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ACTING YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN, Saint John Free Public Library, Saint John (N.B.) / BIBLIOTHÉCAIRE PAR INTÉRIM DES SERVICES POUR LES JEUNES, Bibliothèque publique de Saint- Jean (N.-B.)

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New Brunswick Public Library Service
Saint John Library Region

ACTING YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN
Saint John Free Public Library, Saint John (N.B.)
(2 year contract)

The Saint John Library Region is looking for a creative and dynamic
professional
librarian with demonstrated enthusiasm for the mission of public libraries
to manage the operations and services of the Youth Services Division, Saint
John Free Public Library on an acting basis for a 2 year contract.

Duties: Reporting to the City Librarian, the Youth Services Librarian is
responsible for the provision of quality library service to the youth of the
community. As a professional librarian, the Youth Services Librarian is also
expected to be a key support in developing Youth Services in the region, in
taking part in regional and provincial committees, in leading special
projects, in collection development, and in using his or her expertise to
mentor and guide staff of the library region in the development and delivery
of programs and services for young people.

Within the department duties will include training, supervision, scheduling
and evaluation of staff, as well as students, volunteers and employment
program personnel; promoting the library and its services for children and
youth; providing loan service through an automated circulation system;
providing reference service through traditional and electronic resources;
providing reader's advisory service; planning and implementing library
programs for children; orientation sessions for groups of children on the
use of library services; maintaining positive relations with the teaching
community and community organizations that offer services for children;
participating in the selection, and weeding of children's materials for the
library and the region; and other duties as assigned.

This position requires evening and weekend shifts. Some travel will be
required and the  successful candidate must possess a valid driver's
licence. Maintaining the library collections will involve some lifting.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Library and/or Information Science from an
ALA accredited school. Some experience in working with children in a library
setting is essential. Knowledge of library automation, of electronic
reference tools, of the principles of collection development and of
community relations are essential. Experience with e-mail, the Internet and
MS-Word are necessary. Written and spoken competence in English is
essential.

Volunteer or paid experience working with the public of all ages is an
asset. The successful  candidate will possess excellent management,
leadership, communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills. A
demonstrated sense of organization as well as a strong aptitude for problem
solving, analysis and teamwork are necessary.

Candidates must demonstrate on their applications how, when and where they
have acquired the qualifications and skills required for this position.

NOTE: Subject to the response to this competition, qualifications related to
education and experience may be raised.

EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

BASE SALARY: $1,323 bi-weekly.

Please send your application on or before October 25, 2002 to: Mr. Ian
Wilson, Acting Regional Director, Saint John Library Region, 1 Market
Square, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 4Z6. FAX: (506) 643-7225.
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Service des bibliothèques publiques du Nouveau-Brunswick
Région de bibliothèques de Saint-Jean

BIBLIOTHÉCAIRE PAR INTÉRIM
DES SERVICES POUR LES JEUNES
Bibliothèque publique de Saint-Jean, Saint-Jean (N.-B.)
(contrat de 2 ans)

La Région de bibliothèques de Saint-Jean est à la recherche d'une personne
énergique, créative et enthousiaste envers la mission des bibliothèques
publiques pour assurer la gestion par intérim de la section des services
pour les jeunes à la Bibliothèque publique de Saint-Jean pendant une période
de 2 ans.

FONCTIONS :  Relevant du directeur de la Bibliothèque publique de
Saint-Jean, le ou la bibliothécaire des services pour les jeunes doit
assurer la prestation d'un service de bibliothèque de qualité aux enfants et
aux jeunes de la communauté.  À titre de bibliothécaire professionnel(le),
il/elle doit jouer un rôle clé dans le développement des services pour les
jeunes dans la région; en prenant part à des comités régionaux et
provinciaux; en menant des projets spéciaux ; en participant au
développement de collection ; et en se servant de son expertise pour offrir
du mentorat et des conseils au personnel de la région en ce qui a trait à
l'élaboration et à la prestation de programmes et de services pour les
jeunes.

Les fonctions consistent, entre autres, à former, superviser, évaluer et
planifier les horaires de travail du personnel ainsi que des étudiant(e)s,
des bénévoles et des employé(e)s de projet; à promouvoir la bibliothèque et
les services pour les enfants et les jeunes; à offrir des services de prêt
au moyen d'un système informatisé; à offrir des services de référence au
moyen d'outils traditionnels et électroniques; à offrir des conseils en
matière de lecture; à planifier et à présenter des programmes pour les
enfants et les jeunes; à donner de la formation à des groupes d'enfants et
de jeunes concernant l'usage de la bibliothèque; à entretenir des relations
positives avec les enseignant(e)s et les organisations communautaires qui
offrent des services aux enfants ; à participer à la sélection et à
l'élagage de documents pour la collection jeunesse de la bibliothèque et de
la région; et à accomplir les autres tâches qui lui sont confiées.

Ce poste comprend des heures de travail en soirée et la fin de semaine.  La
personne choisie pourrait être appelée à se déplacer et doit posséder un
permis de conduire valide.  Le travail en bibliothèque exige de soulever du
matériel à l'occasion.

CONDITIONS DE CANDIDATURE : Maîtrise d'un programme en bibliothéconomie
et/ou sciences de l'information accrédité par l'American Library
Association, expérience de travail avec les enfants dans une bibliothèque,
ainsi que la connaissance de logiciels de bibliothèque, des principaux
outils de référence électronique, des principes de gestion de collection et
des relations communautaires sont essentiels. Il est aussi nécessaire de
savoir utiliser le courrier électronique, l'Internet et le logiciel MS-Word.
La connaissance de l'anglais, à l'oral et à l'écrit, est essentielle.

Une expérience de travail professionnelle ou bénévole auprès d'une clientèle
d'âges variées serait un atout.  La personne choisie saura faire preuve de
leadership et possèdera d'excellentes aptitudes pour la gestion, la
supervision, les communications et les relations interpersonnelles. Elle
aura aussi un bon sens de l'organisation et de très bonnes habiletés pour
l'analyse, la résolution de problèmes et le travail d'équipe.

Les candidat(e)s doivent indiquer dans leur demande où, quand et comment
ils/elles ont acquis les compétences et les aptitudes nécessaires pour ce
poste.

REMARQUE :  Selon le nombre de candidatures au concours, les exigences
relatives aux années d'expérience et à la formation peuvent être accrues.

ÉGALITÉ D'ACCÈS À L'EMPLOI

TRAITEMENT DE BASE :  1 323 $ à la quinzaine.

Veuillez faire parvenir votre demande au plus tard le 25 octobre 2002 à M.
Ian Wilson, directeur régional par intérim, Région de bibliothèques de
Saint-Jean, 1, Market Square, Saint-Jean, Nouveau-Brunswick, E2L 4Z6.
Télécopieur : (506) 643-7225.  [log in to unmask]

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