Professional Librarian I --  Sabbatical Replacement

Mount Saint Vincent University Library is seeking a Reference &
Instructional Services Librarian 1 during a sabbatical leave.  This is
a 16 week (August 20 - December 7, 2001), 30 hours/week
(Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) position, with a wage of
approximately $17.50/hour.  Reporting to the Head Librarian, the
incumbent's primary responsibilities will include working regular
reference shifts, and providing library instruction in a classroom
setting and during one-on-one scheduled appointments. The
incumbent will also assist with on-going projects which include at
present: organization of electronic resources such as  journals and
statistical data, preparation and updating of library instruction
documentation, and evaluation of electronic and print reference

This is an entry level position.  Required is an ALA accredited
MLIS with a background in the social sciences or humanities;
academic reference and library instruction experience preferred;
strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
experience with a wide range of print reference sources and library
computer applications; the ability to work successfully
independently and as part of a team.

The MSVU Library is a member of the Novanet library consortium
which uses the Geac Advance library system.  The Library has a
variety of stand-alone and networked databases.  The university is
committed to a strong liberal arts and science core and selected
professional disciplines. The university and library stress a high
degree of personalized education. Applicants should be sensitive to
the Mount's mission as a university dedicated primarily to the
education of women. Mount Saint Vincent University is committed
to the principles of employment equity and encourages
applications from all qualified candidates including women,
aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents.  For more information on the university and library go to:

Submit letters of application including resume and names and addresses
of three current references to: Mr. Terry Paris, Head Librarian,
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, B3M 2J6.
Fax: (902) 457-6445 Tel: (902) 457-6526

Closing date:  May 31, 2001. We thank everyone for their interest
in this position; however, only those individuals selected for an
interview will be contacted.

Meg Raven
Librarian, Coordinator of Public Services
Mount Saint Vincent University
Halifax, NS, B3M 2J6

Tel:  (902) 457-6403   Fax:  (902) 457-6445   [log in to unmask]