University of Colorado
Job DescriptionThe Faculty Director of Reference and Instructional Services is a tenure-stream faculty position reporting to the Associate Director for Public Services of the University Libraries. The Reference and Instructional Services Department serves the university community by providing collections, programs, and services that meet the information needs of the social sciences and the humanities, as well as instructional programs in support of the undergraduate core curriculum. This position may also be involved in major space and program re-allocations. Responsibilities include management and supervision of departmental activities and personnel, leadership in instructional and reference services, policy setting and future management of a learning commons. The position supervises a department that consists of 8 FTE faculty, 7.5 FTE classified staff, and an assigned student budget. Significant parts of the responsibilities of this position are scholarly activity and creative work and service in keeping with the tenure standards of the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Additional Info & RequirementsThe successful candidate will be appointed as a full-time (12 month) tenure-stream faculty member. Depending upon demonstrated accomplishments in scholarly activity, creative work, and service, appointment will be at the assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor level. Starting salary range will be $60,000-$69,000. Benefits include 22 working days of vacation, ten paid holidays, liberal sick leave, university group health plans, group life insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement/annuity, and support for scholarly/professional activities. Tenured librarians are eligible for sabbatical leave. Requirements include: At least five years of relevant experience in a reference setting including supervision Strong interpersonal skills Ability to work in a collaborative environment Effective oral and written communication skills Experience in working in a climate of change Preferences include: A significant record of librarianship research/publication and service Record of increasing administrative responsibility Degree(s) in social sciences and/or humanities field
Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is suggested that applications be on file with the search committee by January 31, 2007. Send letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; CV or resume; and names, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator Administrative Services University Libraries 184 UCB University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder, CO 80309-0184 or you may apply online after November 29 at www.jobsatcu.com, referring to posting number 800009. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. 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.