The Garfield County Libraries are seeking an individual who is led by the ALA's Code of Ethics to join our team of enthusiastic librarians as Branch Manager for 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.

New Castle, Colorado is a charming community located within Garfield County.  New Castle is home to approximately 4,800 residents.  Living in New Castle offers quick access to a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, and more.  The Colorado River stretches along the I-70 corridor through town and the Rocky Mountains are a stone's throw away.  Spend a day skiing at Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (just to name a few!) and then relax in the world-famous hot springs in Glenwood Springs as you head home.  See what else New Castle has to offer!

Garfield County Public Library District has six branches located throughout Garfield County.  Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River.

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.

The position is open until filled.   Visit our website for more information and to download an application:  https://www.gcpld.org/about-us/jobs 

Submit application materials to hr@gcpld.org.