Mobile Services Coordinator

Poudre River Public Library District

Webster House Administration Center

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$41,100.00 to $51,400.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Fort Collins, CO

Hours

Not Specified

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Public

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

Job Description

Job Title:                      Mobile Services Coordinator

Reports To:                 Community Outreach Manager

Department:              Library

Location:                      Webster House Administration Center

FLSA Status:                Non-exempt

Job Classification:    Classified, full-time

Benefits Eligibility: Classified Benefits Summary

Salary Range:             $41,100 - $51,400 annual

Revision Date:           11-2022      

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Community Outreach Manager, plans and coordinates the operations of the outreach vehicle(s) and the delivery of library resources, programs, and services to underserved communities throughout the District.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a route and staffing schedule that takes the Outreach vehicle(s) and Library resources to groups identified by the Outreach Plan and in alignment with the District’s Strategic Plan.
  • Drives the Outreach book vehicle to predetermined destinations, assisting library patrons, maintaining library materials and records, and assisting in special activities and programs presented by the library.
  • Keeps the Outreach book vehicle in order by constant attention to content, arrangement of bookshelves, cleanliness and by giving careful attention to important factors such as circulation and overdue materials.
  • Recommends additions to and removal of items from the mobile collection to keep collection appealing, current and relevant to the community. Works with Collections Department staff to identify materials by and about underrepresented communities.
  • Ensures weekly cleaning, exterior washing, and internal disinfecting of the vehicle.
  • Keeps documentation of mobile services provided, relevant statistics, and records of circulation and maintenance of the vehicle.
  • Assists Outreach Manager in the analysis and determination of service points and staffing patterns.
  • Provides mobile computer classes, story times, and teen programming, among other, to promote crucial literacies.
  • Advocates for eliminating barriers to library service for children based on socioeconomic circumstances, culture, privilege, language, gender ability and other diversities and for overcoming systems of discrimination, exclusion and ethnocentrism.
  • Communicates and collaborates in partnership with other organizations serving unserved and underserved individuals and groups in the community.
  • Directs the work of volunteers and hourly staff.
  • Responsible for department program scheduling as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Demonstrates professional knowledge of characteristics and needs of diverse populations and underserved community groups.
  • Develops an understanding of the effects of racism, ethnocentrism, classism, heterosexism, genderism, ableism, and other systems of discrimination and exclusion within the profession, and of techniques for disrupting them and promoting cultural competence.

·         Ability to follow traffic laws and correctly route themselves, ensuring that there is enough charge in the vehicle at all times for their destination.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and build community connections and partnerships.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with using and teaching others to use a variety of technology and library digital resources.
  • Ability to work with all age groups in a variety of formats.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Willingness to travel regularly to program locations throughout the District.
  • Ability to demonstrate patience and promote active learning while adapting instruction to the needs and abilities of individual learners.
  • Knowledge of library services and materials.
  • Excellent communication skills and sensitivity to the particular needs of the public.
  • General office equipment operations.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma plus one to two years related library or community outreach experience required; Bachelor’s degree preferred in liberal arts, science, or other related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Abilities:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, the community and/or employees of an organization.

Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

Reasoning Abilities:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates and Licenses:

Valid driver's license.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May lead or direct the work of hourly staff and volunteers. This position does not have direct reports.

Work Environment:

The work environment is varied.  Position involves frequent, short distance travel, and performing work outside of library facilities in various District communities and varied venues such as schools, recreation centers, parks, etc.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk, drive, reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to climb and balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Apply online at:

https://www.poudrelibraries.org/jobs or 

https://poudrelibraries.bamboohr.com/careers/141

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Classified Benefits Summary

The Community

Located in northern Colorado, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and an outstanding public school system.

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins offers exciting recreational opportunities, unique cultural offerings, and is a regional center for employment and shopping.

Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.

If you are seeking the Colorado lifestyle and a community in which you can reinvent and reinvigorate yourself then Fort Collins is your city.

For more information, please visit the City of Fort Collins website:  http://www.fcgov.com/visitor/

Links

External Job Ad
https://poudrelibraries.bamboohr.com/careers/141

Website
https://www.poudrelibraries.org/

Human Resources / Job Listings
https://www.poudrelibraries.org/jobs/

HR Info

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Posted Nov 9, 2022