Youth Services Coordinator

Garfield County Libraries

Support Services

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 31st, 2020


$17.00 to $21.50 per Hour   Calculate


Rifle, CO





Minimum Education

Associate's Degree

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description


Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) loves involving children and teenagers in our reading programs along with many other activities, making it super fun and easy for them to learn. Garfield County Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and versatile Youth Services Coordinator for the Parachute Branch Library.  

This position reports to the branch manager and is responsible for: engaging in activities that promote early literacy for children and their caretakers; providing high quality library services and resources to all users, children through adult; planning, promoting, and implementing youth services programs, assisting with the design and implementation of the Summer Reading Program, conducting storytime, performing outreach activities and collection development. 

The Youth Services Coordinator strives to provide outstanding customer service to all Library District staff, maintains an excellent rapport with contractors and vendors, and treats all individuals within and outside the District with courtesy and respect at all times. The Youth Services Coordinator is able to collaborate with any other staff as needed and is able to effectively communicate with all levels of GCPLD staff.  

Previous experience with children age 0-10 and teens is required.  A Bachelor's degree in a related field and previous library experience is preferred. Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field combined with library experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position is required.

This is a full time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position. Some evenings and weekends may be required. The hiring range is $17.00 to $21.50 per hour (DOE), medical, dental, vision and retirement plan benefits; paid vacation, sick and holidays.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

The Community

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.

HR Info

Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager


Posted Dec 3, 2020