President & CEO – Howard County Library System, Ellicott City, MD

Position: President & CEO
Location: Howard County Library System- Ellicott City, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President & CEO oversees a nationally recognized system where innovation and creativity are encouraged and rewarded. The President & CEO directs all aspects of HCLS, with full responsibility for: personnel and fiscal management; developing and implementing all components of HCLS Operating and Capital budgets; setting the direction for all components of HCLS’ three-pronged curriculum; continuing the implementation of Vision 2020: Education for All; and establishing partnerships throughout the region working collaboratively with local, state, and federal government, including elected officials, as well as agencies, community groups, and businesses.

A Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and five years of management experience. Preferred qualifications include an additional degree in a related field, commitment to the HCLS vision, extraordinary people skills, ability and desire to work in a culturally diverse community, team building talent and superior communication skills. Experience reporting to a governing Board and working in a multi-branch system are desired. The ideal President & CEO will be an outstanding leader, relationship builder, collaborator, communicator, innovator, and strategic thinker. A sense of humor is also important!

The starting salary range is $150,000 – $186,000 dependent on qualifications with a competitive benefits package.

For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and résumé as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury. This position will close December 17, 2017.