Job Openings: Head of Outreach Services, Outreach Services Assistant, Circulation Assistant

Head of Outreach Services

The Montrose Regional Library District is seeking a full time dynamic Head of Outreach Services to highlight our unique resources and bring them to the community.

We value candidates who have a positive and outgoing attitude. You must be able to interact with patrons offsite at various types of locations; have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a variety of outreach vehicles, including a 30 foot bookmobile; possess strong communication and organizational skills; and are comfortable with people of all ages and from all backgrounds. An ideal candidate will be able to work with large and small groups; possess Spanish-language abilities (nearly a third of our population are native Spanish speakers); be able to work evenings and weekends; and have the ability to perform more physically intensive duties, which can include lifting and pushing heavy materials, bending and kneeling, and being mobile for much of the day. Outreach Services also works with local schools, organizations, and neighborhoods in our community.  You can learn more by viewing the job description on the library’s website: http://www.montroselibrary.org/job-openings

Due to the nature of this position, we strongly prefer a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university and at least three years of varied and robust experience in an outreach services and public library settings or equivalent positions. Supervisory experience is also preferred. We offer benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement; and vacation, personal, and sick leave, in addition to holidays. The starting rate for a Head of Outreach Services is $45,500 annually, with additional increases for a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university and for proficiency in Spanish.

If you feel you would make an excellent contribution to our library, please email your resume and cover letter to Tina Meiners, Head of Youth and Outreach Services: tmeiners@montroselibrary.org.

Job Description

Outreach Services Assistant

The Montrose Regional Library District is seeking a full time energetic Outreach Services Assistant to highlight our unique resources and bring them to the community.

We value candidates who have a positive and outgoing attitude. You must be able to interact with patrons offsite at various types of locations; have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a variety of outreach vehicles, including a 30 foot bookmobile; possess strong communication and organizational skills; and are comfortable with people of all ages and from all backgrounds. An ideal candidate will be able to work with large and small groups; possess Spanish-language abilities (nearly a third of our population are native Spanish speakers); be able to work evenings and weekends; and have the ability to perform more physically intensive duties, which can include lifting and pushing heavy materials, bending and kneeling, and being mobile for much of the day. Outreach Services also works with local schools, organizations, and neighborhoods in our community.  You can learn more by viewing the job description on the library’s website: http://www.montroselibrary.org/job-openings

A high school diploma is required.  A general understanding of working with the public and public library settings is preferred.  We offer benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement; and vacation, personal, and sick leave, in addition to holidays. The starting rate for an Outreach Services Assistant is $28,300 annually with additional increases for specific library-related degrees, experience, or proficiency in Spanish.

If you feel you would make the right contribution to our library, please email your resume and cover letter to Tina Meiners, Head of Youth and Outreach Services: tmeiners@montroselibrary.org.

Job Description

LIBRARY CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

The Montrose Regional Library District is hiring a Circulation Assistant. Job entails handling library materials, working with the public and basic computer skills. The best applicant has a high level of interpersonal and customer service skills. Library experience is not necessary. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  2:00-7:00, Saturday 9:00-5:00 and Sunday 12:00-5:00. $13.00/hour. The ideal candidate will be able to cover vacations and sick days. This is a great entry-level job for the right person! Please send resumes and a letter of interest that includes what skills you will bring to our team. kseger@montroselibrary.org. Kirsten – Montrose Library 320 S. 2nd Street, Montrose CO 81401. Resumes will be accepted until October 6th, 2021.