Due to inclement weather, the library will be closing early at 2 pm this Wednesday, January 25. There will be no chair yoga tonight.
The Hurley Library seeks an enthusiastic individual to be their full-time Library Manager/Director.
The Hurley Library is a small public library in the heart of Historic Hurley. It serves a population of about
3,000 people, and since moving into its new building, it is growing rapidly. Our staff consists of a Library
Manager, 7 part-time clerks, and a story hour coordinator.
The Manager is responsible for overseeing all library functions including supervision of staff and
volunteers, collection development, youth and adult programming, grant writing, providing reference
services, readers advisory, publicizing library services and programs, implementing patron and staff
instruction programs, financial responsibilities, and maintaining the library website. Some evenings and
weekends may be required.
Minimum Qualifications – Either: A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State
registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Education, English, or Public
Administration or a closely related field and two (2) years of full-time paid or volunteer experience, or its;
part-time equivalent, in a library setting performing duties related to the functions of the library;
B. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an
Associate Degree in Library Science, Education, English, Public Administration, or a closely related
field and four (4) years of full-time paid or volunteer work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in a
library setting performing duties related to the functions of the library, OR C. An equivalent combination
of training and experience as described in A and B above. Preferred Qualifications: Completed degree in
Information Science or Information Science degree candidate, knowledge of computers and automated
systems, knowledge of web design, interest in children’s programming, ability to work with all ages,
library experience, friendly and outgoing manner.
Benefits: Sick Days, Vacation Days, and 10 paid Holidays.
Salary: $40,000 – $49,000 based on education and experience.
To Apply: Send a cover letter,résumé and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hurley Library, PO Box 660, Hurley, NY
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2023, This position will be filled on a provisional basis
pending the results of a Civil Service examination to be scheduled at a later date