Librarian Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Librarian Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : Cumberland Public Libraries
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Amherst, Nouvelle-Écosse
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-09-25 à 2018-01-12 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 20,27 $

Librarian Intern

Cumberland Public Libraries

Amherst, Nova Scotia

Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Librarian, the Librarian Intern will work closely with the management team to learn all aspects of public library management and day-to-day operations.


∙ MLIS degree from an accredited library school

∙ Computer Experience in a Windows based environment


∙ In consultation with each branch, organizes programs of interest to all ages.

∙ Publicizes programs by writing press releases, creating signs and flyers, brochures, and contacting local schools and interest groups

∙ Periodically visits branches to conduct programming.

∙ Creates resources for branch staff to use with programming.

∙ Give presentations and demonstrations on library services

∙ Visits daycares, schools, community groups, etc. promoting library services

∙ Develops partnerships with external agencies

Collection Development

∙ Selects material of both print and non-print versions of fiction, non-fiction, magazines and videos

∙ Weeds collection


∙ Works assigned circulation desk shifts

∙ Offers general reference and reader’s advisory

Project work

∙ Works on a Social Media Plan, including evaluation of our current social media offerings, social media policy, and recommendations expand our marketing via social media to all ages

∙ Creation of Cumberland Reads 2018 program including list of partnership possibilities, marketing and social media plan, possible funding streams, creation of a timeline

∙ In consultation with management team develops and evaluated results from a library patron survey.

Other duties

∙ May be assigned other duties and projects as required which may supersede regular tasks. Other duties may include but are not limited to: fund raising, conference work and any other tasks assigned by the Chief or Deputy Chief.

∙ Some evening and weekend hours will be required.



Term: September 25, 2017-January 12, 2018

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume with three references including their email addresses and phone numbers to:

Denise Corey, Chief Librarian

Cumberland Regional Library

PO Box 220

Amherst, NS B4H 3Z2

Fax: (902) 667-1360


Closing date for this competition is August 28, 2017.

We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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