University Librarian Jobs in Nanaimo, BC at Vancouver Island University

Title: University Librarian

Company: Vancouver Island University

Location: Nanaimo, BC

University Librarian

The University Librarian plays a key leadership role within the Library, to the University on behalf
of the Library, and across the University broadly, envisioning the future in light of broader trends
that face universities and libraries, and with relevance to the unique character of the region. They
bring a critical understanding of the importance and role of digital technologies, infrastructure
and open ecosystem and information rights approaches to augment, extend, and curate vital
collections and services that facilitate learning and scholarship in and about the region. The
University Librarian will advocate for the Library’s community of users, and on behalf of Library
faculty and staff, and will also maintain momentum on critical Library strategic objectives that
include decolonizing Library services and practices, respecting commitments to Indigenous
knowledge stewardship, and increasing support for Open Access and Open Education resources.

VIU has been awarded a BC’s Top Employer award for the last two years from the Top Employers
program. If this is the next step in your professional career, please visit PFM Executive Search and submit
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Employment Group


Position Number



Provost and Vice-President Academic


Library Administration


Nanaimo campus

Appointment Type

regular full-time


35 hours per week

Posting Restrictions

Open until filled. Only applications received via the Search Firm will be considered.

Posted Date


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