Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager - Queens Library

Posted on September 20, 2017


• 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.

To Apply

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to Include the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.

Company Information

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 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-Architect’s Building of the Year (Queens Library at Glen Oaks).