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From: Debbie Clark [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 3:07 PM
To: Gladwell, Sarah (NBPLS/SBPNB)
Subject: Librarian position posting

 

Hi

Could you please post to your listserv the librarian position posting
below.

Thank you

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Cataloguing Librarian
Two Year Non-Renewable Term Appointment
Available Immediately

 
 
DESCRIPTION
 
Queen's University Library is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic and
service-oriented Cataloguing 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
Cataloguing Librarian catalogues and classifies materials in a variety
of formats (including electronic resources and other non-print formats)
using AACR2, LC subject headings, and LC classification, and creates and
maintains authority records.  The librarian monitors trends in
electronic resources cataloguing and metadata standards, and provides
leadership for the formulation of policies related to access to
electronic resources.  The librarian assists with the development and
delivery of training initiatives, and acts as a cataloguing resource for
staff.  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. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Required: An ALA-accredited MLIS; with previous experience as a
cataloguer; demonstrated  experience with MARC formats, AACR2, and
Library of Congress classification and subject headings; thorough
knowledge of cataloguing and authority control in an online environment;
knowledge of current trends and new technologies in technical services;
flexible and innovative approach to problem-solving; excellent
organizational skills; a strong commitment to user services; ability to
work effectively under pressure; excellent oral and written
communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to
work effectively in a team-based environment.    
 
Preferred:  Knowledge of Endeavor Voyager ILS.  Familiarity with
acquisitions and serials processes. 
 
ENVIRONMENT 
 
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; a
staff of 149; and a budget exceeding $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.  
 
 
SALARY AND BENEFITS
 
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 http://www.queensu.ca/qufa/ .  Salary and rank for this
position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   
                                   
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
Learn more about Queen's University Library:  http://library.queensu.ca/
Learn more about Queen's University:  http://www.queensu.ca/
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
 
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis beginning April 16,
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