Library, Correspondence and Related Information Supervisors

(NOC 1213)

in All Business, Finance, and Administration

Library, correspondence and related information workers supervisors coordinate and supervise the activities of Library assistants and clerks, Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks, and Survey interviewers and statistical clerks. They work throughout the public and private sectors.

Job Outlook

Undetermined

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  • Estimate change in employment not available for this occupation.
  • Estimate openings due to growth and retirements not available for this occupation.
  • Estimate rate of unemployment not available for this occupation.

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

  • Estimate -1305 employment change, 2019-2021
  • Estimate 4210 openings due to growth and retirements, 2018-2020
  • Estimate rate of unemployment not available for these occupation.

This is not a large occupation in Nova Scotia so job opportunities may not be that frequent. With a large percent of workers being 55 years of age and older, retirements are expected to be a key contributor to employment opportunities over the coming years. Library, Correspondence, and Related Information Supervisors may either be working full-time or part-time hours.

The median employment income for 25% of Library, Correspondence, and Related Information Supervisors who worked full-time, year-round in 2015 was $55,384. Across all occupations in Nova Scotia, 59% of those who worked full-time year round had a median employment income of $43,600.
(Source: 2016 Census)

Hourly Pay

N/A

Minimum

N/A

Median

N/A

Maximum

Annual Pay

$538

Minimum

$8,403

Median

$68,760

Maximum

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

Hourly Pay

$14.00

Minimum

$27.85

Median

$38.46

Maximum

Annual Pay

$6,754

Minimum

$36,515

Median

$70,271

Maximum

About the job

Nature of work

Library, correspondence and related information workers supervisors coordinate and supervise the activities of Library assistants and clerks, Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks, and Survey interviewers and statistical clerks. They work throughout the public and private sectors.

Job duties

Supervisors in this group:

  • Coordinate, assign and review the work of clerks.
  • Create work schedules and procedures and coordinate activities with other work units or departments.
  • Solve work problems, monitor services provided by clerks and agents, and prepare progress and other reports.
  • Train workers in job duties and company policies.
  • Request supplies and materials.
  • Make sure computer systems and equipment work and arrange for maintenance and repairs.
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Sample job titles

  • advertising clerks supervisor
  • correspondence clerks supervisor
  • library clerks supervisor
  • publication clerks supervisor
  • statistical clerks supervisor
  • survey interviewers supervisor

Skills

Leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential. You should also have initiative and be able to make decisions and solve problems. Several years of experience in the job supervised are usually required to progress to the supervisory level.

Job requirements

  • High school is required.
  • College courses related to area supervised may be necessary.
  • Experience in the clerical occupation supervised is usually required.

Other considerations

The duties performed by these supervisors are evolving as new technology is introduced. Supervisors and clerks should be prepared to keep abreast of changing office technology and processes.

By the numbers

Quick look

220

employed in 2016

52.3%

employed full-time

0.0%

self employed

50.0%
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50%
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56.8

median age

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

63,775

employed in 2016

78.4%

employed full-time

6.6%

self employed

73.4%
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26.6%
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47.9

median age

Where will I likely work?

33.3%

Halifax

33.3%

Annapolis Valley

17.8%

North Shore

8.9%

Southern

6.7%

Cape Breton

Compared to: All NS Occupations

47.0%

Halifax

15.6%

North Shore

12.9%

Annapolis Valley

12.7%

Cape Breton

11.8%

Southern

Top Industries of Employment

85.7%

Public administration

7.1%

Educational services

7.1%

Information and cultural industries

What is the age of Employment?

32.0%

55-64

23.0%

65+

16.0%

35-44

14.0%

45-54

11.0%

25-34

5.0%

15-24

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

26.3%

45-54

22.6%

55-64

19.4%

35-44

16.7%

25-34

7.5%

65+

Top levels of education

27.3%

High school

N/A
25.0%

Bachelor's degree

$25,040 median annual income
20.5%

Master's degree

N/A
15.9%

College certificate or diploma

N/A
4.5%

Trades certificate

N/A

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

33.8%

College certificate or diploma

$36,304 median annual income
23.8%

High school

$32,903 median annual income
22.8%

Bachelor's degree

$41,755 median annual income
5.8%

Trades certificate

$34,807 median annual income
4.9%

Less than high school

$23,174 median annual income

Education & training

Adult high school/secondary diploma programs

This program is typically offered at the high school level.

The Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) administers, coordinates, and supports the development and delivery of adult education programs through learning partners in Nova Scotia. Our learning partners include the Nova Scotia Community College, Adult High Schools, Université Sainte-Anne, and community-based learning organizations that offer tuition-free programming across the province. NSSAL offers clear, accessible pathways from adult basic education to a high school credential or GED, empowering Nova Scotians to achieve their learning and employment goals.

Institutions providing this program

Universite Sainte-Anne

Siège Social: 1695, Route 1

Pointe-de-l'Église, NS B0W 1M0

(902) 769-2114

Nova Scotia Community College - Adult Learning

PO Box 220

Halifax, NS B3J 2M4

(866) 679-6722

Adult High Schools

Various, NS

Community Learning Organizations

Various, NS

Knowledge management

This program is typically offered at the college or university level.

This instructional program class includes any program that focuses on the study of knowledge management in government agencies and corporations for the purpose of supporting stated organizational goals and objectives, and prepares individuals to function as information resource managers. These programs include courses in information technology, principles of computer and information systems, management information systems, applicable policy and regulations, and operations and personnel management.

Institutions providing this program

Dalhousie University

Office of the Registrar

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

(902) 494-2450

Library assistant/technician

This program is typically offered at the trades/college level.

This instructional program class includes any program that prepares individuals to assist professional librarians. These programs include courses in principles, systems, processes, and procedures of library operation; library resources and services; processes of acquisition, cataloguing, storage, and display systems; discovery and retrieval of requested materials; management of books, periodicals, and other documents.

Institutions providing this program

Nova Scotia Community College - Ivany Campus

80 Mawiomi Place

Dartmouth, NS B2Y 0A5

(902) 491-1100

Nova Scotia Community College - Online Learning

Unit 37, 115 Chain Lake Drive

Halifax, NS B3S 1B3

(877) 491-6774

Management information systems - General

This program is typically offered at the college or university level.

This instructional program class includes any program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. These programs include courses in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

Institutions providing this program

Maritime Business College

800 Sackville Drive

Lower Sackville, NS B4E 1R8

(902) 463-6700

Academy of Learning Career College - Halifax

6960 Mumford Road, Suite 155-1st Floor Mumford Professional Centre

Halifax, NS B3L 4P1

(902) 455-3395

Dalhousie University

Office of the Registrar

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

(902) 494-2450

Saint Mary's University

923 Robie Street

Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

(902) 420-5400

Nova Scotia Community College - Cumberland Campus

PO Box 550, 1 Main Street

Springhill, NS B0M 1X0

(902) 597-3737

Nova Scotia Community College - Kingstec Campus

236 Belcher Street

Kentville, NS B4N 0A6

(902) 678-7341

Nova Scotia Community College - Lunenburg Campus

75 High Street

Bridgewater, NS B4V 1V8

(902) 543-4608

Nova Scotia Community College - Ivany Campus

80 Mawiomi Place

Dartmouth, NS B2Y 0A5

(902) 491-1100

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