Clerk of the Board Open Position

Goshen NY, Orange County NY
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Goshen Public Library and Historical Society is accepting applications for the Clerk of the Board of Trustees of the Goshen Public Library and Historical Society. The Clerk of the Board assumes responsibility for planning and managing all meetings of the Board, keeps records of proceedings, and is the custodian of its records and papers. The Clerk shall be sworn to the faithful performance of her/his duties.

Compensation: $22.00 per hour


· A demonstrated appreciation and understanding of public service with a commitment to the Library’s mission and plan of service.

· Ability to use judgment when establishing priorities and making decisions; and a demonstrated track record of successfully initiating, implementing, and completing projects.

· Ability to organize and manage the records of all board proceedings, with an eye to anticipating future actions needed to fulfill responsibilities.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.

· Expert-level proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite of applications, productivity, and collaborative tools.

· Demonstrable excellence in written and oral communications skills for working with Trustees, staff, and the public.

· Ability to track and maintain Trustee continuing education credits.


· Attendance at 12 regularly scheduled meetings, plus special meetings and work sessions as needed.

· This position entails managing the annual trustee election/tax levy vote pending board appointment.

Minimum Qualifications

· Education – Two years of higher education required.


· Resumé and cover letter (application) should be submitted to no later than June 21, 2024. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

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