Job Tittle: Student Engagement Librarian (Librarian I/II; Permanent Status Stream)
Date Posted: 11/15/2023
Closing Date: 12/15/2023
Req ID: 34875
Job Category: Librarian - Permanent Status Stream
Department: Deputy Chief - Humanities
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)
Are you looking for challenging, meaningful work in a supportive and diverse environment? Are you looking for a career at one of Canada’s top employers? Work where the world comes to think, discover and learn. Consider a career at the University of Toronto.
About the University of Toronto Libraries
The University of Toronto Libraries system is the largest academic library in Canada and is consistently ranked in the top ten among academic research libraries in North America. The system consists of 40 libraries located on three university campuses: St. George, Mississauga, and Scarborough. This array of college libraries, special collections, and specialized libraries and information centres supports the teaching and research requirements of over 300 graduate programs, more than 70 professional programs, and about 700 undergraduate degree programs. In addition to more than 12 million volumes in 341 languages, the library system currently provides access to millions of electronic resources in various forms and over 31,000 linear metres of archival material. More than 150,000 new print volumes are acquired each year. The Libraries' data centre houses more than 600 servers with a storage capacity of 1.5 petabytes.
The Teaching and Engagement Unit seeks a creative and collaborative librarian to fill an important role focused on student engagement and outreach. The Student Engagement Librarian is responsible for liaising and proactive outreach and advocacy with student organizations and the University’s various student life units, collaborating on student-focused initiatives. The Librarian develops programming for students and serves as a strong advocate for underserved student populations, including international, new immigrant, first-in-family and mature students. Representative responsibilities include:
This search aligns with the University’s commitment to strategically and proactively promote diversity among our community members (Statement on Equity, Diversity & Excellence). Recognizing that Black, Indigenous, and other Racialized communities have experienced inequities that have developed historically and are ongoing, we strongly welcome and encourage candidates from those communities to apply.
Salary and Terms of Appointment:
It is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Librarian I or II level, subject to review and experience. Minimum salary: LIB I: $76,403; LIB II: $79,720 (Salary is dependent on rank at hire and qualifications). This is a permanent status stream appointment.
Benefits: We offer generous benefits packages to all employees. Additional information is available at: https://people.utoronto.ca/careers/benefits/
How to Apply:
Please apply on the website at: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Student-Engag...
Application Materials Required: A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references of which at least two have supervised your work. Please attach a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf) with a file name convention of Surname, FirstName. Req ID: 34875]
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
University of Toronto Libraries’ Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Statement:
University of Toronto Libraries' Anti-Racism Statement:
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact email@example.com.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building
a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to
effectively address and serve the interests of our global community.
We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and
racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of
diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have
demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and
recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are
essential to strengthening our academic mission.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community,
and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members.
Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our
unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.