Assist library patrons at public desks in the Children's and Teen department. Interview patrons by telephone or electronic media or in person responding to service requests. Locate information in assigned area using electronic databases and resources, printed library materials, the Internet, or other tools. Recommend resources for children, teens, parents, and adults for the purposes of education, information, or recreational reading. Accompany patrons to approrpriate resources and instruct/assist patrons in the use of library resources both printed and computer based. Assist patrons of all ages with their devices and technology. Help to create attractive and diverse book displays and help create a safe space for children and their grown-ups. Assist with library programs for birth-17 year olds, including regular storytimes and outreach. Experience working and serving diverse populations and the Spanish speaking population is strongly desired. Spanish-English Bilingual skills proficiency strongly desired.
Longmont is a diverse, multicultural and welcoming city, one in which it's easy for people to make connections, do business, and to thrive as part of the community. As home to many customs and cultures, it's easy for residents and visitors to find fellowship with others of similar backgrounds and to explore and join in traditions that are new or foreign. The many nonprofit, civic and cultural organizations of Longmont welcome new people to become involved, and there is opportunity to find others with whom to share almost any interest. Not only do "you belong in Longmont" if you’re looking for a welcoming hometown or business location, but "when you’re in Longmont, you belong." Longmont, Colorado, located within Boulder County, is a city with 22 square miles, more than 300 days of sunshine and a spectacular vista of the Rocky Mountains. Longmont sits at an elevation of 4,979 feet above sea level. With more than 1,500 acres of parks and open space, Longmont is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Longmont is also home to several high-tech companies and a vibrant restaurant scene. It is conveniently located 37 miles from Denver, 16 miles from Boulder and 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Two years of experience working in a public library or area related to specific assignment. Performance at this level requires advanced customer service skills, knowledge of library operations, and sufficient knowledge of early childhood literacy and childhood and adolescent development and knowledge of children's and teen literature. Spanish-English Bilingual skills proficiency strongly desired.
City of Longmont Application is required and must be received by the Human Resources Divison, 350 Kimbark St. Longmont CO 80501, no later than March 12, 2019. An online application process is available for this position at www.longmontcolorado.gov. For more information, call 303-651-8609. Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.
Direct questions to HR at 303-651-8609.
Official Job Posting and Application: https://mss.longmontcolorado.gov/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx
City of Longmont Website: https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/