Technical Services and Systems Librarian -- Fort Lewis College

Post date: August 2, 2022

Application deadline extended to August 30!

Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO invites applications for the position of Technical Services and Systems Librarian at John F. Reed Library. We particularly encourage all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the College's students, campus and region to apply! Below are some quick answers to questions you may have about the position:

What does the job entail?

The Technical Services & Systems Librarian will join the college at an exciting time of change and opportunity both in the library and on campus as the college continues to build a new vision around "Students at the Center." For this position, the successful candidate will have a passion for problem solving with our consortial members in a collaborative manner to benefit small academic libraries. This librarian position also performs liaison work and has reference duties. We invite you to examine the official job description:

(www.fortlewis.edu/administrative-offices/human-resources/...)

What kind of colleague are you looking for?

Reed Library is led by a Director who encourages a spirit of partnership and collegiality to the governance of the Library and its relationships with other campus offices and departments. All of our librarians wear many hats, so we're looking for a colleague who is adaptable, team-oriented and invested in the mission of the library and our campus.

What's unique about Fort Lewis College?

Fort Lewis College is a minority-serving institution committed to accessible and high quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, 43% of whom are Native American and Alaska Native representing over 170 tribes and Alaskan villages, and 13% of whom are Latinx. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest.

Where is Durango? I've never heard of it...

Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, Dallas, and Los Angeles.