Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a
    tenure-track position in the University Library System.

    Emerging 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, 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.


    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

    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

    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 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.


    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.