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.

Current Openings:

Branch Manager

The Garfield County Public Library District is seeking a Branch Manager for the Carbondale Branch Library.

Outstanding candidates will be prepared to:

  • manage the day-to-day operations of a fast-paced, growing library
  • engage the community as a member and leader in dynamic partnerships
  • empower staff, make decisions with data, and achieve consensus

The Branch Manager directs the day-to-day operation of the library and is responsible for public services, selection and circulation of materials, community outreach, facility operations, and programming. This is an FLSA exempt position with a minimum of 40 hours work week, involving some weekends and evenings. An American Library Association accredited Masters in Library Science (or equivalent) is required. Minimum of 3 years of library experience and 2 years supervisory experience is required. Hiring range is $52,000 - $66,560 annually (DOQ) plus benefits. View the full job description and download the job application. Please send a letter of interest and resume to

Applications must be received by Monday, August 1 at 5 p.m.



Executive Director

The Garfield County Public Library District is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Executive Director. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator and will provide visionary leadership while working with a diverse group of staff and community members.

Garfield County Libraries infographicOutstanding candidates will be prepared to:

  • engage the community as a member and leader in dynamic partnerships
  • be a resilient and critical thinker capable of multi-tasking with diverse audiences
  • manage, direct, and lead multiple groups, as well as layers of organizational structure with accountability
  • be involved in changing library trends while respecting library traditions
  • value and enjoy the circulation desk experience
  • balance the budget with changing resources and priorities
  • enjoy the great outdoors of Western Colorado

View the full job description.

If interested, please take time to familiarize yourself with our district by reviewing information provided on our website. Submit a letter describing how your experience has directly prepared you for this position and send, with a resume, to

This position is open until filled.




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