Librarian II (Public Library Consultant)
Nova Scotia Provincial Library (Dartmouth)
Department of  Education
Please Quote Competition #210381CB

In your cover letter, please quote department and competition number. 
If you are applying by email please quote the competition number in the
subject line.

This is a bargaining unit position restricted to current civil service
employees represented by Nova Scotia Government Employees Union.  All
current bargaining unit employees applying for job competitions are
required to include their employee ID number in order to be considered
as a bargaining unit applicant.  External applicants will be considered
if there are no qualified bargaining unit applicants.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Nova Scotia Provincial Library invites applications for the term
position of Public Library Consultant.  Reporting to the Research and
Planning Librarian, the Public Library Consultant provides consultation
and support to Nova Scotia Public Libraries on services to various
public library user groups including families, seniors, youth, and the
pre school child.  The public library consultant provides research into
best practises in library services to these user groups and identifies
and develops strategic partnerships with agencies who also serve these
user groups. The public library consultant will participate in the
revision of public library standards and the ongoing review of best
practises in this area.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree, plus post
graduate degree in Library Science, plus two years public library
experience.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership
skills and project management experience, strong organizational and
problem solving skills; demonstrated excellent verbal and written
communication skills as well as report writing experience.  The
successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of current and
emerging library information technologies.  Strong interpersonal and
communication skills, a strong customer service orientation, the ability
to work effectively in a team environment, and the ability to work with
multiple institutions in a collaborative environment are essential. 
Public library experience is mandatory.

Classification Range: PR 12
Salary Range: $48,232 to $58,522

Closing Date: Thursday, January 10, 2008

This is a term opportunity with an anticipated end date of March

Applications/resumes can be sent to:

Education Human Resources CSU
Department of Education    
PO Box 578
Halifax, NS  B3J 2S9 
Fax (902)424-0657 
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Submissions must be received by midnight on the closing date.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce which is representative, at all
levels, of the people of Nova Scotia. We are a welcoming workplace and
welcome applications from Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities,
African Nova Scotians, other Racially Visible Persons, and Women in
occupations or positions where they are under represented. All
applicants who are members of an employment equity group are encouraged
to self identify.

Career Beacon:,2656,2657,2658,2659,2660,2661,2662



Michael Colborne
Coordinator of Public Services
Nova Scotia Provincial Library
100 Main Street, Suite 2015
Westphal Plaza
Dartmouth, NS   B2X 1R5
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902.424.4852  902.424.0633 fax