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Library Director -Watkins Glen Public Library, Watkins Glen, NY 

LAST DATE TO APPLY: Applications accepted until position is filled.

SALARY: $43,264 (Potential for higher commensurate with experience)

HOW TO APPLY: Submit Civil Service application to Schuyler County Civil Service, 105 Ninth St., Unit 21, Watkins Glen, NY 14891.

VACANCY: At the present time, one full time position is available. The person hired will need to take a Civil Service Training and Experience exam at a later date and be reachable on the list to gain permanency in the position.


JOB DESCRIPTION: An incumbent of this position has overall charge of the library and is also a major provider of professional library services. This may be the only professional position in the library.

Supervision is exercised over other library personnel. Works under general supervision of the Library Board of Trustees. Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master’s of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a program that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.  Two years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing after having earned an MLS or MSIS Degree is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATION: Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment.

Applications are available at or the Schuyler County Civil Service Office

105 Ninth St., Unit 21, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

(607) 535-8190

Date Issued: August 22, 2019

Schuyler County…An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Watkins Glen Director Job Posting


Library Director Opening – Dundee Library, Dundee, NY

Finger lakes rural library seeks dynamic applicant for a management of library services position .

This person must show a comfort with current technology, be aware of future library and publishing trends, use excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.

Must be skilled in sensitivity and effectively respond to and reaching out to members of the community, staff and Board.

Requirements: minimum requirement is a 4 year degree

Salary: $38K-$43K commensurate with education and library experience.

Position available March 16, 2019. Interviewing will start May 1, 2019

Submit resume with references to Trustee President: Mia Clemens,