POSITION:      Library Technician, Visual Resources Collection
UNION:         FUNSCAD Unit II
DEPARTMENT:    Library - Visual Resources Collection
HOURS OF WORK: Regular Full-Time, 35 Hours per week, Monday to Friday


The Library Technician, Visual Resources Collection, is responsible for assisting in the delivery of Visual Resources services in amulti-task oriented environment.  The Library Technician performs duties related to cataloguing of images and DVDs, digitization of images, circulation, and general library instruction.   The Library Technician provides instruction in the use of the Visual Resources Collection, and   ensures the implementation and application of adequate health and safety policies and practices where necessary.  The Library Technician supervises the area in the Visual Resources Librarianís absence.

A Librarian Technician diploma, an undergraduate degree, and a minimum of one year of relevant employment experience in a library required.  Preference will be given to applicants with a background in fine art, media art, or art history.

The following skills are required:
∑       Proficiency in database, word processing, and image editing software applications. .
∑       Knowledge of cataloguing standards and practices, preferably the cataloguing of images and media.
∑       Experience with digital imaging technology, including photography, scanning and image editing.  Must have working knowledge of Photoshop.
∑       Research skills using print and online resources.
∑       Experience using online library applications, catalogues, and web based media.  Experience with online course management software is an asset.

Well developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively are essential to this position.
The Library Technician works in a dynamic environment and must be able to balance attention to detail with frequent interruptions.

Applications from FUNSCAD Unit II will be given priority consideration.  Interested candidates may submit applications Keera Buchanan, Director of Human Resources, NSCAD University, 5163 Duke Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 3J6 or submit your resume via email to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Deadline for all applications: October 15, 2012