Electronic Services Librarian, Contract Position


The library of the Atlantic School of Theology seeks an enthusiastic,
multi-talented librarian to fill an 8-month contract position as Electronic
Services Librarian.  The successful applicant will report to the Library
Director within a cooperative work environment. 


The Electronic Services Librarian provides public services (circulation and
reference), plans and teaches information literacy sessions, manages the
electronic systems of the library, and works in partnership with other
public service staff to provide quality library services and resources to
the community of the Atlantic School of Theology. Work schedule may include
evening and weekend hours.



The Electronic Services Librarian:


*	Maintains library computer systems and library webpage;
*	Trains and supports staff, student and faculty users of library
computer systems;
*	Liaises with the Novanet library consortium, the Atlantic Scholarly
Information Network (ASIN), and the East Coast Relais Consortium;
*	Manages and maintains vendor databases, electronic collections and
research software; 
*	Liaises with system vendors on technical and support issues;
*	Liaises with AST's Chief Administrative Officer, the Information
Technology Systems and Support Department (ITSS) of Saint Mary's University,
and AST's Public Relations & Development Officer to support campus computer
systems and campus Webpage development.



*	A Master's degree from an ALA accredited program of library or
information studies;
*	Training and experience with online library systems;  
*	Proficiency with web-based applications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript);
*	Demonstrated aptitude for reference and library instruction
*	Ability to multi-task successfully in a service-oriented
*	Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
*	Friendly demeanor, curiosity and a positive approach to


Highly Desirable Assets:


*	Academic training in relevant humanities or social science
*	Knowledge of and experience with the Microsoft Exchange Server



This is a full-time, limited term contract, to end of May 2008, and is
available immediately. Salary will be determined with regard to experience
and qualifications, within the current salary range applied to professional
librarians at Atlantic School of Theology.  


Applications should be sent to:


Joyce Thomson

Library Director,

Atlantic School of Theology

624 Francklyn Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia                B3H 3B9


Closing date for applications is October 19, 2007.


Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  Atlantic School
of Theology is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.



Joyce R. W. Thomson

Library Director,

Atlantic School of Theology

624 Francklyn St.

Halifax, Nova Scotia


B3H 4B5


Phone:(902) 496-7948; Fax: (902) 423-7941

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