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Copyright Outreach Librarian (Librarian I or II)

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POSITION OPEN POSITION: Copyright Outreach Librarian (Librarian I or II) DEPARTMENT: University of Toronto Libraries (UTL)DATE REQUIRED: ASAPPosition descriptionThe University of Toronto seeks a librarian to join the Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office. The successful applicant will work with the Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian on a variety of tasks, including, but not limited to, engaging in University wide outreach, assisting in developing and communicating policy around copyright and scholarly communications policy, working across the library to support open access and other forms of scholarly communication, and engaging in directed research on scholarly communications and copyright issues.This position will require outreach, coordination, and consultation with stakeholders across the tri-campus community. The successful applicant must be able to engage productively and understand the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders with a varied range of interests. Due to the sensitive nature of the position, discretion and good judgment are required. Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:• ALA-accredited Master of Library or Information Science or equivalent• Demonstrated interest and experience in scholarly communications and open access issues• Knowledge of copyright issues, particularly as they pertain to higher education, libraries, and publishing• Excellent oral and written communication skills• Effective presentation skills• Excellent time management, organizational, and problem solving skillsPreferred Qualifications:• Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)/Juris Doctor (J.D.)• Knowledge of Canadian copyright laws, regulations, and practices• Experience in higher education or librariesSalary and Terms of Appointment:Salary and appointment level are based upon experience and qualifications. It is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Librarian I or II level, subject to review and experience.Librarian I - $58,100 (Minimum annual salary for full-time Librarian I)Librarian II - $60,700 (Minimum annual salary for full-time Librarian II)This is a permanent status stream position.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.Copyright.Outreach.Lib. The deadline for applications is April 21, 2014.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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