Rye Free Reading Room has a collection of 90,000 items housed in the main library and a small branch and circulates over 225,000 items annually. With a staff of 17
FTE and a budget of $1.5 million, the library provides exceptional customer service and its programs are consistently among the most heavily attended in —attendance last year pushed over 36,000 with best-selling authors and a wide-selection of children’s programs. A recent expansion of the landmark building on Westchester County ’s Village Green and ongoing capital projects, including a renovated technology center, help ensure the facilities are well-positioned for continued growth. Rye
Minimum qualifications include an
MLS from an accredited institution and at least five years of progressively responsible experience, including at least two years administrative experience in a public library. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated leadership ability and the ability to work collaboratively with Board, staff, elected officials and community groups. In addition, the successful candidate must be able to articulate a vision of library services in the 21st century. Successful experience with fundraising, building projects and working in a union environment is highly desirable. ALA
Compensation: The starting salary range is $90,000-$106,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications) with an excellent benefits package.
For further information, contact Jobeth Bradbury, firstname.lastname@example.org, at Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates.