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Neighborhood Libraries Manager

Garfield County Libraries

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Application Deadline

Apply By Jul 23rd, 2021


$64,480.00 to $95,160.00 per Year   Calculate


Rifle, CO




Not Specified

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Garfield County Public Library District (District) is seeking a dynamic library professional to join our team as a Neighborhood Libraries Manager. The Neighborhood Libraries Manager will supervise our six Branch Managers and support the District's Executive Director in carrying out the strategic and operational objectives and goals of our Public Services Division.

This is a department director classification that oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the District's physical libraries, including short- and long-range planning as well as development and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services. This position provides assistance to the Executive Director in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, District functions and activities, including the role of an elected Board of Trustees, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the department with those of other departments and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the department. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives, and for furthering District goals and objectives within general policy guidelines. The Neighborhood Libraries Manager is expected to demonstrate a high standard for providing outstanding customer service to all District staff; maintains an excellent rapport with contractors and vendors; and treats all individuals within and outside the District with courtesy and respect at all times.

This is a full-time (minimum 40 hours per week), exempt position. The hiring range for the Neighborhood Libraries Manager position is $64,480 - $95,160 annually (DOE); benefits include medical, dental, vision, and employer contribution to retirement fund; paid vacation, sick, and holidays.

This position requires:

  • Master of Library Science Degree (MLIS) from an American Association (ALA) accredited school
  • Five years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in library management, library administration, or a related field

To view our full job description, please visit our website at https://gcpld.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

About our location and lifestyle...

Garfield County is home to approximately 60,000 residents and is located approximately 180 miles west of Denver via Interstate 70. Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles, of which nearly 60% is federal public lands. The county enjoys moderate weather year-round with 300 days of sunshine annually!

Garfield County and the Rocky Mountains offer an incredible lifestyle. Residents and visitors experience a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, camping, and more. The beautiful Colorado River stretches through the county along the I-70 corridor. Limitless activities are just minutes away. Take a leisurely float on the Colorado River, with amazing views of the majestic Roan Plateau. Spend a day skiing at our nearby resorts, including Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (to name just a few!). Then relax in the gorgeous Glenwood Hot Springs or Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs on your way home. Enjoy fine dining in Glenwood Springs or take an art walk in Carbondale. Head west an hour toward Palisade and Grand Junction to experience Colorado's wine country, the Grand Mesa, and the Colorado National Monument. It's all right here waiting for you!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


The Community

The town of Carbondale is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at an altitude of 6,171 feet.  World class ski resorts, including Aspen, Snowmass and Sunlight, are located within 45 miles of this charming community.  Carbondale residents enjoy a lively arts and music community, great dining, community gatherings and a wide range of economic, social and philosophical viewpoints. 

Denver, the Mile High City, is 170 miles to the east of Carbondale and offers a wide variety of entertainment & sporting events, restaurants, shopping and is home to Denver International Airport.

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.

Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River. A big reason people choose to live in Garfield County is the abundance of outdoor activities, including biking, skiing, soaking in hot springs, fishing, camping, and more.

HR Info

Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager



Posted Jul 12, 2021