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Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Your Home Public Library of Johnson City, NY is seeking a creative and innovative leader as its next Library Director II to work strategically with trustees, staff, residents and community organizations to create a vision of outstanding library services for residents of Johnson City and Greater Binghamton area.  The Library Director will provide leadership for all day-to-day operations.  The successful candidate will possess strong budgeting, financial management and personnel management skills; as well as abilities related to public relations, strategic planning, physical plant, technology management, marketing and community relations.  Successful experience working with a policy-making board and providing strong leadership is highly desirable.  

Johnson City is located in a beautiful valley at the center of the Triple Cities of the Southern Tier of New York. Binghamton is two miles to the east, and Endicott, the third of the Triple Cities is six miles to the West. The Village is proud to be the future home of the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Decker School of Nursing. (See www.villiageofjc.com and/or greaterbinghamtonchamber.com for additional community information.)  The Library service area has a population of nearly 16,000 residents. Your Home Public Library is an influential member of the Four County Library System which includes the public libraries in Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties in upstate New York.  The library has 11 full and part-time staff and an annual budget of $801,000.

Minimum qualifications:  a Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association, eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at the time of application; three to seven years of professional experience one year of which must be supervisory or administrative.  Library Director II is a competitive position subject to a Broome County Civil Service examination comprised of an evaluation of education and experience.

The pay range for this position is competitive regionally and is negotiable depending on experience; an excellent benefits package is provided which includes membership in the New York State Retirement System.  Your Home Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit a cover letter and resume to yhplsearch@gmail.com or to

Sarah Maximiek, Search Committee

Your Home Public Library

107 Main Street

Johnson City, NY 13790

Review of application materials will begin April 21, 2017.

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