Job is Expired Temporary Instruction and Research Librarian

Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library / Golden, CO

Job deadline Apply by June 22nd, 2018   Job salary $24.00 per hour   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Colorado School of Mines is seeking a creative, energetic person to join the Library as a Temporary Instruction and Research Librarian.  This is a temporary full-time, 6 month position, anticipated to last from August 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019.

The position will work alongside the Library’s Instruction and Research Librarian until mid-October, after which time will independently oversee the instruction program the rest of the term of appointment.    

Recent graduates and early career applicants are encouraged to apply.

Duties include:

  • Teach course-integrated classes on using library resources, and research strategies in a variety of departments, courses, and programs
  • Engage with other librarians and Mines faculty to develop discipline-appropriate instruction at both graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Schedule and teach sessions in Nature and Human Values course and collaborate on the semester’s research help event
  • Partner with other librarians to provide instruction for the Introduction to Design course
  • Take primary responsibility for the administration, scheduling, and teaching of the Library’s lesson for the CSM 101 course
  • Maintain LibGuides for a variety of courses and subject areas, as appropriate
  • Provide reference services, both virtual and in-person, for the Mines community as well as members of the public
  • Participate in additional library projects and engagement events

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in information literacy instruction and providing reference services
  • Familiarity with ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education



Description of Community

Colorado School of Mines is an internationally preeminent teaching and research university dedicated to meeting the resource development needs of a rapidly evolving, technology-based society. Mines was selected by the Colorado State Legislature as the state's first "exemplary institution" of public higher education due to our "high degree of responsibility and capability with regard to academic and administrative functions." Colorado's oldest public university, Mines is located in Golden, Colorado at the gateway of the Rocky Mountains, 13 miles west of downtown Denver and 21 miles south of Boulder. Mines offers a comprehensive portfolio of benefits to its classified workforce, including medical, dental, life, disability plans, flexible spending and health saving accounts, a dependent tuition benefit, and retirement plans. Mines employees enjoy an alternative holiday schedule, reasonable parking fees and access to a state-of-the-art recreation center. The Arthur Lakes Library is an information center for engineering and science in earth, energy, and

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA Accredited institution or equivalent by date of employment or scheduled to graduate by mid-2019 is required. Educational background in a STEM subject area and/or experience working in a STEM library is preferred.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional - 1
Library - 1

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Application Requirements

Please apply online at: 

HR Contact Information

Human Resources 303-273-3250 or


official job posting:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Salary Wage Calculator $24.00 per hour

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Date Posted

May 18th, 2018

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