Librarian – Full-time Limited Term MacEwan University Library

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

MacEwan University Library invites applications for a full-time limited term librarian for a term extending to June 30, 2020.  This position based at the John L. Haar Library (City Centre Campus) will commence late August. Serving a diverse community of learners, the ideal candidate will be public service oriented, proactive, and collaborative, with a genuine interest in and commitment to student learning. A member of a dynamic team of professionals, the incumbent will participate in the development and delivery of services including reference, information literacy instruction, faculty liaison, and collection development. The successful candidate will be a member of an instructional team that delivers information literacy programming to first year English classes.

The successful applicant will engage in outreach, building relationships with faculty members and the more than 3,300 full-time students, including over 400 international students in the School of Business. This position is responsible for delivering library liaison services to a variety of program areas including those in the Department of Decision Sciences and the Department of International Business, Marketing, Strategy and Law. The incumbent will have an opportunity to serve on Library and University committees, engage in professional development and scholarly activities, and participate in various projects and initiatives that advance the Library’s vision and mission.


  • Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited program is required
  • Postsecondary education or library experience in the areas of business, commerce, or marketing is considered an asset
  • Minimum of one year of professional experience preferably in an academic library providing services including faculty liaison, information literacy instruction, and collection development
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation and teaching skills
  • Experience with learning management systems and other online instruction delivery modes


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

•    Competitive base pay
•    Generous vacation time
•    Secure pension plan
•    Excellent benefits package
•    Effective recognition and retention programs
•    Continuous learning culture
•    Opportunities for career growth

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vitae.

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

Category:                    Full-time Limited Term

Salary:                         Commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date:              Monday, July 2, 2018

Competition No:          18.06.131

Personal Information Collection Notification (FOIP)

Applicant personal information is collected under s.33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of recruitment at MacEwan University. Questions concerning this collection should be directed to the: Information Management and Privacy Coordinator, MacEwan University, 10700 – 104 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4S2; tel.: 780.497.5423.



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