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Job DescriptionThe Golden Library, located along historic Clear Creek in the vibrant city of Golden, offers beautiful views of the Jefferson County foothills. This community-focused, high energy library offers innovative hands-on programs for all ages, with a special emphasis on services to kids and families. Essential Duties: •Provide holistic library service and creates a positive, inviting atmosphere for all patrons. •Handle the most difficult patron questions by utilizing complex research skills. •Be a library ambassador by performing community outreach via classes, workshops, and programs both in the library and off site. •Ensure equal access to all resources and materials, both physical and digital. •Develop, promote, and deliver creative, quality programming to meet community needs and interests. •Be an educator who develops and provides library instruction and patron education individually and in groups. •Collect, analyze, and utilize data to adjust programming. •Evaluate and maintain the existing collection through weeding and transferring of materials. •Be creative by producing enticing visual displays and special exhibits. •Collaborate in the creation of content for the JCPL website and social media resources. •Be a guide and resource to staff and volunteers by providing support in daily operations. •Assume the duties of the Person-In-Charge when scheduled or in the absence of the manager. •Complies with laws governing patron privacy and confidentiality under CRS24-90-119 and the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, as well as, ADA governing public access to space and technology. •Persons hired in this position must be able to perform all the essential tasks required by the position. The above statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. JCPL retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential and additional functions of the job at any time without notice.
Additional Info & Requirements•Master of Library Science (MLS) degree or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree or equivalent; MLS or MLIS may be in progress. •A minimum of 1 year of library experience. •Public library experience preferred. •Intermediate reading, writing, and math skills. •Computer and technology skills as appropriate for the position. Additional Information: •Must work days, some evenings and weekends, and holidays as required. •Offer of employment contingent upon criminal history check and education verification.
Posted Oct 25, 2019