Thursday, December 23, 2010

Academic Librarian at Algoma University

This job posting is from, an initiative of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)


Date Posted: December 06, 2010
Region: Ontario
Institution: Algoma University
Discipline: Librarian
Web Link:

Algoma University invites applications for 3-year, contractually limited appointment, at a junior level, beginning July 1, 2011. The successful candidate must have an MLIS (or recognized equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution with training and/or course-work in collection development and planning. The position will coordinate and develop strategies for the effective and efficient management for print and electronic collections with emphasis on evaluation, selection and de-selection of information resources to meet the needs of the Algoma University academic community.

Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, sample publications or relevant, graduate course-work, a statement of their philosophy on the future of collections and collection development in universities, the names of three (3) academic or professional referees and letters of recommendation from said referees to: see job posting on for email address. Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file with the file name identifying the applicant. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The university web site ( offers a good introduction to Algoma University, situated in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, at the heart of the Great Lakes on the Canada-US border. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

The position is subject to budgetary approval.

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