Library Assistant, Circulation (INTERNAL)

  • Location: Library
  • Competition Number: AS010P
  • Deadline: February 27, 2020

CBU invites applications for a full-time continuing position in the department of the Library. The position will commence immediately after selection or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will promptly and accurately issue and receive circulating materials, including resources from other collections of other libraries; maintain accurate records of patrons; provide search services which locate missing or mis-shelved library titles; and assist patrons in using the library by providing directional information and referrals as needed. Collect and maintain accurate statistics of library use.

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Qualified candidates are required to apply online via and provide the following:

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (AS010P) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 12:00 a.m. 27 February, 2020. Applicants who apply online will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. When a successful candidate is selected, all applicants shall be notified of their status.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3131. Salary level is Band 3.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1M 1A2