Friday, July 18, 2008

Executive Director, Westchester Library System

WLS seeks applications for the position of Executive Director of this cooperative public library system bordering New York City. WLS consists of 38 independent member public libraries which have established a preeminent standard for cooperation. The 35-plus person WLS staff is responsible for cooperative programs that include technology management, cataloging, interlibrary loan, outreach (community connections), teen and children’s services, professional development, and more. The successful candidate should have outstanding leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, and strengths in planning, finance, technology, and external affairs. MLS and experience as a public librarian required. WLS is located in a beautiful and diverse county and offers excellent benefits. Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, skills, and knowledge. Resumes and letters of application are requested by July 30, 2008, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Documents will be accepted as Word document attachments, and should be sent to Westchester Library System is located at 540 White Plains Road-Suite 200, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5110. For more information about the Westchester Library System, see WLS is an EOE.

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