Who We Are
Boughton Law is a Vancouver-based law firm. Organizations of all sizes and structures as well as individuals rely on us for their business, dispute resolution, personal and public sector related legal matters.
Who We Are Looking For
Boughton Law is currently seeking an enthusiastic, service-oriented Librarian to join our team on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall direction and management of the library. This position has the opportunity to shape our reference services, establish collection management practices and work closely with our lawyers, students and staff.
We're seeking a librarian for a
temporary assignment of approximately ten months.
In this role, you'll supervise the daily work activities in the WorkSafeBC
library. You will also perform and deliver comprehensive literature searches
and reference services relating to occupational health and safety, industrial
hygiene, occupational and environmental medicine, physical and vocational
rehabilitation, and occupational health psychology. Your work will involve
assessing the performance and functionality of automated library systems,
creating and adapting information for digital access, administering the
library's file and application server, and assisting in planning and budgeting.
Guest speakers Debbie Millward & Shannon Cheng will be
doing a seminar on the topic of mentoring in a law library. With a focus on the
what, why, and who of being a mentor/mentee, this seminar will cover what newer
members looking for advice might ask, how experienced members can give back to
the profession, or ideas for mid-career members contemplating a job change.
Debbie Millward joined Lawson Lundell in 2014
as manager of information resources, after a contract position as library
manager at McMillan. Her experience prior to law libraries was at the Vancouver
Sun and The Province, where she managed the news research library. Debbie’s
background as a mentor comes from over 20 years as a practicum host, from
teaching library students at UBC and Langara, and serving on committees and the
executives of SLA and VALL. Most recently, she was a BCLA mentor for SLAIS
student Shannon Cheng.
Shannon Cheng began her Master of Library
and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia in September
2014. With a background in sociology and insurance, she wanted to learn more
about libraries and information as a professional field. As a mentee to Debbie,
Shannon gained greater insight into the field, while developing a lasting
Vancouver Public Library is seeking an entrepreneurial minded individual to manage, plan and promote a for - profit, fee - based research service. Reporting to the Director, Library Experience, you will provide research services, and oversee staff that provide research services to a broad client base including: estimating, researching and delivering projects; ensuring quality control and client satisfaction; overseeing InfoAction’s operating budget; monitoring revenues and expenditures to ensure profitability; developing revenue and expenditures projections; promo ting the service to business and other agencies; and, administering VPL’s Citizenship and Immigration Canada contribution agreement. Working with the Director, Library Experience the incumbent recommends short and long - term priorities; implements and evaluates services and procedures of InfoAction; and supervises, trains, coaches, mentors, and evaluates staff. Responsible for leading and implementing the Library’s strategic goals and priorities as they pertain to InfoAction and for providing leadership to staff in contributing to the success of InfoAction and the Library as a whole. Demonstrates and sets expectations for the conduct of staff that adhere to the Library’s policies and procedures in accordance with the Library’s vision, mission and values.
Position Title: Digital Content Coordinator
Reports to: Knowledge & Information Services Manager
The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) is the British
Columbian branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA): a non-profit
organization, and the essential ally and advocate of all members of the
legal profession. The CBA is the voice for the profession and serves its
members and their interests in advocacy. It provides personal and
professional development, and support to all members of the legal
profession. The CBA promotes fair justice systems, facilitates effective
law reform, promotes equality in the legal profession, and is devoted
to the elimination of discrimination.
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Knowledge & Information Services Manager, this
position provides the technical leadership and administration of CBABC’s
online presence, including full responsibility for the websites. This
includes, but is not limited to, website management, graphic design,
writing and editing copy and providing technical assistance and
training for staff when required. The role is an integral part of the
Membership and Communications team, and participates in all facets of
its development and execution. The Digital Content Coordinator is also
responsible for social media and digital content planning, analytics
tracking, and ensuring best practices for web content.
The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest
academic libraries in Canada and consistently ranks among the top
university research libraries in North America. UBC Library has 14
branches and divisions, two campuses (Vancouver and Kelowna), one
off-site hospital library, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre - a
multi-purpose teaching and learning facility.
The Library’s collection of over 7M items includes 1.4M ebooks,
229,020 electronic journals, 850,000 maps, audio, DVD/video and graphic
materials, and 1,703 bibliographic and fulltext databases.
Under the general supervision of the Institute Librarian, this
position is primarily responsible for technical duties related to
acquisitions and serials, plus, inputting and mediating ARES course
readings, circulation desk duty, cataloguing preparation, adding items
to the institutional repository, maintaining the course text collection
and shelf reading.
APPLY BY Friday May 18, 2015
Anticipated START date: week of June 8, 2015
The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) seeks a dynamic, multitalented
professional Librarian/Archivist to manage and further develop the UBCIC
Resource Centre. The successful candidate will work well with
Indigenous community members, have a broad set of the skills and
experiences, and be committed to learning any additional necessary
skills in order to meet the information needs of our communities. The
Resource Centre Director will work to support the needs of UBCIC staff
and the vision and mandate of the UBCIC.
Our Vision and Mandate
One of the main principles of the Union of British Columbia Indian
Chiefs is that, despite our differences, we will be stronger if we work
together. The goal of the UBCIC is to support the work of our people,
whether at the community, nation or international level, in our common
fight for the recognition of our Aboriginal title, rights and treaty
rights and respect for our cultures and societies. Our goal, the goal of
the people, has been to give the Indigenous people of BC a voice strong
enough to be heard in every corner of the world. We have, and we
continue, to carry out this mission in a number of different ways.
Lucidea is a global provider of content and information management
software and services. Our products and services organize and deliver
enterprise content, seamlessly integrate internal and external content
sources and deploy business-critical information to corporate portals,
intranets, extranets and the Web. Applications include content
management, competitive intelligence, library, archives and records
management, and litigation support and knowledge management. Lucidea
products are known for their flexibility and ease of use and deployment.
We are seeking a full time Librarian to work in our Vancouver Office.
You are a flexible, innovative and customer-focused individual. You
will play a key role in our client services team both locally and internationally.