Deschutes Public Library Organizational Structures The Executive Committee is a “Kitchen Cabinet” selected by the Director. The EC provides the Director technical and professional advise. The EC assists with the implementation of Administrative initiatives such as the Accountability Model. The Project Management Team is a cross-functional team of managers and key staff formed to identify and problem-solve organizational concerns which impact multiple departments. Project Teams are ad hoc working committees appointed by the Director to develop solutions to organizational issues identified by the Project Management Team and/or the Director. Standing Committees are cross functional committees appointed by the Director to address long-term issues, such as safety or staff development. Interlocking Accountability The District Board is accountable to Local Residents to establish a library program which meets the information and reading needs of the community. The District Board is accountable to the Director to articulate a vision of the desired outcomes through the adoption of Results Policies, and to establish operational boundaries known as Executive Limitations Policies. The Director is accountable to the District Board to provide professional analysis during the development of Board policy. The Director is accountable to the Board to ensure that the Results Policies and Executive Limitations are translated into a strategic plan which is effectively implemented by District staff. The Director is accountable to all layers of Management to provide a clear interpretation of the Results Policies and the Executive Limitations by issuing well conceived Service Objectives and Administrative Rules. All layers of Management are accountable to the Director to provide professional analysis during the development of Service Objectives and Administrative Rules. All layers of Management are accountable to the Director to develop well conceived Implementation Strategies and Departmental Procedures which achieve the identified Service Objectives. Departmental Managers are accountable to Departmental Staff to design well conceived programs and procedures which achieve the Service Objectives of the District. Departmental Staff are accountable to Departmental Managers for providing suggestions and technical advise during the development of programs and procedures. Departmental Staff are accountable for implementing the programs and procedures in order to achieve the identified Results of the Library District.