Working at Poudre River Public Library District is about being part of a dynamic organization that is transforming the community and having fun along the way. You’ll be instrumental in helping our library customers connect to the ideas, information, and resources that spark their curiosity and support lifelong learning. More than 1 million people come through our doors each year and tens of thousands more access important library services online and through our outreach efforts, making the Library District – and its staff – an indispensable public resource. Come check us out!


SELECTION PROCESS:  Application deadline is 5 p.m. MT on 8/24/2018. All applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. 


Applicants will receive an email acknowledgment when the application has been successfully submitted.  Completed applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager.  Applicants who are selected for further testing or interviews will be contacted by someone on the hiring team to schedule. Please keep your contact information up-to-date.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

 Post-offer background check & MVR required.


Job Description

Job Title:          Librarian, Adult Information Services

Reports To:      Library Manager

Location:          Old Town Library  

Job Type:           Classified, Full-time

FLSA Status:      Exempt

Salary:                 $53,649.75/annually

Benefits:         This position is eligible for FULL-TIME benefits

Summary:  Performs professional library services using research and communication to link customers with resources.  Serves as an information advocate and innovative forward thinker who inspires learning, discovery and the development of 21st century skills for staff, volunteers, and the community. Offers a variety of literacy programming, content creation, and preservation. Inspires lifelong learning, collaboration, and advocates for the library in support of the library’s goals and mission.  Emphasis may be placed on services to children, teens, and/or adults for some positions.


Essential Duties:  Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to any combination of the following tasks:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Duties Related to Adult Information Services


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 


Education and Experience:

Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university or equivalent required.   Two years of related work experience in a library is preferred. 


Language Abilities:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Fluency in English is required.  Fluency in Spanish or other language in addition to English is desirable.


Reasoning Abilities:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
None required.


Work Environment and Physical Demands: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed and/or required to:

The Poudre River Public Library District will make reasonable accommodations for access to Library District services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities.  Please call (970) 221-6740 for assistance.

Poudre River Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to gender (regardless of gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age 40 years or older, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by law. For the purpose of this Library District policy “sexual orientation” means a person’s actual or perceived orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality.


Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.


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