Job is Expired Library Technician (Cataloger; Public Computer Lab Assistant)

City of Longmont

Job deadline Apply by September 2nd, 2014   Job salary $17.23 to $20.68 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

As the subtitle of this position implies we are looking for a candidate with an interesting combination of skills.  The knowledge, ability, tact and desire to work with all types of patrons in our adult computer lab (approximately 10 hours/week) AND catalog materials for our collection (approximately 30 hours/week).  Can you embrace RDA and the masses?  This could be the job for you...   

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (as formally presented in HR-ese):  Provide support to library catalogers by cataloging and processing both print and non-print library materials.  Copy-cataloging as well as some original cataloging may be required.   Serve at the public reference desk (adult computer lab), interview patrons by telephone or in person.  Locate information in assigned area using computerized databases and library tools.

Description of Community

Longmont, Colorado, located in Boulder County, has 22 square miles, over 300 days of sunshine, and a spectacular view of the Rocky Mountains. Longmont sits at an elevation of 4,979 feet above sea level. With over 1,500 acres of parks and open space, Longmont is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Longmont also is home to several high-tech companies and a vibrant restaurant scene. It is conveniently located 37 miles from Denver, 16 miles from Boulder, and 30 miles from the scenic Trail Ridge Road. Longmont was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States twice - once in 2006 and again in 2008. The Top 100 Best Places to Live as designated by Money Magazine, searches for small livable cities that had the best possible blend of good jobs, low crime, quality schools, plenty of open space, rational home prices and lots to do.

Required Education

  • Associate's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional - -
Library 2 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Preferred

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Two years of clerical and/or technical experience in a public library or area related to specific assignment.  Knowledge of digital bibliographic records (MARC format) and integrated library systems required.  Experience with the Horizon ILS preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency desirable.  Ability to provide assistance and deal courteously and tactfully with library staff and patrons.

Application Requirements

 CITY APPLICATION (required) must be received by the Human Resources Division, 350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO 80501, no later than 5:00 pm, Mountain Standard Time, on September 2, 2014. An on-line application process is available for this position on our website at

HR Contact Information

For more information call the City of Longmont's Human Resources Department at (303) 651-8609.


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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary Wage Calculator $17.23 to $20.68 per hour

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Date Posted

August 19th, 2014

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