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Position: Supervising Librarian

Competition Number: 2021-EX-EN-53268927-01
Competition posting date: 2021-04-26
Competition closing date: 2021-05-10

Ottawa Public Library, Branch Operations, Public Services
2 Full-time Continuous Positions - 35.00 hours/week
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Library
Salary: $68,004.30 to $81,159.26 annually (2019 rates of pay)
Location: Library, 120 Metcalfe Street

Category: Current Opportunities
Employment Group: Library

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Manager or Coordinator, provides professional library service in one or more of the following areas information, reference and readers' advisory, programs, collection development, bibliographic access and inventory control, systems support or development and maintenance of web based services and staff training and development. Performs supervisory duties. May be assigned duties in children, youth and/or adult services. May be senior person in charge or exercise responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the library branch.

Work is performed within the context of the policies and framework of the Library corporate culture as embodied in the Mission Statement, Core Values, Customer Experience Guidelines and the Canadian Library Association position statements on Intellectual Freedom and Diversity and Inclusion, with particular emphasis on providing customer service excellence.

Education & Experience

Masters degree in library and/or information sciences from an accredited library school

Minimum of 2 years related experience is required

Language, Certificates & Licenses

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check to the Ottawa Public Library's satisfaction.

2 Positions - Day 1 Ready – immediate requirement for language proficiency:
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.


Competencies & Skills


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