Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Job posting: CDLC Member Services Coordinator

The Capital District Library Council is looking for an energetic and creative individual to fill the position of Member Services Coordinator.

Title: Member Services Coordinator
Reports To: Executive Director
Position: Full-time (35 hours per week), Exempt, Excellent Benefits

The Capital District Library Council is seeking a dynamic self-starter interested in providing leadership for library programs, services, and activities offered to member libraries by the Council. The Coordinator provides administrative support for all Council operations including general office activities, financial operations, records management, and the Board of Trustees.

This position is an opportunity for an energetic and creative person to learn about all type of libraries and a variety library system activities.

· Minimum Bachelor’s Degree; preference given to MLS Degree
· Minimum three years relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Understanding of libraries and library programs
· Strong leadership skills
· Ability to forge strong community partnerships and effectively communicate with a variety of groups and individuals
· Public relations skills
· Comfort with evolving technologies
· Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher); preference given to candidates with experience in Peachtree or other accounting software
· Ability and willingness to teach and assist other staff members in applications software
· Enthusiasm, confidence, and a genuine interest in people
· Awareness of the role of libraries in the community

CDLC is one of New York State’s nine regional Reference, Research and Resources (3Rs) Library Systems. The Council provides infrastructure for information services to all types of libraries in ten upstate counties. For more information visit the Council’s web page at

To apply please send resumé and names of three references to:
Jean K. Sheviak, Executive Director
28 Essex Street
Albany, NY 12206
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2009

CDLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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