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. Qualifications: 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: [log in to unmask] 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 902-473-4383 Fax: 902-473-8651 [log in to unmask] This email message may contain confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this email. Please notify the sender immediately by email if you have received this email by mistake and delete this email from your system. Email transmissions cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. The sender therefore does not accept any liability for errors or omissions in the contents of this message that arise as a result of email transmissions. If verification is required please request a hard copy version.