Academic Personnel

Senior Assistant Librarian


Appointment Details


  • Title: Senior Assistant Librarian
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: Must be appointed through University Libraries
  • Length of Appointment Term: The initial appointment is for a three-year term. The Senior Assistant Librarian may apply for renewal of their appointment for an additional, and final, three-year period. Mandatory review for promotion must be made during the last year of the second appointment term. The end date in Workday reflects the anticipated end date based on the mandatory review timeline. The appointment may end on an earlier date under certain circumstances, such as a non-renewal.
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: No
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full Time/Part-time:┬áBoth
  • 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


  • Reappointments are done at the local level

Termination Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: No