200 Representative Documents: Job Descriptions
GIS and Map Librarian
A demonstrated ability to work creatively and effectively, both independently and collaboratively
as a team member.
Willingness to undertake library and university committee responsibilities, professional
development, research and scholarship.
The GIS and Map Librarian is a continuing tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Librarian level and
appropriate for a librarian with up to seven years post-MLIS experience. The length of term for head of
the Map Library is up to five years with possibility of renewal.
Librarians 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 to commence December 1, 2010. 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 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 and regardless of gender or sexual
The deadline for applications is July 30th, 2010. Applications should include a cover letter relating the
applicant’s qualifications to the requirements of the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names
and contact details of three referees are requested. In addition, please have at least two of your three
referees submit signed written letters of reference directly under separate cover by fax or mail by the
deadline. Please ensure each referee is supplied with a copy of this position advertisement and asked to
address the requirements of the position.
Applications can be sent to:
Chair, GIS and Map 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 email/fax with a mail copy following.
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