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 Public Library District is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, energetic, and versatile Branch Manager to lead the talented staff and volunteers of the Carbondale Branch Library.

The ideal candidate fosters a creative and innovative work environment; is flexible and open-minded, with a constant desire to learn more; supports and cultivates staffs’ skills and interests to benefit the Carbondale Branch. Additionally, the ideal candidate 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.

This position is responsible for providing daily supervision of all aspects of public library services for the branch including but not limited to: collection development, reader's advisory, programming, community outreach and adult and youth services.

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 hiring range is $52,000 - $66,560 annually (DOE), plus 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. 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.

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. 1 year of experience with Sierra ILS is required

The starting wage for this position is $17.00 per hour. Benefits include paid holidays, sick and vacation time.

The Library will accept applications through Wednesday, February 28 at 5PM. 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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