Job Summary: This position performs all public facing duties including but not limited to circulation, reference, and outreach to staff, Gardens members and others. Circulation duties include, but are not limited to, check-in and check-out of materials and managing patron records. The Librarian provides reference in gardening, science, related topics and on the Gardens generally. This position is responsible for opening and closing the library, training and supervising volunteers, and maintaining library services for all audiences.
Career Type: Part-time
Qualifications/ Experience: Prior knowledge and previous experience is required, including at least one years’ related experience or progress towards a Library Science degree; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills are required. Must be able to maintain accurate records, files and schedules. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows based systems and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and the ability to learn needed software & databases is required. Experience operating library system software is desirable. Knowledge of horticultural, botanical, and gardening topics is desirable but not required. Candidates who are willing to learn on the job and grow with the position are encouraged to apply.
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This position will work Saturday - Tuesday, approximately 7 hours each day
Benefits: Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA) ; a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.
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