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POSITION: Digital Communication Services Librarian (Librarian II, one-year term)
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
DATE REQUIRED: October 2012
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.
Information Technology Services (ITS) librarians and technology specialists work collaboratively to develop, host and maintain a full range of applications and systems that support the Libraries’ role in the teaching, learning and research missions of the University.
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The University of Toronto Libraries seeks a highly organized, flexible, and creative professional librarian to work in the Information Technology Services Department. Reporting to the Director, this librarian will take responsibility for a variety of communication and assessment-related duties, including: analysis and reporting of University of Toronto Libraries web usage and web-based user feedback; contributing to the development and administration of user needs assessments in the areas of web and mobile digital library services; development of communication materials and provision of client communications for a number of ITS projects; and coordinating the implementation of an integrated trouble ticket system.
The successful candidate will have:
• An ALA-accredited Master of Library or Information Science or equivalent
• Relevant technical skills and experience, as well as one or more years of professional experience and demonstrated strong user focus
• Experience in communications, service assessments and small to mid-scale IT projects
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
• Ability to lead multiple concurrent projects
• Strong team orientation and demonstrated creativity
The successful candidate will preferably have:
• Experience with web usage analysis and digital service assessment techniques
Salary and Terms of Appointment:
Salary and appointment level are based on experience and qualifications. It is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Librarian II level, subject to review.
NOTE: Librarians at the University of Toronto are members of the University of Toronto Faculty Association.
How to Apply:
Librarians interested in applying for this position should submit their letters of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees in a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf) to Library Human Resources at email@example.com or to Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5, or by fax to
416.946.5543 by September 7, 2012.
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, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.