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Access Services Librarian, Department Head


Regis University




Northwest Denver Campus


Position Type:



Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Requested Start Date for this Position:

05/01/2024 – 2 months to go


Campus Location:

Northwest Denver Campus


Full-time or Part-time:

Full time


Job Summary:

The Access Services Librarian is a department-head level position. This position coordinates the operations of the Access Services department, including circulation, reserves, interlibrary/intercampus loan, and copyright, and provides innovative and collaborative leadership for the department. This position oversees stacks management, building management and building access. A member of the library leadership team, the Access Services Librarian establishes departmental policies and procedures and with the Dean of the Library and other department heads establishes goals for the library. This promotion-track, faculty position works closely with all library departments. Duties and responsibilities are understood in reference to the terms and conditions set forth in the Library Faculty Handbook.


Working at Regis

As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.


Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:

– A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents

– Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community

– Options for flexible work

– Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break

– Medical, dental, and vision insurance


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:




• Provides innovative and collaborative leadership to the Access Services department while also fostering an environment in which the department and its members can thrive and grow. Supervises user services: staff for circulation, course reserves, interlibrary services, and stack maintenance.


• Shares responsibility with the Dean of Library and other department heads in providing vision and leadership in moving the library forward to best serve the research and scholarship needs of our diverse student base.


• Provides copyright management. Collaborates with colleagues to provide research assistance and copyright education.


• Responds, directs, and maintains a secure and safe environment for all library patrons and library personnel. Fosters and mentors excellent and inclusive customer service while assisting library users, resolving problems and responding to requests related to access services.


• Oversight of resource-sharing systems. System administrator for interlibrary loan (currently ILLiad). In coordination with other members of the department, manages upgrades, edits webpages, troubleshoots system technical issues, and ensures availability and easy access of services to library users.


• Collects and reports statistical data related to circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and stack maintenance to support decision-making both internally and externally. Coordinates ongoing departmental assessment.


• Participates in professional activities, including research, publication, and service to fulfill research and scholarship requirements for academic rank and promotion.


• As a member of the library faculty, serves on library and university-wide committees. Participates in various functions of the university to support the values and mission of Regis University.


• Serves as bibliographer and faculty liaison to teaching departments for collection development within assigned subject areas. May participate in the library instruction program.






• Master of Library Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution.


Required Experience:


• Minimum three years of professional library experience. Minimum two years of supervisory experience.


• Minimum two years of circulation and/or interlibrary loan experience; experience in both areas desirable.


• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service.


• Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills.


• Demonstrated ability to work well with a culturally diverse user population.


• Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.


• Evidence of strong attention to detail.


Preferred Experience:


• Faculty rank is decided at the time of hire commensurate with experience as a librarian at a full-time regionally accredited college or university (or its equivalent).


• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of inclusive excellence that celebrates diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives.


• Bilingual in Spanish and English


• Evidence of copyright management.




Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.


Other Requirements:


This is a ranked faculty position with a salary dependent on experience and eligibility for rank from the Library Faculty Handbook. or


Pay Rate:

$60,000 – $68,500 / annually commensurate with qualifications.


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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?” Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.


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