FORWARDED From: Laura Syms <[log in to unmask]>
DIRECTOR, LIBRARY SERVICES
Please quote reference number LBR0304 on all correspondence.
UCCB invites applications for a full-time continuing Director of Library
Services position to commence July 1, 2003.
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the planning,
implementation and evaluation of the services and programs provided by the
University College Library. The Director will provide academic and
administrative leadership, expertise and vision for the University College
Candidates must have professional training as a librarian, as demonstrated
by an ALA-accredited MLS degree, substantial experience in a college or
university library, or a demonstrated equivalent of training and experience.
As well, candidates should have administrative experience in a library,
preferably at the level of director or head librarian; knowledge of
appropriate resources - printed and electronic; ability to coordinate the
integration of current technologies into the existing array of library
services; ability to lead a library successfully through changing work
environments; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; passion for
developing, cultivating, providing access to and preserving a primarily
undergraduate collection; and desire and ability to share in the educational
mission and strategic planning of UCCB.
UCCB is an equal opportunities/affirmative action employer. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority. UCCB encourages applications from
qualified Aboriginal People, African Canadians or other persons from a
visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants who
wish to be considered for this initiative may self-identify in their cover
Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the
reference number, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone
numbers and email addresses of three references to the Director of Human
Resources no later than 4:00 p.m. May 2, 2003.
Director, Human Resources
University College of Cape Breton
P.O. Box 5300,
1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, NS, B1P 6L2
email: [log in to unmask]