Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Assistant Professor / Systems and User Experience Librarian

The Kraemer Family Library at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) seeks applications from energetic, innovative librarians for its newly created position, Systems and User Experience Librarian. As a member of the Web Services and Emerging Technology team, this position plays an integral role in administrating the integrated library system (ILS) and supporting other library web services with an emphasis on ensuring functional and accessible end-user design. Other specific responsibilities include enhancing and promoting the online library catalog and other discovery tools, conducting usability testing, exploring new and emerging technologies for improving library services, and training library faculty and staff on catalog enhancements and new technologies. This tenure track position also includes general reference desk duties, library instruction, collection development and liaison duties with selected academic departments, participation in library policy formulation, university and professional service, and research and creative work.

Appointment and Salary: The successful candidate for this position will be appointed as a full-time (12 month) tenure-track faculty member. Depending upon professional experience, demonstrated accomplishments in scholarly activity, creative work and service, initial appointment may be at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level. Salary range is $43,000 - $55,000, depending upon qualifications.

Application Process: A full job description can be found at Refer to job posting F00969. Review of applications will begin in on December 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by January 15, 2014. Application must be made online at and must include a letter of application addressing in detail the specified qualifications for the position, a full resume/vitae, and names with postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for at least three references, including a current or recent supervisor. The position will be available July 1, 2014. 

Questions may be directed to Jayne Lloyd, Assistant to the Dean, at The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of underrepresented groups. In addition, UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve this goal, UCCS conducts background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

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