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Youth Services Assistant

Basalt Regional Library

Single location

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$19.00 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Basalt, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Not Specified

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Public

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

About you:

  • You love working with children and are passionate about early childhood literacy
  • You want to give back to the community
  • You are a self-motivated hard worker with a positive attitude
  • You have excellent customer service skills and a desire to help others

About the job:

  • Starting pay $19.00 per hour
  • 40 hours per week, can be flexible within open hours of the library
  • Earn three weeks of Personal Time Off per year for sick time and vacation
  • Earn 8 hours of holiday pay for seven holidays per year
  • Employee health insurance including medical, vision, and dental coverage is paid by the library ($7,272 per year benefit)
  • Library matches 2% retirement contribution after one year, 3% after two years, 4% after three years, and 5% for four years and longer

The Youth Services Assistant assists the Children’s Librarian and the Teen Services Coordinator in all areas of responsibility within the library. This position assists with providing library services geared to elementary, middle and high school aged patrons. This position assists with planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating programs in Youth Services. This position provides reference and readers’ advisory to patrons of all ages with a focus on children and teens. This position assists with collection management in the Youth Services department. This position assists with school outreach, and provides support to circulation staff. This position staffs the public service desk as needed.

To view a full job description, visit basaltlibrary.org/jobs

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

  • Starting pay $19.00 per hour
  • 40 hours per week, can be flexible within open hours of the library
  • Earn three weeks of Personal Time Off per year for sick time and vacation
  • Earn 8 hours of holiday pay for seven holidays per year
  • Employee health insurance including medical, vision, and dental coverage is paid by the library ($7,272 per year benefit)
  • Library matches 2% retirement contribution after one year, 3% after two years, 4% after three years, and 5% for four years and longer

Additional Info & Requirements

• A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required 
• A Bachelor’s degree is preferred 
• Minimum 1 year related experience is required 
• Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred 
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered on the basis of one year of experience for each year of education 

The Community

About the library:

  • The Basalt Library is the living room of its community and is beloved by the people who visit it.  The library is known for its music events and its beautiful building.  Behind the scenes, a work culture of collaboration, appreciation, and fun make this an amazing place to work.
  • Basalt, named for the basaltic rock formation on Basalt Mountain, began as a railroad town and was incorporated in 1901. Basalt is a Statutory Town in Eagle and Pitkin counties in Colorado. Surrounded by wilderness, Basalt sits at the gate of the Fryingpan Valley along the Gold Medal waters of the Roaring Fork and Fryingpan Rivers in the White River National Forest at an elevation of 6,611 feet.
  • The library sits on the shore of the Roaring Fork River in historic downtown Basalt.

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.basaltlibrary.org/ys-assistant.html

HR Info

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to
​Jess Hardin, Youth Services Manager at jhardin@basaltlibrary.org

Posted Nov 9, 2022