From: Debbie Clark [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 2:36 PM
To: Gladwell, Sarah (NBPLS/SBPNB)
Subject: Librarian position posting


Please post the librarian position below to your listserv.
Thank you

Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian
Continuing Track Appointment, Available Immediately

Queen's University Library is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic and
service-oriented Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian.   As a
learning organization, we are committed to providing learning
opportunities and mentoring that will contribute to a successful career
in the library technical services field. 
Reporting to the Head of Central Technical Services unit, the Serials
and Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the supervision of
the Serials Group and for managing the acquisition of electronic
resources as well as serials and other continuing resources in all
formats. The librarian oversees the group's work, troubleshoots
electronic resource access problems, and cooperates with other areas
(including Collections, Systems, and individual unit libraries) in
implementing and maintaining the Library's electronic resources
management system. The librarian monitors trends in electronic resource
management and technical services, providing leadership in the
formulation of policies. In cooperation with the Unit Head, the
Cataloguing/Training Librarian, and others, the librarian develops and
delivers training initiatives. The librarian assists and advises the
Unit Head with the effective and efficient organization of work in the
Unit.  The librarian acts as a cataloguing resource for staff, and
performs original cataloguing of serials and other continuing resources.
The librarian works collaboratively with all staff and participates
beyond the Unit in the promotion of Queen's University Library's vision
of the learning organization.
Required: An ALA-accredited MLIS; a minimum of two years experience with
the acquisition of electronic resources, preferably in an academic or
research library; demonstrated supervisory experience and the ability to
mentor and motivate staff in an environment that supports the goals of a
learning organization; cataloguing experience and knowledge of
cataloguing standards and trends; knowledge of current trends and new
technologies relating to electronic resources and academic publishing;
ability to plan, develop, and deliver training programs; superior
interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a
collaborative environment; strong organizational,  analytical, and
problem-solving skills; flexibility and openness to change; strong
commitment to user service; ability to work well in a team-based and
self-directed environment.   
Preferred: Experience with serials acquisitions; experience with
cataloguing serials and other continuing resources; experience with
Endeavor Voyager ILS; experience with Serials Solutions and SFX.
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 25,900 electronic journals and 570 databases,
and a staff of 149.  The Library's budget exceeds $17 million.  A
team-based organization based on the goals of the learning organization
was introduced in 1999 to encourage innovation and flexibility in
meeting the service needs of the Library's user community.
The Central Technical Services unit has a staff complement of 26 (4
librarians and 22 library technicians) and is responsible, either
entirely or in part, for acquiring and making accessible library
resources to meet the research, teaching and learning needs of the
humanities and social sciences, physical and applied sciences, law and
education library communities.  
Librarians are members of the Faculty Association and terms and
conditions of work are governed by a collective agreement between the
Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which
is posted at .  Salary and rank for this
position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
(Minimum salary for an Assistant Librarian is $51,838 and for an
Associate Librarian is $60,478.) 
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:
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Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis beginning March 31,
2007, and will continue until the position is filled. A letter of
application outlining your suitability for this position, accompanied by
a curriculum vitae 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
101 Union Street 
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