Employment

Faculty & Staff Positions

Library Assessment Research Analyst

The Colorado State University Libraries welcomes applications for the Library Assessment Research Analyst position. We invite you to join a dynamic, future-oriented library team that is interested in using data to make better decisions and share our story with the campus. The individual in this position will coordinate and conduct assessment activities across library units and participate in initiatives that measure and communicate the libraries’ effectiveness, impact, and value to internal and external constituents. The Library Assessment Research Analyst will be skilled at conducting qualitative and quantitative analyses and can translate findings into clear language that creates compelling narratives. This individual will work with employees throughout the library to identify data needs, use data to analyze systems and services in support of the libraries’ mission and goals, and build a culture of assessment within the organization.

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Applications will be accepted through 7/1/2024. 

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Developer and Systems Administrator

The Developer and Systems Administrator will join others in the same role to enhance and create innovative systems and technology solutions for CSU Libraries. This role combines traditional software development and systems administration work to develop and manage applications, administer virtual servers and storage, create integrations with external data sources, and manage the Libraries’ web presence. The person in this role is encouraged to collaborate with colleagues across the Libraries, the university, and the field by leading projects, taking advantage of professional development opportunities and participating in Library wide task forces. CSU Libraries supports flexible work including in-person, hybrid and/or fully remote options for this position.

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CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

CSU Libraries Culture, Hiring Processes & Benefits

Attracting, hiring and retaining exceptional people is critically important for the Libraries’ success and our users’. We strive to create transparency and enhance inclusivity in our hiring practices by sharing information with potential candidates about our culture, hiring processes and benefits. 

Student Positions

All positions for student employees appear on RAMWeb under the Student Employment link. Most hiring usually happens in August and September, but positions are posted throughout the year.

Internship and Practicum Positions

The Libraries is committed to its employee workforce and professional standards in librarianship. We routinely hire paid interns from both the CSU community and MLS/MLIS degree-seeking students from other universities.

Internships

All internships at the CSU Libraries are paid. We don’t hire for unpaid internships, even when course credit is assigned, due to the role of unpaid internship positions in deepening inequities in the workforce. Student internships are posted on CSU’s student job site, Handshake.

Practicums

If you’re a student looking for practicum experience, contact the Libraries’ Human Resources Department at Library_Human_Resources@colostate.edu. Available positions are posted on CSU’s student job site, Handshake, or CSU’s professional job site. We may not have practicum opportunities available every semester. Practicum students are responsible for preparing a proposal for work and how it fulfills both the student’s educational goals and the Libraries’ mission. The completion and evaluation of a practicum is a collaboration among a student, their faculty advisor and their library supervisor.

Volunteer Positions

The Libraries doesn’t have a volunteer program because we prioritize hiring student employees. We value Service as a Principle of Community and encourage community members interested in volunteering to explore the many opportunities at CSU and in the Fort Collins area.

Equity & Social Justice at the Libraries

At the CSU Libraries, we are reflecting on our role in creating an equitable and just society and how we can help dismantle systems of oppression present in our profession, our libraries and on our campus.

Learn more about our ongoing work toward equity and social justice.

Contact

Questions? Contact the Libraries’ Human Resources staff at Library_Human_Resources@colostate.edu.

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