Position title
Access Librarian

Summary of Position

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you to visit the RRCC Inclusion & Diversity webpage for additional information.

With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture.

Department Information: The mission of the Red Rocks Community College Library is to support the educational goals of the students, faculty, and staff both in the classroom and beyond the walls of the college. We are building an inclusive, collaborative, and vibrant campus destination that facilitates and celebrates the academic and creative activities of the RRCC community. We strive to provide equal access to information, ideas, and knowledge, and we uphold the Library Bill of Rights (link is external) and the ALA Code of Ethics (link is external).

Position Summary: This position exists to manage the essential functions of the Library Access Desk, including supervising student library assistants, and managing the library’s electronic resources.

Description of Position

Manage Access Desk: Writes, revises, and implements circulation policies and procedures. Manages course reserves textbook service. Maintains the collection of electronic equipment provided for checkout, including laptops, tablets, and calculators. Maintains student, faculty, and staff library accounts and data that provide access to resources as well as library-specific data in the college accounting system. Collaborates with campus IT to ensure public computers, printing, and other services are working smoothly. Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises 10-12 student library assistants.

Electronic Resource Management: Coordinates negotiation, purchase, and continued subscription of electronic resources. Liaises with faculty to ensure electronic content coverage in all areas of the curriculum. Communicates with consortia and vendors to negotiate pricing and to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

Public Services: Provides reference in-person and virtually to the campus community. Responsible for reference services one evening per week and one Saturday per month. Provides access desk coverage when necessary. Creates user-centered web content related to major job duties for the library’s web presence.

Service to Team & College: Participates in the planning and development of library operations and coordination of services, including pursuing professional development opportunities related to major job duty areas. Collects, analyzes, and synthesizes data and statistics in major job duty areas to set and measure personal and team goals. Represents the library at campus events by serving on committees and in other official groups.

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Job Location
13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, 80228
Job Type
Employment Type
$ $52,390.00-$$57,629.00 Per year
Date posted
April 25, 2023
Valid through
June 26, 2023
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Position: Access Librarian

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