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Librarian Teen Services

City of Loveland


Application Deadline

Apply By Apr 20th, 2023


$22.31 to $27.36 per Hour   Calculate


Loveland, CO




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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Job Description


Responsible for providing a variety of services in the Teen Division including, but not limited to customer service, programming, collection development, technology instruction and outreach.  Flexible schedule requires some evening & weekend hours. This position reports to the Personnel and Teen Services Manager.  

The salary range for this position is $22.31- $32.40 per hour with a hiring range of $22.31 - $27.36,depending on qualifications and experience.  

                       This is a 30 hour per week Benefit Eligible Position.

Position will close to applicants on: Friday, 4/21/23at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of teens? Do you jump at the chance to develop community partnerships, grow staff skills, and offer innovative services? Do you stay up-to-the-minute with the latest in YA culture? Do you enjoy working with youth with diverse backgrounds and abilities? Do you want to collaborate a small and mighty team?  If so, then this could be the job for you!

Loveland Public Library is looking to fill the position of a 30 hour Teen Librarian.  Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, collaborative, forward-thinking, creative technology-minded and excited about the prospect of growing and learning in an ever-changing environment!

Working at Loveland


  • Relationship building, behavior support and customer service: including reference, reader’s advisory and technology assistance, for tweens and teens from diverse backgrounds.
  • Coordination of the teen tech space including certifications and instruction of patrons and staff.
  • Monthly program planning, marketing and facilitation including the annual summer learning programs.
  • Establishment and maintenance of outreach partnerships with local schools, businesses and non-profits.
  • Collection development including selection, purchasing, maintenance and weeding of the teen collection.
  • Maintenance of the overall organization, appearance and cleanliness of the division including but not limited to shelving materials, shelf reading, placing books on display, shifting within stacks.
  • Liaison with Food Bank for Larimer County to provide daily snacks to teens.


Service on library, city and community committees in support of teen services. Other duties as assigned.


May oversee teen and/or adult volunteers.


Knowledge, skills & abilities:

Ability to relate to and guide tweens and teens. Ability to perform job duties effectively during relaxed and stressed activity levels within the department. Excellent oral and written communication skills. General knowledge of computer-based library systems, Microsoft Office, web and maker technologies. Ability to positively inspire and energize patrons of all ages about library services and materials. Ability to learn new task skills on the job. Ability to work independently, complete tasks on time and constructively problem solve. Knowledge of Young Adult literature and popular culture. Welcomes diverse populations, including but not limited to cultural, racial, economic, and ethnic diversity.  Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Core competencies:   Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness

Education and/or experience

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or Master’s Degree in related field such as Public Administration, Education, or Social Work preferred.  An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience may substitute for the degree on a year for year basis.

1 year of progressively responsible library or related field experience working with youth required.  This is in addition to any years used to satisfy the education requirement.  

Experience providing customer service to diverse individuals and groups is preferred. 

Licensure and/or certifications

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Material and equipment directly used

Library computer, public catalog and staff terminals; PCs, LCD screens, Gaming Systems, e-Readers, iPads, robotics, 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine, Smart Boards, printers, telephone, fax, photocopier, laminator, paper cutter, DVD & monitor, ladders, library carts, library materials (books, media, etc.).

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Works in a dynamic public library environment in the Teen Services Division with extensive public contact. Must be able to visually scan library computer and staff screens and explain displayed information and direct customers to shelf locations. Must be able to position or move materials on varying height shelves and in file cabinets for extended periods of time. Must be able to move library carts weighing 50 pounds across a carpeted floor. Flexible schedule requires some evening and weekend hours.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home.  Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains.  The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene.  Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals.  Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!

In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.

Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness.  The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.

A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!

Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:

  • Two (2) medical plans, Dental, Vision (for self/ spouse/ children)
  • Employee Health & Wellness Center (self/family)
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and medical leave
  • Flexible spending including Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term disability, and voluntary Critical Illness Coverage
  • Retirement 401a, 457, Roth (pre-& post tax) and company match
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary 529 College Invest program
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities
  • Discounted recreation passes
  • Employee recognition program
  • Exceptional work-life balance
  • Market based pay & regular performance reviews
  • Local Government employment is eligible for Public Loan Forgiveness Program

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

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

A driving record criminal history background check and fingerprint check will be obtained pre-employment.




Bachelors or better.



1 year of progressively responsible library or related field experience working with youth.


Experience providing customer service to diverse individuals and groups.

Licenses & Certifications


*Valid DL Required


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HR Info

A City of Loveland application is required for consideration.

Posted Apr 6, 2023