Employment Opportunities

Organizations in the Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (SENYLRC) service area (Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties) who wish to list library jobs here should e-mail a copy of the job posting to jobposting@senylrc.org. It is the responsibility of the organization posting a job announcement to notify SENYLRC when a job search has ended. We will keep the job posted for one month, posted expiration date, or until contacted by the library, whichever comes first. Job seekers, if you are in doubt about the status of an announcement, please contact the organization advertising the job.

Current postings in the Southeastern region

Library Night Supervisor
Mount Saint Mary College

Mount Saint Mary College seeks responsible, highly dependable, service-oriented individual to be Night Supervisor and Stacks Coordinator for the library. Responsible for building supervision, circulation desk services, and general stacks maintenance. Supervises and trains work-study students and assists library users. Must be self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility, good communication skills, and ability to work independently. Strong computer skills required, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, willingness to learn new technologies, and ability to troubleshoot minor software and hardware problems. Associates degree required, BA/BS preferred. Previous library work experience and familiarity with integrated library systems preferred. Full-time position, 35 hrs./wk., 4:30 pm – 12 am, Sunday – Thursday. Hours flex to 6:30 pm -- 2 am during exam periods. Semester break and summer hours will be adjusted according to library schedule.

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Position available immediately; applications accepted through July 7.

Substitute Reference Librarian
Mount Saint Mary College
Substitute Librarian needed for reference service at Mount Saint Mary College Library. The position will fill-in as needed and does not have a set schedule or guaranteed number of hours.  Will provide research and technology assistance and supervise work-study students. M.L.S. (ALA accredited), knowledge of academic research resources, experience with common software applications, ability to learn new technologies, and proficiency with automated library systems required. $21/hr. Submit letter, resume, and names of three professional references via our online application form.
Mount Saint Mary College is located at 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, New York.  For more information about the college, please visit the MSMC website.  For more information about the MSMC Library, visit the library website.
(posted 7/7/14)

MHLS Automation Coordinator - Resource Sharing Services:The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) is seeking an experienced librarian to serve as Automation Coordinator in support of resource sharing services. The Coordinator's primary responsibilities are: (1) to work cooperatively with member libraries and vendors to administer the MHLS integrated library platform (ILP); (2) supervise Cataloging Services; (3) develop and maintain ILP, cataloging and related documentation; (4) and provide support and training to the staff of member libraries. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment and initiative in a collaborative decision making environment.   

MHLS supports an Innovative hosted Sierra ILP for 66 member libraries in 5 counties. The ILP provides access to more than 2.3 million items and annually performs more than 4 million circulation transactions. MHLS has been selected by Innovative as an early adopter for Encore 4.4. Cataloging Services provides copy and original cataloging, maintains more than 650,000 bibliographic records, and works with member libraries to implement local policy.

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Master's degree (MLS, MIS) from an ALA accredited institution
  • Two years of ILS/ILP experience;
  • Two years of cataloging and classification experience; and
  • Two years of supervisory experience.

Hiring salary for this full time position is $55,000-$60,000 with excellent benefits including New York State retirement; medical and dental insurance; and paid vacation and sick leave. To apply please submit a letter of interest addressing each minimum qualification and a resume to: jobs@midhudson.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

(Posted on 5/9/2014)


Other employment opportunities in New York State are on the NYLA JOBline.

Other resources for finding out about jobs and career resources for librarians:
New York City: Metro Job Bank
I Need A Library Job
The SENYLRC LinkedIn Page