Are you a librarian or recent graduate of an MLS program, who would like to be part of a dynamic four-star Library District in the Pueblo community? Pueblo City-County Library District has the perfect job for you! PCCLD is searching for a full-time Branch Librarian for our Barkman library.
The Branch Librarian provides professional expertise, based on knowledge of library principles, to develop and facilitate programs that link outside organizations and resources to the Library that best meet the needs of the community. The impetus behind the Branch Librarian’s activities is to promote program attendance, increase visits to the library, and promote circulation of the Library’s materials and e-services.
The Branch Librarian reports to the Branch Manager. This position works as a team member to coordinate efforts and ensure staffing needs are met at the Branch Library. The position also works closely with schools, outside organizations, authors and performers representing the Library as a knowledgeable professional. The position provides excellent customer service demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with people regardless of age, race, sexual orientation, ability level or background.
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Education and Experience: Masters Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. One year of library experience preferred.
Skills and Abilities: Position requires knowledge of books and collection development as well as excellent planning and program presentation skills for children and adults; particularly, expertise in developing and presenting creative children’s story times. A passion for working with children with a desire to promote children’s library experiences through dynamic and innovative programming. Ability to conduct complex reference interviews, to analyze requests and to apply research skills to locate specialized information or provide customers with alternative sources. Demonstrates courtesy and interest in providing high quality service to customers and displays a positive image. Participates willingly as a team member: builds and maintains positive working relationships and contributes to a productive working environment. Ability to function under flexible and changing conditions. Thorough knowledge of print and electronic reference tools and research techniques. Ability to use Internet and electronic databases. Ability to understand, accurately use, and teach the use of a variety of software programs, including various databases and the library’s computer system. Public speaking skills: comfortable speaking to a variety of audiences and age levels
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds and push /pull a fully loaded book cart weighing up to 200 pounds.
Other Requirements: Must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings and weekends. Must submit to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation.
Hiring Salary: $46,675.00