Employment

The East Hampton Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The Library is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Full-Time Children’s Librarian Position

 

The East Hampton Library, located on Long Island’s East End, is seeking a full-time Children’s Librarian. The successful candidate must possess good communication skills and be able to work well with staff and the public to help build on a solid base of high quality service. The East Hampton Library is an association library that serves a community of 15,800 year-round residents, plus a large summer population.

 

Duties:

-Provide friendly reference services to children and their families

-planning and conducting children’s programs 

-collection development

 

Qualifications:

-flexibility is a must!

-a genuine desire and ability to work well with children

-prior experience working with children in a library

-knowledge of computer applications for library services

-ability to speak Spanish is a plus

-all new hires must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

Requirements:

Candidate must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school or enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program


Salary: $53,227 a year with a competitive benefits package

The schedule includes some evenings and weekend rotation

 

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter, via email to:

 

Alexandra Giambruno

Head of Children’s Services

East Hampton Library

Email: alex@easthamptonlibrary.org 

(631)324-0222 ext. 2

 

 

 

FULL-TIME LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVIST

 

The East Hampton Library is seeking another full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities include the arrangement and description of archival materials and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to highlight the collection through community outreach, writing a weekly email newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays. Occasionally, this job also includes filling in at a public service desk in another department as-needed.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Candidates must hold a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited library school or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
  • Archival certificate, special collections concentration, or equivalent experience.
  • Candidates must be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Must be attentive to details and able work independently
  • Ability to work courteously with co-workers and patrons both in-person and via telephone
  • Comfortable working with office equipment, such as copiers and scanners.
  • Basic computer skills including the use of: Google Documents, Gmail, Microsoft Office
  • The East Hampton Library requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Project management skills are a plus.
  • Familiarity with Sierra, Photoshop, and/or digital asset management software (such as Preservica, ContentDM, PastPerfect, Omeka, etc.) and/or Sierra is a plus.
  • Knowledge or experience with Long Island history is preferred.

 

HOURS AND WAGE:

 

35 hours per week; salary commensurate on experience.

 

TO APPLY:

 

Send resume and cover letter to andrea@easthamptonlibrary.org.