Assistant Community Library Manager, Multiple Positions

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the Community Library Manager, has 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
  • In the absence of the Community Library Manager, manages the library including materials selection, programming, physical maintenance, reports, etc.
  • Prepares reports and statistics
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Schedule will include some Saturdays and evenings.


  • Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
  • 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.
  • New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate required.


Annual salaries start between $57,331 to $61,237 and increase to $60,197 to $65,044 after 12 months of successful performance

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

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org and reference “ACLM - QLWEB” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. 

The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer