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Positions within the exempt staff group include school and central services non-management positions not covered by a collective agreement.

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Exempt Non-Management Terms and Conditions‌‌


Library Systems Consultant

Competition: 248529

Job type
12-month, full-time, temporary


The successful candidate will provide a leadership role within District Technology and will be responsible for the daily operation of the Symphony Library System. This position liaises with Central departments, schools and external agencies relative to the opportunities and challenges associated with libraries and Library Learning Commons (LLC).


Edmonton Public Schools is the second largest school district in Alberta and sixth largest in Canada, serving 95,000 students.  At Edmonton Public Schools, we are committed to supporting the District vision of “Transforming the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow”.  Our focus is on ensuring that each student learns to their full potential and develops the ability, passion and imagination to pursue their dreams and contribute to their community.


  • bachelor's degree in Library and Information Science
  • minimum 3 years related experience working in a complex library setting
  • knowledge of web-based library systems (specifically SirsiDynix - Symphony), cataloguing and specialized equipment
  • strategic understanding of trends and issues in K-12 education, libraries and library learning commons, including related emerging technologies
  • highly developed oral and written communication skills including the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of users


  • assisting with the daily operation of Symphony service and related modules
  • planning, coordinating, documenting and implementing service changes
  • resolving issues related to Symphony with District Technology IT staff and Library Team
  • identifying and coordinating workflow to allow for effective and efficient cataloguing to meet the needs of District schools
  • cataloguing print and non-print materials in a variety of languages according to current library standards and locally developed standards and procedures
  • assisting District library staff in constructing and maintaining bibliographic databases
  • providing support to schools and Central consultants for LLC materials and concepts
  • administering the LLC website and contributing to internal online communities
  • liaising with the Teacher-Librarian community, internally and externally, including presenting at Community of Practice events
  • liaising with Central office staff to provide support to library automation users within the District
  • providing training for library staff new to Symphony including the Workflows and Enterprise modules
  • providing training and support for Symphony via telephone, email, online and onsite
  • coordinating Library Support Community of Practice events
  • providing advice and assistance regarding various technologies associated with SirsiDynix-Symphony
  • maintaining an awareness of development and enhancements to Symphony Library System
  • researching and recommending best practices and applications regarding library automation


• competitive salary ($3,007.20 - $3,842.30 bi-weekly)
• comprehensive benefits package
• health and wellness spending account
• professional learning opportunities
• 35 hour work week

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

This position is term-definite to August 31, 2018 with possibility of extension.

Please submit your resumé and cover letter (in Word or PDF format) quoting competition # 248529 by April 11, 2017 via email to hrbusiness@epsb.ca. Only those applicants considered will be contacted.

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Recruitment Specialist

Competition: 248571

Job type
12-month, full-time, permanent


Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources Staffing and working in conjunction with another Recruitment Specialist and a team of HR Consultants, the successful candidate will be responsible for full-cycle recruitment services to the supply support and custodial function for Edmonton Public Schools.  The Recruitment Specialist will play an integral role in ensuring that the hiring practices and processes support the recruitment of high potential talent for the District. 

• you have a dynamic, out-going personality
• you thrive in a fast-paced environment
• you have achieved excellence in your profession
• you have exceptional customer service skills
• you are a relationship builder who collaborates to achieve results

• conducting day-to-day recruitment activities including: pre-screening, interviewing, reference checking, facilitating pre-employment requirements, and offers of employment
• completing hiring documentation and assigning appropriate rates of pay consistent with candidate qualifications and experience
• assessing support applicant profiles relative to special needs experience and recommending supply staff for long term assignments
• providing advice and assistance to school and central leadership staff, applicants, and other HR team members regarding recruitment processes and procedures
• liaising with colleges, other educational institutions, and representing Edmonton Public Schools at career fairs to attract prospective applicants
• developing short and long-term strategies to attract and retain supply staff to meet ongoing needs within the District

• two years post-secondary program in Human Resource Management
• related experience including experience in a unionized environment
• knowledge of Human Rights Legislation and Employment Standards
• knowledge of job placement practices and processes
• excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
• strong organizational and multi-tasking skills to handle a fast-paced and demanding environment
• self-starter who possesses the ability to work with minimal supervision
• Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft
• prior experience in an educational environment preferred

• competitive salary ($2,435.30 – $3,106.60 bi-weekly)
• a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
• Health/Wellness Spending Account
• professional development opportunities

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

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