Associate Manager – Various Locations

Edmonton Public Library | Edmonton, Alberta

Great Libraries shape great cities! The Edmonton Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic Associate Manager with a passion for library services and making a difference in the community!

Are you an innovative leader who can inspire staff and customers alike? Are you knowledgeable and passionate about public libraries and about community? We are looking for a dynamic individual with outstanding leadership qualities who can motivate staff, model excellent customer service, lead projects and build community connections. You will have superb organizational, communication and analytical skills. As one who is highly collaborative, you successfully inspire creative contributions from others and you possess coaching and mentoring skills that enable your staff to develop and excel!

You will work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of the management team. With the Manager, you will contribute to and implement the long and short range plans for the branch, identify operational efficiencies, set service standards, and model the EPL service philosophy of Find A Way to Say Yes. You will recruit, train, supervise and coordinate the work of Library Assistants who provide services and programming. You will promote a team environment that supports staff in developing their
leadership and capacity to meet the Library’s objectives.

EPL is currently hiring to the following vacancies and may use these postings to fill future Associate Manager vacancies. For specific information on the branch, qualifications and pay band, please refer to the individual postings available at


  • You possess a Master of Library and Information Science degree from an ALA accredited library school.
  • You will have a minimum 3 years of directly related experience.
  • Experience developing, implementing and evaluating library programs and work procedures.
  • Experience with computers and mobile devices and Microsoft Office and social software applications.
  • Experience with Library specific software applications (Integrated Library System – SIRSI).

Note: Satisfactory background screening is required for this position, which includes a Criminal Record Check/Police Information Check.

About the branch:

Please click HERE to view information about the branch.

Who we are:

The secret ingredient for making EPL a magical place is no secret at all; in fact, it’s very simple – We share. We share stories, ideas and experiences. We share with our customers, our communities, and
ourselves. Great libraries shape great cities and Edmonton has a great library.

Pay Band: $47.78 – $59.28 per hour*
*Approximately $87,310 – $108,311 per annum based on a 35 hour work week.

EPL offers competitive compensation, an excellent pension and benefits plan, an earned day off program and 20 days of vacation leave per annum. The successful candidate may be eligible for relocation assistance.

COVID-19 Notice:

Edmonton Public Library requires proof of vaccination or an approved vaccination accommodation prior to commencing employment with EPL.

Opening date: January 26, 2023

Closing date: February 5, 2023, 11:59:00 PM (MST)

To apply:

For more information about this position and other jobs available at the Edmonton Public Library, please visit and apply online. Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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