[Michlib-l] SEFLIN (Southeast Florida Library Information Network) Executive Director Position-Open Now!

Jobeth Bradbury jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com
Mon Feb 16 14:38:19 EST 2015


Executive Director, Southeast Florida Library Information Network 

 

Lead an organization pioneering innovative library services. The SEFLIN
(Southeast Florida Library Information Network
<https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/StartPage.aspx?Site=SEFLIN&WebCode=HomePa
ge> ) Board seeks a forward thinking, action oriented leader as the next
Executive Director. This innovative visionary will continue SEFLIN's pursuit
of ".being a world class, dynamic library cooperative, guiding collaborative
services of value to Southeast Florida libraries and their communities."

 

The ideal candidate is a creative strategist who will promote the mission of
the organization and provide leadership to the staff and its library
members. SEFLIN, a non-profit multi-type library cooperative comprised of
nearly 40 Southeast Florida libraries, is dedicated to sharing resources and
supporting cooperation between its member libraries. Located in Boca Raton,
FL, it is one of five multi-type library cooperatives in Florida.  SEFLIN
offers continuing education-including two major annual conferences-resource
sharing, library advocacy tools, consulting services, vendor discounts, and
more to member libraries. Governed by a thirteen member Board, SEFLIN has a
staff of 4FTE and an annual budget of $811,650. Funding sources include LSTA
grants, state aid and membership fees.

 

The city of Boca Raton <http://myboca.us/pages/>  (FL) is located along the
Atlantic shore between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, only a short
drive away from Miami.  It's a "City for All Seasons" in a beautiful setting
that offers two miles of beaches, bike and walking trails, 40 parks, and
golfing, shopping, and resorts.   Boca Raton has many cultural organizations
and venues including the Museum of Art, Children's Museum, Children's
Science Explorium, the Public Library, the Ballet Theatre, Symphonica Boca
Raton, Willow Theatre, and Mizner Park Amphitheater.  High-performing public
schools and a variety of area private schools offer varied choices in
education.  For additional information about SEFLIN and the Boca Raton area,
see SEFLIN Links <http://www.gossagesager.com/seflinlinks.htm> .

 

Responsibilities: SEFLIN's Executive Director must be a visionary leader
capable of creative and innovative thought with demonstrated experience with
strategic planning in a non-profit library or other public organization. The
Executive Director must demonstrate success in working with a governing
board, especially in developing an annual budget linked to Board policies
and priorities. The Executive Director provides leadership to the membership
and staff of SEFLIN, and specifically promotes SEFLIN's mission within the
region and the state; leads regional strategic planning and implementation
for innovative cooperative services; advises, recommends, and formulates
policies with the SEFLIN Board; obtains and administers State, Federal and
other grant funding for activities to further SEFLIN's mission; and
advocates for SEFLIN and the interests of SEFLIN members.  Please see SEFLIN
Executive Director Job Description
<http://www.gossagesager.com/seflinexecdir.pdf> .

 

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Master of Library and
Information Science from an ALA accredited program, 5-7 years of experience
including 3 years of library or project management, and demonstrated success
in securing and managing grant funding.  Preferred qualifications include
mid-level or upper-level management experience in a multi-type library
network or consortium; a degree or experience in communications, marketing,
advocacy or community engagement; and a successful track record working with
and reporting to a governing Board. Demonstrated experience in budget and
resource management and strategic planning experience are highly desirable.


Compensation:  The starting salary range is $85,000-$100,000 (with placement
dependent upon experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits
package.

 

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager
Associates <http://www.gossagesager.com/>  via email or telephone. To start
the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your resume as
Word or pdf attachments via email to Karen Miller
<mailto:karenmiller at gossagesager.com>  or Jobeth Bradbury
<mailto:jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com>  on or before the closing date of
April 12, 2015.

 

Jobeth Bradbury

Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates <http://www.gossagesager.com/> 

4545 Wornall Rd, Ste. 805

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-803-7087 (cell); 816-531-2468 (office)

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