Public Services Consultant - Job Details

Job Details

Career Title: Public Services Consultant
NAICS Code: Information (51)
Job Term: Full-time
Modified Date: May 03, 2019
Recruiter: Julie Walker
Description: Northern Lights Library System, headquarters in Elk Point, Alberta, is looking for a Public Services Consultant

Northern Lights Library System (NLLS) is currently seeking innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual for the position of Consultant in the area of Public Services.

NLLS is located in Elk Point, Alberta and serves a population of 173,205 people through a network of 47 public libraries NLLS and our partners, The Regional Automation Consortium (TRAC) shares Polaris; a leading edge library software that brings numerous new possibilities to the way services are delivered to members.

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. There may also be the opportunity to work from home depending on home location.

Reporting to the Manager of Public Services, the Consultant is responsible for assisting in the supervision of services to the member libraries. The most critical role is to help make each library be successful in serving its patrons.

Primary responsibilities are in the areas of consultation, training, collection development and communication. This person will also work closely with staff of the TRAC partners and other library systems.

The successful candidate will possess an MLIS/MLS from an ALA accredited program with a thorough understanding of automated library systems and network management. Experience in implementing new services in an ever changing environment of technology; excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to deliver excellent customer service. New MLIS graduates are welcome to apply. A valid/clean Alberta driver’s license is mandatory.

This position offers a comprehensive benefit package and a regular work week consisting of 35 hours along with a generous vacation allowance. The salary range for this position is $62,096 to $78,959 and will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This position will be open until filled; interested parties to email resume and cover letter to:

Julie Walker
Executive Director
Northern Lights Library System
Postal Bag 8, Elk Point, AB T0A 1A0
Email: jwalker@nlls.ab.ca
Phone: 780.724.2596 ext.2112
Fax 780.724.2597


We thank all candidates for their applications; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Qualifications:
Salary: $62,096 - $78,959
Education: Master in Library & Information Studies
Category: Library
Job Expiry Date: Sep 01, 2019
Company: Northern Lights Library System
City: Elk Point, Alberta
Postal code: T0A 1A0
Country: Canada
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