Nova Scotia Department of Education Please Quote Competition #210288CB Duties: Nova Scotia Provincial Library is seeking a Library Assistant I-II to be part of a team providing centralized cataloguing for eight regional public libraries. The successful candidate must be able to work quickly and consistently with a minimum of supervision, producing high quality MARC cataloguing records for a variety of material formats using AACR2 Rev. cataloguing standards and LC Subject Headings. Cataloguers perform their duties using Sirsi's Unicorn integrated library system. Responsibilities include selecting bibliographic and authority records from a variety of commercial and non commercial sources using Z39.50 software and editing downloaded records to meet local standards, as well as creating some original records. The successful candidate will be a strong and flexible team player with an interest in supporting public libraries. Qualifications: Grade 12 plus a Library Technician's Diploma, a preference will be given to candidates with two years related experience. Demonstrated experience in MARC coding, AACR2 Rev., Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, bibliographic record structures and online searching of bibliographic utilities such as AG Canada (AGent) is required. Candidates must have an accurate data inputting speed of 35 to 40 wpm and excellent attention to detail. Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work with minimum supervision are required. Reading knowledge of French and experience with cataloguing using an integrated library system are assets. Classification Range: TE 10-13 Salary Range: $27,313 - $34,061 Closing Date: November 16, 2006 Notes: This is a full-time, term employment opportunity for approximately 11 months. Please merge your cover letter and resume into one document when applying. In the cover letter, please quote department and competition number. Please quote the competition number in the subject line. This is a bargaining unit position restricted to current civil service employees represented by Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. All current bargaining unit employees applying for job competitions are required to include their employee ID number in order to be considered as a bargaining unit applicant. External applicants will be considered if there are no qualified bargaining unit applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes can be sent to: Human Resources Division Department of Education PO Box 578 Halifax, NS B3J 2S9 or fax (902)424-0657 Email Contact: [log in to unmask] Submissions must be received by midnight on the closing date.