Digital Access Librarian West Vancouver , BC



(Permanent, Part-Time)

The West Vancouver Memorial Library has an opening for a permanent, part-time Digital Access Librarian position.The WVML Technology Team is passionate, inspired, and known throughout the province for innovation, responsiveness, and leadership. Reporting to the Library Services Coordinator—Digital Experience, and working alongside a motivated high-performing team, the Digital Access Librarian is responsible for developing and delivering instructional programs for both kids and adults; providing advice, assistance, and advanced support to users of various technologies; developing and deploying technology-related initiatives throughout the library; participating as a member of a team engaged in the planning, design, and implementation of spaces, other infrastructure and digital services; andestablishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.

The preferred candidate will possess working knowledge of: the principles and practices of librarianship; the key components of WVML’s on-line presence and the tech-related services we offer, including our robust existing suite of programs; the principles of instructional design, both in-person and virtual; PC and Mac platforms and software applications; mobile device and e-reader platforms; apps, tools and resources for digital content consumption and creation; key virtual instruction tools like video conferencing platforms and basic video editing and social networking tools. The preferred candidate will also possess some familiarity with programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript, as well as the ability to: work with APIs and widgets, web content and functionality in a WordPress environment; plan, organize and carry out projects independently and as part of a cross-functional team; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and staff and to provide timely and effective customer service; and, communicate effective orally and in writing.

The successful candidate will have a degree in librarianship from an accredited library school, including or supplemented by courses in one or more of the following: instructional design, youth and/or seniors’ services, website design, APIs, programming, multimedia development, user experience, digital collections and services and preferably some professional library experience.

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.For details please refer to the class specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department and on WestNet.

Position Status:

WVMEA (Union) – Permanent, Part-Time

Hours of Work:

30 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:

$33.61 - $39.58 per hour

Closing Date:

11:59 p.m. Monday, August 17, 2020

To Apply:

Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply through the Career Centre; we are no longer accepting resumes via email or hard copy.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Closes: 17 August, 2020

West Vancouver Memorial Library
West Vancouver , BC