Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) is an innovative organization that values new ideas, diversity, creative solution finding, optimism, and interpersonal respect.
The District strives to strategically and effectively serve and connect with all segments of the communities in which we're located. The Community Engagement Coordinator builds lasting partnerships with organizations, groups, and individuals throughout Garfield County. The Community Engagement Coordinator collaborates well with staff across the District to capitalize on opportunities to bring high quality events to the community and increase resident engagement.
This position requires at least a two-year degree in marketing, public policy, social work, behavioral science, or a related field of study, and at least two years work experience in one or more of these fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced computer skills including extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Internet, and email; and skilled using a digital camera. One year of library experience and bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, non-exempt position. The pay range for this position is $17.00 - $21.50/hr. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and employer contribution to retirement fund; paid vacation, sick, and holidays.
About our location...
Rifle, Colorado is home to approximately 9,700 residents and is located in Garfield County on Interstate 70 about 185 miles west of Denver. Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles of which nearly 60% is federal public lands, and the furthest towns are 60 miles apart from each other. The population density is 19 people per square mile. The town of Rifle enjoys moderate weather year round and plenty of sunshine!
Living in Rifle offers close access to the heart of the Rocky Mountains where one can experience a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, and more. Enjoy the beautiful Colorado River as it stretches along the I-70 corridor. Access the river at the Rifle boat ramp and take a leisurely float with amazing views of the majestic Roan Plateau. Spend a day skiing at our nearby resorts including Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (just to name a few!) and relax in the gorgeous Iron Mountain hot springs in Glenwood Springs on your way home. Head west from Rifle about an hour toward Palisade and Grand Junction to experience Colorado's wine country, the Grand Mesa, and the Colorado National Monument.
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The town of Carbondale is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at an altitude of 6,171 feet. World class ski resorts, including Aspen, Snowmass and Sunlight, are located within 45 miles of this charming community. Carbondale residents enjoy a lively arts and music community, great dining, community gatherings and a wide range of economic, social and philosophical viewpoints.
Denver, the Mile High City, is 170 miles to the east of Carbondale and offers a wide variety of entertainment & sporting events, restaurants, shopping and is home to Denver International Airport.
Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles of which approximately 60% is federal public lands, and the furthest towns are 60 miles apart from each other. The population density is 19 people per square mile.
Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River. A big reason people choose to live in Garfield County is the abundance of outdoor activities, including biking, skiing, soaking in hot springs, fishing, camping, and more.
Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager