Assistant Librarian

City and County of Broomfield

Mamie Dowd Eisenhower Public Library

Application Deadline

Apply By May 9th, 2007


$15.10 to $21.90 per Hour   Calculate


Broomfield, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Position is primarily scheduled at the Children’s desk; however, may be asked to work in other areas of the library as needed. Assist children, parents, and adults who work with children by providing reference and reader’s advisory service. Plan and present programs for children of various ages and for families. Create displays, reading lists, and promotional materials. Assist in collection maintenance. Work as a team with Children’s Services staff. Recommends books and assists in the selection of books and reading materials; answers research and reference questions; assists patrons in the use of library catalogs and resource materials; and takes interlibrary loan requests when the Interlibrary Loan Office is closed. Answer telephone calls and provide information or otherwise assist or refer patrons as appropriate. Assists patrons in the use of equipment such as microfilm and microfiche readers, copier machines, CD-ROM workstations, Internet access and Patron Access Catalog (PAC). Provides descriptive cataloging and inputs new books and periodicals into computer system. Perform a variety of miscellaneous duties such as running errands, processing mail, picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for use of library facilities, setting up tables and chairs for classes, etc. Maintain necessary operating records and transactions. Maintains confidentiality of all data and information. Types correspondence, memoranda and other materials; file materials. Perform routine maintenance on books and other materials, such as mending, attaching labels, bar codes and date due slips. Conduct special programs for patrons, as required. Converts and deletes records from computer database. Processes materials for bindery or discard; assists librarians as needed; assists in maintaining the library areas; maintains the vertical file. Assists in the supervision of library aides and clerks in locating reading sources, shelving, and circulation desk responsibilities. Supervises opening and closing of library facility as scheduled. Supervises building and participants by explaining and enforcing program and building rules, regulations, and procedures. Assist in carrying-out special programs, including assistance in scheduling, publicity, refreshments, reservations, setting up, etc. Conduct tours of library facilities for various educational or civic groups and interested individuals. Performs related duties as required. Children’s reference desk coverage, program planning and presentation, and collection maintenance duties are some of the major responsibilities of this position.

Additional Info & Requirements

Position includes part-time benefits. Scheduled approximately 32 hours/week. Hours vary and will include days, evenings and weekends. One year experience in library work or a closely related field requiring extensive public contact in person and on the phone. Preference will be given for experience working with children and families, including library programming.

HR Info

Resume not accepted in lieu of an application.

Posted Apr 28, 2007