On-Call Librarian
University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, BC
Working scheduled and on-call shifts, the successful applicant will provide excellent reference service in all disciplines to students and faculty, both face-to-face and in the AskAway chat environment. The librarian will teach library instruction classes across a wide range of disciplines, including teacher education, working closely with classroom faculty. Other projects will be assigned as time and expertise permit. Evening and weekend work may be required.

The UFV Library has two branches located on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack (Canada Education Park) campuses, and provides services to students, faculty and staff at all UFV campuses and online.

Master of Library and Information Studies (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited school is required
Experience providing a high level of reference and instructional services in a library setting is required
Experience providing reference services through a variety of technologies such as AskAway is an asset
Thorough knowledge of library resources including a variety of electronic databases as well as excellent search skills are required
Training and/or experience in K-12 education is an asset
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service is essential
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and organizational skills are required
Must be able to work in a collaborative environment as a part of a team
Demonstrated proficiency is required in the use of computer applications including electronic databases and search engines
LibGuides experience is an asset
Must have experience presenting to groups; teaching experience is an asset
Must have own transportation and be able to work a flexible schedule, primarily at the Abbotsford campus