Job is Expired Library Services Manager

Rampart Library District

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Library Director, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and promoting library services. It is an opportunity to make a real difference in a smaller community. If you are flexible, are not afraid of change and challenges and want to explore new ideas, this is the position for you.

Examples of Duties

  • Responsible for reference, readers' advisory and adult services, programs and outreach
  • Lead volunteer program; develop Friends group
  • Anticipate trends that will impact libraries, recommend thoughtful change to help the District stay relevant, be part of library innovation, planning and management
  • Provide technology, e-resource, computer assistance and staff training; teach computer classes, Book a Librarian
  • Develop materials for promoting the library, library materials and programs; work with local newspapers and community calendars
  • Handle day to day operations
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of library collections

Description of Community

Rampart Library District serves the communities of the RE-2 School District in Teller County, specifically Woodland Park, Divide, Florissant as well as unincorporated areas, a population of about 18,000. Patrons are frequently from bordering areas in Park County, Douglas County, El Paso County and the rest of Teller County. The main library is located in Woodland Park and is a gathering place for the residents and is actually the reason why some have relocated or retired to the “City Above the Clouds”. Rampart Library District has a branch library in Florissant about 15 miles to the west of Woodland Park.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 1 -
Professional 3 -
Library 3 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to supervise and direct the work of others
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, maintain flexibility, deal with difficult patrons and situations, have a positive attitude, sense of humor and a "whatever it takes" work ethic
  • Strong computer skills, extensive experience in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint, ILS, troubleshooting problems, WordPress and Sierra experience a plus
  • Physical Requirements: Hearing and vision corrected to normal ranges. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and push a loaded book cart. Ability to bend, squat, kneel and reach between floor level and approximately 7 feet using a stepstool as needed.

Application Requirements

Access the application on our website,

HR Contact Information

Anne Knowles District Director 719-687-9281 ext. 101

Additional info

Salary is commensurate with experience

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified


Not specified

Hours per week







Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

June 23rd, 2014

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