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University of Regina
Regina, SK
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In addition to the documentation listed as required for your application, please provide the names of 3 referees (with contact information) that will provide letters of reference for your file, should you be selected for the position. One of these should be from an individual that you currently report to or have reported to in a previous position(s). The referees will be contacted as part of the selection process.

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(Faculty and Sessional postings only) Brett Waytuck
University Librarian
Dr. John Archer Library
University of Regina
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
Phone: (306) 585-4295
FAX: (306) 337-2401
CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)
Department/Unit Library
Employee Group URFA
Category Academic
Position Title Liaison Librarian
Salary Range Depending on qualification and experience, as per URFA collective agreement
Status Term
Duration (if term) 12 month, non renewable term
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Part-Time %

Work Hours:
Pay Grade Faculty Librarian
Position Summary Reporting to the Associate University Librarian: Teaching, Learning and Research, the incumbent will work collaboratively with a team of librarians and support staff to provide a range of library services, including reference and instruction. Subject areas to be determined, but could include education, social sciences, humanities and/or fine arts.

Responsibilities will include
  • in-depth in-person and online reference and research consultations with students and faculty
  • collaborating closely with faculty members in the design and delivery of targeted information literacy instruction through in-person and online sessions
  • working with the Library User Services Assistants in the development and delivery of information literacy classes
  • proactively building effective relationships with students, faculty and researchers
  • preparation and maintenance of research guides
  • collection development in assigned areas
  • other projects that may arise throughout the term of the appointment
This position will be attractive to a very adaptable and innovative individual with excellent communication and collaborative skills and a user-centered focus; one who is highly motivated to embrace new technologies and to provide services to faculty and students. This position requires self-direction, flexibility, the ability to work well in a team-based environment, and the ability to adapt to a rapidly (constantly) changing environment.

Oral and written fluency in both English and French will be preferred.

Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2019. Anticipated start date is February 4, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Requirements - An ALA-accredited degree in information/library science
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver instruction in a variety of formats
  • Demonstrated ability to assist students and faculty from a variety of disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently as well as in a collegial team environment
  • Knowledge of collection development practices
  • Flexible and able to innovate and adapt to a changing environment
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Posting Date 12-14-2018
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Diversity Statement The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their application.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Competition Number 20181417