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									Ontario Library Service – North (OLS-N) is an unscheduled agency mandated under the Public Libraries Act,
1990, s.34 and established under the Corporations Act. It is mandated to deliver programs and services on
behalf of the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport to libraries across Northern Ontario. We are looking for a
committed individual to join our Capacity Building team.

Our Invitation
Ontario Library Service – North (OLS-N) invites applications for a full-time position for a First Nations
Capacity Building Advisor. This is a bargaining union position (CUPE Local 4705). The First Nation Capacity
Building Advisor delivers high-quality services to OLS-North’s First Nations client libraries in areas of
marketing, community development, funding and partnering for First Nation Libraries.

Job requirements:
The successful applicant will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Aboriginal Studies; or in political
science, public relations, or media studies with related working experience in a First Nation organization;
Knowledge of First Nations governance, issues and strategies; Working experience in a First Nations’ service
organization or library environment for a minimum 1 year.

He/she will have a proven understanding of First Nation governance and community concerns; proven ability
to translate marketing concepts into practical application, design effective marketing material using marketing
design software; proven ability to develop realistic marketing plans; Ability to creatively identify funding
sources and to write grant applications; Ability to promote partnership within First Nation Communities and
with external partners; Skilled at customizing and delivering services to respond to the uniqueness of First
Nations clients.; Exhibit effective communication skills; Ability to promote understanding of cultural heritage
and current issues of aboriginal people.

The candidate will be a collegial and contributory member of the team and of OLS - North as a whole; client
focused; solution focused; balance expectations and needs of various stakeholders; collaborate with team
members and colleagues, identify synergies and opportunities to benefit clients and/or OLS – North; Be
professional, organized and prepared; Properly use authority; Be loyal to the OLS - North’s goals and within
OLS - North’s parameters, generate or recommend resourceful or creative new approaches and solutions that
improve productivity, and client service.

A complete job description is available for the position by contacting Anne Langevin at
humanresources@olsn.ca . Please apply to the undersigned with a complete resume by 4:00 p.m., Friday,
September 28, 2012.

                                    Anne Langevin, Executive Assistant
                                       Ontario Library Service – North
                                     334 Regent St., Sudbury, Ontario
                                                  P3C 4E2
                                Phone: 705-675-6467x214 Fax: 705-675-2285

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