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Executive Director - Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.

Posted by: Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.

Posted date: 2018-Jun-26

Location: Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.


TBLCs Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the corporation. The work is highly responsible in nature requiring exceptional leadership skills, considerable initiative, and independent judgment. The Executive Director is responsible for performing multiple duties related to all aspects of strategic and organizational planning, budgeting and financial management, personnel management, grant writing and advocacy.


Demonstrate considerable flexibility and interact with multiple types of libraries with a variety of needs. The work requires familiarity with all aspects of library operations and management for all types of libraries.

Demonstrate success in working with a governing board, especially in developing an annual budget aligned to Board policies and priorities.

Provide leadership to the staff and membership, and promote TBLCs mission within the region and the state.


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 of Directors

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. Maintains a professional work culture.

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


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 Meeting

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


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 - Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.
Start Date ASAP
Library/Institution Name Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.
Salary Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, life, vision and dental, as well as retirement (enrollment after 1 year of service). TBLC also offers generous holiday, vacation and sick leave benefits.
Certification Required? No
City Atlanta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public

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 experience working with, and reporting to a Board of Directors

Evidence of participation and leadership in collaborative projects


Directed, or managed at a high level, a library organization

Demonstrated experience in budget and resource development and management

Substantial experience in project management and strategic planning relating to library organizations

Strong working knowledge of personnel management

Demonstrated ability to build consensus among diverse groups

Exceptional ability to communicate, both with formal written and oral presentation skills

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Application Instructions APPLICATION PROCESS

Evaluation of prospective candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the application deadline on July 20, 2018.

Resume and cover letter, complete with references, should be emailed directly to:

Sue Hall
Library Strategies Lead Consultant
Phone: 352-513-5960
Web Link http://
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