Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a contractual
position in the University Library System
Public Services Librarian
Health Sciences Library
Contractual Position to August 31, 2006
This position reports to the Head of Public Services in the Health Sciences
Library. The major responsibilities are to perform reference, database
searching and instruction. The successful applicant will participate in the
planning, design, and delivery of instruction sessions, promotion and
liaison with faculty, providing reference assistance (some evening and
weekend hours required), the development of innovative reference services,
collection development, and other library service duties.
The Health Sciences Library serves the faculty, staff and students of
Memorial Universityís Faculty of Medicine, and Schools of Nursing and
Pharmacy, and the staff and students of the Health Sciences Centre site of
the Health Care Corporation of St. Johnís. This role includes a commitment
by the Health Sciences Library to support education, clinical practice and
research in health care through the teaching of information skills. The
Library also supports the information needs of health care professionals
throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the
provinceís only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the
educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering
diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to 17,000 students, Memorial
provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. Johní
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 Health Sciences Library is seeking an energetic, outgoing and service
oriented individual with an interest in health sciences librarianship. A
degree from an ALA accredited graduate programme is required. Experience in
the provision of reference services and instruction within an academic or
health sciences environment is essential. Strong interpersonal and
communication skills are mandatory. Familiarity with the use of electronic
information resources, Internet applications, database searching and
computer applications are highly desirable.
This position will be filled at the Librarian I level. The salary floor for
a Librarian I position is $38,609 as of March 1, 2004.
The deadline for applications is May 28, 2004. Please cite competition
number 2003/2004-LIB-008. This position is available as of May 1, 2004.
Interested persons should forward their resume and the names, mailing
addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:
Mr. George Beckett
Associate University Librarian (Health Sciences)
Health Sciences Library
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. Johnís, NF
Telephone: (709) 777-6670
Fax: (709) 777-6866
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.