Job is Expired Lead Reference Librarian

Pueblo City-County Library District / Rawlings Library

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $36,088.00 to $48,534.00 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Pueblo City County Library District is seeking a Lead Reference Librarian to join the Reference & Reader’s Advisory team at the Rawlings Library. The ideal candidate is a librarian who takes pleasure in working with people, is passionate about eliciting the customers’ needs through interview processes and techniques, and provides proactive customer service by locating materials, resources and services at the library and in the community. The position also supports the Supervising Librarian by coordinating staffing needs and by providing backup supervision.
The Lead Reference Librarian assists customers with their library needs. Provides quick reference, detailed research and reader’s advisory assistance. Uses information resources in a variety of formats including print, electronic, digital, audio/visual, database and internet resources.

- Assists customers by providing information about library resources and teaches customers how to use them.
- Provides back up supervision including directing work assignments, scheduling and addressing staff issues.
- Coordinates volunteers, oversees their assignments and approves volunteer time sheets.
- Advises the Collections Development Department on needs of the library collections of adult books, magazines, audio-visual, database and e-downloadable materials.
- Publicizes library events and materials through displays, bibliographies, brochures, through coordination with the Community Relations Department.
- Provides training to Library staff.
- Assists R&RA staff with difficult requests and acts as a Lead go to person for staff.
- Resolves customer issues and communicates library policies and procedures to customers.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 1
Professional - 1
Library 3 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Preferred

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Knowledge of Sirsi preferred.
Reference experience preferred.

Application Requirements

Submit a completed application (found on our website at a letter of interest and resume to:
100 E. Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004
Fax: 719-562-5609

HR Contact Information

Sara Rose, Director of Human Resources 719-562-5632 or
Jennifer Martin, HR Assistant 719-562-5653



Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $36,088.00 to $48,534.00 per year

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Date Posted

July 20th, 2012

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