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Senior Librarian - Athmar Park Branch Library

The Denver Public Library

Athmar Park Branch Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 3rd, 2010


$22.05 to $35.18 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

Location: Athmar Park Branch Library, 1055 S. Tejon St. at W. Mississippi Ave. Background Info: Join the Children’s & Family Cluster and work collaboratively to provide services and materials to children and families. Support the Library’s strategic initiatives of providing early literacy experiences to infants through preschoolers and developing school-age readers and life-long learners. Duties and Responsibilities: Provides leadership to the branch, cluster and system. Works with a team of Cluster Senior Librarians and Managers to develop, design, and implement system-wide youth services based on cluster initiatives. Works to make the library an integral part of the community. Promotes and nurtures pre-reading and reading skills through storytimes and outreach. Builds relationships with youth and their families to nurture curiosity and to provide homework and technology assistance. Oversees daily operations of a branch location including personnel, scheduling, collection and customer service issues. Communicates effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, staff, volunteers and administration. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of library services for youth, including reader’s advisory, ECRR best practices and positive youth development. Provides strong, passionate and compassionate leadership. Recruits, selects, trains and motivates a dedicated and talented staff. Models a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor. Creatively problem-solves, negotiates and handles stressful situations in a positive manner. Creates and maintains positive staff relationships. Communicate effectively with both individuals and groups. Ably multi-tasks and prioritizes. Is innovative and flexible. Experience: Two years of post-MLS librarian experience in a public library.

Additional Info & Requirements

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Special Requirements: A background check must be passed after the offer to hire has been made. Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.

HR Info

Application Procedures: Submit an electronic application at www.denverlibrary.iapplicants.com or mail or bring application and resume (optional) to: Denver Public Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Applications and resumes (optional) may be faxed to (720) 865-2085. Resumes are not accepted without a completed employment application.

Posted Nov 19, 2010