Notice of Vacancy

Librarian I (Full-Time)

$38,630 annually plus benefits

The Olean Public Library, located in the beautiful Southern Tier region of Western New York, seeks an innovative, creative individual to oversee programs for teens and adults. This position is also responsible for supervision of paraprofessional programming staff, coordinating the monthly newsletter, scheduling gallery exhibits, grant writing, collection development responsibilities, and staffing of customer service desks. Must be proficient in the use of a wide variety of technology and social media applications. Flexibility to work some evenings and Saturdays is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in library/information science from an accredited American Library Association institution, or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.

Possession of the New York State Public Librarian Certificate by the time of appointment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Knowledge of teen development, programming, and literature; awareness of diverse programming for adults of all ages.

Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. Appointment to the position is provisional pending successful competition and placement on the eligibility list established through the Civil Service Examination process. This is a training and experience rated exam which will be held at a date following appointment to the position.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to director@oleanlibrary.orgDeadline to apply is May 10, 2019. For more information about the Olean Public Library, visit