Job Description

User Services Specialist (Library Tech III) - G3C4XX
Posting Reference #: 819557

Monthly Pay: $3,139 - Pay Grade G42
Plus excellent benefits package including paid vacation, holidays, sick days and PERA state retirement benefits.


Department Information:
The Sciences Department supports the teaching and research of faculty, staff, and students in several departments in the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, as well as campus-affiliated research institutes and centers, and serves as a community resource beyond the campus. The Department is comprised of three units, L.H. Gemmill Library of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics; the Science Library; and the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library.
The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library supports teaching and research in the disciplines of geology, physical geography, and related earth sciences subjects. This is accomplished through collection development, bibliographic instruction, reference services, reserve desk services, cataloging of the map collection, and circulation of both the map and book collections. The Map Library is a unit within the Earth Sciences Library and serves an even broader clientele.

Nature of Work:
This position is responsible for outreach and promotion oriented special projects of the Sciences Department, primarily the Earth Sciences and Map Library's resources and services, with an emphasis on digital projects of all types. Provides instruction and creates learning objects in order to teach both in-person and remotely. Works on outreach and instruction in collaboration with other units within the Sciences Department. Maintains, designs, and develops the Earth Sciences and Map Libraries websites. Provides specialized maps and geospatial data reference and earth sciences reference. Responsible for some technical processing and maintenance of map library collections. This position supports the Sciences Department, specifically the Earth Sciences, Library and the Map Library, but duties are weighed towards the map collection (approximately 60%).

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional - -
Library 2 -

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

**Only residents of the state of Colorado may apply for these positions.**

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of General library experience plus two years of demonstrated technical experience with digital technologies such as Web 2.0 applications (blogs, social bookmarking, etc.), mash-ups, custom Google Maps or other online mapping applications.
Substitution:
Two years of course work from an accredited college or university in the following fields: promotion, outreach, public services, public relations, marketing, teaching, computer/IT, or related field will substitute for the two years of general library experience.

Conditions of Employment:
Must pass a criminal background check

Required Job Related Competencies:
The successful candidate will possess/demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
1. ATTENTION TO DETAIL
2. CUSTOMER SERVICE
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
4. ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
5. PLANNING & ORGANIZING SKILLS
6. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Desired qualifications

Demonstrated experience creating well-designed, up-to-date web pages using html and/or Dreamweaver software and/or Drupal software. Experience with maps and geospatial data. Additional demonstrated experience with digital technologies such as Flash, various scripting languages, XML, etc. is preferable. In addition, the ideal candidate would have an aptitude for specialized reference and an eye for design.

Application Requirements

Submit application via https://www.jobsatcu.com referencing posting number 819557 or view the full announcement and apply directly to this position at https://www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=70853.

HR Contact Information

Questions can be addressed to the University of Colorado Boulder Human Resources Department at hresmail@colorado.edu or 303/492-6475.

Links

Announcement & Application Site: https://www.jobsatcu.com

Quicklink to Full Posting/Direct Apply: https://www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=70853

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $3,139.00 per month

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Not specified

Weekends

Not specified

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

October 26th, 2012

Number of Views

1443

Location

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