Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

Fill out an employment application at Circulation or print out a completed application and either bring it with you to the Library or mail it to us. Openings are filled on an as-needed basis, and applications are kept on file for 120 days.

Position Requirements

Librarian• Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school or registered by the New York State Education Department
• Civil Service examination may be required
Clerk• High school diploma
• One year of clerical experience
• Civil Service examination may be required
Page• Age 15 and older


  • We follow Civil Service regulations under supervision of the Saratoga County Personnel Department.
  • No seasonal employment.
  • Minimum hours apply.

Current Positions

Librarian III – Assistant Director of Planning and Communications 

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library invites applications full time position of Librarian III – Assistant Director of Planning and Communications.   The position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for coordinating the strategic planning processes and for the development of external and internal communications strategies.   

A complete job description is available here

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from a library school that is accredited by the ALA or recognized by the NYS Education Department following acceptable education methods AND 
  • Three (3) years of satisfactory professional library experience, one (1) or more years of which must have been in an administrative capacity. 
  • Eligibility for a NY State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment. 

A background check is required prior to appointment. 

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. 

Civil Service 

The position of Librarian III – Assistant Director is a competitive classified position within the Saratoga County Civil Services administration, therefore any appointment will be provisional until such time as the Civil Services Examination is administered and an established eligible list is used to make a permanent appointment.   

Application Process 

A cover letter and resume must be submitted by via email to agutelius@sals.edu or by mail to: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library 

Attn:  Alex Gutelius 

475 Moe Road 

Clifton Park, NY 12065 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Questions about the position should be directed to Alex Gutelius, Library Director agutelius@sals.edu or 518-371-8622.