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Summary of Librarian Rank

Scope: Unclassified Administrative Staff are covered by this policy.


Summary of Librarian Rank


All professional librarians are appointed with rank (Principal Librarian, Associate Librarian, or Assistant Librarian) which reflects the professional status and accomplishments of the individual. Librarians who, prior to July 1, 2003, were awarded the positional ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor continue to hold membership in Faculty Assembly.

The ranks of Principal Librarian, Associate Librarian, and Assistant Librarian are eligible for continuing contract status. Librarians with the term “Visiting” in their title are not eligible for continuing contract status.

Related Form(s)

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Additional Resources and Procedures

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Policy Administration

Next Review Date


Responsible Officers

  • Provost and Executive Vice President
  • Dean and University Librarian

Legal Authority

Not Applicable.

Compliance Policy


Recent Revision History


Reference ID(s)

  • MUPIM 14.1
  • OAC 3339-14-01

Reviewing Bodies

  • Miami University Board of Trustees
  • Administrative