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Career Opportunity
Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date.
Competition Number: 4732
Position Title: Library Assistant
Department: Library Services
Posting Date: 2002/07/23
Closing Date: 2002/07/30
Location: QEII Victoria General Site, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Key Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Library Services, the
Library Assistant is responsible for the operation and maintenance of
library systems in the areas of book acquisition, cataloguing, serials
management, interlibrary loans and circulation. This position provides
highly specialized reference and research services to professional staff,
researchers and students. All technical service functions are coordinated
by the Library Assistants. The Library Assistants plan and coordinate the
work of library volunteers, advise and guide the library clerks, and in
the absense of the Librarian, may assume temporary administration of the
library operation. Qualifications:

 Successful completion of a recognized Library and Information Technician
 Minimum of 2 years experience or equivalent
 Academic Health Science Library experience preferred
 Completion of a medical terminology course an asset Knowledge of library
procedures and resources. Good working knowledge of medical terminology.
Proficient computer skills in current library computer systems and
applications such as DBText, InMagic, Internet use, DOCLINE. Proficiency
in word processing, database management and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to use library technical equipment such as photocopiers, scanners
and fax machine

Hours Of Work:
Short Assignment Full-time; 75 hours bi-weekly Monday - Friday; 0830-1630

Salary Range:
Library Assistant:  $14.3896 - $16.4650 hourly $1079.22 - $1234.88
bi-weekly (approx.)

If you are currently in a Long or Short Assignment you must indicate the
end date on your application or resume.  This is a NSGEU Bargaining Unit
Position. Preference will be given to bargaining unit applicants for
unionized positions.

Please forward a resume AND/OR application. The competition number MUST be

Human Resources, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9
Telephone:(902) 473-5757
Fax: (902) 473-8499
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates being
interviewed will be contacted. Interviews are typically held within three
weeks of the closing date. Should you not be available within that time
period, please indicate on your application or resume.