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UX Librarian

Employer
Colorado State University
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
$66,000.00 - $75,000.00
Posted Date
Mar 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 Morgan Library, the primary library, and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Library, a branch library located in CSU’s James L. Voss 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 Library Technology Services team plays an important part in achieving the strategic goals and priorities of CSU Libraries (https://lib.colostate.edu/about/strategic-plan/) by administering, developing and supporting library applications and technologies. Working collaboratively with colleagues across the library, the university and the profession, we strive to create user centered systems that enhance discovery and preservation of knowledge resources and services.
The UX Librarian will be instrumental in ensuring a seamless, exciting and empowering online user experience for staff and users by eliminating barriers to managing, discovering and using library resources and services. The person in this position will be responsible for creating a deep understanding of Libraries’ online user behavior by employing industry standard UX assessment methods and analysis. They will actively work with the Library Technology Services team and library staff to apply their findings to create, change and inform solutions that build a cohesive user experience across a wide variety of applications and discovery methods.

At Colorado State University, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than words – they are a call to action. The CSU Libraries supports this vision with a commitment to boosting equitable access to knowledge by eliminating barriers to discovery. We seek candidates from a rich diversity of lived experiences who are excited to work with users in an inclusive university community that welcomes and affirms diversity of people, identities, perspectives, and ideas.

Applicants are encouraged to think broadly about and communicate how their skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications in ways that may not be obvious. We strongly encourage those who will further advance the Libraries’ commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community, including those from historically underrepresented groups, to apply for this position. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences, including those new to the profession.

For full consideration, please apply by 4/10/2022 at 11:59 pm (MT) at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/101807. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and current resume that address how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, and contact information for three professional references. Applicants needing assistance or accommodations may contact Kris Seidel at kris.seidel@colostate.edu.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
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