Library Associate

City of Fort Lupton

Fort Lupton

Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 22nd, 2019


$15.00 to $17.25 per Hour   Calculate


Fort Lupton, CO





Minimum Education

Associate'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

The following duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work to market the library by constantly straightening, shelving, maintaining face-out materials and informing patrons about programs, events and services available to them.
  • Participate in the design and maintenance to displays and bulletin boards.
  • Maintain the atmosphere that is conducive to learning and addresses issues that interfere with patron positive usage.
  • Work effectively with information resources and the circulation and cataloging systems.
  • Provide readers' advisory services to all age levels.
  • Work morning, evening and weekend hours of operation as needed.
  • Perform all daily library circulation operations and assist patrons with circulation services.
  • With the guidance of a Librarian, occasionally develop informative and entertaining programs and delivers programs to audiences in the library.
  • Assist with special library projects and outreach to the community.
  • Roves the library to interact with patrons, provide assistance, and maintain both collections and public areas.
  • Assist patrons in finding and using library resources, including reference materials, audiovisual equipment, computers, public access catalog, reference databases, and electronic resources.
  • Provide assistance to teachers and students by locating materials and supporting students as they complete special projects.
  • Maintains the collection which may include shelf reading, shifting, cleaning books and weeding on a weekly basis.
  • Process materials as needed and assist in the selection of materials in your assigned area.
  • Responsible for first level technology support for patrons.
  • Uphold the patron's rights embodied in the First Amendment of the constitution of the United States, the Colorado confidentiality Law and the Bill of Rights
  • Uphold copyright and anti-discrimination and bias-free laws and regulations.

This is a Part-Time Position. 
Hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 am- 11: 00 am
Plus one Saturday shift a month is required

SUMMARY:  Coordinate and maintain the day-to-day operations of a school and public library; to perform technical/clerical duties; assist users in locating the appropriate resources.  Additional duties may include planning and implementing patron programs or supporting other staff as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to research reference questions and serve the informational needs of patrons.
  • Assist patrons with all aspects of circulation services.
  • Assist with special library projects and public relations activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patrons to understand and fulfill their requests.
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills.
  • Possess strong library and reference skills.
  • Accept and fulfill assigned responsibilities and duties.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint and able to train patrons in basic usage.
  • Knowledge of online email accounts and able to teach patrons basic usage.
  • Exhibit enthusiasm and vitality for the assigned position.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with patrons, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to follow library policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work with computer applications.
  • Ability to work with, maintain and troubleshoot problems with library equipment including computers, photocopiers, and audiovisual equipment.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Associates Degree Required

HR Info

Amanda Rice 

Posted Mar 4, 2019