New to SCRLC?


The Job Announcement Board is provided by South Central Regional Library Council. To post an announcement please email: Diane Capalongo. Job announcements will be removed from our Jobs page thirty days after the day of posting unless the hiring institution requests otherwise.

Salary Range / Hourly Rate

As of September 17, 2023, New York State businesses with four or more employees are required to list compensation ranges for designated job opportunities, promotions, and transfers. Please see for further information.


Find library jobs here for professionals and para-professionals in the Finger Lakes region, Southern Tier region, and other parts of Upstate New York.

Browse Current Job Postings:

Rochester Public Library (RPL) and Monroe County Library System (MCLS) - Director

Cornell University - Visual Resources Metadata Librarian

Keuka College - Circulation Supervisor and Technical Services Assistant

Southern Tier Library System - Engagement Consultant

Northeast College of Health Sciences - Electronic and Media Resources Librarian

Cortland Free Library - Circulation Assistants

Broome County Public Library - Head of Information Services (Librarian III)

International Motor Racing Research Center - Head Archivist

Tompkins County  Public Library - Business Manager

Rochester Public Library (RPL) and Monroe County Library System (MCLS)


The Rochester Public Library (RPL) and Monroe County Library System (MCLS) seek a

high-energy, experienced library leader for the position of Director. The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive experience as a leader in a complex library setting, hands on experience serving a diverse community, and a track record of successful and innovative partnerships and collaborations with organizations, businesses, stakeholders, and elected officials.


The Director is responsible for the operations of the Rochester Public Library, a system of a central library and 10 branch libraries located within the City of Rochester NY, serving a population of 210,000 residents. Additionally, the Director is responsible for oversight of the Monroe County Library System, which provides selected services to 19 other member libraries located within the County of Monroe and serving a population of 740,000.


The Director should be a visionary who explores the future of libraries by spotting trends, embracing emerging technologies, and empowering staff to design and pilot new programs and services that respond to the ever changing needs of the community. As an experienced manager and people-person, the Director must motivate and inspire library staff, Board members, community partners, and donors to engage in the work of building well-resourced, high-impact libraries. The Director leads a participatory work environment that is sensitive to the needs and concerns of all staff at all levels, and involves them, whenever possible, in

decision-making processes.


An open-minded, empathetic, and creative thinker, the Director is able to work with a variety of people of diverse backgrounds, and is a coalition and consensus builder in the community. The Director will lead the strategic planning process, help define strategic priorities, and ensure the plan is implemented in a way that connects library objectives to community needs and goals. A financially savvy professional, the Director will continuously work to safeguard the library’s long term utility and viability.

Full job description and application procedure.

Posted 6/14/2024

Back to top


Cornell University

Visual Resources Metadata Librarian

Cornell University Library seeks a Visual Resources Metadata Librarian as a member of the highly collaborative Metadata Design and Operations unit, which is based in Cataloging and Metadata Services. The Visual Resources Metadata Librarian’s focus is to facilitate the discovery and use of digital images for research and education, while ensuring that diversity and inclusion are guiding factors in our metadata practices. As a member of the cross-departmental Digital Consulting and Production Services (DCAPS) team, this position has consultation, project management, and metadata production oversight components. The Visual Resources Metadata Librarian will work simultaneously on various metadata projects, collaborating with staff throughout Library Technical Services (LTS), Information Technology, various special collections units, as well as other campus partners to enhance access to the library's digital collections.


The Visual Resources Metadata Librarian will have support to actively participate in local, national and international discussions relating to description, management, and contextualization of visual resources; further, the Visual Resources Metadata Librarian will apply these discussions to CUL's research and development efforts.


We welcome candidates from a variety of backgrounds. We want you to have at least some familiarity with visual resource metadata, and enthusiasm for building more experience on the job. If you enjoy collaborating with others to ensure metadata practices for multidisciplinary visual collections meet the needs of research, educational, and community needs, we would love to talk with you.


Link to full Job and application:

Posted 6/13/2024

Back to top



Keuka College

Circulation Supervisor and Technical Services Assistant

Keuka College is currently seeking a Circulation Supervisor and Technical Services Assistant. This is a Full Time 12-month position. This Circulation Supervisor and Technical Services Assistant will report to the Library Director and under his/her supervision is responsible for circulation desk operations that include the supervision of 20+ student workers and provision of direct service to Keuka College students and faculty at the circulation desk. This position will also be responsible for opening the library daily, processing Interlibrary Loan requests, overseeing daily activities associated with Lightner Library acquisitions, performing secretarial duties, as needed, and completing other projects as assigned by the Library Director.

Full job  description and application procedure

Posted 6/11/2024

Back to top


Southern Tier Library System

Engagement Consultant

Southern Tier Library System is accepting applications for the position of Engagement Consultant. The library system seeks an energetic candidate with a vision for 21st century library practices, and a passion for providing meaningful services to 48-member libraries within a team-based, cooperative library system environment.
This is a level 4 full-time, non-exempt, professional position serving in a leadership role within the Division of Librarianship. The Engagement Consultant provides support to member libraries relative to all aspects and approaches of library operations specific to system-wide digital collections, website development, digital platform instruction, and regional public library awareness. Areas of specialization might include: digital librarianship, website design, brand development, project management, community engagement, relationship building, trending services, leadership, and marketing.

Full job description and application procedure

Posted 6/10/2024

Back to top


Northeast College of Health Sciences

Electronic and Media Resources Librarian

Reporting to the Library Director, the Electronic and Media Resources Librarian (EMRL) is responsible for the day-to-day management of the library’s electronic resources: databases, e-books, e-journals, access and discovery tools, LibGuides, and EZproxy configuration. The EMRL takes part in the acquisition, development, and supervision of the media collections in physical and digital formats, to include use of media materials and collections by students, faculty and staff with special emphasis on curricular uses of media; and anticipates technology/ format migrations and upgrades and identifies older materials for conversion and preservation. The EMRL works with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and library resources into the College curriculum. Provides media and digital-related library instruction and assistance to users at the Media service desk and in the online programs. Supervises and trains clerical staff and student assistants, and participates in planning, outcomes assessment, College committees, and professional development. This is a full time, 35 hours per week, faculty librarian position, with the opportunity to have a flexible work schedule.

Full job description and application procedure.

Posted 6/7/2024

Back to top


Cortland Free Library

Circulation Assistants

The Cortland Free Library is looking for enthusiastic, compassionate, problem-solving, tech-literate, customer-facing Circulation Desk Assistants who are available to work some evenings and Saturdays. Must be confident working in both Adult Services and Youth Services, after a training period.  Responsibilities include greeting patrons and making them feel welcome; opening and closing the library during your shift; helping patrons find items, checking out items, and placing items on hold; helping patrons with computers, etc.

Prior library experience including familiarity with Polaris is highly preferred but not required. Starting pay is $16/hr. Some flexibility in hours, max. 20 hours/week.

To apply, email a brief letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to or mail them to 32 Church Street, Cortland NY 13045.

Posted 6/6/2024

Back to top


Broome County Public Library

Head of Information Services (Librarian III)

The Broome County Public Library (BCPL) is seeking applicants for the position of Head of Information Services (Librarian III). Located in downtown Binghamton, New York, BCPL is the central library of the Four County Library System. The work involves responsibility for managing BCPL’s Information Services Department, which includes reference and adult services.  

Responsibilities include:
Serves as head of the Information Services Department and supervises all department staff
Works with department staff and Library Administration to update existing policies and procedures and develop new ones
Develops departmental budget requests
Actively participates in the Library’s management team 
Serves as the librarian in charge during the absence of the Director and Assistant Director
Provides excellent reference and readers’ advisory services
Assists library patrons with the use of public computers, software, online resources and digital content
Oversees and participates in collection development and collection maintenance
Develops and assesses adult program 
Prepares statistical and narrative reports
Actively pursues professional development opportunities 
Performs other duties as assigned by Library Administration

An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree
Possession of a current New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at time of appointment
Four years of professional library experience
A commitment to public service and the ability to serve a diverse community 
Ability to effectively and collaboratively lead a team, as well as work independently
Preferred: Two years of supervisory experience 
More information and a full job description are available on the BCPL website. Initial appointment will be on a provisional basis pending the completion of a credential-based civil service exam. 

Starting salary: $63,664/year

To apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, 3 professional references and a Broome County application to

Posted 5/29/2024

Back to top


International Motor Racing Research Center

Head Archivist

The head archivist will have responsibility for continuing a collecting program that includes materials from and about the world’s premier motor racing organizations, such as Formula 1 and NASCAR, and their drivers as well as significant holdings relating to regional amateur motorsport and unique forms of racing from dirt tracks, airports, off road and even snow and ice. Items represented in the rich holdings include corporate archives, publications and manuscript
materials, race programs, posters, photographs, films, museum artifacts and memorabilia, as well as born digital materials.

Reporting to the Executive Director of the IMRRC, the Archivist will lead the stewardship of existing collections and seek and appraise opportunities for new acquisitions. The Archivist will ensure proper custodial control and collections management including safe use and storage of materials. The Archivist will continue to enhance patron discoverability and ease of use of collections through management of an archival description program.

The Archivist will have opportunities to increase exposure to and promote the incredible collections through reference requests, digitization initiatives, educational outreach and exhibition work. Interactions with a wide range of Center constituents including scholars, media, motorsports professionals, donors and the general public will take place on site and at premier motorsports events. 

Joining the IMRRC at a dynamic period in the organization’s history, the Archivist will engage
with an enthusiastic governing council.

Full job description and application procedure.

Posted 5/28/2024

Back to top


Tompkins County Public Library

Business Manager

The Tompkins County Public Library is seeking a new Library Business Manager due to the retirement of our long-time manager (30 years!). If you or someone you know has experience with financials, people management, and believes in the mission of the Library to provide a welcoming place to connect our community with information, please share the announcement and application links below. This position works collaboratively with the Library Director to oversee the library budget and benefits; human resources experience is a plus.


The second round of application review will begin on May 28. Please feel free to reach out with questions and/or send interested people to Pam Mertz with Insero at


Tompkins County Public Library Business Manager vacancy announcement:
Apply Now via Tompkins County Civil Service:

Posted 5/20/2024

Back to top


Contact Us

 Email  1300 Dryden Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

 (607) 273-9106

 Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00pm

Login | Created by DataMomentum