Career Opportunities

Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6447SG
Position Type: Part-Time
Term: Winter 2013
Department: Library
Date Posted: November 30, 2012
Closing Date: December 13, 2012
Description: MRU Library requires a librarian on a part-time, sessional basis effective January 2, 2013 to May 15, 2013, as outlined below.

Mount Royal Library has a full-time staff of 60, including 15 library faculty. The Library provides a technology-rich facility, a leading-edge information literacy program and a full range of on-site and virtual services and resources. The growing collection comprises 280,000 monographs and over 71,000 serial titles in digital and print formats. The Library supports over 12,000 full and part-time students and over 1,900 faculty and staff. As a student-centred, teaching-focused undergraduate university, Mount Royal offers an exceptional student experience and educational programming informed by scholarship.
Duties: The successful candidate will be a member of the Library’s active information literacy team delivering high-quality, curriculum-based information instruction to students, faculty and staff. Reference and collection development projects will also be assigned. The position may involve weekend or evening work. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in an academic environment and will contribute skills and aptitudes that complement those of the current Library team.
Qualifications: Applicants for these positions must have an accredited Masters degree in Library/Information Studies or equivalent. Candidates should demonstrate:
• teaching experience;
• the ability to design and produce teaching and learning materials;
• excellent skills in communication and teamwork; and
• experience in an academic environment.

Other preferred qualifications:
• Experience contributing to or leading collection development and/or other library-related projects

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three references, quoting the competition number D6447SG, to the address below by Dec 13, 2012. We plan to conduct interviews for this position in December, with a preferred start date of January 2, 2013.

Additional information can be found at or by contacting the Department Chair, Pearl Herscovitch, at
Closing Date: December 13, 2012
F: 403.440.6629

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc, .docx or .pdf formats only

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.