Library Board Recruitment

Are you motivated, passionate, and committed to making a difference in the success of your community?

The Greater Sudbury Public Library Board of Directors is seeking one member to fill a current vacancy for a term ending in January 2023.

Board members oversee the purpose and operation of the public library system to achieve identified outcomes through planning, policy development and advocacy in accordance with provincial legislation.

Major projects for the term of the Board include revision of an operating agreement with the City of Greater Sudbury, identification of strategic priorities and construction of a new Central Library.

Regular meetings are scheduled 10 times a year. The term of office will be until January 2023 or until successors are appointed. Any member of the Board may serve for successive terms.

Please note this is an unpaid volunteer position.

Eligible candidates must be:
  • at least 18 years of age
  • a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • a resident of the City of Greater Sudbury
Municipal employees are not eligible for appointment.

Experience in one or more of the following is considered an asset:
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Engineering
  • Governance
Additional considerations for appointment:
  • Representation of Greater Sudbury's demographic;
  • Support for values represented by cultural diversity, equitable access, intellectual freedom, accessibility and innovation;
  • Commitment to a comprehensive and efficient public library service reflecting the community's needs;
  • Willingness to learn about public library issues and concerns at both the provincial and national levels;
  • Motivation, skills and vision to contribute to the nine-member Greater Sudbury Public Library Board of Directors.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to attach a resumé or Curriculum Vitae to their application.

Return the attached application form, resumé or Curriculum Vitae by email to GSPLBoard@greatersudbury.ca no later than Friday, June 18 at 4:30 p.m. 

Recommendations of the Greater Sudbury Public Library Board of Directors will be brought to Greater Sudbury Council for appointment.

More information

For more information, please contact Ian Wood, Interim CEO, Greater Sudbury Public Library at 705-674-4455, extension 4611 or email Ian.Wood@greatersudbury.ca

About the Greater Sudbury Public Library

Vision:
The Greater Sudbury Public Library inspires innovation, creativity and imagination, preserves and treasures our community's past and promotes the pursuit of knowledge for people of all ages and backgrounds, beginning with the very young.

Mission:
The Greater Sudbury Public Library strives to enrich the lives of individuals and the spirit of the community by providing the highest quality library service to our citizens in their quest to read, learn, educate and dream. We support all members of the community by providing equitable access to a wide variety of information sources and literature.