Chief Executive Officer
Red Deer, Alberta
Posting open until filled.
Review of applications begins March 29, 2013.
Red Deer Public Library is a vibrant and progressive agency in a vibrant and progressive city. We are ready to move to the next level.
You will be a visionary leader, well connected in the profession, able to lead a new strategic planning process. Technological innovations, increased community programming, attracting new clients, advancing strong partnerships, are important to our success. The Board works with the Carver model of governance, enjoying a constructive partnership with its Chief Executive Officer.
As the face of the Library you will become an influential community leader,
comfortable with elected representatives and their senior staff as well as senior
administrators in other organizations. You can speak to a wide range of
community groups, telling our compelling public library story.
Like many city libraries, we require a leader who is also a capable manager, financially literate with all aspects of budgeting and committed to developing new revenue streams. Internally, we expect strong interpersonal skills, ability with change management and strategic human resources and commitment to a
positive coaching environment. Planning for new and renovated facilities is on
You will enjoy working and living in our community. The city of Red Deer is
ideally located half way between Edmonton and Calgary with an exceptional
college, excellent public schools and a wide range of cultural offerings. The area
offers a well-developed park system with trails, as well as proximity to the
mountains. Andâ€¦ house prices are reasonable and everything is within a 15
If this profile speaks to you, the Board offers a highly competitive salary and
benefits package. For further information, Library and community profiles and
detailed position description, contact:
Dr. Ken Haycock
Ken Haycock & Associates Inc.
Direct: 778.689.5938; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resumes, with a cover letter stating clearly the position being applied for, should be sent by email to email@example.com. Attachments are preferred. Current professional references, with position title, relevance as a reference for you and contact information, must be included; references will not be contacted, however, without your express written permission.
Key Facts 2012
Population 92,000 Total Budget $ 3.5 m
Branches 2 Circulation 840,126
On-site Visits 529,427 Programs 1,167
Website Visits 470,153 Program Attendance 26,810
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