POSITION: Research Analytics Librarian, Librarian II/III
DEPARTMENT: University of Toronto Libraries
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About the University of Toronto Libraries
The University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) system is the largest academic library in Canada and is ranked sixth among peer institutions in North America. The system consists of 44 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 215 graduate programs, over 60 professional programs, and more than 700 undergraduate degree programs. In addition to more than 12 million print volumes, the library system currently provides access to millions of electronic resources in various forms and over 29,554 linear metres of archival material. More than 150,000 new print volumes are acquired each year.The Libraries’ data centre houses more than 200 servers with a storage capacity of 1.5 petabytes.
The University of Toronto Library system seeks a knowledgeable, innovative and experienced individual to provide leadership in scholarly publishing data analysis to support a range of bibliometric and research impact projects and services at the University of Toronto. Reporting jointly to the Associate Chief Librarian for Collections and Materials Management and the Associate Chief Librarian for Science Research and Information, this librarian will have primary responsibility for the harvesting, storing, and distribution of bibliometric and research impact data; support use of this data throughout the university; and monitor and report on developments in the fields of research impact and scholarly publishing. The librarian will build capacity in this area across UTL. In collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, the Office of the Provost, and other partners, the librarian will promote awareness of the trends and issues related to university-level rankings, bibliometrics, and research impact.As this is a new position, the reporting relationship may evolve over time.
Salary and Terms of Appointment
This is a permanent status stream appointment to be filled at the Librarian II or III rank. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications.
NOTE: Librarians at the University of Toronto are members of the University of Toronto Faculty Association.
Application Materials Required: A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references of which at least two have supervised your work. Please send a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf) with a file name convention of [Surname, FirstName.ANALYTICS] to Library Human Resources at email@example.com; or to Room 1140, 130 St. George Street, University of Toronto Libraries, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5; or by fax to (416) 946-5543 by November 12, 2017.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, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Toronto Libraries thanks all applicants but will only contact applicants selected for an interview.
University of Toronto Library System: http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/
University of Toronto: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/site3.aspx
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