Coordinator, Collections and Access Services (Contract)

University of Toronto


Caledon Public Library is a hub for discovery, innovation and inspiration. We nurture connections, collaboration and creativity and are situated within a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. With seven branches that serve as the cornerstones to the community, connecting people to information and each other is what we do!
We are seeking a dynamic, energetic individual with collections and selection experience along with public library experience to be a part of our team.

The Opportunity
Reporting directly to the Manager, Collections & Access Services, this role is responsible for the ongoing development, maintenance and promotion of library collections. You will also provide support in receiving and processing of library materials. As the Coordinator, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:
• Developing and overseeing automatic release plans
• Merchandizing and displays
• Selection and deselection for all collections and age groups
• Developing and utilizing reader’s advisory tools
• Building our Library of Things
The Ideal Candidate
We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with a post-secondary degree/diploma in Library and Information Science. Our ideal candidate has at least one year of public library experience and two years’ experience in a customer focused setting. Knowledge of SirsiDynix Symphony, Bibliocommons and Collection HQ would all be an asset.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience selecting and deselecting public library materials for all ages, in support of a growing and diverse community. We are seeking an individual with superior attention to detail, a demonstrated ability to develop and promote collections, and excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate for will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).
This position is for a contract up to 10 months and offers $37.56 per hour.

Satisfactory passing of a vulnerable sector check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers
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