Executive Director Search

Do you love libraries and are you motivated to share your library story with others? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills to support an organization that benefits the entire community?

The Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library, a 501(c)(3) that raises funds, presents programs, and supports special projects for the Rochester Public Library, is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Executive Director and to continue with and build upon the organization’s strong recent growth.

The successful candidate will be a highly visible library advocate, with proven ability to lead organizational change and develop and maintain relationships with individual donors while exhibiting excellent internal and external communications skills.

The ability to manage and meet fund raising goals, through current and newly developed programs, is important. Experience in the non-profit field and prior management experience is highly desirable and experience in working with non-profit boards, while not mandatory, is beneficial. A high school degree is mandatory with additional educational attainment preferable but not required.

To apply, please send your resume along with a brief summary outlining why you are interested in this position – tell your library story! – to FFRPLsearch@libraryweb.org or to Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library, Attn. Dick Hamilton, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604. Applications should be received by June 11th.

For more information on the Rochester Public Library and the Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library, please go to https://roccitylibrary.org and to https://ffrpl.libraryweb.org.