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This is the case with many other Library Tech=Librarian postings all over
Canada.  It seems some organizations don't realize the value of librarians.
So, should we run a campaign to uplift or focus on the image of an
Librarian?  Or be passive observers?
Manisha Khetarpal
780 849 1915


>From: "Leo J. Deveau" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Questions about recent Job Posting
>Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 15:45:40 -0300
>
>Hi everyone,
>
>Re. below, concerning this recent job posting that came on the APLA list
>from the Pictou County Health Authority, it raises the question as to where
>the heck the professional line is between the role of the professional
>îLibrarian╣ and the role of îLibrary Technican.╣ I know this is a
>contentious issue for some. This posting reads like a committee seeking to
>fill a position that has too much work and too little pay. Just an
>observation.
>
>Cheers,
>Leo
>------------
>
>On 7/7/04 3:13 PM, "ARH_Library" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > PICTOU COUNTY HEALTH AUTHORITY
> > LIBRARY TECHNICIAN
> >
> > Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Library Committee and reporting
>to
> > the Director of Quality Management, the Library Technician is
>responsible for
> > providing library services to all staff and affiliates of the Pictou
>County
> > Health Authority.  The Library Technician will manage reference
>services,
> > journal subscriptions, document delivery, collection development,
>circulation,
> > statistics, and library promotion within the organization.  The Library
> > Technician will also provide clerical support for an onsite clinic for
>the
> > equivalent of one day per week.
> >
> > Qualifications:
> >>
> > * Library Technician diploma from an accredited program is required.
> > * Computer skills including Microsoft Office and demonstrated internet
> > searching ability required.
> > *
> > * Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
> > *
> > * Knowledge of medical reference sources, both print and online
>required.
> > *
> > * Demonstrated ability to market library services required.
> > *
> > * Competence in meeting management and team building.
> > *
> > * Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
> > *
> > * Demonstrated ability to function autonomously.
> > *
> > * Previous work attendance may be considered.
> > * An equivalent combination of education and experience may be
>considered for
> > this position.
>________________________________________________
>
>Leo J. Deveau M.Ed., MLIS
>9 Chestnut Avenue
>Wolfville, Nova Scotia
>B4P-1V7
>____________________________________________________
>

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