Douglas County Libraries
Douglas County Libraries at Castle Rock, CO
Douglas County Libraries elevate our community by inspiring a love of reading, discovery and connection.
The Director of Customer Experience will lead, coach, and facilitate our library's strategies toward consistently premium products and services.
This position offices out of the Philip S. Miller Library in downtown Castle Rock, but will work throughout our libraries in Douglas County. Castle Rock is recognized as one of the fastest growing communities in the U.S. and is recognized for being a great place to work and live. With access to both typical suburban housing and a hip downtown vibe, Douglas County has something for everybody.
The Director of Customer Experience reports to the Executive Director and is a teammate on our library's senior leadership team. The team is accountable for customer focus, innovation, and results. If you are somebody who wants to use your knowledge and creativity to expand customer experience then this will be a fun job for you!
For more information on this position or to view all of our exciting position you can visit: DCL Join Our Team. For questions, you may call Heather Looney at 303-951-6383 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time to talk.
Additional Info & Requirements
Leadership: The Director of Customer Experience is experienced and effective at working with a senior leadership team to align our staffing and budget reflecting our business strategy and tactics.
Strategic Planning and Innovation: The Director of Customer Experience is experienced and comfortable in achieving a branded house instead of a house of brands – working toward a consistent, premium and branded delivery of products and services common to all our libraries.
Technical Performance Accountabilities:
The pioneer spirit, accompanied by the beauty of the mountains, foothills and plains, is gloriously evident in Douglas County. In 1861, the Colorado Territorial Session Laws created Douglas County, named after Stephen A. Douglas. Known as the “Little Giant.”
Douglas County is virtually the geographic center of Colorado. Located in the Denver South Metro area, Douglas County is one of the fastest growing areas in the state with over 303,000 in population. The County is approximately 843 square miles, of which 48,741 acres are permanently protected land through the Douglas County Open Space Program. Recreational areas include more than 146,000 acres of Pike National Forest, Roxborough State Park, Castlewood Canyon State Park and the Chatfield State Recreation Area.
The County’s strength, as the centerpiece of the Denver/Colorado Springs development corridor, is a perfect blend of quality lifestyle and business environment.
Douglas County ranked particularly well in the household income, homeownership rate and educational attainment categories. Combine those with our great location, excellent schools, outstanding libraries, wonderful weather and outstanding recreational and cultural opportunities, and you will understand why Douglas County is recognized for being one of the most family-friendly communities in Colorado, offering a quality of life unmatched elsewhere in the state. Douglas County has also been nationally recognized as a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Douglas County Libraries has been blazing a trail and thriving in Douglas County for decades, due very much to the generous support, patronage and growth of our community. Douglas County Libraries is the fourth largest library system in Colorado. Our mission is to be a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning, and we play a vital role in the life of our community. We lend more than eight million books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, e-books, and audiobooks every year, including more children’s materials than any other Colorado library.
Our seven locations offer a large collection of popular materials, children’s books, reference materials, downloadable audio, video and e-books, wireless access, public computers for kids and adults, and friendly, professional staff. Study rooms and large public meeting rooms are available to the public. We offer reading programs for all ages, used book sales, more than 75 Storytimes each week, writing groups, book clubs and a wide variety of fun and interesting programs for all ages.
Online resources include research databases, homework help, the library catalog, downloadable audiobooks and e-books, account access for reserving and renewing items, reading recommendations, links to Douglas County history and community information. We also offer reference assistance via phone, email or text, and access to accounts and many services.
We are excited to respond to our community’s growth and demand for innovative new library spaces and services. Our new libraries are Castle Pines Library, Castle Pines, CO; Lone Tree Library, Lone Tree, CO; and Parker Library, Parker, CO – Stop in at any of our libraries and be amazed!