Job is Expired Assistant Library Director

Dolores Public Library District / Dolores, Colorado

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

You are the motivator, coordinator and supervisor of day-to-day operations and functions of the library. You assist the director with record keeping and preparation of all required reports and grants, and participate in formulation of policies and development of procedures related to the operation of the library. You must have excellent customer service skills. You will interpret policy and explain procedure to the public.

You encourage staff to jump on board with new library trends, issues and technology through enthusiasm and example in educating, introducing and training. You will promote and market new trends and services of the library.

You possess strong computer and technical skills; and with these skills you have a wonderful opportunity to assist members of the community with the introduction and training of new equipment, devices and/or gadgets acquired through a current publicized technology grant and any future acquisitions.

Description of Community

The Dolores Public Library is located on the banks of the Dolores River which flows through the town of Dolores, Colorado in the Four Corners region where the mountains meet the desert, and close to many national parks, monuments and forest. Dolores is a small town with a large community spirit located in Montezuma County (approx.950 town pop, 30,000 county pop.)Not only do we have the Dolores River flowing through town, but McPhee, the second largest reservoir in the state sits at our front door. Our school system is one of the highest rated in the state. The area offers many advantages to nature enthusiasts, civic and service-minded individuals, families, land and animal owners and outdoor recreationists---biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing, kayaking and boating.

The Dolores Public Library serves the public: residents of the area, seasonal homeowners, tourists, regular visitors, and many, many more. Our doors are open to every citizen.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

public administrative experience preferred
experience with marketing and/or personnel management desired.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 3
Professional - 3
Library - 3

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Excellent customer service skills
Ability to establish efficient, realistic plans that clearly convey the mission and philosophy of the library and ability to develop or demonstrate the necessary supervisory, decision-making, leadership, team-building, strategic, conflict resolution and marketing skills

Application Requirements

Please submit a cover letter, contact list of 3 professional references, and resume (in PDF format) to Carole Arnold, Director at
the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date is January, 2013.

For full copy of job description please contact Carole through above email or
phone: 970 882 4127, cell 970 759 under construction. New site should have job description when it goes live

Additional info

The library has a 7 member governing board; it is a fairly new board. The board and director have been working on a new plan and a planning committee has been working hard on new job descriptions, planning for more benefits for full time employees as well as part time. At the present time the board puts $200 a month in to an HRA account to be used for medical. This should increase for full time next year and the board has a strong commitment to develop the benefits next year.

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 per year

Hours per week

more hours will be required at times.






Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

October 16th, 2012

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