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Organization Name Halton Hills Public Library Halton Hills Public Library
Industry Municipal Government, Public Libraries and Archives
City Georgetown
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID TOHH0220CL
Title

Chief Librarian

Background

Halton Hills Public Library is looking for a dynamic, progressive, passionate and engaged leader to fill the Chief Librarian role.

Do you understand the continuously changing information world and are you able to embrace and advocate newer platforms, relationships and systems?  While being a catalyst for positive change, you must also possess exceptional interpersonal skills, and demonstrate the ability to build and support collaborative teams as well as foster strong relationships with the Town and a broad range of community stakeholders in Halton Hills. Do you fit the bill?

About the Library

The Halton Hills Public Library has proudly served the community for more than a century, and it continues to lead the way as a progressive library serving a busy community - a small-town library, with big city ideas.

  • Serves the residents of Halton Hills, with 17 full-time and 50 part-time staff and an operational budget of $3.4 million.
  • Two branches within the Town of Halton Hills, a community of 62,000 people, hosts 250,000 visitors annually and more than 360,000 online visitors. A third branch is slated to be built in the latter part of the decade.

About Halton Hills

The Town of Halton Hills consists of two urban centres, Georgetown and Acton, the Halton Hills Premier Gateway employment area, three hamlets – Glen Williams, Stewarttown and Norval – and several smaller settlements in Ontario, Canada. Halton Hills is recognized for its natural beauty, active agricultural community, high quality of life and proximity to major city centres, including Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. Visit haltonhills.ca.

Candidate

The Position

As the administrative head of the Halton Hills Public Library, the Chief Librarian reports directly to the Library Board. The Chief Librarian is responsible for providing strategic vision and effective leadership. Working with and supported by the Library Leadership Team, the Chief Librarian plans, organizes, directs and controls all library operations and services in accordance with Board policies, the strategic plan and relevant legislation; oversees and exercises stewardship of the Library’s financial affairs and resources.

As a member of the Town’s senior management team, the Chief Librarian provides support to municipal cross-departmental initiatives and administers the Library as a complement to Town operations.

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Search & Application Process

To obtain more information or to express your career interest in this leadership opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter in complete confidence to haltonhillscl@lesp.ca, Kartik Kumar, Partner 1-416-271-4397. 

To learn more about Halton Hills Public Library, please visit their website at
https://www.hhpl.on.ca/

Salary Range:  $145,601 - $173,335


The deadline for all applications is March 10th, 2020

Although, we appreciate all applications, only the ones that are the closest fit to the client's requirements would be contacted for the next steps.

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