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> QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
> Engineering and Science Library
> Integrated Learning Librarian
>
> Continuing track appointment available immediately
>
>
> DESCRIPTION:   Queen's University Library requires an innovative,
> energetic and service-oriented public services librarian to deliver
> services in support of the Faculty of Applied Science's Integrated
> Learning initiative. Reporting to the Head, Engineering and Science
> Library, the Integrated Learning Librarian, in collaboration with the
> Integrated Learning Centre, has the responsibility to identify,
> develop, promote, deliver and assess information services to applied
> science students and faculty members engaged in Integrated Learning
> programs. As part of a team in the Engineering and Science Library,
> the incumbent provides reference and research services; participates
> in the provision of orientation and teaching programs; is responsible
> for faculty liaison and collection development in assigned subject
> areas.  The librarian consults and collaborates with other service
> providers in the Library, and promotes the vision of a team-based
> learning organization.
>
> QUALIFICATIONS: Required: An ALA accredited MLS; successful public
> services experience, preferably in an engineering, technical or
> science library;  demonstrated teaching ability; knowledge of trends
> in the field of engineering education; understanding of professional
> and scholarly resources in the applied sciences; a high level of
> technological literacy including knowledge of or experience with
> instructional technologies; excellent interpersonal skills and
> demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication; ability to
> work effectively in both a team-based and self-directed
> environment.  Preferred: A strong academic background in the pure or
> applied sciences.
>
> ENVIRONMENT: The Engineering and Science Library serves the learning,
> teaching and research needs of the undergraduates, graduates, faculty
> and researchers in the pure and applied sciences.  In addition, the
> Library serves the needs of students and faculty in a variety of
> interdisciplinary programs.  The Library's current staff complement
> of 5 librarians and 8.5 FTE library technicians strives to provide a
> welcoming and responsive environment for all our users.
>
> The Faculty of Applied Science's Integrated Learning initiative seeks
> to provide more active teaching and learning experiences, strengthen
> relationships among departments, and provide more interdisciplinary,
> open-ended, real-world experiences in order to prepare their
> graduates for the increasingly rigorous expectations of engineering
> practice.  The Library is engaged in this initiative and has a key
> role to play.
>
> Queen's University Library comprises five major libraries in
> well-equipped facilities.  It serves a user community of
> approximately 18,000 students and 800 faculty with research
> collections exceeding 7 million items, more than 16,000 electronic
> journals and 400 databases; a staff of 160; and a budget exceeding
> $17 million.  The Library has adopted a team-based organization based
> on the goals of the learning organization to encourage innovation and
> flexibility in meeting the service needs of the Library's users. The
> Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
> and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL).
>
> SALARY AND BENEFITS: Librarians are members of the Faculty
> Association and terms and conditions of work are governed by the
> collective agreement between the Association and the University,
> which is posted at
> <http://www.queensu.ca/qufa>http://www.queensu.ca/qufa. It is
> anticipated that this position will be filled at the rank of
> Assistant Librarian (minimum salary for an Assistant Librarian is
> $50,304.), but salary and rank will be commensurate with
> qualifications and experience.  This is a continuing track
> appointment, available immediately.
>
> The University invites applications from all qualified
> individuals.  Queen's University is committed to employment equity
> and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women,
> visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and
> persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.  All qualified
> candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and
> permanent residents will be given priority.
>
> For a complete position guide:
>
<http://library.queensu.ca/libdocs/posguide.htm>http://library.queensu.c
a/libdocs/posguide.htm
> Visit the Engineering and Science Library home page:
> <http://library.queensu.ca/webeng>http://library.queensu.ca/webeng
> Visit the Integrated Learning Centre home page:
> <http://appsci.queensu.ca/ilc/>http://appsci.queensu.ca/ilc/
> Learn more about Queen's University:
> <http://www.queensu.ca/>http://www.queensu.ca/
>
> APPLICATION PROCEDURE; Applications will be reviewed on an on-going
> basis beginning January 26, 2007 and will continue until the position
> is filled.  A letter of application outlining your suitability for
> this position, accompanied by a curriculum vita and the names of
> three referees, one of whom is a current or recent supervisor, should
> be sent to:
>
> Barbara Teatero, Associate University Librarian
> Joseph S. Stauffer Library
> Queen's University
> Kingston, Ontario,  K7L 5C4
> FAX (613) 533-6362
> Email: [log in to unmask]
>
>
> Debbie Clark
> Library Personnel Assistant
> Stauffer Library
> Queen's University
> Kingston, Ontario
>
> email:  [log in to unmask]
> phone: internal:  32517
>           external: (613) 533-2517