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20 Oct 2022

Temporary Library Assistant

Brescia University College – Posted by jsmit627 London, Ontario, Canada

Job Description


Brescia University College (, a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University, is Canada’s only women’s university. For over a century, the university experience at Brescia challenges students to lead with wisdom, justice and compassion. Our student-centred institution is committed to providing women with a transformative education as we prepare our students for life-long leadership. Our students benefit from a small, supportive atmosphere at Brescia while having access to resources at Western.

Brescia University College campus is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haundenosaunee, Lūnaapéewak and Chonnonton Nations. This territory falls under the London Township Treaty and Sombra Treaty 1796, and the Dish with One Spoon Wampum. Brescia University College accepts responsibility as a public institution to contribute toward revealing and correcting miseducation as well as renewing respectful relationships with Indigenous Communities through teaching, research, and community service.

Brescia is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to fill a position as:

Contract Library Assistant
(Hourly rate – $18.04)

(Temporary Part-time, November 2022 – April 2023)

Working in support of the Beryl Ivey Library mission and vision, this part-time position participates in the creation and provision of key user services in a community-driven, dynamic environment. The Library Assistant provides all aspects of user-centred circulation and reference services, including managing the service desk, answering user enquires through a variety of communication methods, and providing technological assistance.

You are a service-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communications skills along with the ability to multi-task in a busy environment. An undergraduate degree and minimum of two years public service experience, ideally in an academic library setting, are required. Your experience includes providing excellent and professional customer service as well as trouble-shooting patrons’ technology-related problems. Proficiency in a variety of Windows-based productivity software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), as well as online databases, is required. Experience using library technology systems (ILS) is preferred. A variety of additional projects may be assigned. The ability to work within a team as well as demonstrating initiative and accountability for individual responsibilities is essential.

The Contract Library Assistant position will work on weekends.

For a detailed description of the role, please email with your request.

Wisdom, Justice and Compassion are at the core of our Ursuline values. We acknowledge our responsibility to attain a diverse and equitable employment environment that is inclusive of every person. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from women, racialized persons / persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity or gender expression and others who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity.

We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation for interviews or throughout the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at

Brescia is committed to doing our part to protect our community. We want to ensure we have a safe and healthy workplace, and we want to do our part to get through this pandemic. In keeping with this commitment, and as a condition of employment, Brescia requires all successful candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date, or provide written proof of a medical exemption, or other substantiated accommodation request under applicable human rights legislation.




How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume in one document (Word or PDF) by October 30, 2022, to: Brescia University College c/o Human Resources Email:

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 51 days.

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