ACADEMIC SALARY SCALE NOTES
Normal Periods of Service
- Assistant Librarian: See the Academic Personnel Manual for policy on length of service as Assistant Librarian. The period of service at each step is normally one year. The first four steps and the corresponding salary levels are for normal use. Steps V and VI may be used in appropriate situations and with proper justification. The salary for Assistant Librarian, Step V, is identical to that of Associate Librarian, Step 1. The salary for Assistant Librarian, Step VI, is identical to that of Associate Librarian, Step II. An Assistant Librarian promoted to Associate Librarian after a year’s service at Step V or VI will be advanced to Associate Librarian, Step II or III, respectively.
- Associate Librarian: The normal period of service in this rank is eight years, but the University is under no obligation to promote to the rank of Librarian. Service at Step VII is normally in lieu of promotion to the rank of Librarian and may be of indefinite duration.
- Librarian: The normal period of service at step is two years in each of the first two steps, three years at Step III, and of indefinite duration at Steps IV and V. Advancement to Step V will normally not occur with less than three years of service at Step IV, except in unusual cases. Advancement from Step IV to Step V is reserved for Librarians with a distinguished career history who have demonstrated significant achievement since attaining Step IV.
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