SRCE-20-Casual Library Technician, All Schools



The Strait Regional Centre for Education invites applications from qualified candidates for the posted vacancy.

As part of the public education system in Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education (SRCE) was established on April 1, 2018, to deliver the public school program focusing on supporting student learning, achievement, well-being and overall success.  The Strait Regional Centre for Education, with the support of approximately 1,000 employees, works diligently to achieve its mission “to empower our children and youth, within safe, equitable and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as responsible, contributing and successful lifelong learners.”  In 2019-2020, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,952 students; and approximately 321 children are attending pre-primary programs at 14 school locations.  Located in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education’s jurisdiction encompasses the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, an area of approximately 11,000 square kilometres with a population of 53,125 (Census 2016).


Effective Dates:   11/16/2020  



Library Technician



• Maintain circulation system, including borrowing records, re-shelving, overdue notices, etc.;

• Maintain inventory of library materials (shelf list and catalogue, or computerized database where applicable);

• Maintain and post schedule for library use;

• Classify new library materials, and maintain existing collection;

• Catalogue new library materials, and maintain existing library catalogue;

• Organize and maintain vertical files as needed;

• Organize and maintain periodical collection;

• Maintain and circulate audiovisual hardware and software;

• Order, with permission of the principal, the necessary print and non-print materials for the library collection and library supplies required to maintain library operations;

• Perform regular annual inventory of library resources;
• Weed, as required, materials and equipment from the library collection;

• Keep financial records and account for any library funds;

• Promotion of library materials to school staff;

• Provide reference services to staff and students;

• Other related duties as assigned.



*A recognized course in cataloguing and classification of library materials (an asset);
*Training and/or experience as a Library Technician;
*Knowledge of ordering and cataloguing written materials;
*Training and/or experience in recordkeeping and filing;
*Excellent time management and interpersonal skills;
*Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision;
*Excellent computer skills related to wordprocessing, recordkeeping and in the use of the internet.

Your application must include at least three (3) work-related references, one must be your most recent supervisor.  All candidates short listed for interviews will have references checked prior to being interviewed. 

As a condition of employement with SRCE, prior to hire all employees must provide current (within 3 mos.), and clear Child Abuse Registry & Criminal Record-Vulnerable Sector check.

The Strait Regional Centre for Education appreciates your interest for employment.  Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Candidates can check on the status of their application in Successfactor under My Applications.