Newark Public Library – Library Director Opportunity – Newark Public Library

Newark Public Library – Library Director Opportunity

We are seeking a visionary, collaborative, and experienced leader to serve as our library director. The ideal candidate will work with our forward-thinking Board of Trustees and talented staff to continue our tradition of excellence in providing services and collections that meet the diverse needs of the more than 285,000 residents in New Jersey’s largest city.


Under the leadership of the Board of Trustees, the Director will lead the Newark Public Library in furthering its vision and implementing strategic goals for the future.


Learn more about Newark, our library system, the position, and how to apply in this brochure..


To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please email a letter of interest, your resume, and three work-related references (who will not be contacted until mutual interest is established) to: June Garcia
Inquiries are welcome. Please contact Susan Kent at or 323 371-2082 or June Garcia at 303 522-2225.


NPL will offer a competitive salary, negotiable from $170,000 depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate, as well as a generous benefits package. Applications received by April 27, 2020 will receive first consideration.