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Public Services Librarian, East Providence Public Library, East Providence, RI

Public Services Librarian, East Providence Public Library, East Providence, RI

Under the general direction of the Library Director, this position is responsible for providing excellent public service throughout the library system's departments. This position emphasizes the delivery of library services in the reference, circulation, and youth services departments. This is an ideal position for a patron- and community-focused librarian who wants to interact with the public, build connections within East Providence, and provide instruction about technology and information literacy. The position also requires serving as the library's Social Media Manager, vigorously promoting library services on the library's social media platforms and website.


  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Competency in library-related technology, including but not limited to mobile devices, tablets, laptops, databases, and computer networks.
  • Strong commitment to excellent public service.
  • This position will work at least one evening per week and every other Saturday.


  • At least one year experience working in a public library system.

In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement between the City of East Providence and the East Providence Professional, Managerial, & Technical Employees Association, positions within this unit will be made available to other members of the unit based on fitness and ability. 




To apply, please submit the following documents to the East Providence Office of Human Resources no later than 4:00 p.m. October 26, 2018.  

  • A completed East Providence Application for Employment. This form can be picked up at the East Providence Office of Human Resources or downloaded from;
  • A resume clearly demonstrating fulfillment of the minimum requirements and desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • A cover letter explaining interest in and qualifications for the position

Items can be dropped off or mailed to:

City of East Providence

Department of Human Resources

City Hall, Suite 201

145 Taunton Ave.

East Providence, RI 02914

Or emailed to:

At the City of East Providence we celebrate the diversity of our citizenry, and are proud to encourage inclusiveness in our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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