The Broomfield Library and Cultural Affairs department has an opening for a part-time inventHQ Makerspace Associate. We are seeking a high performing, innovative, and team-focused individual who has a passion for learning, creating, and collaborating.
This position works 12 hours per week between 1:30-7:30pm on Thursday, and 11:30am-5:30pm on Friday and Saturday. The hiring range is $21.41 - $25.19/hour and this position does not include benefits.
We are a busy makerspace that is a community destination for families and individuals to create and learn together. We have a strong sense of pride and identity and work extensively to bring the highest quality services to our patrons. Guided by vision to inspire, empower, and connect all who engage with us, we seek innovative solutions to community concerns and aspirations.
Are you a good fit?
Desire for fun, engaging, inspiring work
Enjoys tinkering, problem solving, and creating
Supportive of positive and collaborative learning environments
Not afraid to fail forward or say “I don’t know, let’s figure that out together”
Tech savvy with the ability to search in various places for solutions
Passionate about teaching and patiently guiding people through a new process
Comfortable with makerspace tools, software, and machinery, or excited to learn
Enthusiastic about empowering community members to learn and solve problems on their own
Essential Required Tasks/Examples of Duties
During your work shift you will help children and adults use makerspace equipment during public open hours. You will greet new patrons and give them a tour of the space, chat with them about projects they would like to make, help them safely use tools, and connect them to learning resources.
For a full job description, please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/broomfield/jobs/4016210/makerspace-associate
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and one year experience in library work or a closely related field requiring extensive public contact in person (or equivalent experience). Experience with makerspace tools and customer service preferred.
Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides evidence that the applicant possesses the Necessary Applicant Traits.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: - Bilingual skills in Spanish and English desirable. New hires must, as a condition of employment, pass the following pre-offer and post-offer/hire processes: oral board, reference checks, background checks including local police check and sex-offender registry.
Broomfield, Colorado is a rapidly growing community located between Denver and Boulder. Currently home to 62,000 people, it is becoming a hub for technology and healthcare. Broomfield is located within an hour’s drive of the mountains and has a relatively mild climate. Miles of trails and open space and varied cultural opportunities enhance the quality of life. The library is an active participant in the community and enjoys excellent support from residents and the city and county.
External Job Ad
City and County of Broomfield HR department 303.438.6320