CHIEF LIBRARIAN (C.E.O.)*

This public library system headquartered in Mulgrave, NS serves approx. 
41,000 residents of Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond Counties (in 
Northeastern Nova Scotia)  through 7 branches and various outreach services.

The CEO heads a management team of four. Staff complement is 9 F/T and 
26 P/T employees.  Annual budget: $908,415 (2005-06).  The Library works 
with Nova Scotia Provincial Library and other Regional Libraries in the 
NcompasS (Sirsi) library system on many co-operative projects.
Qualifications include an accredited MLS/MLIS degree and minimum 5 years 
experience in progressive positions, preferably in public libraries.  
Salary range is $46,025 to $55,944 (05-06) with competitive benefits. 

Candidates with significant experience in strategic planning, regional 
library development and fund sourcing are preferred.  Applicants must 
have demonstrated leadership, personnel / budget management and 
communication skills. French fluency is an asset.

Note: See our Website at  **  for further info on our 
Library system.

*Submit a letter of application along with a resumé and 3 references by 
May 15, 2006 to:

Mr. Joseph Walsh, Chair
c/o Eastern Counties Regional Library Board
P.O. Bag 2500, Mulgrave, NS  B0E 2G0
Fax. (902) 747-2500   Email: [log in to unmask]*