Cataloguing Librarian
Department of Post
Fredericton, NB
Department of Post-Secondary Education,
Training and Labour
(Pay Band 3)
Open Competition

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

As a member of the Provincial Office team, the successful candidate will report to the Head of Collection Development. The successful candidate will be responsible for original and copy cataloguing in English and in French for inclusion in a provincial union catalogue of more than 2 million items. As a professional librarian, the Cataloguing Librarian is expected to assume a leadership role and to provide support to the Head of Collection Development.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation and validation of bibliographic records including classification, subject analysis and authority control in accordance with national and international standards; assisting with catalogue maintenance of the automated library system; assisting in the training of cataloguing staff on new initiatives; researching advancements and products that may improve cataloguing procedures; participating in provincial committees and in automation, cataloguing and technical services planning; contributing to the formulation of cataloguing policies and procedures; generating reports from the database; managing provincial research and other special projects as required.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Library and/or Information Studies from an ALA accredited program. Knowledge of MARC21, AACR2 or RDA, LC or Laval subject headings, Dewey Decimal Classification and the principles of authority control is necessary. Experience using library automated systems, e-mail, the Internet and Ms-Word are necessary.

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.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies: Conceptual Thinking; Concern for Order; Results Orientation; and Teamwork and Cooperation.

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

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

Salary: $44,954 to $62,842 per annum.

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at or by mail at the following address and received no later than November 10, 2019, 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: R62-2019/20-771

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