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Teen/Adult Services Associates

Westminster Public Library

Irving Street Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Apr 25th, 2022

Wages

$22.05 to $28.22 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Westminster, CO

Hours

20.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

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Job Description

The City of Westminster is seeking two compassionate and collaborative Library Associates who love working with teens and adults! The Library Associate II - Teen & Adult Services position is responsible for co-creating and delivering innovative programming, providing reference and readers’ advisory to all ages, and supporting outreach efforts.

The Teen/Adult Services Associate is a part-time position that regularly works the reference desk, provides outstanding customer service, answers an array of technology and reference questions, and creates engaging displays to highlight the library’s collection. With librarian supervision, this position also contributes to collection maintenance through ongoing weeding.

The ideal candidate for this role has a heart for public service, champions teamwork, and values equity and empathy in a community-focused urban library setting. Someone with progressive programming ideas, passion for public services, tech savviness, and patience with teens and adults will thrive in this environment.

The Teen/Adult Services Associate is a paraprofessional position, and reports directly to the Teen/Adult Services Librarian. Irving Street Library will be home base, but collaborative programming and desk shifts at College Hill are also expected. Applicants must be available to work at least one night and weekend day each week. 

The Irving Street branch is a neighborhood library at the heart of Historic Westminster. It is a small and busy location in a densely populated area with a diverse population, including Hispanic, Hmong, and Native American representation with a wide range of socioeconomic and generational backgrounds. Bilingual candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee’s fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian, and/or American Sign Language (ASL).

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

The full compensation range for this position is $22.05-28.22 hourly. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. 

Note that two associate positions are being hired from this recruitment. One position is 20 hours per week. The other is 24 hours per week. Applicants must be available to work at least one night and weekend day each week. 

The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee’s fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian, and/or American Sign Language (ASL).

Additional Info & Requirements

Required:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Graduation from High School or GED
  • At least two years of customer service experience
  • Possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record
  • Previous experience providing services and/or programs for teens and/or adults

Preferred:

  • Graduation from an accredited, four-year college
  • Previous library and/or bookstore work experience
  • Spanish language skills

Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered.

The Community

The Irving Street branch is a neighborhood library at the heart of Historic Westminster. It is a small and busy location in a densely populated area with a diverse population, including Hispanic, Hmong, and Native American representation with a wide range of socioeconomic and generational backgrounds. Bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westminsterco/jobs/3508432/library-associate-ii-teen-adult-services-irving-street?keywords=Library%20Associate&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

HR Info

A City of Westminster online employment application is required for this position and is due by the closing date. Apply online at www.cityofwestminster.us/jobs by 8:30 a.m. Mountain, on Monday, April 25th.

Posted Apr 15, 2022