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West Palm Beach Library Foundation
West Palm Beach, Florida
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is independent from the City of West Palm Beach and was formed to support the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The Library Foundation’s focus is to acquire and administer funds to enrich Library services and facilities not met by public funding and to endow the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach for future generations. The Foundation pursues this by seeking philanthropic support, providing conscientious stewardship of the assets in its care, encouraging community partnerships where appropriate, and by advocating on behalf of the Library’s mission in our community.
ABOUT THE LIBRARY
The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach welcomes close to 1,500 visitors daily and serves over 106,000 library card registered patrons. The Library meets the literacy and learning needs of the community with free access to books, eBooks, journals, research materials, online information and computers and an array of programs and services. Serving a diverse demographic, the Library provides early literacy programs, job search assistance, movies, music, author events, book clubs, story times, reading programs, information for small business owners, and homework help for students of all ages.
To seek, advocate for, and obtain financial support which ensures that high-quality services will always be available at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.
Enabling the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, a first-class facility, to become a world-class library.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION
FLSA Class: Exempt
Reports to: Board of Directors
The Executive Director is responsible for formulating, implementing and directing the fundraising strategies for the West Palm Beach Library Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) organization supporting programs, services and technology of the Mandel Public Library,
In partnership with the Board, Library Director and staff, the Executive Director is responsible for the creation and implementation of all fundraising strategies, including building and sustaining an endowment fund.
Essential Job Functions
All fund development activities are carried out with the Foundation’s Board, staff and volunteers and in collaboration with the Library’s staff.
FINANCIAL AND Administrative
The Executive Director ensures that all policies and procedures are in place and adhered to and that all activities related to the operation of a 501(c)(3) organization are implemented in a timely, efficient and effective manner.
Board of Directors
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
In order to successfully perform duties of this position, the applicant should have the following:
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
SALARY & BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with experience along with a competitive benefits package.
Evaluation of prospective candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the application deadline on February 8, 2019.
Resume and cover letter, complete with references, should be emailed directly to:
Interim Executive Director
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Opportunities at West Palm Beach Library Foundation
Thank you for your interest in joining the
West Palm Beach Library Foundation.
West Palm Beach Library Foundation
SUPPORTING THE MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF WEST PALM BEACH
West Palm Beach Library Foundation Copyright 2017
411 Clematis Street, 3rd Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: 561-868-7793
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