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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - CAMH

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted September 10, 2023.



Library Services


Position Description:
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. Based in Toronto, Ontario, CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. CAMH was named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022.

As research specialists the CAMH library partners with the education, research and clinical activities of the hospital and provides information services to healthcare professionals, clients and families, and communities across the province. The Library’s clientele include hospital staff, both clinical and administrative, as well as researchers, scientists and a broad range of students. With a provincial mandate to education the public of Ontario, the library also serves and supports patients, their families, members of the public and health care professionals from across the province.

We are currently seeking a full-time, contract (2 years) Librarian to join our team for a two year contract. The successful candidate will be an advocate for mental health with a commitment to evidence-based practice.

Reporting to the Manager, Library & Archives, the Librarian will work as part of a team delivering information services and supporting evidence-based practice in patient care, health education, and clinical and health systems research. Critically, the Librarian will work to support knowledge synthesis/review projects in service of provincial government priorities. Thus, they will work closely with knowledge mobilization teams within CAMH’s provincial system support program (PSSP) and will maintain a dotted reported line to the Manager, Community-Based KMb within PSSP.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth literature and systematic search services; including working as part of the research team to develop research questions, conduct searches in medical databases, review transcripts and serve as co-authors for published works on knowledge synthesis reviews including, systematic reviews, realist reviews, meta-narrative reviews.
  • Support the execution of literature searches for rapid reviews, environmental scans, and other synthesis projects in service of provincial priorities for mental health, substance use, and addiction
  • Identify needs, develop, plan and implement in-person and online instruction and training for staff and students.
  • Collaborate in research and policy development as partners by coordinating, expanding, planning and customizing research and information services across the organization.
  • Evaluate the precision and sensitivity of search strategies, interfaces, and databased to demonstrate their strengths and weaknesses
  • Act as peer reviewers for search strategies for systematic reviews and evidence-based guidelines
  • Plan, clarify and set expectations for the research team pursuing systematic and other reviews
  • Identify the need for, develop, plan, execute and evaluate instructional workshops to meet the education and training needs of CAMH staff and students, including how to conduct systematic reviews and use databases
  • Provide embedded services to programs throughout the organization
  • Provide embedded services to inter-professional virtual clinical teams in ECHO (Extension of Community Health Outcomes) programs.


  • Masters’ degree in Information or Library studies from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Two years’ experience in a health or academic library, or as librarian in a health science organization
  • Expert knowledge with the evaluation and use of electronic resources, medical databases, and automated library applications.
  • Strong knowledge in the development and delivery of information literacy and instruction in health sciences librarianship
  • Strong analytical and planning skills and the ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external partners
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (oral/written) and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent organization skills are required to effectively deal with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability for self-directed learning/working, as well as collaboration and teamwork
  • Sensitivity, skills and experience working with diverse workforce and communities
  • Proficiency in using citation management software
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of Products and Internet technologies
  • Understanding of mental health and addictions is an asset
  • Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please Note: This full-time, contract (2 year) position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.

Salary Range: $33.59 – $45.31 per hour

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CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee, you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.