Job posting: CBC Media Librarian, Winnipeg, MB

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before!

Deadline for applications is June 10th, 2014.

As a Media Librarian, you will be employing your skills as an information professional by providing library and information services to program and administrative clients.  Work is governed by CBC programming and journalistic policies as well as various agreements governing the possible use of these materials.  There is little latitude for independent action but some opportunity for initiative and judgement.  Advice and guidance are available.

Please note this temporary position is part-time and will end April 1, 2015.


You possess the following:

  • University degree in library science or the equivalent.  A Masters in Library Science (MLS) is considered a very strong asset
  • Two years of comparable and relevant experience
  • Able to rapidly and accurately summarize audio materials, and describe video materials
  • Good knowledge of and experience with the Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel
  • Data entry and processing skills, and word processing skills in a Windows environment
  • Knowledge of recent Canadian history (past 50 years), current events, and personalities in the province (will be gauged via a test administered by CBC/Radio-Canada)
  • Experience producing catalogues, thesauruses and in-depth subject analyses an asset
  • Experience converting databanks into archive descriptions or original document cataloguing projects
  • Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada programming policies and journalistic standards and practices
  • Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada programming
  • Proven ability to work without supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to work in a tight-deadline environment, often in unexpected overtime situations
  • Excellent client-service orientation
  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Able to work flexible hours and weekends as required
  • Functional spoken and written bilingualism (English and French).

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.