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Fort Lewis College, Reed Library / Durango

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $34,000.00 per year   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Temporary position, ending June 30, 2013, with a strong possibility of renewal. Responsibilities: Teach sessions in the Library’s instruction program in coordination with Introductory and Intermediate Composition courses. Teach faculty requested bibliographic instruction sessions, as assigned. Shares staffing the reference desk, 10-14 hours weekly, including an evening shift. Assist in collection development in areas to be determined. Participate on Library management teams. Depending on skills and experience, possibly assist with Integrated Library System (Innovative Interfaces Inc.) troubleshooting and Library Web site design,.

Description of Community

About Fort Lewis College and Durango CO:
Fort Lewis College overlooks historic Durango, a thriving multicultural community in the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest, Durango is renowned for its outdoor opportunities and friendly people. It has been designated one of the “Top 40 College Towns” by Outside Magazine. The College has been named in Forbes America’s Best Colleges, Colleges of Distinction 2012-13, and in the Princeton Review as among Best Green Colleges and Best in the West.

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Required: Ability to work independently and contribute as part of a team; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills; proficiency in use of online search systems.
Preferred: Library instruction experience, especially classroom teaching; library reference experience or equivalent; strong technology skills, including HTML editing and ILS experience.

Application Requirements

Email cover letter addressing all of the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, and three professional references.

HR Contact Information

Minna Sellers,

Additional info

Salary will be pro-rated for actual months worked based on annual salary.


Official job posting:

Reed Library Website:

see Fort Lewis College At a Glance:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $34,000.00 per year

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Date Posted

October 3rd, 2012

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