Please be advised of the following term posting for the NS Legislative Library.  Additional details on the application process may be found on CareerBeacon:




Librarian 4 (Systems & Technology Manager) (Term) (Halifax)

Legislative Library

Please quote Competition #BP-0050KB-CB


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.



Reporting to the Legislative Librarian, the Systems and Technology Manager is responsible for planning, developing and managing the Legislative Library’s information systems and products designed to bring information to the desktops of the users of the Legislative Library. This includes the overall administration of the Legislature’s website and the day to day management of the Library’s integrated library system. This position must maintain the library’s online catalogue according to international standards and be able to lead and train technical services staff. This position provides expertise and advice on database design and on the direction of information technology in the Legislative Library.



Bachelor’s Degree plus post graduate degree in Library Science and 7 years of professional library experience or equivalent. Experience with integrated library systems and website design and management is required along with proven project management and leadership skills. A thorough knowledge of indexing and other information retrieval processes as well as library standards for database development is required. Must have in depth experience with a variety of software applications including web authoring software and must demonstrate a high level of creativity and initiative. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be prepared to work in a non-partisan political environment.


Experience with database, and photo-editing software as well as content management systems would be considered an asset.


Offer of employment is contingent upon the successful candidate passing appropriate background checks which may include one or all of the following: Reference Checks, Criminal Background checks, Child Abuse Registry, etc.


Pay Grade: PR 15


Salary Range: $58,295 - $71,060


Closing Date:   February 21, 2012


Please note: This is a term opportunity for approximately 18 months.


This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a Nova Scotia Government Civil Service Employee and a member of the NSGEU and include their Employee ID. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self-Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status and ID number are prior to applying for this restricted position.


External applicants and current casual Nova Scotia Government employees will only be considered if there are no qualified Nova Scotia Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.

Nova Scotia Legislative Library
Province House,  P.O. Box 396
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2P8

(902) 424-5932 (voice)
(902) 424-0220 (fax)

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