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We are currently accepting applications for Learning Commons Informationist. Under the supervision of the Manager, Learning Commons, the Learning Commons Informationist works collaboratively with the school team to assist and support students, teachers, and support staff with the learning commons resources available to the school. The Principal may provide direction to the Learning Commons Informationist within the worksite(s) in conjunction with the Manager, Learning Commons. The Learning Commons Informationist has a broad knowledge of all services and resources offered throughout the whole school learning commons including research, IT support, learning strategies, assistive technology and traditional hard copy publications.
This position requires a good understanding of digital services and software, with working knowledge of the use, support and application of these learning tools. The Learning Commons Informationist works as a member of a team to support staff and students in accessing and utilizing a variety of materials, platforms and systems in effective and responsible ways to promote relevant and innovative student learning.
Hours of Work:
Vankleek Collegiate Institute: 7:30am - 3:00pm Monday through Friday
Pleasant Corners Public School: Virtual Support
Qualifications and Experience:
Secondary school diploma and completion of two year community college Library and Information Technician Diploma is required.
Two years previous experience working in a library utilizing learning resources is an asset.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The ability to attend work at multiple worksite locations is a requirement
Your completed application on Apply to Education must include the following:
Updated Applicant Profile
Complete responses to job related questions
You may also wish to attach relevant diplomas, certifications, reference letters, etc. relevant to your application.
UCDSB requires your current and two most recent direct supervisors.
If your experience is in a day-to-day occasional capacity ensure that you list the length of time that you worked for that Supervisor and whether the assignment was casual day-to-day or in a long-term occasional capacity.
The UCDSB does not accept colleagues or personal references.
Applicants selected for an interview will be invited to attend a virtual live interview via Microsoft Teams. Interviews typically include a panel of two (2) Hiring Managers.
The UCDSB selection process includes a review of required qualifications, interview and assessment process, and reference checks. All employment offers are conditional on candidates providing a valid criminal record check for the vulnerable sector.
The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) is committed to equity in employment. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The UCDSB is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This would be facilitated upon receiving an interview and would be done by contacting Human Resources at AskUCHR@ucdsb.on.ca