Library Director I

Full-Time
Red Hook NY
Posted 4 weeks ago

The Board of Trustees of the Red Hook Public Library in Red Hook, NY is seeking a dynamic library leader with a passion for exceptional library service and the ability to lead a talented team to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of sound public library management principles, innovative approaches, and current professional practices. Our new director should be able to thrive on constructive and compassionate interactions with others, communicate effectively and positively with staff, patrons, and community groups, and be a forward thinker in both operational planning for the Library and public relations.  The successful candidate will be familiar with our Hudson Valley community and with small communities in general. They will be involved and familiar with the Mid-Hudson Library System and the library community at large, maintain and continue to foster close relations with the area schools, and be able to lead and inspire the staff with creative new ideas for growing the use of and support for library services among the public and strategic partners. Salary range is $60,000- 69,000.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than January 19, 2023, to: don.trustee@redhookpubliclibrary.org. In the subject line, please include “ Director Position.”

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