Access Services Librarian-- University of Idaho

Post date: Dec 12, 2019

The University of Idaho Library is seeking an Access Services Librarian for a tenure-track, 12-month appointment. Applications received on or before January 5, 2020 will receive first consideration: https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/27823.

The individual in this position oversees day-to-day operations and provides active leadership within a dynamic unit that is responsible for circulation, reserves, stacks maintenance, and resource sharing. The Access Services Librarian also helps implement department goals and initiatives to further user-centered patron services and resources. We are looking for a colleague who will help us champion the transformative power of ideas and learning, inspire our students to engage in a lifelong pursuit of intellectual development, and provide an essential foundation for innovation, research, and scholarship.

Position Description

Reporting to the Head of User and Research Services, the successful candidate will: manage, supervise, and oversee access services operations and personnel; analyze and revise access services workflows, policies, and procedures in support of a dynamic, service-centered environment; as well as lead unit efforts to gather and analyze data about library spaces and patron services in support of evidence-based decision-making. The successful candidate is forward-thinking, service-oriented, and a proactive and collaborative supervisor.

Please review the posting details for additional information, including the pay range and qualifications.

About the University of Idaho Library

The University of Idaho Library has grown from a single classroom located in the University Administration Building in 1892, to become the largest library in the state of Idaho, housing well over a million books and subscribing to almost ten thousand periodicals, in print and online. As Idaho's flagship research library at a land-grant university, the University of Idaho Library connects our users with information, ideas, tools, and spaces; enriches formal and informal learning opportunities; supports and advances research, scholarly, and creative activity; builds partnerships through regional and national outreach; and preserves university, state, and regional historical archives.

About Moscow, ID

Surrounded by the rolling hills of the Palouse, Moscow, ID is consistently ranked as the number one place to raise a family (two years in a row!) and one of the top 100 best places to live. Art galleries, movie theaters, coffee shops, and restaurants add to the excitement and charm of our small town. Moscow, ID is also home to a thriving Farmers Market, a 63 acre Arboretum & Botanical Garden, a local co-op, and some of the best brunch restaurants around. Regional airports in Moscow/Pullman and Lewiston, ID, as well as an international airport in Spokane, WA (approx. 80 miles away, with daily shuttle service available) make travel easier than anticipated.