Longmont Public Library/City of Longmont
Interested in working with youth and creating a more equitable and inclusive Library? Come work with a fun and diverse youth services team! You will assist our varied and diverse patrons at public desks in the Children and Teen Department; interview 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
3/4-time with Benefits. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance. Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.
Additional Info & Requirements
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: Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency preferred. Performance at this level requires advanced customer service skills and knowledge of library operations. We’re committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. The City may consider an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications, and encourages all candidates to apply and help us achieve our goal of creating an inclusive and equitable workplace.
Longmont, Colorado is a dynamic and diverse community with a large Spanish-speaking and Latinx community. It's a fun place to work and live with lots of open space, local independent shops, and breweries. Our Library patrons are enthusiastic and we are a rapidly growing town in the Denver Metro area. We are excited to reach more of our traditionally under-resourced communities in town and bring an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion lens to our work.
The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, computer testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.
Online application (required) must be successfully submitted by 11:59 p.m. on June 19, 2023. 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.
The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make arrangements.