Skip to the main content
This website uses cookies to give you a better online experience. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. More information
Alberta Supports Contact Centre

Toll Free 1-877-644-9992

Job Details



Shortgrass Library System

Date Posted

November 17, 2022


  • Location Medicine Hat, AB
  • Earnings $78,529.00 to $96,581.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36.25 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 27, 2022
Job Requirements


Shortgrass Library System




Master's degree

Work site environment

Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate


  • Supervise staff
  • Conduct library information and orientation training programs and tours
  • Develop systems to access library collections
  • Perform related administrative duties and supervise library technicians, assistants and clerks


5-10 people

Method of classification and/or cataloguing

  • AACR2
  • MARC21
  • Canadian subject headings
  • Copy and original cataloguing
  • Dewey decimal classification
  • Library of Congress (LC) subject headings

Analytical techniques

  • Statistical analysis
  • Quantitative research

Computer and technology knowledge

  • OCLC
  • SirsiDynix
  • Bibliographic standards or open systems interconnection standards
  • Networks
  • Bibliographic data system
  • Internet/Intranet/Externet/Freenet
  • Data administration
  • Information technology

Type of documents

  • Technical reports
  • Foreign language materials
  • Special materials (e.g., audio-cassettes, videos, maps, microform, educational kits, etc.)
  • Monograph
  • Electronic media (e.g., CD, DVD, USB key, etc.)

Type of online databases


Security and safety

  • Child Abuse Registry check
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?


5 years or more

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Wellness program

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Librarian is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes


Interest in operating on-line and interactive media reference searches and conducting manual searches; and in making interlibrary loans and performing other functions using Internet and CD-ROM media to assist users in accessing library materials


Interest in instructing and assisting users in finding library materials; and in providing specialized programs for children, seniors and other groups


Interest in co-ordinating library information and orientation training sessions; and in supervising library technicians, assistants and clerks

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More


Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
Was this page useful?