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Youth Services Assistant

Delta County Public Library District

Delta County Libraries

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$14.85 to $20.95 per Hour   Calculate


Hotchkiss, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Associate's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



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Job Description

Are you a service-oriented creative-thinker who wants to make a positive impact in the community? Then look no further than this opportunity at Delta County Libraries; where you will join an innovative team that works together to achieve collective goals; where you will play an important role in planning and implementing programs for youth; and where you will be encouraged to learn and grow in your role as Youth Services Assistant at Delta County Libraries.

Required Education and Experience: Associate’s degree in librarianship or library technician, or some form of library certification or an Associate’s degree in related field. Two (2) years of library customer service experience. Demonstrated excellent customer services skills. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Precise attention to details. Effectively works independently and with teammates. Proficiency in technology, electronic devices, computers, the internet, Microsoft Office Suite, and other office equipment.

Youth Services Assistant provides friendly, knowledgeable, respectful, front-line customer service by performing all duties involved in delivering quality customer service through planning, preparation, and implementation of library programs; providing readers’ advisory and reference service; conducting technology training for customers; assisting with collection-management activities; and promoting a team atmosphere in the Library and Library District.

The complete job description is available at https://deltalibraries.org/youth-services-assistant/.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Delta County Libraries
Position: Youth Services Assistant
Location: Crawford, Hotchkiss, and Paonia Libraries
Hours: 36 hours/week
Pay Range: $14.85 – $20.95/hour, with benefits, including health insurance options, life insurance, sick leave, vacation/holiday leave, retirement options and employee assistance.
Application deadline: Open until filled.

The Community

Canyons, rivers, and mountains paint the setting of rural Delta County, inspiring its residents to take regular excursions into the outdoors for hiking, camping, rafting, fishing, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing, and more.  Agriculture continues to be a prominent industry for the area.  With a population of approximately 30,000, the county has six incorporated communities—Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Hotchkiss, Orchard City, and Paonia—that offer diversity of lifestyles and interests.

Delta County Libraries supports five libraries in Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Hotchkiss, and Paonia.  The Library District maintains a varied collection of materials in print, audio, and electronic formats, as well as a wide range of technology for on-site and home use.  Each library offers an annual schedule of dynamic programming for all ages including a Summer Reading Program, weekly storytimes, book clubs, technology help, and much more. 


Human Resources / Job Listings

HR Info

LaDonna Gunn, District Director, ldgunn@deltalibraries.org or 970.399.7878

Posted Jul 20, 2022