Nyack (NY) Library
Job posted to this site on October 26th at 4:13pm
Application Deadline: November 26th 2022
Director of the Nyack Library, Nyack, NY
The Nyack Library Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic, visionary, and action-oriented library professional to lead its vibrant Association library.
Our new Director will lead the library into the future to ensure that all 15,000 residents in our service area are served. That includes rethinking our space, right sizing our collections, expanding our service programs, and engaging our staff and residents. The library is at the heart of our community and enjoys wide support. We offer a wide variety of popular programs and services including maintaining a diverse collection and outstanding early literacy, teen, and adult programs.
The Director will collaborate with the Library’s Board of Trustees, the governments of our local service area, Nyack Public Schools, a wide array of community organizations including the Friends of Nyack Library, and other stakeholders to bring high-energy leadership to help fulfill the library’s mission.
The Director should be experienced in responding to library trends, using technology in libraries and effectively managing a $3.14 million annual budget, a 34,000-sf facility (including a historic Carnegie Library and two modern additions), and a staff of 15 FT and 39 PT unionized employees.
Nyack Library’s recently completed long range plan provides a roadmap for the library’s future with a commitment to community engagement, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and continuous improvement of library services.
We offer a highly competitive salary in the $125,000 range commensurate with previous directorship experience and a proven record of results.
The Village of Nyack is often high on lists of best places to live in NY. Just 25 miles from midtown New York, Nyack is a picturesque town situated on the banks of the Hudson River in the southernmost part of Rockland County, NY, just across the Hudson from Westchester County. Nyack offers top rated schools along with many community organizations, numerous local parks and hiking trails, and a bustling downtown with many local eateries, retailers, and galleries.
An ALA accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science is required as well as eligibility for a NY State Public Librarian Certification, with previous experience as a public library director preferred. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience working in a library setting, along with a proven track record of public library leadership, administration, and management
The Nyack 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, veteran or disability status.
For consideration, please email a pdf with your cover letter, resume and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions and inquiries may be addressed to Alan Burger at email@example.com or Leslie Burger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confidential review of applications and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
LocationNyack Library 59 South Broadway Nyack, NY 10960
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