|University of Toronto Scarborough|
|Library Technician, The BRIDGE (Term)|
|Full Time (Contract)|
|Toronto, ON, Canada
|Job Start Date (Expected):|
|Date Posted: 09/13/2021
Req ID: 14433
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC: Library, The BRIDGE
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.
The UTSC Library is a leader in academic library service and program development. The library supports research and study by housing an extensive network of scholarly materials in many formats. The library offers an extensive reference and research service and holds a local collection of about 400,000 print items, journal subscriptions, sound recordings, videos and films, a leisure reading collection, special research and archival collections. The library’s collections are complemented by our services and professional staff of librarians and technicians that support the daily operation of a library that is committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion to help create a truly rich and engaging academic experience.
The BRIDGE is a multi-purpose academic space that spans teaching, study, research, and experiential learning for business, finance, and entrepreneurship. It is a partnership between UTSC’s Department of Management and the UTSC Library. The BRIDGE provides a welcoming and inclusive environment with hands-on learning experience for students interested in Management disciplines and their real-world applications, while supporting the research needs of UTSC faculty.
As the Library Technician, The BRIDGE, you will be responsible for providing high quality service both in-person and electronically to all users in The BRIDGE as well as in the UTSC Library. Key responsibilities include: acting as a resource to users in the use of applications, databases, and research tools; participating in the development of experiential learning activities; training and supervising work-study students or casual employees; facilitating the peer-to-peer support model in the lab; providing software and hardware resources to users and overseeing and providing support to the general day-to-day administration of the BRIDGE.
Your responsibilities will include:
To be successful in this role you will be:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
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