Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library -- Assistant Library Director III

The Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library welcomes candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Library Director III. We are looking for a friendly, dynamic, community-focused individual to join our team. HKDPL has two locations and serves a diverse community of over 36,000 in Rockland County, NY. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop opportunities to establish and broaden community engagement 
  • Lead the library’s efforts in the Sustainable Library Certification Program 
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new and existing library services
  • Attend and provide professional development opportunities
  • Assist with human resources functions, including but not limited to recruiting, training and supervision of employees
  • Supervise the library during the director’s absence


  • New York State Public Librarian Certification
  • Graduate library degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS, MLIS, MSLS, MI, LIS, etc.) 
  • 3 years of supervisory experience in a public library
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills


  • This is a civil service position 
  • Permanent appointment to the position is dependent upon the candidate’s rating on a Training & Experience Questionnaire provided by the Rockland County Department of Personnel

Send cover letter and resume to Claudia Depkin at cdepkin@rcls.org by February 8, 2019