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Cumberland Regional Library
Job Posting

The Cumberland Regional Library has an opening for a Systems Librarian.

The Cumberland Regional Library serves rural, northwestern Nova Scotia
through 7 branch libraries and books by mail service.  Headquarters is
located in Amherst, Nova Scotia on the NS/NB border.  The new headquarters
office is located on the top floor of the Amherst Library.  Amherst is 2
hours from Halifax and 35 minutes from Moncton, NB.

A Masters Degree in Library and Information Studies from an ALA accredited
library school.
Must have a strong working knowledge of automated library systems and LAN
maintenance, experience creating webpages, experience in computer repair
and maintenance, and experience training others to use computer hardware
and software.  Must have a valid driver's license and own vehicle preferred.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the library's
LAN, tendering and ordering new automation equipment, installing and
maintaining computer equipment in headquarters and 7 branch libraries, and
troubleshooting hardware and software problems. You will be responsible for
setting up the library's web server and maintaining the library's webpage,
offer training sessions to both staff and the public on various types of
hardware and software, work assigned shifts on the circulation/reference
desk of the Amherst branch, do branch deliveries, and participate in
collection development.  Includes evening and weekend work.

This position is expected to be filled at the Librarian I level.  Salary
range: $27,000 - $30,420.
Health & dental plan available  as well as an RRSP program.

Closing Date: October 3, 2003

To Apply:
Send resume with 3 references to:
Frances Newman, Chief Librarian
Cumberland Regional Library
P.O. Box 220
Amherst, NS    B4H 3Z2

Fax: (902)667-1360              Email:[log in to unmask]

We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be