Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO invites applications for the position of Collections and Electronic Resources Librarian at John F. Reed Library. We particularly encourage all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the College’s students, campus and region to apply! Below are some quick answers to questions you may have about the position:
What does the job entail?
The Collections & Electronic Resources Librarian will join the college at an exciting time of change and opportunity both in the library and on campus as the college continues to build a new vision around “Students at the Center.” For this position, the successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of trends and best practices in collections management and be experienced in electronic resource administration. This librarian position also teaches information literacy, performs liaison work and has reference duties. We invite you to examine the official job description: (https://www.fortlewis.edu/Portals/7/Human-Resources/professional-positions/Collections-Electronic-Resources-Librarian.pdf)
What kind of colleague are you looking for?
Reed Library is led by a Director who encourages a spirit of partnership and collegiality to the governance of the Library and its relationships with other campus offices and departments. All of our librarians wear many hats, so we’re looking for a colleague who is adaptable, team-oriented and invested in the mission of the library and our campus.
What’s unique about Fort Lewis College?
Fort Lewis College is 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 inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds.
Where is Durango? I’ve never heard of it…
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.