Graduate Studies Librarian, Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's , AB


Graduate Studies Librarian

(three-year term)

Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a three-year term position in the Memorial University Libraries system.

The person we want to hire

Memorial University Libraries is currently looking for a three-year term position focused on graduate studies.Graduate students studying remotely are a growing population at Memorial University. Meeting the needs of this community requires an innovative approach to service delivery and extensive collaboration and coordination with library and campus partners.

The successful candidate will work closely with the School of Graduate Studies to foster and strengthen relationships to ensure the academic success of graduate students.The successful applicant will work closely with librarians in all Memorial University Libraries to develop and implement innovative course-based instruction and advanced research support. Services also required by graduate students include citation management, research data management, and access to publishing and research visibility opportunities.

Memorial University Libraries is seeking a librarian with a strong service ethic to work with a collaborative and proactive team. Ideally, you will have experience in the delivery of advanced research services, and in the provision and/or development of online learning resources. An ALA-accredited graduate degree is required and a second degree at the master’s level is desirable.Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Who we are

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada.As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador.Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the central library at Memorial University. It is the primary library for most disciplines on the St. John’s campus. Memorial’s librarians are forward‐looking and dedicated professionals, committed to high standards of service. Our mission is to support the University’s research and teaching agenda and student success at all levels. With a complement of approximately 34 professional librarians and 84 support staff, our libraries are continually evolving to meet our users’ needs. For more details about us and our strategic plan, see

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate.Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey.If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.


An appointment at the rank of Librarian I is anticipated.Salary is based on experience and qualifications.The salary floor for a Librarian I is $59,210 as of April 30, 2019.

To apply:

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees, stating competition #F98770-2019-86, no later than March 3, 2020, electronically or in writing to:

Ms. Susan E. Cleyle

University Librarian

Memorial University Libraries

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, NLA1B 3Y1

Tel:(709) 864-3862Fax:(709) 864-2153

Closes: 3 March, 2020

Memorial University
St. John's , AB