Job is Expired Library Generalist II

Naropa University / Boulder

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $13.50 to $14.50 per hour   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Position Title: Library Generalist II

Job Code: AD187

Department: Library

Reports to: Director of Library and Archives

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Hours per Week: 40

Pay Rate: $13.50  - $14.50 per hour

Diversity and Inclusion: Tier I 

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Library and Archives, the Library Generalist will perform paraprofessional level library work in both public and technical services while acting as a floater between Naropa University’s three library branches. This position will perform a range of the following duties as designated by the Director of Library and Archives and influenced by which library branch they are supporting. Public service includes managing patron accounts and helping students, faculty, and staff who use the library. Technical services include circulation, cataloging, and collection management projects.

Job Duties:  

  • Provide service at the front circulation desk at all libraries, often as the only on-duty staff member—this includes checkout, shelving, and technology assistance.
  • Provide basic reference service.
  • Support and train work study students at the circulation desk.
  • Assist with management of library materials, including deaccessioning and suggesting titles for replacement or purchase.
  • Manage AV equipment at branch libraries, including, ensuring effective and efficient use of audiovisual equipment reservation system by patrons, and liaising with the Information Technology Department.
  • Assist with Archival Processing Assistant in cataloging and uploading digital content to the University’s digital archive. 
  • Liaise with Access Services Librarian to support EReserves needs, including scanning course materials.
  • Liaise with the Technical Services Librarian to support copy cataloging and collection management projects.
  • Other projects assigned as needed. 

Description of Community

Naropa University is actively engaged in creating an inclusive, diverse community and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with our diversity initiatives, we encourage applications from persons of historically under-represented groups and those who support diversity.

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual and relationship violence. This law applies to all students, faculty, and staff. ** click here to view the full statement and procedures for reporting violations of Gender Equity, Sexual Misconduct or Relationship Violence **

Required Education

  • High School or Equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field related to a field of study at Naropa University.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional - 1
Library 1 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Moderate to high level of computer literacy.
  • An understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher education/the workplace.
  • Commitment to co-create an inclusive community and actively participate in related professional development, including openness to feedback and on-going self-examination.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year of circulation and/or reference experience in an academic library.
  • Copy cataloging experience.
  • Knowledge of AACR2r, RDA, LCSH, and OCLC.
  • Experience cataloging music recordings.
  • Knowledge of ADA and copyright law.
  • Experience using EReserves systems and ELearning platforms.

Application Requirements

Applications: Application review continues until position is filled. Qualified candidates should apply online at our website by following this link, and include a letter of interest and resume.


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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary Wage Calculator $13.50 to $14.50 per hour

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Paid Sick
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Date Posted

August 21st, 2017

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