Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$50,000.00 to $60,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Pueblo, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

Department Information

Join the Colorado State University Pueblo Library in a transformative role that blends innovation, community engagement, and library research. We're on a mission to redefine the role of the library in supporting student success and fostering a vibrant learning community. If you're passionate about leveraging educational technology, coordinating outreach efforts, and shaping the future of library services, this is the opportunity for you. 

As the Outreach Librarian, you'll be at the forefront of our efforts to revolutionize library services and support student achievement. You'll play a pivotal role in developing, managing, and promoting the Library's new center for learning, innovating, networking, and collaborating (LINC). This dynamic space provides flexible teaching and learning environments, cutting-edge technology, tutoring services, and more. Additionally, you'll oversee communication with campus and community constituents, market library resources and services, plan community events, and manage our web and social media presence. 

Your experience in mentoring and developing students, coordinating services and organizing events will ensure the seamless operation of the LINC, creating an inclusive and supportive environment for learning and research. Additionally, your ability to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders and promote our library's resources and services will enhance our visibility and engagement both on campus and within the broader community. 

As a member of our Education, Research, and Outreach Services Division, you'll have the opportunity to engage in the entire lifecycle of research, teaching, and learning. Your background in reference and instruction in an academic library setting will enable you to deliver high-quality instruction sessions, create informative research guides, and provide valuable consultation to faculty and students. Your commitment to excellence in customer service and your track record of collaboration will strengthen our team and drive our collective success. 

Join us at Colorado State University in beautiful Pueblo, Colorado and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to empowering individuals, fostering innovation, and building a brighter future for our community. If you're ready to embrace this exciting opportunity and make a meaningful difference, we encourage you to apply today. Let's embark on this journey together and shape the future of library services for generations to come.

Description of Job

**All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU Pueblo are in accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service.

Primary Duties

Coordinates communication with library constituents across the campus and community including email, social media, and print based communication: 

  • Supports library faculty and staff to promote library resources and services
  • Promotes the role and value of the library to campus constituents
  • Cooperates with campus communications staff to create press releases and promote the library
  • Assists the Dean with community outreach
  • Assists the Dean’s office with event planning and management

Manages the LINC:

  • Plans LINC services in response to assessed faculty and student needs
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates approximately 15 student peer mentors
  • Promotes LINC spaces and services
  • Schedules and manages events
  • Manages peer-mentor led technology tutoring program
  • Collaborates with IT to oversee 3-D and large format printing services
  • Coordinates with IT to support innovative teaching and learning technologies in the LINC
  • Coordinates with Reference and User Services Librarian to support research peer tutoring in the LINC

Supports the department:

  • Provides course-specific instruction sessions, assignments, and research support
  • Participates in library assessment processes for student learning outcomes
  • Creates research guides, instructional videos, and/or online tutorials
  • Identifies library materials relevant to courses to embed in Blackboard, place on reserve, or include in course packs
  • Provides consultation to faculty and students related to research, information literacy, and scholarly communication.
  • Manages collection development for assigned subject areas
  • Provides reference services in multiple modalities including face-to-face, chat, video, and email as scheduled (possibly including some nights or weekends)

Performs sustained inquiry into one’s discipline leading to practical application within the library as well as research resulting in published or presented scholarly output.

Serves the library, the university, and the profession through active membership on boards, committees, panels, etc.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science (M.L.S. or equivalent) from an ALA accredited institution
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to and commitment to serving diverse populations and learners.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Educational Technology, Communications, Marketing, or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety of educational technology applications
  • Experience managing tutoring services
  • Experience with marketing or outreach
  • Experience with event planning
  • Project management experience.
  • Reference and instruction experience in an academic library
  • Experience at a regional comprehensive university
  • Experience at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Experience in a position that required excellent customer service
  • Experience in a position requiring collaboration with diverse groups and effective communication of ideas
  • Demonstrated planning and leadership skills, with prior experience requiring working independently, taking initiative, and setting goals and priorities
  • Demonstrated experience in a position requiring successful management of a team of employees to achieve results

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and prescription insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible benefit plan
  • Basic term life insurance
  • Voluntary term life and AD&D lnsurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Travel accident insurance
  • Voluntary critical illness and accident insurance
  • Annual and sick leave
  • Retirement plans

Other benefits include:

  • Employee and dependent tuition discounts
  • State employee discounts via BenefitHub
  • Various on-campus event, recreation, and meal discounts

Additional Info & Requirements

About Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.  CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy.
Students can choose from 38 undergraduate programs with 70 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business, the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 15 graduate programs.

CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution.  Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.  

Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report.  CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.

At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.  Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.


The Community

About Pueblo, Colorado 
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west.  The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.


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HR Info

All interested candidates must apply through the online application system at the above URL. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position: 

  1. a letter of intent (cover letter)
  2. a current resume or CV
  3. unofficial or official transcripts showing required degree conferred
  4. current contact information for 3 professional references

Additionally, applicants must include current contact information for three professional references, either within the online application or as an attachment.

Applications submitted without the required attachments/information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until filled.

CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.

The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.

Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.

It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.  If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of  Human Resources& Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or

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Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.

Posted Mar 27, 2024