Senior Consultant, Institutional Library Services

Colorado State Library

-- Denver, Pueblo, or Canon City

Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 16th, 2007


$52,270.00 to $55,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

The individual hired for this position will have an office in a Department of Corrections facility in either Denver, Pueblo, or Cañon City, depending on the applicant's preference and office availability at the time of hire. A full description of job duties and responsibilities may be obtained at the Colorado Department of Education website provided at the end of this announcement.

Additional Info & Requirements

Minimum Requirements: • Master’s degree in library science OR equivalent library/media or information science master’s degree. • Five years experience managing or consulting with an institutional (preferably correctional) library. • Good computer skills using Windows and Microsoft Office products. • Thorough knowledge of library principles and practices: Selecting, acquiring, classifying and cataloging materials; collection development/management planning; needs assessment; reference service; readers’ advisory service; basic interlibrary loan procedures; Internet and online database searching. • Must agree to travel extensively in Colorado and have a valid driver’s license. Special requirements: • Must have NO felony convictions and successfully complete the Colorado Department of Corrections Basic Training coursework in Cañon City, including a physical self-defense component. Must pass a background investigation and drug screening to be cleared to work in the correctional facilities. Preferred knowledge/Experience/Ability: • Consulting experience with multiple correctional or institutional libraries. • Flexibility and a high tolerance for ambiguity. • Supervisory experience. • Organized, persuasive written and oral communication skills. • Ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time. • Successful experience with justification and management of multiple budgets. • Experience training professional and paraprofessional library staff. • Assertiveness and excellent interpersonal skills.

HR Info

Submit a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, letter of interest and resume to: Colorado Department of Education Human Resources Unit 201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 501 Denver, CO 80203 Fax : 303.866.6318 Telephone: 303.866.6815 Email: To obtain a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, visit our website at NOTE: All materials submitted should be current and specifically address the qualifications for this position.

Posted Feb 6, 2007