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Entered 10/26/2017
Company Queens Library - New York City, NY
Position Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager
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URL https://joblist.ala.org/job/community-library-managerassistant-community-library-manager/35559376/

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 Librarianís 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.

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: Email your cover letter and resume to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org. 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.

Job Information

Queens, New York, United States

Job ID:

October 26, 2017

Position Title:
Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager

Company Name:
Queens Library

Library Type:
Public Library

Job Category:

Job Type:

Min Education:
Master's Degree

About Queens Library

Queens Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Innovation and leadership are the hall marks of Queens Library. Our mission is to meet the needs of the community by offering lifelong learning opportunities and ensuring there is a positive impact in the community.

Queens Library fulfills its goals by embracing innovation and change. With a history of offering pioneering programs that meet the diverse needs of the most diverse county in the US, Queens Library is a place where innovation and leaders are welcomed. Queens Library is a private non-profit corporation located in Queens, New York and includes 65 service locations with 1,700 employees.

Queens Library is the proud recipient of the following awards: 2009 Library Journal, Library of the Year, 2014 ALA/Information Today, Library of the Future, 2013 ULC Top Innovators, 2013 American-Architectís Building of the Year (Queens Library at Glen Oaks)