Provide reference and general assistance to customers in the busy and welcoming Children’s and Teens’ Department and assist with programming for youth and their families, including storytimes. Assists our varied and diverse patrons at public desks in the Children’s and Teens’ department; interviews patrons by telephone or electronic media (e.g. email, chat, text) or in person responding to service requests. Locate information in assigned area utilizing various web-based tools. Recommend resources for children, teens, parents, and adults for the purposes of education, information, or recreational reading/entertainment. Accompany patrons to the appropriate resources and instruct / assist patrons in the use of library resources. Assist patrons of all ages with their devices and technology including tablets, smart phones, laptops and personal computers. Help to create attractive and diverse book displays and help create a welcoming and inclusive space for children and their grown-ups. Assist with library programs for birth-17 year olds with an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion lens. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Part Time Temporary position. Benefits include: benefits required by law are included such as Jury & Witness Duty, Sick Leave, Social Security, and Medicare.
Additional Info & Requirements
Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university and two or more years of experience working in a public library setting or with youth generally. Special Qualifications: Performance at this level requires advanced customer service skills and knowledge of library operations. Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency preferred.
Join the fun and diverse youth services team at Longmont Library! Longmont is a fast-growing community that serves a diverse population with at least 25% of the community being Latinx. There are many open spaces, trails, and breweries to enjoy in the area and fast-speed City-run Gig internet!
Selection The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, computer testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening. DEADLINE: Open Until Filled An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs. Resumes will be accepted in lieu of the full City Application; however, they must be submitted via the City application site for consideration. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.