Ocean State Libraries, headquartered in Warwick, Rhode Island, is looking for an Executive Director who is a consensus builder, a visionary leader, and a talented administrator. OSL is a member funded and member run consortium of all the public libraries in RI. It is governed by the By-Laws of the organization which provide for an 11 member Steering Committee to whom the Executive Director reports.
The Executive Director is responsible for administering the operation of Ocean State Libraries, Inc. and its services. He or she participates in the development of consortium goals and policies and provides leadership in implementing them, as authorized by the Steering Committee.
The new Executive Director will have the opportunity to work on some important and exciting projects in the next few years, including but not limited to:
- reevaluating current communications methods
- re-creating a Technology Task Force
- review of the governance and management structure
- defining OSL’s role in the support and training for member libraries.
A Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution is preferred. At least three (3) years of executive management level experience is required. A Master’s degree in a related field and management experience in government, business, higher education, or non-profit enterprises will be considered.
The salary is negotiable from $105,000 and an excellent benefits package will be provided.
Additional information about the position and how to apply can be found at https://www.junegarcia.com/June_Garcia/Current_Searches.html
Applications received by February 18, 2019 will receive first consideration.
Please share this information with others who may be interested. Inquiries are welcome.