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Job DescriptionRegis University seeks a part-time Reference Librarian (.65 fte) to join a service-oriented team on its Lowell Blvd. campus in Dayton Memorial Library. Responsibilities include reference desk service, occasional library instruction, and collection development for one department. This librarian will work Wednesday through Saturday, including Thursday 1 to 10 p.m. The Reference Librarian will provide reference and information services to library users in the building, and at distant locations by phone or e-mail by effectively utilizing print and electronic resources; this will involve some work assignments at night and on weekends. This person will provide occasional library orientations or library instruction; assist with collection development in a selected area; provide oversight of the library during duty hours, as necessary; will make local level decisions involving the Reference area, proper conduct within that area, and calls involving malfunctioning hardware, connectivity, or software; assist with collection development in select subjects, to include selecting materials following established collection development practice; and perform other duties as assigned. This individual will use good individual judgment to provide reference service within the scope of existing library policy and standard best professional practice.
Additional Info & RequirementsApplications will be considered until the position is filled. The starting date for this position is May 15, 2008. Materials will be evaluated in accord with Regis University’s principles of diversity and equal employment opportunity. Benefits are included. TIAA-CREF participation after one year of employment. Vacation and other leave time are pro-rated.The successful candidate must have a M.L.S. degree, preferably from an ALA-accredited school and one year of experience as a professional librarian. The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills. He or she must have a very good understanding of print and online reference sources likely to be used in an academic library. Training opportunities will be provided.
The CommunityRegis University is a Jesuit liberal arts institution with an f.t.e. enrollment of 6,500. Learning takes place on 6 campuses in Colorado and Nevada and through an extensive on-line program. Regis offers a values-centered education through its residential liberal arts program and through its schools for the Health Professions and Professional Studies. This job is based on the main campus at 50th and Lowell Blvd. Dayton Memorial Library is an attractive, networked facility with 250,000 volumes, 100 library databases, and a staff of 12 professionally active librarians. Reference service is provided 75 hours per week. Regis is a member of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries and BCR, and participates in Prospector. Consult http://www.regis.edu/library.htm for more information.
If you are interested in applying for this position please visit our website at https://jobs.regis.edu and refer to posting #0494
Posted Apr 14, 2008