Executive Director, Provincial Librarian – Government of Saskatchewan – Regina, Saskatchewan

Employment Type: Non-Perm Out-of-Scope
Location(s): SK–Regina and Area-Regina
Ministry: 005 Education
Salary Range: $8672-$11273 Monthly
Grade: MCP.10.

Your passion for developing and building library and literacy networks that put all learners first makes you an ideal candidate for this term position. Using your skills in strategic planning, consultation processes and co-operative, province-wide service development you and your three Directors will work with public libraries, literacy organizations, and the larger library and archive community to support all Saskatchewan residents in their life-long learning goals.
Reporting to the Associate Deputy Minister of Education, you and your team will provide recommendations that help shape the future direction of diverse province-wide library and literacy services, informed by the voices of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples, new Canadians, rural/remote/Northern residents and learners of all ages and abilities.
Representing the Ministry on the Multitype Library Board, the Saskatchewan Information and Library Services Consortium Board, the National Network for Equitable Library Service, the Saskatchewan Library Trustees’ Association and other provincial and national organizations, you will work collaboratively within the Ministry, across government and the throughout the sector to develop new programs and support existing services.

In addition to your Masters in Library and Information Science, you will have: demonstrated success in leading existing or emerging province-wide consortial or co-operative services; significant management experience; and, excellent communication and writing skills. Experience in government processes is an asset but not required.

PLEASE NOTE – This is a re-posting – if you had previously applied for this position you need not apply again.
We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work: M – Monthly Out of Scope
Shift: Day Job
Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment
Number of Openings: 1

Closing Date: May 6, 2015, 11:59:00 PM

Apply Online at http://www.careers.gov.sk.ca/

Questions about this competition? Contact: StaffingTeamF@gov.sk.ca