Temporary Librarian Position in Collection Development & Electronic Resources

University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder

Collection Development

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$3,000.00 to $3,000.00 per Month   Calculate


Boulder, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Benefits include eligibility for the University group health care plan.

Additional Info & Requirements

Appointment and Salary: The successful candidate will be appointed as a full-time lecturer at $3000 per month. This appointment will end no later than June 30, 2010. The Collection Development Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder has a temporary position for a support librarian for the remainder of the 2009-10 fiscal year. This position holds the rank of lecturer and reports to the Faculty Director for Collection Development. Primary duties include a variety of collections management and materials budget-related projects as well as support activities for virtual approval plans for monographs, electronic resources, consortia packages, and ebooks. This position coordinates training and support for bibliographers and may assume bibliographer responsibilities in an area of the candidate’s expertise. Job Responsibilities: 1. Set up trials, post updates to new resources, monitor evaluations of trials 2. Coordinate vendor visits, presentations, training 3. Provide Collection Manager set-up, training, and support 4. Review freely available resources for problems with their terms of use 5. Oversee instructional video requests 6. Participate in resolving authentication issues as applicable 7. Participate in special projects for collection development such as Norlin stacks management, serials cancellations, etc. 8. Keep abreast of emerging technologies related to electronic resources. 9. Perform other related duties as assigned.

HR Info

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is suggested that applications be on file by December 1, 2009. Application must be made online at www.jobsatcu.com, referring to posting number 808488, and must include a letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of three references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator, at Dylan.Wiersma@colorado.edu. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin. The University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. In addition, the University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

Posted Nov 9, 2009