Student Success Resident Librarian — Colorado State University

Post date: June 10, 2021

CSU Libraries seeks a highly collaborative MLS/MLIS graduate for a three-year appointment as a Student Success Resident Librarian. New graduates or those who will complete their MLIS by September 1, 2021 are highly encouraged to apply. The Resident will be a valuable professional member of the Scholarly Communication and Collection Development division at CSU Libraries. Core job duties will include providing support for the Semester at Sea program, contributing to the Libraries’ strategic plan, and enhancing key information literacy instruction and outreach programs.

Building on a foundation of librarianship, professional opportunities, and exploration of strategies toward greater student success are a key component of this position. The Student Success Resident Librarian will select a project or projects, supporting the Libraries’ strategic plan, to cultivate increased expertise in areas that support their personal interests and professional development goals within the Scholarly Communications and Collection Development division. The Resident will have counterparts at other libraries and opportunities for networking through the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.

This position will be filled at the rank of Instructor. A full job announcement may be found at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/87691. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by June 27, 2021, 11:59pm.

About the Libraries

The Colorado State University Libraries is the heart of learning and research on campus, connecting curious minds to vital information and knowledge. The library system includes a primary library, Morgan Library, and a branch library in CSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The Libraries’ mission is to curate inclusive collections and provide equitable access to materials and services critical to student success, research brilliance and community engagement. The Libraries employs approximately 80 faculty and staff and 100 student employees who collaborate to meet the informational needs of users in the Libraries’ physical and digital spaces.

The CSU Libraries is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. As part of a land grant university built on indigenous lands, we are mindful of our history and recognize that equity and social justice work requires intention, persistence and humility. We believe that improving equity and enacting social justice—among our staff, in our services, in our spaces, and in our communities—is a guiding star toward a better future.

About Colorado State University

Colorado State University is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of over 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

About Fort Collins

Located just 57 miles north of Denver, Fort Collins is known for its livability, eco-consciousness, and a vibrant downtown culture. The city has over 4,300 acres of green space, 29 miles of in-town trails, and 143 miles of bike lanes. Fort Collins is known for its commitment to business while engaging in planning that focuses on community spirit, solutions to sprawl, and appreciation for outdoor living.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.