Temporary Earth Sciences/Map Librarian

University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries

Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$36,000.00 to $36,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Boulder, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

The earth sciences/map librarian position is a one-year temporary position in the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library. The library houses collections in all aspects of the earth sciences and map and geospatial data collections. Duties include general and specialized reference, bibliographic instruction in person and online, and website maintenance and design. Additional responsibilities may include collection development and a special project for the duration of the temporary assignment. Appointment and Salary: This position holds the rank of lecturer and reports to the acting faculty director of the Earth Sciences and Map Library for the first six months and for the remaining six months, in the absence of the acting faculty director, to the Associate Director for Public Services. Salary is $36,000. University group health care plan benefits are included.

Additional Info & Requirements

Requirements: * Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school by December 2010 * Experience and/or coursework with library instruction * Coursework or experience with emerging educational and web technologies * Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively * Strong interpersonal skills and public service orientation * Effective oral and written communication skills Desirable Qualifications: * One or more years of experience in providing reference and instruction in an academic library * Experience providing earth sciences reference services and instruction * Experience providing map and geospatial data reference services and instruction * Experience with classroom teaching and online instruction * Demonstrated ability to apply innovative information technologies for educational purposes * Proficiency with GIS * Experience with digitization of library materials

HR Info

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Saturday, January 15, 2011. Application must be made online at www.jobsatcu.com, referring to posting number 812167, and must include a letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, email, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator, at Dylan.Wiersma@colorado.edu. The full position description can be viewed at http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/about/jobEarthSciences.htm. 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. 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 Dec 6, 2010