Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure-track position in the University Library System. Emerging Services Librarian Queen Elizabeth II Library QUALIFICATIONS: 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, a strong service philosophy, and a post-secondary degree/diploma in computer science or information technology. Minimum three years experience in an academic library systems setting and experience with Perl, Oracle, and web services are required. DESCRIPTION: The position reports to the Assistant to the University Librarian for Systems and Planning and serves as head of the Queen Elizabeth II Library Systems Office. The position involves project management, requirements specification for emerging services, liaison with library/campus committees and administration of the Sirsi Unicorn integrated library system. He/she is responsible for managing eight support staff, preparing budgets and planning for the division. The person occupying this position may be required to work evenings and weekends to deal with software/hardware upgrades and any emergencies which may arise. The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the central library of a highly centralized library system serving Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Systems Division has a long history of using leading edge technologies for standards based solutions. The division manages the Unicorn ILS, the Relais ILL/DD system for the CAUL libraries, the library web site, the production of local databases, and other servers providing a variety of user services. See http://www.library.mun.ca 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: An appointment at the rank of Librarian II or III is anticipated. Based on experience and qualifications, salary floors are $43,543 and $49,419 respectively. In addition, this position carries an administrative stipend. Memorial offers standard academic benefits including sabbaticals and support for research and professional development. PROCEDURE: The deadline for applications is August 31, 2003. Processing of applications will begin upon receipt. Expected hire date is October 1, 2003, or earlier. Interested qualified individuals should send a resume and names of three references to: Richard H. Ellis University Librarian Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, Newfoundland Canada A1B 3Y1 Tel: (709) 737-3862 FAX: (709) 737-2153 NET: [log in to unmask] 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.