Systems Librarian

Toronto, Ontario
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Salary: $67,980.81 - $75,846.36+
Created: May 8, 2024


TMU Libraries seek a Systems Librarian who is a creative problem solver and passionate about leveraging technology to elevate library services. This librarian will play a pivotal role in planning, implementing, and assessing systems and information technology infrastructure crucial to the seamless functioning of the Libraries’ Borrowing and Lending Services (BLS). The scope of responsibilities will include participation in collaborative initiatives, adept technical problem-solving, and the seamless integration of systems and technology to enhance customer service interactions and optimize staff workflows. As Alma System Administrator, this librarian will manage system configurations, review software updates, integrate other software platforms with the Library Services Platform (LSP) (currently Alma/Primo), and develop scripts or programs that automate tasks and enhance access and discovery. The Systems Librarian is the Libraries’ primary contact for our LSP vendor (currently Ex Libris) and requires both Alma and Primo Certification within 6 months of employment.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal [] by clicking on “Start Application Process” to begin. Applications, consisting of the following, must be received by June 6, 2024: The position will remain open until filled. 

  • a letter of application; 
  • a curriculum vitae; and
  • names of three individuals who may be contacted for references.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations.


Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the Librarian Appointment Committee Chair Dana Thomas at

Candidates who belong to one or more of the equity-deserving groups recognized at TMU are welcome to connect with Debbie Thompson [], Executive Director, Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion [].  

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact

How to apply


Librarian Appointment Committee Chair Dana Thomas


Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 20:21 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 20:21 UTC