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|Company||Arapahoe Library District - Centennial, CO|
|Salary||Starting at $41,885 per year|
Arapahoe Library District - Centennial, CO
Location: Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial, CO, 80121.Starting Salary: Starting at $41,885 per year, plus benefits.Hours: Full-time, exempt-level position. Ability to work evenings and weekends required.Role:Assists patrons with advanced search needs and develops library programs and services for all patrons.
Major Duties and Responsibilities: 60% ADVANCED SEARCH ASSISTANCE - Conducts patron interviews, employs search strategies, provides advanced reference and reader's advisory services, mentors staff, and recommends resources in order to satisfy patron requests of an advanced nature.40% PROGRAM SERVICE DEVELOPMENT - As assigned, researches, recommends and implements program and service initiatives, including but not limited to, assisting patrons with technology, community outreach, Web content, collections, merchandising, volunteers, public programs, and computer training in order to develop system-wide programs and services for Library Services.Expectations:1. CUSTOMER RELATIONS Outstanding and personalized customer service.2.
ADVANCED SEARCH ASSISTANCE - Effective assistance for patrons with advanced search needs.3. PROGRAM SERVICE DEVELOPMENT - Effective development of programs and services.Qualifications:Two years to five years of similar or related experience, preferred.Master's Degree in Library Science, preferred.Advanced technology skills, including advanced assessment scores for Windows,Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Millennium, required.Ability to travel to other work/library locations, as needed, required.Ability to be mobile 100% of the time and sit as needed; ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push a loaded wheeled book truck weighing up to 100 pounds, 10% of the time, required.Ability to work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends, required.Committed to provide outstanding and personalized customer service to patrons, coworkers and customers.Ability to demonstrate knowledge of library and information science theory, information creation, organization, and delivery as it applies to the Arapahoe Library District.Ability to exhibit leadership skills including critical thinking, active listening, risk taking, and creativity, regardless of position within the organization structure.Ability to exhibit an understanding of the importance of a multidisciplinary and cross-functional approach to programs and projects within the organization.Ability to monitor and implement changes in technology and information systems while continually developing skills in using technological tools.Ability to communicate openly, directly, clearly and respectfully with customers and colleagues to advance the interests of the library.Ability to comfortably present information in a clear and engaging manner in dealing with customers and colleagues one-on-one or in groups, in formal and informal settings.Ability to focus on the customer, show integrity, be inclusive, enjoy learning and have fun.Ability to exercise confidence and excitement in the vast technological and online resources the Library District has available.