CEO, Mississauga Public Library known internally as Director, Library Services (MLS) demonstrates strategic leadership, champions the development and implementation of library strategies, services, policies and operational plans as well as ensures a positive and productive environment for all employees. You will build a Library System that is focused on responsive and innovative approaches to coordinated programming, responsive collections and digital services and content that meet evolving customer needs in a diverse and technically dynamic and a customer centric environment. You will be responsible for delivering key priorities, budget and productivity commitments through LEAN, along with building strong community engagement and stakeholder partnerships, fostering positive labour relations and building staff capabilities.
Delivery of this mandate is guided and supported by a collaborative working relationship with the City of Mississauga (City) and the Mississauga Library Board (Board). The Library is municipally and provincially funded. This model is compatible with the Ontario Public Libraries Act. The Library operates as a fully integrated division of the City. The City ensures that Library needs are fully acknowledged and supported by professional Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Legal services, as examples. Collaboration with the Board provides ongoing community engagement and governance oversight at a leadership level.
Being accountable to the Commissioner of Community Services and responsible to the Library Board, this role requires you to plan and implement the business goals and key priorities according to Future Directions and the Library Business Plan and Budget as well as operational plans such as the Information Technology Road Map. Key priorities are guided by long term Board goals: knowing and engaging with the community; recognizing the Library as a key learning institution; providing inspiring, welcoming and creative spaces; delivering service through engaged, multi-talented people and providing access to many resources in many ways.
Implement Future Directions and actively participate in developing the Library business plan and budget
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