|University of Calgary|
|Assistant Librarian (Sessional), Libraries and Cultural Resources|
|Full Time (Contract; One year Sessional Librarian position)|
|Taylor Family Digital Library, Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Job Start Date (Expected):|
|We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.
Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary invites applications for a one year sessional librarian position with responsibilities at the rank of Assistant Librarian. The anticipated start date November 1, 2021.
Reporting to the Director, Lab NEXT and working in collaboration with colleagues in LCR and across campus, the successful candidate will have a strong commitment to student-centered service delivery, and will promote awareness, adoption, creation and support for Open Education (including Open Educational Resources (OER) and open textbooks) at the University of Calgary.
In addition to providing support for open education, this position will deliver outreach support, instruction and services to students and faculty across campus. Assigned areas of focus and responsibilities will cover activities centred on learning and engagement.
Responsibilities will include:
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|To apply, please submit an application online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Please submit a letter of application addressing background and experience relevant to the position, a current curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references, by October 15, 2021.|
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Coordinator, Human Resources
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
To view a listing of all available academic opportunities and to find out more about what the University of Calgary has to offer, please visit our Academic Careers website.
About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.