Leslie J. Savage Library
Western State College of Colorado
Western State College of Colorado seeks a dynamic, service-oriented librarian to provide leadership in organizing and providing access to the library’s electronic resources collection (databases and journals). This position is also responsible for managing the library’s web site using the Plone content management system. In collaboration with the technical services librarian and staff from the integrated library system’s consortium (Marmot Library Network), the electronic resources librarian will participate in developing a next-generation online public access catalog. This position also manages the college’s federal and state depository program. Additional duties include staffing the reference desk in rotation with other library staff; hiring, training, and supervising student staff as needed; providing virtual reference services; and participating with other library staff in collection development, committee work, and setting goals and objectives for the library. Night and weekend work is required in rotation with other librarians. The electronic resources librarian reports to the director of library services.
For a complete job description, qualifications, and application procedures, please see the job announcement available at http://www.western.edu/administration/hr/Applicants/job-listings.html.
Screening of applications will begin May 24, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.
Western is a residential, four-year public undergraduate college with an enrollment of 2,300 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. The college is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides significant year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu/ to learn more about Western.
Western State College of Colorado is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.