Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a
one-year contractual position in the University Library System.
Public Services Librarian
Centre for Newfoundland Studies
Queen Elizabeth II Library
September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2003
The successful applicant will provide reference and bibliographic
assistance to patrons of the Centre, the Queen Elizabeth II Library's
regional studies collection, and will assist develop the collection in
appropriate areas, contribute to the bibliographic work of the Centre,
consult with faculty offering courses in Newfoundland Studies, act as
content provider for the Centre's web pages and serve as delegate for the
Head of the Centre. May engage in specialized cataloguing in co-operation
with the Bibliographic Control Services Division.
The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the central library of a highly
centralized library system serving Memorial University of
Newfoundland. The Centre for Newfoundland Studies, located in
the Queen Elizabeth II Library, is a regional special collection
with a mandate to collect comprehensively in all areas relating
to Newfoundland and Labrador. It includes a closed stack
collection of approximately 70,000 monographs, microforms,
government documents, serials, and maps and 1,000 linear feet of
archives. It provides reference service to the faculty and
students of Memorial University, to visiting scholars and to the
public and has a special responsibility for the bibliography of
Newfoundland and Labrador. Its current staff complement is 2
librarians, 11 library assistants, 1 archivist, and 2 archival
assistants. See http://www.mun.ca/library/cns/cns.html
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 activities.
The successful candidate will hold an ALA accredited graduate
degree. An academic degree or scholarly research in an area
relevant to the work in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies would
be a definite asset. Academic library experience in information
services, collection development, bibliography and cataloguing
would be appropriate qualifications for this position.
An appointment at the rank of Librarian I or II is anticipated.
Based on experience and qualifications, salary floors are $34,998
and $40,458 respectively. Memorial offers standard academic
The deadline for applications is April 22, 2002. Processing of
applications will begin upon receipt.
Interested qualified individuals should send a resume and names
of three references to:
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 and persons with disabilities.