Yes - the librarian job description includes that candidates must have an ALA-accredited degree to be considered.
From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tania Fersenheim
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Thanks, Kim. When you post open positions, do you include information in the posting that the job title would vary depending on the successful candidate's having/not having an MLS?
On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Kimberly Silk <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Tania,
> Here at the University of Toronto, you need an MLS (or ALA-accredited equivalent) to hold the title "librarian". I believe most Canadian universities are the same.
> Kimberly Silk, MLS
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> Do any of you work at an institution where the job title for a position is based on their qualifications? E.g. the person would have "librarian" in their title if they hold an MLS but have a slightly different title if they do not hold an MLS, but the job duties are the same?
> I know I have seen this from time to time in job postings, and am looking for recent/current examples.
> Tania Fersenheim
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Manager of Library Systems
Library and Technology Services
415 South Street, (MS 017/P.O. Box 549110) Waltham, MA 02454-9110
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