Youth Services Assistant

Basalt Regional Library

14 Midland Ave. , Basalt, Colorado

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 29th, 2021


$18.00 per Hour   Calculate


Basalt, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

The Youth Services Assistant will report directly to the Youth Services Assistant Director and the Teen Services Coordinator, providing library services geared to elementary, middle and high school aged patrons. This position assists in planning and implementing programs; reference and readers’ advisory; collection development; school outreach; and provides support to circulation staff. Excellent customer service skills and a genuine passion for working with this age group are a must. This position requires evening and weekend hours.  All Library staff are expected to provide quality customer service with both internal and external customers and to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment.

Additional Info & Requirements

Experience working with children is preferred.  Experience designing and implementing programs for school-aged children and teens is a plus. Excellent computer literacy skills, experience with “tech toys”, and the ability to become proficient with new and changing technology is a must. Ability to communicate well with school-aged children and teens, making them feel comfortable and welcome in the library is a must.  Some artistic ability is preferred.  Knowledge of Children’s & Young Adult literature is a plus.  If you are fluent in Spanish, you are highly encouraged to apply.  

The Community

Employment at Basalt Regional Library comes with the perk of working, living, and playing in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley amid the tallest peaks in the Rockies.  Your passion and enthusiasm for the outdoors, for learning, and for helping others to grow, learn, and experience new things will be put to good use.  You're not only stepping into the "mountain lifestyle", you'll fill a role that has a valuable impact on the community and all the lives within it. 


Human Resources / Job Listings

HR Info

Send resume with cover letter and references to  Sue Kiley, Director   970.927.4311 x8

Posted Dec 18, 2020