Public Services Librarian Position at Ferriss Hodgett Library Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland Memorial University of Newfoundland at Corner Brook invites applications for an 8 month term appointment in the University Libraries beginning September 1, 2001 ending April 30 2002. Public Services Librarian Ferriss Hodgett library Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Corner Brook, NF QUALIFICATIONS The Ferriss Hodgett Library is seeking an energetic, outgoing individual with a commitment to academic librarianship and the flexibility to enjoy a changing environment of practice. The successful candidate will have an ALA accredited graduate degree and the ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral modes. Familiarity with CD-ROM databases, internet communication applications, online database searching and microcomputer applications are highly desirable. DESCRIPTION The position involves work at the reference desk and some responsibility for providing bibliographic instruction. Some evening and weekend work may be required, and there will be an opportunity to participate in collection development. The subject areas assumed will depend upon the qualifications of the successful candidate, who will join a library system with a large, progressive and professionally active group of librarians with a strong orientation toward user services. The Ferriss Hodgett Library is a member of a highly centralised library system serving Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and, as the province's only university, it plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Lbarador. Sir Wilfred Grenfell College is a small (1,100) liberal arts and science institution and a campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland, offering four-year bachelor's degrees in arts (English, environmental studies, historical studies, humanities, psychology and social/cultural studies), science (environmental science) and nursing. The college is located in the city of Corner Brook on Newfoundland's west coast. Corner Brook (population 22,000) is a very safe, friendly city with excellent recreational and cultural facilities, and overlooks the Bay of Islands, affording a spectacular view of the Blomidon Mountains. The city is situated some 80 kilometres from Gros Morne National Park and 10 kilometres from the Marble Mountain downhill ski resort. The successful applicant will help to provide information and bibliographic aid to partons of the Library. The reference desk assists students, faculty, staff and the general public with over 3,000 reference queries annually. As well, the Library's professional staff conduct classes in library research, mediate online searches, and maintain a collection of some 90,000 volumes. BENEFITS This position will be filled at the Librarian I level. The Salary range for Librarian I is currently $34,650 - $44,107, as of September 1, 2001. This appointment is subject to budgetary approval. PROCEDURE Consideration of applications will begin on June 8, 2001. The position is available September 1, 2001. Interested individuals should send a resume and the names of three references by mail, e-mail or fax to: Richard H. Ellis Telephone: 709-737-7428 University Librarian Fax: 709-737-2153 Memorial University of Newfoundland Email: [log in to unmask] St. John's, NF AIB 3Y1 Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian Immigration Requirements, this advertisement is directed toward Canadian Citizens and permanent residents of Canada.