Community Development Librarian

One -Year Term Position

Under the direction of the Head of Public Services (Central and Inner-City 
Libraries) and as part of the national Working Together pilot project, the 
Community Development Librarian is responsible for working with the North 
Central community to determine its needs for library service and to 
determine ways to provide such a service.  Duties include contacting 
community representatives and organizations to reach individuals in the 
community, conducting a community resource audit, developing a community 
advisory committee, developing methodologies such as focus groups and 
surveys to determine the needs of individuals in the community, and working 
with the Albert Library Branch Head in reaching socially excluded community 
residents. The incumbent will act as an intermediary between the community 
and the Albert Library and develop and promote pilot programs and services 
to meet the needs of the community.

Qualifications:  A Masters in Library Science from an accredited school of 
librarianship; a minimum of three years relevant library experience; 
demonstrated Community Development experience including knowledge of and 
experience with appropriate research methodologies; demonstrated experience 
in working with inner-city organizations and diverse groups and 
individuals; experience with the development, delivery and evaluation of 
training programs for the public; experience with, and knowledge of, 
Aboriginal cultures and languages; demonstrated ability to train, motivate, 
and direct staff in the performance of their duties; demonstrated ability 
to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; experience with PC 
platform with office application software, presentation software, and 
database searching.

Salary range:  $45,282.88-54,379.23.

Position is available June 19, 2006 to June 29, 2007

Review of resumes will begin May 31, 2006

Please forward a resume and a cover letter indicating demonstrated 
qualifications to:

Human Resources

             Regina Public Library

             P.O. Box 2311

             Regina, SK S4P 3Z5

Fax: 306 949-7273                                          For more details 

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