Access Services Librarian
Front Range Community College
Access Services Librarian - Westminster Campus
Internal Promotional Opportunity for FRCC Employees only
Who We Are
We are the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 28,000 credit students annually. We were one of 30 colleges in the initial American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project, recently selected as a "Most Promising Place to Work" in Diverse Magazine, and profiled as one of six top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. We have developed a strong strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates and have made significant investments in advising and other student support programs.
We also have a strong commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that matches our student community and will support our Philosophy of Inclusion.
We are guided by the philosophy "One College, Many Communities." Campuses share many common values, goals, and practices, but are also given the opportunity and flexibility to develop unique cultures and programs that serve individual communities. In addition, we have a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan. For more information, visit the following: www.frontrange.edu and VISION 2020.
Who You Are
As the Access Services Librarian, you are a working member of the College High library team and contribute to the library's strategic planning process and activities. You are responsible for ensuring excellent customer service and the seamless operation of all access services functions including: oversight of circulation, course reserves, and interlibrary loan services, stacks management, archives, reference, library instruction, and collection development. You collect and maintain statistical data related to the use of circulation and resource sharing activities. You will also serve on relevant library and college committees.
SELECTION PROCESS: Position will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of October 11, 2021. This is a promotional opportunity for current Front Range Community College employees.
In your application please include a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with requirements, qualification and responsibilities of the Access Services Librarian.
Beginning in mid-December, all employees of FRCC will have a choice to submit a copy of their vaccination card or to agree to weekly COVID-19 testing.
SALARY: Low 50's Annually
BENEFITS: 2021 - 2022 APT & Faculty Benefits
Circulation - Support the daily operations of the Front Range College Hill Library circulation by assisting patrons with problems, compiling statistical reports, assisting in development of policies and procedures and problem solving for any issues that may arise. Staff the service desk serving the community college and public patrons which may include nights as assigned or when needed.
Collection Development - Provide strategic direction and oversight of the library collections for student and faculty research needs; assess collection strengths and weakness in subject areas, include analysis of statistics and evaluation of resources; work with faculty to identify materials needed to support new or academic programs; make recommendations for acquisition and/or order materials based on knowledge of, or research on, currently available materials, making appropriate use of reviews and recommended purchase lists; and coordinate trials for new electronic resources.
Reference - Provide reference/research assistance to library patrons in a variety of formats, which may include one-to-one in person assistance, interactive web-based assistance, and development of print or electronic materials such as libguides and tutorials to educate college patrons on locating and evaluating information.
Library Instruction - Help the Lead Instruction Librarian to develop, deliver and evaluate library-related instruction which contributes to the library's instruction program and campus information literacy initiatives. This includes teaching bibliographic methods in a classroom and online environment.
Course Reserves - Supervise the operation of the library's course reserve service, which provides students with access to print and digital course materials. Assist faculty with preparing materials to be placed on reserve, including textbooks, supplementary readings, open educational resources (OER), and multimedia content. Follow procedures to ensure copyright compliance and advises faculty on policies and procedures for fair use regarding course reserves.
Interlibrary Loan Services - Serve as the expert in the operation of the library's systems specific to resource sharing and collaborates with other library departments, students, faculty, staff, outside agencies, vendors, and the general public. Uses advanced resource sharing techniques to provide exceptional customer service and efficient delivery of materials.
Stacks Management - Handle and monitor library materials, including re-shelving, processing new material, restocking, and ensuring that all materials can be located quickly and easily. Evaluate condition of library materials and may perform repair and preservation of library materials, as needed. May assist with cataloging new items, performing audits of outstanding items. Collect and collate data.
Archives - Organize and preserve Front Range Community College materials such as books, letters, old photographs, audio recordings, college documents, etc., Create, maintain, and update a database for finding aids to help with efficient retrieval. Responsible for making information within the archives more accessible and promoting its contents, assisting with archive perusal, and/or creating digital copies of materials.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college/university and a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Librarian (any type of library) with experience in 4 or more of the primary duties listed above.
- Knowledge of basic library procedures, library principles, cataloging and circulation principles, conducting research and reference material searches.
PREFERRED EDUCATION/TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Experience in 5 or more of the Primary duties listed above.
- Any type of experience working in an archive or working with archive materials would be preferred by not required.
- Bilingual in both English and Spanish.
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