Training Specialist ( Full Time Parental Leave Contract) Cambridge , ON


Do you enjoy finding ways to help others master a new topic or take their skills to a new level? Do you want to be part of an organization that is growing beyond its traditional public library and art gallery roots to become a broad-based cultural organization? Idea Exchange is seeking a talented Training Specialist for our Queen’s Square location. Does this sound like you? Read on!

As a Training Specialist you will be responsible for the identification, planning, delivery and evaluation of staff training in areas such as new technologies, web services and reference and circulation services.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for designing and updating documentation and training materials in a variety of formats, including video, online and paper formats. You will also be part of our innovative Information Services team, providing service to the public.

To be qualified for the role, you should have a Masters of Library and Information Science and 2 years’ experience working in a library setting is required.

This is a full time contract position from starting in October 2017 until October 2018, where you will work approximately 70 hours in a bi-weekly period. The position may require work from multiple branch locations within Cambridge. Evening and weekend work is required.

If you think you are up to the task, please apply by September 25, 2017 to:

Carrie Ricketts, HR Specialist
Idea Exchange
1 North Square, Cambridge, Ontario, N1S 2K6

Rethink how you view the library! Idea Exchange has transformed into a space where people of all ages can come together to share their passion for art, reading, knowledge sharing, technology, creativity and culture. Our five locations in the community provide endless resources, learning and fun to our members making Idea Exchange a pillar of arts and culture in Cambridge. Want to learn more? Visit us at

Please note that this position is open to internal and external candidates. External Candidates will be considered from applications on file, as well as applications received in response to this posting. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. A vulnerable police records check may be required as a condition of employment depending on the nature of the position.

Closes: 25 September, 2017

Idea Exchange
Cambridge , ON