Job is Expired Access Librarian

Red Rocks Community College / Buckels Library, Lakewood Campus

Job deadline Apply by August 8th, 2014   Job salary $40,000.00 to $44,000.00 per year   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Purpose Statement

This position exists to coordinate the essential functions of the Access Desk and manage the library’s electronic resources.   


Supervise Access Desk: Manages the essential functions of the Access Desk. Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises 8-10 student workers. Develops circulation policies, practices, and procedures. Manages course reserves and serves as campus copyright authority. Develops, manages, and maintains the collection of electronic equipment provided for checkout, including laptops, e-readers, and tablets. Works closely with campus IT to ensure public computers, printing, and other services are working smoothly.

Electronic Resource Management: Manages and troubleshoots remote authentication to subscription electronic resources. Maintains student, faculty, and staff library accounts and data that provide access to resources as well as library-specific data in the college accounting system. Coordinates negotiation, purchase, and continued subscription of electronic resources. Works with vendors to negotiate pricing and package deals and to resolve technical issues.

Reference and Web: Provides multiple modes of reference and instruction services and Access Desk  coverage. Creates, maintains, and manages user-centered web content related to major job duties for the library’s web presence.

Planning & Assessment: Collects, analyzes, and synthesizes data and statistics in major job duty areas to set and measure personal and team goals.

Service to Team & College: Participates in the planning and development of library operations, including pursuing professional development opportunities related to major job duty areas, coordination of services, and in the curricular life of the college. Represents the library at campus events and by serving on committees.

Description of Community

Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Lakewood, Colorado, Red Rocks Community College offers more than 150 programs and 650 courses leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates.

Red Rocks has campuses in Lakewood and Arvada. Courses are delivered in formats from traditional classroom to online to self-paced and weekend classes.

Since 1969, Red Rocks Community College has delivered quality education to an eclectic mix of students of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. For many of our 15,000 annual students, Red Rocks is the convenient community college just down the street. For others, a Red Rocks program or course is worth traveling halfway around the world.

Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex/gender, sexual orientation gender identity, religion, age, national/ ethnic origin, pregnancy status, veteran’s status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by applicable law, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

RRCC has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Bill Dial, Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.

Effective July 1, 2003, it is Red Rocks Community College procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

For information regarding Red Rocks Community College security, including crime statistics for the Red Rocks Community College Lakewood and Arvada campuses, please see the Red Rocks Community College campus security website at: For a hard copy report please contact 303.914.6498.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 2
Professional - -
Library - -

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s in Library Science or Library & Information Science. Familiarity with mobile computing devices (i.e., laptops, iPads, e-readers). Commitment to excellent customer service. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years supervisory experience. Experience hiring, training and supervising student employees. Reference or public service experience in an academic library. Experience with virtual reference, i.e., staffing IM/text reference service. Knowledge of contemporary best practices in academic libraries. 

Application Requirements

To apply for this position the following are required:  (1) A completed RRCC employment application (only information contained on the application will be used to determine if applicants meet minimum qualifications. Please use dates), (2) A cover letter, (3) A resume or CV, (4) Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required for the position finalist).

Notice: All areas of the employment application must be completed in full for consideration. A resume will not be accepted in place of a completed application.

Please follow this link for an application: Application documents may be emailed to or mailed directly to:

Red Rocks Community College
13300 W. Sixth Avenue, Campus Box 17
Lakewood, CO  80228-1255
Phone:  303-914-6570
FAX:  303-914-6800

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $40,000.00 to $44,000.00 per year

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Date Posted

July 25th, 2014

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