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Library Director – Town of Ballston Community Library

Town of Ballston Community Library
2 Lawmar Ln,
Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Background Information:

The Town of Ballston Community Library is seeking a creative, energetic forward-thinking Director.

We expect a Director will embrace change and the evolving role of libraries; strategically partner with the trustees and various stakeholders in the community; inspire, engage and develop library staff; and champion creative programs and offerings. This is a full-time, salaried exempt position.

The Town of Ballston has a proud history dating back to 1771. Its unique location offers the best of both worlds – a friendly, small town, rural community within close proximity to the exciting tourist areas of Saratoga Springs, and the Adirondacks. Residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with our highly regarded school systems, Veterans Bike Path, Ballston Lake, and recreational parks. Ballston’s community spirit is epitomized by our annual Flag Day Parade ( 

Duties & Responsibilities:


This position will be filled on a provisional basis pending the results of a Civil Service examination for “Director II” to be scheduled at a later date. 

Submit Application/Resumes by June 15th, 2020 to:

Steve Zarelli, President Board of Trustees
Town of Ballston Community Library
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
or Email to

Posted 5/22

Library Director - Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library

Parsippany - Troy Hills Public Library
449 Halsey Rd
Parsippany, New Jersey, 07054

Background Information:

The Board of Trustees of the Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library (NJ) seeks an innovative and experienced Director to manage the Library’s 3 locations and to ensure that Morris County’s busiest public library continues to improve, innovate and grow as the town’s most popular and revered destinations by an increasingly diverse population.

The Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library: Anchored by a beautiful 38,000 of main library facility, the Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library serves a population of 54,000 through the main library and 2 branches. The library’s 24 full-time and 31 part-time employees, as well as many dedicated volunteers, help make the library an outstanding public institution. The Library has a 2020 operating budget of $3.3 million and is a member of the 37 member Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN). The Library has applied for NJ State funding to assist in the possible construction of a new branch facility in Lake Hiawatha. The new Library Director will be following the footsteps of its retiring director who over the course of 30 years has guided the Library Board and staff in making the library a first-rate informational and cultural institution.

The Parsippany Community: Located in Morris County, New Jersey, Parsippany has often been recognized as one of the best places to live in the U.S. with numerous parks and recreational facilities, good schools and libraries, and low crime. The township is situated at the crossroads of major highways and frequent bus and train service provide easy access to New York City and other major cities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Library Director reports to a nine-person Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Library through the collaboration and support of talented and knowledgeable staff. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science, a New Jersey librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University (or eligibility for immediately acquiring one) and a minimum of eight (8) years of increasing responsible public library experience with a demonstrated record of significant success in the supervision of administration and library operations. Preference will be given to candidates with Director or Assistant Director experience. In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities and qualifications of this position, the successful candidate will also be an effective library leader and demonstrate the ability to secure the Library as the major cultural, intellectual, and social heart of Parsippany.

Compensation & Other Importation Information:

The salary range for this position is $100,000 - $132,000. There is a generous health insurance package that includes low deductibles and co-pays that is subject to a NJ State mandated employee contribution. Membership in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System is mandatory. New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire. Successful completion of a criminal background check is also required. The projected starting date is September 16, 2020.

To apply, submit via e-mail a meaningful cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three (3) quality job references (that if possible should include a current or former board member or supervisor) to the search committee at by June 26, 2020. Applications received after that date may not be considered. The Parsippany Public Library is subject to the regulations of the NJ Civil Service Commission and is an ADA/EOE compliant employer

Posted 5/18

Temporary Librarian II - Head of Adult Services - Town of Ballston Community Library

Town of Ballston Community Library
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, New York, 12027

Background Information:

Provides library service to adults, as well as children and teens when called for; including supervising a busy circulation area; solicits, schedules and provides programs for adults, including virtual programming; assists in maintaining the department’s collections; promote the use of library materials and services; performs outreach to community agencies as needed; website updates; technology assistance; supervises a team of part-time circulation clerks; and performs other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Preferred Skills:


Graduation from a registered college or university accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the NYS Education Department to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Science, or equivalent, AND two (2) years of professional library experience. Eligibility for New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at the time of application for appointment. Possession of certificate at the time of appointment.

Work Schedule and Salary: 

A combination of day, evening and weekend hours averaging up to 35 hours per week, including one Saturday per month when the building is reopened, through Summer 2020 to fill a temporary vacancy. Salary is $25.00 per hour. Work hours may include remote work for a period of time to adhere to the New York on Pause order. Responsible for the library in the absence of the Director and Head of Youth Services Librarian.


Library Director

Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three current references to: 

Jenn Richard, Interim Director
Town of Ballston Community Library 
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, NY, 12027
(518) 399-8174 ext.6

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled. 

Posted 5/18

Library Director - Pulaski Public Library

Pulaski Public Library
4917 N. Jefferson Street
Pulaski, New York, 13142

Background Information:

The Pulaski Public Library is looking for a dedicated and patron focused individual for the permanent position of Library Director. Pulaski is a community centrally located between Watertown and Syracuse, NY and within five miles of the eastern shore of Lake Ontario. The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and has the primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library. This position has a particular emphasis on patron and community service, and, among other duties, will include the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:


Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, Associate’s degree preferred. Applicants should have experience in public and customer service. The ideal candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills, strong technology skills and an appreciation for the importance of public library service in a small community. 

The position is based on a 35 hour work week with nights and weekends as needed. Compensation will range between $16-$18 per hour based on experience. Benefits include NYS Retirement and medical insurance. Vacation and sick days, as well as paid holidays, are available. A background check will be conducted. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three current references to: 

Mr. Roy Randall, Library Board President 
4917 N. Jefferson Street 
Pulaski, NY 13142 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled. 

Posted 4/30

Library Director III - Broome County Library

Broome County Library
185 Court Street
Binghamton, New York, 13901

Background Information:

Broome County, New York seeks an experienced professional for the position of Broome County Library Director III.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

The annual salary for this position is $78,152. 

To apply, send your resume to: 

Peter DeWind
Broome County Library Board -President

Posted 4/13

Library Director I - Gloversville Public Library

Gloversville Public Library
58 E Fulton St.
Gloversville, NY 12078

Background Information:

The Gloversville Public Library has reopened its search and is currently seeking applicants for the position of Library Director I. Candidates interested in an interim or permanent position are encouraged to apply.

The Gloversville Public Library is located in Fulton County, at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains.  It serves the residents of the Gloversville Enlarged School District, population 19,244. The Library completed a $9.2 million renovation of its Beaux Arts Carnegie building in 2018. The Library’s 2019-20 operating budget is $665,000. In addition to the Director, the library includes a staff of seven full-time and nine part-time employees, a strong Friends organization, and a separately incorporated Foundation.

Duties and Responsibilities:


Salary commensurate with experience. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email to:

Craig Clark, President
Gloverville Library Board of Trustees

Posted 4/8

Full Time Access Services Supervisor - AM, Noreen Reale Falcone Library

Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, NY 13214

The Noreen Reale Falcone Library at Le Moyne College seeks a full time Access Services Supervisor to join our team.  This position assure high-quality customer service in support of scholarly content and research information to all members of the college community through the hiring, training, and evaluation of the department’s student assistants and through the provision of Interlibrary Loan services.

Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Required Skills/Education:

To apply, visit

Posted 3/11