Employment Opportunities

Organizations in the Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (SENYLRC) service area (Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties) who wish to list library jobs here should e-mail a copy of the job posting to jobposting@senylrc.org. It is the responsibility of the organization posting a job announcement to notify SENYLRC when a job search has ended. We will keep the job posted for one month, posted expiration date, or until contacted by the library, whichever comes first. Job seekers, if you are in doubt about the status of an announcement, please contact the organization advertising the job.
Current postings in the Southeastern region

Library Director, Highland Falls Library

The Board of Trustees of the Highland Falls Library is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director, beginning at the end of 2017.  The Highland Falls Library is a private association library, serving the public in the Village of Highland Falls and the hamlet of Ft. Montgomery.  The major support for the yearly budget of $262,000 is the Town of Highlands.  The library also benefits from an active Friends group, which often takes the lead in fund-raising for special projects.

part-time library clerk - Howland Public Library

Howland Public Library in Beacon, NY is a seeking a part-time library clerk to work at the circulation desk on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for 15 to 18 hours a week at $11.50 per hour. Candidate must be tech savvy, computer literate, have ability to multi-task, and maintain an approachable demeanor while serving the public. Position requires a high school Diploma or equivalent. Public service and library experience preferred. Email cover letter and résumé to  amy@beaconlibrary.org 

Director - Woodbury Public Library

The Woodbury Public Library is made up of the Rushmore Memorial Branch located in Highland Mills and the Ida Cornell Branch located in Central Valley.  The Board of Trustees seeks candidates with demonstrated leadership and excellent communication skills to engage our community members and expand the library’s services and partnership opportunities.  The library currently serves 11,353 residents with a staff of 2 full and 11 part-time employees with an annual budget of $789,390 funded by the Town of Woodbury.

part-time Senior Library Clerk

The Millbrook Library is looking for a part-time Senior Library Clerk to work 22.5 hours per week on Tuesdays (9:45 am-6:15 pm), Wednesdays (11:45 am-8:15 pm) and Thursdays (9:45 am - 6:15 pm), plus two Saturdays a month (9:45 am - 4:15 pm). Additional hours are possible when subs are needed. Candidates should be fully trained in Sierra, and be a leader and resource to other staff in all aspects of circulation.

part-time clerk

The Pleasant Valley Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team Mondays-Thursdays 1pm-5pm and alternating Fridays and Saturdays. Knowledge of Sierra is preferred, but a sense of humor and willingness to help patrons figure out how to print from their email is a must. The position is 22 hours a week, $11/hour with 2 weeks vacation and 1 week of sick time. Please email résumé to pvflibrary@gmail.com.



The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS), headquartered in Poughkeepsie (NY), is seeking an experienced administrator to lead and oversee the operations of an integrated library system (ILS), cataloging, and IT services. The Manager’s primary responsibilities are to work cooperatively with MHLS staff, member libraries, and vendors to administer: