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NSCC Employment Opportunity-Library Assistant-Acquisitions (Truro)

Operational Support
Library Assistant
(Term, Full-time Position)
(Commencing August 21, 2006 and ending March 31, 2007 - approximate)
Truro Campus - Truro, NS
Competition No. 2006-238

Nova Scotia Community College is at a pivotal time in our history. The College has launched a comprehensive development plan made possible by a landmark investment from the Province of Nova Scotia. As a result, our campuses have experienced some dramatic changes. Vibrant new learning spaces are already filled with NSCC students enjoying the enhanced facilities and more excitement is coming as major construction projects head toward the finish line. In addition to renovating and/or expanding several sites, NSCC, already recognized as Canada’s Portfolio College, is implementing an innovative learning-centred model.

OUR OPPORTUNITY: You will provide assistance with ordering and receiving material for the Dartmouth Waterfront Campus (interim name) under the general direction and supervision of the Technical Services Librarian. Working in an electronic environment you will:
determine if required items are in the library collection or on order,
verify bibliographic details and publication availability when ordering information is incomplete,
communicate with Librarians regarding problematic orders,
search the vendor’s online ordering system and input appropriate ordering details,
maintain a financial control system of committals and expenditures and prepare financial reports,
reconcile invoices for shipments received with orders placed,
investigate and resolve situations related to incomplete or incorrect shipments,
investigate non-receipt of material,
prepare catalogued material for shipment,
assume other related duties as may be assigned by the Technical Services Librarian.
YOUR CREDENTIALS: You have a high school diploma, combined with a minimum of two years experience in a library environment, or recognized equivalencies. Bookkeeping training and/or experience is desirable. You are experienced in using the complete suite of Microsoft applications, including MS Word and Excel. You thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment. You are a creative self-starter with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence.

CULTIVATING DIVERSITY: The College values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self identify may do so in their cover letters or by filling out the attached questionnaire on Cultivating Diversity at the end of the application process.

Application deadline is August 10, 2006 at 4 pm.  Please apply online at http://jobs.workopolis.com/jobshome/db/ncssen.job_posting?pi_job_id=8396846&pi_search_id=511040081&pi_sort=POST_DATE&pi_curjob=12&pi_maxjob=48

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.