Job Opportunities

Jobs Available at FLLS

Currently there are no job openings at the Finger Lakes Library System.

FLLS Internship Opportunities

The Finger Lakes Library System offers opportunities for a college or graduate student seeking internship positions throughout the year. The intern will have the chance to gain a wide range of experiences in a busy public library system.

The intern will work closely with each librarian at the system and assist with tasks including but not limited to: creating marketing materials for social media and the website, join system staff in visits to member libraries, shadow system employees on day-to-day tasks and much more!

Qualifications:

  • An interest in library system services.
  • Computer skills are essential including Microsoft Office, social media platforms, website skills and basic problem solving and tech support.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks on a number of concurrent projects.
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills, be well organized, detail oriented, and creative.

Hours & Details:

  • Dates and times of the internship will be determined with the individual. The Finger Lakes Library System is open from 8:00am-4:00pm, however, many staff members work outside these hours.
  • This is an unpaid internship but a great opportunity to receive school credit and build your resume.

To Apply:
All applicants must submit a letter via email outlining their goals, school requirements and timeline for interning to kdownham@flls.org. Resume and letters from academic or professional references may be required as well.

Deadline to Apply:
Open

Please email your application materials to:
Kristi Downham
HR Administrator
Finger Lakes Library System
1300 Dryden Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
kdownham@flls.org

Jobs Available at Member Libraries & Affiliates

Seymour Public Library District is Seeking a Part – Time Youth Services Assistant

Seymour Public Library District seeks an enthusiastic person to join our Youth Services team. The ideal candidate would love working with all ages and enjoy working in a collaborative, creative team environment. This part-time position will be a jack-of-all trades, developing programming and assisting with community outreach, but will also provide outstanding service at the Children’s Desk.

Job Description: Plan and present programs for children (from infants to teens) and their families at the library or at offsite locations.
Provide excellent customer service in the Children’s Room and at partner sites, assist the children’s librarian with projects related to the library’s strategic plan and perform other tasks as required.
Must have a friendly and approachable style, and the ability to work with all age groups. Be able to create fun, dynamic programs and experiences that engage children and their families. Experience with children’s literature is required. Proficiency with a range of technologies is essential.

Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college with an associate’s degree or higher level in Nursery Education, Child Care, Early Childhood Development, or closely related field AND one year of full-time paid experience (or part-time equivalent) working with youth.

Job Type: Part-time. This position is for 30 hours per week. Schedule includes weekdays, evenings and Saturdays.

Salary range: $15.00 – $21.00 per hour

Note: This is a provisional appointment and is subject to Civil Service requirements.
Seymour Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all federal, state and local laws in its hiring and employment practices.

Please email resume and letter of interest to: lcarr@seymourlib.org
Seymour Public Library District, 176 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021