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Library Program Associate - Green Valley Ranch Branch Library

The Denver Public Library

Green Valley Ranch Branch Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 3rd, 2010


$18.87 to $27.57 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Location: Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, 4856 N. Andes Court Duties and Responsibilities: Create positive experiences for library customers, individually and in groups. Plans, schedules and implements group visits for children from birth through middle school in the library and in external locations. Provides services and outreach activities designed to educate and promote library usage with an emphasis on children’s services. Provides outreach to children between the ages of 0-5 years and their caregivers. Creates programming for youth during out of school time. Implements programming that aligns with DPL and utilizes above knowledge. Assists customers in circulation, reference and readers/media advisory activities. Works cooperatively with other staff, volunteers and supervisors. 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. 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 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: Two years of experience teaching or presenting information to children and their caregivers.

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