Reference Librarian

City of Aurora

Library & Recreation Services/ Branch Library Services

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$36,784.00 to $60,694.00 per Year   Calculate


Aurora, CO


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs professional library reference work with all customers through the use of all types of library resources, and oversees the operations of an assigned Branch Library. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides advanced reference and research services to the public; performs circulation desk duties; maintains assigned Branch facility; provides specialized staff instruction in reference; assists groups and individuals in locating and obtaining library materials; develops library bibliographic aids; develops and implements special reference services and associated programs; provides programming and maintains calendar of programs and events; maintains daily statistics and provides monthly reports; supervises other library workers and volunteers; manages cash flow; plans and organizes formal and informal library instruction for community; and performs additional duties as assigned.

Additional Info & Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Demands: Sedentary physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 10 pounds; may require frequent lifting, carrying, walking, and standing; may require pushing and pulling of boxes; speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens; vision for reading and recording information; hand/eye coordination for operation of a computer system. Work Environment: Works in a clean, comfortable environment. Equipment Used: Frequently uses standard office equipment including a computer system, copy/fax machines, and printers. DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. Experience: At least 6 months of professional library experience working directly with customers. Knowledge: Knowledge of the principles, organization, and practices of library service; library classification system; a computer system and related software. Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other employees and library users; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; work independently with indirect supervision; work shifts, nights, and weekends. Skills: Strong interpersonal skills

HR Info

Applicants must visit the City of Aurora website,, to complete an application and supplemental questionnaire on-line.

Posted Jan 8, 2007