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Public Services Librarian - Limited Term

The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library invites applications for a 12
month limited  term Public Services Librarian position commencing July 1,
2004.  Rank will be commensurate with experience. This position is subject
to final budgetary approval. The Leddy Library is an active partner in
teaching and research at the University. As well as supporting traditional
print collections, we offer a wide array of electronic resources and
services.  Librarians provide service to the university, service to the
profession and participate in research/ scholarship/ creative activity in
addition to their assigned responsibilities.  For further details about the
Leddy Library, visit our website at

We seek a dynamic, innovative, team-oriented professional to provide
proactive support and services to a diverse user population.
Responsibilities will include participation in Access Services specifically
assisting in the expansion of our electronic reserves service, policy
development and training.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to
make a strong contribution to the Library’s information literacy programme
and participate in the provision of reference service.  The successful
candidate will possess the initiative, creativity, communication,
interpersonal and leadership skills necessary to develop, promote, and
deliver effective library programmes.  S/he will be joining a dynamic team
and will be expected to contribute to the overall planning and management
of library services, as well as to provincial/national consortial

An ALA-accredited MLS (or equivalent) is required. The successful candidate
must possess excellent teaching and communication skills. Knowledge of
electronic reserves issues and copyright law is  preferred. The ideal
candidate will have experience in provision of reference services and
information literacy planning and instruction. Familiarity with standard
practices in web development and delivery would be  an asset.

Applications should include: a letter of application, including a statement
of citizenship/immigration status; a detailed curriculum vitae; and three
current letters of reference forwarded by the referees. To ensure full
consideration, complete applications and letters of reference should be
submitted by April 15, 2004 to: Gwendolyn Ebbett, University Librarian;
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue; Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4; phone:
519-253-3000 ext. 3161;  fax: 519-971-3638; e-mail: [log in to unmask]

The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies,
practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and
work environments; and ensures that applications from members of
traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its
employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further
diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not
limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members
of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The
University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and
to self-identify in your letter of application. Priority will be given to
Canadians and permanent residents of Canada.

To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment
Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a
separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity which
is mandated to oversee the implementation of employment equity.
Self-identification letters may be forwarded to the Presidential Commission
on Employment Equity, Office of Faculty Recruitment and Retention (OFRR),
325 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4.
Information on Employment Equity can be found on the OFRR webpage at or by calling our toll free number

The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions,
provides "the degree that works," an innovative and student-focused
approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow.
Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found
at Also visit us at For
additional information about this position and employment at the University
of Windsor, contact Dr Janice Drakich, Director, Faculty Recruitment at
1-877-665-6608 or [log in to unmask]

                             Gwendolyn Ebbett
                           University Librarian
                               Leddy Library
                           University of Windsor
                            Windsor, ON N9B3P4
                            [log in to unmask]
                            519/253-3000 (3161)