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Librarian

The Woodland Cultural Centre is currently seeking to train a new Librarian, to take over when our current Librarian retires in fall 2020. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Librarian assumes the responsibility for acquiring, organizing, managing and distributing library resources, and ensuring that library provision meets the needs of all its users. Please note this is a mentored position, with the new Librarian assuming all roles and responsibilities by fall 2020.

Duties Include
• selecting, developing, cataloguing and classifying library resources
• answering readers’ enquiries
• using library systems and specialist computer applications
• recruiting and managing summer students and volunteers
• liaising with Woodland Cultural Centre staff, external organisations and suppliers
• ensuring that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users (e.g. staff, postgraduate students, disabled users)
• managing budgets and resources
• supporting independent research and learning
• developing IT facilities
• assist readers to use computer equipment, conduct literature searches etc.
• prepares narrative reports with statistical data for board reports and annual reports
• maintains website information about the library and provides book reviews
• must be able to travel as required

Qualifications
• selecting, developing, cataloguing and classifying library resources
• answering readers’ enquiries
• using library systems and specialist computer applications
• recruiting and managing summer students and volunteers
• liaising with Woodland Cultural Centre staff, external organisations and suppliers
• ensuring that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users (e.g. staff, postgraduate students, disabled users)
• managing budgets and resources
• supporting independent research and learning
• developing IT facilities
• assist readers to use computer equipment, conduct literature searches etc.
• prepares narrative reports with statistical data for board reports and annual reports
• maintains website information about the library and provides book reviews
• must be able to travel as required

 

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Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, a current resume, and three references by 4 pm Tuesday January 21st, 2020 to:

Attn: Virve Wiland, Librarian
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street
Brantford, ON N3S 2X2
library@woodlandculturalcentre.ca
(519) 759-2650

 

Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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