Executive Director, Palliser Regional Library System Moose Jaw , SK


Executive Director – Palliser Regional Library System

Location: Moose Jaw SK

Start Date December 3, 2022


The Executive Director is the chief executive officer and secretary to the board. He/she is accountable to the Palliser Regional Library Board and its Executive Committee and to provide vision, leadership and direction to the 20 branches and the 73 communities served by the Palliser Regional Library System. As the senior member of the Palliser Leadership Team, Executive Director will lead in the strategy development, planning, and decision-making needed to create community services, spaces, and technologies that inspire discovery, learning, and connection.

The Executive Director has the overall management responsibility for all library operations: human resources, strategic planning, service development and implementation, policy development and implementation, budget, financial management, union relations, community relations, information technology, marketing and promotions.

Essential skills for this role include: advanced leadership and organizational skills, proven ability to build a team and provide staff development, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficient technological skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a timely manner.

Previous leadership experience in the following areas is required: Strategic Planning, Administration, and Community Leadership. Previous experience dealing with unions is an asset.

An attractive compensation of $88,004 to $100,397 (2022 rates), including a benefits package is offered, commensurate with experience.

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an accredited university program.
  • Five to ten years’ experience in a senior management role, working with boards and building respectful and productive board relationships.
  • Broad and current awareness of public libraries and issues affecting them.
  • Effective experience working in the area of community development
  • Strong public and media relations skills.

If you have the qualifications for this position, and wish to apply, please send your cover letter and resume (PDF format) to Director@palliserlibrary.ca

For a detailed job description please visit https://palliserlibrary.ca/AboutUs/currentjobvacancies

Closes: 6 September, 2022


$88004 to $100,397

Closes: 6 September, 2022

Palliser Regional Library Board
Moose Jaw , SK