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Job Posting – Library Director, Cohoes Public Library

The Cohoes Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, community invested librarian to serve as Library Director. Serving a growing population of more than 16,000, the Cohoes Public Library is a municipal public library and a member of the Upper Hudson Library System.

The director reports to a nine member Board of Trustees and works closely with the City of Cohoes. The director has primary responsibility for the operation and management of the library, collaborates with the Library Board on the annual budget request to the City of Cohoes, and serves as the principle representative of the library in the community.

The Library Director I position is a Civil Service position. This is a provisional appointment pending Civil Service examination. Minimum qualifications include possession of a Master’s degree in librarianship from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices; AND one year of satisfactory professional library experience. Eligibility for a New York State Public librarian’s certificate at the time of application is required and possession of the certificate is required at the time of appointment.

The Library Director’s annual salary will be $40,000-$45,000 and includes a generous compensation package. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the Search Committee via email to directorsearch@cohoespubliclibrary.org. Application review will begin on May 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. A complete job description can be found at
https://www.cdlc.org/images/jobs/20190425_COHS.pdf .

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