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Temporary - Research & Instruction Librarian

Regis University

Regis University

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Denver, CO




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Job Description

Job Summary:

Regis University Library seeks a dynamic, team-oriented librarian to participate in the provision of reference and information services, with a special emphasis on research help desk service. Responsibilities include reference and research assistance, development of online instructional and informational resources, and user instruction in computer-equipped and traditional classrooms.

This is a temporary, 4-month position with a Monday through Friday schedule working 20 hours per week. Some evening hours may be required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide reference and informational services to library users in Dayton Memorial Library and beyond through appropriate technologies, effectively utilizing print and electronic resources. This duty will involve some work assignments at night and on weekends. (50%)

2. Participate in the library instruction program at Northwest campus, extended campuses, and online, including the development of instructional materials, and presentations. (25%)

3. Assist with occasional library tours or brief instruction sessions. (5%)

4. Create, develop and enhance access to library resources and services in a web-based learning environment. (5%)

5. Assist with maintaining logs of library statistics, as necessary (5%).

6. Update general library handouts and libguides. (5%).

7. Participate in the development and execution of Research & Instruction Department policies and procedures. (5%)

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science, preferably from an ALA -accredited library/information science program. Exemption may be granted for an otherwise qualified candidate who is close to completing this degree.

2. Reliable knowledge of print and electronic reference sources commonly found in academic libraries.

3. Strong knowledge of the Library of Congress classification system.

4. Excellent communication skills, marked by both active listening and clear verbal responses (oral and written).

5. Strong computer skills as they relate to reference librarianship, including the ability to search an online catalog or library database effectively; the ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Calendar, Word, Internet Explorer.

6. Ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele and staff.

7. Ability to work independently during hours when there may not be another professional librarian on duty.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in an academic library setting.

The Community

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.

Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

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Posted Dec 20, 2019