Lorain, Ohio Public Library System Chief Fiscal Officer (CFO) Vacancy Notice By Finding Leaders

May 13, 2020




 ·       At least a bachelor’s degree with specific emphasis in accounting, finance or a business-related discipline

·       5 years’ experience in public finance

·       3 years supervisory and management experience

·       5 years’ experience in accounting, budget preparations, technical report writing, computer expertise and complex problem solving and decision-making skills

·       Ability to interact with public, vendors and staff in a consistent, friendly and professional manner

·       Strong team leadership skills and demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of an administrative team

·       Person of integrity with high standards of honesty and ethics,

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Strong interpersonal skills to relate effectively with the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer, staff, agencies and the community


The Lorain Public Library System is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Fiscal Officer (CFO) through the search firm Finding Leaders. This position reports directly to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for all financial matters for the library system including but not limited to the following:

 ·       Work collaboratively with and advise the Board  of Trustees

·       Foresee problems and issues and take corrective action

·       Advise the CEO on financial matters

·       Provide in an understandable manner, complex financial information to the various communities

·       Forecast and analysis of various funding options

·       Represents the library system in all financial matters with other agencies

·       Promotion of the Lorain Public Library System

·       Financial management of the day-to-day fiscal operations

·       Participates in shared leadership with the CEO and other administrators

The successful candidate will be a proven leader with a thorough understanding of the State of Ohio standards and system of accountability. This leader will have opportunities to participate in collaborative decision making focusing on improving the library system.

The Lorain Public Library System offers a competitive salary and fringe benefit package. Candidates must be available to begin employment on or before July 1, 2020.

 The application deadline is May 13, 2020


Contact Information: 

Interested candidates can apply on-line at www.findingleaders.com.  

For addistional information, please contact Finding Leaders:

Ryan Pendleton:  r_pendy@yahoo.com  or 216-225-8548 


Dan Wilsondlwilsonconsulting2@gmail.com  or 440-667-6452

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