Please address questions and queries to Penny Logan <[log in to unmask]> 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 Program · 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 quoted. Human Resources, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9 Telephone:(902) 473-5757 Fax: (902) 473-8499 Email: [log in to unmask] 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.