Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO invites applications for the position of Research & Instruction Librarian. We particularly encourage all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the College’s students, campus and region to apply! Below are some quick answers to questions you may have about the position:
What does the job entail?
The Research & Instruction Librarian is a full-time, temporary (24-month), exempt staff appointment reporting to the Library Director. The position is responsible for oversight of research and reference services and library information literacy instruction. We invite you to examine the official job description (https://fortlewiscollege.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FLC/job/Fort-Lewis-College-Durango-Colorado/Temporary-Research---Instruction-Librarian_JR1338).
Who are we looking for?
Reed Library is looking for a dedicated and successful professional that will recognize the unique needs of our student population and will support the Library’s resources, services and initiatives to anticipate and meet those needs. The staff at Reed Library seek a collaborative, transparent colleague who is excited to work in a shared governance environment.
What’s unique about Fort Lewis College?
Fort Lewis College is committed to accessible and high quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 45% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 13% Latinx backgrounds.
Where is Durango? I’ve never heard of it…
Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.
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Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Fort Lewis College offers a comprehensive benefits package.
On a sage-brushed mesa overlooking downtown Durango and the La Plata Mountains, Fort Lewis College is Southwest Colorado’s premier public undergraduate research institution. With more than half of the 3,300 students identifying as people of color, FLC’s academic programming and campus life thrive on nurturing safe, diverse spaces for intellectual exploration and helping people achieve their career goals. A Native American-serving, Non-Tribal Institution, FLC is committed to promoting economic development in neighboring tribal communities and connecting students with the education they need to be the change in the world they want to see. Degree programs span the arts, business, education, health sciences, humanities, and social and natural sciences. Coursework builds on the natural, cultural, and historical resources found around the Four Corners region. Students work closely with faculty on research projects with real-world implications. Like the mountain town it resides in, FLC promotes a culture of work-life balance for students, faculty, and staff. Skyhawks enjoy unparalleled access to a healthy outdoor lifestyle thanks to 300 days of sunshine a year and more than 300 miles of hiking and biking trails in and around Durango.