The University Libraries at the University of Denver - comprised of the Main Library at the Anderson Academic Commons, a remote storage facility called the Hampden Center (HC), and the Bonfils Stanton Music Library in the Newman Center - is a highly collaborative organization that serves a diverse population ranging from our students, staff, and faculty to public and other academic patrons from the surrounding region. The Hampden Center is a warehouse that houses materials, not a branch-library capable of providing in-person customer service. The hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8am -4pm. The University Libraries at the University of Denver are central to discovery and creative interaction among students and faculty, and provide collections, services, personnel, and systems that support the teaching and research programs of the University. The institution is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations, this exempt level position will supervise the materials handling department at the University of Denvers Hampden Center, and assists with monitoring daily building activity. This position will train and supervise non-appointed staff. This position will require a great deal of flexibility, project management, and creativity; will be responsible for the daily operations of the Hampden Center: managing incoming and outgoing stored materials, supervising the scanning of Reserves and ILL requests, providing rapid retrieval of the collection, transportation to and from the Hampden Center and the University of Denver campus, communicating with storing partners, managing the ULA Amazon storefront - sales and donation pickups, tracking the space use and future growth of the HC, and insuring continuity of workflow which will provide staff and patrons the necessary materials they require. The position monitors and assists with responding to security related issues during non-operational hours, including nights and weekends.
This position will be based at the Hampden Center in Lakewood, Colorado.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library staff, users, including University Faculty.
- Demonstrated organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to follow established procedures.
- Experience performing detailed work in an automated system
- Ability to prioritize and work under pressure.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously is required.
- Previous library or materials management.
- Experience with Library Systems, such as Ex Libris Alma and/or RE:Discovery.
- Working knowledge of LC classification schemes and subject headings.
- Supervisory experience.
- Prior project management experience.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, June 21st , 2021.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 6.
The salary range for this position is $36,000 - $46,000.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
Please include the following documents with your application:
2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.