Job Posting 69911

Chief Executive Officer
Bracebridge Public Library
Northern Ontario, Bracebridge, ON
closes in 16 days (Wed, 28 Apr)
full time  •  $97,497 to $114,077

Chief Executive Officer

BRACEBRIDGE Public Library

A new CEO is being recruited on the retirement of the incumbent after 15 years.  The Bracebridge Public Library is a single-branch system in the downtown core serving a mid-sized population that swells markedly in the summer.

Bracebridge is in an area of natural beauty including 1,600 lakes and numerous waterfalls.  Being on a major highway two hours from Toronto and minutes from a regional airport make Bracebridge a favoured destination. Bracebridge's population of over 16,000 continues to grow.  The economy depends on hospitality and tourism, construction, geo-tech and green technology, health care, niche manufacturing,  regional and local government. There is a continuing need for health care professionals.

The new incumbent will address a range of opportunities to ensure that service levels are consistent and meet the needs of the community:

  • Engage in planning and fundraising as needed for the new library
  • Develop creative approaches to deal with space limitations until the new library is built
  • Support the board in developing short and long-range strategic directions and annual plans
  • Clarify and foster relationships and responsibilities with town staff, particularly working with the CAO and collaborating with all the town's key staff and organizational units
  • Envision and implement service strategies to reach residents and businesses

This position will appeal to those who are passionate about the difference community-led libraries make and who have:

  • A graduate-level degree in library-information science (preferred); or comparable level of education (including and not limited to business, technology, or public administration)
  • Five years of management experience including budgeting, policy development, strategic planning, project management and personnel management
  • A strong understanding of emerging trends, new technologies and advancements in library service
  • Political acuity and ability to adapt to political changes
  • Experience with facility planning and development, ideally for shared-use solutions
  • A sincere desire to be an integral part and champion of the growing and evolving town.

 

Bracebridge Public Library offers a highly competitive salary range.  For more information, consult the Position Profile posted on the library’s web site at https://www.bracebridgelibrary.ca/ (available April 6).

 

Competition closes Weds. April 28.

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