Clinton Essex Franklin Library System is seeking to hire a person to fill the position of Administrative Assistant. This is a full time competitive civil service position.  Clinton Essex Franklin Library System is a small non-profit started in 1954.  Our objective is to foster and improve public library services to the residents of the System area.  We are a Quasi-State Agency and serve libraries, reading centers, correctional facilities, senior housings, and county jails in the three-county area.

Administrative Assistant duties include but are not limited to, reviewing and verifying information on abstracts, vouchers, etc.; taking and transcribing Board Meeting minutes; evaluates and makes recommendations to Department Head for needed equipment and supplies; and performs related work necessary for the efficient execution of administrative functions for the entity.

The salary range is $30,000.00 to $45,000.00 depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include accrued sick, personal, and vacation time off, health, vision, and life insurance. Other benefits include, New York State Retirement, Cafeteria 125 program, and Fidelity Investment 403B. Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and the regular work week is 37.5 hours.  Occasionally, work outside of the regular hours is required.

A thorough knowledge of principles and practices of office management, including a knowledge of personnel methods and procedures, organization, reporting and communication, and sound judgement.

Minimum qualifications: Clinton, Franklin, Essex resident, high school or equivalent high school diploma with at least 2-6 years of administrative or program management experience with a public agency or private business.  Please send resume and 3 letters of recommendation to Michael Spofford, Finance Manager at or to his attention through regular mail at 33 Oak Street, Plattsburgh NY 12901. Resumes, cover letters, and letters of recommendation received by November 13, 2020 will be given priority consideration.

Post expires on Monday November 30th, 2020