Chief Executive Officer

As the senior official, this position has overall responsibility for the leadership and general management of the Library and Cultural Centre and acts as key advisor and liaison to our 8 member Board.

As CEO you will coordinate and oversee day-to-day administration through a talented team of staff, ensuring legislative compliance, sound stewardship and fiscal management of the Library.

Key duties include recommending policy, service levels, strategic and business plans, communicating and implementing Board decisions and representing the Library in its dealing with external organizations.

Our CEO will be visible in the community and the workplace and inspire a positive workforce that takes pride in its responsiveness and service excellence. You are a relationship builder and an enthusiastic promoter of our Library, acting as an ambassador with the local municipal community and a champion of the Board’s policies and plans. Our preferred candidate will have a Masters of Library and Information Service, combined with solid executive management and leadership experience, preferably in a public library sector. You will have a successful track record working with Board members, elected officials and staff. In addition, you will be knowledgeable of library and managerial best practices and know the benefits of optimizing technology. A strategic and critical thinker, you are politically astute, an effective problem solver, and adept at change management and building consensus. Your leadership approach is proactive, collaborative and inspiring. Moving the Library forward with a strategic plan and making a community contribution are your primary motivators.

The position offers a salary range of $108,210 to $144,281 plus a competitive benefits package. The successful candidate will be required to provide a vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment and have a reliable method of transportation for attending meetings and events.

Additional information about this position and our Library can be found on our website at We invite you to explore our community and this exciting career opportunity. Interested qualified applicants are invited to forward their resume and covering letter in confidence, quoting file number 2019-LIB19 by October 9, 2019 to: c/o Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Human Resources Department 125 Simcoe Rd, PO Box 251, Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A8 Fax: 905 775-8633 or email

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, and will only be used for candidate selection.

The Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Board is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Accommodations will be provided throughout the recruitment, hiring and employment process in accordance with the AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code.