Apply by: December 1
Wyandanch Public Library - Wyandanch, NY
The Trustees of the Wyandanch Public Library seek a highly motivated professional to manage the daily operations of the Library. The Board is seeking a candidate who will continue to grow and enhance library services to the Wyandanch community through the effective management of library staff, technology, collection, and resources. The Library is a suburban library in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, which serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 residents.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
Under the general direction of the Board of Library Trustees, an employee in this class administers a public library. The incumbent exercises direct or indirect supervision over all library employees, and oversees all library functions and activities, subject to the policies, standards and objectives determined by the Board of Trustees. The employee utilizes a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in the performance of these duties. Does related work as required.
Possession of a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate, and four (4) years of experience in a public library as a professional librarian (professional experience is defined as experience gained after being awarded a Master`s; Degree in Library Science (MLS), or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) or a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate); at least three (3) years of this experience must have been at the level of Librarian II or higher; or a satisfactory equivalent encompassing service as a library department head or head of a small branch.
Necessary Special Requirement
Appointees must maintain a valid New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate throughout employment in this title.
Job Type: Full-time
Required licenses or certifications:
- (MLS) Master`s & Degree in Library Science
- (MSIS) Master of Science in Information Science
Required language: English
NOTE: This Role Is A Provisional Appointment
A provisional appointment, which occurs only in the competitive class, is a temporary appointment to a position for which no eligible list exists or for which an eligible list exists with fewer than three candidates who are willing to accept the position. In order to become permanent, the employee who is provisionally appointed must take the next examination for the position in question. The appointment to the position is then made from among the three highest scoring passing candidates who indicate their willingness to accept the position. Civil Service law does not compel the appointing authority to choose the provisional employee should he or she be one of the three candidates.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to Board of Trustees, Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch, NY 11798.
Application deadline is December 1st, 2023