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Public Computer Center Trainers

Colorado State Library

Colorado Dept of Ed

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 29th, 2010


$48,000.00 to $48,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities: A. Work with a team of talented trainers and the Colorado library community to determine what kind of technology training gaps exist in Colorado communities. B. Develop and deliver engaging technology training in both face-to-face and asynchronous online environments to fill those gaps. Training will be both for library staff and the general public throughout Colorado. C. Help to develop best practices in the areas of partnerships, computer training, laptop lending, marketing, and more in coordination for CSL and the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) staff. D. In conjunction with the training team and CSL staff, create online repository for training resources. E. Facilitate quarterly meetings with grant participants and promote ongoing discussions pertaining to partnerships, grant impact, and resource development. F. Support public libraries in the PCC launch, scheduling, development, and sustainability. G. In conjunction with the training team, develop training documentation (print and online). H. Assist with grant compliance requirements. I. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Info & Requirements

Broad Scope of Position: This is a temporary two-year grant for Colorado public computer centers. Computers in libraries make a significant difference in the lives of the people in the communities. Be part of a team that will roll out 76 Public Computer Centers (PCC) and training throughout Colorado. The Colorado State Library (CSL) received grant funds of $3.3 million to create or augment public computer centers throughout Colorado in libraries and tribal communities. The grant team will assist local libraries and tribes by supporting procurement of computers and equipment, supporting launches of computer centers, providing training, and supporting partnership development and sustainability. The grant also includes a public awareness campaign to increase use of broadband among non-users. This is a rare opportunity to see the state and contribute to local community development.Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. • Experience in training adults in computer software use and/or online resources. • Understanding of learning styles as they relate to learning for all levels of students. • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new software and online resources for training, tracking, and communications. • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment both in person and online. • Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communications. • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Colorado. Preferred: • Experience developing curriculum for public computer training. • Experience with Drupal, Google calendar, wiki software and/or other project communication tools. • Ability to speak Spanish. • MLIS is preferred.

HR Info

Submit a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, letter of interest and resume to: Colorado Department of Education Human Resources Unit 201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 201 Denver, CO 80203 Fax : 303.866.6318 Telephone: 303.866.6815 Email: kispert_w@cde.state.co.us To obtain a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, visit our website at http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdemgmt/HR/jobs.htm

Posted Nov 11, 2010