Part-Time Library Specialist

Arapahoe Library District

1471 S Parker Rd, Denver, CO

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$16.11 to $20.11 per Hour

Location

Denver, CO

Hours

20.00

MLS

Not Specified

Minimum Education

High School (or equivalent)

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Public

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

Job Description

"Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends."
Walt Disney

Do you look at everyone who comes through the library door as an opportunity to "knock their socks off"?  Do you believe that working in a library gives you super powers to change the world?  If so, then you might be Arapahoe Libraries next great Library Specialist. 

If you think you are meant for us, we want to hear from you!

Location: Eloise May Library, 1471 S. Parker Road, Denver, CO 80231

Reports to: Supervisor

Supervises: 0

Pay Rate: $16.11 - $20.11

Schedule:  1-2 evenings per week and every third weekend Sat/Sun

 

Role: Assists patrons in the use of the library by delivering outstanding and personalized service in all areas.



Major Duties and Responsibilities:

70% PATRON ASSISTANCE

  • Greets patrons and provides proactive assistance
  • Provides personalized advisory services to patrons
  • Assists patrons with library account maintenance (check out, placing holds, fines)
  • Helps patrons with general reference and tech assistance
  • Provides handoff to various other specialists when appropriate
  • Merchandises
  • Promotes library services, programs and offerings

30% MATERIAL PROCESSING

  • Processes materials, shelves, handles holds


Qualifications:

Two to five years of similar or related experience, preferred.

Bachelor's degree, preferred.

Ability to work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends, required.

Knowledge of informational databases, preferred.

Intermediate technology skills for Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook, required.

Intermediate skills in Sierra, preferred.

Ability to be mobile 100% of the time.  Ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push a loaded wheeled book truck weighing up to 100 pounds and ability to lift up to 35 pounds unassisted, regularly and up to 50 pounds assisted occasionally required.

Ability to focus on the customer, show integrity, be inclusive, enjoy learning and have fun.

Ability to exercise confidence and excitement in the vast technological and online resources we have available.

Ability to provide intermediate advisory services to patrons in all collection formats and genres, and advanced advisory services in one area of choice.

Passionate about the mission of public libraries.

Comfortable with the principles of intellectual freedom.


At Arapahoe Libraries, we believe in turning every search for knowledge into a helpful adventure.  Our 300 employees come together to build a rock-solid team that achieves far more collectively than we could ever do alone.  We provide competitive compensation and benefits including healthcare, paid time off, and retirement plans.

Learn more about our Vision, Values, Mission at: http://arapahoelibraries.org/vision-values-mission/

Arapahoe Libraries is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO)and sustaining an inclusive culture. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law

Additional Info & Requirements

Ability to work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends, required.

Knowledge of informational databases, preferred.

Intermediate technology skills for Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook, required.

Intermediate skills in Sierra, preferred.

Ability to be mobile 100% of the time.  Ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push a loaded wheeled book truck weighing up to 100 pounds and ability to lift up to 35 pounds unassisted, regularly and up to 50 pounds assisted occasionally required.

Ability to focus on the customer, show integrity, be inclusive, enjoy learning and have fun.

Ability to exercise confidence and excitement in the vast technological and online resources we have available.

Ability to provide intermediate advisory services to patrons in all collection formats and genres, and advanced advisory services in one area of choice.

Passionate about the mission of public libraries.

Comfortable with the principles of intellectual freedom.

The Community

Established in 1966, the Arapahoe Library District serves more than 200,000 residents living in Arapahoe County. Arapahoe County and other major suburban counties make up the greater metropolitan area surrounding Denver, Colorado. The Arapahoe Library District operates eight branch libraries, including mobile library services, and a library at the County Detention Center, funded by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Department. A seven-member Board of Trustees sets the library budget and determines policy.

Links

http://arapahoelibraries.applicantpro.com/jobs/

http://www.arapahoelibraries.org

HR Info

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Posted Feb 20, 2019