With apologies for cross-postings, please see the attached job opportunity for a Library Assistant to fill in for a one-year term in the Capital Health Hospital Libraries system:
Career Opportunities > Details
      Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date.
      Competition Number: 6144Posting Date: 2003/08/05
      Position Title: Library AssistantClosing Date: 2003/08/19
      Department: Library Services Location: QEII Victoria General Site 
      Key Responsibilities:
        Under the general supervision of the Manager of Library Services, the
        Library Assistant is responsible for the operation and maintenance of
        library systems in the areas of book acquisition, cataloguing, serials
        management, interlibrary loans and circulation. This position provides
        highly specialized reference and research services to professional
        staff, researchers and students. All technical service functions are
        coordinated by the Library Assistants. The Library Assistants plan and
        coordinate the work of library volunteers, advise and guide the library clerks, and in the absense of the Librarian, may assume temporary
        administration of the library operation.
        Successful completion of a recognized Library and Information Technician Program
        Minimum of 2 years library experience or equivalent
        Academic Health Science Library experience preferred
        Completion of a medical terminology course an asset
        Knowledge of library procedures and resources
        Proficient computer skills in current library computer systems and
        applications such as DBText, InMagic, Internet use, DOCLINE
        Proficiency in word processing, database management and spreadsheet applications
        Ability to use library technical equipment such as photocopiers,
        scanners and fax machine
      Hours Of Work:
        Long Assignment Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
        Monday - Friday; 0830-1630
        Beginning October 6, 2003 until October 8, 2004
      Salary Range:
        Library Asst. 2:
        $14.6774 - $16.7943 hourly
        $1 100.80 - $1 259.58 bi-weekly (approx.)
      If you are currently in a Long or Short Assignment you must indicate the
      end date on your application or resume.
      This is a NSGEU Bargaining Unit Position. Preference will be given to
      bargaining unit applicants for unionized positions. 
      Please forward a résumé AND/OR application. The competition number MUST be quoted.
      Human Resources, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9
      Telephone:(902) 473-5757     Fax: (902) 473-8499     Email:
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        We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates
        being interviewed will be contacted. Interviews are typically held
        within three weeks of the closing date. Should you not be available
        within that time period, please indicate on your application or résumé. 
Penny Logan   MLS
Manager Library Services
Capital Health
Room 2212, Infirmary Site
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7
Fax: 902-473-8651
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