Position:                               Library Clerk II (NSGEU, Local 79)

                                                Evening and Weekend Circulation Services


Department:                        Access Services, Patrick Power Library


Salary:                                   $ 27,432 - $30,151 (Group 3)



The Patrick Power Library, Saint Mary’s University seeks an enthusiastic and service-centered individual to assume the full-time position of Library Clerk II. 


Under the supervision of the Head of Access Services, the Library Clerk II is primarily responsible for stacks maintenance. This involves coordinating shifting and storage projects, investigating and making recommendations on shelving problems and maintaining stacks related statistics. The Library Clerk II works at the Circulation Desk to ensure all services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.  This includes charging out and renewing materials, assisting patrons in locating materials, solving patron problems and responding to patron queries by telephone and in person. The Library Clerk II assists in overseeing, coordinating and correcting the work of student assistants and assigns duties in absence of the evening/weekend supervisor. He/she is responsible for Department operations for the Sunday evening shift.


The successful candidate will be a high school graduate and have a minimum of six (6) months directly related experience. We require an individual who is proficient in MS Office, is able to work independently and collaboratively in teams, and who has strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as a proven record of positive customer service. Experience in the Novanet Aleph Integrated Library System is considered an asset.


Apply in writing with the names of three references to:

Human Resources

Saint Mary's University

923 Robie Street

Halifax, NS, B3H 3C3

E-mail: [log in to unmask] or fax 902-496-8116


Please merge your cover letter, resume and references into one document when applying. Submissions must be received by 4:30 P.M. on the closing date. No telephone calls please.


Competition Opens: August 31, 2009                            Competition Closes: September 11, 2009  



Saint Mary's University is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. Saint Mary's University thanks all applicants for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.