Head of Young Adult/Adult Services

New Brunswick Public Library - Campbellton, NB (27 days ago)

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New Brunswick Public Library Service as the Head of Young Adult / Adult Services for the Campbellton
Centennial Library.

As a member of the Campbellton Centennial Library team, the successful candidate will be responsible
for managing the young adult / adult services unit in the library and overseeing services for young adults
and adults in the region. Duties will include planning, promoting, delivering and evaluating library
programs and services for young adults and adults, 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; developing, managing, and preserving the unit’s collections and participating in the
development of young adult and adult collections for the region; shelving of materials and shelf reading;
participating in providing circulation services; and completing other duties as assigned. The Head of
Young Adult / Adult Services participates in provincial and regional initiatives and committees.

The successful candidate will supervise and evaluate staff as well as volunteers in the unit; schedule hours
of work, participate in the hiring process, budget preparation and grant management; development and
communication of operational plans, policies and procedures. He/she will develop and implement staff
training in young adult and adult services.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Studies from an
American Library Association accredited program and two (2) years of related experience. Experience
using e-mail, the Internet and MS-Word is necessary.

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

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 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.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural
competencies: Client Service Orientation; Creative Thinking and Innovation; Effective Interactive
Communication; Relationship and Network Building; Team Leadership.

TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical
competencies: Presentation Skills; Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge; Written

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years
including part-time and full-time employment.

In the event that this competition poses difficulties in recruiting, candidates with less than two (2) years of
experience may be considered at a salary commensurate with their experience.

Salary: $49,374 to $69,056 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at https://www.ere.gnb.ca/competition.aspx?lang=E&t=Y by
August 9, 2020 indicating competition number: R62-2020/21-299. 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
Telephone: 506-453-8231


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.
We promote a scent-reduced environment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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