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Employment Opportunity:  Temporary Library Director

Term: 13 months  (35 hours per week Tuesday to Saturday)

Wage and Benefits:  $24.00- $30.00/hr (To be negotiated based on experience).

This is a non-unionized position.

Start Date: Tuesday May 14, 2024              End Date: June 14, 2025

Situated in the centre of the vibrant village of Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, the Radium Hot Springs Public Library is a welcoming and inclusive community hub and meeting place for all ages.

The Library is seeking an energetic, organized and personable candidate to fulfill a temporary term position as Library Director. The Library Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the library as outlined in library policies and ensuring compliance with provincial library legislation.

Key tasks include: preparing and administering the annual budget, completing local and provincial reporting requirements, managing staff and volunteers, representing the library in the community and surrounding service areas, maintaining partnerships with local organizations, and developing and promoting the library’s programs and services.

The Library Director will report to the Library’s Board of Trustees and attend monthly Board meetings for the duration of this temporary contract.  As this position is coverage for a maternity leave, there is the possibility of a contract extension.

A strong candidate will have an understanding of the community and surrounding areas the Library serves, be familiar with library management and organization and be able to work and interact with others from varying backgrounds and abilities.  While prior experience working as a Library Director is ideal, a combination of alternative experience, education and local knowledge will be considered.   

Interested Candidates are invited to email: boardchair@radium.bclibrary.ca for a full job description.

To apply, please email boardchair@radium.bclibrary.ca  with a cover letter and resume by March 15, 2024.

While we appreciate interest from all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Radium Hot Springs Public Library strives to provide appropriate accommodations to help all staff members thrive in their work and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

As the Radium Hot Springs Public Library has a responsibility to provide a safe and welcoming environment for its users and employees, a vulnerable sector criminal record check is a condition of employment.  Personal information collected is used in accordance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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