Public Services Development Librarian

Department of Post-Secondary Education,
Training and Labour
(Pay Band 4)
Open Competition

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is seeking an individual to join the Provincial Office of the New Brunswick Public Library Service as a Public Services Development Librarian working in Fredericton.

As a member of the provincial office team, the successful candidate will report to the Head of Public Services Development. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, coordination and evaluation of provincial scale programs and services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the development, marketing and evaluation of provincial programs and services; leading provincial committees and coordinating their work; managing the development of provincial promotional campaigns and associated materials in print and electronic format; participating in identifying training needs, developing training materials and delivering training; participating in developing, implementing and coordinating online programs and services; identifying funding opportunities and preparing grant applications; conducting research and preparing reports including the provincial annual statistics report; participating in various committees; promoting the public library system by engaging in public and media relations; participating in strategic and operational planning; developing relationships with provincial partners; managing the development and budget of the professional collection; making presentations; overseeing and managing special projects; supervising project employees and assuming other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library and/or Information Studies from an ALA accredited program and a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience. Experience working with HTML and MS Office software is required.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

The following operational requirement is also required: This position requires travel.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking / Judgement;
  • Effective Interactive Communication;
  • Initiative; Results Orientation;
  • Teamwork and Cooperation.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies: Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge; Written Communication.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

In the event that this competition poses difficulties in recruiting, candidates with less than 2 (two) years of experience may be considered at a salary commensurate with their experience.

Salary: $48,178 to $67,366 per annum.

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at or by mail at the following address and received no later than December 30, 2018, indicating the competition number: Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, Human Resource Services, 500 Beaverbrook Court, Suite 100, P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Telephone: (506) 453-8231
Fax: (506) 457-6750

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

We promote a scent-reduced environment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Competition number: 18-6236-002

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