Head of Outreach Services

Montrose Regional Public Library

Montrose, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 1st, 2021

Wages

$45,000.00 to $45,500.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Montrose, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Preferred

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Preferred

Type of Library

Public

Social

Job Description

The Montrose Regional Library District is seeking a full time dynamic Head of Outreach Services to highlight our unique resources and bring them to the community.

We value candidates who have a positive and outgoing attitude. You must be able to interact with patrons offsite at various types of locations; have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a variety of outreach vehicles, including a 30 foot bookmobile; possess strong communication and organizational skills; and are comfortable with people of all ages and from all backgrounds. An ideal candidate will be able to work with large and small groups; possess Spanish-language abilities (nearly a third of our population are native Spanish speakers); be able to work evenings and weekends; and have the ability to perform more physically intensive duties, which can include lifting and pushing heavy materials, bending and kneeling, and being mobile for much of the day. Outreach Services also works with local schools, organizations, and neighborhoods in our community.  You can learn more by viewing the job description on the library’s website: http://www.montroselibrary.org/job-openings

Due to the nature of this position, we strongly prefer a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university and at least three years of varied and robust experience in an outreach services and public library settings or equivalent positions. Supervisory experience is also preferred. We offer benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement; and vacation, personal, and sick leave, in addition to holidays. The starting rate for a Head of Outreach Services is $45,500 annually, with additional increases for a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university and for proficiency in Spanish.

If you feel you would make an excellent contribution to our library, please email your resume and cover letter to Tina Meiners, Head of Youth and Outreach Services: tmeiners@montroselibrary.org.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

We offer benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement; and vacation, personal, and sick leave, in addition to holidays. The starting rate for a Head of Outreach Services is $45,500 annually, with additional increases for a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university and for proficiency in Spanish.

The Community

Beautiful and rural community of approximately 19,000.  High proportion of LatinX communities and poverty level patrons.  Very recreational and outdoors oriented area with hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, state and national parks.

Links

External Job Ad
http://www.montroselibrary.org/job-openings

Website
http://www.montroselibrary.org/

HR Info

Please contact Tina Meiners, Head of Youth and Outreach Services, for a position in the Outreach Services Department

Posted Sep 22, 2021