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We are hiring at the Health Sciences Library!  Please share with others that might be interested – thanks!

- Melissa

Melissa De Santis, M.L.I.S., AHIP
Health Sciences Library
Univ of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
(303) 724-1748
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Deputy Director
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus’ Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks a strategic leader with a passion for service excellence, people, planning, and budgets. This position serves as the top level administrative officer under the Director and is involved in library-wide planning, budgeting, and staffing decisions that lead to the attainment and stimulation of a diverse library faculty and staff to support a culturally sensitive working environment.  The HSL provides a highly collaborative, welcoming and technologically progressive space for the faculty, staff and students of the Anschutz Medical Campus.

The Anschutz Medical Campus is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains and is part of the Denver-metro area, which is consistently ranked as one of the best urban areas to live.  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, 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. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here<>.

Major Responsibilities:
Responsible for personnel management for both faculty and support staff, including recruitment, selection, supervision, evaluation and staff development.

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.

Professional Development:
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.

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.

$90,000-$110,000 per year

For a Full Description of the Deputy Director position, go to

Application Materials Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by August 31st, 2016.  Applications are only accepted electronically at

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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