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Digital Services Librarian

Closes on Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Toronto, ON, Canada
Full Time (Permanent)
Organization Name
Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Job Title
Digital Services Librarian
Job Type
Full Time (Permanent)
Location
Toronto, ON Canada.
Posting Date
07/29/2022
Application Deadline
08/16/2022
Compensation
Salary Range: $65,826 to $92,030 per annum
Target Audience
  • Recent Graduates
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Data Science
  • Information Policy
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library – Special
  • Records Management
  • User Experience Design
Job Description
Keeping Ontario’s Legislative Assembly running smoothly takes many talented people, doing many different jobs—from camera operators and committee clerks, to purchasing officers and researchers. The Office of the Assembly is dedicated to serving Ontario’s Parliament.

Together, we provide non-partisan administrative and procedural services to all MPPs, as well as operational support for the daily activities of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Our success is determined by the strength and diversity of our staff and by supporting our core values: integrity, inclusiveness, collaboration and excellence.

The Information Services Branch of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, located in Toronto, ON, is looking for a Digital Services Librarian to join our Content Management team. This role will work with staff within Content Management, the Information Services Branch and the iDivision to provide optimal access to Assembly’s digital information through various online channels such as its websites and the library catalogue.

What You’ll Do

You’ll act with integrity to:
• Manage the Integrated Library System (ILS) including the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), including liaising with the ILS vendor to ensure optimal service, liaising with staff to identify updates and enhancements; designing, reviewing, and enacting the approved changes and troubleshooting all service issues.
• Design and run database queries to support collection maintenance. You will also create and update system documentation, and provide user training as required.
• Collect and analyze data and prepare reports for management to support evidence-based decision regarding the library collection and system enhancements, and assess how effectively initiatives are enabling organizational objectives.
• Oversee the prioritization of multiple projects based on timelines and urgency. You will facilitate streamlined integration of project initiatives and provide status updates and related project information.

You’ll support our collaboration as you:
• Manage Content Management Systems by liaising with the groups within the iDivision and Assembly wide (such as Content Management, Library, House Publications) to understand their internal CMS(s) and to apply and maintain solutions to support service delivery.
• Ensure there is optimal “searchability” functions in all Assembly websites through the application and maintenance of metadata; identifies and resolves issues from users and liaises with the technical groups to help provide solutions related to search functionality.
• Utilize effective written and verbal communication methods to consult with stakeholders to identify problems with access to digital information. Provide training and user documentation and develop, maintain and share relevant information of the business units of the Legislative Assembly.

How You Qualify
You demonstrate excellence through your:
• A Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or equivalent
• Two years of related experience in a library or information management environment
• Experience with managing ILSs and CMSs; experience with Voyager, Drupal and Microsoft Power Apps an asset
• Familiarity with MARC formats for bibliographic and authority records
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current library standards and practices
• Proven research skills particularly as it applies to digital services
• Excellent consulting ability, including written and verbal communications to partnership with Assembly staff
• Proven knowledge of current trends in web design and related tools, information design and UX design is an asset

If you join our team, you can expect:
• Comprehensive benefits and pension package
• Access to an employee and family assistance program
• A dynamic work environment
• To work with a team of dedicated professionals
• To be encouraged and supported to grow your career through training and development
• Long Service Recognition Awards

Salary Range: $65,826 to $92,030 per annum
File No.: LA-2022-55
Closing Date: August 16, 2022

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Application Process
If you share our values and are interested in this position, please visit us at www.ola.org and select Careers for more details.
Any other important information?
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario embraces diversity and as an equal opportunity employer is committed to creating an inclusive workplace while establishing a diversified qualified workforce. If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to hr@ola.org for follow-up.

While we appreciate your interest in obtaining employment with the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.