Library Aide Substitute

City of Loveland

Loveland, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Jul 12th, 2019


$14.81 to $17.79 per Bi-weekly   Calculate


Loveland, CO




Not Specified

Minimum Education

Associate's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Substitutes for library staff with a variety of duties and levels of responsibility in all public service areas of the library. Flexible and varied schedule between 0-19 hours/week, requires some evening & weekend hours. This position reports to the Teen Services Division Manager.

The salary range is $14.81- $20.77 per hour with a hiring range of $14.81 - $17.79 depending on qualifications and experience.
This position will close to applicants on : Friday, July 12 at 4:30 p.m. M.S.T.


  • Maintains flexible schedule and must be willing to report for work often on short notice
  • Provides customer service including reference, reader’s advisory and technology assistance for patrons of all ages both in person and by phone
  • Check library materials in and out, place reserves, process fines, make reservations for computer use and classes
  • Maintain overall organization, appearance and cleanliness of the library including but not limited to shelving materials, shelf reading, placing books on display, shifting within stacks
  • Collects money and makes change using a cash register or cash drawer
  • Regularly follow opening and/or closing procedures


Knowledge, skills & abilities:
General knowledge of computer based library systems, Microsoft Office, Outlook and the Internet. Ability to perform job duties effectively during relaxed and stressed activity levels within the department. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with current library practices and materials. Knowledge of basic customer service philosophies. Ability to learn new task skills on the job. Ability to work independently, complete tasks on time and constructively problem solve.   Spanish language proficiency a plus. 

Core competencies:

Accountability, Collaboration, Courtesy and Kindness, Innovation, Integrity, Safety,


Job specific competencies:

Time Management, Computer and Software Proficiency, Community Relations, Job Knowledge

Education and/or experience
Two (2) years college coursework or Associates degree required.  An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis 1 (one) year library or closely related technology experience required; this is in addition to any years used to satisfy the education/experience requirement. ..

Licensure and/or certifications:

Material and equipment directly used:
Computers, keyboards, radio frequency antennas and barcode readers, automated materials handling system, bookcarts and bins, gaming systems, microfilm readers, audio and video players, cash register, photocopiers, telephone

Working environment/physical activities:
Works in a dynamic public library environment with extensive public contact. Must be able to visually scan library computer and staff screens and explain displayed information and direct customers to shelf locations. Must be able to position or move materials on varying height shelves and in file cabinets for extended periods of time. Must be able to move library carts weighing 50 pounds across a carpeted floor.  Flexible schedule requires some evening and weekend hours. 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

A criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.

Additional Info & Requirements

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The Community

Loveland is the jewel of Northern Colorado, possessing all the amenities of an urban population center, yet it still has its small town charm, friendliness and welcoming atmosphere. Loveland has long been known as the “Sweetheart City” because of its Valentine Re-mailing Program. Every year, thousands of valentines are sent to the city where volunteers stamp them for remailing to sweethearts worldwide. However special this program is to our city, it’s the residents of Loveland who truly make Loveland “the Sweetheart City.”


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Posted Jul 1, 2019