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Executive Director

Company: New York Library Association
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The New York Library Association seeks a dynamic leader to be its next Executive Director. The New York Library Association (NYLA) is the voice of the library community in New York. NYLA, established by Melvil Dewey in 1890, is the oldest state library association in the country and represents school, college, special and public libraries, library staff, trustees, friends of the library and students from around the state. NYLA has a staff of 4.5 FTEs with offices located in Guilderland, New York.Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree, excellent communication and public presentation skills, strong budgetary experience, demonstrated organizational, supervisory and management skills, and five years related experience in relevant areas such as government relations, grant writing/funding development, association administration, or commensurate experience . The successful candidate must be able to work with a wide range of people and issues, manage multiple demands, and have a genuine passion for libraries.NYLA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. NYLA is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.Salary commensurate with experience hiring range $85,000 - $95,000 plus TIAA-CREF retirement, and an excellent benefits package.The expected start date for the position will be on or beforeJanuary 10, 2022.Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.Please send cover letter, r--sum--, and the names and contact information for three professional references by email to Geoffrey Kirkpatrick, Chair, NYLA Search Committee at

Keywords: New York Library Association, Albany , Executive Director, Executive , Albany, New York

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