The Board of Directors of Amigos Library Services seeks a visionary,
engaging, and creative leader as the next President and CEO. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, with an office in St. Louis, MO, Amigos Library
Services is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. A membership-based organization
dedicated to uniting libraries in service to their communities, Amigos is committed to working in partnership with member institutions and
industry leaders to deliver solutions that meet members’ changing needs. For more than 40 years, members have collaborated to obtain affordable
services, shared library resources, and knowledge. The Amigos President and CEO will be a relationship builder with strong analytical and
critical thinking skills, demonstrate executive presence, and be intellectually curious.
Responsibilities. The President and CEO’s primary role is to provide visionary leadership to the members, the
staff, and the Board of Directors of Amigos Library Services. The President and CEO will conduct the business of the organization in an actively
entrepreneurial, mission-driven, cooperative, and transparent manner; develop and deploy strategic and operational plans to provide cost-effective
services; recommend and control an annual operating budget of $14.7 million; and provide ongoing oversight of a fiscally sound organization. The
President and CEO will also lead and motivate a highly qualified staff of 23 FTE and provide member services to more than 500 libraries. To learn
more about the position and the organization, please visit Amigos Links.
Qualifications. Required qualifications include a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience, including a
of three (3) years in progressively responsible management and leadership with an emphasis on team leadership. Experience working in or leading a library
service organization is highly preferred. The board will expect the successful candidate to have a demonstrated passion for the work of libraries and a
thorough knowledge of current trends, technologies, and best practices for library services. To view the complete job description, please visit
Amigos President and CEO Position Description.
Compensation. The hiring salary range is $130,000-$150,000 (placement dependent on experience and
qualifications) with a competitive benefits package.
For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates via email or phone. To
start the application process, send a cover letter and resume that supports your candidacy for the position and your resume as Word or pdf
attachments to Karen Miller. This position closes June 14, 2020.
AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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