Library Page - Various Locations

Jefferson County Public Library

CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 31st, 2020

Wages

$12.00 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Denver, CO

Hours

16.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Social

Job Description

We are hiring organized and detail oriented individuals to join our Page teams! You will ensure library materials are shelved accurately and create a positive and inviting atmosphere for all patrons. Your work will be with staff and volunteers and you will contribute to the care of the library collection.  If you are ready to make a positive impact on the Library's success, then one of these part time positions may be the job for you! 

This is an ongoing job posting for Page positions. Vacancies open throughout the year at various locations:  Standley Lake, Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Belmar, Columbine, Evergreen, Wheat Ridge and Conifer as well as the Bookmobile housed at the Lakewood Library.  Applications will be reviewed as vacancies open.  Applications remain active until this job posting closes.  Only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted (by phone or email).  An applicant may be interviewed for a Page position at more than one location.

Essential Duties

  • Be ready for the physicality of the position - standing, lifting, carrying, kneeling, and reaching as you sort, shelve, and organize materials.
  • Collaborate with fellow Pages to ensure successful materials processing and back room functions of the library.  We circulate over 7 million items each year!
  • Be an organizer of materials as well as sorting and shelving to ensure items are accurately placed - your efforts impact how easily our patrons find items on library shelves.
  • Showcase our displayed materials so they are visually appealing to patrons.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by being welcoming and friendly.
  • Occasionally help patrons locate materials, answer directional questions, or assist patrons at the self-check kiosk.
  • Troubleshoot equipment to ensure it operates correctly.
  • Be an active participant in staff meetings and required trainings.
  • Position must comply 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.

Qualifications

  • Minimum age: 16, as of the date of your application.
  • Ability to interpret information produced by computer software and utilize the information to process materials.
  • Ability to stand, bend, crouch, stretch, and push book carts for four or more hours in this physical job.
  • Ability to put things in numerical and alphabetical order and pull items (books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, etc.) from sorter bins.
  • Ability to be organized, detail oriented, visually creative and have a knack for merchandising our materials on display.
  • Ability to exert 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

Additional Info & Requirements

Requirements & Additional Information for Page Position

  • Available to work 12 - 16 hours per week which may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Attend required trainings.
  • Offer of employment contingent on criminal background check.
  • Page shifts are 4 hours/day. Shift times differ by location but are generally morning, afternoon and evening.

The Community

Jefferson County Public Library is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We seek individuals with the same passion and commitment to providing equal access to information and opportunities for our community. We value diversity and strive to incorporate our values: innovation, accountability and excellence in all our work and interactions.

OUR PROMISE

Jefferson County Public Library will always be here to connect you to the people, ideas and inspiration for whatever's next in life.  Define your destination, and we'll help you get there.  So you can always be learning.  Always be creating.  And always be discovering something new.
 

MISSION
We help to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities.

VISION
We will be the essential destination where all generations connect, discover, and create.

VALUES
We serve with care; everyone is welcome here.  We meet you where you are, give you our full attention, and strive to exceed your expectations. 
Our core values are Innovation, Accountability, and Excellence.

Jefferson County Public Library offers schedules to assist in your work/life balance, various wellness opportunities helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle, and trainings for personal and professional growth.  Watch a video about the Library's role in the community!
 

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/jefferson/jobs/2838643/library-page-various-locations

Website
www.jeffcolibrary.org

Human Resources / Job Listings
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/jefferson

HR Info

Lily Keenan

Recruitment Coordinator

Lily.Keenan@jeffcolibrary.org 

Posted Sep 10, 2020