Faculty - Library and Information Technology (2007-018)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CANADA;
Job Category: Library & Archives
Industry: Education
Year(s) of Experience: 5
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2007

School of Business
Library and Information Technology
(Continuing Full-time Position)
Commencing February 1, 2007 approximately
Institute of Technology Campus - Halifax, NS
Competition No. 2007-018

Nova Scotia Community College is at a pivotal time in our history.  On the heels of a comprehensive development plan where our campuses experienced some dramatic changes with vibrant new learning spaces, NSCC is launching a new five-year Strategic Plan. Already at the forefront of education innovation in Canada, this plan uses that foundation to deliver on our goal to be a national-calibre college.

The School of Business welcomes applications from dynamic and engaging candidates who:
•Possess a Masters degree from an ALA accredited library studies program combined with the knowledge of library computer applications. Experience teaching in the classroom and online delivery would be an asset.
•Possess relevant industry experience (a minimum of five years) and knowledge, enabling them to provide learning experiences that mirror current practices in their field.  •Possess a broad knowledge of Technical Services and Information Services with an emphasis in library computer applications.
•Demonstrate excellence in, and passion for, student learning, teaching, and helping others to succeed;
•Use innovative and active approaches to teaching, with technology as a tool to assist in learning.  Courses may be delivered via classroom and/or online. Experience with online learning systems and alternate delivery formats would be an asset;
•Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and to personal and professional growth;
•Demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy and to the growth and improvement of NSCC
•Have knowledge of the concepts of Portfolio Education
Included in the role of a faculty are learner performance support and evaluation, curriculum development and maintenance, facilitation of student field placements, and maintenance of strong relationships with industry groups and knowledge of trends in their respective disciplines. Faculty may be called upon to develop and deliver customized training, part-time studies or on-line courses, to participate in program promotional activities and to assist in growing and improving business programs. You will keep current in your discipline and area of instruction.

The College values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles.  Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self-identify may do so in the online application.

Application deadline is January 25, 2007 at 4 pm

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.

Finalist candidates will be expected to provide recent, relevant references.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.