Job Posting – Library Director, Fort Hunter Free Library

The Fort Hunter Free Library, a small, rural library located in the Mohawk Valley in the Town of Florida New York, seeks a creative, energetic individual who enjoys community involvement, for the position of Library Director.

Serving a user population of approximately 3,000, the Fort Hunter Free Library is a member of the Mohawk Valley Library System. The Board of Directors is looking for a Director to not only increase the Library’s involvement in the community, but also the community involvement in the Library.

The Library Director reports to the Board of Directors and has the primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library. Along with regular customer service responsibilities, other duties include collection, service, and program planning and management; budget management; supervision of staff and volunteers; public relations and community outreach; fundraising; and, grant writing.

The position is scheduled to work 15 hours per week with a schedule that supports the Library’s services, programs and events, including some evenings and at least one Saturday per month. The position requires two years post-secondary education and 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. Demonstrated experience in library service, staff and volunteer management supervision, budgeting and facility management is preferred, along with experience in grant writing and fundraising. The position will pay $14/hr, plus statutory benefits

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information for three professional references to forthunterfreelibrary@gmail.com.

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

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