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 Children’s
Librarian at the Campbellton Centennial Library in Campbellton.
As a member of the library team, the Children’s Librarian participates in the development, provision,
and evaluation of library service for children in the library and in the region.
The successful candidate will provide library service to children by: planning, promoting, delivering
and evaluating library programs and services, including outreach initiatives and services for special
needs populations; participating in the delegation of tasks and in the evaluation of the work of
Children’s Service Unit staff; providing reader’s advisory and complex level reference service through
traditional and electronic resources; orienting and assisting patrons in information technology and
information literacy; engaging in public, community and media relations; conducting research, writing
reports and compiling statistics; participating in the management of collections for the library and the
region; shelving of materials and shelf reading; participating in providing circulation services; and
completing other duties as assigned.
The following operational requirements are also required: This position requires travel as well as
daytime, evening and weekend shifts (based on work schedules). Maintaining the library collections
will involve some lifting on occasion.
Prior to appointment, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a criminal record check for
work with the vulnerable sector.
Candidates must possess a Masters degree in Library and/or Information Studies from an American
Library Association accredited program. Experience using e-mail, the Internet and MS-Word is
The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and an ability to work both independently and in a
team environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are essential.
Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language
Salary : $1,729 to $2,417 bi-weekly
The deadline for applications is: December 22, 2019.
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.
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.
Chaleur Regional Office
113A Roseberry Street
Fax: (506) 789-7318