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Description **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Boulder Librariesinvites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for theposition of Romance Languages Librarian. The Romance Languages Librarian willfulfill liaison duties creatively and strategically in order to enhance studentlearning, faculty research excellence, and emerging scholarly practices withinthe Departments of French and Italian, Spanish and Portuguese (which includesCatalan and Gallego), and the Anderson Language Technology Center. The RomanceLanguages Librarian will be situated in the Librariesu2019 Arts & Humanitiesdepartment, which values critical, reflective, and student-centered teaching,research assistance, and outreach. Significant parts of the responsibilities ofthis tenure-track position are research/creative work and service, in keepingwith the tenure standards of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Boulder. Appointment and Salary: Successful candidateswill be appointed as full-time (12 month), tenure-stream faculty members. Rank will depend upon professionalexperience. Salary will be commensurate with experience and consistent with ARLaverages for similar positions. Benefits include 22 working days of vacation,ten paid holidays, liberal sick leave, university group health care plans,group life insurance, TIAA-CREF administered retirement/annuity, and supportfor scholarly/professional activities. Tenured librarians are eligible forsabbatical leave. Application Process: Review ofapplications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.It is recommended that applications be submitted by June 27, 2018, in order to receive full consideration. Application must be made online at (posting 13806) and must include aletter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position;CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, email, and telephone numbers ofthree references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator,at ****. The fullposition description can be viewed at . The University ofColorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building andretaining a diverse workforce to offer students richly varied disciplines,perspectives, and ways of developing and learning. We encourage applicationsfrom women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, andveterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request forindividuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at ****. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meeteligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time theappointment is scheduled to begin. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Boulder iscommitted to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. Toachieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all finalapplicants being considered for employment. Background investigations includereference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, afinancial and/or motor vehicle history. About the University and Libraries: As the flagshipUniversity of a multi-campus system in the State of Colorado, CU Boulder is adynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the mostbeautiful college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutionsbelonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)u2014and theonly member in the Rocky Mountain regionu2014we have a proud tradition of academicexcellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigiousacademic academies. CU-Boulder hasblossomed in size and quality since we opened our doors in 1877u2014attractingsuperb faculty, staff, and students and building strong programs in thesciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, andmany other disciplines. Today, with oursights set on becoming the standard for the great comprehensive public researchuniversities of the new century, we strive to serve the people of Colorado andto engage with the world through excellence in our teaching, research, creativework, and service. The UniversityLibraries faculty and staff are diverse, talented, and passionate people whoshare this vision and mission. Librarians participate at all levels of the campus and hold full facultystatus and rank. The Libraries, a memberof the Association of Research Libraries, holds the largest collection in theRocky Mountain region with over 12 million books, periodicals, governmentpublications, audiovisual materials, microforms, maps, manuscripts, papers andcomputer-based resources. The Libraries faculty and staff collaborateinternally, with colleagues beyond the campus, and with our clients to advanceinformation literacy, intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, the disciplinarygrowth of information, and the amplification of knowledge. About Boulder, Colorado: Boulder and the surrounding area is known as one ofthe best places to live because of its spectacular setting, acres of openspace, and vibrant atmosphere. At 5,430feet above sea level, acres of vast open space entwine into Boulder's cityscapenestled into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Home to approximately 90,000residents, Boulder has a mild, dry climate with more than 300 days of sunshineper year. Boulder offers activities for every interest. Over 80 miles of pedestrian and bike paths,as well as a convenient bus system, provide transportation around town and tothe Denver metropolitan area. Photographers, music lovers, rock climbers,Olympians, artists, and others are drawn to this great city because of itsscenic beauty, vibrant culture, and fabulous amenities. Boulder is just threehours from 11 ski resorts, 40 minutes from Denver, and moments from 43,000acres of open space and trails.u00a0 Qualifications Requirements: Please address each of these qualifications in your application materials: Demonstrated ability to advocate for and cultivate an environment that supports diversity, respect, and inclusion. Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent. Commitment to critical, highly responsive practices in teaching and learning. Understanding of the information needs of researchers studying Romance languages, literatures, and cultures. Commitment to innovative, inclusive, and user-centered library services. Knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends within higher education, especially in Romance languages disciplines. Reading knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Spanish, French, Italian, or Portuguese. Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to contribute effectively and respectfully with colleagues on collaborative projects. Potential for research, scholarly work, and professional service. Desirable Qualifications: Advanced degree in a relevant field (such as Spanish, French, Latin American studies, etc). Experience providing reference and/or instructional services related to Romance languages and/or area studies. Experience in an academic or research library. Experience with grant writing or fundraising. Experience participating in collection development in world languages, in an academic or research library. Experience developing innovative learning opportunities to enhance research and/or teaching. Experience engaging in collaborative projects and programs at the local, regional, national, and/or international level. Strong knowledge and ability in multiple Romance languages (especially Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, or Catalan): fluency in one or more of these languages, and reading knowledge in two or more. Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of ReferencesApplication Materials Instructions:Application 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. Please name application materials as follows: First-Last-CL-13806First-Last-CV-13806 (Please also check the Resume box for this document.)First-Last-Ref-13806

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