Employment Announcements

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


(Updated September 19, 2014)

Librarian I (Fulton) 

School Librarian [6-12] (Dexter)

School Librarian [PK-12] (Chaumont)

Librarian I (Fulton)
Fulton Public Library / Fulton, NY
Duties of the Position: The work involves responsibility for basic level librarian duties. Employees in this class are expected to perform specific applications of professional duties under the general supervision of the Library Director.  Supervision may be exercised over lower level library personnel.
Residence Requirement:  There is no residency requirement for filing an application for this position.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in library science from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Department of Education. 
Special Requirements: Eligibility for a New York Public Librarian Professional Certificate at time of application and possession of certificate at time of appointment.
Subject of Examination:  There will be no written or oral test for this examination. The training and experience of candidates will be evaluated against the general background of the position. You must first fill out an application and return it to this Department on or before the final filing date. If you meet the minimum qualifications we will send you a questionnaire which will request detailed information regarding your training and experience. You must complete this questionnaire and return it by the date specified.  It is essential that you give complete and accurate information on the application form and on the subsequent questionnaire. You will not receive credit for vague or inaccurate information. Professional Training in Library Science On the questionnaire you will be required to provide information on all courses you claim for credit in the categories of Breadth of Professional Training in Library Science and Breadth of Non-Library Science Education. Please provide course description for all such courses claimed for credit. The following five subcategories will b used to evaluate your Breadth of Professional Training in Library Science:  1. Non-Book Studies; 2. Electronic Data Processing Studies; 3. Management/Administrative Studies; 4. Special Population Reader Services Studies; and 5. Bibliographic and Reference Services Studies. Notice to Candidates: This examination is being prepared and rated by the New York State Department of Civil Service in accordance with Section 23-2 of the Civil Service Law. The provisions of the New York State Civil Service Rules and Regulations dealing with the rating of exams will apply to this examination. Veteran’s Credits: Active service members, veterans or disabled veterans desiring to claim additional credit should submit Veteran’s Credit form prior to the establishment of the eligible list. Forms are available upon request at the Personnel/Civil Service Office. Fee: A non-refundable fee of $15.00 is required for each separately numbered examination for which you apply. The required fee must accompany your application. Send check or money order payable to the CITY OF FULTON. DO NOT SEND CASH. You are urged to compare your qualifications carefully with the required minimum qualifications, as no refunds will be made to candidates who are disqualified. Application Fee Waiver: A waiver of application fee will be allowed if you are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household.  In addition, a waiver of application fee will be allowed if you are determined eligible for Medicaid, or receiving Supplemental Security Income payments, or Public Assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families/Family Assistance or Safety Net Assistance) or are certified Job Training Partnership Act/Workforce Investment Act eligible through a State of local social service agency. All claims for application fee waiver are subject to verification.  If you can verify eligibility for application fee waiver, complete a “Request for Application Fee Waiver and Certification” form and submit it with your application by the close of business on the Application Deadline as listed on the Examination Announcement. Forms are available upon request at the Personnel/Civil Service Office. Applications are available at the Personnel/Civil Service Office, City of Fulton, Municipal Building, 141 So. First Street, Fulton, NY  13069 or will be mailed upon request by calling (315) 593-2222.

School Librarian (6-12) General Brown Central School District, Dexter, NY. To apply, send cover letter and resume to cmorrison@lymecsd.org.
School Librarian (PK-12) Lyme Central School District, Chaumont, NY. To apply, send cover letter and resume to cmorrison@lymecsd.org.
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