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Executive Assistant – Central Library (Full-Time Permanent)

The Calgary Public Library represents unlimited possibilities and inspires people of all ages to wonder, seek, discover, and share. Calgary’s 21 libraries are community hubs that ignite learning, discussion, innovation, and action and our patrons are curious, creative, and resilient. This is accomplished through the Library’s commitment to empowering community by connecting you to ideas and experiences, inspiration and insight.  

To achieve our vision of Potentials Realized, Calgary Public Library is seeking leaders with ideas, energy, passion and commitment who can help us make a difference in the lives of Calgarians and take public library services to a new level of excellence. 

The Calgary Public Library acknowledges the traditional territories and oral practices of the Blackfoot people, the Nakota people of the Stoney Nation, the Beaver people of the Tsuut’ina Nation, and the peoples of the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region Three.

Reporting to the Senior Executive Assistant, the Executive Assistant provides day to day administrative support to Chair(s) of the Library Board and its Committees as well as providing coverage for the Senior Executive Assistant.
Success in this position demands an ability to learn and adapt quickly, exceptional customer service skills, and strong administrative skills – with a high focus on accuracy, critical timelines and confidentiality. 

Key Accountabilities

Candidate Profile


How to apply: 

If Executive Assistant sounds like the next chapter in your career story, take this opportunity to make a real contribution to one of Canada's leading public library systems.  Please send a cover letter and resume to

Be sure to quote competition number “#658” in the subject line of your e-mail. The closing date for this competition is August 7, 2020.

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.