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Library Technician

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Library Technician

Full Time Support Staff Contract

Two Positions - 7 month contract and 9 month contract

Reporting to the Executive Director, Library Services, the Technician provides library service to faculty, students and staff of Nipissing University and Canadore College and the community. This service includes providing reference assistance to patrons, directing patrons to appropriate sources, guiding patrons in the use of the library's catalogue and e-resources, responding to telephone and email inquiries, assisting patrons in the use of printers and photocopiers, conducting evening and week-end library orientations and information literacy instruction. Other duties include circulating materials, collecting fines, shelf reading, shelving books, opening and closing duties, securing cash and locking doors, and other duties as library priorities change.

The successful candidate will have a Library technician diploma, or a college diploma and one full year of directly related library work experience preferably in an academic library or two years of university education and one full year of directly library work experience preferably in an academic library.

Please submit your letter of application and resume in one document, via email to careers@nipissingu.ca by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021. Hiring is subject to final budgetary approval. 

Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter, from Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as LGBTQ2+, and visible minorities.

First consideration of candidates is given in accordance with Article 12.05 (b) of the OPSEU Full-Time Support Staff Collective Agreement and OPSEU Part-Time Staff Collective Agreement. 

The search committee would like to thank all applications for their interest in Nipissing University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please email access@nipissingu.ca.