Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a six
month contract position in the University Library System.

                  Information Services Librarian
                    Queen Elizabeth II Library

The Queen Elizabeth II Library is seeking an energetic, outgoing
individual with a commitment to academic librarianship and the
flexibility to enjoy a changing environment of practice.  The
successful candidate will have an ALA accredited graduate degree,
the ability to communicate effectively, demonstrated or potential
competency in librarianship and a strong service philosophy.
Experience in an academic reference setting and in providing
instruction would be definite assets.


The position involves work at the central reference desk and in
providing library instruction.  Some evening and weekend work is

The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the central library of a highly
centralized library system serving Memorial University of
Newfoundland.  The Information Services Division provides reference
and bibliographic aid to patrons of the Library.  The central
reference desk assists students, faculty, staff and the general
public with over 38,000 reference queries annually.  As well, the
Division conducts classes in library research, mediates online
searches, and maintains a reference collection of some 30,000
titles.  See

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.


An appointment at the rank of Librarian I or II is anticipated.
Based on experience and qualifications, salary floors are $34,998
and $40,458 respectively.  Memorial offers standard academic
benefits including opportunities for development time.


The deadline for applications is February 8, 2003.  Processing of
applications will begin upon receipt.  The position is available

Interested qualified individuals should send 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: [log in to unmask]
St. John's, Newfoundland
Canada A1B 3Y1

Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment
equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men,
visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
and permanent residents will be given priority.