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Assistant Manager, Teens

City of Loveland

Loveland, Colorado

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 31st, 2021

Wages

$22.07 to $27.02 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Loveland, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Preferred

Minimum Education

Some College

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Required

Type of Library

Public

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Responsible for providing a variety of services in the Teen Division including, but not limited to customer service, programming, collection development, technology instruction and marketing. Flexible schedule requires some evening & weekend hours. This position reports to the Teen and Personnel Services Manager.
The salary range for this position is $22.07- $31.97 per hour with a hiring range of $22.07 - $27.02 , depending on qualifications and experience.
Position will close to applicants on: 8/31/21 at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of teens? Do you jump at the chance to create innovative programming, develop community partnerships and learn new technologies? Do you stay up-to-the-minute with the latest in YA lit and pop culture? Do you enjoy working with youth with diverse backgrounds and abilities? If so, then this could be the job for you!

Loveland Public Library is looking to fill a 40 hour benefited position in its Teen Services Division. This position is responsible for supervising teen staff, coordinating teen and library-wide programming, creating web and social media content and working a busy public desk offering reference, reader’s advisory and maker technologies. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, forward-thinking, technology-minded and excited about the prospect of growing and learning in an ever-changing environment!

Loveland Public Library, located in the heart of Loveland, serves a population of 77,000 from a beautiful LEED Gold Certified building. The recently remodeled and expanded facility was designed with art-inspired elements from the surrounding Rocky Mountains and Big Thompson River; local sculptors and multi-media artists are showcased in the central galleria. A large-capacity public computer lab, learning center and creator space welcome over 45,000 patrons each year. A rich array of programs and services including bilingual storytimes, writing workshops, cultural celebrations, a used bookstore, a whimsical children’s area and a YOUmedia lab for teens make Loveland Public Library a destination for locals and visitors alike. Partnerships with organizations serving diverse populations support the library’s mission to inform, inspire and engage a strong community through outreach, classes, afterschool programs, and technology access. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Relationship building, behavior support and customer service: including reference, reader’s advisory and technology assistance, for tweens and teens from diverse backgrounds.
  • Leadership of projects and staff including program planning, marketing, facilitation and evaluation.
  • Coordination of the Teen Advisory Board, Teen Lead, Teen Volunteer and Summer Learning programs.
  • Establishment and maintenance of the library website and social media.
  • Collection development including selection, purchasing, mending and weeding of the teen collection.
  • Maintenance of the overall organization, appearance and cleanliness of the division including but not limited to shelving materials, shelf reading, placing books on display, shifting within stacks.
  • Scheduling, budget tracking and reporting in support of the Division Manager.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Service on library, city and community committees in support of teen services. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:

This position is responsible for supervision of City employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

Ability to relate to and guide tweens and teens. Ability to perform job duties effectively during relaxed and stressed activity levels within the department. Excellent oral and written communication skills. General knowledge of computer-based library systems, Microsoft Office, web and maker technologies. Ability to positively inspire and energize patrons of all ages about library services and materials. Ability to learn new task skills on the job. Ability to work independently, complete tasks on time and constructively problem solve. Knowledge of Young Adult literature and popular culture. Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Core competencies:

Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness

Education and/or experience:

Two years of college coursework plus two years of experience or a Bachelors Degree in required, Masters Degree in Library Science or related field such as public administration, education, or social work preferred.

2 years professional and progressively responsible library experience required.  This is in addition to any years used to satisfy the education requirement.

1 year supervisory experience including hiring, discipline, performance management and evaluation of paid staff required.  1 year of leadership experience including project management, staff development and problem solving preferred.

Experience overseeing customer service to diverse individuals and groups is required.

Licensure and/or certifications:

None

Material and equipment directly used:

Library computer, public catalog and staff terminals; PCs, LCD screens, Gaming Systems, e-Readers, iPads, robotics, 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine, Smart Boards, printers, telephone, fax, photocopier, laminator, paper cutter, DVD & monitor, ladders, library carts, library materials (books, media, etc.).

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Works in a dynamic public library environment in the Teen Services Division with extensive public contact. Must be able to visually scan library computer and staff screens and explain displayed information and direct customers to shelf locations. Must be able to position or move materials on varying height shelves and in file cabinets for extended periods of time. Must be able to move library carts weighing 50 pounds across a carpeted floor. Flexible schedule requires some evening and weekend hours.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

A criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:

  • 2 Medical plan options – HDHP & PPO
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Medical and Dependent Daycare flexible spending
  • Flexible Spending – Medical and Dependent Daycare
  • Retirement –401(a) and 457
  • Paid time off including Holiday, Vacation and Medical Leave
  • Short and Long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Wellness Clinic and  programming
  • City of Loveland training opportunities

The Community

Loveland Public Library, located in the heart of Loveland, serves a population of 77,000 from a beautiful LEED Gold Certified building. The recently remodeled and expanded facility was designed with art-inspired elements from the surrounding Rocky Mountains and Big Thompson River; local sculptors and multi-media artists are showcased in the central galleria. A large-capacity public computer lab, learning center and creator space welcome over 45,000 patrons each year. A rich array of programs and services including bilingual storytimes, writing workshops, cultural celebrations, a used bookstore, a whimsical children’s area and a YOUmedia lab for teens make Loveland Public Library a destination for locals and visitors alike. Partnerships with organizations serving diverse populations support the library’s mission to inform, inspire and engage a strong community through outreach, classes, afterschool programs, and technology access. 

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.lovgov.org/jobs

Posted Aug 13, 2021