Indigenous Library Consultant Brandon , MB

Description

Indigenous Library Consultant

Regular/Full-time

Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage, Brandon, MB

Advertisement Number: 33976

$55,794 to $68,390 per year

Closing Date: July 9, 2018

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to travel within the province with possible overnight stays
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Completion of a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science.An equivalent of education and experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Indigenous people and culture.
  • Experience in a leadership role within a library environment.
  • Experience developing, planning and presenting training sessions.
  • Knowledge of public library governance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of social trends and issues affecting public libraries in Indigenous communities, including remote locations.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.

Desired:

  • Experience with research, program and project evaluation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of library technology applications, protocols and systems

Duties:

This position will also carry out a full range of professional consulting work related to developing and implementing library programs and services. Researching and writing reports, conducting analyses and developing and implementing program plans and projects will be required.

APPLY TO:

Advertisement No. 33976

Manitoba Civil Service Commission

Human Resources Services

608-330 Portage Ave

R3C 0C4

Phone:204-945-4394

204-948-2193

govjobs@gov.mb.ca

Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Closes: 9 July, 2018

Manitoba Government Sport, Culture and Heritage
Brandon , MB