The Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center in Providence, Rhode Island, seeks an innovative leader to serve as its Executive Director. One of the oldest cultural institutions in the city, the Athenaeum serves the greater Providence community and a membership of about 1000. We seek a candidate with strong executive skills who will support and inspire the work of its experienced staff and strengthen our collaborative relationships with peer cultural institutions. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees and implements the library’s institutional vision and all day-to-day operations, including the preservation of its landmark 1838 building and extensive collections. The successful candidate must demonstrate a proven record of institutional leadership and fundraising skills, and hold an advanced degree in library science, museum studies, public administration, or equivalent degree. For a complete description of the position, its responsibilities, and our library, visit: To apply, email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and salary history to: All materials must be received by May 26, 2015.Posted on: 04/24/2015