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    Assistant Director

    Due to an impending retirement, the Coventry Public Library seeks an Assistant Library Director to start in late November. Coventry is a town of approximately 36,000 residents. The library system, which is a municipal department, is composed of a main library that shares a building with the Coventry Town Hall and a branch, the Greene Library, located in the rural, western portion of town. The staff is comprised of six full-time employees and 25 part-time employees.  

    The Assistant Director assists the Director in planning and implementing policies and procedures of the library, and assumes responsibilities of the Director in his/her absence.

    Candidates must be public service oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills, a strong knowledge of library technology, social media and library marketing. Individual must be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision, and be capable of supervising staff and volunteers. Ideally, the candidate will also have some experience in programming and collection development.

    $51,590 with full benefits package.


    • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.
    • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.

    E-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to: with subject: assistant director. Applications must be received by November 8.