Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Library Assistant PL3

Law Library UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#026-18.19Closing Date:June 19, 2018 4:00pm
Employment Group:No GroupSalary or Rate:$17.15 - $20.51 per hour
Employment Date:(tentative)SeptemberHours per Week:Part-time (variable hours per week)
Position Length:(tentative)September to AprilFunding:University Budget


Under the direction of the Head Law Librarian, the incumbent is responsible for the overall operation of the Gerard V. La Forest Law Library while working evenings, weekends, and assigned statutory holidays. This position involves opening and closing the library, circulating materials to library users, providing assistance to users, and supervising student assistants on duty.
Hours of work vary during the academic terms depending on the library’s hours of operation. They will range from approximately 19 to 28 hours per week. Regular hours include two weekday evening shifts and shifts on both Saturday and Sunday each week during the academic terms, as well as shifts on those statutory holidays that the library is open.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Responsible for the operation/supervision of the library in the absence of senior staff.
·    Open/close the library on a regular basis.
·    Circulate library materials, including reserve materials, and maintain related records.
·    Assist library users in finding information and using library equipment.
·    Supervise student assistants.
·    Operate cash register, circulation desk computer, photocopiers, and staff printers.
·    Monitor photocopy usage and take payment for copies made.
·    Handle cash and secure cash drawer at closing.
·    Reserve carrels and conference rooms for students.
·    Issue library cards to new external borrowers.
·    Run reports and retrieve books for inter-branch loans.
·    Contact borrowers regarding overdue or requested materials.
·    Process new books and file loose-leaf services.
·    Shelve new and returned library materials.
·    Advise senior library staff as appropriate regarding any difficulties encountered.
·    Other duties as assigned.
·    High school graduation and a minimum of three years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
·    Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and assigned statutory holidays on a regular basis.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.                                                                                           


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.