Jobs

These are the job openings in the region that we have been made aware of. Please contact the offering organization for more details.

Library Director – Westport Library Association (Westport, NY)

The Westport Library Association (Westport, NY) is seeking a Library Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of its historic library. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude, be customer-focused, community oriented, self-motivated, skilled in a PC operating environment (MS Office, Zoom, etc.), and demonstrate exceptional ability to work with patrons of all ages and abilities. The Library Director reports to the library’s Board of Trustees. Library experience and a bachelor’s degree preferred. Salary for this 20 hour/week position is approximately $27,000.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to WestportLibraryjobs@gmail.com

 

Library Director – Hay Memorial Library (Sackets Harbor, NY)

Hay Memorial Library, located in Sackets Harbor, New York, announces an opening for a Library Director. The Director works 20 to 25 hours per week planning, developing, and implementing public library services, including programming for all ages.

Exceptional technology, communication, and social media skills are a must. Creativity, flexibility, and a positive community attitude are key, as well as the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, colleagues, the Board of Trustees, the library system, and local government and community leaders. We encourage innovative program approaches “outside the box.”

Responsibilities include organizing library programming, coordination of events, volunteer development, and participation in long-range planning and fundraising, as well as performance of other related library administrative and operational tasks. Minimum education requirement: Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Previous library experience is preferred. 

To apply, contact the library no later than December 18, 2020 with a letter of interest, resumé, and three professional references: Hay Memorial Library, Search Committee, Post Box 288, Sackets Harbor, New York 13685 or via email at sahlib@ncls.org.

No phone calls, please.

Hay Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.