Financial Manager & Personnel Officer — The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS)

The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) is seeking an experienced professional to serve as our Financial Manager & Personnel Officer.

This position reports to the Executive Director and directs the organization’s financial planning, banking, and government reporting; serves as the personnel officer; and manages general business office activities.

The person who is right for this position will have a commitment to fiscal integrity; experience in budget development, financial forecasting, knowledge of accounting principles and payroll practices; human resources management skills, including the administration of benefits and personnel policies. This position requires excellent communication skills; professionalism; the ability to problem solve and work within deadlines; to have a strong attention to detail; and the ability to be flexible.

A BA or BS degree in accounting, or equivalent, with five years related experience and/or training is required. Human Resources (HR) management certification is preferred, although not required.

MHLS is located in the city of Poughkeepsie and provides services to 66 member libraries across five counties.  Our regular work week is Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.  The hiring salary for this full-time position will be between $80,000-$95,000, dependent on experience, with excellent benefits including New York State retirement, medical and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.

The full job description can be found at

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

[posted 05.22.2023]