Working at Poudre River Public Library District is about being part of a dynamic organization that is transforming the community and having fun along the way. You’ll be instrumental in helping our library customers connect to the ideas, information, and resources that spark their curiosity and support lifelong learning. More than 1 million people come through our doors each year and tens of thousands more access important library services online and through our outreach efforts, making the Library District – and its staff – an indispensable public resource. Come check us out!


SELECTION PROCESS:  Application deadline is 5:00 pm MT on March 20, 2018. All applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. 

Applicants will receive an email acknowledgment when the application has been successfully submitted.  Completed applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager.  Applicants who are selected for further testing or interviews will be contacted by someone on the hiring team to schedule. Please keep your contact information up-to-date.

No phone calls, please.

Post-offer background check & MVR required.


Job Description

Job Title:            Library Assistant

Reports To:        Library Manager

Location:            Old Town Library

Job Type:           Classified, part-time 20 hours/week

FLSA Status:      Non-exempt

Rate of Pay:       $19.25 per hour

Benefits:         This position is eligible for part-time benefits


Summary: Actively assists library customers with finding and using library resources, including the online catalog, public computers and variously-formatted materials. Plans and implements programs and provides programming support.  Establishes and maintains resource displays.    


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus one year library or related customer service experience required. Technical knowledge and experience using downloadable materials preferred.


Language Abilities:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Fluency in English is required.  Fluency in Spanish or other language is desirable. 


Certificates and Licenses:

None required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed and/or required to: 

Poudre River Public Library District will make reasonable accommodations for access to Library District services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities.  Please call (970) 221-6740 for assistance.

Poudre River Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to gender (regardless of gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age 40 years or older, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by law. For the purpose of this Library District policy “sexual orientation” means a person’s actual or perceived orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. 


Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.