Manager, Central Library & Community Development - Permanent Full-time Mississauga , ON


Manager, Central Library & Community Development

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special! You will be part of a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.


  • The successful applicant will report to the Director, Library Services and participate as a member of the Library’s Leadership Team.
  • Responsible for the management of the Central Library teams and teams responsible for system wide programming, community collaboration and development.
  • Accountable for planning, budgeting, programming and measuring performance of specified library services and locations
  • Manages the recruitment, training and evaluation of both non-union and unionized staff
  • Responsible for operational compliance of statutory requirements of employee human rights, workers compensation and labour standards
  • Prepares corporate and Board reports and recommendations to the Director, Commissioner, Board and Council
  • Champions the Two Way Communication program
  • Participates as part of the Library Leadership Team, Corporate, Departmental and Divisional working groups, committees and special project teams as required
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A recognized library science or information studies degree with 7-10 years’ experience as a professional librarian including experience at a senior administrative level in a public library setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of collection management, reference services and the impact of public libraries on community development.
  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership, team decision making and team planning skills.
  • Proven analytical, strategic thinking and problem solving skills as well as the experience and knowledge to take risks, seek innovative solutions and champion positive change in the Library System.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with respect to managing human, financial and fixed assets and taking accountability for results.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of both current and emerging technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with the ability to effectively communicate both in written and verbal forms.
  • Ability to liaise with the public, elected officials and outside agencies along with the ability to demonstrate superior customer service skills.
  • Proven success at developing, fostering and maintaining a healthy workplace culture.

Hours of Work: 35 hour per week

Salary: $95,994-$127,987

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

Number of Openings: 1 Permanent Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Community Services Department/Mississauga Library Division

Work Location: City of Mississauga

Qualified applicants must submit their application on-line at

All applicants will be required to complete an online questionnaire as part of the process. Only those applications submitted online at will be considered for review.

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .

Closes: 30 June, 2017

City of Mississauga
Mississauga , ON