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Librarian (tenure-stream)

Person appointed upon the recommendation of either a Statutory Selection Committee or the University Tenure Committee for Recruitment (UTCR) to:

  1. an appointment with tenure conferred on tenure-track Associate Librarians, or
  2. a tenure track appointment of limited maximum duration (five years). Mandatory consideration for tenure in the 4th year.
  3. an appointment conferred on new appointees who are judged to have met the appropriate criteria for the conferral of this rank.

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.



Approval of Staffing Plan and Recruitment Licence Mandatory Recruiting New Tenure-Track/Tenured Ranked Academic and Librarian Staff
Advertising Mandatory Advertising Ranked Academic Positions
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 Initial appointment of 5 to 6 years (so that initial appt. ends 31-May), leading to tenure; or initially with tenure. 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? Not applicable  
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-
FTE in Minerva/Banner see Link to right Guidelines to FTE


Reappointment Term Not Applicable  
Promotion Not Applicable  


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 Dependent Tuition Waiver Policy
Staff Tuition Assistance Program Yes Benefits Educational Assistance
Vacation Entitlement Vacation Entitlement for Librarian Staff