Please excuse the cross posting.

Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a 20-month
contract position in the University Library System.
                  Information Services Librarian
                    Queen Elizabeth II Library

The position involves work at the central reference desk and in
providing library instruction.  Some evening and weekend work is

The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the central library of a highly
centralized library system serving Memorial University of Newfoundland.
The Information Services Division provides reference and bibliographic
aid to patrons of the Library.  The central reference desk assists
students, faculty, staff and the general public with over 38,000
reference queries annually.  As well, the Division conducts classes in
library research, mediates online searches, and maintains a reference
collection of some 30,000 titles.  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


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 and a strong service philosophy.  Experience in an
academic reference setting and in providing instruction would be
definite assets.

An appointment at the rank of Librarian I or II is anticipated.  Based
on experience and qualifications, salary floors are $37,667 and $43,543
respectively.  Memorial offers standard academic benefits including
opportunities for development time.


The deadline for applications October 15, 2003.  Please cite competition
number 2003/2004-LIB-004. Processing of applications will begin upon
receipt.  The position is available January 1, 2004 - August 31, 2005.

Interested qualified individuals should send a resume and names, mailing
addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

Richard H. Ellis                   Tel: (709) 737-3862
University Librarian                    FAX: (709) 737-2153
Memorial University of Newfoundland          Net: [log in to unmask]
St. John's, Newfoundland
Canada A1B 3Y1

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.