Librarian / Library Technician/Clerk - SMBA - 1 year Term 2024 (84693)(2)





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education


The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education (TCRCE) encompasses the three (3) Counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving approximately 6100 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.


Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African descent/ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy): 06/27/2024  at 11:59pm.


Effective Dates (mm,dd,yyyy): 09/16/2024 to 06/13/2025 


Position Type: Term



“Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the students and families we serve. TCRCE has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons, persons with disabilities and those who have experienced employment barriers. If you are a member of one of the equity groups you are encouraged to self-identify, on either your application form, your cover letter or your resume.” 


Title:                                     Library Technician

Responsible to:                  Principal of the School

Union:                                  SEIU 

Hours:                                 Monday to Friday - 6 hours per day 



Qualifications, Experience & Abilities:


  • Library and Information Diploma or equivalent;
  • Be of African Decent
  • Training and/or experience in record keeping and filing;
  • Excellent computer skills in the following areas: Microsoft Office, Record-Keeping, Internet;
  • Familiar with Insignia computer software;
  • Experience working in an educational setting;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven ability to communicate and work alongside diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to value the voice and contribution of others while remaining open to corrective criticism.
  • Completion of WHMIS and First Aid, or willingness to obtain upon hire.




Provide knowledgeable, courteous library services such as but not limited to;

  • Provide references services to staff and students under the supervision of the classroom teacher;
  • Maintains a flexible library schedule, so that students and teachers may use the library when required within the library Tech’s work schedule;
  • Informs the principal of shortcomings in the collection, as identified by users;
  • May order new material or supplies as approved by the Principal;
  • Ensure Library users comply with Board Policy concerning acceptable use of the Internet;


Ensures library resources and records are well maintained, organized and accessible. For Example,

  • Operates circulation system, including borrowing records, shelving, overdue notices;
  • Maintains an inventory of library materials ( Shelf list, catalogue, or database where applicable);
  • Maintains and repair existing collection;
  • Organizes and maintain vertical files, periodicals and audiovisual materials;
  • Order supplies required to maintain the library, with Principal approval;
  • Removes as required, materials and equipment from the library collection;
  • Oversees the use and maintenance of library computers and related hardware/software;


Promote the use of the library as a place to learn. For example,

  • Creates artistic display to highlight new acquisitions or current items of interest;
  • Works with teachers to organize book fairs and special library activities;
  • Schedule class visits to the library;
  • Meets with staff to present new acquisitions and promote special library programs and events;
  • Cooperate with other schools and/or public libraries to facilitate inter-library loans;
  • Participates in professional development activities, inservices, and meetings as required;


Other related duties assigned by the Principal.


Required** Attach a copy of your Certification, Diploma and or Transcripts from Post-Secondary Education Institute.


First consideration will be given to qualified SEIU - Local 2 Members, second consideration will be given to applicants of African Nova Scotian Decent .

Also, the position title of Librarian, Library Technician, or Library Clerk will be determined upon review of qualifications and experience.




  • Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicableIn the profile ensure you fill in all areas with a red asterisk * to avoid errors even if it doesn't pertain to your application.
  • Ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certificates. 
  • Ensure to upload all post secondary education diploma/certificates. 

(Please noteThree (3) references from Immediate Supervisors required - failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application, also you should include email addresses for your references, this will speed up the process, ensure they know to check their junk/spam folders).


Once You've Applied:

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. A notification email will be sent when the position has been filled. Ensure to check your junk/spam folders.



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all newly hired employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. If you have current security checks less than 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume, otherwise, you will receive instructions once a decision has been made on your application. 


For more information about the TCRCE visit our website at

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