Community Librarian

Chestermere Public Library | Chestermere, Alberta

Full-Time, Ongoing

Chestermere Public Library is looking for a librarian with a high level of energy and enthusiasm to join their team. This entry-level leadership position offers ample opportunity for growth and development, perfect for someone with 0-4 years of experience. The City of Chestermere is a lake community rich with outdoor recreational opportunities, just 10 minutes outside of the City of Calgary. 

Start Date: August 14, 2023 (or earlier)

Position: Community Librarian; Full-Time: 37.5 Hours/week

Reports to: Director of Library Services

Worksite Location: Onsite-Library Building & Offsite in the City of Chestermere and area

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science with an interest in public libraries;
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development;
  • The willingness to embrace change as an opportunity for progress;
  • Superior communication, organization skills, with an aptitude for problem solving in a fast-paced environment;
  • The ability to navigate both team-based work and independent work.


  • Interagency and Community Partnership Development and Sustainment;
  • Programming and Events Facilitation;
  • Circulation and Reference Work;
  • Grant Writing;
  • Collection Development;
  • Facility Supervision and Leadership.

Salary: $66,000 per annum (plus benefits and a monthly cell phone allowance)

Please email a resume and cover letter to:

Miranda Johnson

Director of Library Services, Chestermere Public Library

105B Marina Rd, Chestermere, AB T1X 1V7

The Chestermere Public Library is an inclusive work environment driven by a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy and Action Plan. Additionally, please let us know if you require any accommodations during the application and interview process. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Criminal record and vulnerable sector checks will be required of the successful candidate.

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