Young Adult and Adult Services Librarian - New Brunswick Public Library Service - Edmundston, NB


Mgr W.J. Conway Public Library
Young Adult and Adult Services Librarian

Casual Opportunity (up to one year)

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 Young Adult and Adult Services Librarian at the Mgr W.J. Conway Public Library in Edmundston.

As a member of the library team, the Young Adult and Adult Services Librarian participates in the development, provision, and evaluation of library service for adults and young adults the library and in the region.

The successful candidate will provide library service to adults and young adults by: planning, promoting, delivering and evaluating library programs and services, including outreach initiatives and services for special needs populations; assisting in delegating tasks and in assessing the work of employees in the Children’s service unit; 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.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Salary: $1,687 to $2,358 bi-weekly

The deadline for applications is: March 10, 2019.

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
HSJ Regional Office
15 de l’Église Street, Suite 102
Edmundston, NB
E3V 1J3
Fax: (506) 735-2193