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Library Director, Prattsburg Free Library

Prattsburgh NY, Library Director

The Prattsburg Free Library has an opening for the position of Library Director on January 1st, 2018.

The Prattsburg Free Library is nestled in New York’s Finger Lakes area. Just 10 minutes from Keuka Lake and 40 Minutes from Corning, NY, we serve a community of over 2000 people.

If you are a high energy person with excellent interpersonal skills, including supervision, management and delegation skills, you may be the person our library is looking for.
While an associate’s degree or a 4 year degree is preferred, candidates with relevant experience will be considered. Can you work closely with Friends of the Library and instill excitement about our vision, as well as the importance of their support?

A major prerequisite is tech proficiency including search, circulation, social networks, cloud, mobile technology, knowledge of software and applications such as Excel, etc.
Do you have experience with grant writing? Are you able to manage using excellent organizational skills?

Although we are a small library, we are a progressive Board. We are dedicated to serving our rural community with exciting services.

If interested, mail resume to:, with the subject line: Director Search
Application deadline ends when position is filled. Location: Prattsburgh, NY

Title: Library director
Job type: Part time 30+ hours
$12 to $16 per hour

Library Director – Prattsburg

Library Director, Almond Library

Job Advertisement: Library Director

The Almond 20th Century Club Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative individual for this 30-hour per week part time position of Library Director at a range of pay of $13-$16 per hour. The Library Director will be responsible for overall management of the library’s services, programs, and facility to ensure it effectively meets the cultural, educational, informational, and recreational needs of the community. The position will remain open until filled. Please email letter of interest, resume and contact information with three references

Almond Library Director Job Advertisement


Executive Director, Northern New York Library Network


Northern New York Library Network (NNYLN)


The Northern New York Library Network (NNYLN), one of New York State’s most innovative library systems, invites applications and nominations for an entrepreneurial leader with vision, imagination and enthusiasm to serve as Executive Director. The successful candidate will be able to build alliances, foster networking and collaboration among various types of libraries, and manage significant projects that scale from regional to statewide.

About NNYLN: NNYLN is a multi-type library cooperative covering the seven counties on the northern border of New York. Its members include all types of libraries, including library systems, academic, public, and special libraries. Its service area is 10,637 square miles with a population of 550,436. NNYLN provides members with a wide array of services, including New York State Historic Newspapers, New York Heritage, DueNorth resource sharing, continuing education programs, grant opportunities, and the region’s medical information program.

NNYLN’s offices are located in Potsdam, NY, in the heart of the North Country, where there is a vibrant blend of outdoor activities, safe, affordable communities and easy access to the advantages of larger cities. The Canton-Potsdam area is uniquely located between the 1000 Islands and the Adirondack Park, two historically famous areas, and features numerous opportunities for both river and mountain recreation. The region’s blend of cultural and higher education opportunities (four universities in the immediate area), excellent public schools and very affordable housing make this area an appealing place to live.

About the position: The successful candidate will be able to foster innovation and collaboration among various types of libraries and envision significant projects that reflect the needs of the members. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to advocate on behalf of member libraries; show a commitment to understanding and responding to emerging issues in the library and technology fields; show proven success working with and reporting to a governing board; demonstrate political acumen in working with state government; and document a successful record of human resource administration and fiscal management.

The successful candidate must hold an MLS from an ALA-accredited program, and have eight or more full years of professional library experience (post-MLS), with at least four of those years in an administrative capacity.

Compensation: The beginning salary range is $90,000-$125,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. NNYLN offers an excellent benefits package including a 12% TIAA contribution, 24 vacation days, 6 personal days, 12 sick days, health, disability, and dental insurance.

To apply: Interested applicants should email, in PDF format, a resume, professional references, and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements and responsibilities of the position, to with “Executive Director” in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled, however preference will be given to applications received by January 19, 2018. Contact Iolene Tripp with any questions, 315-755-0635,