and Events Archive - 2017
Announcing the 2017 SRP Planning Workshop!
Building a Better Summer Reading Program
Job opening: LIBRARY DIRECTOR, part-time
Petersburgh, NY 12138
Starting Date: April 3, 2107
The Petersburgh Public Library, a small municipal library located in eastern Rensselaer County, seeks an energetic, passionate, experienced person for the position of Library Director. This is a part-time position scheduled to work 20 hours per week. The position requires a candidate with an associates degree or equivalent and demonstrated communication, interpersonal, and computer skills. Experience in library collection and program development, staff and volunteer supervision, and familiarity with the librarys service community would be highly desirable. Starting salary is $17,160 per year. A copy of the job description is available on the librarys website at http://www.petersburghpubliclibrary.org/?page_id=15.
Please send resumes to the Search Committee by mail to Job Search, Petersburgh Public Library, P.O. Box 250, Petersburgh, NY 12138 or by email to email@example.com by February 15, 2017.
Job opening: Stephentown Memorial Library seeks a qualified project manager specializing in energy efficiency retrofits on older buildings. Duties will include working with the contractor to supervise equipment and materials choices, maintain the project schedule, and identify additional measures to increase HVAC effectiveness. Qualified candidates will have access to testing equipment, a demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret tests, a work history supervising similar projects and all appropriate BPI certifications. References required. Please call Tom at 518-391-8250.
The Guilderland Public
Library is looking for someone with strong customer-service
skills who's comfortable with computers to join our team. We're looking
for a clerk to work Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday mornings and on a four
week rotation, weekends. Subbing opportunities are included. Starting
pay is $13.00 per hours with optional NYS retirement.
Libraries = Education
Friday, April 7, 9:00 12:00
UHLS brings you a thought provoking
speaker that may change how you think about, position, and market your
library. Libraries = Education is an interactive workshop
in which youll experience a strategy that has been hailed by Library
Journal as a 21st-century model worthy of study and consideration
by every library in America, if not the world.
For more information, see flyer.
Job opening: Library Assistant - Circulation - Troy Public Library
Full time, some evenings and weekends. This position includes general clerical and patron assistance tasks. The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the Head of Circulation. Must enjoy working with people and be computer literate.
Education: high school diploma or equivalency
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings & weekends.
Salary: $10.53 per hour
This is a civil service position and appointment is provisional. The successful candidates must take an exam when it becomes available.
Help Wanted: Part-time Library Aide
at the Rensselaer Public
Librarian I (Youth Services)
The Troy Public Library currently has an opening in the Young People's Services Department for a Librarian I (Youth services). This is a full time (35 Hr/wk) entry level professional position which will involve some evenings and weekends. This is a provisional appointment. The successful candidate will need to complete a civil service exam when offered.
Typical Work Activities:
Knowledge and skills required:
The person in this position will need a good knowledge of modern principles and practices of public library service; good knowledge of basic library reference tools and services; good knowledge of child development; good knowledge of literature for children and a working knowledge of commonly used computer software, hand held devices and electronic resources as found in libraries.
Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a school accredited by the American Library Association of recognized by the NYS Education Department.
The annual salary range for this position is $32,845 - $42,644.
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