FORWARDED FOR Brenda Bentley <[log in to unmask]>
Saint Mary's University, Patrick Power Library seeks candidates for the
position of Promotional Services Librarian. The successful candidate
will report to the University Librarian within a collegial working
The candidate will be primarily responsible, in collaboration with other
librarians, for marketing and promoting the Library's services to user
groups including faculty, university staff, as well as local and distance
education students. Responsibilities include the production of promotional
material, development and maintenance of the Library's web presence, and
ongoing individual and group communication with library users, actual and
potential. The successful candidate will also take responsibility for
assessing and evaluating user needs, user knowledge, and utilization of
Library collections and services.
Additional duties will include:
- Responsibility for coordinating portions of the Library^Òs growing
electronic collections, and other assigned areas of collection
responsibility, as part of the Library^Òs collection development team.
- Information literacy instruction, including one-on-one library
resource instruction, preparation of instructional materials, and
classroom instruction, as part of the Library^Òs information literacy
- Reference and research duties, as a member of the Library^Òs broadly
based reference team.
A Masters degree from an accredited school of library or information
science is required, with at least three years of experience in an
academic library environment or equivalent. Additional requirements
include a demonstrated skills in publication and web design and authoring,
and knowledge of research and assessment methods.
The successful candidate will possess strong written and oral
communication skills and will demonstrate a commitment to work
cooperatively to provide quality library service. Impress us with any
other assets you might have.
This is a full-time tenure track position. Appointment is expected to
be made at the rank of Librarian II.
Applications should be sent to:
Patrick Power Library,
Saint Mary's University,
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Closing date for applications is September 30, 2002.
Saint Mary's University is committed to the principles of Employment