The Nielsen Library at Adams State University is seeking an enthusiastic Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to manage our e-resources. The successful candidate will use his or her knowledge of discovery, electronic resource organization, and management to ensure access to Nielsen Library’s full suite of information. This position will also participate in managing way-
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have experience in project planning, a passion for data, successful team collaboration, and customer service.
The library and campus offers access to a mentoring program, professional development opportunities, and the opportunity to develop experience with all aspects of a small academic library’s programming and operations.
Departmental and Campus Information:
The Nielsen Library supports all academic activities at Adams State University through creative stewardship and development of information resources, academic programming, welcoming and supportive learning spaces, and collaborations with students, faculty, staff, and community members. The Library is a Student Success oriented facility comprising Library Services as well as several Student Support offices including general advising, career and community engagement services, TRiO, academic tutoring and testing, and other academic success programs. ASU has been conducting an extensive review and redesign of its undergraduate curriculum and the Library is playing a critical role in this process. The Electronic Resource & Discovery Librarian will play a critical role in the Nielsen Library’s ongoing role in the new curriculum.
Located in the market town of Alamosa, Colorado, Adams State University is a state-supported Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Alamosa lies in the center of the vast San Luis Valley and the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (http://sdcnha.org/wp/). Alamosa is located approximately 3.5 hours from Denver, 1.5 hours from Taos, NM and 2.5 hours from Santa Fe, NM.
The university is dedicated to fostering Inclusive Excellence, the recognition that the university’s success depends on valuing, engaging, and including the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Given the university’s mission and student body composition, the department is actively seeking qualified applicants who have experiences, skills, and/or personal attributes that reflect perspectives that can further broaden our students’ educational experience. We will give preference to qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings, who possess varied language skills, a record of research and/or service that supports diverse communities, or a record of supporting a student population that includes historically underrepresented groups and other at-risk populations. Additional information about the university and the Nielsen Library may be found at http://www.adams.edu.
Candidates should electronically submit the following materials together:
Send application materials electronically as PDFs to:
Mary Walsh (Chair), email@example.com
Mary Walsh – firstname.lastname@example.org Nielsen Library Adams State University Alamosa, Colorado, 81101
Adams State University: http://www.adams.edu/
Nielsen Library: http://www.adams.edu/library/
Alamosa, CO: http://www.alamosa.org