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Assistant Director - Croton Free Library

Posted on May 19, 2017

Description

The Croton Free Library is seeking an innovative and energetic professional to become our Assistant Director. Located 35 miles north of New York City on the Metro-North Rail line, Croton-on-Hudson is a village of approximately 8,000 residents, with a thriving artistic community, ample parks and open space. The library is central to the town’s life, with a loyal following of young parents, commuters, retirees, and an active K-12 student population.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director overseeing a staff of 25 service-oriented individuals and will manage the daily operation of Adult Services and Circulation departments. The ideal candidate will have experience in library operations, including but not limited to collection development, library technology, administration, personnel, and reporting. They will help with website management and social media as well as weekly programming in our new creative space and possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Working with the department heads, the Assistant Director oversees the daily operations of the library and in the absence of the Director, assumes full responsibility for library operations.

Qualifications

A master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited graduate library school is required. This position requires at least one late night per week and occasional weekend duties.

Compensation

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical insurance, retirement and paid vacation/sick days.

Location

Croton-on-Hudson, NY, United States

To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Director, Jesse Bourdon (jbourdon@wlsmail.org) no later than June 9, 2017.