Librarian/Assistant Branch Manager

 

Department:  Public Service

Location:        Pueblo, CO

 

Pueblo City-County Library District has openings for two Branch Librarian/Assistant Managers - one for our Lucero library location and another opening for our Giodone library location!  The Branch Librarian/Assistant Branch Manager 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/Assistant Branch Manager reports to the Branch Manager. This position works as second in charge to manage daily operations at the Branch Library.  The position also works closely with outside organizations and contractors to deliver programs and build partnerships. The position provides excellent customer service demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with people regardless of age, race, sexual orientation, ability level or background.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:  Master's Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.  One year of library experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:   

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. 

Benefits: Pueblo City-County Library district offers full time employees health insurance including medical insurance with a  tele-health service, and dental and vision insurance. The Library District offers HSA and FSA plans, 401(k) retirement plan, PERA retirement plan, and employer paid life insurance. Full-time employees also receive paid vacation, sick, and personal leave.

Salary Range:  $46,675.20 - $65,353.60 annually

THE COMMUNITY

Pueblo is located in southeastern Colorado and is the most populous city of Pueblo County with roughly 160,000 residents. One of the largest steel-producing cities in the U.S., Pueblo is sometimes referred to as the “Steel City of the West.” The climate is enjoyable year round with outdoor activities available for every season!  Located between rivers and mountains, Pueblo also offers visitors and residents scenic beauty in which to indulge.

Lake Pueblo and Lake Pueblo State Park, the most visited state park in Colorado, is an aquatic hot spot, with more than 60 miles of shoreline and 4,500 acres of surface water for boating and fishing.

Pueblo is a multicultural community at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek. Downtown's 1.5-mile Historic Arkansas Riverwalk  serves as a centerpiece for the city's three-district Creative Corridor of galleries, cultural destinations and events. One such festival, the hugely popular Loaf ‘N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival, celebrates Pueblo's famous green chiles. While there's definitely a sense of history here — Pueblo made Livability.com's Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation list, the city enjoys contemporary recognition on both national and international levels as the home of Colorado State University-Pueblo and Professional Bull Riders, Inc.

Equal Opportunity Employer.