Library Clerk

  • Position Type : Contract
  • Department : Film Reference Library
  • Start Date : September-05-13
  • End Date : December-31-13


August 23, 2013

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is accepting applications for the part-time position of:


This will be an exciting year for TIFF as we present unique programming in our new home and the world's premier centre for film, TIFF Bell Lightbox.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual who wants to be part of a new era in Toronto's cultural history.

The Film Reference Library is a special library devoted to the study of film as art and the industry. We are hiring a part-time Library Clerk during our public hours only (Thursday & Saturday shifts).  The Library Clerk reports to the Senior Library Manager.  In this position the Library Clerk will assist Library staff with patron and in-hours services.


Shall include but not be limited to...
• Retrieves and shelves all formats of library materials
• Greets library patrons and clients; answers directional questions
• Keeps statistics
• Shifts collections
• Processes incoming materials

Contract Dates:   September 5 – December 31, 2013

Minimum Requirements

• High school diploma
• Technologically proficient with strong public-service orientation
• Exemplary telephone and inter-personal communications skills
• Strong interest in cinema
• Able to lift 30 lbs
• Able to work weekends and flexible shifts

Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references attached as a PDF or Word document (we do not accept Cloud hosting or File Sharing programs),  by 5pm on August 30, 2013 BY EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Hiring Committee: LIBRARY CLERK

TIFF Email: *Please note the position in the subject line*

Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

TIFF is an equal opportunity employer.

TIFF is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world.  Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.