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                    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY -  OUTREACH LIBRARIAN

        Eastern Counties Regional Library provides public library services to the
42,000+  residents of Inverness, Richmond and Guysborough counties of Nova
Scotia. The Library faces the challenge of providing library services to
many small rural communities over  a large geographic area. The Regional
Library includes seven branch libraries as well as outreach services.

        The Library is seeking a dynamic, client-focused individual to join its
management team of three librarians. The Outreach Librarian reports to the
Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for  directing, developing and
promoting current services and  implementing new outreach services.
Current outreach activities include : visiting library services, distance
access services, books by mail, homebound and school services. The Outreach
Librarian also works in conjunction with the other librarians on the
development of  library programs, fund-raising activities and other library
projects.

        A Masters degree from an accredited library school is required as well as
a public service orientation, good written and oral communication skills,
experience in a supervisory position and in an automated library
environment. A valid driver's license is needed as the position requires
extensive driving within the region. Knowledge of French is an asset.

Salary range: $29,288-$36,163 according to qualifications and experience.
The Library offers a good benefits package.


Please visit our web site at:  http://ecrl.library.ns.ca  for information
about our library.


All applications, including the names of three references, must be received
before 5:00 p.m. on Monday  April 9, 2001. Although we appreciate all
applications, replies will only be sent to those applicants chosen for an
interview.

TO:     Linda Travis,
        Chief Executive Officer
        Eastern Counties Regional Library
        390 Murray Street, Mulgrave, NS
        B0E 2G0
        Fax: 747-2500
        e-mail: [log in to unmask]

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David Cumby                            email: [log in to unmask]
Co-ordinator- Automated Systems/Technical Services
Eastern Counties Regional Library
P.O. Bag 2500, Mulgrave, N.S. B0E 2G0   Tel.(902)747-2597 Fax. 747-2500
http://ecrl.library.ns.ca
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