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Library Director

LaGrange Library in Poughkeepsie, NY, seeks a dynamic, innovative, customer service oriented Library Director to lead the Library into the future by forging and enhancing community relationships. LaGrange Library serves more than 17,000 residents of the Town of LaGrange and is the 7th  highest circulating library among the 66 libraries in the five-county Mid Hudson Library System. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in budget development and management; hiring, evaluating, and supervising staff and volunteers; strategic planning and implementation; communications and marketing; grant seeking, writing and administration; and familiarity with technology, both current and emerging. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and project management skills are essential. Minimum qualifications: ALA accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) degree, with five years of supervisory experience, and must have (or be eligible for) the New York State Public Librarian Professional Certificate. The salary range is $65,000 - $75,000 depending on experience. Send letter of application, resume, and three references to Wendy Bohlinger, Chair, Search Committee, at Applications for this position will be accepted through July 14, 2017. For additional information about the library, visit

Poughkeepsie NY
Full Time (30 + hrs)