Librarian II, Adult Services


Library LIBRA01782

Posted: January 10, 2020


Loveland Library
Loveland, CO 80537, USA

Job Details


The Loveland Public Library is seeking a Librarian II for the Adult Services Department. As a Librarian II, this position will work in partnership with the Division Manager to lead the team. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working with creative innovative people in a collaborative environment. We are passionate about making community connections, developing strong programs & creating a 21st century collection. We are looking for a candidate to manage community outreach & partnerships, programs, & ideas with a winning style and assurance.
Performs mid-level professional duties under the general direction of Adult Services Division Manager & will direct the Adult Services Division in the absence of the Division Manager.
The salary range for this position is $21.93- $31.73 per hour with a hiring range of $21.93 - $26.83, DOQ
Position will close to applicants on: 1/24/2020 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.

Benefits Package Includes:




This position is responsible for supervision of City employee(s).

Highest level supervised:  non-exempt employee(s).

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 


Knowledge, skills & abilities:

Knowledge of library reference and reader advisory, standard library arrangement and description, and materials collection development. Ability to conduct a reference interview, locate information in print and online resources. Ability to plan programs and outreach services. Ability to network with community partners. Ability to provide strong customer service to customers of all ages and backgrounds. Ability to positively inspire and energize customers and staff about library services and materials. Ability to work independently, complete tasks on time and constructively problem solve. Ability to supervise staff and volunteers.  Must possess strong presentation skills and general knowledge of computer and Microsoft office tools.  Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Core competencies:

Accountability, Collaboration, Service, courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Integrity and Safety

Job specific competencies:

Job Knowledge, Community Relations, Leadership, Time Management

Education and/or experience:

Bachelor’s degree required. Masters in Library Science (MLS) from accredited program preferred.  Three (3) years progressively responsible library experience required.  One (1) year supervision of paid staff including hiring, discipline, performance management & evaluation preferred. Combination of education and experience may substitute for degree on a year-to-year basis.

Licensure and/or certifications:


Material and equipment directly used:

Library III integrated system; online databases, the Internet, PCs, microform reader-printers, mobile technology, photocopiers, fax, telephone, city van, and audio visual equipment.

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Dynamic library environment with extensive public contact, may require sitting for extended periods of time, repetitive motion tasks, reaching, bending, kneeling, and moving or positioning objects up to 20 pounds.  Moves and positions carts of library materials up to fifty (50) pounds. Requires frequent retrieval of reading materials on library shelves, which are located from five (5) inches to eighty (80) inches above the floor.  Flexible schedule requires some evening & weekend hours.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. 

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

A criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.