*Design & Technology Librarian

Dalhousie University Libraries is seeking an experienced, 
forward-thinking, innovative and enthusiastic individual to serve as the 
Design & Technology Librarian. This is a full-time appointment outside 
the bargaining unit.

Possessing a strong service ethic, the Design & Technology Librarian 
administers the Sexton Design & Technology Library and provides 
leadership in the development and provision of knowledgeable, 
contemporary library service to the Faculties of Engineering, 
Architecture and Planning. The incumbent reports to the Associate 
University Librarian and serves on the University Librarian’s Council 
responsible for the overall management and development of the Dalhousie 


MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent; five or 
more years’ administrative experience managing library professional and 
support staff in academic, professional, or special libraries; 
demonstrated experience with contemporary library services, learning 
spaces and technologies; familiarity with information needs specific to 
the Engineering, Architecture, and Planning communities; experience in a 
library public services environment and in the effective delivery of new 
and emerging public services; evidence of leadership in Library 
system-wide initiatives and services; experience in the effective 
delivery of instructional services and a commitment to information 
literacy; evidence of active participation in library professional 
associations; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Academic background in engineering or other applied sciences, 
architecture or planning; experience designing library space to 
accommodate new and emerging technologies and services; demonstrated 
university service and collegial relations within a library system context.


The position is available immediately. Rank and salary are dependent 
upon qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an 
Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages 
applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a 
disability, racially visible persons and women.

*Deadline for applications: April 25, 2008*

Please provide a letter of interest (addressed to Allison Fulford, 
Chair, Search Committee), curriculum vitae, and three letters of 
reference under separate cover, to:

Janice Slauenwhite, Administrative Secretary
Killam Library Administration Office
Dalhousie University
6225 University Avenue,
Halifax, NS B3H 4H8

Electronic submissions (Word or pdf) are strongly encouraged and can be 
sent to: [log in to unmask]

*For a full job description please see:*

Janice Slauenwhite
Dalhousie University
Killam Library Administration
Halifax, NS   B3H 4H8
Phone: (902) 494-3601
Fax: (902) 494-2062