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Teaching & Learning Librarian, Lecturer of University Libraries

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Jun 16th, 2024


$41,000.00 to $45,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Greeley, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

The Libraries at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) [https://www.unco.edu/library] seeks a creative, collaborative, inclusive, and enthusiastic individual for the position of Teaching & Learning Librarian and Lecturer of University Libraries. This is a 9-month, contract renewable position that reports to the Head of Teaching & Learning.

Teaching & Learning Librarians are part of a highly collaborative department, committed to facilitating dynamic, learner-centered experiences for all students. As a member of the Teaching & Learning department, the lecturer will develop and deliver course-embedded information literacy instruction sessions using innovative, active-learning techniques. The lecturer will design, maintain, and assess online learning objects to engage students at the point of need. In addition, the lecturer will provide one-on-one research consultations for graduate and undergraduate students and faculty. The librarian will complete assessment projects to support the continuous improvement of teaching and learning and to demonstrate the Libraries' impact on student learning to stakeholders.

The Teaching & Learning department works closely with faculty and staff across campus to support UNC’s Student First mission. The lecturer will demonstrate enthusiasm for working with students from a variety of backgrounds and take an active role in supporting outreach activities and programming to cultivate campus and community partnerships. The University of Northern Colorado serves approximately 10,000 students, many of whom are often underrepresented at research universities. More than one-third of UNC undergraduates are first-generation college students, and more than one-quarter qualify for federal need-based financial aid. Of all UNC students, more than one-quarter identify as students of color. 

The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, work collaboratively, and prioritize work assignments. This position offers opportunities for innovation and professional growth in areas that include curriculum development, classroom assessment, scholarly activity and/or service. Newly degreed librarians are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Additional information about the Teaching & Learning Department can be found at: https://www.unco.edu/library/services/library-instruction/

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Benefits available include health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement plans for all full-time positions. Employees at UNC receive sick leave, and other leave options may be available based on position. Full-time employees are eligible to receive tuition waiver benefits, as well as dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed at 0.5 FTE or above are eligible for undergraduate dependent tuition grants of up to 50%. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.

The Community

About UNC
The University of Northern Colorado is a public doctoral/research institution located in Greeley, Colorado. UNC’s commitment to education began in 1889 and continues to be a transformational force for our students. According to CollegeNet’s Social Mobility Index, UNC ranked #1 in social mobility (2022). UNC is also committed to providing our faculty and staff with the support they need to succeed as professionals, educators, and in life. Please visit UNC’s Career Hub,to learn more about UNC’s strategic plan, school programs, and employee benefits. Go Bears!

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
The University of Northern Colorado believes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is the pathway to achieving an inclusive community and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. UNC supports the growth of individuals who care about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, or physical ability – to honor the intersectionality of our campus. Please visit UNC’s Career Hub to learn more about UNC’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

AAEO Employer
The University of Northern Colorado is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to a culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body.

The University will not engage in unlawful discrimination in employment or educational services against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is the University’s policy to prohibit discrimination in employment or educational services on the basis of sexual orientation or political affiliation. The University will likewise take affirmative action to ensure that student applicants and enrolled students are treated during the enrollment at the University without regard to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. Such affirmative action shall include, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff, retirement, or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. Furthermore, the University will post in conspicuous places, notice setting forth the provisions of this University’s Equal Opportunity Policy.

Federal regulations require that the University of Northern Colorado retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

Background Check
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature, approval by the Board of Trustees, and subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado.

Clery Act
In compliance with the Clery Act, the most recent University of Northern Colorado Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online. A paper copy can be requested at the UNC Police Department. This report contains crime statistics and policy statements related to safety, conduct processes and Title IX investigations.


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