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Associate University Librarian (Archives)


Memorial University is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and
learning, research and scholarship, as well as public engagement and service. The only university in
Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial has a complement of 18,300 full and part-time students. While
honouring its special obligation to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial also welcomes
students and scholars from all over the world and shares expertise locally, nationally and
internationally, holding principles of collaboration and relationship-building at its core. Memorial's
Archives and Special Collections, including the third largest digital archives in Canada, are integral to
making this happen.

Recognizing the importance of archives and special collections, Memorial University Libraries is seeking
its first Associate University Librarian (Archives). The AUL (Archives) will lead the development of
Archives & Special Collections, the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, and the Digital Archives Initiative,
all of which are located in the Queen Elizabeth II Library on Memorial's St. John's campus. Reporting to
the University Librarian, the AUL (Archives) will be responsible for the administration of these units
which are dedicated to preserving and sharing the history and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador,
as well as preserving and providing access to a variety of other unique collections from around the
world. Development and application of the methodology and standards of archival best practice for
material in all formats will be expected, as will contributions toward personal and institutional research
interests. The AUL (Archives) will also strengthen relations with other university archival units and with
other archives and special collections, both provincially and nationally.

The ideal candidate will have an ALA-accredited graduate degree in library science or archival studies
(or equivalent), a passion for libraries, archives and cultural heritage, and extensive experience
processing multi-media archival collections, preferably in a university environment. Candidates must
be fluent in digital technologies and have proven strategic leadership, project management, marketing,
and communication skills.

A strong interest in the history and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador is required, as well as
knowledge of Canadian history, culture and current affairs. Formal education in Newfoundland and
Labrador Studies would be considered an asset. Preferred candidates will have led successful
organizational change, be exceptional relationship-builders, and able to engage and collaborate
effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including the public.


To learn more about this permanent, full-time opportunity with a salary range in accordance with
Memorial's collective agreement, please contact Anna Stuart or Kathryn Morse at 902-424-1103. To
submit your application online, visit http://www.kbrs.ca/Careers/10694 .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents
will receive priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications
from all qualified candidates, including Aboriginal persons, women, members of visible minorities,
persons with disabilities and members of sexual minorities.

Institution Address: Memorial University, 230 Elizabeth Avenue, St John's, Newfoundland, A1B 3X9