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Career Title: Manager, Bibliographic Service
NAICS Code: Other (81)
Job Term: Full-time
Modified Date: Nov 06, 2019
Recruiter: Julie Walker
Description: Northern Lights Library System, headquartered in Elk Point, Alberta, is looking for a Manager, Bibliographic Services

Reporting to the Director, the Manager of Bibliographic Services is accountable for overseeing all aspects of bibliographic service activities within NLLS and participates in appropriate province wide activities as the NLLS representative. This position is also responsible for acting as a consultant to member libraries, working in cooperation with other members of the management team and their respective departments.

The Manager of the Bibliographic Services Department is expected to take a leadership role in articulating the requirements of Bibliographic Services and integrating them into the overall mandate of the library system. The position has a large number of staff reporting to it, and will maintain important interaction with all Northern Lights staff and Library Members for the purpose of problem solving, troubleshooting, training and input.

Elk Point is only two hours from Edmonton in a beautiful rural setting and surrounded by several larger centers within half an hour’s drive.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

Please forward resumes, including the name of three references to:

Ms. Julie Walker – Executive Director

Northern Lights Library System

5615 – 48 Street, Postal Bag 8

Elk Point, ABT0A 1A0

Qualifications: Requirements:

A complete ALA accredited MLIS is required
Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience/management skills
Cataloguing courses in RDA and MARC21 preferred
Polaris ILS is advantageous
Flexibility, ability to work within tight deadlines and under pressure
Able to demonstrate leadership abilities
Ability to work closely and effectively with others
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Superior computer skills
Strong knowledge and understanding of bibliographic services is beneficial
Understanding of the role of the public library in rural communities
A valid driver’s license is required as the position entails travel throughout the region
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Education: MLIS
Category: Librarian
Job Expiry Date: Dec 31, 2019
Company: Northern Lights Library System
City: Elk Point, Alberta
Postal code: T0A 1A0
Country: Canada