Temporary Reference/Instruction Librarian

University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder

Reference & Instructional Services

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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


Boulder, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

The temporary Reference/Instruction Librarian participates as a member of the Reference and Instructional Services Department team in the implementation of instructional programs, reference and information services, and special initiatives and projects. The person in this position will be responsible for reference, instruction, and collection development targeted to selected humanities or social sciences fields. In addition, the person in this position may serve as a coordinator for a special project to relocate print titles from the periodicals collection. The Reference and Instructional Services Department provides general reference and instructional services to the students and faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder and specializes in services and collections for the social sciences and humanities. This position reports to the head of Reference. Appointment and Salary: The successful candidate will be appointed for one year as a temporary full-time (12 month) instructor with the possibility of renewal. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2007. Salary will be $36,000. Benefits include 22 working days vacation, 10 paid holidays, liberal sick leave, and the option of participating in the University group health care and group life insurance plans.

Additional Info & Requirements

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school completed or in progress, a commitment to teaching and the library's instructional role in undergraduate education, demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, strong interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills. Desirable Qualifications: One or more years of experience in providing library services to undergraduates, classroom teaching experience, collection development experience, and supervision experience.

HR Info

Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by May 28, 2007. Send letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; 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 apply online at www.jobsatcu.com referring to posting number 801091. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States 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.

Posted May 4, 2007