Archives and Library Assistant

Delaney Southwest Research Library and Archives at the Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College


Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$38,000.00 to $40,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Durango, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

The Archives and Library Assistant is responsible for the College Records Archives including the collection, management, and disposal of departmental records. This position also consists of library processing of items and public service in support of the overall operation and management of the Delaney Southwest Research Library and Archives at the Center of Southwest Studies. The Archives and Library Assistant oversees the general maintenance of the library and archives physical space, equipment, and supplies, and assists with the Center’s public programs, events, and exhibits as needed. In addition to specific duties outlined below, the Archives and Library Assistant attends weekly CSWS staff meetings and monthly departmental meetings with CSWS Librarian, Archives Manager, and Director.

This is a full-time, twelve-month exempt position with excellent health, leave and retirement benefits. For detailed job information including minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and the application process, please visit Fort Lewis College’s Exempt Employment Opportunities, and select the Archives and Library Assistant job link. AA/EEO employer.

The Community

Fort Lewis College, a selective public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,400 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.

Posted Apr 15, 2019