New Job Reference Librarian In Quebec

Reference Librarian
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Company : Marianopolis College
Salary : $48,521–$83,174 a year
Location : Quebec

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Reference Librarian


Founded in 1908, Marianopolis is a private English-language college in Montreal specializing in pre-
university education for about 2,000 students. A gateway to the world’s top universities, the College’s
record of academic excellence, on-time graduation levels and university-acceptance rates into
competitive programs is unmatched in Quebec.

As members of a close-knit community, Marianopolis employees have the opportunity to excel
professionally and enjoy generous benefits as well as a stimulating environment associated with working
at one of the province’s premier post-secondary institutions.


Title: Reference Librarian
Reporting to: Coordinator, Library Services

Classification: Librarian

Category: Professional Staff

Status: Permanent, full-time

Annual Salary: $48,521.20 to $83,174.00

Working Hours: Weekdays, 35 hours, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (some flexibility between semesters)

Start Date: August 9, 2023


Under the authority of the Coordinator, Library Services, the Reference Librarian provides research
assistance, collaborates with other Library staff in the development of information literacy activities
and the delivery of in-class workshops, and develops Library support services to meet digitizing and
archiving needs across the College.


  • Provides in-depth academic reference services to students, faculty and staff
  • Supports the development of activities and tools to strengthen information literacy skills
and research methodologies
  • Offers workshops on the efficient use of the Library and its print and digital resources, on
academic integrity and plagiarism, and other relevant topics
  • Creates library guides, content bibliographies, and any other appropriate tools for users

  • Develops and implements Library support services to meet digitizing and archiving needs
across the College
  • Participates in the Library’s projects as required, including collection development
and the exploration of new resources and technologies
  • Collaborates in the preparation and delivery of special events in the Library
  • Encourages and upholds an atmosphere of decorum in the Library


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively, independently and collaboratively in a service-oriented
and fast-paced environment that values collaboration and collegiality
  • Energetic and positive demeanor; strong public speaking ability
  • Autonomy, creativity, and eagerness to improve and implement new initiatives
  • Highly organized, with an ability to set priorities and meet deadlines


  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience, preferably in an academic environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of emerging trends, new technologies and advancements in
information services
  • Excellent computer literacy skills and knowledge of digital online resources
  • Excellent spoken and written English; working knowledge of French represents a strong


Marianopolis College encourages applications from qualified individuals, including women,
members of visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities. Only
those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, please forward your CV, cover letter and copy of your diploma (incomplete applications will
not be considered) no later than 5 pm on June 16, 2023 by e-mail to [email protected]