Adult Services Librarian

Rockland County NY, Valley Cottage NY
Posted 3 weeks ago

Valley Cottage Library, located in a nearby suburb of NYC, is a renowned community resource serving the 23,000 residents of the Nyack School District. We are seeking a reliable, customer service oriented librarian for a part-time position in our busy Adult Services Department.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastically focused on public service, with a patron-centric mindset, have knowledge of current methods and practices of librarianship, and the ability to help and communicate with patrons of all ages and abilities.

Minimum qualifications:

· Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program

· NYS Public Librarian Certificate

· Experience with the SirsiDynix Symphony ILS or Koha ILS preferred

· Proven mastery of Microsoft Office

· Demonstrated ability providing readers advisory and reference services

· Strong knowledge of mobile technology, eBooks and digital platforms

· Ability to communicate and teach concepts both simple and complex to a varied audience

Responsibilities include:

· Providing excellent reference service across formats and front-line Information Desk coverage

· Providing technology assistance and instruction in the use of online library resources

· Readers advisory in support of areas of patron interest

· Collection development within defined collections of adult material

· Enforces the policies and procedures of the Library

· Acts as Person-in-Charge as designated by the Chain of Command

This is a part-time position which includes Wednesday evenings 5pm-9pm and the fourth Saturday of each month 9:45am-5pm. The hourly rate is $29/hour.

If you possess a passion to work in a team-based and customer-focused environment that strives to provide excellent services to the community at large, apply now!

A completed employment application is required and can be obtained at Please email the completed application, a resume and cover letter highlighting your experience to the attention of Ashley Maraffino, Assistant Director at

Applications will be accepted until February 19, 2024.

Valley Cottage Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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