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Reference Librarian (Librarian I, 6 –month term)

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POSITION:Reference Librarian (Librarian I, 6 –month term)DEPARTMENT:Reference & Research Services, University of Toronto Libraries DATE REQUIRED:January 1, 2014 Position descriptionIn Reference and Research Services, providing reference services, in all forms, for humanities and social sciences with emphasis on government information.Required Qualifications: •Applicants must be a graduate of an ALA-accredited library school with an MLIS/MISt degree (or acceptable equivalent) and have an educational background in the humanities or social sciences. •Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills including strong organizational and problem solving skills, and the ability to work in a team environment where consultation, flexibility, creativity and cooperation are essential.Preferred Qualifications:•Public service experience and familiarity with government documents, digitization, and web archiving an asset.Salary and Terms of Appointment:$58,100 (Minimum annual salary for full-time Librarian I)Term position from January 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014. 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.RefLib. The deadline for applications is Monday, December 9, 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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