JOB: Library & Cultural Arts Director, City of Carlsbad, CA

The City of Carlsbad (CA) seeks a visionary, positive, proactive, and collaborative Library & Cultural Arts Director and you may be the perfect candidate! Become the next Library & Cultural Arts Director and enhance the current exceptional work of the Library & Cultural Arts Department. With a commitment to the city’s Community Vision, the new director will lead a passionate staff of 250 employees (114 FTE) working collaboratively with the community and city organization through diverse partnerships to build on services that are highly valued by those who live in, work in and visit Carlsbad. The successful candidate will advance the Library & Cultural Arts Strategic Framework, providing meaningful, quality library and cultural arts services and programs through its three locations to 115,000 diverse community residents. The position reports to the deputy city manager and works directly with several advisory boards and commissions appointed by City Council. The Fiscal Year 2019-2020 operating budget is $13 million. Key opportunities include: continuing to be a community connector; exploring additional external partnerships; enhancing the existing partnerships with support organizations that include the Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation, the Friends of the Library, and the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts; designing department services and programs to respond to community expectations, and developing and retaining an engaged and empowered staff.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury on or before the closing date of March 29, 2020.

Please allow sufficient time to complete the application process through the City of Carlsbad’s Jobs Opportunities page no later than 5pm, Pacific time, March 29, 2020, for consideration as a candidate.

Salary: $124,762 to 178,337