Executive Director, Los Angeles County Law Library
The Los Angeles County Law Library, the second largest public law library in the country, seeks an Executive Director to manage its day-to-day operations and provide strategic vision and leadership in collaboration with a seven-member Board of Trustees. The Executive Director will supervise more than sixty employees, including professional librarians, in downtown Los Angeles and other County locations, and oversee an annual budget of more than $9,000,000. Most of the Law Library’s revenue is derived from court filing fees paid by litigants.
The Law Library is an independent public agency established in 1891. It is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of five judges and two attorneys and meets on a monthly basis in public session. The Law Library is a leader in providing the public with legal information, research, and resources.
This position calls for an executive with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and a proven track record of managing human, financial, and physical resources. S/he will be able to develop and implement a strategic plan and vision for the Law Library, including its future governance strategy. S/he should also have a personal style that fosters collaboration and inspires confidence and trust. Experience working with a board of directors or trustees and represented employees is desirable but not required. An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced degree in library science, law, business, or public policy is desirable but not required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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