University of Colorado Boulder Libraries

Job Announcement

Continuing Resources and General Description Specialist


Requisition Number: 43021

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type: University Staff

Schedule: Full-Time


Apply by October 3, 2022

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Job Summary

The University Libraries encourage applications for a Continuing Resources and General Description Specialist! This position supports the discovery of Libraries collections through description of materials in multiple formats and by contributing to Team and Chapter projects. Primary responsibilities include cataloging serial publications in all languages and formats, including international, foreign, federal, and state documents, monographic series, and classed-together analyzed series; solving serials cataloging problems and performing routine maintenance and improvement of serials catalog records and monographic analytic records in both OCLC and the local catalog; and creating and editing item and check-in/holdings records for serials and item records for monographic sets and series. This position also performs original and sophisticated copy cataloging in various formats and subject fields in accordance with team needs.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Who We Are




Our values define our interactions within the Libraries and radiate outwardly. This means that we develop a culture that compassionately and authentically embodies our values in all aspects of our work.

Diversity Statement

We affirm diversity and inclusive excellence to be vitally integral to the Libraries’ mission and vision. We strive to model this in recruitment and retention, building collections, and offering services and spaces to develop a receptive social, intellectual, and physical environment for all. Learn more about our dedication to diversity and inclusivity.


What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Continuing Resources Cataloging and Maintenance

Other Cataloging Duties

Batch Loading

Problem Solving and Communication


Professional Development/Service

What You Should Know


What We Can Offer



The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.


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What We Require


What You Will Need


What We Would Like You To Have


Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by October 3, 2022 for consideration.

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Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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