Legislative Librarian 

Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

Competition LL-2006-01

The Legislative Library operates primarily to support Members of the
Legislative Assembly and departments of government, in order that they
may better serve the people of New Brunswick. The Legislative Librarian
is a member of the management team of the Office of the Legislative
Assembly, reports to and advises the Clerk of the House, and
communicates with Members of the Legislative Assembly and the public
concerning library services. The Legislative Library has a collection of
over 40,000 books, including a very unique New Brunswick Collection. It
is a full depository for New Brunswick government documents as well as a
selective depository for federal government publications.

Duties: The Legislative Librarian is responsible for strategic planning,
policy development, and administration of specialized library services
for Members of the Legislative Assembly, employees of the Legislative
Assembly and government departments. The Legislative Librarian is
responsible for developing and implementing library policy and
procedures, and carrying out the day-to-day planning, budgetary and
administrative functions of the Legislative Library, including
management of a six-member team.

Qualifications: A Master's degree in Library Science and a minimum of
five years of related library and progressive managerial experience is
required. The successful candidate must possess excellent leadership,
decision-making, organizational, interpersonal and communications
skills. Knowledge of and experience with electronic document archival
systems would be an asset. Experience in a government library,
collection development skills, and experience in research and report
writing would be an asset. Written and spoken competence in English and
French is essential.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate on their application that they have
the required qualifications and skills for this position.

Salary Range: Pay Band 6-7 ($54,886-79,638)

Applications must be received ON OR BEFORE April 30, 2006. To apply send
resume and covering letter to Loredana Catalli Sonier, Clerk of the
Legislative Assembly, PO Box 6000, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1  Fax: (506)


*** Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. ***

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