Manager, Strategic Planning, Priorities and Marketing

Job Details

JOB POSTING #:  2023-0126

POSTING PERIOD:  Friday, March 31, 2023 at 8:30 AM to Friday, April 14, 2023 at 4:30 PM

DEPARTMENT:  Windsor Public Library

UNION:  Non-Union


POSITION STATUS:  Regular Full-Time



RATE OF PAY:  $89,077.36 - $108,274.62 annually   



  • Reporting to the CEO, Windsor Public Library, this position will be responsible for providing leadership, support and direction in the development, implementation and administration of all facilities, marketing and planning;
  • Instrumental in assisting the CEO and WPL Board in planning and prioritizing community development and marketing projects;
  • Market and develop progressive and innovative programs and projects for the community; provide guidance regarding facilities and maintenance when required;
  • Be responsible for the development and implementation of all marketing and communications initiatives, including oversight of the library internet and electronic resources and internal intranet;
  • Respond to enquiries from members of the media and general public regarding WPL programs, projects and other issues;
  • Act as WPL spokesperson when required;
  • Be responsible for the management of the Building Operations department across ten locations;
  • Set and monitor budget and staffing;
  • Initiate and direct planning sessions for library staff and managers;
  • Facilitate discussions, record and suggest recommendations, consolidate outcomes and write reports for the CEO and WPL Board;
  • Monitor expenditures of departments and projects, approve purchases when required;
  • Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program;
  • Will perform other related duties as required.



  • Must have a University Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or Library Science and Information Studies, or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in related field.
  • Must have the ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and expedient manner as required.  If method of travel is by vehicle, a current valid and lawful Driver's Licence is required in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act and must provide a driver’s abstract as a condition of employment.
  • Should have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, its regulations and knowledge of the hazards associated with the work.
  • Will be required to complete and remain current as per the requirements of the Corporation’s Management Certificate Program.
  • A Master’s degree in Library Science and Information Studies will be considered and asset. 
  • Progression through the Art of Supervision Program Certificate or a supervisory program of a similar nature is considered an asset.
  • The physical demands analysis associated with this job indicates a sedentary level of work.


  • Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
  • We offer a smoke-free office environment
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
  • The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.