Librarian Emeritus


Appointment Details


  • Title: Librarian Emeritus
  • Job Class Code: 0204
  • Service Period: 12 months
  • Limitations on Appointment: The emeritus appointment may be recommended by the University Libraries for a retired librarian whose professional performance and achievements have been meritorious. The normal criteria for appointment with the emeritus title are at least ten years of prior service as a member of the University Libraries and achievement of the rank of Librarian or Associate Librarian.
  • Length of Appointment: This is a lifelong appointment
  • Eligible for Tenure: No
  • Voting Rights: no
  • Earn types allowed: WOS, TFA, TEC
  • Salary requirements: Salary will remain at rate held on retirement date unless a mandated cost-of-living increase takes place.
  • Full-time/Part-time: Both
  • Promotable title: No
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: No
  • Required Approvals:
    • Provost
    • Dean of University Libraries

New Appointment Details


  • Educational Requirements: See Librarian
  • Documentation Required:
    • Dean’s letter
    • Once the copy of the letter is received in Academic Human Resources the retirement can then be entered into OPUS. The OPUS entry must include a WOS earn type distribution line if not being paid.

Separation Details


  • Separation is effective on date of death.
  • Appointing unit should coordinate separation action in OPUS with the Benefits Office.