Announcement | Sarah Potter, Director of Library Human Resources and Organizational Development

The Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Potter to the position of Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development.

Sarah is currently the Director of Human Resources at Clinton Community College, a member unit of the SUNY system, in Plattsburgh, NY. In addition to her leadership of employee and labor relations, Sarah is responsible for staff and faculty recruitment and retention. In her capacity as Chair of the College’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, she facilitated the writing of a five year Diversity & Inclusion Plan.

Previously, Sarah served as Assistant Vice President for Career Services and, prior to that, Sr. Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. Among her accomplishments there, Sarah launched a peer coaching leadership development program as well as staff professional development initiatives.

Sarah earned a master’s degree in human resources management from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY and holds a bachelor’s degree in administrative and commercial studies from The University of Western Ontario, in Canada. Sarah lived and worked in Montreal, Canada and Grenoble, France, before immigrating to the U.S. She believes diverse perspectives and inclusive work environments are key to growth and success.

Sarah’s first day at the Library will be May 1.