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Vestal Public Library Director Position Opening

Vestal Public Library Director Position Opening

The Board of Trustees of the Vestal Public Library, Vestal, NY, seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as full-time Library Director. This opportunity requires an individual with excellent team-building and interpersonal communication skills. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to public service and the mission of the library.

The Vestal Public Library, an independent school district library, is funded by and provides library service to the residents of the Vestal Central School District. Vestal has a rich history and a strong sense of community and takes pride in its excellent school system.

The Director of the Vestal Public Library will be expected to:

  • Lead and motivate a diverse staff

  • Advocate for the library

  • Cultivate strong partnerships with community stakeholders

  • Provide strategic direction and long-range planning in response to local needs


  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited school

  • Experience as a Library Director or in another library leadership role with financial responsibilities

  • Meet Library Director III Civil Service requirements (see attached job description)

  • Residency in Broome or Tioga County preferred

To apply for this position, please submit the following to the email address listed below:

  • Cover letter

  • Current resume

  • Three (3) professional references

Email submission is preferred. Please include your last name in the title of any attached files and use VPL Director in the subject line of your email.

Salary range is between $65,000 and $80,000 and will be based on experience and qualifications.

The Vestal Public Library offers a benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid time off. The library is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Direct all inquiries to:

Vestal Public Library Board of Trustees


Please submit by May 5, 2023.

VPL Library Director Job Announcement
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