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Rare Book Librarian (Librarian I, Permanent Status Stream)

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POSITION: Rare Book Librarian (Librarian I, Permanent Status Stream)DEPARTMENT: Thomas Fisher Rare Book, University of Toronto LibrariesDATE REQUIRED: November 1, 2013Position descriptionThe University of Toronto Library seeks a librarian to participate as a collegial member of the rare books and special collections team in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. Responsibilities will include reference, cataloguing, seminars and teaching, digitization projects, and exhibitions. Some weekend and evening hours may be required.Required Qualifications: •ALA-accredited Master of Library or Information Science degree or equivalent •Demonstrated interest in and exposure to rare book librarianship, rare books and special collections•Bibliographical expertise•Familiarity with ancient and/or European languages •Highly developed oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team Preferred Qualifications:•Experience with reference service•Experience cataloguing rare books/special collections material•Experience digitizing rare books/special collections material•Relevant research experience, publication, or demonstrated record of scholarly activity in the field of book history and print culture•Advanced subject degreeSalary and Terms of Appointment:Experience and qualifications determine salary and appointment level. This is a permanent status stream position.Librarian I: $58,100 (Minimum)NOTE: Librarians at the University of Toronto are members of the University of Toronto Faculty Association.How to Apply:Please send letters of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to Library Human Resources at utlhr@utoronto.ca or to Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5, or by fax to 416.946.5543. At least two of the referees should be supervisory. Please send a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf with a file name convention of Surname,FirstName.RareBook . The deadline for applications is October 22, 2013. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto Libraries thank all applicants for their interest, however, will only be contacting those applicants selected for an interview.University of Toronto Libraries:The University of Toronto is a major public research institution with a student body of over 67,000 full and part-time students and over 7,000 faculty members who teach and perform research in hundreds of different disciplines. The University of Toronto Libraries, which is the largest academic library in Canada and ranked third in North America, supports teaching and research in all disciplines through service and outreach, excellent collections and access to extensive digital resources and services. University of Toronto Library System: http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/University of Toronto: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/site3.aspxPolicies for librarians: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/about-hr-equity/policies-guidelines-agreements.htm#agreementsUniversity of Toronto Faculty Association: http://www.utfa.org/

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