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Library Director--Perry (NY) Public Library

The Board of Trustees of the Perry Public Library seeks an innovative, community oriented library director to provide an excellent level of public library service to Perry's 6200 school district population, the library's chartered service area.

Located in eastern Wyoming County, Perry is home to active community members and healthy small businesses with attractions of Letchworth State Park and Silver Lake.  Perry Public Library, completed and opened in 1914, is a beautiful Carnegie building and includes the Stowell-Wiles Art Gallery addition.

Responsible for the overall operation of the library, including:
         Overseeing collection development activities, including selection, cataloging, and maintenance of materials
         Overseeing financial management, legal compliance, and library advocacy
Managing library personnel
         Developing and maintaining positive relationships with Pioneer Library System, its member libraries, and community members
         Coordinating and implementing Board policies
         Actively promoting community visibility and involvement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
         Proven leader with excellent organizational, interpersonal, cooperative problem solving and project management skills
         Creative thinker who enthusiastically pursues new ideas and delivers highest quality services to the community in a constantly changing public library environment
         Demonstrates high level of familiarity with current and emerging technologies and social media
         Strong commitment to community relations

For full job description, go to:

Education and Experience:
         Bachelor’s Degree minimum
         Master’s Degree in Librarianship and NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate preferred
         Experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits:
         Salary negotiable from $32,000 depending on qualifications and experience
         Health insurance
         NYS Retirement System

How to Apply:
Email cover letter and resume, including three references with emails, to David Bojanowski, President, Board of Trustees, at  
OR, submit hard copy of the materials to David Bojanowski, President, Board of Trustees, Perry Public Library, 70 N. Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

All applicants must ALSO submit by MAIL a Wyoming County Civil Service Application:

Applications accepted through Friday, March 6, 2015.

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