Ranks and Nomenclature in the Profession of Academic Librarianship

There has been a steady move on the part of Canadian post-secondary educational institutions to negotiate ranks and nomenclature of professional librarians as they do for teaching stream and faculty.  The following chart gives you an idea of what is transpiring in the profession:

University # ranks
Queens’ 4 General Librarian Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Librarian
Western 4 General Librarian Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Senior

Librarian

McGill 3 Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Full Librarian
Saskatchewan 3 Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Librarian
Manitoba 4 General Librarian Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Librarian
Calgary 3 Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Librarian
York 3 Assistant Librarian Associate Librarian Senior Librarian
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