Associate Librarian


Appointment Details


  • Title: Associate Librarian
  • Job Class Code: 0407
  • 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
  • Earn types: REG, WOS, TPS, E/C, S/L, LWO, MLP, ADS, PLP
  • Salary Requirements: Must meet University minimum
  • Full-time/Part-time: Full time
  • Promotable: Yes
  • Competitive Recruitment Required: Yes
  • Required Approvals: No AHR approval required prior to OPUS entry.

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
    • UW Biography Form
    • Offer Letter
    • Position Description
    • Recommendations on Rank/Status
    • Letters of Recommendation (3 preferred, 1 is mandatory)
    • AHR Ad Approval Notice
    • Applicant Flow 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

Separation Details


  • Emeritus Eligibility: Yes. See Librarian Emeritus
  • Separation action needs to be entered in OPUS