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The Board of Trustees of the Rensselaerville Library seeks a community-minded and enthusiastic individual for the position of Library Director.
The Rensselaerville Library is an association library that serves the 1,826 residents of the Town of Rensselaerville. It is housed within a charming historic row home in the hamlet of Rensselaerville, a designated state and national historic district located 25 miles southwest of Albany, New York. The library’s operating budget of $147,500 is funded by contributions from the Town of Rensselaerville, local school district taxes, fundraisers, and donations from the community. In addition to the director, the library employs four part-time employees. The library has recently developed a new strategic plan that calls for expanding library programs and services across the community. One of the projects currently underway is a library annex that will help provide library services in the center of town.
An ideal candidate will be a leader with strong team building, organizational and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability for effective public engagement and a passion for the importance of libraries in our communities.
Working closely with our supportive Board of Trustees, the Library Director develops and implements programs and services for our community, oversees the library collection, identifies and pursues grant opportunities, engages in long-term planning, creates public relations materials and pursues opportunities for improving public relations, maintains and enhances our online and social media presence as well as the library’s technology, develops and manages the budget, supervises staff and volunteer coordinator, oversees the physical plant, participates in Library Board meetings and stays informed of developments in library management.
Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master of Library Science degree and New York certificate of librarianship is desired but not essential.
The position is based on a 35-hr work week, with nights and weekends as needed. Salary range is $34,000-$45,000, with compensation based on education and experience. Benefits include paid time off, a healthcare stipend and professional development funds.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled.
To apply: Send cover letter including salary requirements, resume and three references to: email@example.com
Hourly Wage: $17.62 (37.50 work week)
This work involves the performance of routine library clerical duties necessary for the proper organization and distribution of library materials. Duties included:
This is a civil service position and will require passing clerical exam. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Michael Spofford, 33 Oak Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Amsterdam Free Library is seeking applications for an organized, community-minded, and enthusiastic individual for a part time Library Clerk position.
The position is responsible for performing clerical duties including staffing public services desks, circulating materials to patrons, collection maintenance, and collecting library fees. This position is responsible for assisting patrons in locating materials, using library technology (i.e. photocopier), computer use, assisting with events and presentations, and answering basic informational or reference questions as training allows. Library Clerks also answer phones or organize files and perform other routine clerical tasks as required. This position reports directly to the Employee and Community Relations staff.
The position is part time and includes some nights and weekends with a starting pay of minimum wage.
All applications must be submitted by email email@example.com and include a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references with current phone numbers and email addresses. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Amsterdam Free Library is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.
Collection Development Technician
Bridgewater branch/Collection Development
Interlibrary Loan Supervisor
Essential Functions of the Job:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, provide administrative support and perform tasks related to Interlibrary Loan functions according to established procedures; provide support to the Interlibrary Loan work unit involving the processing, searching, and mailing of interlibrary loan transactions.
High school diploma or equivalent; two years of related administrative, customer service or library experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Manual dexterity to handle books, software, and a variety of other media formats; Frequent standing and walking; Frequent bending, reaching, and stooping; Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs.; Pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 200 lbs; Distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes; Distance vision sufficient to distinguish people or objects under a variety of light conditions; Vision sufficient to view computer screens and spine labels under a variety of light conditions.
Up to 16-20 hours per week
Since the library is open days and evenings, schedules may vary; including Saturday and Sunday rotation; some holidays; schedule subject to change with notice. Please note that this is not a seasonal or temporary position.
The Patchogue-Medford Library is seeking highly motivated and progressive part-time Librarians or Librarian Trainees to work with our friendly and diverse community. This position is for 10-16 hours per week, including daytime and evening hours and weekend rotation.
Responsibilities and duties include:
Starting pay: $29.09 per hour for Librarian I, $23.31-$27.04 per hour for Trainee
Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume and cover letter by September 23, 2022 to:
Jennifer Bollerman, Assistant Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently seeking a Youth Services Assistant to provide excellent service to children and/or caregivers when they visit the library. The position includes assisting with the development and promotion of programs and resources, answering reference and information questions; checking materials in and out; answering the telephone; shelving, shelf reading, and setting book displays.
Qualifications, Desired Knowledge and Skills:
Requirements: Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED. Some college is preferred. early childhood/elementary teaching experience a plus. Previous library experience is a plus.
Hours: Wednesday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Please email a letter of application with your resume to Director Katherine Reilly at email@example.com with the subject heading: "Youth Services Assistant."
The Library Clerk will be responsible for sorting, shelving, and locating library materials; maintaining organization and the general appearance of the Library; providing simple directional information to patrons; and assisting with the use of the online library catalog, library resources, computers, and other technology or software. Primary responsibilities would include checking items in and out at the circulation desk, working with the public: assist patrons, both in-person at the Library and over the phone, with a wide variety of informational needs.
Qualifications, Desired Knowledge, Skills:
Requirements: Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED. Some college is preferred. Previous library experience is a plus.
Hours: Wednesday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm and Saturday 9:30 am – 4:00 pm.
Wage: $13.20/hour with no benefits.
Please email a letter of application with your resume to Director Katherine Reilly at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: "Library Clerk Position."