Special Collection Librarian

The Denver Public Library

Western History & Genealogy

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$20.89 to $33.32 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Date Posted: March 16, 2007 Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Location: Western History & GenealogyCentral Library13th & Broadway Status/Schedule: Regular, full-time, 40 hours per week. The schedule will be determined by the needs of the department and will include evening and weekend hours. Salary Range: $20.89 - $26.08 per hour starting salary range; $20.89 - $33.32 per hour full salary range. The City and County of Denver benefits package will be offered. Duties and Responsibilities: This librarian works with all ages of customers providing reference services including history of the Trans-Mississippi West and genealogy. Performs community outreach and acquires manuscripts. Assists in the development and maintenance of a special library collection requiring specialized handling, security, and subject expertise. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the history of the American West with emphasis on Denver and Colorado. Knowledge of archival practices, reference services and acquisitions. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Working knowledge of on-line information retrieval. Ability to work with a diverse group of people. Ability to oversee the acquisition of manuscripts including legal and donor issues. Experience: One year of professional librarian experience and one year experience working with archival documents, records, processes, maintenance and preservation. Education: A Masters in Library Science. 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 dpljobs@denverlibrary.org More DPL Job Information: Visit us at http://www.denverlibrary.org or call our Job Line: (720) 865-2075. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted Mar 16, 2007