Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is a progressive, innovative, sixteen branch library system with a mission to provide exceptional customer service within the context of a warm and welcoming environment. KFPL enjoys remarkable support from the public and community groups in the City of Kingston and the County of Frontenac, making the organization one of the most dynamic public library systems in Ontario.
The Library is committed to diversity in employment opportunities and welcomes employment applicants from equity seeking groups such as women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ2S+ community and others who reflect the diversity of Canadian society.
We are seeking a dynamic, energetic individual with a strong background in marketing and community engagement to be a part of our team. Reporting directly to the Chief Librarian/CEO, this role is responsible for providing leadership to advance the strategic marketing and community development plans of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. With the support of the Publicity Assistant and Graphic Designer, the Manager, Marketing and Community Development will:
We are seeking a professional with a post-secondary diploma, degree or post-graduate certificate in Marketing, Public Relations, Business, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a public library setting.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead the development of strategic marketing functions with a track record in community development.
You are passionate about the value of a thriving library system to healthy communities and will work hard to ensure that KFPL continues to provide excellent service to the communities it serves. You are a gifted communicator, with a particular talent for building consensus and finding creative solutions to complex challenges. You have a management style that constantly seeks to actualize the potential of others. You are a coach, mentor, leader and risk taker with an ability to see the “big picture”, an ability that has been honed by experience.
Kingston with its unique heritage and character is the major population centre of eastern Ontario. Located on Lake Ontario it is a 2-hour drive from Ottawa and a 2.5-hour drive from Toronto and Montreal. It is home to Queen's University, St. Lawrence College and the Royal Military College. Culture and the arts abound, along with fabulous shopping, dining and outdoor recreational experiences. Kingston offers the quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre.
The County of Frontenac offers an exceptional quality of life and residents enjoy the advantages of a rural lifestyle, living, working and travelling in one of the most beautiful parts of Ontario. The County of Frontenac covers a large geographical area and KFPL has eleven branches in the County to serve residents and the many cottagers that reside in the County.
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered including a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience ($89,271 - $101,010), and a comprehensive benefits package.
The successful candidate, to whom an employment offer has been made, shall be required to provide a current CRC (Criminal Record Check), including vulnerable sector, at their own expense.
Interested candidates may apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2023. Late applications will not be considered.
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Pursuant to AODA requirements, accommodations for disabilities are available to job applicants who are invited to participate in an interview and who request individual accommodation during the recruitment process.
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