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Librarian - Green Valley Ranch Branch Library - Two Positions Available

The Denver Public Library

Green Valley Ranch Branch Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 3rd, 2010


$19.30 to $30.78 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Location: Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, 4856 N. Andes Court Background Information: Join the Children’s & Family Cluster and work collaboratively to provide services and materials for children and families. Support the Library’s strategic initiatives of providing early literacy experiences to infants through preschoolers, connecting with parents and caregivers and developing school-age readers and life-long learners. Duties and Responsibilities: Creates positive experiences by providing reference, readers and media advisory, collection maintenance, ECRR-based story times and community outreach. Promotes and nurtures pre-reading and reading skills. Designs, presents and/or establishes a variety of programs for children of all ages. Builds relationships with youth and their families to nurture curiosity and to provide homework and technology assistance. Communicates effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, staff, volunteers and administration. Oversees library operations as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of library services for infancy through adolescence and current research in early literacy and child/brain development. Knowledge of early literacy best practices in library and community settings. Knowledge of the Public Library Association’s ECRR initiative and supporting materials/resources. Knowledge of positive youth development practices. Knowledge of children’s literature. Knowledge of information needs, collection maintenance and reader/media guidance for all ages. Interprets, communicates, and presents information, both orally and in writing. Thrives in an environment with constant public contact with people from all backgrounds and age groups. Demonstrates positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor in working with customers, coworkers, volunteers and the community. Creatively problem-solves, negotiates and handles stressful situations in a positive manner. Is innovative, flexible and well organized. Spanish language skills a plus. Experience: One-year experience working with children in a structured environment preferred.

Additional Info & Requirements

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Special Requirements: A background check must be passed after the offer to hire has been made.

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