GUIDANCE & ADVICE

FOR NEW CEOs

SOLS consultants connect with newly-appointed public library CEOs to discuss SOLS services. We are available to answer a wide range of questions related to public library service in Ontario.

The following resources support the CEO on-boarding process and continuous learning:

1

Public Library CEO Competencies Profile

A helpful tool for understanding the scope of the role and the nature of the CEO’s responsibilities.
2

New CEO Tool Kit

A comprehensive resource, especially helpful in priority-setting in the first few months on the job.
3

Sample Policies

Sample policies available to libraries.
4

New CEO Peer Group

An online Community of Practice for new CEOs to learn about and grow into their responsibilities. A safe place to ask questions and seek advice from peers.
5

Library Committees

A networking opportunity for CEOs to enable connecting and collaborating with neighbouring libraries.
6

Governance HUB

A centralized gateway for board members, the Governance HUB is also an excellent source of governance information for CEOs.

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