Reference Librarian

City and County of Denver

Park Hill Branch

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 19th, 2007


$18.28 to $29.15 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO


Not Specified



Minimum Education

Master'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

Creates lifelong library customers by implementing and managing library services designed primarily for families and children. Promotes and nurtures reading. Provides homework and technology assistance to students. Develops programs and activities that invite participation by parents and children together. Communicates effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, staff, and administration.

Additional Info & Requirements

4705 Montview Blvd. Status/Schedule: Regular, part-time, 20 hours per week. The schedule will be determined by the needs of the branch and may require some evenings or weekends. Salary Range: $18.28 - $22.83 per hour starting salary range $18.28 - $29.15 per hour full salary range The City and County of Denver benefit package will be offered. For more information call our Job Line: (720) 865-2075 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of children's information needs, collection maintenance and reader and media guidance. Proven track record in providing programming and library service to children and families. Skill in providing children's reference and reader's advisory and in introducing children to literature, research materials and technology. Skill in interpreting, communicating, and presenting information, both orally and in writing. Ability to thrive working in an environment with constant public contact with people from all backgrounds and age groups. Ability to demonstrate positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor in working with customers, coworkers, and community. Ability to creatively problem-solve, negotiate, and handle stressful situations in a positive manner. Ability to demonstrate innovation and flexibility. Strong organizational and computer skills. Experience: Experience in providing quality children's and family programs and services.

The Community

Become a Librarian at a Family branch and create a new library experience for families. The key role of this branch model will be to provide materials and programming for the family who visits the library together. A strong emphasis will be placed on helping parents connect the resources of the library with the educational and recreational needs of their children and the family as a whole.

HR Info

Mail or bring application and/or resume to: Denver Public Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Applications and/or resumes may be faxed to (720) 865-2085. Resumes may be emailed to

Posted Jan 9, 2007