University of Regina – Dr. John Archer Library and Archives
Science, Engineering and Social Work Liaison Librarian
The Dr. John Archer Library and Archives invites applications from innovative, proactive, flexible, collaborative and service-oriented candidates for the tenure-track position of Science, Engineering and Social Work Liaison Librarian. We are seeking a creative librarian whose vision of a library is a flexible, collaborative institution that is integral to the success and vibrancy of the University’s students, faculty, and staff. Reporting to the Associate Dean (Teaching, Learning and Research), the incumbent will work collaboratively with a team of librarians and support staff to provide a range of library services including reference and instruction to the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and Social Work.
The University of Regina has campuses located in Regina and Saskatoon on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories. These are the ancestral lands of the Cree, Salteaux, Dakota, Nakoda, and Lakota nations and the homeland of the Métis.
The University of Regina is a modern, comprehensive University with a growing national reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We prepare our students to excel in the global community and our research opportunities attract the best and brightest minds. Our campus is in the heart of one of North America’s largest urban parks - a striking natural setting. It is energized by our students, faculty and staff and an ideal place to make your career. The Dr. John Archer Library and Archives is one of the most distinctive buildings on campus and features spectacular views of Wascana Lake and easy access to an extensive network of walking and bicycling trails. The city of Regina is home to numerous museums, parks, and cultural events. Regina boasts a relaxed lifestyle with short commute times.
The Dr. John Archer Library and Archives supports the research and teaching of faculty and students at the University of Regina through its services, collections and information technology infrastructure. Reference and information services are both library-based and provided by librarians on-site in faculties, departments and research centres. Instruction in finding information is also provided, both in the form of general orientations and class or subject specific instruction sessions. Dr. John Archer’s extensive collection of over 2 million items is listed in our Alma catalogue, as are the holdings of the University’s three Federated Colleges: Campion College, Luther College, and First Nations University of Canada. The Library also comprises the University Archives with collections consisting of original materials relating to the University, its faculty, staff, and students, dating from the inception of Regina College in 1911 to the present day. oURspace is the digital repository for scholarly literature, research results, official communications, and materials which define the cultural context of the University of Regina and Saskatchewan. The Library is a partner with several external organizations, including CRKN (Canadian Research Knowledge Network), COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries), CARL (Canadian Association of Research Libraries), the Multitype Library Board, and the Consortium of Academic and Special Libraries of Saskatchewan (CASLS).
About the position:
Reporting to the Associate Dean (Teaching, Learning and Research), this position will support the teaching and research needs in assigned areas, currently the faculties of Engineering, Science and Social Work. The nature and scope of responsibilities for this and other library positions are expected to change as the Library organization evolves.
The Science, Engineering and Social Work Liaison Librarian’s duties include the following:
It would be an asset for the candidate to have:
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Application Procedure: Applications must be made through the University of Regina Human Resource’s website: https://urcareers.uregina.ca/
Competition is open until filled, however, screening of applications will commence September 1, 2022.
EXTENDED: Screening of applications will commence November 14, 2022
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