Head of Reference & Readers' Advisory - Nyack Library

Posted on August 07, 2017


The Nyack Library is located in the beautiful village of Nyack overlooking the Hudson River. Its natural beauty, cultural offerings and proximity to New York City make it an ideal place to work and live. We are currently seeking a Head of Reference to manage and provide reference services to our patrons. This is an opportunity to provide guidance and mentoring to our reference staff, to work collaboratively with other Department Heads and to assist the Library Director as part of the management team.


Responsibilities • Supervise, schedule and evaluate performance of all full-time and part-time reference Library staff, including Local History Room staff. • Provide excellent reference, bibliographic, and database services to the public.
• Act as Coordinator for collection development. • Assist in budget maintenance and Library operational plans. • Recommend new services to Library Director.
• Participate in local, regional and national professional conferences to ensure professional development. • Prepares narrative and statistical reports as needed for Director and Board


Education and Experience MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution Minimum of 3 years of experience as a reference librarian NYS Librarian Certificate Workflows knowledge a plus Knowledge of computer applications and software At least 2 years of direct Public Library supervisory experience Experience with grant writing or bilingual capabilities a plus


Benefits include health and dental insurance, vacation, personal and sick time, holidays and membership in the New York State Retirement System. Salary commensurate with experience.


To Apply

To apply, send resumes to [email protected] Application deadline August 25, 2017. Please no phone calls.

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Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960 845-358-3370

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