Student Job


Technology and Virtual Learning Student Intern

Cumberland Public Libraries

Amherst, Nova Scotia

Requirements (based on grant agencies):

– have been accepted to a post-secondary program (letter of acceptance or transcript required)

– have been a full-time student in the semester preceding the job  

– be a permanent resident of Nova Scotia or resided in the province for at least 6 months prior to the work term

– be legally entitled to work in Canada

– be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

– be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment


Technology and Virtual Learning

– Works on virtual programming

– Creates tutorials for website and social media

– Review and update previously created training materials in order to ensure they are relevant

– Create handouts and cheat sheets for tablets, laptops, mobile devices, software, etc.



– Update and maintain library website

– Update and maintain social media

– Design newsletter template

– Create promotional materials (Flyers, posters, online ads, etc.)



– Works assigned circulation desk shifts


Other duties

– May be assigned other duties and projects as required which may supersede regular tasks.

– Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

– May be required to work from home for some hours.






September 15 – December 19, 2020 (14 weeks)

Working Tuesday to Saturday

35 hours/week


To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume with three references including their email addresses and phone numbers to:

Denise Corey, Chief Librarian

Cumberland Regional Library

PO Box 220

Amherst, NS B4H 3Z2

Fax: (902) 667-1360



Closing date for this competition is September 1, 2020.

We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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