Distance Librarian

University of Wyoming

Coe Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 29th, 2008


$37,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Laramie, WY





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the Libraries Outreach program while working within the Reference and Instruction Department. Provide off-campus library services to UW faculty and students including bibliographic instruction and reference service in accordance with ACRL Distance Learning Guidelines. Incorporate technology with traditional library resources and service philosophy to support distance education programs/ courses offered by the University of Wyoming. Coordinate, publicize and assess off-campus library services. Provide campus reference and instruction services, including night and weekend work. Pursue an active and ongoing program of professional development, scholarship and service. Report to the Head of Reference and Instruction.

Additional Info & Requirements

REQUIRED: Required qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited institution. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills. Ability to work collaboratively with other campus units. PREFERRED: Academic library experience. Familiarity with asynchronous teaching and learning methods. Work experience or academic background in instructional design and instructional technology.

The Community

ENVIRONMENT: The University of Wyoming is the only accredited four-year institution of higher education in the state. The University’s library collections total 1.5 million volumes. Laramie, a city of 27,000 located 130 miles northwest of Denver, offers a reasonable cost of living and the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of a small community combined with the cultural and social activities associated with the University. Laramie is located in an area of national forest, clean air, wide-open spaces and excellent summer and winter recreation sites.

HR Info

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and the names, address, telephone number and e-mail address of three professional references to: Birgit Burke, Assistant to the Dean University of Wyoming Libraries Dept. 3334 1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 Fax: 307-766-2510 E-mail: burek@uwyo.edu Please follow-up faxed or e-mailed applications with copy via mail. EEO/AA

Posted Jan 16, 2008