Job is Expired Senior Librarian - Eugene Field Branch Library

The Denver Public Library / Eugene Field Branch Library

Job deadline Apply by June 15th, 2012   Job salary $22.05 to $35.18 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Background Info: Join the Children’s & Family Cluster and work collaboratively to provide services and materials to children and families. Support the Library’s strategic initiatives of providing early literacy experiences to infants through preschoolers and developing school-age readers and life-long learners.

Duties and Responsibilities: Provides leadership to the branch, cluster and system. Collaborates with a team of Senior Librarians and Managers to develop, design and implement system-wide youth services based on cluster initiatives. Promotes and nurtures pre-reading and reading skills through storytimes and outreach. Builds relationships with youth and their families to nurture curiosity and to provide homework and technology assistance. Oversees daily operations of a branch location including personnel, scheduling, collection and customer service issues. Communicates effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, staff, volunteers and administration. Works to make the library an integral part of the community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of library services for youth, including reader’s advisory, ECRR best practices and positive youth development. Skill in providing strong, passionate and compassionate leadership. Ability to recruit, select, train and motivate a dedicated and talented staff. Ability to model a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and a sense of humor. Ability to creatively solve problems, negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner. Ability to create and maintain positive staff relationships. Ability to communicate effectively with both individuals and groups. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Ability to be innovative and flexible.

Experience: Two years of post-MLS librarian experience in a public library.

Education: A Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Education: A Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 1
Professional 2 -
Library - -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Special Requirements: A background check must be passed after the offer to hire has been made. Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.

Application Requirements

Application Procedures: Submit an electronic application at or mail or bring application and resume (optional) to: Denver Public Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Applications and resumes (optional) may be faxed to (720) 865-2085. Resumes are not accepted without a completed employment application.

Additional info



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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Salary Wage Calculator $22.05 to $35.18 per hour

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

June 8th, 2012

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