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Head of Outreach Services

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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 (CDL not required); 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 some 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 HERE.

The starting rate for a Head of Outreach Services is $50,000 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 Services: tmeiners@montroselibrary.org.
Position: Head of Outreach Services
Organization: Montrose Regional Library District
Location: Montrose,  CO 
United States
Salary: 50,000
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 2/23/2023
Requirements Education:
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.

Working Environment:
Performs job in a library setting and in library delivery vehicle(s) with some demanding situations.
Working environment includes time spent outside in all kinds of weather and in other community
facilities. Job involves working a varied schedule, including some evenings and weekends, which maychange periodically. Encounters situations that involve behavioral issues. Position involves frequent interruptions with maximum flexibility required. Occasional travel may be required.


Physical Activities:

Ability to lift books and other materials up to 50 pounds and move heavy book carts. Ability to load and unload books and book carts from the library’s delivery vehicle(s). Some bending and stooping required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/24/2023
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Organization Information
Name:
Montrose Regional Library District
Address:
320 S 2nd St

Montrose,  CO 81401
United States
Email:
tmeiners@montroselibrary.org
Phone:
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Contact:
Tina Meiners