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The Board of Trustees of the Menands Public Library seeks an enthusiastic and community-oriented individual to serve as Library Manager to oversee the library in the Village of Menands.
The Menands Public Library is a school district public library and is a member of the Upper Hudson Library System. The Library Manager reports to a five-member board of trustees and collaborates with the library board on a variety of activities related to delivering library service to our community. The Library Manager has primary responsibility for the operation and management of the library, including but not limited to: collection development, customer service, program planning and implementation, utilization of technology to enhance library services, written monthly updates to the board, public relations and community outreach. The Library Manager supervises a small staff of up to five part-time employees.
The position of Library Manager is provisional and
permanent appointment is contingent upon passing the Library Manager
Albany County Civil Service exam and being reachable on the eligible
list for that title.
The Library Managers annual salary will be $40,000 - $44,000 based on the selected candidates skills and experience. The compensation package also includes participation in the New York State Retirement System. The projected start date for this position will be February 14, 2021.
More information about the position and the library can be found on the library's website here: https://www.menandslibrary.org.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the Search Committee via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review will begin on 12/15/20 and continue until the position is filled.
UHLS is pleased to announce that our new CORE Trustee
Training program is now available for all member library trustees. This
program is a 90 minute session that covers the fundamentals of being
a library trustee, including roles and responsibilities, NYS minimum
library standards, oaths of office, open meetings law, board/director
roles, etc. The program also emphasizes the CORE values of Community,
Openness, Respect, and Ethics as they relate to the work of a library
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