Job is Expired Librarian

Aurora Public Library / Central Library

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $21.06 to $29.42 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Department Information
The Library and Cultural Services Departments vision is to empower an environment of lifelong learning and cultural enrichment by stimulating learning and literacy, inspiring creativity, and integrating arts, culture and history into the lives of Aurorans.  We have two divisions within the department: Library and Cultural Services, both offering a variety of free programs and services to the community.

Library Services

  • 6 locations
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, magazines
  • Database and language learning programs
  • Public computers
  • Study space
  • Retirement centers and community events and programs or activities for all ages


Cultural Services

  • Aurora History Museum
  • Aurora Fox Theater
  • Bicentennial Arts Center
  • The Show Wagon
  • Art in Public Places collection (over 240 commissioned pieces around the city)

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing high level reference searches and other customer service support
  • Planning and developing programs/classes and outreach efforts
  • COHS (Career Online High School) Program Coordinator
  • Instructing customers on library resources usage
  • Providing professional oversight and coverage of other functional areas
  • Based upon assignment, incumbents may serve as a lead workers making work assignments and monitoring work completion
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Master's Degree in library science


Experience:  

  • 6 months of library experience


Education Equivalency: Relevant professional level experience may be substituted for the education requirements on a year for year basis. 

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Light physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 30 pounds
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment
  • Vision for reading and interpreting reports and data analysis and preparation
  • Frequent speech communication, hearing and listening to maintain communication with employees and citizens
  • Considerable walking and standing; frequent pushing, pulling, and climbing

 
Work Environment

  • Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment; occasionally works nights and weekend

  
Equipment Used

  • Frequently uses standard office equipment including computer, calculator, multi-line telephones, and copy/fax machines
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment

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For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
            
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
                                         
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
 
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

 

 

Description of Community

Once a budding frontier town of farmers and ranchers just east of the state's capital, Aurora is Colorado's third largest city with a diverse population of more than 366,000. From agricultural outpost to military bastion, Aurora established its foundation as a driving force in the west.

Just minutes away from Denver International Airport, Aurora is home to a vibrant business environment, including major industries such as aerospace and defense, renewable energy, bioscience and health care, and transportation and logistics. Businesses large and small are welcomed and nurtured.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Education Equivalency: Relevant professional level experience may be substituted for the education requirements on a year for year basis. 

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

6 months of library experience

Application Requirements

Please apply for this position at the City of Aurora job page: https://jobs.auroragov.org/librarian/job/9347163. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

HR Contact Information

If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Links

City of Aurora Career page: https://jobs.auroragov.org/librarian/job/9347163

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $21.06 to $29.42 per hour

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

August 31st, 2018

Number of Views

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