Access and Discovery Librarian Job, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of Access and Discovery Librarian, a tenure-stream position in the University Libraries’ Metadata Services Department. This position provides leadership and support for a range of services supporting the user discovery and access experience. The Access and Discovery Librarian serves on the Metadata Services Department Management Group and oversees and coordinates the operations of the Access and Discovery Team. This team is responsible for optimizing access and discovery of the Libraries’ collections including databases, datasets, e-journals, and e-books; compiling usage statistics; troubleshooting access problems; and maintaining linking and authentication tools for library resources. The Access and Discovery Librarian supervises 2 FTE staff; oversees staff training and performance evaluations; fosters an environment that supports staff professional development; advocates for resources as needed to position the team for success; and builds and maintains communication channels with both internal and external stakeholders. The Access and Discovery Librarian will participate in the development of FOLIO, a new open-source library services platform. The successful candidate is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and perspectives in work activities to support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is recommended that applications be submitted by October 12, 2017, in order to receive full consideration.  Application must be made online at CU Careers (posting 11125) and must include a letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, email, and telephone numbers of three references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator, atDylan.Wiersma@Colorado.EDU.  The full position description can be viewed at

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