Adult Services Librarian

Montrose Regional Library District / Montrose

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $16.97 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

The Montrose Regional Library District is seeking applicants for the position of Adult Services Librarian. This is a full-time position that includes evening and weekend hours. The starting salary for this position is $16.97/hr. Under general direction, the Adult Services Librarian performs a wide range of professional tasks related to the operation of the Adult Services department, with primary focus on adult reference and readers’ advisory; technology training and assistance; collection management; adult programming and outreach services; and teen and adult summer reading program planning and delivery. Facility with Spanish language is desirable.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • One year experience working as a library professional–public library service preferred

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. If interested, please direct a resume and a letter of interest to Lindsay Beckman, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. 2nd St, Montrose CO 81401, or email your application to lbeckman@montroselibrary.org.

Description of Community

Montrose is the home to 20,000 residents on the Western Slope of Colorado. Our town serves as the county seat and is situated on 18 square miles at the junction of highways 50 and 550, with the library itself centrally located in the bustling downtown. Our close-knit community is rapidly growing, both in population and industry, and is comprised of a large community of native Spanish speakers. If outdoor recreation is your passion, Montrose is a fantastic home base to the San Juan Mountains, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Grand Mesa, and the Uncompahgre Plateau--all within an hour's drive.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional 1 -
Library - -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Preferred

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

One year experience working as a library professional is required–public library service preferred.

Application Requirements

Please direct a resume and a letter of interest to:

Lindsay Beckman

Montrose Regional Library

320 S. 2nd St.

Montrose, CO 81401,

or email your application to lbeckman@montroselibrary.org.

HR Contact Information

Lindsay Beckman

Head of Adult Services

lbeckman@montroselibrary.org

970-964-2558

Links

Montrose Regional Library District Job Openings: http://www.montroselibrary.org/job-opening-adult-services-librarian

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $16.97 per hour

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

March 11th, 2019

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