From: Debbie Clark [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
Sent: Friday, May 04, 2007 2:53 PM
To: Gladwell, Sarah (NBPLS/SBPNB)
Subject: Librarian posting


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


Research & Instruction Librarian

Maternity Leave Replacement Appointment 
Available mid-August, 2007 to April 30, 2008

Queen's University Library seeks a collaborative, enthusiastic, flexible
librarian to fill a replacement, non-renewable limited-term position
(approximately mid-August 2007 to April 30, 2008) in Stauffer Library's
Learning & Research Services unit, one of the university partners in the
Queen's Learning Commons.  Reporting to the Head, Learning & Research
Services, working as a member of the reference/instruction/collection
development team and in the context of the services offered by the
Queen's Learning Commons, the librarian provides effective, user-centred
reference services in the humanities, social sciences and business;
liaises with faculty, staff and students in assigned subject areas which
include Kinesiology and Health Studies, French, German, Spanish, Latin
American Studies, and Linguistics; develops, delivers and evaluates
curriculum-integrated information literacy programs and general
instruction programs; creates reference, instruction and promotional
materials, including web pages, online tutorials and print handouts;
participates in the development of print and electronic reference
collections in the humanities and social sciences, and participates in
collection development in assigned subject areas. The position may also
include responsibilities related to Library Services for Students with
Disabilities. The librarian consults and collaborates with other staff
across the Library system and promotes the vision of a team-based
learning organization. Responsibilities include evening and weekend


Required: An ALA accredited MLIS degree or equivalent, completed or
nearing completion.  Academic background in a humanities or social
sciences discipline.  Experience in public services. Familiarity with
electronic and print resources in the humanities and social sciences.
Interest in and knowledge of information literacy instruction and
collection development.  Strong service commitment and ability to work
effectively, independently and collaboratively, in a team environment.
Creativity, flexibility, enthusiasm and initiative.  Excellent oral and
written communication skills.  Excellent interpersonal skills.
Interest in new communications technologies.  Experience with creation
of web pages.
Preferred:  Fluency and/or academic background in one or more foreign
languages taught at Queen's.  


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 Learning & Research Services unit in Stauffer Library serves the
teaching and research needs of the humanities, social sciences and
business disciplines; services are provided by 6.4 librarians and 3
technicians in the context of a consultative team-based organizational

Stauffer Library also houses: the Maps, Data & Government Information
Centre, supporting teaching and research across the university
disciplines in the areas of cartographic resources, geospatial data,
statistical data and government documents; the Access Services unit,
providing circulation and interlibrary loan services; the Queen's
Learning Commons, providing academic support to all Queen's students
through collaboration between the Library, IT Services, Learning
Strategies Development, Library Services for Students with Disabilities,
and The Writing Centre.  


The academic staff at Queen's University is governed by a Collective
Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and
the University, which is posted at It is
anticipated that the position will be filled at the rank of General
Librarian or Assistant Librarian. (Minimum salary for a General
Librarian is $46,079 and for an Assistant Librarian is $51,838.) Salary
and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This
is a non-renewable limited-term replacement appointment available
mid-August 2007 to April 30, 2008. 

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:

Learn more about Stauffer Library:

Learn more about Queen's University: 

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis beginning May 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:

Martha Whitehead, Associate University Librarian
Joseph S. Stauffer Library
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario K7L 5C4

FAX: (613) 533-6362

Debbie Clark
Library Personnel Assistant
Stauffer Library
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

email:  [log in to unmask]  (note new email address)
phone: internal:  32517
        external: 613-533-2517 

Debbie Clark
Library Personnel Assistant
Stauffer Library
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

email:  [log in to unmask]  (note new email address)
phone: internal:  32517
         external: 613-533-2517