Librarian

Deadline Date: Until filled

Michipicoten First Nation is a vibrant Ojibway First Nation community located on the white sands (north east shores) of Lake Superior. The registered population is approximately 1,100 with 70 members living on reserve. With a strong sense of community and cultural identity, Michipicoten First Nation strives to maintain harmony and balance with Mother Earth, neighbouring First Nations and surrounding communities.

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Librarian will manage the library ensuring citizens have a safe and comfortable space to access community computers, borrow books, DVD’s and other resources, work on personal crafts, and to participate in various programs and activities. This position is also responsible for designing print publications, updating MFN’s website, and utilizing social media to ensure MFN citizens receive up to date information about programming, events, gatherings and traditional ceremonies offered through all departments.

Posting Date:
June 2, 2020
City:
Michipicoten First Nation
Province:
ON
Address:
107 Hiawatha Rd
Start Date:
TBD
Type:
Full-Time
Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Wage:
Number of positions:
1
Days of work:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Occupation:
Business, Finance and Administration
Duties:

Manage daily operations of MFN library

Act as a first point of contact within library and provide general information to MFN citizens and staff relating to their questions, concerns, or suggestions Keep the library organized and have items easily accessible for patrons Work with the JASI software to locate and track book loans Rotate books based on the interests of patrons Order new books, research upcoming authors, research new Indigenous authors etc. Check books /library material in and out to patrons Purchase program and library materials Attend training that enhances knowledge regarding cultural traditions, library systems, programs, networking etc. Act as a liaison between MFN and Ontario Library Services – North Network with organizations, schools and online businesses Present a positive and professional image of the organization when interacting with employees, MFN citizens and other external stakeholders Assist with the progress of the Artifact Project

Administration and Reporting

Compile data and prepare various reports Organize, maintain, and coordinate office records and files Prepare funding applications and reports Monthly reports of library status Keep a daily record of library usage (patrons, visitors, program attendees) and report monthly on library status

 Provide computer support to MFN staff and citizens

Maintain library equipment: computers/printers/scanners Monitor equipment usage and assist citizens with computer-related tasks: research, letters, resumes etc.

Communications

Design, create and edit content for the Community Weekly Flyer and quarterly Newsletters Create flyers/posters to promote various events Coordinate distribution of Newsletters and Flyers through print, email, online and social media. Update MFN website, Facebook and Twitter Photocopy and organize documents for distribution, mailing, binding, and filing Network with organizations, schools, local service providers, etc. for details on community programming

Lead and support the facilitation of community programs

Coordinate the logistical aspects of library meetings, seminars, workshops, special projects, and events Work both independently and collaboratively with MFN Health Staff, to design and implement programming for citizens

Qualifications:

Minimum High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
Diploma in Office Administration preferred
Clean vulnerable sector check
Three years of experience in a similar role
High level of proficiency with a variety of software applications: MS office, Graphic design, website administration, Outlook Experience with Social media: Facebook, Twitter
Excellent writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar, editing and proofreading
Ability to adapt to new technology
Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally
Ability to work individually as well as part of a team

Misc.:

WAGES:

Michipicoten First Nation offers a comprehensive employee benefit package and competitive salary based upon experience and qualifications.

Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) is an equal opportunity employer. MFN will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested. Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Aboriginal people, Michipicoten First Nation shall give preference to MFN citizens or Aboriginal people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience. 

Closing Date/Apply by:
Until filled
How To Apply:

TO APPLY:

Interested persons may submit their cover letter & resume as one document by email to Lisa Belanger hr@michipicoten.com. This position will remain open until filled.
Please include the job title in the email subject line.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Lisa Belanger
Position Title:
Interim Manager, HR & Administrative Operations
Company Name:
Michipicoten First Nation
Address:
107 Hiawatha Rd
City:
Wawa
Province:
ON
Postal Code:
P0S 1K0
Phone:
8076207895
E-mail:
hr@michipicoten.com
Web Address:
www.michipicoten.com