Posted, by Laura Syms, on behalf of Human Resources, Cape Breton



Cape Breton University (CBU) is located on Cape Breton Island, Nova
Scotia's tourism centrepiece and home to rich Celtic, Mi'kmaq, and
Acadian culture. CBU has a reputation for small class sizes, strong
community involvement, and strong internal support for faculty research.


CBU invites applications for a full-time probationary position in the
Library at the rank of Librarian I to commence July 2010 or sooner.


The successful candidate will offer multi- disciplinary reference
services and information literacy instruction, as well as provide
collection development and liaison with academic departments (primarily
education, humanities and social sciences). Other duties and work on
special projects will be assigned as opportunities and needs arise. The
working schedule currently includes one evening per week and one
Saturday per month.


Applicants must have an MLIS from an ALA accredited institution with
preference being given to candidates with a minimum of one year
experience in an academic library.


The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton
University Faculty Association -


Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department:

-               a letter of application quoting the reference number
(LIB1001-APLA) and identifying his/her education and experience as it
relates to this position;

-               a curriculum vitae; 

-               three current letters of reference (sent directly to
CBU) to the Human Resources Department;

-               a copy of academic transcripts (official transcripts
will be required of the successful candidate).


Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. February 26, 2010. Email
applicants will receive a return email confirming receipt.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants
selected for an interview will be contacted.


Cape Breton University is an equal opportunities/affirmative action
employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Cape Breton
University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal People,
African Canadians or other persons from a visible minority group,
persons with disabilities and women. Applicants who wish to be
considered for this initiative should self-identify in their cover


We share the air! CBU promotes a smoke and scent-free workplace.


Cape Breton University                                        Human
Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road
(902)563-1158 tel.

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2
(902)563-1458 fax

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