Thanks to the recent receipt of funding from the Government of Canada,
the position previously advertised as APSEA competition #2009-34 is now
being offered through the Young Canada Works Program. Due to this change
in funding, the duties and requirements for applicants have also
changed. Past applicants for position #2009-34 will need to reapply via
the Young Canada Works website. New applicants are also welcome.
Student Library Technician
(YCW in Heritage Organizations)
Location: Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority, Halifax NS
Rate of Pay: $12 hourly for 30 hours per week
Dates of employment: June 29, 2009- Aug. 28, 2009 (9 wks)
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 9:00am- 4:00pm
Closing Date: Sun. June 21, 2009 (midnight)
The APSEA Library collection contains alternative format materials for
children and youth who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, or
visually impaired; and professional materials for educators and other
APSEA employees. Library staff are responsible for the circulation of
materials on campus and to itinerant teachers in all four Atlantic
Provinces. The student library technician will perform circulation,
reference, cataloguing, and mail duties; create a cataloguing manual;
and other library technician duties as required.
-Enrolled in a Library and Information Technology Diploma program,
Master's of Library and Information Science program, or equivalent.
-Able to competently use Windows XP, e-mail, internet browsers, and
-Able to communicate clearly in writing with good grammar and spelling.
-Familiar with the Dewey Decimal system.
-Familiar with library cataloguing.
-Enthusiastic, punctual, well-organized, and detail-oriented.
-Be legally entitled to work in Canada.
-Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status
-Be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.
-Have been a full-time student in the semester preceding YCW job and
intend to return to full-time studies in the Fall 2009 semester.
-Be registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory.
-Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment.
-Not have another full-time job (over 30 hours) while employed with
If you have any questions about the changes to this position you may
contact Heather Ferrier at [log in to unmask] or (902) 424-8525.
All applications must be made through the Young Canada Works website.