Professional Services Librarian Kitchener , ON


Located in Kitchener, Library Services Centre (LSC) is Canada’s largest supplier of bibliographic materials and processing services to public libraries.In book industry terms, we are one of Canada’s largest book (and video and music) wholesalers.In library terms we are one of the largest technical services centres for public libraries in North America.LSC is a not-for-profit corporation whose members are public library boards. We have the following full-time permanent position available:

Professional Services Librarian

This position involves working in different professional departments as required. These areas will include, but not be limited to, Selection Services, Cataloguing, Customer Service and Marketing.

The successful candidate will have the ability to juggle many tasks with conflicting schedules and priorities.They will have strong inter-personal skills combined with analytic ability. A strong desire to understand library needs and immerging trends in the industry is essential.

Support and training will be provided for the successful applicant.

This is an exciting position for new graduates or experienced librarians to be involved in, and have a voice in all aspects of our library services.


  • Proven leadership skills and a team player
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with limited resources
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the public library or publishing industry is strongly preferred
  • Some travel may be required therefore a valid DL is a requirement
  • High level of organization and self-direction
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Computer proficient, specifically with Microsoft Office, ILS software, and web browsers
  • Library experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of cataloguing basics
  • Knowledge of French is considered and asset

About LSC

LSC offers industry competitive salaries, reasonable benefits, including a pension, flexible work schedules in an informal environment. LSC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.Our office is located in Kitchener, Ontario. Due to the current pandemic this position is mostly a work from home assignment, however, some on-site work will be required.

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To apply

The position will be reporting to Jamie Quinn Manager of Customer and Selection Services.

Forward resumes to / fax:(519) 746-4425

Closes: 10 December, 2020

Library Services Centre
Kitchener , ON