Assistant Community Library Manager

Multiple Locations


With considerable freedom and latitude for independent action, the Assistant Community Library Manager position at these Principal Library locations represents an exciting and challenging promotional opportunity. This position will manage some of the busiest community libraries within our organization in terms of annual circulation, gate count, programs and/or program attendance.

In partnership with the Community Library Manager, the Assistant Community Library Manager has overall responsibility for the leadership and supervision of all staff, including the timely and objective feedback of performance, fostering the learning and development of staff, as well as for providing and modeling exceptional public service to all age levels. In the absence of the Community Library Manager, assumes the responsibility of managing the library including materials selection, programming, physical maintenance, meeting attendance, regular reports, records and overall direction of staff. In partnership with the Community Library Manager, the Assistant Community Library Manager plays a critical role in maintaining the Principal Library designation and status of his/her agency. Must demonstrate leadership competencies, including initiative, flexibility in approaching daily responsibilities, cooperative teamwork and modeling exemplary customer service. Prepares reports and statistics.

The Assistant Community Library Manager is the immediate supervisor of the Customer Service Supervisor and Librarians. In the absence of the Customer Service Supervisor, the Assistant Community Library Manager directly supervises clerical operations.  Performs other duties as required.

Schedule will include Saturdays and evenings.


Requires an ALA accredited Master’s degree. A minimum of one year of experience managing full-time staff and two years of librarian experience required.


Queens Borough Public Library, a private non-profit corporation located in Queens, New York, is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. The Queens Library includes 63 public libraries with 1,700 employees.


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

The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer