Position availability:  January 1, 2005

Dalhousie University Libraries is seeking an experienced, forward-looking
and enthusiastic individual to serve as Information Literacy Coordinator.

Possessing a strong service ethic, the Information Literacy Coordinator, in
collaboration with librarians, library staff, and departmental teaching
faculty, is responsible for the coordination of information literacy
initiatives at Dalhousie. The Information Literacy Coordinator works in
partnership with librarians and other library staff to develop responsive
and innovative instruction programs that reflect the Libraries' Strategic
Directions and the diverse needs of Dalhousie University students. The
Information Literacy Coordinator reports to the Associate University
Librarian and meets as required with Library Administration.


An MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution or comparable
educational qualifications, demonstrated teaching ability and knowledge of
and a strong commitment to ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards
is required. Desired qualifications include instructional experience as
well as knowledge of current post-secondary instructional and educational
technologies; relevant experience in information literacy program
development in an academic library; and  a record of active participation
in the academic library profession.


The position is available January 1, 2005, subject to final budget
approval. This is a full-time probationary appointment. Rank, level and
salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience and are subject to
the terms of the Dalhousie Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an
Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages
applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability,
racially visible persons and women.

Deadline for applications is: February 14, 2005

Please submit a letter of interest, current resume and names and contact
information of three references to:  Jane Duffy, Associate University
Librarian, Dalhousie University

Submission of materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged and can
be addressed to: [log in to unmask]

Killam Library
Dalhousie University
6225 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia   B3H 4H8

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