Employment Announcements

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


(Updated August 13, 2014)

Technical Services Assistant (Watertown)

Technical Services Assistant (Watertown)
North Country Library System is seeking an innovative, self-motivated, enthusiastic Technical Services Assistant. This full time position is 37.5 hours per week, 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday. General Description: Provide support & training through phone, e-mail, verbal to library staff. To assist in the installation, support, management, maintenance, and documentation of the ILS system, and other software used for daily tasks in the library setting.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office products and the Internet
  • Experience in computer-skills training
  • Two year degree or years of experience in a library or a computer related field.

Preferred experience:

  • Experience in using a circulation system in a library
  • Cataloging experience
  • Supervisory experience

Significant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide library staff with basic instruction on use of personal computers, hardware, software, and library procedures. Includes: ICICILL for interlibrary loan, SirsiDynix Symphony for circulation and Internet searching.
  • Assist in training library staff on the process of bar-coding the collection. The process includes traveling to the libraries for one-on-one training in adding, editing and deleting of item records.
  • Provide training to NCLS staff and member library staff as necessary.
  • Assist with running reports from the ILS (Integrated Library System).
  • Assist with the configuration of the ILS
  • Conduct skills assessment on library staff.
  • Provide training classes on various topics, such as searching and registering patrons.
  • Provide telephone and on-site hardware and software support for library staff. This includes installation of software and hardware.
  • Assist in ILS upgrades.
  • Maintain the bibliographic and item database by creating, deleting and/or editing MARC & item records.


The starting salary range is $22,442 to $30,054 (placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) with a benefits package consisting of New York State Retirement, Health Insurance and Vacation & Sick leave.

Please send a resume and application (available at ncls.northcountrylibraries.org/job_opportunities)
to Marcia Bulger 22072 County Route 190 Watertown NY 13601


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