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Government Information and Statistics Librarian (Librarian I or II)

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The University of Toronto is committed to diversity in its community. The University welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who contribute to the diversification of ideas.POSITION OPEN POSITION: Government Information and Statistics Librarian (Librarian I or II)DEPARTMENT: University of Toronto Libraries (UTL)DATE REQUIRED: ASAPPosition descriptionThe University of Toronto Libraries is seeking a knowledgeable and technologically adept professional to support the research, teaching and learning of faculty, students and staff at the university and beyond, with government information and statistics. The position oversees the library’s government documents collection in all formats and supports users in its use and that of allied collections. The librarian will also provide user support with published statistics, statistical software and other tools supporting data-intensive research.This position will involve outreach and promotion to faculty and students in support of government information, statistics and data sources. The successful candidate will play a leadership and advocacy role at the university and nationally during this time of transition in the creation, dissemination and preservation of government information. The position will report to the Head of Reference and Research Services, Robarts Library.One of the world's leading research universities, the University of Toronto provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Librarians at the University of Toronto can expect their career and activities to evolve in response to the needs of the university and the library. The libraries are committed to collegiality, professional development, innovation and leadership.Required Qualifications: An ALA accredited MLIS or equivalent with a strong academic background. Knowledge of government structure, both current and historical, and demonstrated current knowledge of government publishing. High degree of technological literacy; strong leadership qualities; flexible, creative, proactive approach to service; ability to work under pressure in a challenging and rapidly changing environment; ability to work effectively in both a team-based and self-directed environment; excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:• Experience with government information in an academic environment.• Knowledge of CODOC classification system• Experience coordinating projects with many stakeholders• Experience working with datasets and the ability to effectively communicate with faculty, students and staff about textual, numerical and spatial data resources• Experience using quantitative and qualitative research tools • Experience using coding tools such as Javascript or Python• Experience with library instructionSalary 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.Govt Info.Lib. The deadline for applications is April 30, 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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