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June 20th, 2014 - Posted in Jobs

Gainesville Public Library

Gainesville, NY

Job Description:

The Town of Gainesville Public Library is currently accepting resumes for the position of Library Manager. The library is located in Silver Springs, providing library services to the residents of the Town of Gainesville in Wyoming County. It is a member of the Pioneer Library System. The library serves a community of 2,182 people and is open 20 hours, 5 days a week with an annual budget of $60,000 and a staff of two. It has an annual circulation of 13,000. The collection of 17,000 items is fully automated and the library has 5 public access computers.

This is a 20 hour/week position consisting of day, evening and weekend hours.

Position Duties:

The library manager is responsible for carrying out library functions and administrative tasks. This includes, among other duties, hiring and supervision of a part time clerk, oversight of building maintenance and repairs, planning and carrying out library programs, ordering materials, providing reference services, library technology management, community relations, preparing budget for board approval and evaluating the effectiveness of library services. The manager also is expected to attend continuing education workshops and professional meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications for the job are a high school diploma or GED and four years of experience working in a public library. Basic computer knowledge is necessary.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary for this position will be determined on education and experience, with a starting base of $10.00 per hour.

How to Apply:

Please send a letter of application and a resume with 3 references to Town of Gainesville Public Library, 10 Church Street, PO Box 321, Silver Springs, NY 14550-0321.

Applications will be accepted from interested, qualified persons until Friday, July 11, 2014.