Please quote reference number LIB0702 on all correspondence.


Cape Breton University invites applications for a full-time continuing
Director of Library Services position to commence immediately following


The Director of Library Services is responsible for coordinating the
planning, implementation and evaluation of the services and programs
provided by the Cape Breton University Library. The Director provides
academic and administrative leadership, expertise and vision for the
Cape Breton University Library.


Candidates must have an ALA-accredited MLS degree, and substantial
experience in a university library, combined with library management
experience. Additional expertise in an academic discipline is highly
desirable; administrative experience in a library; familiarity with all
aspects of library administration, preferably through service at the
level of director or head librarian; ability to lead a library
successfully through changing work environments; excellent communication
and interpersonal skills; ability to inspire trust and to support
library staff in adapting to changes in their work; knowledge of
appropriate resources--printed and electronic--and passion for
developing, cultivating, providing access to, and preserving a primarily
undergraduate collection; ability to coordinate the integration of
current technologies into the existing array of library services; desire
and ability to share in the educational mission and strategic planning
of Cape Breton University.


Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the
reference number and identifying his/her education and experience as it
relates to this position, a resume, academic transcripts and the names,
addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references to the
Human Resources Department. Review of applications will begin March 30,
2007; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the
position is filled. Email applicants will receive a return email
confirming receipt.


Cape Breton University is an equal opportunities/affirmative action
employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Cape Breton
University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal People,
African Canadians or other persons from a visible minority group,
persons with disabilities and women. Applicants who wish to be
considered for this initiative should self-identify in their cover


Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

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