> > >Position Announcement: Information Literacy Librarian > >Mount Allison University Libraries invite applications from qualified >candidates for the position of Information Literacy Librarian. This is a >2-year term appointment. > >The Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives are committed to >working with students and faculty to promote information literacy across >the curriculum. The information literacy programme at Mount Allison has >been developing over the past two years. With an interested and active >faculty, the momentum will be carried by the successful candidate. > >In the first year of the appointment, the successful candidate will work >closely with faculty and librarians to continue the development, >promotion, delivery and assessment of information literacy initiatives for >the Mount Allison University Libraries. The second year will involve >working in close collaboration with the Information Literacy Coordinator >to integrate more fully the information literacy programme into the >curricula at Mount Allison and participate in related research >projects. As a member of the Public Services team, the Information >Literacy Librarian's responsibilities will also include reference service, >information literacy instruction, the development of reference and >instructional materials in a variety of media, collection development for >multiple subject areas, and outreach activities in the Mount Allison >University Libraries and Archives. Some evening and weekend work will be >required. > >Qualifications for this position include an MLS or equivalent from an ALA >accredited library school; experience in the planning, designing, >delivery and evaluation of information literacy programmes; and >demonstrated abilities in providing instructional and reference services >in a collegial, academic environment. The successful candidate must >possess excellent oral and written communication skills; a strong public >service and service centred philosophy; and a keen interest in teaching, >reference, and outreach. Familiarity with web-based and instructional >technologies would be an asset. > >Mount Allison University, located in Sackville, N.B., is a leader in >providing quality liberal education to undergraduate students in arts, >sciences, social sciences, fine arts and music. Mount Allison's intimate >educational environment extends learning beyond the classroom, engendering >growth of the whole person through a full range of experiences on the >campus and in the community. > >The Mount Allison Libraries include the Ralph Pickard Bell Library which >is the main library, the Alfred Whitehead Music Library and the University >Archives. We invite you to look at our website (www.mta.ca) for more >information about the Libraries and about the University. > >The appointment will be made at the rank of General Librarian and will >commence on or about July 1, 2004. Applicants should send a letter of >application and curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters of >recommendation sent directly to: > >Bruno Gnassi, University Librarian and Chair of the Search Committee >Ralph Pickard Bell Library >Mount Allison University >49 York Street, Sackville, N.B. E4L 1E6 >Fax: (506) 364-2617; E-mail: [log in to unmask] > >The closing date is May 21, 2004, or until the position is filled. Mount >Allison University has an employment equity programme and encourages >applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal >peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible >minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, >Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.