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 asset.
•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.