Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Date of Posting: 
June 27, 2014
Permanent Full Time
Hours of Work: 

33.75 hours per week (Includes some evening and weekend work.)

$40,890 to $44,995 per annum as per CUPE 1870

The Robertson Library is seeking applications for a qualified individual to work under the general direction of the Circulation and Cataloguing Services Librarian and University Librarian, providing services to students, staff, and faculty of the University and the general public. That person will be expected to demonstrate judgement, flexibility, and initiative. 

Main responsibilities include:
• circulating library resources, laptops, etc.
• responding to user circulation needs and requests
• adding and deleting reserve material
• helping train and supervise Circulation student assistants (& other Library staff for Desk shifts)
• circulating library resources, laptops, etc. 
• providing user assistance working at the Information and Virtual Reference Desks
• providing project management services for appropriate Library projects

Successful candidates will implement library policies and directions set by the Library, contribute to the Library’s overall work environment and, work in cooperation with the library staff.  Responsibilities will shift and alter as Library needs and demands change.

• a Library Technician Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience
• Bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution would be an asset
• at least two years experience in an automated library environment
• an in-depth knowledge of bibliographic databases and strong searching skills
• the ability to work well independently
• strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and responsiveness to clients
• strong technology skills plus an open attitude towards new technology
• effective writing skills and proficiency with spreadsheet and word processing programs
• experience with project management concepts and tools would be an asset
• a flexible approach, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to effectively respond to issues
• a physical component and will include some bending/lifting, and shelving of heavy items
• experience working with the public, handling cash, and detail work is an asset

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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