JOB TITLE:           YOUTH SERVICES COORDINATOR 
PAY GRADE:         4 ($17.00 - $21.00 an hour)
POSITION TYPE:  Para-professional
STATUS:               Non-exempt (paid by the hour, 28 hours/week)
REPORTS TO:      Branch Manager
LOCATION:          New Castle
 
DUTIES: The Youth Services Coordinator provides front-line customer service to patrons in the library and assists the Branch Manager in all areas of public library services especially those areas relating to toddler, school-aged children, tweens, teens, parents, caregivers and educators, focusing on services aged birth to seventeen. 
 
A Youth Services Coordinator has a passion for children’s and young adult literature and can plan, market, and present successful programs for youth. The Youth Services Coordinator creates and implements children’s, tween and teen programs, classes and events, develops, helps manage and maintain the children’s (0-10), tweens (11-13) and young adult (14-17) collections, provides youth-related community outreach, and has youth-related reference and reader’s advisory skills. Creativity, high energy and awareness of the developmental needs of children and teens is essential. 
 
The Youth Services Coordinator aspires to help children, teens and parents become lifelong library users by introducing them to the wealth of library resources and enables them to use library services effectively. Has the ability to work patiently & courteously with parents and children of all ages, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This position reports directly to the Branch Manager and oversees the work of the Children’s and Teen Associates and Specialists (if applicable). The Youth Services Coordinator is expected to be a team leader and a team player as well as embrace and know the District’s mission, vision and values.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
 
This position may have responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:
 
The duties listed are not meant to be all-inclusive, but are merely intended to be illustrative of the nature of the work to be performed by a person in this position.
 
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
 
ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:
 
EQUIPMENT USED:
Book carts (for transporting materials to proper areas for shelving), computers and most business/library machines and equipment necessary to perform tasks
 
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 
 
All employees acknowledge and accept GCPLD’s Code of Conduct, respect the State of Colorado’s confidentiality laws, and support our mission. Garfield County Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer.