NY, is accepting applications for a Research Services Librarian for History & Archives at the Noreen Reale Falcone Library.

This position provides research assistance, instruction, and collection development for the undergraduate programs of history, political science, and economics, and for the courses of study with assignments involving the College Archives. As part of the team that comprises the Archives Advisory Council develops project ideas for interns, creates a strategic plan for the Archives, and coordinates the selection of research materials. View the online application process and full job description here.

Posted 9/20