Library Assistant

    (Continuing, Part-time Position)

(Commencing September 18, 2006 - approximate)


Metro Campuses – Dartmouth and Halifax, NS


Competition No. 2006-263


OUR OPPORTUNITY: You will provide assistance for the day-to-day operation of the Metro Campuses libraries, under the general direction of the Campus and/or Regional Librarians.  You will open and sort mail, check in periodicals, provide a document delivery services, prepare orders, circulate library materials and register patrons into Novanet.  You will also answer routine reference questions, provide assistance to users in finding items using the online catalogue or other library resources, including the Internet.


YOUR CREDENTIALS: You have a high school diploma, combined with a minimum of two years experience in a library environment, (preferably post-secondary) or the recognized equivalencies.  You are proficient in Internet searching and possess a significant level of computer literacy. You are experienced in using the complete suite of Microsoft applications, including MS Word and Excel.  Experience with the Aleph Integrated Library System (ILS) would be an asset. 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.  Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self identify may do so in their cover letters or by completing the Cultivating Diversity questionnaire at the end of the online application form.


Application deadline is Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 4 pm


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