Visiting Librarian Staff

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Visiting Librarian staff consist of those persons who are so described in their official letter of appointment.

A Visiting Librarian staff member shall be a librarian visiting the University who holds a librarian rank or the equivalent at his or her own university or institution. See Regulations Relating to Employment of Librarian Staff (RRELS, Section 6).



Approval of Recruitment For appointment at McGill to a "Visiting" classification, proof of current affiliation from the home university/institution must be included with the appointment form (RRELS-6.2).
Advertising not applicable
Advertising Templates not applicable
Employment Equity not applicable
Immigration not applicable


Appointment Type Visiting staff are not eligible for tenure. (RRELS-6.5)
Initial Appointment Term Initial term not exceeding 1 year. (RRELS-6.3)
Required Approvals to Appoint not applicable
Required Documentation to Appoint not applicable
Salary Minima not applicable
Work Permit not applicable
Official Letter of Appointment Issued? not applicable
FTE in Minerva/Banner not applicable


Reappointment Term May be reappointed for further periods provided that the appointment and reappointments do not exceed in aggregate three years (RRELS-6.4).
Indefinite Term not applicable
Promotion not applicable
Required Approvals to Reappoint not applicable
Required Documentation to Reappoint not applicable
Official Letter of Reappointment Issued? Provostial Letter, for reappointments of 5 months or greater


Benefits and University Pension Plan Eligibility not applicable
Leaves of Absence Eligibility not applicable
Maternity/Parental not applicable
Sabbatic Leave Eligibility not applicable
Staff Dependent Tuition Waiver Program not applicable
Staff Tuition Assistance Program not applicable
Severance Eligibility not applicable
Vacation Entitlement not applicable
Notice of Non-Renewal not applicable