The Bronx Library Center is the largest public library in the Bronx. This 6-floor, 78,000 square feet, majestic LEED certified building, is a dynamic, vibrant and well utilized center of access and learning in the Bronx. It is home to New York Public Library’s premiere Latino and Puerto Rican Heritage Collection, which features books in English and Spanish on the Latino experience. The Bronx Library Center serves a diverse clientele with dominant populations of Hispanics and African Americans.
The New York Public Library is seeking a bright, dynamic, and enthusiastic Managing Librarian to provide leadership and direction to a team of public service professionals at the Bronx Library Center. With over 700,000 patron visits per year, the Center offers a comprehensive service to all those who live, work and study in the vibrant Fordham neighborhood by offering patrons access to a wide range of books, information and knowledge.
The Bronx Library Center is open to the public Monday – Saturday 9 am to 9 pm and on Sundays 12 – 6 pm. The Center houses dedicated departments (collections, services) for the following: Adult, Reference, Children and a Teen Center. Additionally, the Bronx Library Center has:
We are currently seeking a Supervising Librarian who is responsible for the overall administration of the Teen Services Department at the Bronx Library Center, including public service, community outreach, program planning, collection development, and the supervision, training and evaluation of staff.
Under the direction of the Chief Librarian of the Bronx Library Center, the Teen Services Supervising Librarian:
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