Library Program Manager

Office of Library and Information Services

Providence, RI

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 21st, 2021


$82,875.00 to $93,963.00 per Bi-weekly   Calculate


Providence, RI





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


Job Description

Library Program Manager, Office of Library & Information Services, Providence, RI

The Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) is seeking a Library Program Manager responsible for library development and coordination of Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funded programs.

Position Function Duties

Duties include planning, developing, and managing a comprehensive program of library development and information resource management on a statewide basis with responsibility for federal grants and statewide programs such as continuing education, community engagement, and youth and adult services; serving as an advisor to libraries, government agencies and the public regarding program activities; coordinating statewide communications about program activities; and supervising professional staff engaged in the development and implementation of library and information service programs. Strong communication and presentation skills, including oral, written and digital, and an ability to build teams and partnerships are critical, along with strong technology, data analysis, and project management skills.

Other duties: To assist in the development of program budget proposals; to assist in the planning and development of overall administrative policies, procedures and practices; to develop regulations related to program activities; and to do related work as required.

The Community

About the Office of Library and Information Services

The Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) is the state library administrative agency for Rhode Island. OLIS strengthens, connects and empowers libraries to advance knowledge, connect communities and enrich the lives of all Rhode Islanders. OLIS has the statutory authority and responsibility to administer state and federal funding and to coordinate and support programs for libraries of all types. It is part of the Executive Branch of state government located in the Department of Administration under the direction of the Chief of Library Services. OLIS works with the Library Board of Rhode Island to establish priorities and policies to carry out its mission.


External Job Ad

HR Info

All applications and any questions must be submitted online through the State of Rhode Island Job portal, ApplyRI.  

Applications must be submitted by January 21, 2021.

Posted Jan 12, 2021