BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION: It is the mission of the Pikes Peak Library District to seek, engage, and transform lives through library services and resources that enrich individual lives and build community. This position will provide reference services, assist patrons with online searches, community referrals, promote the library, support the Teens Services program for the District, provide booktalks and resource classes in schools, develop programs in our MakerSpace, and more! This position operates in a diverse environment to help fulfill PPLD’s mission by providing reference service to the public using a comprehensive knowledge of Library Science, PPLD collections, electronic databases, current technologies, and community resources.
Colorado Springs, located at the foot of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain, is a diverse community with excellent opportunities for education, culture, outdoor activities and offers great weather averaging 245 days of sunshine annually. It is the mission of the Pikes Peak Library District to seek, engage, and transform through library services and resources that enrich individual lives and build community.
Please complete the application at PPLD.org/jobs
Requires an essay response: In order to be considered as a qualified applicant for this position, you must write and submit a typed and double-spaced essay (300 - 350 words) in response to the following question:
“How can teen services utilize MakerSpaces to seek, engage, and transform the lives of teens?”
Applications that are submitted without the above requested essay will not be considered for this position. Please attach your essay to your PPLD online job application form using the format extensions listed in procedures for application above. You may include a resume and/or cover letter if you wish.
PPLD Human Resource @ 719-884-9800 x6994
POSITION HOURS: 40 hours each week per the following current work schedule:
Monday 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
every third Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
approximately 9 Sundays per year 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Note: Regular schedule may be subject to minor changes due to required meetings, training events, etc. Also, management may require modifications to a position’s schedule, days, times and locations at any time as the needs of the Library District change.
Job Details and Application Procedure: http://PPLD.org/Jobs