Youth Services Coordinator

Garfield County Libraries / New Castle

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $17.00 to $21.00 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Garfield County Public Library District is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, energetic, and versatile Youth Services Coordinator for the New Castle Branch Library.  

This position is responsible for: providing library services and resources to all users, children through adult; planning, promoting, and implementing youth services programs, assisting with the design and implementation of the Summer Reading Program, conducting storytime, performing outreach activities, and collection development.  

Some evenings and weekends may be required. 

Previous experience with children age 0-10 and teens is required.  A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and previous library experience is preferred. Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field combined with library experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position is required.

This is a part-time (28 hours per week), non-exempt position. The hiring range is $17.00 to $21.00 per hour (DOE); benefits include paid vacation, sick, and holidays.  

Please apply by June 17, 2019 to be considered for this position.  View the full job description and download an application.  

Submit application materials to or fax to 970-665-1101.

Description of Community

New Castle, Colorado is a charming community located within Garfield County.  New Castle is home to approximately 4,800 residents.  Living in New Castle offers quick access to a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, and more.  The Colorado River stretches along the I-70 corridor through town and the Rocky Mountains are a stone's throw away.  Spend a day skiing at Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (just to name a few!) and then relax in the world-famous hot springs in Glenwood Springs as you head home.  See what else New Castle has to offer!

Garfield County Public Library District has six branches located throughout Garfield County.  Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River.

Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles of which approximately 60% is federal public lands, and the furthest towns are 60 miles apart from each other. The population density is 19 people per square mile.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Application Requirements

Please review the full job description and application instructions on our website:

HR Contact Information

Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager



Full job description & application:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary Wage Calculator $17.00 to $21.00 per hour

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

May 13th, 2019

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