Librarian # 200610 WC
Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes:
- A letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under "Required Education" and "Required Experience";
- An eForm application;
- A resume.
All candidates, including current Front Range Community College employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above. Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. It is your responsibility to demonstrate on your application that you meet all of the minimum requirements listed above to be considered. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Front Range Community College and cannot be copied. FRCC will conduct a criminal background check on selected candidate. Employment offers and continued employment are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report. An education verification will also be conducted on selected candidate.
FRCC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.
Front Range Community College has been and continues to be dedicated to student success. This year FRCC has been chosen as one of 30 colleges to become a Pathways College out of over 200 colleges that applied nationally. We are seeking faculty who are fully committed to the principles of Pathways. This is the next step as our college and all faculty, staff and employees are devoted to diversity and inclusion on a daily, ongoing basis.
SALARY: High $40s
This position will be our Lead Instruction Librarian. This person will be responsible for developing and delivering library related instruction as well as coordinating and scheduling instruction sessions led by other library team members. The successful candidate will have tremendous enthusiasm and energy for teaching. This person will also be expected to work regular reference desk shifts and conduct regular individual reference sessions with students and staff. Must be comfortable working independently and within a team, taking leadership and serving as a supervisor to student staff, as needed.
- Serves as a working member of the library team and the division of instruction. Collaborates with faculty and other staff to promote awareness of library materials, inform faculty about how to use library materials effectively in class assignments, and to develop imbedded library instruction within college coursework. Serves on relevant library and college committees.
- Participates with CHL staff in the development and implementation of strategic planning for library innovation. Includes developing library outreach efforts by collaborating with college and community groups, promoting active use of the library and developing displays and exhibits that foster student learning and a sense of community.
- Develops, delivers and evaluates library-related instruction to contribute to the library’s instruction program and campus information literacy initiatives. This includes teaching bibliographic methods in a classroom environment
- Leadership may be required in one of the following areas: instruction, circulation, or technical services. As a functional lead, position provides direction on processes and procedures; monitors work flow and may supervise work-study students, student hourlies or other temporary staff.
- Supports the daily operations of library circulation to include: assisting patrons with problems; compiling statistical reports; assisting in development of policies and procedures; and, overseeing inventory of books. Staffs the service desk serving community college and public patrons approximately 15-20 hours per week, which will include nights and weekends as assigned.
- Provides reference/research assistance to library patrons in a variety of formats, which may include one-to-one in person assistance, interactive web based assistance, and development of print or electronic materials and resources to educate college patrons on locating and evaluating information.
- Provides technical assistance to library patrons in the use of library databases and equipment. Researches and resolves patron problems.
- Reviews order records on standing order/subscription information to and from vendors to ensure delivery; handles subscription extensions and refund requests; renews standing orders; reviews renewal lists.
- Maintains and oversees various computer databases, to include: inputting and updating patron records; monitoring the circulation of library materials; performing searches to identify duplicate records; and, troubleshooting and resolving database problems.
- Oversees inventory of various library collections, materials, and equipment; recommends items for purchase; procures materials, supplies, and equipment; verifies and prepares invoices for payment.
- Prepares or assists in the preparation of various reports, including monthly activity reports and the annual library expenditure report; makes recommendations as to what periodicals to order.
- Helps resolve a variety of operational problems, which may include but is not limited to: database issues; material orders, interlibrary loan requests.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduation from an ALA accredited college/university with a Master’s Degree in Library Science.
- Knowledge and understanding of computer applications, Internet, and various library equipment, such as microfilm.
- Knowledge of library procedures, applicable rules and regulations, library principles, cataloging and circulation principles, conducting research and reference material searches. Good communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Knowledge and understanding of diversity and ability to work with a diverse college community.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
- Required Experience
- 0-3 years experience. Placement will be commensurate with experience.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
- Experience in higher education environment working with students.IMPORTANT INFORMATIONJob Location Position Type Position Close Date
- Westminster, Colorado, United States
- Front Range Community College, as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), has compiled a comprehensive Campus Security Report. This report includes information about crime statistics from the previous three years, campus security policies as well as prevention programs. Information pertaining to the Boulder County, Larimer and Westminster campuses as well as the Brighton Center are also made available in this report. Published annually, this report can be found on the Front Range Community College web site under campus locations or by following this link. http://www.frontrange.edu/About-Us/Campus-Locations/Campus-Security-Report.aspx . A paper copy is also available upon request by contacting the Campus Security Office at the Boulder County Campus, the Larimer Campus or the Westminster Campus.