Children's Librarian - Campbellton Centennial Library - Campbellton, NB


Campbellton Centennial Library

Children’s Librarian

Casual Opportunity (up to one year)
Bilingual, Full-Time

New Brunswick Public Library Service (NBPLS) is searching for a creative and dynamic individual with demonstrated enthusiasm towards the mission of public libraries for the casual opportunity of Children’s Librarian at the Campbellton Centennial Library in Campbellton.

As a member of the library team, the Children’s Librarian participates in the development, provision, and evaluation of library service for children in the library and in the region.

Reporting to the Head of Children’s Services, the successful candidate will provide library service to children by:  supervising staff, planning, promoting, delivering and evaluating library programs and services, including outreach initiatives and services for special needs populations; providing reader’s advisory and complex level reference service through traditional and electronic resources; orienting and assisting patrons in information technology and information literacy; engaging in public, community and media relations; conducting research, writing reports and compiling statistics; participating in the management of collections for the library and the region; shelving of materials and shelf reading; participating in providing circulation services; and completing other duties as assigned.  

The following operational requirements are also required:  This position requires travel as well as daytime, evening and weekend shifts (based on work schedules).  Prior to appointment, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a criminal record check for work with the vulnerable sector.

Candidates must possess a Masters degree in Library and/or Information Studies from an American Library Association accredited program.  Experience using e-mail, the Internet and MS-Word is necessary.

The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are essential.

Language Requirements: This opportunity requires written and spoken competence in English and French.  Please state your language capability.

The deadline for applications is: October 25, 2017.

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

We promote a scent-reduced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit your application (letter and up to date curriculum vitae) and certificate confirming completion of the level of education required (copy) by e-mail, mail or fax to the attention of the Administrative Assistant at the address indicated below.

Postal Address:
Administrative Assistant
Chaleur Regional Office
113A Roseberry Street
Campbellton, NB
E3N 2G6
Fax: (506) 789-7318