Employment Announcements

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


(Updated June 26, 2015)

Position: Student Outreach Librarian
Reports to: Director of Library Services
Status: Faculty (10 Month)


We are seeking candidates for the position of Student Outreach Librarian. Paul Smith’s College is a very small private college nestled in the beautiful Adirondack Park among forests and lakes that offer recreational opportunities and vibrant community events in all four seasons. The Joan Weill Adirondack Library at Paul Smith’s College Library is a central hub of campus, and it is widely praised and very well utilized by our community. The library staff is a small, nimble, healthy, collaborative group that is student-centered and dedicated to delivering excellent services that fulfill the mission of the college. We are seeking a creative, ambitious team player who is excited about the mission of academic libraries.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively in many ways while providing leadership that creates opportunities for student outreach, engagement, and learning, both inside and outside of the library. Creativity and thoughtfully planned experimentation are encouraged. Additionally, this librarian will work closely with our Teaching and Learning Librarian to develop curriculum and deliver in-class instruction and resources to help our students achieve their academic goals. Extensive interaction with students is a major component of this position. A self-motivated, positive attitude is absolutely essential.

Read more about this position and how to apply at Paul Smith's College web page.


Librarian/Media Specialist (Tupper Lake)

Located in the Heart of the Adirondacks, the Tupper Lake Central School district is a 800 student body Pre K - 12 and has two Librarian/Media Specialists, of which there currently is one vacancy. The candidate should possess a strong working knowledge of current educational methods, and media technology integration. The ability to teach information literacy, collaborate, innovate, inspire, and be well-versed in the literacy demands of the 21st century is expected. The successful candidate should be able to motivate and guide students in the use of information and materials as well as promote and support the informational needs of students and the educational community. Knowledge of Common Core Learning Standards is appropriate. Additionally, the successful candidate will have strong instructional technology skills. The position also includes working with classroom teachers integrating computer technology seamlessly into their instructional practices as well as teaching computer in grades K-6. The candidate must be committed to revolutionizing the way schools utilize technology; and produce tangible evidence that student achievement is strengthened through its use. NYS certification as a Library Media Specialist required.  

Please contact Diane Dechene, District Clerk, for an application. (518)359-3322. dianed@tupperlakecsd.net


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
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