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Financial Services and Procurement Lead (Permanent, Full Time)

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.

This leadership position reports to the Controller & Manager, Accounting and will direct the day-to-day activities of our Procurement team and work closely with the Finance team. The successful candidate will demonstrate financial and procurement expertise, a “can do” customer service attitude and the ability to positively lead a team to meet expectations.

Key Responsibilities


The successful candidate will be required to complete a successful police and credit check. Remote Work options are available during COVID-19 Pandemic for this role that typically has on-site responsibilities.


How to apply: 

If Financial Services and Procurement Lead 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 “637” in the subject line of your e-mail.

It is preferred that interested applicants submit their application by midnight on July 27, 2020, however, this position will remain open until filled.

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The Library values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse expertise and talent to support an innovative and collaborative work environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process, please contact us at

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.