Employment

Member Support Librarian


Chinook Arch Regional Library System is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated librarian to join its team in Lethbridge, Alberta. The Member Support team delivers support services and training to member libraries, and may also assist members of the public with online resources and account inquiries.

The successful candidate will be passionate and enthusiastic about public library service, particularly rural library service. As an innovative and resourceful professional you will also be skilled at working in a collaborative environment. A flexible, team-oriented approach and a strong commitment to customer service are essential. Chinook Arch offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary range for this position is $60,947 - $90,048. To learn more about Chinook Arch, please visit our website at https://chinookarch.ca.

A copy of the full job description is available upon request.

Position Requirements
• Master’s degree in library science from an accredited institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in customer service
• Experience in a public library or public library system an asset
• Knowledge and understanding of public library service in rural communities an asset
• Valid driver’s license with a three year clean driving record

Chinook Arch Regional Library System exists to foster thriving libraries that are at the centre of thriving communities. Chinook Arch is located in the City of Lethbridge, on the traditional territory of the Blackfoot people (Treaty 7). Lethbridge is one of the warmest and sunniest cities in Canada with a population of 100,000 and close to 2,400 hours of sunshine per year. Known as Chinook Country, southwest Alberta has spectacular scenery and many interesting historic and cultural sites.

Review of applications will begin May 31, 2021. To apply, please email cover letter and resume in a single PDF document to:

Robin Hepher, CEO
Chinook Arch Regional Library System
2902 - 7th Avenue North
Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 5C6
rhepher@chinookarch.ca

Chinook Arch is committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and work environment, and will endeavor to address any need for accommodation for candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process. Persons of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to citizens and permanent residents of Canada.