Job is Expired Head Librarian

Denver Botanic Gardens / Denver, Co

Job deadline Apply by January 15th, 2014   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Provides vision and leadership for the Helen Fowler Library by acting on own initiative and direction to manage all library aspects to ensure the advancement of the Library and Denver Botanic Gardens. This includes community relations, audience development, staff supervision; materials acquisition; resource management; technical services; reference services and circulation, including interlibrary loan (ILL); archival collections; and rare book/special collections care.

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Master's degree in library science (MLS/MLIS), preferably from an ALA-accredited program; minimum of two years supervisory experience and four years related experience and/or training. Must have experience with all aspects of library services including staff supervision, budget and project management, on-line library tools, reference, acquisitions, patron services, and staff/volunteer training. Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and knowledge of advancements in library technology, including best practices for digitization and other electronic modes of sharing holdings and information. Knowledge of horticultural and/or botanical subjects preferred; acquaintance with CBHL a plus. Experience working in archives or a Certified Archivist designation preferred. Familiarity with book publishing desired. Working knowledge of IBM compatible computers and Microsoft Office software.Master's degree in library science (MLS/MLIS), preferably from an ALA-accredited program; minimum of two years supervisory experience and four years related experience and/or training. Must have experience with all aspects of library services including staff supervision, budget and project management, on-line library tools, reference, acquisitions, patron services, and staff/volunteer training. Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and knowledge of advancements in library technology, including best practices for digitization and other electronic modes of sharing holdings and information. Knowledge of horticultural and/or botanical subjects preferred; acquaintance with CBHL a plus. Experience working in archives or a Certified Archivist designation preferred. Familiarity with book publishing desired. Working knowledge of IBM compatible computers and Microsoft Office software.

Application Requirements

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver CO 80206, or e-mail your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Preferred

Salary

Not specified

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

December 2nd, 2013

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