↵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 firstname.lastname@example.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:
Part-time Library Assistant at the Newburgh Free Library
Posting Name: PtLibAsstProDept
Reply must be received in the Human Resources Office by 4 p.m. on March 14, 2014. Send a Letter of Interest (posting name must be included) to Mary Ellen Leimer, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, 124 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550
Programs and Outreach Job Description
- Assists with selecting and implementing adult programs
- Writes and distributes news releases and content for electronic and print materials.
- Helps design promotional materials for various library services, programs and events
- Posts updates to the library website
- Posts information on calendars, online blogs and social media sites
- Maintains various mailing and emailing databases
- Updates closing and holiday messages on the various public phone lines
- Maintains community bulletin boards and brochure racks
- Assists with Outreach events and programs
- Teaches classes on basic computer skills and other assigned topics
- Works at the Information Desk to direct users to resources in the building and on the web.
- Must have a bachelor's degree
- Looking for a flexible and enthusiastic self-starter with an interest in serving various populations within the library service area
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
- Working knowledge of social media and mobile technology
- Good interpersonal and communication skills including ease with public speaking
- Bi-lingual preferred.
Newburgh Free Library
Part-Time Library Machine Technician
POSTING NAME: RE-POST PtLibMachTech
Reply must be received in the Human Resource Office by 4:00 P.M. on March 14, 2014
Distinguishing Feature of the Class:
The work involves the performance of moderately complex mechanical tasks on various types of library equipment (including, but not limited to, computer equipment), managing equipment use and machine maintenance. The work requires mechanical aptitude and the ability to train others (staff and public) in basic machine utilization. The work is performed under general supervision of a Librarian.
Typical Work Activities: (Illustrative Only)
Assists patrons and staff in basic use of computers and peripherals, photocopiers, microform machines, telephone systems, and other machines throughout the library;
Troubleshoots equipment problems;
Helps maintain equipment inventory;
Initiates service calls, interfaces with vendor service staff and maintains service histories for equipment;
Prepares basic machine usage instructions and signage.
Position is a 17.5 hours per week and may include nights and weekends.
Candidates must complete an approved application (which can be found at newburghschools.org under “Human Resources” tab) and submit a letter of interest (posting name must be included) on or before closing date to: Mary Ellen Leimer, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, 124 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550.
Rockland Community College is seeking a part-time librarian to perform reference work and bibliographic instruction for 14 to 29 hours per week. Day and evening hours available.
Please send cover letter and resume to Jon Grennan, Library Director, Rockland Community College, 145 College Rd, Suffern, NY 10901 or email to email@example.com.
(posted on 3/7/14)
The Capital District Library Council (CDLC) is seeking a dynamic and creative library leader to become the organization’s next Executive Director. This individual will provide leadership and work with the CDLC Board of Trustees to articulate the vision of the Council to develop and deliver programs and meet member needs in a changing information service environment. See the full Job Description for additional details.
The Capital District Library Council is one of New York’s nine Reference and Research Library Resources (NY 3Rs) multi-type systems. Members of the NY 3Rs include individual libraries – academic, special, hospital, and public – as well as public and school library systems. CDLC facilitates information management, staff development, and resource sharing for the libraries of the ten-county Capital District region of upstate New York optimizing success through collaboration. CDLC promotes leading-edge reference and research resources to the region; strengthens cooperation among all types of libraries including museums and archives; facilitates communication among CDLC members and their staffs; and supports exploration and innovation in library services.
Required qualifications include an MLIS degree or equivalent; at least eight full years of post-Master of Library Science professional library experience, at least two years of which shall have been in an administrative capacity; a proactive, positive and professional attitude; demonstrated success in program development and implementation; demonstrated success in supervising and motivating staff; excellent verbal and written communications skills; flexibility and the ability to advance the organization in a changing information service environment; and possession of or eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian Certificate. Familiarity with current library trends and demonstrated involvement in professional organizations are preferred qualifications.
This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package and a starting salary of $80,000. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Other employment opportunities in New York State are on the NYLA JOBline.