ARTICLE 41 - Appointment of the University Librarian, Law Librarian and Associate University Librarian

41:01          (a)       The appointment of the University Librarian shall be made by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the President who shall first consult a Librarian Appointment Committee composed of three (3) representatives appointed by the President to include the Provost who shall be Chairperson, three (3) librarian members elected by the University Library Administrative Committee, and two (2) students nominated by the presidents of UWSA, OPUS, and SGS.  In addition, the Committee shall include a non-voting employment equity/procedures assessor.  The procedure for the appointment of Deans shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Both genders shall be included in a search committee. Where necessary, a librarian member from the non-represented gender shall be elected by the University Library Administrative Committee to the search committee from a list of eligible librarian members provided by the University.

(b)       The appointment of the Law Librarian shall be made by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the President who shall first consult a Librarian Appointment Committee composed of three (3) representatives appointed by the President to include the Provost who shall be Chairperson, three (3) librarian members elected by the University Library Administrative Committee and Law librarian members, one of whom shall be a Law librarian whenever possible, and two (2) students elected by and from student members of the Law Faculty Council.  In addition, the Committee shall include a non-voting employment equity/procedures assessor.  The procedure for the Appointment of Deans shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Both genders shall be included in a search committee. Where necessary, a librarian member from the non-represented gender shall be elected by the University Library Administrative Committee to the search committee from a list of eligible librarian members provided by the University.

(c)       The appointment of the Associate University Librarian shall be made by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the President who shall first consult a Librarian Appointment Committee composed of the University Librarian who shall be Chairperson, two (2) representatives appointed by the President, three (3) librarian members elected by the University Library Administrative Committee, and two (2) students nominated by the presidents of UWSA, OPUS, and SGS.  In addition, the Committee shall include a non-voting employment equity/procedures assessor.  The procedure for the appointment of Associate Deans shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Both genders shall be included in a search committee. Where necessary, a librarian member from the non-represented gender shall be elected by the University Library Administrative Committee to the search committee from a list of eligible librarian members provided by the University.

41:02          The term of appointment of the University Librarian, the Law Librarian and Associate University Librarian shall be as determined by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the President.

41:03          An Acting University Librarian, Acting Law Librarian or Acting Associate University Librarian may be appointed by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the President in the absence of or pending the appointment of a University Librarian, Law Librarian or Associate University Librarian, but such appointment shall not exceed a maximum of one (1) year.

41:04          The Librarian Appointment Committees shall consider applications and/or nominations by librarian members as well as applications and/or nominations received from other sources.

41:05          The provisions of Article 30 shall apply to an appointment under this Article 41.

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