Memorial University of Newfoundland at Corner Brook invites applicants for
an 8.5 month term appointment in the University Library System

Public Services Librarian
Ferriss Hodgett Library
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
Contractual Position from August 14, 2004 to April 30, 2005


The Ferriss Hodgett Library is seeking an energetic, outgoing individual
with a commitment to academic librarianship.  The successful candidate
will have an ALA accredited graduate degree and the ability to communicate
effectively in both written and oral modes.  Familiarity with electronic
information resources, Internet applications, database searching and
computer applications are highly desirable.


The major responsibilities are to provide reference, database searching
and instruction.  The successful applicant will participate in the
planning, design, and delivery of instruction sessions and provide
reference assistance.  Other duties may include participating in the
expansion of innovative reference services, collection development, and
other library service duties.  Some evening and weekend hours may be

The Ferriss Hodgett Library of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, is a member
of the library system serving Memorial University of Newfoundland.  Sir
Wilfred Grenfell College is a small (1200 students) liberal arts and
science institution, offering four-year bachelor's degrees in arts
(English, environmental studies, historical studies, humanities,
psychology and social/cultural studies), fine arts (visual arts and
theatre), nursing and science (environmental science, general science,

The College is located in the city of Corner Brook on Newfoundland's west
coast.  Corner Brook (population 20,000) is a very safe, friendly city
with excellent recreational and cultural facilities.  The city is situated
approximately 80 kilometres from Gros Morne National Park (a UNESCO
heritage site) and 10 kilometres from the Marble Mountain downhill ski
resort.  For more information about living and working in Corner Brook
please visit "Information For Prospective Faculty" at  and for information on the Ferriss Hodgett
Library please visit


This position will be filled at the Librarian I level.  The salary range
for a Librarian I will be $39, 574 - $50,382 as of September 1, 2004.


The deadline for applications is June 4, 2004.  Please cite competition
number 2004/2005-LIB-001. Interested individuals should send a resume and
the names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of
three references by mail, email or fax to:

Richard Ellis
University Librarian
Queen Elizabeth II Library
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. Johns, NL
A1B 3Y1

Telephone: 709-737-3862
Fax: 709-737-2153
Email: [log in to unmask]

Memorial University 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, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.