(20180323) Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager

Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager

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Queens Library, is offering opportunities to work for one of the most dynamic and diverse urban libraries in the world. We are seeking highly-engaged, creative, customer service driven Library professionals who are eager for an opportunity to enrich lives in one of our 65 service locations. Queens Library is a renowned leader in providing innovative library and educational services, developing new technology applications and fostering community engagement.

Major Duties:

  • The Community Library Manager and Assistant Manager, have overall responsibility for the leadership of staff, including the timely and objective feedback of performance and fostering the staff development/learning.
  • Provides exceptional public service to all age levels.
  • Direct supervisor of the Customer Service Supervisor and Librarians.
  • The Community Library Manager, manages the library including materials selection, programming, physical maintenance, reports, etc. (Handled by the Assistant Manager in the Managers absence).
  • Prepares reports and statistics.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Schedule will include some Saturdays and evenings.

Key Competencies:

  • Leadership, initiative, flexibility, cooperative teamwork and modeling exemplary customer service.


  • Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
  • New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate required.
  • A minimum of one year of managerial experience including the management of full-time librarian staff.
  • Two years of post-MLS experience is required.
  • A minimum of one year of librarian experience.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of library policies and procedures.

Salary: Annual salaries start between $54,970 to $62,365 depending on experience.

What we offer: Excellent salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous vacation/sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, defined benefit pension, 403B, deferred compensation, and more. Relocation incentives available. Opportunities to further your education and professional credentials are plentiful.  Find out more at www.queenslibrary.org/careers.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and include the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. 


Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Posted Date: 
03/23/2018 to 04/23/2018