Manager, Library Services
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional
Located within, and as part of the Health Innovation Hub, the Health and Human Services Library serves clients in the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), as well as ministry contracted client groups. The Library’s mission is: “Using library staff expertise, the Health and Human Services Library collaborates with clients to provide responsive evidence and information through: stewardship of a unique and specialized collection, the provision of 24/7 access to electronic resources, and the empowerment and education of clients.” The Library also archives the MOH’s publications and maintains the Ministry’s Publications web site.
Reporting to the Director of Knowledge Management, the Manager, Library Services is responsible for planning, developing, managing and delivering library and information services; developing and ensuring that library policies are adhered to; and supervising library staff in their delivery of library and information services, for MOH and MCFD clients as well as ministry’s contracted client groups.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Fiona.A.Macpherson@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Master of Library Science degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university;
- Five years’ experience in a management or supervisory level in a special library; and
- Five years’ experience in budgeting and planning.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.