Director, Library Services – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasaga Beach , ON



(Full Time)

The Wasaga Beach Public Library is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to perform the duties and responsibilities of the Director, Library Services – Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

General Responsibilities: Providing the organizational vision and leadership required for the development and management of excellent public library service in accordance with the Public Libraries Act and the policies and objectives approved by the Wasaga Beach Public Library Board. The CEO implements the Library Board’s Strategic Plan as approved. The CEO manages and supervises all library operations and services to ensure the maximum utilization in all areas including: financial planning and budgeting; human resources; and long-term planning for future library services within the community.


  • Completion of a Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent from an accredited program;
  • Experience with strategic planning and effective administrative, financial and human resources management;
  • Experience working directly with a volunteer board and public officials;
  • Knowledge of the governance of public libraries and legislation in Ontario and the roles and responsibilities of municipalities, library boards, and provincial ministries;
  • Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a library board, the CEO, staff, Town Council and Town Departments;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide leadership in a changing environment.
  • Strong problem solving, communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to provide a valid, current Ontario Driver’s License and an appropriate Criminal Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector and Driver’s Abstract.

Salary Range: $84,011.20-$98,316.40(35 hours/week)

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Interested applicants are invited to apply outlining their qualifications and experience to Human Resources, 30 Lewis Street, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 1A1; Fax: 705-429-6732; Email: until 4:30 p.m., August 3, 2018.

The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer. The Town will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability for an applicant or employee if requested.

We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Closes: 3 August, 2018

Town of Wasaga Beach
Wasaga Beach , ON