SEARCH RE-OPENED The University Library of Memorial University of Newfoundland is seeking a mid-career practitioner who enjoys challenges and is looking for something slightly different in a job, in a location, and in an institution; one who is attracted by the challenges of providing leadership in a collaborative and consultative environment. All energetic, outgoing individuals with a commitment to academic librarianship and the flexibility to enjoy a changing environment of practice are cordially invited to consider applying for the following position on our senior management team. POSITION: ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN DESCRIPTION The Associate University Librarian is an integral part of the senior management team in the library system, working closely with, and deputizing for, the University Librarian. Located in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, the central branch of a highly centralized library system, the position carries responsibility for all personnel matters regarding support staff in the branch and for leading the library system in the creation of structures and programs supporting staff development including liaison with the University's Human Resources Department. There is likely to be an opportunity to participate in labour-management affairs. Immediate challenges for the position include planning for the renovation of the Queen Elizabeth II Library. In this role the position will be actively involved in liaison with Memorial's Facilities Management unit. Memorial is in the process of adopting new planning and budgeting regimes and the position will participate in the redefinition of the Library's budget in consort as part of that process. In the longer term, there is an element of flexibility in the position which can be molded in accordance with the individual's experience and capabilities. The Queen Elizabeth II Library has an annual budget of ca. $10M, a staff complement of more than 30 librarians and approximately 100 support staff. The administrative organization of the library is quite flat, and there is a strong tradition of cooperation and mutual assistance within the branch and between branches of the Memorial University Libraries. Memorial University is a large and comprehensive university with a strong complement of professional schools as well as a broad range of programs in the Arts and Sciences. 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 safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For an overview of the Memorial University Libraries, visit our web site at <www.mun.ca/library>. Queries can be addressed to Richard H. Ellis at the address below. QUALIFICATIONS Organizational and communication skills of a high order are requisite. A record of successful execution of significant administrative responsibility, including support staff management will be sought and familiarity with budgeting will be an asset. The successful candidate will have an ALA accredited graduate degree. BENEFITS An appointment at the rank of Librarian III or IV is anticipated. Salary ranges are 45,918 - 75,948 and 54,108 - 95,058 respectively depending on experience and qualifications. In addition to the base salary, the position carries an administrative stipend. Memorial offers standard academic benefits including access to sabbatical leaves and release time for professional development. PROCEDURE Processing of applications will begin 1 December, 2002 and will continue until an appointment has been made. The position is available immediately. Interested individuals should apply by sending a resume and names of three references to: Richard H. Ellis Tel: (709) 737-3862 University Librarian FAX: (709) 737-2153 Memorial University of Newfoundland Net: richard.ellis@m un.ca St. John's, Newfoundland Canada A1B 3Y1 All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.