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The Cortland Free Library Board of Trustees seeks a creative, enthusiastic and innovative Library Director to lead the library forward and continue to meet the needs of the community. The Library Director plans, coordinates and provides day-to-day management of the library, including supervision of all library employees. Both within the library and in the community at large, the Director communicates and works toward achieving the library's goals as stated in its mission statement and long range plan. The Director reports to and works cooperatively with a 15 member elected Board.
We are seeking a dynamic leader who will play an active role in and advocate for library services for our diverse community. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, communication, problem- solving, advocacy, technological and fiscal management skills. A commitment to ensuring high quality services and best practices for our library is essential.
The Library, located in downtown Cortland, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Extensive renovations to the 20,220 square-foot building were completed in 2017. Cortland, a small city of approximately 20,000 people, is the southeastern gateway to the Finger Lakes Region. Syracuse and Ithaca are each about a 30-minute drive.
Cortland Free Library is an association library and member of the Finger Lakes Library System (FLLS). It is funded by a library tax as well as an endowment and has a 2019 budget of $531,068. Cortland Free Library serves over 30,000 residents within its chartered area and circulates over 124,000 items annually. We have a dedicated staff of 4 full-time and 8 part-time employees, an active Friends group and support from volunteers.
The successful candidate will:
Salary and Benefits: Salary is $50,000 or higher based on qualifications, experience and proven results. A competitive benefits package, including participation in the New York State Retirement System, is provided.
To apply: Send letter of application, resume and three references to: email@example.com Application deadline is April 30, 2019.
Questions can be sent to CFLBoardPres@gmail.com
Part Time up to 30 hours per week /Anticipated start June, 2019
The Board of Trustees of the Fred & Harriett Taylor Memorial Library in Hammondsport, NY seeks an energetic, innovative and community-oriented director with proven leadership and supervisory skills. The successful candidate should have the passion and motivation required to lead the library in the "Coolest Small Town in America".
The library is located in the Finger Lakes, on Keuka Lake in the historic village of Hammondsport, heart of the NY wine country and home to two renowned museums.
Chartered in 1938, the library built a beautiful new 10,000 sq. ft. facility in 2007. As part of the Southern Tier Library System, the Taylor Library houses over 50,000 materials, serves as a vibrant community learning and enrichment center, offers over 200 adult and children's programs annually and has a well-established early literacy program for preschoolers and their caretakers. The library prides itself on providing excellent customer service with free and equal public access to all arts-related resources and programs.
All staff positions (3 part-time) are civil service appointments. The Library Director is the chief executive of the library, reporting to a Board of Trustees.
Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and 3-5 years of administrative/supervisory experience.
Preferred: Master's Degree in Library Science
Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply: Send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Or, by US Mail to:
Search Committee, Fred & Harriett Taylor Memorial Library, PO Box 395 Hammondsport, NY 14840
Applications will close Friday, March 29, 2019.
A member of the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System, the Dunkirk Public Library is located in Dunkirk, NY. The library is a school district public library and serves a population of 14,101.
Anticipated Start: May/June 2019
The Dunkirk Public Library is a civil service employer and a member of the New York State Retirement System.
The Library Director is responsible for all library operations and reports to the Board of Trustees. Examples of responsibilities:
Essential skills and qualities:
Qualifications - A master's degree (MLS, MLIS, MSLS) from an ALA accredited library school.Possess a New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate. Four (4) years of professional library experience, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Public library experience is preferred. Possess a valid driver's license or be eligible for a NYS driver's license, as position requires some travel to seminars and workshops.
To Apply: Apply online at https://www.indeedjobs.com/dunkirk-public-library on or before the closing date of April 5, 2019. Upload resume & list 3 references in cover letter via Indeed's cover letter section (under Apply Now).
Starting Date: May 15 (tentative)
The Discovery Trail is seeking an energetic individual to serve as Executive Director (ED) who will provide vision, leadership, and administration for the two primary activities of the Discovery Trail: 1) educational outreach with local schools, mainly through the Kids Discover the Trail! program, and 2) developing new countywide educational programming to expand our reach and impact. The ED will be the primary relationship builder who leverages the capacity of member organizations to accomplish the mission of the Discovery Trail.
The Discovery Trail is located in Ithaca, NY, home of Cornell University. We are a dynamic collaboration of seven museums and a public library that is unique worldwide. Our goal is for every resident of Tompkins County to become an engaged world citizen and ambassador for learning at any age. From the earliest years, we encourage every person to nurture their curiosity, learn to approach issues from different angles, and expand their world view.
Our flagship program, Kids Discover the Trail!, provides field experiences for most of Tompkins County's 5,600 elementary students at all eight sites of the Discovery Trail.
MANAGER: Chair of the Discovery Trail Board of Directors
Annual budget: $ 350,000
No. of member organizations: 8
No. of direct reports: 1 part-time program assistant
Contracted partners: Bookkeeper, Website designer, Grant writer, Evaluator, Designer
Provides vision, leadership, and management for Kids Discover the Trail! (KDT!), the Discovery Trail (DT) flagship collaborative program with school districts in Tompkins County.
PR and Communications (20%)
Provides vision and leadership for increased local awareness and broader regional promotion of DT programs:
General administration (20%)
Ensures sound management of DT through administrative support:
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applications accepted until March 21 or until position is filled. Please submit your application to admin@DiscoveryTrail.com.
Include "Executive Director Application" followed by your name in the subject line, and submit cover letter, resume, and references in one pdf. We look forward to receiving your application!
The Discovery Trail is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Access Services Librarian
Description of Department: Penfield Library is a dynamic, innovative, and learning-centered environment serving students, faculty and staff at SUNY Oswego. The Library supports campus curriculum, teaching, and research, and is a member of the SUNY Library Consortium as well as the ACRL Diversity Alliance (http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance). Sixteen full-time faculty and professionals, 6 adjunct faculty, and 15 classified staff support a well-established liaison program that provides collection development, specialized reference, and information literacy instruction in all curricular areas. The Library is evolving, currently in the process of exploring future campus partnerships, reexamining its organizational structure, and migrating to a new library services platform.
Penfield Library is committed to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We are actively working to build an inclusive environment by setting goals that directly reflect equity and inclusivity, and supporting the goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan, available at https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.
Penfield Library at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Senior Assistant Librarian position.
Posting Date: February 15, 2019
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The Civil Service Test for the position of Principal Library Clerk in Broome County has been posted. Application to take the test is required and due March 20. The test will be administered on May 11, 2019. To be considered as a candidate for the position you must successfully complete the civil service test. See also http://www.gobroomecounty.com/personnel
Director of Library Services
Arnot Health is seeking a knowledgeable, driven individual to join our Library Services and Education team. The Director of Library Services supervises all facets of the library service including planning, facilities, collections, services, and budget.
The duties for this position include:
Graduation from an accredited library school with a Masters in Library Science. Courses in Medical Librarianship and Medical Bibliography, and certification by the Medical Library Association is desirable.
One year experience, or an equivalent combination of course work and experience. Knowledge of online systems and microcomputers.