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Library Manager L-II, Olneyville
Providence Community Library
Salary:  $24.70 hourly/$48,165 annually
Hours:  Full time w/Benefits
Posted: April 27, 2021
Deadline: Internal applications submitted by May 5, will be considered first.  External applications accepted until the position is filled.

Providence Community Library is seeking a Library Manager who will provide library service to the Olneyville neighborhood of the City of Providence. The Library Manager is expected to carry out the mission, vision, and values of PCL and to make a professional contribution to the organization. The Library Manager may participate on committees to develop programs, services, policies/procedures, and to plan for the future of PCL. The Library Manager is expected to demonstrate a high degree of initiative.

Duties:

Primary duties include the provision of information and reader’s advisory services, collection maintenance, programming, marketing and outreach services. The Library Manager is responsible for service to children, teens, and adults both through assisting them individually and through the development and implementation of programs. Because neighborhood libraries are heavily used by youth, the Library Manager should be comfortable and able to provide a variety of appropriate services and programs for children and teens.

The successful management of staff, volunteers, security, and work study requires creating a professional, team-oriented, and productive working environment, as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users.

The position requires dedication to connect the library with its immediate community and to provide excellent customer service. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work successfully with culturally diverse patrons of all ages, are essential.  Coverage at other libraries and departments as needed.  Hours include some evenings and possible weekends.  (See attached for a complete copy of the Library Manager job description).

Requirements:

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 is required. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
Send resume, cover letter and three references to:  

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   

 

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.

Requirements:
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, mmelvin@provcomlib.org , (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

PCL IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


On-Call Temporary Custodian (3) Positions

Providence Community Library, Providence, RI

Rate:           $15.00 per hour

Status:        Temp/On-call

Posted:       March 4, 2021

Deadline:   Applications accepted until positions are filled.

On-Call Temporary Custodian (3) Positions

Providence Community Library, Providence, RI

Rate:           $15.00 per hour

Status:        Temp/On-call

Posted:       April 28, 2021

Deadline:   Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Providence Community Library is looking for temp staff to perform custodial duties and be on-call to work in any of our nine neighborhood libraries and offices.

Duties include:  dust shelves, furniture and fixtures, sweep, dry mop and vacuum floors; empty waste baskets and discard other materials; clean rest rooms and staff lounges; replace paper goods; soap and other toilet articles.

As needed:   vacuum carpets; window cleaning; sweep and clean stairwells and elevators; shovel snow and clear steps, walkways, and sidewalks during and after snowstorms; set up and break down meeting rooms for library events as they occur; outdoor care of library grounds; other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  High school graduation or equivalent and some experience cleaning commercial buildings preferred. Must speak and read English.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs., and must be physically able to push, lift, bend, stoop, kneel, and work with repetitive motions.  Driver’s license and a BCI check are required.  Must own vehicle for short travel between buildings. 

Retirees welcome.

Maria Melvin at mmelvin@provcomlib.org

Providence Community Library is an equal-opportunity employer.