BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION: Seeking a friendly, courteous and dynamic professional to join Pikes Peak Library District in its mission of informing, empowering, inspiring and entertaining through library services and resources that enrich individual lives and build community. This position operates in a diverse environment to help fulfill the library’s mission by providing general information and assistance to the public and participating in a wide range of support activities for Adult Services.
• Works on the public desks approximately 20+hours per week providing reference services to walk-ins, over the phone, via email and instant messaging
• Assists and instructs patrons through material and on-line searches, computer software applications, reference/in-depth research, community referrals, and outside sources/collections.
• Provides in-depth assistance and information about the library’s resources and services.
• Manages the print and on-line (i.e. WestLaw) law collection.
• Responsible for monitoring law material budget.
• Teaches on-line and print law resources to PPLD staff as well as the public, including attorneys. Coordinates training opportunities for staff and patrons using guest instructors.
• Teaches general computer classes including MS office to the public.
• Serves as a liaison with community groups and provides outreach to communicate services and programs.
• Searches a variety of print and on-line reference sources.
• Provides readers’ advisory services.
• Promotes library services through outreach activities as well as programs, tours, demonstrations, talks and displays.
• Maintains confidentiality in all patron and staff interactions.
• Serves as the “Librarian in Charge” in the absence of the Adult Services Manager.
• Uses computers, printers, TTD, fax, and other general office equipment.
• Provides support and direction for other Adult Services staff who file updates in law collection.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Library Science (LMS) or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) with a demonstrated interest (i.e., coursework, training, professional experience) in business.
Requires a written essay. In order to be considered as a qualified applicant for this position, you must write and submit two typed and double-spaced essay (up to 250 words each), in response to the following topics:
“What constitutes good customer service and how do you excel at doing so?”
“How will you ensure the success of the law collection to our diverse community?”
Applications submitted without the required essay will NOT be considered.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All selected candidates…
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Preference will be given to applications recieved by July 6, 2014