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 DESCRIPTION: The position involves work at the central reference desk and in providing library instruction. Some evening and weekend work is required. 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 http://www.library.mun.ca 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. QUALIFICATIONS: 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. BENEFITS: 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. PROCEDURE: 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 to: 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.