Create lifelong library customers by implementing library services designed for customers of all ages seeking materials and quick service. Provide advisory and reference assistance while roving the building and at stationary service points. Provide adult programming. Design engaging displays and participate in merchandising of the entire collection. Participate in community outreach and collection maintenance activities. Develop additional skills by working collaboratively across Central Library departments. Communicate effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, staff and administration.
Knowledge of publishing trends. Knowledge and experience with developing and presenting adult programming. Skill in providing reference and advisory service to all ages. Skill in eye-catching display design and merchandising of library materials. Skill in using and assisting customers with technology. Ability to thrive working in an environment with constant public contact with people from all backgrounds and age groups. Ability to demonstrate positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and a sense of humor in working with customers, coworkers and community. Ability to creatively solve problems, negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Ability to demonstrate innovation and flexibility. Ability to use technology including email, internet, databases, eMedia, social media and other software. Ability to pass a background check after the offer to hire has been made.
Experience in providing high volume, innovative library service (preferred, not required).
A Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or plans to receive one within 90 days of hire.
Please submit an application online by March 22, 2019 in order to be considered.
Although the full salary range for this position is provided, offers are typically made within the starting salary range and depend on qualifications. The City and County of Denver benefit package will be offered.
The schedule will be determined by the needs of the branch and will include evening and weekend hours.