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Position Title: Library Assistant/Adult Services

Reports To: Library Director

Wage Category: Part-Time Regular Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $15-$17 per hour based on qualifications and experience

Benefits Include: Paid holidays, paid time off, health stipend, retirement plan with 3% matching


Position Description:

The Library Assistant/Adult Services position performs a variety of basic library tasks, including circulation services, processing library materials, shelving and organizing the collection, greeting and assisting patrons, answering the telephone, filing, and preparing the facility for program use. The work requires a thorough understanding of how the Library is organized. This position also plans, organizes, and implements all teen and adult programming. This position requires some evenings and weekends. The work schedule may be adjusted for programs, meetings, training, or other obligations. Excellent customer service, strong computer skills, an ability to perform duties effectively and accurately, and flexible scheduling are required.


Required Education/Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or professional certificate required. Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred. Significant experience and on the job training may be substituted for formal education.

Must have an interest in library services and programs.


Required Qualifications:

At least one year experience working in teen/adult programming or in a library environment, preferably a public library. Requirement may be adjusted for local factors. Must have excellent customer service and computer skills.


Desired Qualifications:

Ability to troubleshoot mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, and Kindles. Knowledge of library management system to perform clerical duties and routine library assignments related to circulation and organization of library materials.


How to Apply:

Priority application deadline is February 29, 2024, but the position will be open until filled.

·         Submit a cover letter stating why you would be a good addition to the Library’s team

·         Submit a resume demonstrating your education, experience, and qualifications

·         Submit contact information for 3-5 references to be contacted if you are a finalist for the position


Submit application packets either in hard copy to Dolores Public Library c/o Sean Gantt, P. O. Box 847, Dolores, CO  81323 or digitally via e-mail to Sean Gantt, Library Director,


                                              Incomplete submissions will not be considered or acknowledged.

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