Job Posting: Librarian (P/T), Alberta College of Art + Design (Calgary, CAN)

via the Canadian Library Association Job Search

The Alberta College of Art + Design is one of only four publicly funded Canadian post-secondary institutions devoted exclusively to the advanced education of visual artists and designers. Through the Academic Plan exercise currently underway, the College is developing an exciting long term vision that reaffirms its educational mission within an arts and cultural context where design and creativity are keys to the cultural prosperity agenda.

The College welcomes applications for the following part-time permanent faculty position:
Librarian (1112-FE-FP-32)

Working as a part of the Library team and reporting to the Library Director, this position provides instruction and training for faculty, students and staff in accessing Library resources, provides leadership in emerging technology and liaisons with the Colleges IT offices; is responsible for copyright education at the College; assumes acquisitions responsibilities and maintenance of the Library’s media collections.

The successful candidate will bring strong written and spoken communication skills, organizational skills, customer service skills, excellent situational solving skills as well as an educational background in the visual arts and/or design all of which complements what the Library team offers to ACAD students and faculty and the broader provincial library community.

Qualifications:
Applicants will have a minimum of a Master’s degree in library science, with a B.A., B.F.A. or B.Des in the visual arts being an asset. Preference will be given to applicants who have previously worked in post-secondary libraries, who have a good understanding of existing and emerging technology and who have 2 to 3 years of related experience.

Please note final approval is pending for this position.

Review of applications will commence on February 29, 2012 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

To apply, please submit an expression of interest, current résumé, and the names and contact information for three (3) references to:

Alberta College of Art + Design
1407 14th Avenue N.W., Calgary AB Canada T2N 4R3
E-mail: hr@acad.ca

For more information on the College, please visit our website at www.acad.ca.

Alberta College of Art + Design is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes expressions of interest from all qualified applicants for consideration for this or other suitable vacancies. While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest, please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In situations with several qualified candidates, preference will normally be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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