Under the supervision of the Collection Manager, this professional librarian I level position will participate in the development and maintenance of the library’s local history collection, supports and implements special programs/events and provides customer service at the library’s public service points.
Lafayette's panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains inspires our view into the future. We value our heritage, our unique neighborhoods, a vibrant economy, and active lifestyles. We envision a future that mixes small town livability with balanced growth and superior City services.
KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of basic library principles, trends, functions, and procedures and knowledge and understanding of issues and requirements of the specific library program assigned.
SKILL: Excellent customer service skills; management skills including project management skills. Skill in using technology and offering assistance to users.
ABILITY: Creatively solve problems, negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; work with diverse groups of customers and volunteers of all ages; create and maintain positive staff relationships; lead effectively by example, inspire staff, and promote enthusiastic teamwork; demonstrate positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor in working with customers, coworkers, and the community; multi-task and set priorities; demonstrate innovation and flexibility; work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends.
TRAINING: Bachelor's degree required. Master's Degree in Library Science preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Three years previous work experience in a library setting (public library experience preferred) or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides evidence the applicant possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the jobs.