Reference Librarian

Douglas County Libraries

Philip S. Miller Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 17th, 2007


$17.85 per Hour   Calculate


Castle Rock, CO





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

Douglas County Libraries has an exciting full-time Reference Librarian position available at the Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock, CO (a 32-hour per week position). The incumbent for the position will provide general reference service assistance to patrons of all ages and through outreach efforts.

Additional Info & Requirements

The starting salary could be increased to be commensurate with skills and expereince. A strong patron service ethic is a must. Requires demonstrated skills with collection development and general public reference tools including use of online databases and Internet searches. General business knowledge, programming experience and public speaking experience is strongly desired. Ability to speak Spanish is a major plus. Knowledge of the latest library and technology trends preferred. Strongly prefer MLS degree, and public library reference desk experience is required. Some evenings and weekend hours are required. Must be able to maintain positive, team-player staff relations.

The Community

Douglas County has been nationally recognized as a great place to live, work and raise a family. In a May 2004 study, by the American City Business Journals (ACBJ), Douglas County ranked fourth in the nation for Quality of Life. ACBJ used 20 statistical indicators to rate living conditions in all 3,141 counties and independent cities across the nation. Douglas County ranked particularly well in the household income, homeownership rate and educational attainment categories. Combine those with our great location, excellent schools, wonderful weather and outstanding recreational and cultural opportunities and you will understand our high rank in the Quality of Life study.

HR Info

Submit resume and District application (required, available on our web site at or at any of our libraries) via mail, fax or e-mail (PDF, StarOffice or Word equivalent attachments saved in RTF only) to: Human Resources, Douglas County Libraries, 100 W. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104. Fax: 303-688-7655. E-mail: EOE.

Posted Jan 30, 2007