ADS Level 5 - Facilitator - Education Learning Commons - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Date of Posting: 
July 7, 2016
Faculty of Education
ADS Level 5 - Facilitator - Education Learning Commons
Part-Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

18.75 hours per week

$46,451 to $51,110 per annum, prorated to time and term, as per CUPE 1870

As soon as possible – October 21, 2016 

The Faculty of Education is seeking a dynamic and multi-skilled teacher-librarian to fill a term contract position as Facilitator of the Education Learning Commons (ELC).  The position would be part-time (18.5 hours/week) from July 20 to October 21, 2016.

The Faculty of Education is committed to developing caring, compassionate and innovative teachers.  We offer 12-month Bachelor of Education programs in English and French Education.  With specializations in Indigenous Education, International Education, and Adult Education, our undergraduate programs have a strong focus on issues pertaining to diversity, equality and social justice in local and global communities.  A Certificate in Adult Education is offered in partnership with Holland College.  At the graduate level, the faculty also offers a Masters of Education degree in both course-based and thesis-based streams, as well as a PhD program.


• Reporting to the Faculty ELC Liaison, the incumbent will be responsible for the daily operation of the Education Learning Commons (ELC).
• This role includes:
     • Acquiring new resources in both official languages
     • Helping students and faculty locate and use resources
     • Managing circulation, compiling and maintaining user statistics
     • Maintaining the automated circulation and resource management system
     • Recruiting, training and supervising student assistants
     • Creating and conducting workshops on specific topics as needed
     • General management of the Centre
• The position also includes a significant technology support component.  The incumbent will be required to assist students and faculty in the integration of technology (such as iPad applications, E-live, and social media) into the classroom.
• The Facilitator is responsible for the Education Learning Commons section of the Faculty of Education webpage and will also collaborate with students and Faculty to integrate both print and electronic learning resources into their teaching.


• The successful candidate will ideally have a Bachelor of Education degree with training, and experience in school librarianship, together with knowledge of and experience in the role of information technologies in teaching and learning. 
• Essential skills are:
     • The ability to interact collaboratively with faculty and students
     • Knowledge and experience in library management and automation
     • Understanding and awareness of curriculum and learning resources for teachers, including current and classic children’s and adolescent literature, as well as online and print non-fiction sources
     • Expertise in the use of information and communication technologies for teaching and learning
     • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
     • Excellent communication skills
• The ability to read, speak and understand French will be considered a significant 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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.

Successful Candidate(s): 


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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