Regis University Library seeks a dynamic, team-oriented librarian to participate in the development and provision of reference and information services, with a special emphasis on research help desk service. Responsibilities include reference and research assistance, collection development, development of online instructional and informational resources, and occasional formal user instruction in computer-equipped and traditional classrooms.
This is an entry-level, 12-month ranked faculty position with a Wednesday through Saturday schedule. Some evening hours may be required.
1.Provide reference and informational services to library users in the library on the Northwest campus and beyond through appropriate technologies, effectively utilizing print and electronic resources. (40%)
2.Serve as bibliographer and liaison to faculty for collection development within assigned subject specialties. (15 – 20%)
3.Participate in the library instruction program, including the development of faculty contacts, instructional materials, and presentations. (20%)
4.Participate in the development and execution of Research and Instruction Department policies and procedures. (5%)
5.Provide shared oversight of the library during duty hours, as necessary. (<5%)
6.Participate in university governance bodies. (5%)
7.Keep abreast of professional practice through such activities as professional reading, discussion lists, visiting other libraries, attending professional conferences and other continuing education opportunities. (5%)
8.Contribute to the profession through such activities as reading papers at professional and learned societies, consulting, publishing, participating in the committee structure of professional and learned societies. (5%)
Other duties as assigned.
Performs related duties as necessary to support the Regis mission.
Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.
Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school (or provision of evidence of substantial progress towards completion of the degree).
1. Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school (or provision of evidence of substantial progress towards completion of the degree).
2. Knowledge of print and electronic reference sources in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, and health care.
3. Experience in classroom teaching.
4. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
5. Ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele and staff.
Experience in an academic library setting. Familiarity with business and health science reference services a plus.