Job Posting – Director, Canajoharie Library

The Canajoharie Library is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Librarian to serve as Director. The Canajoharie Library provides literary, entertainment, and information resources, and promotes the active use of these resources, for recreation, education and community engagement.

The Canajoharie Library and adjoining Arkell Museum are one legal organization, offering a unique opportunity to serve patrons, visitors, and students in a culturally rich and welcoming environment. The Library and Museum have some shared spaces (Great Hall, Classroom) and some shared staff (Head of Facilities, Bookkeeper). The Library and Museum operate as a collaborative organization with shared budget lines for joint operations, and dedicated budget lines for activities specific to the Library or Museum.

Candidates should have a Master’s Degree in library science or equivalent from a school that is accredited by the American Library Association; must be eligible for or possess a New York State Public Librarian certification; have experience working in a professional position in a library environment with increasing responsibility including in a supervisory capacity.

The salary for this position is $40,000. Benefits include health insurance and employer contributions to a 403b plan. Complete details can be found at

Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be submitted to:

Library Director Position
Canajoharie Library
2 Erie Boulevard
Canajoharie, NY 13317

Application review will begin July 8 and continue until the position is filled.

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