The New Brunswick Public Library Service (NBPLS) is searching for a creative and dynamic individual with
demonstrated enthusiasm towards the mission of public libraries for the casual opportunity of Library
Manager at the Harvey Community Library in Harvey. The library is part of the York Library Region.
The Library Manager is responsible for the provision of quality library service to the community and to the
surrounding area. He/She is responsible for managing the library in accordance with provincial guidelines;
ensuring that regional and provincial initiatives are implemented at the library; and developing local policies,
procedures and strategic and operational plans within regional and provincial mandates.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, scheduling and
evaluation of staff; providing loan service through an automated circulation system; providing advanced level
reference service through traditional and electronic resources; assisting patrons in the use of information
technology and library services; providing reader’s advisory service; planning and implementing library
programs for children, youth and adults; performing community analysis; engaging in public, community and
media relations; participating in the selection of library collections; serving as secretary to the library board;
managing the library board budget provided by the municipality; developing partnerships; and assuming
other duties as assigned. The Library Manager will also be responsible for the maintenance of collections,
the shelving of materials and shelf reading.
This position requires daytime, evening and weekend shifts (based on work schedules). Some travel will be
required. Maintaining library collections will involve some lifting on occasion. The successful candidate will
be required to obtain a criminal record check for work with the vulnerable sector.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and at least one (1) year of relevant experience that includes
supervision and working with the public OR a Master of Library and Information Science degree OR a
Bachelor of Information Management degree. Strong research skills are essential. Experience with e-mail,
the Internet and Ms-Word is necessary.
Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language
The successful candidate will possess leadership, communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills. A
demonstrated sense of organization as well as a strong aptitude for public service, research, problem
solving, analysis and teamwork is necessary.
Salary: From $1,553 to $2,168 bi-weekly.
Please submit your application (letter and up to date curriculum vitae) and certificate confirming completion
of the level of education required (copy) by e-mail, mail or fax to the attention of the Administrative Assistant
at the address indicated below.
We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a scent-reduced environment.
A casual worker shall not be employed in any one department for more than 260 paid days in a 24-
This posting will remain open until the position is filled.
York Regional Office
570 Two Nations Crossing, Suite 1
Fax: (506) 457-4878