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


The Queen Elizabeth II Library is seeking an energetic, innovative,
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.  A background in library
instruction is required.  Experience in an academic reference setting
would be a definite asset.


The position involves reference duties and library instruction.  The
successful candidate will act as co-coordinator of the library
instruction program in the Queen Elizabeth II Library.  Collection
development in an area of competence is a possibility.  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 instruction 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.  For more information, 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


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


The deadline for applications October 20, 2003.   Please cite competition
number 2003/2004-LIB-005.  Processing of applications will begin upon
receipt.  Expected hire date is no later than January 1, 2004.

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.