Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a permanent,
tenure-track position in the University Library System.
Information Services Librarian
Queen Elizabeth II Library
The Queen Elizabeth II Library is seeking an energetic, outgoing
individual with a commitment to academic librarianship and the flexibility
to enjoy a changing environment of practice. The successful candidate
will have an ALA accredited graduate degree, the ability to communicate
effectively, demonstrated or potential competency in librarianship and a
strong service philosophy. Experience in an academic reference setting
and in providing and/or coordinating instruction would be definite assets.
The position involves work at the central reference desk and shared
responsibility for coordinating and providing library instruction. Some
evening and weekend work is required, and there may be an opportunity to
participate in collection development.
The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the central library of a highly
centralized library system serving Memorial University of Newfoundland.
The Information Services Division provides reference and bibliographic aid
to patrons of the Library. The central reference desk assists students,
faculty, staff and the general public with over 38,000 reference queries
annually. As well, the Division conducts classes in library research,
mediates online searches, and maintains a reference collection of some
30,000 volumes. See http://www.mun.ca/library/
Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the
province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the
educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering
diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 16,000 students,
Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning
in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a
vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor
An appointment at the rank of Librarian I or II is anticipated. Based on
experience and qualifications, salary ranges are $33,969 - $43,237 and
$39,265 - $52,505 respectively. Memorial offers standard academic benfits
including opportunities for development time.
The deadline for applications is July 13, 2001. Processing of
applications will begin upon receipt. The position is available
Interested qualified individuals should send a resume and names of three
Richard H. Ellis Tel: (709) 737-7428
University Librarian FAX: (709) 737-2153
Memorial University of Newfoundland Net: [log in to unmask]
St. John's, Newfoundland
CANADA A1B 3Y1
Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and
encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities,
aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.