Memorial University of Newfoundland is seeking applicants for a contractual appointment as a Public Services Librarian in the Health Sciences Library. Public Services Librarian Health Sciences Term Appointment (September 3, 2002 - April 30, 2003) Qualifications: The Health Sciences Library is seeking a service oriented individual with an interest in health sciences librarianship. An MLS from an accredited programme is required. Experience in the provision of reference services and information literacy instruction within an academic or health sciences environment is essential. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are mandatory. Familiarity with the use of electronic databases, Internet and World Wide Web applications, remote database searching and microcomputer applications are highly desirable. Description: This position reports to the Head of Public Services in the Health Sciences Library. The major responsibilities are to perform reference, computer database searching and information literacy instruction duties. As a member of the Library's professional staff, the successful applicant will assist in the provision of services to the Library's clientele and will participate in the Library's collection development program. The Health Sciences Library currently uses an integrated online library system (SIRSI Unicorn) for support of library operations. A local area network is used for library administrative applications, public electronic database access and access to university data networks and the Internet. The Library is dedicated to using computer technology to improve information access for patrons. This role includes a commitment by the Health Sciences Library to support education, clinical practice and research in health care through the teaching of information skills. The Health Sciences Library serves the faculty, staff and students of Memorial University's Faculty of Medicine, and Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy, and the staff and students of the Health Sciences Centre site of the Health Care Corporation of St. John's. The Library also supports the information needs of health care professionals throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 16,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Benefits: This position will be filled at the Librarian I level. The salary range for a Librarian I position is $34,998 - 44,553. Procedure: Deadline for applications is August 16, 2002. Interested persons should forward their resume and the names of three references to: George Beckett Associate University Librarian (Health Sciences) Health Sciences Library Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NF A1B 3V6 Telephone: (709) 777-6670 Fax: (709) 777-6866 Email: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.