Jobs

Gunnison County Libraries is hiring for a Library Technician 2

Position open until filled.

Please email a cover letter and resume to amanda@gunnisoncountylibraries.org

PAY RANGE: $16.50 to $23.00

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and individuals
  • Computer literate
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with digital content management
  • Experience with managing an organizational social media presence
  • Willingness to work in Gunnison and Crested Butte

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Circulation Desk Duties: 40%

  1. Assists patrons in public access catalog searches, holds, locating library materials, library technology including making computer reservations, reader’s advisory and reference services by telephone and in person.  
  2. Assists patrons with digital collections questions
  3. Assists patrons with basic computer help
  4. Registers new patrons and issues library cards; updates patron records when appropriate.
  5. Maintains patron confidentiality.
  6. Opens and closes library building following library procedures.
  7. Checks library materials in/out and renews according to district policy.
  8. Sorts and shelves library materials.
  9. Collects patron fines and then records in system. Collects monies for copying, printing and faxing.
  10. Processes new material.
  11. Packages and processes incoming and outgoing holds for courier in accordance with CLIC’s best practices.
  12. Monitors use of the library.
  13. Informs patrons of and enforces district library policies.
  14. Answers the phone.
  15. Performs other tasks assigned by management
  16. Attends and participates in staff meetings and committees.

Programming Duties: 20%

  1. Recruits for, plans, organizes, and implements educational and entertaining programs for adult and family audiences at both Gunnison & Crested Butte Libraries.
  2. Build community partnerships to help foster engagement through presentations and programs
  3. Research innovative programming opportunities locally and virtually
  4. Create relationships with authors and agents to facilitate author talks and visits
  5. Responds to community needs and requests for information best conveyed through programming

Marketing & Advertising Duties 20%

  1. Sends weekly ads to both weekly newspapers (GCT & CB News), Gunnison Country Shopper etc.
  2. Designs and helps distribute print flyers or handouts in Gunnison and Crested Butte
  3. Contributes and manages content for the Library District website gunnisoncountylibraries.org
  4. Maintains Library District social media accounts in accordance with District policies and procedures
  5. Aids and assists with marketing & advertising initiatives as needed

Periodical Duties: 10%

  1. Processes, catalogues and shelves current issues
  2. Converts current issues to back issues and shelves
  3. Monitors magazine budget under the guidance of the management
  4. Orders and processes billing statement sending original for payment
    Maintains an up-to-date record of collection status; including titles, expiration dates, cost, account number etc.
  5. Assists management to evaluate periodical collection by performing collection analysis and usage studies
  6. Removes and recycles old issues as needed

Building Duties: Minimal

  1. Cleans the library when assigned opening duties, which may include shoveling snow from doorway to keep entranceways clear and safe.  
  2. Tends the library house plants.

Miscellaneous Duties: 10%

  1. Cleans all DVDs and CDs as needed using DVD machine; orders supplies to support the machine
  2. Weeds materials
  3. Attend professional meetings to secure new knowledge and keep current with library trends
  4. Performs other tasks assigned, including one time and ongoing projects

    For consideration please send resume and cover letter to amanda@gunnisoncountylibraries.org