Chief Fiscal Officer

The Lorain Public Library System (LPLS) is seeking an outstanding individual for the position of Chief Fiscal Officer. The Board of Trustees is looking forward to hiring a CFO who will bring to the position the highest standards of professionalism, education, integrity, transparency and commitment. The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively with the Board, the Chief Executive Officer and the leadership team of LPLS in furtherance of the library's goals. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day financial operations of the library system, it is the CFO's responsibility to advise the Board and the CEO on all financial matters including providing timely reports on LPLS's current financial situation, forecasting and analysis of various funding options. The Board of Trustees expects the CFO to provide a leadership role and represent the library system in all financial matters including with local government officials.

Chief Fiscal Officer Brochure


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in accounting, finance or business-related discipline
  • 5 years progressively responsible experience in public finance or at the local government level 
  • 3 years supervisory and management experience 
  • Applicants must have 5 years of experience in accounting, budget preparation, 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
  • Ability to serve as a contributing member of the senior management team and form a strong, collaborative partnership with both the Board and the CEO 
  • Person of integrity with high standards of honesty and ethics

Apply online at our web address:  Application deadline: April 15, 2019