Director - Library
Office - Halifax, NS
Competition No. 2009-125
Scotia Community College is at a pivotal time in our history. NSCC is on a
path to 2011 to redevelop learning spaces, and launched a new Strategic
Plan in 2006. Already at the forefront of education innovation in Canada,
this plan uses that foundation to deliver on our goal of being a
As the Director, Library Services, reporting to the Associate Vice
President of Academics, you will ensure that the College’s library
service meets the information needs of the students, staff, and faculty,
and contributes to learning outcomes through information literacy, both
directly and indirectly. You will also create planning for substantial
user and non-user education, liaison with individual faculty and staff,
Program Advisory Committees, and Faculty Working Groups, as well as senior
management of the College.
You will be accountable for achieving the balance between the centralized
service, and its benefits, and meeting the unique needs of individual
campus sites, which will include managing both the centralized operation,
and the geographically dispersed staff of librarians, library technicians
and library assistants.
You have a Master of Library Science/Information
Science from an ALA accredited institution, combined with a minimum of
seven years of occupational experience.
You have demonstrated strategic and long term
You are innovative, responsive and capable of
leading the college libraries within the electronic environment.
You have exceptional communication, decision-making,
and strategic and long term planning skills.
You have demonstrated capacity to build consensus
and work across diverse college departments.
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
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.
will be expected to provide recent, relevant references. The
successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to
show proof of academic achievements.
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