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york univerSity
Digital Assets Librarian
familiarity with standards and best practices in data curation and
preservation;
strong understanding of emerging trends and issues for research libraries in
the areas of digital curation, digital preservation, scholarly communications
and metadata;
excellent independent learning and problem-solving abilities;
excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work
independently and in collaboration with others;
evidence of a developing research portfolio
This is a continuing-stream (tenure track) appointment to be filled at the
Assistant Librarian level and appropriate for a librarian with up to nine years
of post-MLS experience. Librarians and archivists at York University have
academic status and are members of the York University Faculty Association
bargaining unit (http://www.yufa.org/). Salary is commensurate with
qualifications. The position is available from June 1, 2012. All York University
positions are subject to budgetary approval.
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action
Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be
obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent
Residents will be given priority.
York University’s resources include centres relating to gender equity, race and
ethnic relations, sexual harassment, human rights, and wellness. York University
encourages attitudes of respect and non-discrimination toward persons of all
ethnic and religious groups, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
Deadline for the submission of applications is March 15, 2012. Applicants are
directed to submit a covering letter outlining their relevant qualifications and
experience, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of
three referees. Applicants are also asked to have their referees submit written
letters of recommendation directly under separate cover by mail, fax (or email
with a mail copy following) before the application deadline. Applications should
be sent to:
Chair, Digital Assets Librarian Appointment Committee
York University Libraries
310 Scott Library
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Fax: 416-736-5451
Email: yulapps@yorku.ca
Applications should be sent by mail, or by email or fax with a hardcopy
following.
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