Deputy Director

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Health Science Library Deputy Director
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus seeks a Deputy Director to work in the Health Science Library at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.
A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Ready CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.
The Deputy Director functions with a high degree of independence in managing the routine operation of the library. This position serves as the top level administrative officer under the Director and is involved in library-wide planning, budgeting and staffing decisions. The Deputy Director represents the library in the Director's absence and in delegated tasks that include individuals from outside the library.
The Deputy Director functions under the general supervision and direction of the library Director.
All library departments, excluding Library Administration, report to the Deputy Director.
Health Sciences Library faculty members serve as non-tenure track faculty. The Deputy Director is appointed at the assistant or associate professor level.
+ Responsible for personnel management for both faculty and support staff, including recruitment, selection, supervision, evaluation and staff development. Administrative staff support these personnel duties.
+ Maintains administrative liaison with library department heads and coordinates library operations. Sets priorities and allocates staff in accordance with library strategic plan and daily exigencies. Works with faculty and staff to ensure that department goals and objectives are attained.
+ Coordinates planning, implementation and operation of automated systems in the library.
+ Represents the library on campus, system-wide and at extramural levels, in order to advance the strategic vision of the library.
+ Advises the Director in the development of policies and practices.
+ Participates in the overall planning for enhancement of library programs and promotes attainment of service excellence.
+ Coordinates library committees and oversees emergency preparedness for the library.
+ Promotes the attainment of a diverse library faculty and staff and supports a diverse and culturally sensitive working environment.
The Deputy Director assumes responsibility for designing and implementing a personal plan for continuing professional development, and actively contributes to the development of health sciences librarianship through service to the profession and through publication.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
+ Knowledge of information management issues.
+ Awareness of current trends and issues in academic library services and higher education in general.
+ Knowledge of general operations of all functions of a library and expertise in at least one department or subject area.
+ Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
+ Excellent leadership and management skills.
+ Effective and culturally sensitive personnel management skills.
+ Well versed in technology trends and experience in coordinating the translation of trends to applications in the library setting.
+ Experience in motivating, team building, and fostering a collegial and collaborative working environment.
+ Ability to serve as an effective advocate for the library in its educational and outreach mission.
+ Strong service expectations, flexibility and high comfort levels with change and ambiguity.
+ Ability to plan and implement complex projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
+ Masters degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
+ Seven years professional experience in an academic health sciences center or large academic library.
+ At least three years of the required experience must include supervisory, planning and budgeting experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Demonstrated ability to improve and implement new services for library users.
+ Evidence of personal involvement in and service to the library profession.
+ Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is $90,000-$110,000. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.
The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 8/31/2016. Those who do not apply by 8/31/2016 may or may not be considered. Questions should be directed to
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically atCU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 05780
When applying, applicants must include:
+ A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
+ A current Resume/CV
+ The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.
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