Job is Expired Temporary Collection Development Librarian

University of Colorado Boulder Libraries / Boulder, CO

Job deadline Apply by July 22nd, 2012   Job salary $3,333.00 per month   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications for a temporary librarian in Scholarly Resource Development (SRD), a department that includes Collection Development, Acquisitions, and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Borrowing. Primary duties include a variety of collections management, scholarly communications, assessment, and materials budget-related projects. This position participates in supporting SRD services such as purchase on demand programs, copyright compliance, building eBook collections, and providing training for e-resources. The position may assume liaison/bibliographer responsibilities in an area of the candidate’s expertise. Other duties as assigned may include creating content for the departmental website and participating in Acquisitions or ILL initiatives. This position holds the rank of lecturer and reports to the Director of Scholarly Resource Development.

Appointment and Salary: The successful candidate will be appointed as a full-time lecturer at $3,333 per month. This appointment will end no later than June 30, 2013. Benefits include eligibility for the University group health care plan. This is a temporary position without funding to support relocation.

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library school completed or in progress; demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, strong interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills; course work or direct experience in collection development, acquisitions, or serials; understanding of emerging information technologies and scholarly communication.

Desired Qualifications: Experience working with copyright or licensing for electronic resources; experience using library management and electronic resources systems such as Innovative Interfaces Millennium and ERM software; course work or direct experience with Web design using Dreamweaver; and proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Access.

Application Requirements

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is suggested that applications be on file by July 22, 2012. Application must be made online at, referring to posting number 818378 and must include a letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of three references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator, 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 Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at In addition, the University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct 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.


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Date Posted

July 5th, 2012

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