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Library Clerk

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 19, 2017
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North
Location The Pas, MB
Category Admin / Office
Client University College of the North
Contact Information


Classification: Clerk 1
Casual Position
Thompson, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.

The Position: Reporting to the Library Technician, the Library Clerk will provide clerical and customer services at the Thompson Campus library. The individual will instruct library users in the use of the Integrated Library System, provide assistance on the use of library materials and electronic resources, conduct basic bibliographic and reference searches, perform data entry, circulate library materials, action inter-library loans, maintain reserve listings, and assist library patrons in locating library materials. Other duties include internet searching, laminating, and other clerical duties. The successful candidate will also provide basic technical support to students using UCN equipment and databases. Other clerical tasks and library projects will be assigned as needed.


  • Completion of Grade 12 diploma Proficient computer skills
  • Alphabetization and decimal placement skills critical Experience performing clerical tasks
  • Effective interpersonal and customer service skills Effective time management skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team Must be dependable
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal culture


  • The ability to speak an Aboriginal language Some college and/or university courses
  • Experience working in a library
  • Knowledge of medical terminology

Conditions of Employment:

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada Must be willing to work evenings and weekends

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 17-042

Closing Date: July 14, 2017

Salary Range: $15.92 to $17.25 hourly, plus remoteness allowance

Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources

P.O. Box 3000

The Pas MB R9A 1M7

Fax: (204) 623-4414

Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

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