Special Collections Librarian

Strauss Health Sciences Library

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 9th, 2022


Not Specified


Aurora, CO


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Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Outside or indoors, Colorado has something for everyone. Proximity to the Rocky Mountains means easy access to beautiful national parks, hiking and mountain bike trails, world-class skiing, rafting, and climbing. In addition, the metropolitan area offers professional sports, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, eclectic and award-winning dining, and craft breweries. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a rapidly growing, dynamic campus, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative education, science, medicine, and healthcare. View an Anschutz Medical Campus Virtual Tour.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus’ Strauss Health Sciences Library (Strauss Library) seeks a Special Collections Librarian to manage the Strauss-Wisneski Indigenous & Integrative Health Collection, an endowed collection focused on complementary health practices from around the world, as well as supporting other library special collections. This position is non-tenure track faculty and promotion eligible. The individual hired into this position will be required to provide in-person services though we offer flexible work arrangements including hybrid/remote opportunities. The position reports to the Head of Collection Management.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by Friday, September 9, 2022. Applications are only accepted electronically at https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=27050&lang=en.

The Strauss Library supports a highly collaborative, welcoming, and technologically progressive space for the faculty, staff, and students of the Anschutz Medical Campus. For more information about the library’s mission, vision, and goals, visit our website.

Responsibilities of the Special Collections Librarian include:

·      Managing the special collection endowed budget of approximately $40,000 annually to create an inclusive and diverse collection.

·      Developing strategies for collection assessment and development policy.

·      Cultivating partnerships and collaborating with library committees and university entities.

Required qualifications:

·      Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited library school or international equivalent.

·      Minimum two years’ experience in a library or other related experience (e.g., experience in a museum).

Salary range (faculty rank will be based on years of experience):

·      Senior Instructor (2-5 years): $70,000-$77,000

·      Assistant Professor (5+ years): $77,000-$83,000

The individual hired into this position will be required to provide in-person services though we offer flexible work arrangements including hybrid/remote opportunities.

CU Anschutz offers a full benefits package. Benefits are extended to spouses and partners (including common-law and same gender) and children. A complete listing of CU benefits and perks, including tuition assistance and paid parental leave, can be found at the following URL: https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers/perks/anschutz-medical-campus.


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Posted Aug 18, 2022