Apologies for the multiple posts. There was an error in the Date of Closure. Please see corrected posting below.

Thank you,

Robert Martel

Robert Martel
Library Co-Chair & Instruction Librarian

Atlantic School of Theology Library


Atlantic School of Theology


Position: Circulation & Shelving Library Technician

Department: Library, Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Duration of Position: Term position starting March 1, 2017 and ending July 28th, 2017

Summary of Position: The Circulation & Shelving Library Technician is responsible for performing circulation desk procedures, such as checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, and collecting fines. In addition to public service the position requires regular shelving of returned materials as well as regular shelf maintenance. Additional responsibilities and projects associated with the daily operations of the library are listed below in the position description.

Hours of Work: This is a full-time (40 hrs/wk.) term position

Hourly Rate: $18.00 - $19.71

Date of Closure: Complete applications received by February 17, 2017 are ensured consideration; applications can be considered until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please email resume, cover letter, and three references to [log in to unmask]

Position Description (includes but not limited to):

  Access Services Responsibilities:

    1. Contributes an average of 25 hrs/wk. to the Circulation desk
    2. Answers basic reference questions and patron enquiries
    3. Loans out library materials and processes returns using Aleph
    4. Registers new patrons in Aleph

  Collection Maintenance Responsibilities:

    1. Shelves library materials and maintains library materials in proper order
    2. Assists with book donation processing
    3. Assists with archives projects

  Daily Operations Responsibilities:

    1. Assists in opening and closing of library
    2. Answers Circulation and Reference Desk phones
    3. Processes cash transactions

      Position Qualifications:
  1. Library Technicianís Diploma or equivalent
  2. Experience with an Integrated Library System such as Aleph
  3. Experience searching online library catalogues and journal databases
  4. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills