Collection Specialist

Douglas County Libraries

Louviers Library & Bookmobile

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 28th, 2007


$17.85 per Hour   Calculate


Castle Rock, CO





Minimum Education

Not Specified

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

The incumbent will perform reference and collection maintenance duties. Includes overseeing all aspects of reader's advisory services, creating thematic displays and weeding library materials.

Additional Info & Requirements

Starting salary is $17.85 per hour with generous benefits, but could be increased to be commensurate with experience/skills.Top candidates must have extensive experience with general library collection management and evaluating materials in various formats for deselection. Must have knowledge of office software and library databases, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong communication skills are required to be an effective liaison between the Neighborhood Library branches and our Collection Development department. Experience with coordinating outreach to schools and preschools a plus. Prefer an MLS degree and at least two years of previous experience in public library services and/or bookstore management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

HR Info

Please send resume and application (required, available on our web site or at any of our libraries) by January 28, 2007 via mail, fax or email (StarOffice, PDF or MS Word equivalent attachments saved in RTF only) to: Human Resources, Douglas County Libraries, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104. Fax: 303-688-7655. Email: EOE.

Posted Jan 9, 2007