Associate Librarian (tenure stream)
- as a promotion with tenure granted to a tenure track Assistant Librarian, or
- to a tenure track appointment of limited maximum duration (six years). Mandatory consideration for tenure in the 5th year.
- as a new appointee who is judged to have met the appropriate criteria both for the conferral of the rank, and the granting of tenure at the time of the initial appointment.
Appointees are expected to devote themselves to the full range of academic duties as defined in the regulations.
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.
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 Type||Tenure Track Librarian Staff, Ranked||RRELS-1.3.1, 1.5.1|
|Initial Appointment Term||With tenure or 3-4 years, (so that appt. ends 31-May).||RRELS-2.2.1|
|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|
|Recruitment with Tenure||See guidelines on submitting a file for UTCR consideration||RRELS-3.53 through 3.57|
|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-188.8.131.52|
|FTE in Minerva/Banner||see Link to right||Guidelines to FTE|
|Reappointment Term||For duration of 1 to 3 years, all appointments not to exceed six years in aggregate||RRELS-184.108.40.206|
|Promotion||To Full Librarian||RRELS-220.127.116.11|
|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 18.104.22.168|
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||Yes||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 22.214.171.124|