Library Director

Full-Time
South Fallsburg NY
Posted 6 months ago

The Fallsburg Library Board of Trustees seeks a creative and enthusiastic Library Director committed to community engagement to oversee all activities and operations of the library. The Fallsburg Library is a school district public library serving the 10,000+ residents of the diverse Fallsburg Central School District community 90 miles outside of NYC in Sullivan County.  

Essential Responsibilities:  

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with schools, community organizations, and shareholders 
  • Manage all library services, operations, and facilities 
  • Supervise and mentor library staff  
  • Oversee all financial operations, budgeting, and reporting requirements 
  • Plan, coordinate, and increase programming for all ages  
  • Develop and update existing policies and procedures 

Minimum Qualifications:  A master’s degree in library science or library Information Science from a college or university accredited by The American Library Association and a New York State Public Library certificate, three (3) years of professional library experience, and two (2) of management. 

Special Requirement: Applicant must be eligible to be appointed from the civil service list for Library Director I, held by the Sullivan County Department of Human Resources. 

Compensation: The position offers a starting salary of $61,000 – $67,000 (salary negotiable based upon experience) with the following benefits package: NYS Retirement system, health insurance coverage, paid holidays, and generous PTO included, as well as optional employee-funded membership in Aflac and NYS Deferred Comp plans. 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Grace Riario at griario@rcls.org with the subject heading “Fallsburg Library Director.”  

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