Executive Director of Flathead County Library Foundation

Flathead County Library Foundation works to enhance and support the programs, facilities, and patron services of the Flathead County Library System through fundraising and acceptance of charitable gifts.

Date Open: April 3, 2013
Date Closed: April 29, 2013

Job Title: Executive Director

Location: Kalispell, Montana

Salary Range: $42,000-$52,000
Job Type: Full-time

Executive Director Assignments and Responsibilities


* Actively pursue donations from individuals and businesses
* Build and maintain an extensive and responsive donor base
* Research, prepare, and submit grants to support library programs
* Organize and support FCLF sponsored special fundraising events and campaigns


* Support the work of the Foundation board and its committees
* Maintain the required records of FCLF
* Assure that FCLF complies with all applicable federal and state government regulations
* Manage the financial affairs and adopted policies of FCLF
* Help create and implement Foundation’s Strategic Plan
* Accept, record, and acknowledge donor gifts and pledges and report regularly to the

Foundation board

* Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for FCLF events or projects
* Assist in the recruitment, orientation, and development of Foundation board members
* Increase visibility of the Foundation and the Friends
* Represent Foundation at public events
* Collaborate with library staff for marketing and public relations efforts
* Cultivate mutually beneficial community partnerships

Requirements and Qualifications

* Bachelor’s degree
* Experience with successful fundraising efforts
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Effective problem-solving skills
* Self-motivated
* Effective time management
* Strong written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information

This position requires travel throughout Flathead county; valid driver’s license and means of transportation required. Some evenings, weekend, and holiday work may occur for Foundation and Library meetings and events. Attendance at Foundation meetings and events is required.

Application Process

Please send letters of interest, a resume, and three professional references, in an easily readable format to Anne Biby at annebiby@yahoo.com by 5:00pm on April 29, 2013. Direct any questions to Kim Crowley at kcrowley@flathead.mt.gov or 406-758-5826.


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