Jobs at the Library

The Garfield County Public Library District is a great place to work. Whether you are paid or volunteering, we have something for everyone. 


Branch Manager

The Garfield County Libraries are seeking a book wizard, an explorer, a scientist, an ideologue to join our team of enthusiastic librarians as Branch Manager for one of two unique branches, either the Silt Branch Library or the New Castle Branch Library.

If you are looking to make a big impact, to be a part of a highly talented team of individuals who work collectively toward being a trusted and valued resource to everyone in our communities, we want to talk to you!

The Branch Manager fosters a creative and innovative work environment; is flexible and open-minded, with a constant desire to learn more; and supports and cultivates staffs’ skills and interests.  Additionally, the Branch Manager encourages staff well-being through a healthy work/life balance; adapts quickly to change; is a creative problem-solver; and effectively communicates to all levels of the Library District.

The minimum requirements for this position include a MLS or MLIS degree from a graduate school accredited by ALA, previous supervisory/leadership experience and knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.  This is a full time (40 hours per week), exempt position. The annual compensation for this position starts at $52,000 (DOE), plus medical, dental, vision and retirement plan benefits; paid vacation, sick and holidays. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

The position is open until filled and a successful candidate can start any time January 2, 2019 or later.   View the full job description and download an application.  Submit application materials to or fax to 970-665-1101.


Circulation Coordinator

The Garfield County Public Library District is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Circulation Coordinator to join our talented team at the Rifle Branch Library.

The Circulation Coordinator is required to have specialized knowledge and expertise in all areas of circulation and Marmot's ILS. One year of experience with Sierra or other ILS is required. Three years of library experience is preferred.

This position is responsible for training and supporting library staff in performing basic circulation functions (i.e., check-in, check-out, holds, claims, notices, etc.); managing the circulation desk, overseeing the use of public computers, and scheduling the staff at the library. This position works closely with the Branch Manager and supports the Branch Manager's goals and expectations. As a member of the District’s Circulation team, the Circulation Coordinator is responsible for understanding and enforcing all District policies and procedures, and supporting the Library District’s mission, vision and values. The Circulation Coordinator is responsible for setting the tone for customer service at the branch. The Circulation Coordinator is expected to be a team leader and a team player.

The ideal candidate has exceptionally strong customer service skills, is adaptable to changing priorities and values others and their contributions. Communication between the other Circulation Coordinators, Branch Managers, and the Executive Director is a priority to ensure all changes to policies and procedures are fully communicated to all staff and training is consistent. A high school diploma/GED is required, two years of college (or equivalent) is preferred.  

The starting wage for this position is $17.00 per hour. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and retirement plan benefits; paid vacation, sick and holidays. Some nights and weekends may be required.

The position is open until filled and we are currently reviewing applications and scheduling interviews. View the full job description and download an application. Submit application materials to or fax to 970-665-1101.



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Garfield County Libraries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.


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