(Provincial Information and Library Resources Board)
TEMPORARY until August 31, 2010 or until Incumbent Return

Provincial Resource Library Division
St. Johnís, NL

DUTIES:  Reporting to the Manager, this position is responsible for the collection development and management of a variety of print, audio-visual and electronic materials and the operation of provincial audio-visual services. Responsibilities include: collection development and management of reference and electronic resources (for the provincial system), adult non-fiction and DVDs (for Provincial Resource Library Division); selection and supervision of staff and staff training; audio visual services: provincial educational video loan service and provincial National Film Board (NFB) and Newfoundland DVD/Video loan services; government documents; consultation, advisory services and promotion; planning and development; related work.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires a knowledge of public library systems, current library trends and electronic resources and services, including web resources. Must demonstrate a good knowledge of library material selection practices and tools. Must also demonstrate strong supervisory, organizational and team building and training abilities; strong communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills and initiative. The required knowledge and abilities would normally be acquired through successful completion of a Masters in Library Science/Library Information Science (MLS/MLIS) degree from an accredited university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

NO. OF HOURS:      35 regular hours per week
CLOSING DATE:    January 28, 2010
PAY RANGE:           LB 34 - $46,100.60 - $51,360.40
CONTACT:               MAIL:  Ms. Michelle Walters
                                    Chair, Selection Board
                                    Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries
                                    Provincial Resource Library Division
                                    Arts & Culture Centre
                                    St. John s, NL
                                    A1B 3A3

                                    FAX: (709) 737-2660

                                    E-Mail: [log in to unmask]

Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date. Late applications with explanation may be considered. A separate application must be submitted for each competition.  For additional information on this position call: (709) 737-3418.


Charles Cameron
Director of Regional Services
Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries
48 St. George's Avenue
Stephenville, NL
A2N 2A4

Tel: (709) 643-0922
Fax: (709) 643-0925
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