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Job DescriptionDuties and Responsibilities: Creates positive experiences for library customers by performing professional library work including reference service and collection maintenance. Uses electronic resources and an extensive periodical collection to answer reference questions and locate materials for customers. Provides online reference service. Staffs a busy reference desk, serving a diverse clientele of all ages. Promotes community outreach and programming. Communicates effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, coworkers, and administration. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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. Considerable knowledge of print and electronic information retrieval. Strong organizational and computer skills. Skill in presenting information, both orally and in writing, especially for training library customers in the use of electronic resources. Ability to perform community outreach and programming. Ability to creatively problem-solve, negotiate, and handle stressful situations in a positive manner. Ability to demonstrate innovation and flexibility. Spanish language fluency is a definite plus. Experience: Experience in providing high volume, innovative library service preferred. Education: A Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Application Procedures: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org More DPL Job Information: Visit us at http://www.denverlibrary.org/about/jobs/ or call our Job Line: (720) 865-2075. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted Jan 19, 2007