Operational Support
Library Technician
(Continuing, Full-time Position)
(Commencing July 16, 2007 - approximate)
Akerley Campus - Dartmouth, NS
Competition No. 2007-182

Nova Scotia Community College is at a pivotal time in our history.  On
the heels of a comprehensive development plan where our campuses
experienced some dramatic changes with vibrant new learning spaces, NSCC
is launching a new five-year Strategic Plan. Already at the forefront of
education innovation in Canada, this plan uses that foundation to
deliver on our goal to be a national-calibre college.

OUR OPPORTUNITY:  You are accountable for the day-to-day operation of
the Akerley Campus Library, under the general direction and supervision
of the Campus and/or Regional Librarian.  You will provide reference
services and assistance to users in finding items, using the online
catalogue or using library resources, including electronic databases and
the Internet.  You will provide library tours and orientations to groups
or individuals, and provide user education during all transactions with
library patrons. You will also provide a document delivery service,
prepare orders, prepare displays, signage and other documents, circulate
Library materials and register patrons into Novanet.

*You possess a diploma in Library and Information Technology, combined
with a minimum of one year experience in providing public service in a
library environment, or the recognized equivalencies.  
*You possess a significant level of computer literacy, including the
complete suite of Microsoft applications and you are proficient in
Internet searches.  
*Experience with the Aleph integrated library system (ILS) would be an
*You thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment and possess
exceptional client skills.  You are a creative self-starter with a
strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence.  

CULTIVATING DIVERSITY:  The College values diversity in the workplace
and strongly encourages applications from African Nova Scotians and
other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples,
persons with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles.
Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self identify may do
so in their cover letters or by filling out the attached questionnaire
on Cultivating Diversity at the end of the application process.

Application deadline is June 7, 2007 at 4 pm

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits
package.  As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities
for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Finalist candidates will be expected to provide recent, relevant
references.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide
official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.