Public Services Specialist

Auraria Library- University of Colorado Denver

Auraria Campus

Application Deadline

Apply By Oct 8th, 2019


$17.00 to $18.70 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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

Job Description

State Classified Staff

Library Technician II

Job Overview

The Public Services Specialist directly serves library users by working at the two main service points in the library: Ask Us Desk and Ask Me Desk. They will answer a variety of questions about the library and campus. The Public Services Specialist acts as point person at the Ask Us Desk when needed. As point person, they will be responsible for opening/closing the library, guiding student employees, and serving as person in charge of library until leadership is on site.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Perform circulation functions including; checking materials in and out, registering patrons, renewing, searching for items, and resolving patron account issues.
  • Support library users by answering directional and reference questions, providing tech support, and reporting facility needs.

Work Schedule: Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm. Monday-Wednesday 1:00pm-10:00pm.

Compensation: $35,340 - $38,976 commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of experience working in library support including customer service experience.
    • Substitution: College or university course work, appropriate to the work assignment, may substitute for the general clerical experience on a year-for-year basis, but not for the one year of specific experience.
  • Colorado law requires that candidates for state government jobs be residents of Colorado at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in library science, social sciences, humanities, statistics, liberal arts, business, English, communication, or closely related field.
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Word to develop, edit and update reports, handouts and correspondence.
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel to maintain statistics, data, and information.
  • Experience working in library service area with appropriate automated systems, such as Interlibrary Loan systems like OCLC, ILLiad, DOCLINE, Rapid, or library Circulation systems like Innovative Interfaces, ExLibris ALMA, etc.
  • Experience working with internal and external contacts, such as students, staff, and faculty.

HR Info

Application Deadline: This position is open until October 9, 2019.

Application Instructions: To apply, visit

Posted Sep 26, 2019