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Library Assistant/Adult Programming

Dolores Public Library

Dolores, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Apr 9th, 2021


$13.00 to $15.00 per Hour   Calculate


Dolores, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



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

Job Description

Position Description:

The Library Assistant/Adult Programing position performs a variety of basic library tasks, including circulation services, processing library materials, shelving and organizing the collection, greeting and assisting patrons, answering the telephone, filing, and preparing the facility for program use. The work requires a thorough understanding of how the Library is organized. This position also plans, organizes, and implements all adult programming. This position requires some evenings and weekends. The work schedule may be adjusted for programs, meetings, training, or other obligations. Excellent customer service, strong computer skills, an ability to perform duties effectively and accurately, and flexible scheduling are required.

Additional Info & Requirements

Required Qualifications:

At least one year experience working in adult programming, continuing education, or in a library environment. Requirement may be adjusted for local factors. Must have excellent customer service and computer skills.

Desired Qualifications:

Ability to troubleshoot mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, and Kindles. Knowledge of library management system to perform clerical duties and routine library assignments related to circulation and organization of library materials.

The Community

Dolores, CO:

The Town of Dolores is a great place to live whether you are coming to find a quiet place to retire or looking for a safe place to raise your family. Close enough to a bigger city but far enough away to let the small town life relax and calm you. There are approximately 30 acres of parks and open space that includes ball fields, trails and fishing access. Not to mention the endless amount of public lands at your fingertips.

Get a hike in on the award-winning McPhee Overlook Trail with great views of McPhee Reservoir. Dust off your mountain bike for an amazing ride through the Boggy Draw Trail System's single track. Take a stroll along the River Trail. Get your fishing gear out and head to the lake or a nearby fishing hole. Get a bite to eat at one of our dining establishments. Get your groceries locally, your Farmers Market fix on Wednesdays, find some activities for kids at our library. Get your camping gear and OHV ready for a weekend getaway. Be the host that shows your friends and family around this area.

Dolores Public Schools has a great K thru 12 school system, active athletics and high performing students. They have an active booster club, and help out with many events and activities throughout the year.


Human Resources / Job Listings

HR Info

How to Apply:

Priority application deadline is April 9, 2021, but the position will be open until filled.

·         Submit a cover letter stating why you would be a good addition to the Library’s team

·         Submit a resume demonstrating your education, experience, and qualifications

·         Submit contact information for 3-5 references to be contacted if you are a finalist for the position

Submit application packets either in hard copy to Dolores Public Library c/o Sean Gantt, P. O. Box 847, Dolores, CO  81323 or digitally via e-mail to Sean Gantt, Library Director, sean@doloreslibrary.org

Incomplete submissions will not be considered or acknowledged.

HR Contact Information:

Full job announcement and job description available online at www.doloreslibrary.org

Please direct any questions to the Library Director, Sean Gantt at (970) 882-4127 or sean@doloreslibrary.org

Posted Mar 10, 2021