Job DescriptionThe Reference Librarian in this position should possess unique or special skills, background, and/or training to function as the departmental “specialist” in the young adult area. Works directly with the public and provides general assistance to Library patrons. Provides reference service and reader’s advisory assistance to patrons. Assesses patrons needs and instructs them in making effective use of Library resources. Assists patrons with the use of the Internet. Maintains collection in designated area of responsibility. Selects and purchases printed and audio materials within allocated budget based on patron feedback and current book reviews. Reviews collection for removals and replacements. Serves as “Librarian in Charge” during evening or weekend hours or in the absence of departmental management.
Additional Info & RequirementsAdditional hours available periodically for special programming Excellent benefits - medical, dental, vacation, holidayExcellent communication and customer service skills also required. Experience in young adult book selection and programming is highly desired. Must be a self-starter and a team player. Experience in a public library and reference services and materials selection is preferred. Computer skills with library applications are required. An equivalent combination of education, training, or relevant work experience may be substituted.
The CommunityThe City of Englewood is centrally located within the Denver Metropolitan area. Just south of Denver, Englewood is ideally situated for citizens, business people, and visitors. Englewood offers a small town atmosphere of community with all the benefits of a larger metropolitan area nearby.
City applications are available at the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, 3rd Floor, between the hours of 8am – 5pm, M-F. Applications may also be obtained by downloading from our web site, www.englewoodgov.org, or by calling Human Resources at (303) 762-2370. Call the Job Line at (303) 762-2304 or visit our web site for the current status of the position you have applied for. Our TDD line is (303) 762-2359. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by telephone. E.O.E.