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Assistant Librarian

City of Lafayette

Lafayette Public Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$38,833.60 to $54,350.40 per Year   Calculate


Lafayette, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Some College

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

We're seeking a talented and energetic full-time Assistant Librarian who loves story time, makerspaces, and working with youth and adults. In coordination with Library staff and under the supervision of the Programs & Community Engagement Manager, the Assistant Librarian supports library operations by providing excellent customer service at the library’s service points and assists in planning and implementation of programs that promote literacy and lifelong learning.

Supports the successful operation of the library by providing excellent customer service at the library’s service points; delivering reference and information services to customers of all ages; assisting in the planning and implementation of programs that promote literacy skills and lifelong learning; supporting reader’s services; and assisting in the development and maintenance of the library’s collections.

The Lafayette Public Library serves a population of approximately 31,000 residents and is a member of the Marmot Library Network. The library has a committed staff dedicated to facilitating equal access to services, community building, innovation, intellectual freedom, literacy, and lifelong learning. Each member of our Library team is integral to the success of our organization. We value vision, hard work, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Exceptional City Provided Benefits:

  • 100% City-paid Medical, Dental, Vision (up to $25,980 annually for family coverage)
  • 401A Retirement Plan (10.2% City, 8% Employee, immediately 100% vested upon hire)
  •  Life Insurance (One year’s salary up to $150,000. AD&D coverage in equal amount)
  • Tuition Assistance (up to $5000 per year for approved expenses)
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counseling, travel assistance, legal aid, etc)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Bilingual Pay

Additional Benefits:

  • Deferred Compensation and Roth Options
  • Voluntary Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Identity Theft Program
  • Recreation Center Pass
  • Wellness Punch Card (100 punches per year to use at golf course, waterpark, etc)


  • First year employees will accrue 80 hours Vacation
  • 96 hours Sick Leave
  • 24 hours Floating Holiday Leave
  • 11.5 paid City holidays.
  • Other leave programs are offered to include FMLA, Parental and Bereavement Leave

The Community

Lafayette has an inescapable small-town feeling that provides a sense of belonging and connection. Whether it’s eclectic Old Town, distinctive neighborhoods, or unique arts and outdoors spaces, the City has a warmth and character all its own, offering a unique vibe and spirit. Lafayette has appeared on numerous national lists of top places to live and safely raise a family.

We are a full-service City, which means services are provided directly to our community such as Police, Fire, Public Works, Economic Development, Parks and Recreation, Library and Community Arts Center. These types of services offer employment opportunities for a wide array of interests. The City’s mission is to recruit, develop and retain a diverse, well-qualified and professional workforce that reflects the unique personality of the community we serve.


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Posted Mar 24, 2024