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Position Title

REFERENCE ASSISTANT  - UNIVERSITY LIBRARY 

Position Info

Full-time NSGEU position 

Duties

Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to providing the best university experience for all members of our community and to developing thoughtful, engaged citizens who make a positive impact on their world. It is our esteemed 135 year history and blend of passion and individuality that attract outstanding faculty, staff and 4,000 students from around the world.
RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Reference Assistant provides reference and document delivery services to students, staff and faculty, specifically through:
• delivering customized  library instruction sessions
• delivering reference services face-to-face and creating research guides and publications (print or electronic) on various topics
• advising on copyright issues
• organizing document delivery, including assisting patrons with choosing inter-library loans, requesting material from specific locations, and accommodating requests from distance students
• coordinating the work of a three-person document delivery team
• assisting with the scheduling, training and guidance of student assistants

Qualifications

An undergraduate degree is a prerequisite for this position.  A Library Technician Diploma would be considered an asset.  A minimum of one year of related work experience in a library is also required.  Prior work experience in an academic library, particularly with reference services and/or document delivery, would be considered an asset.   A commitment to outstanding customer service as well as excellent inter-personal and communication skills are essential in this position.
To apply for this position, go to www.msvu.ca/careers; follow the link and then click on « APPLY ONLINE NOW » (to the right).  This competition closes at 4:00 p.m. on November 28, 2011.

Classification

NSGEU – Level 7  

Start Date

as soon as possible 

Starting Salary

$39,041 per annum 

Submission Deadline

11/28/2011 
Created at 11/21/2011 5:06 PM  by Linda DeGrace 
Last modified at 11/21/2011 5:06 PM  by Linda DeGrace 

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