Library Technician

Library Technician Education

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – IT Campus Halifax, Nova Scotia Operational Support

Student Services Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately October 5, 2015 and ending approximately September 16, 2016 Salary range: $38,020 to $44,269 annually Application deadline is midnight, September 24, 2015 Competition No. 2015-332

What you’ll be doing…

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 IT 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.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you?

You have:

Minimum qualifications: • You possess a diploma in Library and Information Technology. Minimum experience: • 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. Minimum skills and ability: • 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.

As a condition of employment, Faculty and Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete NSCC’s Community College Education Diploma Program (CCEDP). CCEDP is a two-year diploma that provides a foundation in adult education principles. CCEDP is a significant investment of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Faculty and Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete CCEDP within their probationary period. Term full-time Faculty who are employed for twelve or more months are also required to participate in CCEDP.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change. You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and 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 and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

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 at least three 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 a user-friendly on-line application process 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 about working at the College, please visit us at

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