Library Technician

Library Technician Term, Full-time Position Commencing approximately August 31, 2015 and ending August 30, 2016 Waterfront Campus, Dartmouth, NS Competition No. 2015-286

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.

NSCC is committed to its values of diversity and inclusion. We provide an environment that welcomes and embraces individuals from diverse communities. We take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities, women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

The Opportunity: Reporting to the Manager, Student Services and under the functional guidance of the Campus Librarian, you are accountable for the day to day operations of the Waterfront Campus Library with support to other Metro Campuses and Central Library Services on occasion. You will provide reference services to users in accessing information, services and resources in a variety of formats, provide library tours and orientations to groups or individuals and provide user education during all transactions. You will provide document delivery services, maintain a reserve system, participate in aspects of collection cataloging and maintenance, circulate library materials, register patrons in Novanet and provide basic support for troubleshooting software and equipment. You will maintain statistics, prepare orders and participate in the promotion of Library Services. You will also contribute to the development and growth of Library Services, Student Services and the College by participating in committees, working groups and other initiatives.

Your Credentials: • You possess a diploma in Library and Information Technology. • You have a minimum one year of relevant occupational experience, preferably in an academic library. • You have strong demonstrated computer literacy including the complete suite of Microsoft applications. • You have experience with integrated library systems (ILS), preferably Aleph. • You have demonstrated a positive client service perspective, are collaborative and thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment. • As a creative self-starter, you have been recognized for your strong work ethic and your commitment to excellence.

Application deadline is midnight, August 27, 2015

Starting Salary Range: $38,020 to $44,269

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.

Finalist candidates will be expected to provide recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

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