Academic Personnel

Associate Librarian


Appointment Details


  • Title: Associate Librarian
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Must be appointed through University Libraries
  • Length of Appointment Term: Initial appointment in UW Libraries at the rank of Associate Librarian may be made with provisional/non-continuing status. No term limits otherwise
  • Eligible for Permanent/Continuing Status: Yes
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Full time
  • Promotable: Yes
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: Yes

New Appointment Details


  • Educational Requirements: Usually requires a Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree
  • Documentation Required:
    • Dean’s Letter to Provost
    • CV/Resume
    • Offer Letter
    • Position Description
    • Recommendations on Rank/Status
    • Letters of Recommendation (three preferred, one is mandatory)
    • AHR Ad Approval Notice
    • Applicant Flow Confirmation Page*

* The applicant flow report should not be included in hire documentation. Only include the confirmation page.


Promotion Details


  • Promotions are done at the local level

Reappointment Details


  • Not applicable for Associate Librarians with permanent/continuing appointments. Those with provisional/non-continuing appointments are ineligible for reappointment

Termination Details