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Job Opportunity Details

Job Title:

Library Technician

Job ID:




Hospital Library

Hugh Bell - 1st Floor

Open Date:

Close Date:





Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date




Under the general supervision of the Manager of Library Services, the Library Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of library systems in the areas of book acquisition, cataloguing, serials management, interlibrary loans and circulation. This position provides highly specialized reference and research services to professional staff, researchers and students. All technical service functions are coordinated by the Library Technicians.. The Library Technicians plan and coordinate the work of library volunteers, advise and guide the library clerks, and in the absense of the Librarian, may assume temporary administration of the library operation.


* Successful completion of a recognized Library and Information Technician Program
* Minimum of 2 years library experience or equivalent
* Academic Health Science Library experience preferred
* Completion of a medical terminology course an asset
* Knowledge of library procedures and resources
* Proficient computer skills in current library computer systems and applications such as DBText, InMagic, Internet use, DOCLINE
* Proficiency in word processing, database management and spreadsheet applications
* Ability to use library technical equipment such as photocopiers, scanners and fax machine


Hours of Work

* Short Assignment Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
* Beginning December 12, 2009 until January 22, 2010


Library Technician:
$19.9546 - $21.5394 hourly

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position.

This is a NSGEU Bargaining unit position.  Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

We will contact you should you be selected for an interview.  Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

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