Library Manager

Providence Community Library


Application Deadline

Apply By May 27th, 2021


$55,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Providence, RI





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


Job Description

Library Supervisor for Rochambeau Library  
Providence Community Library 
Hiring Range:  $55,000 (annually) 
Hours:  Full-time w/Benefits 
Posted: April 15, 2021 
Deadline:  External applications accepted until the position is filled. 

Position Description: 
Under the supervision of the Systems Coordinators and Library Director, the Library Supervisor is responsible for planning, supporting, energizing, and leading staff to provide relevant library service to the neighborhoods of the City of Providence. The Library Supervisor is expected to carry out the mission and vision of the library and to make a professional contribution to the organization. The Library Supervisor participates on committees to develop programs, services, policies/procedures, and to plan for the future of Providence Community Library and is expected to demonstrate a high degree of initiative.  
The Library Supervisor performs essential librarian functions, including information and reader’s advisory services, collection maintenance, marketing, and outreach services. They have wide latitude in coordinating targeted services, consistent with excellent customer service. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work successfully with culturally diverse patrons of all ages and a diverse staff and team of volunteers are essential. This position requires dedication to connect the library with its immediate community.  
Library Supervisors supervise the library staff, both professional and paraprofessional, and are responsible for the creation and maintenance of a professional and productive team-oriented working environment in the library as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users. This position is a managerial and confidential non-bargaining unit position. 
MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution with demonstrated interest in neighborhood library services. A minimum of three years of relevant professional experience in public library service (or equivalent) is required. Supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Spanish speaking preferred. 
Resume to:    
Maria Melvin, HR Manager,, (401) 467-2700 x.1606. 

HR Info

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, email: phone: 40-1467-2700 x.1606

Posted Apr 15, 2021