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Executive Director

Posted by: Tampa Bay Library Consortium

Posted date: 2017-Sep-01

Location: Tampa Bay Library Consortium

 Responsible for the overall operation and management of the organization
 Defines vision, develops short and long-term plans, and measures progress toward goals
 Advises, recommends, and formulates policies with the TBLC Board
 Establishes procedures for effective management of the organization
 Builds and maintains relationships with the community, libraries, library organizations and governing boards
 Administers development, implementation, management, and evaluation of the Strategic Plan
 Leads regional strategic planning and implementation for innovative cooperative services
 Focuses on trend spotting and identifying emerging areas with potential benefit to the organization and membership
 Develops new programs and services in collaboration with interested members
 Cultivates innovation and global perspective
 Secures funding and investigates additional revenue sources
 Obtains and administers State, Federal and other grant funding to further TBLCs mission
 Develops budgets and accounts for funds, maintains financial control and monitoring of expenditures with sound
fiscal management practices
 Hires, supervises, motivates and inspires staff with leadership and vision
 Administers personnel operations including recruitment, professional development, and performance evaluation
 Provides for well-trained staff to implement and manage all of the TBLC services, technology, and operations
 Represents TBLC at regional, state and national levels
 Serves on appropriate Boards and committees that further the interests of TBLC and the membership
Responsibilities Specific to the Board
 Serves as an ex‐officio member of the Board
 Serves as Chief Executive Officer and official representative of the Board of Directors responsible for contracts,
finances, and all TBLC programs
 Proposes new initiatives to the Board for consideration
 Presents a Directors report for TBLC at each meeting of the Directors and an Annual Report at the TBLC Annual
 Oversees a full and accurate account of TBLC funds, providing the Directors with regular financial reports, including
the annual audit
 Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the President, the Board of Directors, or the Executive Committee
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Responsibilities Specific to the Membership
 Identifies, develops, and delivers high quality, innovative, and cost‐effective member services
 Evaluates member services to ensure that they meet member library needs
 Engages with members through meetings, personal site visits, email, and telephone
 Recruits and works to retain libraries for TBLC membership
 Provides leadership and direction for legislative advocacy for causes and issues of importance to TBLC and the membership
 Advocates for TBLC and the interests of the members at the regional, state, and national levels
Job Title Executive Director
Start Date February 1, 2018
Library/Institution Name Tampa Bay Library Consortium
Salary 75,000-95,000
Certification Required? Yes
City Tampa
State FL
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications  Master of Library and Information Science degree from an ALA accredited program
 7 years of relevant management experience, including 3 years of demonstrated project management
 Demonstrated success writing, securing, and administering grants
 Successful track record in working with and reporting to a Board of Directors
 Evidence of participation and leadership in collaborative projects
Application Instructions Evaluation of prospective candidates will begin immediately. Resume and cover letters complete with references should be emailed directly to:
Eric C. Head, Chair
TBLC Executive Director Search Committee
Phone: 352-513-5960
The Tampa Bay Library Consortium is an equal opportunity employer.
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