Customer Service Librarian, Adult Services (Temporary Fulltime)

Job Type: 
Permanent Full-Time
Competition #: 
Number of Openings: 
Closing Date: 
Oct 20, 2017
35 h/w
Union Status: 
Campbell River

Branch Manager: Joelle Samson

Job Description: 
Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) serves approximately 430,000 people on Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii and the Central Mainland Coast through 39 branch libraries and a Virtual Branch, with a staff of approximately 400 employees.

We currently have a temporary opportunity for a dynamic and energetic Customer Service Librarian at our Campbell River branch:

This is a temporary fulltime opportunity providing 35 hours a week which may include days, evenings and weekends. This temporary position is scheduled to conclude in May 2018

The Customer Services Librarian –Adult Services is responsible for the coordinated delivery of library services specializing in adult services. Under the direction of the Library Manager, the CSL provides leadership and performs a variety of professional duties involved in the coordination, development, delivery and continuing evaluation of information and online services, customer training, readers’ advisory, programming and outreach to the local community.

Under the direction of the Library Manager your representative duties will include the following areas of responsibility:

    • Instructs and advises customers in using the online catalogue, databases, and other electronic products.

    • Develops and maintains assigned areas of the branch collection(s). Identifies collection development priorities and provides input to the Library Manager.

    • Provides information services and readers’ advisory. Guides and assists customers in locating answers to their questions using a variety of print and non-print resources.

    • Promotes staff commitment and a focus towards organizational goals and direction.

    • Oversees the effective and efficient coordination of projects.

    • Participates in cross-functional teams for the implementation of system wide initiatives.

Referencing Job Posting GEU2017-137 CSL in the subject line of your email, please submit your resume and cover letter to: hr [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca.

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team but only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

Job Requirements: 
A complete job description identifying additional duties, required education & experience as well as knowledge, skills and abilities is attached for your review.

    This is a BCGEU Union position providing a rate of pay of $30.47/hr. While Vancouver Island Regional Library provides competitive compensation and benefits, because this is a temporary opportunity, the successful incumbent will be paid 10% of gross earnings, each pay, in lieu of all statutory requirements and all of the benefits and perquisites provided by the Collective Agreement.

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