*Date of Posting: *Nov 6 2012
*Coordinator - Education Learning Commons*
*Faculty of Education
Full-Time Term Position*
*Competition Number:* 90E12

The Faculty of Education is seeking a multi-skilled individual to fill a
full-time term contract position as Coordinator of the Education Learning

The Faculty of Education at UPEI is a small, dynamic team of educators
committed to developing compassionate, collaborative and innovative
teachers and to building just and equitable relationships in local and
global communities. The Faculty offers a two-year B.Ed. program, with
optional specializations in Indigenous Education and International
Education; a B.Ed. (français langue seconde); a B.Ed.
(kindergarten-maternelle); a B.Ed. in adult education; post-baccalaureate
certificates in Inclusive Education and School Librarianship; a M.Ed.
degree in Leadership and Learning; and a PhD in Educational Studies.


Reporting to the Dean, the incumbent will be responsible for the daily
operation of the Education Learning Commons. This role includes:

   - providing extensive reference services to undergraduate students,
   graduate students, and faculty;
   - carrying out basic cataloguing and copy cataloguing using Canadian
   Subject Headings and AACR2 standards;
   - providing circulation services using the Koha integrated library
   - maintaining a collection of English and French materials, including
   selecting and purchasing appropriate resources;
   - managing the ELC’s budget and financial records;
   - training and supervising student assistants;
   - organizing and facilitating workshops, in-class lessons, and small
   group and one-on-one tutorials on a variety of educational technologies
   (eg. iPads, SMART Boards, social media, etc.);
   - general management of the ELC.

This position has a significant technology support component. The
Coordinator is responsible for the Education Learning Commons section of
the Faculty of Education webpage and will also collaborate with students
and faculty to integrate both print and electronic learning resources into
their teaching.


The successful candidate will have a Master of Library and Information
Studies with experience in teaching information literacy and services for
children and youth or a Bachelor of Education with training and experience
in school librarianship or education and experience equivalent to these

Essential skills are:

   - knowledge and experience in library management;
   - understanding and awareness of curriculum and learning resources for
   - expertise in the use of information and communication technologies for
   teaching and learning;
   - strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
   - excellent written and oral communication skills;
   - the ability to interact collaboratively with Faculty and students.

The ability to read, speak and understand the French language will be
considered an asset.

*Hours of Work:* Approximately 37.5 hours per week. Hours will vary. The
ELC is normally open during course hours and in the evenings during
*Term:* January 2, 2013 to June 15, 2013 (Term may be reduced or extended
depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)
*Salary: *Commensurate with qualifications
*Closing Date: *Nov 14 2012

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please see the
posting <> on the University of Prince Edward
Island's Human Resources website.

Roseanne Gauthier, MA, MLIS
Education Learning Commons Coordinator
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 4P3
Phone: 902-566-0727
Fax: 902-566-0416
[log in to unmask]