Librarian – BCIT


BCIT’s Library Services is seeking a temporary, part-time (0.20) Librarian to fulfill the responsibilities of the Science Liaison Librarian at the Burnaby Campus Library, as well as other campuses if needed.

 Foster and engage collaboration with faculty, programs, and external associations.
 Teaching library research skills at a post-secondary level.
 Science subject specific reference and research consultations, as well as general reference services.
 Collection development, including selection and analysis of print and electronic resources supporting curricular priorities and research needs.
 Creation of research and resource guides, including LibGuides on specific topics and for classes as needed.

 A generous Total Compensation package which may include a competitive pension plan
 Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development
 Tuition waivers for BCIT courses
 Subsidized parking and fitness facilities

 CLA/ALA-accredited Library Science degree.
 Recent related experience in a post-secondary library with a strong customer focus.
 Technology skills & the ability to adapt and integrate emerging technology.
 Demonstrated presentation and communication skills.
 Ability to work independently & problem solve.
 Ability to take a leadership role in a collaborative environment.
 Demonstrated interest and excitement for science as a discipline; food science, biotechnology, med lab, chemical and environmental technology.
 Knowledge of issues and trends impacting academic libraries.
 Committed to ongoing professional development.
 Demonstrated creativity and innovation.
 Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: August 21, 2017 to August 17, 2018.

SALARY RANGE: $51,660 to $90,488 per annum.

Prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.

Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.


OPENING DATE: July 15, 2017.

CLOSE DATE: July 29, 2017.

BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and promotes an inclusive workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to present original copies of credentials.

To apply, visit us at

We are only able to accept applications that are submitted on the BCIT Careers website.

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