Sunday, October 24, 2010

Assistant Professor/Access Services Librarian

Assistant Professor/Access Services Librarian
Kraemer Family Library, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

The Kraemer Family Library seeks applications from energetic, innovative librarians for the position of Access services Librarian.  As a member of the User Services team, this position is responsible for managing the circulation department; general reference desk duties 10 hours/week including nights and weekends; bibliographic instruction, collection development and liaison with selected academic departments; participation in library policy formulation; university and professional service; research and creative work.
·         Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school
·         Library circulation department experience
·         Hands-on experience with a library integrated system
·         Flexibility in adapting to change
·         Initiative and demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
Desired Qualifications
·         Supervisory experience
·         Experience with Innovative Interfaces library system including INN-Reach
·         Experience with library instruction
·         Subject background in business or economics or experience working with these disciplines
·         Commitment to the teaching/librarianship, research, and service requirements of a tenure-track position

Appointment and Salary: The successful candidate for this position will be appointed as a full-time (12 month) tenure-track faculty member.  Depending upon professional experience, demonstrated accomplishments in scholarly activity, creative work and service, initial appointment may be at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level.  Starting salary range is $43-53,000, depending upon qualifications.  Benefits include 15 days of sick leave, 22 days of vacation, 10 paid holidays per year, University group health care plan, and group life insurance.
Application Process: Review of applications will begin in November and continue until the position is filled.  Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, November 22, 2010. Application must be made online at, referring to posting number 811705, and must include a letter of application addressing in detail the specified qualifications for the position, a full resume/vitae, and names with postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for at least three references, including a current or recent supervisor.  The position will be available March 1, 2011.  Questions may be directed to Jayne Lloyd, Assistant to the Dean, at  The full position description can be viewed at The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin.  The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of underrepresented groups.  In addition, UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community.  To achieve this goal, UCCS conducts background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment.  Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
Campus Information:  The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was established in 1965.  The student population of 8900 consists primarily of commuter students with campus housing available for 900 students.  Doctoral degrees are offered in engineering, computer science, psychology, educational leadership, and nursing practice.  The campus also has graduate programs in business, public administration, and a variety of arts and sciences areas.  The city of Colorado Springs, located at the foot of Pikes Peak, has a population of approximately 500,000 with tourism, high technology, manufacturing, sports and the military ranking as the key industries within the community.  Located 70 miles south of Denver, Colorado Springs offers a wide variety of leisure and educational activities including sports, parks, symphony, local theater groups, museums, and several institutions of higher education.

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