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POSITION:                            Manager of Access Services

 
Administrative/Professional/Confidential Group

 


DEPARTMENT:                   Access Services, Patrick Power Library, Saint
Mary's University

 

SALARY:                               $ 51,764 - $ 65,854 per annum (Group
6) [July 1, 2008 Salary Scale]

 

Founded in 1802 - Saint Mary's University offers a full range of unique
graduate and undergraduate programs. Currently there are more than 7,500
full and part-time students and a workforce of over 2000 full-time,
part-time, casual and student employees. 

 

Consistent with the University's image, the Patrick Power Library is seen as
approachable and student-centered, and is committed to the success of our
students throughout their studies.

 

The Patrick Power Library seeks a Manager of Access Services for our highly
motivated and experienced team. Reporting to the University Librarian, the
Manager, Access Services manages the Access Services Department and guides
staff in providing directional reference services to patrons. As the
Manager, you will provide leadership in the coordination of Access Services
activities and supervise a dynamic and diverse staff of eight (8) direct
reports, and a large number of part-time and student employees. You will
select and recommend hiring of employees who are direct reports, confirm
selection and transfer of indirect reports, complete probationary review and
determine whether to confirm employment of direct reports, as well as
schedule staff and monitor attendance. As Manager, you will also develop and
implement policies and procedures for the department, and manage the
provision of circulation services, ID production, reserve collection
maintenance and overall stacks maintenance. As a front line service
department, the Manager, Access Services is also responsible for the
development and delivery of excellent customer service as well as the
security and control of the library collection.  

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate vision, an ability to anticipate
needs and respond, an ability to manage staff and effectively deal with
staff issues, and a proven record of building and maintaining positive
working relationships in a fast paced, team-oriented environment. Your
knowledge of library and access service operations, and demonstrated
supervisory experience, ideally in a unionized setting, will be complemented
by an Undergraduate degree plus a minimum of three to five years'
experience. In particular, strong communication, computer and organizational
skills, and an ability to meet deadlines are required. 

 

Apply for this opportunity online by visiting www.smu.ca/employment and use
our new online application system through Career Beacon.  Select the
position you are interested in and apply by clicking the "Apply Online Now"
button. Please include the names of three professional references.

 

Competition Opens: May 19, 2010                                 Competition
Closes: June 7, 2010                 

 

 

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.