Your attention is drawn to the following (with apologies in advance for any cross-posting).
Best regards,
Simon Lloyd

Robertson Library

Librarian -- Part-Time Term Position

The University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a part-time Term Librarian, for approximately 10 hours per week (additional hours may be available, pending budgetary approval).  The Term is for one academic year, with the possibility of renewal.

The University of PEI is one of Canada’s leading liberal undergraduate institutions. Located in Charlottetown, it is a central educational, cultural and social institution in the City and the Province. The University has a population of 4,000 part-time and full-time students and offers traditional programs as well as many unique areas of study. We have a strong research record in a number of areas.

Reporting to the University Librarian, your primary responsibilities will be providing in-person and virtual reference service in all disciplines.  There may also be opportunities for providing other professional services, such as information literacy instruction via classes, consultations, and guides and tutorials, as well as participation in special projects.

Applicants will have a degree from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent accreditation in library and information science.   The successful candidate should possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, and have recent experience in providing reference services in an academic library setting.

This is a term appointment with academic status. The position is part of the UPEI Faculty Association Bargaining Unit #1, and will be filled at the Librarian I Level, with salary pro-rated.   It is expected that the appointment will take effect on or before September 1.

Term:  September 1, 2011 – May 13, 2012, with possibility of renewal

One-year part-time term position

Closing Date: 

Aug. 10, 2011 (with interviews to be scheduled for Aug. 16 and 17)


Application Instructions: 

Applications should include curriculum vitae, names of three or more referees and a covering letter providing an overview and discussion of qualifications and interests as they relate to this position. Inquiries and applications should be directed to:

Mark Leggott, University Librarian
Robertson Library, University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave., Charlottetown PEI C1A 4P3
[log in to unmask] 902-566-0460 FAX 902-628-4305

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.


Simon Lloyd
University Archivist
& Special Collections Librarian
Robertson Library,
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, P.E.I. 
C1A 4P3                              
Telephone: (902) 566-0536
Fax: (902) 628-4305
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Web: www.upei.ca/library/html/specialcollections.html
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