Support Staff Positions

Library Specialist

This is a paraprofessional position to act primarily as the evening and weekend circulation desk supervisor in a community college library.

Skills required: 

  • Ability to communicate with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and general public who use the library. 
  • Knowledge of library procedures and practices, or ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to work independently and with confidence in challenging situations. 
  • Ability to adhere to strict standards of confidentiality when accessing personal information in patron database.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to adapt to and learn new office, computer and educational technology.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, creating brochures and graphical reports.

Duties to include:

  • checking library materials in and out via the library management system
  • managing library reserve materials
  • overseeing use of group study rooms
  • answering library phone and responding to questions or transferring as needed
  • book pre-order searching
  • copy cataloging of library materials
  • preparing statistical reports as requested
  • weeding library materials from databases
  • supporting the librarians staffing the reference area
  • other varied duties as time allows.

Hours are Sunday 1-10 pm, Monday- Thursday 5-9 pm during the fall and spring semesters when the college is in sessions.

Salary: $16.00/hour

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, resumé and the names, numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Applicant will need to perform security related functions at a community college, including responsibility for maintaining order, for the security of College property, and for the safety of students, visitors and staff. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Safety, with considerable latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out assignments.

Various shift coverage at per diem rate of $16.92


  • Maintains order on campus at all times;
  • Performs security work, fire prevention and law enforcement Patrols building, grounds and parking areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, provide first aid and to prevent trespassing, theft or damage;
  • Investigates complaints as required;
  • Secures and checks all doors, windows and entrances to buildings as required;
  • Assures that all doors and entrances are unlocked for daily activities and classes as required;
  • Directs and controls traffic on campus roads, grounds and parking areas as required;
  • Investigates motor vehicle accidents that occur on campus or campus property as required.
  • Issues parking violations;
  • Assists motorists, e.g. lock-outs, dead batteries and other vehicular problems;
  • Gives directions and provides information to students and visitors;
  • Contacts snow removal contractor/grounds crew when necessary;
  • Accompanies individuals making bank deposits as required;
  • Provides reports and maintains an appropriate system of records and reports;
  • Does related work as required.



Good knowledge of the practices and procedures required to ensure maintenance of order and security of buildings, grounds and equipment; good knowledge of safety precautions necessary to eliminate existing and potential security, safety and fire hazards; working knowledge of the Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Vehicle and Traffic Laws of the State of New York; working knowledge of law enforcement statues pertaining to a variety of offenses and working knowledge of investigative techniques; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; good judgment; tact; courtesy; resourcefulness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Eligibility for an appropriate level driver’s license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of application; possession of the license at time of appointment.

To apply: email a cover letter, resume, and the names, with email and phone contact information of 3 professional references to:  Review of applications will begin immediately.

SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer