Technical Services Librarian

Fort Lewis College

John F Reed Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$39,000.00 to $39,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Durango, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Integrated Library System •Serve as the primary liaison to the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces, Inc). •Responsible for the coordination of library departments with the integrated library system. Technical Services Department •Coordinate cataloging functions across library departments and branch library. •Coordinate monograph acquisitions. •Supervise staff that catalog, order, and receive materials. •Monitor book and media fund expenditures. •Responsible for cataloging and classification of materials. •Original cataloging of monographs, multimedia, serials, and electronic sources. •Oversee work with vendors in obtaining records and their import/export into the online catalog. •Perform all activities dealing with bibliographic control of library materials. •Stay abreast of new developments in the cataloging field. •Assist catalogers in interpreting cataloging rules. •Explore streamlining of acquisitions and cataloging processes. •Collaborate with the Collection Management Librarian to perform collection review and evaluation. •Prepare statistical and managerial reports. Instruction •Participate in the library’s integrated library research program. •Provide reference services both at the library’s reference desk and by appointment. General and Faculty Responsibilities •Participate in library governance via the Librarian’s Council. •Actively participate in scholarly/ professional activities appropriate to librarianship and campus and community service involvement to meet tenure requirements. •Academic advising. •Pursue professional growth and development.

Additional Info & Requirements

Required Qualifications M.L.S from an ALA accredited institution. Experience with integrated library systems. Experience with LC classification, AACR2, OCLC, MARC format, and standard cataloging practices. Experience with name, subject, and series authority control. Supervisory experience in library or educational setting. Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Preferred Qualifications Experience providing reference service and/or library instruction. Familiarity with all aspects of Innovative Interfaces Inc (III).

The Community

The College and the Community: Fort Lewis College is Colorado's innovative public liberal arts college, offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts, sciences and the professional areas of teacher education and business administration. The college has a diverse student body with an enrollment of about 4,000 from 46 states and 10 nations, 19% Native American, and 5% Hispano. The campus is located on a mesa top at the foothills of the San Juan Mountains as it converges with the desert Southwest. The College contributes directly to the cultural vitality of the area through the College’s Community Concert Center, the Art Gallery, and the Center of Southwest Studies. Durango, a multicultural community, is the hub of Southwestern Colorado, situated in a beautiful mountain valley with nearby peaks reaching 14,000+ feet. A mild 4-season climate allows numerous opportunities for skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, etc. With an area population of 45,000, Durango is cosmopolitan for its size and is served by major airlines with direct connections to Denver, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City. It is 3.5 hours driving distance from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

HR Info

Send a complete application packet including a (1) current curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of interest addressing all of the required qualifications, (3) contact information of three current professional references to: Access Services Librarian Search Committee Attn: Ruth Fleming John F. Reed Library Fort Lewis College 1000 Rim Dr. Durango CO 81301-3999 Materials may also be submitted by e-mail to Applications received by February 15, 2008 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Posted Dec 5, 2007