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FORWARDED FOR  Laura Syms <[log in to unmask]>

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF CAPE BRETON
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Digital Reference LIBRARIAN

Please quote reference number DIG0308 on all correspondence.

UCCB invites applications for a full-time continuing Digital Reference
Librarian position to commence November 1, 2003, or as soon as possible
thereafter.

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the successful candidate
will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the
Library's website; for planning and promoting the effective use of
information technologies, including virtual reference services and online
tutorials; and for the creation, control and delivery of digital
information resources, including automated records management. The
successful candidate will also provide general reference and instructional
services to students, faculty, staff and the general public, participating
in all aspects of general reference services, including instructional
services; electronic reference services and regular reference desk
schedule including one evening shift per week and one Saturday shift per
month; have collection responsibilities; and other related duties as
required, including collection development.

Candidates must have a MLS from an ALA-accredited program; expert-level
knowledge and experience with electronic information technology; excellent
oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Experience
working in reference and user instruction experience will be considered
assets.

The union affiliation of this position is with the UCCB Faculty
Association of University Teachers (FAUT).

UCCB is an equal opportunities/affirmative action employer. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority. UCCB encourages applications from
qualified Aboriginal People, African Canadians or other persons from a
visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants
who wish to be considered for this initiative may self-identify in their
cover letter.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the
reference number, a resume, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and
email addresses of three references to the Human Resources Department.
Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. September 19, 2003.

UCCB
Human Resources Dept.
University College of Cape Breton
P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, NS, B1P 6L2
email: [log in to unmask]
Website: www.uccb.ns.ca
(902)563-1158 tel.
(902)563-1458 fax

Posting Date: September 6, 2003