Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) loves involving children and teenagers in our reading programs along with many other activities, making it fun and easy for them to learn. GCPLD is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and versatile Youth Services Coordinator for the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.
This position is responsible for engaging in activities that promote early literacy for children and their caretakers; providing excellent customer service; promoting high-quality library services and resources to all users, children through adult; planning, promoting, and implementing youth services programs, conducting storytime, assisting with the design and implementation of the Summer Reading Program, performing outreach activities and engaging in collection development and maintenance.
The right person for this position shares our commitment to our values: Community, Inclusivity, Trustworthiness, Accountability, and Service.
Education & Experience:
- Relevant bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of four (4) years of education and/or experience, and;
- Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience educating children and/or working with youth development programs or initiatives.
- Experience working in a library.
- Experience working with teens.
- Bilingual in Spanish or another language.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
The hiring range is $22.00 to $28.08 per hour with placement dependent on actual experience and education. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan match (up to 6%); paid vacation, sick, and holidays.
After six months of employment we offer education assistance and student loan assistance.
Garfield County is home to approximately 61,000 residents and is located about 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!
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