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Assistant Librarian (tenure-stream)

Person appointed to a tenure track appointment of limited maximum duration (seven years in aggregate). Appointees are expected to devote themselves to the full range of academic duties as defined in the regulations. Appointment normally leads to mandatory consideration for tenure and promotion to rank of Associate Librarian.

The Regulations Relating to the Employment of Librarian Staff (RRELS) govern this academic classification.

Listed below are further guidelines and procedures which supplement the Regulations.

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APPROVALS & RECRUITING

Approval of Staffing Plan and Recruitment Licence Mandatory Recruiting New Tenure-Track/Tenured Ranked Academic and Librarian Staff
Advertising Mandatory Advertising Academic Positions
Advertising Templates   Advertising Templates
Employment Equity Mandatory Employment Equity Guidelines - Academic Recruitment
Immigration Cannot be initiated until the candidate has been approved by the Provost. Administrators Information Regarding Immigration Procedures for Tenure-Track/Tenured Academic Staff
Relocation Process Cannot be initiated until the candidate has been approved by the Provost. Relocation Service

APPOINTMENT

Appointment Type Tenure Track Librarian Staff, Ranked RRELS-1.3.1, 1.5.1
Initial Appointment Term 3-4 years (so that initial appt. ends 31-May) RRELS-2.2.1
Joint Appointment Possible? Not Applicable
Recommended Minimum Credentials As determined by the Dean/Director of Libraries
Required Documentation to Appoint See Link to right Submitting a Recruitment Dossier for Tenure Track Hires
Salary Minima Must meet established minimum Salary Minima
Work Permit Required for all non-Canadians, with the exception of Permanent Residents of Canada
Official Letter of Appointment Issued? Provostial Letter
Terms/Conditions of Appointment To be sent to candidate by Dean/Director of Libraries within 60 days of appointment RRELS-2.3.1 through RRELS-2.3.1.2
FTE in Minerva/Banner see Link to right Guidelines to FTE

REAPPOINTMENT

Reappointment Term For duration of 3 to 4 years, all appointments not to exceed seven years in aggregate RRELS-2.2.1.1
Promotion To Associate Librarian RRELS-2.2.1.2
Salary increase on Promotion Yes Promotion of a Tenure-Track Assistant Libarian to Associate Librarian
Required Documentation to Reappoint See Link to right Reappointment of Tenure Track Librarian Staff
Official Letter of Reappointment Issued? Yes, Provostial Letter Letter issued a minimum 37-weeks from the end of the current appointment, otherwise an automatic one-year terminal extension and/or terminal appointment is accorded. RRELS-2.3.8 and 2.3.8.1

OTHER RELATED POLICIES

Benefits and University Pension Plan Eligibility Yes Admin Handbook Benefits
Benefits at a Glance
Pensions Brochure
Leaves of Absence Eligibility Yes Leaves of Absence
Maternity/Parental Yes Maternity and Parental Leaves
Sabbatic Leave Eligibility After 6 years continuous service Sabbatic Leaves
Staff dependent tuition waiver program Yes Admin Handbook Staff Tuition
Staff tuition assistance program Yes Benefits Educational Assistance
Vacation Entitlement Vacation Entitlement for Librarian Staff
Notice of Termnation 37-week notification for untenured staff members engaged in a limited term appointment RRELS-2.3.8 and 2.3.8.1
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