Job Posting – Library Director, Gloversville Public Library

The Gloversville Public Library has reopened its search for new director. The Library 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.

The Library Director I plans, organizes, directs and is responsible for the operations and activities of the Library through the adherence of NYS laws and the Library’s policies within the annual operating budget determined by the Board of Trustees. The Library Director oversees and evaluate the development and execution of educational and cultural programs, collection development, supervision and development of staff, communication with the community, care of the Library’s facility, grounds and equipment, and recommends policies and goals. The person in this position must be a positive and flexible individual who enjoys working with people of all ages and backgrounds, has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and will provide leadership as the administrative branch of the library’s governance.

A Masters of Library Science or equivalent is required.

The Gloversville Public Library is a Civil Service employer and permanent appointments will be contingent upon Civil Service approval.

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

Craig Clark, President, Gloversville Library Board of Trustees, at craigsclark@gmail.com.

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

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