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Housing Information Analyst - Canadian Housing Information Centre - Ottawa, ON

2010-04-23T14:46:23.406-06:00

Housing Information Analyst, Canadian Housing Information Centre - Level 08 (temporary assignment up to 17 months)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Language Designation: Bilingual
Closing Date: 11 May 2010
Salary Ranges: $57,564 - $71,942
Competition 2805

TO APPLY ONLINE:

https://cmhcschl.taleo.net/careersection/2/joblist.ftl?lang=en





Analyste, Information sur l'habitation, Centre canadien de documentation sur l’habitation - Niveau 8 (affectation temporaire jusqu'à 17 mois)
Endroit: Ottawa, Ontario
Désignation linguistique: bilingue
Date de clôture: le 11 mai 2010
Échelle de traitement: 57 564 $ - 71 942 $
Compétition 2805

POSTULER EN LIGNE:

https://cmhcschl.taleo.net/careersection/2/joblist.ftl?lang=fr



Section Head - Seven Oaks Hospital Library, University of Manitoba Libraries - Winnipeg, MB

2010-04-23T14:41:41.450-06:00

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA LIBRARIESSection Head, Seven Oaks Hospital LibraryThe University of Manitoba Libraries seeks a dynamic, highly-motivated person for the position of Section Head, Seven Oaks Hospital Library at an Assistant Librarian rank to begin September 1, 2010, or as soon as possible thereafter. This position normally has a two year probationary period and the salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:A Master’s degree in library and/or information studies from an ALA accredited or equivalent institution;At least 2 years’ library experience;Supervisory experience;Knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues, and trends in academic or health sciences libraries;Effective oral and written communication skills.Candidates with the following qualifications will be preferred:An undergraduate or graduate degree in a health-related discipline.Experience in the areas of reference and research service, information literacy and collection management.Reporting to the Head of the Health Sciences Libraries, the Head of the Seven Oaks Hospital Library is responsible for the operations of that Library and supporting the Seven Oaks Hospital in fulfillment of its mission through the information resources and services framework of the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries. A more detailed position description is available at: http://umanitoba.ca/libraries/directors_office/media/SOGH_Librarian.pdfThe University of Manitoba Libraries (http://www.umanitoba.ca/libraries/) consists of eight unit libraries and ten satellite information centres located on the Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campuses and at seven Winnipeg hospitals. With collections of over 2 million volumes, an annual operating budget of over 24 million dollars and a staff of approximately 275 employees, the Libraries serves a community of approximately 38,000 students, faculty and citizen borrowers.Winnipeg (http://www.winnipeg.ca/) is the vibrant, creative capital of Manitoba, right at the geographical centre of Canada and North America. A mid-sized city of 700,000 culturally diverse people, Winnipeg offers a community with a cosmopolitan, international flair as well as a warm, welcoming spirit. A variety of arts, culture, sports, recreation and entertainment is available to satisfy every taste; and within an easy drive of the city there are lakes, beaches and pristine wilderness areas.Librarians enjoy academic status and are appointed to one of four ranks: General, Assistant, Associate and Librarian, with possibility of promotion.The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.Applicants should submit their application referring to Positions HW000/LE137 including a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses (including phone, e-mail address and fax numbers) of three references to the address below.Ms Karen AdamsDirector of LibrariesThe University of Manitoba LibrariesWinnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2Karen_Adams@umanitoba.caThe deadline for receipt of applications is May 21, 2010.Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitaes may be provided to participating members of the search process.[...]



Information Services Assistant, Health Information Network - University of Calgary - Calgary, AB

2010-04-22T11:18:57.311-06:00

Newly posted is the following competition in Libraries and Cultural Resources:

Information Services Assistant, Health Information Network - This Full-time Fixed-Term Project position (grant-funded) is part of the Specialist Advisor job family, phase II. Details for this posting and online application can be found at:

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_uofc/external/en-us/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=9401&localeCode=en-us

Please contact me if you have any questions about this competition.

Thank you.



Financial Accounting Assistant - Stanley A. Milner Library - Edmonton, AB

2010-04-22T11:17:26.769-06:00

Financial Accounting Assistant – TEMPORARY

* ONE YEAR

Financial Services Division

STANLEY A. MILNER LIBRARY

Are you currently working toward your professional accounting designation and searching for an opportunity to gain further professional experience? If so, the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) has an excellent opportunity for you!

We are seeking an enthusiastic and reliable team player to assist in the development of monthly financial reports for facility maintenance and capital expenditures, accounting for tangible capital assets, preparing 2011 budget instructions, the development of budget models, and preparing the summary of budget requests. Applying your superior analytical and problem solving skills, you will also provide assistance in special projects including reviewing cash handling practices and tangible capital assets procedures and organizing and updating finance information on the EPL intranet site.

A self-starter, you have demonstrated your ability to work independently under general supervision within an environment characterized by frequent interruptions and conflicting priorities. As the ideal candidate, you will apply your excellent verbal and written communication skills in performing a variety of work related to the financial administration of the organization.

Qualifications:
University Degree with enrollment in an accounting designation program (CMA, CGA, CA). A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in an accounting environment with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, CICA Public Sector Accounting Board guidelines, FOIP and GST. Experience with all Microsoft Office professional applications is required. A working knowledge of SAP financial systems is an asset.

Hours of Work
35 hours per week – days only, Monday - Friday (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Pay $23.34 - $29.79 per hour ($42,644 - $54,426 per year)

To apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter describing your interest in this opportunity quoting Job Posting # 53-10 to jobs@epl.ca

For further information on this posting, contact the Human Resource Services Division at (780) 496-7068. Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing date: April 30, 2010



Procurement Manager - Edmonton Public Library - Edmonton, AB

2010-04-22T11:15:26.905-06:00

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Financial Services Division

The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) is looking for an enthusiastic and reliable team player to lead the Library’s purchasing and inventory management activities. We offer 7 hour work days, competitive compensation, excellent benefits and flexibility and balance in your work.We pride ourselves on the value that we add to the organization through our knowledge and experience. The Library is a great place to take your career!

As the Procurement Manager, you will be part of a professional team that supports the leaders and managers of EPL by providing sound advice, strategic direction and leadership in procurement and supply chain management activities. Using industry best practices and working with a variety of stakeholders, you will lead a dedicated team responsible for the tendering, negotiation, purchasing and contract management of goods and services, inventory management of stocked items, surplus disposal and asset inventory tracking for the entire organization.

As the ideal candidate, you will use your superior problem-solving, customer service, written communication and organizational skills to develop and implement corporate procurement strategies and procedures with the objective of obtaining the best value for EPL. With a focus on promoting efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services to staff, you will improve the use of information technology and business processes.

Qualifications:
Related degree from a recognized university and PMAC Certified Professional Purchaser (C.P.P.) designation. 5-7 years of current experience in a busy procurement environment, which includes diversified purchasing and/or supply chain management activities. Experience providing supervision, working with tendering and contract law, AIT, TILMA and FOIP and using Microsoft Office applications and financial systems (such as SAP) is required. Experience in a public sector environment is preferred. Equivalencies may be considered.

SALARY RANGE: $69,200 - $90,700

Applications will be accepted up to May 5, 2010.

Please apply quoting Competition # 52-10 to:

Director, Human Resource Services Division
Edmonton Public Library
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J 2V4
E-mail: jobs@epl.ca



Head Librarian - Banff Public Library - Banff, Alberta

2010-04-20T08:46:58.212-06:00

Head Librarian, Banff, Alberta

The Banff Public Library is looking for a Head Librarian.

Here is your opportunity to live, work and enjoy the lifestyle available only in Canada’s oldest national park. An international community with a small-town atmosphere, Banff is one of the most culturally vibrant small towns in the world, with the arts, recreation, social programs and professional services you would normally expect in a city.

For 60 years, the Banff Public Library has served a diverse and well-read population of local residents and visitors. http://www.banfflibrary.ab.ca/

Our eight-person Board, will rely on your professional expertise and management skills to lead our 15-person (7.5FTE) staff in the day-to-day operation of the library, including recruitment and employee training and development.

With a Master’s degree in library and information science, and with management experience, preferably in a public library setting, you will focus primarily on management and on the maintenance and development of our rich and diverse programming and our 33, 000-item collection. Your understanding of trends in reading, literacy and technologies, and your previous success in securing funding will ensure the Banff Public Library remains an important element in the community

A more detailed statement of qualifications and a job description can be requested at banff.public.library.search@gmail.com

We are seeking applications by May 15, 2010. Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Board Chair at banff.public.library.search@gmail.com

The Banff Public Library appreciates interest from all candidates, and will directly contact those being selected for an interview.



Summer Programme Coordinator – Marigold Library System - Strathmore, AB

2010-04-20T08:45:06.550-06:00

Summer Programme Coordinator – Marigold Library System

Marigold Library System is seeking an energetic student to coordinate the TeenMLS summer contest and the TD Summer Reading Program for our member libraries.

The successful candidate will work at Marigold headquarters located in Strathmore, 50 km east of Calgary on Hwy#1. Marigold serves 211,928 residents of south central Alberta through 35 member libraries, 14 paperback deposits, and a mail service. See http://www.marigold.ab.ca.

This is a temporary full-time position beginning mid-May to the end of August - 35 hours per week.

This experience is particularly suited to those individuals who enjoy working with youth. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Experience working in a library environment is preferable. A valid driver’s license is necessary. This position requires the ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment.

Working under the Consultant/Library Services:
  • Promote summer reading programs (including on-site visits) and TeenMLS website to participating libraries through workshops and presentations
  • Coordinate the distribution of materials to member libraries
  • Moderate online booklists and discussion forums
  • Generate statistics and newsletters for member libraries
  • Soliciting reading prize donations from local businesses
  • Organize prize draws and maintain inventory of prizes
  • Evaluate summer reading programs and follow-up with participating libraries
  • Perform other duties as required
Salary: $12.25/hour

Resumes with two references should be sent by April 30th, 2010 to:

Denise Fung
Consultant/Library Services
Marigold Library System
710 – 2nd Street
Strathmore, AB T1P 1K4
Phone (403) 934-5334
Fax (403) 934-5331
denisef@marigold.ab.ca


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Cataloguing and Metadata Librarian - York University Libraries - Toronto, ON

2010-04-20T08:41:43.189-06:00

Cataloguing and Metadata Librarian - Contractually Limited AppointmentYork University Libraries are seeking an innovative and energetic librarian for the position of Cataloguing and Metadata Librarian in Bibliographic Services to connect users with collections in a position that will blend emerging metadata applications with traditional cataloguing during a three year contractually-limited appointment, the position is available from September 1, 2010. Librarians in Bibliographic Services are leaders in providing optimum bibliographic access to the Libraries' rapidly growing collection of electronic resources such as journals, monographs, digital objects, theses, and data.York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada's most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.Responsibilities include creating descriptive and subject access to print, media, and digital materials using current cataloguing, authority control and metadata standards; providing guidance on cataloguing and metadata procedures; providing guidance in implementing new workflows in response to the Library's needs. Also responsible for providing leadership in planning and developing new procedures, workflow and training needs, monitoring trends in metadata standards and access to digital resources. Participates in library committees, task forces and special projects, particularly those relating to bibliographic control, cataloguing, metadata and digital initiatives. The incumbent is also expected and encouraged to advance the profession through research, publication and participation in professional organizations.Qualifications:MLS (or recognized equivalent) from an ALA-accredited programUp to 3 years of post-MLS experienceDemonstrated knowledge and expertise relevant to cataloguing electronic resourcesKnowledge of cataloguing and authority control in an online environmentKnowledge of MARC formats, XML, metadata standards, AACR2 rev, LC classification and subject headingsKnowledge of cataloguing tools such as MARCEdit and MARC ReportKnowledge of emerging trends in cataloguing, such as RDA and FRBR and in library and information technologiesA strong commitment to providing leading edge electronic access to a wide variety of resourcesAbility to catalogue in EnglishAbility to catalogue in one or more other languages is an assetKnowledge of best practices for digitization including the capture and conversion of digital objectsKnowledge of emerging trends in scholarly communication including institutional repositoriesKnowledge of editorial workflow for scholarly journalsProficiency with computer technology and web site management, self learnerDemonstrated aptitude for troubleshooting technical challengesAnalytical, organizational, and effective leadership skillsDemonstrated potential for planning, project management and training staffExcellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and in collaboration with othersAbility to create effective documentationFlexible attitude and ability to adapt to a changing environment; ability to balance multiple responsibilities; demonstrated time management skills.This is a three year contractually-limited appointment with the designation of Adjunct Librarian and is appropriate for a librarian with up to three years post-MLS experience. Librarians at York University have academic status and are members of the York University Faculty Association bargaining unit (http://www.yufa.org/). Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The position is available from September 1, 2010. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. [...]



STEP Student Position, Library Clerk - Alberta Teachers' Association Library - Edmonton, AB

2010-04-20T08:37:43.499-06:00

The Alberta Teachers’ Association invites applications for the position of:

STEP STUDENT POSITION – LIBRARY CLERK

The Alberta Teachers’ Association Library is an extensive collection of books, periodicals, videos and other materials focusing on educational research and professional development for teachers. The ATA requires a library clerk to provide support services for the summer months as part of the STEP student program.

Duties include circulation and shelving of library materials; handling requests for library services and materials including basic reference questions and general information about the library; circulating materials using the library software; preparing materials for mailing or courier services; renewing materials using the library software; assisting in the shifting of the collection to new shelves; assisting in the weeding of the library collection; assisting in cataloguing in AACR2; reviewing and updating the library’s web links pages; shelf reading to identify misshelved items; answering phones; and other duties as assigned.

Requirements include the completion of one year of a library technician program, one year of an MLIS degree or partial completion of a B Ed degree; accurate keyboarding, attention to detail and the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. The ability to work in the French language is considered an asset.

This is a temporary full-time position; the rate of pay is $17.19 per hour. Applications complete with names and telephone numbers of two business referees must be received by 12 midnight on Sunday, May 2, 2010 and should be addressed to:

Denise Wladyka
Human Resources Advisor
The Alberta Teachers’ Association
Fax: 780-455-6481
or e-mail to employment@ata.ab.ca

For more information, please see our website at www.teachers.ab.ca

No telephone inquiries, please. Only those selected for interviewing will be contacted.



Community Outreach Librarian - Calgary Public Library - Calgary, AB

2010-04-20T08:34:47.574-06:00

For over 100 years, the Calgary Public Library has helped people write new chapters in their
lives. Our success at bringing Calgarians together with information and ideas has helped us grow to become one of the world’s largest urban public library systems. Let the Library be the next chapter in your career story. We offer a stable, friendly, and supportive workplace, where we value diversity and work-life balance. We need people with energy and passion to help us make a difference in the lives of Calgarians.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH LIBRARIAN
Calgary Public Library is the second largest library system in Canada, and sixth largest municipal library system in North America. Our 17 branches are Calgary’s most-used public facility – visited more often than the Calgary Flames, the Calgary Zoo, Theatre Calgary, Heritage Park and other sports, culture and recreation facilities combined! The Calgary Public Library, through its diverse services and programs, has supported the dreams and aspirations of Calgarians for nearly a century. Over the course of this period, the Library has created a unique identity and special sense of place and possibility, while serving a community that has grown substantially, undergone considerable change, and increased in its diversity. An opportunity exists for an outgoing and innovative individual to work in one of Calgary Public Library’s many locations as a Community Outreach Librarian.

What you’ll need:
  • Master’s level degree from an accredited library school program
  • A passion for public libraries and the role public libraries play in the community
  • The desire to make a difference in enhancing services; improving sustainability; and strengthening connections
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in programs, services and collections for children, teens, and families
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their application in libraries

What you’ll be doing:
  • Building bridges, partnerships and friendships with external agencies and community groups
  • Promoting library services and collections in the community
  • Participating in the planning, delivery and evaluation of new and innovative services and programs for library customers
  • Building a strong team - leading, coaching and training staff
  • Demonstrating and developing your leadership skills through activities which support and enhance Calgary Public Library’s goals and objectives

What you’ll get:
  • The opportunity to contribute to an award-winning library system, grow professionally and make a positive difference in the lives of Calgarians
  • Salary range: $54,806 - $65,345
  • Relocation assistance

How to apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and the names of three references by noon Monday, April 26, 2010 to humanresources@calgarypubliclibrary.com. Please quote “Community Outreach Librarian” in the subject line. Your cover letter should describe how you meet the requirements of the position.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

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.



Research Officer II - Library, SAIT Polytechnic - Calgary, AB

2010-04-20T08:30:17.846-06:00

ArchivistResearch Officer II – Permanent AUPE Half-time PositionLibrary – Centre for Academic Learner ServicesSAIT Polytechnic, CalgaryINTRODUCTION:SAIT Polytechnic is renowned for its training expertise spanning the trades through to applied degrees. Curriculum development is supported by partnerships with business and industry to ensure graduates have the skills and knowledge required in the workplace. SAIT received $300 million for a new Trades and Technology Complex scheduled to open in 2012 which when completed will add 3,600 more spaces in the trades and technology training.Along with SAIT’s tremendous growth plan, the institution has a strong desire to preserve its history. SAIT began offering technical training in 1916 when our institution was the first public technical school to train returning World War I veterans. In 2016 SAIT will celebrate its 100th year anniversary.Currently the SAIT library has an opening for permanent half-time (.5 FLE) Archivist’s position who will promote and preserve historical SAIT records. A portion of this position will spend time with community stakeholders both on and off campus promoting the archives and SAIT’s contributions to Calgary and Alberta.RESPONSIBILITIES:Retain and retrieve artifacts and memorabilia as well as print and digital archive material for SAIT campus stakeholders.Develop both short and long-range plans for the retrieval of archive material in a variety of formats for the SAIT staff.Develop and update the SAIT Archives website on a regular basis and plan for enhancements to the site. Attend and promote archives at Alumni and Fund Development meetings as well as campus planned events.Recruit and train retired SAIT employees, alumni, and other interested groups to volunteer in the archives to provide assistance in identifying and processing archive materials.Join a team of campus staff working on a Records Retention plan at SAIT.Identify and submit proposals for possible provincial initiatives where project funding or grant support would be available for our archives.DESIRABLE SKILLS:Demonstrated ability to provide records management or archival assistance in a past position.Knowledge and experience in website design and construction.Ability to develop and update content for the archives website: http://library.sait.ca/archivesKnowledge in best practices in digital projects.Experience with archival collections containing non-print materials such as microforms, disks, films and audio-recordings in various formats.Experience with photography and scanning in a library or archival environment.Working knowledge of a range of computing platforms and storage environments.Knowledge of current archival and records management principles, practices and techniques.Demonstrated ability to conduct research and to synthesize and interpret information, communicating the results in a clear and concise manner.Ability to train or teach clients in the use of reference material in the archives.Strong interpersonal and communication skills.Demonstrated proficiency in the evaluation, use, and various searching methods of information technology tools and resources including formats such as e-books and other e-resources.Ability and the desire to promote the archives to a variety of stakeholders both on and off campus.Ability to be accurate, to use judgment in making decisions and providing advice to retain credibility and public confidence.Ability to work independently and take action on an initiative within given guidelines.Strong computer skills and familiarity with current office suite software.Ability to develop and update content for the archives website: http://library.sait.ca/archivesQUALIFICATIONS:Masters degree in Archival Science, Records and Information Management, [...]



Instructor, Library Services - College of the North Atlantic-Qatar - Quatar

2010-04-20T08:26:11.689-06:00

Job Title: Instructor, Library ServicesJob ID: 1231Location: Qatar CampusDeadline: April 30, 2010Full/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: TemporaryPosting Type: Public PostingPosting Details: This is a 3 year contractual position commencing August 16, 2010.Job Information - Instructor (Q)The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world class post- secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized and acknowledged as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered, post-secondary education. This commitment is reflected through state of the art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.DUTIES: The instructor will provide course-related research instruction to students and information literacy instruction to students and faculty. In partnership with college faculty, the incumbent will develop information literacy curriculum and syllabi and identify ways to incorporate research and information literacy skills into subject programs. The instructor will also provide in-depth reference and research to faculty and students and will act as library liaison with various college departments. S/he will be responsible for collection development, development of subject guides and other learning resources, electronic content management and other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLIS degree or equivalent and a Bachelors degree, preferably in education. Teacher training and experience teaching at a post-secondary level are definite assets. Experience in developing curriculum and course syllabi, with a minimum of one year full-time post-MLIS experience, preferably in an academic setting is also desirable. Candidates should also have demonstrated ability to develop and implement Web 2.0 tools for library and instructional purposes as well as reference experience. Strong communication, presentation, and classroom management skills, combined with the ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships are required. Candidates must also have the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Experience working with individuals in an EFL environment is desirable and expert fluency in English is essential.NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the State of Qatar visa process.If you are a Canadian citizen with excellent English language skills and are ready for a professional and personal adventure in the Middle East, we’d like to hear from you. Successful candidates will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct. If called for an interview, you must provide original transcripts prior to the interview. Please visit our website http://www.cna.nl.ca/careers/ to apply on line.View our websites www.cna-qatar.com & www.cna.nl.ca/qatar for all the information you’ll need to know about our employment opportunities, employment contracts, the immigration process, our campus, programs of study, employee life and so much more at CNA-Qatar. CREATE THE FUTURE YOU WANT!College of the North Atlantic - Qatar ProjectP. O. Box 1693 St. John’s, NL A1C 5P7 Tel: 709-758-7347For general inquiries e-mail: qatarjobs@cna.nl.ca[...]



Members' Services Research Assistant - Saskatchewan Legislative Library - Regina, SK

2010-04-15T16:13:31.227-06:00

Saskatchewan Legislative LibraryMembers' Services Research AssistantTerm Position, Level 4, Full Time(ASAP to end of August)The Saskatchewan Legislative Library invites applications for the position of Members' Services Research Assistant. Reporting to the Members' Services Librarian, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing assigned research and customized current awareness services support.Primary responsibilities include:Undertaking assigned research on a wide range of public policy related issues, often complex and subject to tight deadlines and assisting other professional staff with research.Using primary and secondary sources including Library collections, catalogues and indexes, CD-ROMs, the Internet and online databases for research assignments.Collecting and collating background information such as fact sheets, news scans and briefing note materials for delegates participating in conferences, exchanges, seminars, outreach programs, public policy roundtable discussions and task force committees.Providing back up support to the Members’ Services unit as required, including downloading and printing news articles; assembling Members' weekly current awareness packages; preparing briefing kits and other publications including printing, photocopying, assembling and binding materials and compiling statistics and statistical data entry based on established formats. Providing assistance with technical services library projects, including subject cataloguing and authority work, under the direction of the Director of Support Services.Providing assistance with library activities under the direction of the Director of Reference Services, as required. The successful candidate requires a 3 or 4 year Bachelor degree in a social, natural, applied science or humanities discipline. At least one year of further education in librarianship for knowledge of the principles and practices of librarianship, comprehensive knowledge of secondary research techniques and processes in order to identify and retrieve materials in response to research assignments.Employees of the Legislative Library, a branch of the Legislative Assembly Service, are expected to provide politically non-partisan service to all Members of the Legislative Assembly.The hourly salary range for the Members' Services Research Assistant is $17.224 to $21.583. Term employees also receive an additional 12.1% on all hours worked (pay in lieu of statutory holidays and vacation).See www.legassembly.sk.ca for detailed information on position requirements.Individuals wishing to apply should submit a cover letter and resumé referencing the Members’ Services Research Assistant position delivered or e-mailed to the Legislative Library Administration Office (see address below) by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Please indicate in your resumé or cover letter where and how you have gained the required skills, knowledge, and experience. Selection for interviews will be based on this information.Your interest in this position is appreciated. We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.Ms. Melissa BennettLegislative LibrarianSaskatchewan Legislative Library234 - 2405 Legislative DriveRegina, SK S4S 0B3Tel: (306) 787-2277Fax: (306) 787-1772E-mail: mbennett@legassembly.sk.ca[...]



Summer Programme Coordinator - Sylvan Lake Municipal Library - Sylvan Lake, AB

2010-04-15T16:10:24.331-06:00

Responsibilities:

1. Planning, organizing and presenting the Summer Reading Program:
  • Developing the theme and planning and presenting appropriate stories, songs, games and crafts for each age group for a 6 week program.
  • Promoting and advertising library programs within the community and at the library by creating displays, flyers, posters, press releases and newspaper articles and by planning, organizing, and conducting school visits
  • In consultation with supervisor, designing, building and constructing a theme related float for the 1913 Days Parade
  • Soliciting reading prize donations from local businesses
  • Compiling bibliographies
  • Planning and presenting kick-off and wind-up parties for participants.
  • Liaising with the Volunteer Center to recruit teen volunteers
  • Weekly visit to local Bethany/Lodge.
  • Updating the library’s children’s blog and twitter.
  • Maintaining statistics
  • Maintaining the supplies cupboard and the program room
2. Running the program within the allotted budget
3. Preparing a final statistical report with an evaluation of the program

Requirements:
  • Enrolment in a post-secondary institution as returning, new or current student.
  • Work experience, preferably in a library environment and/or children’s programming.
  • Possess strong organizational and excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs for children.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions and instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deal pleasantly with the public.
  • Skilled in the use of standard office equipment, including computer systems.
  • Criminal Record check for the satisfaction of the Town of Sylvan Lake Library Board.
Resumes may be sent to: Shannan Sword, Director, Sylvan Lake Municipal Library, 4715 – 50 Avenue, Sylvan Lake, AB. T4S 1C5 shannan.sword@libs.prl.ab.ca Phone: 403-887-2130 fax: 403-887-0537



Librarians - Mount Royal University Library - Calgary, AB

2010-04-15T15:58:12.539-06:00

Employment Opportunities Available at Mount Royal University, Library Services

LIBRARIANS

COMPETITION(S) :
#9554SB Full-Time, Limited Term (August 15, 2010 – August 14, 2012)
#8140SB Full-Time, Limited Term (2 positions, August 15, 2010 – April 14, 2011)

MRU Library requires three (3) faculty librarians on a full-time, limited-term basis effective August 15, 2010 as outlined below.

Mount Royal Library has a full-time staff of 50, including 14 faculty librarians. The Library provides a technology-rich facility, a leading-edge information literacy program and a full range of on-site and virtual services and resources. The collection comprises 215,000 monographs and over 45,000 unique serial titles in digital and print formats. The Library supports over 12,000 full and part-time students and over 1,900 faculty and staff. Mount Royal offers baccalaureate degrees in a range of subject areas. As a student-centred, instruction-focused post-secondary institution, Mount Royal offers an exceptional student experience and educational programming informed by scholarship.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Library’s very active information literacy team delivering high-quality, curriculum-based library instruction to students, faculty and staff. Reference and collection development duties will also be assigned. The position may involve project work, supervisory responsibilities, weekend and/or evening work. The ideal candidate would contribute skills and aptitudes that complement those of the current library team.

Applicants for these positions must have an accredited Masters degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent. Candidates should demonstrate:
  • experience in library instruction and reference work;
  • the ability to design and produce teaching and learning materials;
  • excellent skills in communication and teamwork;
  • experience in an academic environment.
Other preferred qualifications:
  • experience in leadership roles with teams and staff.
Please send a letter of application, resume and the names of three references, quoting the competition number, to the address below by April 27, 2010. Please note: Applicants will be considered for all positions included in this posting unless otherwise stated in the letter of application. We plan to conduct interviews for this position in May, with a preferred start date of August 15, 2010.

For further information about this position, please contact Janet Monteith, Chair, Library Services at (403) 440-6137 or jmonteith@mtroyal.ca.

REPLY TO:
MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, ALBERTA T3E 6K6
FAX: (403) 440-6629
E-MAIL: webapply@mtroyal.ca

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc or .rtf formats (only). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



Summer Bookmobile / Circulation Assistant - Strathcona County Library - Sherwood Park, AB

2010-04-13T10:25:57.559-06:00

STRATHCONA COUNTY LIBRARY JOB POSTING

One SUMMER BOOKMOBILE/CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
This is a temporary/full-time (35 hr./wk) position for 16 weeks, under the direction of the Bookmobile and Circulation Supervisors, starting May 10, 2010 to August 28,2010.. This position involves varied shifts (days, evenings, weekends). Hourly Rate is $19.64/hr paid on a bi-weekly basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the Supervisor:
  1. Assist Bookmobile staff with summer programs
  2. Update and maintain bookmobile collections
  3. Provide reader’s advisory, reference and circulation services to Bookmobile Patrons
  4. Provide circulation service, basic reader’s advisory and reference service at the main library.
  5. Assist with other library tasks as required
QUALIFICATIONS
To meet eligibility requirements for summer employment grants, preference will be given to applicants that were registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year; intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year; and are between 16-30 years old. Enrollment in a post secondary degree or diploma program in Library and Information Science or Library Technology is required. Experience working in a library setting is desirable. Basic computer and word processing skills are required.

APPLICATION
By April 23, 2010
Via mail, fax or e-mail

Attn: Cathy Nielsen, Circulation Supervisor
300-2020 Sherwood Drive
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5P7
Phone: 780-449-5806
Fax: 780-467-6861
Email: cnielsen@sclibrary.ab.ca

Please Note: only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.



Knowledge Resource Specialist - Saskatchewan Research Council - Saskatoon, SK

2010-04-13T10:19:22.653-06:00

"Experience the Next Frontier" and explore career opportunities with the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC). Our mission is to help the people of Saskatchewan by strengthening the economy with quality jobs and a secure environment. We accomplish this through research, development and the transfer of innovative scientific and technological solutions. If you are looking to join a team that provides the people of Saskatchewan with a competitive edge in the global economy, SRC may have a career opportunity for you!

Knowledge Resource Specialist

The Business Ventures and Communications Division is seeking a Knowledge Resource Specialist to support our scientists, engineers, and business professionals by synthesizing and analyzing in-depth literature reviews, and writing and editing summaries, market research reports and competitive intelligence reports.

You are an exceptional researcher and writer with the professionalism to work with confidential information. You are able to identify where your services can add value to our internal clients, and build relationships and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, researchers and business professionals. You are a self-starter and problem solver who gets things moving and keeps them on track.

As the ideal candidate, you have a Master’s degree in Library Sciences, Market Research, Journalism or equivalent and an undergraduate degree in business or science. You have a minimum of two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Your experience in project coordination positions you well to prioritize and complete projects in a multi-tasking environment. You have sound knowledge of Canadian Press style guides and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.

This position is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The deadline to apply is Monday, April 26, 2010.

E-mail applications are preferred. E-mail to humanresources@src.sk.ca,
Mail to Human Resources: 125 – 15 Innovation Blvd.,
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2X8, or Fax to (306) 933-7446.
www.nextfrontier.ca
Please quote reference code KRS-BVC in your application.

Our policy is to always hire the best-qualified applicant. As our Employment Equity Plan intends to increase representation of Aboriginals and persons with disabilities in this occupational group, qualified Aboriginals and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. Only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. SRC is committed to Employment Equity.



Librarian - Grande Prairie Regional College - Grande Prairie, AB

2010-04-11T12:02:40.861-06:00

LIBRARIAN (Term-certain, August 1, 2010 – May 31, 2011)

In this position you will participate in a team environment, provide reference, and coordinate educational technologies, as well as provide Library instruction and collection management.

An M.L.S. Degree, experience with distance education, reference, and collection development, along with Library experience is required. Education in Educational Technologies and providing Library instruction in a post-secondary setting is desired. Familiarity with current educational technologies such as videoconference, learning management systems, smart board, LibGuides, databases, catalogue, Internet, etc., would be an asset. This position will also have supervisory responsibilities. Candidates must be professionals who have good communication, project and time management skills; strong computer and technology skills; and be approachable and customer service oriented towards students, College faculty and staff.

This full-time, sessional, (leave replacement) position will begin August 3, 2010, and end May 31, 2011. Grande Prairie Regional College offers an attractive remuneration and benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Competition Number: WP0648

Submit your resume for this position plus the names of 3 references by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2010, to:

Human Resources, Grande Prairie Regional College
10726 - 106 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4C4 Fax# (780) 539-2854
Mail, fax or email your application. If applying by email, Microsoft Word applications are accepted. Send email to: humanresources@gprc.ab.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Send your completed application to:

(Microsoft Word applications are also accepted.
Send email to: humanresources@gprc.ab.ca and attach your Word file.)

Human Resources

Grande Prairie Regional College
10726 - 106 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta
Canada T8V 4C4

Office: E312
Phone: 780-539-2853
Fax: 780-539-2854
Email: humanresources@gprc.ab.ca
Web: Visit Homepage

Fax # : (780) 539-2854

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants who are under consideration will be contacted.



Reference Librarian - York University - Toronto, ON

2010-04-06T12:48:16.077-06:00

Reference Librarian, Frost Library, York UniversityYork University Libraries invite applications for the position of a fluently bilingual (French and English) reference librarian in the Leslie Frost Library. The Libraries seek an energetic, service oriented person with strong instructional, web and data skills. York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada’s most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff, and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected. The bilingual Glendon University College offers courses in the social sciences, humanities and international affairs, and graduate programs in French, Hispanic Studies, Public Affairs and Translation. York University Libraries consist of a large central library and three branch libraries, one of which is the Leslie Frost Library on the Glendon campus. The Frost Library serves a population of approximately 2,800 students and faculty. The chosen candidate will provide reference assistance in the social sciences and humanities to undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty; instruct library users individually and in groups; provide research support in the use of data; liaise with faculty members; participate in collections development and maintenance, particularly for government publications; participate in the creation and maintenance of web based resources for research and learning; participate in departmental working groups and committees of the Libraries and of the University; contribute to librarianship and scholarship by carrying out professional research and/or scholarly work. Some evening and weekend work is required. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:An ALA accredited MLIS or equivalent with up to four years post-MLIS experience Educational background in the social sciences or humanities.Strong written and oral communication skills in both French and English, including demonstrated skills in teaching, training, and public communications.Demonstrated ability to provide excellent reference service.Expertise with statistics, data resources, and statistical software packages.Demonstrated ability to manage and support the use of government publications.A strong public service ethic and/or background.Demonstrated understanding of the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy instruction and ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats.Familiarity with the trends of technology in teaching and librarianship. Evidence of professional initiative and leadership.Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a diverse population of faculty, librarians, staff, and students.Interest in university committee work, research, and professional development.This position is a tenure-stream appointment to be filled at the Assistant Librarian level and appropriate for a librarian with up to four years’ post-MLIS experience. Librarians at York University have academic status and are members of the York University Faculty association bargaining unit (http://www.yufa.org/). Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The position is available August 1, 2010. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualif[...]



Reference & Instruction Librarian - York University Libraries - Toronto, ON

2010-04-06T12:46:37.244-06:00

Reference & Instruction Librarian (Continuing Appointment) Scott ReferenceYork University Libraries seeks a motivated, self-directed, and service-oriented librarian to serve as a member of the Scott Library Reference Department and to provide collections and liaison services for Environmental Studies and Data.York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada's most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.Scott Library, the largest of York University’s libraries, houses a research collection of over two million items in the social sciences, humanities and fine arts that includes government documents, data, sound and moving images, electronic resources, archives and special collections. Along with building collections and offering reference assistance, the Scott Library Reference Department has an active and growing information literacy program, which aims to enable students, faculty, and others to recognize the social context of information, to develop information-seeking behaviours that transcend specific finding tools, and to think critically about information.The successful candidate will participate in teaching, reference, collection and liaison activities in the Libraries and elsewhere on campus, and in the development of new programs and services. This librarian will have special responsibility for Environmental Studies collection activities, liaison, and information literacy teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Please refer to the Faculty of Environmental Studies website (http://www.yorku.ca/fes/about/) for a program description. The successful candidate will also provide research and teaching support in the use of microdata and other data files including use of some statistical software packages.The chosen candidate will assist students in developing the skills required to locate, evaluate, and use resources effectively; play a role in the ongoing development of information literacy initiatives; support faculty research; participate in special projects, such as assessment, collection reviews, and the development of web-based resources; participate in the shared decision-making of the Reference Department, departmental working groups, committees of the Libraries and of the University; contribute to librarianship by carrying out professional research and/or scholarly work. Some evening and weekend work is required.The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:An ALA accredited MLIS or equivalent with up to three years post-MLIS experienceEducational background in the social sciences or humanities.Strong public service ethic and background.Understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of Environmental Studies, including its economic, social and political aspects.Expertise with and enthusiasm for statistics, data resources, and statistical software packages.Demonstrated understanding of collection development and liaison roles with faculty.Demonstrated understanding of the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy instruction and ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats.Demonstrated ability in providing research services.Broad knowledge of print materials and digital information sources relevant to the social sciences and humanities, especially in the area of Environmental Studies.Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communi[...]



Reference & Instruction Librarian - York University Libraries - Toronto, ON

2010-04-06T12:44:17.410-06:00

Reference & Instruction Librarian (Continuing Appointment) Scott ReferenceYork University Libraries seeks a motivated, self-directed, and service-oriented librarian to serve as a member of the Scott Library Reference Department and to provide collections and liaison services for Environmental Studies and Data. York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada's most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected. Scott Library, the largest of York University’s libraries, houses a research collection of over two million items in the social sciences, humanities and fine arts that includes government documents, data, sound and moving images, electronic resources, archives and special collections. Along with building collections and offering reference assistance, the Scott Library Reference Department has an active and growing information literacy program, which aims to enable students, faculty, and others to recognize the social context of information, to develop information-seeking behaviours that transcend specific finding tools, and to think critically about information. The successful candidate will participate in teaching, reference, collection and liaison activities in the Libraries and elsewhere on campus, and in the development of new programs and services. This librarian will have special responsibility for Environmental Studies collection activities, liaison, and information literacy teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Please refer to the Faculty of Environmental Studies website (http://www.yorku.ca/fes/about/) for a program description. The successful candidate will also provide research and teaching support in the use of microdata and other data files including use of some statistical software packages.The chosen candidate will assist students in developing the skills required to locate, evaluate, and use resources effectively; play a role in the ongoing development of information literacy initiatives; support faculty research; participate in special projects, such as assessment, collection reviews, and the development of web-based resources; participate in the shared decision-making of the Reference Department, departmental working groups, committees of the Libraries and of the University; contribute to librarianship by carrying out professional research and/or scholarly work. Some evening and weekend work is required.The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:An ALA accredited MLIS or equivalent with up to three years post-MLIS experienceEducational background in the social sciences or humanities.Strong public service ethic and background.Understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of Environmental Studies, including its economic, social and political aspects.Expertise with and enthusiasm for statistics, data resources, and statistical software packages.Demonstrated understanding of collection development and liaison roles with faculty.Demonstrated understanding of the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy instruction and ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats.Demonstrated ability in providing research services.Broad knowledge of print materials and digital information sources relevant to the social sciences and humanities, especially in the area of Environmental Studies.Excellent analytic[...]



Search Engine Evaluators (Data Annotators) - Butler Hill Group - Online/Remote

2010-03-29T13:32:46.321-06:00

Be part of a global team to evaluate and improve search engine results for one of the world's top internet search engine companies!

WHO ARE WE
Butler Hill Group (www.butlerhill.com) is a linguistics services technology company that is focused on helping our clients reach new international markets by leveraging our expertise in over 50 languages and dialects. Our client is one of the world's top internet search engine companies and is currently seeking internet-savvy freelance Search Engine Evaluators.

THE JOB
Search Engine Evaluators (Data Annotators) will review and evaluate internet search results based on specific search terms and provide a rating depending on the relevance of the search result to the search term. The evaluation work is done using an online automated tool.You will work 4 hours per day (Monday-Friday) and have the flexibility to choose the hours you wish to work each day. This project requires a commitment to work part-time at 20 hours per week. Project work is expected to extend for at least two months, with a possible further extension up to June, 2010.


REQUIREMENTS
This is NOT A HIGH TECH job but candidates must meet all the following requirements:

  • Must be a current resident of Canada and have spent the majority of your life as a resident of Canada
  • Extensive familiarity with a wide variety of online news sources published in Canada
  • Avid internet enthusiasts with excellent web research and analytical capabilities
  • Fluent in English
  • Detail-oriented and organized with strong time management skills and have the ability to manage a 20 hours per week self-directed work schedule
  • Enrolled in a university program for 1-2 years
  • 1-2 years professional work experience
  • A high-speed internet connection
  • PC that runs a current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system
WHAT WE OFFER
A competitive hourly pay rate, flexible work schedule while working online remotely.

HOW TO APPLY
Link to job posting: Position Details




Head, Sciences and Technology Library - UofM - Winnipeg, MB

2010-03-26T17:22:50.913-06:00

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA LIBRARIESHead, Sciences and Technology LibraryThe University of Manitoba Libraries seeks a dynamic, highly-motivated person for the position of Head, Sciences and Technology Library to begin August 1, 2010, or as soon as possible thereafter. This position normally has a two year probationary period and the salary and the rank (Assistant/Associate) are commensurate with qualifications and experience.The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:A Master’s degree in library and/or information studies from an ALA accredited or equivalent institution;At least 5 years’ library experience;Supervisory and management experience;Extensive knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues, and trends in academic libraries; Effective oral and written communication skills. Candidates with the following qualifications will be preferred:Undergraduate degree in the sciences;Experience in the areas of reference service, information literacy and collection management. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Head of the Sciences and Technology Library is responsible for the operations of that Library and its satellites, the Donald W. Craik Engineering Library and the William R. Newman Library (Agriculture), in a manner that meets the needs of faculty and students, and reflects the goals of the University and the Libraries. A more detailed position description is available at: Position details.The University of Manitoba Libraries (http://www.umanitoba.ca/libraries/) consists of eight unit libraries and ten satellite information centres located on the Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campuses and at seven Winnipeg hospitals. With collections of over 2 million volumes, an annual operating budget of over 24 million dollars and a staff of approximately 275 employees, the Libraries serves a community of approximately 38,000 students, faculty and citizen borrowers. Winnipeg (http://www.winnipeg.ca/) is the vibrant, creative capital of Manitoba, right at the geographical centre of Canada and North America. A mid-sized city of 700,000 culturally diverse people, Winnipeg offers a community with a cosmopolitan, international flair as well as a warm, welcoming spirit. A variety of arts, culture, sports, recreation and entertainment is available to satisfy every taste; and within an easy drive of the city there are lakes, beaches and pristine wilderness areas. Librarians enjoy academic status and are appointed to one of four ranks: General, Assistant, Associate and Librarian, with possibility of promotion.The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.Applicants should submit their application referring to Positions ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­BX491/BX489 including a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses (including phone, e-mail address and fax numbers) of three references to the address below.Ms Karen AdamsDirector of LibrariesThe University of Manitoba LibrariesWinnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2 Karen_Adams@umanitoba.caThe deadline for receipt of applications is April 23, 2010.Application materials, [...]



Reference Librarian, Leslie Frost Library - York University - Toronto, ON

2010-03-11T14:12:39.353-07:00

York University Libraries invite applications for the position of a fluently bilingual (French and English) reference librarian in the Leslie Frost Library. The Libraries seek an energetic, service oriented person with strong instructional, web and data skills.York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada’s most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff, and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected. The bilingual Glendon University College offers courses in the social sciences, humanities and international affairs, and graduate programs in French, Hispanic Studies, Public Affairs and Translation.York University Libraries consist of a large central library and three branch libraries, one of which is the Leslie Frost Library on the Glendon campus. The Frost Library serves a population of approximately 2,800 students and faculty.The chosen candidate will provide reference assistance in the social sciences and humanities to undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty; instruct library users individually and in groups; provide research support in the use of data; liaise with faculty members; participate in collections development and maintenance, particularly for government publications; participate in the creation and maintenance of web based resources for research and learning; participate in departmental working groups and committees of the Libraries and of the University; contribute to librarianship and scholarship by carrying out professional research and/or scholarly work. Some evening and weekend work is required.The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:An ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent with a graduation date of 2006 or later. Educational background in the social sciences or humanities. Strong written and oral communication skills in both French and English, including demonstrated skills in teaching, training, and public communications. Demonstrated ability to provide excellent reference service. Expertise with statistics, data resources, and statistical software packages. Demonstrated ability to manage and support the use of government publications. A strong public service ethic and/or background. Demonstrated understanding of the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy instruction and ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats. Familiarity with the trends of technology in teaching and librarianship. Evidence of professional initiative and leadership. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a diverse population of faculty, librarians, staff, and students. Interest in university committee work, research, and professional development.This position is a tenure-stream appointment to be filled at the Assistant Librarian level and appropriate for a librarian with up to four years’ post-MLIS experience. Librarians at York University have academic status and are members of the York University Faculty association bargaining unit (http://www.yufa.org/). Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The position is available August 1, 2010. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a cop[...]