Collection Development Librarian
Selects materials and develops the collection.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
25% - COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT – Responsible for selection of materials as part of a centralized collection development by evaluating and analyzing various collection areas, works collaboratively with Librarians and other public services staff, and develops the collection in accordance with the goals of the collection development policy in order to provide a collection that meets the community’s needs.
20% - MATERIALS SELECTION – Identifies materials for purchase by reading reviews on materials, reviewing best seller lists, patron requests, staff suggestions, collection analysis results, meets with vendors and orders materials for the collection.
20% – COLLECTION ANALYSIS – Creates selection lists, hold lists, circulation and other reports, and analyzes statistical data in order to determine collection
15% - COLLECTION MAINTENANCE – Provides training and support for the weeding report process, evaluates donations and damaged/missing items in order to keep collection current and useful.
5% - COLLECTION PROMOTION – Creates reading lists, bookmarks, brochures and other marketing materials in order to promote materials in the collection.
5% - BUDGET – Monitors assigned budget area for expenditures in order to spend allocated dollars on materials for collection.
10% - OTHER DUTIES – Participates in meetings and activities and assists the Supervisor with departmental projects to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
Master of Library and Information Science
Three years’ experience providing public service in a public library setting and/or working with library collections, selecting materials and using vendor databases
Experience with centralized collection development processes (preferred)
District Success Factors:
Focuses on the customer
Contributes to a positive work environment
Pursues personal development
Takes pride in the workplace
Knowledge of public library operations
Job Success Factors:
Knowledge and experience working with public library collections
Knowledge of literature/media and reading/viewing/listening interests
Knowledge of publishing world and trends
Knowledge of print and online resources
Proficiency in using an online library catalog system including report writing
Proficiency in Windows, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Publisher
Able to operate various office equipment
Physical Success Factors:
Able to push a fully loaded book-cart weighing up to 200 lbs.
Able to lift 50 lbs.
This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
401(a) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
457 Deferred Compensation Plan
Flexible Spending Accounts for transportation, dependent care and medical expenses
Additional Info & Requirements
Pay Grade: 48
Wages/Benefits: $23.50-$31.79 /hr; Full-time benefits
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Hours: Full-Time; Some days, evenings, and weekends
Location: Administration Offices (DSS), Greeley, CO 80631
Supervisor: Collection Resources Manager
Deadline: Open until filled
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