Coordinator of Community Development and Service Delivery Richmond , BC


Coordinator of Community Development and Service Design

Richmond Public Library staff have been rising to the challenge of modern public library service since 1976. We are proud of our reputation for innovation and embracing change and we understand the value of making a difference in the lives of Richmond community members. Do you have a passion for literacy, commitment to life-long learning and service to our diverse community? Come join us and make our library even better.

We are currently recruiting for a full time Coordinator of Community Development and Service Design, eager to work with our 200,000+ growing community. This position is part of our leadership team and is based at our Brighouse branch. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated, creative, and community-led focused team leader. Shifts include weekends and some occasional evenings, as needed.

To ensure success in delivering our service model to a diverse community you have:

  • Graduated from a recognized University plus a degree in Librarianship from an ALA accredited library school supplemented by sound related library experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 5 years’ experience as a leader of a successful team
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and excellence in public service
  • A passion for making a difference in your community
  • Excellent community service skills gained through experience in community outreach
  • Excellent customer service skills gained through creative and innovative programming
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  • Indigenous candidates and candidates who speak languages in addition to English are welcome and encouraged to apply

We offer:

  • An organization of real people with a reputation for innovation and responding quickly to our community’s needs. Your colleagues have a passion for literacy and life-long learning and a deep commitment to helping the community by sharing their knowledge and expertise
  • A library system that provides diverse materials and learning spaces, inspiring creativity, sharing and knowledge building
  • Competitive salary, health benefits, pension, free parking and growth opportunities

Please see our website for details about this position.

Contact Information:

Send your application via email to by 4:30 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019. Please use “2019-01 Coordinator of Community Development & Service Design” in your subject line and include:

  • A cover letter describing how you demonstrate the skills noted above.
  • A current resume.

While the Richmond Public Library thanks you in advance for your interest, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. A criminal record check is a condition of employment.

Closes: 1 February, 2019

Richmond Public Library
Richmond , BC