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June 9th, 2014 - Posted in Jobs

Red Jacket Community Library

Shortsville, NY

The Board of Trustees of the Red Jacket Community Library seeks an energetic, innovative and community–oriented Library Manager. The position requires a candidate with strong communication skills and experience with personnel administration, fiscal management, programming, and collection development. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to community outreach and the ability to adapt and cooperate with School District personnel.

Located in Northern Ontario County, the Red Jacket community boasts a variety of outdoor attractions and a rich history. Effortless access to the NYS Thruway places all the conveniences of the City of Rochester in easy grasp while maintaining a distance. The library serves approximately 6,000 residents and shares space with the Manchester–Shortsville School District library on the school campus. The Library Manager oversees the annual operating budget and four dedicated and experienced members.

Position: Full-Time, 35 hours per week.

Library Hours:

School year:

Monday through Thursday, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (subject to slight variation):

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Library Manager Salary Negotiable from $35,000, commensurate with experience and education. Six month probationary period; paid leave per library policy; New York State Retirement.

Minimum Required Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with at least a Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred: A Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of professional experience in administering not-for-profit, government, education, human services, or library services OR A master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York state Education department as following acceptable education practices.

Civil Service examination required. The Examination Announcement can be found at the following link when the examination is scheduled:

A full job description and library policies are available at

Instructions to Applicants:

1. Interested individuals meeting minimum qualifications should send an application to: Ontario County Human Resources, 3019 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424
Application available at:

2. Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references to: Ruby Morrison, RJCL Search Committee, PO Box 370, Shortsville, NY 14548.

3. Preference will be given to applications received by June 30, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.

4. This will be a provisional appointment. Permanent appointment will be based upon qualification in the Ontario County Civil Service examination for Library Manager to be offered at a later date.

May 27th, 2014 - Posted in Jobs

Penn Yan Public Library

Penn Yan, NY

The Penn Yan Public Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic full-time Adult Services Librarian who possesses superior customer service skills, easily adapts to change and is able to fully participate as a team member in planning and implementation of library services. The Adult Services Librarian will provide creative library programming, develop and maintain community partnerships, teach adults technology in a classroom setting and one on one, create dynamic content for the library’s online presence, provide reference and readers’ advisory services, develop and maintain a part of the library’s collection, and assist in grant writing and implementation. A successful candidate must be proactive and willing to gain new knowledge and skills as required. Strong technology and computer skills, including knowledge of website design software, on-line reference sources, Microsoft applications, eBooks and other down loadable formats, devices and social media is required. Schedule will vary and includes nights and weekends.

A Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association and eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian’s professional certification at time of application with possession of certificate at the time of appointment is required.

More information can be found at:

The Civil Service announcement and application can be found at on the Yates County Personnel Department website at: or by calling (315) 536-5112. The on-line application must be printed and mailed to the Yates County Personnel Department by June 27th.

Please also include resume, cover letter and three professional references with the application. These may be also be emailed to
Application Due Date: June 27, 2014

May 12th, 2014 - Posted in Jobs

Rush-Henrietta Central School District

Henrietta, NY

Rush-Henrietta Central School District has an anticipated Library Media Specialist vacancy for the 2014-15 school year.

Rush-Henrietta seeks a NYS certified Library Media Specialist with a significant depth of experience and knowledge in assisting teachers in embedding information fluency, digital citizenship, and 21st century skills throughout the curriculum as well as curating excellent print and electronic resources to support the CCLS.

Interested applicants must apply online at