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Library Director

Coventry Public Library

Coventry Public Library, Rhode

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The Coventry Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, community focused individual to serve as Library Director. Coventry is a town of approximately 36,000 residents. The library system, which is a municipal department, is composed of a main library that shares a building with the Coventry Town Hall and a branch, the Greene Library, located in the rural, western portion of town. The staff is comprised of seven full-time employees and 24 part-time employees. The Coventry Library is also home to Literacy Volunteers of Kent County, a non-profit adult literacy program that trains tutors to help both ELL and BL students improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills.Working under the general direction of the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager, the Libra ...

Information Services Technician I

University of RI, Robert L. Carothers Library

Kingston, RI

The University of Rhode Island's University Libraries seeks a full-time Information Services Technician I.The regular work schedule for this position is Sunday through Thursday, 4:30pm to 12:30am.During the summer & Spring Break & Winter Intersession - that schedule is subject to change.Under the direction of the Robert L. Carothers Library's Head of Access Services, the Information Services Technician I will provide assistance to library users and respond to a wide variety of user needs at the Circulation Desk.The Information Services Technician I, in conjunction with other full-time staff, is also responsible for the training and supervision of student employees.WORK HOURS AND DAYS OFF WILL VARY DURING ACCORDING TO WORKLOAD AND WINTER INTERCESSION, SPRING BREAK, AND THE SUMMER SE ...

Member Services Librarian

RILINK

mostly online

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The Member Services Librarian helps provide technical and user support to librarians in member school libraries. They report to the RILINK Coordinator and work as a team with the Coordinator and other Members Services Librarians to promote RILINK services and resources. ...

Coordinator

RILINK

mostly online

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The Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids (RILINK) is seeking a Coordinator. The RILINK Coordinator is responsible for overall services to the member libraries and librarians and for budgeting, billing, and planning. They represent RILINK in the library and education communities. They supervise and support the RILINK Member Services Librarians. ...

Librarian (PT 18 hrs/wk)

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

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INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN (PT18 hr/wk)Every week: Mon 9-3 and Fri 10-4Alternating: Tues 12-6 with Sat 10-4This position reports to the Senior Information Services Librarian and is responsible for providing responsive and effective circulation and research support across all aspects of Information Services operations. A key role on the library’s information services team, this position is accountable for activities related to both Circulation and Reference operations within Technology & Information Services Department, including borrower services, interlibrary loan, collection development, reference, instruction, and outreach. The incumbent is expected to deliver point-of-need assistance to library customers and visitors, including technology support and troubleshooting in a fast ...

Library Technician III - Children's Room Assistant

Acushnet Public Library

Acushnet, MA

The Acushnet Public Library is seeking a friendly, detail-oriented, public service-minded individual to join our team. This position will support programming, collection development and the daily operation of a busy Children’s Room. The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth of all ages and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Children’s Room Assistant will be responsible for the following:Provide reference and reader’s advisory to patrons of all ages, with a primary focus on youth from birth through the 6th grade.Present story times, craft programs and other youth servicesAssist with collection development and cataloging/processingAssist patrons in the use of databases, as well as other online resourc ...

Electronic Resources Librarian

Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA

ResponsibilitiesProvide leadership for management of the library’s electronic resources, which includes managing the selection, acquisition, cataloging/preservation, and assessment of resources in all formats.• Collaborate with the Dean of the Library to manage the annual e-resources materials budget and information resources expenditures.• Work with publishers and vendors to negotiate and maintain electronic resource licenses and contracts, manage database subscriptions, purchase orders, and electronic licensing agreements; resolve related problems as needed.• Work with library colleagues to set e-resources policies, workflows, and procedures.• Collaborate with other librarians to provide expert advice to the library and campus on online information resources.• Evaluate and re ...

Public Library Director

East Smithfield Public Library

Smithfield, RI

Essential Functions· Prepares, coordinates, and submits the annual library budget proposal for review by Board and participates in its presentation to local officials.· Train, supervise and recommend discipline for employees, coordinate and delegate workloads and work schedules, evaluate work performance and maintain high standards of library service. Work closely with Board when proposing changes in staff.· Plans and conducts regular staff meetings, oversees staff training.· Maintains a functional understanding of all operations.· Helps prepare Board meeting agendas and necessary reports in cooperation with the Library Board chairs. Posts meetings, agendas and minutes on the Secretary of State website.· Directs and supervises the maintenance of the library building and grounds. Work ...

DIRECTOR, HENRY E. ECCLES LIBRARY

US NAVAL WAR COLLEGE

Newport, RI

The Library Director at the NWC plays a multifaceted role. The Director reports to the Provost via the Associate Provost for Academic Services and will collaborate with senior leadership, ensuring the Library's goals align with the College's vision while fostering innovation, excellence, and a culture of continuous improvement. The Director manages personnel by promoting teamwork, overseeing recruitment, and emphasizing professional growth, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Director handles budgetary concerns, manages the Main and Classified Library collections, and ensures operational excellence by integrating library functions with the broader NWC community and optimizing space and resources. The Director stays updated with industry trends, sharing insights with the NWC community; co ...

Library Director

Westport Free Public Library

Westport, MA

Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates day-to-day aspects of municipal library services to ensure the highest quality of service to the Westport community, population 16,339. Prepares annual budget, develops and implements grants with Library Trustees, and completes MBLC annual reports for State Aid and certification. Evaluates operations and activities of the library, plans for future needs, develops library collections and services and adopts and implements new services. Advocates for the library speaking before community, civic, and other groups about library services. Develops staff job descriptions, recommends and administers personnel policies involving hiring, evaluating, promoting, and terminating staff. Supervises the care and maintenance of the library building and grounds, inc ...

Director

Topsham Public Library

Topsham, Maine

The Board of Trustees of the Topsham Public Library (TPL) is accepting applications for a dynamic and enthusiastic Library Director. The Director will work with and lead an outstanding staff and group of volunteers, building upon the Library's accomplishments and establishing innovative and creative programming to meet the needs of the community. The successful candidate will hold a Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited degree program. Experience in library management, budgeting, development and grant writing is preferred. TPL is a 501c3 non-profit library which receives 85% of its funding from the Town of Topsham. The Director works closely with Town Departments and Town Management, although the Library is independently run.The Director wil ...

PT Library Associate

Davisville Free Library

North Kingstown, RI

The Davisville Free Library is seeking a part-time Library Associate. Duties will include providing reference service to the public, staffing the circulation desk, instructing patrons in the use of technology, opening and/or closing the library, managing volunteers/pages, assisting with programming, and other tasks as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of library services.Will include some Saturday and evening hours, approximately 9-14 hours/week. Hourly rate is $17/hr.Qualified candidates should have:Ability to work effectively with staff and the public in a professional mannerAbility and willingness to be flexibleAbility to lift and move materials and furniture and to go up/down a flight of stairs, as necessaryProficiency with Windows, Microsoft ...

Reference Librarian (Full Time, Academic Year)

Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

The Johnson & Wales University Library is seeking a reference professional to join our collegial and creative team. This position is currently an academic-year role on the Downcity Campus. This librarian will primarily: Guide and support students and other library patrons regarding best practices for information discovery, retrieval and useSchedule, customize and provide classroom instruction on information literacyDevelop online guides and video tutorials on information literacy skills and optimal use of library resources and servicesServe as collection development specialist and faculty liaison for assigned subject areas within the JWU curriculum and in preparation for new curriculum offeringsProvide reference and publishing support for individual faculty scholarship and research pro ...

Executive Director

Camden Public Library

Camden, ME

The Camden Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director to replace its retiring long-term Executive Director, who has admirably led this Maine library since 2008.Thanks to benefactor Mary Louise Curtis Bok, the Camden Public Library, situated on the hill at the head of Camden Harbor, opened on June 11, 1928. A significant expansion, the Centennial Wing, completed in September 1996, now houses the stacks and includes a busy community meeting space and a large, light and airy Children’s Room with a very special attached Children’s Garden. This expansion allowed the original library building to be restored as a Reading Room stocked with a wide assortment of periodicals and newspapers, and furnished with tables and chairs for quiet reading. The History Center holds a large ...

DIRECTOR, HENRY E. ECCLES LIBRARY

US NAVAL WAR COLLEGE

Newport, RI

The Library Director at the NWC plays a multifaceted role. The Director reports to the Provost via the Associate Provost for Academic Services and will collaborate with senior leadership, ensuring the Library's goals align with the College's vision while fostering innovation, excellence, and a culture of continuous improvement. The Director manages personnel by promoting teamwork, overseeing recruitment, and emphasizing professional growth, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Director handles budgetary concerns, manages the Main and Classified Library collections, and ensures operational excellence by integrating library functions with the broader NWC community and optimizing space and resources. The Director stays updated with industry trends, sharing insights with the NWC community; co ...