Temporary Instruction and Research Librarian

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Temporary
Location: Golden
Categories: Library

Position Title: Temporary Instruction and Research Librarian
Job Description:

Colorado School of Mines is seeking a creative, energetic person to join the Library as a Temporary Instruction and Research Librarian.  This is a temporary full-time, 6 month position, anticipated to last from August 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019.

The position will work alongside the Library’s Instruction and Research Librarian until mid-October, after which time will independently oversee the instruction program the rest of the term of appointment.    

Recent graduates and early career applicants are encouraged to apply.


Duties include:

  • Teach course-integrated classes on using library resources, and research strategies in a variety of departments, courses, and programs
  • Engage with other librarians and Mines faculty to develop discipline-appropriate instruction at both graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Schedule and teach sessions in Nature and Human Values course and collaborate on the semester’s research help event
  • Partner with other librarians to provide instruction for the Introduction to Design course
  • Take primary responsibility for the administration, scheduling, and teaching of the Library’s lesson for the CSM 101 course  
  • Maintain LibGuides for a variety of courses and subject areas, as appropriate
  • Provide reference services, both virtual and in-person, for the Mines community as well as members of the public
  • Participate in additional library projects and engagement events
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA Accredited institution or equivalent by date of employment or scheduled to graduate by mid-2019
  • Experience in information literacy instruction and providing reference services
  • Familiarity with ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Educational background in a STEM subject area and/or experience working in a STEM library
  • Experience using Springshare products, including LibGuides and LibAnswers with LibChat

Additional Information:

  • No relocation assistance will be provided with this position
  • Recent graduates and early career applicants are encouraged to apply
Department Description:

The Arthur Lakes Library supports the educational and research needs of Mines, primarily in science and engineering, and is a regional resource for technical information.  For more information on the Library, visit http://library.mines.edu   

How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). 
Compensation: Starting salary is anticipated to be $24 per hour. No relocation assistance will be provided with this position.
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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