Library Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Library Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Halifax, Nouvelle-Écosse
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-07-05 à 2017-12-20 (24 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 18,00 $

The W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work full-time for approximately 24 weeks in a range of library areas including: reference and research services for health sciences students and faculty, collections management assessment and planning, and digital archiving and discovery. The W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library serves the information and research needs of three faculties of Dalhousie University (Medicine, Dentistry and Health Professions). The successful candidate will report to the Head of the Kellogg Health Sciences Library.


Qualifications: The applicant must hold a recently completed Library Technician Diploma OR a minimum of one year of an MLIS, library/information management or archival studies program.


Health Sciences background/experience/coursework preferred


Strong written and oral communication skills;


Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team;


Experience with computer applications (word processing, database, spreadsheet, etc.) and information systems (both personal computer and network);


Desirable:


Archiving/digitizing experience or background


Cataloguing and/or metadata background


Experience working in collections management


Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.


In keeping with Dalhousie’s diversity and inclusion efforts, strong preference will be given to candidates of Indigenous descent.


Note: To be eligible, internship candidates must be under 30 years of age and not have previously participated in, or been paid under, this or any other internship program funded by the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy. The scope and duration of this project is contingent upon receipt of project funding.


Application deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled


Start date: Mid-August 2017

End date: January 2018

Salary: $18/hour


For additional information, please contact:


Ann Barrett

Head, W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library

Dalhousie University Libraries

5850 College Street, The Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4R2




Characteristics of City/Region: Halifax is Atlantic Canada's largest city and provincial capital of Nova Scotia. It houses a diverse community which is supported by five universities. It is one of the main economic drivers in the region, housing many regional headquarters, government offices, and business related to shipbuilding and the offshore oil and gas industry. For information about leisure and activities in Halifax visit www.destinationhalifax.com.


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