Responsible for providing a variety of services in the Teen department including, but not limited to customer service, programming, collection development, technology instruction and outreach. Flexible schedule requires some evening & weekend hours. This position reports to the Teen Services Division Manager.
The salary range for this position is $19.86- $28.80 per hour with a hiring range of $19.86 - $24.33, depending on qualifications and experience.
This is a 25 hour per week position
Position will close to applicants on: 03/09/20 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.
With over 300 days of sunshine, its proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, its endless outdoor recreation options and a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene, Loveland has consistently been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S.. Featured by USA Today in 2017 as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America, the rest of the world is figuring out what we have known for quite some time… Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE! ~ Love What You Do, Land With Us!
Benefits Package Includes:
- Wellness Clinic
- Medical Leave
- Wellness Program
- City of Loveland University
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Relationship building, behavior support and customer service, including reference, reader’s advisory and technology assistance, for tweens and teens from diverse backgrounds.
- Coordination of the teen tech space including certifications, project cards and instruction.
- Monthly program planning, marketing and facilitation including the annual winter and summer reading programs.
- Establishment and maintenance of outreach partnerships with local schools, businesses and non-profits.
- Collection development including selection, purchasing, mending and weeding of the teen collection.
- Maintenance of the overall organization, appearance and cleanliness of the department including but not limited to shelving materials, shelf reading, placing books on display, shifting within stacks.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Service on library, city and community committees in support of teen services. Other duties as assigned.
May oversee teen and/or adult volunteers.
Additional Info & Requirements
To apply visit: www.cityofloveland.org
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Ability to relate to and guide tweens and teens. Ability to perform job duties effectively during relaxed and stressed activity levels within the department. Excellent oral and written communication skills. General knowledge of computer based library systems, Microsoft Office, web and maker technologies. Ability to positively inspire and energize patrons of all ages about library services and materials. Ability to learn new task skills on the job. Ability to work independently, complete tasks on time and constructively problem solve. Knowledge of Young Adult literature and popular culture. Spanish language proficiency a plus.
Core competencies: Accountability and Integrity, Collaboration, Service, Courtesy and Kindness, Innovation, Safety
Education and/or experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an accredited program preferred. Two (2) years library or directly related professional experience required. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for education requirement on a year-for-year basis. MLS may substitute for experience requirement.
Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Material and equipment directly used:
Library computer, public catalog and staff terminals; PCs, LCD screens, Gaming Systems, e-Readers, iPads, robotics, 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine, Smart Boards, printers, telephone, fax, photocopier, laminator, paper cutter, DVD & monitor, ladders, library carts, library materials (books, media, etc.).
Working conditions and physical requirements:
Works in a dynamic public library environment in the Teen Services Department 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.
A City of Loveland application is required for consideration.