Student Librarian

District of West Vancouver

Student Librarian

(Library Assistant III)


The West Vancouver Memorial Library has openings for a Student Librarian to work in its vibrant and busy Digital Experience Team. Duties will include, but are not limited to (with assistance from a Librarian):
  • Assisting patrons with new technologies to meet a variety of information needs
  • Programming with an emphasis on middle years and adult technology classes in The Lab: West Vancouver’s digital learning place

Candidates should be enrolled in SLAIS: the iSchool at UBC or an equivalent program at another educational institution, in their second year of study and pursuing a MLIS degree. Essential requirements are:
  • a passion for customer service and connecting people with library resources
  • a strong interest in or previous experience with mobile technology, apps and computational thinking
  • superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • experience with accessing and downloading digital content (ex: e-books, e-audiobooks)
  • the ability to work well as part of a team
  • instructional and programming experience would be an asset

The preferred candidate will be available for one of the following potential schedules:
  • Sunday to Wednesday
  • Tuesday to Friday

The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable criminal record check.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Temporary, Part-Time

Hours of Work:
Approximately 28 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$23.43 to 27.43 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2020

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

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


Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Library Services
Posted: March 16, 2020, 11:21 am
Expires: April 15, 2020, 11:59 pm

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