Job Posting: Liaison Librarian (Digitization Project), University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB

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Liaison Librarian

Term: January 1, 2015 to April 30, 2015 (4 Month Term)

The Hans W. Klohn Commons at the University of New Brunswick Saint John seeks a Liaison Librarian for a four month term position. Depending on the background and qualifications of the incumbent the liaison responsibilities may include Science Fiction and Fantasy, Philosophy, Languages, English and Gender Studies. Projects assigned during the term include preliminary work on the digitization of the UNBSJ Science Fiction and Fantasy Fanzine Collection (see for a link to the partial inventory).

The Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick, located in Tucker Park overlooking the beautiful Kennebacasis River Valley, which serves a population of approximately 2500 students. Information Services and Systems has 5 librarians, 10 library assistants, and 9 technical staff providing educational and technical support to students, faculty and staff. Library services are provided from the Hans W. Klohn Commons ( Service in the Commons is provided to students at the Information Desk for technology and library access services, and through on-call service at Research Help Services.



Qualifications include a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution with coursework or experience in digitization of documents, and/or digital preservation. An undergraduate background in the humanities and knowledge of and interest in science fiction and fantasy would be an asset. Further, the candidate will have excellent communications skills and an in-depth knowledge of print and online information resources. Demonstrated instruction experience is required, as is the ability to work within a collaborative environment.


This position is subject to budgetary approval. This is a four-month term position which will be filled at the rank of Librarian I or II based on qualifications.

Candidates should send a letter of application and names of three references to:

Karen Keiller

Director, Information Services and Systems

University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 5050

Saint John, NB E2L 4L5

Fax: (506) 648-5701

Only those candidates that are short-listed will be contacted for an interview. Please confirm that we have received your application. Applications will be reviewed starting on November 30, 2014.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.