Access Services Librarian

Regis University

Regis University - Denver

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$55,000.00 to $58,000.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Denver, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Academic

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Job Description

The Access Services Librarian is a department-head level position. This position coordinates the operations of Access Services department, including circulation, reserves, interlibrary/intercampus loan, and copyright; and provides innovative and collaborative leadership for the department. This position oversees stacks management, building management and building access. A member of the library leadership team, the Access Services Librarian establishes departmental policies and procedures and with the Dean of the Library and other department heads establishes goals for the library. This promotion-track, faculty position works closely with all library departments. Duties and responsibilities are understood in reference to the terms and conditions set forth in the Library Faculty Handbook.

Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community. 

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

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential:

  • Provides innovative and collaborative leadership for the department, while also fostering an environment in which the department and its members can thrive and grow. Shares responsibility with the Dean of Library and other department heads in providing vision and leadership in moving the library forward to best serve the research and scholarship needs of our diverse student base.
  • System administrator for the interlibrary loan and e-reserve systems (currently ILLiad and Ares): in coordination with other members of the department manages upgrades, edits webpages, troubleshoots system technical issues, ensures availability and easy access of services to library users. Oversight of resource sharing systems.
  • Provides copyright management. Collaborates with colleagues to provide research assistance and copyright education.
  • Responds, directs and maintains a secure and safe environment for all library patrons and library personnel. Supervises user services and staff for circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and stack maintenance.
  • Fosters excellent customer service by assisting library users, resolving problems and responding to requests related to access services.
  • Collects and reports statistical data related to circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and stack maintenance. Coordinates ongoing departmental assessment.
  • Supervises Access Services staff positions and multiple student assistants. Prepares monthly and annual reports to support decision making both internally and externally.
  • Participates in professional activities, including research, publication, and service to fulfill research and scholarship requirements for academic rank and promotion.
  • Serves as bibliographer and faculty liaison to teaching departments for collection development within assigned subject areas. Participates in library instruction program.
  • As a member of the library faculty, serves on library and university-wide committees. Participates in various functions of the university to support the values and mission of Regis University.

Working at Regis University

As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

Master of Library Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution.


Experience:

  • Minimum five years of professional library experience. Minimum three years of supervisory experience.
  • Minimum three years of circulation and/or interlibrary loan experience; experience in both areas desirable.
  • Evidence of copyright management.
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrated service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with a culturally diverse user population.
  • A clear understanding of and strong commitment to, the Jesuit educational values of Regis University and an appreciation of the Catholic heritage of the institution.

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.

HR Info

hrinfo@regis.edu

Posted Aug 20, 2020