Nova Scotia Provincial Library
Nova Scotia Department of Education
Quote Competition # 210045-CB
This position is responsible for providing leadership in the application of new technologies to virtual public library service and resource sharing, and will represent the Provincial Library and Nova Scotia public libraries in partnerships relating to virtual public library service development. The incumbent works with Library and Archives Canada on resource sharing issues and promotes resource sharing activities by Nova Scotia institutions. Acts as a resource and provides advice on emerging technologies for resource sharing and virtual public libraries and promotes related projects and initiatives.
Post graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program of library and information studies with a minimum of 5 years professional experience, preferably in a public library setting. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging library information technologies, understanding of and experience with MARC records and integrated library systems as the foundation of virtual library services, and a keen interest in new technologies as they relate to online library services. Experience with web design is required. Strong leadership, communication and negotiation skills are essential, as well as experience in organizing and conducting meetings, public speaking and making presentations, and building partnerships. Knowledge of the Nova Scotia public library system and a working knowledge of French are assets.
SALARY RANGE: $1,680.84 - $2,043.22 bi-weekly
CLOSING DATE: August 31
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit a resume* and covering letter or completed application, including application number to:
Nova Scotia Public Service Commission, Client Services Division
One Government Place, 1700 Granville Street
P.O. Box 943, Halifax, N.S., B3J 2V9
FAX: (902) 424-0611
Application can also be made through the Commission's web site. Submissions must be received by mail or delivery by 4:30 p.m., or fax or Internet by midnight on the closing date.
WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST, HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.