Employment Opportunities

Organizations in the Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (SENYLRC) service area (Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties) who wish to list library jobs here should e-mail a copy of the job posting to jobposting@senylrc.org. It is the responsibility of the organization posting a job announcement to notify SENYLRC when a job search has ended. We will keep the job posted for one month, posted expiration date, or until contacted by the library, whichever comes first. Job seekers, if you are in doubt about the status of an announcement, please contact the organization advertising the job.
Current postings in the Southeastern region

Library Director IV — Finkelstein Memorial Library

Library Director IV
Finkelstein Memorial Library seeks an experienced, dynamic full-time director to serve as chief operating officer of the library, reporting to and responsible for carrying out the policies established by the publicly-elected five-member Board of Trustees.  The director serves as the chief spokesperson for the library and is the principal liaison to the community, government, and the media.

Part Time Temporary Archivist - Hudson Area Library

We are looking for an archivist to add materials to the library’s History Room archival collections, archive our postcard collection, and begin the process of archiving our oral history and photograph collections. This is a part-time, temporary position, requiring archival skills including specific training and experience building visual and audio collections. The position is for 10 hrs./wk. for 6 weeks with possible further work as funding is available. The schedule is flexible and the job will begin June 2018.

The archivist will:

Head of Youth Services - Kent Public Library

The Kent Public Library in Putnam County is seeking an enthusiastic,  creative full-time (35-hours per week) Head of Youth Services to develop and oversee the Library’s children’s and young adult collections and programs. Will  lead a team including a program coordinator and a story time specialist, already on staff.   Must have a genuine desire to encourage a love of reading and learning in children and teens  
Specific responsibilities include:

Executive Director – Mid-Hudson Library System (NY)

Lead an innovative and accomplished New York library system to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Board of Trustees of the Mid-Hudson Library System (or MHLS – headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Executive Director.

Part-Time Library Clerk - Kent Public Library

Kent Public Library in Putnam County is currently seeking  a Part-Time Library Clerk, 12 hours a week, mostly between 10 and 3, ideal hours for a parent with a child in school.  $10.75 to $11.50 per hour. 

Must have high school degree, be experienced with computers, courteous, service oriented and able to work with the public at a busy library circulation desk.  Previous library experience preferred.

Librarian I - Children’s Services

The Marlboro Free Library, a small public library (pop. 12,000) in New York’s Hudson Valley, seeks a highly motivated, self-starting individual to fill the position of full-time Children’s Services Librarian. This Civil Service position involves supervising children’s programs and services in the context of the Library’s overall educational mission. The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill, and ability in every phase of the public library field, particularly as it relates to children’s library services.
Duties & Responsibilities: