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Youth & Family Services Librarian - Hartford Public Library (CT)

Hartford Public Library
500 Main St,
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

Customer Service


Partnerships & Outreach

 

Collection Acquisition & Utilization

 

QUALIFICATIONS


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

Posted 4/19


Adult Services Librarian II - Ossining Public Library

Ossining Public Library
53 Croton Ave,
Ossining, NY 10562

Do you want to work for an award-winning public library serving an engaged, diverse community? The Ossining Public Library is looking for a community-focused, mission-driven Librarian II to join our Adult Services Department. 


The Librarian II reports to the Head of Adult Services and will be responsible for collection development, patron-centered reference and referrals, and technology and readers’ advisory services. Will coordinate a variety of adult programs and identify and participate in community outreach and engagement efforts. Works collaboratively with other departments, library administration, community groups, and other agencies. Plans and assesses collections, programs, and services with a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion. Assists in the development of new services, collections, and programs for adults. 

Desired experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities: 

Salary and benefits: $61,178 - $68,896, excellent benefits package 


Minimum Training and experience:

To apply, please send an application, resume, and cover letter to: 
Diana Lennon, Head of Adult Services Ossining Public Library
, 53 Croton Ave.
 Ossining, NY 10562 dlennon@wlsmail.org 


Posted 4/19


Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for University Libraries - University at Buffalo Libraries

University at Buffalo Libraries
433 Capen Hall, Flint Loop,
Buffalo, NY 14228

The University at Buffalo Libraries seeks an articulate, dynamic, detail-oriented professional to provide executive support to the Office of the Vice Provost including direct support to the Vice Provost for University Libraries (VPUL). As a highly visible staff member in the Office of the Vice Provost, the Executive Assistant serves as a primary liaison with all parts of the libraries, the university, and a wide range of individuals including staff from the offices of the president, provost, deans, vice presidents, vice provosts, and faculty throughout the units. The successful candidate will exercise sound and independent judgment in support of the Vice Provost; build strong and cooperative relationships with the University community; perform tasks and responsibilities that maximize the effectiveness of the Vice Provost; and independently manage the day-to-day workflow and projects within the Office of the Vice Provost.

As the Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for University Libraries, your key responsibilities will include:

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

To Apply:
To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site. At the time of hire, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for a period of at least two years. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years of experience and type of relevant work experience listed in the minimum qualifications of the position. We are currently reviewing applications and anticipate filling this position by June 2021. References will be contacted with advance notice.

The University at Buffalo
A flagship institution in the State University of New York system and a member of the Association of American Universities, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. UB offers more than 400 academic programs – the largest menu of academic choices in New York State. UB provides students access to a rich variety of multicultural experiences and environments, both on campus and through our 80-plus study abroad programs. Our environmental programs, research centers, and institutes address local and global challenges and work to create a better tomorrow through sustainability. UB is among the top 10 colleges in the country for renewable energy use and in 2019, ranked No. 3 in climate action among 250 institutions worldwide. Our research, creative activity, and people positively impact the world.

The University Libraries
As the largest academic research library in the SUNY system, the University Libraries offer an outstanding array. Land acknowledgment: The University at Buffalo operates on the territory of the Seneca Nation, a member of the Haudenosaunee/Six Nations Confederacy. This territory is covered by The Dish with One Spoon Treaty of Peace and Friendship, a pledge to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. It is also covered by the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua, between the United States Government and the Six Nations Confederacy, which further affirmed Haudenosaunee land rights and sovereignty in the State of New York. Today, this region is still the home to the Haudenosaunee people, and we are grateful for the opportunity to live, work, and share ideas in this territory.


The Buffalo Niagara Region
The Buffalo Niagara region is a major metropolitan area with diverse communities and outstanding assets. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 25 Best Affordable Places to Live in the U.S. in 2019, Buffalo is on the rise and UB is proud to play an active part in its resurgence. Buffalo offers the amenities of a major urban area without headaches. Friendly folks, quick commutes, charming neighborhoods, and a low cost of living are among the benefits of living in the region. Three international bridges connect the Buffalo Niagara region to Canada. Travel to the cosmopolitan city of Toronto is only 90 minutes by car. By air, we are less than an hour to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Posted 4/19


Acquisitions Associate - University at Buffalo Libraries

University at Buffalo Libraries
433 Capen Hall, Flint Loop,
Buffalo, NY 14228

The University at Buffalo Libraries seeks a service-oriented, detail-driven Acquisitions Associate (Instructional Support Associate) to join a team of dedicated professionals who work to provide library users with the resources they need for research, learning, and teaching. Working in the highly automated Discovery Services unit, the Acquisitions Associate is responsible for ordering, claiming, and selected receiving of print, electronic, and streaming formats of material for disciplines served by the University Libraries, including but not limited to Arts, Sciences & Humanities, Architecture & Planning, Special Collections, Health Sciences and Music, and the Charles B. Sears Law Library. There will be many opportunities to collaborate and consult with fellow Discovery Services team members to help make operations more effective and responsive to the needs of library users.

As the Acquisitions Associate, your key responsibilities will include:

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

To Apply:
To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site. At the time of hire, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for a period of at least two years. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years of experience and type of relevant work experience listed in the minimum qualifications of the position. We are currently reviewing applications and anticipate filling this position by July 2021. References will be contacted with advance notice.

The University at Buffalo
A flagship institution in the State University of New York system and a member of the Association of American Universities, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. UB offers more than 400 academic programs – the largest menu of academic choices in New York State. UB provides students access to a rich variety of multicultural experiences and environments, both on campus and through our 80-plus study abroad programs. Our environmental programs, research centers, and institutes address local and global challenges and work to create a better tomorrow through sustainability. UB is among the top 10 colleges in the country for renewable energy use and in 2019, ranked No. 3 in climate action among 250 institutions worldwide. Our research, creative activity, and people positively impact the world.

The University Libraries
As the largest academic research library in the SUNY system, the University Libraries offer an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services, and people to support academic achievement. The Libraries play a vital role in the academic success of our students, the teaching and research of our faculty, and the intellectual pursuits of our alumni and community members. Our broad selection of digital and print resources, innovative services, and expert staff support scholarly and creative achievements in new and exciting ways.

The Buffalo Niagara Region
The Buffalo Niagara region is a major metropolitan area with diverse communities and outstanding assets. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 25 Best Affordable Places to Live in the U.S. in 2019, Buffalo is on the rise and UB is proud to play an active part in its resurgence. Buffalo offers the amenities of a major urban area without headaches. Friendly folks, quick commutes, charming neighborhoods, and a low cost of living are among the benefits of living in the region. Three international bridges connect the Buffalo Niagara region to Canada. Travel to the cosmopolitan city of Toronto is only 90 minutes by car. By air, we are less than an hour to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Posted 3/19


Coordinator of Youth Services - Patterson Library

Patterson Library
40 S. Portage St,
Westfield, NY 14063

The Patterson Library, a member of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, seeks to provide a free, readily accessible, and specialized program of library services for every child in Westfield, NY. We strive to introduce children to the love of reading and literature, to develop capable users of information and technology, and to encourage each child's development to her or his fullest potential.
 
Job Summary

 
Principle Responsibilities and Duties

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Full-time: 35 hr/week position
Rate: $15/hr plus benefits including Health Insurance, Retirement, Paid Sick and Vacation Time
Hours: Will include regular evenings and weekends


For application please send a cover letter and resumé to director@pattersonlib.org. Consideration for this position will begin May 1, 2021. But Patterson Library will accept applications until the position is filled.
 

Posted 4/19


Director - Westfield Memorial Library 

Westfield Memorial Library
550 E Broad St,
Westfield, NJ 07090

The Westfield Memorial Library (NJ) Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic, action-oriented library professional to lead our vibrant public library. The new director will have a unique opportunity to lead the Westfield Memorial Library into the future with evolving plans for reimagining and modernizing the library facility. The Library’s recently completed strategic plan “Inspire, Connect and Engage,” provides a roadmap for the library’s transformation, defining a continued commitment to community engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and continuous improvement. 


The Director will lead staff, collaborate with the Board of Trustees, Town Council, School Board, community organizations and other stakeholders to bring their high-energy leadership to help fulfill the library’s mission to “connect and engage all residents to make Westfield a better place to live.” The director should be knowledgeable about technology and its use in libraries and be able to manage a facility and staff of 46 FT, PT and pages, with an annual budget of $2.7 million. The successful candidate will also have experience with private fundraising and collaborate closely with the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library and the Westfield Memorial Library Foundation. 


The Westfield Memorial Library is at the center of our community of 30,000 people and enjoys town- wide support. The Library offers a wide variety of popular programs and services including a diverse collection, outstanding early literacy programs and technology training provided by a dedicated and talented staff team. 


The Town of Westfield, New Jersey is often high on lists of best places to live in NJ and in the US. Within 20 miles of NYC with easy bus or train connections, in the center of Union County, Westfield offers excellent schools, nine parks, a community pool, a community theater, and a bustling downtown of many local and national retailers and restaurants. 


Starting salary is up to 120k depending on experience. Benefits support health and wellness choices and the library provides comprehensive health coverage, paid vacation time, a retirement plan, and pre-tax spending accounts. 


Qualifications 

For consideration, please send/email cover letter, resume and three references to: librarydirectorsearch@gmail.com. Questions and inquiries may be addressed to Alan Burger at alanburger@librarydevelopment.com or Leslie Burger at lburger@librarydevelopment.com.

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

Posted 4/16


Library Director - Wayland Free Library

Wayland Free Library
2401 Ward Road,
Wayland, NY 14572

The Wayland Free Library is searching for a Director.  It is a thriving rural library in the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY and is centrally located between Rochester and Corning, NY. The Director manages a library with an annual budget of $190,000 and an annual circulation of approximately 24,000 items.  

Responsibilities:


Job Requirements:

Employment Type

Salary


A full job description may be viewed at the library website. A letter of interest along with a resume may be emailed to Searchforlibrarian@gmail.com.  The deadline for submission is May 7, 2021.

Posted 4/13


Head of Reference - Hampton Library

Hampton Library
2478 Main Street,
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is seeking a Full-Time Head of Reference to join our team.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, creative, service-oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and collaborative.

Primary Duties:

Qualifications:

This full-time 35-hour per week position requires evening hours. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave. 


Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to Executive Director Kelly A. Harris via email to kharris@hamptonlibrary.org. All documents should be submitted in pdf format. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021.


The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is an Association Library. Located on Main Street in picturesque, historic Bridgehampton on the South Fork of Long Island. The Hampton Library exists to serve the East End communities of Bridgehampton and Sagaponack. The Hampton Library is a Family Place Library. The Hampton Library celebrates the diversity of our community and welcomes applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
 

Posted 4/13


Building Maintenance Worker (Part-Time) - Saratoga Springs Public Library

Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry Street,
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3271

The Building Maintenance Worker is part of a team that maintains, repairs, cleans, and patrols a busy public library. For complete details on this position: http://bit.ly/SSPL-BMW

ROUTINE TASKS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Semi-skilled building and grounds maintenance and repair practices; use of hand and power tools and equipment; customer service and conflict resolution; communication; read and interpret plans, blueprints, and mechanical drawings; physical condition in line with the demands of the position, which can involve long periods of standing, walking, bending, sitting, lifting heavy items, and communicating by phone and face-to-face


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree and ONE (1) YEAR of paid full-time experience in general building construction or maintenance work or a closely related field, OR graduation from a regionally accredited New York State registered trade and TWO (2) YEARS of full-time paid experience in general building construction or maintenance work or a closely related field, OR graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and THREE (3) YEARS of full-time paid experience in general building construction or maintenance work or a closely related field.

For complete details on this position: http://bit.ly/SSPL-BMW

SCHEDULE: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 9a-4:30p—Occasional weekends and on-call/as needed

STARTING PAY RATE: $20.65/hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2021

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Human Resources Manager
Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry St, Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Email: SSPL-HR@sals.edu

Get an application in person at the Library or online: http://bit.ly/ApplyToSSPL


Saratoga Springs Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. SSPL complies with all applicable federal and state laws and the rules and regulations of the Saratoga Springs Municipal Civil Service Commission. SSPL encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply.

Posted 4/13


Youth Services Librarian I - Lockport Public Library

Lockport Public Library
23 East Avenue.,
Lockport, NY 14094


Minimum Qualifications:

Specific Requirements:

Sample Work Activities (Illustrative only):

How to Apply:
Interested, eligible candidates should mail a letter of interest and a resume (include three professional references) to the Director by April 21, 2021.

Beverly Federspiel, Executive Director
Lockport Public Library
P.O. Box 475
Lockport, NY 14095
OR email to federspiel@nioga.org

Posted 4/13


Head of Reference & Adult Services - Floyd Memorial Library

Floyd Memorial Library
539 First St.,
Garrison, NY 10524

Salary: $50,000 - $52,000 with generous benefits package.

Position Description:

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.)

Conclusion:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to director@floydmemoriallibrary.org for consideration. The job posting will remain open until the candidacy is filled. 

Posted 4/13


Part-Time Circulation Clerk - Desmond-Fish Public Library

Desmond-Fish Public Library
472 NY-403,
Garrison, NY 10524

The Desmond-Fish Public Library is a full-service library located in the small town of Garrison, NY. Our Board of Trustees and staff are committed to the Library’s role as a sustainable, tech-savvy, and community-oriented resource for our patrons. We are looking for a friendly, energetic, detail-oriented people person to run the library’s circulation desk, provide reference and technical assistance to patrons, perform routine collection maintenance, and help create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our patrons. 


Qualifications: 


Preferred, but not required: 

This job is part-time, 3-4 days per week including evening hours and weekend days, at a rate of $15/hour. If you love helping people and want to work in a friendly, collaborative environment, please send your resume and cover letter to director@desmondfishlibrary.org by April 18th.

Posted 4/12


Circulation Clerk - Patterson Library

Jervis Public Library
40 South Portage Street,
Westfield, NY, 14787

Full-time: 40 hr/week position

Rate: $13.75/hr plus benefits including Health Insurance, Retirement, Paid Sick and Vacation Time

Hours: Will include regular evenings and weekends

Position Definition

General Duties

Additional Duties

Qualifications Profile

Please submit your resume and cover letter to director@pattersonlib.org.

Posted 4/12


Reference Librarian for Adult Engagement & Outreach - Jervis Public Library

Jervis Public Library
613 N Washington St,
Rome, NY 13440

Due to an upcoming retirement, Jervis Public Library in Rome, NY is seeking applicants for the position of Reference Librarian with a specialty in Adult Engagement & Outreach.  In this time of great change for our organization, we are looking for flexibility, creativity, enthusiasm, and a passion for serving people in new ways, which is in line with our Mission Statement.         

This is an FT position with a starting salary of $42,000 per year.   Benefits include health insurance (50% contribution), dental, paid time off, FSA, and NYS Retirement.

The position is open until filled.  Please submit your resume, letter of interest, and list of references to hwilson@midyork.org.

The full job description is below:

Education/Experience Requirements:

General Statement of Duties:  

 
Examples of Duties (including but not limited to):

REFERENCE SERVICE

DIGITAL RESOURCES


COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT


PROGRAMMING & OUTREACH

VIRTUAL PRESENCE


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required Communication Skills:

Position Mission Statement:


Examples of Duties (including but not limited to):


Physical Requirements:


Jervis Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 4/12


Library Assistant/Youth Services - Red Jacket Community Library

Red Jacket Community Library
7 Lehigh Avenue, PO Box 370,
Shortsville NY 14548

Red Jacket Community Library seeks a self-motivated professional to be our next full-time Library Assistant.  This position is focused on assisting with Youth Services and reports to the Library Director. The Library Assistant is responsible for developing, planning, and coordinating a variety of programs and services for children and teens. The Red Jacket Community Library is a public library located in Shortsville, NY that shares a combined space and collection with the Manchester-Shortsville Central School District. The library is frequented by all ages, however, there is a particularly high number of patrons attending daily that represent the youth segment of the population.  Experience working with youth is preferred. Comfort with computer software and virtual programming preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

General (apply to all staff)

Technical responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from High School or possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma and either:

Salary: This is a full-time, 35 hour per week position with a starting salary of $16/hr. Benefits include vacation time, sick time, and 13 paid holidays. Enrollment in NYS Retirement Plan available.

Deadline: Application materials are due May 1. This position will be filled with a provisional appointment until the next eligible list is established. Qualified, interested parties should: Email a cover letter and resume to Andrea Tillinghast, Library Director at redjacketlibrarydirector@owwl.org. Complete the Ontario County application at the Civil Service Employment Portal.

Posted 4/8


HR Specialist - Hartford Public Library (CT)

Hartford Public Library
500 Main St,
Hartford, CT 06103

The Hartford Public Library seeks an HR Generalist to work at our flagship downtown library and corporate office. The HR Generalist will provide support to the Director of Human Resources. Facilitates critical HR activities including bi-weekly payroll, recruitment, compliance, and HRIS administration. Acts as a liaison. Applies HR policies and contract provisions. Will participate in departmental and organizational HR projects. Ensures compliance with federal and state guidelines, reporting, and payroll.
 
Duties 

Qualifications: 


To Apply: Please email resume and cover letters to the attention of the Director of Human Resources at dsmith@hplct.org and note HR Generalist in the subject line. Hartford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
 

Posted 4/8


Full-Time Interlibrary Loan Supervisor - Noreen Real Falcone Library 

Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Rd,
Syracuse, NY 13214

The Noreen Reale Falcone Library at Le Moyne College seeks a full-time Interlibrary Loan Supervisor to join our team.  This position assures high-quality customer service in support of scholarly content and research information to all members of the college community through the provision of Interlibrary Loan services and through the supervision of the department’s student assistants.

Work Schedule:

Required Skills/Education:

To see the full job description and to apply, click here

Posted 4/6


Adult Program Coordinator - Scoville Memorial Library (CT)

Scoville Memorial Library
38 Main St,
Salisbury, CT 06068

The Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury, CT seeks a creative, energetic, focused self-starter with strong communication and technology skills to join our staff as the Adult Program Coordinator. 

This position supports the successful operation of the Library by planning, organizing, promoting, and executing a wide variety of high quality, diverse and relevant programs, and classes -- generally more than 200 each year -- for adults that reflect the Library’s mission to "engage and enrich the Salisbury Community by providing a thoughtfully curated collection, interactive and inspiring programs, and innovative services."  

Approximately 20-25 hours per week on average; salaried at $32,500, paid time off, health insurance negotiable. Please email Claudia Cayne, Library Director at ccayne@biblio.org for the full job description and to submit a letter of interest and resume.

Specific Responsibilities:

Knowledge & Skills:

Qualifications:

Posted 4/6


IT Procurement Specialist - Southern Tier Library System

Southern Tier Library System
9424 Scott Rd,
Painted Post, NY 14870

Southern Tier Library System is accepting applications for the position of IT Procurement Specialist. The library system seeks an energetic candidate with a vision for innovative IT practices and a passion for providing meaningful services to 48 member libraries within a team-based cooperative library system environment.

Please visit our website for full job description and application details.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Salary & Benefits

Application Process

STLS is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment to ensure a wide range of experiences, perspectives, and skills. Our organization is continually evolving to meet the changing needs of our communities by establishing practices that promote innovative delivery of essential library services to the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier & Western New York.

Posted 4/2


Technology Services Librarian - John Jermain Memorial Library

John Jermain Memorial Library
201 Main Street,
Sag Harbor, NY 11963

The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks applicants for a full-time Technology Services Librarian position. The successful candidate will work with an  innovative staff to promote the library’s mission through staff training, individual patron support, 
public outreach, and digital initiatives. 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

Required skills include: 

This full-time, salaried position requires evening and weekend hours, as well as public-facing professional duties, including support of the library’s reference services. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA CREF  retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send resume and letter of application to Catherine Creedon, Director at catherine@johnjermain.org by 4/17/2021. 

John Jermain Memorial Library celebrates the diversity of our community and warmly welcomes applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
 

Posted 4/2


Substitute Reference Librarians  - The Somers Library

The Somers Library
Route 139 & Reis Park,
Somers, NY 10589

The Somers Library, situated in lovely Reis Park in Somers, New York, is looking to hire substitute reference librarians as we move to expand our current services. We are looking for Librarians who are comfortable working at the adult and children’s reference desks and interacting with patrons of all ages. Availability during the evening and weekend hours is a must. Salary starting at $25/hour.

Job Description: The part-time Reference Librarian provides general reference and information services, readers’ advisory, assists with programs, and performs library advocacy. The Librarian provides assistance to patrons using the library in accessing information, library materials, and technology, as well as performing other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies. Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to handle detail-orientated work. Must have a commitment to public service and library advocacy.

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to somersdirector@wlsmail.org

Posted 3/30


Library Director - John C. Hart Memorial Library

John C. Hart Memorial Library
1130 E Main St,
Shrub Oak, NY 10588

Join us as we write the next chapter in the story of one of Westchester County’s top performing and well used public libraries. The John C. Hart Memorial Library (in the Town of Yorktown) Board of Trustees is seeking a thoughtful, energetic, and tested leader to become the next library director. You will join our team of experienced staff and engaged Board to expand on our tradition of service. Please visit the library at yorktownlibrary.org or on Facebook.

The ideal candidate will have a unique opportunity to continue shaping the role of the library and growing the visibility of our vibrant community institution.

Requirements include an MLS and experience as a public library administrator. Excellent interpersonal skills are a must, as well as a hands-on work ethic and knowledge of emerging trends in libraries. Starting salary is competitive ranging from 108K to 118k depending on experience, and includes an excellent benefits package. All applications will receive a quick response and a confidential review.

Email a cover letter, resume, and references to: librarydirectorsearch@gmail.com. For inquiries please contact Alan Burger, Library Development Solutions at aburger@librarydevelopment.com or Leslie Burger at lburger@librarydevelopment.com.

Posted 3/29


Youth Services Librarian I - Lockport Public Library

Lockport Public Library
23 East Avenue,
Lockport, NY 14094

Minimum Qualifications:

Specific Requirements:

Sample Work Activities (Illustrative only):

Salary & Benefits:

How to Apply:
Interested, eligible candidates should mail a letter of interest and a resume (include three professional references) to the Director by April 19, 2021.

Beverly Federspiel, Executive Director
Lockport Public Library
P.O. Box 475
Lockport, NY 14095
OR email to federspiel@nioga.org
 

Posted 3/24


Teen Services Librarian - Hartford Public Library (CT)

Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street,
Hartford, CT 06103

The Teen Services Librarian provides library service and programming for and with young adults (13 – 19) and those who work with young adults in collaboration with the Teen Services Coordinator, Youth and Family Service Librarians, and the YOUmedia Manager. This position is responsible for decision-making of the library-based services and tasks, including collection development, and will guide youth as they explore digital media and library resources. The Teen Librarian will develop and implement an intake process that determines academic and enrichment needs for youth aging out of Youth Services and entering YOUmedia. 


The Teen Services Librarian will also prepare teens aging out of YOUmedia for the first-year college experience and recommend potential career pathways. The Teen Librarian will also supervise and monitor teens in the teen collection area and develop suitable programming. The position will require activity on all three floors of the library, as well as support services to the Youth Service Librarians at all branches. 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. May be asked to supervise staff in the absence of branch or senior manager. Required time on the public service desk each day. Works 37.5 hours each week requiring one evening a week, Saturdays in rotation, and a few Sundays a year. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. 

Responsibilities Include:

Program Development and Delivery

Partnerships and Outreach

Customer Engagement

Collection Acquisition and Utilization

Secondary Functions

Requirements:

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to hpljobs@hplct.org and reference Teen Services Librarian in the subject line of your email. Hartford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 3/22