The Special Collections and Archives Librarian is a member of the Digital Initiatives & Preservation Unit and is responsible for overseeing the physical collections housed in the Archives and Special Collections at Dayton Memorial Library. The University Archives and Special Collections are comprised of over 20 collections and reflective of several topics including Regis history, Jesuit traditions, art, cultural history, science, and politics. This includes the renowned Santo Collection, over 1,000 objects created in the distinctive santo style which developed in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Digital Initiatives & Preservation unit oversees physical and digital archives, the university institutional repository, digitization, and digital content capture, circulating and streaming media, circulating media equipment, and consultation for digital projects. The Special Collections and Archives Librarian works collaboratively with members of the unit with an emphasis on physical archives and will contribute to visioning and strategic planning. Our aim is to provide access to collections reflective of our diverse community to be used in teaching, research, and personal enrichment with emphasis on establishing representation for diverse voices of our community, and with an aim to amplifying and elevating under-represented communities. This is a promotion-track, faculty position; duties and responsibilities are understood in reference to the terms and conditions set forth in the Library Faculty Handbook.
Regis University offers a generous tuition benefit to employees, spouses, and dependents. We also offer Mission Leave to give employees the opportunity to volunteer in the community.
Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application and requested documents by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Regis offers a generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents as well as paid Mission leave so employees can volunteer in the community.
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 and the Denver Tech Center. 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.