at Heritage College & Seminary
Location Cambridge, Canada
Date Posted February 10, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Position:                     Librarian
Reports to:                  Vice President Academics
Date:                             February 2020
Approvals:                  Presidents Cabinet
Job Close Date:         March 31, 2020

Heritage College and Heritage Theological Seminary invites applicants for the position of Librarian to apply. This is a full-time administrative position with benefits. This position has three main responsibilities: Library, Learning Center, and Institutional Assessment.

Key responsibilities include:


The Librarian is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library. This individual will also establish and oversee all policies and procedures related to the library, as well as recruit, supervise, schedule, and evaluate all library staff.

  • Oversee library operations
  • Establish policies and procedures related to library operations
  • Acquire, catalogue, and organize all library resources
  • Purchase resources in accordance with the collection development policy
  • Produce monthly reports to evaluate the library’s performance
  • Update and distribute Survivor’s Secrets
  • Oversee the library’s budget and all expenditure
  • Implement and foster a welcoming and relaxed learning environment, ensuring exceptional information and customer service
  • Actively engage in Library layout and design for optimal function and study

Learning Center:

As Learning Centre Director, the candidate will be responsible for initiating and coordinating information seminars and academic tutorials. Additionally, this individual recruits and trains tutors to participate in delivering valuable student services, as well as maintains an environment that is conducive to tutoring and learning.

  • Promote Learning Centre as a tutorial resource for students
  • Plan and coordinate tutoring sessions for students
  • Recruit and schedule tutors to provide exceptional student support in a timely manner
  • Work collaboratively with Academic Deans to ensure that the Learning Centre achieves its objectives and responds to needs as they arise
  • Maintain an environment that is conducive to effective tutoring and learning

Director Institutional Assessment:

As Institutional Assessment Director, the candidate will manage all the necessary organizing, reporting, compiling, and writing of the self-study reports for ABHE and ATS.

  • Identify necessary methods of assessment to ensure that they have been completed adequately
  • Gather data and interpret it as it pertains to the standards of accreditation
  • Coordinate the completion of the assessment plans from the various departments and collate them into a cohesive and presentable format
  • Identify areas of strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities so that the administrative staff and faculty can make decisions about the future of the institution
  • Write and assemble a complete and comprehensive self-study document to the pre-determined ABHE and ATS standards
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external partners

Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Completion of a Master of Information Science Degree
  • Experience working in a library, including records management
  • Biblical/theological education an asset

Selection Criteria

  • Professing knowledge and relationship with Christ, and consistently submissive to His Lordship over all areas of life,
  • Proven ability to effectively lead and manage staff,
  • Demonstrated capacity to create, develop, and implement new policies and procedures and to promote these throughout Heritage and the wider community,
  • Good understanding of the issues facing Christian Canadian student learning,
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills reflective of university level environment,
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and sensitivity towards students and staff,
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with positive outcomes,
  • Willing to sign and uphold Heritage’s Statement of Allegiance and conduct policies.

About Heritage

The mission of Heritage is to provide an evangelical, faith-based, university-level education to equip students for life and service in the church, community, and the world. To learn more about Heritage visit

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to:

David Switzer
Vice President Operations, HR

Heritage College & Seminary
175 Holiday Inn Drive
Cambridge, ON  N3C 3T2