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Monday, November 12, 2018

P/T - Adult & Ref Svcs Librarian, Huntington Lib (NY)

Part-time Adult and Reference Services Librarian Opening

The Huntington Public Library (in Huntington, NY and Huntington Station, NY) is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic librarian to work in its Adult and Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening for 16 hours per week. The successful candidate should exhibit positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative.

Duties and qualifications:
*    Basic knowledge of, and instruction to patrons, in all library resources including digital and downloadable materials
*    Possess knowledge of emerging technology and current trends in library services
*    Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required
*    Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues as well as work independently

*    MLS from an ALA accredited institution
*    Valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate (this is not a trainee position)
*    General experience working with the public and diverse communities
*    Excellent customer service and communication skills
*    Spanish proficiency is a plus

Hours include nights, weekends and holiday rotations and staffing both our Main building and Station Branch. Starting salary: $29.45 set by union contract. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Interested candidates should email your resume and letters of application by November 23, 2018 to:

Thérèse Purcell Nielsen,
Head of Adult Services