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 Commons.

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:
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 qualifications.

Essential skills are:
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 practicum.
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
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