Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Pay Band 2 / Library Manager
The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is seeking an individual to join the New Brunswick Public Library Service as Manager of the Upper Miramichi Community Library in New Bandon.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of quality library service to the community and surrounding area. He/she is responsible for managing the library in accordance with provincial guidelines; ensuring that regional and provincial initiatives are implemented at the library; and developing local policies, procedures and strategic and operational plans within regional and provincial mandates.
The successful candidate will be responsible for recruitment, training, supervision, scheduling hours of work and evaluation of staff; providing loan service through an automated circulation system; providing advanced level reference service through traditional and electronic resources; assisting patrons in the use of information technology and library services; providing reader's advisory service; planning and implementing library programs for children and adults; performing community analysis; engaging in public, community and media relations; participating in the selection and maintenance of library collections; serving as secretary to the library board; managing the library board budget provided by the municipality; working in conjunction with the board, the rural community and the school to maintain the library facility; maintaining positive relations with the community, staff and students of the school, and with the staff of the library region; developing partnerships; and assuming other duties as assigned. He/she will also be responsible for the maintenance of collections, the shelving of materials and shelf reading.
As a joint public-school facility, the library serves the public as well as the students and personnel of Central New Brunswick Academy.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and at least one (1) year of relevant experience that includes supervision and working with the public OR a Master of Library and/or Information Science degree OR a Bachelor of Information Management degree. Experience with e-mail, the Internet and MS-Word is necessary.
Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.
The following operational requirement(s) is also required: This position requires travel, as well as daytime, evening and weekend work based on schedules. Maintaining the library collections will involve some lifting.
Prior to appointment, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a criminal record check for work with the vulnerable sector.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:
Client Service Orientation
Concern for Order
Effective Interactive Communication
Relationship / Network Building
TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:
Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.
Salary: $41,184 to $57,486 per annum
We encourage applicants to apply on-line at https://www.ere.gnb.ca/competition.aspx?lang=E&t=Y by August 28, 2020 indicating competition number: R62-2020/21-433. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.
Department of Post-Secondary Education,
Training and Labour
Human Resource Services
500 Beaverbrook Court, Suite 100,
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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