ALA-accredited MLS / MLIS degree or equivalent
Strong communication and critical thinking skills
Ability to work in a collaborative and collegial environment
Ability to take initiative, set goals, and manage time
Proven project management skills
Experience providing instruction in a secondary or post-secondary academic environment
Experience working with the public
Broad knowledge of information sources and tools in academic libraries
Demonstrated interest and facility in the use of educational technologies and digital media tools, such as learning management systems, cloud-
based productivity tools, and video editing software
Academic library experience in a public service role
Aptitude for thinking creatively and critically about information literacy programs and services
Aptitude for thinking critically about best practices for academic libraries and trends in higher education
Experience designing and / or delivering information literacy instruction in academic libraries
Experience designing and / or delivering digital media literacy instruction
Training or education in the design, delivery, and assessment of instruction and / or information literacy programs
Post-secondary education in business / commerce or science and / or experience providing liaison support to business or science programs in academic libraries
Application Procedure :
The position will be filled at the Assistant Librarian level. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and a comprehensive benefits package provided.
Please submit a curriculum vitae; the names of three professional referees, indicating your relationship to them, and including a current supervisor;
and a broad statement of interest in a single PDF file no later than 5 p.m., April 21, 2017, to the following email address : .
References will not be contacted without consent.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory it resides and offers our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.
The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy.
All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.
The Librarian works within the terms and conditions of employment as governed by the Collective Agreement between the University of Guelph and the University of Guelph Faculty Association.
All Librarians are expected to engage in professional practice; scholarship, which includes research, study, professional development and scholarly and creative activities;
and, University service and academic or professional service.