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    Posted: 11/Dec/2018 at 6:04pm

The Kraemer Family Library at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs seeks applications from student-focused, innovative librarians for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor or associate professor rank for Faculty Director of Instructional and Research Services. This position is responsible for managing and developing the library’s research services and leading a team of librarians who develop teaching methods and online learning tools for course-integrated instruction in both traditional and online courses. Other responsibilities include collection development and liaison responsibilities for selected academic departments; participation on the library leadership team; participation in library policy formulation; university and professional service; research and creative work.

This full-time (12-month) tenure track position begins on July 1, 2019.

Salary Range: $55,000 – $68,500 depending upon qualifications.

The successful candidate will possess, and be able to demonstrate the following:
•     Excellent oral and written communication skills
•     Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, interests and abilities who possess a wide range of educational goals
•     Ability to successfully supervise, mentor and train librarians and staff
•     Ability to lead teams and plan projects and new initiatives
•     Knowledge of information literacy concepts, pedagogy, and teaching best practices
•     Knowledge of current issues and emerging technologies in research services, library instruction and online education
•     Ability to work independently and collaboratively
•     Commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusiveness as outlined in the library’s diversity plan
•     Commitment to environmental sustainability as outlined in the library’s sustainability plan
•     Commitment to the teaching/librarianship, research, professional practice, and service requirements of a tenure-track position


Minimum Requirements
•     Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school
•     Minimum five years of progressively responsible professional library experience in an academic library
•     At least three years of experience working in library instruction and research assistance


Preferred Qualifications
•     One year of experience with course-integrated library instruction and research assistance in an academic library
•     One year of experience with assessment and evaluation methods at a programmatic level
To be appointed at the Associate Professor level candidates must meet the qualifications for tenure in librarianship/teaching, research or creative works, professional practice and service at UCCS.

Job related inquiries may be directed to Christina Martinez cmartine@uccs.edu.


To apply, go to CU Careers https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and search for position number 15258

Special Instructions to Applicants: Position is open until filled. Applications submitted by January 11, 2019 will receive full consideration.
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