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Children's Manager, Auburn Public Library (Auburn, ME)

The Auburn (Maine) Public Library seeks a Children’s Department Manager due to a retirement.  The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, outgoing, innovative, and creative professional with a passion for working with children and their caregivers. This manager is responsible for the operational and financial performance of the Department. It requires the successful implementation of senior management activities such as planning, organizing, evaluating and supervising. This position requires adaptable skills and abilities, the use of independent judgment, and a positive organizational attitude. Also, the work requires that the Manager have considerable knowledge, skill, and ability in every phase of the public library field, particularly as it relates to children’s library services for those from birth through age twelve.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

The Auburn Public Library is a vibrant and well-supported community institution.  The Library is home to more than 85,000 items; more than 50 public computing stations; a computer lab; a media lab; meeting rooms for children, teens, and adults; and much more.  It has a very welcoming and customer-oriented staff.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to The posting will remain open until filled. No phone calls.


Minimum Qualifications
 3-5 years of recent relevant professional experience.

 2 years supervisory experience.

Qualification Enhancements
 MLS from an ALA accredited program.

 Proven record of innovation and effectiveness in planning and delivery of services.

 Experience working with children and understanding of child development.

 Experience with program presentation and developing collaborative community relationships.

 Working knowledge of relevant technology.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Commensurate with experience

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.


2021-05-24 |  Quick link to this job