Employment Application for Niagara Falls Public Library

Note: Application may be filled in online or printed and completed manually. PDF reader required.

Applications are also available at the circulation desk in the library.

Email completed applications to: nfplhireme@nioga.org 

Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Niagara Falls Public Library is seeking a creative and innovative leader as its next Library Director to work strategically with trustees, staff, residents and community organizations to create a vision of outstanding library services for residents of the City of Niagara Falls and surrounding communities.  The Library Director will provide leadership for all day to day operations of the main library and one branch library.  The successful candidate will possess strong budgeting, financial management and personnel management skills; as well as abilities related to public relations, strategic planning, physical plant, technology management, marketing and community relations skills.  Successful experience working with a policy-making board and collaborating with elected officials is highly desirable.  The Niagara Falls Public Library serves as the Central Library for the Nioga Library System which includes all public libraries in Niagara, Orleans and Genesee Counties in upstate New York.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices; three to six years of professional experience one year of which must be supervisory or administrative.

The pay range for this position is competitive regionally and is negotiable depending on experience; an excellent benefits package is provided which includes membership in the New York State Retirement System.  The Niagara Falls Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Residency Desirable.

Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references by October 31, 2016 to positions@gmail.com or to                       

Niagara Falls Public Library
Attn:  Robert J. Kazeangin, Administrative Assistant
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305