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REFERENCE LIBRARIAN

Mount Allison University Libraries invites applications for a part-time,
term Reference Librarian position. The incumbent will provide direct
reference service in person, via telephone, and through e-mail. The
position includes some evening and weekend reference shifts. There will be
opportunities to work independently and with other librarians on projects
in collections, instruction, cataloguing or systems, depending on interests
and experience.

The successful candidate will possess an MLS from an ALA accredited library
school. Excellent communication skills and an ability to interact
effectively with undergraduate students and faculty are essential.
Reference experience in an academic setting would be an asset.

The Mount Allison Libraries include the Ralph Pickard Bell Library which is
the main library, the Alfred Whitehead Music Library and the University
Archives.  We invite you to visit our website for more information about
the Libraries and the University at www.mta.ca.

This temporary, part-time position is for an eight month term, September to
April, at 17.5 hours per week. The appointment will be made at the rank of
General Librarian, $36,505-46,775, pro-rated. A letter of application,
curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees should be sent to:

Ruthmary Macpherson
Acting University Librarian
Ralph Pickard Bell Library
Mount Allison University
49 York Street, Sackville, N.B., E4L 1E6
Fax: (506) 364-2617; e-mail [log in to unmask]

The closing date is August 16, 2002, or until the position is filled.