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Library & Archives Services Officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Deadline September 21, 2023

14 Sep 2023 3:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Library & Archives Services Officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, ON

Location: Ottawa
Compensation: From $60,143 to $70,963 per annum.
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.

Description and Duties
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.

We are looking for a Library & Archives Services Officer to support our Knowledge, Information and Technology Services Branch (KITS). The ideal candidate will be someone who shares NRC's core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

Working as part of the Library and Information Management Services (LIMS) team, the Library & Archives Services Officer supports LIMS's role as the National Science Library and provider of knowledge and information to NRC and the Canadian innovation community. The incumbent of this position's main responsibilities are to:

  • Provide front-line reference support for both the library and archives services.
  • Handle requests for document delivery, onsite circulation, in-person reference services, print collections handling and interlibrary loan services.
  • Support the acquisition, organization, conservation of NRC archival material and retrieve archival material.
  • You will also participate in a range of library and archives projects and contribute to the continuous improvement of LIMS processes and services across the NRC. You will be part of a diverse, multidisciplinary team where communication and teamwork are important.



  • Minimum two (2)-year college diploma in library, archives, museum technologies, records management or information management.


  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent experience providing reference, document delivery and/or circulation services in an established library, museum, records management or archives environment.
  • Significant experience delivering client services.
  • Experience with library/archives systems, request management systems and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with archival conservation and preservation practices is an asset.
  • This position will require a minimum of 80% presence at the NRC locations identified in the form of a hybrid work arrangement (a combination of working onsite and offsite).

*Recent experience is defined as experience gained within the last 5 years.

Condition of Employment

  • Secret (II)

Language Requirements

  • Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

How to Apply
Apply online 
Application Deadline:   September 21, 2023- 23:59 Eastern Time 

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