Director, Library

Front Range Community College


Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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Westminster, CO


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Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 30,000 credit students annually. FRCC is one of 30 colleges in the AACC Pathways project, was recently selected as a Most Promising Place to Work in Diverse Magazine and was profiled as one of 6 top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. The college has a detailed strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates, a strong assessment program, and invests heavily in professional development for staff and faculty including a college-wide leadership program, Roadmap to Achievement. The college has a strong commitment to equity and actively works to create inclusive communities. For more information, visit The college has a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan, VISION 2020.

FRCC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.

SELECTION PROCESS:  Position will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of April 1st, 2019. 

Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes: 

  1. A letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under "Required Education" and "Required Experience";
  2. An eForm application;  Complete in its entirety, don't use see resume.
  3. A resume.  

All candidates, including current Front Range Community College employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above. Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. It is your responsibility to demonstrate on your application that you meet all of the minimum requirements listed above to be considered. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Front Range Community College and cannot be copied. FRCC will conduct a criminal background check on selected candidate. Employment offers and continued employment arecontingent upon receiving a satisfactory report. An education verification will also be conducted on selected candidate. 

SALARY: Mid to High $50's/annually


Under the direction of the campus Vice President, the Director’s responsibilities are varied and include staff, budget, external partnerships, technology infrastructure and strategic planning specific to the library.  This position provides leadership in library services and is responsible for the day to day management of FRCC operations within College Hill Library (CHL), a unique partnership with the City of Westminster.  As such, this position is the primary contact for the City of Westminster Library Director and responsible for collaboration and innovation that serves both institutions.  The Director collaborates with faculty, administrators and staff to acquire, organize and promote the resources necessary to support instruction.  The Director is a resource to the campus and to the college with respect to library services and related academic research.   

Primary Functions

  • Represents and advocates for the library in the college community.
  • Manages the partnership with the City of Westminster and Westminster Public Library (WPL) to assure that library services run efficiently and effectively. Responsible for the relationships and shared programing with the WPL. Commits to collaboration with WPL in advancing shared goals and supporting both institutions.  Analyze the operations and evaluate, make changes or implementations to meet the needs of the college within the partnership.
  • Leads and supervises the FRCC team of librarians in order to assure that library services fully support teaching and learning at FRCC – Westminster, including the Brighton Center.
  • Will be responsible and the point of contact for any facilities or security issues/emergencies that involve the Library, including during off hours such as evenings and weekends.
  • Collaboratively leads and participates with FRCC library staff in the development and implementation of strategic planning for library innovation.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for developing and managing the library budget; works with staff to assure that library resources are appropriately allocated. Prepares or assists in the preparation of various reports, as needed.
  • Provides reference/research assistance to college and public.
  • Develops, delivers and evaluates library-related instruction.
  • Develop and maintain a print and non-print collection for a comprehensive, two-year community college library, including the College Reserve collection. Develop and maintain the book, serials, and electronic college collections to ensure excellent support of the college’s curriculum and accreditations.
  • Cultivates a working knowledge of and participation in information literacy initiatives within the college and CHL.
  • Remains current on trends within library services, particularly as they pertain to community colleges. Initiates improvements based on these trends and campus needs.
  • Serves on relevant library and college committees.
  • Responsible for designing and updating the library website.
  • Manages all aspects of the library's research databases for 3 FRCC campuses, WC, BCC, and OL. This responsibility includes compilation of statistics for the online databases and maintenance of the database authentication system.
  • Staffs service desk and provides library instruction approximately 15-20 hours per week; can include nights, Saturdays, and Sundays as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills


  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association regionally accredited post-secondary institution.


  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in a library to include significant experience with: reference desk, circulation desk and instruction experience.
  • Three years of library management experience and three years of library electronic database management.


  • Library budget management experience.
  • Website design.
  • Experience working with EXproxy and EBSCO Discovery Service.
  • Experience working in a Higher Education environment.

Welcome to Front Range Community College, where you come for the students, but stay for the people!


Front Range Community College, as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), has compiled a comprehensive Campus Security Report.  This report includes information about crime statistics from the previous three years, campus security policies as well as prevention programs. Information pertaining to the Boulder County, Larimer and Westminster campuses as well as the Brighton Center are also made available in this report. Published annually, this report can be found on the Front Range Community College web site under campus locations or by following this link. . A paper copy is also available upon request by contacting the Campus Security Office at the Boulder County Campus, the Larimer Campus or the Westminster Campus.

HR Info

Nicole Pawloski

HR Recruiter

Human Resources


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Posted Mar 22, 2019