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Teen Services Librarian

Eaton Public Library

Eaton, Colorado

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 10th, 2021


$47,688.00 to $64,519.00 per Year   Calculate


Eaton, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

The Eaton Public Library is seeking a fulltime Teen Services Librarian.  This exempt position calls for a Masters Degree in Library Science, or similar advanced degree, and public library experience. Duties include but are not limited to extensive interaction with teens in groups and one on one, the selection, ordering and weeding of teen materials, planning and implementing teen library programs, working with all ages of public using advanced computer searching skills, and at the circulation desk with its associated duties. Work schedule includes some evenings and Saturdays.  Must have outstanding customer service skills, the ability to work independently and in close collaboration with other staff and the community, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, good attention to details, and be passionate about the importance of a public library to the community. Complete the Eaton Library application available at the Library or online at http://townofeaton.colorado.gov/Teen_Librarian . Bring or mail to: Eaton Public Library, Attn: Brenda Carns, 132 Maple Ave, Eaton, CO 80615 or email to bcarns@highplains.us.  The position will be open until October 21, 2021. Annual salary range $47,688 – $64,519, with placement dependent on education and relevant experience.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Placement in the salary range is contingent on level of education and experience. This is an exempt position,.  We offer a competitive benefits package.  We value  staff safety and that of our patrons.  We are are fully vaccinated and wear our masks while inside the library.

Additional Info & Requirements

On the Northern Plains of Colorado!

Want to get away from a crowded urban environment and relocate to a place where people smile at you on the street and stop to chat when the weather is nice? The Eaton Public Library can make this dream come true for the right person.  We are looking for a friendly, knowledgeable teen services librarian who would like the variety found in working at a small-town library.  You will be in charge of each step of teen collection development, teen programs (now mostly virtual, but we have begun transitioning to in person) and work with all ages at the circulation desk. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals, particularly on larger events and through community networking.  Creativity is encouraged and rewarded! We are a friendly, enthusiastic staff and want to add to our happy team.  Could this be just the right job for you?  Fill out an application and let’s find out.

The Community

Located in Eaton, Colorado, the Eaton Public Library has grown from a small brick library constructed in 1911 to a 12,000 square foot, newly remodeled and updated modern library. Our new Makerspace Lab has great potential for our forward thinking staff in this small town of 6,000 residents.  Staff and patrons love the historical feel of our library which was named after Benjamin Eaton, a former governor and credited with bringing irrigation to Weld County.  As part of High Plains Library District, we enjoy solid funding to pay competitive salaries, for extensive programs and our up-to-date collections.  Our library is located 5 miles north of Greeley, home to the University of Northern Colorado. Fort Collins, home to Colorado State University and a convenient gateway to enjoying the Rocky Mountains is only a 25 mile drive on uncrowded roads.  We are near bike trails, the Pawnee Grassland, numerous public parks, and recreational opportunities.  

HR Info

For a complete job description and an application go to https://townofeaton.colorado.gov/Teen_Librarian .  For information contact Library Director Brenda Carns, bcarns@highplains.us .  Please attach an up to date resume' and cover letter, describing your interest in this position, along with your application when you apply for this job.  

Posted Oct 27, 2021