Position title
Instruction 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 (external link) and the ALA Code of Ethics (external link).

Position Summary: This position exists to develop and promote Red Rocks Community College's Library instruction program and to coordinate reference services to students, faculty/instructors, and staff.

Description of Position

Instruction: Develops and delivers customized library instruction sessions online and in person, both in the library and in other locations across two campuses. Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with teaching faculty/instructors to embed library services and resources into the classroom and the curriculum. Stays abreast of and implements best practices and innovations in library instruction.

Reference: Coordinates provision of multiple modes of reference (in person, phone, IM) services to students, faculty, and staff. Manages participation in AskAcademic chat reference consortium. Recruits, trains, and supervises library science graduate assistants. Stays abreast of, and keeps colleagues appraised of, trends and professional standards related to reference services in academic libraries.

Public services: Provides reference services in-person and virtually to the campus community. Indirectly supervises the Access Desk and student employees, working evening and weekend shifts as needed and providing desk coverage when necessary. Creates and maintains user-centered web content related to major job duties for the library’s online presence.

Service to team & college: Participates in the planning and development of library operations and coordination of services. 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 and by serving on committees and in other official groups.

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Job Location
13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO, 80228
Job Type
Employment Type
$53,700.0-$59,070.00 Per year
Date posted
July 18, 2023
Valid through
August 25, 2023
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Position: Instruction Librarian

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