Employment Announcements

Job opportunities currently available throughout the Northern New York Library Network's region: 


(Updated October 5, 2015)


Part-time Librarian position at North Country Community College

(State University of New York):

Librarian – Ticonderoga, NY Campus

JOB SUMMARY: The part-time librarian will report to the Library Director and will be responsible for keeping the library open 29 hours per week.  He or she will work one-on-one with students conducting library research, will conduct on-line research presentations for classes, and will handle all inter-campus loan materials coming into Ticonderoga.  Duties will also include collection development, reference service for students, faculty, and members of the community, serials check-in, and the day to day running of the library.  The part-time librarian will communicate with the Library Director about the resource and service needs for the Ticonderoga campus library as well as technological and other issues impacting library service.


 ALA accredited MLS preferred

 Superior interpersonal skills

 Library experience (preferably in an academic library)

 Familiarity with integrated library systems, database searching, and current technological LIS applications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Applicants should be able to complete the following tasks:

 Perform library reference services

 Handle library circulation for the campus with the Saranac Lake campus

 Conduct library research and information literacy sessions for classes

 Work both independently and as part of a team

 Follow library policies and procedures


 Provide library reference services during regularly scheduled hours with occasional adjustments

 Work with the Director to provide a full range of library services

 Work with professional and CSEA library staff to coordinate coverage and service

 Participate in professional development activities when appropriate

 Update the campus library’s LibGuides web presence


Commitment for the Ticonderoga librarian will be for four 7.25 hour days from 8:45am – 4:30pm, Mon. – Thurs. during the fall

and spring semesters. (Scheduled max. of 29 hrs. a week; person employed can work fewer hrs. if necessary.)


Please submit the following to Brian O’Connor at boconnor@nccc.edu:

1) Letter of Application

2) Current Resume

Position open until filled

Questions? Please contact Brian O’Connor at boconnor@nccc.edu or 518.354.5273.


Online Learning Librarian (Oswego)

State University of New York at Oswego seeks a collaborative librarian/teacher/scholar to join Penfield Library’s Instruction Team as Online Learning Librarian. The individual in this position will lead interdisciplinary initiatives to ensure a meaningful library presence in Blackboard online courses, at an institution where this delivery option is expanding to include global programs. He/she will lead exploration and application of instructional design principles to information literacy instruction, in both face-to-face and online environments. Additional responsibilities include participation in reference service and collection development.  This is a 12-month tenure track position reporting to the Coordinator of Library Instruction.

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin October 19, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.  For complete information about the position and application procedures, visit our website at www.oswego.edu/vacancies.  SUNY Oswego is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.   

For the complete description visit this link.


If you are a library in the NNYLN's region and have a job vacancy announcement you would like posted here, please send your information, including CLOSING DATE for applications, to Regional Services Librarian Eric Alan, at eric@nnyln.org.

Other sites for library employment information:

NY3Rs Job Listings
Higher Ed Jobs
New York State Civil Service Page
The Chronicle of Higher Education
INALJ.com New York State