Librarian / Communications Officer ID: 62937

Deadline Date: 2020/07/03

Location:  Wawa

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Librarian/Communications Officer will manage the library ensuring citizens have a safe and comfortable space to access community computers, borrow books, DVDs and other resources, work on personal crafts, and to participate in various programs and activities. This position is also responsible for designing print publications, updating MFNs website, and utilizing social media to ensure MFN citizens receive up to date information about programming, events, gatherings and traditional ceremonies offered through all departments.

Posting Date:
 107 Hiawatha Rd.
Start Date:
 8:00am - 4:30pm
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Business, Finance and Administration, Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
 Manage daily operations of MFN library
- Act as a first point of contact within library and provide general information to MFN citizens and staff relating to their questions, concerns, or suggestions
- Keep the library organized and have items easily accessible for patrons
- Work with the JASI software to locate and track book loans
- Rotate books based on the interests of patrons
- Order new books, research upcoming authors, research new Indigenous authors etc.
- Check books /library material in and out to patrons
- Purchase program and library materials
- Attend training that enhances knowledge regarding cultural traditions, library systems, programs, networking etc.
- Act as a liaison between MFN and Ontario Library Services North
- Network with organizations, schools and online businesses
- Present a positive and professional image of the organization when interacting with employees, MFN citizens and other external stakeholders
- Assist with the progress of the Artifact Project Administration and Reporting
- Compile data and prepare various reports
- Organize, maintain, and coordinate office records and files
- Prepare funding applications and reports
- Monthly reports of library status
- Keep a daily record of library usage (patrons, visitors, program attendees) and report monthly on library status Provide computer support to MFN staff and citizens
- Maintain library equipment: computers/printers/scanners
- Monitor equipment usage and assist citizens with computer-related tasks: research, letters, resumes etc. Communications
- Design, create and edit content for the Community Weekly Flyer and quarterly Newsletters
- Create flyers/posters to promote various events
- Coordinate distribution of Newsletters and Flyers through print, email, online and social media.
- Update MFN website, Facebook and Twitter
- Photocopy and organize documents for distribution, mailing, binding, and filing
- Network with organizations, schools, local service providers, etc. for details on community programming Lead and support the facilitation of community programs
- Coordinate the logistical aspects of library meetings, seminars, workshops, special projects, and events
- Work both independently and collaboratively with MFN Health Staff, to design and implement programming for citizens
- Minimum High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
- Diploma in Office Administration preferred
- Clean vulnerable sector check
- Three years of experience in a similar role
- High level of proficiency with a variety of software applications: MS office, Graphic design, website administration, Outlook
- Experience with Social media: Facebook, Twitter
- Excellent writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar, editing and proofreading
- Ability to adapt to new technology
- Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally
- Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
 Michipicoten First Nation offers a comprehensive employee benefit package and competitive salary based upon experience and qualifications.
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Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Lisa Belanger
Position Title:
 Interim Manager, HR & Administrative Operations
Company Name:
 Michipicoten First Nation
 107 Hiawatha Rd.
Postal Code:
 P0S 1K0
Web Address:

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