Terms of Reference
Strategic Planning Facilitator/Consultant

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The Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library Board requires a consultant to facilitate a strategic planning session with library board members and staff based on an environmental scan provided by the library.

The consultant will:
• Meet with the Library Board Chair and CEO to review the environmental scan and plan the session
• Facilitate a strategic planning session including a review and update of mission, vision and values and establishment of strategic directions
• Summarize the results of the session

Required Qualifications
• Demonstrated experience facilitating consensus-based planning
• Strong facilitation skills
• Ability to constructively challenge participants

Instructions to Applicants
Please send us a short synopsis of your:
• Experience and qualifications
• Approach
• Price (including incidentals such as travel)
• Permission to contact one reference

Inquiries should be directed to Cathy Simpson at csimpson@notlpl.org (please use “Strategic Planning Session” in the subject line) or call 905-468-2023 x 203.

• Terms of reference release: 24 February 2020
• Response deadline: 5:00 p.m., 9 March 2020
• Notification of successful applicant: 13 March 2020
• Strategic planning session: May 9 or May 23