Job is Expired Assistant Librarian

City of Lafayette / 775 W Baseline Rd

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $16.00 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

What you love: • The energy and enthusiasm of a library buzzing with children and families in creative play • Engaging a diverse community • Planning and presenting story times and other programs for all ages (this means singing silly songs and being playful in front of a crowd or collaborating to create activities and events that meet the needs and interests of tweens, teens and adults.) • Collaborating with colleagues and community members • Providing excellent customer service • Creative problem solving • New and ever changing opportunities to provide service inside the library and beyond
What you know: • Library principles, trends, and services • Child and adolescent development • Early literacy principles and initiatives • Digital literacy • Reader's advisory tools and resources • Collection development resources and practices • How to organize and prioritize tasks •  Experience in planning programs and special events• Spanish language skills, strongly preferred
What you'll do: • Coordinate the weekly Reading Buddies literacy enrichment program • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of other library programs and events • Participate in the public service desk rotation, (some nights and weekends required) • Participate in work committees and teams with responsiveness, courtesy, and tact

Description of Community

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.

Required Education

  • Some College

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

HR Contact Information

Complete City of Lafayette application prior to application deadline


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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary Wage Calculator $16.00 per hour

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Date Posted

April 19th, 2018

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