*Dalhousie University Libraries**
*Full-time, ten-month, limited-term librarian position
August 1, 2012 -- May 31, 2013

The Dalhousie University Libraries are seeking an innovative, 
service-oriented professional librarian to provide sabbatical relief 
including the provision of front-line reference service, in-class 
instruction and the creation of online learning resources.The reference 
service duties will be located (for 5 months) at the Killam Memorial 
Library which serves the teaching and research needs of the students, 
faculty and researchers in the faculties of Arts & Social Sciences, 
Sciences, Management and Computer Science as well as community users; 
and (for 5 months) at the Kellogg Health Sciences Library which serves 
the teaching and research needs of the students, faculty and researchers 
in the faculties of Dentistry, Health Professions and Medicine as well 
as community users.The development of online instructional tutorials and 
other learning resources will involve working with colleagues from all 
libraries in the Dalhousie Libraries system.


·Update and further develop the Libraries' online instructional material 
-- online tutorials and LibCasts

·Teach and assist library users to search a variety of print and 
electronic resources at the Reference and Research Assistance Desks

·Assist with on-site and Livehelp reference in the Killam Memorial 
Library and the Kellogg Health Sciences Library

·Assist in the Libraries' instructional activities

·Explore the integration of library content into BBLearn

·Perform basic Health Science literature searches for external clients

·Review and improve the Distance Education webpages and Libguides

·Handle special projects such as compiling Kellogg Public Services 
annual statistics in early April


·An MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent is 

·A strong commitment to public service, and excellent communication 
skills in the English language

·Creativity and ability to present library instructional material in a 
clear, attractive and understandable way in an online environment

·Has in-depth, up-to-date working knowledge of specific software used to 
create LibCasts and tutorials is essential (e.g. Camtasia, Audacity, 
SoftChalk, Lectora and Blackboard)

·Successful reference experience in an academic library is desirable

·Proven ability to work independently, essential

***Salary and Benefits:*

Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience, and 
subject to the terms of the Dalhousie Faculty Association Collective 

Please send a letter of application, including the URL for an online 
tutorial you have created (YouTube submissions acceptable) and current 
resume including the names of three references by June 15^th , 2012 to:

Janice Slauenwhite
Dalhousie Libraries
Killam Library Administration Office
6225 University Avenue, PO Box 15000
Halifax, NSB3H 4R2

Electronic applications are preferred and can be sent 
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"All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians 
and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is 
an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University 
encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a 
disability, racially visible persons and women."

Janice Slauenwhite
Killam Library - Dalhousie University
6225 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS   B3H 4R2
Phone: (902) 494-6685
Fax: (902) 494-2062