Description of Position :
York University Libraries’ (YUL) Division of Teaching & Learning seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian
to work on a part-time basis, supporting research and teaching primarily at the Frost Library, Glendon
Campus, but with some duties at the Scott Library at York University’s Keele campus.
The Student Learning & Academic Success Department offers an active and engaging information
literacy program that aims to enable students, faculty, and others to recognize the social context of
information, to develop information-seeking behaviours that transcend specific finding tools, and to think
critically about information.
The Leslie Frost Library provides facilities, resources, reference, research and instructional services to
approximately 2,800 students and faculty at the Glendon College campus of York University. Glendon
offers a university education unique in Canada in its combination of quality academic offerings, campus
experience, and commitment to bilingualism.
The Scott Library provides access to collections, services and research assistance to support those
working in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts and environmental studies at the Keele campus.
Specific Duties :
Reporting to the Director of Student Learning & Academic Success, the successful candidate will :
Instruct information literacy classes / workshops to support programs at the Glendon campus and
for the social sciences and humanities areas at the Keele campus as directed.
Provide timely, high-quality public service, including reference and consultation services, primarily
at the Frost Library, with some service at the Scott Library, and with the Ask A Librarian / Clavardez
Create / maintain online research guides and tutorials as assigned.
Assist with collection development projects as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to learn quickly and be able to perform in a fast-paced working environment.
Number of hours per week : 15 hours per week. Classes are normally scheduled between 8 : 30am 5 : 00pm, with some evening exceptions, and with a minimum of 2 weeks of notification.
Non-classroom work, including preparation time, will be scheduled accordingly.
Rates of pay : As per current CUPE 3903, Unit 4, Collective Agreement
Start date of the position : May 1, 2020
End Date of the position : April 30, 2021