From: Debbie Clark
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Sent: Friday, May 04, 2007 2:53 PM
To: Gladwell, Sarah (NBPLS/SBPNB)
Subject: Librarian posting
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 work.
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 model.
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.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
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 http://www.queensu.ca/qufa/. 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: http://library.queensu.ca/libdocs/posguide.htm
Learn more about Stauffer Library: http://library.queensu.ca/stauffer
Learn more about Queen's University: http://www.queensu.ca/
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:
Joseph S. Stauffer Library
FAX: (613) 533-6362
Library Personnel Assistant
email: [log in to unmask] (note new email address)
phone: internal: 32517