Please see the job ad below for the position of Campus Librarian presently available at the Nova Scotia Community College Akerley Campus in Dartmouth, NS.  If you wish to apply for this position, please visit  Application deadline is July 4, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. 



Professional Support
Campus Librarian
(Continuing, Full-Time Position)

Commencing approximately August 26, 2013
Akerley Campus, Dartmouth, NS
Competition No. 2013-237

Nova Scotia Community College is committed to working individually and collectively with its employees to achieve our mission – Building Nova Scotia’s Economy and Quality of Life through Education and Innovation.  By building on employee strengths and promoting employee growth we will achieve our vision of transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time.

The College values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles.  Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self identify may do so in their cover letters or by completing the Cultivating Diversity questionnaire at the end of the online application form.

Our Opportunity:  Reporting on campus to the Manager of Student Services and functionally to the Director of Library and Information Services, you will have accountability for the delivery and evaluation of Akerley Campus Library services.  You will work closely with library staff and faculty to integrate Library Services into Campus programs to maximize added value.  You will evaluate the information needs of students and faculty, plan programs and services that address them and monitor quality of service.  You will collaborate with Central Library Services on college-wide and consortia initiatives and participate in working groups, committees and projects to advance Library Services and meet required standards.  You will provide traditional and virtual reference services; assist clients with data searching techniques; design and deliver information skills instructional programs to students, faculty and staff; perform collection development and evaluation within budget guidelines; interpret and apply college-wide library services policies; and market library services to the user group. 

Your Credentials:
• You have a Master of Library Science/Information Science from an ALA accredited programme.
• You have a minimum one and a half years of relevant occupational experience.
• You have demonstrated a broad understanding of the variety of information resources and information literacy concepts and techniques applicable to Community College students and faculty.
• You have demonstrated a positive client service perspective and excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills.
• You have strong demonstrated computer literacy including the complete suite of Microsoft applications.
• As a creative self-starter, you have been recognized for your strong work ethic and your commitment to excellence.
• Ideally, you have experience in an academic environment and with the ALEPH integrated library system.

Application deadline is July 4, 2013 at 4pm

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.  As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide recent, relevant references.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button.  To serve you better, NSCC has implemented a new, user-friendly on-line application in partnership with Career Beacon.  First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor".  For more information on the College, please visit our website at




Andrea A. Stewart

Director, Library & Information Services

Nova Scotia Community College

Institute of Technology

5685 Leeds St., PO Box 1153

Halifax, NS

B3J 2X1

Tel: 902-491-6772

Cell: 902-222-3522

Fax: 902-491-3511

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