President and CEO, Amigos Library Services (headquartered in Dallas, TX)

  • Post Date:May 13, 2020
  • Apply Before: June 14, 2020
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  • Offered Salary 100,000 and above
    Employer Name Amigos Library Services
Job Description

TheBoard of Directors of AmigosLibrary Services seeks a visionary, engaging, andcreative leader as the next President and CEO.Headquartered in Dallas, TX, with an office in St. Louis, MO, Amigos LibraryServices is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritageinstitutions in the United States. A membership-based organization dedicated touniting libraries in service to their communities, Amigos is committed toworking in partnership with member institutions and industry leaders to deliversolutions that meet members’ changing needs. For more than 40 years, membershave collaborated to obtain affordable services, shared library resources, andknowledge.   The Amigos President and CEO will be a relationship builderwith strong analytical and critical thinking skills, demonstrate executivepresence, and be intellectually curious.  


Responsibilities. The Presidentand CEO’s primary role is to provide visionary leadership to themembers, the staff, and the Board of Directors of Amigos LibraryServices. The President and CEO willconduct the business of the organization in an actively entrepreneurial,mission-driven, cooperative, and transparent manner; develop and deploystrategic and operational plans to provide cost-effective services; recommendand control an annual operating budget of $14.7 million; and provide ongoingoversight of a fiscally sound organization.  The President and CEOwill also lead and motivate a highly qualified staff of 23 FTE and providemember services to more than 500 libraries. To learn more about the positionand the organization, please visit Amigos Links.  

Qualifications.Required qualifications include a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience, including aminimum of three (3) years in progressively responsible management andleadership with an emphasis on team leadership. Experience working in orleading a library service organization is highly preferred. The boardwill expect the successful candidate to have a demonstrated passion for thework of libraries and a thorough knowledge of current trends, technologies, andbest practices for library services. To view the complete job description,please visit AmigosPresident Job Description.  


Compensation. Thehiring salary range is $130,000-$150,000 (placement dependent onexperience and qualifications) with a competitive benefitspackage.   


Forfurther information, contact BradburyMiller Associates via email or phone. To start theapplication process, send a cover letter and resume that support your candidacyfor the position as Word or PDF attachments to Karen Miller. This position closes June 14, 2020.   





AMIGOSis an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.