The Office of the Assembly is the administrative arm of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Our mandate is to provide non-partisan support services to all Members of Provincial Parliament.
We are seeking an innovative, service-oriented librarian interested and knowledgeable in law, public policy and politics to join our team in providing confidential, non-partisan reference services to Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) and their staff, Legislative Committees and staff of the Legislative Assembly. As part of the Legislative Library and Research Service's team of librarians, subject specialists and technicians you will provide tailored information services and products and develop and deliver training programs as needed.
This one year contract position will appeal to someone who can demonstrate personal initiative and success in delivering high quality services involving a range of policy areas, rapidly changing priorities and tight deadlines.
To be considered for this position, you must have a Master's degree in Library or Information studies (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited library/information school program, and a minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience preferably as a subject specialist in law with experience working with legislation, case law and government information. You must have experience in conducting complex research using both online and paper sources and possess a good working knowledge of provincial and federal politics, superior analytical abilities, clearly demonstrated oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work with a variety of relevant computer software, databases and applications. You must also be able to demonstrate sound judgment, tact, discretion and flexibility and the ability to work well with other team members.
An undergraduate or graduate degree in law, political science or public administration would be an asset, as would competency working in French. This is an opportunity to work as part of an innovative and collaborative team of information professionals in an environment that fosters work-life balance and encourages professional development.
The salary range for this position is $ $67,276 to $85,766.
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